Vol 104, No 10 (2014)

Table of Contents


Contents PDF

Guest Editorial

Non-communicable diseases in South Africa: A challenge to economic development PDF HTML
Karen Hofman 647

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF HTML
Janet Seggie 648-649


Use of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay in the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis: A cautionary note PDF HTML
Ahmed Iqbal Bhigjee 650
Hydroxyethyl starches in severe burns PDF HTML
Daan den Hollander 650-651
Professional competence – adding reflective elements to case reports PDF HTML
Raymond Pierre Abratt 651
The 'Marketplace' – a novel conference teaching and learning model PDF HTML
Baljit Cheema 651-652


Ebola: SA has no outbreak ‘laurels’ to rest on PDF HTML
Dismal obs/gynae training contributing to maternal deaths – Motsoaledi PDF HTML
New partnership stands to save millions of mothers and children PDF HTML
BHF and government; ‘I’ll change if you will' PDF HTML


Preventing diabetic blindness: A priority for South Africa PDF HTML
Karen Joanne Hofman, Colin Cook, Naomi Levitt 661-662
Healthy migration: A public health and development imperative for south(ern) Africa PDF HTML
Jo Vearey 663-664
Low levels of physical activity in female adolescents cause overweight and obesity: Are our schools failing our children? PDF HTML
Nelly N Mokabane, Mercy M Mashao, Marlise van Staden, Martin Potgieter, Annelize Potgieter 665-667
Varicose veins: Look before you strip – the occluded inferior vena cava and other lurking pathologies PDF HTML
Taole Mokoena 668-670
The influence of glucocorticoids on lipid and lipoprotein metabolism and atherosclerosis PDF HTML
Ian L Ross, A David Marais 671-674


SANHANES: A unique survey series in the health landscape PDF HTML
Demetre Labadarios, Olive Shisana, Thomas Rehle, Leickness Simbayi 675-676
The sexual and reproductive health needs of youth in South Africa – history in context PDF HTML
Mags E Beksinska, Lavanya Pillay, Cecilia Milford, Jennifer A Smit 676-678
Orphans, HIVE and HAND: Who are the watch-keepers? PDF HTML
Kathleen Gwen Walker, Mandy Inglis, Gwen Norton, Rebecca Sher, Dayle Zieff, Taryn McCann, Paul Roux 678-679


Monitoring of non-communicable diseases such as hypertension in South Africa: Challenges for the post-2015 global development agenda PDF HTML
Candy Day, Pam Groenewald, Ria Laubscher, Sabrina Chaudhry, Nienke van Schaik, Debbie Bradshaw 680-687
Meeting the sexual and reproductive health needs of high-school students in South Africa: Experiences from rural KwaZulu-Natal PDF HTML
Janet A Frohlich, Nolunthando Mkhize, Rachael C Dellar, Gethwana Mahlase, Carl T Montague, Quarraisha Abdool Karim 687-690
Comparability of total cardiovascular disease risk estimates using laboratory and non-laboratory based assessments in urban-dwelling South Africans: The CRIBSA study PDF HTML
Nasheeta Peer, Carl Lombard, Krisela Steyn, Thomas Gaziano, Naomi Levitt 691-696
Detecting virological failure in HIV-infected Tanzanian children PDF HTML
Edward Machage Mgelea, R Kisenge, S Aboud 696-699
Quality assurance in diabetic retinal screening in South Africa PDF HTML
Steve Cook, Roger T Staff, Keith A Goatman, John A Olson, Scottish Diabetic Retinopathy Screening collaborative 700-704

Continuing Medical Education

Atopic dermatitis PDF HTML
W Sinclair, R J Green 705
Aetiopathogenesis of atopic dermatitis PDF HTML
H F Jordaan, G Todd, W Sinclair, R J Green 706-709
Epidemiology of atopic dermatitis PDF HTML
G Todd 710
Diagnosis of atopic dermatitis: From bedside to laboratory PDF
W Sinclair, J Aboobaker, R J Green, M E Levin 711
Education and specialist referral of patients with atopic dermatitis PDF
R J Green, A Pentz, H F Jordaan 712
Non-pharmacological treatment modalities for atopic dermatitis PDF
G Todd, A I Manjra, W Sinclair, R J Green, M E Levin 713
Topical and systemic pharmacological treatment of atopic dermatitis PDF
A Puterman, H Lewis, W Sinclair, R J Green 714
General approach to and summary of the guideline for the management of atopic dermatitis PDF
R J Green, W Sinclair


CPD questionnaire PDF