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To examine the relationship between knowledge levels regarding the informed consent process and psychological readiness for surgery in patients between the ages of 20 to 49 years at Mpilo Central Hospital.
Psychological readiness for surgery has a critical impact on the patient as it helps to reduce anxiety and stress Sharma, 1996). At Mpilo Central Hospital complaints have been leveled against doctors and nurses that they ...
An autopsy study of splenic injuries seen in patients with blunt abdominal trauma at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals in Harare: Prevalence of missed splenic injuries
The spleen is one of the most commonly injured organs following blunt abdominal trauma1. Significant evolution has occurred in the management of splenic injuries, with a paradigm shift, from splenectomy to non-operative ...
Randomised control trial comparing two regimens of prophylactic antibiotics for women undergoing caesarean section
Introduction Infection is one of the major complications of surgery. Caesarean section is the single most important risk factor for postnatal infections . Prophylactic antibiotics have become a standard of management ...
The Barber’s Progress
(University College of Rhodesia, 1969)
Negative appendicectomy: evaluation of ultrasonography and Alvarado score
1.1 BACKGROUND High negative appendicectomy rates are no longer acceptable with improvements in imaging techniques and clinical prediction rules. The use of ultrasound and CT scan in addition to clinical assessment and ...