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van Rensburg, Bernard - - 2012
Executive summary. National mental health policy: SASOP extends its support for the process of formalising a national mental health policy as well as for the principles and content of the current draft policy. Psychiatry and mental health: psychiatrists should play a central role, along with the other mental health disciplines, ...
van Zyl, - - 2012
Introduction. Current data regarding treatment needs in South Africa for substance dependence are based on admissions to specialised treatment centres. The data therefore do not include patients presenting to independent healthcare workers and state hospitals.
van Rensburg, Bernard - - 2012
Introduction. The State Employed Special Interest Group (SESIG) of the South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP) was established in Durban during the national congress in September 2000. Issues of concern at the time included: suboptimal physical conditions in state hospitals and clinics; stalling of the essential drug list (EDL) review ...
Strydom, M.A.A. - - 2012
Objectives. Anxiety disorders are the most common childhood psychiatric disorders. Previous research suggests that South African rates may be high. Our study examined the prevalence and severity of anxiety and depression among Grade 11 and 12 learners attending schools in central Bloemfontein. Learners' perceptions of the important stressors as well ...
Gillis, Lynn - - 2012
The history of psychiatry in South Africa stretches back to the first settlement by Europeans in the Cape of Good Hope in 1652. Its development falls into 3 phases with some overlaps. The first was a period of expediency and restraint during the early stages of the occupation of the ...
Counihan, K.P. - - 2012
AIM: Pre-eruptive intra-coronal radiolucency (PEIR) describes a radiolucent lesion located in the coronal dentine, just beneath the enamel-dentine junction of unerupted teeth. The prevalence of this lesion varies depending on the type and quality of radiographic exposure and age of patients used for assessment. The aetiology of pre-eruptive intra-coronal radiolucent ...
Hariharan, V.S. - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Dental traumas are highly prevalent lesions in primary teeth, but crown-root fractures are seldom observed in primary molars. When trauma is sustained to the chin, the posterior primary teeth are at increased risk of trauma. The treatment of fractured teeth can be complicated, sometimes because of difficulties with the ...
Waldon, K. - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Tooth auto-transplantation has been successfully performed for over 50 years and yet the procedure has still to receive the widespread acceptance that it deserves. AIM: This study demonstrates the numerous clinical situations in which auto-transplantation can be used in order to give a child or adolescent an excellent biological ...
Rhouma, O. - - 2012
AIM: To identify early clinical variables that are most predictive of treatment outcome and to develop a model that will allow prediction of treatment outcomes based on these variables. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS: A dental trauma database was used to randomly identify patients who had received treatment for avulsed teeth ...
Yaman, E. - - 2012
AIM: To compare the clinical and radiographic success rates of two vital pulpotomy agents: formocresol (FC) and Ankaferd Blood Stopper[R] (ABS), in primary molars during a 12-month follow-up period. STUDY DESIGN: A randomised, single-blind study design was used in a sample of 30 healthy 6-9 year old children with 60 ...
Howell, J.L. - - 2012
AIM: Presenting features associated with orofacial granulomatosis (OFG) and oral Crohn's disease (OCD) are varied, making successful diagnosis and management difficult. The aim of this service evaluation was to establish a profile of patients with these conditions attending a paediatric oral medicine clinic and to determine their overall satisfaction with ...
Kramer, N. - - 2012
AIM: To evaluate the effect of thermo-mechanical loading (TML) on marginal quality and wear of different crown types for primary molars. METHODS: Eighty extracted human primary molars were used. After preparation, five groups received different crowns (n=16): preformed metal crowns (3M ESPE) and NuSmile crowns (Orthodontic Technologies Inc.) were inserted ...
Arora, R. - - 2012
AIM: To compare the efficacy of three caries removal techniques namely: Papacarie[R], calcium hydroxide and rotary instruments by SEM analyses of the micro-morphology of residual dentine and resin tags at resin-dentine interface. METHODS: 45 extracted human permanent molar teeth, with occlusal caries extending up to dentine, were divided into two ...
Ghanim, A.M. - - 2012
Background: The dynamic properties of molar-incisor-hypomineralisation lesions (MIH) may impact negatively on personal daily oral care resulting in increased treatment needs. AIMS: To describe and compare individual oral health care practices between MIH-affected and non-affected children, to evaluate and compare dental treatment needs between hypomineralised and non-hypomineralised first permanent molars, ...
Souza, J.F. - - 2012
AIM: To analyse factors potentially associated with molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) development. METHODS: A population-based study was carried out with 903 children aged from 6-12 years old, born and residing in rural and urban areas of the town of Botelhos, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Their mothers completed a structured ...
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