Articles by Author: Megan Sanders

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  1. Perioperative echocardiography for invasive thymoma with intracardiac invasion in a child: a case report

    Perioperative echocardiography for invasive thymoma with intracardiac invasion in a child: a case report

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    In the paediatric population, thymomas are rare mediastinal tumours. Surgical management is the main treatment for these tumours. A case of an aggressive thymoma with intracardiac invasion in a child is presented. The management plan involved either resection of the...
  2. Views from Africa on Positive Psychology

    Views from Africa on Positive Psychology

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the state of Positive Psychology in six African countries. Thirty-seven participants from the six African countries responded to a survey on the status and prospects for positive psychology in the respective countries. Data was analyzed qualitatively and...
  3. Improving child outcomes through maternal mental health interventions

    Improving child outcomes through maternal mental health interventions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    This commentary will provide a general overview of the public health considerations of maternal mental illness, both from a global perspective as well as from the South African context. The paper will outline the consequences of maternal mental illness for...
  4. Community approaches to preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission: perspectives from rural Lesotho

    Community approaches to preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission: perspectives from rural Lesotho

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper examines the cultural and structural difficulties surrounding effective prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) in rural Lesotho. We argue for three strategies to improve PMTCT interventions: community-based research and outreach, addressing cultural and structural dynamics, and working with...
  5. The everyday life of sexual politics: A feminist critical discourse analysis of herbalist pamphlets in Johannesburg

    The everyday life of sexual politics: A feminist critical discourse analysis of herbalist pamphlets in Johannesburg

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    This article investigates a corpus of herbalist pamphlets – fairly common, everyday texts found in (South) African cities – which promote the services of traditional healers and promise solutions to a plethora of ailments and life problems. The article's multi-pronged...
  6. Domestic Temporalities: Sensual Patterning in Persian Migratory Landscapes

    Domestic Temporalities: Sensual Patterning in Persian Migratory Landscapes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology
    When dealing with the moving worlds of migration among the Persian diaspora in Australia, memories cannot simply be removed to dusty attic boxes to be stored as an archive. Rather, this analysis takes the body and its sensory engagement with...
  7. Influences on life aspirations among adolescents in a low-income community in Cape Town, South Africa

    Influences on life aspirations among adolescents in a low-income community in Cape Town, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to determine the influences on adolescents’ aspirations from a low-income community in Cape Town. A sequential mixed method exploratory design was used following two distinct phases. The qualitative phase comprised focus group interviews with...
  8. Audiological testing for ototoxicity monitoring in adults with tuberculosis in state hospitals in Gauteng, South Africa

    Audiological testing for ototoxicity monitoring in adults with tuberculosis in state hospitals in Gauteng, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: Ototoxicity monitoring during treatment of medical conditions, where the medications used are known to be toxic to the ear, is an important scope of practice of the audiologist; and, is an important clinical service aimed at enhancing patients’ quality...