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An analysis of blood pressure measurement in a primary care hospital in Swaziland
(AOSIS Publishing, 2014-12)
Background: Measurement of blood pressure (BP) is done poorly because of both human and machine errors. Aim: To assess the difference between BP recorded in a pragmatic way and that recorded using standard guidelines; ...
Auditing chronic disease care : does it make a difference?
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015-06)
Background: An integrated audit tool was developed for five chronic diseases, namely diabetes, hypertension, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and epilepsy. Annual audits have been done in the Western Cape Metro ...
Community assault and non-community assault among adults in Khayelitsha: A case count and comparison of injury severity
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-07)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background: Community Assault (CA) or vigilantism is rife in the township of Khayelitsha. Anecdotal evidence suggests that victims of CA are worse off than other assault cases. However, scientific data ...
An assessment of organisational values, culture and performance in Cape Town's primary healthcare services
(Medpharm Publications, 2013)
Objectives: Improving the quality of primary health care in South Africa is a national priority and the Western Cape Department of Health has identified staff and patient experience as a key component. Its strategic plan, ...