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Preventing venous thromboembolism at a district hospital : a quality improvement study
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background: Pulmonary embolism (PE) is the most common preventable cause of hospital deaths, and almost all hospitalised patients have at least one risk factor for venous thrombo-embolism (VTE). Despite ...
Drug interactions in primary healthcare in the George area, South Africa : a cross-sectional study
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Aim: To investigate the prevalence of potential drug-drug interactions in primary healthcare clinics in the George subdistrict. Objectives included: To investigate and quantify the following risk factors: ...
Does the provision of services for HIV positive patients, including the provision of antiretroviral therapy, meet the needs and expectations of employers in Knysna?
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2009-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In South Africa, the highest HIV prevalence is amongst young people, who may have the greatest potential to contribute to the country’s economy. South Africa has one of the world’s largest ...
Factors influencing the use of contraceptive methods amongst adolescents in George, South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY: Introduction A broad understanding of adolescent sexual behaviour is crucial: sexual experience and risky sexual behaviour are prevalent among adolescents. Many studies have been done and opinions have ...
After hours case mix at George provincial hospital emergency centre: a descriptive study
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Introduction: Emergency care of patients in South Africa has become a priority, with the establishment of emergency medicine as a specialty, developing a triage scoring system, and upgrading facilities ...
A review of the implementation of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission program in the George sub-district, Western Cape
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03-15)
Introduction The most common cause for HIV infection in children in developing countries is the vertical transmission of HIV from mother to child. Without any intervention the vertical transmission rate from mother to ...