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    • Mainstreaming disability into the poverty reduction processes in Uganda : the role of the human rights - based approach to the National Development Plan 

      Mulumba, Moses (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Research evidence suggesting the link between disability and poverty has been increasing at an alarming rate in recent years. Despite this, there has been very little attention to ensuring representation ...

    • Making use of an existing questionnaire to measure patient-centred attitudes in undergraduate medical students : a case study 

      Archer, E.; Bezuidenhout, J.; Kidd, M.; Van Heerden, B. B. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-09)
      Background. Patient-centred care is widely acknowledged as important to achieve improved patient outcomes in healthcare. Therefore, it is vital that medical schools should foster this attitude in their students. Studies ...

    • Malacoplakia of the vagina: first case report 

      Van Der Walt J. J.; Marcus P. B.; De Wet J. J.; Burger A. J. J. (HMPG, 1973-08)
      The first case of malacoplakia known to have affected the female genital tract is presented. This lesion involved the upper vagina and presented clinically as an infiltrating carcinoma. No evidence of malacoplakia of the ...

    • Malaria in Namibia : a community study 

      Udjombala, Hilka Tuyenikelao (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The researcher has identified several problems in the North West Health Directorate community of Namibia regarding malaria and malaria related deaths. Against this background the study was undertaken ...

    • Malnutrition in paediatric oncology patients 

      Schoeman, Judith; Dannhauser, Andre; Kruger, Mariana (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010-08)
      Children more commonly present with protein energy malnutrition (PEM) at diagnosis of cancer in developing countries than in developed countries, depending on the type of cancer and extent of the disease. PEM at cancer ...

    • Mammographic screening for breast cancer in a resource-restricted environment 

      Apffelstaedt, Justus P.; Dalmayer, Lisa; Baatjes, Karin (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-04)
      Background. Mammographic screening is carried out at public sector hospitals as part of clinical practice. Objective. We report the experience of such screening at Tygerberg Academic Hospital (TBAH), a tertiary referral ...

    • Management of anterior vaginal prolapse in South Africa : national survey 

      Henn, E. W.; Cronje, H. S.; Van Rensburg, J. A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009-04)
      To the Editor: A national survey was done on the management of anterior vaginal prolapse (AVP) by registered gynaecologists and urologists in South Africa. Of 822 questionnaires posted, 30.2% were returned completed ...

    • Management of aortic stenosis in pregnancy 

      Pecoraro, A. J. K. (South African Heart Association, 2014)
      Aortic stenosis in pregnancy is most commonly related to congenital or bicuspid aortic stenosis, which is associated with an aortopathy and ascending aortic dilatation. The management of AS in pregnancy is based on a few ...

    • The management of blood and body fluids in a Kenyan university hospital : a nursing perspective 

      Ngesa, Anna Adhiambo (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to determine the knowledge of Universal Precautions Policy by Registered Nurses at Kenyatta National Hospital (Kenya) and their perception of occupational risk of exposure ...

    • Management of chemical ocular injuries – what every GP should know 

      Meyer, D. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2013-04)

    • Management of food allergies in children in South Africa : determining aspects of the knowledge and practices of dietitians and medical doctors 

      Stear, Georgina Isabel Jane (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background Adverse reactions to food are frequently suspected in daily clinical practice yet the knowledge of health care workers regarding correct diagnosis and management remains limited. This is ...

    • Management of mental health disorders and central nervous system sequelae in HIV-positive children and adolescents 

      Nassen, R.; Donald, K.; Walker, K.; Paruk, S.; Vujovic, M.; Duncan, W.; Laughton, B.; Moos, B.; Eley, B.; Lachman, A.; Wilmshurst, J. (AOSIS Publishing, 2014-09)
      HIV-positive children and adolescents are at increased risk of both central nervous system (CNS) sequelae and mental disorders owing to a number of factors, including the impact of HIV infection on the brain, social ...

    • The management of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn : a review 

      Lloyd, Lizel Georgi; Smith, Johan (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2016-12-14)
      Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn is a neonatal emergency with a high mortality rate in spite of several advances in the management thereof. The underlying pathophysiology is complex and multifactorial. The ...

    • Management of radiation cystitis 

      Smit, Shaun G.; Heyns, Chris F. (Nature Publishing Group, 2010-04)
      Acute radiation cystitis occurs during or soon after radiation treatment. It is usually self-limiting, and is generally managed conservatively. Late radiation cystitis, on the other hand, can develop from 6 months to 20 ...

    • The management of tuberculous pericardial effusion : experience in 233 consecutive patients 

      Reuter, Helmuth; Burgess, Lesley J.; Louw, Vernon J.; Doubell, Anton F. (Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2007-02)
      Aim: We report on the 30-day and one-year outcome of consecutive effusive pericarditis patients, including those with tuberculous pericarditis, over a six-year-period. Methods and Results: Patients with large ...

    • Management of uncomplicated malaria 

      Blumberg, Lucille; Frean, John; Barnes, Karen I. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008-06)
      The key issues in the successful management of malaria are early and accurate diagnosis and urgent treatment with effective drugs. Disease presentation is, however, not specific – progression to complicated disease may ...

    • Management of violent behaviour in acutely relapsed schizophrenics 

      Koen, L.; Lategan, B. H.; Jordaan, E.; Niehaus, D. J. H.; Emsley, R. A. (AOSIS Publishing, 2004-09-28)
      The management of aggressive behaviour has always been a criticai issue in psychiatry. Finding measures that can be used to accurately predict the likelihood of assaultative behaviour and thus ensure timeous appropriate ...

    • Managing AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma and pregnancy 

      Barnardt, Pieter (AOSIS Publishing, 2013-05)
      An estimated 30 - 40% of HIV-infected patients are likely to develop cancer during the progression of their disease. The occurrence of malignancy among these patients represents a difficult challenge in their care. Kaposi’s ...

    • Mandatory reporting of child abuse in South Africa : legislation explored 

      Hendricks, Melany Leonie (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-08)
      Legislation concerning mandatory reporting of child abuse in South Africa has been in effect since 2010, with the promulgation of amendment 41 of 2007 to the Children’s Act of 2005. This article explores mandatory reporting ...

    • Mapping of a curriculum renewal journey : lessons learned 

      Hanekom, Susan (Health & Medical Publication Group, 2014-10)
      A curriculum is described as an expression of educational ideas in practice.[1] It is a living document which should be adaptable to a changing environment. When faced with specific contextual challenges that required ...