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2020

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Vol 110, No 11 (2020)

COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA

COVID-19 deaths in South Africa: 99 days since South Africa’s first death

Essential medicine selection during the COVID-19 pandemic: Enabling access in uncharted territory

Opportunistic pathogenic fungal co-infections are prevalent in critically ill COVID-19 patients: Are they risk factors for disease severity?

EDITORIALS

Research imperialism resurfaces in South Africa in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic – this time, via a digital portal

Reflections for global public health research and evidence-based medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic

IN PRACTICE

Implementing malaria control in South Africa, Eswatini and southern Mozambique during the COVID-19 pandemic

Is the COVID-19 regulation that prohibits parental visits to their children who are patients in hospital invalid in terms of the Constitution? What should hospitals do?

RESEARCH

Smoking and drinking habits of women in subsequent pregnancies after specific advice about the dangers of these exposures during pregnancy

Let’s get physical: A prospective pedometer study of doctors working in a South African emergency department

Vitamin D levels in patients admitted to the intensive care unit and their association with organ dysfunction and glutamine levels

Unrecognised postoperative residual curarisation in developing countries remains a common problem

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Vol 110, No 9 (2020)

GUEST EDITORIAL

The COVID-19 crisis in South Africa: Protecting the vulnerable

EDITORIAL

Paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome: What should we look out for in South Africa?

IN PRACTICE

Preparing healthcare facilities to operate safely and effectively during the COVID-19 pandemic 

COVID-19 antibody testing: From hype to immunological reality

The role of serological testing in the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak

REVIEW

COVID-19 in children: Should we be worried?

RESEARCH

Epidemiology of human rabies in South Africa, 2008 - 2018

South Africans’ understanding of and response to the COVID-19 outbreak: An online survey 

The effect of COVID-19 on essential surgical admissions in South Africa

Unspoken victims: A national study of male rape incidents and police investigations in South Africa

Comparison of adherence measures using claims data in the private health sector




2020

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Vol 110, No 4 (2020)

COVID-19

Getting ahead of the curve: The importance of social distancing

Optimising influenza vaccination during a SARS-CoV-2 epidemic in South Africa

COVID-19 as an occupational disease

COVID-19: An urgent re-look at health worker training

Prevention of COVID-19 in the workplace

IN PRACTICE

Adjuvant trastuzumab in early HER2- positive breast cancer: Optimal duration of therapy in South Africa

RESEARCH

National expenditure on health research in South Africa

Water-wise hand preparation

Developmental outcomes in survivors of neonatal hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy

Prevalence of a postoperative troponin leak in patients with cardiac risk factors undergoing knee and hip arthroplasty

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Vol 110, No 3 (2020)

GUEST EDITORIAL

Failing to respond to health promotion imperatives could hamper NHI

EDITORIAL

The need to regulate e-cigarettes amidst health concerns

IN PRACTICE

Medical cannabis: What practitioners need to know

RESEARCH

Factors influencing consent rates to deceased organ donation in the Western Cape

Impact of endemic HIV on emergencycare service delivery in South Africa

Bodies without names: Unidentified decedents at Salt River Mortuary, Cape Town

Anal squamous cell carcinoma: The influence of HIV on presentation and management outcome

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Vol 110, No 2 (2020)

CME 

Thrombotic disorders (part 1)

REVIEW 

Understanding the basics of cannabidiol from cannabis to apply to therapeutics in epilepsy

IN PRACTICE 

The Competitions Commission Health Market Inquiry Report: An overview and key imperatives 

An analysis of recent stroke cases in South Africa: Trend, seasonality and predictors

RESEARCH 

A decade of hepatitis C at the UCT/GSH Liver Clinic in the pre-direct-acting antivirals era 

Direct-acting antiviral therapy for hepatitis C: The initial experience of the UCT/GSH Liver Clinic 

HIV and breast cancer: A mammographic analysis


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Vol 110, No 1 (2020)

IN PRACTICE 

Communication about routine childhood vaccination 

Interventions for preventing pregnancy in adolescents 

Subtherapeutic efavirenz and cytomegalovirus co-infection in HIV-infected pregnant women

RESEARCH 

Dose-related adverse events in patients prescribed clofazimine for drug-resistant tuberculosis 

Comparison of cumulative antibiograms in adult intensive care and high-care units 

The burden of depression and anxiety among UCT medical students

 


2019

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Vol 109, No 12 (2019)

IN PRACTICE 

Eliminating conflict of interest in infant formula funding 

Time to end routine high-dose vitamin A supplementation?

RESEARCH 

The pH of hair straighteners 

Diabetes in the Eastern Cape 

Low serum testosterone and type 2 diabetes 

Regulated and unregulated substance use among patients in Tshwane

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Vol 109, No 11 (2019)

CME 

Haematology 

IN PRACTICE 

Intrathecal tranexamic acid during spinal anaesthesia: A lethal error 

Electronic reminders for urgent treatment: Use with caution 

Pit latrines and spider bites 

RESEARCH 

One-stop haematuria clinic 

Orthopaedic referrals using a smartphone app 

International benchmarking and the price of immunosuppressive drugs 

Elevated unidentified antibodies in sickle cell anaemia patients receiving blood transfusions

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Vol 109, No 10 (2019)

GUEST EDITORIAL 

Clinical associates in South Africa 

CME 

Haematological malignancies

IN PRACTICE 

Figures of the dead: A decade of TB mortality 

Complications of spitting cobra bites 

RESEARCH 

Removal of Implanon NXT implants 

Hazardous drinking behaviour among patients on ART 

Medicolegal perspectives of interpersonal violence

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Vol 109, No 9 (2019)

GUEST EDITORIAL 

Climate change and adolescents: The role of youth activism

IN PRACTICE 

Increasing deceased organ donor numbers: 18 months of the Wits Transplant Procurement Model 

Registration of amiloride in South Africa 

Emergency management of calcium channel blocker overdose

RESEARCH 

Congenital syphilis: High morbidity and mortality in a preventable disease 

Uncovering adverse events and human error associated with imaging trauma patients 

Neural tube defect diagnosis and outcomes

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Vol 109, No 8 (2019)

EDITORIAL 

The case for stool banks in South Africa 

IN PRACTICE 

Global injustice in sport – the Caster Semenya ordeal 

The ethics of administering testosterone-reducing drugs to Caster Semenya

RESEARCH 

Factors associated with missed and delayed DTP3 vaccination in two South African communities 

Hepatitis E virus in patients with acute hepatitis in Cape Town 

Hepatitis E in pig-derived food products in Cape Town 

An observational study of safe and risky practices in funeral homes in South Africa

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Vol 109, No 7 (2019)

CME

Diabetes in pregnancy

GUEST EDITORIAL

Violence and heat: How will climate change affect us?

CASE REPORT

Recurrent idiopathic spontaneous coronary artery dissection

RESEARCH

#Feesmustfall 2016: Effects on clinical medical students

Increase in blood pressure in a mixed-ancestry SA population

Workman’s compensation for occupational hand injuries

Maternal alcohol use and child development

 

Cover Page

Vol 109, No 6 (2019)

GUEST EDITORIAL 

Climate change and diarrhoeal disease

CME 

Medical genetics, genomics and the future of medicine

IN PRACTICE 

Rational use of fluoroquinolones 

Using crime surveys for SDG monitoring and violence prevention

REVIEW 

Reducing hookah pipe use

RESEARCH 

Audit of management of diabetic ketoacidosis at a tertiary hospital in Johannesburg 

Causes of maternal death at Natalspruit Hospital 

Preventing warfarin-induced birth defects 

Provision of healthcare to individuals with cleft lip and palate 

Incidence and characteristics of homicides in elderly age groups in Johannesburg

 

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Vol 109, No 5 (2019)

GUEST EDITORIAL 

Global warming: Undoing the gains of PMTCT?

IN PRACTICE 

Listeria meningitis: Treatment guidelines in need of revision? 

Asthma treatment in children: Managing hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression

RESEARCH 

Acquisition of tolerance to egg and peanut allergy 

Sugar content of baby foods in South Africa 

Continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound in the management of low-risk pregnancy 

Immunisation after hepatitis B polyvalent vaccine in children


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