Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice: Editorial Policies

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Focus and Scope

The Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice is the official publication of the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) established in 1997 and published regularly twice yearly in June and December. Its purpose is to promote clinical and academic excellence in Medicine and Dentistry and allied sciences.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Each manuscript treated as a privileged communication. Each article will initially be internally reviewed. When a paper is selected for review by outside reviewer it is then sent for peer review usually by ay least two assessors. Reviewers from any institution of any of the author are not eligible. In any study that contains quantitative data and statistical inference, the Editor may request that it be reviewed by a statistician. Reviewers are requested to treat papers as confidential and not to copy manuscript.Manuscripts are judged on
the interest of the topic, intellectual and scientific content and strength, the clarity of presentation and relevance to readers of the Journal. Acknowledgment of receipt ofmanuscriptwill be sent to the corresponding author. Papers not accepted will normally be returned to the authorwith orwithout reviewers comments.


Publication Frequency

Published six times per year, bimonthly.


Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) is made up of over 1,000 Medical and Dental consultants in 16 Federal University Teaching and Specialist Hospitals and 10 Federal Medical Centers in Nigeria. Others members include consultants in the 36 State government Teaching and specialist hospitals. The senior academics of all colleges of medicine and faculties of medicine in Nigeria are all honorary consultants to their respective teaching hospitals


Assistant Editors

Dr S O Ajike

Prof I Evbuomwan
Dr M O Alao

Prof C C Ezechukwu
Dr M M Dauda

Prof B Mandong
Dr R Egejuru

Dr Y Nyandaiti
Dr S J Etuk

Dr V Okoje


Editorial Advisers

Prof AA Orhue

Prof Ndu Eke
Prof K Airede

Prof B U O Umeh
Prof MAsuzu

Prof MA C Aghaji
Prof B C Ibe

Prof A Osibogun
Prof S N N Nwosu

Prof A E Obiechina
Prof O AAfonja

Prof AA Otu
Prof B C Ozumba

Prof O Baiyewu


International Consultants

Prof. E O. Archampong (Ghana)

Prof. John Terblanche (South Africa)

Prof. David Goldberg (United Kingdom)

Dr. S.J. Segal (U.S.A

ISSN: 1119-3077
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