Vol 103, No 10 (2013)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

South Africa’s hungry cities – the ‘canary down the mine’ PDF HTML
Janet Seggie 698

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF HTML
Janet Seggie 699


Evidence-based medicine should be based on science PDF HTML
Gideon Peter Tunguy-Desmarais, D J J Muckart 700-701
Laboratory tests for malaria: A diagnostic conundrum? PDF HTML
Subhash C Arya, Nirmala Agarwal 701
Ten principles to prevent biofilm-related infections in surgical practice PDF HTML
A D Rogers, D A Hudson 701-702
The value of genetic testing for inherited retinal disease caused by mutations in the ABCA4 gene in South Africans PDF HTML
Lisa J Roberts, Stephni Hardie, Taahira Goolam Hoosen, Rajkumar Ramesar, L Jacquie Greenberg 702-703
Academy of Science of South Africa survey: Responsibility in the life sciences PDF HTML
Louise Bezuidenhout, Jill Farrant, Chandre Gould 704


Hope at last for crisis-ridden Gauteng academic hospitals? PDF HTML
Health leadership training academy tackles worst first PDF HTML
Leadership, commitment and core-values garner national award PDF HTML
Karabus sues former UAE employers PDF HTML


Kenneth Margolis PDF HTML
Hendrik Johannes Odendaal, Peter Wranz 712
Isabel Scholtz (nee Hough) PDF HTML
Philippus Johannes Snyman 712


Adrenaline and amiodarone dosages in resuscitation: Rectifying misinformation PDF HTML
Martin Botha, Mike Wells, Roger Dickerson, Lee Wallis, Melanie Stander 713-714
Isoniazid preventive therapy in HIV-infected and -uninfected children (0 - 14 years) PDF HTML
Hendrik S Schaaf, Mark F Cotton, Gerald P G Boon, Prakash M Jeena 714-715


Urban food insecurity: A neglected public health challenge PDF HTML
Jane Battersby, Milla McLachlan 716-717


Overweight, obesity, underweight and stunting in female primary school learners in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa PDF HTML
N Tathiah, I Moodley, V Mubaiwa, L Denny, M Taylor 718-723
Emergency centre investigation of first-onset seizures in adults in the Western Cape, South Africa PDF HTML
Anne Beth Smith, Daniël Jacobus van Hoving, Lee Allan Wallis 723-727
Management of undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver in children: A case series and management review PDF HTML
J A Geel, J A Loveland, G J Pitcher, P Beale, J Kotzen, J E Poole 728-731
The versatility of median sternotomy in general paediatric surgery PDF HTML
Milan Gopal, Seo-Hwa Chung, Chris Westgarth-Taylor, Renate Fartacek, Jerome Loveland 732-735
Rapid, minimally invasive adult voluntary male circumcision: A randomised trial PDF HTML
Peter S Millard, Hannah R Wilson, Peter J Veldkamp, Nádia Sitoe 736-742
Quantifying the disparity in outcome between urban and rural patients with acute appendicitis in South Africa PDF HTML
Victor Y Kong, Stephan van der Linde, Colleen Aldous, Jonathan J Handley, Damian L Clarke 742-745
The South African Vascular Surgical Cardiac Risk Index (SAVS-CRI): A prospective observational study PDF HTML
Yoshan Moodley, Prebashini Naidoo, Bruce M Biccard 746-750
A critical analysis of ICU/HC beds in South Africa: 2008-2009 PDF HTML
Kantharuben Naidoo, Jerome Singh, Umesh Lalloo 751-753
Intra-operative cell salvage in South Africa: Feasible, beneficial and economical PDF HTML
Leigh Solomon, Richard P von Rahden, Nikki L Allorto 754-757
HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders: Antiretroviral regimen, central nervous system penetration effectiveness, and cognitive outcomes PDF HTML
Helen M Cross, Marc I Combrinck, John A Joska 758-762


HPCSA Serious Injury Narrative Test guideline PDF HTML
H J Edeling, N B Mabuya, P Engelbrecht, K D Rosman, D A Birrell 763-766


CPD Questionnaire PDF


Foreword PDF HTML
L Blumberg, D Moonasar 769
Malaria in South Africa: 110 years of learning to control the disease PDF HTML
M Coetzee, P Kruger, R H Hunt, D N Durrheim, J Urbach, C F Hansford 770-778
Epidemiology of malaria in South Africa: From control to elimination PDF HTML
R Maharaj, J Raman, N Morris, D Moonasar, D N Durrheim, I Seocharan, P Kruger, B Shandukani, I Kleinschmidt 779-783
Malaria vector control in South Africa PDF HTML
B Brooke, L Koekemoer, P Kruger, J Urbach, E Misiani, M Coetzee 784-788
Case management of malaria: Diagnosis PDF HTML
J Frean, B Poonsamy, B Shandukani, D Moonasar, J Raman 789-793
Case management of malaria: Treatment and chemoprophylaxis PDF HTML
I S Ukpe, D Moonasar, J Raman, K I Barnes, L Baker, L Blumberg 793-798
Health promotion: From malaria control to elimination PDF HTML
M A Groepe, J Urbach, H Jooste, K W Hlongwana, L Baker, E Misiani, N T Mayet 799-800
What will move malaria control to elimination in South Africa? PDF HTML
D Moonasar, N Morris, I Kleinschmidt, R Maharaj, J Raman, N T Mayet, F G Benson, D N Durrheim, L Blumberg 801-806