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 10 (2014)

Cover Page
  • NCDs – the looming epidemic 
  • Preventing diabetic blindness 
  • Migrant health 
  • Glucocorticoids and lipid metabolism 
  • Sexual health of adolescents 
  • Cardiovascular risk in urban South Africans 
  • CME: Atopic dermatitis