Phil. Journal of Internal Medicine (Vol.37 No.5)

Volume 37 Number 5

September - October 1999 Issue

C O N T E N T S

Review Article

   Let us Cut Medical Cost

   Rudolfo S. Magat, M.D

Original Articles

Pattern of Antithrombic Use in Stroke Patients Admitted at St. Luke’s Medical Center: A Retrospective Study

Dorotheo L. FLoresca, Jr., M.D.

The Relevance of the Hibernating Myocardium, An Ischemic but Viable Myocardial Burden

Ramon F. Abarquez, Jr., M.D.

Improving Acceptance of Pap’s Smear as a Screening Tool for Cervical Cancer

Laurie Ramiro, M. A., and Corazon A. Ngelangel, M.D.

Colchine for the Prevention of Stricture Formation in Corrosive Esophagus

Lai Lee Lam-Lim, M.D., and Eulenia Rasco-Nolasco, M.D.

Diabetes Extremity Management by a Multidisciplinary Care Team: The Philippine General Hospital Experiences

Jubilia Araceli J. Balderas, M.D., Raymond U. Oribio, M.D., Veronica Racho, M.D., and Mary Anne Lim-Abraham, M.D.

The Use of Metoformin among Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus

Roger Y. Sy, M.D., and Gerry H. Ta, M.D.

Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Telmisartan in Filipinos with Mild to Moderate Hypertension

Ramon F. Abarquez., Jr., M.D., Alberto A. Atilano, M.D., Esperanza I. Cabral, M.D., Rafael R. Castillo, M.D., William T. Chua, M.D., Marcelito L. Durante, M.D., Raul D. Jara, M.D., Agnes Mejia, M.D., Dante D. Morales, M.D., Gregorio B. Patacsil, M.D., Romeo D. Saavedra, M.D., Antonio S. Sibuto, Jr, M.D., Jorge A. Sison, M.D., and Norberto D. Uy, M.D.

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