Vol 110, No 10 (2020)

Table of Contents


Contents PDF

Guest Editorial

Have we learnt anything from COVID-19, and can we put it to good use in the future? PDF
R J Green, F Mustafa 954-955


South African health professionals’ state of well-being during the emergence of COVID-19 PDF
I Naidoo, M Mabaso, M Moshabela, R Sewpaul, S P Reddy 956
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adult COVID-19 patients PDF
A Parker, E H Louw, U Lalla, C F N Koegelenberg, B W Allwood, H Rabie, S I Sibeko, J J Taljaard, S Lahri 957-958
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus haemolyticus ST25 isolated from carriage samples in uMgungundlovu district, South Africa PDF
R C Founou, L L Founou, M Allam, A Ismail, S Y Essack 959-960


Solomon Elias Levin PDF
S Miller 961


COVID-19 in long-term care facilities in South Africa: No time for complacency PDF
B Cowper, W Jassat, P Pretorius, L Geffen, C Legodu, S Singh, L Blumberg 962-963

In Practice

Challenges around COVID-19 at a tertiary-level healthcare facility in South Africa and strategies implemented for improvement PDF
T Thomas, A E Laher, A Mahomed, S Stacey, F Motara, M Mer 964-967
The mechanics of setting up a COVID-19 response: Experiences of the COVID-19 epidemic from Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PDF
M Mendelson, L Booyens, A Boutall, L Cairncross, G Calligaro, J A Dave, S Dlamini, S Dyer, B Eick, K Fieggen, P Frankenfeld, J Hoare, R Hofmeyr, J Joska, I Joubert, R Krause, A Kropman, D Levin, D Maughan, G Meintjes, E Muller, N Ntusi, N Papavarnavas, B Patel, J Peter, P Raubenheimer, Q Said-Hartley, P Singh, S Wasserman, on behalf of the Groote Schuur Hospital COVID-19 Response Team 968-972
Clinical management of COVID-19: Experiences of the COVID-19 epidemic from Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PDF
M Mendelson, L Boloko, A Boutall, L Cairncross, G Calligaro, C Coccia, J A Dave, M de Villiers, S Dlamini, P Frankenfeld, P Gina, M V Gule, J Hoare, R Hofmeyr, M Hsiao, I Joubert, T Kahn, R Krause, A Kroopman, D Levin, D Maughan, S Mazondwa, G Meintjes, R Nordien, N Ntusi, N Papavarnavas, J Peter, H Pickard, P Raubenheimer, Q Said-Hartley, P Singh, S Wasserman, on behalf of the Groote Schuur Hospital COVID-19 Response Team 973-981
High HIV prevalence in an early cohort of hospital admissions with COVID-19 in Cape Town, South Africa PDF
A Parker, C F N Koegelenberg, M S Moolla, E H Louw, A Mowlana, A Nortjé, R Ahmed, N Brittain, U Lalla, B W Allwood, H Prozesky, N Schrueder, J J Taljaard 982-987
Genetic testing approaches for hereditary breast cancer: Perspectives from a private diagnostic laboratory PDF
D C Smith, S A Gardiner, M Conradie, J Gerber, F Loubser 988-992
May a sample be legally removed or an autopsy undertaken without an advance directive or proxy consent to determine whether a critical care patient at risk of COVID-19 infection has died as a result of the virus? PDF
D J McQuoid-Mason 993-994
Cannabis legalisation and testing for cannabis use in safety- and risk-sensitive environments PDF
J B Laurens, P A Carstens 995-998
Boomslang (Dispholidus typus) envenomation in a patient on warfarin therapy PDF
C Corbett, V Pillay-Fuentes Lorente, G J Muller, R van Rensburg 999-1002
Vasopressor therapy in atypical antipsychotic overdose PDF
V Pillay-Fuentes Lorente, R van Rensburg, D A Cloete, S Lahri, E H Decloedt 1003-1005


Epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease in sub-Saharan Africa: A review of the current status PDF
G Watermeyer, D Epstein, O Adegoke, C Kassianides, O Ojo, M Setshedi 1006-1009
Mental health of healthcare workers during the COVID-19 outbreak: A rapid scoping review to inform provincial guidelines in South Africa PDF
L J Robertson, I Maposa, H Somaroo, O Johnson 1010-1019


Intimate partner violence in older South African women: An analysis of the 2016 Demographic and Health Survey PDF
N Metheny, Z Essack 1020-1025
A prospective study of paediatric preoperative fasting times at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PDF
A J Kouvarellis, K van der Spuy, B M Biccard, G Wilson 1026-1031
Barriers to adequate analgesia in paediatric burns patients PDF
S L Wall, D L Clarke, H Nauhaus, N L Allorto 1032-1035
A prospective clinical audit to evaluate postoperative quality of recovery in adults at New Somerset Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PDF
M A Ally, E Cloete, A R Reed 1036-1040
Outcomes of community-based HIV testing modalities in a Mpumalanga district, South Africa PDF
A Bosman, A Beke 1041-1044
The effectiveness of a corporate exercise intervention programme on cardiovascular risk profile, fitness and productivity: A South African view PDF
G Torres, J Fouche, R Redelinghuys, B Brussow, D Cronson, S Zanuso, D Constantinou 1045-1049
Uptake and acceptability of medical male circumcision among young males in two culturally distinct settings in South Africa: A longitudinal, community-based study (the MACHO study) PDF
P J Smith, B Oulo, M Wallace, K Gill, J A Beijneveld, T Bennie, L Myer, J J Dietrich, L F Johnson, G Gray, L-G Bekker 1050-1055


CPD Questions PDF