Articles by Author: Steve Blakemore

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  1. Outcomes 30 days after ICU admission: the 30DOS study

    Outcomes 30 days after ICU admission: the 30DOS study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: The spectrum of illness and long-term outcome of critically ill patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) in South Africa remains largely unknown.
  2. Vowel Duration Issue in Civili

    Vowel Duration Issue in Civili

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The main goal of this article is to define the problem of vowel duration in Civili (H. 12a). It shows that the so- called Civili vowel-length issue desperately needs to be re-examined, because previous works on the sound system of...
  3. Mid-vowels and vowel harmony in Civili

    Mid-vowels and vowel harmony in Civili

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article highlights the phenomenon of vowel harmony in Civili. The distinctive features of vowels are determined in order to analyze the vowel harmony system, and later to explain the distinction between respective problematic vowels in the vowel system. Vowel...
  4. Gabonese Language Landscape: Survey and perspectives

    Gabonese Language Landscape: Survey and perspectives

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Several authors have described the language situation of Gabon with regard mainly to native languages, as one of language diversity. In this article, we portray this language situation with regard to both foreign and native languages, and introduce the concept...
  5. BREEDING BIOLOGY AND INTER-TERRITORY MOVEMENTS IN A FISCAL SHRIKE POPULATION IN KENYA

    BREEDING BIOLOGY AND INTER-TERRITORY MOVEMENTS IN A FISCAL SHRIKE POPULATION IN KENYA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Zack, S. 1986. Breeding biology and inter-territory movements in a Fiscal Shrike population in Kenya. Ostrich 57: 65–74.
  6. <em>In vitro</em> shoot multiplication and rooting from seedling explants of <em>Pterocarpus angolensis</em> in Zambia

    <em>In vitro</em> shoot multiplication and rooting from seedling explants of <em>Pterocarpus angolensis</em> in Zambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    Pterocarpus angolensis is a savanna tree species growing mostly in the southern part of Africa. Exploitation for its medicinal and commercial uses has led to diminishing of wild populations. Developing reliable in vitro protocols for propagation would enable mass production...
  7. The Meanings of an Animal Wristband (<em>isiphandla</em>) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    The Meanings of an Animal Wristband (<em>isiphandla</em>) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated indigenous meanings attributed to the use of an animal skin wristband (isiphandla) in persons in KwaZulu-Natal. The study was motivated by the need for indigenous psychological knowledge in the South African context where western-based treatment approaches, ideologies...
  8. Integrating Ancestral Consciousness into Conventional Counselling

    Integrating Ancestral Consciousness into Conventional Counselling

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article discusses concepts from traditional beliefs in ancestral spirits as therapeutic behavior change agents. Specifically, it examines ancestral consciousness in relation to attachment theory and its application in conventional counselling. A case illustration is discussed to show the potential...
  9. A thyroid-related endocrine emergency in pregnancy

    A thyroid-related endocrine emergency in pregnancy

    A 28-year-old woman presented with a thyroid storm while pregnant. Thyroid storm in pregnancy is a rare, life threatening endocrinological emergency. The diagnosis and management can be challenging. Even with early aggressive therapy the maternal mortality is still high and...