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THE EDITORIAL BOARD Editor: Dr. Eyo E. Ekpe Pioneer Editor: Prof. Augustine V. Umoh Deputy Editor: Dr. Etiobong Etukumana Associate Editors: Dr. Aniefiok J. Umoiyoho Dr. Samuel M. Itina Dr. Martin Akpan Editorial Advisers: Prof. Paul Ekwere Prof. Saturday J. Etuk Prof. I. F. Adewole Prof. Emmanuel E. Ekanem Prof. A. O. Omigbodun Prof. C. C. Nwawolo Prof. A. A. ...

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GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS: This should be in accordance with the ‘Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals’ as described by the International committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), also known as the Vancouver group. These requirements are published in the British Medical Journal, – International committee of Medical Editors: Uniform Requirements for manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical ...

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Ibom Medical Journal Official Publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch Volume 12 Number 2, August, 2019 – ISSN: 1597-7188 TABLE OF CONTENTS CHEMOTHERAPY-INDUCED ISOLATED RIGHT PAN-RETINAL ATROPHY COEXISTENCE OF HYPERTENSION AND OTHER VARIABLES IN ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL CLINIC INITIAL SYMPTOMS AND LATE PRESENTATION OF HIV INFECTED PERSONS SEEN IN HIV CLINICS UYO. AKWA IBOM STATE

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MEDICATION ADHERENCE IN SCHIZOPHRENIA: THE ROLE OF FAMILY SUPERVISION, DOSAGE FREQUENCY AND MEDICATION KNOWLEDGE

Henry E. Jombo MBChB,FMCPsych[1], Festus Abasiubong MBBCh,FWACP[1] Department of psychiatry,[1] Faculty of Clinical sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Non adherence to antipsychotic medications in patients with schizophrenia leads to frequent relapses, poor treatment outcome, reduced quality of life and significant increases in healthcare cost in a resource poor country and a healthcare ...

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“AMELOBLASTOMA” – A SURVEY ON THE NEED FOR A MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH APPROACH TO THIS BIOLOGICAL ENIGMA

Ikechukwu U. Madukwe Department of Oral Surgery and Pathology School of Dentistry, College of Medical Sciences University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria ABSTRACT Background:  Ameloblastoma is a strange clinic-histologic contradiction, with an aggressive clinical behavior and benign histological feature.  Enamel organ responsible for the physiological tooth formation is equally responsible for extensive contributions to Oral pathologies.  These pathological processes and ...

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HISTOPATHOLOGICAL CHANGES DUE TO COMBINED ADMINISTRATION OF DOUVIR-NTM AND FOLIC ACID ON THE KIDNEY OF WISTAR RATS

Peter, AI*, Okon, KAI 1.Department of Anatomy University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State ABSTRACT Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Drugs like lamivudine, zidovudine, nevirapine are used in combination as highly active antiretroviral therapy to reduce viral load to undetectable level and improve immunity and prolong ...

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FREQUENCY OF FOUR-ROOTED MOLARS IN 1,775 EXTRACTED UPPER MOLAR TEETH: A BIOLOGICAL EXPLANATION OF THIS CHALLENGING CLINICAL ANOMALY

Ikechukwu U. Madukwe Department of Oral Surgery and Pathology School of Dentistry, College of Medical Sciences University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria ABSTRACT Background:  Tooth development starts after the rupture of the buccopharyngeal membrane, establishing communication with the primitive digestive tract.  Tooth development undergoes descriptive stages of initiation, bud, cap, bell and apposition.  Root formation begins after crown formation by ...

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