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  1. An analysis of the functional state and costs of maintenance and repiar of capital medical equipment at Dr Yusuf Dadoo hospital
    Sofohlo, Patrick Mbeko, 2014-08-26T08:54:16Z
    BACKGROUND: Medical equipment is used in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients and their maintenance is a fundamental part of managing these technologies in hospitals. Over the recent years equipment down-time has been an increasing concern within the delivery of health care servic ...
  2. The needs of family members accompanying patients into a trauma casuality
    Johnson, Meghan, 2014-08-26T08:59:32Z
    Introduction and Background Trauma Casualty is an environment of constant unpredictability which has an impact on the both the casualty staff, the patient and family. Family members are usually not prepared for the sudden crisis of having a loved one injured. The Trauma Nurse therefore, has a ver ...
  3. The experiences of patients receiving haemodialysis treatment in an open setting environment at an academic hospital in Johannesburg
    Khomba, Mayamiko Munthali, 2014-08-26T09:05:47Z
    BACKGROUND: Patients receiving haemodialysis (HD) treatment experience a significant symptom burden and their needs are multifaceted. In HD unit, patients receive treatment in a diverse cultural and open ward setting. However, patients‟ experiences of receiving HD treatment in an open ward settin ...
  4. The role of African Union in addressing maritime piracy in Eastern Africa.
    Waweru, John Migui, 2014-08-26T09:08:00Z
    Thesis (M.M. (Security))--University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, Graduate School of Public and Development Management, 2014. ...
  5. An analysis of college-based nursing students" performance in biological and natural science
    Mohudi, Cecilia Magauta, 2014-08-26T09:10:47Z
    The study was conducted at the largest public sector nursing college in the Gauteng province. The South African Nursing Council (SANC) regulation, R425 paragraph (f) stipulates that Biological Nursing Science (BNS) shall be included in the curriculum taught in the four-year diploma nursing programme ...
  6. Women"s experiences of long-term effects of cervical cancer and its treatment
    Ntinga, Sophai Namukonda, 2014-08-26T09:15:17Z
    Cervical cancer has a major impact on women’s lives especially in developing countries where it is the leading cause of death due to late presentation. Cervical cancer usually remains asymptomatic in the pre invasive and early stages until the disease is locally advanced. The treatment for cervical ...
  7. Perceived benefits and burdens encountered by relatives caring for persons on long-term haemodialysis in Johannesburg
    Kuture, Shingai Mushandimai, 2014-08-26T09:23:02Z
    Perceived benefits and burdens encountered by relatives caring for person on long-term haemodialysis in Johannesburg. This study examines the perceived benefits and burdens of family members caring for persons on long term Haemodialysis. The caregiver burden scale by Elmastahl, Malmeberg and Anners ...
  8. The effect of fortified food, e"pap, on oral candidiasis in adult TB patients attending clinics in Alexandra, Johannesburg, South -Africa
    Phyo, U Wai Lin, 2014-08-26T09:29:59Z
    Introduction The association between tuberculosis (TB) and malnutrition is well known. Malnutrition also weakens the immune system increasing the chance of latent TB progressing to active disease. Nutritional interventions can help improve overall quality of life and can reduce susceptibility to op ...
  9. The feasibility of using short message service (SMS) technology in the management of chronic diseases in 3 pilot clinics in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga
    Thupae, Dineo, 2014-08-26T09:35:55Z
    Introduction Chronic diseases are rapidly escalating and place tremendous burden on health care systems in the developing world. The effectiveness of post-physical examination communication with patients is as crucial as their physical observations. Mobile phones, as one of the innovative technolog ...
  10. The socio demographic profile and other characteristics of adult burns patients treated at Johannesburg tertiary hospitals
    Ncedani, Andiswa, 2014-08-26T09:40:26Z
    Introduction: This is the descriptive study of the socio demographic profile and other characteristics such as the burn injury details and socio economic characteristics of adult burn injury patients treated at Johannesburg Tertiary Hospitals (JTH) during the study period. Relevant stakeholders can ...