Vol 107, No 7 (2017)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

Guest Editorial

End-of-life care and organ donation in South Africa – it’s time for national policy to lead the way PDF
June Fabian, Kim Crymble 545


Standardised training is the key to accuracy in triage PDF
Stevan R Bruijns, Pauline Louw, Ashley Kuiler, Elretha Esterhuyse, Yolande Magerman 546
Need for advocacy for maternal immunisation PDF
Aabida Khan 547


30 days in medicine PDF
Money isn’t everything - CMSA doctor survey shows some noteworthy results PDF
Questioning male medical circumcision: Some thoughts PDF

Continuing Medical Education

Wilderness medicine in southern Africa PDF
Ross Hofmeyr, Jay Matthew, Rik De Decker 554-555
Acute high-altitude illness PDF
Ross Hofmeyr, Gela Tölken, Rik De Decker 556-561
Update on drowning PDF
Jay Matthew, Cleeve Robertson, Ross Hofmeyr 562-565
Wilderness cold-exposure injuries: An African perspective PDF
Ross Hofmeyr 566-570

In Practice

The evolution of research participant protections in South Africa PDF
Amaboo Dhai 571-572
Perceptions of nurses’ roles in end-of-life care and organ donation – imposition or obligation? PDF
Kim Crymble, June Fabian, Harriet Etheredge, Petra Gaylard 573-575
First report of clinical presentation of a bite by a running spider, Philodromus sp. (Araneae: Philodromidae), with recommendations for spider bite management PDF
Maureen Coetzee, Ansie Dippenaar, John Frean, Richard H Hunt 576-577
Blistering rash in a young male child PDF
Cathryn Sanders, Hannelie Potgieter 578-580


Inefficient procurement processes undermine access to medicines in the Western Cape Province of South Africa PDF
Bvudzai P Magadzire, Kim Ward, Henry M J Leng, David Sanders 581-584
Enough is not enough: Medical students’ knowledge of early warning signs of childhood cancer PDF
Jennifer Ann Geel, Brent T Stevenson, Rebecca B Jennings, Lisa E Krook, Sinead J Winnan, Bracha T Katz, T J Fox, Lukhanyo Nyati 585-589
National South African HIV prevalence estimates robust despite substantial test non-participation PDF
Guy Harling, Sizulu Moyo, Mark E McGovern, Musawenkosi Mabaso, Giampiero Marra, Till Bärnighausen, Thomas Rehle 590-594
Incidence of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia in HIV-infected and uninfected patients with breast cancer receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy PDF
Sithembile Ngidi, Nombulelo Magula, Ben Sartorius, Pooven Govender, Thandinkosi E Madiba 595-601
An increase in rates of obstetric haemorrhage in a setting of high HIV seroprevalence PDF
E Shabalala, Hannah M Sebitloane 602-605
Mid-upper arm circumference: A surrogate for body mass index in pregnant women PDF
Ahminah Fakier, Gregory Petro, S Fawcus 606-610
Management of failed spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section PDF
Gavin Wyndham Jones, Raphael Anthony Samuel, Bruce McClure Biccard 611-614
Interprofessional communication in organ transplantation in Gauteng Province, South Africa PDF
Harriet Rosanne Etheredge, Claire Penn, Jennifer Watermeyer 615-620
An audit of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a busy developing-world trauma service exposes a significant deficit in resources available to manage severe TBI PDF
Ellen Jerome, Grant L Laing, John L Bruce, Ben Sartorius, Petra Brysiewicz, Damian L Clarke 621-625
The burden of gunshot injuries on orthopaedic healthcare resources in South Africa PDF
Case Martin, Gerhard Thiart, Graham McCollum, Stephen Roche, Sithombo Maqungo 626-630
A finger or not? Prostate examinations by non-urologists at a South African academic institution PDF
Kalli Spencer 631-635
Characteristics and correlates of alcohol consumption among adult chronic care patients in North West Province, South Africa PDF
Arvin Bhana, Sujit D Rathod, One Selohilwe, Tasneem Kathree, Inge Petersen 636-642


CPD questionnaire PDF