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A study to determine the perceptions, attitudes and knowledge of selected South African pharmacists on the chiropractic profession
Pharmacists are seen as a trustworthy source of advice and information to many people. Their accessibility, approachability and availability enable them numerous opportunities to offer health education and advice in an ...
Clinical decision making by paramedics in emergency rapid sequence intubation
Paramedic clinical decision making (CDM) surrounding emergency airway management of the critically ill or injured patient in the pre-hospital environment is poorly understood. In order to deliver pre-hospital care ...
An investigation into the perceived performance in runners with low back pain and receiving spinal manipulation over time
Aims and Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine whether spinal manipulation affects the perceived performance of runners with low back pain. More specifically, the objective was to determine whether any ...
An investigation of the concept of homoeopathic imponderabilia using a Hahnemannian proving of focused pink light
Conduct a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled study in order to determine the sphere of action of the imponderable remedy Pink 30CH on healthy volunteers who recorded the signs and symptoms produced in order to ...
The period prevalence of congenital thoracic and lumbar spine anomalies and the association between the literature reported clinical features of these anomalies with the subject's presenting clinical features
Background: Various congenital spinal anomalies are common findings in the general population. Their clinical significance is controversial with no definitive association been made between any specific congenital spinal ...
Development of a tool to define the population of emergency medical care users in South Africa
Prehospital emergency medical service (EMS) data is essential for understanding the functioning of the services as well as the community's health. Being able to clearly and accurately define the patient population in terms ...
A retrospective survey of perceptions and opinions of M.Tech: Homoeopathy graduates around the role and scope of homeopathic internship, in terms of the current legislation
The first formal Homeopathic education programme in South Africa began in 1989 and was instituted by Technikon Natal, now Durban University of Technology – DUT. The course offers a Master’s Degree in Technology in Homeopathy. ...
The perceptions and awareness of homoeopathy and the Homoeopathic Day Clinic (H.D.C) amongst students at the Durban University of Technology (D.U.T.)
Tertiary education students are present and future health care consumers, and as such it is important that they are well educated in both mainstream and complementary health practices. Prior to this study, no data was ...
A survey to determine the perception of the third year medical students at the University of Cape Town and the University of KwaZulu Natal towards homoeopathy
The aim of this study was to shed light on the perceptions of third year medical students towards homoeopathy. Medical students represent the future health care professionals in our country, and their opinions about ...
The inter-examiner reliability and validity of the Myofascial Diagnostic Scale as an assessment tool in the diagnosis of myofascial pain syndrome
The aim of this study was to evaluate the Myofascial Diagnostic Scale, for its inter-examiner reliability and to assess its reliability and validity as an assessment tool in the diagnosis and treatment of Myofascial Pain Syndrome.