• Instrumentation of the paediatric cervical spine 

      Dunn, R. N.; Botha, A. H. (Champagne Media, 2014)
      BACKGROUND: Paediatric cervical fusion surgery is challenging. Traditional techniques such as external stabilisation, onlay fusions and wiring techniques resulted in unsatisfactory outcomes due to inferior biomechanical ...
    • 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 ...
    • A retrospective review of paediatric cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in a South African tertiary hospital 

      Liebenberg, Hendrik Schalk (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY: Introduction: Paediatric cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rare complication associated with many underlying illnesses. It often results in severe neurological complications, which can be ...
    • The simple bread tag – a menace to society? 

      Karro, Ryan; Goussard, Pierre; Loock, James; Gie, Robert (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Foreign bodies (FBs) are potentially life-threatening when inhaled by a child, depending on where they lodge. Symptoms can range from acute upper airway obstruction to mild, vague respiratory complaints. ...
    • Vital signs for children at triage : a multicentre validation of the revised South African Triage Scale (SATS) for children 

      Twomey, M.; Cheema, B.; Buys, H.; Cohen, K.; De Sa, A.; Louw, P.; Ismail, M.; Finlayson, H.; Cunningham, C.; Westwood, A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2013-03-22)
      Objective. To validate a revised version of the paediatric South African Triage Scale (SATS) against admission as a reference standard and compare the sensitivity of triage using: (i) clinical discriminators; (ii) an ...