Volume 3, Issue 1

Vol. 1, Issue 1

Student Medical Journal

A publication of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

Volume 1, Issue 1

May 2008





Editorial Welcome
Nimali Widhanapathirana, Harshima Wijayaratne, Ashwini de Abrew
Interview Interview with Professor Lalitha Mendis
Naveen Jayawardena, Manu Wimalachandra, Ruwanthi Seneviratne
  Visual and Musculoskeletal problems among Video Display Terminal (VDT) operators and their ergonomic and working conditions
D R De A Senevirathne, G K K Sewwandi, S Sharmilee
  Awareness among cancer patients about their disease, management and prognosis
S K L A de Silva, P M K R de Silva, M T D Lakshan, A Patheipan
Research papers Health problems among Colombo Municipal Council workers
O M D C S Mudalige, A D Dharmathilake
  The Career preference and the factors influecing their selection in fourth year medical students in the University of Colomobo
H D Tennakoon, A K Vidanapathirana, S Sutharsan
  Prevalence of depression among institutionalized elders in the Colombo district
M D M Wijeratne, S A Wijerathne, S G Wijesekara, I Wijesingha



Cinical notes Diabetic ketoacidosis: principles underlying initial fluid management
P Karunanayake
Quiz Test your knowledge! 37
On a personal note The Past, Present and the Future... Thoughts of a clinical teacher
M Sarath Gamini de Silva
Life How to make the best use of your pre-intern period
Sachithra Somarathna
  The art of medicine
Gina Hadley
News National Poisons Information Database 44
How to submit Instruction to authors 53