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Volume 16 Issue 2, July 2004

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Editorial

Academic Medicine: Can We Afford to Ignore this Ailing Entity?

Josanne Vassallo


Current Opinion

Message from the Dean and the Chairman of Dental Surgery

John M Portelli, Alexander Azzopardi


Editorial Comment

Health and the Economy
A Statement of Concern

Simon Attard Montalto, Stephen Brincat, Joseph M Cacciottolo, Albert Fenech, Godfrey LaFerla, Alexander Manché


Invited Article

The Changing Face of Cancer Therapeutics
Improved Outcome and Decreased Toxicity with Molecular Targeted Drugs

Gerhardt Attard, Johann S de Bono

Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis Yesterday and Today

Carmel Mallia


Original Article

Drug Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae (DRSP) in the Maltese Islands

Christianne Micallef, Christopher Barbara, Paul Cuschieri, Robert Cassar

An Overview of the Management of Congestive Heart Failure in Malta

Stuart Schembri, David Sammut, Nicola Camilleri

The Outcome of Gestational Diabetic Pregnancies in the Maltese Islands

Charles Savona-Ventura, Marcelle Chircop, Alan Ellul, Joseph Azzopardi, Lina Janulova


Case Report

Extensive Pulmonary Embolism in Late Pregnancy Associated with Anticardiolipin Antibodies

David P Galea, Mark Formosa, Mark P Brincat, Louis Buhagiar, Anthony Samuel, Goce Kunovski

Remission during Pregnancy of Severe Chronic Hypertension due to 11-ß Hydroxylase Deficiency

Gerhardt Attard, Mario J Cachia


In Practice

A Smile a Day keeps the Lawyers Away!
The Importance of Effective Communication in Preventing Litigation

Timothy J Hegan


Historical Perspective

The Persona and Deaths of Six 16th Century Grand Masters of the Order of St John

Giovanni Bonello


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