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The Malawi Medical Journal is a peer reviewed publication of scientific medical research and serves as a forum for the dissemination of findings of health-related research undertaken in Malawi to health workers in Malawi. It incorporates original research studies, policy analysis, case reports, literature reviews and occasional special features. It is published both in print and electronically on a quarterly basis.

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Vol 29, No 2 (2017)

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Articles

Novel approaches to screening for noncommunicable diseases: Lessons from Neno, Malawi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chiyembekezo Kachimanga, Katie Cundale, Emily Wroe, Lawrence Nazimera, Arnold Jumbe, Elizabeth Dunbar, Noel Kalanga 78-83
Validation and reliability of the Chichewa translation of the EQ-5D quality of life questionnaire in adults with orthopaedic injuries in Malawi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Linda Chokotho, Nyengo Mkandawire, Devin Conway, Hao-Hua Wu, David D. Shearer, Geir Hallan, Jan-Erik Gjertsen, Sven Young, Brian C. Lau 84-88
Psychometric evaluation of the Shona version of the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support Scale (MSPSS–Shona) in adult informal caregivers of patients with cancer in Harare, Zimbabwe EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Jermaine M. Dambi, Lyster Tapera, Matthew Chiwaridzo, Cathrine Tadyanemhandu, Clement Nhunzvi 89-96
Clinic outcomes of the Pathway to Care Model: A cross-sectional survey of adolescent depression in Malawi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Stanley Kutcher, Michael Udedi, Heather Gilberds, Adena Brown, Rex Chapota, Kevin Perkins 97-102
Cross-cultural adaptation, content validation, and reliability of the Nigerian Composite Lifestyle CVD Risk Factors Questionnaire for adolescents among Yoruba rural adolescents in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nse A. Odunaiya, Quinette A. Louw, Karen Grimmer 103-107
Monotherapy with amlodipine or hydrochlorothiazide in patients with mild to moderate hypertension: Comparison of their efficacy and effects on electrolytes EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Daniel C. Nwachukwu, Anthonius A. Eze, Nkiru Z. Nwachukwu, Eddy I. Aneke, Polycarp U. Agu, Nkiru C. Azubike, Leonard F.O. Obika, Onochie I. Okoye 108-112
Prescription pattern of antihypertensive medications and blood pressure control among hypertensive outpatients at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital in Benin City, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Oluseyi Adejumo, Enajite Okaka, Ikponmwosa Iyawe 113-117
A qualitative study of health education experiences and self-management practices among patients with type 2 diabetes at Malamulo Adventist Hospital in Thyolo District, Malawi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Temidayo Ogunrinu, Thelma Gamboa-Maldonado, R. Ndinda Ngewa, Jasmine Saunders, Jamie Crounse, James Misiri 118-123
Cervical cancer in southern Malawi: A prospective analysis of presentation, management, and outcomes EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Pandora Rudd, Dermot Gorman, Samuel Meja, Petani Mtonga, Yankho Jere, Irene Chidothe, Ausbert T. Msusa, M. Jane Bates, Ewan Brown, Leo Masamba 124-129
Characterising cancer burden and quality of care at two palliative care clinics in Malawi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Victoria Mukhula, Daisy Sibale, Lubna Tarmahomed, Charles Dzamalala, Kelias Msyamboza, Steady Chasimpha 130-135
Risk factors for common cancers among patients at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi: A retrospective cohort study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Agnes Moses, Albert Mwafongo, Maria Chikasema, Laureen Kafantenganji, Christopher Stanely, Emma Chimzukira, Coxcilly Kampani, Robert Krysiak, Satish Gopal, Nora E. Rosenberg, Carol G. Shores, Mina C. Hosseinipour 136-141
Human papillomavirus in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: A descriptive study of histologically confirmed cases at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Claire E. Faggons, Charles E. Mabedi, N. George Liomba, William K. Funkhouser, Fred Chimzimu, Coxcilly Kampani, Robert Krysiak, Nelson Msiska, Carol G. Shores, Satish Gopal 142-145
Variations in injury characteristics among paediatric patients following trauma: A retrospective descriptive analysis comparing pre-hospital and in-hospital deaths at Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Laura Purcell, Charles E. Mabedi, Jared Gallaher, Steven Mjuweni, Sean McLean, Bruce Cairns, Anthony Charles 146-150
First aid practices, beliefs, and sources of information among caregivers regarding paediatric burn injuries in Harare, Zimbabwe: A cross-sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Farai Chirongoma, Samson Chengetanai, Cathrine Tadyanemhandu 151-154
Intra-abdominal fat: Comparison of computed tomography fat segmentation and bioimpedance spectroscopy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Peter Finch 155-159
Maternal biomass smoke exposure and birth weight in Malawi: Analysis of data from the 2010 Malawi Demographic and Health Survey EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Edith B. Milanzi, Ndifanji M. Namacha 160-165
Risk factors for chronic kidney disease among patients at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital in Sagamu, Nigeria: A retrospective cohort study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Temitope W. Ladi-Akinyemi, Ikeoluwa Ajayi 166-170
Factors associated with hospital arrival time after the onset of stroke symptoms: A cross-sectional study at two teaching hospitals in Harare, Zimbabwe EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Farayi Seremwe, Farayi Kaseke, Theodora M. Chikwanha, Vasco Chikwasha 171-176
Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with stroke admitted to three tertiary hospitals in Zimbabwe: A retrospective one-year study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Farayi Kaseke, Aimee Stewart, Lovemore Gwanzura, James Hakim, Vasco Chikwasha 177-182
Identifying patients at high risk for obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome in Nigeria: A multicentre observational study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Olufemi O. Desalu, Cajetan C. Onyedum, Adekunle O. Adeoti, Joseph O. Fadare, Emmanuel O. Sanya, Michael B. Fawale, Hamzat A. Bello 183-188
Challenges of stroke management in resource-limited settings: A case-based reflection EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Yohane G. Gadama, Gloria Mwangalika, Louis B. Kinley, Beth Jackson, Henry C. Mwandumba, Jane Mallewa, Tom Solomon, Rob Simister, Laura A. Benjamin, Maria I. Vargas, Joseph Kamtchum-Tatuene, Tamara Phiri 189-193
Reframing noncommunicable diseases and injuries for the poorest Malawians: the Malawi National NCDI Poverty Commission EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Katie Cundale, Emily Wroe, Beatrice L. Matanje-Mwagomba, Adamson S. Muula, Neil Gupta, Josh Berman, Noel Kasomekera, Jones Masiye 194-197
Trauma care in Malawi: A call to action EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Wakisa Mulwafu, Linda Chokotho, Nyengo Mkandawire, Hemant Pandit, Dan L. Deckelbaum, Chris Lavy, Kathryn H. Jacobsen 198-202
The epidemiology of noncommunicable respiratory disease in sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and North Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Rana Ahmed, Ryan Robinson, Kevin Mortimer 203-211
Exposure to biomass smoke as a risk factor for oesophageal and gastric cancer in low-income populations: A systematic review EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Violet Kayamba, Douglas C. Heimburger, Douglas R. Morgan, Masharip Atadzhanov, Paul Kelly 212-217
The challenge of diabetic foot care: Review of the literature and experience at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Marianne M. Kasiya, Grieves D. Mang’anda, Sue Heyes, Rejoice Kachapila, Lydia Kaduya, Joy Chilamba, Patrick Goodson, Kondwani Chalulu, Theresa J. Allain 218-223
Improving the screening and treatment of hypertension in people living with HIV: An evidence-based policy brief by Malawi’s Knowledge Translation Platform EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Collins Mitambo, Shiraz Khan, Beatrice L. Matanje-Mwagomba, Chiyembekezo Kachimanga, Emily Wroe, Dalitso Segula, Alemayehu Amberbir, Daniela Garone, Peter R.A. Malik, Austrida Gondwe, Josh Berman 224-228
Profile Interview: Prof. Rob Moodie EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fanuel Bickton 229-230


ISSN: 1995-7262
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