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Epidemiological research methods. Part IV. Case-control studies
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1987-06)
Randomised controlled trials (RCTs), although regarded as the best method for assessing the efficacy of an intervention, have several shoncomings and may be impossible to conduct, for example in the case of harmful risk ...
The risk determination of geriatric problems
Ten geriatric problems which eventually lead to impairment, disability or handicap with progressive deterioration of bodily structure and function are discussed. At the geriatric clinic at Tygerberg Hospital, Parowvallei, ...
Health care of the elderly at Tygerberg Geriatric Clinic and Goodwood Aftercare Hospital
Comprehensive geriatric care should receive nation-wide attention in order to realize its objectives. An analysis of patient problems at the Geriatric Clinic, Tygerberg Hospital and Goodwood Aftercare Hospital is presented. ...
A new povidone-iodine cream for the treatment of burns : comparison with a standard topical regimen
(Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1986-03)
A remarkable improvement in the rate of burn healing has been achieved with a mixture of povidone-iodine ointment (Betadine) and malic, benzoic and salicylic acids (MBS) (Aserbine). A study was undertaken to compare the ...
Oral hyperalimentation in the nutritional management of burned patients
Total daily protein and energy requirements for burned adult patients were adapted from Sutherland's formulae and implemented in the Burn Unit at Tygerberg Hospital. Patients were given a high-protein ward diet and oral ...