"West Indies" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Islands lying between southeastern North America and northern South America, enclosing the Caribbean Sea. They comprise the Greater Antilles (CUBA; DOMINICAN REPUBLIC; HAITI; JAMAICA; and PUERTO RICO), the Lesser Antilles (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA and the other Leeward Islands, BARBADOS; MARTINIQUE and the other Windward Islands, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES; VIRGIN ISLANDS OF THE UNITED STATES, BRITISH VIRGINI ISLANDS, and the islands north of Venezuela which include TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO), and the BAHAMAS. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1330)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "West Indies" by people in Profiles.
Elfassy T, Aiello AE, Schneiderman N, Haan MN, Tarraf W, González HM, Gellman M, Florez HJ, Luchsinger JA, Wright CB, Grober E, Zeki Al Hazzouri A. Relation of Diabetes to Cognitive Function in Hispanics/Latinos of Diverse Backgrounds in the United States. J Aging Health. 2019 08; 31(7):1155-1171.
Robillard PY, Hulsey TC, Périanin J, Pérez JM, Gallais A, Janky E. Evaluation of neonatal sepsis screening in a tropical area Part III: Neonatal sepsis in meconium stained deliveries. West Indian Med J. 2001 Jun; 50(2):130-2.
Robillard PY, Hulsey TC, Alexander GR, Sergent MP, de Caunes F, Papiernik E. Hyaline membrane disease in black newborns: does fetal lung maturation occur earlier? Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 1994 Jun 30; 55(3):157-61.
McLendon BF, Kunesh MT, Graig EL, Makley TE. West Indian punctate keratopathy. Cornea. 1993 Sep; 12(5):406-12.
Robillard PY, Nabeth P, Hulsey TC, Sergent MP, Périanin J, Janky E. Neonatal bacterial septicemia in a tropical area. Four-year experience in Guadeloupe (French West Indies). Acta Paediatr. 1993 Aug; 82(8):687-9.
Cerboni P, Robillard PY, Hulsey TC, Sibille G, Ngyuen J. Congenital heart disease diagnosed in Guadeloupe. Bull Pan Am Health Organ. 1993; 27(2):151-3.