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Transition to special education : the experiences of parents of children with communication disorders associated with intellectual disability in the province of KwaZulu-Natal.
Millions of children around the world are affected by childhood disabilities, and are much less likely to participate in schooling than those not affected (Filmer, 2008). This study supports the global initiative to ensure ...
HIV and infant feeding : choices and decision-outcomes in the context of prevention of mother-to-child transmission among HIV-positive mothers in Zambia.
Mother-to-child transmission of HIV is one of the key drivers of the HIV pandemic in Zambia and impacts infant feeding for HIV-exposed infants. The aim of infant feeding counselling is to facilitate informed decision on ...
HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, atorvastatin induces apoptasis in human lung adenocarcinoma cell (A549).
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Evaluation of extemporaneous compounding in tetriary hospital pharmacy in the Polokwane Municipality : a pilot study.
Background: Some medicines are available in doses that are not suitable for a specific population group and therefore manipulation of the existing medication is undertaken in order to obtain the required concentration of ...
Kinesio Taping® of the metacarpophalangeal joints and its effect on hand function in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis.
Background Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic disease that affects the hands bilaterally, resulting in inflammation, pain, joint instability, diminished grip strength and difficulties with function. The ...
Clinical pharmacy services in a South African private hospital group, and the factors hindering their progress.
Clinical pharmacy and the provision of patient-focused pharmaceutical care services is a hospital pharmacist’s role that is slowly developing in South African private hospitals. The clinical pharmacist, as a valuable member ...
HIV-1 transactivator of transcription (TAT) protein causes neurotoxicity via astrocyte activation.
HIV is most well-known for its negative effects on the immune system and the resulting development of AIDS, however it also has severe damaging effects on the central nervous system. Many infected individuals exhibit ...
Patterns and features of HIV-1 specific CD8+ T-cell responses during acute HIV-1 infection and their association with viral control.
Evidence suggests that CD8+ T-‐cells play a major role in the control of HIV-‐1 viremia and apply significant immune pressure on HIV-‐1 replication. However, the presence of virus-‐specific ...
Audiological practices employed by audiologists in the management of adult patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in South Africa.
Aminoglycosides, such as amikacin and kanamycin, are part of the treatment for Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis; however, it is ototoxic and the need for audiological monitoring is, therefore, emphasised. However, there ...
The use of an English language assessment test on South African English additional language (EAL) speakers from an indigenous language and cultural background : a critical evaluation.
The aim of the study is to provide an in-depth interrogation and critique of the use of language assessment tools on populations from indigenous language and cultural backgrounds, culminating in a framework for guiding the ...