Vol 21, No 9 (2003)

Table of Contents

The impact of HIV infection and HAART on serum lipids in men PDF
Bridget Farham 541
Wound healing PDF
Bridget Farham 544
The Medicines and Related Substances Control Act: Essential facts about dispensing licensing, scheduling and generic substitution PDF
Elsabe Klinck 546
Case report: HIV-1 transmission during scintigraphy PDF
H J Fleury et al 548
The internet and evidence-based medicine PDF
Fred N Sanders 549
Multiple sclerosis - an approach to the disease PDF
Medi Kredit 554

Editors comment

Understanding the evidence PDF
Bridget Farham 505

Guest editorial

Using best evidence in practice PDF
Bongani M Mayosi, Oscar Setsubi 507

Main articles

Evidence for antibiotic use for sore throat and URTI in general practice PDF
G T J Kali, G Swingler 508
Evidence-based treatments for the asymptomatic HIV-positive patient in general practice PDF
P Matchaba 512
Reducing chroinic diseases of lifestyle and managing HIV using an evidence-based approach - what every clinician should know PDF
Marianne E Visser, Neila Steyn, Oscar Setsubi 516
Evidence-based interventions for dementia in general practice PDF
Dan Lamla Mkize 524
Evidence-based treatment of atopic eczema in general practice PDF
Nonhlanhla P Khumalo, Patricia R Lawrence 529

More about

Teaching and practising evidence-based medicine in South Africa: problems and prospects PDF
G Justus Hofmeyr 535
The South African Cochrane Centre - helping practitioners to identify and apply best evidence in practice PDF
Nandi Siegfried, Jimmy Volmink 536
The role of evidence-based medicine in clinical reasoning PDF
Vanessa C Burch, Janet L Seggie 539


Abstracts PDF