Vol 100, No 10 (2010)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents page PDF

From the Editor

Suffer little children PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 611

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 613


Addressing the demand for termination of pregnancy services in district health facilities in Johannesburg PDF
J F Mendes, D Basu, J K Basu 614
Medical indemnity regulations: MPS maintains commitment to South Africa PDF
A D Mason 614,616
Solubility tests and the peripheral blood method for screening for sickle-cell disease PDF
N A Alli, S B Loonat, reply by Okwi et al. 616
Approval of chronic medication PDF
Jonathan Broomberg 618


Gvt crafts its own hospital quality standards, sans world class local body PDF
A better deal for lung-diseased miners? PDF
eTV's faith healing advertorial ‘fatal’ - TAC PDF


Kenneth Weinbren PDF
Charles Isaacson 652

Book reviews

The Facts: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. PDF
Lameze Abrahams 650
KwaBaka. A Story of Compassionate Care in a Rural Zulu Community PDF
Neil Cameron 650,652


Home self-testing for HIV: AIDS exceptionalism gone wrong PDF
Marlise Richter, W D Francois Venter, Andy Gray 636,638,640,642
Standards for the reporting of sex/sexual activity of minors in a research context PDF
Arvin Bhana, Sharlene Swartz, Adlai Davids 642,644
Provisions for consent by children to medical treatment and surgical operations, and duties to report child and aged persons abuse: 1 April 2010 PDF
David McQuoid-Mason 646,648


Mental health advocacy – lessons from HIV activism PDF
Jonathan K Burns 654,656

Scientific letters

Recruiting heterosexual couples from the general population for studies in rural South Africa – challenges and lessons (Project Accept, HPTN 043) PDF
Nuala McGrath, Victoria Hosegood, Admire Chirowodza, Philip Joseph, Lynae Darbes, Merridy Boettiger, Heidi van Rooyen 658,660
World Cup 2010 and acute pain in the neck PDF
W A Mann, K Jungheim 661

Original articles

Mental health services funding and development in KwaZulu-Natal: A tale of inequity and neglect PDF
Jonathan K Burns 662-666
Impact of the South African Mental Health Care Act No. 17 of 2002 on regional and district hospitals designated for mental health care in KwaZulu-Natal PDF
Suvira Ramlall, Jennifer Chipps, Maurice Mars 667-670
Earlier HIV diagnosis - are mobile services the answer? PDF
N van Schaik, K Kranzer, R Wood, L-G Bekker 671-674
Differences in access and patient outcomes across antiretroviral treatment clinics in the Free State province: A prospective cohort study PDF
Suzanne M Ingle, Margaret May, Kerry Uebel, Venessa Timmerman, Eduan Kotze, Max Bachmann, Jonathan A C Sterne, Matthias Egger, Lara Fairall, for IeDEA- Southern Africa 675-681
Shallow-water spinal injuries - devastating but preventable PDF
A J Vlok, J Petersen, R N Dunn, J Stander 682-684


CPD questionnaire PDF