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YENAGOA MEDICAL JOURNAL

Editorial Note

The Yenagoa Medical Journal is the official publication of the Association of Resident Doctors of the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria (ARD, FMCY). The Editorial Board of the Yenagoa Medical Journal was inaugurated on the 18th of January, 2019 by the Dr. Ephraim Suobite-led administration of the ARD, FMCY, with Dr. Peter Chibuzor Oriji as the first Editor-in-Chief. Our maiden edition was published in July, 2019, and our publications have been consistent since then. Four issues are published in a year; January – March, April – June, July – September and October – December. Welcome to About Us | Yenagoa Medical Journal.

The aim of the Yenagoa Medical Journal is to provide a platform for publication of clinical and medical research works, and all related subjects. These published research works are disseminated freely for academic, reference and research purposes.

Our scope includes publication of open access, peer-reviewed original articles, short research notes, short communications, review articles, systematic review articles, case reports, commentaries, perspectives, viewpoints, letters to the editor, book reviews, medical educational materials and articles on socioeconomic, political or legal matters related to medical practice.

All opinions, except otherwise stated, are those of the authors of the articles in this journal and do not reflect the views of the Yenagoa Medical Journal, Association of Resident Doctors or the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa.

Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Makinde, Olakunle Ifeoluwa.

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.
+234 803 213 6315 makinde.olakunle1@fmcyenagoa.org.ng

Assistant Editor-in-Chief 1
Dr. Atemie, Gordon.

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.
+234 706 064 3152 gordonatemie@fmcyenagoa.org.ng

Assistant Editor-in-Chief 2
Dr. Amadi-Oyioma, Miracle Chigesilem.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.
amadi-oyiomamiracle@ fmcyenagoa.org.ng

Associate Editor
Dr. Ekedum, Emmanuella.

Department of Internal Medicine,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria. ekedumemmanuella@fmcyenagoa.org.ng

Department of Community Medicine,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.
drkellybestdavids@fmcyenagoa.org.ng

Editorial Office

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.

+234 803 213 6315

Email: yenagoamedicaljournal@gmail.com
Website: www.yenagoamedicaljournal.net

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Editorial Consultants

Dr. Oriji

Dr. Oriji, Peter Chibuzor.
(MB; BS, FWACS).
Editor-in-Chief (2019 – 2021).

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria. drorijipeterchibuzor@fmcyenagoa.org.ng
chibuzor54@gmail.com

Dr. Mariere

Dr. Mariere, Ulunma.
(MB; BS, FWACP).
Deputy Editor-in-Chief (2019 – 2021).

Department of Community Medicine,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.
ulunmamariere@gmail.com

Editorial Advisors

Prof. T. C. Harry
Prof. I. Jeremiah
Prof. F. O. Akinbami
Dr. E. Chapp-Jumbo
Dr. A. S. Oyeyemi
Prof. P. J. Allagoa
Prof. E. N. Etebu
Prof. D. Ogoina
Dr. D. O. Allagoa
Dr. J. E. Omietimi

Dr. E. Young-Dede
Dr. P. Alabrah
Dr. N. Osegi
Dr. F. Meme
Dr. O. Oguche
Dr. C. Duru
Dr. P. Abonyi
Dr. D. Jesu-Orobo
Dr. V. O. Ndu
Dr. E. I. Obi

Prof. Moses Audu
Prof. Cyril Dim
Prof. B. Uzochukwu 
Dr. Pallav Sengupta
Dr. Eghe Aihie
Dr. Ibraheem Awowole
Dr. Marcus Ifeh
Dr. Patrick Igwe
Dr. Obarisiagbon A.
Dr. Ashraf Talaat Youssef

Prof. A. A. M. Hegazy
Dr. D. A. Esimai
Dr. Aaminah Najmus Sahar
Dr. Waseem Ahmed N.
Dr. Gagan Gunjan
Dr. Lomas Kumar Tomar
Dr. Chiyé épouse Kessé Nathalie Adjoa
Prof. Aliyu Umar Lawal
Dr. Ugochukwu A Eze
Dr. Adamu Abdullahi Atterwahmie

Dr. Robel Mekonnen.
Magno De Oliveira (PhD in view).
Chidi Onyenaucheya.
Ederi Aginaye Solomon.
Dr. Abimbola Afolayan.
Dr. Michael Ogba.
Dr. Victor Madu.
Dr. Adesina, Adedotun Daniel.

Executive council of the Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria (2021/2022)

President – Dr. Mbooh, T. Romeo
Vice President – Dr. Tifan, Kemebirinemughan
General Secretary – Dr. Sintei, Shadrachson N. 
Asst. General Secretary – Dr. Ahaiwe, Chinagozi
Treasurer – Dr. Afakwu-Adimoha, Hilda
Financial Secretary – Dr. Agbagoro, Oghenetega J

Welfare Secretary – Dr. Ofodile, Chioma V.
Public Relation Officer – Dr. Biakolo, Akpobome
Ex-Officio 1 – Dr. Irole, Divine
Ex-Officio 2 – Dr. Michael Ebiegberi
House Officers’ Representative – Dr. Ikeanyi Somadina

Funding Source
For now, until reviewed, publication of articles in the Yenagoa Medical Journal is funded only from dues paid by members of the Association of Resident Doctors of the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Members of the editorial board of the Yenagoa Medical Journal are association members who render voluntary services to the association.

Copyright Notice
Copyright of the submitted manuscript and final published articles (version of record) in the Yenagoa Medical Journal is retained by the authors of the article.

License Notice
Articles in the Yenagoa Medical Journal are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). For more details, go to Creative Commons.
Under this license, the Yenagoa Medical Journal and third parties shall have rights to the authors’ work.

Disclaimer
All opinions, except otherwise stated, expressed in the articles in this journal are those of the authors and do not reflect the views of the Yenagoa Medical Journal, Association of Resident Doctors or the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa.

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