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    • Validation of a severity-of-illness score in patients with tuberculosis requiring intensive care unit admission 

      Koegelenberg, Coenraad Frederik N.; Balkema, Cecile A.; Jooste, Ynishia; Taljaard, Jantjie J.; Irusen, Elvis M. (Health & Medical Publication Group, 2015-05-27)
      Background. There is a paucity of data on the determinants of mortality due to tuberculosis (TB) in the intensive care unit (ICU). Objective. To develop a simple severity-of-illness score for use in patients with TB admitted ...

    • Validation of two prediction models of undiagnosed chronic kidney disease in mixed-ancestry South Africans 

      Mogueo, Amelie; Echouffo-Tcheugui, Justin B.; Matsha, Tandi E.; Erasmus, Rajiv T.; Kengne, Andre P. (BioMed Central, 2015-07-04)
      Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global challenge. Risk models to predict prevalent undiagnosed CKD have been published. However, none was developed or validated in an African population. We validated the Korean ...

    • Vitamin B12 neuropathy in the absence of anaemia : a case report 

      Perold, J. G. (HMPG, 1981-04)
      A case of severe vitamin B12 neuropathy (subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord) in the absence of anaemia is described and a short review of the literature presented.

    • Die waarde van flikkergrafie in die hantering van enkelnodules van die tiroied 

      Van Heerden, B. B. see Van Heerden, Barend B.; Van Heerden, P. D. R.; Van Zyl, J. A.; Bouwer, E. L.; Van Heerden, Barend B. (HMPG, 1977-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The value of radionuclide scanning of the thyroid gland was investigated in 125 patients with solitary thyroid nodules. Fifty seven of the 95 patients with 'cold' nodules underwent surgery. The incidence ...

    • Wanvoeding in drie hospitaalbevolkings 

      Labadarios, D.; Rossouw, J. E. (HMPG, 1981-08)
      A disturbingly high incidence of malnutrition has been found in patients with chronic liver disease, in patients with renal failure on chronic haemodialysis, and in the elderly. The aetiology of malnutrition would appear ...