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  • Drug-abusing patients - Can I refuse to treat them? 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (ALLSA, 2013)
    In the past few months, there have been increasing numbers of drug-abusing patients attending my practice. More recently, an anorexic, very agitated and nervous 20-year-old presented at my consulting rooms requesting ...
  • Ethical management of patients with hearing impairments 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    Mrs Zuma is a 75 year old patient who has been living alone for six years since her husband died. Her hearing has deteriorated over the past few years. She has lost all her natural teeth and has been wearing upper and ...
  • Minor's request for confidentiality 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni; Du Toit, J. (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    Following uncomplicated root canal treatment on a lower molar tooth, the 14 year old patient presented a few weeks later, together with her mother, complaining about an ulcer on her palate. Her mother assumed the lesion ...
  • Oral medicine case book 67: Oral manifestations of Evans syndrome: a presenting feature of HIV infection? 

    Ranchod, S.; Jeftha, Anthea; Meyer, M.; Dreyer, Wynand P. (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    A 19 year old female presented with spontaneous intra - oral bleeding of two days duration. The patient reported that she was, until recently, in good general health and also that she had an uncomplicated parturition ...
  • Oral medicine case book 69: Burkitt lymphoma of the oral cavity 

    Mosalleum, E.; Mohamed, N.; Bassa, F.C.; Dreyer, Wynand P. (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    A 25-year-old female was referred to the Haematology Unit at Tygerberg Hospital for further management of a rapidly expanding and large submandibular mass which on fine needle aspiration was suggestive of lymphoma . ...
  • Referrals - practitioner, patient & specialist obligations 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2016)
    The profession of dentistry has both benevolent and protective aspects with regards to duty of care to patients, to always try to do the best for the patients and to fulfill the principle of non-maleficence - to do no ...
  • Referrals – practitioner, patient & specialist obligations 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2016)
    The profession of dentistry has both benevolent and protective aspects with regards to duty of care to patients, to always try to do the best for the patients and to fulfill the principle of non-maleficence –to do no ...