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Achieving prehospital analgesia
Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of substituted halogenated coumarins
(Academic Journals, 2014-02)
Pathogens frequently display resistance to current drugs, which frequently lack selectivity/efficacy and have detrimental side effects. Thus, there is a constant need for novel therapeutic agents. Coumarins belong to the ...
The effect of Kinesioª tape on quadriceps muscle power output, length/tension, and hip and knee range of motion in asymptomatic cyclists
Background: As Kinesio® tape may increase range of motion, facilitate muscle function, enhance circulation, and normalize muscle length/tension ratios creating optimal force, use of this athletic tape has gained popularity ...
The effect of homoeopathic Ozonum in various potencies on growth and yield of the Lollo Bionda Lobi cultivar of leafy lettuce (lactuca sativa) cultivated in a closed hydroponic system
Lettuce is a cool season crop and requires an optimum growing temperature of 18°C. Lettuce is popular in summer as a salad ingredient but supply cannot always keep up with demand due to high spoilage rates, because of ...
The knowledge, perception and utilization of equine chiropractic by horse riders in KwaZulu-Natal
Background: Horses are unlike most animals as they take part in equine sports and thus are athletic animals. Comparable to a human athlete, horses are prone to sports related injuries and disease. Equine chiropractic ...
The relative effectiveness of Kinesio® taping methods as an adjunct to a single sacroiliac joint manipulation in the treatment of chronic sacroiliac joint syndrome
The lifetime incidence of low back pain is between 48% to 79% in South Africa. Globally, chronic Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome occurs in 13% to 63% of the world’s population. Therefore, chronic Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome is ...
The effect of optimizing cerebral tissue oxygen saturation on markers of neurological injury during coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Surgical revascularization of the coronary arteries is a cornerstone of cardiothoracic surgery. The enduring nature of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) bespeaks of its history and proven efficacy. However, cerebral ...
An exploration of the current status quo of animal chiropractic in South Africa
Background: Animal chiropractic, an internationally sanctioned profession, assists veterinarians with a complementary approach to animal healthcare therapy. Animal chiropractic in South Africa appears to be within its novel ...
A study to determine the predictors of tuberculosis defaulting and the evaluation of the DOTS programme within the eThekwini Municipality
Worldwide Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health concern. The Directly Observed Treatment Strategy (DOTS) has been used widely internationally and in South Africa (SA) to control the disease yet defaulting on treatment ...
Assessment of the antibacterial activity of Artemisia afra, Erythrina lysistemon and Psidium guajava
Introduction Medicinal plants have been used for centuries as remedies for human diseases because they contain components of therapeutic value. Recently, the acceptance of traditional medicine as an alternative form of ...