Vol 103, No 4 (2013)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Rape in South Africa - a call to action PDF HTML
K Naidoo 210-211

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF HTML
Janet Seggie 212


A labour of love: 'No schools for medical editors' PDF HTML
T Pillay 213
Western Cape academic hospitals PDF HTML
A G Mac Mahon 213


Doctors’ lifestyles vital for SA’s health – global expert PDF HTML
E Cape's corruption-busting DG finally ousted PDF HTML
Inspanning all the oxen – new Health Foundation PDF HTML
Much ado over the new South African PMTCT Guidelines PDF HTML


Peter (Polly) Perrot PDF HTML
Roy O Wise 221
Reuben Silberman PDF HTML
Norman Albert Blumberg 221
Philip Palmer PDF HTML
JP de V van Niekerk 222

Book reviews

‘Handbook of Family Medicine’ - Ed. by Bob Mash, 35 contibutors. 3rd ed. Cape Town: Oxford University Press Southern Africa. 2011. ISBN 97801959998177. PDF HTML
J P van Niekerk 222


Emergency medical treatment and 'do not resuscitate' orders: When can they be used? PDF HTML
D J McQuoid-Mason 223-225
Biobank research: Time for discussion and debate PDF HTML
A Dhai, S Mahomed 225-227


Africa’s roads: the deadliest in the world PDF HTML
M Peden, O Kobusingye, M E Monono 228-229
Ten years on ART – where to now? PDF HTML
D Evans 229-231
Thrombosis - prevention is better than cure PDF HTML
B F Jacobson 231


NIMART rollout to primary healthcare facilities increases access to antiretrovirals in Johannesburg: An interrupted time series analysis PDF HTML
J C Y Nyasulu, E Muchiri, S L Mazwi, M Ratshefola 232-236
An integrated approach to improving the availability and utilisation of tuberculosis healthcare in rural South Africa PDF HTML
N Z Chimbindi, T Bärnighausen, M-L Newell 237-240
Economic appraisal of dabigatran as first-line therapy for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation PDF HTML
M Bergh, C A Marais, H Miller-Jansön, F Salie, M P Stander 241-245
Characteristics, sexual behaviour and risk factors of female, male and transgender sex workers in South Africa PDF HTML
M L Richter, M Chersich, M Temmerman, S Luchters 246-251
Evaluation and correlation of mammographically suspicious lesions with histopathology at Addington Hospital, Durban PDF HTML
B D Cupido, F Vawda, A Sabri, C T Sikwila 251-254
Gastric adenocarcinoma in Zambia: A case-control study of HIV, lifestyle risk factors, and biomarkers of pathogenesis PDF HTML
V Kayamba, A W Asombang, V Mudenda, M M Lisulo, E Sinkala, S Mwanamakondo, I Mweemba, P Kelly 255-259


Venous thromboembolism: Prophylactic and therapeutic practice guideline PDF HTML
B F Jacobson, S Louw, H Büller, M Mer, P R de Jong, P Rowji, E Schapkaitz, D Adler, A Beeton, H-C Hsu, P Wessels, S Haas 260-267


CPD Questionnaire PDF