Vol 103, No 2 (2013)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

There are no schools for medical editors PDF HTML
J Seggie 65-66

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF HTML
Janet Seggie 67


From the Editor PDF HTML
J Seggie 68
SAMJ gets new Editor-in-Chief PDF HTML
N Padayachee 68


Inconvenient truth or public health threat? PDF HTML
MSF again paves the way with ART PDF HTML
Creatively saving the tiniest of tots PDF HTML


William Fraser Ross PDF HTML
David Williamson 75
Cobus van Graan PDF HTML
Eugene Marais 76

Book reviews

'Atlas of Anatomy' - A M Gilroy, B R MacPherson, L M Ross (ISBN: 978-1-60406-745-3) PDF HTML
Charles Slater 76
'Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery: Practical Tips to Minimize Complications' - C R Cernea (2nd revised and extended edition; ISBN: 978-3-8055-9972-6) PDF HTML
Johan Fagan 76


The 2011 United Nations High-Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases: The Africa agenda calls for a 5-by-5 approach PDF HTML
G A Mensah, B M Mayosi 77-79
Recommendations pertaining to the use of viral vaccines: Influenza 2013 PDF HTML
Department of Health 80
'But it's just a spinal': Combating increasing rates of maternal death related to spinal anaesthesia PDF HTML
Z Farina, C Rout 81-82


Counting the cost: The consequences of increased medical malpractice litigation in South Africa PDF HTML
J Malherbe 83-84


Analysis of time to regulatory and ethical approval of SATVI TB vaccine trials in South Africa PDF HTML
H Geldenhuys, A Veldsman, M Tameris, A Luabeya, W Hanekom, H Mahomed, M Hatherill 85-89
Linking employee burnout to medical aid provider expenditure PDF HTML
L de Beer, J Pienaar, S Rothmann Jr 89-93
Learner-to-learner visual acuity screening: A solution for early identification of visual acuity disabilities PDF HTML
S P C Cook, S C Pasio 94-95
Prevalence of and risk factors for retinopathy of prematurity in a cohort of preterm infants treated exclusively with non-invasive ventilation in the first week after birth PDF HTML
S K van der Merwe, N Freeman, A Bekker, J Harvey, J Smith 96-100
Diagnosing Xpert MTB/RIF negative TB: Impact and cost of alternative algorithms for South Africa PDF HTML
K Schnippel, G Meyer-Rath, L Long, W S Stevens, I Sanne, S Rosen 101-106
Correlates of short- and long-term case fatality within an incident stroke population in Tanzania PDF HTML
R W Walker, A Jusabani, E Aris, W K Gray, F Mugusi, M Swai, K G Alberti, N Unwin 107-112
Childhood cancer in Côte d’Ivoire, 1995 - 2004 – challenges and hopes PDF HTML
J J A Yao, L Couitchere, Y Atimere, D Koné, R Azagoh-Kouadio, M S Oulai, D C Stefan 113-115


Guideline for the prevention, screening and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) PDF HTML
L Visser, R Singh, M Young, H Lewis, N McKerrow 116-125


CPD Questionnaire PDF