Vol 106, No 5 (2016)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Chronic diseases in the Western world: Increasing incidence or increasing overdiagnosis? PDF
Bridget Farham 422

Guest Editorial

Obstetric violence in South Africa PDF
Rachelle Joy Chadwick 423-424


Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis still occurring in South Africa: Clinicians need to remain vigilant PDF
Shakti Pillay, Ronald van Toorn, Tracy Kilborn, Alvin Ndondo, Brian Eley, Jo Wilmshurst 425
Kounis syndrome: Aspects of incidence and epidemiology PDF
Nicholas G Kounis, Nicholas Grapsas, Dimitrios Lianas, George D Soufras, Nicholas Patsouras 426
Neuroimaging in migraine PDF
Elliot Shevel 427
Quality of life in patients with seborrhoeic dermatitis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa PDF
Nerissa Moodley, Koraisha Hoosen, Ncoza Cordelia Dlova 428


Kounis syndrome PDF
Emma Buchanan 429
Consciously cutting to the bone of SA’s surgical/anaesthetic delivery PDF
Emma Buchanan 430


Costly adult ADHD shunned by medical aids PDF
Drunk driving: Bring back the breathalyser – experts PDF
Health department selectively using NGO input - claim PDF


Maternal deaths from bleeding associated with caesarean delivery: A national emergency PDF
G J Hofmeyr 435
Persistent burden from non-communicable diseases in South Africa needs strong action PDF
Beatrice Nojilana, Debbie Bradshaw, Victoria Pillay-van Wyk, William Msemburi, Nontuthuzelo Somdyala, Jané D Joubert, Pamela Groenewald, Ria Laubscher, Rob E Dorrington 436-437
A complementary model for medical subspecialty training in South Africa PDF
J Paul F Dalmeyer, Miemie Struwig, Thinus F Kruger 438-439
South African Guidelines Excellence (SAGE): Efficient, effective and unbiased clinical practice guideline teams PDF
Karen Grimmer, Janine Margarita Dizon, Quinette Louw, Tamara Kredo, Taryn Young, Shingai Machingaidze 440-441

Continuing Medical Education

Acute viral bronchiolitis: Dawn of a new era for the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus infection through vaccination PDF
Shabir A Madhi, Robin J Green 442
Acute viral bronchiolitis in South Africa: Viral aetiology and clinical epidemiology PDF
Debbie A White, Shabir A Madhi, Prakash A Jeena, Heather J Zar, Brenda M Morrow, Refiloe Masekela, Samuel Risenga, Robin J Green 443-445
Acute viral bronchiolitis in South Africa: Intensive care management for severe disease PDF
Brenda M Morrow, Charles Feldman, Robin Green 446-448

In Practice

Emergence of plasmid-mediated colistin resistance (MCR-1) among Escherichia coli isolated from South African patients PDF
Jennifer Coetzee, Craig Corcoran, Elizabeth Prentice, Mischka Moodley, Marc Mendelson, Laurent Poirel, Patrice Nordmann, Adrian John Brink 449-450
HIV testing of children is not simple for health providers and researchers: Legal and policy frameworks guidance in South Africa PDF
Heidi Eve van Rooyen, Ann E Strode, Catherine M Slack 451-453
Advances in stroke treatment are within reach PDF
Allan Taylor, David le Feuvre, Victor Mngomezulu, Duncan Royston, Rohen Harrichandparsard, Coert de Vries, Arthur Winter, Francois Potgieter 454-455
Introducing a multifaceted approach to the management of diabetes mellitus in resource-limited settings PDF
Somasundram Pillay, Colleen Aldous 456-458
Haemotoxic snakebite in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: A case presenting with haematemesis PDF
Mark Wagener 459-460
On your toes: Detecting mediastinal air on the chest radiograph in ecstasy abusers PDF
Mergan Naidoo, Mayuri Govind 461-462
Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (Rosai-Dorfman disease) and cirrhosis of the liver: A case report and literature review PDF
Mpho Klaas Kgomo, Ali A Elnagar, Christian Jeske, Jackoo Nagel 463-464
Syphilitic lymphadenitis clinically and histologically mimicking lymphogranuloma venereum PDF
Annesu Wessels, Colleen Bamford, David Lewis, Markus Martini, Helen Wainwright 465-467
The case of the exploding egg PDF
Christie Brink, Gillian McKay, Heinz Rode 468
McArdle’s disease presenting with acute renal failure PDF
Ajesh Basantharan Maharaj, Vinod Patel 469
Culture-negative endocarditis due to Bartonella quintana PDF
Vineshree Mischka Moodley, Tienie T S Zeeman, C H Johan van Greune, Craig Corcoran 470-471


Maternal deaths from bleeding associated with caesarean delivery: A national emergency PDF
S Fawcus, R C Pattinson, J Moodley, N F Moran, M G Schoon, R E Mhlanga, S Baloyi, E Bekker, G S Gebhardt 472-476


Emerging trends in non-communicable disease mortality in South Africa, 1997 - 2010 PDF
Beatrice Nojilana, Debbie Bradshaw, Victoria Pillay-van Wyk, William Msemburi, Ria Laubscher, Nontuthuzelo I M Somdyala, Jane D Joubert, Pamela Groenewald, Rob E Dorrington 477-484
National priorities for perioperative research in South Africa PDF
Bruce M Biccard, Christella S Alphonsus, David G Bishop, Larissa Cronje, Hyla-Louise Kluyts, Belinda Kusel, Salome Maswime, Ravi Oodit, Anthony R Reed, Alexandra M Torborg, Robert Wise 485-488
Active surveillance of hospital-acquired infections in South Africa: Implementation, impact and challenges PDF
Warren Lowman 489-493
Identity tags: A vector for cross-infection? PDF
Sharon Gail Cox, Abdus Burahee, Amanda Lucier, Chamara Fernando, Stanley Mugambi Machoki 494-496
The costs of delivering human papillomavirus vaccination to Grade 4 learners in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa PDF
Indres Moodley, Nerisha Tathiah, Ben Sartorius 497-501
Intimate partner violence in early adolescence: The role of gender, socioeconomic factors and the school PDF
Amanda J Mason-Jones, Petra De Koker, Sander Matthijs Eggers, Catherine Mathews, Marleen Temmerman, Els Leye, Petrus J de Vries, Hein de Vries 502-509
Hypoxaemia on arrival in a multidisciplinary intensive care unit PDF
Kim de Vasconcellos, David Lee Skinner, Dhivendra Singh 510-513
An analysis of inter-healthcare facility transfer of neonates within the eThekwini Health District of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa PDF
Pradeep Ashokcoomar, Raveen Naidoo 514-518
Publication trends of clinical trials performed in South Africa PDF
Mncengeli Sibanda, R S Summers, J C Meyer 519-523
Strengthening rural health placements for medical students: Lessons for South Africa from international experience PDF
Jane Eithne Doherty, Ian Couper 524-527
Histological and immunohistochemical evaluation of sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer at a tertiary hospital in the Western Cape, South Africa PDF
Adri van Zyl, Johann W Schneider 528-530


CPD questionnaire PDF