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Exploring research participant's perceptions and comprehension of the informed consent process in a pre-exposure HIV prevention study in Zimbabwe : a case study.
Background. An inherent challenge in HIV prevention studies is making sure that trial participants understand the information. This study explored trial participants’ perceptions and comprehension of the informed consent ...
Innate immune activation enhances HIV acquisition in women, diminishing the effectiveness of tenofovir microbicide gel.
(Oxford University Press., 2012-09-01)
The antiretroviral agent, tenofovir, formulated as a vaginal microbicide gel, reduces human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) acquisition by 39% in women. This study assessed the role of preexisting immune activation in ...
Characterization of anti-HIV-1 neutralizing and binding antibodies in chronic HIV-1 subtype C infection.
Neutralizing (nAbs) and high affinity binding antibodies may be critical for an efficacious HIV-1 vaccine. We characterized virus-specific nAbs and binding antibody responses over 21 months in eight HIV-1 subtype C chronically ...
Topical microbicides - What's new?
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2013-07-01)
Topical microbicides are an important, promising but complex HIV prevention technology under development. After 11 disappointing effectiveness trial outcomes of 6 candidate products (some tested as multiple doses and ...
Shepstone and Cetshwayo, 1873-1879.
No abstract available.
Exploring secondary traumatic stress experienced by nurses working in mental health service in Rwanda.
It has been suggested that a unique feature of some mental health nurses' work is exposure through their role as therapists to clients' descriptions of, and reactions to, trauma, and that these experiences may actually ...
A case study : the role of school management teams in curriculum management.
This study investigates the role of the School Management Team in curriculum
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.