Vol 100, No 1 (2010)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents page

From the Editor

National Health Insurance exposed PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 7-8

Editor's choice

Editors choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 9


Questionable questionnaire PDF
Petrus van Staden 10
A case of a combined commonly inherited bleeding and clotting disorder PDF
Elise Schapkaitz, Barry F Jacobson 10


Stressed doctors thrown an MPS lifeline PDF
Changing lives with empathy, compassion and skill PDF
Academic health complexes bleeding in ‘no man’s land’ PDF


SAMA - reflections and perspectives PDF
Denise White 20-21
The micturating umbilicus PDF
G S Isaacs, B Singh 22-23
Myopathy with a normal creatine kinase level in juvenile myopathic dermatomyositis PDF
Ntobeko B A Ntusi, Jeannine M Heckmann 24-25
Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) - did he have a brain tumour? PDF
François P Retief, Johannes F G Cilliers 26-28


Ian Saxton PDF
Alf Kettles 30
Barry Mervyn Stacey PDF
Roy O Wise 30-31

Book reviews

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Across the Lifespan. An Integrative Approach PDF
Janine Juanita Benson-Martin 31


Will escalating spending on HIV treatment displace funding for treatment of other diseases? PDF
Theodore Fleischer, Sebastian Kevany, Solomon R Benatar 32-34

Scientific letters

Effects of ageing, chronic disease and co-morbidity on the health and well-being of older residents of Greater Tshwane PDF
Margaret S Westaway 35-36
Bacterial keratitis and corneal scarring secondary to cosmetic contact lens wear PDF
L M van Zyl, C Cook 37-38

Original articles

Utilisation and outcomes of cervical cancer prevention services among HIV-infected women in Cape Town PDF
Priya Batra, Louise Kuhn, Lynette Denny 39-44
HIV prevention responsibilities in HIV vaccine trials: Complexities facing South African researchers PDF
Zaynab Essack, Catherine Slack, Jennifer Koen, Glenda Gray 45-48
Marked susceptibility of South African Helicobacter pylori strains to ciprofloxacin and amoxicillin: Clinical implications PDF
Nicoline F Tanih, Benjamin I Okeleye, Nathan Naidoo, Anna M Clarke, Noxolo Mkwetshana, Ezekiel Green, Lucy M Ndip, Roland N Ndip 49-52
Helicobacter pylori: Prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility among Kenyans PDF
Andrew Nyerere Kimang'a, Gunturu Revathi, Samuel Kariuki, Shahin Sayed, Smita Devani 53-57
Treatment of trichomoniasis in pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa does not appear to be associated with low birth weight or preterm birth PDF
Elizabeth Stringer, Jennifer S Read, Irving Hoffman, Megan Valentine, Said Aboud, Robert L Goldenberg 58-64


CPD questionnaire PDF