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Successful spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section in an African patient with Takayasu's arteritis (African Field epidemiology network (AFENET), https://www.afenet.net, 2018-08-20)Takayasu's arteritis (TA) is a rare chronic inflammatory disease affecting mainly the aorta and its main branches. We report a case of a 24-year-old primigravida, an African patient, with TA planned for caesarean section ...
Prophylactic antibiotics to prevent surgical site infections in Botswana: findings and implications (Taylor & Francis, http://www.taylorandfrancis.com, 2018-03-23)Background and aims: Antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery is known to reduce the rate of surgical site infections (SSI) as well as shorten hospital stay. However, there is currently a scarcity of data on antibiotic prophylaxis ...
Diagnosis and surgical management of congenital intestinal malrotation presenting with midgut volvulus in an adult: high index of suspicion (case report) (African field epidemiology network (AFENET), https://www.afenet.net, 2018-03-15)Congenital intestinal malrotation is a gastrointestinal anomaly whose most serious complication is midgut volvulus. More commonly, it presents as an incidental finding at laparotomy, or as a finding on diagnostic imaging ...
Head trauma: a significant public health concern among young men in Botswana. Etiology referral patterns and opportunities for interventions (Page press, https://www.pagepress.co/, 2018-10)This study aims to present and discuss acute Head Injury (HI) presentations including etiology, referral patterns and disposition in patients presenting to a major referral hospital in Gaborone, Botswana. Cross-sectional ...
(Aosis, https://aosis.co.za/, 2014-02-20)Patient-centredness is a key principle in Family Medicine. It is covered in a Family Medicine textbook by McWhinney and textbooks edited by Goh et al., Rakel and Rakel3 and Mash and Blitz-Lindeque, to name but a few. ...