Articles by Author: Perushan Rajah

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  1. Determining the optimal phenological stage for predicting common dry bean (<em>Phaseolus vulgaris</em>) yield using field spectroscopy

    Determining the optimal phenological stage for predicting common dry bean (<em>Phaseolus vulgaris</em>) yield using field spectroscopy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    On-farm crop productivity and yield prediction are valuable for, among others, designing food policies, on-farm and after-farm planning and pricing, and marketing. Whereas existing prediction approaches are generally reliable, these require extensive and tedious field surveys and adequate ancillary agrometeorological...
  2. Breast Cancer Health Beliefs and Perceived Barriers to Self-Examination Amongst Hindu Women in South Africa

    Breast Cancer Health Beliefs and Perceived Barriers to Self-Examination Amongst Hindu Women in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the breast cancer health beliefs and perceived barriers to breast self-examination of South African Hindu women. Participants were 68 Hindu women (mean age = 39.36 years SD=13.42) from two South African cities. They completed the Champion's Health...
  3. Preoperative B-type natriuretic peptides in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery: a cumulative meta-analysis

    Preoperative B-type natriuretic peptides in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery: a cumulative meta-analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: A plethora of studies have shown elevated preoperative natriuretic peptide measurements to predict postoperative mortality and adverse cardiac events.Objectives: The current study aimed to demonstrate this overwhelming association and to show that further studies of this nature are unwarranted.Methods:...
  4. Induction behaviour and race and its association with postoperative agitation in paediatric elective surgery

    Induction behaviour and race and its association with postoperative agitation in paediatric elective surgery

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: It has been suggested that preoperative agitation in children may be a risk factor for postoperative delirium and postoperative vomiting. Previous studies have suggested that adult African patients have a lower incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting, but no...