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The preoperative use of restricted energy diets to reduce liver volume and liver fat content and improve postoperative outcome in obsese patients scheduled for bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
(University of the Free State, 2014-01)
English: Bariatric surgery is recognized as the most effective treatment modality for obesity. Since obesity levels are on the increase both locally and globally, it is expected that the number of procedures performed will ...
Biomechanical analysis of foot contact in junior sprinters
(University of the Free State, 2011)
English: The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of different foot types (normal, flat and high arch) with regards to speed, roll-over and impact forces, thus attempting to indicate if a specific foot type ...
Die onderrig van professionele praktyk in die geïntegreerde, vierjaar verpleegkunde program
(University of the Free State, 2009-08-05)
English: Florence Nightingale was 206 years ago of opinion that Nursing is not a household sercide or charity service and that nurses should be educated Nursing today is acknowledged as a profession and the aim of Nursing ...
Food safety indicators in household food security in the Ruralvhembe district, Limpopo province, South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2014-07)
English: Available literature emphasises the importance of food safety in obtaining coordinated and conceptually informed results of food security, with the view to improve intervention programmes to achieve progress in ...
Eating practices, nutritional knowledge and body weight in nursing science students at the University of Fort Hare
(University of the Free State, 2009-09)
English: The prevalence of overweight and obesity in college and health science students is increasing. This study determined whether eating practices and nutrition knowledge are associated with body weight in nursing ...
Screening tools for developmental coordination disorder in grade 1 learners
(University of the Free State, 2015-08-07)
English: Background: One of the challenges associated with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is finding the appropriate method of identifying motor difficulties. Motor proficiency tests are used to identify children ...
A guide for accreditation reviews aimed at quality assurance in South African undergraduate medical education and training
(University of the Free State, 2008-06-18)
Quality assurance is not something new to higher education, but recent years have seen an increase in the interest in the quality of education, mainly due to demands for accountability. This study was conducted to investigate ...
The effect of Phela, a traditional medicine on the immune system of a rat model
(University of the Free State, 2010-08)
English: Phela is a herbal traditional medicine product prepared using well defined parts of four African medicinal plants. The aim of the study was to determine the mechanism of action by which phela boosted the immune ...
An evaluation of the assessment tool used for extensive mini-dissertations in the Master's degree in Family Medicine at the School of Medicine, University of the Free State
(University of the Free State, 2013-08-23)
English: Family Medicine became a speciality in South Africa in 2007. Postgraduate studies in Family Medicine changed from part-time MFamMed to a full-time MMed(Fam) degree with changes in curriculum and assessment criteria. ...
A framework for the development of a post-graduate diploma programme in mental health
(University of the Free State, 2007-11)
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