Vol 103, No 1 (2013)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

The health of mine(r)s PDF HTML
J P de V van Niekerk 3-4

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF HTML
Janet Seggie 5


Stem cells on South African shores: Proposed guidelines for comprehensive informed consent PDF HTML
Jacquie L Greenberg, Danielle Claire Smith, Anne Pope 6
Poor maternal outcomes PDF HTML
Jonathan Victor Larsen 6
Can a new paediatric subspecialty improve child health in South Africa? PDF HTML
Edmund Mxolisi Mankazana 7
When will we escape from the medical funding industry's 'spin'? PDF HTML
Leon Groenveld 7


‘Pioneer’ Paarl neuro sets alarm bells ringing PDF HTML
No ‘walk in the park’ – new social compact PDF HTML
Flesh rendered ‘immortal’ – Body Worlds hits Cape Town PDF HTML
Karabus trial – a cautionary tale PDF HTML
Lack of clinical notes angered UAE judge in Karabus case PDF HTML


A New Class of Stem Cells in South Africa: Introducing Induced Pluripotent Stem cells (iPS cells) PDF HTML
Robea Ballo, L Jacquie Greenberg, Susan H Kidson 16-17
Stem cell transplantation: A collegial conversation PDF HTML
Chris Bateman 18-20
Effectively addressing the health needs of South Africa’s population: The role of health professions education in the 21st century PDF HTML
Barend Bernardus van Heerden 21-22
Re-launch of the South African Society of Medical Managers (previously known as the Medical Administrators Group) PDF HTML
Lilian Dudley, Tiego Ephraim Selebano, Rita Nathan, Ria Kirsten, Paul Ciapparelli, Mabatho Ntomb’zikhona Mutshekwane, Debashis Basu 23


Containing costs in the era of National Health Insurance - the need for and importance of demand management in laboratory medicine PDF HTML
Tahir S Pillay 24


Professionalism in the intimate examination: How healthcare practitioners feel about having chaperones present during an intimate consultation and examination PDF HTML
Yolande Guidozzi, Jillian Gardner, Ames Dhai 25-27
Medical inpatient mortality at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa, 2002-2009 PDF HTML
Landon Myer, Emilee Smith, Bongani M Mayosi 28-31
Misdiagnosis of tuberculosis in patients with lymphoma PDF HTML
Bhamini Puvaneswaran, Bonga Shoba 32-33
Incidence of cytological abnormalities within 24 months of a normal cervical smear in Soweto, South Africa PDF HTML
Yasmin Adam, James Alasdair McIntyre, Guy de Bruyn 34-39
The burden of deliberate self-harm on the critical care unit of a peri-urban referral hospital in the Eastern Cape: A 5-year review of 419 patients PDF HTML
David Mordechai Favara 40-43
Comparison of HTLV-associated myelopathy (HAM) in HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients at a tertiary South African hospital PDF HTML
Clara Maria Schutte, T Townsend, R van Coller, S Olorunju 43-46
Late termination of pregnancy by intracardiac potassium chloride injection: 5 years' experience at a tertiary referral centre PDF HTML
L Govender, J Moodley 47-51


Guideline for office spirometry in adults, 2012 PDF HTML
Coenraad Frederik N Koegelenberg, Francois Swart, Elvis Malcolm Irusen 52-62


CPD Questionnaire PDF