George Frederick Nel

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Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) remain major causes of heart failure, stroke and death among African women and children, despite being preventable and imminently treatable. From 21 to 22 February 2015, the Social Cluster of the Africa Union Commission (AUC) hosted a consultation with RHD experts convened by the Pan-African(More)
  • G Nel, G Du Toit
  • South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…
  • 1983
In 104 children with various forms of congenital upper limb anomalies the incidence of idiopathic scoliosis was 6,7%. This is significantly higher than the 2,5% incidence in the general population. Patients with more severe anomalies such as amelia, phocomelia, hemimelia and thumb anomalies had a 40% incidence of scoliosis. With the current emphasis on(More)
The Pan-African Society of Cardiology roadmap aims to achieve a 25% control of hypertension by the year 2025. Whether this is attainable or not depends largely on the capacity of healthcare providers and policy makers to address the rising prevalence of hypertension and its complications, including heart failure. Task sharing is fundamental in optimising(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the hypothetical benefits of the IV(2) flow medical device. BACKGROUND Intravenous fluid administration is a standard hospital procedure with assumed inadequacies. The IV-Event Study [Fraser N, Nel G, Snyman J & Wessels F (2004) IV-EVENT Study: Intravenous Infusion Therapy--Management and Adverse Events. Data on File: Varori(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM The Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) has identified hypertension as the highest area of priority for action to reduce heart disease and stroke on the continent. The aim of this PASCAR roadmap on hypertension was to develop practical guidance on how to implement strategies that translate existing knowledge into effective action(More)
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