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Antibiotic usage in South Africa: a longitudinal analysis of medicine claims data
The main aim of the study was to determine the prescribing patterns of antibiotics with an emphasis on fluoroquinolones in the private health sector of South Africa. The empirical study followed a quantitative, descriptive, ...
Comparison of waist circumference distribution of South African black children from different study populations
(North-West University, 2010)
Studies in both children and adults indicate that waist circumference (WC), a measure of abdominal obesity is closely related to cardiovascular risk factors. The accurate identification of abdominally obese children in ...
Prescribing patterns of ADHD medication in children under the age of eighteen years in the Western Cape
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2017)
The study consisted of a quantitative, retrospective drug utilisation review analysing medicine claims data from 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2013 provided by a nationally representative Pharmaceutical Benefit Management ...