Vol 100, No 8 (2010)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents page PDF

From the Editor

Delusions: What truth to believe? PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 479

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 481


Approval of chronic medication – Discovery Health hits new lows PDF
Brian Rayner 482
IVH – The rise (and fall) of the surfactant dose? PDF
Dhamend Lutchman 482


'No deals’ for unlucky few strikers – HPCSA PDF
‘Want private sector help? Make State health care managers accountable’ PDF
Mostly warnings for welfare staff who stole/squandered R70 million PDF


Lionel Shelsley (LS) Smith PDF


Multiple organ failure – death of consumer protection? PDF
H A Steinman, M R Jobson 494,496-497
Haitian reflections PDF
Fathima Docrat 498,500
Requiem for Babinski PDF
Chris Ellis 502


The Four Pillars of Rheumatic Heart Disease Control PDF
Bongani Mayosi 506

Scientific letters

A paradoxical reduction in upper genital tract infection despite the massive HIV epidemic PDF
Nomonde Gumata, Robert Pattinson 508-509
Pleuro-pulmonary disease in central South Africa: A thoracic surgical deficiency PDF
A Linegar, G van Zyl, F Smit, P Goldstraw 510-512

Original articles

Haiti: The South African perspective PDF
Daniel J van Hoving, Wayne P Smith, Efraim B Kramer, Shaheem de Vries, Fathima Docrat, Lee A Wallis 513-515
Canada’s health care system: A relevant approach for South Africa? PDF
Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Stephanie Nixon 516-520
Does South Africa need a national clinical trials support unit? PDF
N Siegfried, J Volmink, A Dhansay 521-524
Can fireworks-related injuries to children during festivities be prevented? PDF
M N Smittenberg, D Lungelow, H Rode, A B van As, A J W Millar 525-528
Microbiology of acute complicated bacterial sinusitis at the University of the Witwatersrand PDF
Ian Paul Olwoch 529-533
Balantidium coli-induced pulmonary haemorrhage with iron deficiency PDF
A Koopowitz, P Smith, N van Rensburg, A Rudman 534-536


CPD Questionnaire PDF