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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231149
Description: Objective: To explore the economic viability of N-of-1 trials for improving access to selected high cost medications in Australia. Methods: Cost and effectiveness estimates were derived from two N-of- ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266782
Description: OBJECTIVE To determine whether the academic performance of medical students learning in rural settings differs from those learning in urban settings. DESIGN Comparison of results of assessment for 2 f ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231619
Description: OBJECTIVE The study aimed to identify wound sites/procedures where infection incidence was over 5%, such that these circumstances may warrant wound infection antibiotic prophylaxis. METHOD We undertoo ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231845
Description: OBJECTIVES Despite few data, the treatment of syphilis in pregnant women using a single dose of benzathine penicillin is the standard of care in many resource-poor settings. We examined the effect of ... More
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Date: 2001
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231852
Description: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are becoming increasingly common and important in developing countries, yet their enumeration is problematic. We have attempted to enumerate NCD patients in a rural di ... More
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Date: 2000
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231887
Description: OBJECTIVE To describe heterogeneity of HIV prevalence among pregnant women in Hlabisa health district, South Africa and to correlate this with proximity of homestead to roads. METHODS HIV prevalence m ... More
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Date: 2000
Subject Keyword: perinatal mortality | syphilis | Africa
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231861
Description: OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the impact on perinatal mortality of inadequate treatment for maternal syphilis despite adequate screening. METHOD In 12 clinics providing antenatal care in Hlabisa, South Afr ... More
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Date: 1999
Subject Keyword: tuberculosis | GIS | GPS | community | HIV
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231892
Description: We used GIS/GPS technology to document and quantify improved access to tuberculosis treatment through a community-based programme in Hlabisa, South Africa. We plotted tuberculosis supervision points u ... More
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Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231927
Description: Tuberculosis incidence in Africa is increasing dramatically and fragile health systems are struggling to cope. Potential coping capacity may lie within affected communities but this capacity needs to ... More
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Date: 1997
Subject Keyword: syphilis | Africa | epidemiology | control
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231943
Description: The paper describes the epidemiology, risk factors and impact on pregnancy outcome of syphilis in pregnant women in rural South Africa. Prevalence was determined from laboratory records. A case-contro ... More
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Date: 1997
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231922
Description: The relative contribution of reactivated and recently acquired tuberculosis to the disease burden in developing countries is unknown, as are the settings within which most transmission occurs. In an a ... More
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