The International Medical Journal

Volume 2. Number 2. December 2003

CONTENTS

EDITORIALS

From the Editor’s Desk.
Promoting Quality Health With Longevity.
Medical Education.
ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Sucrose Late-Fermenting Variants of V. Cholerae O1 and O139 Bengal.
Use Of Fibreoptic Bronchoscope in Difficult Airway Situations.
Clinical Symptoms and Haematological Profile of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever.
Effect of Ramadan Fasting on Glycaemic Status of Type 2 Diabetic Patient.
Lower Serum Vitamin A Levels in Infertile Hyper Androgenic Women.
Metabolic Changes during Ramadan Fasting in Normal People and Diabetic Patients.
Corneal Endothelial Cell Changes in Primary Open Angle Glaucoma.
Human Serum Versus Animal Serum in Human Cartilage Tissue Engineering:
Determination Of Survival and Growth of Vibrio Cholerae O1 In Food.
Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion.
Intra-Aural Tick Infestation.
Review Of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients With Positive Culture.
CASE REPORTS

Nephrotic Syndrome and the Mendoza Regime.
Thanatophoric Dysplasia.
A Live Intraocular Gnathostoma spp. with Diffuse Unilateral Subacute Neuroretinitis.
Cerebral Malaria.

SHORT COMMUNICATION

·       Effect of angiotensin II on bovine coronaries.
·       Perindipril vs Losartan in hypertension.

CLINOPATHOLOGICAL CONFERENCES

Granulomatous Lobular Mastitis.
Palm Oil Thorn Induced Granulomatous Lesion with Asceptic Arhthritis.
A Diabetic With Periorbital Swelling And Proptosis.

QUIZZES

·         Gynaecology Quiz.
·         Ethics Quiz.

COMMUNITY SURVEYS

Health Survey In Kampung Kepala Batas Village.
Knowledge, Attitude And Practice On Breast Cancer.
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ETHIC0-LEGAL ISSUES

A Critique of The Biomedical Model from an Islamic Perspective.

REVIEWS

Chlamydia Pneumoniae and it’s Link with Atherosclerosis.
CT Perfusion In Neuroimaging.

CONFERENCES

8th World IAMENEH Conference on Maternal & Neonatal Health.
·      Highlights of the Obstetric Ultrasound Workshop.
1st Asian Breast Disease Association Teaching Course.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Re: Sudden Death In An Elderly Patient Following Dynamic Hip Screw Insertion
Re: Human Serum Versus Animal Serum in Human Cartilage Tissue Engineering
Re: Temperament Revisited

READERS’ CORNER

Disease Patterns and Causes Of Death In Ancient Arabia.
Temperament Revisited – New Interest in an Old Concept.
An Analysis of The Arabic Language Program for Beginners
Towards A Healthy Environment According To Islamic Law
Feminist Research From a Moslem Malaysian Nurse Perspective.