Vol 101, No 1 (2011)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents page PDF

From the Editor

Feminisation of the South African medical profession -- not yet nirvana for gender equity PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 5

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
J P van Niekerk 6


South African ischaemic stroke guideline, 2010 PDF
Sa'ad Lahri, Lee Wallis, reply by Dr Alan Bryer 7-8
Will the National Health Insurance ensure the national health? PDF
Alan Mac Mahon 8
South African transplantation – where are we now and where should we go next? PDF
Elmi Muller 9
Reflections on then and now PDF
Meg Robertson 9


HIV prevalence in Zimbabwe dropping like a stone PDF
SmartPhones improving clinical outcomes PDF
Health corruption busters reveal the monster in our midst PDF


Burns disasters - a plan for South Africa PDF
A D Rogers, C E Price, L A Wallis, H Rode 16-17
Ethical decision making in severe paediatric burn victims PDF
H Rode, A J W Millar, B Castle, J Lyle 17-19
Vaginal deliveries - is there a need for documented consent? PDF
A Dhai, J Gardner, Y Guidozzi, G Howarth, M Vorster 20-22


Mphako Charles Martin Modiba PDF
Mamoroke Lohobye 23

Book reviews

HIV/AIDS in South Africa. 2nd ed. PDF
Graeme Meintjes 23-24


Fit for purpose? The appropriate education of health professionals in South Africa PDF
Steve Reid, Vanessa Burch 25-26

Scientific letters

Down syndrome in paediatric outpatient wards at Durban hospitals PDF
Horacia Naidoo, Colleen Aldous, Hemendra Ramdhani, William Winship, Nadine Henriques, Emil Kormuth 27-28

Original articles

Educational factors that influence the urban-rural distribution of health professionals in South Africa: A case-control study PDF
S J Reid, I D Couper, J Volmink 29-33
The contribution of South African curricula to prepare health professionals for rural or under-served areas in South Africa: A peer review evaluation PDF
S J Reid, M Cakwe 34-38
Abdominal and pericardial ultrasound in suspected extrapulmonary or disseminated tuberculosis PDF
Maya Nathu Patel, Stephen Beningfield, Vanessa Burch 39-42
Postgraduate palliative care education: Evaluation of a South African programme PDF
Carla D L Ens, Harvey Max Chochinov, Elizabeth Gwyther, Stephen Moses, Catherine Jackson, Genevieve Thompson, Richard Harding 42-44
Effectiveness of prenatal screening for Down syndrome on the basis of maternal age in Cape Town PDF
M F Urban, C Stewart, T Ruppelt, L Geerts 45-48
Validity of oral mucosal transudate specimens for HIV testing using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in children in Chimanimani district, Zimbabwe PDF
Wilson Mashange, Stella May Gwini, Stanford T Mahati, Stephen S Buzuzi, Chenjerai K Mutambanengwe, Shungu Munyati, Brian Chandiwana, Simbarashe Rusakaniko, Exnevia Gomo 49-52
Ecological determinants of blindness in Nigeria: The Nigeria National Blindness and Visual Impairment Survey PDF
M M Rabiu, Murthy V S Gudlavalleti, C E Gilbert, Selvaraj Sivasubramaniam, Fatima Kyari, Tafida Abubakar 53-58


Guideline for the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – 2011 update PDF
Emelia Ellappen 61-73


CPD Questionnaire XML PDF