Vol 105, No 11 (2015)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

Guest Editorial

Vaccination saves lives – dare we allow the anti-vaccine lobbyists to prevent it? PDF
Lee Baker 881-882

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
Janet Seggie 882-883


Modelling cost-effective therapies PDF
Raymond Pierre Abratt 884
Junior medical researchers: A neglected community with great academic potential PDF
J Bovijn, A Jacobs, M T Boswell, E du Bruyn, L Bovijn, N Berkowitz 884-885


Motsoaledi on ‘tide-turning’ new HIV treatment guidelines PDF
Medical aids often their own worst enemies with fraud PDF
Council for Medical Schemes braves the tightrope between funders and the poor PDF
Private hospitals could turbo-boost public sector reform PDF

Book reviews

The Practitioner’s Guide to Medical Malpractice in South African Law. By Ian Dutton. Cape Town: Siber Ink, 2015. ISBN 978-1-920025-93-9 PDF
Graham Howarth 891


Interventions for improving childhood vaccination coverage in low- and middle-income countries PDF
Charles Shey Wiysonge, Taryn Young, Tamara Kredo, Michael McCaul, Jimmy Volmink 892-893
Appropriate indications for positron emission tomography/computed tomography: College of Nuclear Physicians of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa PDF
Mike Sathekge, James M Warwick, Alex Doruyter, Mariza Vorster 894-896
Efavirenz as a cause of ataxia in children PDF
Marc Peter Kedzlie Hauptfleisch, David P Moore, John L Rodda 897-898
Child research in South Africa: How do the new regulations help? PDF
Ann Elaine Strode, Catherine May Slack 899-900


Screening for childhood hearing impairment in resource-constrained settings: Opportunities and possibilities PDF
Lucretia Petersen, Lebogang Ramma 901-902
Time for ‘basic antenatal care plus’ in South Africa? PDF
G J Hofmeyr, L Mentrop 902-903
Family planning in South Africa: Missing essentials and desirables PDF
Norman D Goldstuck 904-905
Patents and the quality, safety and efficacy of medicines PDF
Karen du Toit, Willem du preez, Silverani Padayachee 905-906


Pre-exposure prophylaxis for South African adolescents: What evidence? PDF
L-G Bekker, K Gill, M Wallace 907-911


School-based human papillomavirus vaccination: An opportunity to increase knowledge about cervical cancer and improve uptake of screening PDF
Greta Dreyer, Frederick H van der Merwe, Matthys H Botha, Leon C Snyman, Deborah Constant, Cathy Visser, Justin Harvey 912-916
Missed opportunities for immunisation in health facilities in Cape Town, South Africa PDF
N Jacob, D Coetzee 917-921
A profile of anti-vaccination lobbying on the South African internet, 2011 - 2013 PDF
Rosemary Joyce Burnett, Lauren Jennifer von Gogh, Molelekeng H Moloi, Guido François 922-926
Age of diagnosis of congenital hearing loss: Private v. public healthcare sector PDF
I R T Butler, D Ceronio, T Swart, G Joubert 927-929
Evaluation of fetal MRI in a South African referral centre PDF
A Daire, S Andronikou, A Boutall, S Constantatos, C Stewart, S Candy 930-933
Depressive and post-traumatic stress symptoms following termination of pregnancy in South African women: A longitudinal study measuring the effects of chronic burden, crisis support and resilience PDF
Ugasvaree Subramaney, Gail Elizabeth Wyatt, John K Williams, Muyu Zhang, Hong Hu Liu, Dorothy Chin 934-938
Childhood cancer incidence in South Africa, 1987 - 2007 PDF
D C Stefan, D K Stones, D Wainwright, M Kruger, A Davidson, J Poole, G P Hadley, D Forman, M Colombet, E Steliarova-Foucher 939-947

Continuing Medical Education

Adolescent health PDF
Quarraisha Abdool Karim 948
Improving adolescent maternal health PDF
Cheryl Baxter, Dhayendre Moodley 948-952
Understanding and responding to HIV risk in young South African women: Clinical perspectives PDF
Rachael Dellar, Aliza Waxman, Quarraisha Abdool Karim 952
Adolescent antiretroviral management: Understanding the complexity of non-adherence PDF
Kogieleum Naidoo, Adele Munsami, Moherndran Archary 953
Adolescent HIV treatment issues in South Africa PDF
Halima Dawood 953
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination of adolescents in the South African private health sector: Lessons from the HPV demonstration project in KwaZulu-Natal PDF
Nerisha Tathiah, Mergen Naidoo, Indres Moodley 954


CPD questionnaire PDF