Vol 98, No 2 (2008)

Table of Contents

From the Editor

The dilemma of the Palestinian health crisis PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 65

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 67


An "amnesty" for health professionals? PDF
JP Driver-Jowitt 68
QF- PCR for prenatal diagnosis of common aneuploidies in women of advanced maternal age PDF
Julie Lampret, Tony Lane, Arnold Christianson 68
Of HIV, Grief and TOP PDF
Jonathan Victor Larsen 69


Adverse events - at last a scientific way forward? PDF
New local scanners transform forensic pathology PDF
Private sector cannot be left to ‘own devices’ PDF
Top watchdog body lashes Zimbabwe - from Harare PDF


Recommendations pertaining to the use of viral vaccines: Influenza 2008 PDF
Barry David Schoub 84
Cutaneous cryptococcosis erroneously diagnosed a Histoplasma capsulatum PDF
Geoffrey A Chipungu, Sean J Christians, Stephen P Oliver 85
Herophilus of Chalcedon and the practice of dissection in Hellenistic Alexandria PDF
Goran Strkalj, David Jonathan Chorn 86

Book reviews

The Descent of Madness. Evolutionary Origin of Psychosis and the Social Brain PDF
Denise White 90


Lipidology: adding value to tertiary services PDF
Adrian David Marais 91
Payment of Clinical Trials Participants PDF
Lyn Margaret Horn 93

Scientific letters

Clinical trial remuneration: The patients' perspective PDF
Lesley J Burgess, Nicky Sulzer, Shaunagh Emanuel 95
Falsely elevated plasma creatinine levels as a marker of nitromethane poisoning PDF
Pieter Ernst Boshoff, Karen Gailey, Mohammed Rafique Moosa 97

Original articles

Familial Hypercholesterolaemia: The Cape Town Experience PDF
Jean C Firth, A David Marais 99
Severe Hypertriglyceridaemia as a result of Familial Chylomicronaemia: PDF
Evelien Diane Pouwels, Dirk Jacobus Blom, Jean Catherine Firth, Howard Edward Henderson, Adrian David Marais 105
Prevalence of drug-drug interactions of antiretroviral agents in the private health care sector in South Africa PDF
Norah Lucky Katende-Kyenda, M S Lubbe, J H P Serfontein, I Truter 109
Pharmacoligaclly Active: Clinical Trials and the Pharmaceuticals Industry PDF
Michael Jeffrey Kahn, Michael Gastrow 114
Incidence of nevirapine-associated hepatitis in an antenatal clinic PDF
Vivian Black, Helen Rees 116
“Look and Lletz”: A Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital Experience PDF
Yasmin Adam, Cyril J van Gelderen, Kevin O Newell 119
Obstetric anaesthesia: the source of the crisis PDF
Gillian Lamacraft, Michael Jacob Schmidt, Bart Johannes Stephanus Diedericks, Gina Joubert 123


Guideline for treatment of Haemophilia in South Africa PDF
Johnny Ndoni Mahlangu, Anne Gilham 126-140


CPD Questionnaire PDF