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Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal, a publication of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at www.npmj.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Current Issue

April-June 2021| Vol 28| Issue 2

Original Article

Clinical presentation of COVID-19-positive and -negative patients in Lagos Nigeria: A comparative study

Background: A lot has been documented about the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We compared the clinical features of real-time reverse transc...


Original Article

Clinical characteristics, treatment modalities and outcome of coronavirus disease 2019 patients treated at thisday dome isolation and treatment centre, federal capital territory Abuja, Nigeria

Introduction: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a highly transmissible viral infection has spread worldwide causing exponential increase in morbidity and mortality. But so far, there is li...


Original Article

COVID-19 risks and extra-protective measures practised among Nigerian orthodontists and orthodontic residents

Background and Aims: There is a high possibility of transmitting the coronavirus (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) in the orthodontic clinic because orthodontists and their pa...


Original Article

Effect of voice reminder on compliance with recommended hand hygiene practise among health-care workers in Kano metropolis

Background: Poor compliance with recommended hand hygiene practise by health-care workers is an emerging public health threat associated with significant morbidity, mortality and spread of mu...


Original Article

Analgesic and opioid sparing effects of preoperative thoracic paravertebral block: A double blind evaluation of 0.5% bupivacaine with adrenaline in patients scheduled for simple mastectomy

Background: Various regional anaesthetic techniques are used for post-mastectomy pain relief; however, thoracic paravertebral block (TPVB) has shown some advantages over other methods. This s...


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ISSN - Print: 1117-1936,
Online: 2468-6875

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Emerging Sources Citation Index, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Web of Science