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      Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine (Volume 3, Issue 1)

      Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine
      Wits University Press

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            Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine

            Volume 3, Issue 1

            November 2020

            ISSN 2618-0189 is for the print version.

            IISSN 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 1

            Pravin Manga

            2 Evolving Changes in the Full Blood Count in Tuberculosis 3

            Imtiaz A. Bahemia, Moosa Patel, Zvifadzo Matsena-Zingoni and Colin N. Menezes

            3 Clavien–Dindo Classification of Post-Operative Complications in a South African Setting 11

            Maeyane Stephens Moeng, Anna Sparaco, Irma Mare, Veneshree Naidoo, Boitumelo Phakathi, Eloise Juliet Miller, Thomas Kekgatleope Marumo, Uzayr Khan, Taalib Monareng and Thifhelimbilu Emmanuel Luvhengo

            4 Clinical Characteristics and Complications in Patients Undergoing Permanent Pacemaker Implantation 19

            Mazwi Mabika, Dineo Mpanya, Anupa Patel, Thomas Kalk and Nqoba Tsabedze

            5 The Evolving Antibiotic Profile of Paediatric Urinary Tract Infections at a Tertiary Hospital in Cape Town 25

            Shaegan Irusen, Helena Rabie and Christel du Buisson

            6 Personalized Medicine and Chronic Kidney Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa: Advances and Challenges 33

            Cheryl A. Winkler

            7 COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children 43

            Robin T. Saggers

            8 Influenza: The Ongoing Risk 49

            Guy A. Richards and Charles Feldman

            9 On Vaccine Hesitancy and Hesitancy to Vaccinate 53

            John Steven Tilley

            10 The Journey – Becoming a Female Specialist Surgeon and Beyond 55

            Boitumelo Phakathi

            11 Private Healthcare in South Africa: Expensive Doesn’t Always Mean Excellent 57

            Daynia E. Ballot

            12 Proverbial Knee of Western Medicine Choking Indigenous Health System in Africa: We Cannot Breathe 61

            Mbulaheni S. Nemutandani, Wezile Chitha, Stephen J.H. Hendricks and Mavis F. Mulaudzi

            13 Taken by Storm: Functional Metastases in Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma 65

            Daya Reyna, Goolam Mahyoodeen Nasrin, Dire Zodwa Nwabisa, Mohamed Nazeer Ahmed and Bhana Sindeep Amrat

            14 Spinal Cord Reperfusion Injury Following a Cervical Laminectomy 69

            Muke R. Mayoyo and John R. Ouma

            15 Albert Bernard-Repsold Janse van Rensburg, 1960–2020 73

            Ugasvaree Subramaney

            16 Professor Solomon Elias Levin, MBBCh, DCH, MRCP, FRCP 75

            Jeff Harrisberg

            17 All you need to know about COVID-19 and Vaccines (National Institute for Communicable Diseases) 77

            Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine

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