Volume 3 Number 1

Editor’s Note

[HTML] [PDF]

Review Articles

Understanding patient management: the need for medication adherence and persistence. [PDF]
Chia Yook Chin

Managing chronic diseases in the Malaysian primary health care – a need for change. [Abstract] [PDF]
Anis Safura Ramli, Sri Wahyu Taher

Qualitative research in medicine and health care: a guide to use NVivo in data analysis. [Abstract] [PDF]
Wong Li Ping

Exercise-induced asthma: fresh insights and an overview. [Abstract] [PDF]
Rumi Khajotia

Original Articles

Prevalence of eye diseases and visual impairment in urban population – A study from University of Malaya Medical Centre. [Abstract] [PDF]
SC Reddy, I Tajunisah, KP Low, AB Karmila

Research Digest

Research Digest

EBM Commentary

Should beta blockers still be recommended as first line therapy for essential hypertension in younger patients? [PDF]
Ng Ling Wei, Teng Cheong Lieng.

Two adults with hypertriglyceridemia. [PDF]
Saroj Jayasinghe.

PEARLS (Practical Evidence About Real Life Situations) [PDF]

Notes for the Primary Care Teachers

Teaching methods used in primary care. [PDF]
Khoo Ee Ming

Self-directed learning: what is it, and how to promote it? [PDF]
Nurjahan Mohd Ibrahim

candidates for the position. Reggie McKenzie (Green Bay Packers), Tom Gamble (SF 49ers), Les Snead (Atlanta Falcons), Authenitc Red Devin Setoguchi Jersey Eric DeCosta (Baltimore Ravens), Scot McCloughan (Seattle Seahawks) You might recognize a name or two on Authenitc Elite Red Brandon Bollig Jersey Red Miikka Kiprusoff Jersey this list, but what does anyone know about any of these guys? McCloughan’s father has worked for the Raiders for several years now, so his name will always Women TJ Brodie Jersey come up because of the connection. Reggie McKenzie is a name many others will Men Youth Jarome Iginla Jersey Rasmus Andersson Jersey know simply due to the fact Men Women Johnny Gaudreau Jersey Mason Raymond Jersey that he was Kid Jarome Iginla Jersey a former Raider player in the late 80’s. The other three names you need to be personal friends of theirs to have Elite Rasmus Youth Dennis Wideman Jersey Andersson Jersey a clue as to who they are and what they do. There is one common thread amongst all of these names though, minus McCloughan, they are from winning franchises. Authenitc Red TJ Brodie Jersey McKenzie has been the man behind the scenes in Green Bay since Men Johnny Gaudreau Jersey Elite Kris Russell Jersey 1994. McKenzie has climbed the ladder so to speak. He and his team Men Johnny Kid Brandon Bollig Jersey Gaudreau Jersey of scouts are part of the new trend in the Men Kris Russell Jersey NFL, which goes in stark contrast to the way Al has done it
SAP and FD OCT (3D OCT 1000; Topcon Corp.) examinations. Macular thickness measurements Authenitc Brandon Bollig Jersey were averaged for the central area Youth Kris Russell Jersey and for each quadrant Elite White Johnny Gaudreau Jersey and half of that area, whereas RNFL thickness was determined for six sectors around the optic disc. VF loss was estimated in six sectors of the VF and in the central 16 test points in the VF. The correlation between VF loss and OCT measurements was tested with Spearman’s correlation coefficients and with linear regression analysis. Results Macular and RNFL thickness parameters correlated strongly with SAP VF loss. Correlations were generally stronger between VF loss and quadrantic or hemianopic macular thickness than with sectoral RNFL thickness. Such measurements could potentially be used to quantify neuronal loss in patients with chiasmal compression. Keywords: Fourier domain optical coherence tomography; 3D OCT 1000; retinal nerve fibre layer; macular thickness; band atrophy Top of pageIntroductionThe evaluation of anterior visual pathway diseases

Test Your Knowledge

A young man with febrile illness and difficulty in walking. [PDF]
Esha Das Gupta

News and Views

Leadership in Ministry of Health. [PDF]
Mastura Ismail

Greetings from Venice: Buongiorno!! Chao!! [PDF]
Zainal Fitri Zakaria

Training in male sexual and reproductive health for a primary care physician. [PDF]
Shaiful Bahari Ismail

Training program in the field of addiction medicine – an experience of learning while abroad. [PDF]
Norsiah Ali

Family physicians with special interest in dermatology. [PDF]
Leelavathi Muthupalaniappen

Selected papers from National Primary Health Care Conference 2008 [PDF]

New Books

Family Medicine, Healthcare & Society: [PDF]
Essays By Dr MK Rajakumar.Edited by CL Teng, Khoo EM, CJ Ng 

Bibliography of Primary Care Research in Malaysia. [PDF]
Edited by Khoo EM, CL Teng, CJ Ng, J Safurah

Book Reviews

Occupational Medicine Case Series. [PDF]
Reviewed by Zailinawati Abu Hassan

Letters

Qualitative research methods in family medicine: what and why? [PDF]
Wong Li Ping

. 5. Hue Jackson trades Authenitc Red Jarome Authenitc Red Miikka Kiprusoff Jersey Iginla Jersey for Carson Elite White Brandon Elite Red Mason Raymond Jersey Bollig Jersey Palmer New coach Jackson took over as de facto GM at this Youth Miikka Kiprusoff Jersey point and swung a trade to land them Elite Red Miikka Kiprusoff Jersey a new starting QB. In the process he completely destroyed their 2012 draft, and risked another first round pick. (Disaster avoided there as they failed to Authenitc Brandon Bollig Jersey make the playoffs) All of these things have to be factored in when trying to Kid Devin Setoguchi Jersey dissect this season. Kid Miikka Kiprusoff Jersey Was a first year head coach in too far over his head? Maybe. There good, bad, and ugly Men Jarome Iginla Jersey of Elite White Devin Setoguchi Jersey Oakland’s 2011 season isn’t really the matter of the day. The had every chance to not only make the playoffs, but to win the division when Denver handed it to them on the final day of the year, and Elite Brandon Bollig Jersey the Raiders failed to capitalize. Now all sights must be set on how they proceed from here and in the future. It seems like common Authenitc White Brandon Bollig Jersey Authenitc White Johnny Gaudreau Jersey knowledge that the Raiders will hire their Youth Mason Raymond Jersey first general manager in a long, long time. There are all sorts of rumors and innuendo about who it Men Kris Russell Jersey could or should be. Here is a list of the most commonly known
on Serena nets a Elite White Brandon Bollig Jersey $100 Authenitc White Rasmus Andersson Jersey profit if she wins Elite Devin Elite White Johnny Gaudreau Jersey Setoguchi Jersey (plus the return of the $400 risked). If her opponent pulls off the upset, $100 bet on the underdog would profit $360 (plus the return of the $100 risked). For more information on how this works, be sure to check out How to Read the Money Line. Furthermore, a tennis match would be considered a tournament style head to head matchup since the competitors involved directly play against each other in the event. An artificial head to head matchup involves competitors in an event like a golf tournament or auto race who are indirectly competing against each other since in reality they are competing against everybody in the field, not just one other competitor. These artificial matchups are also fake in the sense that bookmakers are the ones creating them solely for betting purposes and different books will often offer different matchups. Group matchups are another way “matchup betting” is used which is particularly popular in golf and auto racing