Vol 104, No 5 (2014)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

Guest Editorial

Pink ribbons for breast cancer awareness - a perspective PDF
Jennifer Margaret Edge 321

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
Janet Seggie 322


Well-trained generalists can help improve surgical capacity at district hospitals PDF
Bob Mash, D L Clarke, C Aldous 323
Rapid, minimally invasive adult voluntary male circumcision with the Unicirc, a novel disposable device PDF
Vincent Mutabazi, Peter S Millard 324-325
‘It would have been better if I had HIV instead of diabetes’ PDF
Michael J A Reid, Billy Tsima 325
Call for closure of Folateng private wards in public hospitals in southern Gauteng PDF
Ken Robert L Huddle, T Parbhoo, D Blumsohn, C Menezes, A Peter, M Patel, M Mashabane, J M L Tsitsi, M Tikly, R Shires, R Ally, M R Essop, M Wong, C Ickinger, N Govind, S Bhana, N Mohamed 325-326
Parents’ perceptions of HIV counselling and testing in schools: Study methodology deeply flawed PDF
Susan Jane Goldstein, R Gwandure, E Ross, A Dhai, J Gardner 323-324
A new horizon for the medical device sector in South Africa PDF
Debjani B Mueller, Moreshnee Govender, Debashis Basu 326


Lowering private investor risk to build a healthier country PDF
Population-based health funding under attack PDF


Dirk Johannes Jacobus van Velden (1932 - 2013) PDF
Peter Wranz, Johann Schneider 330-331

Book reviews

Breast Care: A Health Professional’s Guide to Diagnosis and Management of Common Breast Conditions. By Jenny Edge and Dave Woods. Cape Town: Getup Electric Book Works, 2014. ISBN (paperback) 978-1-920218-76-8; ISBN (PDF ebook) 978-1-920218-77-5 PDF
B Farham 331


Health and fracking: Should the medical profession be concerned? PDF
Rachel Mash, Jolynn Minnaar, Bob Mash 332-335
Odyssean malaria outbreaks in Gauteng Province, South Africa, 2007 - 2013 PDF
John Frean, Basil Brooke, Juno Thomas, Lucille Blumberg 335-338
Tuberculosis preventive therapy: An underutilised strategy to reduce individual risk of TB and contribute to TB control PDF
Gavin J Churchyard, Richard E Chaisson, Gary Maartens, Haileyesus Getahun 339-343


Diagnosis and treatment of imported and odyssean malaria PDF
Sipho Kenneth Dlamini 344
AGREE to disagree: Critical appraisal and the publication of practice guidelines PDF
Roger Wiseman, Karen Cohen, Andy Gray, Khadija Jamaloodien, Tamara Kredo, Jacqui Miot, Andy Parrish, Bettina Taylor, Marc Blockman 345-346


The burden of imported malaria in Cape Town, South Africa PDF
Jessica Opie, Roschelle Freeks, Louis Almero du Pisani 347-349
Perceptions of mental illness among Muslim general practitioners in South Africa PDF
Zaakiyah Mohamed-Kaloo, Sumaya Laher 350-352
Evaluation of the visual prostate symptom score in a male population with great language diversity and limited education: A study from Namibia PDF
Chris F Heyns, Bonifatius A Steenkamp, Jameson Chiswo, Golda A Stellmacher, Hage E A Förtsch, André Van der Merwe 353-357
Prevalence of oral and oropharyngeal human papillomavirus in a sample of South African men: A pilot study PDF
Christy Lana Davidson, Karin Louise Richter, Mike van der Linde, Judy Coetsee, Sonja Catharina Boy 358-361
Evaluation of adherence to national treatment guidelines among tuberculosis patients in three provinces of South Africa PDF
Julia V Ershova, Laura Jean Podewils, Liza E Bronner, Heather G Stockwell, Sicelo S Dlamini, Lerole D Mametja 362-368
Human resource management practices in a medical complex in the Eastern Cape, South Africa: Assessing their impact on the retention of doctors PDF
Bruce Longmore, Linda Ronnie 368-371
Reliability and accuracy of the South African Triage Scale when used by nurses in the emergency department of Timergara Hospital, Pakistan PDF
Mohammed Khan Dalwai, Michele Twomey, Jacob Maikere, Shujaat Said, Muhammed Wakeel, Jean-Paul Jemmy, Pola Valles, Katie Tayler-Smith, Lee Wallis, Rony Zachariah 372-375

Continuing Medical Education

Breast cancer PDF
J Edge 376
The challenges of managing breast cancer in the developing world – a perspective from sub-Saharan Africa PDF
Jenny Edge, Ines Buccimazza, Herbert Cubasch, Eugenio Panieri 377-379
Down-staging of breast cancer in the pre-screening era: Experiences from Chris Hani Baragwaneth Academic Hospital, Soweto, South Africa PDF
N Murugan, C Dickens, P Pisa, V McCormack, M Joffe, J Jacobson, H Cubasch 380
Side-effects of systemic therapy for the management of breast cancer PDF
Anne Gudgeon 381
The management of breast cancer-related lymphoedema PDF
C M Marco, R Pillay, C Schoonheim 382
Stigma, survivorship and solutions: Addressing the challenges of living with breast cancer in low-resource areas PDF
M Mutebi, Jenny Edge 383
An approach to the management of locally advanced breast cancer: Part 1 PDF
Poovan Govender 384
An approach to the management of locally advanced breast cancer: Part 2 PDF
K Hill
ABC - Advocates for Breast Cancer PDF
A Steyn, J Du Plessis, S Meyer


CPD Questionnaire PDF