Vol 111, No 7 (2021)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

Guest Editorial

Hunger as a driver of depressive symptoms: Optimising responses to mental health aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic PDF
X Hunt, D J Stein, N Spaull, M Tomlinson 604-605


Southern African Student Surgical Society (SASSS) and University of Cape Town Division of Global Surgery Symposium: Developing a pipeline of surgical student researchers collaboratively PDF
M I Majiet, S Lee, Z Y He, S Verhage, D S Breedt 606
Personal and occupational experiences of COVID-19 and their effects on South African health workers’ wellbeing PDF
R Curran, M Bachmann, A J van Rensburg, J Murdoch, A Awotiwon, C-J Ras, I Petersen, L Fairall 607-608


Percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion in South Africa PDF
A P Dippenaar, P van der Bijl, M J Heradien, A Saaiman 609

In Practice

COVID-19 mass vaccination campaign for healthcare workers in a low-resource setting: A clinician-driven initiative PDF
D L Reddy, Z Dangor, N Lala, J Johnstone, L Maswabi, J M L Tsitsi 610-614
Provision of long-term renal replacement therapy to non-national patients in South Africa PDF
M Davies, Z Cassimjee 615-619
Corporal punishment in the home: Is there a legal duty on the medical doctor to report it? PDF
S Lutchman 620-622
Cytomegalovirus-associated supraglottic mass in a patient on immunosuppressive therapy PDF
K R Anavi, C Nel, M J Savage-Reid, K E Adzatia, J S Nel 623-626


Thoughts of self-harm in early and late pregnancy in urban South Africa: Investigating prevalence, predictors and screening options PDF
S Redinger, R M Pearson, B Houle, S A Norris, T J Rochat 627-634
A total cost perspective of type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus in two South African medical schemes servicing the public healthcare sector PDF
A M Opperman, M de Klerk 635-641
Antibiogram profiles and efficacy of antibiotic regimens of bacterial isolates from chronic osteomyelitis of the appendicular skeleton: A developing-world perspective PDF
N Ferreira, K Reddy, R G Venter, C M Centner, M Laubscher 642-648
Human vaccine and immunisation research in South Africa: A bibliometric study PDF
M I Majiet, E C Haddison, E Amponsah-Dacosta, G D Hussey, R Muloiwa, B M Kagina 649-654
The gunshot-related injuries in trauma (GRIT) study: A profile of patients affected by gunshot-related orthopaedic injuries across South Africa PDF
J Masters, M Laubscher, S Graham, L Marais, N Ferreira, M Held, J Viljoen, T Pillay, S Maqungo, M Costa, on behalf of the Orthopaedic Research Collaboration for Africa (ORCA) Investigators 655-660
A retrospective, observational study of medicolegal cases against obstetricians and gynaecologists in South Africa’s private sector PDF
B Taylor, S Cleary 661-667
The impact of COVID-19 national lockdown on orthopaedic trauma admissions in the northern part of South Africa: A multicentre review of tertiary- and secondary-level hospital admissions PDF
P A Rachuene, R R Masipa, R Dey, M Msingapantsi, S M Khanyile, M P Phala, J K Murila, M T Mariba 668-673
Early catecholamine dose as a predictor of outcome among patients in a multidisciplinary intensive care unit PDF
M Agael, K de Vasconcellos, D Skinner 674-679
The case for minimum unit prices on alcohol in South Africa PDF
C van Walbeek, G Chelwa 680-684
Estimating the surgical backlog from the COVID-19 lockdown in South Africa: A retrospective analysis of six government hospitals PDF
K M Chu, J Marco, H Bougard, C P Strauss, L Bertels, A E Victor, L van der Walt, A Goliath, R Duvenage 685-688


CPD Questions PDF