Dr. Jeffrey Milton East

Senior Lecturer in FMS - Surgy Rad Anaes&Int Care: Faculty of Medical Sciences

Bach. of Medicine & Surgery from UWI MonaDoctor of Medicine from UWI Mona

Research Interests

  • Decreased risk of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) after emergency versus elective open cholecystectomy: Implications for a different approach to PONV prophylaxis
  • Effectiveness of Papaya poultice as an enzymatic debriding wound dressing
  • An Index for rational pre-operative generation of Crossmatch requests for blood
  • Morbidity of surgical treatment of breast cancer and effect or nerve-sparinig axillary lymph node dissection
  • Is Gastric cancer associated with H.Pylori infection in Jamaica?
  • Prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting:trial of a natural, pre-operative hepatic P450 enzyme induction agent
  • Randomized trial of the efficacy of superficial versus deep intraoperative local anesthetic injection in preventing postoperative pain
  • Incidence of spenules in a random sample of laparotomized Jamaican patients and implications for attempting splenorrhaphy for rupture
  • Serial testing for splenic function recovery after splenectomy as an indicator for doscontinuing antibiotic prophylaxis
  • Are ruptured and phlegmonous appendictis two separate diseases?
  • A new operating proctoscope
  • Randomized trial of EMLA A versus local anesthitic injection for analgesia during rubber band ligation of hemorrhoids
  • Fifty three additional projects, accumulating on a list of research questions, are also being explored


  • Fellow-Royal Col of Surg,Edin


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