Vol 54, No 2 (2005)

Table of Contents

Editorial

The Impaired Physician PDF
. F La Hee 95

Original Articles

Changes in Some Liver Enzymes in Streptozotocin-induced Diabetic Rats fed Sapogenin Extract from Bitter Yam (Dioscorea polygonoides) or Commercial Diosgenin PDF
. MA McAnuff, FO Omoruyi, EY St A Morrison, HN Asemota 97
The Effect of Phytic Acid on the Levels of Blood Glucose and Some Enzymes of Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism PDF
. LL Dilworth, FO Omoruyi, OR Simon, EY St AMorrison, HN Asemota 102
In Vitro Activity of Sodium-Benzoate against Isolates of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus PDF
. O Karabay, I Sahin 107
An Economic Evaluation of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Public Hospitals in Trinidad and Tobago PDF
. HH Bailey, DV Dan 110
Estimating the Cost of Hospital Services in a Small Island State: A Case Study of the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital in St Vincent and the Grenadines PDF
. AD La Foucade, E Scott, K Theodore 116
How Well does Fetal Ultrasound Predict the Date of Birth in Antigua and Barbuda? PDF
. TC Martin, RL Miles, K Edwards 123
The Oral Contraceptive Pill Effectively Permits Cycle Batching for an Intermittent In Vitro Fertilization Programme in Trinidad and Tobago PDF
. SS Ramsewak, S Duffy, J Taylor, B Woodward 127
Evaluation of a Hypertension Screening Programme in Independence, Belize PDF
. VQ Chung, K Morley, E O’Neil, N Ken, M Morley 130
Which Anaesthesia should be Recommended for Prostate Biopsy? PDF
. S Mallick, F Braud, M Fofana, M Humbert, M Clervil, P Blanchet 135
A Comparison of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination Results across Campuses of The University of the West Indies (2001 and 2002) PDF
. FW Hickling, KAD Morgan, W Abel, CE Denbow, Z Ali, GD Nicholson, C Sinquee 139
Student Self-assessment in a Paediatric Objective Structured Clinical Examination PDF
. RB Pierre, AWierenga, M Barton, K Thame, JM Branday, CDC Christie 144

Case Reports

HIV Mania as a Marker for Clinical Deterioration in AIDS PDF
. G Hutchinson 149
“Minimal Intervention Management” for Gastroschisis: A Preliminary Report PDF
. ND Duncan, B Brown, SE Dundas, K Wierenga, S Kulkarni, C Pinnock-Ramsaran, C Abel 152

Short Commentary

Sir William Osler: Founder of Anglo-American Scientific Clinical Medicine and Its Teaching PDF
. EMM Besterman 155

Obituary

Colloquium for Orrin Barrow PDF
. Kenrick Orrin Evan Barrow 157