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2018

The Cape Town Declaration on Access to Cardiac Surgery in the Developing World

The Cape Town Declaration on Access to Cardiac Surgery in the Developing World 

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Vol 108, No 8 (2018)

CME 

Paediatric asthma (part 2)

EDITORIAL 

Success of ART in HIV-infected infants affected by mothers’ needs

IN PRACTICE 

Changing diagnostic paradigm in cystic fibrosis in South Africa 

The NEHAWU strikes: South Africa’s healthcare battlefield 

Starvation ketoacidosis in pregnancy

REVIEW 

Oral anticoagulants and atrial fibrillation: 

A South African perspective

RESEARCH 

Congenital disorders in South Africa 

Posterior urethral valves in South African boys 

Fournier’s gangrene: Presentation, management and outcomes 

What do South African adolescents want from a sexual health service?

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Vol 108, No 7 (2018)

CME

Paediatric asthma in South Africa (part 1)

IN PRACTICE

Antimicrobial stewardship in a rural regional hospital Curbing tobacco use: Not working yet

CASE REPORT

Rapunzel syndrome

RESEARCH

Forecasting monthly malaria cases in KwaZulu-Natal

Increasing incidence of infective endocarditis with recreational drug abuse

Hepatitis C in men who have sex with men

Hypertension in elective surgery patients

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Vol 108, No 6 (2018)

CME

Perioperative medicine and anaesthetics (part 2)

IN PRACTICE

Prolonged paralysis in organophosphate poisoning

EDITORIAL

Climate change and listeriosis outbreaks

RESEARCH

Handwashing and bacteria levels in theatre staff

Medical students’ perspectives on euthanasia and assisted dying

Poor anticoagulation control in patients on warfarin in Cape Town

Predictors of unplanned pregnancies among female students at TVET colleges

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Vol 108, No 5 (2018)

CME 

Perioperative medicine and anaesthetics (part 1)

EDITORIALS 

Potential for autochthonous transmission of Aedes aegypti-transmitted viruses in KZN 

Recommendation 16 and the Life Esidimeni tragedy

IN PRACTICE 

Life Esidimeni: Moral pathology and an ethical crisis

REVIEW 

Fanconi anaemia in South Africa

RESEARCH 

Differentiating Crohn’s disease from intestinal tuberculosis 

Incidence of myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery 

Healthcare-associated infections in paediatric and neonatal wards

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Vol 108, No 4 (2018)

CME 

Lipidology

IN PRACTICE

Management of late-onset efavirenz neurotoxicity 

Aetiology of malignant pleural effusion

RESEARCH

Blood and virus detection on barber clippers 

Life-threatening hereditary angio-oedema in South Africa 

Ideal Clinic implementation and patient waiting time

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Vol 108, No 3 (2018)

EDITORIALS 

The Life Esidimeni tragedy: South Africa’s shame

CME 

Bleeding disorders (part 2)

IN PRACTICE 

Sport supplement regulation: Overdue and much needed

RESEARCH 

Firearm and non-firearm homicide in Cape Town, 1994 - 2013 

Ingested and aspirated foreign bodies in children 

Heparin and blood gas analysis at point of care


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Vol 108, No 2 (2018)

GUEST EDITORIAL 

Early exposure to tobacco smoke and environmental pollution

IN PRACTICE 

Lack of assisted deliveries impacting neonatal and maternal health 

Pre-exposure prophylaxis: Roll-out among South African university students

REVIEW 

Hospital-based palliative care services in the Western Cape

RESEARCH 

Neonatal and paediatric bloodstream infections: Pathogens, antimicrobial resistance and prescribing practice 

Heroin detoxification during pregnancy 

Colorectal cancer in South Africa: Presentation, treatment and 5-year survival


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Vol 108, No 1 (2018)

CME

Bleeding disorders (part 1)

IN PRACTICE

Nutrition for TB patients

A cool ECG

RESEARCH

South African clinical practice guidelines:

A landscape analysis

Opportunities to optimise colistin

stewardship

Alcohol use and abuse in South Africa

Prevalence of tobacco use in Johannesburg

Drowning surveillance in South Africa


2017

Cover Page

Vol 107, No 12 (2017)

GUEST EDITORIAL
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the world’s first human heart transplant

IN PRACTICE
Using GIS to support UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets
Berg adder bite: An unusual case of acute poisoning

RESEARCH

Impact of Xpert MTB/RIF rollout on TB management
When is surgical intervention needed after a snakebite?

Mortality trends in Cape Town (2001 - 2013): Reducing inequities

Comparison of private and public sector ICU infrastructure

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Vol 107, No 11 (2017)

CME 

Contraceptive implants (part 2)

IN PRACTICE 

Kaposi’s sarcoma: Long-term outcome in the HAART era 

Protecting personal information: Implications of the POPI act

REVIEW 

Nystagmus in patients with traumatic brain injury

RESEARCH 

Sensory integration intervention and the development of the premature infant 

Extraspinal osteoarticular multidrug-resistant TB in children 

Use of healthcare services at truck stops by sex workers 

The PAWPER XL-MAC system for estimating body weight in critically ill children

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Vol 107, No 10 (2017)

CME 

Contraceptive implants

IN PRACTICE 

‘Best buys’ for surgery 

Barriers to implementing NHI

CASE REPORT 

Cytomegalovirus retinitis and HIV: Case reviews

RESEARCH 

Survival of Kaposi’s sarcoma patients on ART 

Hepatitis B distribution in Namibia 

Outcomes in very-low-birth-weight neonates

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Vol 107, No 9 (2017)

CME 

Chronic kidney disease

CORRESPONDENCE 

South African student protests, 2015 - 2016: The aftermath

IN PRACTICE 

Ngoma herbal tonic interferes with rapid urine drug screening test 

Responding to essential medicine stock-outs in the Eastern Cape

CASE REPORT 

Orbital apex syndrome in a 6-year-old

RESEARCH 

Osteosarcoma outcomes 

Central-line-associated infection in neonatal intensive care 

Differences in risk perception of non-communicable diseases in Diepsloot adults


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Vol 107, No 8 (2017)

CME
Wilderness medicine (part 2)

IN PRACTICE
Adolescents and HIV research: Ethical considerations
Superficial scalp arteries as source of migraine pain

CASE REPORT
Ocular metastases in breast cancer

RESEARCH
Corneal donations in South Africa
Effect of HIV status on clinical outcomes of surgical sepsis

 

Cover Page

Vol 107, No 7 (2017)

GUEST EDITORIAL

End-of-life care and organ donation:

Policy leads needed

CME

Wilderness medicine (part 1)

IN PRACTICE

Nurses’ role in end-of-life care and

organ donation

CASE REPORT

Blistering rash in a young male child

RESEARCH

Inefficient procurement undermining

medicines access

Interprofessional communication in organ

transplantation

Burden of gunshot injuries on orthopaedic

resources

Cover Page

Vol 107, No 6 (2017)

EDITORIAL

SA statistics not suitable for monitoring

injury and violence SDGs

IN PRACTICE

Lessons from history – the vulnerable in

research

TB among medical undergraduates in

Cape Town

Perils of the femoral haemodialysis catheter

REVIEW

Timing and safety of sentinel lymph node

biopsy and neoadjuvant chemotherapy

RESEARCH

Improving ICD coding through training and

support

Clinical management of cytomegalovirus

retinitis

Gunshot-acquired spinal cord injury in SA

Cover Page

Vol 107, No 5 (2017)

GUEST EDITORIAL

Undergraduate antibiotic stewardship

training

CME

Tuberous sclerosis complex

IN PRACTICE

The future of the voluntary active euthanasia

debate in South Africa

Using social media: ethical and legal aspects

CASE REPORT

Lead poisoning in shooting-range workers

RESEARCH

Critical care admission of South African

surgical patients

Influence of HIV on tuberculosis

Cover Page

Vol 107, No 4 (2017)

GUEST EDITORIAL

Evidence-based decision-making for

primary care

CORRESPONDENCE

Death by maladministration

CME

Prevention of childhood injuries (part 2)

IN PRACTICE

Presenting features of tuberous sclerosis

complex

CASE REPORT

Lead poisoning in shooting-range workers

RESEARCH

Contraception coverage in South African

women

Wound infection secondary to snakebite

Hip and knee arthroplasty waiting lists

Cover Page

Vol 107, No 3 (2017)

GUEST EDITORIAL 

Understanding antibiotic resistance at the population level

CME 

Prevention of childhood injuries (part 1)

IN PRACTICE 

Preventing iatrogenic infections in neonates and children

RESEARCH 

Efficacy of intravitreal anti-VEGF for retinopathy of prematurity 

Trends in admissions, morbidity and outcomes at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital 

Accuracy of nurse triage in an academic emergency department in Gauteng


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Vol 107, No 2 (2017)

 CME 

Anaemia (part 2)

IN PRACTICE 

Skin scarring after IM diclofenac injections

CASE REPORT 

Metabolic acidosis in metformin overdose

RESEARCH 

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


Cover Page

Vol 107, No 1 (2017)

GUEST EDITORIAL

A novel TB blood test

CME

Anaemia (part 1)

CASE REPORT

Behçet disease uveitis: CD4/CD8

RESEARCH

COP 21 and public hospitals – an opportunity for change
Healthcare-associated infection in hospitalised children – what works best?


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