Vol 100, No 7 (2010)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents page PDF

From the Editor

Misplaced trust? Gaping flaws in drug registration and licensing PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 399

Editor's choice

Editors choice PDF
J P van Niekerk 401


Clinical trials in South Africa: Need for capacity building and training PDF
L J Burgess, N U Sulzer 402
Surviving in the public sector PDF
J V Larsen 402, 404
Meckel's diverticulitis revisited PDF
Hilary Denis Solomons 404
Mercury exposure in a low-income community in South Africa PDF
Viroj Wiwanitkit 404


Mother and child care services 'insufficient to save lives' - HSRC report PDF
Gauteng MEC shifts corruption focus to healthcare workers PDF
Crowded wards, lousy admin contribute to death and suffering PDF
  414- 418


Achieving the National Strategic Plan: A practical calculator for local target setting in district health facilities PDF
Nicholas G Leydon, Francois Venter, Patricia D Webster, Winnie Moleko, Regina Osih, Pierre M Barker 420, 421, 424
Reversible nephrotic syndrome secondary to pulmonary hydatid disease PDF
Tahar Gargah, Rim Goucha-Louzir, Youssef Gharbi, Rachid Mohamed Lakhoua 424-425


Lodewyk Adrian Vosloo PDF
John DuToit Zaaijman 426

Book reviews

Andreas Vesalius: the Making, the Madman, and the Myth PDF
Alan G Morris 426


The scramble for influenza vaccine in 2010 PDF
Marc Mendelson 428, 430

Scientific letters

Validation of a dosing regimen for fixed-dose, weight-adjusted, subcutaneous unfractionated heparin for the acute treatment of venous thrombo-embolism in a population from a resource-constrained environment PDF
J I Munsamy, H Kertland, A Parrish 432, 434
Emergency centres lack defibrillator knowledge PDF
Pauline Louw, David Maritz, Lee Wallis 435, 436, 436a

Original articles

Potential for nosocomial transmission of multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis in a South African tertiary hospital PDF
Colleen M Bamford, Jantjie J Taljaard 438-441
The correlation between C-reactive protein and toxic granulation of neutrophils in the peripheral blood PDF
A van de Vyver, E F Delport, M Esterhuizen, R Pool 442-444
Anaemia among clinically well under-fives attending a community health centre in Venda, Limpopo Province PDF
James Heckman, Amidou Samie, Pascal Bessong, Mmboniseni Ntsieni, Hassan Hamandi, Matthew Kohler, Benjamin Milam, Jessica Scriver, Rebecca Dillingham 445-448
Profile and management of patients at a memory clinic PDF
Sebastiana Zimba Kalula, Monica Ferreira, Kevin G F Thomas, Linda de Villiers, John A Joska, Leon N Geffen 449-451
Testicular cancer: Management challenges in an African developing country PDF
F O Ugwumba, A E Aghaji 452-455
Snakebite: Admissions at a tertiary health care centre in Maharashtra, India PDF
I F Inamdar, N R Aswar, M Ubaidulla, S D Dalvi 456-458


SAGES 2010: 29 July - 1 August PDF
  460, 462, 464-471


CPD questionnaire PDF