Vol 94, No 10 (2004)

Table of Contents

News PDF
Fred N Sanders 814
Practice Management: Marketing your medical practice - part IV PDF
Foundation for Professional Development 818

From the Editor

A window into the origin of the South African medical profession PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 788

Editor's choice

Editor's choice PDF
J P van Niekerk 789

Correspondence

HIV-infected infants born to women who tested HIV-negative during pregnancy PDF
James Nuttall, Brian Eley, Simone Honikman 794
Dispensing - ironies and conflicts PDF
C J Brand 794
The efficacy-effectiveness gap in PMTCT PDF
Wim Delva, Marleen Temmerman 796
Louis Leipoldt PDF
Robert M Kaplan 796
Psychoneuroimmumology - mind-brain-immune interactions PDF
Trevor Modlin 797
What Islam does not need is a pope! PDF
S A S Haffejee 798

Izindaba

Rendering unto Caesar? PDF
  800
HIV training of traditional healers limps along PDF
  804
Kopanong in a spin over TOP PDF
  808
Time will judge 'scary' dispensing regulations PDF
  809
SAMJ 100 years ago/ SAMJ 50 years ago PDF
  812

Obituaries

Marius Zandvoort PDF
  830

Book reviews

Neuroscience of Psychoactive Substance Use and Dependence PDF
Lize Weich 829
Principles of Medicine in Africa PDF
B L F 829

Forum

Health care discrimination against the mentally ill - a comparison of private health insurance benefits for major depressive disorder and ischaemic heart disease in South Africa PDF
Piet Oosthuizen, Olge Scholtz, Charmaine Hugo, Belinda Richards, Robin Emsley 821
A highly desired increase in 'healthy' longevity - what are the prospects? PDF
A R P Walker, B F Walker 824
Severe high spinal cord injury PDF
John R Ouma 828

Scientific letters

Asthma management in practice PDF
Sherwin Kathawaroo, Graham Hukins 832
A phossphodiesterase inhibitor promotes the premature development of adverse cardiac remodelling mediated by beta-adrenergic activation in hypertension PDF
D Badenhorst, C Anamourlis, M Gibbs, M Maseko, O Osadchii, A J Woodiwiss, G R Norton 833

Original articles

Perceptions of childhood immunisations in rural Transkei - a qualitative study PDF
Cecil G Helman, Parimalarani Yogeswaran 835
Oxytocin use in South Africa - a review PDF
E Basson, H J Odendaal, D Grove 839
HIV/AIDS prevalence among South African health workers PDF
O Shisana, E J Hall, R Maluleke, J Chauveau, C Schwabe 846
Serum procalcitonin as an early marker of neonatal sepsis PDF
Daynia E Ballot, Olga Perovic, Jacky Galpin, Peter A Cooper 851

Abstracts

Position Statement: Appropriate Use of the Carbapenems PDF
  855-862