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Factors influencing successful implementation of basic ante natal care programme in primary health care clinics in eThekwini district, KwaZulu-Natal
Background South Africa is burdened by consistently high maternal and perinatal mortality rates. In a move to alleviate this burden the South African National Department of Health (DoH) instructed the adoption of the Basic ...
The effectiveness of gluteus medius and iliotibial band stretching, versus strengthening, in the rehabilitation of iliotibial band syndrome in long distance runners
The purpose of this pre-post crossover clinical trial was to investigate the relative effectiveness of the combination of stretching followed by strengthening, versus the combination of strengthening followed by stretching, ...
A cross-sectional cohort study of core stability muscle activation and endurance in elite male athletes and its link with mechanical lower back pain
To compare the relative activation and endurance of core stability muscles in 2 different populations i.e. elite athletes and non-athletes, and establish whether these findings correspond to episodes of mechanical lower back pain.
The use of probiotics and safety concerns : a review
(Academic Journals, 2012-10-27)
Probiotics are defined as “live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host’’. Most probiotics fall into the group of organisms’ known as lactic acid-producing bacteria ...
Reducing the alloy thickness of base metal ceramic restorations
(Dental Technicians Association of South Africa, 2009)
Reduction in base metal alloy thickness will permit additional porcelain depth and improved aesthetics but unfortunately little information exists regarding the thickness to which base metal alloys may be reduced in ...
A study to explore the perceptions that South African chiropractors have regarding the perceived role and impact of research within the profession
The Chiropractic profession has made significant progress with regard to the production of high quality and clinically relevant research in the last 20 years. This correlates with a spike in development within the chiropractic ...
A comparison of the results of a triple-blind homoeopathic drug proving of Strychnos henningsii 30CH with the toxicology of the crude substance
The homoeopathic drug proving of Strychnos henningsii 30CH took the form of a mixed-method triple-blind, placebo-controlled study. The purpose of the study was to compare the results of the triple-blind homoeopathic drug ...
The immediate effect of sacroiliac manipulation on hip strength in patients suffering from chronic sacroiliac syndrome
The aim of this investigation was to investigate whether an immediate objective increase in hip strength was observed after an ipsilateral sacroiliac manipulation in patients suffering from chronic sacroiliac syndrome. The ...
An assessment of the integration of palliative care in the caring of cancer patients in selected oncology clinics in the eThekwini district in KwaZulu-Natal
Palliative care research in South Africa is at an early stage and there is an increasing need to develop a body of evidence that is relevant to South African conditions. One of the biggest challenges that palliative care ...
The evaluation of integrated management of childhood illnesses training for learner nurses in KwaZulu-Natal College of Nursing
South Africa is one of 12 countries where the under-five child mortality rate has increased. In response to this challenge, the WHO and UNICEF in the 1990s developed Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), a ...