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PNG Medical Journal 2015

Listed below are the issues of the PNG Medical journal published in 2015. Each hyperlink will download a PDF file containing the relevant article.

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
March-December 2015, Volume 58, Number 1-4

EDITORS: PETER M. SIBA, NAKAPI TEFUARANI, FRANCIS HOMBHANJE

Editorial Committee

B. Amoa   J. Millan
G. Mola   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 Moore Printing 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 58, Number 1-4, March-December 2015

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL  

Climate change in Papua New Guinea: impact on disease dynamics A. L. S. Lang, M. Omena, M. Y. Abdad and R.L. Ford

1
ORIGINAL ARTICLES  

Assessment of zinc status of women resident in the National Capital District, Papua New Guinea V.J. Temple, D. Etep, N. Willie, A.B. Amoa and M. Bagita

11

Knowledge, attitude and practice of mothers towards breastfeeding in rural Papua New Guinea: a mixed method study B. Terry, L. Kebio and J. Kusma

22

Randomized clinical trial to compare a single dose with 3 doses of prophylactic antibiotic in open reduction and internal fixation of the fractures of long bones I. Kevau and J. Kuzma

28

History of surgery at Tari Hospital W. Pakalu and D.A.K. Walters

36

Trichinella papuae: a zoonotic nematode present in Papua New Guinea I.L. Owen, E. Pozio and M.A. Gomez Morales

46

Knowledge of physiotherapy services among hospital-based health care professionals in Papua New Guinea P. Karthikeyan and A. Jones

55
SPECIAL ARTICLES  

The Medical Society and the Medical Journal, with comments on pigbel, swollen belly syndrome, kuru and other Papua New Guinean medical icons M.P. Alpers

61

The Medical Society of Papua New Guinean: achievements, challenges and the way forward J.D. Vince

72
CASE REPORTS  

A case of accidental cardiac perforation during chest drain insertion L. Lunn, N. Tapaua and A.W. Karu

78

Hirschsprung's disease in a 21-year-old female: a challenge in diagnosis J. Kennedy, J. Nuli, W. Seta and J. Morewaya

81

Gastroschisis management without a neonatal intensive care unit and total parenteral nutritional support J. Mulu, O. Poki, I. Kevau, N. Tapaua, M. Mathew, A. Jacobsen and A. Low

83

BOOK REVIEW

89

MEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA

91

MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY

94

AUTHOR INDEX 2012-2014 (Vol. 55-57)

141

SUBJECT AND PLACE-NAME INDEX 2012-2014 (Vol. 55-57)

143
REFEREES 2012-2014 145
   
   


   

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