Vol 59, No 5 (2010)

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October 2010, Vol 59, No.5 PDF
vol 59, No.5: West Indian Medical Journal


Life’s Immunity as A Normal Distribution Function: Philosophies for the Use ofDibenzyl Trisulphide in Immunity Enhancement and Life Extension PDF
. LAD Williams 455

Original Articles

Age-Specific Incidence of Cancer in Kingston and St Andrew, Jamaica, 2003 – 2007 Abstract PDF
. TN Gibson, B Hanchard, N Waugh, D McNaughton 456
Incidence of Childhood Cancer in Trinidad and Tobago Abstract PDF
. C Bodkyn, S Lalchandani 465
Human Papilloma Virus Screening by Hybrid Capture II in Chinese Women of Jiangsu Province Abstract PDF
. QW Wang, PZ Xu, B Zhang, YS Dong, YQ Yang, F Cao, B Yu 469
Potassium Channel Openers Exhibit Cross-tolerance with Morphine in Two Experimental Models of Pain Abstract PDF
. N Khanna, RS Malhotra, AK Mehta, GR Garg, S Halder, KK Sharma 473
Elements in Human Placentae in Jamaica Abstract PDF
. C Grant, G Lalor, H Fletcher, T Potter, M Vutchkov, M Reid 479
Progression from Prehypertension to Hypertension in a Jamaican Cohort: Incident Hypertension and its Predictors Abstract PDF
. TS Ferguson, N Younger, MK Tulloch-Reid, MB Lawrence-Wright, , TE Forrester, RS Cooper, J Van den Broeck, RJ Wilks 486
Effect of Menopause, Anthropometry, Nutrition and Lifestyle on Bone Status of Women in the Northern Mediterranean Abstract PDF
. S Pavicic Zezelj, O Cvijanovic, V Micovic, D Bobinac, Z Crncevic-Orlic, G Malatestinic 494
Drug-herb Interaction: Database of Medicinal Plants of the Caribbean, their Indications, Toxicities and Possible Interactions with Conventional Medication Abstract PDF
. DH Cohall, A Griffiths, T Scantlebury-Manning, HS Fraser, CMS Carrington 503
The Detection of Mupirocin Resistance and the Distribution of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at the University Hospital of the West Indies, Jamaica Abstract PDF
. AM Nicholson, C Thoms, H Wint, M Didier, R Willis, N McMorris, D Castle, N Maharaj, , FA Orrett 509
The Guillain-Barré Syndrome at Two Hospitals in Trinidad, West Indies: A Review of 26 Patients Abstract PDF
. A Esack, S Teelucksingh 514
“V”-Technique as a Method of Breast Conserving Surgery in Multifocal and T2 Invasive Breast Cancers Situated in the Upper Outer Quadrant Abstract PDF
. F Lovasic, E Mustac, I Belac-Lovasic, M Uravic, M Petkovic, E Radetic 518
Exercise Habits in South Trinidad: Motivating Forces and Barriers Abstract PDF
. TJR Babwah, P Nunes 523
Physical Activity Levels of Senior Secondary School Students in Ibadan, Western Nigeria Abstract PDF
. NA Odunaiya, OAAyodele, OO Oguntibeju 529
Barium Enema Reduction of Intussusception in a Developing Country Abstract PDF
. R Tota-Maharaj, B Rampersad, R Indalsingh 535
Outcomes of Long Bone Fractures Treated by Open Intramedullary Nailing at the St Ann’s Bay Hospital, Jamaica Abstract PDF
. D Barnes, D McDowell 540
The Prevalence of Supracondyloid Process in the Living: A Radiographic Study Abstract PDF
. A Aydinlioglu, FN Gumrukcuoglu, N Koyun 545
Factors Associated with Incomplete Childhood Immunization among Residents in St Mary, Jamaica Abstract PDF
. FMB Shuaib, D Kimbrough, M Roofe, G McGwin Jr, P Jolly 549
Hypoglycaemic Complications of Diabetes Mellitus Management: The Predominant Adverse Drug Reaction Presenting to the Accident and Emergency Department of The University Hospital of The West Indies Abstract PDF
. M Gossell-Williams, J Williams-Johnson, L Francis 555
Drug Utilization Patterns in Pregnant Women: A case study at the Mount Hope Women’s Hospital in Trinidad, West Indies Abstract PDF
. LM Pinto Pereira, BS Nayak, H Abdul-Lateef, V Matmungal, , K Mendes, S Persad, G Ramnath, I Bekele, S Ramsewak 561

Dental Forum

Dental Anxiety in a Sample of West Indian Adults Abstract PDF
. RS Naidu, S Lalwah 567
Caries Prevalence and Experience of 12-Year old Children in Montserrat Abstract PDF
. CE Fergus 573

Case Reports

Iatrogenic Tracheal Tear Abstract PDF
. A Dias, P O’Neill, J Fenton 578


Climate and Suitable Clothing Abstract PDF
. R Tamas 581

Letters to the Editor

A Typical Presentation of Pulmonary Embolism Role of Arterial–Pulmonary Oxygen Difference PDF
. A Maccum, HH Hanoman 583
Legionnaires Disease in Japan PDF
. Y Fujita, K Inoue 584


OBITUARY: Ambassador extraordinaire, John Conrad Waterlow PDF
. John Conrad Waterlow 585

Forthcoming Meetings

. James Monteith 588