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      Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine (Volume 2, Issue 3)

      Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine
      Wits University Press

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            Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine

            Volume 2, Issue 3

            November 2020

            ISSN 2618-0189 is for the print version.

            ISSN 2618-0197 is for the online version.

            Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine is a peer-reviewed, open-access scientific journal created to share scientific research from the School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and from Clinical Medicine departments at other institutions in South Africa and internationally. Our objective is to be the primary diffusion portal for Clinical Medicine scientists from southern Africa, using standards that accredit the process of scientific publication.

            Published by Wits University Press

            5th Floor, University Corner, Braamfontein 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa.

            E-mail: Pravin.Manga@123456wits.ac.za

            web: https://journals.co.za/content/journal/wjcm

            Editor: Prof Pravin Manga

            Associate Editors: Prof Raquel Duarte

            Prof Saraladevi Naicker

            Dr Caroline Dickens

            Editorial Board:

            Prof Daynia BallotUniversity of Witwatersrand
            Dr Dwomoa AduUniversity of Ghana
            Prof Ashraf CoovadiaUniversity of Witwatersrand
            Prof Keertan DhedaUniversity of Cape Town
            Prof Zodwa DlaminiUniversity of Pretoria
            Prof Girish ModiUniversity of Witwatersrand
            Prof Rafique MoosaUniversity of Stellenbosch
            Prof Martin SmithUniversity of Witwatersrand
            Prof Mboyo-di-tamba VanguUniversity of Witwatersrand
            Prof Cheryl WinklerNational Institute of Health, Mayland, USA

            Table of Contents


            1 Editorial 121

            Pravin Manga

            2 Glycaemic Characteristics and Outcomes of COVID-19 Patients Admitted to a Tertiary Hospital in Johannesburg 123

            Farzahna Mohamed, Frederick J. Raal, Mzamo Mbelle, Jarrod Zamparini, Jacqui Venturas, Erica Shaddock, Nina Diana, Mervyn Mer, Sithandiwe Dingezweni, Stefan Bolon, Oliver Smith, Adam Mahomed and Ismail Kalla

            3 Acute Kidney Injury during the COVID-19 pandemic - Experience from Two Tertiary Centres in South Africa 137

            Nina E. Diana, Ismail S. Kalla, Nicola Wearne, Sarah Kariv, Bianca Davidson, Jody Rusch, Zibya Barday, Abid M. Sheikh, Sa-mantha Reiche, Farzahna Mohamed, Sara Saffer, Chandni Dayal, Jacqueline P. Venturas, Jarrod M. Zamparini, Dieter van der Westhuizen, Sean Wasserman, Nectarios Papavarnavas, Linda Boloko, Timothy de Wet, Graham Paget, Adam Mahomed, Sagren Naidoo and Erika S.W. Jones

            4 The Impact of the Lockdown on ENT Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Johannesburg 147

            Shivesh Maharaj and Kapila R. Hari

            5 COVID-19: An African Perspective 151

            Vincent Boima and Dwomoa Adu

            6 COVID-19 and the Cardiovascular System: A Review 157

            Keir McCutcheon, Nqoba Tsabedze, Ahmed Vachiat, Don Zachariah and Pravin Manga

            7 Wits Journal Clinical Medicine Comments Feature Lessons I have learnt from COVID-19 165

            8 The Future of Health Sciences Education at Wits Post COVID-19 169

            Martin Veller and Judy Bruce

            9 Higher Education Reconsidered: Beyond the Pandemic and Possibilities for New Knowledge Architectures 171

            Ruksana Osman

            10 South African Medical Students’ Perspectives on COVID-19 and Clinical Training 175

            Christine Le Roux, Kathryn Stinson, Fazilah Dawood, Nicole Jansen van Vuuren and Angela Dramowski

            11 An Honest Reflection on the Past Few Months 179

            Ronelle Price-Hughes

            12 Pandemic Peak in Klerksdorp 181

            Imraan Kola

            13 Paediatric Central Venous Access: Experience in the Largest South African Paediatric Surgical Centre 183

            Nirav Patel, Zeenat Bhikhoo, Anika Wolmarans, Luke Stonestreet, Iain Monteith, Zikho Phetshula, Akhona Mbonisweni, Renessa Arumugam, Rethabile Mthunzi, Jerome Loveland and Andrew Grieve

            14 Factors Associated with Mother-to-child Transmission of HIV in Eswatini 189

            Linda Mirira, Wiedaad Slemming and Oslinah B. Tagutanazvo

            15 A Case of Gastritis Cystica Profunda (GCP) Mistaken for a Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour 195

            Naadiyah Laher, Muhammed Uzayr Khan and Thomas Kekgatleope Marumo

            16 Intrinsic Brainstem Epidermoid: Case Report and Literature Review 199

            Jason Labuschagne, Denis Mutyaba and Promise Koranteng

            17 Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy – An Unusual Manifestation of the COVID-19 Pandemic 203

            Dixit Dullabh and Don Zachariah

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