Vol 112, No 5 (2022)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF

From the Editor

Fix the system PDF
B Farham 299


Prof. Atties Malan, the first neonatologist on the African continent: A tribute on his 90th birthday PDF
V C Harrison 300
Renoprotection in hypertension and diabetes – management problems lie ahead PDF
A M Meyers 301
A new forum to discuss health economics and genomics in South Africa PDF
H L Malherbe, J Alant, L Bornman 302
Prioritising preventive cancer services in Zimbabwe as the country struggles with unaffordable healthcare PDF
G Murewanhema, P T Gwinji, G Musuka, T Dzinamarira 303


Nicholas Lee PDF
C Chouler 304


COVID-19 in the South African Medical Journal PDF
M Gallegos, V de Castro Pecanha, T Caycho-Rodríguez, M Cervigni, P Martino, A Razumovskiy, M Barboza-Palomino 305-306

In Practice

Hypertriglyceridaemia in adolescents may have serious complications PDF
M Korf, E W Zöllner, G E A Solomon, A E Zemlin, A D Marais 307-312
The complexity of neuropsychiatric manifestations of COVID-19 in South Africa PDF
S Fernandes, N Marques, L Goga 313-316
The role of the Minister of Health in the National Health Insurance Bill: Challenges and options for the Portfolio Committee on Health PDF
G C Solanki, J E Cornell, S Wild, R L Morar, V Brijlal 317-320


Echocardiographic features of infective endocarditis in South Africa: A prospective cohort study PDF
A J K Pecoraro, P Herbst, L Joubert, K Hassen, C Pienaar, J Taljaard, H Prozesky, J Janson, A Doubell 321-327
Where have we come from and where are we going? The paediatric HIV programme in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 2004 to 2018: A retrospective analysis of programme trends PDF
J L Dunlop, R R Lilian, C L Tait, M Mabitsi, H Struthers, J A McIntyre, K Rees 328-334
Human papillomavirus prevalence among unvaccinated young female college students in Botswana: A cross-sectional study PDF
P Ramatlho, S Grover, A Mathoma, L Tawe, K Matlhagela, K Ngoni, K Molebatsi, B Chilisa, N M Zetola, E S Robertson, G M Paganotti, D Ramogola-Masire 335-340
Mandrax use, sexual risk, and opportunities for pre-exposure prophylaxis among out-of-school adolescent girls and young women in Cape Town, South Africa PDF
C P Bonner, F A Browne, T Carney, N Shangase, J W Ndirangu, B Myers, W M Wechsberg 341-346
The profile of patients presenting with intentional self-poisoning to the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital emergency department, South Africa PDF
A E Laher, F Motara, R Gihwala, M Moolla 347-351


A prospective observational study of preoperative natriuretic peptide testing in adult non-cardiac surgical patients in hospitals in Western Cape Province, South Africa PDF


CPD Questions PDF