Articles by Author: L Nkombua

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  1. The practice of medicine at a district hospital emergency room: Middelburg Hospital, Mpumalanga Province

    The practice of medicine at a district hospital emergency room: Middelburg Hospital, Mpumalanga Province

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The aim of this study was to establish the type of clinical work done by the doctors in the emergency room at a district hospital in an underserved area. The findings of the study would assist the management in...
  2. Letters

    Letters

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
  3. Evaluation of general practitioners' routine assessment of patients with diabetes in Tshwane, South Africa

    Evaluation of general practitioners' routine assessment of patients with diabetes in Tshwane, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Diabetes mellitus is a composite disease that, if not well managed and controlled, may lead to severe complications. To avoid or delay these debilitating complications, it is necessary for the practitioner to implement adequate management of the disease by...
  4. Healthcare professionals' perceptions of alcohol-intoxicated trauma patients: Implications for healthcare delivery at South Rand Hospital Emergency Department

    Healthcare professionals' perceptions of alcohol-intoxicated trauma patients: Implications for healthcare delivery at South Rand Hospital Emergency Department

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Objectives: The objectives of this study were to explore healthcare professionals' (HCPs) perceptions about patients who had been assaulted, who consult under the influence of alcohol, and to make them aware of their attitudes towards these patients, with a view...
  5. Contraceptive usage in women requesting emergency contraception in Swaziland

    Contraceptive usage in women requesting emergency contraception in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The Kingdom of Swaziland, following the introduction of the National Family Planning Programme in 1973, has witnessed insufficient scientific publications on the contraceptive practices in the country despite documented high fertility rates and low contraceptive prevalence rates. This study...
  6. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in workers at a district hospital

    Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in workers at a district hospital

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    Certain risk factors play an important role in a person's chances of developing heart disease. The more risk factors a person has, the greater the likelihood of developing heart disease. Proactively addressing the modifable risk factors reduces the chances for...
  7. A study of the knowledge and practice of lifestyle modification in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Middelburg sub-district of Mpumalanga<xref ref-type="author-notes" rid="FN0001"/>

    A study of the knowledge and practice of lifestyle modification in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Middelburg sub-district of Mpumalanga<xref ref-type="author-notes" rid="FN0001"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Introduction: Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common clinical conditions seen by family physicians in their daily practice. They are constantly confronted with the burden of caring for poorly controlled and poorly adherent patients presenting with preventable debilitating, disabling...