University of Zimbabwe Institutional Repository

Browsing College of Health Sciences by Issue Date

Browsing College of Health Sciences by Issue Date

Sort by: Order: Results:

  • Chagonda, Lameck, Shoriwa (1982-08)
    A brief review of the biological properties and the synthesis of a-methylene-y- and 6-lactones is presented. Estrone 69_ was converted to estrololactone-methyl ether 71 which was a~foimylated with ethyl formate, ...
  • Tswana, S.A. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986)
    A total of 246 HR, Ag - positive subjects were iSted for the presence of Hepatitis Bt, antigen, ad total anti-delta IgG. Of the 246, 174 were BsAg- positive asymptomatic chronic carriers nd 72 were ...
  • Kitai, I.C.; Matchaba, R.; Mushayandebvu, I.; Mbayiwa, M.; Matenga, J. (University of Zimbabwe,College of Health Sciences, 1986)
    Patient-retained records supplemented by patieni interviews were used to evaluate hypertension management at Harare Hospital. One hundred and one successive hypertensive out-patients were studied. In over a third of patients ...
  • Nyazema, N.Z.; Sox, R. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986)
    Staple foods eaten by Zimbabweans were collected and analysed for their chromium content. Organic matter was destroyed by a wet oxidation procedure using concentrated sulphuric and nitric acids. The food digest was directly ...
  • Shija, J.K. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986)
    Forty-six cases of anorectal malformations (ARM) were seen over a period of 28 months in the elective paediatric surgical service of the two teaching hospitals in Harare, Zimbabwe, of whom 20 (43,5%) were males and 26 ...
  • Crowther, C. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986)
    Pueiperal sepsis, haemorrhage, post abortal sepsis and hypertensive disease remain the main causes of maternal mortality at Harare Maternity Hospital. Lack of antenatal care was a factor in the majority of deaths. Preventative ...
  • kiire, C.F. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986)
    Duodenal diverticula are rare. A patient with a solitary duodenal diverticulum complicated by ipper gastrointestinal haemorrhage is presented, rhe clinical features and complications of this condition are discussed.
  • Tswana, S.A.; Mason, P.R. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986)
    Urine specimens from 638 primary school children in Gokwe Communal Land were examined for S. haematobium ova, and the 187 (29%) children who were excreting eggs were treated with a single lOmg/kg dose of metrifonate. Futher ...
  • Sleigh, J.W.; Mahalu, W.; Renner, A.A.; Chinyanga, H.M. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986)
    Pulmonary valvotomy was one of the earliest cardiac operations attempted.1 Indeed the success with which it was done did much to dispel the myths of the impossibility of operating on the heart, and ushered in the subsequent ...
  • Mossop, R.T. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986)
    Prima facie evidence is presented that, where naturally occuring chromium in water supplies occurs, it is associated with a lower prevalence of diabetes and a lower incidence of mortality from vascular occlusive disease. It ...
  • Crowther, C. A. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986)
    rat of patients during a one-month study within the Greater Harare Obstetric Unit. Pre-eclampsia was the most common type of hypertension present in 72 (33,6%) patients. The :pidemiological characteristics of the patients ...
  • Morton, D.J. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986-01)
    Dissolution rate studies were conducted to compare the release rate of propranolol from two proprietary preparations. Propranolol was released at a faster rate from Rexigen* when compared to Inderal* which suggests that ...
  • Ndlovu, T.R.; Morton, D.J. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986-01)
    A study was conducted at Pumula Clinic in Bulawayo to assess the usefulness of pictorial labeling in increased patient understanding. The results of the study indicate that compliance was significantly improved by the use ...
  • Marima-Matarira, H. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986-01)
    The reference values for urea, creatinine and electrolytes were determined in sera of 460 African and 200 Caucasian females. All except creatinine levels are significantly different statistically. African females have lower ...
  • Chikanza, l.C.; Kiire, C.F.; Latif, A.S.; Mason, P.; Neill, P.; Okwanga, P.N.; Olweny, C.L.M. (University of Zimbabwe,College of Health Sciences, 1986-02)
    Salmonellosis is one of the commonest endemic diseases in Tropical Africa. Furthermore, typhoid fever is a disease that is unique to man with no other animal species acquiring an illness similar to man even after oral ...
  • Crowther, C.; Glyn-Jones, R. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986-02)
    There were 97 perinatal death attributed to congenital malformations in the Greater Harare Obstetric Unit during 1983. This gives an incidence of 2.14/1 000 total births. The central nervous system was the most frequently ...
  • Stein, C. M. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986-02)
    Patients in Africa often present with advanced malignancy. Fifty patients with cancer of the cervix were interviewed to determine factors contributing to the late diagnosis of cancer. The average patient delay in seeking ...
  • Chikanza, I.; Latif, A.S.; Neill, P.; Mason, P.; Olweny, C.L.M. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986-02)
    Typhoid fever is endemic in most of tropical Africa. The common complications encountered include perforation, hemorrhage, acute renal failure, cholecystitis, pyelonephritis and pneumonia. Typhoid meningitis and endocarditis ...
  • Morton, D.J. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986-06)
    The findings indicate that a majority (91%) of medical practitioners are aware of the dangers of antibiotic abuse and consider patient variables in the choice of drug, the dose, and duration of therapy. Combinations of ...
  • Mutandwa, P.; Neill, P. (University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1987)
    A survey was conducted to investigate the medication taken by asthmatics presenting to a casualty department, particularly with reference to theophylline. Serum levels of theophylline were measured to give an indication ...