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Evaluation of serum S100B as a biomarker of head injury in patients admitted into a neurological ward at Parirenyatwa hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe
Background: - CT scanning is the gold standard for head injury diagnosis. However, the high costs of imaging in Zimbabwe makes it difficult to manage patients with head injuries as most admitted in public hospital are ...
The relationship between practice of self-monitoring of blood glucose and frequency of hospitalisation among patients with diabetes mellitus at Parirenyatwa hospital aged between 20-70 years.
Zimbabwe the population with DM is 4.8%. Cornerstone to the treatment of diabetes mellitus is self-monitoring of blood glucose which enables DM patients to actively participate in their treatment enabling continuous feedback ...
Fetomaternal outcomes of pregnant women admitted with malaria at Parirenyatwa hospital and in Mashonaland East province of Zimbabwe
INTRODUCTION There are 300million to 500million people who are infected with malaria worldwide every year and the disease kills about 3million yearly. 90% of the cases occur in Sub-Saharan Africa where HIV is also prevalent. ...
The relationship between knowledge level on self-care and occurrence of aggression in schizophrenic patients aged 18-45 years attending the out patients department at Parirenyatwa hospital psychiatric unit Annex
The Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals Psychiatric Unit is a government referral hospital for psychiatry for all the provinces in Zimbabwe. The extent of occurrence of aggression was 11.1% for 2012 which is a cause for concern. ...
The relationship between CYP2D6 polymorphisms and Tardive Dyskinesia in black Zimbabwean psychotic patients on typical antipsychotics
CYP2D6 polymorphisms have been associated with different drug efficacies and adverse effect profiles including Tardive Dyskinesia (TD). The occurrence of these polymorphisms has also been noted to be different amongst ...