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A profile of statistics and research training of undergraduate medical students at South African universities
(University of the Free State, 2005-12)
English: Statistics and research methodology are important components of a medical curriculum, since statistical analysis features in the majority of research papers published in medical journals. Medical practitioners ...
Randomised placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the effect of vitamin A on mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in Bloemfontein
(University of the Free State, 2002-11)
English: Mother-to-child (vertical) transmission is the primary means by which young children acquire human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV -1) infection. Anti-retrovirals such as Zidovudine and nevirapine can reduce ...
Profile of clinical trial biostatisticians and university courses to train them in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2003-11)
English: Many statistical issues in the area of clinical trials are specific to this particular field. A clinical trial biostatistician should not only be appropriately qualified in general statistical theory, but also ...