Health Sciences Faculty Day Posters

Health Sciences Faculty Day Posters

 

Posters presented on Health Sciences Faculty Day by undergraduate and postgraduate students and lecturers.

For inquiries regarding this collection or items in the collection, please contact : Myleen Oosthuizen
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Recent Submissions

  • Van Schoor, Albert-Neels; De Bruyn, E.; Meiring, J.H.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    This study reflects on a new Computer-based testing (CBT) system implemented at the School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria (UP) in South Africa. This CBT model was used in different ...
  • Van Schoor, Albert-Neels; Bosman, Marius C.; Bosenberg, A.T.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    The ilioinguinal/ iliohypogastric nerve block is an effective technique that provides analgesia for a variety of inguinal surgical procedures in children. However, a relatively high failure rate of between 20-30% has been ...
  • Bosman, Marius C.; Basson, N.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    The submandibular gland can be involved in a variety of different diseases. Although tumours of the gland are rare, it is difficult to distinguish whether it is malignant or benign and a final diagnosis is often only ...
  • Van Schoor, Albert-Neels; Bosman, Marius C.; Bosenberg, A.T.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    The infraclavicular (IC) block has been designed to effectively block all the cords and branches of the (BP). However, the majority of paediatric research available uses techniques designed employing adult samples. Although ...
  • Van Schoor, Albert-Neels; Bosman, Marius C.; Venter, G.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    Tendon grafts are often needed in reconstructive surgery. A donor tendon is usually selected for transfer because it is thought to be nonessential in its original location. This is the case with the palmaris longus (PL) ...
  • Briers, N.; Odendaal, C.W.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    The cortical branches of the distal anterior cerebral artery (ACA) are responsible for the primary blood supply of the corpus callosum. Anatomical variation in these arteries leads to difficulty in defining a standard ...
  • Meyer, Anja; Nienaber, Willem C.; Keough, Natalie; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    In November 2008 human skeletal remains were discovered during construction works undertaken by Carlop Properties in the Chloorkop industrial area, Kempton Park, Gauteng. The University of Pretoria’s Forensic Anthropology ...
  • Meyer, Anja; Steyn, Maryna; Ouzman, Sven; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    The assessment of human skeletal remains can provide valuable insight into health and lifestyle of past populations. Skeletal remains of 11 individuals were exhumed, as part of a Heritage Impact Assessment, from the Du ...
  • Van Schoor, Albert-Neels; Bosman, Marius C.; Bosenberg, A.T.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    Many anaesthesiologists not used to working with paediatric patients may lack the knowledge of relative depths or position of key anatomical structures, as it is known that the anatomy of children differ to some degree ...
  • Steyn, Maryna; Navsa, Nadia; Iscan, M.Y.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    Forensic anthropologists include sex determination as part of their analyses. Hand bones were previously excluded from such studies due to their relatively small size and poor preservation. Scheuer and Elkington (1993) ...
  • Van Schoor, Albert-Neels; Bosman, Marius C.; Venter, G.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    Variations in the human muscular system are common and may vary with the side of the body or sex of the subject. The palmaris longus muscle (PL) is subject to variability. PL is frequently found to be missing without any ...
  • Van Schoor, Albert-Neels; Bosman, Marius C.; Bosenberg, A.T.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    The femoral nerve (FN) block is regarded as the quickest and most effective method of pain relief for femoral shaft fractures when general anaesthesia is contra-indicated. Correct placement of the needle relies heavily on ...
  • Briers, N.; Bosman, Marius C.; Van der Merwe, L.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-12-09)
    Surgical techniques such as ankle arthroscopy and reconstructive flap surgery have made detailed knowledge of the dorsal pedal artery (DPA) and the deep fibular nerve (DFN) on the foot dorsum essential. The aims of this ...
  • Ismail, Farzanah; Lockhat, Zarina I.; Roux, M.J. (2009-04-07)
    Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is also known as Devic’s disease. It is a demyelinating disease affecting the spinal cord and the optic nerves resulting in paraplegia and blindness. The disease is characterized by acute, severe ...
  • Kekana, R.M. (Mable); Creative Studios, Dept for Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2009-04-07)
    The presentation focuses on the pros and cons of engaging relevant stakeholders in the development of the assessment form. The assessment form was used in assessing learners’ competency in clinical radiographic practice. ...
  • Wenhold, F.A.M. (Friedeburg Anna Maria); Pohorski, A.; Schlenther, C.; Spalovsky, L.; Van Huysteen, A.; Creative Studios, Dept for Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2008)
    Modelling clay, in contrast to measuring cups, appears to be a valid portion size estimation aid.
  • Ehlers, M.M. (Marthie Magdaleen); Hoosen, Anwar Ahmed; Omar, S.V. (Shaheed Vally); Maningi, N.E. (Nontuthuko Excellent); Makgothlo, E.; Kock, Marleen M.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2008-12-09)
    Extended-spectrum-beta-lactamases (ESBL) have been recovered from medical centres in South Africa since the late 1980’s but little is known about the various types of ESBLs present and their prevalence. Metallo-beta-lactamase ...
  • Van Wyk, Philippus J.; Van Wyk, Candice (2008-12-05)
    OBJECTIVES: Purpose of this study was to determine trends in dental caries prevalence and severity amongst South African children in terms of dimensions of time, person and place. METHODOLOGY: During the past 25 years, 3 ...
  • Ayo-Yusuf, Olalekan A.; Reddy, Priscilla S.; Van den Borne, Bart W.; Pixart Dynamics (2008-11-13)
    CONTEXT: Smoking, which may be initiated as a response to stress during adolescence, is a risk for periodontal disease among adults. Only limited information is available on the effect of smoking on South African adolescents’ ...
  • Ehlers, M.M. (Marthie Magdaleen); Said, H.M. (Halima Mohammed); Hoosen, Anwar Ahmed; Bulane, Atang; Makgotlho, P.E. (Phuti Edward); Kock, Marleen M.; Creative Studios, Dept of Education Innovation, University of Pretoria (2008-11-12)
    The prevalence of blaCTX-M, blaSHV and blaTEM extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) and VIM metallo-beta-lactamases (MBLs) producing Enterobacter are increasing worldwide. Multidrug resistance due to the presence of ...

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