Vol 105, No 3 (2015)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

The ch in children stands for cherish PDF
Janet Seggie 160-161

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
Janet Seggie 162-163


Inaugural International Association of Student Surgical Societies Symposium PDF
Nicholas Rich 164


Eastern Cape treatment dysfunction boosts virulent new XDR-TB strain PDF
Will Basson come out on top? PDF
Zuma’s legal advisors ‘led him astray', turned healthcare professionals into criminals PDF
The risky lives of South Africa’s children: Why so many die or are traumatised PDF


Ajay Makanjee PDF
Executive Committee, KZN Specialist Network 172
Alewyn Petrus Rossouw PDF
Ben Smit 172


Carbohydrate loading in the preoperative setting PDF
Lauren Terese Hill, Malcolm Gregory Andrew Miller 173-174
Recommendations for the treatment and prevention of malaria: Update for the 2015 season in South Africa PDF
Lucille Hellen Blumberg 175-178
Chronic pancreatitis, depression and substance use disorders: A not uncommon combination PDF
Cara Yvonne Jeppe, Christopher Paul Szabo, Martin Derrick Smith 179-180
‘Over-servicing’, ‘underservicing’ and ‘abandonment’: What is the law? PDF
David Jan McQuoid-Mason 181-182


The Global Status Report on Violence Prevention 2014: Where to for the South African health sector? PDF
Catherine L Ward, Guy Lamb 183-184
Prevention of Liver Fibrosis and Cancer in Africa: The PROLIFICA project – a collaborative study of hepatitis B-related liver disease in West Africa PDF
Jessica Howell, Nimzing G Ladep, Maud Lemoine, Shevanthi Nayagam, Papa Souleymane Toure, Magatte Madoky Diop, Joao Armindo Daveiga, Amina Sow Sall, Gora Lo, Mary M E Crossey, Mark R Thursz, Simon D Taylor-Robinson, Mamadou Mourtalla Ka 185-186
Need for services for the care and prevention of congenital disorders in South Africa as the country’s epidemiological transition evolves PDF
Helen Louise Malherbe, Arnold L Christianson, Colleen Aldous 186-188
Dementia in rural South Africa: A pressing need for epidemiological studies PDF
Celeste A de Jager, John Anton Joska, Margaret Hoffman, Karen E Borochowitz, Marc Irwin Combrinck 189-190


The Vaccine and Cervical Cancer Screen project 2 (VACCS 2): Linking cervical cancer screening to a two-dose HPV vaccination schedule in the South-West District of Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa PDF
Leon C Snyman, Greta Dreyer, Cathy Visser, Matthys H Botha, Frederick H van der Merwe 191-194
Traumatic brain injury, the hidden pandemic: A focused response to family and patient experiences and needs PDF
Jan Webster, Allan Taylor, Ross Balchin 195-198
Hypertension, end-stage renal disease and mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis in methamphetamine users PDF
Erika S Wilshire Jones, Brian Lindsay Rayner 199-201
Emergency care research priorities in South Africap PDF
Daniël Jacobus van Hoving, Brenda Kathleen Barnetson, Lee Allen Wallis 202-208
Oral v. pulse intravenous cyclophosphamide: A retrospective analysis of adverse events in a setting with a high burden of infectious disease PDF
Elmo Pretorius, Mogamat Razeen Davids, Riëtte du Toit 209-214
Prevalence and causes of thrombocytopenia in an academic state-sector laboratory in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa PDF
Jenifer Leigh Vaughan, Jeanne Fourie, Sarisha Naidoo, Nadhiya Subramony, Tracey Wiggill, Nazeer Alli 215-219
Short-term treatment outcomes of children starting antiretroviral therapy in the intensive care unit, general medical wards and outpatient HIV clinics at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa: A retrospective cohort study PDF
Vashini Pillay, Mary-Ann Davies, Spasina King, Brian Eley 220-227
An investigation of fingerstick blood collection for point-of-care HIV-1 viral load monitoring in South Africa PDF
Tyler Joseph Maiers, Natasha Gous, Matilda Nduna, Sally M McFall, David M Kelso, Mark J Fisher, Kara M Palamountain, Lesley E Scott, Wendy S Stevens 228-231

Continuing Medical Education

Chronic kidney disease PDF
A M Meyers 232
Significance, definition, classification and risk factors of chronic kidney disease in South Africa PDF
A M Meyers 233-236
Diagnostic approach to chronic kidney disease PDF
I P Naiker, A G Assounga, A M Meyers 236
Management of patients with chronic kidney disease PDF
T Gerntholtz, G Paget, P Hsu, A M Meyers 237
Clinical aspects of chronic kidney disease PDF
B van Rensburg, A M Meyers 237
List of contributors to the articles and information compiled by the National Kidney Foundation of South Africa PDF
F du Toit


CPD Questionnaire PDF