A Journal of the University of Malta Medical School
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Astrid Muscat Baron
Astrid Muscat Baron graduated MD from the University of Malta in 1988. Her paediatric specialisation initiated in Watford General Hospital, U.K. and at the Catholic University Hospital in Leuven, Belgium and then she continued working at St. Luke’s Hospital in Malta. Dr. Muscat Baron attained the DCH (Lond.) followed by an MSc in Community Child Health at Warwick University, Coventry. Dr. Muscat Baron now works as a paediatrician in private practice and in local children’s residential homes. Her interest in painting as well as in music started at an early age. Since 2008, Dr. Muscat Baron has been tutored in an open Art class by Mr. George Farrugia, mainly in watercolours; she also enjoys creating pencil and charcoal drawings. Several of her works have been displayed in collective art exhibitions Hospital between 1975 and 1978.
Subarachnoid Haemorrhage in Malta – Are outcomes adversely affected due to lack of a local neurovascular service?
Relation between obesity and the oestrogen receptor status of breast cancer
A prospective audit examining non-attendance at a surgical outpatients clinic in Mater Dei Hospital, Malta, and methods to reduce this problem
Evaluating a prescription clinic at a primary health centre
An audit of compliance of inhaled steroid medication in Maltese asthmatic children. A comparison between 2008 and 2014
Continuity of Information and Care – a Pilot Study in a Health Centre
Revisiting Plummer Vinson Syndrome – a report of three cases and review
A Case report of fauntail treated with Alexandrite laser on an Amazigh girl in Tripoli
Puerperal Streptococcus pneumoniae endometritis – A case report and literature review
Chest wall reconstruction following a speedboat propeller injury
Outcome of low back pain patients referred to orthopeadic outpatient clinic
Cystic Lesions of the Pancreas
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