Vol 102, No 2 (2012)

Table of Contents


Cover Untitled


Contents PDF

From the Editor

WSU Medical School -- a study in innovation and resilience PDF HTML
Daniel J Ncayiyana 55

Editor's choice

Editors choice PDF HTML
JP van Niekerk 56


The Fast Neutron Therapy Programme for patients in South Africa should come to an end PDF HTML
Raymond Pierre Abratt 58
Akhenaten, a unique pharaoh PDF HTML
Tomislav Kelava, Mislav Cavka 58-59
Cataract surgery rates PDF HTML
Susan Lewallen 60
Electrolyte supplementation drinking and renal failure PDF HTML
Viroj Wiwanitkit 60


A dance of empowerment – lessons for the NHI? PDF HTML
Dismal use of legal safety net for mental health patients PDF HTML


Recommendations pertaining to the use of viral vaccines: Influenza 2012 PDF HTML
Barry David Schoub 73
Embolic stroke from common carotid pseudo-aneurysm PDF HTML
Anand Odhav Naranbhai, Douglas Wilson, Andrew Michowicz 74

Book reviews

Challenging Beliefs: Memoirs of a Career PDF HTML
John Steer 75
Lifeblood: How to Change the World, One Dead Mosquito at a Time PDF HTML
Melissa Raemaekers 75-76


How times have changed: HIV and AIDS in South Africa in 2011 PDF HTML
Yogan G Pillay, C White, N McCormick 77-78

Scientific letters

PHC re-engineering may relieve overburdened tertiary hospitals in South Africa PDF HTML
Morongwa Caroline Mohapi, Debashis Basu 79-80
Progress of preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV at primary healthcare facilities and district hospitals in three South African provinces PDF HTML
Ashraf Grimwood, Geoffrey Fatti, Eula Mothibi, Brian Eley, Debra Jackson 81-83

Original articles

The Use of DVT prophylaxis in relation to patient risk profiling – TUNE-IN Study PDF HTML
Wayne Jonathan Riback, Pieter Wessels 85-89
Sudden and unexpected deaths in an adult population, Cape Town, South Africa, 2001-2005 PDF HTML
Marianne Tiemensma, Elsie Helena Burger 90-94
Persistent failure of the COIDA system to compensate occupational disease in South Africa PDF Untitled
Rodney Ehrlich 95-97
Nurse-initiation and maintenance of patients on antiretroviral therapy: Are nurses in primary care clinics initiating ART after attending NIMART training? PDF HTML
David Cameron 98-100
Text messages as a learning tool for midwives PDF HTML
D Woods, A Attwell, K Ross, G Theron 100-101
Comparative MIC evaluation of a generic ceftriaxone by both microdilution on clinically relevant isolates from an academic hospital complex in South Africa PDF HTML
Warren Lowman, Naseema Aithma, Adriano Gianmaria Duse, Mervyn Mer 102-103


Management guidelines for acute infective diarrhoea / gastroenteritis in infants PDF HTML
Dankwart Friedrich Wittenberg 104-107