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).



SAMJ goes live with Editorial Manager


The new submission and tracking system will launch on 1 September 2016; authors will be required to register on and use Editorial Manager for all submissions of new manuscripts. New instructions for authors will be made available on the SAMJ website.


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Vol 107, No 2 (2017)

Cover Page


Anaemia (part 2)


Skin scarring after IM diclofenac injections


Metabolic acidosis in metformin overdose


Antibiotic stewardship: 4-year outcomes from GSH 

HIV infection and age dependence of squamous cell skin carcinoma 

Gastric cancer in KwaZulu-Natal 

Adult sickle cell disease in Cape Town