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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 8 (2016)

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Table of Contents

Articles

Guest Editorial: 2016 National Rheumatic Fever Week: The status of rheumatic heart disease in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Bongani M Mayosi 740-741
Advice to health professionals: Use of lignocaine as a diluent to reduce the pain associated with the administration of benzathine penicillin G EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Geoffrey Madeira, Ana Olga Mocumbi, Bongani M Mayosi 742-742
Haemotoxic snakebite in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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EH Decloedt, GJ Müller 743-743
Umbilical hernia in children in a developing country: Does the season have an effect on the occurrence of strangulation? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Ngom, F Gassama, AS Mohamed, O Ndour 744-744
Contribution of congenital disorders to under-5 mortality EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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HL Malherbe, C Aldous, AL Christianson, D Woods 745-745
Emergency medical service workers struggle in violent election climate EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chris Bateman 746-746
Médecins Sans Frontières moves to protect refugee healthcare EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chris Bateman 747-747
Rape survivor care crisis – mines the worst? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chris Bateman 748-748
Book Review: Beyond the Stethoscope: Casebook of a Township Doctor EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Daniel J Ncayiyana 751-751
Guest Editorial: Functional neurosurgery EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JMN Enslin 752-752
Surgical management of spasticity EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JMN Enslin, AG Fieggen 753-756
Surgical management of epilepsy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JMN Enslin, SJ Rothemeyer, AG Fieggen 757-760
Asymptomatic rheumatic heart disease in South African schoolchildren: Implications for addressing chronic health conditions through a school health service EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Shung-King, L Zühlke, ME Engel, BM Mayosi 761-762
A successful lifestyle intervention model replicated in diverse clinical settings EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Mark, S du Toit, TD Noakes, K Nordli, D Coetzee, M Makin, S van der Spuy, J Frey, J Wortman 763-766
Severe hypertension in pregnancy: Using dynamic checklists to save lives EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Moodley, NC Ngene 767-770
The World Health Organization’s mechanisms for increasing the health sector budget: The South African context EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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FHJ Venter, JE Wolvaardt 771-774
Implications of the 2015 World Health Organization isoniazid preventive therapy recommendations on tuberculosis prevention efforts in Namibia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SA Oloo 775-776
Antifibrinolytic drugs for acute traumatic injury EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M McCaul, T Kredo 777-778
The microbiome in chronic inflammatory airway disease: A threatened species EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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RJ Green, A van Niekerk, AC Jeevarathnum, C Feldman, GA Richards 779-781
Intravenous glutathione for skin lightening: Inadequate safety data EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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LM Davids, JC van Wyk, NP Khumalo 782-786
When may doctors give nurses telephonic treatment instructions? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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DJ McQuoid-Mason 787-788
Cardiogenic shock – a look at acute functional mitral incompetence EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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FA Steyn, J Vosloo, H Naude, AJ Steyn 789-791
Fatal encephalopathy complicating persistent vomiting in pregnancy: Importance of clinical awareness on the part of healthcare professionals EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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NC Ngene, J Moodley 792-794
A case of renal cell carcinoma and angiomyolipoma in an adolescent girl EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JW Rood, KP Mokhobo 795-796
Evaluation and management of patients referred to a tertiary-level hypertension clinic in Cape Town, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MS Moosa, LS Kuttschreuter, BL Rayner 797-800
Pan computed tomography for blunt polytrauma: Are we doing too many? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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GV Oosthuizen, JL Bruce, W Bekker, N Shangase, GL Laing, DL Clarke 801-803
South African healthcare provider perspectives on transitioning adolescents into adult HIV care EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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TH Kung, ML Wallace, KL Snyder, VK Robson, TS Mabud, CD Kalombo, L-G Bekker 804-808
Sialendoscopic treatment of recurrent juvenile parotitis: A South African case series EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Honnet, O Edkins 809-812
Salvageability of renal function following renal revascularisation in children with Takayasu’s arteritis-induced renal artery stenosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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PN Obiagwu, P Gajjar, M McCulloch, C Scott, A Numanoglu, P Nourse 813-816
Feasibility of Pulse Oximetry Pre-discharge Screening Implementation for detecting Critical Congenital heart Lesions in newborns in a secondary-level maternity hospital in the Western Cape, South Africa: The ‘POPSICLe’ study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AM van Niekerk, RM Cullis, LL Linley, L Zühlke 817-820
Attitudes to female genital mutilation/cutting among male adolescents in Ilorin, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AS Adeniran, MA Ijaiya, AA Fawole, OR Balogun, KT Adesina, AWO Olatinwo, AO Olarinoye, IP Adeniran 822-823
A clinical audit of the utilisation of red cell products in elective total hip replacement surgery EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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YG Peters, AR Bird, GRM Bellairs, GM Davison 824-828


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