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Die ervaring van aktiewe betrokkenheid by 'n aanlyn Facebook-ondersteuningsgroep as ŉ vorm van ondersteuning vir individue wat met Meervoudige Sklerose gediagnoseer is
(Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 2016-09)
Hierdie studie benut 'n kwalitatiewe metodologie om 'n grootliks onverkende onderwerp, nie net in Suid-Afrika nie, maar wêreldwyd te ondersoek. Bestaande navorsing oor ondersteuningsnetwerke vir mense met meervoudige ...
Sepsis: Primary indication for peripartum hysterectomies in a South African setting
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2016-12)
AuII : skaars of afgeskeep? 'n Kritiese literatuuroorsig
Verbindings van AuII is reeds langer as 60 jaar bekend. ’n Literatuurstudie toon dat slegs ’n beperkte aantal struktuur- en bindingstipes tot dusver in suiwer vorm geïsoleer en gekarakteriseer kon word. Die grootste enkele ...
Intradialytic hypertension during chronic haemodialysis and subclinical fl uid overload assessed by bioimpedance spectroscopy
(Oxford University Press European Renal Association, 2016)
Background: Intradialytic hypertension (IDH) increases morbidity and mortality. The prevalence in South Africa is unknown. The pathogenesis is unclear, but it has been suggested that IDH may be due to subclinical fluid ...
Tree species diversity promotes aboveground carbon storage through functional diversity and functional dominance
(Wiley Open Access, 2016)
The relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem function has increasingly been debated as the cornerstone of the processes behind ecosystem services delivery. Experimental and natural field-based studies have come up ...
Soil elements influencing community structure in an old-growth forest in Northeastern China
This study uses detailed soil and vegetation data collected in a 30-ha old-growth broad-leaved Korean pine forest to study the effect of soil properties on tree community structures. Spatial distribution patterns are ...
Aboveground biomass and carbon in a South African mistbelt forest and the relationships with tree species diversity and forest structures
Biomass and carbon stocks are key information criteria to understand the role of forests in regulating global climate. However, for a bio-rich continent like Africa, ground-based measurements for accurate estimation of ...
How to evaluate health-related quality of life and its association with medication adherence in pulmonary tuberculosis – designing a prospective observational study in South Africa
(Frontiers Media, 2016)
Introduction: Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) has become an important measure to identify and shape effective and patient-relevant healthcare interventions innovations through outcomes. Adherence to tuberculosis ...
How to create more supportive supervision for primary healthcare: lessons from Ngamiland district of Botswana : co-operative inquiry group
(Taylor & Francis Open, 2016)
Background : Supportive supervision is a way to foster performance, productivity, motivation, and retention of health workforce. Nevertheless there is a dearth of evidence of the impact and acceptability of supportive ...
The healthy primary school of the future : study protocol of a quasi-experimental study
(BioMed Central, 2016)
Background: Unhealthy lifestyles in early childhood are a major global health challenge. These lifestyles often persist from generation to generation and contribute to a vicious cycle of health-related and social ...