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Drug-related problems among geriatric outpatients at a public sector hospital : an intervention study.
Introduction: Although drug-related problems (DRPs) are known to be prevalent in elderly patients, there are not many studies that have been performed in geriatric outpatients at public health facilities in South Africa. ...
The injectable contraceptive : user, social and pharmacological perspectives.
Despite its widespread use, little research has been undertaken on the use of progestogen-only injectable contraceptives by South African women. This thesis is comprised of two sections. Section 1 provides the first ...
The pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics of theophylline in premature neonates during the first few days after birth.
Theophylline is one of the few preparations available for the treatment of apnoea of prematurity. Currently little data is available on the pharmacokinetics and the pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic relationships of ...
Studies on molluscicidal properties of some South African medicinal plants used in the control of schistosomiasis in KwaZulu-Natal.
Schistosomiasis is an important public health issue for rural communities located near,or around slow moving water bodies in the tropical and subtropical areas. Successful control of the disease involves multifaceted ...
Antimicrobial and chemical analyses of selected bulbine species.
The use of plant materials for the treatment of various diseases is very common in African countries. As traditional medicine used by the rural people does not always have a proper scientific basis, research programmes ...
Factors influencing HAART adherence among private health care sector patients in a suburb of the Ethekwini Metro.
Background: The advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) ushered in a new era in the management of the AIDS pandemic with new drugs, new strategies, new vigour from treating clinicians and enthusiasm on the ...
Beta-lactamase mediated resistance in Escherichia Coli isolated from state hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal.
Escherichia coli, one of the most common pathogens causing urinary tract infections, has shown increased resistance to commonly used antibiotics. In this study we analyzed the β-lactamase profiles of 38 inhibitor-resistant ...
HIV and the metabolic syndrome.
Abstract not available.