Vol 102, No 9 (2012)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

A swannish song? PDF HTML
JP van Niekerk 717

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF HTML
JP van Niekerk 718


Thieves of the state PDF HTML
Lara Nicole Goldstein 719
Social aspects of alcohol consumption in Russia PDF HTML
Sergei V Jargin 719


Port Elizabeth’s tertiary care reaches crisis point PDF HTML
Hope at last for foreign nurse recruitment? PDF HTML
‘Help us unite healthcare’ – Motsoaledi appeal to BHF PDF HTML
Bridging the healthcare delivery divide PDF HTML


Phillip Tobias PDF HTML
Solomon Robert Benatar 729


Achieving weight loss and avoiding obesity PDF HTML
Maria Elizabeth Catsicas 730-732
Human tissue and organ transplant provisions: Chapter 8 of the National Health Act and its Regulations, in effect from March 2012 – what doctors must know PDF HTML
David McQuoid-Mason 733-735
Partial relief from the regulatory vacuum involving human tissues through enactment of chapter 8 of the National Health Act and regulations thereto PDF HTML
Michael S Pepper 736-737
Can a new paediatric sub-specialty improve child health in South Africa? PDF HTML
George Swingler, Michael Hendricks, David Hall, Susan Hall, David Sanders, Neil McKerrow, Haroon Saloojee, Steve Reid 738-739


The cardiovascular health of the nation - should we be advocating a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet? PDF HTML
F J Raal 740
Law reform dealing with blood, tissues, organ transplants and health research: A lagging legal framework that is strangling innovation PDF HTML
Ann Strode 741-742


Reducing the sodium content of high-salt foods: Effect on cardiovascular disease in South Africa PDF
Melanie Y Bertram, Krisela Steyn, Edelweiss Wentzel-Viljoen, Stephen Tollman, Karen J Hofman 743-745
Voluntary informed consent and good clinical practice for clinical research in South Africa: Ethical and legal perspectives PDF HTML
Retha Britz, Andra le Roux-Kemp 746-748
Drivers' risk profile indicates the need for a graduated driving licence in South Africa PDF HTML
L C Chokotho, R Matzopoulos, J E Myers 749-751
The burden of sickle cell disease in Cape Town PDF HTML
Ambroise Wonkam, Chido Ponde, Nan Nicholson, Karen Fieggen, Raj Ramessar, Alan Davidson 752-754
Impact of 20-day strike in Polokwane Hospital (18 August - 6 September 2010) PDF HTML
M M Z U Bhuiyan, A Machowski 755-756
Cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia in HIV-positive women after excision of transformation zone – does the grade change? PDF HTML
Firdousi Kabir, Cyril van Gelderen, James McIntyre, Pam Michelow, Dianne Turton, Yasmin Adam 757-760
South African measles outbreak 2009 - 2010 as experienced by a paediatric hospital PDF HTML
David M le Roux, Stanzi M le Roux, James J Nuttall, Brian S Eley 760-764
Case fatality of patients with stroke over a 12-month period post stroke PDF HTML
W Mudzi, A Stewart, E Musenge 765-767
Recall of lost-to-follow-up pre-antiretroviral therapy patients in the Eastern Cape: Effect of mentoring on patient care PDF HTML
Martin Jones, Maryna Stander, Marlene van Zyl, David Cameron 768-769


CPD questionnaire PDF