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An Exploratory Analysis of the Epidemiology and Surgical Management of Perforated Diverticular Disease over a Two-Year Period at a Referral Centre in the Caribbean

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561–5
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We present an exploratory analysis of perforated diverticular disease in Barbados. There seems to be a relatively high incidence of perforated right-sided diverticulitis in an Afro-Caribbean population. More research is needed to determine the exact etiology of this disease.

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Objective: We present an exploratory analysis of data collected on perforated diverticular disease (PDD) in Barbados and suggest possible areas for further study.

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e-Published: 20 Sep, 2013

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice of Medical Students at the Cave Hill Campus in Relation to Ethics and Law in Healthcare

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42–7
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This paper presents the findings of a questionnaire distributed to all categories of healthcare staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados.

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Objectives: The purpose of this study is to assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices among medical students in relation to medical ethics and law. The results of the study will be a useful guide to tutors of medical students and curricula designers.

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013
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