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
Henry R Shuttleworth 962
Werner Wittmann (14-11-1929 - 8-6-2004 PDF
J Hansen, J du T Zaaijman 962


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