Vol 103, No 11 (2013)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

Guest Editorial

Food security: The optimal diet for people and the planet PDF HTML
Leonie Joubert 809-810
Looking for the next breakthrough in tobacco control and health PDF HTML
David Sweanor, Derek Yach 810-811

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF HTML
Janet Seggie, Bridget Farham 812-813


Pre-hospital rapid sequence induction: Factual inaccuracies? PDF HTML
Christopher Stein, Matthew Gunning 814
Cutaneous adverse drug reactions caused by FDCAs – we need to characterise and manage them urgently PDF HTML
Rannakoe J Lehloenya, Thuraya Isaacs, Sipho Dlamini, Rudzani Muloiwa 815


Corruption-breeding political patronage an albatross – former E-Cape health chief PDF HTML
Smoke, fire and mirrors: The e-cigarette debate PDF HTML
Quality of life can be part of the cure PDF HTML
Get off your butt – and live longer PDF HTML
Ralph Kirsch Golden Pen Award PDF

Book reviews

'The Hungry Season: Feeding Southern Africa’s Cities' - By Leonie Joubert, with photographs by Eric Miller. Johannesburg: Picador Africa, 2012. EAN: 9781770102293. PDF HTML
Bridget Farham 823


The Women’s Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial: An inconvenient finding and the diet-heart hypothesis PDF HTML
Timothy David Noakes 824-825
Low-carbohydrate and high-fat intake can manage obesity and associated conditions: Occasional survey PDF HTML
Timothy David Noakes 826-830


A comprehensive, health-promotion approach to tobacco control PDF HTML
Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma 831
Electronic cigarettes: The potential benefits outweigh the risks PDF HTML
Brian Allwood 832-833
Electronic cigarettes: The potential risks outweigh the benefits PDF HTML
Richard N van Zyl-Smit 833
Raising the CD4+ initiation threshold with our eyes wide open PDF HTML
W D Francois Venter, Pierre M Barker 834


The effects of obesity, smoking, and excessive alcohol intake on healthcare expenditure in a comprehensive medical scheme PDF HTML
R Sturm, R An, J Maroba, D Patel 840-844
Hookah pipe smoking among health sciences students PDF HTML
N van der Merwe, T Banoobhai, A Gqweta, A Gwala, T Masiea, M Misra, V Zweigenthal 847-849
The prevalence of smoking and the knowledge of smoking hazards and smoking cessation strategies among HIV- positive patients in Johannesburg, South Africa PDF HTML
Peter Waweru, Ronald Anderson, Helen Steel, W D Francois Venter, David Murdoch, Charles Feldman 858-860
Re-defining the extent of malaria transmission in South Africa: Implications for chemoprophylaxis PDF HTML
N Morris, J Frean, L Baker, I S Ukpe, K I Barnes, P Kruger, A Mabuza, E Raswiswi, R Maharaj, L Blumberg, D Moonasar 861-864


South African tobacco smoking cessation clinical practice guideline PDF HTML
Richard N van Zyl-Smit, Brian Allwood, David Stickells, Gregory Symons, Sabs Abdool-Gaffar, Kathy Murphy, Umesh Lalloo, Aneesa Vanker, Keertan Dheda, Guy Richards 869-876


CPD Questionnaire PDF