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  1. Infantile Colic Among The Traditional Shona People: An Ethnopsychological perspective

    Infantile Colic Among The Traditional Shona People: An Ethnopsychological perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study provides an ethnopsychological view of infantile colic among the Shona people. Ethnopsychological perspectives are culturally grounded views of psychological phenomena, and intersect a number of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology and cultural psychology. The study considered Shona perspectives on...
  2. Paediatric antiretroviral treatment programmes in sub-Saharan Africa: a review of published clinical studies

    Paediatric antiretroviral treatment programmes in sub-Saharan Africa: a review of published clinical studies

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Knowledge of the experience and outcomes of current paediatric antiretroviral treatment (ART) programmes in sub-Saharan Africa can inform new programmes in the region as well as enhance existing ones. This is urgently needed to facilitate the scale-up of treatment, which...
  3. Comparison of ultrasound-guided vs. anatomical landmark-guided cannulation of the femoral vein at the optimum position in infant

    Comparison of ultrasound-guided vs. anatomical landmark-guided cannulation of the femoral vein at the optimum position in infant

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Femoral vein cannulation can be a routine process during major surgery in infants and children, and may prove to be lifesaving under certain conditions. This study compared ultrasound (US)-guided cannulation of the femoral vein in infants with the traditional...
  4. Knowledge and attitudes of nursing staff and mothers towards kangaroo mother care in the eastern sub-district of Cape Town

    Knowledge and attitudes of nursing staff and mothers towards kangaroo mother care in the eastern sub-district of Cape Town

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: To determine the knowledge and attitude of nursing staff and mothers towards kangaroo mother care (KMC) in the eastern sub-district of Cape Town.
  5. Breastfeeding pattern, anthropometry and health status of infants attending child welfare clinics of a teaching hospital in Nigeria

    Breastfeeding pattern, anthropometry and health status of infants attending child welfare clinics of a teaching hospital in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: To determine the breastfeeding pattern and its relationship with the physical growth and health status of infants aged 0–24 weeks.
  6. Intraoperative glucose management in children < 1 year or < 10 kg: an observational study

    Intraoperative glucose management in children < 1 year or < 10 kg: an observational study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Infants may be at risk of hypoglycaemia in the perioperative period. Current evidence has led to the global use of maintenance fluid with low-concentration dextrose in these patients. This study aimed to analyse the current practice of anaesthetists in...
  7. A qualitative analysis of the barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation among children 2 to 18 months of age in Swaziland

    A qualitative analysis of the barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation among children 2 to 18 months of age in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV/AIDS remains one of the leading causes of death among children under 5 years old in Swaziland. Although studies have shown that early initiation of infants and children diagnosed with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART) significantly reduces mortality, many children...
  8. Barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation for HIV-positive children aged 2–18 months in Swaziland

    Barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation for HIV-positive children aged 2–18 months in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Although early antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces HIV-related mortality in children by up to 75%, almost half of HIV-positive children younger than 1 year old in Swaziland do not initiate ART. This study was conducted to identify barriers to early ART...