Vol 101, No 12 (2011)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents page PDF

From the Editor

What price and what kind of journals? PDF HTML
J P van Niekerk 854

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF HTML
Daniel J Ncayiyana 855


The NHI - where should the passion of our focus be? PDF HTML
K P Mokhobo 858
Afrikaanse geneeskunde-literatuurargief op Tygerberg PDF HTML
Jasper van Zyl 858


‘Wing and a prayer’ days over for SA’s healthcare system PDF HTML
Ubuntu values lived out by rural award winner PDF HTML
Nurture grassroots human capital and save lives – global award finalist PDF HTML


Preventing disease and saving lives: The malaria season is upon us PDF HTML
D Moonasar, C Asomugha, L Baker, L Blumberg, K I Barnes, R Maharaj, F Benson 865
Stem cells - 13 years since their isolation, is there any proven benefit to the patient? PDF
Paula Sommer 868


Edmond Bloch PDF HTML
Colin Bloch 870
Haroon Moosa Ameen PDF HTML
I M Seedat, B RS Wilson 870
Walter Beck PDF HTML
Patrick Joseph Commerford 871

Book reviews

AIDS, Sex and Culture: Global Politics and Survival in Southern Africa PDF HTML
Anthony Smith 871


Hair fashion trends and formaldehyde health risks PDF HTML
Nonhlanhla P Khumalo 872

Scientific letters

NDM-1 has arrived: First report of a carbapenem resistance mechanism in South Africa PDF
W Lowman, C Sriruttan, T Nana, N Bosman, A Duse, J Venturas, C Clay, J Coetzee 873

Original articles

Acute renal failure in four Comrades Marathon runners ingesting the same electrolyte supplement: Coincidence or causation? PDF HTML
Jeremy Boulter, Timothy D Noakes, Tamara Hew-Butler 876
One-year post-primary antibody persistence and booster immune response to a DTaP-IPV//PRP~T Vaccine (Pentaxim) given at 18 - 19 months of age in South African children primed at 6, 10 and 14 weeks of age with the same vaccine PDF HTML
Shabir Ahmed Madhi, Clare Cutland, Stephanie Jones, Michelle Groome, Esteban Ortiz 879
Adolescent experiences in a vaccine trial: A pilot study PDF HTML
Amber Abrams, Nandi Siegfried, Hennie Geldenhuys 884
Assessing care for patients with TB/HIV/STI infections in a rural district in KwaZulu-Natal PDF HTML
Marian Loveday, Vera Scott, Jenny McLoughlin, Feroza Amien, Virginia Zweigenthal 887
Assessment of routine laboratory screening of adult psychiatric patients presenting to an emergency centre in Cape Town PDF HTML
Andreas Crede, Heike Geduld, Lee Wallis 891
Safety and efficiency of procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA) conducted by medical officers in a level 1 hospital in Cape Town PDF HTML
G Wenzel-Smith, B Schweitzer 895


Guidelines for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) in South Africa PDF HTML
V J Louw, F Bassa, S W Chan, L Dreosti, M du Toit, M Ferreira, K Gartrell, K Gunther, V Jogessar, N Littleton, J Mahlangu, A McDonald, M Patel, R Pool, P Ruff, A Schmidt, G Sissolak, A Swart, E Verburgh, M J Webb 900


CPD Questionnaire PDF