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  • Carbonation of brine impacted fractionated coal fly ash: Implications for CO2 sequestration 

    Muriithi, Grace; Gitari, Wilson; Petrik, Leslie; Ndungu, Patrick (Elsevier, 2011)
    Coal combustion by-products such as fly ash (FA), brine and CO2 from coal fired power plants have the potential to impact negatively on the environment. FA and brine can contaminate the soil, surface and ground water through ...
  • Cardiovascular effects of the alkaloid hippadine on the isolated perfused rat heart 

    Mugabo, Pierre; Obikeze, Kenechukwu; Njagi, Angela; Burger, Andries; Dietrich, Danielle; Green, Ivan (Open Access Science Research Publisher, 2012)
    Crinum macowanii has been used extensively in traditional medicines for treatment of various illnesses such as oedema and ‘heart disease’. Previous studies of the crude bulb extracts on Langendorff perfused isolated rat ...
  • Cardiovascular risk and events in 17 low-, middle-, and high-income countries 

    Yusuf, Salim; Rangarajan, S.; Teo, K.; Kelishadi, R. (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: More than 80% of deaths from cardiovascular disease are estimated to occur in low-income and middle-income countries, but the reasons are unknown. METHODS: We enrolled 156,424 persons from 628 urban and ...
  • Caregivers' perceptions of desensitisation among sexually abused children 

    Grobbelaar, Riaan; de Jager, Mariana (South African Society on the Abuse of Children (SAPSAC), 2013)
    Children react differently to the traumatic experience of sexual abuse. Some children develop symptomatic behaviours associated with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, such as apathy, which may be misinterpreted as desensitisation. ...
  • Caregivers' satisfaction with physiotherapy services at a cerebral palsy clinic in Kampala, Uganda 

    Omare, Helen; Struthers, Patricia (University of the Western Cape, 2006)
    INTRODUCTION: The evaluation of satisfaction with health care service provision is important when trying to provide quality care. Satisfaction with service provision has been found to be related to the expectations prior ...
  • Carybdea branchi, sp. nov., a new box jellyfish (Cnidaria: Cubozoa) from South Africa. 

    Gershwin, Lisa-Ann; Gibbons, Mark J. (Magnolia Press, 2009)
    A common and conspicuous member of the medusan fauna of South Africa has been the subject of repeated taxonomic confusion. After having been mistakenly identified by earlier workers as either Carybdea alata or Tamoya ...
  • The case studies: authentic learning 

    Herrington, Jan; Mitchell, Veronica; Rowe, Michael; Titus, Simone (Routledge, 2014)
    Moving from theory to practice in higher education is deeply challenging. While exploring pedagogical models in the literature may lead to tacit understanding of general principles, actually implementing these principles ...
  • A catalogue with keys to the non-geniculate coralline algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) of South Africa 

    Maneveldt, Gavin; Keats, Derek; Chamberlain, Yvonne (Elsevier, 2008)
    Non-geniculate coralline red algae are common in all of the world’s oceans, where they often occupy close to 100% of the primary rocky substratum. The South African rocky subtidal and intertidal habitats in particular, ...
  • Cave pecuniam: Lawyers as launderers 

    Hamman, Abraham; Koen, Raymond (North-West University, 2012)
    In South Africa there is something almost sacrosanct about an attorney's trust account. It is the prescribed destination of all funds paid in trust by a client to an attorney. Clients tend to have complete confidence in ...
  • Cavity preparation using hard tissue lasers in operative dentistry 

    Karic, Vesna; Mulder, Riaan; Melman, Geoffrey (South African Dental Association, 2017)
    A laser is a device that delivers coherent, monochromatic and collimated light as a form of energy. Most dental laser devices emit invisible light in the infrared portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. On May 7, 1997, ...
  • Cell phone notification via bluetooth for Web 2.0 applications 

    Mutemwa, Muyowa; Tucker, William David; Norman, Michael (Telkom, 2009)
    This paper discusses how an Instant Messaging application on a computer can use Bluetooth in order to provide vibration notification on a mobile phone. The initial motivation was to aid Deaf1 office workers to know when ...
  • Cellphone technology, human rights and the criminal justice system 

    Hamman, Abraham (The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, 2010)
    Millions use cellphones every day. It is unthinkable for anyone to not have one in his/her possession. We can be reached almost everywhere and at almost every destination. It is small, compact and extremely user friendly. ...
  • Cellular Characterization of SARS Coronavirus Nucleocapsid 

    Goh, Phuay-Yee; Choi, Yook-Wah; Shen, Shuo; Tan, Yee-Joo; Fielding, Burtram C.; Tan, Timothy H.P.; O, Eng-Eong; Lim, Seng Gee; Hong, Wanjin (Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors, 2004)
    The Severe and Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (SARS CoV) is a newly-emerged virus that caused an outbreak of atypical pneumonia in the winter of 2002-2003. Polyclonal antibodies raised against the nucleocapsid (N) ...
  • The Centre for Multilingualism and Diversities Research at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa 

    Stroud, Christopher (University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    There is an urgency in theorising how diversity is negotiated, communicated, and disputed as a matter of everyday ordinariness that is compounded by the clear linkages between diversity, transformation, voice, agency, ...
  • Challanges related to working conditions experienced by social workers practising in rural areas 

    Alpaslan, Nicky; Schenck, Catherina (Rinie) (University of Stellenbosch, 2012)
    Introduction: In view of the references to the “poor working conditions” of social workers (Kusambisa in Chibba, 2011), which make it a challenge to retain social workers in rural areas (Kruger, 2008:44), and the exodus ...
  • Challenges and opportunities related to postgraduate evidence-based practice module using blended learning 

    Frantz, Jose M.; Himalowa, S.; Karuguti, W.; Kumurenzi, A.; Mulenga, D.; Sakala, M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011)
    The use of information and communications technology (ICT) has become integral to health professions education worldwide. The incorporation of online facilities and maintaining of the face-to-face element make blended ...
  • Challenges experienced while providing home based care: A community organisation's experience 

    Erasmus, C. J.; Ramuhaheli, R. M. (University of the Western Cape, 2012)
    Introduction: Methods: Results: Conclusion: Keywords: The large and ever-growing number of people being infected with HIV/AIDS, led to health professionals being unable to cope with these increasing numbers. To combat ...
  • Challenges faced by grandparents caring for AIDS orphans in Koster, North West Province of South Africa 

    Phetlhu, Deliwe R; Watson, Mada (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2014)
    Caring for orphans who have lost their parents due to AIDS, and some of whom are infected, is an enormous challenge. This immense responsibility often resides with the grandparents, who are in most cases sickly and not ...
  • Challenges faced by the urban black South Africans in the prevention of non-communicable diseases 

    Puoane, Thandi; Tsolekile, Lungiswa (Kamla-Raj Enterprises, 2008)
    This paper was conducted to describe some of the circumstances that increases the risk factors for non-communicable diseases amongst the previously disadvantaged South African population. The work presented here is based ...
  • Challenges faced by unaccompanied minor-refugees in South Africa 

    Magqibelo, Lungile; September, Shiron; Roman, Nicolette V.; Londt, Marcel P. (Stellenbosch University, 2016)
    This qualitative study explored the experiences of unaccompanied minor-refugees from Zimbabwe to South Africa. Ten (10) participants, from a shelter in Limpopo Province, were selected using Purposive sampling. Five childcare ...