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Volume 17 Issue 1, March 2005

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Editorial

Our Medical School Quo Vadis?

Josanne Vassallo


Guest Editorial

Message from the Director Institute of Health Care

Sandra Buttigieg


Review

Medication, Recreational Drugs and Diving. A review of the effects of drugs in the hyperbaric environment

Tamsin Pace, Janet Mifsud, Ramiro Cali-Corleo, Anthony G Fenech, Roger Ellul-Micallef


Commentary

Diabetes in Malta Current Findings and Future Trends

Judith Townsend Rocchiccioli, Cynthia R O'Donoghue, Sandra Buttigieg


Original Article

Comparative Frequency of Coagulation Factor II and Coagulation Factor V Alleles among New-Born and Senior Citizens

Joseph Abela Medici, Stephanie Bezzina Wettinger, Christian Scerri, Alicha Grochowska, Alex Felice

Overnutrition Among Older Persons in a Maltese Nursing Home

Gerald Choon-Huat Koh

Management of Glaucoma in the Maltese Health Service

Jan Janula, Denis Mallia, Martin Francalanza


Case Report

An unusual cause of shortness of breath and fever

Edward Despott, Mario J Cachia

Lipoleiomyoma of the Uterus

Murat Alper, Kamuran Aylin Aksoy, Mazlume Suna, Selma Çukur, Olcay Kandemir Belenli


In Practice

Microscopic Haematuria

Mario P Vella


Historical Perspective

Medical Digressions in a Maltese Novel

Giovanni Bonello


Occasional Paper

Doctor, doctor. An appreciation of the medical profession

Andrew Borg Cardona


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