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(Insight Medical Publishing, http://www.imedpub.com/, 2017-05-10)Context: Abbreviations and acronyms (A&A) are commonly used in both general and clinical settings to simplify and facilitate communication as well as means of saving time, space and effort. However, the use of abbreviations ...
Undiagnosed and diagnosed diabetes mellitus among hospitalised acute heart failure patients in Botswana (Sage publications, www.sage.com/, 2017-09-21)Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the burden of diagnosed and undiagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus among patients hospitalised with acute heart failure in Botswana. Methods: The study enrolled 193 ...
(Public Library of Science,www.plos.org/, 2018-02-16)Background Post abortion complications are the third leading cause of maternal death after hemorrhage and hypertension in Botswana where abortion is not legalized. This study aimed at assessing the management of post ...
Assessment of nurses’ cardiopulmonary resuscitation knowledge and skills within three district hospitals in Botswana (AOSIS, www.aosis.co.za/publishing, 2018-04-12)Background: Nurses are usually the first to identify the need for and initiate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on patients with cardiopulmonary arrest in the hospital setting. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation has been ...
(Sage publications, www.sage.com/, 2018)Introduction: The prevalence of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders continues to rise despite the widespread use of antiretroviral therapy. We aimed to define the risk of neurocognitive dysfunction among smokers relative ...