Vol 102, No 1 (2012)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents page PDF

From the Editor

The job chooses the (wo)man PDF HTML
Janet Seggie 4-5

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF HTML
Bridget Farham 6


The story of drotrecogin alfa – evidence-based or evidence-biased? PDF HTML
Roger Wiseman, Marc Blockman 8
PSA screening reduces prostate cancer mortality PDF HTML
Lisa Kaestner; reply by D G Burns 8
Dying with dignity - advance directives PDF HTML
Ronald Ingle 10
Malignant persecution of doctors by the HPCSA PDF HTML
C B Schultz 10


Critics ‘chew’ furiously on Zille’s HIV/drug testing ‘carrots’ PDF HTML
Cape Health ups the innovation bar PDF HTML
Rural E-Cape award winner: ‘my motivation - seeing medicine change lives’ PDF HTML


The Hamilton Naki Scholarship, 2007-2011 PDF HTML
Thandinkosi E Madiba, Abolade A Awotedu, Dion du Plessis, Maphoshane Nchabeleng, Mike M Sathekge, Sithembiso C Velaphi, Jimmy A Volmink, Andrew Walubo, Bongani M Mayosi 20
Preimplantation diagnosis to create ‘saviour siblings’: A critical discussion of the current and future legal frameworks in South Africa PDF HTML
Ann Strode, Sheetal Soni 21


Control of hypertension in South Africa: Time for action PDF HTML
Y K Seedat 25

Scientific letters

Pathogens chipping away at our last line of defence – the rise of the metallo-beta-lactamases PDF HTML
Johan Moolman, Johann Pitout 27
Twinning in paediatric oncology - an African experience PDF HTML
D C Stefan, S Shalongo, R Ribeiro 28

Original articles

Hypertension in goldminers PDF HTML
L M Maepe, K Outhoff 30
HIV management by nurse prescribers compared with doctors at a paediatric centre in Gaborone, Botswana PDF HTML
Gadzikanani Monyatsi, Paul C Mullan, Benjamin R Phelps, Michael A Tolle, Edwin M Machine, Floriza F Gennari, Jenny Makosky, Gabriel M Anabwani 34
Traumatic rhabdomyolysis (crush syndrome) in the rural setting PDF HTML
K J Rosedale, D Wood 37
Luminex-based virtual crossmatching for renal transplantation in South Africa PDF HTML
Catherine M Worsley, Elizabeth S Mayne, Melinda S Suchard 40
Provision and need of HIV/AIDS services in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, 2010 PDF HTML
Annette A M Gerritsen, Janine S Mitchell, Brenda White 44
Seroprevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen among pregnant women attending the Hospital for Women & Children in Koutiala, Mali PDF HTML
Brett MacLean, Rosanna F Hess, Edward Bonvillain, Joseph Kamate, Daoda Dao, Amy Cosimano, Shannon Hoy 47


Hypertension Guideline Contents page PDF
Y K Seedat, B L Rayner 57
South African Hypertension Guideline 2011 PDF HTML
Y K Seedat, B L Rayner 57-88


CPD Questionnaire PDF