Vol 100, No 5 (2010)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents page PDF

From the Editor

Obamacare - a stunning legacy PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 259

Editor's choice

Editors choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 261


A personal tribute to Ralph Kirsch PDF
Nonhlanhla P Khumalo 262
Sudden death on an aeroplane PDF
J G Prinsloo 262
Pathology request guidelines: Haematology questioned PDF
K Moeng, A D Mahomed, M Patel, reply by J C Stanfliet, J A King, T S Pillay 262-266
Errata PDF
JP van Niekerk 266
Withdrawal PDF
JP van Niekerk 266


Occupation Specific Dispensation – a hapless tale PDF
Dysfunctional MCC under legal threat PDF
‘Opt-out’ testing lacks patient-friendly system PDF
Eastern Cape health bail-out set to ‘fall short’ - analyst PDF


Cell-based therapy – navigating troubled waters PDF
Michael S Pepper 286-288
Non-accidental injury - 'the silent pandemic' PDF
Xolisa Mgele 290


A Pan African Clinical Trials Registry for the specific needs of triallists on the continent PDF
Amber Abrams, Nandi Siegfried 292-294
The role of the state in establishing a public cord blood stem cell bank PDF
Vernon J Louw, Anthon du P Heyns 294-295

Scientific letters

Adrenal suppression and Cushing’s syndrome secondary to ritonavir and budesonide PDF
D Gray, P Roux, M Carrihill, M Klein 296-297
High prevalence of hookah smoking among secondary school students in a disadvantaged community in Johannesburg PDF
A Combrink, N Irwin, G Laudin, K Naidoo, S Plagerson, A Mathee 297-299

Original articles

The burden of imported malaria in Gauteng Province PDF
Ingrid B Weber, Lee Baker, Joy Mnyaluza, Maila J Matjila, Karen Barnes, Lucille Blumberg 300-303
Dosage adjustment in medical patients with renal impairment at Groote Schuur Hospital PDF
Eric Decloedt, Rory Leisegang, Marc Blockman, Karen Cohen 304-306
Endogenous heparin levels in the controlled asthmatic patient PDF
Hajierah Davids, Ayesha Ahmed, Ari Oberholster, Christo van der Westhuizen, Mervyn Mer, Ivan Havlik 307-308
Primary care morbidity in Eastern Cape Province PDF
Valerie Brueton, Parimalarani Yogeswaran, Jimmy Chandia, Khaya Mfenyana, Bernadette Modell, Michael Modell, Irwin Nazareth 309-312
Caesarean section wound infiltration with local anaesthesia for postoperative pain relief: any benefit?th lo PDF
Anthony Akinloye Bamigboye, George Justus Hofmeyr 313-319


South African guideline for the diagnosis, management and prevention of acute viral bronchiolitis in children PDF
Robin J Green, Heather J Zar, Prakash M Jeena, Shabir A Madhi, Humphrey Lewis 320-325


CPD Questionnaire PDF