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A profile of geriatric admissions admitted to King Edward V111 hospital, Durban, in 2005.
Introduction: Ageing is a phenomenon that has preoccupied the minds of humankind for generations but it was only in the twentieth century that medical care dedicated to the elderly was created. The field of Geriatric Medicine ...
The profile of maternal deaths in a district hospital : a five-year review of maternal deaths at Northdale Hospital (2006-2010).
Background The estimated global number of maternal deaths has decreased from 536000 in 2005 to 358000 deaths in 2008. Sub Saharan Africa contributed with 57% of maternal deaths in 2008. Although there is a general decrease ...
Characteristics of women having first trimester termination of pregnancy in a district/regional hospital in KwaZulu-Natal.
Introduction: Despite the availability of contraceptives, some women still seek an induced abortion. If these women are known, they can be targeted for intensive contraceptive counseling. An accessible termination of ...