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  1. Infantile Colic Among The Traditional Shona People: An Ethnopsychological perspective

    Infantile Colic Among The Traditional Shona People: An Ethnopsychological perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study provides an ethnopsychological view of infantile colic among the Shona people. Ethnopsychological perspectives are culturally grounded views of psychological phenomena, and intersect a number of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology and cultural psychology. The study considered Shona perspectives on...
  2. Paediatric antiretroviral treatment programmes in sub-Saharan Africa: a review of published clinical studies

    Paediatric antiretroviral treatment programmes in sub-Saharan Africa: a review of published clinical studies

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Knowledge of the experience and outcomes of current paediatric antiretroviral treatment (ART) programmes in sub-Saharan Africa can inform new programmes in the region as well as enhance existing ones. This is urgently needed to facilitate the scale-up of treatment, which...
  3. Comparison of ultrasound-guided vs. anatomical landmark-guided cannulation of the femoral vein at the optimum position in infant

    Comparison of ultrasound-guided vs. anatomical landmark-guided cannulation of the femoral vein at the optimum position in infant

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Femoral vein cannulation can be a routine process during major surgery in infants and children, and may prove to be lifesaving under certain conditions. This study compared ultrasound (US)-guided cannulation of the femoral vein in infants with the traditional...
  4. Knowledge and attitudes of nursing staff and mothers towards kangaroo mother care in the eastern sub-district of Cape Town

    Knowledge and attitudes of nursing staff and mothers towards kangaroo mother care in the eastern sub-district of Cape Town

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: To determine the knowledge and attitude of nursing staff and mothers towards kangaroo mother care (KMC) in the eastern sub-district of Cape Town.
  5. Breastfeeding pattern, anthropometry and health status of infants attending child welfare clinics of a teaching hospital in Nigeria

    Breastfeeding pattern, anthropometry and health status of infants attending child welfare clinics of a teaching hospital in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: To determine the breastfeeding pattern and its relationship with the physical growth and health status of infants aged 0–24 weeks.
  6. Intraoperative glucose management in children < 1 year or < 10 kg: an observational study

    Intraoperative glucose management in children < 1 year or < 10 kg: an observational study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Infants may be at risk of hypoglycaemia in the perioperative period. Current evidence has led to the global use of maintenance fluid with low-concentration dextrose in these patients. This study aimed to analyse the current practice of anaesthetists in...
  7. A qualitative analysis of the barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation among children 2 to 18 months of age in Swaziland

    A qualitative analysis of the barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation among children 2 to 18 months of age in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV/AIDS remains one of the leading causes of death among children under 5 years old in Swaziland. Although studies have shown that early initiation of infants and children diagnosed with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART) significantly reduces mortality, many children...