Vol 61, No 6 (2012)

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Content: September 2012 Vol 61: No.6 PDF

Original Articles

Seroprevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi in Blood Donors at the National Blood Transfusion Services―Guyana Abstract PDF
• PT Bwititi, P Browne
Evaluation of Blood Bisphenol A Contents: A Case Study Abstract PDF
• A Taskeen, I Naeem, M Atif
Paraoxonase 1 Status in Keratoconus: A Preliminary Study of Activity and Polymorphism Abstract PDF
• R Poh, MT Jin Ai, J Parameshvara Deva, D Poo, Y Yong, S Arjunan
Intensive Insulin Therapy in Severe Acute Pancreatitis: A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review Abstract PDF
• J Li, TR Chen, HL Gong, MH Wan, GY Chen, WF Tang
Evaluating a Theory-based Health Education Intervention to Improve Awareness of Prostate Cancer among Men in Western Jamaica Abstract PDF
• R McCree-Hale, TM Hale, KR Rutley, M Aung, P Jolly
An Observational Study of Intraoperative Transfusion Management in a Cardiac Surgical Unit in Trinidad and Tobago Abstract PDF
• OJ Harrison, NC Rahaman
Tuberculous Meningitis: A Report of 60 Adult Cases Abstract PDF
• M Ersöz, MT Yildirmak, H Gedik, F Şimşek, A Kantürk, NE Iris, E Dinç
Paediatric Ocular Trauma Admissions to the University Hospital of the West Indies 2000–2005 Abstract PDF
• L Mowatt, A McDonald, D Ferron-Boothe
Hospitalization Trends in Adult Ocular Trauma at the University Hospital of the West Indies Abstract PDF
• L Mowatt, A McDonald, D Ferron-Boothe
Colonoscopy in Central Jamaica: Results and Implications Abstract PDF
• JM Plummer, DI Mitchell, D Ferron-Boothe, N Meeks-Aitken, M Reid
A Study Exploring the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Young People Regarding Dengue Fever, and the Extent of Community Involvement in Vector Control of the Disease in Trinidad Abstract PDF
• A Flynn
Health Behaviour and Quality of Life of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Attending Selected Hospitals in South Western Nigeria Abstract PDF
• OO Oguntibeju, N Odunaiya, B Oladipo, EJ Truter

Short Commentary

Effects of Steroid Treatment on Bone Mineral Metabolism in Children with Glucocorticoid-sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome Abstract PDF
• C Koşan, G Ayar, Z Orbak

Dental Forum

Orthodontic Manpower Requirements of Trinidad and Tobago Abstract PDF
• CO Bourne
Prevalence of Root Dilacerations in Central Anatolian Turkish Dental Patients Abstract PDF
• H Çolak, Y Bayraktar, MM Hamidi, E Tan, T Çolak

Case Reports

How an Ebstein-Barr Virus May Induce Acute Fulminant Myocarditis in a Young Immunocompetent Adult: Case Report Abstract PDF
• A Horovitz, I El Zein, R Valentino, H Medhaoui, J Inamo
Postpartum Complicated by Transverse Myelitis Abstract PDF
• OF Dueñas-Garcia, M Diaz-Sotomayor
Huge Mucinous Cystadenoma Presenting as an Acute Abdomen in the Puerperium Abstract PDF
• AO Kolawole, MA Ogbe, MO Samaila

Letters to the Editor

Pioglitazone Associated Diabetic Macular Oedema PDF
• G Gokce, AH Durukan, FC Erdurman, OM Ceylan, G Sobaci
Diversity of Responses to Writer’s Dystonia – A Condition Resistant to Treatment: Four case report PDF
• AQ Rana, U Saeed

Book Reviews

Health Communication in the Caribbean and Beyond: PDF
• D Holder-Nevins
Caribbean Herbs for Diabetes Management: Fact or Fiction PDF
• D Cohall


Professor Emeritus the Hon Dr Manley E West, OM (1929-2012) Remembering a Pioneer, Mentor and Friend PDF
• JE Campbell