Vol 55, No 2 (2006)

Table of Contents


Paediatric Critical Care Stepping Beyond the Double Doors PDF
N Kissoon 73

Original Articles

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the University Hospital of the West Indies: The first few years’ experience Abstract PDF
H Trotman 75
Predictors of Poor Outcome in Neonates with Bacterial Sepsis Admitted to the University Hospital of the West Indies Abstract PDF
H Trotman, Y Bell, M Thame, AM Nicholson, M Barton 80
The Changing Pattern of Tinea Capitis in Jamaica Abstract PDF
A East-Innis, L Rainford, P Dunwell, D Barrett-Robinson, AM Nicholson 85
Seroprevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections among Accepted and Deferred Blood Donors in Jamaica Abstract PDF
IE Vickers, AR Brathwaite, M Levy, JP Figueroa 89
A Comparison of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profile of Urinary Pathogens for the Years, 1999 and 2003 Abstract PDF
FA Orrett, GK Davis 95
Ultrasound and White Blood Cell Counts in Suspected Acute Appendicitis Abstract PDF
WM West, DC Brady-West, AH McDonald, B Hanchard, D Fearon-Boothe 100
A Comparison of Open and Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy done by a Surgeon in Training Abstract PDF
SO Cawich, DIG Mitchell, MS Newnham, M Arthurs 103
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia in The Bahamas due to 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency Abstract PDF
S Peter, G McDigean, P Sandiford, T Smith 110
Issues in Bioethics: Ethics in Health Policy and Guidelines in Healthcare Abstract PDF
DE Aarons 113
Community Violence in Jamaica: A Public health issue for the Health Profession Abstract PDF
AM Coleman 120


Conjoined Twins: Bioethics, Medicine and the Law PDF
ND Duncan 123

Case Reports

Splenic Flexure Volvulus associated with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus PDF
JM Plummer, ND Duncan, G Ramjas 125
Russell-Silver Syndrome: Anaesthetic Implications and Management PDF
MD Scarlett, MW Tha 127

Letters to the Editor

Fetal Haemoglobin level in Pre-eclampsia PDF
DJ Pepple, AM Mullings, HL Reid 130


Tribute to Dr Lennox Matadial PDF
J Frederick 131