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2016

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Vol 106, No 9 (2016)

GUEST EDITORIAL

Mitigating high-altitude illness

DEBATE

Cannabis – where are we now?

CME

Functional neurosurgery (part 2)

IN PRACTICE

Human brucellosis in South Africa

CASE REPORT

Neonatal tetanus associated with a common skin

infection

RESEARCH

The South African child death review pilot

Effects of diabetes on health-related quality of life at

a tertiary hospital

Cover Page

Vol 106, No 8 (2016)

GUEST EDITORIAL 

2016 National Rheumatic Fever Week 

CME 

Functional neurosurgery (part 1)

IN PRACTICE 

Rheumatic heart disease: Chronic conditions and the school health service

Lifestyle interventions in type 2 diabetes

CASE REPORT 

Acute functional mitral incompetence

RESEARCH 

Tertiary hypertension screening and management

The HIV healthcare transition: Adolescence to adulthood


Cover Page

Vol 106, No 7 (2016)

GUEST EDITORIAL

Childhood pneumonia – the Drakenstein Child

Health Study

CME

Adolescent health (part 2)

IN PRACTICE

The role of ward-based outreach in ending child deaths

The Expanded Programme on Immunisation in SA

CASE REPORT

Rigid cervical collar resolves rheumatoid pannus mass

RESEARCH

Risk factors and outcomes in contrast-induced

nephropathy

Malaria success story in Comoros

Cover Page

Vol 106, No 6 (2016)

EDITORIAL

Response to the Central Drug Authority’s position

statement on cannabis

CME

Adolescent health (part 1)

IN PRACTICE

Antibiotic stewardship and respiratory infections

Heavy alcohol use in patients on HAART

Central Drug Authority: Position statement on cannabis

CASE REPORT

Right ventricular outflow tract aneurysms and

endomyocardial fibrosis

RESEARCH

Where have all the gun deaths gone?

Screening for retinopathy of prematurity

Changing Kaposi’s sarcoma presentation with

HAART

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Vol 106, No 5 (2016)

CME

Acute viral bronchiolitis (part 2) 

IN PRACTICE

A multifaceted approach to managing diabetes 

CASE REPORTS

Haemotoxic snakebite in rural KwaZulu-Natal

The case of the exploding egg 

REVIEW

Maternal deaths from bleeding associated with caesarean delivery: A national emergency 

RESEARCH

Trends in non-communicable disease mortality, 1997 - 2010

Costs of delivering HPV vaccination to schools in KwaZulu-Natal

Publication trends in SA clinical trials 


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Vol 106, No 4 (2016)

EDITORIALS

Where are the males?

Unpacking the new proposed regulations for South

African traditional health practitioners

CME

Acute viral bronchiolitis (part 1)

IN PRACTICE

Fetal assessment and negligent misdiagnosis

A multifaceted hospital-wide intervention to increase

hand hygiene compliance

Biofilms associated with bowel necrosis

Case report: Autoimmune dermatitis triggered by

medical abortion

RESEARCH

Where do children die and what are the causes?

The S’Khokho ‘bushcan’ initiative

HIV and diabetes mellitus – a deadly combination

Socioeconomic factors associated with asthma

prevalence and severity

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Vol 106, No 3 (2016)

EDITORIALS

Is South Africa at risk for Zika virus disease?

Mitochondrial donation to patients with mitochondrial

DNA disease

CME

Cardiology (part 3)

IN PRACTICE

Amendments to the Sexual Offences Act: Implications for

doctors and researchers

Case Report: A subepidermal blistering disorder

RESEARCH

BRCA founder mutation in high-risk Afrikaner families

Hereditary cancers – do GPs have a knowledge gap?

Point-of-care INR monitoring

The Phoenix Lifestyle Project

Health risks to the elderly living near mine dumps

 

Cover Page

Vol 106, No 2 (2016)

GUEST EDITORIAL

Strengthening surgical research capacity in sub-Saharan Africa – collaboration is key

EDITORIALS

National Forum on Surgery and Anaesthesia

Biological sample export from SA – bioexploitation

CME

Cardiology (part 2)

IN PRACTICE

Chronic kidney disease – transplantation the answer

RESEARCH

Choose your hospital for survival in emergency intraperitoneal surgery

Intussusception in the developing world: The Baragwanath experience

Dedicated paediatric burns units key to saving lives, but in short supply

Cover Page

Vol 106, No 1 (2016)

CME

Cardiology

Review

Treatment of type 2 diabetes: The challenges of hypeglycaemia and hypoglycaemia

Guest Editorial

mHealth

Editorial

World Bank smoke and mirriors

In Practice 

Kangaroo mother care

Lower limb weakness: Screen for porphyria

Research

Failure to administer fibrinolytic therapy for AMI

Four-dose HBV vaccination for SA'S babes!


2015

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Vol 105, No 12 (2015)

Climate change and health 

Ebola – views from the field and ethical challenges 

Should doctors sue patients? 

#FeesMustFall and universal health coverage

Health risks of excess solar UV radiation – our children are ignorant! 

Outbreak of carbapenemase-producing K. pneumoniae

HIV viral load measurement on dried blood spots 

PET-CT evaluation of pulmonary mass lesions in a TB-endemic area 

CME: Rheumatology

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Vol 105, No 11 (2015)

The power of vaccination 

Efavirenz as a cause of ataxia in children

Screening for hearing impairment in children 

Time for ‘basic antenatal care plus’? 

Missing essentials and desirables for family planning

HPV vaccine roll-out continues

Anti-vaccination lobbying on the South African internet

First report from the South African Children’s Tumour Registry 

CME: Adolescent health

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Vol 105, No 10 (2015)

South Africa’s fourth epidemic: The ugly face of trauma

• Paediatric polytrauma – pedestrian-motor vehicle collisions 823

• Motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) and interpersonal violence (IPV) 827

• Road traffic crashes as the cause of major incidents 831

• Spinal cord injury due to MVAs and IPV 835

• Fatal community assault 848

Inappropriate use of emergency medical services in KZN 844

Emergency centres and TB transmission risks 862

CME: Case reports

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Vol 105, No 9 (2015)

  • Ebola and the haemorrhagic fevers 
  • Endoscopic lung volume reduction for severe emphysema 
  • Bronchial thermoplasty in the management of severe asthma
  • Anticoagulation of pregnant patients with mechanical heart valves 
  • Gender and sexual diversity 
  • POC testing of diabetic ketoacidosis 
  • Time to implement infant HIV testing at 9 months? 
  • CME: update on COPD
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Vol 105, No 8 (2015)

  • Anterior chamber paracentesis in Mx of infectious uveitis 
  • Contributions of SA’s first black doctors 
  • Tobacco use in SA 
  • Time to regard HIV as a chronic condition
  • One NCD begets another
  • Carcinogenic nitrosamines and Ca oesophagus
  • Mental health burden of ‘tik’ users
  • CME: Fits, faints and funny turns
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Vol 105, No 7 (2015)

  • Doctor-assisted suicide 
  • Cause-of-death information – key to public health action 
  • Social franchising primary healthcare clinics – a model for NHI?
  • Introducing the ‘Cochrane Corner’
  • Fibrinolytics for empyema
  • Reducing neonatal bloodstream infections
  • What do maternal ‘near misses’ tell us? 
  • CME: Nutrition of infants and toddlers
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Vol 105, No 6 (2015)

  • A good complaints system – solution to SA’s medicolegal mayhem? 
  • Non-alcohol-related Wernicke’s encephalopathy
  • Repair of laparoscopic bile duct injuries 
  • Management of burns begins at home … with prehospital cooling 
  • Paediatric dental chair sedation 
  • The South African Surgical Outcomes Study
  • Acute preoperative beta-blockade harms hypertensive vascular surgery patients 
  • Predictors at diagnosis for poor-outcome severe Crohn’s disease
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Vol 105, No 5 (2015)

  • Antimicrobial resistance 
  • The menacing bread tag
  • Recommendations for treatment of URTIs
  • Community- v. healthcare-acquired bloodstream infections 
  • Rheumatic heart disease in Africa
  • Severity-of-illness score to predict death of TB patients in the ICU
  • Diabetes management in children 
  • Current role of splenectomy for ITP
  • CME: Antibiotic stewardship
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Vol 105, No 4 (2015)

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  • Basic and comprehensive emergency obstetric and neonatal care 
  • Optimal staffing to ensure safe maternity units 
  • Food insecurity in urban South Africa 
  • Management of obstetric haemorrhage 
  • MMed supervision – a path out of the swamp 
  • Caesarean section and maternal death – latest Saving Mothers report 
  • Intrapartum asphyxia and hypoxic encephalopathy 
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Vol 105, No 3 (2015)

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  • Over-servicing’, ‘under servicing’ and abandonment’: What is the law? 
  • Care and prevention of congenital disorders
  • Dementia in rural South Africa 
  • Two-dose HPV vaccination is sufficient
  • Traumatic brain injury, the hidden pandemic
  • Kidney disease in methamphetamine users 
  • Emergency care research priorities 
  • CME: Diagnosis and management of chronic kidney disease
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Vol 105, No 2 (2015)

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  • Digitalis reappraised 
  • Quality improvement ‘tool’ for trauma services 
  • The South African National Cancer Registry 
  • End-stage kidney disease and HIV positivity 
  • Linking cervical cancer screening to HPV vaccination 
  • Predictors of mortality following non-cardiac surgery 
  • Human myiasis
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Vol 105, No 1 (2015)

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  • The humanistic side of medical education  
  • Medical certification of death 
  • The iPhone as a screening tool for deafness 
  • The HPV Vaccine and Cervical Cancer Screen (VACCS) project 
  • Severe blunt thoracic trauma: Differences between adults and children 
  • CME: Food allergy

2014

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Vol 104, No 12 (2014)

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  • Amniocentesis and risk of HIV transmission 
  • Call for neonatal premedication prior to intubation
  • Early detection of retinoblastoma 
  • Why aren’t women getting safe abortions? 
  • Increased MTCT of HIV in adolescent pregnancy 
  • VTE – pro ling of patient risk 
  • CME: Tuberculosis and HIV
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Vol 104, No 11 (2014)

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  • Mediation, not litigation 
  • Ebola – update on the epidemic 
  • New editors for SAJCH and SAJOG  
  • Blood-borne infections in healthcare workers  
  • Consequences of increasing medical negligence litigation  
  • Recommendations for the management of sickle cell disease 
  • Khat (Catha edulis) chewing and orodental health 
  • CME: Immunology  
  • Surgical aspects of liver disease in children
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Vol 104, No 10 (2014)

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  • NCDs – the looming epidemic 
  • Preventing diabetic blindness 
  • Migrant health 
  • Glucocorticoids and lipid metabolism 
  • Sexual health of adolescents 
  • Cardiovascular risk in urban South Africans 
  • CME: Atopic dermatitis

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