• Paediatric and neonatal admissions to an intensive care unit at a regional hospital in the Western Cape 

      Kruger, Irma (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Objective: The aim of the study was to determine the outcome of critically ill neonates and children admitted to a general intensive care unit in a large regional hospital (Worcester) in the Western ...
    • Paediatric antimicrobial use at a South African hospital 

      Koopmans, L. R.; Finlayson, H.; Whitelaw, A.; Decloedt, E. H.; Dramowski, A. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Background: Data on antimicrobial use among hospitalized children in Africa are very limited due to the absence of electronic prescription tracking. Methods: This study evaluated antimicrobial consumption rates, the ...
    • Paediatric ART outcomes in a decentralised model of care in Cape Town, South Africa 

      Morsheimer, M. M.; Dramowski, A.; Rabie, H.; Cotton, M. F. (AOSIS Publishing, 2014-01-05)
      Background. Although subSaharan Africa faces the world’s largest paediatric HIV epidemic, only 1 in 4 children has access to combination antiretroviral therapy (ART). A decentralised approach to HIV care is advocated, but ...
    • Paediatric Bacterial urinary tract infections in the South African context 

      Irusen, Shaegan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Please refer to full text for abstract
    • Paediatric blunt abdominal trauma : are we doing too many computed tomography scans? 

      Arnold, M.; Moore, S. W. (Medpharm Publications, 2013-02)
      Blunt abdominal trauma in childhood contributes significantly to both morbidity and mortality. Selective non-operative management of blunt abdominal trauma in children depends on both diagnostic and clinical factors. ...
    • Paediatric cardiac services in South Africa 

      Hoosen, E. G. M.; Cilliers, A. M.; HugoHamman, C. T.; Brown, S. C.; Lawrenson, J. B.; Zuhlke, L.; Hewitson, J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2011)
      South Africa has failed to treat its children well, as demonstrated by our failure to achieve adequate progress towards the Millennium Development Goal of reducing the under-5 mortality rate, doing far worse than many ...
    • Paediatric diaphragm function and mechanical ventilation 

      Terhart, Maxine Nati (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Introduction: A relationship between diaphragm dysfunction and poor mechanical ventilation outcomes, such as prolonged duration of mechanical ventilation, weaning difficulties and extubation failure have ...
    • Paediatric HIV disclosure in South Africa : caregivers' perspectives on discussing HIV with infected children 

      Moodley, Keymanthri; Myer, L.; Michaels, D.; Cotton, M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2006-03)
      [No abstract available]
    • Paediatric surgery : birth of a new specialty or a coming of age? 

      Moore, S. W.; Sidler, D.; Rode, H. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008-04)
    • Paintball ocular injuries 

      Kruger, L. P.; Acton, J. K. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1999)
      Introduction. Six cases of ocular injury following paintball injuries sustained during war games are described. A CO2-powered rifle shoots a 14 mm plastic-coated paintball at participants. The muzzle velocity of the gun ...
    • Pampoentjie-meningitis : broom-82 partisietoets en serebrospinale vog glukose 

      Wassermann, H. P.; Van Heerden, P. D. R. (HMPG, 1977-11)
      A case of mumps meninigitis is reported where a low cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) glucose level, a positive bromine-82 partition test and the fact that the patient's sister had recently had tuberculous meningitis complicated ...
    • Pancreas cancer with Whipple’s operation 

      Blaauw, Renee (MedPharm Publications, 2015)
      The following case study was discussed at the SASPEN Workshop held during the Nutrition Congress 2014. It is a reflection of the general opinion of the audience, followed by a rationale of the latest literature on the ...
    • Pancreatic islet regeneration : therapeutic potential, unknowns and controversy 

      Cockburn, Ingrid L.; Ferris, William F. (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015-07-27)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Glucose homeostasis in mammals is primarily maintained by the insulin-secreting β-cells contained within pancreas-resident islets of Langerhans. Gross disruption of this glucose regulation as a result ...
    • Pandemic flu (H1N1) 2009 and pregnancy 

      Andersson, Monique I.; Van Zyl, Gert; Preiser, Wolfgang; Langenegger, Eduard; Theron, Gerhard (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010-04)
    • Pandemic influenza preparedness in the WHO African region : are we ready yet? 

      Sambala, Evanson Z.; Kanyenda, Tiwonge; Iwu, Chinwe J.; Iwu, Chidozie D.; Jaca, Anelisa; Wiysonge, Charles S. (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2018)
      Background: Prior to the 2009 pandemic H1N1, and the unprecedented outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) caused by the H5N1 virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) called upon its Member States to develop ...
    • A panel of ancestry informative markers for the complex five-way admixed South African Coloured population 

      Daya, Michelle; Van der Merwe, Lize; Ushma Galal; Möller, Marlo; Salie, Muneeb; Chimusa, Emile R.; Galanter, Joshua M.; Van Helden, Paul D.; Henn, Brenna M.; Gignoux, Chris R.; Hoal, Eileen (PLoS, 2013-12)
      Admixture is a well known confounder in genetic association studies. If genome-wide data is not available, as would be the case for candidate gene studies, ancestry informative markers (AIMs) are required in order to adjust ...
    • Paradoxical helminthiasis and giardiasis in Cape Town, South africa : epidemiology and control 

      Adams, Vera J.; Markus, Miles B.; Adams, Joanita F. A.; Jordaan, Esme; Curtis, Bronwyn; Dhansay, Muhammad A.; Obihara, Charlie C.; Fincham, John E. (Makerere University Medical School, 2005-06)
      Background. South Africa has endorsed a World Health Assembly (WHA) resolution calling for control of soil-transmitted helminths (STHs). In Cape Town, services and housing that exist in old-established suburbs should ...
    • Paraoxonase 1 genetic polymorphisms in a mixed ancestry African population 

      Macharia, M.; Kengne, A. P.; Blackhurst, D. M.; Erasmus, R. T.; Matsha, T. E. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014-11-16)
      Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) activity is markedly influenced by coding polymorphisms, Q/R at position 192 and M/L at position 55 of the PON1 gene. We investigated the frequencies of these polymorphisms and their effects on PON1 ...
    • Paratuberculosis in a domestic dog in South Africa 

      Miller, Michele A.; Davey, Sewellyn C.; Van Helden, Lesley S.; Kettner, Frank; Weltan, Sandy M.; Last, Rick; Grewar, John D.; Botha, Louise; Van Helden, Paul D. (AOSIS Publishing, 2017)
      This case report shows that Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) infection can cause clinical disease in domestic dogs, and should be considered as a differential diagnosis for gastrointestinal inflammatory ...
    • Parental compliance with therapy home programmes within a school for learners with special educational needs : an exploratory study 

      Melling-Williams, Natalie (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-03)
      The school that was studied caters for learners with special educational needs in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. The learners at the school have a variety of physical, intellectual and learning disabilities. They ...