Spontaneous intra-abdominal bleeding is rare and takes place from a bewildering variety of sites.
A retrospective study has been undertaken to determine the incidence of both primary and acquired drug resistance among tuberculous patients discharged from the City Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Cape Town, during the period 1962 - 64.
During 1965, 342 patients entered Groote Schuur Hospital because of ischaemic heart disease or its complications.
The aetiology, management and results in an unselected series of 94 children with renal failure are presented.
A report of 2 cases of black mamba bites successfully treated by specific mamba antivenom is given.