Vol 110, No 1 (2020)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Public health security – caring for the health of populations? PDF
B Farham 3


Edgar Swart PDF
J Smith, H F Jordaan 4

In Practice

Communication regarding routine childhood vaccination PDF
S Cooper, R J Burnett, E Z Sambala, B M Schmidt, C S Wiysonge 5-6
Interventions for preventing unintended pregnancies among adolescents PDF
E L Davids, T Kredo, C Mathews 7-9
Plasma efavirenz concentration inversely correlates with increased risk of cytomegalovirus infection in HIV-infected pregnant women PDF
D Mhandire, G Morse, C Maponga, K Mhandire, C Dandara 10-15
Medicine-use evaluation of doxazosin prescribing to inform formulary recommendations PDF
A Wehmeyer, R Coetzee, N Hoffman, Y Johnson, R Kloppers 16-20


Fasting plasma glucose and risk factor assessment: Comparing sensitivity and specificity in identifying gestational diabetes in urban black African women PDF
L M Dickson, E J Buchmann, C Janse van Rensburg, S A Norris 21-26
Control of rheumatoid arthritis with conventional disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in a tertiary hospital in central South Africa PDF
R M N Carter, B J Jansen van Rensburg, G Joubert 27-31
Dose-related adverse events in South African patients prescribed clofazimine for drug-resistant tuberculosis PDF
N Misra, N Padayatchi, P Naidoo 32-37
We need to target trauma: A prospective observational study in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa PDF
K Clark, A Rao, V Chen, P Mda, F Piek, J Irudeo, R Maharaj, L Wallis, T Quinn, B Hansoti 38-43
A review of geriatric injuries at a major trauma centre in South Africa PDF
J-P Da Costa, J Laing, V Y Kong, J L Bruce, G L Laing, D L Clarke 44-48
Amikacin-resistant Acinetobacter species mediated by the aphA6 gene associated with clinical outcome at an academic complex hospital in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa PDF
K Swe Swe-Han, M Pillay, M Pillay 49-54
Analysis and comparison of cumulative antibiograms for the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital adult intensive care and high-care units, 2013 and 2017 PDF
T Law, V Chibabhai, T Nana 55-64
A multicentre prospective observational study of the prevalence of preoperative anaemia and iron deficiency in adult elective surgical patients in hospitals in Western Cape Province, South Africa PDF
W S Conradie, T Biesman-Simons, F Roodt, M Nejthardt, J Davids, T Pretorius, G Davies, E Cloete, Z Fullerton, J Roos, M Flint, J L Swanevelder, R A Dyer, B M Biccard 65-68
The burden of depression and anxiety among medical students in South Africa: A cross-sectional survey at the University of Cape Town PDF
S van der Walt, W S Mabaso, E L Davids, P J de Vries 69-76


CPD Questions PDF