Vol 98, No 4 (2008)

Table of Contents

From the Editor

National health insurance on the horizon for South Africa PDF
Dan Ncayiyana 229

Editor's choice

editors choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 231


Inappropriate CPD decision PDF
Jocelyn Kane-Berman 232
Discovering Familial Hypercholesterolaemia PDF
Dirk Jacobus Blom, Frederick Raal, Adrian David Marais 232
Pagophagia when ice is not available: drinking cold water PDF
Marius Coetzee 234
What did it cost to get you here? PDF
Jonathan Victor Larsen 234
What is the incidence of Paediatric Hypertension in South Africa PDF
Essack Mitha 234
Am I just an old-fashioned GP? PDF
Saville Nathan Furman 236
Electronic data interface in general practice improves debtors days PDF
Jean Viviers, Selma Smith 238
Screening for diabetic retinopathy in primary care with a mobile fundus camera - evaluation of a South African pilot project PDF
James Clarke Rice, Kendrew Suttle, Karin Lecuona 240


Public sector ARV sites finding ‘disturbing’ PDF
Australian surgeon’s tenacity more than skin deep PDF
More than a pinch less salt needed PDF
Child mortality committee launch – a chance missed PDF


Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis in HIV: the evidence PDF
Taryn Young, Clothilde Oliphant, Jimmy Volmink, ID Araoyinbo 258
HPV vaccines - bring me your daughters! PDF
Carol Ann Thomas 259
Auto-amputation of breast due to ductal carcinoma PDF
Pieter Van der Bijl 262
Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy - a case report PDF
Mala Modi 263


Petrus Nicolaas Smith PDF
Johan Maritz 266


Paediatric Surgery: birth of a speciality or a coming of age?, PDF
Samuel Wiiliam Moore, Daniel Sidler, Heinz Rode 268

Scientific letters

A centile chart for fetal weight for gestational ages 24-27 weeks PDF
Gerhardus Barnard Theron, Lut Geerts, Mary-Lou Thompson, Anneke Theron 270
Eating disorders in South Africa: an inter-ethnic comparison of admission data PDF
Ilze Delport, christopher paul szabo 272
Coping strategies and social support after receiving HIV-positive results at a South African District Hospital PDF
Tin Myint, Bob Mash 274

Original articles

The medical Management of Opioid Dependence in South Africa PDF
Lize Weich 280
Medical futility and end-of-life care PDF
Daniel Sidler 284
Adjunctive corticosteroid treatment of clinical PCP pneumonia in infants less than 18 months of age: a randomized controlled trial PDF
Alta J Terblanche, Robin J Green, Paul Rheeder, Dankwart F Wittenberg 287
A review of Internal medicine readmissions in a peri-urban South African Hospital PDF
Alan Stanley, Andrew Parish 291
Nuchal Translucency (NT) as a method of First Trimester Screening for Aneuploidy PDF
Poovangela Naidoo 295


Guidelines on the Management of Atopic Dermatitis in Adolescents and Adults in South Africa PDF
Werner Sinclair, Jamila Aboobaker, Francois Jordaan, Deepak Modi, Gail Todd 303-320


CPD Questionnaire PDF