Vol 98, No 11 (2008)

Table of Contents

From the Editor

Good riddance! PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 815

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 817


Crime and Income Inequality PDF
Tomek Piorkowski, reply by Chris Kenyon 818
Time for Adolescent Medicine Units in South Africa? PDF
Anthony Westwood, George Swingler, Maureen Ross, Bhavna Patel, Bongani M Mayosi 818
Medical responsibility at inquests PDF
Yolande Van Der Heyde 820
An old-timer training as a GP in Britain PDF
David Ernest Whittaker 822


New health ministers – so little time, so much to do. PDF
Science seals Mbeki/Msimang’s AIDS ignominy PDF
Vital breast cancer drugs highlight funding ethics PDF
DoH reviews HIV/TB treatment protocols PDF


Accounting for the full benefits of childhood vaccination in South Africa PDF
David E Bloom 842
Free provision of PEP and medical advice for sexual offence victims: What should doctors do? PDF
David Jan McQuoid-Mason 847
Epiploic appendagitis PDF
M R H Bayat, J Maharaj, F Vawda 849
Primary nervous system lymphoma: An unusual presentation PDF
J M Heckmann, S O'Ryan, S Candy 851


Bernard Johnson Meyer PDF
Mario Paulino Iturralde 854
Dr. J. P. (Freddie) van Niekerk. 1924-2008. PDF
Jacquez Charl De Villiers 854

Book reviews

Do you really need back surgery? A surgeon's guide to neck and back pain and how to choose your treatment PDF
J H Crosier 858


Preventing thromboembolism in medical inpatients – time to catch up with the surgeons. PDF
Ed Moran 860

Scientific letters

The accuracy of patients’ self-reporting of pregnancy and awareness of risks to the fetus from x-ray radiation PDF
Yousuf Vadachia, Hein Els, Savvas Andronikou 862
Haemodialysis access via inferior vena cava catheterisation PDF
Alain Guy Assounga, M A Conrads, T M Han, S V Ramdial 866
Knowledge of post-rape procedures and guidelines: First-year female resident students, University of the Free State PDF
T E Fonternel, L E W Krantz, L Koenig, L Greyling, Y van der Schyff, W J Steinberg, G Joubert 870

Original articles

Do knees survive the Comrades Marathon? An MRI Study PDF
Glen J Hagemann, Arie M Rijke, Peter David Corr 873
Fetal alcohol syndrome among grade-one children in the Northern Cape Province: prevalence and risk factors. PDF
Michael Francis Urban, Matthew F Chersich, Leigh-Anne Fourie, Candice Chetty, Leana Olivier, Denise Viljoen 877
Clinical Profile and Predictors of Severe Illness in young South African Infants (<60 days) PDF
Prakash Mohan Jeena, M Adhikari, J B Carlin, S Qazi, M W Weber, D H Hamer 883
Neuropathic pain in AIDS patients prior to antiretroviral therapy PDF
Sonia Anne Hitchcock, Helgard Meyer, Liz Gwyther 889


CPD Questionnaire PDF