Vol 25, No 1 (2019)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF


Procalcitonin: Blood tests are useful but must be interpreted with caution – inflammatory markers are no exception PDF
William Edridge 2

Case reports

A case of immune thrombocytopenic purpura complicated by HELLP syndrome PDF
S Prithipal 4
Adverse pregnancy outcomes associated with maternal prenatal ingestion of traditional medicine PDF
N Ngene, A Siveregi 6
Successful pregnancy in a patient with Swyer syndrome, or pure 46,XY gonadal dysgenesis PDF
A chrysostomou, M Tsuari 9


Audit of routine tests in the antenatal period in women delivering at National District Hospital, Bloemfontein, South Africa, in 2016 PDF
W J Steinberg, G Joubert, A Adu-Parko, M Godloza, N P Lehasa, N Manele, N Moselakgomo, M Motsoikha 13
Serum procalcitonin in pregnancy-associated sepsis: A case control study PDF
R Agarwal, P Priyadarshini, M Mehndiratta 15
An audit of the CaesAid vacuum-assisted delivery cup compared with forceps delivery of the fetal head in caesarean section PDF
N N Stolwijk, P R de Jong 20
Evaluation of the effect of 10% lidocaine spray on reducing the pain of intrauterine device insertion: A randomised controlled trial PDF
M Hajiesmaello, E Mohammadi, H Farrokh-Eslamlou 25

CPD questionnaire

CPD questionnaire PDF