Vol 107, No 9 (2017)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Children of men ... PDF
B Farham 721


Undergraduate antimicrobial stewardship training for pharmacy students: Creating a foundation for containment of antimicrobial resistance in South Africa PDF
Y Khan, S-A Boschmans, J McCartney, R Coetzee 722
South African student protests, 2015 - 2016: The aftermath viewed through Medical Science Honours students at the University of Cape Town PDF
C Dandara, E R Chimusa, A Wonkam 723
Use of social media by health professionals in South Africa PDF
T D Noakes 724


30 days in medicine PDF

Book reviews

Textbook of Global Health. By A-E Birn, Y Pillay and T H Holtz. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780199392285 PDF
H Schneider 726


Ian Wark Simson (1 July 1930 - 25 May 2017) PDF
L Dreyer 727


Work-based assessment: A critical element of specialist medical training PDF
M M Sathekge 728

Continuing Medical Education

Chronic kidney disease PDF
A M Meyers 729
Recent important strategies in the management of chronic kidney disease PDF
A M Meyers, M Davies 730-733

In Practice

Commercial herbal medicines used as African traditional medicines: Ngoma Herbal Tonic Immune Booster interferes with a rapid urine drug screening test PDF
M E Mothibe, E Osuch, C P Kahler-Venter 734-737
How front-line healthcare workers respond to stock-outs of essential medicines in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa PDF
R Hodes, I Price, N Bungane, E Toska, L Cluver 738-740
Facilitating access to adolescent sexual and reproductive health services through legislative reform: Lessons from the South African experience PDF
A Strode, Z Essack 741-744
Building capacity for development and implementation of clinical practice guidelines PDF
Q Louw, J M Dizon, K Grimmer, M McCaul, T Kredo, T Young 745-746
Orbital apex syndrome after trauma in a 6-year-old – a rare occurrence PDF
A Ahmed 747-749


Declining prevalence of duodenal ulcer at endoscopy in Ile-Ife, Nigeria PDF
O Ijarotimi, D O Soyoye, O Adekanle, D A Ndububa, B I Umoru, O I Alatise 750-753
Osteosarcoma patient outcomes at a South African tertiary hospital PDF
L Lisenda, Z A Linda, F P J Snyman, R D Kyte, M Lukhele 754-757
Central-line-associated bloodstream infections in a resource-limited South African neonatal intensive care unit PDF
C Geldenhuys, A Dramowski, A Jenkins, A Bekker 758-762
Residual allergenicity of amino acid-based and extensively hydrolysed cow’s milk formulas PDF
M E Levin, D M Blackhurst, F Kirstein, D Kok, G F van der Watt, A D Marais 763-767
A review of antenatal corticosteroid use in premature neonates in a middle-income country PDF
A Laher, D E Ballot, T Ramdin, T Chirwa 768-772
White blood cell count and C-reactive protein together remain useful for diagnosis and staging of acute appendicitis in children PDF
S Monsalve, A Ellwanger, S Montedonico 773-776
The spectrum and outcome of paediatric traumatic brain injury in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa has not changed over the last two decades PDF
J J P Buitendag, V Y Kong, J L Bruce, G L Laing, D L Clarke, P Brysiewicz 777-780
Concomitant HIV infection in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients is hard to recognise and should be tested for routinely in areas of high endemicity PDF
J J B de Groot, M J Webb, J E Raubenheimer, M C Struwig, V J Louw 781-787
A third of patients treated at a tertiary-level surgical service could be treated at a secondary-level facility PDF
S van Straten, C Stannard, J Bulabula, K Boodhia, K Paul, J Leong, M J Klipin 788-790
New-onset diabetes after transplant: Incidence, risk factors and outcome PDF
S C Alagbe, A Voster, R Ramesar, C R Swanepoel 791-796
Age-group differences in risk perceptions of non-communicable diseases among adults in Diepsloot township, Johannesburg, South Africa: A cross-sectional study based on the Health Belief Model PDF
Z Kaba, N Khamisa, N Tshuma 797-804


CPD questionnaire PDF