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Volume 48 No. 1 (January - March 2014)

Original Articles

Demographic Profile and Treatment Outcomes of Filipino Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Liver Tumor Registry
Ma. Lourdes O. Daez, Janus P. Ong, Allyn Rey B. Lomboy, Jeffrey M. Libuit, Ivan Michael G. Vicente, Grace C. Firmalino and Gian Carlo A. Carpio

Effect of Government-Mediated Access Pricing on Availability of Directly Affected Drugs in Retail Drug Stores in the Philippines from 2009 to 2011
Jesus N. Sarol, Jr.

Location of Hemorrhage as Predictive Factor for Refractoriness to Blood Pressure Control in Acute, Non-lobar, Hypertensive Intracerebral Hemorrhages
Jose Leonard R. Pascual, Charisma T. Evangelista and Jessie T. Colacion

Victorio B. Molina

Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in Manila Catfish (Arius dispar) from Laguna Lake
Victorio B. Molina

A Retrospective Study on Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Bacteria in the Philippines from 1999 – 2013
Maria Margarita M. Lota and Angelica Anne E. Latorre

A Preliminary Survey on the Knowledge and Technique of Midline Abdominal Wall Closure among General Surgeons
Jose Macario V. Faylona

Sample Size Determination in an Epidemiologic Study using the EpiTools Web-Based Calculator
Romeo L. Villarta, Jr. and Abubakar S. Asaad

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Hand Infections at UP-PGH: A Retrospective Study from 2005-2010
Jose Ma. D. Bautista and Carl Ryan Marino D. Taguba

Typologies of Strategies used by the University of the Philippines College of Dentistry Clinicians in Teaching Patients in Periodontics
Bhabita V. Murjani

Nonette A. Cupino

Globe Positioning in the Orbit among Filipinos Scanned at the Philippine General Hospital from November 2009 to February 2010
Nonette A. Cupino, Erwin John T. Carpio and Paulo Maria N. Pagkatipunan

Paulo Ma. N. Pagkatipunan

Management of Sharps Waste in Manila Hospitals (Part 2) Awareness of Hospital Employees on the Principles of Healthcare Waste Management in Six Tertiary Bay Area Hospitals in South Manila, Philippines
Paulo Ma. N. Pagkatipunan

Special Article

Early Aesthetic Dentistry in the Philippines: An Anthropological Perspective
Angelina A. Atienza

Case Reports

Velcade® Safety and Effectiveness Study: A Case Series of Seven Filipino Adult Patients Diagnosed with Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Honorata G. Baylon and Josephine C. Tolentino

Drug-induced Hypersensitivity Syndrome in an ANA-negative, anti-dsDNA-negative Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patient 
Ann Meredith U. Garcia, Geraldine Z. Racaza, Paolo S. Macasaet and Agnes D. Mejia