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Children’s perceptions of the causation and prevention of childhood burn injuries
South Africa has a high rate of children’s burn injuries with 1300 deaths annually. These burn injuries are considered preventable and South African research has identified this as a priority concern. South African childhood ...
The comparison of two doses of intranasal midazolam sedation in a paediatric dental emergency clinic
(University of Western Cape, 2011)
The aim of the study was to compare two doses of intranasal midazolam (INM) 0.3 mg/kg and 0.5 mg/kg in terms of effectiveness and recovery time. Design:-This study was a Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) and Triple blinded ...
Caregivers' perceptions of desensitization among sexually abused children
(University of the Western cape, 2011)
Children react differently to the traumatic incidence of sexual abuse. Some children develop symptomatic behaviours associated with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in reaction to sexual abuse, such as apathy, which is a ...
The representation of children and childhood in the Children's Amendment Act (41 of 2007)
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
Until fairly recently studies of children as actively engaged in the production of meaning making in their social lives has been overlooked, ignored or received marginal attention within the contemporary social sciences ...