JMJ Aug 2021


Volume 33 Issue 1  Aug 2021

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.


Efficient mentorship

M. G. Sathiadas

Review Articles

Applying the code of medical ethics in the context of a pandemic: COVID-19 in Sri Lanka

K. M. A. G. Karunatilaka

Metronidazole for Amoebiasis: A tale of more than half a century

T. Kumanan,  V. Sujanitha,  S. Sri Ranganathan

Original Articles

Chronic illnesses and polypharmacy in elderly patients: A hospital-based study in Northern Sri Lanka

S. N. Thiyahiny,  T. Kumanan,  R. Surenthirakumaran

Impact of non–Coronavirus -2019 (Non–COVID-19) respiratory disease hospital Admissions: a single centre experience

R. M. M. Seelarathna,  N. Rajeshkannan,  T. Kumanan

Chronic illness management in COVID 19 era: An experience from primary care center

K. Rubavinoth,  S. Kumaran

COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and problems faced by patients due to difficult hearing

Umesh Jayarajah,  Oshan Basnayaka,  Heshan Siriwardena,  Anuruddha M. Abeygunasekera

Case Reports

Conservatively managed spontaneous chylous ascites in a non alcoholic cirrhotic patient – case report and literature review

Anne D. D. Joseph,  Vathulan Sujanitha,  T. Kumanan

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia presenting as recurrent respiratory tract Infections

Manori Prasadani,  M. G. Sathiadas

A case of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with class IV nephritis in a 60 year old female

D. M. Kumara,  T. Peranantharajah,  A. Narani,  B. Thangarajah,  S. Narayanapillai

Thrombotic microangiopathy in Hump nosed viper ‘Hypnale’ envenomation

W. K. M. N. Perera Wanniarachchi,  Selladurai Pirasath,  M. Pemasiri,  A. Gamarallage,  A. G. H. Sugathapala,  U. Nettikumara

Autoimmune hepatitis with cholestasis; An uncommon presentation in elderly

A. Albert Nimalan,  S. Sivansuthan

A female patient with painful abdominal lump- torsion of wandering spleen

S. Rajendra

Bilateral anterior cerebral artery thrombosis – a mimicker of basilar artery thrombosis: a case report

S. W. Gnanathayalan,  T. Peranantharajah,  N. Rajendra,  A. Arasalingam

Dengue haemorrhagic fever complicated with spontaneous psoas haematoma requiring blood products

B. Sivakajani,  S. Ghetheeswaran,  T. Sanchayan