Articles by Author: Rn Rodseth

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  1. Dealing with alcohol abuse in general practice

    Dealing with alcohol abuse in general practice

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    The excessive use of alcohol is a significant problem in South Africa. The consequences are far-reaching, both for the health of the individual, and for society as a whole. This article examines the role of the family physician in the...
  2. Living longer as an anaesthetist: The ‘magic’ lifestyle or the ‘lifestyle polypill’

    Living longer as an anaesthetist: The ‘magic’ lifestyle or the ‘lifestyle polypill’

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    The central premise of this paper is that interventions that result in prolongation of human life are good for the individual. We examine three broad lifestyle activities (anaesthetic health and health risks, common health misconceptions, accepted lifestyle modifications to improve...
  3. The perioperative management of Bernard-Soulier syndrome: a case report and review of the role of perioperative factor VIIa

    The perioperative management of Bernard-Soulier syndrome: a case report and review of the role of perioperative factor VIIa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    This article presents the perioperative anaesthetic management of a patient with Bernard-Soulier syndrome (BSS). A literature search was conducted to examine the perioperative haemostatic management of BSS, with particular focus on the developing role of recombinant factor VIIa. The early...
  4. A meta-analysis of intraoperative factors associated with postoperative cardiac complications

    A meta-analysis of intraoperative factors associated with postoperative cardiac complications

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Preoperative cardiac risk is commonly determined with the help of risk scores and risk stratification tools. This predetermined cardiac risk may be profoundly changed by intraoperative surgical events. This meta-analysis aimed to identify intraoperative factors that independently predict postoperative...
  5. A survey of corticosteroid use for the management of septic shock

    A survey of corticosteroid use for the management of septic shock

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Critical illness is associated with pituitary-adrenal axis dysfunction, and may cause adrenal insufficiency that manifests as septic shock that is poorly responsive to fluid or inotropic therapy. Administering a low-dose corticosteroid to these patients results in faster shock resolution,...
  6. The opinion of patients at a local South Africa teaching hospital on physician-industry relations

    The opinion of patients at a local South Africa teaching hospital on physician-industry relations

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Objectives: This study aimed to determine how South African patients at a regional state hospital perceived the practice of physicians accepting gifts from the pharmaceutical industry. The physician-patient relationship is built on trust, with an understanding that the physician will...