Vol 109, No 3 (2019)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF


Medical students’ perspectives on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide and their views on legalising these practices in South Africa PDF
M Bac, E Meyer 135
Reflections on undergraduate teaching PDF
J Edge 136


Geoffrey Falkson PDF
L M Dreosti 137
Maurice Silbert PDF
S Benatar 138

Continuing Medical Education

Health and rehabilitation sciences in a clinical context PDF
N A B Ntusi 139-141
Physiotherapy in rehabilitation and prohabilitation across the lifespan PDF
N Naidoo, R Barnes, N Mlenzana, K Mostert, S L Amosun 142-144
Prevention of treatment-induced ototoxicity: An update for clinicians PDF
L Ramma, N Schellack, B Heinze 145-149

In Practice

The apps are coming! But will they be legal in South Africa? PDF
A Barit 150-151
Alternating hemiplegia of childhood: First South African case report and verapamil as a possible treatment option PDF
L S van Hillegondsberg, I A Michaelis 152-153

Clinical Trial

Perioperative comparison of the agreement between a portable fingertip pulse oximeter v. a conventional bedside pulse oximeter in adult patients (COMFORT trial) PDF
R N Smith, R Hofmeyr 154-158


Delay to diagnosis and breast cancer stage in an urban South African breast clinic PDF
S Rayne, K Schnippel, D Kruger, C-A Benn, C Firnhaber 159-163
Evaluation of factors and patterns influencing the 30-day readmission rate at a tertiary-level hospital in a resource-constrained setting in Cape Town, South Africa PDF
R Dreyer, A J Viljoen 164-168
Chronic lung disease and a history of tuberculosis (post-tuberculosis lung disease): Clinical features and in-hospital outcomes in a resource-limited setting with a high HIV burden PDF
P Mkoko, S Naidoo, L C Mbanga, F Nomvete, R Muloiwa, S Dlamini 169-173
How accurately do routinely reported HIV viral load suppression proportions reflect progress towards the 90-90-90 target in the population on antiretroviral treatment in Khayelitsha, South Africa? PDF
J Euvrard, T Schulz, K Hilderbrand, M Bosland, M Osler, A Boulle, M-A Davies 174-177
Venous thromboembolism risk and prophylaxis prescription in surgical patients at a tertiary hospital in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa PDF
W D Rocher, T Page, M Rocher, D Nel 178-181
Trauma electives in South Africa provide valuable training for international surgeons PDF
H Uchino, V Y Kong, F Plani, W Bekker, V Manchev, J L Bruce, G L Laing, D L Clarke 182-185
Assessment and management of venous thrombo­embolism risk during pregnancy and the puerperium (SAVE): The South African cohort PDF
P Naidoo, R Mothilal, L C Snyman 186-192


Mental illness in the Western Cape Province, South Africa: A review of the burden of disease and healthcare interventions PDF
Fulminant hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in an infant following mother-to-child transmission of an e-minus HBV mutant: Time to relook at HBV prophylaxis in South African infants PDF


CPD questionnaire PDF