Vol 106, No 7 (2016)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

Guest Editorial

Childhood pneumonia – the Drakenstein Child Health Study PDF
Heather Jessica Zar, Whitney Barnett, Landon Myer, Mark P Nicol 642-643


Topic reviews need to be robust PDF
Eric Quinton Klug, Ntobeko A B Ntusi, Sarah M Kraus, Gboyega Ogunbanjo, Karen Sliwa 644-645
Hydroxyethyl starches in burns PDF
Alan David Rogers, Daan den Hollander 646-647
Knowledge of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the Thabo Mofutsanyana District, Free State: A Grade 10 learner’s project PDF
Lerato Ntsutle, Nathaniel Mofolo 648


HPV: Hope in 15 years for unvaccinated women PDF
Chris Bateman wins award PDF
Zika – a wake-up call for continuous fetal monitoring PDF
Restoring hope for terminal cancer patients – a 'St Jude' legacy PDF
Alarming rate of COPD in SA PDF


Overview of the 2016 South African Health Review PDF
Ashnie Padarath, Judith King, Emma-Louise Mackie, Julia Casciola 655-657

Continuing Medical Education

Colliding epidemics of communicable and non-communicable diseases during adolescence in South Africa PDF
Quarraisha Abdool Karim 658
Adolescence: The Age of Proteus PDF
Hoosen Coovadia, Yashna Jugnundan, Arthi Ramkissoon 659-661
A weighty matter: Identification and management of overweight and obesity in adolescents PDF
Nasheeta Peer, Yasmeen N Ganie 662-665

In Practice

The impact of HIV infection on the presentation of lung cancer in South Africa PDF
C F N Koegelenberg, T van der Made, J J Taljaard, E M Irusen 666-668
Review of the 2015 Guidelines for Maternity Care with relevance to congenital disorders PDF
Helen Louise Malherbe, David L Woods, Colleen Aldous, Arnold L Christianson 669-671
Ending preventable child deaths in South Africa: What role can ward-based outreach teams play? PDF
Tanya Doherty, Max Kroon, Natasha Rhoda, David Sanders 672-674
The Expanded Programme on Immunisation in South Africa: A story yet to be told PDF
Nonhlanhla R Dlamini, Popo Maja 675-677
Social justice and research using human biological material: A response to Mahomed, Nöthling-Slabbert and Pepper PDF
Donrich W Jordaan 678-680
Public health officials and MECs should be held liable for harm caused to patients through incompetence, indifference, maladministration or negligence regarding the availability of hospital equipment PDF
David Jan McQuoid-Mason 681-683
Legal access to surrogate motherhood in illness that does not cause infertility PDF
Donrich W Jordaan 684-685
Burkitt’s lymphoma patients in Northwest Cameroon have a lower incidence of sickle cell trait (Hb AS) than healthy controls PDF
P B Hesseling, D T Jam, D D Palmer, P Wharin, G S Tuh, R Bardin, M Kidd 686
Resolution of a periodontoid rheumatoid pannus mass in an elderly patient treated with a rigid cervical collar: A case report and literature review PDF
Abidemi Oseni, Georg Kakavas, Martin Scholz, Athanasios Petridis 687-688
A case of refractory thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura treated with plasmapheresis and rituximab PDF
Nicholas Kirui, Ahmed Sokwala 689-691
Schwannoma extending from the umbilical region to the mid-thigh, compressing the major vessels of the right leg: A case report and review of the literature PDF
Joseph Yorke, Babatunde M Duduyemi, Abiboye C Yifieyeh, P K S Fiifi-Yankson, Collins Appiah, Dorcas Afful-Yorke, Michael O Adinku, D Ahulu 692-694


Analysis of 5 years of morbidity and mortality conferences in a metropolitan South African trauma service PDF
Victor Y Kong, Damian Luiz Clarke 695-698
Risk factors and outcomes of contrast-induced nephropathy in hospitalised South Africans PDF
Justor Banda, Raquel Duarte, Caroline Dickens, Therese Dix-Peek, M Muteba, Graham Paget, Victor Mngomezulu, Pravin Manga, Saraladevi Naicker 699-703
Glomerular disease and acute kidney injury in Sudan: Demographics, histological diagnosis and outcome PDF
El-hussein E A El-hassan, Mohamed B Ghalib, Azam I S Ibrahim, Bethan Phillips, Aled Owain Phillips 704-708
Major decline in malaria morbidity and mortality in the Union of Comoros between 2010 and 2014: The effect of a combination of prevention and control measures PDF
Said Abasse Kassim, Peter Bai James, Rachel Nammahime Alolga, Assogba Gabin Assanhou, Said Mohamed Kassim, Anfane Bacar, Rahamatou Silai, Lei Tian, Hongchao Li, Aixia Ma 709-714
Measles outbreak reveals measles susceptibility among adults in Namibia, 2009 - 2011 PDF
Ikechukwu U Ogbuanu, Clementine Muroua, Martiena Allies, Kennedy Chitala, Sue Gerber, Primus Shilunga, Petrus Mhata, Jennifer L Kriss, Lucille Caparos, Sheilagh B Smit, Roselina J de Wee, James L Goodson 715-720
How long are elderly patients followed up with mammography after the diagnosis of breast cancer? A single-centre experience in a developing country PDF
Yethiksha Parag, Ines Buccimazza 721-723
High prevalence of primary dyslipidaemia in black South African patients at a tertiary hospital in northern Gauteng, South Africa PDF
Aye Aye Khine, David Adrian Marais 724-729
Academic staff recruitment and retention challenges at the University of Botswana medical school PDF
Maikutlo Kebaetse, Gaonyadiwe George Mokone, Ludo Badlangana, Loeto Mazhani 730-734


Peter Beighton Festschrift PDF
Emma Buchanan 735
Chronic diseases in the Western world: Increasing incidence or increasing overdiagnosis? PDF
Emma Buchanan 736
May 2016 CPD question 2 PDF
Emma Buchanan 737


CPD questionnaire PDF