Vol 96, No 7 (2006)

Table of Contents

News PDF
Jonathan Spencer Jones 586
Practice management PDF
Jonathan Spencer Jones 590

From the Editor

MESAB: 21 years of bursaries for black medics PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 565

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 567


Cot death controversies PDF
Jim Sprott, reply by M A Kibel, C D Molteno 568
Palliative care - attitude and practices of Bloemfontein general practitioners and medical officers PDF
M A Lerato, M M Maku, S A Makwela, P G Seoka, E A M Prinsloo, O M Bachmann, G Joubert 569
Triage in South African hospitals PDF
C McFarlane, S Naidoo 570
Characteristics of clients seeking first- and second-trimester terminations of pregnancy in public health facilities in Cape Town PDF
Chelsea Morroni, Jennifer Moodley 574
Orthodontic management of achondroplasia PDF
H H Bellardie 574-575


Inspiring rural health - a fierce and distant light PDF
Cycling doctor's breathtaking achievement PDF
Ibogaine may help drug addicts live the 'never again' PDF
Valkenberg's psychiatric care leaps forward a century PDF


A case dura mater graft-associated Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in South Africa PDF
Stephen Toovey, Marcell Britz, Richard H Hewlett 592
Lodox Statscan proves to be invaluable in forensic medicine PDF
G J Knobel, G Flash, G F Bowie 593
Interaction between ketoconazole and domperidone and the risk of QT prolongation - important safety information PDF
National Drug Event Monitoring Centre, Medicines Control Council 596
A case for the provision of positron emission tomography (PET) in South African public hospitals PDF
M M Sathekge, J Warwick, M D T Vangu, A Ellmann, M Mann 598
Disseminated AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma in pregnancy PDF
H M Sebitloane, A Mosam, J Moodley 602
Boning up on osteoporosis - current thinking on management PDF
David Kendler, Emma Buchanan 604
Mixed Bag PDF
Bridget Farham 606

Book reviews

The Cape Doctor in the Nineteenth Century. A sSocial History PDF
H M du Preez 608


Digital X-rays come of age PDF
Christopher L Vaughan 610

Scientific letters

Short emergency department lenght of stay attributed to full-body digital radiography - a review of 3 paediatric cases PDF
Lizanne Koning, Tania S Douglas, Richard Pitcher, AB (Sabastian) van As 613
Profile of rape victims treated at the Tshepong Victim Support Centre, National District Hospital, Bloemfontein PDF
I Ross, M Nel, M V J van Vuuren 615
Mucinous colonic adenocarcinoma in patients aged under 25 years PDF
J M Adotey, N J Jebbin, D Seleye-Fubara 616
Combined condom and contraceptive use among South African women PDF
Chelsea Morroni, Kemilembe Tibazarwa, Landon Myer 620

Original articles

Separation-survivability - the elusive moral cut-off points? PDF
J A M de Roubaix, A A van Niekerk 623
Oral trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole levels in stable HIV-infected children PDF
Heather J Zar, Grant Langdon, Patti Apolles, Brian Eley, Gregory Hussey, Peter Smith 627
Drug admininstration errors by South African anaesthetists - a survey PDF
P C Gordon, R L Llewellyn, M F M James 630
Determinants of acute respiratory infections in Soweto - a population-based birth cohort PDF
Ines A Kristensen, Jern Olsen 633


Guideline for the Management of Nosocomial Infections in South Africa PDF
Adrian Brink, Charles Feldman, Adriano Duse, Dean Gopalan, David Grolman, Mervyn Mer, Sarala Naicker, Graham Paget, Olga Perovic, Guy Richards 639-650