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A Quality Improvement Audit of Diabetes Care in Macassar Community Health Centre
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-12-09)
Background: The responsibility for the management of diabetes mellitus, a highly prevalent and serious chronic condition, falls mostly on our primary health care services. Macassar Community Health Centre (CHC) in the ...
PRAGMATIC VERSUS STANDARDISED BP MEASUREMENT: AN ANALYSIS OF BP MEASUREMENT IN A PRIMARY CARE HOSPITAL IN SWAZILAND
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2013-03-05)
Background: Measurement of blood pressure (BP) is done poorly due to both human and instrument errors. The standard protocol for measurement is often not followed by healthcare workers. Objectives: There were three ...
Tuberculosis contact tracing in primary health care facilities in Francistown, Botswana.
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2014-04-25)
Background Tuberculosis (TB) is a big health concern in Botswana. High numbers of new and retreatment tuberculosis cases are still being recorded every year. This calls for implementation of more effective ways of ...
The prevalence and factors associated with ocular complications among patients with type 2 diabetes in Onandjokwe hospital.
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2015-12-09)
Background The prevalence of diabetes mellitus and its complications is rising globally and many factors which include sedentary lifestyle, obesity, aging, population growth among others have been attributed to this. ...