Using negative pressure wound therapy to reduce post-caesarean SSI risk

Despite efforts to reduce the frequency of their use, C-sections are among the most common surgical procedures worldwide. Post-surgical SSIs…

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Legacy effects of fibrate add‑on therapy in diabetic patients with dyslipidaemia

There are ‘legacy effects’ of fibrate add-on therapy on cardiovascular outcomes in patients with dyslipidaemia.

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Montelukast and rupatadine: Potential agents for Covid-19

Rupatadine could be repurposed for Covid-19 prophylaxis.

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What is the optimal treatment for HF?

Heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) is a condition frequently encountered by healthcare professionals. In South Africa, HF…

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Fight fatigue with optimal nutrition

Fatigue can be described as a lack of energy or a feeling of tiredness, exhaustion and low vitality1a. It is…

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The progressive nature of depression

About 60% of the individuals with MDD contemplate suicide, and about 10% to 15% commit suicide.

Optimising dressings for chronic wounds to improve costs and shorten hospital stays

The high cost of wound care and the large amount of time required to treat chronic wounds places great strain…

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Specialist Forum September 2021 issue CPD

Below you will find links to CPD articles produced for Specialist Forum‘s September 2021 issue.

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Tackling harmful chemicals in medical devices

Health Care Without Harm Europe (HCWH-E) is a non-profit network of hospitals, healthcare systems and professional bodies, local authorities, research/academic institutions, and environmental organisations with branches in…

Insomnia: A predictor of suicidal ideation

Insomnia is a common symptom in individuals with depression and anxiety and vice versa. Although depression is the main cause…

The cost of untreated ADHD

Stimulant medications have been used to treat symptoms of ADHD for over 80 years, longer than the use of antibiotics…

Covid-19: The great mental health equaliser

There is no country, society, or culture where people with mental illness have the same societal value as people without…

Spring has sprung …and so have the sniffles

In South Africa, allergy season typically starts in September and persists until May. During this period, spikes in allergic rhinitis…

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Statin therapy: the lower, earlier, longer, the better

Guidelines are increasingly advocating a statin treatment mantra of ‘the lower the better, the earlier the better’ and ‘the longer the…

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Why we should include intra-articular hyaluronic acid in the management of knee OA

OA is a degenerative disease of the synovial joints causing joint pain and functional impairment. It occurs frequently in adults…

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Treating an ocular allergy safely and effectively

Ocular allergy can occur on its own, but typically occurs in conjunction with allergic rhinitis or sinusitis. It is not…

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Menstrual-cycle regularisation in abnormal uterine bleeding

Abnormal uterine bleeding – ovulatory dysfunction (AUB-O) is a subtype of AUB which has been newly classified by the International…

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Controlling the negative aspects of pregnancy: A focus on heartburn

By the third trimester of pregnancy, three quarters of women will suffer from heartburn. It can occur in up to…

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Distinguishing the most common vaginal infection

Vaginal infections can have a substantial negative impact on a woman’s quality of life. 

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SA Ophthalmology Journal Winter 2021 vol 16 no 3 CPD

These are the 3 CPD-accredited multiple-choice questions for the SA Ophthalmology Journal’s Winter 2021 issue.

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