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Bera, Ebrahim - - 2012
Background. The package insert for nevirapine (NVP) cautions against use in HIV-infected women (including pregnant women) with CD4 counts [greater than or equal to] 250 cells/[micro]l. However, recent studies showed that the CD4 count of pregnant women receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) was not predictive of NVP toxicity.
Vythilingum, B. - - 2012
Objectives. To study the prevalence of alcohol and substance use in a South African antenatal population and its correlates with sociodemographic factors, depression and perceived stress.
van der Merwe, - - 2012
Background. Neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease (PD) contribute significantly to global disease burden. PD can be categorised into early-onset PD (EOPD) with an age at onset (AAO) of [less than or equal to] 50 years and late-onset PD (LOPD) with an AAO of >50 years.
Kent, S.J.W. - - 2012
Introduction. Dog bites are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, particularly where rabies is endemic. There is also a significant financial burden attached to prophylactic treatment to diminish the risk of rabies infection. KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) has a high incidence of human rabies yet little is known about the ...
Erasmus, Rajiv - - 2012
Objective. The coloured population has the second-highest prevalence of diabetes in South Africa. However, the data were based on a study conducted almost 20 years ago in a peri-urban coloured population of the Western Cape. We aimed to determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome in an urban ...
Scott, Vera - - 2012
Objectives. To use a quality improvement approach to improve access to and quality of tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis and care in Cape Town.
Doherty, Jane - - 2012
South Africa has developed an innovative mid-level medical worker model that can contribute substantively to the development of quality district-level health care. These clinical associates entered the South African job market in 2011 and have reportedly been received favourably. The first cohorts performed well on local and national examinations, with ...
Essack, S.Y. - - 2012
A stable human resource base in the health sector is critical to achieving health-related Millennium Development Goals. There is a severe quantitative and qualitative shortfall of healthcare professionals in South Africa, and the existing and future health workforce production is inadequate for our healthcare needs. The production model must include ...
de Jager, - - 2012
In November 2011, a draft National Development Plan (NDP) was released that addresses two of South Africa's major challenges: poverty and inequity. Health and economic development are interdependent, presenting an important opportunity through the NDP to integrate health within goals of broader socioeconomic development. Reviewing the NDP identified gaps based ...
Seggie, Janet - - 2012
Seggie, Janet - - 2012
Seggie, Janet - - 2012
Hudson, Tori - - 2012
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Gerber, Michael - - 2012
Duff, Katherine - - 2012
Smith, Pamela - - 2012
Abshier, Thomas - - 2012
Jernigan, David - - 2012
Morstein, Mona - - 2012
Gaby, Alan - - 2012
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