Articles by Author: Jacqui Miot

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  1. Usage of antibiotics in the intensive care units of an academic tertiary-level hospital

    Usage of antibiotics in the intensive care units of an academic tertiary-level hospital

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: The post-antibiotic era is approaching fast as multidrug-resistant bacteria emerge and the antibiotic pipeline slows to a trickle. Antibiotic stewardship requires that antibiotics be used appropriately and as such this study reviewed the utilisation of antibiotics in five adult...
  2. Is Personal Identity Evaluative?

    Is Personal Identity Evaluative?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    Martha Nussbaum subscribes to the view that our identity is an evaluative question determined by our common, deeply held beliefs about what is worthwhile in human life. In so doing, she asserts that for an account of ethics to have...
  3. The use of language criteria for admission to higher education in South Africa: issues of bias and fairness investigated

    The use of language criteria for admission to higher education in South Africa: issues of bias and fairness investigated

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    The implementation of the new National Senior Certificate (NSC) has necessitated the setting of new admission criteria for higher education (HE), both nationally and at an institutional level. In addition to setting their own point criteria in relation to the...
  4. Mothers’ Life-Worlds in a Developing Context when a Child has Special Needs

    Mothers’ Life-Worlds in a Developing Context when a Child has Special Needs

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology
    This South African study investigates the lived experiences of a group of isiZulu mothers of children diagnosed with multiple disabilities. Data collection from regular focus group discussions proceeded with the assistance of a translator skilled in working in isiZulu and...