Vol 95, No 5 (2005)

Table of Contents

News PDF
Jonathan Spencer Jones 300
Mixed Bag PDF
Bridget Farham 325
Practice management PDF
Jonathan Spencer Jones 302

From the Editor

Lock up and stay: South Africa's sick prisons PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 281

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 283


Out of the mouths of babes - innocent reporting of harmful labour ward practices PDF
D J Mets, reply by Farrell and Pattinson 284
Doctors and sexuality PDF
Jon Larsen 284
Doctors disunited PDF
Jack Adno 286
HPCSA - the sound of silence PDF
C D Karabus 286


Saving the people of the sky - one child at a time PDF
Are we losing the TB battle? PDF
Diabetes - SA research 'cutting edge' PDF
SAMJ 100 years ago / SAMJ 50 years ago PDF


Smoking in pregnancy - what does my patient know? PDF
J E Viljoen, H J Odendaal 308
Pfizer withdraws Bextra in South Africa PDF
Drug Alert 310
Scapular stress fracture in a professional cricketer and a review of the literature PDF
R V P de Villiers, M Pritchard, J de Beer, J Koning 312
Reclaiming the lost art of listening PDF
Bernard Levinson 318
Long-term clinical remission of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia by dietary means PDF
W M Politzer 321


Larry Margolius PDF
A M Meyers 323
Tielman Johannes Marais PDF
Paul Bremer 323


Harmful effects of smoking in pregnancy PDF
Elbie Viljoen 329
Educating medical students about tobacco PDF
Yussuf Saloojee, Krisela Steyn 330

Scientific letters

A comparison of children with injuries to the head and injuries to the body PDF
R Lalloo, AB van As 332

Original articles

The South African Stroke Risk in General Practice Study PDF
Myles Connor, Paul Rheeder, Alan Bryer, Megan Meredith, Asher Dubb, Vivian Fritz, on behalf of the Southern African Stroke Foundation 334
Routinely available cotrimoxazole prophylaxis and occurrence of respiratory and diarrhoeal morbidity in infants born to HIV-infected mothers in South Africa PDF
Anna Coutsoudis, Kubendran Pillay, Elizabeth Spooner, Hoosen M Coovadia, Lucy Pembrey, Marie-Louise Newell 339
Therapeutic efficacy of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for plasmodium falciparum malaria: A study 5 years after implementation of combination therapy in Mpumalanga, South Africa PDF
Aaron Mabuza, John Govere, Kobus la Grange, Nicros Mngomezulu, Elizabeth Allen, Alpheus Zitha, Frans Mbokazi, David Durrheim, Karen Barnes 346
Doctors' attitudes and practices regarding smoking cessation during pregnancy PDF
K Everett, H J Odendaal, K Steyn 350