Articles by Author: Nair Abhijit

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  1. Psychological Well-Being and Health Related Quality of Life among a Group of Low-Income Women Living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa

    Psychological Well-Being and Health Related Quality of Life among a Group of Low-Income Women Living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study documented the relationships among biomedical factors, psychosocial factors, health related quality of life (HRQOL) and suicidality in respect of HIV positive women in KwaZulu-Natal. One hundred and thirty three (133) women over the age of 18 years (mean...
  2. Mismatches between youth aspirations and participatory HIV/AIDSprogrammes in South Africa

    Mismatches between youth aspirations and participatory HIV/AIDSprogrammes in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Although youth participation is a pillar of international HIV/AIDS policy, it is notoriously difficult to facilitate. We explore this challenge through a case study of a community-led HIV/AIDS management project in a South African rural area, in which anticipated youth...
  3. Building partnerships to support community-led HIV/AIDS management: a case study from rural South Africa

    Building partnerships to support community-led HIV/AIDS management: a case study from rural South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The importance of partnerships between marginalised communities and support agencies (from the public sector, private sector and civil society) is a pillar of HIV/AIDS management policy. Such alliances are notoriously difficult to promote and sustain. We present a case study...
  4. Dexmedetomidine in premedication to attenuate the acute hyperdynamic response to ECT: a randomised, double-blind, controlled study

    Dexmedetomidine in premedication to attenuate the acute hyperdynamic response to ECT: a randomised, double-blind, controlled study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: The choice of anaesthetic agent for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) depends on seizure duration, haemodynamic and recovery parameters. The aim of the study was to assess the effects of dexmedetomidine premedication on haemodynamic, seizure duration, recovery characteristics and agitation following...
  5. Prevalence of healthcare-associated infection at a tertiary hospital in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa

    Prevalence of healthcare-associated infection at a tertiary hospital in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) are a well-known public health threat; however, published data on the endemic burden of HCAIs in sub-Saharan Africa are limited. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of primary bloodstream infection (PBSI), surgical site infection (SSI),...
  6. Performance and participatory evaluation of green gram genotypes in the semi-arid environments of Eastern Kenya

    Performance and participatory evaluation of green gram genotypes in the semi-arid environments of Eastern Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal
    Green gram (Vigna radiata (L.) R Wilczek var. radiata) is an important pulse in the climatically marginal areas of Eastern Kenya. The pulse is cultivated primarily for food grain and income generation. Its productivity in Eastern Kenya has declined, because...