Vol 93, No 9 (2003)

Table of Contents

Synopsis: ezetimibe review PDF
Fred N Sanders 650
News PDF
Jonathan Spencer Jones 652
Medical organisations - Board of HealthCare Funders of SA PDF
Guy Hawthorne, Rivalland Computing 653
Managed Care: Guideline for Ethical decisions PDF
Foundation of Professional Development 656

From the Editor

Palliative care - from dream to mainstream PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 626

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 627


Patient population movement in a Cape Town obstetric service PDF
I Human, M Kroon, N Bergman, S Fawcus, B Ntwana 634
Israel, Iraq, Zimbabwe - should we care? PDF
S Waner, J Miller, M D Cohen, J Pollon 634
Rural radiology in Central Africa PDF
M S Tankwe, A E Bafende, L P Diasiwa, S P Meli, Z S Nsiangana 636


AID for AIDS - at last PDF
Cuban doctors get raw deal PDF
Denny scoops technology award PDF
AIDS survivor sketches treatment pitfalls PDF
TB investment - not just gilding Eli's Lilly PDF
SAMJ 100 and 50 years ago PDF


Johan Uys PDF
DP (Staff) Pauw 670
Carl Theodorus Moller PDF
Jos van Niekerk 670

Book reviews

Sleep Smart. Get a Life PDF
Sandra Brink 670


Launching the ARV roll-out debate into the public arena PDF
R A Pawinski, A Berkman, L M McNally, U G Lallo 660
Smoking among nursing staff at Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town PDF
F W Retief, E Prinsloo, J Calitz, J M Barnes 661
Traditional healers and paediatric care PDF
F P R de Villiers, M J P Ledwaba 664
Invoking the Spirits - Matiasmenos PDF
Schneir Levin 666
Proximal oesophageal strictures in a child with HIV disease PDF
William van der Merwe, Richard Pitcher, Ekkehard W Zollner 667


Renal transplantation in South Africa PDF
Brian Rayner 673

Scientific letters

Participant remuneration for research - how much is enough? PDF
Keymanthri Moodley, Landon Myer 677
Accuracy of menstrual history in early pregnancy PDF
Louis-Jacques van Bogaert 679

Original articles

Initial burden of disease estimates for South Africa, 2000 PDF
Debbie Bradshaw, Pam Groenewald, Ria Laubscher, Nadine Nannan, Beatrice Nojilana, Rosana Norman, Desiree Pieterse, Michelle Schneider, David E Bourne, Ian Timaeus, Rob Dorrington, Leigh Johnson 682
Impact of age, gender and race on patient and graft survival following renal transplantation - developing country experience PDF
M Rafique Moosa 689
Overt hypoadrenalism is uncommon in patients with stage 3 and 4 bronchogenic carcinoma PDF
Ian L Ross, Suzaan Marais, Peter Raubenheimer, Raymond Abratt, Sedick Isaacs, Steven Soule 695
Severe acute maternal morbidity and maternal death audit - a rapid diagnostic tool for evaluating matenal care PDF
L Cochet, R C Pattinson, A P Macdonald 700


South African Digestive Diseases Week Congress 2003, incorporating the 4th AMAGE Meeeting PDF