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Safety of Antiretroviral Drug Therapy in Jamaican Children with HIV/AIDS

Adherence to Antiretroviral Drug Therapy in Children with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica

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231–7

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Objective: We aimed to describe the adherence patterns to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a cohort of HIV-infected children.

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e-Published: 18 Jul, 2013

Effectiveness of Antiretroviral Therapy in Treating Paediatric HIV/AIDS in Jamaica

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223–30

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Background and Purpose: Paediatric HIV/AIDS remains a significant challenge in developing countries. We describe the effectiveness of interventions in HIV-infected children attending Paediatric Infectious Diseases Clinics in Jamaica.

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e-Published: 18 Jul, 2013

Medical Paediatric Admission Patterns at the University Hospital of the West Indies: Issues for Future Planning

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340–5
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Epidemiological trends and treatment costs for paediatric hospital admissions at the University Hospital of the West Indies, Jamaica, are presented. Recommendations to improve efficiency of service provision are suggested.

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e-Published: 17 Jun, 2013

Paediatric Critical Care: Beyond the Walls

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217–19
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The delivery of optimal paediatric critical care requires healthcare providers to think outside the confines of the intensive care unit. Public health strategies, training and recertification in basic and advanced paediatric life support and optimized transport of patients are key issues for consideration.

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e-Published: 05 Jun, 2013

Student Self-assessment in a Paediatric Objective Structured Clinical Examination

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144–48
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Student self-assessment is a useful method of promoting learning through recognition of strengths and weaknesses, understanding the relevance of core learning objective and encouraging responsible learning behaviour. The study examines the accuracy of medical students self-assessment of their performance in a paediatric clerkship objective structured clinical examination. Students overestimated their performance at some stations and underestimated at others.

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e-Published: 05 Jun, 2013

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