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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 108, No 5 (2018)

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Table of Contents

Articles

Editorial: Caring for the mentally ill EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Bridget Farham 358
Editorial: Unpacking Recommendation 16 of the Health Ombud’s report on the Life Esidimeni tragedy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Lesley J. Robertson, Bernard Janse van Rensburg, Mvuyiso Talatala, Cassey Chambers, Charlene Sunkel, Bharti Patel, Sasha Stevenson 362-363
Editorial: Back-to-the-future potential for autochthonous transmission of Aedes aegypti-transmitted viruses in eThekwini and urban coastal KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Philip D. Rotz 364-366
Guest Editorial: Perioperative evaluation of patients who are due to undergo surgery EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ntobeko Ntusi 367-368
A practical approach to managing diabetes in the perioperative period EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L du Toit, T Biesman-Simons, N Levy, J.A. Dave 369-375
Point-of-care and lung ultrasound incorporated in daily practice EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Neethling, F Roodt, C Beck, J.L.C. Swanevelder 376-381
The Life Esidimeni tragedy: Moral pathology and an ethical crisis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Dhai 382-385
Co-infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae and Listeria monocytogenes in an immunocompromised patient EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C.J. Opperman, C Bamford 386-388
Fulminant hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in an infant following mother-to-child transmission of an e-minus HBV mutant: Time to relook at HBV prophylaxis in South African infants EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O Babatunde, H Smuts, B Eley, S Korsman, R de Lacy, D.R. Hardie 389-392
Fanconi anaemia in South Africa: Past, present and future EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Feben, T Wainstein, J Kromberg, F Essop, A Krause 393-398
Differentiating Crohn’s disease from intestinal tuberculosis at presentation in patients with tissue granulomas EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G Watermeyer, S Thomson 399-402
The ‘ins and outs’ of faecal microbiota transplant for recurrent Clostridium difficile diarrhoea at Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Lee, K Drennan, G Simons, A Hepple, K Karlsson, W Lowman, P.C. Gaylard, L McNamara, J Fabian 403-407
Incidence of myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery: Experience at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Coetzee, B.M. Biccard, R.A. Dyer, N.D. Meyersfeld, C Chishala, B.M. Mayosi 408-412
A raised serum lactate level is an independent predictor of in-hospital mortality in patients with isolated cerebral gunshot wounds EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V.Y. Kong, R.D. Weale, G.L. Laing, J.L. Bruce, G.V. Oosthuizen, B Sartorius, P Brysiewicz, D.L. Clarke 413-417
Healthcare-associated infections in paediatric and neonatal wards: A point prevalence survey at four South African hospitals EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C Olivier, H Kunneke, N O’Connell, E von Delft, M Wates, A Dramowski 418-422
The costs and outcomes of paediatric tuberculosis treatment at primary healthcare clinics in Johannesburg, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E.P. Budgell, D Evans, R Leuner, L Long, S Rosen 423-431
Short-term outcomes of down-referral in provision of paediatric antiretroviral therapy at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa: A retrospective cohort study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J Copelyn, P Apolles, M.A. Davies, B Eley 432-438
Assessing the value of Western Cape Provincial Government health administrative data and electronic pharmacy records in ascertaining medicine use during pregnancy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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U Mehta, A Heekes, E Kalk, A Boulle 439-443


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