Vol 93, No 5 (2003)

Table of Contents

News PDF
Jonathan Spencer Jones 328
Utilisation management PDF
Jonathan Spencer Jones 328

From the Editor

Generalists, specialists or others? PDF
JP de V van Niekerk 306

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
JP de V van Niekerk 307


On 'fowl' hooking and Chris Bateman taking Annette 'bate'... PDF
John Steer 312
Sayers Bursary Fund PDF
H T Louw 312
Childhood lead exposure in South Africa PDF
A Mathee, H B Rollin, N N Ditlopo, P Theodorou 313


KZN AIDS slashes teacher number PDF
Skills shortage logjam loosens PDF
A special solution for a special girl PDF
SAMJ 50 years ago PDF
SAMJ 100 years ago PDF
SA in line for AIDS billions PDF
Age old remedy impacts AIDS PDF
50 years of the double helix PDF


Walter Fleming Scott PDF
E B Adams 351
Dr JW van der Riet PDF
Namens die Takraad Tak Vrystaat, S V Potgieter, Ere-sekretaris 352

Book reviews

Handbook of HIV Medicine PDF
L D Regensberg, and N Hlatshwayo, Aid for AIDS (Pty) Ltd 350
Hyperlipidemia PDF
A D Marais 350
Scientific Writing. Easy when you know how PDF
Nan van der Merwe, W F Scott MD, FRCP 350


The 2-year internship training PDF
Yvette Meintjes 336
South African guidelines for the management of nocturnal enuresis PDF
J C van Dyk, F Duvenhage, L J E Coetzee, A M Segone, M Fockema, D Smart, M Haffejee, S B I Lefakane, J Roos, G Stellmacher, D McGillevray, Z Bereczky 338
Cross-cultural aspects of depression in general practice PDF
Christopher G Ellis 342
Diethylsstilbestrol - haunting lessons PDF
A A Bamigboye, G J Hofmeyr, J Morris 346
Letter from the UK - War in our time PDF
Robert-Ian Caldwell 348


Maternal deaths in South Africa PDF
J Moodley, R C Pattinson 354
The social sciences, the human genome and human nature PDF
Wieland Gevers 354

Scientific letters

Induction of tolerance after a serious trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole reaction in an HIV-infected child PDF
George du Toit, Louis Reynolds, Brian Eley 358
Cytotoxicity of pregnancy-related traditional medicines PDF
K Bridget Brookes, Alan N Smith 359

Original articles

Short Report: Saving mothers: 1999-2001 PDF
J Moodley, on behalf of the National Committee on Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths 364
Over-the-counter and prescription medicine misuse in Cape Town - findings from specialist treatment centres PDF
Bronwyn Myers, Nandi Siegfried, Charles D H Parry 367
Misoprostol for cervical ripening at and near term - a comparative study PDF
J Moodley, S Venkatchalam, P Songca 371
Labour induction at term - a randomised trial comparing Foley catheter plus titrated oral misoprostol solution, titrated oral misoprostol alone, and dinoprostone PDF
Baron B Matonhodze, G Justus Hofmeyr, Jonathan Levin 375
Seroprevalence of hepatitis B & C in maintenance dialysis in a public hospital in a developing country PDF
A E O Otedo, S O McLigeyo, F A Okoth, J K Kayima 380