Vol 105, No 4 (2015)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

Guest Editorial

Medical ethics and human rights in wartime PDF
George J Annas 240

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
Janet Seggie 241-242


Community paediatrics and child health PDF
Ameena Goga, Ute Feucht, Michael Hendricks, Anthony Westwood, Haroon Saloojee, George Swingler, Neil McKerrow, David Sanders 243


Another law change prevents proper healthcare delivery PDF
The ‘axe man’ departs, offering hard-won lessons PDF
Turning nutrition on its head – Noakes gets his day PDF
Saving our newborns by doing the basics right – and keeping it simple PDF
Basson slapped down by committee PDF
World’s first successful penis transplant at Tygerberg Hospital PDF


Stephen Hough PDF
John Cunningham 253
Stephen Hough PDF
Brynne Ascott-Evans 253-254
Max Klein PDF
Heather Zar, Robin J Green, Eugene Weinberg 254
Max Klein PDF
Vincent C Harrison 255

Book reviews

Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us. By Lochlan Jain. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2013. ISBN 9708520276574 PDF
Dawn Garisch 255


Basic and comprehensive emergency obstetric and neonatal care in 12 South African health districts PDF
Robert Clive Pattinson, Jennifer D Makin, Yogan Pillay, Nynke van der Broek, Jack Moodley 256-260
Safety versus accessibility in maternal and perinatal care PDF
Robert Clive Pattinson 261-265
Women’s willingness to use emergency contraception: Experience at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa PDF
Tshimangadzo Abigail Lukhaimane, Yasmin Adam 266-267
Food insecurity in households in informal settlements in urban South Africa PDF
Nisha Naicker, Angie Mathee, June Teare 268-270
Oxytocin – ensuring appropriate use and balancing efficacy with safety PDF
Zane Farina, Sue Fawcus 271-274
MMed cohort supervision: A path out of the swamp? PDF
Chris Rout, Ted Sommerville, Colleen Aldous 275-276
Resuscitating an ethical climate in the health system: The role of healthcare workers PDF
Prinitha Pillay 277-278
Traditional health practitioners and the authority to issue medical certificates PDF
Boyane Tshehla 279-280


The HIV/HBV co-infected patient: Time for proactive management PDF
Monique I Andersson, Wolfgang Preiser, Christo van Rensburg, Jantjie Taljaard, Christopher J Hoffmann 281-282
Of ambivalence, shame and guilt: Perceptions regarding termination of pregnancy among South African women PDF
Ugash Subramaney, Gail Elizabeth Wyatt, John K Williams 283-284
Abuse in South African maternity settings is a disgrace: Potential solutions to the problem PDF
Simone Honikman, Sue Fawcus, Ingrid Meintjes 284-286
Containing contraceptive costs PDF
Norman David Goldstuck 286


Maternal death and caesarean section in South Africa: Results from the 2011 - 2013 Saving Mothers Report of the National Committee for Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths PDF
Gabriel Stefanus Gebhardt, Sue Fawcus, Jack Moodley, Zane Farina 287-291
Utility of the Robson Ten Group Classification System to determine appropriateness of caesarean section at a rural regional hospital in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa PDF
V Makhanya, L Govender, J Moodley 292-295
Office-based sperm concentration: A simplified method for intrauterine insemination therapy PDF
Daniel Rossouw Franken 295-297
Intrapartum asphyxia and hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy in a public hospital: Incidence and predictors of poor outcome PDF
Eduard Keith Bruckmann, Sithembiso Velaphi 298-303
Early sexual debut: Voluntary or coerced? Evidence from longitudinal data in South Africa – the Birth to Twenty Plus study PDF
Linda Richter, Musawenkosi Mabaso, Jordache Ramjith, Shane A Norris 204-307
Pathological findings in reduction mammoplasty specimens: A South African perspective PDF
Chrysis Sofianos, Richard J Zinn, Dale A Geoffreys, Deirdre Kruger 308-211
Comparison of findings using ultrasonography and cystoscopy in urogenital schistosomiasis in a public health centre in rural Angola PDF
Julio Santos, Jacinta Chaves, Heriberto Araújo, Nuno Vale, José Manuel Costa, Paul J Brindley, Carlos Lopes, Jean Naples, Clive Shiff, Jorge Dupret, Lúcio Lara Santos 312-315

Continuing Medical Education

Chronic kidney disease PDF
A Motsoaledi
Paediatric chronic kidney disease PDF
I van Biljon, A M Meyers 316-319
Important causes of chronic kidney disease in South Africa PDF
M R Moosa, I van der Walt, S Naicker, A M Meyers 320
Important complications of chronic kidney disease PDF
I van der Walt, C R Swanepoel, B Mahala, A M Meyers 321
Drugs and the kidney PDF
S Naidoo, A M Meyers 322
List of contributors to the articles and information compiled by the National Kidney Foundation of South Africa PDF
F du Toit


CPD questionnaire PDF