Vol 108, No 1 (2018)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Alcohol harms – the next challenge PDF
B Farham 3


30 days in medicine PDF


Johan Benjamin Janeke PDF
M van Dyk 5
Christopher John Bretherton Hundleby PDF
S Sellars 6-7

Continuing Medical Education

Bleeding disorders (part 1) PDF
N Alli 8
Inherited bleeding disorders PDF
N Alli, J Vaughan, S Louw, E Schapkaitz, J Mahlangu 9-15

In Practice

Nutritional supplements for people being treated for active tuberculosis: A technical summary PDF
L Grobler, S Durao, S M van der Merwe, J Wessels, C E Naude 16-18
‘Covering doctors’ standing in for unavailable colleagues: What is the legal position? PDF
D J McQuoid-Mason 19-21
A cool ECG PDF
S Lahri 22


South African clinical practice guidelines: A landscape analysis PDF
M Wilkinson, T Wilkinson, T Kredo, K MacQuilkan, C Mudara, A Winch, Y Pillay, K J Hofman 23-27
Opportunities to optimise colistin stewardship in hospitalised patients in South Africa: Results of a multisite utilisation audit PDF
A P Messina, A J Brink, G A Richards, S van Vuuren 28-32
Self-reported alcohol use and binge drinking in South Africa: Evidence from the National Income Dynamics Study, 2014 - 2015 PDF
N G Vellios, C P van Walbeek 33-39
Prevalence of tobacco use in selected Johannesburg suburbs PDF
J A Teare, N Naicker, P Albers, A Mathee 40-44
Predictors of treatment success in smoking cessation with varenicline combined with nicotine replacement therapy v. varenicline alone PDF
F Noor, C F N Koegelenberg, T M Esterhuizen, E M Irusen 45-49
Good correlation between the Afinion AS100 analyser and the ABX Pentra 400 analyser for the measurement of glycosylated haemoglobin and lipid levels in older adults in Durban, South Africa PDF
N S Abbai, M Nyirenda, T Reddy, G Ramjee 50-55
Anaemia, renal dysfunction and in-hospital outcomes in patients with heart failure in Botswana PDF
J C Mwita, M G M D Magafu, B Omech, M J Dewhurst, Y Mashalla 56-60
Keeping our heads above water: A systematic review of fatal drowning in South Africa PDF
C J Saunders, D Sewduth, N Naidoo 61-68


CPD questionnaire PDF