JMJ Dec 2018

Current Issue
JMA Journal December 2018
Volume :30 – Issue :02


 

Submit manuscript for upcoming issue: JMJ May 2019 Volume 31  – Issue 1


This is the Journal of the Jaffna Medical Association since the year 1953.  This has been a well renowned journal in the past but it was not published regularly during the conflict time.  It is with great pleasure that the current JMA is trying reinstate it back with the previous glory.
The journal will accept articles on a regular basis and our target is to publish biannually.
The Author guidelines have been prepared and are published.  The Author guidelines have been prepared and are published.  The journal will accept the manuscripts via email at present.


EDITORIAL 
Clinical Governance
Sathiadas. M G


LEADING ARTICLE
Transforming A Good Institution Into Greatness

Sreeharan N


ORIGINAL ARTICLE -1
Public and Patients involvement in chronic illness care, a way to provide universal health coverage in poor resource setting – A case study
Kumaran S, Surenthirakumaran R, Azizul Haq, Nithiyalingam A , Gobith R 


ORIGINAL ARTICLE -2
Management of Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity in Jaffna
Abeysekera H, Chandrakumar STS, Malaravan M , Gurusinghe L, Jeyabalan S, Rajima Srinani, Vicknan K, Joseph A , Gajalaksan B


ORIGINAL ARTICLE -3
A preliminary survey of dementia amongst geriatric patients admitted to a single medical unit at the Teaching Hospital Jaffna (THJ), Sri Lanka using a locally
validated scale – the concise cognitive assessment scale (CONCOG).Arasalingam A , Suganthan N 


REVIEW ARTICLE
Paradigm Shifts In The Future Delivery of Healthcare
Sreeharan N


SHORT REPORT
Audit on implementation of neonatal pulse-oximetry screening for critical congenital heart disease at neonatal units of District General Hospital – Kalutara
Mayoorathy V, Dias S


CASE REPORT-1
Inferior petrosal sinus venous sampling in Cushing’s Syndrome: Potential Diagnostic Pitfall.
Pirasath S , Aravinthan M , Arthy H 


CASE REPORT-2
Profound Hypernatremia due to Central Diabetes Insipidus in a child with lobar holoprosencephaly
Aravinthan B, Srisaravanapavananthan N, Kesavan V


CASE REPORT-3
A Case report on unusual cause of young ischemic Cerebrovascular Accident: a rare complication of honey Bee stings
Varuni K , Sivansuthan S , Joseph Piratheepan G , Gajanthan R 


CASE REPORT-4
Child with recurrent meningitis: Encephalocele causing anterior cranial fossa defect with CSF rhinorrhoea
Mayoorathy V, Doluweera S


CASE REPORT-5
Spontaneous Intraperitoneal haemorrhage in Dengue fever
Zakeer MS, Ghetheeswaran S, Udayakumaran S


CASE REPORT- 6
A child With Fanconi anaemia
Puvana A, Sathiadas MG


CASE REPORT -7
Infective Endocarditis developing multiple complications
Powthira R, Peranantharajah T, Mugunthan MS, Lakshman P, Premakrishna S