Vol 101, No 2 (2011)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents page PDF

From the Editor

Time to decriminalise drugs? PDF
JP van Niekerk 79-80

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 84


Bacteria isolated from bloodstream infections at a tertiary care hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - antimicrobial resistance of isolates PDF
Subhash C Arya, Nirmala Agarwal 85
Tonsillectomy practice in South Africa PDF
E Meyer, J J Fagan 85-86
Cultural safety and family medicine in Africa PDF
Oliver van Hecke 86


Doctor IPT ignorance contributing to TB epidemic - study PDF
Transgender patients sidelined by attitudes and labelling PDF
Life on the inside; coming out – Ken’s story PDF


Recommendations pertaining to the use of viral vaccines: Influenza 2011 PDF
Department of Health 96
Heart transplantation: Research that led to the first human transplant in 1967 PDF
J Hassoulas 97-101
Vascular cause for stridor in infants PDF
Yusuf Seedat, Savvas Andronikou, Mala Modi, Mohammed Lorgat 102
MRI of a twin pregnancy in a uterus bicornis unicollis PDF
Matthys van Wyk, Nasreen Mahomed, Mala Modi 103


John Viljoen PDF
John Terblanche 104
Edward Barry Adams PDF
Yackoob Kassim Seedat, Oscar Jolobe 104-105
Derek Dickson PDF
D Smyth, Bjorn Uys 105

Book reviews

Bioethics, Human Rights and Health Law. Principles and Practice PDF
Janet Seggie 105


Paediatric cardiac services in South Africa PDF
E G M Hoosen, A M Cilliers, C T Hugo–Hamman, S C Brown, J B Lawrenson, L Zühlke, J P Hewitson 106-107
Tuberculosis in prisons in sub-Saharan Africa – a potential time bomb PDF
Justin O'Grady, Peter Mwaba, Matthew Bates, Nathan Kapata, Alimuddin Zumla 107-108

Scientific letters

Referral steps in district health system are side-stepped PDF
M E Mojaki, D Basu, M E Letshokgohla, M Govender 109
Relationships of heredity and dry eye with pterygia in black African patients PDF
Peter Anguria, Sam Ntuli, Trevor Carmichael 110

Original articles

Tuberculosis control has failed in South Africa - time to reappraise strategy PDF
Robin Wood, Stephen D Lawn, Simon Johnstone-Robertson, Linda-Gail Bekker 111-114
The influence of burnout on skills retention of junior doctors at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital: A case study PDF
J M Stodel, A Stewart-Smith 115-118
A lower body mass index is associated with cardiomyopathy in people with HIV infection: Evidence from a case comparison study PDF
C E Lemmer, M Badri, M Visser, B M Mayosi 119-121
A bird’s eye view of PMTCT coverage at two regional hospitals and their referral clinics in a resource-limited setting PDF
Dhayendre Moodley, Jyothi Srikewal, Lindiwe Msweli, Niren R Maharaj 122-125
Immunogenicity and safety of an acellular pertussis, diphtheria, tetanus, inactivated poliovirus, Hib-conjugate combined vaccine (PentaximTM) and monovalent hepatitis B vaccine at 6, 10 and 14 months of age in infants in South Africa PDF
Shabir Ahmed Madhi, Clare Cutland, Stephanie Jones, Michelle Groome, Esteban Ortiz 126-131
Assessing menopausal status in women aged 40 - 49 using depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate, norethisterone enanthate or combined oral contraception PDF
Mags E Beksinska, Jenni A Smit, Immo Kleinschmidt, Tim M M Farley 131-135


CPD Questionnaire PDF