Vol 98, No 9 (2008)

Table of Contents

From the Editor

Alma Ata Declaration -- the elusive Holy Grail PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 655

Editor's choice

Editors Choice September 2008 Untitled PDF
JP van Niekerk 657


Doctor's dress code PDF
henk de groot 658
What's in a name? Terminology in Emergency Care in South Africa PDF
Timothy Craig Hardcastle 658


Gay community to test HIV prevention pill PDF
Slow progress in doctor placement kickback probe PDF
Runaway TB epidemic; can we catch up? PDF
ALP-Health Dept TB skirmish to bear fruit? PDF


Community health workers in South Africa: Where in this maze do we find ourselves? PDF
Marina Clarke, Marina Clarke, Simon Lewin, Judy Dick 680
Interpersonal violence: Prioritising interventions PDF
Richard Matzopoulos, Jonathan E Myers, Brett Bowman, Shanaaz Mathews 682
Road traffic injury: prioritising interventions PDF
Richard Matzopoulos, Jonathan E Myers, Rahul Jobanputra 692
The eye in antiquity PDF
François Pieter Retief, Andries A. Stultingh, Louise Cilliers 692

Book reviews

Imagining the Elephant: A Biography of Allan MacLeod Cormack PDF
Peter Ian Folb 701


Alma Ata Declaration on Primary Health Care: 30th Anniversary PDF
Yogan G Pillay 702
Reducing the burden of injury: An intersectoral preventive approach is needed PDF
Richard Gregory Matzopoulos, JE Myers, Alexander Butchart, Joanne Corrigall, Margie Peden, Tracey Naledi 703

Scientific letters

Rheumatoid arthritis functional disability in a public health care clinic PDF
Margaret Westaway 706
Reliability of HIV Rapid Tests in a Clinical Setting is Largely Dependent on User Performance PDF
Daya Moodley, Pravi Moodley, Themba Ndabandaba, Tonya Esterhuizen 707
Intestinal parasitic infections in adult patients in KwaZulu-Natal PDF
Z L Kwitshana, M A Dhansay, J M Tsoka, M L Mabaso 709

Original articles

Closed suction drainage versus closed simple drainage in the management of modified radical mastectomy wounds PDF
Emmanuel R Ezeome, Clement A Adebamowo 712
Fatal road traffic accidents (RTA) in Mtatha area of South Africa. PDF
Banwari Lal Meel 716
Otosclerosis and TGF-β1 gene in black South Africans PDF
mashudu tshifularo 720
Cryptococcus and Lymphocytic Meningitis In Botswana PDF
Gregory Bisson, John Lukes, Isaac Mtoni, Rob Roy MacGregor 724
The Quality of Operative Notes at a General Surgery Unit PDF
Alan David Rogers 726


CPD Questionnaire PDF