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Developing the Botswana Primary Care guideline: an integrated, symptom-based primary care guideline for the adult patient in a resource‑limited setting
(Dove Press; https://www.dovepress.com/, 2016)
Background: Botswana’s health care system is based on a primary care model. Various national guidelines exist for specific diseases. However, most of the guidelines address management at a tertiary level and often appear ...
High levels of post-abortion complication in a setting where abortion service is not legalized
(Public Library Science; https://www.plos.org/, 2017-01-06)
Background Maternal mortality due to abortion complications stands among the three leading causes of maternal death in Botswana where there is a restrictive abortion law. This study aimed at assessing the patterns and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...