Vol 102, No 4 (2012)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

The vexed question of race-based medical school admissions PDF HTML
Daniel J Ncayiyana 193

Editor's choice

Editors choice April 2012 PDF HTML
JP van Niekerk 194


Acute urinary retention as a complication of primary varicella-zoster infection of childhood – a second reported case PDF HTML
David M Favara, Maurice Levy 196
Responding to the evidence for improved treatment for cryptococcal meningitis in resource-limited settings PDF HTML
Barbara Milani, Nathan Ford 196
Sequel: Chris Barnard and the Hunterian Museum PDF HTML
Robert Ian Caldwell 198


‘One size fits all’ health policies crippling rural rehab - therapists PDF HTML
Tighter medical parole – no more ‘Shaik, rattle and roll’ PDF HTML
PE eye department carves up cataract surgery record book PDF HTML


Violence, violence prevention, and safety: A research agenda for South Africa PDF HTML
Catherine L Ward, Lillian Artz, Julie Berg, Floretta Boonzaier, Sarah Crawford-Browne, Andrew Dawes, Donald Foster, Richard Matzopoulos, Andrew Nicol, Jeremy Seekings, Arjan B (Sebastian) van As, Elrena van der Spuy 215-218
Regulatory crackdown on stem cell therapy: What would the position be in South Africa? PDF HTML
Donrich Jordaan 219-220


Emile Cornelius Welgemoed PDF HTML
Melissa Raemaekers 221
Melissa Raemaekers 221

Book reviews

From Exile to Exile PDF HTML
Dan Ncayiyana 222

Scientific letters

Does the nose know? Amitraz poisoning and olfaction PDF HTML
Andy Parrish, Ruth Lancaster 223-224
The value of blood culture audits at peripheral hospitals PDF HTML
Chris R Kenyon, Geoff Fatti, Neshaad Schrueder, Kim Bonorchis, Graeme Meintjes 224-225
Heavy metal contamination in a school vegetable garden in Johannesburg PDF HTML
T Kootbodien, A Mathee, N Moodley, Nisha Naicker 226-227

Original articles

Africa's neglected area of human resources for health research - the way forward PDF HTML
C IJsselmuiden, D L Marais, F Becerra-Posada, H Ghannem 228-233
Paediatric liver transplantation in Johannesburg: Initial 29 cases and prospects for the future HTML
J A Loveland, T Govender, J Botha, R Britz 233-236
Correlation between a new visual prostate symptom score (VPSS) and uroflowmetry parameters in men with lower urinary tract symptoms PDF HTML
C F Heyns, C L E van der Walt, A E Groeneveld 237-240
Door-to-needle time for administration of fibrinolytics in acute myocardial infarction in Cape Town PDF HTML
Roshen C Maharaj, Heike Geduld, Lee A Wallis 241-244
Acceptability, feasibility and impact of routine screening to detect undiagnosed HIV infection in 17 - 24-month-old children in the western sub-district of Cape Town PDF HTML
Michael Levin, Hlengani Mathema, Kathryn Stinson, Karen Jennings 245-248
William Burchell's medical challenges: A 19th-century natural philosopher in the field PDF HTML
Roger Ian Stewart 252-255


CPD Questionnaire PDF


Factors affecting career preferences of medical students at the College of Medicine, Malawi PDF HTML
Erfan Yeganeh-Arani, Mudawa Chandratilake, Adamson S Muula 249-251