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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

July-December 2016| Vol 5| Issue 2

Original Article

Outcome of delayed miniplate osteosynthesis of maxillofacial fractures in a Nigerian tertiary institution

Background: This report describes treatment outcome following delayed miniplate osteosynthesis (MPO) of maxillofacial fractures. Materials and Methods: The records of patients who unde...


Original Article

Changing pattern in the treatment of mandibular fractures in North-Western Nigeria

Background: Maxillofacial fractures constitute a significant proportion of fractures seen at tertiary hospitals. Management of maxillofacial fractures is challenging and often associated with r...


Original Article

Motorcycle accident mortality in Lagos, Nigeria: Impact of a traffic law

Introduction: The use of the motorcycles for commercial purposes has been associated with a high rate of road traffic injuries and mortality in Nigeria. This study is to examine the effects of ...


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