Vol 95, No 4 (2005)

Table of Contents

News PDF
jonathan Spencer Jones 220
Mixed bag PDF
Bridget Farham 243
Practice management PDF
Jonathan Spencer Jones 226

From the Editor

Elective abdominal delivery - should mothers have the right to choose? PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 192

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 194


Mbewu ducks AIDS deaths PDF
Rodney Ehrlich, Jonny Myers, David Sanders, Sydney Carstens 198
Criteria for chronic dialysis PDF
Geoffrey Bihl 198
Caesarean section claims and outcomes PDF
Christopher Hugo-Hamman 200


Blood on the racial walls PDF
The insanity of a criminal justice system PDF
As sweet by any other name? PDF
Lawmakers 'protected pharmacies' PDF


Impact of the HIV / AIDS pandemic on non-communicable disease prevention PDF
Thandi Puoane, Gail D Hughes 228
Hyperglycaemia and diabetes mellitus associated with atypical antipsychotics PDF
Medicines Control Council 230
Hormone replacement therapy - differing guidelines PDF
R L Cheifitz 232

Book reviews

Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies. Surgical, Prosthetic, and Rehabilitation Principles PDF
Johan Walters 240


David Andries Maas PDF
Louw Steyn (1925-2003) PDF
Samuel Skapinker PDF


AIDS prevention through peer education PDF
Alan J Flisher, Catherine Mathews, Sally Guttmacher, Fareed Abdullah, Jonathan E Myers 245

Scientific letters

Dramatic decline in abortion mortality due to the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act PDF
Rachel Jewkes, Helen Rees 250
Telemetric antenatal fetal monitoring PDF
Paul C Duminy, Leon October 250

Original articles

Nevirapine toxicity - implications for management of South African patients PDF
Robin Wood 253
Private-sector caesarean sections in perspective PDF
Alan D Rothberg, Heather McLeod 257
Evaluation of an HIV / AIDS peer education programme in a South African workplace PDF
Nicola M Sloan, Jonathan E Myers 261
How well does South Africa's National Health Act regulate research involving children? PDF
Ann Strode, Catherine Grant, Catherine Slack, Muriel Mushariwa 265
The South African Medical Research Council's Guidelines on Ethics for Medical Research - implications for HIV-preventive vaccine trials with children PDF
Catherine Slack, Mariana Kruger 269