Vol 94, No 5 (2004)

Table of Contents

News PDF
Fred N Sanders 334
Practice Management: Business planning part VII PDF
Foundation for Professional Development 338

From the Editor

Compensation for injury from medical treatment is a social justice obligation PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 304

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
J P de V van Niekerk 305


Probiotics - let's get the strains right before we even try to count them! PDF
Gene Elliott, Kim Teversham 313
Probiotics - consensus of analysis PDF
Robin Temmerman 314
Probiotics - the travelller's dilemma PDF
Stuart Baines 316
More about Mikulicz PDF
Jarek Kowalczyk, Jerzy Kuczkowski, Tomasz Prczewozny, Waldemar Narozny, Boguslaw Mikaszewski 317
The possibilities of hormone replacement therapy started at the critical time PDF
R L Cheifitz, reply by Rosenberg and Hoffman 318


ARV roll-out - the quick and the dead PDF
Western Cape way ahead with ARVs PDF
Bottom-line, creative negotiation pays off PDF
SAMA helps out the nurses PDF
SAMJ 100 years ago / SAMJ 50 years ago PDF


Risk of HIV transmission during paediatric health care in sub-Saharan Africa PDF
Bridget Farham 342
Making insulin usage safer - the universal colour code PDF
Francois Bonnici 343
Complement component C6 deficiency and susceptibility to Neisseria meningitidis infections PDF
Ann Orren, Paul C Potter 345
More than a mouthful PDF
Patrick de Waal, C A J Prescott 347
Arteriovenous malformations of the brain - curable epilepsy PDF
John R Ouma 348
Special Review: The Moral Economy of AIDS in South Africa PDF
Bridget Farham 350


Screening for breast cancer - finding a place between common sense and the evidence base PDF
D M Dent, E Panieri 354

Scientific letters

Benefits of the scale - should we weigh pregnant women? PDF
Louis-Jacques van Bogaert 358
Human metapneumovirus infection in South African children hospitalised with respiratory tract disease PDF
Heidi E M Smuts, Jennifer Kannemeyer, Lynette Smit, Tom Smith 359

Original articles

Acceptability and utilisation of voluntary HIV testing and nevirapine to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 integrated into routine clinical care PDF
M Urban, M Chersich 362
Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular instability during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section PDF
R A Dyer, C C Rout, A M Kruger, M van der Vyver, G Lamacraft, M F James 367
Endovascular treatment of intractable epistaxis - results of a 4-year local audit PDF
I C Duncan, P A Fourie, C E le Grange, H A van der Walt 373
Assessing peripheral arteries in South African black women with type 2 diabetes mellitus PDF
P Rheeder, J T van Wyk, R P Stolk, D E Grobbee 379