The smoke of 69 brands of cigarettes sold in South Africa in March 1978 was analysed for its content of tar, nicotine, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.
Two obese patients with acute respiratory failure are descriptionbed.
Constant positive airway pressure (CPAP) represents a major advance in the treatment of hypoxaemia.
Evidence of helminthic intestinal parasites was found in 97,0% of stools of 544 Xhosa schoolchildren living in Cape Town.
Serum ferritin concentrations were measured in 651 Black male miners who originated from rural areas throughout southern Africa and who were aged between 17 and 57 years.
The problem of wastage of women doctors has exercised the minds of South African medical planners very little.
A fibrohistiocytic tumour involving the distal diaphysis of the left femur in a 44-year-old woman is descriptionbed.
The results of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in 2 patients with traumatic pancreatic pseudocysts are descriptionbed.