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An introduction to the practice of psychiattry in Botswana
(House of Gendero,, 2014-05)
Basic Job Description: Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.
Adherence to anti-diabetic drugs among patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus at Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania- A cross-sectional study
(Pan African Medical Journal in partnership with AFNET,www.panafrican-med-journal.com, 2014-04-07)
Introduction: Adherence to diabetes mellitus treatment regimens among Type 2 diabetes patients in Tanzania has not been well documented. This study sought to assess adherence to antidiabetic drugs and associated factors ...
An unusual case of primary pulmonary choriocarcinoma with brain metastasis in a HIV positive patient
(International Journal of Health Sciences and Research, www.ijhsr.org, 2014-09)
Primary pulmonary choriocarcinoma (PPC) is a rare entity with propensity to rapid metastasis and associated poor outcomes. Pleural effusion has been rarely associated with PPC. We report a case of a 23 year old nulliparous ...
Pulmonary artery thrombosis in a patient with right-sided heart failure
(Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, www.acronymfinder.com, 2014-06-06)
Pulmonary thromboembolism occurring either abruptly or insidious poses a greater challenge in diagnosis. A high index of suspicion is required to proceed with proper investigations in patients with nonspecific cardiac or ...
Chronic multiple lung abscesses presenting as a Left lung apical mass: a ticking bomb?
(Pan African Medical Journal in partnership with African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET), www.panafrican-med-journal.com, 2014-04-17)
Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonisation in HIV-infected individuals in Botswana
Background: Despite the huge burden of HIV disease, data describing the prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in the setting of HIV infection in southern Africa are sparse. Objective: This cross-sectional ...
Asthma prevalence, knowledge, and perceptions among secondary school pupils in rural and urban coastal districts in Tanzania
(Biomed Central, http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcpublichealth, 2014)
Background: Asthma is a common chronic disease of childhood that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of asthma among secondary school pupils in urban and rural areas ...
Isolated tubercular hepatic abscess with diffuse pattern mimicking hepatocellular carcinoma in HIV positive patient: a case report
(Health Research User's Trust Fund, 2014-10-04)
Isolated hepatic tuberculosis presenting as a mass either with or without fever can be confused with hepatocellular carcinoma. Clinical examination and laboratory investigations are not specific. Radiological investigations ...
Post abortion care data in Botswana
Data summary: this is data collected between 2013 and 2014 in two referral hospitals namely Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone and Nyangabwe Referral Hospital in Francistown and also in two district hospitals namely ...
Epidemiology of patients presenting to the emergency centre of Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana
(African Journal of Emergency Medicine, http://www.afjem.org/, 2014)
Introduction: Emergency medicine is a newly recognized specialty in Botswana and the country launched an emergency medicine residency in January 2011. Data regarding the practice of emergency medicine in Botswana are ...