Articles by Author: Sugeshnee Pather

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  1. Human immunodeficiency virus-related Epstein-Barr virus-associated smooth muscle tumours: South African experience from Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital

    Human immunodeficiency virus-related Epstein-Barr virus-associated smooth muscle tumours: South African experience from Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: Despite the rampant human immunodeficiency (HIV) epidemic in Africa, there is a paucity of published data of HIV-related Epstein-Barr virus-associated smooth muscle tumours (EBV-SMT) from Africa.
  2. Book Review

    Book Review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
  3. Book Review

    Book Review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
  4. Missed opportunities for cervical screening at Worcester Hospital and Worcester Community Health Centre, Worcester, South Africa

    Missed opportunities for cervical screening at Worcester Hospital and Worcester Community Health Centre, Worcester, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Cervical cancer is the only gynaecological malignancy for which a screening modality is widely accepted and recommended for all women.1 Just as in other developed countries, the decline in deaths from cervical cancer in the white population in South...
  5. Awareness and perceptions of published osteoporosis clinical guidelines—a survey of primary care practitioners in the Cape Town metropolitan area

    Awareness and perceptions of published osteoporosis clinical guidelines—a survey of primary care practitioners in the Cape Town metropolitan area

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Despite the widespread production and dissemination of clinical practice guidelines, both worldwide and in South Africa, they have not resulted in the expected improvements in quality of care and patient outcomes. There are limited studies concerning the impact of...
  6. The management of sexual assault victims at Odi District Hospital in the North-West Province: How can the quality of hospital care be improved?

    The management of sexual assault victims at Odi District Hospital in the North-West Province: How can the quality of hospital care be improved?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: This six-month study at Odi Hospital in the district of Mabopane in the North-West Province was undertaken to gain insight into the way in which alleged sexual assault victims experienced the treatment they received from doctors, nurses and others...
  7. Profile of rape victims attending the Karl Bremer Hospital Rape Centre, Tygerberg, Cape Town

    Profile of rape victims attending the Karl Bremer Hospital Rape Centre, Tygerberg, Cape Town

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Given the high prevalence of HIV infection in this country today it is not difficult to observe the risk faced by victims of sexual assault. In addition, there is a lack of available data on the per-episode risk of...
  8. The clinical spectrum and cost implications of hospitalised HIV-infected children at Karl Bremer Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

    The clinical spectrum and cost implications of hospitalised HIV-infected children at Karl Bremer Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: HIV infection has become a common risk factor for hospital admission and a major contributor to childhood morbidity in South Africa. There remains a paucity of data describing the cost of hospitalisation of HIV-infected children in South Africa. The...