Single use catheters versus reusable catheters in lower urinary tract dysfunction

Urinary retention, simply defined as the inability to void urine voluntarily, is classified as acute or chronic. Acute urinary retention…

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CPD POINTS: 2

Specialist Forum June print CPD activity

Below you will find links to CPD articles produced for Specialist Forum‘s June’s 2022 issue.

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CPD POINTS: 3

Managing migraineurs

Save the date! June International Migraine Awareness Month

Think twice before prescribing antibiotics

The WHO estimates that by 2050, nearly 10 million deaths per year and an overall GDP loss of US$100 trillion…

Bronchodilators: Central in the treatment of airway disorders

Cough is major clinical problem.

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Seeking clarity in AOE/AOMT treatment

Middle ear infections like acute otitis media and externa occur frequently, but are they as straightforward as they are made…

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The importance of low variability in a basal insulin

It is no small feat to match artificially induced insulin levels with naturally-occurring levels across a large patient population, especially…

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What you need to know about urinary incontinence

Few ailments are as embarrassing as episodes of incontinence. While the prospect of losing control of one’s bladder may drive…

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HA delays total knee replacement and reduces disease cost

Therapies that allow patients to avoid or delay surgery may help in reducing overall costs.

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Do contraceptives cause weight gain?

A significant proportion of reproductive-age women use CHCs.

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SA Ophthalmology Journal Autumn (May) 2022 vol 17 no 2

These are the CPD-accredited multiple-choice questions for the SA Ophthalmology Journal’s Autumn 2022

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Getting rid of actinic keratosis

Actinic keratoses (AKs) are usually benign but can potentially transform into invasive squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). To prevent this, a…

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Diabetes: What patients want

It is a well-known fact that the prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is increasing worldwide. According to the International…

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Spasticity as a sequela of stroke

The suddenness with which stroke occurs can leave the individual with a sense of fear and uncertainty about the future,…

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The long and short of atopic eczema treatment

Atopy comes from the Greek ‘atopos’ meaning strange or unusual. The word ‘eczema’ comes from the Greek for ‘to boil…

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Specialist Forum April 2022 CPD – breast cancer, chemotherapy & skin graft

Below you will find links to CPD articles produced for Specialist Forum‘s April 2022 issue.

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The simple skin graft

 Dr Nikki Allorto, Specialist Surgeon, Pietermaritzburg Burn Service, University of KwaZulu Natal and the Burn Care The PMB Way Initiative. 

Resistance to chemotherapy may be exacerbated by phthalate exposure

According to GLOBOCAN data, more than 100 000 new cases of cancer were reported in South Africa in 2020. Breast cancer…

Overcoming endocrine resistance in patients with aggressive/metastatic breast cancer

Advanced or metastatic BCa (ABCa) occurs in about 6%–10% of newly diagnosed cases and many patients go on to develop…

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