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E F F E C T I V E    M E D I C A L    W R I T I N G

Publication ethics and scientific misconduct
Peh W C G, Ng K H
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Survey of health and licensing policies for taxi drivers in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia: a perspective from evidence on older drivers
Chan M L, Gustafsson L, Liddle J

Prevalence of diabetes mellitus and impaired fasting glucose levels in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia: results of a screening campaign
Al-Baghli N A, Al-Ghamdi A J, Al-Turki K A, Al Elq A H, El-Zubaier A G, Bahnassy A

The association of insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome in early androgenetic alopecia
Acibucu F, Kayatas M, Candan F

Early improvement in type 2 diabetes mellitus post Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in Asian patients
Kiong K L, Ganesh R, Cheng A K S, Lekshiminarayanan R, Lim S C

Sexual transmission of the hepatitis B virus among blood donors in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria
Adekanle O, Ndububa D A, Ayodeji O O, Paul-Odo B, Folorunso T A

Glucocorticoid-related osteoporotic fractures
Al-Osail A M, Sadat-Ali M, Al-Elq A H, Al-Omran A S, Azzam Q

Efficacy of prophylactic oral erythromycin to improve enteral feeding tolerance in preterm infants: a randomised controlled study
Mohammadizadeh M, Ghazinour M, Iranpour R

Randomised controlled trial of food supplements in patients with newly diagnosed tuberculosis and wasting
Jahnavi G, Sudha C H

C A S E    R E P O R T S

Epidermal inclusion cyst of the breast: a rare benign entity

Lam S Y, Kasthoori J J, Mun K S, Rahmat K

Persistent left superior vena cava: a possible site for haemodialysis catheter placement
Lim T C, H’ng M W C

Spontaneous intramural duodenal haematoma with transient biliary obstruction and acute cholecystitis
Basir N, Chong V H

Oesophageal involvement in mantle cell lymphoma
Santra G

P I C T O R I A L    E S S A Y

Common congenital hand conditions
Chong A K S
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L E T T E R S    T O    T H E    E D I T O R   

Comment on: Self-expanding nitinol stents in recanalisation of long-length superficial femoral artery occlusions in patients with critical limb ischaemia
Md Ralib A R

Responsibilities, roles and rights of medical personnel in a pandemic swine flu
Wiwanikit V

Women in surgery: possible interventions at medical school?
Khawaja R D, Chawla T, Shakoor A

Ectodermal dysplasia with hydrocephalus: a rare association
Zaki S A, Shenoy P, Shanbag P

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