Vol 111, No 3 (2021)

Table of Contents


Contents PDF

From the Editor

COVID-19 vaccines – changing perspectives PDF
B Farham 187


Ivermectin for COVID-19: Promising but not yet conclusive PDF
R van Rensburg, E H Decloedt, H Reuter, A Parker, N Schrueder, S Lahri 188
General Medical Council report exposes unethical recruitment of doctors in the UK from low-resource countries PDF
J J Fagan, M F Bhutta 189
RETRACTED: Barriers to the representation of researchers from developing countries in international health and potential strategies to address these
S Haribhai 190
Blood shortage in COVID-19: A crisis within a crisis PDF
T D Malange, T Atia 191
The COVID-19 pandemic and traffic accidents PDF
R Mungmunpuntipantip, V Wiwanitkit 192


Cató van Wyk PDF
S Benatar 193
James Peter Byrne PDF
C Wilkinson 194

Book reviews

Bioethics, Human Rights and Health Law: Principles and Practice. By A Dhai and D J McQuoid-Mason. 2nd ed. Cape Town: Juta & Co. Ltd, 2020. ISBN 9781485130727 PDF
B Ferlito 195


Stroke care: Leaps in addressing the shortfall with some Angels to the rescue PDF
A Bryer 196-197

In Practice

Qualitative and quantitative detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in untreated wastewater in Western Cape Province, South Africa PDF
R Johnson, C J F Muller, S Ghoor, J Louw, E Archer, S Surujlal-Naicker, N Berkowitz, M Volschenk, L H L Bröcker, G Wolfaardt, M van der Walt, A M Mutshembele, S Malema, H C Gelderblom, M Muhdluli, G Gray, A Mathee, R Street 198-202
Statement on analysis and interpretation of clinical human gastrointestinal microbiome testing using next-generation sequencing in South Africa PDF
J M Wojno, E du Toit, A Deffur, A Brink 203-205
Role of vaccines in preventing influenza in healthy children PDF
E Z Sambala, S Cooper, B-M Schmidt, S Walaza, C S Wiysonge 206-207
Saved by the pump: Two successful resuscitations utilising emergency department-initiated extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in South Africa PDF
N Vlok, K A Hedding, M A van Dyk 208-210


The impact of obesity on the cellular and molecular pathophysiology of COVID-19 PDF
P Dhanraj, R Pitere, M S Pepper 211-214


Shortfall in stroke care: A study of ischaemic stroke care practices in a South African metropole PDF
V Mandizvidza, L London, A Bryer 215-219
Economic growth as an underlying probable systemic driver for childhood obesity in South Africa: A Joinpoint regression and ecological analysis over 10 years PDF
P T Pisa, N M Pisa, P Chikandiwa, A Chikandiwa 220-226
Rapid review of the effects of cloth and medical masks for preventing transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in community and household settings PDF
T Chetty, V Ramokolo, K Rees, T Kredo, Y Balakrishna, C Mathews, N Siegfried 227-233
KN95 filtering facepiece respirators distributed in South Africa fail safety testing protocols PDF
L Mottay, J le Roux, R Perumal, A Esmail, L Timm, S Sivarasu, K Dheda 234-239
Drastic reduction of orthopaedic services at an urban tertiary hospital in South Africa during COVID-19: Lessons for the future response to the pandemic PDF
R Waters, R Dey, M Laubscher, R Dunn, S Maqungo, G McCollum, M Nortje, S Roche, T Hilton, M Held 240-244
A severity-of-illness score in patients with tuberculosis requiring intensive care PDF
U Lalla, E M Irusen, B W Allwood, J J Taljaard, C F N Koegelenberg 245-249
Costing total hip arthroplasty in a South African state tertiary hospital PDF
A R Sekeitto, A A Aden 250-254
High virological failure rates in HIV-1 perinatally infected children in South Africa: A retrospective cohort study PDF
Z N Makatini, J T Blackard, S Mda, P Miles, O Towobola 255-259
The next generation: Pregnancy in adolescents and women living with perinatally acquired HIV in South Africa PDF
K Anderson, T Mutemaringa, K-G Technau, L F Johnson, K Braithwaite, E Mokotoane, A Boulle, M-A Davies, on behalf of IeDEA-SA Pediatrics 260-264
A simulation-based study evaluating the preparedness of interns’ post-anaesthesia rotation in managing a failed obstetric intubation scenario: Is our training good enough? PDF
I Kiwalabye, L Cronjé, S Schoeman, T Sommerville 265-270
The role of treatment delays in surgical site infection after appendicectomy in a South African rural regional hospital PDF
O Swart, T M Esterhuizen, M Voss 271-275


CPD Questionnaire PDF