Vol 102, No 5 (2012)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Less food for thought PDF HTML
JP van Niekerk 267

Editor's choice

SAMJ mini May 2012 PDF HTML
JP van Niekerk 268


Neutron radiotherapy in South Africa: Neutron radiotherapy: a different perspective PDF HTML
George E Laramore 269
Neutron radiotherapy in South Africa: Neutron radiotherapy should continue PDF HTML
Wolfgang Sauerwein, Rita Engenhart-Cabillic, Jeffrey D Forman, John Guelette, Sabet Hachem, Dan Jones, Andreas Krüll, Peter Lukas, Pierre Mandrillon, Winfried Petry, Ivan Rosenberg, Frederik Venimmen, James S Welsh 269-270
Neutron radiotherapy in South Africa: Neutron radiotherapy: Abratt reply PDF HTML
Raymond Abratt 270-271
Neutron radiotherapy in South Africa: Neutron radiotherapy: Society comments PDF HTML
Samuel Fourie, Raymond Abratt, Michiel Botha, Robbie De Muellenaere, Leon Gouws, Greg Hart, Amo Jordaan, Waldek Szpak 271
Neutron radiotherapy in South Africa: Neutron radiotherapy: Abratt supported PDF HTML
Derek Raghavan, Michael Steinberg, Howard Sandler 271
Traumatic rhabdomyolysis (crush syndrome) in the rural setting PDF HTML
D L Skinner; reply by D R Wood 271-272
False-positive HIV DNA PCR testing of infants PDF HTML
Viroj Wiwanitkit; reply by U Feucht 272-273


Bhisho corruption-busting now the national pilot PDF
Mabasa - one good SAMA man into the breach PDF
Old age care – relatives ‘at the mercy’ of homes PDF
Surgeons stitch it together PDF


Jean ('Dokkie') Nel (20/04/1941 - 08/09/2011) PDF HTML
John Zaaijman 281
Emile Welgemoed PDF HTML
Stephen Jeffery, Wilhelm Cronje 281


The rational use of systemic isotretinoin: A call for moderation PDF HTML
Werner Sinclair 282-284
Osteoporosis, osteopenia and fracture risk: Widening the therapeutic horizons PDF HTML
Dennis A Davey 285-288
Scholarship success: Umthombo Youth Development Foundation PDF HTML
A J Ross, R G MacGregor 288


Obesity in childhood and adolescence PDF HTML
M T van der Merwe 289


The efficacy of endoscopic therapy in bleeding peptic ulcer patients PDF HTML
Dion A Levin, Gillian A Watermeyer, Eduan Deetlefs, David C Metz, Sandie R Thomson 290-293
Tricyclic antidepressant overdose necessitating ICU admission PDF HTML
Coenraad F N Koegelenberg, Zirkia J Joubert, Elvis M Irusen 293-294
The importance of carotid artery stiffness and increased intima-media thickness in obese children PDF HTML
Mustafa Ozcetin, Z Ruken Yuksekkaya Celikyay, Atac Celik, Resul Yilmaz, Yasemin Yerli, Unal Erkorkmaz 295-299
Aspects of birth history and outcome in diplegics attending specialised educational facilities PDF HTML
Faith Bischof, Alan Rothberg, Ingrid Ratcliffe 299-302
Piloting a trauma surveillance tool for primary healthcare emergency centres PDF HTML
I Govender, R Matzopoulos, P Makanga, J Corrigall 303-306
Trauma unit workload at King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal PDF HTML
K K Pillay, A Ross, S van der Linde 307-308
Phadiatop testing in assessing predisposition to respiratory tract symptoms of allergic origin in athletes PDF HTML
Anton H de Waard, Edith M Peters 309-311


Clinical practice guidelines for management of neuropathic pain: Expert panel recommendations for South Africa PDF
S Chetty, E Baalbergen, A I Bhigjee, P Kamerman, J Ouma, R Raath, M Raff, S Salduker 312-325


CPD questionnaire PDF