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Wireless networks for surveillance, data capture and data management in the human immunodeficiency virus epidemic care and treatment programmes.
Biomedical and demographic data capture and the subsequent management of such information are critical factors in the implementation of any level of healthcare prevention and treatment program. The developing world is ...
Ascites revisited: The value of serum-ascites albumin gradient (SAAG)
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Functional evaluation before and after interventional bronchoscopy in patients with malignant central airway obstruction
Rigid or flexible interventional bronchoscopy is increasingly accepted for treating central tracheal or bronchial obstruction caused by incurable pulmonary malignancy. Immediate and sustained symptomatic relief and improvement ...
Causes and management of diarrhoea in children in a clinical setting
Diarrhoeal disease and its complications remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality in children, especially in developing countries. Diarrhoea is characterised by an increased frequency and volume, and decreased ...
Post-traumatic stress disorder: medicine and politics
Regrettably, exposure to trauma is common worldwide, and can have serious adverse psychological results. The introduction of the notion of post-traumatic stress disorder has led to increasing medicalisation of the problem. ...
An update on bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Is there a relationship to the development of childhood asthma?
There appears to be some interesting commonalities between asthma and BPD. The prevalence of both conditions is on the rise, both conditions tend to cluster in families, and they share wheezing phenotypes, i.e., mild-moderate ...
The role of oxygen deficiency and cytosolic reactions in cell growth
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Kinetic modelling in small animal imaging with PET
Small animal imaging with positron emission tomography has undergone a major evolution. This has been driven by technical improvements and the development of dedicated PET camera's for small animals. The focus has shifted ...
Flow cytometry as the spearhead for delivering sustainable and versatile laboratory services to HIV-burdened health care systems of the developing world: A Caribbean model
HIV is targeting the developing nations of the world, threatening their economic development, overwhelming public health systems, and depleting human capital. The Caribbean is no exception, with the second highest incidence ...