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Knowledge, attitude & practice of non-dental health care providers in relation to the oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS in Butha-Buthe district, Lesotho
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
BACKGROUND: The scourge of HIV and AIDS on the people of Lesotho is a huge public health problem faced by the country’s Ministry of Health and in 2005 the national adult HIV prevalence rate was 23% (WHO, 2009). It is ...
Oral lesions in hiv/aids patients before and after haart treatment
The initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy has shown to result in successful suppression of viral replications followed by an increase in CD4 lymphocytes, a partial recovery of T-cell specific immune responses ...
Oral HIV knowledge and practices of primary health care nurses in the uMgungundlovu Health District, KwaZulu-Natal
Aim The aim of the study was to determine the oral health knowledge,management and referral patterns of patients with oral manifestations of HIV by Primary Health Care Nurses.Background Nurses working in Primary Health ...
Knowledge, attitudes and practices of oral health care workers of Lesotho regarding the management of patients with oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Lesotho has the third highest prevalence of HIV in the world with an estimated 23% of the adult population infected. At least 70% of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) present with oral manifestations of HIV as the first ...
Oral HIV knowledge of nursing staff at ARV clinics in the Johannesburg Metro District
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Introduction: South Africa has an estimated HIV prevalence rate of 29.5%, in Gauteng province, the prevalence rate in women attending ante-natal clinic is 28.7% and in the Johannesburg Metro District, the prevalence rate ...
An Oral Health Survey among HIV-infected children younger than twelve years of age presenting at the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Clinic at Tygerberg Hospital
(The University of the Western Cape, 2017)
HIV/AIDS remains a global health problem. Orofacial manifestations of HIV/AIDS have been found to be among the first signs of immune suppression and have been used in the clini-cal staging of the disease. Infants and ...