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  • Pain as a reason for primary care visits: cross-sectional survey in a rural and periurban health clinic in the Eastern Cape, South Africa 

    Igumbor, Ehimario U.; Puoane, Thandi; Gansky, Stuart A.; Plesh, Octavia (South Africa Academy of Family Physicians, 2012)
    Background: The burden of pain in primary care has not been described for South Africa. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of pain in primary care and to characterise pain among adult patients attending a rural ...
  • 'Pale face'/ 'pointy face': SA criminology in denial 

    Henkeman, Sarah (Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2013)
    This paper responds to key aspects of Bill Dixon's article, Understanding 'Pointy Face': What is criminology for? It suggests that criminology should unambiguously be 'for' social justice in South Africa's transhistoric ...
  • Palliative care for terminally ill inmates: Does the state have a legal obligation? 

    Albertus, Chesne (Juta Law, 2012)
    ‘We ought to give those who are to leave life … the terminally ill … the same care and attention that we give those who enter life – the new-born.’1 In this article it is contended that terminally ill inmates have a right ...
  • Pan-African initiatives in global governance 

    Gottschalk, Keith (2013)
    As recently as 2009, a five hundred page textbook on international relations did not even mention the African Union in its index. The same applied to the Wikipedia entry on international organizations until a colleague of ...
  • Paper regimes 

    Dhupelia-Mesthrie, Uma (University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    In 1915 Baba Bapoo, a store assistant in Cape Town, was thrown into a state of great mental and emotional stress when he lost his permit en route to India. This was the only document that could guarantee his re-admission ...
  • The paradoxical effects of being a cost centre manager at a public hospital in Limpopo Province, South Africa 

    Jooste, Karien; Mothiba, Tebogo Maria; Nolte, A.G.W. (AFAHPER-SD, 2014)
    The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of being a cost centre manager at a public hospital in Limpopo Province, South Africa. A qualitative, descriptive, exploratory and contextual research design was used. ...
  • Parents perceptions of stress in a neonatal intensive care unit in Rwanda 

    Chipps, Jennifer; Musabirema, Priscille; Brysiewics, Petra (Curationis, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Having a newborn infant hospitalised in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is an unexpected and stressful event for a family. A number of potential stressors to which family members of patients in these ...
  • A participatory design for a billing system: A South African case study of a community based telephony system 

    Ufitamahoro, Marie Josee; Venter, Isabella; Rey-Moreno, Carlos; Tucker, William David (ACM, 2014)
    This paper describes the role participatory design can play in developing and implementing an information and communication technology for development project in a rural area. It shows how the process of co-designing an ...
  • Participatory learning: a people centred way of working in community development 

    Schenck, Catherina (Rinie); Louw, Huma (Unisa Press, 1995)
    In this article the authors propose a participatory learning approach to skill and knowledge acquisition in people centered community development knowing that it isn't always quick and easy but exciting and worth it.
  • Pashukanis on crime and punishment 

    Koen, Raymond (University of Pretoria, 2013)
    Evgeny Pashukanis deservedly is famous as the author of the so-called commodity form theory of law. In his Law and Marxism he postulated that the form of legal relations held the key to the Marxist critique of law and ...
  • ''Passing'' in die Suid-Afrikaanse literatuur: 'n vergelykende ondersoek 

    van Wyk, Steward (Alv-Tydskriffonds, 2007)
    This article examines how the phenomenon of passing, or playing white, is portrayed in selected South African texts. The findings of two studies conducted in the Cape Town area highlight the particular historical circumstances ...
  • Patient satisfaction during and following procedural sedation for ambulatory surgery 

    Lapere, C.; Roelofse, J.; Omar, Y.; du Plessis, A.; von Backstrom, A.Botha, W.; Cook, C.; Bosch, G. (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Background: Patient satisfaction is multidimensional. The clinician's perspective of a good outcome and the patient's experience of a satisfactory service are often two different end-points. The primary aim of our study ...
  • Patients’ experiences of being nursed by student nurses at a teaching hospital 

    Adejumo, Oluyinka; Mukumbang, Ferdinand C. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: Teaching hospitals are medical institutes at which most nursing education institutions provide their students with practical nursing experience. Although the focus of care is the patient, attention is sometimes ...
  • Patient’s access to records 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2013)
    A long-standing patient in an established practice requests her dental records and x-rays from the practice receptionist. She was last seen three years ago. Despite an intensive search, the receptionist is unable to locate ...
  • PCR-based detection of non-indigenous microorganisms in ‘pristine’ environments 

    Baker, Gillian; Ah Tow, Lemese; Cowan, Donald A. (Elsevier, 2003)
    PCR-based technologies are widely employed for the detection of specific microorganisms, and may be applied to the identification of non-indigenous microorganisms in ‘pristine’ environments. For ‘pristine’ environments ...
  • A pedagogy of critical hope in South African Higher Education 

    Bozalek, Vivienne; Carolissen, Ronelle; Leibowitz, Brenda (Routledge, 2013)
    How can discerning critical hope enable us to develop innovative forms of teaching, learning and social practices that begin to address issues of marginalization, privilege and access across different contexts? At this ...
  • Peer-to-Peer Computing and Grid Computing: towards a better understanding 

    Azeez, Nureni A.; Abidoye, Ademola P.; Adesina, Ademola Olusola; Agbele, Kehinde K.; Iyamu, Tiko; Venter, Isabella M. (Akamai University, 2011)
    Currently, both Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P) and Grid Computing have remained the most vibrant and useful forms of distributed computing all over the world. Their applications are such that they cut across both academia ...
  • A peoplecentred perspective on peoplecentred community development 

    Schenck, Catherina (Rinie); Louw, Huma (School of Social Work, Zimbabwe, 1995)
    This article uses the concept of 'people centredness' to stress the fact that development requires that the people themselves - who are meant to be the beneficiaries of development initiatives - be placed in the forefront ...
  • Perceived constraints to physical activity among students at paramedical institutions in Uganda 

    Nizeamana, E.; Phillips, Julie (LAM Publications Limited, 2006)
    In the developing world, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa, physical inactivity along with tobacco use, poor diet and nutrition are increasingly parts of today’s lifestyle. The aim of this study was to assess the levels of ...
  • Perceived stress among dental students at the University of the Western Cape 

    Wilson, V.J.; Rayner, C.A.; Gordon, N.A.; Shaikh, A.B.; Crombie, K.; Yasin-Harnekar, S. (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Introduction: A high prevalence of stress among dental students has been reported. Aim: To determine perceived stress among dental students at the University of the Western Cape. Method: A self-administered questionnaire ...