South African Medical Journal

The South African Medical Journal (SAMJ) - first published in 1884 - is a monthly, peer reviewed, general medical journal publishing leading research impacting clinical care in Africa. The journal now incorporates continuing medical education (CME).



Review of Guidelines: Use of AGREE II instrument and appointment of new editorial sub-committee

The SAMJ has regularly published Guidelines and Recommendations for the management of a variety conditions. These will in future be adjudicated using the AGREE II instrument (  
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Vol 104, No 4 (2014)

Cover Page
  • The Teddy Bear Clinic Constitutional Court case 
  • Dangers of children swallowing magnetic beads
  • Safety of osteoporosis medication
  • Neurological manifestations of the acute porphyrias
  • SciELO (SA) – enhancing visibility of SA research
  • CME: Spina bifida