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    • The diagnosis of leprosy - common errors 

      Imkamp, F.M.J.H. (Medical journal of zambia, 1967-10)
      Would the correct diagnosis of leprosy have been easier if this disease had been described in textbooks on Neurology instead of Dermatology? The emphasis on the ...
    • Aspects of renal disease in Zambia 

      Johnston, S. M. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1968-10)
      Chronic renal disease is a problem seen not infrequently on the medical wards of hospitals in Zambia. This paper represents an attempt to study the types seen both clinically and at post-mortem, as have occurred throughout ...
    • Endomyocardial fibrosis in a Zambian 

      Lowenthal, M. N.; Fine, J. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1968-10)
      The purpose of this communication is to report a proven case of endomyocardial fibrosis 03.M.F.) in a Zambian African. Most of Zambia is situated on a high plateau 4,000 feet or more above sea level. and the ...
    • The geography of Lusaka city clinics 

      McGlashan, N. D. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1968-10)
      The following account describes a study undertaken by senior geography and social work students of the University of Zambia in a fact-finding exercise for the Ministry of Health. The aims were to enumerate all out-patients ...
    • A Surgical Aspect of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in African Children 

      Crawshaw, G. R. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1969-01)
      The main purpose of this paper is to present a plea for a rational approach to hilar lymphadenectomy in the prevention of bronchiectasis, destroyed lung, emphysema and a massive tally of crippling respiratory ...
    • Schistosomiasis Mansoni: A survey of its incidence at Luampa Hospital 

      Henderson, A. C. (Medical Journal of Zambia, 1969-01)
      Because of the frequent finding of Schistosoma Mansoni in the stools of patients seen at Luampa Mission Hospital, it was decided to endeavour to determine the incidence of the parasite in this area. ...
    • The Red Eye 

      Phillips, C. M. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1969-01)
      The majority of recently-qualified practitioners approach the red eye with considerable trepidation, presumably because ophthalmology occupied a small part of their training, or, more likely, ...
    • Investigation of suspected Resistance of P. falciparum to Chloroquine in Zambia 

      Wolfe, H. L.; Hudleston, J. A. (Medical Journal of Zambia, 1969-01)
      In 1967 Himpoo and MacCallum (1967) reported three cases of possible chloroquine resistance of P. falciparum in Broken Hill (Kabwe), Zambia. Although a number of such claims of chloroquine ...
    • Disseminated Cryptococcosis 

      Bhagwandeen, S. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1969-01)
      Infection with C. neoformans, a yeast-like fungus is being recognised more frequently than hitherto. The clinical diagnosis of Cryptococcosis is difficult. Symptoms of meningo-encephalitis are the ...
    • A Diet Survey in Kalene Hill Area 

      MCGlashan, N. D. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1969-01)
      This survey of local diet was undertaken into two chiefdoms near Kalene Hill hospital during September, 1968. The inquiry was' undertaken` as a corollary to, and at the same time as, clinical studies of ...
    • Neonatal hypoglycaemia 

      Lucas, C.; Hassim, A. M. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1970-01)
      The clinical significance of blood glucose levels in the newborn of diabetic and non-diabetic mothers is still under debate. Low blood glucose levels which would cause serious symptoms in adults have been frequently recorded ...
    • Infestation of man by the cestode in inermicapsifer madagascariensis in Lusaka, Zambia 

      Hira, P.R. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1974-10)
      The infestation of a child with the cestode Inermicapsifer madagascariensis is reported for the first time in Zambia. The criteria used in arriving at the species diagnosis are discussed. As the probable rodent reservoir ...
    • An analytical study of 33 cases of mortal head injuries 

      Gawish, H.; Siddiqui, M. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1974-10)
      Lusaka Teaching Hospital is the biggest in the country. Out of its thousand beds there are about 220 general surgical beds. The management of head injuries in the University Teaching Hospital is the responsibility of the ...
    • Total Hip replacement 

      El-Morshidy, M. E. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1974-10)
      The indications of total hip replacement are discussed. Some cases were presented where the procedure was performed; these included cases of degenerative arthritis as well as selected cases of old healed infective arthritis. ...
    • Sleeping sickness in children 

      Balint, O.; Wenninger, R.L. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1975-01)
      Twenty-three cases of Sleeping Sickness in children have been analysed at the Arthur Davison Hospital and Mukinge Hospital during the past five years. The overall mortality was 34.8%. This was especially high when ...
    • Nutrition Rehabilitation in Lusaka 

      Waterston, T. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1975-12)
      The incidence and present modes of management of malnutrition in the country are first discussed, and the idea of rehabilitation village, where the mother learns in a practical way about child ...
    • A case of the eisenmenger syndrome 

      Obineche, E.N.; Suntharam, S. S. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1976-06)
      ln 1897 Eisenmenger described a case of a 32 year old man with cyanosis and exercise intolerance.Congestive heart failure was a preterminal event and death followed an episode of haemoptysis. Post-mortem examination showed ...
    • Plumonary candidiasis in a sixteen year old Zambian African Girl 

      El. Amin, A.M.; Njelesani, K. E. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1976-06)
      Pulmonary Candidiasis is amongst the rare fungal infections of the bronchopulmonary system encountered on the African continent. Although a few cases of the disease have been reported in certain areas of the continent, ...
    • Ovarian Neoplasms in Zambia 

      Bhagwandeen, S.B.; Naik, D. K. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1976-06)
      A total of 144 primary neoplasmas of the ovary were recorded in a five year period in the Department of Pathology (formerly Public Health Laboratory),Lusaka.Benign neoplasms (65%) were commoner than malignant tumours (35%). ...
    • Vasopressin -sensitive diabetes lnsipidus: A case report. 

      Sukhani, S.; Chintu, C. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1976-08)
      This is a case report of Vasopressin -Sensitive Diabetes lnsipidus in a 5 year old Zambian Colored male child together with a brief review of etiology,diagnosis and management of the condition.