Vol 109, No 1 (2019)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Editorial policy PDF
B Farham 3
Thank you from HMPG and the editors PDF
B Farham 4-6


Genomic characterisation of Klebsiella michiganensis co-producing OXA-181 and NDM-1 carbapenemases isolated from a cancer patient in uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa PDF
R C Founou, L L Founou, M Allam, A Ismail, S Y Essack 7-8
Requesting a patient to document her decision for refusal of hospital treatment promotes beneficence PDF
N C Ngene, C O Onyia, J Moodley 9


Ramquar Ramasar PDF
C N Pillay, P Ramasar 10


Empathy: An essential tool in any doctor’s skillset PDF
E Archer, R Turner 11-12

In Practice

Human papillomavirus vaccination acceptance and hesitancy in South Africa: Research and policy agenda PDF
N J Ngcobo, R J Burnett, S Cooper, C S Wiysonge 13-15
Cystic fibrosis: What’s new in South Africa in 2019 PDF
M Zampoli; on behalf of the MSAC 16-19
Cell and gene therapies at the forefront of innovative medical care: Implications for South Africa PDF
M S Pepper, M Alessandrini, A Pope, W van Staden, R J Green 20-22


Overnight oximetry as a screening tool for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea in South African children PDF
M Zampoli, N Abousetta, A Vanker 23-26
Treatment outcomes in perinatally infected HIV-positive adolescents and young adults after ≥10 years on antiretroviral therapy PDF
K Anderson, R Muloiwa, M-A Davies 27-34
Cost of intensive care services at a central hospital in South Africa PDF
S Mahomed, O H Mahomed 35-39
Transitions between lifetime alcohol use, regular use and remission: Results from the 2004 South African Stress and Health Survey PDF
N Harker Burnhams, C Bharat, D R Williams, D J Stein, B Myers 40-46
South African women’s perspectives on self-sampling for cervical cancer screening: A mixed-methods study PDF
R Saidu, J Moodley, A Tergas, M Momberg, R Boa, T Wright, S Campbell, C Svanholm-Barrie, D Persing, L Kuhn, L Denny 47-52
Histopathological diagnoses on pleural biopsy specimens over a 15-year period at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa: A retrospective review PDF
J R Edgar, M L Wong, M Hale, C N Menezes 53-57
Major depressive disorder in patients with diabetes mellitus in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa PDF
J M Jansen van Vuuren, S Pillay 58-61


CPD Questions PDF