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Exploring the views of adult learners about their learning in a postgraduate nursing program in a higher education institution in KZN.
Background Minister Pandor (2008) challenged universities to increase access to higher education institutions by setting the goal as a participation rate of 20 per cent by 2015, as stated in the National Plan for Higher ...
An investigation of psychological stress, coping styles/strategies and psychological adjustments in a sample of Indian South African women with breast cancer in different developmental stages of the life-cycle.
The purpose of this research was to examine some major themes of stress, coping styles/strategies, and psychological adjustment to breast cancer, of 116 English speaking, low socioeconomic status Indian South African ...
Identification of suicidal ideation in HIV-infected patients : development of a suicide risk assessment tool and a suicide intervention plan for HIV-infected patients following voluntary counselling and testing.
ABSTRACT Background. Globally, suicide and HIV/AIDS remain two of the greatest healthcare issues, particularly in low- and middle-income countries where approximately 85% of suicides occur. Every year, more than 800,000 ...
An analysis of the use of African traditional medicine by adult patients attending a primary health care clinic in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
Background: Current evidence indicates that more and more people worldwide are using complementary and alternate medicines. About 80% of people in Africa and Asia have been reported to be using traditional medicines in ...
Lived experiences of community empowerment programme workers participating in a community empowerment programme.
Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and governmental organizations are united in their goal to develop and implement community empowerment programmes (CEPs). The researcher explored the lived experiences of HIV/AIDS ...
A descriptive analysis of student engagement in a post-basic nursing education programme in one KwaZulu-Natal College of Nursing selected campus in the eThekwini district.
Background: There is a growing interest in the concept of student engagement in higher education institutions. Literature reflects that engagement is an important precursor to student learning and success and an antidote ...
Neuropsychological functioning and adjustment in spinal cord injured patients.
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Focus group discussion with private sector doctors in the eThekwini Metro of KwaZulu-Natal on the management of HIV/AIDS patients.
Background: Highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) is essential in the treatment of HIV/AIDS; however, a holistic approach to HIV/AIDS management is important. This study was done to confirm the findings of two ...
Identification of sources from which doctors in the private sector obtain information on HIV and AIDS.
Background: Doctors need to constantly update their knowledge and obtain information in order to practise high-quality medicine. Antiretroviral drugs have been available only since around 1996, therefore many of the doctors ...
Evaluation of the clinical management of HIV-infected patients by private sector doctors in the eThekwini Metro, KwaZulu-Natal.
Background: Although private sector doctors are the backbone of treatment service in many countries, caring for patients with HIV entails a whole new set of challenges and difficulties. The few studies done on the quality ...