Vol 95, No 3 (2005)

Table of Contents

News PDF
Fred N Sanders 152
Practice Management PDF
Fred N Sanders 158

From the Editor

Sexuality and SAMA PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 131

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 132


The Legal Union of Same-Gender Couples Act PDF
Deon Knobel 134
Miracles in the land of non-accountability PDF
Leslie Huxtable 134
Doctors - new migrant workers? PDF
Laurence Cohen 134-135


Transformation trauma in buffalo City PDF
Workplace-acquired HIV - ignorance pervasive PDF
Asian tsunami a lesson in misplaced ubuntu PDF
Traditional medicines - no clear or present danger PDF


A case for further strengthening of the national health system in South Africa PDF
Manto Tshabalala-Msimang 159
Letter from Tanzania - High five PDF
Robert-Ian Caldwell 161

Book reviews

Heart's Desire. A Woman's Longing for a Child PDF
Daniel Ncayiyana 164
Traditional male Circumcision and Initiation into Manhood. Legal, health and environmental perspectives PDF
Daniel Ncayiyana 164


Asher Dubb PDF
Ken R L Huddle 165


Does the 'power of the purse' influence the fair distribution of limited resources? PDF
Johann van Zyl 166
HIV/AIDS in Africa - a role for the mental health practitioners? PDF
Dan J Stein, Soraya Seedat, Robin A Emsley, Benjamin O Olley 167

Scientific letters

inhaled steroid use in adult asthamtics - experience at a primary health care centre PDF
Tahmeed A Nizami, Bob Mash 169

Original articles

Student Paper: Pentoxifylline for heart failure: a systematic review PDF
Kathryn Batchelder, Bongani M Mayosi 171
Can medical schemes reform lead to fairer distribution of limited resources? A funding perspective PDF
Bettina Taylor, Derrick Burns 175
Amiodarone-induced thyroid dysfunction PDF
Ian Louis Ross, David Marshall, Andrzej Okreglicki, Sedick Isaacs, Naomi Sharlene Levitt 180
In-hospital outcome of patients discharged from the ICU withh tracheostomies PDF
M J Mpe, B V Mphahlele 184