Table of contents (Vol 9, No 7)
EDITORIAL

Optimizing patient referrals to dental consultants: Implication of teledentistry
 

This editorial highlights that, dental consultants can provide consultation through the utilization of teledentistry technology.

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By Marc Tennant, Mohamed Estai, Estie Kruger

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RESEARCH

Knowledge and personal beliefs about human papilloma virus infections among nursing professionals
 

Persistent infection with high risk type of human papilloma virus (HPV) has been identified as most important risk factor for cancer cervix. In the present study, knowledge and attitudes related to HPV infection and testing were evaluated among nurses in eastern India.

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By Hafizur Rahman, Annet Thatal, Sumit Kar

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Rapid Psychological assessment of depression and its relationship with physical health
 

This study aims to assess psychological health status with respect to depression among geriatric urban community, and the relationship of depression with health perception and physical health status.

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By Mangesh Balu Nanaware, Pavithra Cheluvaraj, Surya Prakasa Rao

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Enhancing cultural awareness education for undergraduate medical students
 

This study highlights new and unique cultural immersion activity alongside significant results relating to cultural awareness measuring pre and post activity.

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By Sally Sargeant, Janie Smith, Shannon Springer

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Acute Surgical Unit: The consultant experience
 

In Australia, establishment of the Acute Surgical Unit (ASU) has redefined the approach to emergency surgery with quantitative data showing improvement in patient outcomes.

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By Patrick Joe Stokes, Dean Page, Cristian Udovicich, Dhan Thiruchelvam

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A pet-type robot AIBO-assisted therapy as a day care program for chronic schizophrenia patients
 

This study suggests that AIBO-assisted therapy, in place of a dog, may be effective for schizophrenic patients with negative and general psychopathological symptoms.

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By Shin Narita, Nobuyo Ohtani, Chikako Waga, Mitsuaki Ohta, Jun Ishigooka, Kazuhiko Iwahashi

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CASE STUDY

Bilateral Parotid Involvement as the Solitary Metastatic Site from Squamous Cell Lung Cancer
 

This study reports a case where lung cancer had metastasized to a rare site - the intra-parotid lymph node and PET-CT was instrumental in detecting it.

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By Rohit Kumar, Anant Mohan, Sudheer Kumar Arava, Karan Madan, Vijay Hadda, Randeep Guleria, Krishan Kant Agarwal

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Systemic Mastocytosis associated with Minimal Change Disease
 

Mastocytosis is a rare myeloproliferative disease that is characterised by uncontrolled proliferation of aberrant mast cells. Symptoms include long history of urticaria pigmentosa followed by insidious onset of flushing, craping abdominal pain, diarrhoea, bone pain and hepatomegaly.

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By Tony Amin, Tony Elias, Sophia Otto, Juliette Hamilton

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Entrapment of the Martin-Gruber branch of median nerve in the forearm
 

This Case study reports a rare case of a dual neuro-vascular variation, which was observed in the right extremity of male cadaver.

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By Anu V. Ranade, B.V. Murlimanju, Rajalakshmi Rai, Mohamed Ahmed Eladl

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Reversible Transient Lesion of the Corpus Callosum Secondary to Meningoencephalitis
 

Meningoencephalitis can present as a rare cause of transient lesions of the corpus callosum. Clinicians should remain vigilant when encountering a splenial lesion of the corpus callosum and look into different aetiologies to avoid misdiagnosing patients.

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By Aidan (Jia Sheng) Yu, Shelly (Chia Yuan) Lee

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter to the Editor
 

Teaching the teachers: A program to educate tutors in anatomy.

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By Goran Strkalj

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