Frederick Johannes Veldman

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PREFACE In this review, the Nutrition Research Group provides a timely and useful overview of the state of knowledge about nutritional status and the causes of malnutrition in South Africa. The review covers a period of 21 years, from 1975 to 1996. Due to shortcomings in the data, it is unfortunately not possible to analyse trends over this period. The(More)
Textbooks are an expression of the state of development of a discipline at a given moment in time. By reviewing eight epidemiology textbooks published over the course of a century, we have attempted to trace the evolution of five epidemiologic concepts and methods: study design (cohort studies and case-control studies), confounding, bias, interaction and(More)
This article gives a short introduction to the science of Haptonomy and more specially to the application of its specific phenomenality of psychotactile affective contact and interaction during prenatal and postnatal life and during childbirth. The neurophysiological implications and the influence of this approach on the pain threshold are briefly(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the accuracy of arm-associated height estimation methods in the calculation of true height compared with stretch stature in a sample of young South African adults. DESIGN A cross-sectional descriptive design was employed. SETTING Pietermaritzburg, Westville and Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 2015. SUBJECTS Convenience(More)
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