Vol 107, No 5 (2017)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

Guest Editorial

Undergraduate antibiotic stewardship training: Are we leaving our future prescribers ‘flapping in the wind’? PDF
Adrian Brink, Johan Schoeman, George Muntingh 357-358


A randomised controlled trial comparing laparoscopy with laparotomy in the management of women with ruptured ectopic pregnancy PDF
F Odejinmi, R Oliver, L C Snyman, T Makulana, J D Makin 359
Naude et al. avoid answering the essential question: Mistake or mischief? PDF
Zoë Harcombe, Tim Noakes 360-361
A skin test for latent tuberculosis PDF
Colin L Crawford 362
Serratia marcescens infection or hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy in neonates: Is magnetic resonance imaging a problem-solving tool? PDF
Donatella Narese, Cinzia Auriti, Daniella Longo 363


30 days in medicine PDF

Continuing Medical Education

Meeting the complex needs of individuals with rare genetic disorders in South Africa – lessons from tuberous sclerosis complex PDF
Petrus J de Vries 366-367
Diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of tuberous sclerosis complex: A South African consensus response to international guidelines PDF
Petrus J de Vries, Loren Leclezio, Jo M Wilmshurst, Graham Fieggen, Errol Gottlich, Lorna Jacklin, Indiran P Naiker, Raj Newaj, Desmond Shamley, Birgit Schlegel, Andre Venter 368-378

In Practice

Health research and safeguards: The South African journey PDF
Amaboo Dhai 379-380
Assisted suicide and assisted voluntary euthanasia: Stransham-Ford High Court case overruled by the Appeal Court – but the door is left open PDF
David J McQuoid-Mason 381-382
Human dignity and the future of the voluntary active euthanasia debate in South Africa PDF
Donrich W Jordaan 383-385
Ethical and legal perspectives on the medical practitioners use of social media PDF
Brenda Kubheka 386-389
Biobanks in South Africa: A global perspective on privacy and confidentiality PDF
Riaan Rheeder 390-393
Legal liability for failure to prevent pregnancy (wrongful pregnancy) PDF
Lodewicus Charl Coetzee 394-398
Paraquat poisoning: Acute lung injury – a missed diagnosis PDF
Sipho D Ntshalintshali, Thandekile C Manzini 399-401
A rare case of massive hepatosplenomegaly due to acute lymphoblastic leukemia in pregnancy PDF
Ricardo Gonçalves, Ruchika Meel 402-404


South African medical students’ perceptions and knowledge about antibiotic resistance and appropriate prescribing: Are we providing adequate training to future prescribers? PDF
Sean Wasserman, Samantha Potgieter, Evan Shoul, Deborah Constant, Annemie Stewart, Marc Mendelson, Tom H Boyles 405-410
Critical care admission of South African (SA) surgical patients: Results of the SA Surgical Outcomes Study PDF
David Lee Skinner, Kim de Vasconcellos, Robert Wise, Tonya Marianne Esterhuizen, Cate Fourie, Akhter Goolam Mahomed, P Dean Gopalan, Ivan Joubert, Hyla-Louise Kluyts, L Rudo Mathivha, Busisiwe Mrara, Jan P Pretorius, Guy Richards, Ollie Smith, Maryke Geertruida Louise Spruyt, Rupert M Pearse, Thandinkosi E Madiba, Bruce M Biccard, on behalf of the South African Surgical Outcomes Study (SASOS) investigators 411-419
Factors associated with contracting malaria in Ward 29 of Shamva District, Zimbabwe, 2014 PDF
Gladwin Muchena, Notion Gombe, Lucia Takundwa, Mufuta Tshimanga, Donewell Bangure, Nyasha Masuka, Tsitsi Juru 420-423
Predicting postoperative haemoglobin changes after burn surgery PDF
Petrus Slabber, Zane Farina, Nikki Allorto, Reitze Nils Rodseth 424-427
Influence of HIV and other risk factors on tuberculosis PDF
Sana Mahtab, David Coetzee 428-434
Bacteria isolated from the airways of paediatric patients with bronchiectasis according to HIV status PDF
Charl Verwey, Sithembiso Velaphi, Riaz Khan 435-439
Obstructive pulmonary disease in patients with previous tuberculosis: Pathophysiology of a community-based cohort PDF
Brian W Allwood, Rencia Gillespie, Maya Galperin-Aizenberg, Mary Bateman, Helena Olckers, Luis Taborda-Barata, Gregory L Calligaro, Qonita Said-Hartley, Richard van Zyl-Smit, Christopher B Cooper, Eva van Rikxoort, Jonathan Goldin, Nulda Beyers, Eric D Bateman 440-445
Validating the utilisation of venous bicarbonate as a predictor of acute kidney injury in crush syndrome from sjambok injuries PDF
David Lee Skinner, Grant L Laing, John Bruce, Bruce Biccard, David J J Muckart 446-450
Codeine misuse and dependence in South Africa: Perspectives of addiction treatment providers PDF
Charles D H Parry, Eileen Rich, Marie Claire van Hout, Paolo Deluca 451-456
Osteogenesis imperfecta type 3 in South Africa: Causative mutations in FKBP10 PDF
Alvera Vorster, Peter Beighton, Manogari Chetty, Yasmeen Ganie, Bertram Henderson, Engela Honey, Piet Maré, David Thompson, Karen Fieggen, Denis Viljoen, Rajkumar Ramesar 457-462


CPD questionnaire PDF