Vol 106, No 11 (2016)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

The doors of learning ... PDF
Bridget Farham 1058


Preliminary results of allograft use from the South African skin bank PDF
H Rode, R Martinez, A D Rogers, R Moore, N L Allorto 1059
We need more prospective studies for Kounis syndrome PDF
I Akbas, M Emet 1060
The dilemma of age estimation of children and juveniles in South Africa PDF
M Tiemensma, V M Phillips 1061
First report of Wohlfahrtiimonas chitiniclastica bacteraemia in South Africa PDF
R Hoffman, F Fortuin, M Newton-Foot, S Singh 1062


Counting the public healthcare litigation bill PDF
New findings say ‘never take a TB cure for granted’ PDF
A fond and grateful farewell PDF

Continuing Medical Education

The epidemic of sexual violence in South Africa PDF
K Joyner 1067
Understanding the intergenerational transmission of violence PDF
N Woollett, K Thomson 1068-1070
Current approaches to the management of adult survivors of sexual offences PDF
M Tiemensma 1071-1074
Physical and sexual violence against children PDF
A B van As 1075-1078

In Practice

Health system challenges: An obstacle to the success of isoniazid preventive therapy PDF
E I Okoli, L Roets 1079-1081
Addressing tobacco smoking in South Africa: Insights from behavioural science PDF
G Ganz 1082-1083
A report of three patients in whom the surgical closure of terminal branches of the external carotid arteries for treatment of migraine resulted in significantly reduced frequency of epileptic attacks PDF
E I Shevel 1084-1085
Polyarteritis nodosa presenting as a bladder outlet obstruction PDF
M Borkum, H Y Abdelrahman, R Roberts, A A Kalla, I G Okpechi 1086-1087
Successful removal of a penile constriction wedding ring in a rural area PDF
A Fhima, N Lahouel 1088-1089
Atypical chest pain: Needles in a haystack PDF
J M Jansen van Vuuren, S Pillay, K Ramchandre 1090-1091


Is South Africa advancing towards National Health Insurance? The perspectives of general practitioners in one pilot site PDF
R Surender, R van Niekerk, L Alfers 1092-1095
Medical waste disposal at a hospital in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa: Implications for training of healthcare professionals PDF
R R Makhura, S F Matlala, M P Kekana 1096-1102
A cross-sectional study of peripartum blood transfusion in the Eastern Cape, South Africa PDF
K van den Berg, E M Bloch, A S Aku, M Mabenge, D V Creel, G J Hofmeyr, E L Murphy 1103-1109
Barriers to obstetric care among maternal near-misses PDF
P Soma-Pillay, R C Pattinson 1110-1113
A review of the peri-operative management of paediatric burns: Identifying adverse events PDF
H Rode, C Brink, K Bester, M P Coleman, T Baisey, R Martinez 1114-1119
The hospital costs associated with acute paediatric burn injuries PDF
E W ter Meulen, M J Poley, M van Dijk, A D Rogers, H Rode 1120-1124
The state of methamphetamine (‘tik’) use among youth in the Western Cape, South Africa PDF
E H Weybright, L L Caldwell, L Wegner, E Smith, J J Jacobs 1125-1128
Intimate partner violence at a tertiary institution PDF
K Spencer, M Haffejee, G Candy, E Kaseke 1129-1133
Tonsillectomy rates in the South African private healthcare sector PDF
P Douglas-Jones, J J Fagan 1134-1140
Elevated international normalised ratios correlate with severity of injury and outcome PDF
M A Noorbhai, H M Cassimjee, B Sartorius, D J J Muckart 1141-1145


CPD questionnaire PDF