Vol 59, No 3 (2010)

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Table of Content for June 2010, Vol 59, No.3 PDF
Vol 59, No.3: West Indian Medical Journal


Advancing Forensic Psychiatry in Jamaica PDF
. CA Sewell, JS Martin, WD Abel 233

Original Articles

Investigation of CTLA-4 and CD28 Gene Polymorphisms in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Using PCR-RFLP in a Turkish Population Abstract PDF
. E Uzer, F Dilmec, F Akkafa, O Boduroglu, ABP van Kuilenburg 235
The Emergence of Qnr-Mediated Quinolone Resistance among Enterobacteriaceae in Jamaica Abstract PDF
. S Stephenson, PD Brown, A Holness, M Wilks 241
An Extract of Neem Leaves Reduces Anxiety without Causing Motor Side Effects in an Experimental Model Abstract PDF
. KA Thaxter, LE Young, RE Young, O Parshad, J Addae 245
The Antibacterial Activities of Mikanolide and its Derivatives Abstract PDF
. PC Facey, PC Peart, RBR Porter 249
An Evaluation of the Diagnostic Utility of Anthropometric and Body Composition cut-off Values in Assessing Elevated Fasting Blood Sugar and Blood Pressure Abstract PDF
. SD Nichols, H Crichlow 253
The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus in Jamaica and the Caribbean: A Historical Review Abstract PDF
. TS Ferguson, MK Tulloch-Reid, RJ Wilks 259
Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome in Jamaican Adults and its Relationship to Income and Education Levels Abstract PDF
. TS Ferguson, N Younger, MK Tulloch-Reid, TE Forrester, RS Cooper, J Van den Broeck, 265
An Assessment of Adolescent Satisfaction with Reproductive Primary Healthcare Services in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Abstract PDF
. FB Mayeye, HA Lewis, OO Oguntibeju 274
Fundamental Issues in Forensic Semen Detection Abstract PDF
. M Stefanidou, G Alevisopoulos, C Spiliopoulou 280
Preparing Medical Graduates to Practise in a Changing Environment Complementary/Alternative Medicine in the Medical Undergraduate Curriculum of The University of the West Indies Abstract PDF
. SR Maharaj 284
Is Free Running Asthma Screening Test Still Useful? Abstract PDF
. C Pitsios, SR Del Giacco, C Grigoreas 287
Significance of Mutation in the D-loop Region in Cervical Cancer Abstract PDF
. Y Zhao, J Wang, X Chen, Q Wu 291
Perinatal Factors in Students Admitted to The University of the West Indies Data from the Jamaican Perinatal Study Abstract PDF
. K Foster-Williams, N Younger, A Brown-Dennis, DE Ashley, A McCaw-Binns, M Samms-Vaughan, 295
The Feasibility of Using Magnetic Nanoparticles Modified as Gene Vector Abstract PDF
. D Chen, Q Tang, W Xue, X Wang 300
Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome Abstract PDF
. DO Whittle, MG Lee, B Hanchard 306
The Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Patients Undergoing Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in the Turks and Caicos Islands Abstract PDF
. DO Whittle, R Ewing, MG Lee 309

Nephrology Forum

Characteristics, Complications and Outcome of Patients Treated with Automated Peritoneal Dialysis at the Peritoneal Dialysis Unit, University Hospital of the West Indies Abstract PDF
. CO Lawal, AK Soyibo, A Frankson, EN Barton 312
Clinicopathological Features of Atypical Nephrotic Syndrome in Jamaican Children Abstract PDF
. M Gooden, M Miller, D Shah, AK Soyibo, J Williams, EN Barton 319
Renal Biopsy Findings in Jamaican Children Abstract PDF
. M Miller, M Gooden, D Shah, AK Soyibo, J Williams, EN Barton 325
Mycophenolate Mofetil in Minimal Change Nephrosis Abstract PDF
. R Alfred, AK Soyibo 330
The Importance of Bone Biomarkers in the Diagnosis of Renal Osteodystrophy Abstract PDF
. YT Pena, AK Soyibo, D McGrowder, TR Clarke, EN Barton 332

Case Reports

A Case of Lupus-Associated Pancreatitis in Jamaica Abstract PDF
. AK Soyibo, R Alfred 338

Letters to the Editor

The Report on the Current State of Activities of Palliative Care Teams and Further Enhancement of those Activities: A Summary Based on Previous Reports PDF
. Y Fujita, K Inoue, N Seki, T Iwamoto, M Masaki, T Nagayama, K Eguchi 342
Causes of Suicide in Middle-aged Men in Prefectures in Japan During the Recent Spike in Suicides PDF
. K Inoue, T Fukunaga, Y Okazaki, Y Fujita, S Abe, Y Ono 342
Effective Prevention Measures Based on Aspects of Traffic Fatality Rates are Needed in Thailand PDF
. Y Fujita, K Inoue 343
Urgent Importance of Various Suicide Prevention Measures Among The Elderly in South Korea PDF
. K Inoue, T Fukunaga, Y Fujita, T Iida, Y Okazaki, Y Ono 344