Vol 99, No 8 (2009)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents page PDF

From the Editor

Health systems: Chaos requires software renewal PDF
JP van Niekerk 543

Editor's choice

Editors' choice PDF
JP van Niekerk 545


Universitas Academic Health Complex: National Asset or Provincial Liability PDF
Willem Frederik Mollentze, Gert Jacobus van Zyl 546
'A jaw for a tooth' - a biased report PDF
Norman Theodore Ospovat 546
At the Heart of Healing: Nursing PDF
June du Preez 548


Little carrot and big stick - OSD beds down PDF
Up to its eyeballs in sewage – government pleads for help. PDF
Mandatory health insurance – a gathering storm PDF
Legislating for nurse/patient ratios ‘clumsy and costly’ - experts PDF


Inadequacy of Primary Health Care test request Guidelines – lack of an evidence base PDF
J C Stanfliet, J A King, Tahir Pillay 569
Overpopulation and Modern Ethics PDF
Sergej Jargin 572


The need for a community-based model for stroke care in South Africa PDF
Alan Bryer 574
Pandemic influenza (H1N1) 2009 (swine flu) PDF
Barry David Schoub 576

Scientific letters

The Partogram: A missed opportunity PDF
Jayati Kusari Basu, S Hoosain, G Leballo, E Leistner, D Masango, M Mercer, M Mohapi, S Petkar, N A Tshiovhe 578

Original articles

Community-based care of stroke patients in a rural African setting PDF
Sean Adam Wasserman, Linda de Villiers, Alan Bryer 579
Hospital and community isolates of uropathogens at a tertiary hospital in South Africa PDF
Samukeliso Dube, Temnewo Habte, Nazir Ismail, Anwar Ahmed Hoosen 584
Paper withdrawn: Neurocysticercosis in patients presenting with epilepsy at St Elizabeth's Hospital, Lusikisiki
Gilberto Serrano Ocana, Juan Carlos Ortiz Sablon, Ilene Ochoa Tamayo, Leonardo Almaguer Arena, Luz Maria Serrano Ocana 588
Fifty Years of Thoracic Surgical Research in South Africa. PDF
Anthony Linegar, Francis Smit, Peter Goldstraw, Gert Van Zyl 592


SAGES Abstracts PDF


CPD Questionnaire XML