Vol 99, No 7 (2009)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

McCord hospital: a century of footprints on the sands of time PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 481

Editor's choice

Editors' choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 483


HPCSA: A mess in the Health Department's pocket PDF
Boyce Mkhize 484
Democracy and sustainable health care PDF
Dirk Thomas Hagemeister 488


Government ‘shooting itself in both feet’ PDF
Take government to ConCourt; ethics expert PDF
A long grind to fair remuneration PDF
Underpaid doctors stuck on uneven playing field PDF


The stem cell regulatory environment in South Africa: cause for concern PDF
Michael Sean Pepper 502
Lp(a) and coronary disease: Rules of engagement – When to measure and how to treat? PDF
Rohan Jayasinghe 505
Entry Ticket Symptoms PDF
Chris Ellis 508


Normalisation of Deviance and Medicines Regulation PDF
Michael Roy Jobson 510

Scientific letters

Resuscitation in major burns: The problem of fluid creep PDF
Alan David Rogers, J S Karpelowsky, A Argent, A J W Millar, H Rode 512
HIV negative mother with an HIV infected child: A diagnostic dilemma PDF
Mohammed Mitha, Raveen Parboosing, Andiswa Nzimela 513

Original articles

Rubella in South Africa: An impending Greek tragedy? PDF
Barry David Schoub, Bernice N Harris, Jo McAnerney, Lucille Blumberg 515
How do doctors learn the spoken language of their patients? PDF
Colin Pfaff, Ian Couper 520
Seroprevalence and HIV-associated factors among adults with severe mental illness – a vulnerable population PDF
Dinesh Singh, Alan Berkman, Michaeline Bresnahan 523
Cytomegalovirus antibodies amongst healthy blood donors at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (Luth) PDF
Akinsegun Abduljaleel Akinbami, Akanni Sulayman Akanmu, Titilope A Adeyemo, Kikelomo Ololade Wright, Mobolaji Olufemi Dada, Adedoyin O Dosunmu 528


Diagnostic testing in allergy PDF
Cassim Motala, Diane Athena Hawarden 531


CPD Questionnaire PDF