Vol 96, No 1 (2006)

Table of Contents

News and Practice Management PDF
Jonathan Spencer Jones 22

From the Editor

Ageing disgracefully PDF
JP de V van Niekerk 7

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
JP de V van Niekerk 9


Legal, but is it right? PDF
Leon Groenveld 10
Is tele-facilitation a viable alternative to conventional face-to-face facilitation? PDF
M Patrick, I Arsalo, N Philips, A-M Bergh, R C Pattinson 10
Folic acid awareness among women of reproductive age in Cape Town PDF
A R Sayed, J Nixon, D E Bourne 12


Discovery's 'hospital rating' collides with clinicians PDF
Caring accolades for top clinicians PDF
Venues change angers hospital chiefs PDF
South Africa under-priorities osteoporosis PDF


Initiation of pre-hospital thrombolysis in South Africa PDF
Nicholas Castle, Raveen Naidoo, Robert Owen 28
Intracranial endoscopy PDF
A A Figaji, A G Fieggen, P L Semple, J C Peter 32
When thunder roars - go indoors! PDF
Ryan Blumenthal 38
Professor Edmund Biernacki (1866-1911) and the discovery of the erythrocyte sedimentation rate PDF
Jarek kowalczyk 40
Mixed Bag PDF
Bridget Farham 44


Bruce Merton McIntosh PDF
Peter G Jupp 42
Robert Godfrey (Bob) Saner PDF
T H Bothwell 42

Book reviews

Genetic Disorders of the Indian Subcontinent PDF
Peter Beighton 46


Emergency medicine - a new era in South African medicine PDF
Clive Balfour 47
Addressing authorship disputes PDF
T E Madiba, A Dhai 49

Scientific letters

Cervical lymph node biopsy - watch the nerves! PDF
A Numanoglu, H Rode 51

Original articles

The Cape Triage Score - a triage system for South Africa PDF
L A Wallis, S B Gottschalk, D Wood, S Bruijns, S de Vries, C Balfour, on behalf of the Cape Triage Group 53
Evaluation of the buffering capacity of powdered cow's, goats's and soy milk and non-prescription antacids in the treatment of non-ulcer dyspepsia PDF
D Lutchman, S Pillay, R Naidoo, N Shangase, R Nayak, A Rughoobeer 57
Adrenorcortical function in hospitalised patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis receiving a rifampicin-based regimen - a pilot study PDF
W D Francois Venter, Vanessa R Panz, Charles Feldman, Barry I Joffe 62
Prevalence of exercise-induced bronchospasm in Thokoza schoolchildren PDF
M B N Mashalane, A Stewart, C Feldman, P Becker, S de Charmoy 67