Vol 106, No 12 (2016)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the CEO

Strengthening publishing capacity to support academic medicine in South Africa PDF
H Kikaya 1148

From the Editor

Reviewers - the backbone of academic publishing PDF
B Farham 1149
Thank you from HMPG and the Editor PDF
B Farham 1150

Guest Editorial

The dual burden of gender-based violence and HIV in adolescent girls and young women in South Africa PDF
Q Abdool Karim, C Baxter 1151-1153


Willingness of tobacco smokers to contribute financially towards cessation resources PDF
K Rao, A L Slogrove, M L Cooke, M F Cotton 1154


HMPG in 2016 PDF
30 days in medicine PDF
Maurice Aaron Kibel PDF

Continuing Medical Education

Tackling child abuse and neglect in South Africa PDF
K Joyner 1159
Developing an understanding of fatal child abuse and neglect: Results from the South African child death review pilot study PDF
S Mathews, L J Martin 1160-1163
Maternal mental health and the first 1 000 days PDF
R E Turner, S Honikman 1164-1167
Using a child rights approach to strengthen prevention of violence against children PDF
L Lake, L Jamieson 1168-1172

In Practice

Addressing legal and policy barriers to male circumcision for adolescent boys in South Africa PDF
A E Strode, J D Toohey, C M Slack 1173-1176
South African Guidelines Excellence (SAGE): Adopt, adapt, or contextualise? PDF
J M Dizon, K Grimmer, Q Louw, T Kredo, T Young, S Machingaidze 1177-1178
The universities of Stellenbosch/Cape Town low-carbohydrate diet review: Mistake or mischief? PDF
Z Harcombe, T D Noakes 1179-1182
Research competency and specialist registration: Quo vadis ? PDF
C P Szabo, S Ramlall 1183-1185
Revisiting an old foe: The face of psychosis in neurosyphilis PDF
Y Moolla, J Abdul 1186-1187
A case of convergence spasms - do not be caught off-guard PDF
L Smit 1188-1189
Diabetic cachectic neuropathy: An uncommon neurological complication of diabetes PDF
A Iyagba, A Onwuchekwa 1190-1191


Safeguarding maternal and child health in South Africa by starting the Child Support Grant before birth: Design lessons from pregnancy support programmes in 27 countries PDF
M F Chersich, S Luchters, D Blaauw, F Scorgie, E Kern, A van den Heever, H Rees, E Peach, S Kharadi, S Fonn 1192-1210
Psychosocial risk and protective factors associated with perpetration of gender-based violence in a community sample of men in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa PDF
N Mngoma, S Fergus, A Jeeves, R Jolly 1211-1215
Prevalence and correlates of violence among South African high school learners in uMgungundlovu District municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa PDF
N Khuzwayo, M Taylor, C Connolly 1216-1221
Iatrogenic medication errors in a paediatric intensive care unit in Durban, South Africa PDF
A Gokhul, P M Jeena, A Gray 1222-1229
Risk factors for unsuccessful lumbar puncture in children PDF
C Procter, H Buys, H Carrara, J Thomas 1230-1235
Evaluating point-of-care testing for glycosylated haemoglobin in public sector primary care facilities in the Western Cape, South Africa PDF
R Mash, A Ugoagwu, C Vos, M Rensburg, R Erasmus 1236-1240
Socioeconomic and modifiable predictors of blood pressure control for hypertension in primary care attenders in the Western Cape, South Africa PDF
N Folb, M O Bachmann, E D Bateman, K Steyn, N S Levitt, V Timmerman, C Lombard, T A Gaziano, L R Fairall 1241-1246
Awareness, perceived risk and practices related to cervical cancer and Pap smear screening: A cross-sectional study among HIV-positive women attending an urban HIV clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa PDF
Idah Mokhele, D Evans, K Schnippel, A Swarts, J S Smith, C Firnhaber 1247-1253
Mutations of mtDNA polymerase-γ and hyperlactataemia in the HIV-infected Zulu population of South Africa PDF
D B A Ojwach, C Aldous, P Kochleff, B Sartorius 1254-1259
Screening for calreticulin mutations in a cohort of patients suspected of having a myeloproliferative neoplasm PDF
A de Kock, C Booysen 1260-1262
The mass miniature chest radiography programme in Cape Town, South Africa, 1948 - 1994: The impact of active tuberculosis case finding PDF
S M Hermans, J R Andrews, L-G Bekker, R Wood 1263-1269


The future cost of cancer in South Africa: An interdisciplinary cost management strategy PDF
C Naidu 1270


CPD questionnaire PDF