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South African Medical Journal - Vol 107, No 3 (2017)

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Guest Editorial: Improving our understanding of antibiotic resistance: The relevance of surveillance at the population level EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Pascal O. Bessong, Richard L. Guerrant 167
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.12357
Guest Editorial: Rapidly changing mortality profiles in South Africa in its nine provinces EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V Pillay-van Wyk, R.E. Dorrington, D Bradshaw 168-169
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.12344
Editorial:Carpe diem (‘Seize the day’): Building on the findings of the 2015 World Health Organization evaluation of the multidrugresistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) programme to make the most of shortened MDR-TB treatment in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Marian Loveday, Helen Cox 176-177
Editorial: Bevacizumab treatment for retinopathy of prematurity in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T Pollock 178-179
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.12388
Editorial: Childhood injuries: A commission for human responsibilities is needed EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.B. van As, A Dhai 180-181
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.12251
Guest Editorial: Prevention of childhood injuries EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.B. van As, A van Niekerk 182
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.12364
Prevention of ingestion injuries in children EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Arnold, A.B. van As, A Numanoglu 183-187
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.12365
Schoolbus driver performance can be improved with driver training, safety incentivisation, and vehicle roadworthy modifications EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A van Niekerk, R Govender, R Jacobs, A.B. van As 188-191
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.12363
A framework for preventing healthcare-associated infection in neonates and children in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Dramowski, M.F. Cotton, A Whitelaw 192-195
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.12035
Ownership and human tissue – the legal conundrum: A response to Jordaan’s critique EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Mahomed, M Nöthling-Slabbert, M.S. Pepper 196-198
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.12062
An imaginary legal conundrum: A reply to the response by Mahomed, Nöthling-Slabbert and Pepper EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D.W. Jordaan 199-200
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.12337
A review of patients with glutaric aciduria type 1 at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, Durban, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R Govender, A Mitha, L Mubaiwa 201-204
Antibiotic resistance patterns and beta-lactamase identification in Escherichia coli isolated from young children in rural Limpopo Province, South Africa: The MAL-ED cohort EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.S. DeFrancesco, N.F. Tanih, A Samie, R.L. Guerrant, P.O. Bessong 205-214
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.12111
The efficacy of intravitreal antivascular endothelial growth factor as primary treatment of retinopathy of prematurity: Experience from a tertiary hospital EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H Kana, I Mayet, D Soma, H Dawood Alli, S Biddulph 215-218
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.11080
Trends in admissions, morbidity and outcomes at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, 2004 - 2013 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Y Isaacs-Long, L Myer, H.J. Zar 219-226
A review of blood transfusions in a trauma unit for young children EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Salverda, N Ketharanathan, M van Dijk, E Beltchev, H Buys, A Numanoglu, A.B. van As 227-231
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.11307
Single-centre experience of allogeneic haemopoietic stem cell transplant in paediatric patients in Cape Town, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A van Eyssen, N Novitsky, P de Witt, T Schlaphoff, V Thomas, D Pillay, M Hendricks, A Davidson 232-238
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.11313
Provision of an emergency theatre in tertiary hospitals is cost-effective: Audit and cost of cancelled planned elective general surgical operations at Pietersburg Hospital, Limpopo Province, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.M.Z.U. Bhuiyan, R Mavhungu, A Machowski 239-242
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.10687
The accuracy of nurse performance of the triage process in a tertiary hospital emergency department in Gauteng Province, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.N. Goldstein, L.M. Morrow, T.A. Sallie, K Gathoo, K Alli, T.M.M. Mothopeng, F Samodien 243-247
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.11118
The impact of a modified World Health Organization surgical safety checklist on maternal outcomes in a South African setting: A stratified cluster-randomised controlled trial EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Naidoo, J Moodley, P Gathiram, B Sartorius 248-257
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.11320
A randomised trial comparing laparoscopy with laparotomy in the management of women with ruptured ectopic pregnancy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.C. Snyman, T Makulana, J.D. Makin 258-263
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i3.11447
Electrophoresis test prevalence, requesting patterns, yield and related bone marrow biopsy findings at a South African tertiary hospital: A 5-year retrospective audit EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Naidoo, R.T. Erasmus, R Grewal, A.E. Zemlin 270-273


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