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Profile of the asthma clinic at Addington hospital, Durban.
A study was done about the Asthma Clinic at Addington Hospital to show the characteristics and demography of the patients attending the clinic during the study period of one year. Some of the aspects studied were: the onset ...
Profile and management of patients presenting with asthma in outpatients at a community hospital in Escourt.
Much work has been done in urban areas to implement national guidelines in the treatment of asthma. There is however a dearth of studies done in rural and semi-rural areas. For this reason this study on the profile and ...
Disability grant assessments at Nqutu, Kwazulu-Natal.
No abstract available.
The impact of Laduma, a health education intervention, on the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices regarding sexually transmitted infections among secondary school learners in KwaZulu-Natal.
Purpose To evaluate the impact of Laduma, a health education intervention, on the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices regarding sexually transmitted infections among secondary school learners in KwaZulu-Natal. ...
Profile of sexually transmitted diseases at Addington Hospital, Durban.
During the period January 1985 to December 1985, 537 consultations were undertaken at the Special Clinic at Addington Hospital, 483 of these were specifically for venereal disease. The male to female ratio was 2.2:1. The ...
Utilisation and knowledge of contraception in attenders at Alice in Ciskei.
No abstract available.
Cannabis use : social risk factors and knowledge of health risks in a sample of adolescents.
A study was conducted at a Durban high school which has a mixture of socioeconomic classes and races. All grade 10 pupils present on the day of the study were asked to complete a questionnaire under examination-like ...
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 ...
Knowledge and utililization of contraception amongst teenagers attending an urban Indian general practice.
During the six month period June to December 1990, 300 Indian teenagers attending the urban general practice of the researcher were interviewed. Data pertaining to age, sex, knowledge and utilization of contraceptives were ...
The ethical dilemmas of critical care specialists encountered in the admission of patients with HIV infection to intensive care.
South Africa has one of the fastest growing HIV epidemics in the world with 5.6 million people living with HIV/AIDS. As a consequence of the delayed implementation of the ARV rollout and failure to control the epidemic, ...