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About Ibom Medical Journal

An Official Publication of Nigeria Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch

Aims and Scope

Ibom Medical Journal [Ibom Med J] is an open-access peer-reviewed biomedical journal published by the Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State Branch. At the presence, Ibom Med J is published quarterly as follows; January as issue 1, April as issue 2, July as issue 3 and October as issue 4 every year.

Ibom Med J publishes original research articles, review articles, systematic reviews, rare case reports, commentaries, communications, etc in all fields of medicine. The Ibom Med J also publishes articles in Basic Medical Sciences and Allied Medical Sciences.

JOURNAL’S OPEN ACCESS STATEMENT

Ibom Med J is an open access journal. The HTML and PDF files of all articles are available free immediately upon publication.
Ibom Med J allows reuse and remixing of content in accordance with Creative Common Licence (CC BY).
Ibom Med J allows readers to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search and link to the full texts of its articles and for all other lawful purposes.
Ibom Med J also allows authors to hold the copyright without restriction and to retain publishing rights without restrictions.

REPOSITORY POLICY

Ibom Med. J allows authors to deposit versions of their work in an institutional or other repository of their choice.

ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING INFORMATION

Ibom Med. J is registered/indexed in TDNet, Ulrichs, Pro Quest, African Index Medicus, International Scientific Indexing (ISI) and Google Scholar. The Journal has applied for indexing with African Journal Online, Directory of Open Access Journals, EBSCO, Crossref, PubMed, etc.

How it Works

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Prepare Your Manuscript

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Submit Your Manuscript

Submit all articles to editor@ibommedicaljournal.org, ibomjournal@yahoo.com and make sure you follow the guidelines for Authors on the Instructions page.

Review Process

Allow 5 – 10 working days for our reviewers to review your manuscript. It can be shorter depending on the number of requests we are currently handling. You will be notified when your manuscript has been received.

Published

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Current Issue

Volume 14 Number 4: October, 2021

Volume 14 No. 4

TABLE OF CONTENTS

October 8, 2021

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Volume 14 No. 4

Review of cardiovascular involvements in COVID-19

October 7, 2021

Ekpe EE1, Umoh IA2, Shogade T3, Eyo CS4, Akpan AF Abstract Background: A spectrum of cardiovascular pathologies occurs in patients with COVID-19…

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Volume 14 No. 4

Ethical Dilemma involving autonomy and COVID-19 testing

October 7, 2021

Dr Dabota Yvonne Buowari Abstract Background: In December 2019, an atypical form of pneumonia was discovered in Wuhan, China and it has…

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Volume 14 No. 4

Predictors of early immunologic response among highly active anti-retroviral therapy naïve patients in Akwa Ibom State

October 7, 2021

Anyiekere Ekanem1, Emilia Udofia2, Udeme Ekrikpo3, Dominica Opara1, Ofonime Johnson1, Wilfred Ndifon4, Adebayo Onajole5 Abstract Introduction: CD4 count is a reliable prognostic…

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Volume 14 No. 4

Maternal predictors of mode of delivery: A retrospective study

October 7, 2021

Bright Ogbondah1, Kenneth Okagua2, Golden Owhondah1, Dorothy A. Okoh3, Victor Oris-Onyiri4 Abstract Background: Mode of delivery (MOD) which could be via caesarean…

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Volume 14 No. 4

Hematological Profiles of Nigerian Patients with Asthma on Inhaled Corticosteroids

October 7, 2021

Saidu H1,4*, Iyanda RO2, Garba N1, Danladi SB1, Aliyu IA1,4, Bala JA1,4, Saidu A3 Abstract Background: Bronchial asthma is a disease characterized…

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Volume 14 No. 4

Outcomes of audit on blood requisition and utilization in obstetrics and gynaecology setting: Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria

October 6, 2021

Fatima Ibrahim Kure1, Saadiya Muhammad Sagagi2, Ayyuba Rabiu3 Abstract Background: Indications for transfusion in obstetrics may be emergent as well as non-emergent:…

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Volume 14 No. 4

Socio-economic, educational and environmental health correlates of intestinal worm infestation of pupils attending a public primary school in Rivers State, Nigeria

October 6, 2021

Ogbondah BO1, Owhonda G1 Abstract Background: Worm infestation is a public health problem of global concern, which causes devastating health challenges in…

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Volume 14 No. 4

Knowledge, awareness and perception of health care workers towards COVID-19 in Southern Nigeria

October 6, 2021

Iso Precious Oloyede1, Anyiekere Morgan Ekanem2, Utibe David3, Bassey Benjamin4 Abstract Context: Severe acute respiratory coronavirus disease 2019 (SARS-COVID-19) is a novel…

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Volume 14 No. 4

Determinants of insecticide treated net utilization among under-fives in Nigeria

October 6, 2021

Ekong E. Udoh,1,2 Nsisong D. Okon,2 Enobong E. Nyong,1,2 Mkpouto U. Akpan,1,2 Sunday B. Adesina,2 Martin M. Meremikwu3 Abstract Introduction: Insecticide treated…

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Volume 14 No. 4

Moderate sedation for complex oral surgical procedures in the dental clinic

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Omokaro Osaiyuwu1, Anthony Osemwegie Osaguona2 Abstract Context: Intravenous sedation has become vastly employed in dental offices to manage anxiety and pain during…

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The health impact and lung function indices of adult residents of Ibeno Community exposed to gas flaring in south-south Nigeria

October 6, 2021

Ekwere ME1* [FMCP], Bandele EO2 [FMCP, FWACP], Peters GE3 [PhD], Umoh VA1 [FWACP], Peters EJ1 [FWACP, FRCP(Edin)] Abstract Background: Epidemiological studies indicate…

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