Medical Journal of Malaysia

MED J MALAYSIA Vol 71 NO. 5, October 2016

Original Articles

Rockall risk score in predicting 30 days non-variceal upper gastrointestinal rebleeding in a Malaysian population
Henry Tan Chor Lip, Heah Hsin Tak, Tan Jih Huei, Premaa Supramaniam, Sarojah A/P Arulanantham

Influenza vaccination among Malaysian healthcare workers: a survey of coverage and attitudes
Shuaibu Abdullahi Hudu, Nabil Saad Harmal, Osman Malina, Zamberi Sekawi

Knowledge, attitude and practice on standard precautions for prevention of HIV infection among clinical year medical students
Chee Huei Phing, Ong Yong Chee

Views of faculty members in a medical school with regards to error disclosure and reporting to parents and/or higher authorities
Chin Hoong Wong, Amanda Cheng Li Phuah, Nathaniel Shiang Yann Naik, Weng Shen Choo, Helen Siew Yean Ting, Shaun Mun Leong Kuan, Cheong Lieng Teng, Nalliah Sivalingam

Referral of pregnant women to dentists and advice for dental visit by medical nurses
Suzana Sharif, Norkhafizah Saddki, Azizah Yusoff

Anticoagulation use and predictors of stroke, bleeding and mortality in multi-ethnic Asian patients with atrial fibrillation: A single centre experience
Pow Li Chia, Xuhiu Teoh, Jonathan Cheng Ming Hua, Ming Er Ching, David Chee Guan Foo

Caring for the dying in a developing country, how prepared are we?
Hardip Singh Gendeh, Avinesh Singh Bhar, Manvin Kaur Gendeh, Hayati Yaakup, Balwant Singh Gendeh, Nik Ritza Kosai, Ramzisham bin Abdul Rahman

Epidemiological and clinical features of enteroviral acute lower respiratory tract infections in hospitalized paediatric patients in a Malaysian tertiary center
Jason Tan Weng Yew, Nuryasmin Ramli, Mohd Apandi Yusof, Nethiya Vengataraman, Hazilawati Hussin, Zuraidah Abdul Latif

Primary versus secondary immune thrombocytopenia in adults; a comparative analysis of clinical and laboratory attributes in newly diagnosed patients in Southern Pakistan
Sadia Sultan, Syed Ijlal Ahmed, Sania Murad, Syed Mohammed Irfan

Skill validation study on sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer and the challenges of false-negative, in-transit and micrometastatic nodes
Chen Siew Ng, Sarojah Arulanantham, Joon Joon Khoo, Subathra Sabaratnam, Yeong Fong Lee, Chin Fang Ngim

The follow-up of post-mastectomy patients: Should the ipsilateral side be assessed with both mammogram and ultrasound?
Radhika Sridharan, Hartini Baherin, Norlia Abdullah, Suria-Hayati Mohd Pauzi, Zulfiqar Mohd Annuar

Short Communication

A clinical audit of interventional pain procedures performed as part of the newly initiated pain service in a local neurosurgical centre
Hau Chun Khoo, Bee Hong Soon, Ainul Syahrilfazli Jaafar, Azizi Abu Bakar, Farizal Fadzil, Kamalanathan Palaniandy, Sanmugarajah Paramasvaran, Yin Choy Choy, Charng Jeng Toh

Case Reports

Case report of a chest wall cystic hygroma in a teenager
Karthigesu Aimanan, Putera Mas Pian, Ramesh R Thangrathnam, Muhamad Azim Mohd Idris, Balaji Padmanaban, Chew Loon Guan

Idiopathic duodenal varix presenting as a massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding: A case report
Zubaidah Nor Hanipah, Asraf Haslam Jasmani, Lee Limi, Tikfu Gee

Primary Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma (Gamma Delta subtype)
Yong Khee Guan, Chye Chung Gan

An unusual foreign body within the appendix
Vassilis Lambropoulos, Maria Fotoulaki, Chrysostomos Kepertis, Andreas Neofytou, Ioannis Spyridakis

Congenital epulis: A rare benign tumour
Danny Kit Chung Wong, Roszalina Ramli, Muhaizan Wan Mustaffa, Primuharsa Putra Sabir Husin Athar

Popliteal artery pseudoaneurysm successfully treated with amplatzer vascular plug
Liew Kah Weng, Benjamin Leong Dak Keung