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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 106, No 4 (2016)

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Editorial EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R A Street 325-326
Guest Editorial EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R J Green, H J Zar 327
A call to action: Addressing the reproductive health needs of women with drug-resistant tuberculosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Schnippel, N Ndjeka, F Conradie, R Berhanu, Z Claasen, S Banoo, C Firnhaber 333-334
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.10205
A multifaceted hospital-wide intervention increases hand hygiene compliance EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Patel, H Engelbrecht, H McDonald, V Morris, W Smythe 335-341
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.10671
Biofilms associated with bowel necrosis: A newly recognised phenomenon in infants EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Brisighelli, S Cox, A Theron, K Pillay, H Rode 345-347
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.10425
A child’s potential claim for negligent misdiagnosis: The case of H v. Fetal Assesment Centre EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Mahery 348-349
The impact of the Medicines Control Council backlog and fast-track review system on access to innovative and new generic and biosimilar medicines of public health importance in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H M J Leng, A M Pollock, D Sanders 350-353
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.10237
Orbital apex syndrome caused by aspergilloma in an immunocompromised patient with cutaneous lymphoma: A case report of a rare entity EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Cheko, S Jung, S Teuber-Hanselmann, A W Oseni, A Tsogkas, M Scholz, A K Petridis 354-355
Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis: Case report with history of urticaria, petechiae and palpable pinpoint purpura triggered by medical abortion EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L Mbonile 356-358
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.9896
Where do children die and what are the causes? Under-5 deaths in the Metro West geographical service area of the Western Cape, South Africa, 2011 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A E Reid, M K Hendricks, P Groenewald, D Bradshaw 359-364
Antiretroviral therapy programme outcomes in Tshwane district, South Africa: A 5-year retrospective study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Mlangeni, F Senkubuge 365-368
Clinician compliance with laboratory monitoring and prescribing guidelines in HIV 1-infected patients receiving tenofovir EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R de Waal, K Cohen, M P Fox, K Stinson, G Maartens, A Boulle, M-A Davies 369-371
The S’Khokho ‘bushcan’ initiative: Kick a bush and condoms fall out EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Pienaar 372-373
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.10146
Piloting a national laboratory electronic programme status reporting system in Ekurhuleni health district, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Cassim, L M Coetzee, D K Glencross 374-377
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.10066
A deadly combination – HIV and diabetes mellitus: Where are we now? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Pillay, C Aldous, F Mahomed 378-383
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.9950
The burden of diabetes mellitus in KwaZulu-Natal’s public sector: A 5-year perspective EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Pillay, E Lutge, C Aldous 384-388
Distribution, incidence, prevalence and default of patients with diabetes mellitus accessing public healthcare in the 11 districts of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Sahadew, V S Singaram, S Brown 389-393
The other side of surveillance: Monitoring, application, and integration of tuberculosis data to guide and evaluate programme activities in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L J Podewils, L Bronner Murrison, C Bristow, N Bantubani, L D Mametja 394-398
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.10207
A randomised controlled trial comparing oxytocin and oxytocin + ergometrine for prevention of postpartum haemorrhage at caesarean section EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Koen, L C Snyman, R C Pattinson, J A Makin 399-402
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.10133
Evaluating current knowledge of legislation and practice of obstetricians and gynaecologists in the management of fetal remains in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L du Toit-Prinsloo, C Pickles, H Lombaard 403-406
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.10214
Socioeconomic factors associated with asthma prevalence and severity among children living in low-income South African communities EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A R Yakubovich, L Cluver, R Gie 407-412
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.10168
Parasitaemia and haematological changes in malaria-infected refugees in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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U E Okafor, J M Tsoka-Gwegweni, A Bibirigea, A Irimie, C Tomuleasa 413-416
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.9758
Use of the nested polymerase chain reaction for detection of Toxoplasma gondii in slaughterhouse workers in Thika District, Kenya EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S K Thiong’o, J M Ichagichu, M Ngotho, G O Aboge, J M Kagira, S M Karanja, N N Maina 417-419
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i4.8777


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