UTMJ Vol. 83, Num. 3

Table of Contents


Preface from the Editors PDF
Diana Anderson, Fiona Menzies 145

News & Views

An Interview with the New Dean of Medicine, Dr. Catharine Whiteside PDF
Janice Kwan, Adam Weathermon 151--153
The Medical and Ethical Dilemmas of the Controversial Face Transplant Surgery PDF
Julia Kfouri, Sagar B. Dugani 154--155
Profile: Dr. Joan Steitz, 2006 Gairdner Award Winner PDF
Fiona Menzies 156
News at a Glance PDF
Peter Tanuseputro, Jack Brzezinski, Janice Kwan 157--158
Positron Emission Tomography in the Investigation of Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease PDF
Tomce Trajkovski, Paul Balsamo 159--160
Should B Blockers Remain First Choice in the Treatment of Primary Hypertension? A Meta-Analysis PDF
Peter Tanuseputro 161
A Balancing Act - Uncoupling of Proliferation and Apoptosis in Tumourigenesis PDF
Kaylyn Kit Man Wong 162--163
Adenosine: A Potential Drug for the Treatment of Acute Myocardinal Infarction? PDF
Jay Han, Alexandra Mardimae 164--165


Role of Medical Imaging on Outcomes of Mechanical Low Back Pain Patients PDF
Hamilton Hall, Greg McIntosh, Christina Boyle 146--150


Health Resource Capacity During an Infectious Pandemic: Current Methods and Technologies PDF
Alexandra Mardimae, Jay Han 195--197

Global Health

After the Wave: The immediate and long-term effects of the tsunami on the health of the people of Sri Lanka PDF
Praveena Sivananthan 175--178

Medical Education

The Need for Peace Education in Medical Curricula PDF
Ekta Khemani, Jennifer Hughes 168--169

Quick Diagnosis and Case Reports

Case 1 PDF
Antony Raikhlin, David Orlov 170--174
Case 2 PDF
Jacqueline Sandoz, Adam Cheng 170--174

History of Medicine

Dissecting Skin Specialists: An Examination into the Development of Dermatology in Canada PDF
Edward W. Lynde, Carrie B. Lynde, John N. Kraft 192--194

Morning Report

Carcinoid Tumour of the Pancreas and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Case Report PDF
Dr. A Eregie, Dr. A.E. Edo, Dr. M.N. Okobia, Dr. M.A. Nzegwu 179--180
A Mundane Situation Punctuated by Sudden Rash and Liver Failure: Unexpected, Unintended Clinical Consequences PDF
Vicky Chan, Jaber Al Ali, David A. Owen, Caroline Chung, Eric M. Yoshida 181--183

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Do Academic and Community Physicians Recognize a Role for CAM in Undergraduate Medical Education PDF
Andrea Mulkins, Maeve O'Beirne, Rebecca Brundin-Mather, Marja Verhoef 184--187
How are We Meeting the Need for Grater Complementary and Alternative Medicine Content in Medical schools? A CAM in UME Project Update PDF
Rebecca Brundin-Mather, Marja Verhoef 188
Energy Medicine: The Universal Quest for Harmony PDF
Behzad Hassani, Nasim Daneshvar 189--191

Philosophy and Medicine

Hume vs. Kant on Physician-Assisted Suicide: The Death With Dignity Act PDF
Jonathan Micieli 198--200
Intimations on the Enigma of Life PDF
Behzad Hassani 201


Abdallah S. Daar, MD, D.Phil(Oxon), FRCP(Lon), FRCS(Eng&Ed.), FRCSC PDF
Yusra Ahmad 166--167