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Tuberculous pericarditis and HIV infection in Africa
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2008)
[No abstract available]
Comparative study of different brands of stavudine capsules for the off-label 'opened capsule' dosing method recommended for HIV-infected infants and children in resource-limited settings
(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2009)
Introduction. If a caregiver does not have access to a refrigerator, the South African National Department of Health advises that stavudine adult capsule formulations be employed using the off-label 'opened capsule' dosing ...
Acute poisonings : a comparative study of hospital admissions versus poison centre consultations
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A prospective study was conducted in 1999 to establish the incidence and nature of acute poisonings in the Cape Town / Western Cape region. This study was based on an analysis of Poison Centre queries ...
Long-term follow-up of R403W MYH7 and R92W TNNT2 HCM families : mutations determine left ventricular dimensions but not wall thickness during disease progression
(Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2007-06)
The clinical profile and prognosis of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a primary cardiac muscle disease caused mostly by mutations in sarcomeric protein-encoding genes, have been linked to particular disease-causing ...
Reliability and validity of the Gastrointestinal Symptom Rating Scale (GSRS) and Quality of Life in Reflux and Dyspepsia (QOLRAD) questionnaire in dyspepsia : a six-country study
(BioMed Central, 2008-01-31)
Background: Symptoms of dyspepsia significantly disrupt patients' lives and reliable methods of assessing symptom status are important for patient management. The aim of the current study was to document the psychometric ...
Toxicological screening for drugs of abuse in samples adulterated with household chemicals
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2002)
Objectives. Urine samples that tested positive for two drugs of abuse, namely cannabis and methaqualone, were reassayed in the presence or absence of common household chemicals: Jik (sodium hypochlorite), Dettol (chloroxylenol), ...
Refinements and innovations in biopsy and analysis techniques for pleural and lung disease
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
1.1. Background Tumors arising from the lung, pleura, or chest wall are a frequent problem in clinical pulmonary medicine. Most lesions are either infectious, neoplastic or granulomatous in nature, but a variety of other ...
The role of surfactant in, and a comparison of, the permeability of porcine and human epithelia to various chemical compounds
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
In this thesis, research results are reported on the role of natural and synthetic surfactants on the in vitro permeability characteristics of various chemical compounds across porcine (buccal, bronchial, arterial, venous ...
Impact of age, gender and race on patient and graft survival following renal transplantation - developing country experience
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2003)
Background. Optimising renal allograft survival is crucially important in developing countries because of limited resources to treat irreversible renal failure. However, although many factors can be manipulated to improve ...
Aminoglycoside monitoring: Perspective on current trends in the Western Cape
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2005)
[No abstract available]