Vol 108, No 6 (2018)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

‘If exercise was a pill …’ PDF
B Farham 446


Under-5 mortality and the contribution of congenital disorders in South Africa PDF
H L Malherbe, A L Christianson, D Woods, C Aldous 447-448


30 days in medicine PDF


Lionel Palmer Miles PDF
R Hendricks, C Naidoo, J Reddy, P Gordon 450


Decentralised clinical training of health professionals will expand the training platform and enhance the competencies of graduates PDF
B Gaede 451-452
How climate change can fuel listeriosis outbreaks in South Africa PDF
M F Chersich, F Scorgie, H Rees, C Y Wright 453-454

Continuing Medical Education

Anaesthesia in South Africa PDF
N Ntusi 455-456
Anaesthesia for paediatric patients: Minimising the risk PDF
K Bester, H Meyer, M Crowther, R Gray 457-459
Managing spinal hypotension during caesarean section: An update PDF
M W Gibbs, D van Dyk, R A Dyer 460-463
Myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery: Time to shed the ignorance PDF
E Coetzee, B M Biccard 464-467

In Practice

Prolonged paralysis in a child with organophosphate pesticide poisoning PDF
K Balme, M McCulloch, C Stephen 468-470
Posthumous conception: Recent legal developments in South Africa PDF
D W Thaldar 471-473


Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli levels on the hands of theatre staff in three hospitals in Johannesburg, South Africa, before and after handwashing PDF
D O Matuka, B Binta, H A Carman, T Singh 474-476
Economic evaluation of safety-engineered devices and training in reducing needlestick injuries among healthcare workers in South Africa PDF
P de Jager, M Zungu, R E Dyers 477-483
Medical students' perspectives on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide and their views on legalising these practices in South Africa PDF
R K Jacobs, M Hendricks 484-489
Poor anticoagulation control in patients taking warfarin at a tertiary and district-level prothrombin clinic in Cape Town, South Africa PDF
I Ebrahim, A Bryer, K Cohen, J P Mouton, W Msemburi, M Blockman 490-494
Phenotypic and genotypic correlation of carbapenememase-producing Enterobacteriaceae and problems experienced in routine screening PDF
A Singh-Moodley, O Perovic 495-501
Is adrenal suppression in asthmatic children reversible? A case series PDF
E W Zöllner 502-505
Outcomes of outpatient ureteral stenting without fluoroscopy at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PDF
S Sinha, S Z Jaumdally, F Cassim, J Wicht, L Kaestner, A Panackal, C H Jehle, P Govender, S de Jager, E de Wet, M Dewar, M E Kolia, S Salukazana, C Moolman, A P van den Heever, B Kowlessur, G Pinto, J Lazarus 506-510
Predictors of unplanned pregnancies among female students at South African Technical and Vocational Education and Training colleges: Findings from the 2014 Higher Education and Training HIV and AIDS survey PDF
N Mbelle, M Mabaso, G Setswe, S Sifunda 511-516
High risk of suicide among high-school learners in uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa PDF
N Khuzwayo, M Taylor, C Connolly 517-523


CPD questionnaire PDF