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Traditional complementary and alternative medicine : knowledge, attitudes and practices of health care workers in HIV and AIDS clinics in Durban hospitals
(African Networks on Ethnomedicines, 2012)
Traditional complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM) has been reported to be commonly used among individuals with HIV and AIDS disease. However a lack of communication between health care workers (HCWs) and patients ...
A homoeopathic drug proving of Chamaeleo dilepis dilepis, analysing symptomatology in relation to the doctrine of signatures
This study was conducted by administering Chamaeleo dilepis dilepis 30CH to healthy individuals with the aim of eliciting and documenting the resulting mental, emotional and physical symptomology. Chamaeleo dilepis dilepis ...
Modulating effects of Fumonisin B1 and Ochratoxin A on immune cells in human carcinoma
Fumonisin B1 (FB1) and ochratoxin A (OTA) represent examples of mycotoxins of greatest public health and agro-economic significance. They ex¬ert adverse effects on humans, animals and crops that result in illnesses and ...
An investigation into the non-compliance of advanced life support practitioners with the guidelines and protocols of the Professional Board for Emergency Care Practitioners
The Professional Board for Emergency Care Practitioners (PBECP), a division of the Health Professions Council of South Africa, regulates the scope of practice and publishes guidelines and protocols that advanced life support ...
The relative effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy combined with transcutaneous flurbiprofen versus spinal manipulative therapy combined with either menthol or non-medicated placebo patches in the management of sacroiliac syndrome
McGregor et al ( 1998) stated that approximately 50 – 80 % of the population in Western society will experience low back pain at some point. According to Cibulka and Koldehoff (1999), the sacroiliac joint is a common cause ...
A comparison of symptoms derived from a C4 trituration and the materia medica of an existing, well-proven homoeopathic remedy
C4 trituration provings are a somewhat controversial method of uncovering the therapeutic value of homoeopathic remedies. The key advantage of this method over traditional proving methods is that a substance can be proved ...
The pending loss of advanced life support paramedics in South Africa
(African Federation for Emergency Medicine, 2012)
Background: In 2008 South Africa (SA) had 1631 registered advanced life support (ALS) paramedics to provide pre-hospital advanced life support care to a population of approxi-mately 50 million. Compared to globally accepted ...
An assessment of Erythropoietin levels in haemodialysis patients in Addington Hospital Durban, South Africa
(Research India Publications, 2013)
The immediate effect of lumbar spine manipulation, thoracic spine manipulation, combination lumbar and thoracic spine manipulation and sham laser on bowling speed in action cricket fast bowlers
To compare trunk flexion and lateral flexion range of motion (ROM) pre-post intervention. To compare the bowling speed of Action Cricket fast bowlers pre-post intervention. To determine the correlation between change in ...
The immediate effect of dry needling of the most tender active myofascial trigger point of the rotator cuff musculature on bowling speed in action cricket fast bowlers
Purpose Cricket fast bowlers are prone to the development of Myofascial pain syndrome and in particular active myofascial trigger points in their rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder joint (Scott, et al. 2001). This is ...