Articles by Author: M C Struwig

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  1. Reasons for doctor migration from South Africa

    Reasons for doctor migration from South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The migration of doctors from their home countries is not a new phenomenon. Apart from voluntary migration due to various reasons, medical professionals, often from sub-Saharan Africa, are actively recruited by developed countries. Doctors in South Africa are esteemed...
  2. Suicide cases investigated at the state mortuary in Bloemfontein, 2003–2007

    Suicide cases investigated at the state mortuary in Bloemfontein, 2003–2007

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Up to 8 000 South Africans commit suicide annually. This study aimed to investigate the profile of suicide cases in Bloemfontein and the southern Free State province.
  3. The prevalence and perception of obesity and its association with the lifestyle of women at the Mangaung University Community Partnership Project healthcare centre, Bloemfontein

    The prevalence and perception of obesity and its association with the lifestyle of women at the Mangaung University Community Partnership Project healthcare centre, Bloemfontein

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: This investigation was prompted by the increase of obesity in developing countries with the simultaneous increased risk of preventable noncommunicable diseases. We aimed to determine the prevalence of obesity among women serving a predominantly black peri-urban community, who visited...
  4. Do social media display correct conventional hotel ratings?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal:
    This study investigates conventional ratings as they are presented on TripAdvisor. Conventional ratings are ratings, commonly using stars as a symbol, allocated by government or private bodies that work with hotel inspectors. The data from guest ratings on TripAdvisor was...
  5. Nematode contamination in sandpits of registered pre-school facilities in Bloemfontein

    Nematode contamination in sandpits of registered pre-school facilities in Bloemfontein

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    This cross-sectional study focused on the detection of nematode eggs in the sandpits of registered pre-school facilities in the Bloemfontein area. Schools were drawn from a list of registered pre-school facilities in the Bloemfontein area. Each sampled pre-school completed a...
  6. The appropriateness of the South African Thoracic Society’s guidelines for antibiotic treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation in the Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein

    The appropriateness of the South African Thoracic Society’s guidelines for antibiotic treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation in the Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive disease predominantly associated with smoking. Exacerbation of COPD frequently results from respiratory infections. The South African Thoracic Society (SATS) recommends treatment with amoxicillin/ clavulanate, cefuroxime or a fuoroquinolone. The study aimed to...
  7. Secondarily infected syphilitic aortic arch aneurysm in a patient on chronic renal dialysis with fatal haemoptysis

    Secondarily infected syphilitic aortic arch aneurysm in a patient on chronic renal dialysis with fatal haemoptysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    This paper reports a case study of a 45-year-old man with known chronic renal failure requiring haemodialysis, hypertension and ischaemic heart disease, who presented with a three-week history of dyspnoea, orthopnoea and a productive cough. He developed sudden onset chest...
  8. Clinical profile of patients diagnosed with primary lung cancer at the Pulmonology Division, Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein, 2010-2011

    Clinical profile of patients diagnosed with primary lung cancer at the Pulmonology Division, Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein, 2010-2011

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    Lung cancer is regarded by the World Health Organization as a leading cause of death globally. Limited data are available on lung cancer epidemiology in South Africa. This study aimed to determine the profle of patients with lung cancer who...
  9. Do social media display correct conventional hotel ratings?

    Do social media display correct conventional hotel ratings?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    This study investigates conventional ratings as they are presented on TripAdvisor. Conventional ratings are ratings, commonly using stars as a symbol, allocated by government or private bodies that work with hotel inspectors. The data from guest ratings on TripAdvisor was...