Vol 104, No 12 (2014)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Making us fat (and sick) PDF
Bridget Farham 835

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
Janet Seggie 836-837


Insulin receptor substrate-1 Gly972Arg variant and type 2 diabetes mellitus PDF
Sim Sai Tin, Viroj Wiwanitkit 837


HIV research for prevention - huge potential but no ‘magic bullet’ PDF
Using basic technology – and corporate social responsibility - to save lives PDF
Health minister’s ex-legal advisor slams Certificate of Need law PDF
New HASA board: the right mix at the right time PDF


Lorna Macdougall, 1924 - 2014 PDF
John Pettifor 843


Recommendations for amniocentesis in HIV-positive women PDF
Sonia Nicola Constantatos, Alison H Boutall, Chantal J Stewart 844-845
Newborns should be receiving premedication before elective intubation PDF
Moegammad Shukri Raban, Yaseen Joolay, Alan Richard Horn, Michael Charles Harrison 846-849
The structured communication tool SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment and Recommendation) improves communication in neonatology PDF
Meriel Raymond, Michael C Harrison 850-852
Tricuspid valve endocarditis associated with intravenous nyoape use: A report of 3 cases PDF
Ruchika Meel, Ferande Peters, Mohammed Rafique Essop 853-855


Towards early detection of retinoblastoma PDF
Nicola Freeman, David Meyer 856
Why aren't women getting safe abortions? PDF
Roxanne Jacobs, Nancy Hornsby 857-858


Retinoblastoma outcome at a single institution in South Africa PDF
Mariana Kruger, David Reynders, Fareed Omar, Judy Schoeman, Oloko Wedi, Justin Harvey 859-863
Unwanted pregnancies in Gauteng and Mpumalanga provinces, South Africa: Examining mortality data on dumped aborted fetuses and babies PDF
Roxanne Jacobs, Nancy Hornsby, Sandra Marais 864-869
Blood pressure measurements in the ankle are not equivalent to blood pressure measurements in the arm PDF
Lara Nicole Goldstein, Mike Wells, Karen Sliwa 869-873
Adolescent and young pregnant women at increased risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and poorer maternal and infant health outcomes: A cohort study at public facilities in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan district, Eastern Cape, South Africa PDF
Geoffrey Fatti, Najma Shaikh, Brian Eley, Debra Jackson, Ashraf Grimwood 874-880
The Use of VTE prophylaxis in relatioN to patiEnt risk profiling (TUNE-IN) Wave 2 study PDF
Barry F Jacobson, Susan Louw, Wayne Riback 880-884

Continuing Medical Education

Management challenges in tuberculosis and HIV PDF
Graeme Meintjes 885
The diagnosis, management and prevention of HIV-associated tuberculosis PDF
S Wasserman, G Meintjes 886-893
Diagnosis and management of drug-resistant tuberculosis in South African adults PDF
J Hughes, M Osman 894
The diagnosis and medical management of tuberculous meningitis in adults PDF
S Marais, R J Wilkinson 895
Management of HIV-associated cryptococcal disease in South Africa PDF
N P Govender, S Dlamini 896
Focus on adolescents with HIV and AIDS PDF
L Fairlie, N Sipambo, C Fick, H Moultrie 897
Antiretroviral therapy for the management of HIV in children PDF
L Frigati, M Cotton, H Rabie 898


CPD Questionnaire PDF