Vol 112, No 6 (2022)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF


Prof. Arderne Forder, aged 90 years: Microbiologist par excellence PDF
Vincent Harrison 391


Colette Gunst Smith PDF


Liberalising cannabis legislation in South Africa: Potential public health consequences for adolescents and pregnant women PDF
J Bantjes, B Myers, C Parry 393-394

Continuing Medical Education

Optimising blood cultures: The interplay between diagnostic and antimicrobial stewardship PDF
N S Papavarnavas, M Mendelson 395-396
Practice update to optimise the performance and interpretation of blood cultures: 2022 PDF
N S Papavarnavas, A J Brink, S Dlamini, S Wasserman, A Whitelaw, N A B Ntusi, M Mendelson 397-402

In Practice

Persistent maternal tachycardia: A clinical alert for healthcare professionals providing maternity care in South Africa PDF
N F Moran, O P Khaliq, N C Ngene, J Moodley 403-404
Prophylaxis is the new standard of care in patients with haemophilia PDF
J Mahlangu, F Bassa, M Bassingthwaighte, A-L Cruickshank, J du Plessis, Y Goga, J Joubert, V Louw, N Mahlachana, R Mathew, B Neethling, J Potgieter, N Rapiti, B Rayner, D Reynders, C Sutton, A van Zyl 405-408
Is open-identity gamete donation lawful in South Africa? PDF
D Thaldar, B Shozi 409-412


Immunological and virological outcomes in children on lamivudine monotherapy: A South African public sector experience PDF
Z N Makatini, J T Blackard, O E Towobola, P Miles, S Mda 413-417
Solid malignancies during the first year of life: A 20-year review at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PDF
N Jauquier, N English, A Davidson, S G Cox 418-425
Safety and efficacy of inclisiran in South African patients at high cardiovascular risk: A subanalysis of the ORION phase III clinical trials PDF
F Raal, M Abelson, S Blignaut, L Burgess, S Coetzer, I Ebrahim, A Gibbon, D Jansen van Rensburg, M Jaros, L Lombard, E van Nieuwenhuizen, M Pretorius, A van Tonder, D Urbach 426-432
Diagnostic performance of dobutamine stress echocardiography: A South African experience PDF
L Scherman, C Cilliers, D Odendaal, J A Saaiman, M J Heradien, A P Dippenaar, Y Swart, J Louw, P A Brink, P van der Bijl 433-436
Pharmacist-led medication therapy management of diabetes club patients at a primary healthcare clinic in Cape Town, South Africa: A retrospective and prospective audit PDF
F Sonday, A Bheekie, M van Huyssteen 437-445


CPD Questions PDF