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Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 4 Evaluation of the quality of service delivery in private sector, primary care clinics in Kenya: A descriptive patient survey Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Gulnaz Mohamoud, Robert Mash
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 4 The experiences of home-based care workers when rendering services in the communities in Northern Tshwane and Madibeng districts Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Lily K. Motswasele-Sikwane, Mary M. Madumo, Moipone M. Tlapu, Indiran Govender
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 4 Not yet 90-90-90: A quality improvement approach to human immunodeficiency virus viral suppression in paediatric patients in the rural Eastern Cape, South Africa Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
James D. Porter, Mireille N.M. Porter, Maresa du Plessis
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 4 Is guideline-driven prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism common practice in the South African private hospital setting? Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Melissa van der Merwe, Marlene Julyan, Jesslee M. du Plessis
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 4 A descriptive study of suspected perinatal asphyxia at Mitchells Plain District Hospital: A case series Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Johannes P.J. Stofberg, Graeme W. Spittal, Tracey Hinkel, Tasleem Ras
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 4 A profile of traumatic brain injuries and associated cervical spine injuries at a regional hospital in the KwaZulu-Natal Province Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Maamei L. Malale, Nicholas Dufourq, Nivisha Parag
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 4 The impact of stress on depression, ill health and coping in family members caring for patients with acquired brain injury Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Janet Walker, Lourens Schlebusch, Bernhard Gaede
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 3 Experiences of women, men and healthcare workers accessing family planning services in Malawi: A grounded theory Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Idesi T. Chilinda, Alison Cooke, Dame T. Lavender
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 3 Perceived enablers of exclusive breastfeeding by teenage mothers in Ghana Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Angela K. Acheampong, Makombo Ganga-Limando, Lydia Aziato
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 4 Magnitude of missed opportunities for prediabetes screening among non-diabetic adults attending the family practice clinic in Western Nigeria: Implication for diabetes prevention Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Oluwaseun S. Ojo, Ademola O. Egunjobi, Adefemi J. Fatusin, Bolatito B. Fatusin, Odunola O. Ojo, Farouq A. Ololade, Patience A. Eruzegbua, Oluseyi A. Afolabi, Ayomiposi A. Adesokan
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 3 Knowledge and misconceptions of parents of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder at a hospital in South Africa Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Neelkant R. Rajcumar, Saeeda Paruk
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 3 What we need is health system transformation and not health system strengthening for universal health coverage to work: Perspectives from a National Health Insurance pilot site in South Africa Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Janet Michel, Brigit Obrist, Till Bärnighausen, Fabrizio Tediosi, Di McIntryre, David Evans, Marcel Tanner
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 3 Influence of patients’ living conditions on tuberculosis treatment outcomes in a South African health sub-district Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Tombo Bongongo, Hendry van der Heever, Doudou K. Nzaumvila, Christian N.S. Saidiya
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 2 The determinants of contraception use amongst female patients attending Odi District Hospital, Gauteng province, South Africa Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Shango N. Olowa, Indiran Govender, Christian Saidiya
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 3 Acute stroke in the emergency department: A chart review at KwaZulu-Natal hospital Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Steve G. Feris, Bavani Naicker
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 3 Quit attempts among current tobacco users attending the outpatient department of Dr Yusuf Dadoo district hospital, South Africa Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Arlette I. Bokoro, Elizabeth Reji, Olufemi B. Omole
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 3 Comparison of postpartum family planning uptake between primiparous and multiparous women in Webuye County Hospital, Kenya Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Henry O. Owuor
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 3 The attitude and perceptions of doctors at Letaba Hospital towards family medicine: A qualitative study Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Christian N. Saidiya, Gert J.O. Marincowitz, Doudou K. Nzaumvila, Tombo Bongongo, Indiran Govender
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 3 Assessing the quality of postnatal care offered to mothers and babies by midwives in Lilongwe District Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Mercy Pindani, Chrissie Phiri, Wanangwa Chikazinga, Idesi Chilinda, Janet Botha, Genesis Chorwe-Sungani
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 3 The forgotten needs of mothers during neonatal transfers: A quest for greater sensitivity Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Pradeep Ashokcoomar, Raisuyah Bhagwan
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 2 Using community-based participatory research in improving the management of hypertension in communities: A scoping review Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Pugie T. Chimberengwa, Mergan Naidoo
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 2 Final-year medical students need to know their future supervisory role of clinical associates Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Michiel Koortzen, Lourens W. Biggs, Jacqueline Wolvaardt, Astrid Turner, Martin Bac, Mark Volpe
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 2 Learning person-centred consultation skills in clinical medicine: A randomised controlled case study Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Jakobus M. Louw, Johannes F.M. Hugo
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 2 Burden of caring for children living with human immunodeficiency virus in a semi-rural South African community Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Stacy Maddocks, Verusia Chetty
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 2 Prevalence of substance use amongst people living with human immunodeficiency virus who attend primary healthcare services in Mthatha, South Africa Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Ramprakash Kaswa, Marietjie de Villiers
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 2 Challenges facing professional nurses implementing the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness programme in rural primary health care clinics, Limpopo Province, South Africa Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Livhuwani Tshivhase, Mankuku M. Madumo, Indiran Govender
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 2 An assessment of nutritional status in children of rural, northern KwaZulu-Natal province Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Kelly R. Gate, Nompumelelo G. Mfeka-Nkabinde, Kantharuben Naidoo
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 2 Circumcised men’s perceptions, understanding and experiences of voluntary medical male circumcision in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Celenkosini T. Nxumalo, Gugu G. Mchunu
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 2 Occupational exposure to blood and body fluids among primary healthcare workers in Johannesburg health district: High rate of underreporting Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Collins C.E. Mbah, Zuberu B. Elabor, Olufemi B. Omole
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 2 Preparing medical graduates to care for geriatric patients: A case study of the undergraduate medical curriculum at a South African university Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Keshena Naidoo, Jacqueline van Wyk
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 2 Reasons women terminate their pregnancies legally and their contraceptive practices at Soshanguve 3 Community Health Centre, Tshwane district, South Africa Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
David K.K. Masanabo, Indiran Govender, Tombo Bongongo
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 1 Variation between pragmatic and standardised blood pressure measurements in a Nigerian primary care clinic Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Oluwaseun S. Ojo, Ademola O. Egunjobi, Akinfemi J. Fatusin, Bolatito B. Fatusin, Odunola O. Ojo, Babajide A. Taiwo, Ibrahim B. Ghazali, Nurudeen A. Gbadamosi
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 1 Training family physicians: A qualitative exploration of experiences of registrars in a family medicine training programme in Cape Town, South Africa Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Tasleem Ras, Beverley Schweitzer, Graham Bresick, Derek Hellenberg
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 1 Trends in practice intentions and preferences of clinical associate students: Implications for training and health services in South Africa Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Saiendhra V. Moodley, Jacqueline E. Wolvaardt, Jakobus M. Louw, Jannie Hugo
 
Vol 62, No 1 (2020): Part 1 Usage of smart devices amongst medical practitioners in Universitas Academic Hospital Abstract   HTML   EPUB   XML   PDF
Yeyang Xu, Zoë Francis, Khayam Saleem, Siphamandla Sambujana, Keitumetse Molise, Boitumelo Molise, Nicholas Pearce, Gina Joubert
 
Vol 61, No 6 (2019): November/December Integrating services for impact and sustainability: a proof-of-concept project in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Abstract   PDF
J. Lyn Haskins, Sifiso A. Phakathi, Merridy Grant, Christiane M. Horwood
 
Vol 61, No 6 (2019): November/December Profile of adult patients admitted with drug-induced liver injury at a district hospital in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal Abstract   PDF
K. Naicker, S. Rangiah
 
Vol 61, No 6 (2019): November/December An assessment of erectile dysfunction among male diabetics attending Temba Community Health Centre, Pretoria Abstract   PDF
T. Bongongo, J. V. Ndimande, J. Tumbo
 
Vol 61, No 6 (2019): November/December Factors associated with physical activity amongst patients with hypertension in two community health centres in uMgungundlovu health district, KwaZulu-Natal, 2018 Abstract   PDF
S. W. Mbambo, B. Tlou, T. P. Dlungwane
 
Vol 61, No 6 (2019): November/December An evaluation of male learners’ knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding sexual and reproductive health in rural northern KwaZulu-Natal province Abstract   PDF
Mampho Mochaoa Rogers, Gloria Mfeka-Nkabinde, Andrew Ross
 
Vol 61, No 6 (2019): November/December A profile of Caesarean sections performed at a district hospital in Tshwane, South Africa Abstract   PDF
I. Govender, C. Steyn, O. Maphasha, A. T. Abdulrazak
 
Vol 61, No 6 (2019): November/December The quality of feedback from outpatient departments at referral hospitals to the primary care providers in the Western Cape: a descriptive survey Abstract   PDF
Robert Mash, Herma Steyn, Muideen Bello, Klaus von Pressentin, Liezel Rossouw, Gavin Hendricks, Germarie Fouche, Dusica Stapar
 
Vol 60, No 5 (2018): September/October Typhoid ileal perforation in a semi-urban tertiary health institution in north-eastern Nigeria Abstract   PDF
B. A. Grema, I. Aliyu, G. C. Michael, A. Musa, A.G. Fikin, B. M. Abubakar, S. Olusegun
 
Vol 60, No 5 (2018): September/October Prevalence of healthcare-associated infection at a tertiary hospital in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa Abstract   PDF
A. Nair, W. J. Steinberg, T. Habib, H. Saeed, J. E. Raubenheimer
 
Vol 60, No 5 (2018): September/October Knowledge, attitudes and practices of doctors at Jubilee Hospital, Tshwane District, regarding the syndromic management guidelines for sexually transmitted infections Abstract   PDF
Charles Uchenna, Indiran Govender
 
Vol 60, No 5 (2018): September/October Death and dying: elderly persons’ experiences of grief over the loss of family members Abstract   PDF
Eucebious Lekalakala-Mokgele
 
Vol 60, No 5 (2018): September/October Knowledge, attitudes and practices of healthcare workers about healthcare waste management at a district hospital in KwaZulu-Natal Abstract   PDF
Adekunle Olaifa, Romona D. Govender, Andrew J. Ross
 
Vol 60, No 5 (2018): September/October Prevalence and factors associated with abdominal obesity among primary health care professional nurses in Eastern Cape, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Sizeka Monakali, Daniel Ter Goon, Eunice Seekoe, Eyitayo Omolara Owolabi
 
Vol 60, No 4 (2018): July/August Skin cancer awareness and sunscreen use among outpatients of a South African hospital: need for vigorous public education Abstract   PDF
N. C. Dlova, R. Gathers, J. Tsoka-Gwegweni, R. J. Hift
 
Vol 60, No 4 (2018): July/August Validity and utility of instruments for screening of depression in women attending antenatal clinics in Blantyre district in Malawi Abstract   PDF
G. Chorwe-Sungania, J. Chipps
 
Vol 60, No 4 (2018): July/August Performance of free prostate-specific antigen ratio in differentiating between prostatic cancer and benign prostatic lesions at a referral hospital in South Africa Abstract   PDF
Boitumelo Phiri-Ramongane, Ayeaye Khine
 
Vol 60, No 4 (2018): July/August Risk factors and HIV infection among patients diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis at a regional/tertiary hospital in Kimberley, South Africa Abstract   PDF
F. K. Mampuya, W. J. Steinberg, J. E. Raubenheimer
 
Vol 60, No 4 (2018): July/August Allergic rhinitis in medical students at the University of the Free State Abstract   PDF
R. Y. Seedat, M. Sujee, W. Ismail, N. Y. Vallybhai, M. I. Cassim, S. Khan, A. Solwa, G. Joubert
 
Vol 60, No 4 (2018): July/August An exploration of the reasons women give for choosing legal termination of pregnancy at Soshanguve Community Health Centre, Pretoria, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Carrien Steyn, Indiran Govender, John Velaphi Ndimande
 
Vol 60, No 3 (2018): May/June Carbohydrate-derived fulvic acid wellness drink: its tolerability, safety and effect on disease markers in pre-ART HIV-1 positive subjects Abstract   PDF
M. E. Botes, I. S. Gilada, J. R. Snyman, J. P.L. Labuschagne
 
Vol 60, No 3 (2018): May/June Staff and student health and wellness at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University: current status and needs assessment Abstract   PDF
N. Koen, L. Philips, S. Potgieter, Y. Smit, E. van Niekerk, D. G. Nel, J. Visser
 
Vol 60, No 3 (2018): May/June Knowledge of final-year medical students at the University of the Free State of hand hygiene as a basic infection control measure Abstract   PDF
M. Bouwer, S. Labuschagne, S. Spamer, C. Vermaak, L-M. Zietsman, D. Steyn, G. Joubert
 
Vol 60, No 3 (2018): May/June Factors associated with unintended pregnancy among women attending a public health facility in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Firoza Haffejee, Laura O’Connor, Nalini Govender, Poovendhree Reddy, Maureen Nokuthula Sibiya, Shanaz Ghuman, Thembelihle Ngxongo, Dorinda Borg
 
Vol 60, No 3 (2018): May/June Anthropometric profile and complications in patients with diabetes mellitus seen at Maluti Adventist Hospital, Lesotho Abstract   PDF
M. T. Makwero, W. F. Mollentze, G. Joubert, W. J. Steinberg
 
Vol 60, No 3 (2018): May/June Menstrual abnormalities amongst female South African Hajj pilgrims: a cross-sectional study Abstract   PDF
S. Parker, S. Omar, O. H. Mahomed
 
Vol 60, No 2 (2018): March/April Medico-legal aspects regarding drunk driving: experience and competency in practice of community service doctors Abstract   PDF
L. Fouché, J. Bezuidenhout, C. Liebenberg, A. O. Adefuyea
 
Vol 60, No 2 (2018): March/April Staffing levels at KwaZulu-Natal district hospitals: is the University of KwaZulu-Natal training for the needs of the province? Abstract   PDF
Andrew Ross, Dumsani Gumede, Solange Mianda
 
Vol 60, No 2 (2018): March/April Depression among infertile women in Ogbomosoland Abstract   PDF
S. A. Oladeji, A. D. OlaOlorun
 
Vol 60, No 2 (2018): March/April ‘Treating a patient should be approached in a holistic manner’: collaboration of doctors and physiotherapists in the rehabilitation of people living with HIV Abstract   PDF
Stacy Maddocks, Verusia Chetty, Arishna Maghoo, Nkuleleko Mhlongo, Nsindiso Mthembu, Sinempilo Khanyile, Siphokazi Chiliza, Tyrel Munsamy, Zanele Gamede, Slindile Mazibukoc
 
Vol 60, No 2 (2018): March/April Adult binge drinking: rate, frequency and intensity in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Eyitayo Omolara Owolabi, Daniel Ter Goon, Oladele Vincent Adeniyi, Eunice Seekoe
 
Vol 60, No 2 (2018): March/April Do we miss half of the injuries sustained during rape because we cannot see them? An overview of the use of toluidine blue tissue stain in the medical assessment of rape cases Abstract   PDF
J. M. Kotzé, H. Brits
 
Vol 59, No 2 (2017): March/April Use of the partogram by doctors and midwives at Odi District Hospital, Gauteng, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Olga Maphasha, Indiran Govender, Pagollang D Motloba, Champak Barua
 
Vol 59, No 2 (2017): March/April Depression in older adults: prevalence and risk factors in a primary health care sample Abstract   PDF
Uschenka Padayachey, S Ramlall, J Chipps
 
Vol 59, No 2 (2017): March/April Characteristics of pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Moses Kotane region North West Province, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Jean Louis Yoko, John Tumbo, Benjamin A Mills, Cila Dominic Kabongo
 
Vol 59, No 2 (2017): March/April Pattern of intimate partner violence disclosure among pregnant women attending ante-natal clinic in Oyo East Local Government, Nigeria Abstract   PDF
Abayomi Olusola Ayodapo, Olutoyin O Sekoni, Michael C Asuzu
 
Vol 59, No 2 (2017): March/April Evaluation of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission programme at a primary health care centre in South Africa Abstract   PDF
Olusegun Solomon Akinsanya, Jill Wiseman-Firtell, Goodman Akpomiemie, Oladele Vincent Adeniyi, Ramprakash Kaswa
 
Vol 59, No 1 (2017): January/February Fertility intention and use of contraception among women living with the human immunodeficiency virus in Oromia Region, Ethiopia Abstract   PDF
Kebogile Mokwena, Yenealem Reta Bogale
 
Vol 59, No 1 (2017): January/February Perceptions of students regarding the effects of the implementation of the tobacco control act of 1999 on a South African University campus Abstract   PDF
Muhamed Waseem Khan, Varsha Hira, Firoza Haffejee
 
Vol 59, No 1 (2017): January/February Optimal management of children on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in primary care: a quality improvement project Abstract   PDF
Claire van Deventer, Lauren Golden, Erica Du Plessis, Carien Lion-Cachet
 
Vol 59, No 1 (2017): January/February Evolution of Family Medicine in Kenya (1990s to date): a case study Abstract   PDF
Patrick Masemiano Chege, J Penner, P Godoy-Ruiz, V Kapoor, J Rodas, K Rouleau
 
Vol 59, No 1 (2017): January/February Nutritional status and metabolic risk in HIV-infected university students: challenges in their monitoring and management Abstract   PDF
L Steenkamp, I Truter, M Williams, A Goosen, I Oxley, E van Tonder, S Kock, D J L Venter
 
Vol 59, No 1 (2017): January/February A new health care profession in rural district hospitals: a case study of the introduction of Clinical Associates in Shongwe hospital Abstract   PDF
M Bac, J M A Hamm, P C van Bodegraven, B Pater, J M Louw
 
Vol 59, No 1 (2017): January/February The eventual outcome of patients who had lower limb amputations due to peripheral vascular disease at Pelonomi Hospital, Bloemfontein Abstract   PDF
C De Klerk, G Du Plessis, J J Fourie, A O'Neill, S J A Smit, G Joubert
 
Vol 59, No 1 (2017): January/February Knowledge, attitude and practices of South African healthcare professionals towards complementary and alternative medicine use for atopic eczema – a descriptive survey Abstract   PDF
Yasmeen Thandar, Julia Botha, Benn Sartorius, Anisa Mosam
 
Vol 59, No 1 (2017): January/February Caregiver satisfaction with a multidisciplinary community-based rehabilitation programme for children with cerebral palsy in South Africa Abstract   PDF
Magugu Ngubane, Verusia Chetty
 
Vol 59, No 1 (2017): January/February Illegible handwriting and other prescription errors on prescriptions at National District Hospital, Bloemfontein Abstract   PDF
H Brits, A Botha, L Niksch, R Terblanché, K Venter, G Joubert
 
Vol 59, No 2 (2017): March/April Compliance with standard treatment guidelines in the management of hypertension: a review of practice of healthcare workers in Potchefstroom, North West Province, South Africa Abstract   PDF
Peter Rapula Siko, Claire van Deventer
 
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