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Paediatric HIV/AIDS disclosure : towards a developmental and process-oriented approach
(Taylor & Francis, 2007)
As antiretroviral therapy becomes more widely available in low-resource settings and children with HIV/AIDS live for longer periods, disclosure of HIV diagnosis to infected children is becoming increasingly important. This ...
Promoting oral health in South Africa: public perceptions of water fluoridation.
Public knowledge of water fluoridation (WF), sources of information, purpose of WF and the level of support for the implementation of WF was assessed in South Africa. Of the 2229 respondents interviewed, 23 per cent had ...
Localized basal meningeal enhancement in tuberculous meningitis
Background: Focal basal meningeal enhancement may produce a confusing CT picture in children with suspected tuberculous meningitis (TBM). Objective: To demonstrate the incidence, distribution and appearance of localized ...
Tuberculosis in oncology patients
Background: There is a dearth of studies addressing the incidence and clinical presentation of tuberculosis (TB) in children with cancer. Aim: To evaluate the incidence of TB in paediatric oncology patients at Tygerberg ...
Current evaluation of cardiac stab wounds
Background. Patients with penetrating cardiac injuries may be stable or only mildly shocked, especially if the laceration has sealed off and the patient has been aggressively resuscitated. Clinical signs, chest roentgenograms, ...
Myocardial abscess with contained rupture: Successful repair
Spontaneous rupture of the heart from myocardial abscess is a rare occurrence. Most cases of spontaneous cardiac rupture are due to myocardial infarction. We present a case of a contained rupture of the heart in a patient ...
Laparoscopy for the non-palpable testis - Look before you cut!
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Modified charles procedure using negative pressure dressings for primary lymphedema: A functional assessment
OBJECTIVE: The Charles procedure is an aggressive operation usually only indicated for severe lymphedema as it often yields an unpredictable outcome. We modified this procedure in order to achieve predictable results. ...
Poverty and human immunodeficiency virus in children: A view from the Western Cape, South Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa is the region affected worst by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), with the most southern countries, including Botswana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, and South Africa, carrying the highest disease burden. This ...