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Spirituality in social work in South Africa : insights from a survey with academics
(Sage Publications, 2013-05)
Historically, spirituality has shared a tenuous position with social work. Scholarship underpinning its relevance to client well-being and anti-oppressive practice has proliferated, entrenching its niche in education. In ...
Trifluoroacetic acid: An efficient catalyst for paal-knorr pyrrole synthesis and its deprotection
In the present work, we demonstrated a simple and an efficient method for the condensation of substituted aryl/heteroaryl amines with acetonylacetone in the presence of trifluoro acetic acid to afford the corresponding ...
Steps That Count: The association between the number and intensity of steps accumulated and fitness and health measures
(Human Kinetics Journals, 2014-01)
Background: Pedometer-based recommendations for accumulating steps/d largely focus on volume, with less emphasis on intensity and fitness/health outcomes. We aim to examine this relationship. Methods: A convenience sample ...
Achieving prehospital analgesia
Manipulative and multimodal therapy for upper extremity and temporomandibular disorders : a systematic review
Objective The purpose of this study was to complete a systematic review of manual and manipulative therapy (MMT) for common upper extremity pain and disorders including the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Methods A ...
Variations in housing satisfaction and health status in four lower socio-economic housing typologies in the eThekwini Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal
(Taylor and Francis, 2013-07-26)
A study was done in the Durban Area, South Africa amongst residents (n = 300) of four lower socio-economic housing typologies: Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) houses, informal settlements (IS), traditional ...
Correlation between glutathione S-transferase Mu 1 (GSTM1) and glutathione S-transferase pi gene (GSTP1) polymorphisms and markers of inflammatory stress in pregnant females
(Academic Journals, 2013-03)
The Mother and Child Environmental Cohort (MACE) study piloted in South Africa in 2010 to 2011, collected genetic, biochemical and clinical data from pregnant females residing in south and north Durban. We evaluated birth ...
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 ...
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)