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Lung pathology in Human Immunodefiency Virus positive patients an autopsy study
Aim: To accurately describe the lung pathology occurring in deceased Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) positive individuals by way of an autopsy study and to attempt to do a clinicopathological correlation. Materials ...
Evaluation of apolipoprotein b 100 against ldl-cholesterol in profiling cardiovascular disease risk in HIV infected patients
Background This study was carried out to assess the potential clinical utility of measuring apo B 100 in evaluation of CVD risk. The study focused on measurement of the classic parameters of assessing CVD risk. LDL ...
Loss to follow up in HIV exposed infants in the PMTCT programme in Hurungwe District, Zimbabwe
High rates of loss to follow-up (LFU) of HIV exposed infants after birth have been described to be a challenge in the PMTCT programme. In Hurungwe District out of the 148 exposed infants in the exposed infants register ...
A study to determine relationship between partner support and adherence to Zidovudine among HIV positive pregnant women attending PMTCT clinic at Shurugwi hospital
There are low levels of adherence to zidovudine prophylaxis among HIV positive pregnant women at Shurugwi District Hospital in Zimbabwe. The most likely contributing factor to low adherence levels could be related to the ...
The relationship between the level of HIV antenatal self care knowledge and HIV self care antenatal care practices among HIV positive women age 18-40 years at Chinhoyi provincial hospital.
Lack of adaptation of good HIV antenatal self care practice may lead to a rise in both maternal and infant mortality rates, through mother to child transmission of HIV. The purpose of the study was to examine the ...
Survival patterns of patients enrolled into Island Hospice Service palliative care programme
Introduction and Background: Palliative care services aim to attain the best quality of life of patients. However, the lack of information on the survival of patients under palliative care has resulted in the implementation ...