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African Journal of Trauma, a publication of African Foundation for Research in Trauma (AFRIFORT), Centre for Injury Research And Safety Promotion (CIRASP), is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.afrjtrauma.comThe journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Scope of the Journal The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of all aspects of trauma or injury particularly from Africa and from all aspects of medicine: clinical and preclinical. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility though open access
  • Higher impact with wider visibility
  • Prompt review
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The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
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Current Issue

January-June 2017| Vol 6| Issue 1

Original Article

Flexible intramedullary nail is still a cost-effective, minimally invasive treatment for stable tibial diaphyseal fracture - A large scale study

Background: Many times, we come across patients who ask for conservative line of treatment either because of lower socioeconomic status or many people are unable to stay in the hospital for v...


Original Article

Motorcycle spokes entrapment foot injuries: Prevalence, and pattern of presentation in a private orthopedic and trauma center, Southeast Nigeria – A 10-year retrospective analysis

Background: Pupils commuting on the backseats of motorcycles to and from schools is commonplace in cities where motorcycles are used for intracity transportation. Often times, the feet of the...


Original Article

Blunt abdominal trauma in child: Epidemiological, diagnostic, and therapeutic analysis of 55 cases

Objective: The objective of this study was to report the epidemiological, diagnostic, therapeutic, and evolutionary aspects of blunt abdominal trauma in children. Patients and Methods:


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