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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


Vol 107, No 2 (2017)

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Table of Contents

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Infectious diseases – the next big challenge EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Bridget Farham 91
30 days in medicine EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Bridget Farham 92-93
Guest Editorial: Anaemia (part 2) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Alli 95
The prevalence of skin scars in patients previously given intramuscular diclofenac injections attending the Pain Clinic at Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Tarloff, G Lamacraft, G Joubert 101-105
Exporting DNA – striking a balance between preventing exploitation and promoting innovation EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.S. Pepper 106-107
Should doctors provide futile medical treatment if patients or their proxies are prepared to pay for it? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D.J. McQuoid-Mason 108-109
Metabolic acidosis in a patient with metformin overdose EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I Ebrahim, M Blockman 110-111
Intentional intravenous mercury injection EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Yudelowitz 112-114
Sustained reduction in antibiotic consumption in a South African public sector hospital: Four-year outcomes from the Groote Schuur Hospital antibiotic stewardship programme EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T.H. Boyles, V Naicker, N Rawoot, P.J. Raubenheimer, B Eick, M Mendelson 115-118
Antibiotic prescription patterns of South African general medical practitioners for treatment of acute bronchitis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N.B.Q. Ncube, G.C. Solanki, T Kredo, R Lalloo 119-122
Adenovirus-associated pneumonia in South African children: Presentation, clinical course and outcome EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Zampoli, Z Mukuddem-Sablay 123-126
The influence of HIV infection on the age dependence of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B.L. Diffey, M Norval, P.N. Albers, C.Y. Wright 127-129
The spectrum of gastric cancer as seen in a large quaternary hospital in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F Benamro, B Sartorius, D.L. Clarke, F Anderson, E Loots, L Olinger 130-133
The spectrum and outcome of surgical sepsis in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Green, V.Y. Kong, D.L. Clarke, B Sartorius, J Odendaal, J.L. Bruce, G.L. Laing, P Brysiewicz, W Bekker, E Harknett 134-136
An investigation of diverticular disease among black patients undergoing colonoscopy at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Vally, M.Z. Koto, M Govender 137-139
Calcific uraemic arteriolopathy (calciphylaxis) in patients on renal replacement therapy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Sebastian, H.F. Jordaan, J.W. Schneider, M.R. Moosa, M.R. Davids 140-144
Analysis of mutations causing familial hypercholesterolaemia in black South African patients of different ancestry EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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U.K. Ibe, R Whittall, S.E. Humphries, G Pilcher, F Raal 145-148
Burden, genotype and phenotype profiles of adult patients with sickle cell disease in Cape Town, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G.D. Pule, K Mnika, M Joubert, S Mowla, N Novitzky, A Wonkam 149-155
Is it possible to differentiate tuberculous and cryptococcal meningitis in HIV-infected patients using only clinical and basic cerebrospinal fluid characteristics? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.E. Vidal, E.J.F. Peixoto de Miranda, J Gerhardt, M Croda, D.R. Boulware 156-159
Readiness to adopt a performance measurement system for substance abuse treatment: Findings from the Service Quality Measures initiative EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Myers, P Petersen Williams, K Johnson, R Govender, R Manderscheid, J.R. Koch 160-164


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