Vol 109, No 7 (2019)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

The elephant in the room PDF
B Farham 446

Guest Editorial

Violence in hot weather: Will climate change exacerbate rates of violence in South Africa? PDF
M F Chersich, C P Swift, I Edelstein, G Breetzke, F Scorgie, F Schutte, C Y Wright 447-449


Healthy Hearts: A student-led heart-health initiative PDF
A Seedat, C A Viljoen, M Islam, M Kim, N A B Ntusi, M Ntsekhe 450-451
Therapeutic use exemptions – serving athlete patients PDF
K Grimm, L Pillay, C Tabane; South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport Therapeutic Use Exemption Committee 452


The National Asthma Education Programme and asthma in Africa PDF
C Verwey 453-454

Continuing Medical Education

Does South Africa need a diabetes-in-pregnancy study group? PDF
S Adam, S Dias, P Rheeder, C Pheiffer 455-456
Screening and diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus in South Africa: What we know so far PDF
S Dias, C Pheiffer, P Rheeder, S Adam 457-462
Prevalence of and risk factors for gestational diabetes mellitus in South Africa PDF
S Dias, S Adam, P Rheeder, C Pheiffer 463-467

In Practice

Safeguarding the future of genomic research in South Africa: Broad consent and the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 PDF
C Staunton, R Adams, M Botes, E S Dove, L Horn, M Labuschaigne, G Loots, S Mahomed, J Makuba, A Olckers, M S Pepper, A Pope, M Ramsay, N N Loideain, J de Vries 468-470
Patient blood management: A solution for South Africa PDF
J Thomson, A Hofmann, C A Barrett, A Beeton, G R M Bellairs, L Boretti, M J Coetzee, S Farmer, M W Gibbs, H H Gombotz, C Hilton, C Kassianides, V J Louw, C Lundgren, J N Mahlangu, C B Noel, V Rambiritch, F Schneider, E Verburgh, P-L Wessels, P Wessels, R Wise, A Shander; on behalf of the South African Patient Blood Management Group 471-476
Recurrent idiopathic spontaneous coronary artery dissection PDF
P Mkoko, S Pandie, M Ntsekhe 477-479


Child mortality trends and causes of death in South Africa, 1997 - 2012, and the importance of a national burden of disease study PDF
N N Nannan, P Groenewald, V Pillay-van Wyk, E Nicol, W Msemburi, R E Dorrington, D Bradshaw 480-485
Patterns of renal disease: A 30-year renal biopsy study at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa PDF
A Vermeulen, C N Menezes, M Mashabane, O K Butler, P Mosiane, S Goetsch, S Naicker 486-492
#FeesMustFall2016: Perceived and measured effect on clinical medical students PDF
H Brits, G Joubert, L Lomberg, P Djan, G Makoro, M Mokoena, P Malate, D Tengu 493-497
Agreeing on the minimum: An 11-year review of Prescribed Minimum Benefits appeals PDF
P Mngadi, J Wolvaardt, E Thsehla 498-502
Increase in blood pressure over a 7-year period in a mixed-ancestry South African population PDF
S F G Davids, T E Matsha, N Peer, R T Erasmus, A P Kengne 503-510
Characterisation of protease resistance mutations in a South African paediatric cohort with virological failure, 2011 - 2017 PDF
Z Makatini, S Mda, O Towobola, H Mthiyane, P Miles, J T Blackard 511-515
Workmen’s compensation for occupational hand injuries PDF
J McCaul, D McGuire, I Koller, G Thiart, S Dix-Peek, M Solomons 516-518
INTERGROWTH-21st v. local South African growth standards (Theron-Thompson) for identification of small-for-gestational-age fetuses in stillbirths: A closer look at variation across pregnancy PDF
T Lavin, L Nedkoff, D Preen, G Theron, R C Pattinson 519-525
Maternal alcohol use and children’s emotional and cognitive outcomes in rural South Africa PDF
T J Rochat, B Houle, A Stein, J Mitchell, R M Bland 526-534
Frailty in perioperative patients in three South African academic hospitals PDF
N T N Leopold-George, G D Nethathe 535-540


CPD questionnaire PDF