Articles by Keyword: Post Operative Complications

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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. Post-operative symptoms at home in children following day case surgery

    Post-operative symptoms at home in children following day case surgery

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: This prospective questionnaire-based study examined the post-operative symptoms encountered by children who underwent day case surgery at a dedicated day case surgery unit. The study evaluated the post-operative symptoms that occurred at home. The parents evaluated the instructions given...
  3. Evaluation of the effects of scorching caused by the directed application of a paraquat-containing herbicide mixture to the base of maize plants at various ages

    Evaluation of the effects of scorching caused by the directed application of a paraquat-containing herbicide mixture to the base of maize plants at various ages

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The effect of herbicides which scorched the lower leaves of maize was compared in three seasons. The first season was relatively dry whilst the other two were wetter seasons. A mixture of cyanazine + atrazine + paraquat + a wetting...
  4. Investigations on the removal by animals of <em>Acacia longifolia</em> (Fabaceae) seed from the soil surface at Banhoek in the southwestern Cape

    Investigations on the removal by animals of <em>Acacia longifolia</em> (Fabaceae) seed from the soil surface at Banhoek in the southwestern Cape

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Studies on the removal of Acacia longifolia (Andr.) Willd. seed from trays on the soil surface showed that 91,07% of the seed was removed after one week of exposure. Exclusion treatments indicated that ants removed 57,22% of the seed while...
  5. Effect of soil nutrient status on severity of seedling diseases and root rot of sorghum (<em>Sorghum bicolor</em>)

    Effect of soil nutrient status on severity of seedling diseases and root rot of sorghum (<em>Sorghum bicolor</em>)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The hybrid NK283 was subjected to a range of nutrient element concentrations to determine their effect on predisposition of sorghum to seedling diseases and root rot. Emergence was not affected by soil nutrient status. Similarly N, P and K did...
  6. Evaluation of near infrared spectra for the prediction of post harvest quality in canning peaches

    Evaluation of near infrared spectra for the prediction of post harvest quality in canning peaches

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Huge production losses occur because of deterioration of quality of clingstone peaches during cold storage, rendering the fruit unsuitable for canning. Near infrared (NIR) spectra recorded from intact clingstone peaches were evaluated to predict post harvest quality of these peaches...
  7. HYDROCLIMATE DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWING IMPOUNDMENT IN A TROPICAL AFRICAN MAN-MADE LAKE (LAKE ROBERTSON, ZIMBABWE)

    HYDROCLIMATE DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWING IMPOUNDMENT IN A TROPICAL AFRICAN MAN-MADE LAKE (LAKE ROBERTSON, ZIMBABWE)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    Lake Robertson was impounded by the Darwendale Dam which was completed in late 1976 to supplement the water supply to the City of Harare, Zimbabwe. This paper presents the results of a fortnightly sampling programme conducted on the lake between...
  8. Movement response patterns of livestock to rainfall variability in the Richtersveld National Park

    Movement response patterns of livestock to rainfall variability in the Richtersveld National Park

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    We studied the seasonal and daily movement patterns of livestock (pastoralists) in the Richtersveld National Park to suggest management strategies that would support a balance between biodiversity conservation and livestock grazing. Livestock movement patterns indicated that forage is the motivation...
  9. Development of a Post-Modern Career Interest Questionnaire for South-African School Settings

    Development of a Post-Modern Career Interest Questionnaire for South-African School Settings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the potential value and viability of an interest narrative (questionnaire) in terms of its psychometric properties and by comparing it with a commonly administered (positivist) career interest questionnaire. Participants were 159 boys and 183 girls, mean ages...
  10. The Assessment and Treatment of Post-Abortion Syndrome: A Systematic Case Study From Southern Africa

    The Assessment and Treatment of Post-Abortion Syndrome: A Systematic Case Study From Southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports a clinical case study of “Grace”, a black Zimbabwean woman with post-abortion syndrome (PAS), a form of post-traumatic stress disorder precipitated by aborting an unwanted pregnancy. She was treated by a middle class white South African trainee...