Vol 106, No 10 (2016)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

Guest Editorial

Passing the baton to pharmacists and nurses: New models of antibiotic stewardship for South Africa? PDF
A Brink, D van den Bergh, M Mendelson, G A Richards 947-948
The future cost of cancer in South Africa: An interdisciplinary cost management strategy PDF
K Sartorius, B Sartorius, P S Govender, V Sharma, A Sherriff 949-950


Cancer research in South African academic and research institutions PDF
R P Abratt 951
South Africa’s adoption of the World Health Organization’s ‘test and treat’ guidelines: Are we too ambitious? PDF
K Govender 952
Biomedical research and capacity building: Bilateral collaboration between research institutes in South Africa and Cameroon PDF
G B Jacobs, G M Ikomey 953
Alpha-thalassaemia trait as a cause of unexplained microcytosis in a South African population PDF
A R Bird 954
Private practice-driven research PDF
S Mashaphu, B Chiliza 955


Election politics ride roughshod over clinicians, patients PDF
Living their passion for upliftment – RuDASA award winners PDF
An uphill battle – getting rehab into mainstream rural medicine PDF

Continuing Medical Education

How can we manage intimate partner violence better? PDF
K Joyner 961
Intimate partner violence is everyone’s problem, but how should we approach it in a clinical setting? PDF
C Gordon 962-965
Intimate partner violence: A helpful guide to legal and psychosocial support services PDF
C Lopes 966-968
Mental health, intimate partner violence and HIV PDF
N Woollett, A M Hatcher 969-972

In Practice

‘Esprit de corps’: Towards collaborative integration of pharmacists and nurses into antimicrobial stewardship programmes in South Africa PDF
N Schellack, R Pretorius, A P Messina 973-974
Molecular detection of carbapenemase-producing genes in referral Enterobacteriaceae in South Africa: A short report PDF
O Perovic, E Britz, V Chetty, A Singh-Moodley 975-977
Button batteries in the oesophagus: A surgical emergency PDF
K Milford, A Numanoglu, A Brooks, S Cox 978-980
Cost considerations in determining the affordability of adjuvant trastuzumab in breast cancer PDF
R P Abratt 981-982
Sudden and unexpected childhood deaths investigated at the Pretoria Medico-Legal Laboratory, South Africa, 2007 - 2011 PDF
B S van Deventer, S H Rossouw, L du Toit-Prinsloo 983-985
HIV/AIDS-associated Kaposi’s sarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract: A pictorial spectrum PDF
N Patel, P Naidoo, P Mosiane, C Jann-Kruger 986-987
Diagnostic challenges with acellular bacterial meningitis PDF
Y Moolla, L Naidoo 988-989
Angio-oedema associated with colistin PDF
A A Abulfathi, T Greyling, M Makiwane, M Esser, E Decloedt 990-991


South African congenital disorders data, 2006 - 2014 PDF
V Lebese, C Aldous, H L Malherbe 992-995
Risk of cardiovascular disease among teachers in Cape Town: Findings of the South African PaCT pilot study PDF
E C Laurence, J Volmink, T M Esterhuizen, S Dalal, M D Holmes 996-1001
Outcomes of treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis at public sector primary healthcare clinics in Johannesburg, South Africa: A retrospective cohort study PDF
E P Budgell, D Evans, K Schnippel, P Ive, L Long, S Rosen 1002-1009
Inappropriate medicine prescribing in older South Africans: A cross-sectional analysis of medicine claims data PDF
J A van Heerden, J R Burger, J J Gerber 1010-1016
Correlation between rivaroxaban (Xarelto) plasma activity, patient clinical variables and outcomes in a South African centre PDF
S Louw, N P Saragas, P N Ferrao, T F Chirwa, B F Jacobson 1017-1020
Comparison of the prevalence and characteristics of inpatient adverse events using medical records review and incident reporting PDF
W M Macharia, C M Muteshi, S Z Wanyonyi, A M Mukaindo, A Ismail, H Ekea, A Abdallah, J M Tole, A K Ngugi 1021-1036
Injury Severity Score coding: Data analyst v. emerging m-health technology PDF
R T Spence, E Zargaran, M Hameed, D Fong, E Shangguan, R Martinez, P Navsaria, A Nicol 1037-1041
Pertussis in children in Bloemfontein, South Africa: A 7-year retrospective review PDF
U M Hallbauer, G Joubert, Y Goosen 1042-1046
The value and role of non-invasive prenatal testing in a select South African population PDF
C N Mnyani, E Nicolaou, S Bister 1047-1050
Fatalities involving illicit drug use in Pretoria, South Africa, for the period 2003 - 2012 PDF
J Liebenberg, L du Toit-Prinsloo, V Steenkamp, G Saayman 1051-1055


CPD questionnaire PDF