Vol 10, No 1 (2016)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF


A global consensus on the prevention and management of nutritional rickets: How does this change policy in South Africa? PDF
John M Pettifor 3-4

Short Reports

Mothers’ reasons for refusing to give consent to do HIV testing and the outcome in the children PDF
Nancy Shipalana, T S Ntuli 5-7
A comparison of clinician and caregiver assessment of functioning in patients attending a child and adolescent mental health clinic in Nigeria PDF
Adeniran O Okewole, Mobolaji U Dada, Mashudat Bello-Mojeed, Oluyemi C Ogun 8-11


Prevalence of positive coeliac serology in a cohort of South African children with type 1 diabetes mellitus PDF
Shafeeka Tayob, Kazeem Pillay, B Tlou, Y Ganie 12-15
Effect of community integrated management of childhood illness on mothers’ healthcare-seeking behaviour and home management of childhood illness in Ile Ife, South-West Nigeria: A household survey PDF
Olorunfemi Akinbode Ogundele, Tolulope Ogundele, Olalere Samuel Olajide, Olalekan Isaiah Agunbiade 16-19
Audiological findings in a group of neurologically compromised children: A retrospective study PDF
Katijah Khoza-Shangase, Lorna Jacklin 20-24
Risks for communication delays and disorders in infants in an urban primary healthcare clinic PDF
Dirkje Claassen, Joanette Pieterse, Jeannie van der Linde, Esedra Kruger, Bart Vinck 25-28
Haemophilia: A disease of women as well PDF
Thirona Naicker, Colleen Aldous, Rajendra Thejpal 29-32
Serious bacterial infections in febrile young children: Lack of value of biomarkers PDF
Maria Karsas, Piet Becker, Robin Green 33-36
Selected facets of nutrition during the first 1 000 days of life in vulnerable South African communities PDF
Lisanne du Plessis, Martha G Herselman, Mildred H McLachlan, Johanna H Nel 37-42
A 3-year survey of acute poisoning exposures in infants reported in telephone calls made to the Tygerberg Poison Information Centre, South Africa PDF
Carine J Marks, D J van hoving 43-46
Exploring sibling attitudes towards participation when the younger sibling has a severe speech and language disability PDF
Maryke Hansen, Michal Harty, Juan Bornman 47-51
Childhood and adolescent fatalities at the Pretoria Medico-Legal Laboratory: 2005 - 2009 PDF
G van den Ordel, Lorraine du Toit-Prinsloo, G Saayman 52-56
Factors present on admission associated with increased mortality in children admitted to a paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) PDF
Candice L Hendricks, N H McKerrow, R J Hendricks 57-62
The association between chronic undernutrition and malaria among Ethiopian children aged 6 - 59 months: A facility-based case-control study PDF
Hamid Yimam Hassen, J H Ali 63-67
Epidemiology of paediatric poisoning reporting to a tertiary hospital in Ghana PDF
Daniel Ansong, Clara Nkyi, Clement Osei Appiah, Evans Xorse Amuzu, Charles Ayekum Frimpong, Isaac Nyanor, Samuel Blay Nguah, Justice Sylverken 68-70
An exploratory study of the implementation of early intervention workshops for primary caregivers in Johannesburg PDF
S Medhurst, Shabnam Abdoola, L Duncan 71-74
Usefulness of ultrasonography and biochemical features in the diagnosis of cholestatic jaundice in infants PDF
Michelo S Choopa, C Kock, S O M Manda, A J Terblanche, D F Wittenberg 75-78
An evaluation of the screening for retinopathy of prematurity in very-low-birth-weight babies at a tertiary hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa PDF
Zahedah Dadoo, D E Ballot 79-82
Perceptions of community-based human milk banks before and after training in a resource-limited South African setting PDF
Heloise E Goodfellow, P Reimers, K Israel-Ballard, A Coutsoudis 83-86
Prevalence and nature of communication delays in a South African primary healthcare context PDF
Jeannie van der Linde, de Wet Swanepoel, Jaqui Sommerville, Frances Glascoe, Bart Vinck, E M Louw 87-91
An analysis of national data on care-seeking behaviour by parents of children with suspected pneumonia in Nigeria PDF
Mohammed Baba Abdulkadir, Zainab Ajoke Abdulkadir, Wahab Babatunde Rotimi Johnson 92-95

Case Reports

Too much diarrhoea, too many infections, and too few neutrophils PDF
T Padayachi, Ismail E Haffejee 96-98
Ecthyma gangrenosum caused by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in a neutropenic leukaemic infant: A case report PDF
dillip kumar das, Suprabha Shukla 99-100

CPD Questionnaire

CPD Questionnaire PDF