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Physiotherapists’ perceptions on stroke rehabilitation with focus on palliative care in Lusaka, Zambia
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Palliative care is a vague and often confusing term used to describe a type of treatment model for chronic and life-threatening illnesses. WHO describes palliative care as an approach that improves the quality of life of ...
The profile and outcomes of stroke patients discharged from a hospital In the Eastern Cape
(University of Western Cape, 2012)
Stroke is the third leading cause of death and disability worldwide. The Uitenhage Provincial Hospital admits many stroke patients. To date, no in-depth study has been conducted on stroke patients admitted to the Hospital. ...
Physiotherapy management of spina bifida in Lusaka, Zambia
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Background: Spina Bifida (SB) is one of the leading causes of disability in children globally. Its management in Sub-Saharan countries is quite challenging and has shown to be an expensive public health problem. A recent ...
Epidemiology and management of basketball related injuries in Rwanda
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
Basketball continues to increase in popularity worldwide as a participation sport at all levels of play, from recreational to professional. Each year, more than 1.6 million basketball-related injuries are treated in ...