South African Medical Journal

The South African Medical Journal (SAMJ) - first published in 1884 - is a monthly, peer reviewed, general medical journal publishing leading research impacting clinical care in Africa. The journal now incorporates continuing medical education (CME).



Review of Guidelines: Use of AGREE II instrument and appointment of new editorial sub-committee

The SAMJ has regularly published Guidelines and Recommendations for the management of a variety conditions. These will in future be adjudicated using the AGREE II instrument (  
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Vol 104, No 9 (2014)

Cover Page
  • Hepatitis B vaccine at birth to prevent hepatocellular carcinoma 
  • Health in SA prisons – on the anniversary of Biko’s death 
  • Troponin surveillance after non-cardiac surgery 
  • Treatments for atrial fibrillation 
  • Hepatitis B immunity in children in oncology units 
  • Rheumatic heart disease on the decline 
  • CME: Medical management of pregnancy