AJTCCM Vol. 29 No. 1

Issue highlights


Knowledge, practices and beliefs of students regarding health effects of shisha use in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: A cross‐sectional study - The data informs advocacy and intervention strategies to combat smoking and decrease overall tobacco use in an African setting.


Assessing and comparing chest radiograph interpretation in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand medical school, according to seniority -  These findings are significant in that they indicate a need to implement improved teaching programs in radiological interpretation, especially at an undergraduate level.


Outcomes of patients with haematological malignancies and febrile neutropenia in the Universitas Academic Hospital multidisciplinary intensive care unit, Free State Province, South Africa - ICUs must be designed so that isolation cubicles are readily available to prevent cross-infection of patients.

AJTCCM Vol. 29 No. 2

Issue highlights


Asthma in the intensive care unit: A review of patient characteristics and outcomes


Complementary value of the shock index v. the modified shock index in the prediction of in-hospital intensive care unit admission and mortality: A single-centre experience


Clinicians’ interpretation of ventilation/perfusion lung scan reports: Where are we today?

AJTCCM Vol. 29 No. 3




Issue highlights


Comparison of the diagnostic yield of transbronchial lung biopsies by forceps and cryoprobe in diffuse parenchymal lung disease


Pulmonary endarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in Cape Town, South Africa


Silicosis and silicotuberculosis among respiratory hospital admissions: A cross-sectional survey in northern Tanzania


Pulmonary hypertension in adults completing tuberculosis treatment


A point-prevalence study of body mass indices in HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 in South Africa




AJTCCM Vol. 29 No. 4




ORIGINAL RESEARCH: ARTICLES


Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in South Africa: Experience from a single centre in the private sector


Ventilator-associated pneumonia in an academic intensive care unit in Johannesburg, South Africa


Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: A single-centre retrospective study in Johannesburg, South Africa


ORIGINAL RESEARCH: BRIEF REPORT


Pleural fluid residue as a diagnostic tool for cytology-negative malignant pleural effusion: A proof-of-concept study




AJTCCM Vol. 30 No. 1




ORIGINAL RESEARCH: ARTICLES


High-flow nasal oxygen in resource-constrained, non-intensive, high-care wards for COVID-19 acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure





The significance of monitoring respiratory sample cultures and polymerase chain reaction tests for detecting bacterial pathogens in severely and critically ill patients with COVID-19





3-Tesla cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in primary dilated cardiomyopathy