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Time-course changes in the echocardiographic parameters and NT-proBNP levels in patients with severe mitral regurgitation undergoing valve replacement.
Conventional echocardiographic parameters are currently used in determining the timing for surgery in patients with mitral regurgitation. Since brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) rises in response to ventricular muscle stretch, ...
Child rape victims experiences in the aftermath of disclosure.
This study was undertaken to explore children's experiences in the aftermath of rape disclosure. A qualitative, exploratory, and descriptive study was conducted at a Durban Treatment Centre. Clinical interviews were ...
A review of child health care in the Durban Metropolitan area.
No abstract available.
Initial B-Cell responses to transmitted human immunodeficiency virus type 1: virion-binding immunoglobulin M (IgM) and IgG antibodies followed by plasma anti-gp41 antibodies with ineffective control of initial viremia.
(American Society for Microbiology., 2008)
A window of opportunity for immune responses to extinguish human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) exists from the moment of transmission through establishment of the latent pool of HIV-1-infected cells. A critical ...
Time for gender mainstreaming in editorial policies.
(International AIDS Society., 2011)
The HIV epidemic has been continuously growing among women, and in some parts of the world, HIV-infected women outnumber men. Women’s greater vulnerability to HIV, both biologically and socially, influences their health ...
Pertussis vaccination of African infants using acellular and whole-cell vaccines.
Conventional pertussis vaccine prepared from killed whole cell B. pertussis organisms has been in widespread use since the early 1950's. Despite marked reductions in the incidence of pertussis, the use of the vaccine has ...
A follow-up study of the respiratory health status of automotive spray painters exposed to paints containing isocyanates.
In order to evaluate the respiratory health status of spray painters exposed to paints containing hexamethylene diisocyanates (HDI) and to obtain more insight into the relationship between occupational exposures to isocyanates ...
Role of water temperature variability in structuring aquatic macroinvertebrate communities : case study on the Keurbooms and Kowie Rivers, South Africa.
Water temperature is a critical factor affecting the abundance and richness of freshwater stream aquatic macroinvertebrate communities. Variable seasonal river temperature patterns are a critical factor in maintaining ...
Exploring organisational learning within a continuous business improvement context [electronic resource].
The organisation under review, like many others, is currently facing a number of challenges, such as profitability and the life-span of the existing resources, and the ability to locate new resources. This calls for leaders ...
Effect of methyl jasmonate and salicyclic acid on chilling injury of 'eureka' lemons.
South Africa is the second largest exporter of citrus fruit in the world. There has recently emerged a strong demand for lemons in the world market due to their nutritional value, culinary and non-culinary uses. During ...