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Occurrence of diabetogenic changes in pregnancy among black women in an urban setting
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2005)
Objective: To find out if pregnancy in black Zimbabwean women is a diabetogenic state using basal blood levels of cortisol, insulin, C-peptide and glucose. Methods: 111 women (28 non-pregnant, 29 first trimester, 26 second ...
Field efficiency of syphilis screening in antenatal care lessons from Gutu District in Zimbabwe.
(University of Zimbabwe ,College of Health Sciences, 2003)
Objectives'. To determine coverage for antenatal syphilis screening in a rural area and evaluate the accuracy of on-site Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) tests performed by nurse-midwives. Design: Descriptive cross sectional. Setting'. ...
Health workers’ participation in voluntary counselling and testing in three districts of Mashonaland East Province, Zimbabwe
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2003)
Objectives: To determine the proportion of health workers who had undergone VC'T for HIV' in three districts of Mashonaland East Province and to further explore reasons for non-participation in those who had not been ...
Effectiveness and safety of high dose oxytocin for augmentation of labour in nulliparous women
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2001)
augmentation of labour in nulliparous women. Design: An open randomised controlled clinical trial. Setting: Harare Maternity Hospital, Zimbabwe. Subjects: 258 nulliparous women, with spontaneous onset of labour, who ...
Liver and kidney function tests in normal and pre-eclamptic gestation: A comparison with non-gestational reference values
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2002)
Objective: To compare liver and kidney function tests in pre-eclampsia and in uncomplicated pregnancy and to relate the results to physiological reference values. Design: Prospective cross sectional study. Setting: Antenatal ...