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Volume 30 Issue 4 (December 2018)

Editorial


The Relevance of Integrity in Research and Publication

Ademola J. Ajuwon

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);218; https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.1

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Original Research


Efficacy of Pterocarpus angolensis crude extracts against Candida krusei, Staphylococcus aureusStreptococcus agalactiae and Escherichia coli

Jones Victor Chipinga, John F. Kamanula, Paul Bisrael Ben Moyo

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);219 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.2

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Schistosomiasis among obstetric fistula patients in Lilongwe, Malawi

Laura B. Drew, Jennifer H. Tang, Alison Norris, Patricia Carr Reese, Mwawi Mwale, Ronald Mataya, Jeffrey P. Wilkinson

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);225  https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.3

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Validating a novel index (SWAT-Bp) to predict mortality risk of community-acquired pneumonia in Malawi

Imogen Margaret Buss, Edmund Birkhamshaw, Michael A. Innes, Itai Magadoro, Peter I. Waitt, Jamie Rylance

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);230 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.4

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Prevalence and correlates of probable depression diagnosis and suicidal ideation among patients receiving HIV care in Lilongwe, Malawi

Jullita K. Malava, Kathryn E. Lancaster, Mina C. Hosseinipour, Nora E. Rosenberg, Julie K. O’Donnell, Felix Kauye, Noel Mbirimtengerenji, Thom Chaweza, Hannock Tweya, Sam Phiri, Brian W. Pence, Bradley N. Gaynes

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);236 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.5

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Biofilm forming capacity and antibiotic susceptibility of Staphylococcus spp. with the icaA/icaD/bap genotype isolated from ocular surface of patients with diabetes

Sertaç  Argun  Kıvanç, Gizem  Arık,  Berna  Akova-Budak, Merih Kıvanç

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);243 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.6

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Mineral and phytochemical composition of baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) root tubers from selected natural populations of Malawi

Mussa Kamanula, Chimuleke R.Y. Munthali, Agnes Dziwapo, John F. Kamanula

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);250 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.7

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Prevalence of malaria in HIV positive and HIV negative pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in south eastern Nigeria

Ezeoke Uchechukwu, Ndu Anne , Omotowo Babatunde, Okoye Micheal, Mbachu Chinyere, Agwu-Umahi Olanike

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);256 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.8

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Obsessive Compulsive Inventory – Child Version (OCI-CV): Confirmatory factor analysis, reliability, validity and correlates among Nigerian adolescents

Tolulope Opakunle, Olutayo Aloba, Adesanmi Akinsulore

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);262 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.9

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Patient satisfaction with services at a tertiary hospital in south-east Nigeria

Ikechukwu E Obi, Anne C Ndu, Kenneth A Agu, Babatunde I Omotowo, Chuka C Agunwa, Arthur C Idoko

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);270 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.10

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A cross sectional study of dengue virus infection in febrile patients presumptively diagnosed of malaria in Maiduguri and Jos plateau, Nigeria

Kenneth Onyedibe, Joshua Dawurung, Michael Iroezindu, Nathan Shehu, Mark Okolo, Emmanuel Shobowale, Tolulope Afolaranmi, Samuel Dahal, Yadang Maktep, Peter Pama, Samson Isa, Daniel Egah

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);276 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.11

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Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) scores vary with treatment and may identify potential defaulters during treatment of tuberculosis

Adewole Olanisun Olufemi, Ayuk Adaeze Chikaodinaka, Philips Abimbola, Adewole Temitayo Oluwatoyin, Alabi Oluwafunmilola, Kolawole Tope Fasanmi,Erhabor Gregory Efosa

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);283 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.12

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Systematic Review


The role of cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) in the diagnosis of cardiomyopathy: A systematic review

Henry Anselmo Mayala, Khamis Hassan Bakari, Wang Zhaohui

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);291 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.13

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Case Reports


Intraoperative surprise in a patient with aorto-iliac occlusive disease: Horseshoe kidney

Kadir Kaan Özsin, Umut Serhat Sanrı

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);296 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.14

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A case of acute megakaryoblastic leukaemia (FAB M7), A rare type of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), in a teenager

Philip O Olatunji, Omotola T Ojo, Fatai O Bello,Binta Y Bakare, Ayodeji O Olatunji

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);298 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.15

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Lymphadenopathy due to Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease – A rare differential for a common presentation

Claudia Wallrauch, Tom Heller, Bal Mukunda Dhungel, Henry Kayera, Sam Phiri, Tamiwe Monica Tomoka

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4);302 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.16

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Profile Interview


Dr Yohane Gadama talks to Dr Mulinda Nyirenda Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine Specialist at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH)

Malawi Med J. 2018 Dec; 30(4); 305 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v30i4.17

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MMJ 30 (4); Dec 2018

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