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2014

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Vol 104, No 10 (2014)

  • NCDs – the looming epidemic 
  • Preventing diabetic blindness 
  • Migrant health 
  • Glucocorticoids and lipid metabolism 
  • Sexual health of adolescents 
  • Cardiovascular risk in urban South Africans 
  • CME: Atopic dermatitis
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Vol 104, No 9 (2014)

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  • Hepatitis B vaccine at birth to prevent hepatocellular carcinoma 
  • Health in SA prisons – on the anniversary of Biko’s death 
  • Troponin surveillance after non-cardiac surgery 
  • Treatments for atrial fibrillation 
  • Hepatitis B immunity in children in oncology units 
  • Rheumatic heart disease on the decline 
  • CME: Medical management of pregnancy
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Vol 104, No 8 (2014)

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  • HPV vaccination debated 
  • Menopausal hormone therapy
  • Medical evaluation of children prior to adoption 
  • Reporting of child abuse 
  • Ebola – what you need to know 
  • Geophagia in pregnancy 
  • Loss of detectability of HIV with cART in infants 
  • CME: Climate change and health
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Vol 104, No 7 (2014)

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  • Strengthening Health Systems – new HMPG journal to be launched 
  • Government expenditure on health research
  • More on RWOPS 
  • Antimicrobial resistance: The South African context
  • Smoking cessation after acute coronary syndrome 
  • Predicting outcome in traumatic brain injury 
  • CME: Paediatric palliative care
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Vol 104, No 6 (2014)

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  • Legalising medical use of cannabis
  • SAMA – past, present and future 
  • Founder genes and Parkinson’s disease
  • Children’s eyes and ears 
  • ART initiation targets
  • CME: Sexual health in the South African context 
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Vol 104, No 5 (2014)

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  • Fracking and health 
  • Odyssean and imported malaria 
  • INH prophylaxis – the pros 
  • A visual prostate symptom instrument
  • Oral and oropharyngeal HPV 
  • Do HR practices drive doctors from the public health sector? 
  • CME: Breast cancer
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Vol 104, No 4 (2014)

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  • The Teddy Bear Clinic Constitutional Court case 
  • Dangers of children swallowing magnetic beads
  • Safety of osteoporosis medication
  • Neurological manifestations of the acute porphyrias
  • SciELO (SA) – enhancing visibility of SA research
  • CME: Spina bifida
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Vol 104, No 3 (2014)

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  • Cardiovascular prevention: Lifestyle and statins  
  • The cons of INH TB prophylaxis – pros to follow  
  • Research ethics evolution: Nuremberg to Helsinki  
  • New imaging for the diagnosis of childhood TB  
  • Markers to identify cardiovascular disease risk in HIV  
  • CME: Spina bifida
  • Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals
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Vol 104, No 2 (2014)

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  • Palliative care in chronic disease  
  • Medicine and the humanities  
  • Alcohol-related harms: The real costs 
  • Strengthening pharmacovigilance 
  • CME: Peripheral vascular disease
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Vol 104, No 1 (2014)

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  • Medical male circumcision preventing HIV
  • TB in HIV
  • Percutaneous needle biopsy in extrapulmonary TB
  • Guideline for use of opioids in chronic non-cancer pain
  • HASA conference unpacked
  • CME: Mental health and psychiatric assessment

2013

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Vol 103, No 12 (2013)

• Festschrift: Professor Trefor Jenkins

• Paediatric spirometry  

• Management of acute fever in children 

• Internship training for primary care 

• Neonatal blood transfusion 

• Primary prevention of acute rheumatic fever 

• Warfarin in non-valvular atrial fibrillation

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Vol 103, No 11 (2013)

• Tobacco harms 

• Smoking cessation clinical practice guideline

• Case for/against e-cigarettes

• Healthcare expenditure of smoking and obesity

• The ‘Noakes diet’ 

• Raise the CD4+ ART initiation threshold?

• Ralph Kirsch Golden Pen Award 

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Vol 103, No 10 (2013)

  • World Food Day: 16 October
  • SA's food (in)security and ‘nutritional transition’ 
  • Prospects are improving for NHI
  • Predicting cardiac risk in vascular surgery (SAVS-CHI)
  • Voluntary medical male circumcision to prevent HIV
  • Cell salvage in emergency surgery
  • Malaria: Control to elimination
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Vol 103, No 9 (2013)

• Treating major burns

• Trauma: South Africa’s other epidemic 

• Critical care interventions  

• Helminth infections 

• Multiple sclerosis 

• Heart failure management

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Vol 103, No 8 (2013)

• Breast cancer in (South) Africa 

• Genetics of breast cancer 

• Genetic testing: The GP and the consumer 

• SA and MDGs 

• Who will deliver our grandchildren? 

• Rheumatoid arthritis: Standard of care

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Vol 103, No 7 (2013)

• The South African medico-legal landscape 

• Evidence-based medicine – ‘boiling the frog’? 

• ENT matters – HPV in the news again 

• A tool for preventing trial co-enrolment 

• Modern diabetes care 

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Vol 103, No 6 (2013)

• RWOPS – crisis in the offing  

• Key role of antibiotic stewardship 

• Latex allergy – plight, rights and fights of HCWs 

• Rx of community-acquired UTIs 

• Chronic rhinitis management

 

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Vol 103, No 5 (2013)

• Triage of children
• Karabus – WMA warns against working in UAE
• Guidance on the legality of mass circumcision
• Toxicovigilance – poisonings surveyed
• Human papillomavirus – prevalence and vaccination
• Update on the management of hepatitis B
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Vol 103, No 4 (2013)

• Rape in South Africa – a call to action
• E Cape corruption set to continue
• ‘Do not resuscitate’ orders unpacked
• Africa’s lethal motorists
• Thrombosis – the biggest killer
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Vol 103, No 3 (2013)

• Perspectives on NHI
• Triage tool for emergencies in children
• Updated asthma management
• TB in doctors
• STDs are typically multiple
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Vol 103, No 2 (2013)

• Appropriate technology for underweight neonates
• A 5×5 agenda for NCDs in Africa
• Advice for the 2013 ’flu season
• Spinal anaesthesia is not without risk
• ‘Third epidemic’ of retinopathy of prematurity
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Vol 103, No 1 (2013)

• Karabus' ordeal continues
• Gynaecologists and GPs in favour of chaperone use
• ‘19th-century’ in-hospital mortality rates reported at GSH
• Lymphoma mistaken for TB in HIV patients
• Office spirometry guideline

2012

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Vol 102, No 12 (2012)

• Roadblocks ahead on gilt-edged RWOPS highway?
• 'Cognitive enhancement' – the debate begins
• 'Reflex' screening for Cryptococcal disease to be phased in
• Women and girls welcome NHI
• Hyponatraemia and cerebral oedema in female athletes
• High prevalence of antenatal depression in HIV+ women
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Vol 102, No 11 (2012)

• Will our public healthcare sector fail the NHI?
• Addressing SA’s shortage of healthcare personnel
• Management of bites from man’s best friend
• NVP-based ART risky for immunocompetent pregnant women
• Up-to-date management of biliary atresia (Supplement)
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Vol 102, No 10 (2012)

• Private healthcare – getting back to the patient
• Improving maternal health outcomes
• Sexual healthcare for the disabled
• NHI – a GP’s approach to costing
• Point-of-care diagnosis of TB – benefits and challenges

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