Articles by Author: Thembelihle Dlungwane

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  1. High level of initial default among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis in eThekwini health district, KwaZulu-Natal

    High level of initial default among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis in eThekwini health district, KwaZulu-Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    In this study, initial tuberculosis (TB) default was measured in clinics in a district with a high incidence of TB. A retrospective review of TB case identification registers in 2007 found 4049 (9.0%) new smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) cases...
  2. Burnout, compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction among nurses in the context of maternal and perinatal deaths

    Burnout, compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction among nurses in the context of maternal and perinatal deaths

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the prevalence and levels of burnout, compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction among nurses with exposure to maternal and perinatal deaths. A convenience sample of 83 nurses was selected for participation from six hospitals in Limpopo province, South...
  3. An investigation of maternal mortality at a tertiary hospital of the Limpopo province of South Africa

    An investigation of maternal mortality at a tertiary hospital of the Limpopo province of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Objective: To understand the elements influencing the maternal deaths in the Limpopo province, South Africa.
  4. Factors associated with unintended pregnancy among women attending a public health facility in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Factors associated with unintended pregnancy among women attending a public health facility in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Across the globe a large proportion of pregnancies have been reported as unintended. There are no available reports from South Africa concerning the prevalence of unintended pregnancies. This study explored the prevalence of unintended pregnancies among South African women...