Vol 98, No 10 (2008)

Table of Contents

From the Editor

Perpetual medical politics PDF
JP van Niekerk 735

Editor's choice

Eds choice Oct 2008 PDF
JP van Niekerk 737


HIV prevention and transmission the focus at International AIDS Conference PDF
Ziad El-Khatib, Anastasia Pharris 738
The 30th Medical 10 Run PDF
Sydney Cullis 739


Media ‘knight’ breathes life into paediatric ICU’s PDF
Metanalysis critical of blood alternative product challenged PDF
AIDS reality bedevils social security plans PDF


Has HIV prevalence peaked in South Africa? - Can the report on the latest antenatal survey be trusted to answer this question? PDF
Rob Dorrington, David Bourne 754
Clinical excellence and the NICEties of value-based priority setting PDF
Andy Parrish, Marc Blockman 758
Neonatal Circumcision does not reduce HIV Infection Rates PDF
Daniel Sidler, Heinz Rode, J Smith 762
The Nervous System in Antiquity PDF
François Pieter Retief, Louise Cilliers 768


Basil W Myers (26/09/1914 - 14/06/2008) PDF
Dr Mossie Silbert 774
Willem Vlietstra PDF
J T Mets 774

Book reviews

Lupus/Second edition: Facts Series PDF
sue jessop 776


Zimbabwe: A crossroads for the health professions PDF
Leslie London, Dan Ncayiyana, David Sanders, Ahmed Kalebi, Josephine Kasolo 777
Rheumatic Heart Disease: Social and Economic Dimensions PDF
Katharine A Robertson, Bongani M Mayosi 780
Rolling out male circumcision as a mass HIV/AIDS intervention seems neither justified not practicable PDF
A Myers, Jonathan E Myers 781

Scientific letters

Imaginary bugs, real distress: delusional parasitosis PDF
John Frean, Gillian de Jong, Richard Albrecht 784
HIV prevention needs to confront the elephant on the road PDF
David Brandon Harrison 786
Namaqua Dwarf Adder (Bitis schneideri) envenomation case studies PDF
Bryan Maritz 788

Original articles

Male circumcision and its relationship to HIV infection in South Africa: Results from a national survey in 2002 PDF
Catherine A Connolly, Leickness C Simbayi, Rebecca Shanmugam, Ayanda Nqeketo 789
Symptomatic hyperlactataemia in adults on anti-retroviral therapy: A single centre experience PDF
June Fabian, Willem Daniel Francois Venter, Louisa Mkhabela, Jonathan B Levin, Lee Baker, Saraladevi Naicker 795
Surgical Complications of Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) Infection in HIV infected children PDF
jonty karpelowsky, angus alexander, stuart dix peek, alistair millar, heinz rode 801
Does examiner bias in undergraduate oral and clinical surgery examinations occur? PDF
Douglas Stupart, Paul Goldberg, Jake Krige, Delawir Kahn 805


CPD Questionnaire PDF