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The knowledge, attitudes and practices of caregivers of children with asthma attending the Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Hospital, Manzini, Swaziland
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: Globally, 14% of children are affected by asthma. The literature emphasizes patient education the use of inhalers to relieve and control asthma attacks. The objective of the research is to ...
Perceptions about family-centred care among adult patients with chronic diseases at a general out-patient clinic in Nigeria
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: Few studies in Africa have described patients’ preferences for family involvement in their care. Such perceptions when elicited, can provide the patient-oriented evidence needed for implementation ...
The prevalence of hypertensive complications of pregnancy in Dora Nginza Hospital, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2010-12-10)
BACKGROUND: Hypertension and its complications is responsible for a significant proportion of maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality worldwide. In Dora Nginza Hospital, clinical experience has shown that hypertension ...
The prevalence and factors associated with ocular complications among patients with type 2 diabetes in Onandjokwe hospital
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: The prevalence of diabetes mellitus and its complications is rising globally and many factors which include sedentary lifestyle, obesity, aging, population growth among others have been ...