Vol 101, No 9 (2011)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Strike a woman, you strike a rock: A tribute to (two) Nurses PDF
Janet Seggie 601

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 603


Burnout of junior doctors and skills retention PDF
Max Klein 604
PSA results require age-related reporting PDF
D Sonnenfeld 604
Child consent in South African law: Implications for researchers, service providers and policy-makers PDF
Ann Strode, Catherine Slack, Zaynab Essack 604,606
Searching for Pappworth PDF
Allan Gaw 608
Haemorrhage associated with caesarean section in South Africa - be aware PDF
J V Larsen 608


E Cape health chief hits back at ‘jobs for pals’ charges PDF
SA’s clinical research output in crisis PDF
Re-invigorating long-neglected rural health workers PDF
Hardy rural elder survives mystery morgue ordeal PDF


Improving the quality of medical certification of cause of death: The time is now! PDF
V Pillay-van Wyk, D Bradshaw, P Groenewald, R Laubscher 626
Akhenaten, a unique pharaoh PDF
François Pieter Retief, Louise Cilliers 628,630


Benjamin Spangenberg PDF
Johan Spangenberg 632
William Sinclair Winship PDF
Ingrid Margaret Winship 632

Book reviews

The New Baby and Child Care Handbook PDF
Alan Wood 633


Prostate cancer – is screening the solution? PDF
D G Burns 634

Scientific letters

A historical review of XDR tuberculosis in the Western Cape province of South Africa PDF
Gregory Symons, Karen Shean, Elize Pietersen, Richard van Zyl Smit, Lititia Pool, Malika Davids, Paul Willcox, Keertan Dheda 636,638
Patient retention gifts in clinical trials - undue inducement or justified motivational tools? PDF
L J Burgess, N Sulzer 640-641

Original articles

Should baseline PSA testing be performed in men aged 40 to detect those aged 50 or less who are at risk of aggressive prostate cancer? PDF
C F Heyns, M Fisher, A Lecuona, A van der Merwe 642-644
Weight evolution and perceptions of adults living with HIV following initiation of antiretroviral therapy in a South African urban setting PDF
E Hurley, A Coutsoudis, J Giddy, S E Knight, E Loots, T M Esterhuizen 645-650
Dual and triple therapy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in a resource-limited setting - lessons from a South African programme PDF
Rosemary Geddes, Janet Giddy, Lisa M Butler, Erika van Wyk, Tamaryn Crankshaw, Tonya M Esterhuizen, Stephen Knight 651-654
Nevirapine plasma concentrations in premature infants exposed to single-dose nevirapine for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 PDF
Pierre Mugabo, Ilse Els, Johan Smith, Helena Rabie, Peter Smith, Mark Mirochnick, Wilhelm Steyn, David Hall, Richard Madsen, Mark F Cotton 655-658
Potential impact of reactive vaccination in controlling cholera outbreaks: An exploratory analysis using a Zimbabwean experience PDF
Sun-Young Kim, Yeongchull Choi, Peter R Mason, Simbarashe Rusakaniko, Sue J Goldie 659-664
Newborn hearing screening in the private health care sector - a national survey PDF
Miriam Elsa Meyer, De Wet Swanepoel 665-667


CPD Questionnaire PDF