Medical research: Practices and barriers

Osadolor OO1*
1Department of Child Dental Health, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu State, Nigeria.
*Correspondence: Dr. Osadolor OO; +234 705 902 1875;

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Keywords: Barriers, Medical research, Practices, Research.
Yen Med J. 2020;2(4):1 – 2.

Cite this article: Osadolor OO. Medical research: Practices and barriers. Yen Med J. 2020;2(4):1 – 2.


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