Vol 101, No 6 (2011)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Media freedom – journal challenges PDF
J P van Niekerk 353,355

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
J P van Niekerk 356


Harm reduction: More than just side-effects PDF
Albertus van Eeden 358,359


Corruption busting: a real health threat PDF
Stillbirths – an invisible earthquake PDF
Cutting edge telemedicine venture freezes as official bodies frown PDF
Helping comrades over the social upliftment line PDF


How different are the costs and consequences of delayed versus immediate HIV treatment? PDF
Alex Welte, John Hargrove, Wim Delva, Brian Williams, Tienie Stander 377-379
Tuberculous lymphadenitis and Horner’s syndrome PDF
Robert Freercks, Mark W Sonderup 381-382
Breaking bad news - ethical dilemmas for doctors attending to Jewish patients PDF
Maurice Silbert 382-383
The ancient use of faience in paediatric illness PDF
R J Bittle, C C Bittle 384-385


Ramesh Chhotu Bhikha PDF
Marian Jacobs, Bryan Kies 386
John Hansen PDF
Sven, Rob and Tony Hensen 386


Dilated cardiomyopathy and potentially deadly digoxin PDF
Lionel H Opie 388,390

Scientific letters

Investigating the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of surface and underground mine workers at a South African platinum mine PDF
Margaret S Westaway, Phillimon N Mosaka 392

Original articles

Frequency and clinical genetics of familial dilated cardiomyopathy in Cape Town: Implications for the evaluation of patients with unexplained cardiomyopathy PDF
Ntobeko B A Ntusi, Ambroise Wonkam, Gasnat Shaboodien, Motasim Badri, Bongani M Mayosi 394-398
Clinical characteristics and outcomes of familial and idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy in Cape Town: A comparative study of 120 cases followed up over 14 years PDF
Ntobeko B A Ntusi, Motasim Badri, Freedom Gumedze, Ambroise Wonkam, Bongani M Mayosi 399-404
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome in adolescents: Four probable cases in the Western Cape PDF
Terri Henderson 405-407
Interruptions in payments for lay counsellors affects HIV testing at antenatal clinics in Johannesburg PDF
Vivian Black, Courtenay Sprague, Matthew F Chersich 407-408
Atherosclerotic lesions in the thoracic aorta: A South African anatomical and histological mortuary study PDF
V Van Kets, L Liebenberg, H Wainwright, L Martin, G Gunston, R Alexander 409-412
Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections at a tertiary hospital in Botswana PDF
Hong Truong, Samir S Shah, Jonathan Ludmir, Ephraim O Twananana, Margaret Bafana, Sarah M Wood, Howard Moffat, Andrew P Steenhoff 413-416
Negative association of MC3R variants with weight and blood pressure in Cape Town pupils aged 11 - 16 years PDF
Yandiswa Y Yako, Boitumelo L Fanampe, Shafik M Hassan, Rajiv T Erasmus, Lize van der Merwe, Tandi E Matsha 417-420


CPD Questionnaire PDF