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Exploring the impact of experience-based medical learning on students' clinical preparedness : a case study of the South African-Cuban medical training collaboration programme at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Background: The South-African-Cuban Medical Collaboration (SACMC) programme involves medical training being offered to rural South African (SA) origin students in Cuban facilities with the view of future medical practice ...
The effect of the undergraduate curriculum and intern rotation in anaesthesiology in making a career choice by interns at King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban in 2009.
Introduction South Africa has a shortage of anaesthesiologists. This is worse elsewhere in Africa. With the Anaesthesiologist’s scope of practice becoming wider, the current shortage of trained anaesthesiologists is ...
Hepatitis B virus-associated membranous nephropathy.
Glomerulonephritis as an extra hepatic manifestation of chronic HBV infection has now been well documented [1,2,3,4,5]. HBV-associated nephropathy has been described in areas of both high and low endemicity . In Africa ...
Neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome : an indepth review.
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The accuracy, sensitivity and specificity of rapid point-of-care testing for CD4+ T cell count enumeration and TB diagnosis.
Objectives: The PIMA CD4+ T cell count analyser has been favourably evaluated for use in point-of-care (POC) situations in Mozambique and Zimbabwe, has also been recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), however, ...
Screening for and diagnosing dementia in an elderly residential home population : a validation study.
Background: With the projected increase in the elderly population and expected rise in the prevalence of dementia, particularly in low-and-middle-income countries, early case identification is necessary for planning ...
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy : a prospective study of outcome after surgery.
Background: The natural history of cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is mixed. Surgical decompression is offered to patients with the aim of improving functional outcome. In some patients with chronic myelopathy, the ...
A description of the profile of the patients and outcomes of fiber-optic bronchoscopies, performed at a tertiary care hospital in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, from January to December 2011.
Background Tuberculosis (TB), pneumonia and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) were the three leading causes of natural deaths in South Africa in 2013 and 11.9% of all deaths in KwaZulu Natal were attributed to TB. In ...