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May-August 2017| Vol 11| Issue 2


Journal ranking and case reports

Since engaging Medknow/Wolters Kluwer as publishers of The Port Harcourt Medical Journal, the editorial board has worked hard towards increasing its circulation by improving on all aspects of the jour...

Original Article

Aetiological factors and dimension of tympanic membrane perforation in Benin City, Nigeria

Background: Tympanic membrane (TM) perforation is a recognised cause of hearing loss in our environment. The integrity of the TM can be compromised by varying aetiological factors which are oft...

Original Article

Evaluation of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with chronic kidney disease

Background: Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have a high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in patients with CKD.

Original Article

Evaluation of antimalarial drugs usage according to WHO prescribing indicators in a tertiary health facility in Maiduguri, Northeastern Nigeria

Background: The high morbidity and mortality associated with malaria especially in sub-Saharan Africa such as Nigeria calls for prompt preventive and curative measures including adherence to st...

Original Article

Blood pressure, blood sugar and gingival crevicular fluid volume in adult females with malocclusion in Benin City, Nigeria

Background: The gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) may be a valuable adjunct in the initial diagnosis and assessment of the severity of periodontal disease in patients with hypertension and diabet...

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Port Harcourt Medical Journal, a publication of College of Health Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Triannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.phmj.org

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