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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 ...
Use of oxytocin during caesarean section at Princess Marina Hospital, Botswana: an audit of clinical practice
(AOSIS, www.aosis.co.za/publishing, 2013-02-26)
Background: Oxytocin is widely used for the prevention of postpartum haemorrhage. In the setting of Caesarean section (CS), the dosage and mode of administrating oxytocin differs according to different guidelines. Inappropriate ...
Management of post abortion complications in Botswana-the need for a standardized approach
(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 ...
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 ...
Use of abbreviations and acronyms among healthcare workers in a resource limited setting
(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 ...
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 ...