Vol 99, No 3 (2009)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Content Page PDF

From the Editor

A jaw for a tooth - the human rights costs of the Gaza invasion PDF
Daniel Ncayiyana 125

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 127


Misinformation and lack of knowledge hinder cervical cancer prevention PDF
Jennifer Moodley, Jane Harries, Mark Barone 128
SAMA and resolution of complaints PDF
JP Driver-Jowitt 128
Knees, Comrades and sample size PDF
Reitze Rodseth 130


‘Loose cannon’ Letlape says he was ‘misrepresented’ PDF
Cholera – getting the basics right PDF
‘Ethical’ tariffs to be scrapped by May - HPCSA PDF


Pitfalls of administering drugs via nasogastric tubes PDF
Eric Decloedt, Gary Maartens 148
Key Facts on Male Circumcision PDF
Bertran Auvert, Pascale Lissouba, Dirk Taljaard, Nathan Geffen, Agnes Fiamma, Mark Heywood 150
Intramyocardial tuberculosis: A rare underdiagnosed entity. PDF
Xolani Wiseman Njovane 152
Dr. Sergei in South Africa PDF
Sergei Jargin 153


Max Sandler PDF
Morris Cohen 155
Eric John Sanders PDF
Peter Maytom 155

Book reviews

At the heart of healing PDF
Peter Ian Folb 156
Genes for Teens PDF
Francisco J Ayola 156


Early detection of infant hearing loss in South Africa PDF
DeWet Swanepoel 158

Scientific letters

Community assault – the cost of rough justice PDF
Michael Proctor, Nicholas Carter, Philip Barker 160
From "Playstation Thumb" to "Cell Phone Thumb" : The New Epidemic in Teenagers PDF
Safura Abdool Karim 161

Original articles

High rate of adverse events following circumcision of young male adults with the Tara KLamp technique: A randomized trial in South Africa. PDF
Emmanuel Lagarde, Dirk Taljaard, Adrian Puren, Bertran Auvert 163
Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from South Africa PDF
Else Marais, Naseema Aithma, Olga Perovic, Wilhelm Oosthuysen, Eustasius Musenge, Adriano Duse 170
Asessing missed opportunities for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in an Eastern Cape Local Service Area PDF
Laetitia Charmaine Rispel, Karl Peltzer, Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya, Carol Ann Metcalf, Latasha Treger 174
Child’s Play: Exposure to household pesticide use amongst children in rural, urban and informal areas of South Africa PDF
Sandy Tolosana 180


Guidelines for Using Growth Hormone in Paediatric Patients in South Africa: Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency and Other Growth Disorders PDF
David Segal 185-187


CPD Questionnaire PDF