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Admission rates as an indicator of the prevalence of severe asthma in the community
BACKGROUND: A reliable indicator of the prevalence of severe asthma in the community is needed to monitor population-based asthma control strategies. We examined the potential use of asthma admissions to hospital as such ...
Depression in older adults: prevalence and risk factors in a primary health care sample
(MedPharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd and Informa UK Limited, 2017)
BACKGROUND: Depression in the geriatric population has been identified as a significant problem in view of the associated negative outcomes regarding poor functioning, increased perception of poor health and increased ...
A survey of university students' perceptions of learning management systems in a low-resource setting using a technology acceptance model
(Wolters Kluwer Health Inc, 2015)
Learning management systems have been widely advocated for the support of distance learning. In low-resource settings, the uptake of these systems by students has been mixed. This study aimed to identify, through the use ...
The use of synchronous videoconferencing teaching to increase access to specialist nurse education in rural Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
ABSTRACT: In KwaZulu-Natal more than 50% of the population lives in the rural area but most of the health workers are based in urban centres where teaching hospitals and high incomes are common. Nursing provides the backbone ...
Informal mobile learning in nurse education and practice in remote areas-a case study from rural South Africa
BACKGROUND: With the proliferation of portable digital technology, mobile learning is becoming increasingly popular in nursing education and practice. Most of the research in this field has been concentrated on small-scale ...
Technology-assisted communication in older persons in a residential care facility in South Africa
(SAGE Publications, 2017)
Relocation to residential care facilities by older persons (60þ) can decrease their social connectedness with their primary networks. The purpose of the study was to identify the use and acceptance of technology-assisted ...