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PNG Medical Journal 2007

Listed below are the issues of the PNG Medical journal published in 2007. Each hyperlink will download a PDF file containing the relevant article.

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
March-June 2007, Volume 50, Number 1-2

EDITORS: PETER M. SIBA, NAKAPI TEFUARANI
GUEST EDITOR: DAVID A.K. WATTERS

Editorial Committee
F. Hombhanje
G. Mola
A. Saweri
J. Vince

Assistant Editor: Cynthea Leahy
Emeritus Editor:
Michael Alpers

Email: pngmedj@pngimr.org.pg
Web page: http://www.pngimr.org.pg

  • 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 50, Number 1-2, March-June 2007

CONTENTS

FOCUS ISSUE ON NEUROSURGERY
 
EDITORIAL  
Donít be afraid of neurological assessment and keep it simple D.A.K. Watters 1
Neurosurgery in Papua New Guinea: quo vadis? J.V. Rosenfeld, W.M. Kaptigau and Y.F. Xie
5
Why computed tomography is needed in Papua New Guinea W.M. Kaptigau, P. Umo and J.V. Rosenfeld
8
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
A history of kuru M.P. Alpers 10
Skull trepanation in the Bismarck Archipelago D.A.K. Watters
20
Surgical management of spinal tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea W.M. Kaptigau, J.B. Koiri, I.H. Kevau and J.V. Rosenfeld
25
Space-occupying lesions in Papua New Guinea Ė the CT era W.M. Kaptigau and Liu K.
33
Big heads in Port Moresby General Hospital: an audit of hydrocephalus cases seen from 2003 to 2004 W.M. Kaptigau, Liu K. and J.V. Rosenfeld
44
Trends in traumatic brain injury outcomes in Port Moresby General Hospital from January 2003 to December 2004 W.M. Kaptigau, Liu K. and J.V. Rosenfeld
50
Open depressed and penetrating skull fractures in Port Moresby General Hospital from 2003 to 2005 W.M. Kaptigau, Liu K. and J.V. Rosenfeld
58
Monitoring traumatic brain injury in Papua New Guinea W.M. Kaptigau
64
Neuroprotection in traumatic brain injury: practical implications for Papua New Guinea and some research developments W.M. Kaptigau
67
CASE REPORTS
Paraplegia in a 10-year-old child: case report S. Thomas, D.A.K. Watters and J.V. Rosenfeld 72
Through-and-through penetrating spear gun injury of the head: case report P. Mamadi and W. Seta
74
CLINICAL PRACTICE
 
A practical approach to the management of head injuries in Papua New Guinea W.M. Kaptigau 77
The management of spine pathology in Papua New Guinea W.M. Kaptigau, P. Mamadi and I. Kevau 87

MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY

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Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
September-December 2007, Volume 50, Number 3-4

EDITORS: PETER M. SIBA, NAKAPI TEFUARANI

Editorial Committee

F. Hombhanje
G. Mola
A. Saweri
J. Vince

Assistant Editor: Cynthea Leahy
Emeritus Editor:
Michael Alpers

Email: pngmedj@pngimr.org.pg
Web page: http://www.pngimr.org.pg

  • 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 50, Number 3-4, September-December 2007

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL
Transmission of HIV from parent to child in Papua New Guinea G. Mola 109
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
The epidemiology of malaria in the Papua New Guinea highlands: 5. Aseki, Menyamya and Wau-Bulolo, Morobe Province I. Mueller, A. Sie, M. Ousari, J. Iga, S. Yala, R. Ivivi and J.C. Reeder 111
The epidemiology of malaria in the Papua New Guinea highlands: 6. Simbai and Bundi, Madang Province I. Mueller, S. Yala, M. Ousari, J. Kundi, R. Ivivi, G. Saleu, A. Sie and J.C. Reeder
123
Chlamydia trachomatis infection and distribution of serovars in the Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea D.L. Suarkia, C.S. Mgone, D. Lehmann, M.E. Passey, T. Lupiwa, M.M. Paniu, J. Kono, M. Kakazo, W. Yeka and M.P. Alpers
134
Urinary tract infection in infants and young children presenting with fever without a focus in Port Moresby C.M. Morris, N. Tefuarani, P. Ripa, R. Laki and J.D. Vince
145
The use of seatbelts in Port Moresby 12 years after the seatbelt legislation in Papua New Guinea A.L. Benjamin
152
Large-vessel injuries of the neck admitted to Chongqing Emergency Medical Centre, China and Port Moresby General Hospital, Papua New Guinea, 1996- 2006 Hu P. and Gao J.M.
157
Body size of Papua New Guineans: a comparison of the body mass index of adults in selected urban and rural areas of Papua New Guinea A.L. Benjamin
163
Scrub typhus (Orientia tsutsugamushi), spotted fever (Rickettsia australis) and dengue fever as possible causes of mysterious deaths in the Strickland Gorge area of Southern Highlands and West Sepik Provinces of Papua New Guinea P.E. Spicer, T. Taufa and A.L. Benjamin
172
MEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA
184

MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY

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