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PNG Medical Journal 1996

Listed below are the issues of the PNG Medical journal published in 1996. Each hyperlink will download a PDF file containing the relevant article.

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
June 1996, Volume 39, Number 2

EDITOR: MICHAEL ALPERS
GUEST EDITOR: DAVID WATTERS

Editorial Committee
I. Kevau
G. Mola
S. Naraqi
A. Saweri
T. Taufa

Editorial Assistants: C. Leahy, N. Pomat

  • Registered at GPO, Port Moresby for transmission by Post as a Qualified Publication.
  • Printed by Bolton Inprint for the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea.
  • Authors preparing manuscripts for publication in the Journal should consult 'Information for Authors' inside back cover.

Volume 39, No 2, June 1996

CONTENTS

FOCUS ISSUE ON TRAUMA

EDITORIAL
Trauma in Papua New Guinea an epidemic out of control D.A.K. Watters and J. A. Lourie 91
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
The trauma burden in Port Moresby D.A.K. Watters, T.D. Dyke and J. Maihua 93
Head injuries in Papua New Guinea O. Liko, P. Chalau, J.V. Rosenfeld and D.A.K. Watters 100
The St John Ambulance Service in Port Moresby: a ten-year review, 1984-1993 - T. Dyke and G. Keake 105
Burns admissions to Port Moresby General Hospital 1978-1984 F. Torova and S.N. Sinha 111
Changing trends in tribal fights in the highlands of Papua New Guinea: a five-year review P.K. Mathew

117
Trauma in Papua New Guinea: what do we know and where do we go? D.A.K. Watters and T. Dyke

121
CASE REPORT
Management of vascular trauma in a provincial hospital P.K. Mathew, T. Kainge, F. Kapua and R. Barua 126
SPECIAL ARTICLE
Basis of molecular biology and its applications: II. An outline of common laboratory techniques used in molecular biology R.T. Erasmus, D.P. Murthy and B.O. Ogunbanjo 129
CLINICAL PRACTICE
The treatment of hand injuries A.H.N. Roberts 135
Conservative management of femoral shaft fractures I. Kevau and D.A.K. Watters 143
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Can we continue to justify the fight fee? T. Dyke 152
BOOK REVIEWS 153
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 157

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
September 1996, Volume 39, Number 3

ISSN 0031-1480
September 1996, Volume 39, Number 3
EDITOR: MICHAEL ALPERS

GUEST EDITOR: NITIN VERMA

Editorial Committee

I. Kevau
G. Mola
S. Naraqi
A. Saweri
T. Taufa

Editorial Assistants: C. Leahy, N. Pomat

  • Registered at GPO, Port Moresby for transmission by Post as a Qualified Publication.
  • Printed by Bolton Inprint for the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea.
  • Authors preparing manuscripts for publication in the Journal should consult 'Information for Authors' inside back cover.

September 1996, Volume 39, Number 3

CONTENTS

FOCUS ISSUE ON HIV AND AIDS

EDITORIAL
HIV and AIDS N. Verma 163
AIDS in Papua New Guinea C. Jenkins 164
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Virological aspects of human immunodeficiency virus infection M.G. Catton 166
HIV infection and AIDS A. Lloyd 174
Clinical manifestations of HIV infection in Melanesian adults A. Seaton, J. Ombiga,J. Wembri, P. Armstrong, S.Naraqi, D. Linge, I. Kevau, B. Mavo, A. Saweri, A. SenGupta, A.K. Sinha, E. Puiahi, G. Slama, J. Igo and D.Babona 181
Paediatric HIV infection H. Friesen 183
HIV infections in obstetrics and gynaecology G. Mola 190
Ocular manifestations of AIDS N. Verma and J. Kearney 196
Laboratory diagnosis of HIV infection in Papua New Guinea D.V. Babona, G. Slama and E. Puiahi 200
Can mosquitoes transmit AIDS? M.J. Bockarie and R. Paru 205
Assessment of HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of high school students in Papua New Guinea H. Friesen, R. Danaya, P. Doonar, A. Kemiki, W. Lagani, G. Mataio, T. Rongap and J. Vince 208
AIDS and the community E. Farmer 214
Dilemmas in AIDS care R. Kila 218
Sharing the pain: response of the churches in Papua New Guinea to the AIDS pandemic M. Bouten 220
Sex education to grade seven students in Papua New Guinea, yes or no? M. Bouten 225
AIDS: what should nurses know? T. Richards 228
Effective HIV/AIDS strategies, policies and programs for the correctional centre system D. Munro 230
High prevalence of trichomonal vaginitis and chlamydial cervicitis among a rural population in the highlands of Papua New GuineaS. Tiwara, M. Passey, A. Clegg,C. Mgone, S. Lupiwa, N. Suve and T. Lupiwa 234
Ethnographic results of a community STD study in the Eastern Highlands Province M. Lemeki, M. Passey and P. Setel 239
Knowledge about sexually transmitted diseases in rural and periurban communities of the Asaro Valley of Eastern Highlands Province: the health education component of an STD study S. Lupiwa, N. Suve, K.Horton and M. Passey 243
Urbanization, youth and sexuality: insights for an AIDS campaign for youth in Papua New Guinea C. Jenkins and M. Alpers

248
Issues in the management of sexually transmitted diseases in Papua New Guinea M. Passey 252
MEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA 261
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 265
 

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
December 1996, Volume 39, Number 4

ISSN 0031-1480
December 1996, Volume 39, Number 4
EDITOR: MICHAEL ALPERS

Editorial Committee

I. Kevau
G. Mola
S. Naraqi
A. Saweri
T. Taufa

Editorial Assistants: C. Leahy, N. Pomat

  • Registered at GPO, Port Moresby for transmission by Post as a Qualified Publication.
  • Printed by Bolton Inprint for the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea.
  • Authors preparing manuscripts for publication in the Journal should consult 'Information for Authors' inside back cover.

December 1996, Volume 39, Number 4

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL
The important role of medical researchers in Papua New Guinea P.M. Siba 271
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Effect of birthweight on pneumonia-specific and total mortality among infants in the highlands of Papua New Guinea D. Lehmann and P. Heywood 274
Amyloidosis: a global problem common in Papua New Guinea K.P.W.J. McAdam, J.G. Raynes, M.P.Alpers,G.T. Westermark and P. Westermark 284
A case-control study of meconium staining of amniotic fluid in labour at Port Moresby General Hospital to determine associated risk factors and perinatal outcome C.A. Klufio, A.B. Amoa, G. Kariwiga and O.Rageau 297
How can we improve postgraduate training in community health? E. Beracochea 310
Primary health care in Melanesia: problems and potentials W.A. Alto 315
SPECIAL ARTICLE
Basics of molecular biology and its applications: III. Polymerase chain reaction and in situ hybridization R.T.Erasmus, D.P. Murthy, S.K. SenGupta and B.O. Ogunbanjo

321
CLINICAL PRACTICE
The management of asthma in children in Papua New Guinea J.D. Vince 329
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 338

 
   

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