Vol 111, No 11 (2021)

Table of Contents


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Another pandemic in the making PDF
B Farham 1029


Impact of COVID-19 on access to chronic kidney replacement therapy in the public sector of Western Cape Province, South Africa PDF
M-Y Chothia, Z Barday, J Nel, M R Davids 1030
Increase in linezolid resistance in staphylococci in the private sector in Western Cape Province, South Africa PDF
C Bamford, M Senekal, W Lowman 1031
Going where the data are: Connecting to Trello for daily statistics in the COVID-19 era and beyond PDF
M S Moolla, S Lahri, A Parker, N Schrueder 1032-1033
Medicolegal cases against obstetricians PDF
L R Pistorius, I Bhorat, L Snyman 1034


Ephraim Sheftel Benjamin PDF
S Jessop 1035
Ronald Ellis 'Ronnie' Kottler PDF
S J Beningfield 1036
Orlando L Meyers PDF
G M Mody, A A Kalla, S R Benatar 1037


Urgent appeal to implement pre-exposure prophylaxis for pregnant and breastfeeding women in South Africa PDF
D L Joseph Davey, N Davies, Y Raphael, Y Pillay, L-G Bekker 1038-1039
COVID-19: ‘A pandemic of the unvaccinated’? – compassion fatigue among healthcare professionals in South Africa PDF
K Moodley 1040-1041

Continuing Medical Education

 Nephrolithiasis (part 2): Diagnosis, management and prevention of recurrent nephrolithiasis PDF
A M Meyers, S Naicker 1042-1045

In Practice

COVID-19 complications in a small-town hospital in South Africa PDF
G Coci, B L Rayner 1046-1049
Hydatid brain cyst: A delayed diagnosis in a rural setting during COVID-19 PDF
C J Opperman, J M N Enslin, J Nuttall, A J Brink, S P da Fonseca, H D Tootla 1050-1054


When cells become medicines: A South African perspective PDF
I M Viljoen, M S Pepper 1055-1059


Glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) use and glycaemic control in patients living with diabetes mellitus attending public healthcare facilities in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa PDF
S Pillay, D Pillay, R Pillay 1060-1064
Towards the quantification of perioperative cardiovascular risk in the African context: A sub-analysis of the South African Surgical Outcomes Study and the African Surgical Outcomes Study PDF
C S Alphonsus, H-L Kluyts, V Gobin, A Elkhogia, F D Madzimbamuto, J Tumukunde, A O Omigbodun, C Youssouf, Ryad Mehyaoui, D M Munlemvo, A Basenero, A Antwi-Kusi, D Z Ashebir, A K Ndonga, Z W Ngumi, C M Sani, A L Samateh, T E Madiba, R M Pearse, B M Biccard, on behalf of the African Surgical Outcomes Study (ASOS) investigators 1065-1069
One-year mortality after hospital admission as an indicator of palliative care need: A retrospective cohort study PDF
P Frankenfeld, L van Niekerk, K Manning, N Tiffin, Peter Raubenheimer 1070-1073
Post-laryngectomy simplified dysphagia score (SDS) tool: Potential for screening and comparison with the swallowing outcomes after laryngectomy (SOAL) tool PDF
R Blokland, A J Bruce-Chwatt, J W Loock 1074-1077
Sentinel seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Gauteng Province, South Africa, August - October 2020 PDF
J A George, S Khoza, E Mayne, S Dlamini, N Kone, W Jassat, K Chetty, C M Centner, T Pillay, M Maphayi, D Mabuza, I Maposa, N Cassim 1078-1083
Understanding the differential impacts of COVID-19 among hospitalised patients in South Africa for equitable response PDF
N Phaswana-Mafuya, O Shisana, W Jassat, S D Baral, Keletso Makofane, E Phalane, Khangelani Zuma, N Zungu, Martha Chadyiwa 1084-1091
SARS-CoV-2 infection prevalence in healthcare workers and administrative and support staff: The first-wave experience at three academic hospitals in the Tshwane district of Gauteng Province, South Africa PDF
N Mdzinwa, M Voigt, C Janse van Rensburg, F Paruk 1092-1097
Assessing South African medical interns’ experience and confidence in managing obstetric emergencies PDF
A C Miller, F J L B Mayanja, J D Porter 1098-1103
Respiratory presentations to acute services at a tertiary hospital in South Africa PDF
V Ngah, P Maud, N Baines, R Mistry, N Schrueder, C F N Koegelenberg, E M Irusen, K Mortimer, B Allwood 1104-1109
Blood product utilisation for coronary artery bypass graft surgery at a public and a private hospital in Western Cape Province, South Africa PDF
D Wolmarans, A Bird, C Uys, G M Davison 1110-1115


CPD Questions PDF