Vol 98, No 1 (2008)

Table of Contents

From the Editor

The earth is flat, as are our journals and CPD PDF
JP van Niekerk 7

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 8


Amiodarone-induced lung disease PDF
Donald Jan Emby 9
(NSAIDs and Cardiovascular Risk) PDF
Brian Allwood, Marc Blockman 9
Chris Barnard and Hunterian Museum PDF
Robert Ian Caldwell 10
Gaucher disease in South Africa PDF
Rene Leon Heitner 11
Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill PDF
Jonathan Victor Larsen 12
The Art of Medicine: Heart, head and hands PDF
Dirk Thomas Hagemeister 12


HPCSA - computer burglars strike again PDF
Zimbabwe meltdown fuelling MDRTB? PDF
Malaria; now Mpumalanga and Limpopo suffer PDF
Multi disciplinary teams - the rural way forward PDF


Femur Fractures in Infants PDF
Arjan Bastiaan van As, SR Garach, S Garach 23
Acute heamorrhagic pancreatitis in HIV-positive patients PDF
Mohammad Arif, V Nair, Z R Khan 23
Thirty years on: Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose PDF
chris ellis 27


Willem Johannes Bam PDF
C F van der Merwe 28
Professor Sam Wayburne PDF
Goolam M Moosa 28


Tuberculous pericarditis and HIV infection in Africa. PDF
Helmuth Reuter 29

Scientific letters

Management of toxoplasmic encephalitis in HIV-infected adults- a review PDF
Martin Dedicoat, Nigel Livesley 31
Stress during internship at three Johannesburg hospitals PDF
Gavin Sun, Haroon Saloojee, Marius Jansen van Rensburg, Dianne Manning 33

Original articles

Mortality in patients treated for tuberculous pericarditis in sub-Saharan Africa PDF
Bongani M. Mayosi, Charles S Wiysonge, Mpiko Ntsekhe, Freedom Gumedze, Jimmy A Volmink, Gary Maartens, Akinyemi Aje, Baby M Thomas, Kandathil M Thomas, Abolade A Awotedu, Bongani Thembela, Phindile Mntla, Frans Maritz, Kathleen Ngu Blackett, Duquesne C Nkouonlack, Vanessa C Burch, Kevin Rebe, Andy Parish, Karen Sliwa, Brian Z Vezi, Nowshad Alam, Basil G Brown, Trevor Gould, Tim Visser, Nombulelo Magula, Patrick J Commerford 36
Is the Western Cape at risk for an outbreak of preventable childhood diseases ? Lessons from an evaluation of routine immunisation coverage PDF
Joanne Corrigall, David Coetzee, Neil Cameron 41
Implementation of the Mental Health Care Act (2002) at District Hospitals in South Africa: Translating Principles into Practice PDF
Jonathan Kenneth Burns 46
Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in women attending antenatal care in Tete province, Mozambique PDF
Jhonny Luján, Wouter Arrázola de Oñate, Wim Delva, Patricia Claeys, Joaquim Fernando, Elena Folgosa, Fulgencio Sambola, Marleen Temmerman 49
Dr. James Barry:The early years revealed PDF
Hercules Michael du Preez 52


CPD Questionnaire PDF