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The Nigerian Journal of General Practice, a publication of Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.njgp.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

January-June 2016| Vol 14| Issue 1

Original Article

Traditional bone setters' gangrene: An avoidable catastrophe, 8 years retrospective review in a private orthopedic and trauma center in South-East Nigeria

Background: Traditional bone setters apply tight splints on the limbs of patients in their practice settings. Most of the times, these tight splints will result in compartment syndrome and when...


Original Article

Antihypertensive prescription patterns of nonspecialist general practitioners in Lagos, Nigeria

Context: Concerns have been expressed about the antihypertensive prescription patterns of nonspecialist physicians who care for the majority of patients with hypertension in developing countrie...


Original Article

A study of postural variation in peak expiratory flow rates in healthy adult female subjects in South India

Background: Peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) reflects the strength and condition of respiratory muscles and the degree of airflow limitation in large airways. PEFR shows postural variation that...


Case Report

Management of an extruded ventriculoperitoneal catheter coming through the umbilicus

Ventriculoperitoneal shunts are useful devices for treatment of hydrocephalus. Although effective, historically, the probability of shunt dysfunction is pretty high throughout the life. Migration of a...


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