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West Indian Medical Journal
Print version ISSN 0043-3144

 

Table of contents
West Indian med. j. vol.57 no.4 Mona Sept. 2008

 Editorial
  
 ·  Health information systems in the Caribbean: time for attention
Eldemire-Shearer, D

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 Original Articles
  
 ·  Protective effect of Carica papaya L leaf extract against alcohol induced acute gastric damage and blood oxidative stress in rats
Indran, M; Mahmood, AA; Kuppusamy, UR

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 ·  The in vitro anti-denaturation effects induced by natural products and non-steroidal compounds in heat treated (immunogenic) bovine serum albumin is proposed as a screening assay for the detection of anti-inflammatory compounds, without the use of animals, in the early stages of the drug discovery process
Williams, LAD; O'Connar, A; Latore, L; Dennis, O; Ringer, S; Whittaker, JA; Conrad, J; Vogler, B; Rosner, H; Kraus, W

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 ·  The initiation of coronary angioplasty and stenting in a single outpatient centre in Barbados
Sparman, A; Browne, CV; Wills, L

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 ·  Clinical determinants of increased left ventricular mass on echocardiogram in medically treated Afro-Caribbean hypertensive patients
Martin, TC; Bhaskar, YG; Umesh, KV

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 ·  Echocardiographic findings in a contemporary Afro-Caribbean population referred for evaluation of unexplained syncope
Martin, TC; Bains, BK; Aslam, PA

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 ·  Increasing incidence of admissions to a General Hospital for deliberate self-harm in trinidad
Hutchinson, G; Bruce, C; Simmons, V

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 ·  Depression among adolescents, aged 13-19 years, attending secondary schools in Trinidad prevalence and associated factors
Maharaj, RG; Alli, F; Cumberbatch, K; Laloo, P; Mohammed, S; Ramesar, A; Rampersad, N; Roopnarinesingh, N; Ramtahal, I

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 ·  Toward effective school-based substance abuse prevention "Breaking the Cycle" programme in Antigua and Barbuda
Martin, TC; Josiah-Martin, JA; Roberts, CW; Henry, HP

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 ·  Factors affecting completion of a 28-day inpatient substance abuse treatment programme at the University Hospital of the West Indies
Barnaby, L; Gibson, RC

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 ·  Routine laboratory investigations in infants and children presenting with fever and seizures at the University Hospital of the West Indies
Donaldson, D; Trotman, H; Barton, M; Melbourne-Chambers, R

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 ·  Dengue infection in patients presenting with neurological manifestations in a dengue endemic population
Jackson, ST; Mullings, A; Bennett, F; Khan, C; Gordon-Strachan, G; Rhoden, T

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 ·  Prevalence, risk factors and clinical features associated with intestinal parasitic infections in children from San Juan y Martínez, Pinar del Río, Cuba
Escobedo, AA; Cañete, R; Núñez, FA

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 ·  A comparative study of the quality and availability of health information used to facilitate cost burden analysis of diabetes and hypertension in the Caribbean
Cunningham-Myrie, C; Reid, M; Forrester, TE

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 ·  Interstitial cells of Cajal and intestinal function in Trinidadian children
Anatol, T; Mohammed, W; Rao, C

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 ·  Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae and human papilloma virus among women-at risk in the Aegian region of Turkey, and their knowledge about HIV/AIDS
Gazi, H; Surucuoglu, S; Yolasigmaz, G; Sen, M; Akcali, S; Dinc, G; Teker, A; Sanlidag, T; Koroolu, G

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 Case Reports
  
 ·  An abnormal variation of the brachial plexus with potential clinical significance
Loukas, M; Tubbs, RS; Stewart, D

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 ·  Congenital cutis laxa associated with growth retardation
Seyhan, M; Esrefoolu, M; Ozcan, H; Akinci, A

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 Dental Forum
  
 ·  Assessment of alveolar bone levels from bitewing, periapical and panoramic radiographs in periodontitis patients
Gedik, R; Marakoglu, I; Demirer, S

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 ·  Oral health status and treatment needs of a rural Indian fishing community
Bhat, Meghashyam

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 Letter to the Editor
  
 ·  Intra-abdominal lymphangioma: an unusual lesion in an adult woman
Char, G

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 Obituary
  
 
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