Vol 102, No 11 (2012)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Going for gold - more ability, less disability PDF HTML
Janet Seggie 813

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF HTML
Janet Seggie 814


Improved management of patients with osteoporosis PDF HTML
Stephen Hough, Sue Brown, Bilkish Cassim, Mike Davey, Tobie de Villiers, Graham Ellis, Stan Lipschitz, Mac Lukhele, John Pettifor 815
Can the re-engineering of PHC and/or the introduction of community paediatricians be the solution? PDF HTML
Martin Bac 815-816


Will our public healthcare sector fail the NHI? PDF HTML
BHF ‘upset but undeterred’ by Appeal Court ruling PDF HTML
Following his passion is ‘life-changing’ – rural award winner PDF HTML
Three-year closure for Cape Flats gangland resuscitation/trauma hospital PDF HTML


Eugen Ulrich (Uli) Schmid PDF HTML
Jan Philip Pretorius, Robert Carl Franz 825
Stephanus Vermaak (Steph) Potgieter PDF HTML
Johan (BJS) Diedericks 825-826
Jacques Grobbelaar PDF HTML
Martin Christo Scholtz 826

Book reviews

Eloquent body PDF HTML
Peter Ian Folb 826


Recommendations to improve the National Development Plan for Health PDF HTML
Pieter de Jager, Karen Hofman, Taskeen Khan, Heinrich Volmink, Ruxana Jina 827-829
Models for increasing the health workforce PDF HTML
Sabiha Yusuf Essack 830-832
Will clinical associates be effective for South Africa? PDF HTML
Jane Doherty, Ian Couper, Sharon Fonn 833-835


Emergency medicine in South Africa – time to catch up PDF HTML
Cliff Reid, Karel Habig, Ruby Hsu, Sarah Coombes 836


Improving access and quality of care in a TB control programme PDF HTML
Vera Scott, Virginia Azevedo, Judy Caldwell 837-840
High prevalence of diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome in a South African coloured population: Baseline data of a study in Bellville, Cape Town PDF HTML
Rajiv Timothy Erasmus, David Jonah Soita, Mogamat Shafick Hassan, Ernesto Blanco-Blanco, Zelda Vergotine, Andre P Kengne, Tandi Edith Matsha 841-844
Demographics and management of dog bite victims at a level two hospital in KwaZulu-Natal PDF HTML
Samuel J W Kent, Bavani Naicker, Darryl R Wood 845-847
Factors influencing the development of early- or late-onset Parkinson’s disease in a cohort of South African patients PDF HTML
Celia van der Merwe, William Haylett, Justin Harvey, Debbie Lombard, Soraya Bardien, Jonathan Carr 848-851
Risk factors for substance use in pregnant women in South Africa PDF HTML
Bavanisha Vythilingum, Annerine Roos, Sheila C Faure, Lut Geerts, Dan J Stein 851-854
Safety of nevirapine in HIV-infected pregnant women initiating antiretroviral therapy at higher CD4 counts: A systematic review and meta-analysis PDF HTML
Ebrahim Bera, Rafiq Mia 855-859


CPD Questionnaire PDF

Paediatric Hepatobiliary

Contents PDF
Jerome A Loveland 861
Impact factors in biliary atresia PDF HTML
Jerome A Loveland 863
Maximizing Kasai portoenterostomy in the treatment of biliary atresia: Medical and surgical options PDF HTML
Mark Davenport, Andrew Grieve 865-867
Medical management of the 'failing' Kasai portoenterostomy PDF HTML
Nedim Hadzic 868-871
Solving difficult hepatobiliary problems in children PDF HTML
Alastair John Ward Millar 872-875
Selection and work-up for liver transplantation PDF HTML
Michele Zuckerman, Jerome Loveland 876-878
Paediatric living donor liver transplantation PDF HTML
Jean Frederick Botha 879-880
A review of paediatric liver resections in Johannesburg: Experiences and preferred technique PDF HTML
Jerome A Loveland, Felix Krog, Peter Beale 881-883
Endoscopic injection sclerotherapy for bleeding varices in children with intrahepatic and extrahepatic portal venous obstruction: Benefit of injection tract embolisation PDF HTML
Victor Lewa Bandika, Elizabeth A Goddard, Ronalda D De Lacey, Robin Alexander Brown 884-887
Lessons from the hepatoblastoma-familial polyposis connection PDF HTML
S W Moore, N Tshifularo, J Grobbelaar 888-889
Problems related to CMV infection and biliary atresia PDF HTML
Samuel W Moore, Caroline Zabiegaj-Zwick, Etienne Nel 890-891