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The effect of HIV infection on the management of end-stage renal failure among patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) is cost effective, easy to learn, and requires no complex equipment, thus, is well-suited as a home dialysis modality in areas with distant or limited dialysis facilities. ...
Radiologic evaluation of breast disorders related to tuberculosis amongst women in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Women in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa, are at high risk of developing breast tuberculosis (BTB) due to the increased incidence of HIV. However, there is a general lack of knowledge regarding the various diseases ...
Acute pancreatitis in a high HIV prevalence environment: analysis of prevalence, demographics, prognosticators and outcomes.
Background It is unclear what is the true prevalence of HIV related acute pancreatitis and whether diagnostic and prognostic markers used in patients without HIV infection are as effective in HIV related pancreatitis and ...
Snakebite in KwaZulu-Natal: the burden of disease and prediction of risk of adverse outcomes.
BACKGROUND The total number of snakebites per annum in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) is unknown. Yet it is believed that the burden that snakebites place on hospitals in areas with a high incidence of snakebite is significant. ...
Effects and mechanisms of interleukin-10 promoter polymorphisms on HIV-1 susceptibility and pathogenesis.
HIV infection has risen to pandemic proportions. Interleukin-10 (IL-10), a potent antiinflammatory cytokine has been shown to enhance the establishment and persistence of chronic viral infections through inactivation of ...
The use of feedback and feed-forward action plans on the development of clinical skills in undergraduate medical students.
Background: Deliberate practice is a concentrated learning strategy aimed at achieving a defined goal and feedback enables skills and behaviours to be corrected or reinforced for improved patient care. Clinical skills are ...