Vol 108, No 8 (2018)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

The right to strike PDF
B Farham 605


Variation in HIV prevalence and the population-level effects of antiretroviral therapy in reducing tuberculosis incidence in South Africa PDF
R Sloot, G J Maarman, M Osman, F M Marx,on behalf of the Desmond Tutu TB Centre–Working Group Data Analysis and Modelling 606
The bleeding edge PDF
N Mankahla, R Lekoloane, G Fieggen 607


30 days in medicine PDF


Unmet needs of high-risk mothers reduce success of antiretroviral treatment in HIV-infected infants PDF
Z Mvo, V Ntlantsana, N Bengu, J Millar, J Roider, R Bhoola, M Krishna, Y Graza, J van Lobenstein, C Kapongo, C Kogielambal, K Sprenger, M Archary, T Ndung'u, P Goulder 609-610

Continuing Medical Education

He who refuses to obey cannot command: A guide to paediatric asthma management PDF
R Masekela 611
Asthma treatment in children: A pragmatic approach PDF
R Masekela, A Jeevanathrum, S Kling, T C Gray, J Morrison, A Vanker, A S Puterman, D Rhode, E W Zöllner, P de Waal, A Manjra, M Levin, H Zar, R J Green, F E Kritzinger; on behalf of the South African Childhood Asthma Working Group (SACAWG) 612-618
Looking beyond the magic bullet: Novel asthma drugs or education, which works better? PDF
R Masekela, M Levin, P M Jeena, M Annamalai, V Naidoo, A van Niekerk, D Hawarden, S Emanuel, H Katz, H Zar, R J Green, F E Kritzinger, A I Manjra; on behalf of the South African Childhood Asthma Working Group (SACAWG) 619-623

In Practice

Cystic fibrosis in South Africa: A changing diagnostic paradigm PDF
J van Rensburg, M Alessandrini, C Stewart, M S Pepper 624-628
Changes to the World Health Organization guideline on hormonal contraceptive eligibility for women at high risk of HIV: South African perspective and response PDF
Z Nene, G J Hofmeyr, M Patel, M Panday, H Rees, M Makua, Y Pillay 629-631
The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) strikes: South Africa’s healthcare battlefield PDF
A Dhai, S Mahomed 632-633
What should doctors and healthcare staff do when industrial action jeopardises the lives and health of patients? PDF
D J McQuoid-Mason 634-635
Starvation ketoacidosis in pregnancy presenting as euglycaemic, high anion gap metabolic acidosis: A case report highlighting the significance of early recognition and prompt intervention PDF
J M Chausse, F Paruk, S Motilall, P Soma-Pillay, S Ndaba 636-639


Oral anticoagulants and atrial fibrillation: A South African perspective PDF
D J Laäs, M Naidoo 640-646


Congenital disorders in South Africa: A review of Child Healthcare Problem Identification Programme (Child PIP) mortality data, 2005 - 2017 PDF
M Patrick, H Malherbe, C Stephen, D Woods, C Aldous 647-653
Titrating insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes using a structured self-monitoring blood glucose regimen PDF
K L Kalweit, D G van Zyl, P Rheeder 654-659
Emergency intubation in trauma in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa PDF HTML
C T Lewis, J Brown, A C Inglis, D N Naumann, N Crombie 660-666
Posterior urethral valves in South African boys: Outcomes and challenges PDF
K L Petersen, D P Moore, U K Kala 667-670
The presentation, management and outcomes of Fournier’s gangrene at a tertiary urology referral centre in South Africa PDF
A E Elsaket, S Maharajh, R J Urry 671-676
What do South African adolescents want in a sexual health service? Evidence from the South African Studies on HIV in Adolescents (SASHA) project PDF
P Smith, R Marcus, T Bennie, B Nkala, M Nchabeleng, M H Latka, G Gray, M Wallace, L-G Bekker 677-681
‘You can talk about condoms [with younger men] while older men … beat you for that’: Young women’s perceptions of gender-based violence within intergenerational relationships in South Africa PDF
N Lince-Deroche, T Shochet, J Sibeko, L Mdlopane, S Pato, Q S Makhubele, T Bessenaar 682-686


SAGES Congress 2018, 8 - 11 August, The Campus, The Forum, Bryanston, Johannesburg PDF


CPD questionnaire PDF