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Prevalence and determinants of metabolic syndrome: a cross-sectional survey of general medical outpatient clinics using National Cholesterol Education Program-Adult Treatment Panel III criteria in Botswana.
(Dove Medical Press, https://www.dovepress.com/, 2016-08-30)
Background: Low- and middle-income countries, including Botswana, are facing rising prevalence of obesity and obesity-related cardiometabolic complications. Very little information is known about clustering of cardiovascular ...
New family medicine residency training programme: residents’ perspectives from the University of Botswana
(AOSIS, http://aosis.co.za/, 2016)
Background: Family Medicine (FM) training is new in Botswana. No previous evaluation of the experiences and opinions of residents of the University of Botswana (UB) Family Medicine training programme has been reported. Aims: ...
Validity of the finnish diabetes risk score for detecting undiagnosed type 2 diabetes among general medical outpatients in Botswana
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hihttpsndawi_Publishing_Corporation, 2016-08)
This was a cross-sectional study designed to assess the validity of the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score for detecting undiagnosed type 2 diabetes among general medical outpatients in Botswana. Participants aged ≥20 years without ...
Training hospital providers in basic CPR skills in Botswana: acquisition, retention and impact of novel training techniques
(Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2012-12)
Objective—Globally, one third of deaths each year are from cardiovascular diseases, yet no strong evidence supports any specific method of CPR instruction in a resource-limited setting. We hypothesized that both existing ...
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 ...
Is tobacco use associated with neurocognitive dysfunction in individuals with HIV?
(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 ...