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).

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SAMJ September 2020

 
The full issue of Vol. 110 No. 9 is available for viewing and download under 'Issues'  
Posted: 2020-07-08
 
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Online First: COVID-19 in South Africa

Table of Contents

Correspondence

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adult COVID-19 patients PDF PDF
A Parker, E H Louw, U Lalla, C F N Koegelenberg, B W Allwood, H Rabie, S I Sibeko, J J Taljaard, S Lahri

Editorial

COVID-19 in long-term care facilities in South Africa: No time for complacency PDF
B Cowper, W Jassat, P Pretorius, L Geffen, C Legodu, S Singh, L Blumberg
Have we learnt anything from COVID-19, and can we put it to good use in the future? PDF
R J Green, F Mustafa

In Practice

Challenges around COVID-19 at a tertiary-level healthcare facility in South Africa and strategies implemented for improvement PDF
T Thomas, A E Laher, A Mahomed, F Motara, M Mer
High HIV prevalence in an early cohort of hospital admissions with COVID-19 in Cape Town, South Africa PDF
A Parker, C F N Koegelenberg, M S Moolla, E H Louw, A Mowlana, A Nortjé, R Ahmed, N Brittain, U Lalla, B W Allwood, H Prozesky, N Schrueder, J J Taljaard
The mechanics of setting up a COVID-19 response: Experiences of the COVID-19 epidemic from Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PDF
M Mendelson, L Booyens, A Boutall, L Cairncross, G Calligaro, J A Dave, S Dlamini, S Dyer, B Eick, K Fieggen, P Frankenfeld, J Hoare, R Hofmeyr, J Joska, J Joubert, R Krause, A Kropman, D Levin, D Maughan, G Meintjes, E Muller, N Ntusi, N Papavarnavas, B Patel, J Peter, P Raubenheimer, S Said-Hartley, P Singh, S Wasserman, on behalf of the Groote Schuur Hospital COVID-19 Response Team*
Clinical management of COVID-19: Experiences of the COVID-19 epidemic from Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PDF
M M Mendelson, L Boloko, A Boutall, L Cairncross, G Calligaro, C Coccia, JA Dave, M de Villiers, S Dlamini, P Frankenfeld, P Gina, M V Gule, J Hoare, R Hofmeyr, M Hsiao, I Joubert, T Kahn, R Krause, A Kroopman, D Levin, D Maughan, S Mazondwa, G Meintjes, R Nordien, N Ntusi, N Papavarnavas, J Peter, H Pickard, P Raubenheimer, Q Said-Hartley, P Singh, S Wasserman, on behalf of the Groote Schuur Hospital
May a sample be legally removed or an autopsy undertaken without an advance directive or proxy consent to determine whether a critical care patient at risk of COVID-19 infection has died as a result of the virus? PDF
D J McQuoid-Mason
Is the COVID-19 regulation that prohibits parental visits to their children who are patients in hospital invalid in terms of the Constitution? What should hospitals do? PDF
D J McQuoid-Mason