Vol 99, No 11 (2009)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents page PDF

From the Editor

NHI or bust: the road-of-no-return to health reform PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 765

Editor's choice

Editors' Choice PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 767


A foreign doctor’s ‘life-worldly’ experiences with the HPCSA PDF
Dirk Thomas Hagemeister 768
Facebook is Smoking PDF
David Smith 768
The cost of a Bullet PDF
Stephen Craven 770
Linezolid dosing for Staphylococcal pneumonia in children PDF
Robin John Green 770


'Breakthrough' Thai HIV vaccine trials controversy PDF
Time to ‘stop pedaling backwards’ - Motsoaledi PDF
Breast cancer breakthrough in gene profilings? PDF
OSD strikers; possible censure in six months PDF


Resistance to pyrazinamide and ethambutol compromises MDR/XDR-TB treatment PDF
Kim G.P. Hoek, H. Simon Schaaf, Nicolaas C. Gey van Pittius, Paul D. van Helden, Robin M. Warren 785
How has the OSD affected our state hospitals? PDF
Jeannette Denise Parkes, Raymond Pierre Abratt 788
Medical Electives in South Africa PDF
Matthew Anthony Kirkman 789
Persistent pain following ankle sprain: Bilateral accessory soleus muscles PDF
Wayne Elton Derman, Merle Neethling-du Toit, Richard VP de Villiers 791


Lucy Wagstaff PDF
John Hansen 793
Hendrik (Henk) Kayser PDF
Beorn Uys 793

Book reviews

Review of Thomas Willis: His life and work. By JT Hughes PDF
Jacquez Charl De Villiers 794
Mosquito net: A Story of the Pioneers of Tropical Medicine PDF
JP van Niekerk 794


Mental health services for HIV/AIDS patients are long overdue PDF
Lena S. Andersen 796

Scientific letters

Plummeting corneal donations at the Gauteng Cornea and Eye Bank PDF
Aubrey Mokokomadi Makgotloe, Trevor Robin Carmichael 797
Primary health workers’ proficiency in using malaria rapid diagnostic tests in Limpopo Province, South Africa PDF
Devanand Moonasar 798

Original articles

Peripheral arterial disease and intermittent claudication: Efficacy of short term upper body strength training, dynamic exercise training, and advice to exercise at home PDF
Bridget Marianne Parr, Timothy Noakes, Wayne Derman 800
Is routine pathological examination required in South African children undergoing adenotonsillectomy? PDF
Anton Christiaan van Lierop, Christopher Andrew Prescott 805
Field evaluation of a malaria rapid diagnostic test (ICT Pf) PDF
Devanand Moonasar 810
Severe Snakebites in Northern KwaZulu Natal: Treatment Modalities and Outcomes PDF
Darryl Wood, Caroline Webb, Jenine DeMeyer 814
Lead-based paint on playground equipment in public children’s parks in Johannesburg, Tshwane and Ekurhuleni, South Africa PDF
Angela Mathee 819
Atopy in HIV-infected children in Pretoria PDF
Refiloe Masekela 822


CPD Questionnaire PDF