Vol 102, No 3 (2012)

Table of Contents


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Traditional healers formalised? PDF HTML
JP van Niekerk 105-106

Editor's choice

Editor's choice March 2012 PDF HTML
JP van Niekerk 108-108


Consent for children participating in research PDF HTML
Shan Naidoo 110-110
Mini-slings – concern regarding marketing of these devices in South Africa PDF HTML
John Lazarus, Stephen Jeffery, Lisa Kaestner 110,112
Management guidelines of common kidney disorders relevant to South Africa PDF HTML
A M Meyers, Fanie du Toit 112-112
Health professionals should be speaking out about the victimisation of doctors in Bahrain PDF HTML
Stuart Saunders, Leslie London 112-112
Side-effect of acetazolamide in prevention of acute mountain sickness PDF HTML
Matiram Pun 114-114


Bogus neurosurgeon beats system hands down PDF HTML
Medical aid system: Change way overdue PDF HTML
Answering when opportunity knocks – SATS goes global PDF HTML


Voluntary male medical circumcision PDF HTML
Matthew Kesinger, Peter S Millard 123-124
The medical proof doesn't get much better than VMMC PDF HTML
Francois Venter, Helen Rees, Yogan Pillay, Nono Simelela, Thobile Mbengashe Mbengashe, Nathan Geffen, Francesca Conradie, Olive Shisana, Dino Rech, Celicia Serenata, Dirk Taljaard, Glenda Gray 124-125
Voluntary male medical circumcision - Dan Ncayiyana responds PDF HTML
Daniel J Ncayiyana 125-126
Circumcision - what’s wrong with plastic rings? PDF HTML
Peter S Millard 126-128
Sick certificates issued by South African traditional health practitioners: Current legislation, challenges and the way forward PDF HTML
Nompumelelo Mbatha, Renee Anne Street, Mlungisi Ngcobo, Nceba Gqaleni 129-131
Developing anatomical terms in an African language PDF HTML
Farai Daniel Madzimbamuto 132-135


Nazier Khan PDF HTML
Shazia Peer 136-136
Hans de V Heese PDF HTML
Vincent Costello Harrison 136-136

Book reviews

Missing & Murdered. A Personal Adventure in Forensic Anthropology PDF HTML
Peter Ian Folb 137-137
Handling Truth: Navigating the Riptides of Rhetoric, Religion, Reason, and Research PDF HTML
JP van Niekerk 137-137


Healthcare information and the rural primary care doctor PDF HTML
Pranab Chatterjee, Tamoghna Biswas, Adrija Datta, Vasumathi Sriganesh 138-139

Scientific letters

The potential impact of a cataract surgery programme on the care of orphans and vulnerable children in Swaziland PDF HTML
J Pons, W E Mapham, B Newsome, L Myer, R Anderson, P Courtright, C Cook 140-141

Original articles

The changing trends of childhood poisoning at a tertiary children’s hospital in South Africa PDF HTML
Kate Helene Balme, J Clare Roberts, Marion Glasstone, Linda Curling, Michael D Mann 142-146
Academic hospital accreditation strengthens postgraduate training programmes: Case study from Universitas Academic Hospital PDF HTML
A Linegar, S Whittaker, G van Zyl 146-148
False-positive HIV DNA PCR testing of infants: Implications in a changing epidemic PDF HTML
Ute Dagmar Feucht, Brian Forsyth, Mariana Kruger 149-152
Nurses at risk for occupationally acquired blood-borne virus infection at a South African academic hospital PDF HTML
T Mosendane, M C Kew, R Osih, A Mahomed 153-156
HBV/HIV co-infection: The dynamics of HBV in South African patients with AIDS PDF HTML
Simnikiwe H Mayaphi, Theresa M Roussow, Difuro P Masemola, Steve A S Olorunju, M Jeffrey Mphahlele, Desmond J Martin 157-162
Sharps disposal practices among diabetic patients using insulin PDF HTML
Dhanalutchmee Govender, Andrew Ross 163-164
Chromosome 22q11 in a Xhosa schizophrenia population PDF HTML
Liezl Koen, Dana J H Niehaus, Galen Wright, Louise Warnich, Greetje de Jong, Robin A Emsley, Sumaya Mall 165-166
Assisted reproductive technology in South Africa: First results generated from the South African Register of Assisted Reproductive Techniques PDF HTML
Silke Juliane Dyer, Thinus Frans Kruger 167-170


Paediatric anticoagulation guidelines PDF HTML
Elise Schapkaitz, Gayle Gillian Sherman, Barry Frank Jacobson, Sylvia Haas, Harry R Buller, Victor Davies, Hitesh Diar, Marjolein Peters, Margaret Shuttleworth, Sithembiso Velaphi 171-175
South African Dyslipidaemia Guideline Consensus Statement PDF HTML
Eric Quinton Klug 178-187