Medical Practice and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Med. Pract. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2596
  • DOI: 10.5897/MPR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 44

Table of Content: February, 2014; 5(1)

February 2014

Anal melanomas: The sun does not shine on this mucosa

Cutaneous melanomas are rare in the Indian population and mucosal and anorectal lesions are seen but very occasionally. They often masquerade as hemorrhoids leading to delay in diagnosis. This was a retrospective study done in Sri Ramachandra University, where hospital records were perused to record all cases of anal melanomas. Abdomino-perineal resection and wide local excision offer equal survival rates. Novel...

Author(s): Arcot Rekha, Leena Dennis Joseph and Vishwanath M. Pai

February 2014

Resolving the qualitative-quantitative debate in healthcare research

This article was set out to examine the allegations labeled against qualitative research by quantitative researchers. The allegations were that: it is subjective, difficult to replicate in healthcare, and this amounts to little more than anecdote, personal impression or conjecture. In attempting to resolve the allegations, this article relied on extensive literature review and examined evidence that has been put forth...

Author(s): Turyahikayo Everest