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South African Medical Journal

The South African Medical Journal is published by the South African Medical Association, which represents most medical professionals in South Africa. 

Other websites related to this journal: http://www.samj.org.za/index.php/samj

Back issues of the journal from years 1886 - 2002 can be found on the journal's website under the 'Back Issues' link at the top of the home page.

The SAMJ 2010 impact factor is 1.676


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Vol 105, No 4 (2015)

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Table of Contents

Articles

Guest Editorial: Medical ethics and human rights in wartime EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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GJ Annas 240
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9529
Book Review: Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Garisch 255
Basic and comprehensive emergency obstetric and neonatal care in 12 South African health districts EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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RC Pattinson, JD Makin, Y Pillay, N van den Broek, J Moodley 256-260
Safety versus accessibility in maternal and perinatal care EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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RC Pattinson 261-265
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9182
Women’s willingness to use emergency contraception: Experience at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TA Lukhaimane, Y Adam 266-267
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9411
Food insecurity in households in informal settlements in urban South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Naicker, A Mathee, J Teare 268-270
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.8927
Oxytocin – ensuring appropriate use and balancing efficacy with safety EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Z Farina, S Fawcus 271-274
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9179
MMed cohort supervision: A path out of the swamp? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Rout, T Sommerville, C Aldous 275-276
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9338
Resuscitating an ethical climate in the health system: The role of healthcare workers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Pillay 277-278
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9397
Traditional health practitioners and the authority to issue medical certificates EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Tshehla 279-280
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9217
Editorial: The HIV/HBV co-infected patient: Time for proactive management EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MI Andersson, W Preiser, C van Rensburg, J Taljaard, CJ Hoffmann 281-282
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.8907
Editorial: Of ambivalence, shame and guilt: Perceptions regarding termination of pregnancy among South African women EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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U Subramaney, GE Wyatt, JK Williams 283-284
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9419
Editorial: Abuse in South African maternity settings is a disgrace: Potential solutions to the problem EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Honikman, S Fawcus 284-286
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9582
Editorial: Containing contraceptive costs EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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ND Goldstuck 286
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9480
Maternal death and caesarean section in South Africa: Results from the 2011 - 2013 Saving Mothers Report of the National Committee for Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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GS Gebhardt, S Fawcus, J Moodley, Z Farina 287-291
Utility of the Robson Ten Group Classification System to determine appropriateness of caesarean section at a rural regional hospital in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V Makhanya, L Govender, J Moodley 292-295
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9405
Office-based sperm concentration: A simplified method for intrauterine insemination therapy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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DR Franken 295-297
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.8944
Intrapartum asphyxia and hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy in a public hospital: Incidence and predictors of poor outcome EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EK Bruckmann, S Velaphi 298-303
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9140
Early sexual debut: Voluntary or coerced? Evidence from longitudinal data in South Africa – the Birth to Twenty Plus study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L Richter, M Mabaso, J Ramjith, SA Norris 304-307
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.8925
Pathological findings in reduction mammoplasty specimens: A South African perspective EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Sofianos, RJ Zinn, DA Geoffreys, D Kruger 308-311
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9108
Comparison of findings using ultrasonography and cystoscopy in urogenital schistosomiasis in a public health centre in rural Angola EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Santos, J Chaves, H Araújo, N Vale, JM Costa, PJ Brindley, C Lopes, J Naples, C Shiff, J Dupret, LL Santos 312-315
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.8564
Guest Editorial: Chronic kidney disease EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Motsoaledi 315
Paediatric chronic kidney disease EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I van Biljon, AM Meyers 316-319
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9532
Important causes of chronic kidney disease in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MR Moosa, I van der Walt, S Naicker, AM Meyers 320-327
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9535
Important complications of chronic kidney disease EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I van der Walt, CR Swanepoel, B Mahala, AM Meyers 328-331
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9536
Drugs and the kidney EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Naidoo, AM Meyers 332-337
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.9537


South African Medical Journal.   ISSN: 003-8-2469