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We did not know what was wrong-barriers along the care cascade among hospitalized adolescents with HIV in Gaborone, Botswana (Public Library of Science,www.plos.org/, 2018-04-09)High mortality among adolescents with HIV reflects delays and failures in the care cascade. We sought to elucidate critical missed opportunities and barriers to care among adolescents hospitalized with HIV at Botswana's ...
Rapid enteric testing to permit targeted antimicrobial therapy, with and without Lactobacillus reuteri probiotics, for paediatric acute diarrhoeal disease in Botswana: a pilot, randomized, factorial, controlled trial (Public Library of Science, www.plos.org/, 2017-10-09)Introduction Diarrhoeal disease is the second-leading cause of death in young children. Current guidelines recommend treating children with acute non-bloody diarrhea with oral rehydration solutions and zinc, but not ...
An international consortium update: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome in adolescence (Karger Publishers,https://www.karger.com/, 2017-11-13)This paper represents an international collaboration of paediatric endocrine and other societies (listed in the Appendix) under the International Consortium of Paediatric Endocrinology (ICPE) aiming to improve worldwide ...
Cryptogenic cirrhosis and hepatopulmonary syndrome in a boy with hepatic hemangioma in Botswana: a case report and review of the literature (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, https://www.hindawi.com/, 2017-12-19)Hepatic hemangiomas are considered to be the most common benign tumors of the liver. +ey are often found incidentally while investigating for other causes of liver disease. Hemangiomas that are less than 10cm are not ...
Effect of co-trimoxazole on mortality in HIV-exposed but uninfected children in Botswana (the Mpepu Study): a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial (Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2017-05)Background: Co-trimoxazole prophylaxis reduces mortality among HIV-infected children, but efficacy in HIV-exposed but uninfected (HEU) children in a non-malarial, low-breastfeeding setting with a low risk of mother-to-child ...