Vol 95, No 3 (2005)

Table of Contents

News PDF
Fred N Sanders 152
Practice Management PDF
Fred N Sanders 158

From the Editor

Sexuality and SAMA PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 131

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 132

Correspondence

The Legal Union of Same-Gender Couples Act PDF
Deon Knobel 134
Miracles in the land of non-accountability PDF
Leslie Huxtable 134
Doctors - new migrant workers? PDF
Laurence Cohen 134-135

Izindaba

Transformation trauma in buffalo City PDF
  138
Workplace-acquired HIV - ignorance pervasive PDF
  140
Asian tsunami a lesson in misplaced ubuntu PDF
  144
Traditional medicines - no clear or present danger PDF
  151

Forum

A case for further strengthening of the national health system in South Africa PDF
Manto Tshabalala-Msimang 159
Letter from Tanzania - High five PDF
Robert-Ian Caldwell 161

Book reviews

Heart's Desire. A Woman's Longing for a Child PDF
Daniel Ncayiyana 164
Traditional male Circumcision and Initiation into Manhood. Legal, health and environmental perspectives PDF
Daniel Ncayiyana 164

Obituaries

Asher Dubb PDF
  165

Editorial

Does the 'power of the purse' influence the fair distribution of limited resources? PDF
Johann van Zyl 166
HIV/AIDS in Africa - a role for the mental health practitioners? PDF
Dan J Stein, Soraya Seedat, Robin A Emsley, Benjamin O Olley 167

Scientific letters

inhaled steroid use in adult asthamtics - experience at a primary health care centre PDF
Tahmeed A Nizami, Bob Mash 169

Original articles

Student Paper: Pentoxifylline for heart failure: a systematic review PDF
Kathryn Batchelder, Bongani M Mayosi 171
Can medical schemes reform lead to fairer distribution of limited resources? A funding perspective PDF
Bettina Taylor, Derrick Burns 175
Amiodarone-induced thyroid dysfunction PDF
Ian Louis Ross, David Marshall, Andrzej Okreglicki, Sedick Isaacs, Naomi Sharlene Levitt 180
In-hospital outcome of patients discharged from the ICU withh tracheostomies PDF
M J Mpe, B V Mphahlele 184