Volume 1 Number 2 & 3

Editor’s Note



Fostering an ethical culture in research and publication. [PDF]
Looi Lai Meng

Original Articles

Prevalence of colour vision deficiency among medical students and health personnel. [Abstract] [HTML] [PDF]
R Balasundaram, Sagili Chandrasekhara Reddy

Case Reports

Acute suppurative thyroiditis presenting as a painless thyroid swelling. [Abstract] [HTML] [PDF]
Keah Say Hien, Leong Choong Kheong

A case of metabolic syndrome. [Abstract] [HTML] [PDF]
Rabia Khatoon, Khoo Ee Ming

Collusion in palliative care. [Abstract] [HTML] [PDF]
Khoo Siew Beng

EBM Commentary

Fish oil to prevent heart disease: the evidence and the controversy. [HTML] [PDF]
Ong Hean Teik


Why do patients with chronic illnesses fail to keep their appointments? A telephone interview. [HTML] [PDF]
Asia Pac J Public Health

The use of text messaging to improve attendance in primary care: a randomized controlled trial. [HTML] [PDF]
Fam Pract

Smoking among secondary school students in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. [HTML] [PDF]
Asia Pac J Public Health

Factors relating to adolescents suicidal behavior: a cross-sectional Malaysian school survey. [HTML] [PDF]
J Adolesc Health

Premarital sexual intercourse among adolescents in Malaysia: a cross-sectional Malaysian school survey. [HTML] [PDF]
Singapore Med J

Menstruation among adolescent girls in Malaysia: a cross-sectional Malaysian school survey. [HTML] [PDF]
Singapore Med J

Bridging the gap between adolescent sexuality and HIV risk: the urban Malaysian perspective. [HTML] [PDF]
Singapore Med J

Antibiotic prescribing for childhood febrile illness by primary care doctors in Malaysia. [HTML] [PDF]
J Paediatr Child Health

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Research Notes

Doing a pilot study: why is it essential? [PDF]
Zailinawati Abu Hassan, Peter Schattner, Danielle Mazza

Common ethical issues in research and publication. [PDF]
Ng Chirk Jenn

How to analyse your research data? Illustrations with hands-on exercises using SPSS. [PDF]
Loh Keng Yin, Teng Cheong Lieng, Wong Kam Cheong

How to present research data? [PDF]
Tong Seng Fah, Aznida Firzah Abdul Aziz

How to write a journal article? [PDF]
Khoo Ee Ming

Test Your Knowledge

Sudden visual loss in a young man. [PDF]
Keah Say Hien

A middle-aged man with symmetrical polyarthritis of the hand. [PDF]
Esha Das Gupta

Professional Practice

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation – would you do it? [PDF]
Liew Su May

Chronic disease management in Singapore polyclinics. [PDF]
Verna Lee Kar Mun, Tan Ngiap Chuan, Chow Mun Hong

Doc’s Life

A trip to Mukah. [PDF]
Zainal Fitri Zakaria

The human eyes are colour blind at night: two views of the Milky Way! [PDF]
Loh Keng Yin

Book Review

100 Diagnostic Picture Tests In Primary Care Medicine. [PDF]
Reviewed by Khoo Siew Beng

Malaysian Statistics On Medicine 2004. [PDF]
Reviewed by Leong Kwok Chi

List of Reviewers for 2006


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