Vol 94, No 12 (2004)

Table of Contents

News PDF
Fred N Sanders 946
Instant vertebral assessment/lateral vertebral assessment: An integral and essential part of osteoporosis assessement PDF
Stan Lipschitz, for the National Osteoporosis Foundation of South Africa 967
Practice Management - Marketing your medical practice -part VI PDF
Foundation for Professional Development 949

From the Editor

Clinical guidelines - are they of any use PDF
Daniel J Ncayiyana 928

Editor's choice

Editor's Choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 929


PMTCT programme - partial assessment can build the picture PDF
Gayle G Sherman, Stephanie A Jones, Ashraf H Coovadia, Mike F Urban, Keith D Bolton 934
Sedation of children undergoing MRI - a risky business! PDF
Ian C Duncan, Elizabeth C Lantermans, Farrell I Spiro, Mervyn Pencharz, Jonathan Hack, Peter J Wilson, Olivera Ivanovic, Sylvio Breno 934
Unjustified comments PDF
Percy Miller 936
Impact of chronic diseases on the health-related quality of life of South Africans PDF
Margaret S Westaway, Constance S Maluka 937


Tactical shift to improve SAMA's prospects? PDF
Miracles in the land of non-accountability PDF
Bisho's uncoded maladies PDF


Door-handle symptoms PDF
Chris Ellis 951
Naropin: Safety and efficacy not established in children under 1 year of age PDF
National Adverse Drug Event Monitoring Centre, Medicines Control Council 952
The Four Seasons of Human Life PDF
Francois Retief 953
Letter from Pakistan: Life and medicine in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan PDF
Peter Baillie 955
Imaging of carotidynia PDF
Ian Duncan, Pieter Fourie, Albert Spangenberg, Philip Fourie, Dawid Le C Stolp 957
Synopsis: A roundup of some diverse medical research PDF
Fred N Sanders 963

Book reviews

Evidence-Based Pediatrics and Child Health PDF
Barbara Laughton 960
ABC Series PDF
Jonathan Davey 961
Handbook of Trauma for Southern Africa PDF
Clive Balfour 961


Daantjie Kritzinger PDF
Werner Wittmann (14-11-1929 - 8-6-2004 PDF


Drug policy for methamphetamine use urgently needed PDF
C D H Parry, B Myers, A Pluddermann 964

Scientific letters

From research presentation to publication PDF
G Joubert, H S Cronje 965

Original articles

Gastric luminal epidermal growth factor is affected by diet PDF
J E Iputo, A M Sammon, L Mapele, K O Awotedu 969
Efficacy of albendazole against the whipworm Trichuris trichiura - a randomised, controlled trial PDF
V J Adams, C J Lombard, M A Dhansay, M B Markus, J E Fincham 972
The impact of endovascular treatment on cerebral aneurysm outcome at Groote Schuur Hospital PDF
Allan Taylor, David Le Feuvre 977
Endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms - a cost analysis PDF
David Le Feuvre, Allan Taylor 981
Effect of Nigerian citrus (Citrus sinesis Osbeck) on ethanol metabolism PDF
I Onyesom 984