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Quality of paediatric care at King Edward VIII hospital.
The purpose of health service research is to produce knowledge that will contribute to the improvement in the delivery of health care and it is in this spirit that this study of the quality of paediatric care at King ...
A profile of children admitted to a rehydration unit.
The first twelve months operation of a five-bed rehydration unit at Osindisweni Hospital is described and data related to admissions presented. Osindisweni hospital is situated in a rural area north of Durban and has ...
Survival and rehabilitation following acute stroke.
The outcome of acute stroke in 210 White adult patients admitted to Addington Hospital, Durban in 1983 and 1984 was investigated by means of retrospective case-note review. In addition, the level of functional independence ...
The prevalence of obesity and associated medical conditions in an urban Indian general practice.
The prevalence of obesity and associated medical conditions amongst Indian patients attending an urban Indian general practice in Phoenix was investigated. Data were collected using standardized questionnaires and checklists. ...
A review of dispensing in South Africa.
The dispensing Medical Practitioner has become topical since 13B4 . Dn this issue, much confusion and ignorance prevails, both amongst members of the medical and allied professions and in the public mind. This study was ...
The epidemiology of parasuicide at RK Khan Hospital.
It was suspected that about 2 cases of parasuicide were admitted daily to RK Khan Hospital and this suspicion was confirmed by this study. Most of the cases were female, and in the 15 - 24 year age group. Patients were ...
Dietary factors in overweight adults.
The often stated inability of many patients to lose weight or maintain weight reduction is a common complaint heard in general practice and the dietary reasons underlying the problem was studied. The study was carried out ...
Primary health care needs of an urban and a rural African community.
No abstract available.
Alcohol use and the availability of supportive services in a white urban community.
This study identifies the alcohol intaKe patterns of 274 white patients attending an Urban General Practice. The average consumption rate was 6.5 drinKs per person per weeK (d/p/w). 40X of the surveyed group did not ...
A review of child health care in the Durban Metropolitan area.
No abstract available.