Vol 101, No 5 (2011)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Where have all the flowers gone? PDF
JP van Niekerk 281

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
Janet Seggie 283


Cannabis legal debacle PDF
Marius de Kock 284
Decriminalisation of drugs PDF
Ian McCallum 284,286
Health technology assessment in South Africa - future promise PDF
Debjani B Mueller, Moreshnee Govender, Debashis Basu 286-287
Launch of the Southern African Human Genome Programme PDF
M S Pepper 287-288


Expert trio take on Africa’s health care problems – one step at a time PDF
Coming soon: nowhere to hide for hospital managers PDF
Libya – a South African doctor’s story PDF
Abortion practices undermining reformist laws - experts PDF


Haemorrhage associated with caesarean section in South Africa - be aware PDF
S Fawcus, J Moodley 306,308-309
Commentary on the need to obtain consent for vaginal delivery PDF
John Anthony, Chantal J M Stewart, Bhavna Patel 310,312
Silent casualties from the measles outbreak in South Africa PDF
Christine Albertyn, Helen van der Plas, Diana Hardie, Sally Candy, Tamiwe Tomoka, Edward B LeePan, Jeannine M Heckmann 313,314-317


Jacobus Gideon Louw Morrison PDF
Peter Robin Hull 318

Book reviews

A Unique Migration: South African Doctors Fleeing to Australia PDF
J P van Niekerk 318
Woordeboek vir die Gesondheidswetenskappe/Dictionary for the Health Sciences PDF
Marijke Maree 318


Drug administration errors - time for national action PDF
R L Llewellyn, P C Gordon, A R Reed 319-320

Scientific letters

Adenocarcinoma the most common cell type in patients presenting with primary lung cancer in the Western Cape province PDF
Coenraad F N Koegelenberg, Kushroo Aubeelack, Aldoph B Nanguzgambo, Elvis M Irusen, Abdurasiet Mowlana, Florian von Groote-Bidlingmaier, Chris T Bolliger 321
Antiretroviral prescriptions with potential drug-drug interactions from general practitioners and specialists PDF
Norah L Katende-Kyenda, M S Lubbe, J H P Serfontein, I Truter, J Bodenstein 322-323

Original articles

Errors in drug administration by anaesthetists in public hospitals in the Free State PDF
M Labuschagne, W Robbetze, J Rozmiarek, M Strydom, M Wentzel, B J S Diedericks, G Joubert 324-327
Antimicrobial resistance patterns in outpatient urinary tract infections - the constant need to revise prescribing habits PDF
Fredricka J Bosch, Cloete van Vuuren, Gina Joubert 328-331
Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage among hospitalised patients with tuberculosis in rural KwaZulu-Natal PDF
Scott K Heysell, Sheela V Shenoi, Kathryn Catterick, Tania A Thomas, Gerald Friedland 332-334
Prevalence of drug-resistant mutations in newly diagnosed drug-naïve HIV-1-infected individuals in a treatment site in the Waterberg District, Limpopo province PDF
Julius Nwobegahay, Pascal Bessong, Tracy Masebe, Lufuno Mavhandu, Cecile Manhaeve, Norbert Ndjeka, Gloria Selabe 335-337
A prospective study of stroke sub-type from within an incident population in Tanzania PDF
Richard W Walker, Ahmed Jusabani, Eric Aris, William K Gray, Dipayan Mitra, Mark Swai 338-344
Stroke outcomes in a socio-economically disadvantaged urban community PDF
Linda de Villiers, Motasim Badri, Monica Ferreira, Alan Bryer 345-348


CPD Questionnaire XML PDF