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Multi-morbidity and non-communicable diseases in South African primary health care
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : INTRODUCTION: Multi-morbidity in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is becoming more and more recognised phenomenon and this places a huge burden on the healthcare providers as the complexity of managing ...
The roles and training of primary care doctors : China, India, Brazil and South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2015-12-04)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : China, India, Brazil and South Africa contain 40% of the global population and are key emerging economies. All these countries have a policy commitment to universal health coverage with an emphasis on ...
Allergies and integrative medicine – making sense as a primary care practitioner
(Allergy Society of South Africa, 2010-11)
Integrative medicine (IM) is defined as a healing-oriented medicine that takes account of the whole person (body, mind and spirit) including all aspects of lifestyle. It emphasises the therapeutic relationship and makes ...
Is screening for microalbuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes feasible in the Cape Town public sector primary care contect? A cost and consequence study
(Medpharm Publications, 2013)
Background: Type 2 diabetes contributes significantly to the burden of disease in South Africa. Proteinuria is a marker for chronic kidney and cardiovascular disease. All guidelines recommend testing for microalbuminuria ...
Views of patients on a group diabetes education programme using motivational interviewing in South African primary care : a qualitative study
(Medpharm Publications, 2013)
Objectives: This study was a qualitative assessment of a diabetes group education programme presented in community health centres of the Cape Town Metro District. The programme offered four sessions of group education and ...
The views of key leaders in South Africa on implementation of family medicine : critical role in the district health system
(BioMed Central, 2014-06)
Background: Integrated team-based primary care is an international imperative. This is required more so in Africa, where fragmented verticalised care dominates. South Africa is trying to address this with health reforms, ...
Reasons for diabetes patients attending Bishop Lavis Community Health Centre being non-adherent to diabetes care
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-03)
Background: Non-adherence to diabetes care is a concern at Bishop Lavis Community Health Centre (BLCHC) as it results in many diabetes complications that could have been avoided. The aim was to explore the reasons for ...
The contribution of family medicine to African health systems
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : No abstract available.
Inhaled steroid use in adult asthmatics - Experience at a primary health care centre
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2005)
[No abstract available]
The availability, utilisation and needs for continuing professional development of rural general practitioners in the Western and Northern Cape
(Medpharm Publications, 2000)
Continuing professional development (CPD) is receiving increasing attention in South Africa. The introduction of recertification based on a system of obligatory CPD by the Health Professions Council of South Africa has ...