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Do nursing students know and practice the Universal Precautions to prevent transmission of infectious agents?c
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
The aim of the study was therefore to investigate the knowledge and practice of nursing students with regard to the UPs and whether there was any relationship between knowledge of and practice of the UPs.
Role analysis of the nurse/midwives in the health services in Sub-Saharan Africa.
(John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
AIM : The aim of this paper is to describe the actual current roles and tasks of nurses in Sub- Saharan African health services. BACKGROUND: The current roles of nurses and midwives in the African region of the World ...
Research in lower middle income countries – recommendations for a national mental health research agenda in South Africa.
In the current mental health environment in South Africa, the development of a relevant mental health research agenda poses several challenges. This paper provides a brief overview of the current state of published research ...
Sensitivity and specificity of neuropsychological tests for dementia and mild cognitive impairment in a sample of residential elderly in South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014)
BACKGROUND. Neuropsychological tests can successfully distinguish between healthy elderly persons and those with clinically significant cognitive impairment. Objectives. A battery of neuropsychological tests was evaluated ...
Adolescents' perception of career choice of nursing among selected secondary schools in Jos, Nigeria
(Academic Journals, 2014)
The main purpose of this study was to examine the adolescents' perception and choice of nursing as a career in senior secondary schools, and to determine factors that may influence their choice and perception. The study ...
Psychosocial factors influencing Ghanaian family caregivers in the post-operative care of their hospitalised patients
(Unisa Press, 2014)
This study explored the psychosocial factors influencing family caregivers during the care of patients who had undergone surgery and were in pain. Family caregivers play key roles in the care of post-surgical patients in ...
Prior expectations of leadership programme attendees and their subsequent reflections on completion thereof
(Unisa press, 2014)
This article describes the reflections of nursing academics on their personal expectations prior to commencement of a leadership programme and their subsequent reflections on completion of this introduction to the ...
Intimate partner violence amongst undergraduate nursing students
(Unisa press, 2014)
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is reported to be rife among the student population at tertiary institutions and the general population. Yet the abuse is under diagnosed by nurses in health care settings. Research ...
Assessment of quality of care in the management of postpartum haemorrhage: A review of selected maternal death cases
(African Association for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2015)
Obstetric haemorrhage was the third most common cause of maternal death in South Africa for the triennium 2008 to 2010, increasing from the rate in 2005 to 2007. The major causes of death from haemorrhage remained similar ...
Experiences of nurses caring for mental health care users in an acute admission unit at a psychiatric hospital in the Western Cape Province
(AOSIS Open Journals, 2015)
BACKGROUND: Caring for mental health care users (MHCUs) with mental illnesses is a major task that confronts nurses globally. It has been argued that caring for this group of patients is accompanied by unique challenges. ...