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The experiences of death and dying of Zulu patients, their families and caregivers.
This thesis studies the impact of the terminal illness and awareness of undergoing the dying process and inevitable death, at the KwaZulu Government hospital Ngwelezana, at Empangeni in the Lower Umfolozi District. A ...
Community awareness of GOBI-FFF and its implementation in two urban communities
The health picture in the developing world is still very bleak. The varlOUS Black populations of South Africa (be they Africans, Indians or Coloureds) are part of this developing world. In a total world population of 4,607 ...
Non-insulin-dependent diabetes in young Indians : a clinical and biochemical study.
One of the earliest recorded references to polyuria is found in the Papyrus Ebers (1500 BC) and much later the occurrence of "honey urine" was noted by an ancient Hindu physician, Sushrutha, in old Indian Sanskrit (400 ...
The health needs and priorities of a semi-urban African community.
This commentary is essentially a report on various aspects of assessment of health needs and priorities in a peri-urban black community (mainly African) situated near Pinetown. The study was initially conducted under the ...
Evaluation of laboratory methods for susceptibility testing of staphylococcus aureus.
The susceptibility of 80 StaphyIococcus aureus isolated to oxacillin was investigated using microtitre, agar dilution and Stokes' disc diffusion methods. There was a bimodal distribution of the isolates according to the ...
An investigation into the effects and possible mechanisms of action of cimetidine and ranitidine on the sexual behaviour of male rats.
The development of a new class of antihistamines, the H2-receptor antagonists, introduced a new era in the treatment of peptic ulcer diseases. Cimetidine, the first clinically effective H2-blocker, was introduced ...
Studies on insulin secretion and insulin resistance in non-insulin- dependent diabetes in young Indians.
No abstract available.
The Use of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (Elisa) for the determination and characterization of antiendotoxin antibodies.
Recent clinical studies have highlighted the effectiveness of immunotherapy for Gram-negative bacteraemia in humans. Studies in America, undertaken on patients with Gram-negative bacteraemia, have shown that mortality was ...
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 ...
Control of prostaglandin biosynthesis by the intrauterine tissues in primary dysfunctional human labour.
No abstract available.