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PNG Medical Journal 1997

Listed below are the issues of the PNG Medical journal published in 1997. Each hyperlink will download a PDF file containing the relevant article.

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
March 1997, Volume 40, Number 1

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.

March 1997, Volume 40, Number 1

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL
Can birth defects be prevented? R. Dryden 1
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Birth defects recognized in 10,000 babies born consecutively in Port Moresby General Hospital, Papua New Guinea R. Dryden 4
Health impact assessments of malaria and Ross River virus infection in H. Dagoro and R.C. Sanders 14
A survey of under-18 year old and 20-29 year old primigravidae delivered at the Port Moresby GeneralHospital: a comparative study of their sociodemographic and sexuality characteristics and contraceptive knowledge and experience C.A. Klufio, A.B. Amoa, O. Rageau, G. Mola and G. Kariwiga 26
Review of 17 cases of ectopic pregnancy at the Vila Central Hospital in Vanuatu P. Maouris 39
CASE REPORT
A case of advanced viable extrauterine pregnancy M. Sapuri and C. Klufio 44
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 48

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
June 1997, Volume 40, Number 2

ISSN 0031-1480
June 1997, Volume 40, Number 2
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.

June 1997, Volume 40, Number 2

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL
Maternal immunization B.G. Combs and D. Lehmann 63
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Screening contacts of children with tuberculosis: an important and worthwhile part of case management A.Fuimaono and J. Vince 69
Parasitological response of Plasmodium falciparum infection to chloroquine treatment in malaria patients in Port Moresby F.W. Hombhanje 74
Ward Six Psychiatric Unit at the Port Moresby General Hospital: a historical review and admission statistics from 1980 to 1989 F.Y.A. Johnson 79
Reference ranges for serum creatinine and urea in elderly coastal Melanesians R.T. Erasmus, U. Ray, K.Nathaniel and G. Dowse 89
CASE REPORT
A case of factor V deficiency presenting as menorrhagia M. Sapuri, A.B. Amoa, G. Kariwiga and J. White 92
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Prevalence of malaria species observed at Port Moresby General Hospital from 1988 to 1996 F.W. Hombhanje 96
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 97

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
September-December 1997, Volume 40, Number 3-4

ISSN 0031-1480
September-December 1997, Volume 40, Number 3-4
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.

September-December 1997, Volume 40, Number 3-4

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL
A case-control study of primary caesarean section at the Port Moresby General Hospital, Papua New Guinea, to identify epidemiological predictors of abdominal delivery A.B. Amoa, C.A. Klufio, S. Arua, G. Kariwiga and F.Wurr 119
A retrospective survey of patients with one previous caesarean section delivered at the Port Moresby General Hospital: a comparative study of those delivered vaginally and those delivered by repeat caesarean section A.B.Amoa, C.A.Klufio, S. Wat, G. Kariwiga and A. Mathias 127
A case-control study of singleton low birthweight babies at the Port Moresby General Hospital C.A. Klufio, A.B.Amoa, L. Augerea and F. Wurr 136
Familial ovarian cancer: report of ovarian carcinoma in three sisters G. Kariwiga, A.B. Amoa, G. Mola and S.Heywood 146
Oral health status of students at the age of 12-15 years in Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea:results of a descriptive epidemiological study K.M.W. Bandara 150
SPECIAL ARTICLE
Operation Open Heart 1995: lessons learned and thoughts for the future T. Millane, J. Vince, A. Gale, G. Nunn, R.Lee and R. Hawker 157
CASE REPORTS
Kawasaki disease in a Papua New Guinean child: the first recorded case A.D. Kemiki, M. Baki and J.D. Vince 168
Hypokalaemic paralysis associated with renal tubular acidosis R.T. Erasmus, E.K. Lavu, J. Savory and M. Wills 173
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 177
MEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA 181
AUTHOR INDEX 1994-1996 (Vol. 37-39) 184
SUBJECT AND PLACE-NAME INDEX 1994-1996 (Vol. 37-39) 187
REFEREES 1994-1996 190

 
   

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