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Modernizing Medical Education: Perspective from a Developing Country

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80–5
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As medical schools modernize in order to respond to increasing demands for better-trained doctors, there is a need to pay particular attention to the curriculum, with greater emphasis on training in the community, in team-working and in communication.

INTRODUCTION

New challenges in healthcare are being posed worldwide and doctors are being asked to respond. Fundamental issues such as equal access, full coverage, Integrated care, consumer satisfaction, ethics, population perspective in healthcare delivery, promotion of healthy lifestyles, protection of the environment, technology assessment and cost containment have led to the search for a new paradigm which can integrate all these factors (4).

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013

Spline Regression in Clinical Research

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77–9
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An introduction to the simple technique of spline regression is provided using data from a study of patients hospitalized for invasive group A streptococcal disease. A spline model is used to examine the dose-response association between serum albumin and mortality.

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Objective: The objective of this article is to illustrate the statistical technique of spline regression, an under-utilized tool in clinical research. Spline regression was used to assess the dose-response association between serum albumin and hospital mortality.

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013

SPECIAL EDITORIAL: The 16th International AIDS Conference, Toronto, 2006: Working to Increase the Response to the Growing Global Epidemic

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1–4

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The 16th International AIDS Conference, Toronto, 2006: Working to Increase the Response to the Growing Global Epidemic

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013

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Human T Cell Lymphotropic Virus Type -1 and Infective Dermatitis

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464
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e-Published: 20 Jun, 2013

Tropical Spastic Paraparesis and Polymyositis – A Still Unfolding Story

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e-Published: 20 Jun, 2013

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In the pre-published stage, this manuscript may contain statements, opinions, and information that have errors in facts, figures, or interpretation. Any final changes in this manuscript will be made at the time of publication and will be reflected in the final electronic version of the issue. The editors and authors and their respective employees are not responsible or liable for the use of any such inaccurate or misleading data, opinion or information contained in the articles in this section.

ATTL-Clinical and Laboratory Features and Treatment

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458–63
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e-Published: 20 Jun, 2013

Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Anaesthetic Implications and The Trinidad Experience

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298–304
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This review article discusses the anaesthetic implications of "Off-pump coronary, artery bypass grafting surgery" in Trinidad.

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Objectives: To review the evolution of off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery with particular reference to the anaesthetic and perioperative implications.

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e-Published: 17 Jun, 2013

Effect of Long Term Supplementation of Tomatoes (Cooked) on Levels of Antioxidant Enzymes, Lipid Peroxidation Rate, Lipid Profile and Glycated Haemoglobin in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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274–8
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Tomato lycopene may have therapeutic potential as an antioxidant but may not have significant lipid lowering effect in Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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e-Published: 12 Jun, 2013

Effects of Sulfated Polysaccharides on Tumour Biology

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270–3
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Sulfated polysaccharides can act as not only anticoagulants but as tumour inhibitors. They can inhibit metastasis and proliferation, induce apoptosis and differentiation of tumour cells, and enhance the immune response for tumour cells.

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