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The prevalence of chronic kidney disease and associated factors among patients admitted at Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone, Botswana
(Wolters Kluwer, www.wolterskluwer.com, 2017-03-03)
Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has become a major public health problem worldwide. Due to the asymptomatic nature of CKD during earlier stages, patients tend to present late, missing opportunities for prevention. ...
The prevalence of microalbuminuria and associated factors among patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus in Botswana
(Wolters Kluwer - Medknow; https://wolterskluwer.com/, 2018-11-12)
Background: Microalbuminuria (MA) has been established as an early marker of both diabetic nephropathy and vascular disease in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM). Aims: This study was conducted to determine the prevalence ...
Psychoactive substance use among first-year students in a Botswana University: pattern and demographic correlates
(BMC Psychiatry, https://www.biomedcentral.com/about, 2018-08-31)
BACKGROUND: Substance use amongst university students is a recognized problem worldwide. Few studies have been carried out in this group in Botswana. These studies have been mostly limited to the use of alcohol and tobacco. ...