2020
 
Research articles in accredited research journals

Marcus TS, Reji E, Ngcobo S. Peer-learning reviews to improve Gauteng community-oriented primary care: Findings from AitaHealth-enabled ward-based outreach teams. Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med. 2020; 12(1):a2155. DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v12i1.2155

Brits H, Bezuidenhout J, Van der Merwe LJ. 
A framework to benchmark the quality of clinical assessment in a South African undergraduate medical programme. S Afr Med J. 2020; 62(1): a5030. DOI: 10.4102/safp.v62i1.5030

2019
 
Research articles in accredited research journals

Joubert A, Botha RW, Morgan H, Wilmot M, Hagemeister DT
Health professions students’ interprofessional experiences on a rural learning platform. S Afr J High Educ. 2019; 33(6): 153-171. DOI: 10.20853/33-6-2898

Hanekom J, Hattingh R, Nel W, Thirion K, Willemse C, Joubert G, Boltman C, Botes J.
Patients’ preference for general or regional anaesthesia for caesarean deliveries at a district hospital, Free State, South Africa. S Afr J Obstet Gynaecol. 2019; 25(2):32-34. 

Steinberg WJ, Joubert G, Adu-Parko A, Godloza M, Lehasa NP, Manele N, Moselakgomo N, Motsoikha M. 
Audit of routine tests in the antenatal period in women delivering at National District Hospital, Bloemfontein, South Africa, in 2016. Audit of routine tests in the antenatal period in women delivering at National District Hospital, Bloemfontein, South Africa, in 2016. South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2019;25(1):13. DOI: 10.7196/sajog.1438

Joubert G, Steinberg WJ, Van der Merwe LJ
The selection and inclusion of students as research participants in undergraduate medical student projects at the School of Medicine, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 2002 - 2017: An ethical perspective. Afr J of Health Prof Educ 2019; 11(2): 57-62. DOI: 10.7196/AJHPE.2019.v11i2.1081

Brits H, Joubert G, Lomberg L, Djan P, Makoro G, Mokoena M, Malate P, Tengu D. #FeesMustFall2016: Perceived and measured effect on clinical medical students. South African Medical Journal 2019; 109(7): 493-497. DOI: 10.7196/SAMJ.2019.v109i7.13686

Van Aswegen R, Kuzhivelil JT, Strydom C, Connellan G, Ravgee A, Joubert GBotes JSteinberg WJ
Exploring the psychological traits of surgical specialists at an academic hospital in Bloemfontein. S Afr J Surg 2019; 57(2): 32-39.

Kotzé JM, Brits H
Child sexual abuse: The significance of the history and testifying on non-confirmatory findings. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2019;11(1), a1954. DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v11i1.1954

Yiga SIN, Khoarai L, Khosana T, Lesupi R, Mduli J, Shadwell T, Botes J, Joubert G
Profile of factors influencing academic motivation among grade 6 and 7 learners at a state school. South African Journal of Childhood Education 2019; 9(1): a623. DOI: 10.4102/sajce.v9i1.623

Joubert G, Mulder T, Steinberg WJ, Botes J
Manuscripts not suitable for general readership of the South African Medical Journal. South African Medical Journal 2019; 109(2): 65. DOI: 10.7196/SAMJ.2019.v109i2.13772

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. South African Family Practice 2018; DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1522053 (Published online in 2018, to be printed in 2019)

Benedict MOA, Van Loggerenberg CJ, Steinberg WJ
The profile of deliberate self-poisoning cases presenting at the emergency department of Pelonomi Regional Hospital, Bloemfontein. South African Family Practice 2019; 61(1):11-17. DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1527133

Research articles in non-accredited research journals

Adefuye A, Benedict M, Bezuidenhout J, Busari JO. (2019). Students’ Perspectives of a Community-Based Medical Education Programme in a Rural District Hospital. J Med Educ Curric Dev. 2019; 6:1-10. https://doi.org/10.1177/2382120519886849

2018
 
Research articles in accredited research journals

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);#3214. DOI: 10.25159/2520-5293/3214


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 Family Practice 2018; 60(5): 162-167. DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1487211


A descriptive study of trends in the pictures drawn by primary school learners in South Africa. International Journal of Palliative Nursing 2018; 24(7): 316-321. DOI: 10.12968/ijpn.2018.24.7.316

Employer-generated complaints to the statutory registration authority - A brief review of the regulatory framework for the supervision of employed health professionals in the South African public sector. The South African Journal of Bioethics & Law 2018; 11(1): 11-14. DOI: 10.7196/SAJBL.2018.v11i1.00628

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. South African Family Practice 2018.  DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1475881

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. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2018;10(1): a1476. DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v10i1.1476

Allie Z, Le Roux E, Mahlatsi K, Mofokeng B, Ramoo Z-A, 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 NationalDistrict Hospital inBloemfontein, Free State. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine 2018; 10(1): a1652. DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v10i1.1652

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. African Journal of Health Professions Education 2018;10(2): 79-84. DOI: 10.7196/AJHPE.2018.v10i2.997

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. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine 2018; 10(1): a1582. DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v10i1.1582

Mofolo N, Sello M, Leselo M, Chabanku N, Ndlovu S, Naidoo Q, Joubert G
Knowledge of cervical cancer, human papillomavirus and prevention among first-year female students in residences at the University of the Free State. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine 2018; 10(1): a1637. DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v10i1.1637

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 Family Practice 2018. DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1432135

Makwero MT, Mollentze WF, Joubert G, Steinberg WJ
Anthropometric profile and complications in patients with diabetes mellitus seen at Maluti Adventist Hospital, Lesotho. South African Family Practice 2018; DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1426901

Von Pressentin KB, Mash RJ, Baldwin-Ragaven L, Botha RP, Govender I, Steinberg WJ
The birds-eye perspective: how do district health managers experience the impact of family physicians within the South African district health system? A qualitative study. South African Family Practice 2018; 60(1):13-20. DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2017.1348047

Kotzé JM, Brits H
Do we miss half of the injuries sustained during rape because we cannot see them? An overview of the use of toluidine blue tissue stain in the medical assessment of rape cases. South African Family Practice 2018. DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2017.1386868

Von Pressentin KB, Mash RJ, Baldwin-Ragaven L, Botha RP, Govender I, Steinberg WJ, Esterhuizen TM
The influence of Family Physicians within the South African District Health System: A Cross-Sectional Study. Annals of Family Medicine 2018; 16:1. DOI: 10.1370/afm.2133

Von Pressentin KB, Mash RJ, Baldwin-Ragaven L, Botha RP, Govender I, Steinberg WJ, Esterhuizen TM
The perceived impact of family physicians on the district health system in South Africa: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Family Practice 2018;19(1):24. DOI: 10.1186/s12875-018-0710-0

2017
 
Research articles in accredited research journals


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. South African Family Practice. 2017 Jul 6:1-5.

Brits H
Child deaths at National District Hospital, Free State: one a month is better than one a week. South African Family Practice. 2017 May 4:1-3.

Brits H, Botha A, Niksch L, Terblanché R, Venter K, Joubert G
Illegible handwriting and other prescription errors on prescriptions at National District Hospital, Bloemfontein. South African Family Practice. 2017 Jan 2;59(1):52-5.

Kotzé JM, Brits H
The emergency management of a rape case in a nutshell: adolescent and adult cases. South African Family Practice. 2017 Jan 28:1-7.

Cuellar Torriente M, Steinberg WJ, Joubert G
Misoprostol use for second‐trimester termination of pregnancy among women with one or more previous cesarean deliveries. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2017 Jul 1;138(1):23-7.

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. South African Family Practice. 2017 May 4:1-6.

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. South African Family Practice. 2017 Apr 21:1-2.

Cairncross JP, Steinberg WJ, Labuschagne MJ
Prevalence of eye pathology in a group of diabetic patients at National District Hospital Outpatient Department in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2017;9(1), a1440.

Mofolo N, Cronjé P, Gobodo M, Magano O, Mothiba M, Pierce N, Joubert G
Adherence to the 30-minute rule in emergency caesarean deliveries due to foetal distress at Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies 2017 Dec 31;31(2):112-117.

Marais C, Smouse J, Poortier G, Fair A, Joubert G, Steinberg WJ
End-of-life practices: the opinion of undergraduate medical students at a South African University. South African Journal of Bioethics and Law. 2017 Dec 20;10(2):96-101.

Chapters in Books

Brits H: Oxford Handbook of Family Medicine, 4th Edition
Steinberg WJ: Oxford Handbook of Family Medicine, 4th Edition

2016
 
Research articles in accredited research journals

TORRIENTE MC, STEINBERG WJ, JOUBERT G
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 Nursing and Midwifery 2016; 18(2): 119-131.

BENEDICT MOA, STEINBERG WJ, RAUBENHEIMER JE
Knowledge of the management of postpartum haemorrhage by doctors and midwives working in Free State district hospitals. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery 2016; 18(2): 146-161.

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; 58(6): 213-218.

BOTES J, BEZUIDENHOUT J, STEINBERG WJ, JOUBERT G
The needs and preferences of general practitioners regarding their CPD learning: A free state perspective. South African Family Practice 2016; 58(3): 114-118.

YIGA SIN, BOTES J, JOUBERT G, BULANE S, CHOANE T, MOGALE K, RAPITSE M, RUITERS C
Self-perceived readiness of medical interns in performing basic medical procedures at the Universitas Academic Health Complex in Bloemfontein. South African Family Practice 2016; 58(5): 179–184.

MOFOLO N, BOTES J
An evaluation of factors influencing perceptual experiences and future plans of final-year medical interns in the Free State, 2013–2014. South African Family Practice 2016; 58(5): 185–191.

NTSUTLE L, MOFOLO N
Knowledge of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the Thabo mofutsanyana district, Free State, South Africa: A grade 10 learner’s project. South African Medical Journal 2016; 106(7): 648.

KING J, HAGEMEISTER DT
Hepatitis B co-infection in HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy at the TC Newman Anti Retroviral Treatment Clinic in Paarl, Western Cape. South African Journal of HIV Medicine 2016; 17(1).

JINA R, KOTZé JM
Improving the recording of clinical medicolegal findings in South Africa. South African Medical Journal 2016; 106(9): 872-873.

2015
 


Research articles in accredited research journals

BRITS H, JOUBERT G
Outcome of children with advanced HIV initiated on antiretroviral therapy in a South African hospice. Int J Palliat Nurs 2015; 21(6):281-286

EGENASI C, STEINBERG WJ, RAUBENHEIMER JE
Beliefs about medication, medication adherence and seizure control among adult epilepsy patients in Kimberley, South Africa. SA Fam Pract 2015; 57(5):326-332

BRITS H, ADRIAANSE M, RALL D-M, VAN BILJON M, VAN DER WALT A, WASSTERMAN E, JOUBERT G
Causes of prematurity in the Bloemfontein Academic Complex.  SA Fam Pract 2015; 57(3):223-226

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

KOTZE JM, BRITS H, BOTES J
Part 3: Medico-legal documentation: Practical completion of pages 2 and 3 of the J88 form. SA Fam Pract 2015; 57(1):16-22

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; 4:67

GORDON SAN, BRITS H, RAUBENHEIMER JE
The effectiveness of the implementation of the Cape Triage Score at the emergency department of the National District Hospital, Bloemfontein. SA Family Practice 2015; 1(1):18–23

DOWNING J, JASSAL SS, MATHEWS L, BRITS H, FRIEDRICHSDORF SJ
Pediatric pain management in palliative care. Pain Management 2015; 5(1): 23-35

CUELLAR MT, STEINBERG WJ
Abdominal Pregnancy a Report of Two Cases. International Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Case Reports 2015; 2(4): 101-105

2014
 
Reflections in accredited research journals


HAGEMEISTER DT
The secrets of the green and white cards. South African Journal of HIV Medicine 2014; 15(1): 33-34


Research articles in accredited research journals


BHEBHE LT, VAN ROOYEN FC, STEINBERG WJ
Attitudes, knowledge and practices of healthcare workers regarding occupational exposure of pulmonary tuberculosis. African Journal of Primary Healthcare & Family Medicine 2014; 6(1), Art. #597

BRITS H, BEZUIDENHOUT J, STEINBERG WJ
An evaluation of the assessment tool used for extensive mini-dissertations in the Master's Degree in Family Medicine, University of the Free State. SA Family Practice 2014; 56(2): 125-133

KOTZE JM, BRITS H, BOTES J
Part 1: Medico-legal documentation South African Police Services forms, Department of Justice forms and patient information. SA Family Practice 2014; 56(5): 16-22

KOTZE JM, BRITS H, MONATISA MS, BOTES J
Part 2: Medico-legal documentation - Practical completion of pages 1 and 4 of the J88 form. SA Family Practice 2014; 56(6): 32-37

BRITS H, BRANDERS L, CLAASSEN M, SAAIMAN D, STRAUSS R, VAN STADEN A, JOUBERT G
The prevalence of multiple losses experienced by children from birth to 18 years of age in the National District Hospital in Bloemfontein. SA Family Practice 2014; 56(5): 307-311

2013
 
Research articles in accredited research journals

BRITS H, AUGUSTYN R, BEZUIDENHOUT E, CILLIE M, VAN VUUREN RJ, JOUBERT G
The nutritional status of Grade 1 pupils, in Bloemfontein, South Africa and its association with socio-demographic data. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine 2013: 5(1)

2012
 
Books, monographs, chapters in books

BRITS H
Standard treatment guidelines and essential medicines list, 2012
Essential Drugs Programme South Africa
(Member of National Essential Drugs List Committee)

BRITS H
Primary Care 101, 2012
(Chapters)

2011
 
Research articles in accredited research journals

FORREST BD, STEEL AD, HIEMSTRA LA, RAPPAPORT R, AMBROSE CS, GRUBER WC
A prospective, randomized, open-label trial comparing the safety and efficacy of trivalent live attenuated and inactivated influenza vaccines in adults 60 years of age and older. Vaccine 2011; 29:3633-3639

MONESE P, PRINSLOO EAM, FC VAN ROOYEN
Injuries in children and adolescents seen during 2006 at the emergency department of the National District Hospital, Bloemfontein. SA Family Practice 2011; 53(1):77-82

BRITS H, MARSTEN J
Palliative care for children: pain is inevitable, suffering is optional. Africa Health 2011; 33(5):28-30

EAM PRINSLOO, JOUBERT G, MOHALE MM, NYINDI N, MATU N, NTECHANE L, STRUWIG M
The prevalence and perception of obesity and its association with the lifestyle of women at the Mangaung University Community Partnership Project Healthcare Centre, Bloemfontein. SA Family Practice 2011; 53(4): 366-372

2010
 

Research articles in accredited research journals

BAILEY VC, BAKAYA M, JADA SH, KHALANYANE KE, STEINBERG WJ, JOUBERT G, PROLLIUS A
The prevalence and effects of urinary incontinence in women working in the Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med 2010; 2(1), Art. #99

DE VILLIERS JT, STEELE AD, HIEMSTRA LA, RAPPAPORT R
Efficacy and safety of a live attenuated influenza vaccine in adults 60 years of age and older. Vaccine 2010; 28(1): 228-234

   
2009
 

Research articles in accredited research journals

UEBEL KE, RAE W, JOUBERT G, HIEMSTRA LA
Reported low back pain amongst nurses at a district hospital: incidence, profile and risk factors. Occupational Health Southern Africa 2009; 15(2): 8-15

JOUBERT G, STEINBERG WJ, BEYLEFELD A
Guiding undergraduate medical students to use literature appropriately. Medical Education 2009; 43(11): 1090

STEENKAMP L, DANNHAUSER A, WALSH D, JOUBERT G, VELDMAN FJ, VAN DER WALT E, COX C, HENDRICKS MK, DIPPENAAR H
Nutritional, immune, micronutrient and health status of HIV-infected children in care centres in Mangaung. S Afr J Clin Nutr 2009; 22(3): 131-136

BRITS H, JOUBERT G
An investigation into the dramatic increase in deaths from gastroenteritis during the summer of 2007/2008 at National District Hospital, Bloemfontein, Free State. SA Fam Pract 2009; 51(5): 418-422

ANASTASIADES P, PRATT TL, ROUSSEAU LH, STEINBERG WJ, JOUBERT G
Staphylococcus aureus on computer mice and keyboards in intensive care units of the Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein, and ICU staff’s knowledge of its hazards and cleaning practices. South Afr J Epidemiol Infect 2009; 24(2): 22-26

BEZUIDENHOUT MM, JOUBERT G, HIEMSTRA LA, STRUWIG MC
Reasons for doctor migration from South Africa. SA Fam Pract 2009; 51(3): 211-215

HARDING R, BRITS H, PENFOLDS
Paediatric antiretroviral therapy outcomes under HIV Hospice care in South Africa. International Journal of Palliative Nursing 2009; 15(3): 142-145

SNYMAN JR, SCHOEMAN HS, GROBUSCH MP, HENNING M, RABIE W, HIRA M, PARSHOTAM K, MITHAL Y, SINGH S, RAMDAS Z
Generic versus Non-Generic formulation of extended-release Clarithromycin in patients with community-acquired Respiratory Tract Infections. Clin Drug Invest 2009; 29(4): 265-274

DE WILDE LA, STEINBERG WJ, NEL M
Sonar findings of the uterus in patients on medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depo Provera) 150 mg injection. SA Fam Pract 2009; 51(6): 486-488

 
2008
 
Research articles in accredited research journals

STEINBERG WJ, LUYT D, PIETERSE F, VAN DEN HEEVER X, VAN STADEN A
SA homeopaths’ attitudes towards conventional medicine. SA Fam Prac 2008; 50(3): 71

DIPPENAAR H, STEINBERG WJ
Evaluation of Clinical Medicine in the Final Postgraduate Examinations in Family Medicine. SA Fam Prac 2008; 50(1): 67

FONTERNEL TE, KRANTZ LEW, KOENIG L, GREYLING L, VAN DER SCHYFF Y, STEINBERG WJ, JOUBERT G
Knowledge of post-rape procedures and guidelines among first-year female resident students at the University of the Free State. SAMJ 2008; 98(11): 870-872

GROBLER L, DIPPENAAR H, JOUBERT G
Multidisciplinary training of undergraduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences: Hypertension as a case study.SA Fam Prac 2008; 50(4): 70-70b

Chapters in Books

PRINSLOO EAM, DE KLERK B, BEYLEFELD A
Service Learning in Family Medicine. In: HEQC: Service-Learning in the Disciplines – Lessons from the Field.  Pretoria: CHESP. June 2008: 61-84

Published Reports


Child PIP Users and the MRC Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies
CO-AUTHOR: STEINBERG WJ
Saving Children 2006: A survey of child healthcare in South Africa

 
2007
 
Research articles in accredited research journals


HABIB T, VAN ROOYEN FC, HIEMSTRA LA (Student Article)
Involuntary admission of psychiatric patients in the Northern Cape Province and the accuracy of the initial psychiatric assessment done by the referring general practitioners. SA Family Practice 2007; 49(6): 14a – 14c

CUELLAR TORRIENTE M, LANG BALLONA F, JOUBERT G, DUMA MP, METULA M (PAO and University combined)
Misoprostol alone for the termination of pregnancy. SA Family Practice 2007:49(3): 16

DE VILLIERS HC, NEL M, PRINSLOO EAM (Student Article)
Occupational exposure to bloodborne viruses amongst medical practitioners in Bloemfontein, South Africa. SA Family Practice 2007; 49(3): 14

LE ROUX L, NEL M, VAN VUUREN MVJ, RABIE WJ (Student Article)
Die toepaslikheid van pasiëntbesoeke aan ‘n noodgevalle-afdeling. SA Family Practice 2007; 49(4): 14

RODRIGUEZ AN, NEL M, DIPPENAAR H, PRINSLOO EAM (Student Article)
Good short-term outcomes of kangaroo mother care in infants with a low birth weight in a rural South African hospital. SA Family Practice 2007; 49(5):15

VAN DE SANDE M, DIPPENAAR H, RUTTEN EHM (Exchange Student Article)
The relationship between patient education and glycaemic control in a South African township. Primary Care Diabetes 2007; 1: 87-91

BUTT M, JOUBERT G, VAN ROOYEN FC, HIEMSTRA LA (Student Article)
Burnout amongst hospital nurses in Kimberley, South Africa. Occupational Health Southern Africa 2007; 13(1): 19-23

MUGAMBE JM, NEL M, HIEMSTRA LA, STEINBERG WJ (Student Article)
Knowledge of and attitude towards pain relief during labour of women attending the antenatal clinic of Cecilia Makiwane Hospital, South Africa.  SA Family Practice 2007; 49(4):16

VAN RAMESDONK C, NEL M, HIEMSTRA LA, VAN ROOYEN J (Student Article)
Language capabilities of Free State doctors. SAMJ 2007; 97(9): 842-843

NAKIN DCT, JOUBERT G, PRETORIUS PJ, VAN VUUREN MVJ (Student Article)
Evaluation of attempted-suicide management in a rural district of KwaZulu-Natal. SA Journal of Psychiatry 2007; 13(2): 52-55

KRAUSE SR, VAN ROOYEN FC, VAN VUUREN MVJ, JENKINS L (Student Article)
Non-compliance with treatment by epileptic patients at George Provincial Hospital. SA Family Practice 2007; 49(9): 14a-d

SAHA SK, NEL M, PRINSLOO EAM (Student Article)
Profile and associated factors for re-admitted epileptic patients with complications in a South African hospital.  Central African Journal of Medicine 2006; 52(3-4): 35-38.

Published Reports

Child PIP Users and the MRC Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies
CO-AUTHOR: STEINBERG WJ
Saving Children 2005: A survey of child healthcare in South Africa

The MRC Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies, PPIP Users, and the National Department of Health
CO-AUTHOR: STEINBERG WJ
Saving Babies V: Fifth Perinatal Care Survey of South Africa (2003-2005)

 
2006
 
Research articles in accredited research journals

LERATO MA, MAKU MM, MAKWELA SA, SEOKA PG, PRINSLOO EAM,
BACHMAN OM, JOUBERT G (Undergrad Students Article)
Palliative care – attitudes and practices of Bloemfontein general practitioners and medical officers. SA Medical Journal 2006; 96(7):569-570

MEYER A, NEL M, HIEMSTRA LA, KONING JMM (Student Article)
The prevalence of obesity and overweight patients at a Bloemfontein private practice. SA Family Practice 2006; 48(1):15

LANG F, JOUBERT G, PRINSLOO EAM (Student Article)
Knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS symptoms of women receiving termination of pregnancy, Bloemfontein. SA Family Practice 2006; 48(3):17

VAN NIEKERK M, VAN ROOYEN FC, JOUBERT G, HIEMSTRA LA (Student Article)
The prevalence of the diagnosis of increased intra-ocular pressure in a general practice. SA Family Practice 2006; 48(3):16

GREEN MS, NEL M, PRINSLOO EAM (Student Article)
Profile of registrars and reasons for specialisation. SA Family Practice 2006; 48(4):15

MOOYA V, NEL M, STEINBERG WJ, PRINSLOO EAM (Student Article)
Patients’ and close relatives’ perspective regarding the effectiveness and usefulness of the doctor’s health information and education. SA Family Practice 2006; 48(7):7

NTSOMPE TJ, HIEMSTRA LA, VAN ROOYEN FC, JOUBERT G (Student Article)
Percentage and profile of hypertensives among people aged 20 to 40 years attending a medical clinic in Pudimoe. SA Family Practice 2006; 48(5):4

ROOS I, MVJ VAN VUUREN, NEL M (Student Article)
Profile of rape victims treated at the Tshepong Victim Support Centre, National District Hospital, Bloemfontein. SA Medical Journal 2006; 96(7):615

DIPPENAAR H, JOUBERT G, BRUSSOW MARYN E (Staff Article)
Guidelines for kangaroo care in district hospitals and primary healthcare maternity sections in the Free State. SA Family Practice 2006; 48(9):16

BEDIAKO MA, NEL M, HIEMSTRA LA (Student Article)
Patients’ satisfaction with government health care and services in the Taung district, North West Province. Curationis 2006; 29(2):12-15

PRINSLOO EAM, JOUBERT G, DU TOIT G (Staff Article)
Community-based Education (CBE) – The MED113 as a case study. Acta Academica 2006; 38(3):72-99

Chapters in Books

STEINBERG WJ
The pregnant woman. In: Mash B, Blitz-Lindique J, editors. South African Family Practice Manual. 2nd rev. ed.  Pretoria: Van Schaik Publishers 2006: 248-268, 271-274, 278-279, 281-284

 
2005
 
Research articles in accredited research journals

ERASMUS L, BESTER CJ, HIEMSTRA L (Student Article)
Ability of patients from a Bloemfontein private practice to differentiate between allergic reactions and side effects. SA Family Practice 2005;47(3):4

SCHIOPU B, NEL M, HIEMSTRA LA, LATECKI B (Student Article)
Relevance of Schneider’s first-rank symptoms in Zulu patients with paranoid schizophrenia. SA Family Practice 2005;47(3):55-60

DIPPENAAR H, JOUBERT G, NEL R, BANTOBETSE ML, OPAWOLE AA, ROSHEN KS (Staff Article)
Homemade sugar-salt solution for oral rehydration: Knowledge of mothers and caregivers. SA Family Practice 2005;47(2):51-53

BRUWER ADB, JOUBERT G, PRETORIUS JP, VAN VUUREN MVJ (Student Article)
Die voorkoms en profiel van pasiënte wat by ‘n plattelandse praktyk presenteer met psigosomatiese klagtes. SA Family Practice 2005;47(4): 51-53
 
PRINSLOO EAM, JOUBERT G, DE BRUYN L, ADAM S, BOTES J (Staff Article)
The value of medical student hepatitis B immunisation as part of clinical skills training in the Clinical Skills Unit of the University of the Free State. SA Family Practice 2005;47(4):54-56

AFARI-TWUMASI K, NEL M, HIEMSTRA LA, KELLERMAN T (Student Article)
Patients’ tuberculosis knowledge and reasons for non-adherence to treatment in the Bisho-Zwelitsha district. Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection 2005; 20(1):23-25

LANG F, JOUBERT G, PRINSLOO EAM (Student Article)
Is pregnancy termination being used as a family planning method in the Free State? SA Family Practice 2005; 47(5): 52-55

PRINSLOO EAM (Staff Article)
Editorial: A Two-year internship programme for South Africa. SA Family Practice 2005 47(5): 3

BEYLEFELD AA, NENA KD, PRINSLOO EAM (Other Department)
Influence of community experiences on first-year medical students’ reflective writing. Medical Teacher 2005; 27(2): 150-154

ONI TE, PRINSLOO EAM, NORTJE JD, JOUBERT G (Student Article)
High school students’ attitudes, practices and knowledge of contraception in Jozini, KwaZulu-Natal. SA Family Practice 2005; 47(6): 54-57

REID SJ, PRINSLOO A (Co-Authors - letter)
The possible ‘tsunami effect’ of the 2-year internship – an early warning. South African Medical Journal 2005; 95(7): 452-454

MARAIS C, JOUBERT G, PRINSLOO EAM (Student Article)
Blood pressure control in a general practice. SA Family Practice 2005;47(7):p45

DIPPENAAR H, JOUBERT G, VAN ROOYEN C. (Staff Article)
How cheap is primary health care? Cost per script at the Heidedal Community Health Centre and National District Hospital in Bloemfontein. SA Family Practice 2005; 47(7): 37-40

DIPPENAAR H. (Staff Article)
Is quality control useful? An audit of the saving measures regarding prescriptions at National District Hospital in Bloemfontein. SA Family Practice 2005;47(9): 60-62.


Published reports

Saving Children 2004: A survey of child healthcare in South Africa
Co-author: WJ Steinberg

Saving Babies 2003: Fourth Perinatal Care Survey of South Africa
Co-author: WJ Steinberg


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