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Healey, Bernard - - 2011
The Institute of Medicine (1999) reports that as many as 98,000 patients die each year from preventable medical errors. According to Sultz and Young (2009) medical errors, especially in hospitals, have been a well known problem which commands very little attention by those in power in health care institutions. In ...
Young, Carlton - - 2011
Malpractice is a significant concern in the provision of health care and can be an important performance measure for health care management. Utilizing the resource-based view of the firm, this study examines structural factors affecting the total amount of malpractice claims costs by hospitals in Florida in the year 2000. ...
Yasin, Jehad - - 2011
This paper uses panel data regression models, to empirically examine the determinants of health expenditure in six countries: the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany over a ten year period. Empirical findings emphasize the role of various demographic and economic variables on health expenditures including income ...
Carraher, Shawn - - 2011
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Meintjes, Graeme - - 2011
Robertson, Meg - - 2011
Reid, S.J. - - 2011
Setting. The Collaboration for Health Equity through Education and Research (CHEER) was formed in 2003 to examine strategies that would increase the production of health professionals who choose to practise in rural and under-served areas in South Africa.
Abdool-Gaffar, M.S. - - 2011
Objective. To revise the South African Guideline for the Management of Chronic Obstructive pulmonary Disease (COPD) based on emerging research that has informed updated recommendations. Key points.
Reid, S.J. - - 2011
Setting. The influence of undergraduate and postgraduate training on health professionals' career choices in favour of rural and underserved communities has not been clearly demonstrated in resource-constrained settings.
Patel, Maya - - 2011
Objective. Tuberculosis (TB) in patients with or without advanced HIV infection may present as smear-negative, extrapulmonary and/or disseminated forms. We studied the role of pericardial and abdominal ultrasound examinations in the determination of extrapulmonary or disseminated TB.
Urban, M.F. - - 2011
Objective. The prenatal screening programme for Down syndrome (DS) in the South African public health sector remains primarily based on advanced maternal age (AMA). We assessed the changes over time and effectiveness of this screening programme within a Cape Town health district.
Ens, Carla - - 2011
Aim. We aimed to assess the postgraduate palliative care distance education programme of the University of Cape Town (UCT) in terms of its perceived ability to influence palliative care delivery.
Rabiu, M.M. - - 2011
Objective. To determine the prevalence and causes of visual loss in different ecological zones across Nigeria.
Mashange, Wilson - - 2011
Objective. To assess the validity of oral mucosal transudate (OMT) specimens for HIV testing in children using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).
Iverson, Susan - - 2011
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