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April-June 2020| Vol 29| Issue 2


Anticoagulation in sub-saharan africa with the advent of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants

Background: Since the approval of warfarin, a Vitamin K antagonist anticoagulant (VKA), no other oral anticoagulant existed for patients who needed long-term anticoagulation therapy until the recent introduction of non-VKA oral anticoagulants (NOACs). NOACs came to fill in therapeutic gaps associated with VKA. Dedicated anticoagulation clinics has improved the outcome of using VKA...


Analgesia Self-Medication practice and pentazocine dependency in adult sickle cell patients in Southeast Nigeria

Background: Painful crisis is a debilitating hallmark characteristic feature of sickle cell disease (SCD). Analgesia medication is the standard of care. Self-medication is becoming a quick fix for pain resolution for persons living with SCD...


Prevalence and factors associated with parvovirus B19 infection among blood donors: A hospital-based study in South-West, Nigeria

Background: Parvovirus B19 (B19V) is a transfusion transmissible infection that can result in severe consequences in vulnerable population that includes pregnant women, immunocompromised and chronic hemolytic anemia patients...


Amputation-related phantom limb pain in Nigeria: A prospective cohort study

Background: Phantom limb pain (PLP) is a common and distressing complication of limb amputations. Literature on PLP in Nigeria and indeed Africa is scant despite the high rate of amputations in published works...


Intestinal helminthic infection among children with sickle cell anaemia in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State: Prevalence and predictors for its development

Background: The sickle-cell gene is widespread in Africa and anemia, a common finding in sickle cell anemia (SCA) may occasionally result from other nonhemolytic causes such as helminthic infestations...

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ISSN - Print: 1115-2613, Online: 1115-2613

Nigerian Journal of Medicine, a publication of Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD), is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

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