Vol 109, No 11 (2019)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Vaping – not the smoke-ending panacea PDF
B Farham 816


Why we need to evaluate the quality of tuberculosis care in South Africa’s private health sector PDF
J Boffa, S Moyo, J Chikovore, A Salomon, S Jooste, T Mkhombo, M Pai, A Daftary 817-818
Reflections on undergraduate teaching PDF
Y M Nair 819
Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from an abattoir worker in Cameroon PDF
L L Founou, R C Founou, M Allam, A Ismail, S Y Essack 820-821

Continuing Medical Education

Virchow’s triad revisited PDF
V J Louw, N A B Ntusi 822-823
Venous thromboembolism in pregnancy PDF
P F Wessels 824-832
When to transfuse: Red blood cell and platelet transfusion thresholds in clinical practice PDF
C E Menard, M Seftel, A Ponnampalam, R Zarychanski 833-837

In Practice

Changing priorities in maternal and perinatal health in Gert Sibande District, South Africa PDF
M Bac, R C Pattinson, A-M Bergh 838-840
Intrathecal tranexamic acid during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean delivery: A lethal drug error PDF
D G Bishop, A C Lundgren, N F Moran, I Popov, J Moodley 841-844
Sending patients electronic reminders on the need for urgent treatment to prevent life-threatening illnesses: Some lessons to be learned and a cautionary reminder PDF
D J McQuoid-Mason 845-847
Pit latrines: A potential risk factor for latrodectism in rural South Africa? PDF
A Msiwa, S D Ntshalintshali 848-849


One-stop haematuria clinic: First experience in South Africa PDF
S Sinha, S Z Jaumdally, J John, G Pinto, S Sinha, J Lazarus 850-853
Closed traction reduction of cervical spine facet dislocations: Compelled by law PDF
M Potgieter, D H Badenhorst, M Mohideen, J H Davis 854-858
Orthopaedic referrals using a smartphone app: Uptake, response times and outcome PDF
R W Morkel, T N Mann, G du Preez, J du Toit 859-864
The impact of international benchmarking on the price of immunosuppressive medicines for transplant recipients in South Africa PDF
K-L Cassar, F Suleman 865-871
Elevated unidentified antibodies in sickle cell anaemia patients receiving blood transfusions in Cape Town, South Africa PDF
K A Thompson, F Adams, G M Davison 872-875
Intron 22 inversion real-time polymerase chain reaction detection in haemophilia A families from central South Africa PDF
J F Kloppers, G M Marx, W J Janse van Rensburg 876-879
The utility of hyperlactataemia in the definition of septic shock: Evaluating the Sepsis-3 definitions in a sub-Saharan African intensive care unit PDF
A A Elhouni, K de Vasconcellos 880-884
The estimated burden of fungal disease in South Africa PDF
I S Schwartz, T H Boyles, C R Kenyon, J C Hoving, G D Brown, D W Denning 885-892


CPD Questions PDF