Articles by Author: Natalie Beenaerts

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  1. Nightjar diversity and microhabitat use in Nechisar National Park, Ethiopia

    Nightjar diversity and microhabitat use in Nechisar National Park, Ethiopia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Knowledge of the distribution and ecology of East African nightjars is, to a large extent, unknown. We collected ecological information on the diversity and microhabitat use of nightjars in Nechisar National Park in January 2015 by executing field captures and...
  2. An overview of pharmacotherapy-induced ototoxicity

    An overview of pharmacotherapy-induced ototoxicity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    This article provides an overview of ototoxic medication, as well as different pharmacological and audiological monitoring strategies. Although ototoxic medications play an important role in modern medicine, they also have the capacity to do great harm and lead to significant...
  3. An overview of fixed-dose combinations of antihypertensive drugs in South Africa

    An overview of fixed-dose combinations of antihypertensive drugs in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Hypertension is a pressing global health issue, contributing to an increase in cardiovascular risk, as well as being the most common condition seen in South Africa. Lack of compliance with the prescribed therapy is one of the largest obstacles to...
  4. Caffeine <em>versus</em> aminophylline for the prevention of apnoea of prematurity in a teaching hospital in South Africa

    Caffeine <em>versus</em> aminophylline for the prevention of apnoea of prematurity in a teaching hospital in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Study objectives: To determine the safety and efficacy of the use of oral anhydrous caffeine and intravenous aminophylline in the neonatal population using therapeutic drug levels and clinical effects as markers for determination.
  5. Personality and job satisfaction: their role in work-related psychological well-being

    Personality and job satisfaction: their role in work-related psychological well-being

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the role of work related psychological well-being in the relationship between personality and job satisfaction. Participants were 207 (females = 58.9%, blacks = 20.3%, white = 64.3%, Indian = 7.7% and Coloured = 6.8%) employees of various South African organisations. The participants completed the Ryff's Scale of...
  6. Capital letters: material dissent and place name change in the ‘new’ South Africa, 2005–2006

    Capital letters: material dissent and place name change in the ‘new’ South Africa, 2005–2006

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    In 2005 the municipal council that oversees Pretoria (South Africa's administrative capital) voted to officially change the name of the city to Tshwane. This was met with sustained resistance from various interest groups within the city. This is emblematic of...
  7. A 31-year-old diamond miner with chronic and relapsing skin ulcers. What is the diagnosis?

    A 31-year-old diamond miner with chronic and relapsing skin ulcers. What is the diagnosis?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    A previously healthy 31-year-old man presented in September 2007 to his doctor with a recurrence of painless ulcers on his left leg. He had traveled into Angola over 10 years for work involving diamond alluvial mining. He stayed mainly in...
  8. A pilot study on the use of amikacin in neonates: Who should be monitored for ototoxicity?

    A pilot study on the use of amikacin in neonates: Who should be monitored for ototoxicity?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: Aminoglycosides (AGs) cause irreversible hearing loss. The toxic effects of AGs are dose dependent and correlate with increasing drug serum concentrations.
  9. Amphotericin B in the management of fungal infections in a neonatal intensive care unit: experiences in a teaching hospital

    Amphotericin B in the management of fungal infections in a neonatal intensive care unit: experiences in a teaching hospital

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    Invasive systemic fungal infections have emerged as serious nosocomial threats to neonates in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Candidaemia due to fluconazole-resistant Candida krusei necessitated the use of amphotericin B in the NICU at Dr George Mukhari Hospital. The...
  10. COLISTIN: adult and paediatric guideline for South Africa, 2016

    COLISTIN: adult and paediatric guideline for South Africa, 2016

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    This document was created to serve as a guideline for colistin prescribing in South Africa. Antimicrobial resistance is threatening the effective prevention and treatment of a wide variety of infections, especially those that are caused by multi-drug-resistant (MDR) gram-negative bacteria...