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BackgroundAntibiotic overuse and misuse for upper respiratory tract infections in children is widespread and fuelled by public attitudes and expectations. This study assessed knowledge, beliefs, and… (More)
Two otherwise healthy middle-aged males presented with persistent abdominal and lower- back pain, progressive weakness, paraesthesias, fatigue and weight loss over 8-12 months. Extensive work-up… (More)
In Caribbean countries the public sector is the largest purchaser of medicines. Patients may receive these medicines either at no cost or for very nominal charges at primary, secondary, or tertiary… (More)
Address: 1 Department of Pre Clinical Sciences, Biochemistry Unit, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, 2 Department of Life Sciences, Chemistry… (More)
OBJECTIVE: To understand the influences of antibiotic prescription practices of physicians in Trinidad on emergent bacterial resistance. DESIGN AND METHOD: A pre-tested questionnaire was… (More)
OBJECTIVE: To determine the use of antimicrobials in inpatients at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC), Trinidad. DESIGN AND METHODS: Adult and paediatric patients admitted to the… (More)