Browsing by UP Author "Abbott, Salome"

Browsing by UP Author "Abbott, Salome"

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  • Abbott, Salome (Medpharm Publications, 2012-07)
    Asthma is one of the most common childhood illnesses with which patients will present to general practitioners. Despite this, the associated mortality and morbidity remain high, particularly in South Africa. This is largely ...
  • Abbott, Salome; Els, Carla; Boonzaaier, L.; Becker, Piet J.; Green, Robin J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2013-07)
    INTRODUCTION. Asthma is the commonest chronic condition of children. Diagnosis remains difficult and many surrogate markers are used, such as documenting evidence of atopy. METHOD. Two studies investigated the role of ...
  • Abbott, Salome (South African Academy of Family Practice/Primary Care, 2012-09)
    Children with upper respiratory tract infections are commonly encountered in general practice. Most respiratory infections, including acute otitis media, a sore throat and sinusitis, are self-limiting, and symptomatic ...
  • Annamalay, Alicia A.; Abbott, Salome; Sikazwe, Chisha; Khoo, Siew-Kim; Bizzintino, Joelene; Zhang, Guicheng; Laing, Ingrid; Chidlow, Glenys R.; Smith, David W.; Gern, James; Goldblatt, Jack; Lehmann, Deborah; Green, Robin J.; Le Souëf, Peter N. (Elsevier, 2016-08)
    BACKGROUND : Human rhinovirus (RV) is the most common respiratory virus and has been associated with frequent and severe acute lower respiratory infections (ALRI). The prevalence of RV species among HIV-infected children ...
  • Abbott, Salome (Allergy Society of South Africa, 2013-06)
    Viral respiratory tract infections are a common aetiology of respiratory illness in children. This is especially true for patients with chronic lung disease such as asthma or cystic fibrosis (CF). They are also a frequent ...