Articles by Keyword: Drug Compounding

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  1. A survey of propofol injection practices reveals poor knowledge of and unsatisfactory adherence to the SASA Guidelines for Infection Control

    A survey of propofol injection practices reveals poor knowledge of and unsatisfactory adherence to the SASA Guidelines for Infection Control

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Propofol lipid emulsion supports bacterial growth and various outbreaks of postoperative infection are attributed to extrinsic contamination. This study’s objectives were to ascertain propofol administration practices among South African anaesthesiologists and to determine the influence of the 2014 South...
  2. Psychosocial Influences on Substance Abuse in a Sample of South African Youth: A Qualitative Analysis

    Psychosocial Influences on Substance Abuse in a Sample of South African Youth: A Qualitative Analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the lived experience of substance abusers in the South African context. Participants were 10 individuals attending a drug treatment centre in Durban, South Africa. Data were collected using open-ended interviews with data being analysed using thematic analysis...
  3. Is khat-chewing associated with HIV risk behaviour? A community-based study from Ethiopia

    Is khat-chewing associated with HIV risk behaviour? A community-based study from Ethiopia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This study examines the possible association between the stimulant khat and risky sexual behaviour that might aggravate the spread of HIV. A community-based cross-sectional survey involving 4 000 individuals and focus group discussions were conducted to assess the attitudes and...
  4. Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected children attending a donor-funded clinic at a tertiary hospital in Nigeria

    Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected children attending a donor-funded clinic at a tertiary hospital in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The success of antiretroviral therapy (ART) depends on a high level of adherence to a life-long regimen of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). Since the scale-up of access to ARVs in Nigeria, few studies have determined the level of adherence of ART...
  5. Developing visual images for communicating information aboutantiretroviral side effects to a low-literate population

    Developing visual images for communicating information aboutantiretroviral side effects to a low-literate population

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The side effects of antiretroviral (ARV) therapy are linked to altered quality of life and adherence. Poor adherence has also been associated with low health-literacy skills, with an uninformed patient more likely to make ARV-related decisions that compromise the efficacy...
  6. Treatment adherence following national antiretroviral rollout in South Africa

    Treatment adherence following national antiretroviral rollout in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The national antiretroviral (ARV) programme in South Africa commenced in 2004. ARV drugs became readily available to all South Africans due to the concerted efforts of ‘access to all’ campaigns. This study investigates medication adherence among a sample of South...
  7. The role of law in the regulation of HIV-vaccine research in South Africa and Kenya

    The role of law in the regulation of HIV-vaccine research in South Africa and Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Law is an important regulatory mechanism, particularly for creating an enabling research environment. However, the manner in which law addresses issues related to medical research, and HIV-vaccine research in particular, is at times inadequate and of great concern to the...
  8. The ethics of HIV research with people who inject drugs in Africa: a desk review

    The ethics of HIV research with people who inject drugs in Africa: a desk review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Injecting drug use is a growing problem in Africa and a growing risk factor for contracting HIV in the region. It is imperative that HIV research includes injecting drug users so that they too are able to benefit from safe...
  9. Qualitative study of the influence of antidepressants on the psychological health of patients on antiretroviral therapy in Uganda

    Qualitative study of the influence of antidepressants on the psychological health of patients on antiretroviral therapy in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The study set out to explore how HIV-positive individuals conceptualise and describe depression and its manifestation in their lives, and how this may change over time in the context of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and antidepressant treatment. We conducted in-depth interviews...
  10. Evaluating adverse drug reactions among HAART patients in a resource-constrained province of South Africa

    Evaluating adverse drug reactions among HAART patients in a resource-constrained province of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The high prevalence of HIV in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa, has greatly increased the demand for antiretroviral therapy (ART), resulting in an exponential increase in the number of patients initiated on highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART). However, little information about...