Recent publications 


Allie Z, le Roux E, Mahlatsi K, Ramoo ZA,Sibiya K, Joubert G, van Rooyen JP, Brits H. Bereavement overload and its effects on, and related coping mechanisms of health care providers and ward administrators at the National District Hospital in Bloemfontein. AJPHCFM 2018; 10(1), a1652.

Barnes RY, Bodenstein K, Human N, Raubenheimer JE, Dawkins J, Seesink C, et al. Preoperative education in hip and knee arthroplasty patients in Bloemfontein. South African J Physiother. 2018;74(1):a436. Available from:

Birkinshaw A, Nel R, Walsh C. Adherence of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with the SEMDSA lifestyle guidelines, Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa, 23:2, 39-45. DOI: 10.1080/16089677.2018.1433110

Brits H, Adendorff J, Huisamen D, Beukes D, Botha K, Herbst H, Joubert G. The prevalence of neonatal jaundice and risk factors in healthy term neonates at National District Hospital in Bloemfontein. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2018;10(1), a1582. https://

Colby L, Mareka M, Pillay S, Sallie F, van Staden C, du Plessis ED, Joubert G. The association between the levels of burnout and quality of life among fourth-year medical students at the University of the Free State. SAJ Psychiatry 2018; 24(0): a1101. .DOI:

Daffue B, Moolman D, Ferreira S, Roos L, Schoeman L, Smit SJA, Joubert G. The causes of burn wounds among adult patients treated at Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital, Bloemfontein. S Afr J Surg 2018; 56(3): 31-

Ford T, Potgieter J, van der Walt J, van Schalkwyk M, van Lill M, Joubert G. Community-acquired pneumonia in patients admitted to National District Hospital in Bloemfontein: guideline adherence. SA Fam Pract 2018:

Hagemeister DT, Makhoathi M, Sekhutsoanyane L, Dladla N, Mbongo S, Seemi S, Joubert G. Audit of Bloemfontein primary healthcare clinics’ emergency preparedness. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery 2018; 20(1).

Holtzhausen LJ, Smit CR, Joubert G, von Hagen K. Injury and illness profiles during the 2014 South African Ironman triathlon. SA J Sports Medicine 2018; 30(1): 1-6. DOI: 10.17159/2078-516X/2018/v30i1a1509

Hugo L, Botma Y, Raubenheimer JE. Monitoring preceptors’ supportive role: A measuring instrument for increased accountability. Nurse Educ Today. 2018;67(March):83–9. Available from:

Jain R, Chang CC, Koto MA, Geldenhuys AN, Nichol RJ, Joubert G. Cannabis use and knowledge among medical students at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Journal of Child and Adolescent mental Health 2018; 30(1): 19-26. DOI: 10.2989/17280583.2018.1438291

Janse van Vuuren, E.C., Bodenstein, K. & Nel, M., 2018, ‘Stressors and coping strategies among physiotherapy students: Towards an integrated support structure’, Health SA Gesondheid 23(0), a1091. v23i0.1091

Joubert G, Mulder T, Steinberg WJ, Botes J. Manuscripts submitted to South African Family Practice by the School of Medicine, University of the Free State: journal response types and times. SA Fam Pract 2018;

Joubert J, van Zyl MC, Raubenheimer JE. Performance evaluation of the microINR® point-of-care INR-testing system. Int J Lab Hematol. 2018;40(August):115–22. Available from:

Koetaan D, Smith A, Liebenberg A, Brits M, Halkas C, van Lill M, Joubert G. The prevalence of underweight in children aged 5 years and younger attending primary health care clinics in the Mangaung area, Free State. AJPHCFM 2018; 10(1), a1476.

le Roux M, Walsh C, Reid M, Raubenheimer JE. Diabetes-related knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) of adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in the Free State province, South Africa. South African J Clin Nutr. 2018;0(0):1–8. Available from:

Makwero MT, Mollentze WF, Joubert G, Steinberg WJ. Anthropometric profile and complications in patients with diabetes mellitus seen at Maluti Adventist Hospital, Lesotho. SA Family Practice 2018;

Mampuya FK, Steinberg WJ, Raubenheimer JE. Risk factors and HIV infection among patients diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis at a regional/tertiary hospital in Kimberley, South Africa. South African Fam Pract. 2018;60(4):107–13. Available from:

Mofolo N, Sello M, Leselo M, Chabanku M, Ndlovu S, Naidoo Q, Joubert G. Knowledge of cervical cancer, human papillomavirus and prevention among first-year female students in residences at the University f the Free State. AJPHFM 2018

Moller J, Steyn T, Combrinck N, Joubert G, Sherriff A, Janse van Rensburg J. Inter-observer variability influences the Lugano classification when restaging lymphoma. SA Journal of Radiology 2018; 22(1); a1357.

Mulungwa C, Holtzhausen LJ, Joubert G, Mofolo N. Exploring the use of African traditional medicines and rituals in South African professional football. Indilinga – African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems 2018, 17(2): 219- 233

Nair A, Steinberg WJ, Habib T, Saeed H, Raubenheimer JE. Prevalence of healthcare-associated infection at a tertiary hospital in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. South African Fam Pract. 2018;60(5):162–7. Available from:

Nel C, Augustyn L, Bartman N, Koen M, Liebenberg M, Naudé J, Joubert G.  Anxiety disorders: Psychiatric comorbidities and psychosocial stressors among adult outpatients. South African Journal of Psychiatry 2018; 24 DOI:

Olivier IPA, Kruger WH, de la Querra A,  Joubert G. Low back pain resulting in temporary incapacity leave among South African nurses in the public health sector. Occupational Health SA 2018; 24(1): 1-6  

Procter NJ, Lamacraft G, Joubert G. Intravenous paracetamol – waste not, want not: a retrospective audit on the appropriate use of intravenous paracetamol at Universitas Academic Hospital Complex – Bloemfontein. SA J Anaesthesia and Analgesia 2018;

Reid M, Walsh C, Raubenheimer JE, Bradshaw T, Pienaar M, Hassan C, et al. Development of a health dialogue model for patients with diabetes: A complex intervention in a low- / middle income country. Int J Africa Nurs Sci. 2018;8:122–31. Available from:

Rothman M, Ranneileng M, Nel R, Walsh C. Nutritional status and food intake of women residing in rural and urban areas of Lesotho, South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2018; DOI: 10.1080/16070658.2017.1415783

Seedat RY, Sujee M, Ismail W, Vallybhai NY, Cassim MI, Khan S, Solwa A, Joubert G. Allergic rhinitis in medical students at the University of the Free State. SA Fam Pract 2018; DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1437869 

Smith M, Visser M, van Heerden R, Raubenheimer JE. Considerations when assessing urban South African children with the Developmental Test of Visual Perception 2nd edition (DTVP-2). South African J Occup Ther. 2018;48(1):51–9. Available from:

van Aswegen R, Ravgee A, Connellan G, Strydom C, Kuzhivelil JT, Joubert G, Steinberg WJ. Association between personality factors and consulting specialty of practice of doctors at an academic hospital in Bloemfontein, South Africa. AJHPE 2018; 10(2): 79-84. DOI: 10.7196/AJHPE.2018.v10i2.997

Van der Westhuizen G, Naude M, Meyer C, Nel M., 2018, Evaluation of a screening chest X-ray programme for the detection of pulmonary tuberculosis in asymptomatic military members, Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases, DOI: 10.1080/23120053.2018.1512703

Visser M, Nel M. 2018. Visual perception of five-year-old Afrikaans-speaking children in Bloemfontein using the Beery VMI-6, DTVP-3            and TVPS-3: A follow-up study of their English-speaking counterparts in Bloemfontein, South African Journal of Occupational Therapy 48(3): 31-43

Wentzel SW, Vermeulen LP, Beukes CA, Thiart J, Joubert G, Goedhals J. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in men with penile carcinoma is associated with increased prevalence of human papilloma virus infection and younger age at presentation. S Afr J Surg 2018; 56(3): 47-


Annandale T, van Jaarsveld A, van Heerden R, Nel R. The incidence of sensory integration problems in a distinct sample of individuals with disorders characterised by symptoms of psychosis. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2017; 46(3):30-35

Beukes A, Mabasa T, Mkhungo L, Olivier C, Ramoo N, van Rooi D, Dawadi BR, Joubert G. Women who give birth before arriving at National District Hospital in Bloemfontein, Free State. (letter) SA Family Practice 2017

Bonnet EG, de Clercq A, Endres E, Meyere C, Odendaal MM, Sherriff A, Joubert G. Burnout in radiation oncologists and oncology registrars in the Free State province, Occupational Health SA 2017; 23(4): 18-

Bouwer M, Labuschagne S, Spamer S, Vermaak C, Zietsman LM, Steyn D, Joubert G. Knowledge of final-ttr medical students at the University of the Free State of hand hygine as a basic infection control measure. SAFP 2017; DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2017.1396789 

Brits H, Botha A, Niksch L, Terblanche R, Venter K, Joubert G. Illegible handwriting and other prescription errors on prescriptions at National District Hospital, Bloemfontein. SA Family Practice 2017 1254932

Brits H, Joubert G, Eyman K, De Vink R, Lesaoana K, Makhetha S, Moeketsi K.  An assessment of the integrated nutrition programme for malnourished children aged six months to five years at primary healthcare facilities in Mangaung, Free State, South Africa. SA Fam Pract 2017, DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2017.1340252 

Celliers A, Gebremariam F, Joubert G, Mweli T, Sayanvala H, Holtzhausen L. Clinically relevant magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in elite swimmers’ shoulders. Sa Journal of Radiology 2017; 21(1), a1080.

Coetzee MJ, Joubert G, Swart M, Streicher A, Kruger M, Koekemoer H. An audit of the completion of bone marrow specimen request forms at an academic laboratory. Medical Technology SA 2017;31:1-6.

Conradie M; Erwee D; Serfontein I; Visser M; Calitz FJ; Joubert G. A profile of perceived stress factors among nursing staff working with intellectually disabled in-patients at the Free State Psychiatric Complex, South Africa. Curationis 2017; 40(1): e1-e8

Cuellar Torriente M, Steinberg WJ, Joubert G. Misoprostol use for second-trimester termination of pregnancy among women with one or more previous caesarean deliveries. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2017 doi 10.1002/ijgo.12168

de Groot JJB, Webb MJ, Raubenheimer JE, Struwig MC, Louw VJ. Concomitant HIV infection in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients is hard to recognise and should be tested for routinely in areas of high endemicity. SAMJ 2017; 107(9): 781-787 DOI: 10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i9.12360

de Klerk C, du Plessis G, Fourie JJ, O’Neill A, Smit SJA, Joubert G. The eventual outcome of patients who had lower limb amputations due to peripheral vascular disease at Pelonomi Hospital Bloemfontein. SA Family Practice 2017 1248145

du Plessis ED, du Plessis HJ, Nel HC, Oosthuizen I, van der Merwe S, Zwiegers S, Joubert G. Accountable or not accountable: a profile comparison of alleged offenders referred to the Free State Psychiatric Complex Forensic Observation Ward in Bloemfontein from 2009 to 2012. SA J of Psychiatry 2017; 23; a1054.

Hagemeister DT, Pal A, Naidoo N, Kristen U, Mokgosana N, Joubert G. Undergraduate medical students’ interest in specialising in Family Medicine at the University of the Free State, 2014. SA Fam Pract 2017.

Hough PA, Nel M. Postural risks and musculoskeletal discomfort of three preferred positions during laptop use amongst students. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2017; 47(1):3-8

Jain R, Chang CC, Koto M, Geldenhuys A, Nichol R, Joubert G. Non-medical use of methylphenidate among medical students of the University of the Free State. SA Journal of Psychiatry 2017; 23, a1006.

Kempen E, Nel M, Hatia S, Khanya N , Matsabu L, Nyathela X. Diabetic patients awareness regarding diabetes mellitus and its ocular compications at the National District Hospital in Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa. African Vision and Eye Health. 2017; 76(1): 2413-3183

Myburgh B, Nel R, Lategan-Potgieter R. Implementation of the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) Program in the Northern Cape, South Africa. Current HIV Research [Curr HIV Res], 2017; 15(1):38-45 DOI: 10.2174/1570162X14666161221125356

Sherriff A, Ally H, Mahomed W, Rae H, Schanknecht R, Sealanyane S, Joubert G.  The understanding of medical abbreviations across different medical departments in a South African hospital setting. Communications & Medicine 2017; 14(1): 15-25.

Tarloff D, Lamacraft G, Joubert G. The prevalence of skin scars in patients previously given intramuscular diclofenac injections attending the Pain Clinic at Universiats Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein, South Africa. SAMJ 2017; 107(2): 101-105; DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i2.12012

van Zyl PM, Joubert G, Fechter L, Griesel J, Nel M, Serfontein L, Diedericks M. Methylphenidate use among students living in junior on-campus residences of the University of the Free State. SA Family Practice 2017; 1(1):1-5

van Zyl PM, Joubert G, Bowen E, du Plooy F, Francis C, Jadhunandan S, Fredericks F, Metz L. Depression, anxiety, stress and substance use in medical students in a 5-year curriculum. AJHPE 2017; 9(2):67-72. DOI: 10.7196/AJHPE.2017.v9i2.705

Van Zyl L, Nel C, du Toit M, Joubert G. Reported exposure to trauma among adult patients referred for psychological services at the Free State Psychiatric Complex, Bloemfontein. Health SA Gesondheid 2017; 22: 235 - 240 .

van Zyl S, van der Merwe LJ, van Rooyen FC, Joubert G, Walsh CM. The relationship between obesity, leptin, adinopectin and the components of metabolic syndrome in urban African women, Free State, South Africa. SA J Clinical Nutrition 2017; 1(1) 1-6.

Visser M, Nel M, Jansen T, Kinmont L, Terblanche S, van Wyk J. Visual perception of five-ear-old English-speaking children in Bloemfontein using the Beery VMI-6, DTVP-3 and TVPS-3. 2017; 47(2):17-26


Benedict, M., Steinberg, W. J., & Raubenheimer, J. E. Knowledge of the management of postpartum haemorrhage by doctors and midwives working in Free State district hospitals. African Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 2016 18(2), 146–161. Retrieved from

Bloemhoff, H. J., Coetzee, B. A., & Raubenheimer, J. E. Parental involvement in school sport: Perceptions of competitive rugby union players. African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2016 22(3:2), 932–947. Retrieved from

Botes J, Bezuidenhout J, Steinberg WJ, Joubert G. The needs and preferences of general practitioners regarding their CPD learning: a Free State perspective. S Afr Fam Pract 2016 Brandt, C.; van Rooyen, C.; Cronjé, H. S.; Validation of the prolapse quality-of-life questionnaire (P-QOL): An Afrikaans version in a South African population. South African Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2016, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p38-41. 4p. DOI: 10.7196/SAJOG.2016.v22i2.1077

Cuellar Torriente M, Joubert G, Steinberg WJ. Contraceptive use and reasons for termination of pregnancy among women attending a reproductive health clinic at a district hospital, Free State, South Africa. Africa Journal of Midwifery 2016; 18 (2): 119-131 Daffue K, Joubert G, Otto S. Computed tomography stroke findings and population demographics at Pelonomi hospital, Bloemfontein. SA Journal of Radiology 2016; 20(1): a993

Davids, J. G., Turton, E. W., & Raubenheimer, J. E. Comparison of lung ultrasound with transpulmonary thermodilution in assessing extra-vascular lung water. Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 2016; 1–5.

Hallbauer U, Joubert G, Goosen Y. Pertussis in children in Bloemfontein, South Africa: a 7-year retrospective review. SAMJ 2016; 106(10): 1042-1046 Hough R, Nel M. Time and space dimensions of computer laptop use amongst third year students of the University of the Free State. South Africa Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2016; 46(1): 27-32

Janse van Rensburg L, Nel R, Walsh CM. Knowledge, opinions and practices of healthcare workers related to infant feeding in the context of HIV. Health SA Gesondheid, 2016; 21: 129-136

Janse van Rensburg E,Hattingh R, van Rooyen FC, Chelin M, Buitendag T, Taylor M, Putter L, Harholdt J van Druten J. The short – term effect of a group drumming intervention on aggressive behavior among adolescent girls diagnosed with conduct disorder. South Africa Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2016; 46(2): 16-22

Kahl G, Hallbauer U, Joubert G. Clinical presentation of infants hospitalised with pertussis. SA Journal of Child Health 2016; 10(3): 176-180

Kridiotis, C.A., Bezuidenhout, J. & Raubenheimer, J. Selection criteria for a radiography programme in South Africa: Predictors for academic success in the first year of study. Health SA Gesondheid. 2016; 21:206–213. DOI: 10.1016/j.hsag.2016.01.005.

Lecuona, E.R., van Jaarsveld, A. & Raubenheimer, J.E. The developmental status and prevalence of sensory integration difficulties in premature infants in a tertiary hospital in Bloemfontein, South Africa. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy 2016; 46(1):15–19. DOI: 10.17159/2310-3833/2016/v46n1a5.

Long D, Friedrich-Nel HS, Joubert G. Patients’ informational needs while undergoing brachyherapy for cervical cancer. International Journal of Quality in Health Care Advance 2016; 1-9

Long D, Friedrich-Nel, Joubert G. Brachytherapy for cervical cancer: guidelines to facilitate patient-centred care in a multidisciplinary environment. South Afr J Gyaecol Oncol 2016

Luyt D, Hurter D, Joubert G. The relationship between computed tomography measurement of the optic nerve sheath diameter and elevated intracranial pressure in non-trauma patients. SA Journal of Radiology 2016; 20(1), a1060.

McIntyre CND, van Wyk FC, Joubert G, Seedat RY. Lower lateral cartilages: an anatomic and mor[phological study in noses of Black Sourthern Africans. Aeshetic Surgery Journal 2016; DOI: 10.1093/asj/sjw153

Mosotho NL, Timile E, Joubert G. The use of computed tomography scans and the Bender Gestalt Test in the assessment of competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility in the field of mental health and law. Int J Law 2016.

Pieters M, Otto S, Joubert G. Histological underestimation of a 9-gauge stereotactic vacuum-assisted breast biopsy system compared with surgical excision at a tertiary hospital in South Africa. S Afr J Rad 2016; 20(1): a818.

Raubenheimer, D., Raubenheimer, J.E. & van Zyl, S. A scoring framework for assessing anatomy competence of undergraduate preclinical students. Anatomical Sciences Education 2016: 329(August):319–329. DOI: 10.1002/ase.1585.

Robb L, Walsh CM, Nel M, Nel A, Odendaal H, van Aardt R.. Malnutrition in the elderly residing in long-term care facilities: a cross sectional survey using the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) screening tool. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2016: 1(1):1-7

Roos, E., Fichardt, A.E., MacKenzie, M.J. & Raubenheimer, J.E. Attrition of undergraduate nursing students at South African Universities. Curationis 2016; 39(1):a1558.1-8. DOI: curationis.v39i1.1558.

Russell DC, van Heerden R, van Vuuren S, Venter A, Joubert G. The impact of the “Developmental Resource Stimulation Programme” (DRSP) on children with Down syndrome. SA Journal of Occupational Therapy 2016; 46(1): 33-40

Russell DC, van Heerden R, van Vuuren S, Venter A, Joubert G. Time management guidelines for the intervention of a child with Down syndrome using “Developmental Resource Stimulation Programme” (DRSP). SA Journal of Occupational Therapy 2016; 46(1): 41-44

Sirsawy U, Steinberg WJ, Raubenheimer JE. Levels of burnout among registrars and medical officers working at Bloemfontein public healthcare facilities in 2013. South African Family Practice 2016; 1(1):1-6

Steenkamp, L., Lategan, R. & Raubenheimer, J.E. Moderate malnutrition in children aged five years and younger in South Africa: are wasting or stunting being treated? South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2016; 29(1):27–31.

Strauss M, SM van Heerden, Joubert G. Occupational therapy and the use of music tempi in the treatment of the mental health care user with psychosis. SA Journal of Occupational Therapy 2016; 46(1): 21-26

Strauss M, Raubenheimer JE, Campher D, Coetzee C, Diedericks A, Gevers H, Green K, van Niekerk S. The development of an Emotional Regulation Scale for Adolescents. SA Journal of Occupational Therapy 2016; (46(3): 41-48

Struwig MC, Beyleveld AA, Joubert G. Reasons for suboptimal learning in medical microbiology. Teaching in higher education 2016.

Tiemesmann, T., Raubenheimer, J.E. & de Vries, C. Temporal evaluation of computed tomographic scans at a Level 1 trauma department in a central South African hospital. South African Journal of Radiology. 2016; 20(1):1–5. DOI: 10.4102/sajr.v20i1.836.

van den Berg L, Nel M, Brand D, Bosch J, Human W, Lawson S & Walsh C. Agreement between measured height, and height predicted from ulna length, in adult patients in Bloemfontein, South Africa, South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2016; 1(1):1-6

van der Merwe JW, Rugunanan M, Ras J, Roscher E-M, Henderson BD, Joubert G. Patient preferences regarding the dress code, conduct and resources used by doctors during consultations in the public healthcare sector in Bloemfontein, Free State. S Afr Fam Pract 2016

van Jaarsveld A, van Rooyen FC, van Biljon A, Janse van Rensburg I, James K, Boning L, Haefele L. Sensory processing, praxis and related social participation of children with Down syndrome 5-12 years attending educational facilities in Bloemfontein, SA. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2016; 46(3)

Visser M, Nel M, Bronkhorst C, Brown L, Ezendam Z, Mackenzie K, Van der Merwe D, Venter M. Childhood disability population-based surveillance: Assessment of the Ages and Stages Questionnaire Third Edition and Washington Group on Disability Statistics/UNICEF module on child functioning in a rural setting in South Africa. African Journal of Disability, 2016; 5(1): 9 pages. DOI: 10.4102/ajod.v5i1.265

Visser M, Nel M, la Cock T, Labuschagne N, Lindeque W, Malan A, Viljoen C. Breastfeeding among mothers in the public health sector: the role of the occupational therapist. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2016; 46(2): 65-72. Doi:

Visser M, Nel M, du Plessis C, Jacobs S, Joubert A, Muller M, Smith B, van Heerden T, van Soest R. In-hand manipulation (IHM) in children 6 and 7 years of age: A follow-up study. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2016; 46(2): 52-58. Doi:

Vermaak ME, Nel M. From paper to practice – academics and practitioners working together in enhancing the use of occupational therapy conceptual models. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2016; 46(3): 35-40

Weyers R, Coetzee MJ, Nel M. Iron status determination in pregnancy using the Thomas plot. International Journal of Laboratory Hematology, 2016; 38: 119-124

Yiga SIN, Botes J, Joubert G, Bulane S, Choane T, Mogale K, Rapitse M, Ruiters C. Selfperceived readiness of medical interns in performing basic medical procedures at the Universitas Academc Health Complex in Bloemfontein. SA Family Practice 2016;



Bisiwe R, van Rensburg B, Barrett C, van Rooyen FC, van Vuuren C. Haemodialysis catheter related bloodstream infections at Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein: should we change our empiric antibiotics? South Afr J Infect Dis 2015;30(1):29-33

Brits H, Adriaanse M, Rall DM, van Biljon M, van der Walt A, Wasserman E, Joubert G. Causes of prematurity in the Bloemfontein Academic Complex. SA Family Practice 2015; 57(3). DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2014.976960

Brits H, Joubert G. Outcomes of children with advanced HIV initiated on antiretroviral therapy in a South African hospice. Int J Palliat Nurs 2015; 21(6): 281-6. Doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2015.21.6.281.

Butler IRT, Ceronio D, Swart T, Joubert G. Age of diagnosis of congenital hearing loss: private versus public healthcare sector. SAMJ 2015; 105(11): 927-929.

de Kock SH, Otto SF, Joubert G. The feasibility of determining the position of an endotracheal tube in neonates by using bedside ultrasonography compared with chest radiographs. SA Journal of Child health 2015; 9(1): 3-5. DOI: 10.7196/SAJCH.740

Dreyer Y, Rossouw A, Schoeman S, van der Nest A, van Zyl C, Prins M, Maasdorp SD,  Joubert G. An observational study on factors influencing antibiotic use in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein. SA Family Practice 2015; DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2015.1047144

du Toit GJ, Hurter D, Nel M. How accurate is ultrasound of the optic nerve sheath diameter performed by inexperienced operators to exclude raised intracranial pressure? South African Journal of Radiology, 2015; 19(1)

Egenasi, C., Steinberg, W., & Raubenheimer, J. E. (2015). Beliefs about medication, medication adherence and seizure control among adult epilepsy patients in Kimberley, South Africa. South African Family Practice, (August 2015), 1–7. doi:10.1080/20786190.2015.1078152

Gordon, S., Brits, H., & Raubenheimer, J. (2015). The effectiveness of the implementation of the Cape Triage Score at the emergency department of the National District Hospital, Bloemfontein. South African Family Practice, (February 2015), 1–6. doi:10.1080/20786190.2014.977056

Janse van Rensburg, E., & Raubenheimer, J. E. (2015). Does forgiveness mediate the impact of school bullying on adolescent mental health? Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health, 27(1), 25–39. doi:10.2989/17280583.2014.955502

Ledibane TD, Kruger WH, Joubert G. The profile and management of needle-stick injuries among healthcare workers in a primary health sub-district in Mangaung from 2008 to 2011: original research. Occupational Health Southern Africa. 2015;21(6):17-21.

Meko LNM, Slabber-Stretch M, Walsh CM, Kruger SH, Nel M. School environment, socioeconomic status and weight of children in Bloemfontein, South Africa. PHCFM, 2015; 7(1):7

Meko LNM, Slabber-Stretch M, Walsh C, Kruger S, Nel M. Nutritional environment at secondary schools in Bloemfontein, South Africa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2015; 28(1):53-54

Mofolo N, Betshu O, Kenna O, Koroma S, Lebeko T Claassen FM, Joubert G.  Knowledge of prostate cancer among males attending a urology clinic, a South African study. SpringerPlus 2015; 6:67 doi: 10.1186/s40064-015-0824-y

Mubanga P, Steinberg WJ, van Rooyen FC. Antimicrobial susceptibility profile of uropathogens in Maluti Adventist Hospital patients, 2011. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2015;7(1), Art.#800, 5 pages.

Mushaphi LF, Dannhauser A, Walsh CM, Mbhenyane XG, van Rooyen FC. Effect of a nutrition education programme on nutritional status of children aged 3-5 years in Limpop Province, South Africa. South Afr J Child Health 2015;9(3)98-102

Oberholzer, M., Raubenheimer, J. E., Lyell, M., Pieterse, S., Keyser, A., Rautenbach, A., & Van Rooyen, S. (2015). A comparison of the ability of three common contact lens solutions with different constituents to inhibit growth of Staphylococcus aureus. African Vision and Eye Health, 74(1), 1–6. doi:10.4102/aveh.v74i1.27

Reinders A, de Vries CS, Joubert G. Pre-interventional assessment and calcification score of the aortic valve and annulus, with multi-detector CT, in transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) using the Medtronic CoreValve. SA Journal of Radiology 2015; 19(1). Doi: 10.4102/sajr.v19i1.762.

Sherriff A, da Costa C, Engelbrecht A, Li A., Price N, Joubert G. Prostate cancer profile and risk stratification of patients treated at Universitas Annex Department of Oncology, Bloemfonetin, Free State, during 2008 to 2010. SA Family Practice 2015; 1(1): 1-6.

Steenkamp, L., Lategan, R., & Raubenheimer, J. E. (2015). The impact of Ready-to-Use Supplementary Food (RUSF) in targeted supplementation of children with moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) in South Africa. South African Family Practice, (August 2015), 1–4. doi:10.1080/20786190.2015.1078153

van Zyl PM, Joubert G. Acetaldehyde production capacity of salivary microflora in alcoholics during early recovery. Alcohol 2015; 49:283-290. doi: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2015.01.011

Venter N, du Plessis N, Cloete A, Joubert G, Goedhals J. Autopsies performed at Universitas Academic Hospital, South Africa, 1990-2010, and perceptions and opinions of health professionals on the importance of autopsies in modern medicine. South Afr J Infect Dis 2015; 30(2): 42-44


Barrett CL, Joubert D, Griffiths VP, Ebersohn S, Joubert G, Louw VJ, Webb MJ. Patients’ recall and epreceptions regarding consent to blood transfusion at Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Transfusion and Apheresis Science 2014; 51: 19-24.

Bhebhe LT, van Rooyen FC, Steinberg WJ. Attitudes, knowledge and practices of healthcare workers regarding occupational exposure of pulmonary tuberculosis. Afr J Prm Healthcare Fam Med. 2014;6(1), Art.#597, 6 pages.

Bodenstein K, Jansen van Vuuren EC, Joubert G. Breast care in breast-feeding mothers: the benefit of therapeutic laser applied by physiotherapists. SA Journal of Physiotherapy 2014; 70(3): 32-36

Borstlap CWRZ, Joubert G, Seedat RY. A pilot study of fungal sensitisation in patients with allergic rhinitis at the Ear, Nose and Throat clinic at Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein. Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology  2014; 27(4): 314-316

Branders L, Claassen M, Saaiman D, Strauss R, van Staden A, Joubert G, Brits H.The prevalence of multiple losses experienced by children from birth to 18 years of age in the National Disctrict Hospital in Bloemfontein. S Afr Fam Pract 2014; 56(4): 307-311

Brits H, Bezuidenhout J, Steinberg WJ, Joubert G. An evaluation of the assessment tool used for extensive mini-dissertations in the Master’s Degree in Family Medicine, University of the Free State. S Afr Fam Pract 2014; 56(2): 125-133

Calitz FJW, de Ridder L, Gericke L, Pretorius A, Smit J, Joubert G. Profile of rape victims referred by the court to the Free State Psychiatric Complex, 2003-2009. SAJP 2014; 20(1): 2-6. DOI: 10.7196/SAJP.459

Calitz FJW, de Jongh NJ, Horn A, Nel ML, Joubert G. Children and adolescents treated for post-traumatic stress disorder at the Free State Psychiatric Complex. SAJP 2014; 20(1): 15-20. DOI: 10.7196/SAJP.441

Hallbauer UM, Atkins MD, Tiedt NJ, Butler ART, Pieters M, Elliott E, Joubert G, Seedat RY. Co-morbidities in children presenting with chronic suppurative otitis media – a South African study. Journal of Tropical Paediatrics 2014

Hattingh Z, le Roux M, Nel M, Walsh CM. Assessment of the physical activity, body mass index and energy intake of HIV-uninfected and HIV-infected women in Mangaung, Free State province. SA Family Practice, 2014; 56(3): 196-200

Joubert, J., Joubert, S., Raubenheimer, J., & Louw, V. (2014). The long-term effects of training interventions on transfusion practice: A follow-up audit of red cell concentrate utilisation at Kimberley Hospital, South Africa. Transfusion and Apheresis Science, 51(3), 25–32. doi:10.1016/j.transci.2014.10.013

Joubert, J., Weyers, R., & Raubenheimer, J. E. (2014). Reducing unnecessary blood smear examinations: can Sysmex blood cell analysers help? Medical Technology SA, 28(1), 6–12. Retrieved from

Oberholzer M, Nel M, Hartley S, Maartens M, Pheiffer C, Nonkula M, Steyn A. 2014.Visual acuity, amplitude of accommodation an near point of convergence and academic achievement in primary school learners in Bloemfontein. The South African optometrist, 73(1): 33-38  ISSN 0378-9411

Sonnekus PH, Louw VJ, Ackermann AM, Barrett CL, Joubert G, Webb MJ. An ausit of the sue of platelet transfusions at Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Transfusion and Apheresis Science 2014; 51: 44-52

Swart, P. D. R., Rautenbach, K. & Raubenheimer, J. E. 2014. Reticulocyte haemoglobin content as a diagnostic tool for iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anaemia in ill infants and children. South African Journal of Child Health, 8(1), 23–27. doi:10.7196/SAJCH.645

Van den Berg, V. L., Seheri, L., & Raubenheimer, J. (2014). Body mass index of 16-year olds in urban Maseru, Lesotho. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, 6(1), 14 pages. doi:10.4102/phcfm.v6i1.618

van der Merwe LJ, van Zyl GJ, Nel MM, Joubert G. How we see ‘Y’: South African health sciences students’ and lecturers’ perceptions of Generation Y students. AJHPE 2014; 6(1): 10-16

Van Jaarsveld, A., Mailloux, Z., Smith Roley, S. A., & Raubenheimer, J. E. (2014). Patterns of sensory integration dysfunction in children from South Africa. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy, 44(2), 2–6.

van Staden M, Joubert G. Interest in and willingness to use complementary, alternative and traditional medicine among academic and administrative university staff in Bloemfontein, Souith Africa. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 2014: 11(5): 61-66. Doi 10.4314/ajtcam.v11i5.10

Visser M, Nel M, de Vries J, Klopper E, Olën K, van Coller J. In-hand manipulation of children aged four and five-years-old: translation, rotation and shift movements, in Bloemfontein. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2014; 44(2): 22-28

Walsh CM, van Rooyen FC. Household food security and hunger in rural and urban communities in the Free State province, South Africa. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 2014: Doi 0.1080/03670244.2014.964230


Brits H, Augustyn R, Bezuidenhout E, Cillie M, Janse van Vuuren R, Joubert G. The nutritional status of Grade 1 pupils, in Bloemfontein, South Africa and its association with socio-demographic data. AJPHCFM 2013; 5(1)

Butler IR, Basson S, Britz E, de Wet R, Korsten GB, Joubert G. The age of diagnosis of congenital hearing loss in Universitas Hospital. SAMJ 2013; 103(7): 474-475

Gaziano TA, Pandya A, Steyn K, Lecitt N, Mollentze W, Joubert G, Walsh CM, Motala AA, Kruger A, Schutte AE, Naidoo DP, Prakaschandra DR, Laubscher R. Coparative assessment of absolute cardiovascular disease risk characterization from non-laboratory-based risk assessment in South African populations. BMC Med 2013 Epub ahead of print

Hough R, Nel R.  Inter-rater reliability of the Posture Analysis Toolkit.  South African Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2013;  43(1):15-20

Joubert S, Bosman M, Joubert G, Louw VJ. The utilization of red cell concentrates at Kimberley Hospital Complex, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. Transfus Apher Sci 2013

Raubenheimer R, Goedhals J, Beukes CA, Joubert G. p16 Immunohistochemistry as a marker to distinguish between atypical lipomatous tumour/well-differentiated liposarcoma and benign adipocytic lesions. Medical Technology SA 2013; 27(1): 17-18

Stols D, van Heerden R, van Jaarsveld A, Nel R.  Substance abusers' anger behaviour and sensory processing patterns.  South African Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2013; 43(1):25-34

Struwig MC, Beylefeld AA, Joubert G. Learning medical microbiology and infectious diseases by means of a board game: can it work? Innovations in Education and Teaching International 2013;

Tiedt NJ, Butler IR, Hallbauer UM, Atkins MD, Elliott E, Pieters M, Joubert G, Seedat RY. Paediatric chronic suppurative otitis media in the Free State province: clinical and audiological features. SAMJ 2013; 103(7): 467-470

Uebel KE, Joubert G, Wouters E, Mollentze WF, van Rensburg DHCJ. Integrating HIV care into primary care services: quantifying progress of an intervention in South Africa. PLoS ONE 8(1): e54266. Doi: 10.1371/journal/pone.0054266

Uebel KE, Lombard C, Joubert G, Fairall LR, Bachmann MO, Mollentze WF, van Rensburg DH, Wouters. Integration of HIV care into primary care in South Africa: effect on survival of patients needing antiretroviral treatment. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2013 Mar 26 (Epub ahead of print)

van Aswegen H, van Aswegen A, du Raan H, du Toit R, Spruyt M, Nel R, Maleka M.  Airflow distribution with manual hyperinflation as assessed through gamma camera imaging:  a crossover randomised trial.  Physiotherapy. 2013. 99:107-112

Van den Berg VL, Abera BMM, Nel M, Walsh CM. Nutritional status of undergraduate healthcare students at the University of the Free State. South African Family Practice. 2013; 55(5):445-452

van Zyl PM, Gagiano CA, Mollentze WF, Snyman JS, Joubert G. The role of private practitioners in the treatment of alcohol dependence in the Free State province. SA Family Practice 2013; 55 (6): 561-566

Venter JA, Le Grange SM, Otto SF, Joubert G. An audit of paediatric intussusception radiological reduction at the Bloemfontein Academic Complex, Free State, South Africa. SAJCH 2013; 7(2): 60-64

van Vuuren S, Nel M. A Clinical Skills Unit: Addressing the need for Continued Professional Development (CPD) in Allied health Professions.  South African Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2013; 43(3):41-46

Maasdorp SD, Snyman CE, Prins M, van Rooyen FC, Struwig MC. Clinical profile of patients diagnosed with primary lung cancer at the Pulmonology division, Universitas Academic Hospital Bloemfontein. South Afr J Epidemiol Infect 2013; 28(4):233-239

De Villiers D, van Rooyen FC. Wheelchair dancing and self-esteem in adolescents with physical disabilities. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2013; 43(2):23-27

Blake, CA, van der Merwe J & Raubenheimer JE. A practical way to calibrate digital radiographs in hip arthroplasty. SA Orthopaedic Journal 2013, 12(4), 33–37.



Erasmus T, Daniller T, Goedhals J, Joubert G, Seedat RY. The histology of nasopharyngeal masses: a comparison between HIV positive and HIV negative patients. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2012 DOI 10.1007/s00405-012-2192-3

Goedhals J, Thiart J, Joubert G, Wright CA. The quality of specimens obtained by fine-needle aspiration biopsy: does training make a difference?  SA Family Practice 2012; 54(5): 425-428

Griessel DJ, Joubert G, Setlaba M, Seboco O, Chokoe L. Attitudes of mothers and staff towards treatment and possible outcomes of very low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants in Bloemfontein. SA Journal of Child Health 2012; 6(2): 46-50.

Heckler H, Taute CE, , Krüger GHJ, de Wet D, Calitz FJW, van der Merwe LM, Raubenheimer JE. Profile of stress factors associated with mental disorders in children and adolescents referred for evaluation and treatment to the Free State Psychiatric Complex, 2007. South African Journal of Psychiatry, 18(2):61–67.

Kruger WH, Nell AS, Joubert G. Seasonal absenteeism among full-time employess at a poultry abattoir. Occupational Hesalth SA 2012; 18(2): 22-26

Kruger WH, Jimoh SO Joubert G. Needlestick injuries among nurses in a regional hospital in South Africa. Occupational Health SA 2012; 18(2): 4-10

Struwig D, Beylefeld A, Hugo A, Joubert G. An online multiple-choice micro-biology game for undergraduate medical students: a case study. Acta Amedica 2012; 44(2): 155-178

van den Heever JJ, Neethling WML, Smit FE, Litthauer D, Joubert G. The feffect of different treatment modalities on the calcification potential and cross-linking stability of bovine pericardioum. Cell Tissue Bank 2012; DOI 10.1007/s10561-012-9299-z

Sanet van Zyl, Lynette J van der Merwe, Corinna M. Walsh, Andries J. Groenewald, Francois C. van Rooyen. Risk-factor profiles for chronic diseases of lifestyle and metabolic syndrome in an urban and rural setting in South Africa. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, Vol4, No 1 (2012).

Roets L, Rowe-Rowe N, Nel R.  Family-centred care in the paediatric intensive care unit.  Journal of Nursing Mangament. 2012; 20:624-630

VL van den Berg, AP Okeyo, A Dannhauser, M Nel. Body weight, eating practices and nutritional knowledge amongst nursing students, Eastern Cape, South Africa. African Journal of Primary Health Care Family Medicine. 2012; 4(1), Art. #323

Strydom MAA, Pretorius PJ, Joubert G. Depression and anxiety among Grade 11 and 12 learners attending schools in central Bloemfontein.  SA Journal of Psychiatry 2012; 18(3): 84-88

Swart MJ, de Jager WH, Kemp JT, Nel PJ, van Staden SL, Joubert G. The effect of the metabolic syndrome on the risk and outcome of coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa 2012; 23(7): 400-404

van Zyl PM, Gagiano CA, Mollentze WF, Snyman JS, Joubert G. Help-seeking by substance dependants presenting to healthcare professionals in the Free State Province. SA Journal of Psychiatry 2012; 18(3): 96-102.

Visser M, Cronje M, Kemp B, Scholtz M, van Rooyen W, Nel M. The DTVP-2 visual closure subtest: a closer look.  South African Journal of Occupational Therapy 2012; 42(2):21-25

Botma Y, Botha H, Nel M.  Transformation:  are nurse leaders in critical care ready?  Journal of Nursing Management 2012; 20:921-927

Janse van Resnburg E, van der Merwe TR, Nel M.  Cultural competence among occupational therapy students at the University of the Free State, South Africa. Acta Academica 2012 44(3):  119-155

Maasdorp SD, Prins M, van Rooyen FC. Demographic profile of lung cancer patients at the Universitas Academic Hospital Bronchoscopy Unit in Bloemfontein. Southern Afrivan Journal of Epidemiology and Infection 2012,27(3):130-132


Bosch FJ, van Vuuren C, Joubert G. Antimicrobial resistance patterns in outpatient urinary tract infections – the constant need to revise prescribing habits. SAMJ 2011; 101(5); 328-331

Hallbauer UM, Joubert G, Ahmed SF, Brett S, Dawadi PR. Kruger J. Restraint use and seating position among children in motor vehicles in Bloemfontein. SA Journal of Child Health 2011; 5(2): 43-47

Hattingh Z, Walsh C, Bester CJ. Anthropometric profile of HIV-uninfected and HIV-infected women (25-44 years) in mangaung, Free State. S Afr Fam Pract 2011; 53(5): 1-7

Labuschagne M, Robbetze W, Rozmiarek J, Strydom M, Wentzel M, Diedericks BJS, Joubert G. Errors in drug administration by anaesthetists in public hospitals in the Free State. SAMJ 2011; 101(5); 324-327

Long D, Friedrich-Nel H, Goedhals L, Joubert G. High dose-rate brachytherapy in the radical treatment of cervical cancer. An analysis of dose effectiveness and incidence of late radiation complications. Journal for New Generation Sciences 2011; 9(1): 81-94

Marais PJ, Calitz FJW, Pretorius PJ, Joubert G. The demographic, clinical and forensic profile of offenders diagnosed with epilepsy referred to the Free State Psychiatric Complex Observation Unit in terms of section 77 and/or 78 of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977. SA Journal of Psychiatry 2011; 17(1): 16-22

Monese PH, Prinsloo EAM, Van Rooyen FC. Injuries in children and adolescents seen during 2006 at the emergency department of the National District Hospital, Bloemfontein. S Afr Fam Pract 2011;53(1):77-82

Prinsloo EAM, Joubert G, Mohale M, Nyindi N, Matu N, Ntechane L, Struwig MC. The prevalence and perception of obesity and its association with the lifestyle of women at the MUCPP healthcare centre, Bloemfontein. S Afr Fam Pract 2011; 53(4): 366-372

Prollius A, Joubert G, du Toit A, Joubert S, Lourens T, Steenkamp JJ. Medical students’ and public obstetric health care workers’ knowledge of the Saving Mothers campaign. Afr J Primary Health Care and Family Medicine 2011; 3(1). Art #184, 3 pages, DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v3i1.184

Strydom N, Pienaar C, Dreyer A, van der Merwe L, B Jansen van Rensburg, Calitz FJW, van der Merwe LM, Joubert G. Profile of forensic psychiatric inpatients referred to the Free State Psychiatric Complex, 2004-2008. SA Journal of Psychiatry 2011; 17(2): 40-43

Barnes R, Attwood H, Blom J, Jankielsohn S, Janse van Rensburg W, Smith T, Van Ede L, Nel M. Injury profile of Musicians in the Bloemfontein-based Free State Symphony Orchestra: a Short Report. SA Journal of Physiotherapy 2011: 67(2): 1-4

Barnes R, Colyn HJ, Moolman C, Roux Z, Schabort DJ, Yzel ME, Raubenheimer J. The lifetime prevalence of work-related thumb and wrist pain among physiotherapists in Bloemfontein. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SOUTHERN AFRICA. 2011. 17(4): 16–22


Bailey VC, Bakaya M, Jada SH, Khalanyane KE, Steinberg WJ, Joubert G, Prollius A. The prevalence of urinary incontinence in women working in the Universitas Accademic Hospital, Bloemfontein. Afr J Primary Health Care and Family Medicine 2010; 2(1). Art #99, 2 pages, DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v2i1.99

Balt M, Joubert C, Nel M, Solomon LJ, Joubert G.  The criteria used by private general practitioners in Bloemfontein for the diagnosis and referral of asthma patients aged 6-15 years. Afr J Primary Health Care and Family Medicine 2010; 2(1). Art #110, 3 pages, DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v2i1.110

De Jager GF, Prinsloo EAM, Joubert G. Use of traditional Medicine versus use of the community-based primary health care clinic by the San community of Platfontein. SA Family Practice 2010; 52(6): 542-547

de Wet J, Griesel A, Oosthuizen J, Prins M, Joubert G, Struwig M. The appropriateness of the South African Thoracic Society’s guidelines for antibiotic treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation in the Universitas Academic Hospital, Blloemfontein. SA J Epidemiol Infect 2010; 25(1): 33-35

Lategan R, Steenkamp L, Joubert G, le Roux M. Nutritional status of HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy and the impact of nutritional supplementation in the Northern Cape province, South Africa. A Afr J Clin Nutr 2010; 23(4): 197-201

Louw V, van der Westhuizen J, Rautenbach W, van der Berg E, Wamelink M, Joubert G. The antibiotic susceptibility of bacteria isolated from blood cultures during episodes of neutropenic fever in patients with acute myeloid leukemia. South Afr J Epidemiol Infect 2010; 25(2): 9-11

Seedat RY, Claassen J, Claassen AJ, Joubert G. Mite and cockroach sensitisation in patients with allergic rhinitis in the Free State. SAMJ 2010; 100(3): 160-163

Sinclair W, Coetzee L, Joubert G. House-dust mite species in Bloemfontein, South Africa. SAMJ 2010; 100(3): 164-167

Swart MJ, Bekker AM, Malan JJ, Meiring A, Swart Z, Joubert G. The simplified modification of diet in renal disease equation as a predictor of renal function after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa 2010; 21(1): 9-12

van der Merwe T, van der Walt R, Esterhuizen J, Botha S, Goedhals L, Joubert G. Epidemiological changes in oesophageal cancer at National Hospital, Bloemfontein: 1995, 2000 and 2005. Afr J Primary Health Care and Family Medicine 2010; 2(1). Art #100, 5 pages, DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v2i1.100

Rossouw S, Joubert G, Schall R. Profile of clinical trial biostatisticians and university courses to train them in South Africa. South African Statist J 2010; 44: 209-234

Prinsloo EAM, Dimpe MW, Mpahakisa MV, Matika MD, Shabalala SLNB, Joubert G. Doctors’ use of laboratory tests in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. South Afr J Epidemiol Infect 2010; 25(3): 16-20

Van Zyl S, van der Merwe LJ, Walsh CM, van Rooyen FC, van Wyk HJ, Groenewald AJ. A risk-factor profile for chronic lifestyle diseases in three rural Free State towns. SA Family Practice 2010; 52(1): 72-76.

Walsh CM, Hattingh Z, Veldman FJ, Bester CJ. Iron status and anaemia of chronic disease in HIV-infected African women in Mangaung, Bloemfontein. SA Family Practice 2010; 52(1): 55-59

Stark K, Joubert G, Struwig M, Pretorius M, van der Merwe N, Botha H, Kotze J, Krynauw D. Suicide cases investigated at the state mortuary in Bloemfontein, 2003-2007. SA Fam Pract 2010; 52(4): 332-335

Van Vuuren S, Nel M.  Clinical Skills Centre:  Training of South African Occupational Therapists.  South African Journal of Occupational Therapy 2010; 40(2): 3-5.

Eksteen J, Stulting AA, Nel M.  Rotational conjunctival flap surgery reduces recurrence of ptyerygium.  SAMJ 2010; 100(11): 726-7.

Hough PA, Nel M. Occupational Therapy students:  knowledge and skills regarding writing scientific articles. SAJOT 2010; 40(3): 2-3.

Dannhauser A, Nel M. Agreement between NRS-2002 and MUST nutrition risk scores – a retrospective study.  S Afr J Clin Nutr 23(1) 2010; Supplement (February): S 71-72.

Van den Berg L, Dannhauser A, Nel M. Agreement between estimated and measured heights and weights in hospitalised patients – a retrospective study.  S Afr J Clin Nutr 23(1) 2010; Supplement (February):  S 73-74.


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