Vol 98, No 8 (2008)

Table of Contents

From the Editor

The virtues of doing nothing (dangerous) PDF
JP van Niekerk 567

Editor's choice

Editors choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 569


Impact of withdrawal of Ritalin LA in the Western Cape PDF
Fieke van BeverDonker, Gillian Riordan, Jo Wilmshurst 570
Task shifting in the public health sector: what is the evidence? PDF
Charles Shey Wiysonge, Idowu Dele Araoyinbo 571
The blight of bureaucracy PDF
John Du Toit Zaaijman 572


Neurologists come in for over servicing flack PDF
Lack of humanity our biggest disability PDF
Trailblazer HIV clinician and ‘temporary resident,’ honored PDF
AIDs denialism gets nastier at Manguzi PDF


Emergence of extensive drug-resistance (XDR) among Gram-negative bacilli in South Africa– Moving a step closer PDF
Adrian John Brink, Charles Feldman, Guy Richards, Johan Moolman, Marthinus Senekal 586
The Earliest Example of the Hyperactivity Subtype of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Jan Steen’s “The Village School” (c. 1670) PDF
Richard E. Kast, Eric Lewin Altschuler 594
Jim Peter's Collapse in the 1954 Vancouver Empire Games marathon PDF
Jackie Mekler, Dan Tunstall Pedoe, DPhil, FRCP 596


Orthopaedic injuries in state hospitals compromised PDF
John Alexander Shipley, D van der Jagt, R Golele, S Govender, M Lukhele, G J Vlok, J Walters 601

Scientific letters

Drug management and use: Knowledge and perception of patients PDF
P Ramathuba 603
Iron deficiency anaemia in healthy South African women in spite of iron fortification PDF
Denise Lawrie, Lindi Marie Coetzee, Deborah Kim Glencross 606
Oral fluid for detection of hepatitis B vaccine-induced antibodies: implications for surveillance of hepatitis B vaccination programmes in resource poor settings PDF
Maphahlaganye Jeffrey Mphahlele 608

Original articles

Temporal evolution of CSF following initiation of treatment for Tuberculous Meningitis PDF
Vinod Patel, Izak Burger, Cathy Connolly 610
Antioxidant and oxidative stress status in type 2 diabetes and diabetic foot ulcer PDF
Elizabeth Bosede Bolajoko, KenseseE Sontin Mossanda, Francis Adeniyi, Olubayo Akinosun, Adesoji Fasanmade, Mpho Moropane 614
Hypertension and Diabetes: Poor care for patients at community health centres PDF
Krisela Steyn, Dinky Levitt, Maya Patel, jean marguerite fourie, Nomonde Gwebushe, Carl Lombard, Kathy Everett 618
Advances in endoscopic sinonasal and anterior skull base surgery PDF
Darlene Lubbe, Patrick Semple, Johan J Fagan 623
Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteraemia in an academic hospital in South Africa PDF
Olga Perovic, Hendrik Koornhof, Heather Crewe-Brown, Adriano Duse, Wim Van Nierop, Jacky Galpin 626


SAGES Abstracts: 'Trends in Gastroenterology' PDF


CPD Questionnaire PDF