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Lionfish on the Loose in the Waters off Saint Vincent

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10.7727/wimj.2013.274
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179–81
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The exotic and invasive marine lionfish is well known for its resplendent colors, variegated strips and its toxin. We report the first documented capture of P volitans in the waters off the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
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13 Oct, 2013
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e-Published: 04 Mar, 2014

Knowledge, Perception and Practices of Healthcare Professionals at Tertiary level Hospitals in Kingston, Jamaica, Regarding Neonatal Pain Management

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28–32
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There is an overwhelming deficiency in the knowledge, perception and practice of neonatal pain management at tertiary level institutions in Kingston, Jamaica. There is the urgent need for education of healthcare professionals on neonatal pain. This will in turn facilitate change in perception, and eventually, along with the institution of local policies and protocols, influence practice.
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Objective: To determine knowledge, perception and practices of healthcare professionals at tertiary level hospitals in Kingston, Jamaica, regarding neonatal pain management.
 
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e-Published: 05 Jul, 2013

The Impact of Antenatal Care on Pregnancy Performance between Adolescent Girls and Older Women

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414–20
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Pregnancy performance and newborn outcome between adolescents and older women receiving early and similar antenatal care showed minimal differences with only an increase rate of urinary tract infection and a lower rate of Caesarean section in the adolescents.

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Objective: To investigate pregnancy performance and newborn outcome between adolescents and older women receiving adequate and similar antenatal care.

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e-Published: 03 Jul, 2013

Acute Lead Poisoning Associated with Backyard Lead Smelting in Jamaica

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394–8
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Blood lead levels of 107 children in Mona Commons were in the range 2.2−202 µg/dL with a mean of 25.1 µg/dL. Five received chelation therapy but because of lead storage in other organs, the values were still higher than desirable several months later.

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e-Published: 17 Jun, 2013
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