Vol 109, No 6 (2019)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

Guest Editorial

Climate change and control of diarrhoeal diseases in South Africa: Priorities for action PDF
M Boeckmann, T Roux, M Robinson, A Areal, D Durusu, B Wernecke, A Manyuchi, M D Pham, C Wang, R Hetem, L Harden, E Vargas, C Y Wright, B F N Erasmus, H Rees, C Vogel, S Wang, V Black, M Mabhikwa, M F Chersich; Climate Change and Heat-Health Study Group 359-361

Continuing Medical Education

Medical genetics, genomics and the future of medicine PDF
K J Fieggen, N A B Ntusi 362-363
An overview of the genetic basis of cardiovascular disease PDF
N Laing, S M Kraus, G Shaboodien, N A B Ntusi 364-370
Epigenetics – an introductory overview PDF
R S Ramesar 371-374
Ethical considerations in genomic research in South Africa PDF
J de Vries, N S Munung 375-377

In Practice

Rational use of the fluoroquinolones PDF
G A Richards, A J Brink, C Feldman 378-381
Utility of crime surveys for Sustainable Development Goals monitoring and violence prevention using a public health approach PDF
R Matzopoulos, N Abrahams, B Bowman, N Shai, M Prinsloo, S Salau, D Bradshaw, G Gray 382-386
How patent law reform can improve affordability and accessibility of medicines in South Africa: Four medicine case studies PDF
C Tomlinson, C Waterhouse, Y Q Hu, S Meyer, H Moyo 387-391


Systematic review of interventions aimed at reducing hookah pipe use: Implications for practitioners and clinicians PDF
Z Kader, N V Roman, R Crutzen 392-406


Audit of diabetic ketoacidosis management at a tertiary hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa PDF
S Thomas, N A Mohamed, S Bhana 407-411
Causes of maternal death at Natalspruit Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa PDF
B Uzabakiriho, S Maswime 412-414
Preventable warfarin-induced birth defects: A missed opportunity? PDF
M Conradie, B D Henderson, C van Wyk 415-420
Tympanostomy tube insertion practice in under-18-year-olds in the South African private healthcare sector insured by Discovery Health PDF
E Samson, G Quail, S Peer, J J Fagan 421-425
Comparative analysis of healthcare provision to individuals with cleft lip and/or palate at specialised academic centres in South Africa PDF
P Hlongwa, T C Dandajena, L C Rispel 426-430
Challenges for dedicated smoking cessation services in developing countries PDF
G Y Tadzimirwa, C Day, A Esmail, C Cooper, M Kamkuemah, K Dheda, R N van Zyl-Smit 431-436
The incidence and characteristics of homicides in elderly compared with non-elderly age groups in Johannesburg, South Africa PDF
L Swart, S Buthelezi, M Seedat 437-442


Validation of a brief mental health screening tool for common mental disorders in primary healthcare PDF


CPD questionnaire PDF