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‘‘It is always HIV/AIDS and TB’’ : home-based carers’ perspectives on epilepsy in Cape Town, South Africa
(Co-Action Publishing, 2016-06-01)
The study highlights the complex cultural religious factors affecting epilepsy and a need for integrated home-based care services. Two focus group discussions exploring home-based carers’ (HBCs) perspectives on epilepsy ...
Updated recommendations for the management of upper respiratory tract infections in South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
Background. Inappropriate use of antibiotics for non-severe upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs), most of which are viral, significantly adds to the burden of antibiotic resistance. Since the introduction of pneumococcal ...
Optimal waist-to-height ratio values for cardiometabolic risk screening in an ethnically diverse sample of South African urban and rural school boys and girls
Background The proposed waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) cut-off of 0.5 is less optimal for cardiometabolic risk screening in children in many settings. The purpose of this study was to determine the optimal WHtR for children ...