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Health and health care in South Africa--20 years after Mandela.
Twenty years after the fall of apartheid, social and economic disparities persist in South Africa and have a profound effect on the health of the population. HIV infection and tuberculosis remainExpand
A new look at international research ethics
TLDR
This editorial rejects the arbitrariness of this notion of the standard of care and offers a more comprehensive alternative, which invokes a new approach to international research ethics that focuses on reducing inequalities in global health. Expand
The challenges of health disparities in South Africa.
  • S. Benatar
  • Medicine
  • South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…
  • 23 January 2013
The proposal for national health insurance (NHI) is part of a welcome resurgence in public discourse about poverty, health and access to health services in South Africa. Despite certain areas ofExpand
Health and health care in South Africa.
TLDR
Patients’ and cardiologists’ perceptions of the benefits of percutaneous coronary intervention for stable coronary disease and Blinding in randomised trials: hiding who got what are revealed. Expand
Pediatric Intensive Care in South Africa: An Account of Making Optimum Use of Limited Resources at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital*
TLDR
Development and implementation of explicit policies for utilization of PICU resources provide a “reasonable” process for fair and equitable utilization of scarce resources. Expand
South Africa's Transition in a Globalizing World: HIV/AIDS as a Window and a Mirror
The transition in South Africa from apartheid to fledgling democracy reflects a crossroads in human progress and in many human relationships. However there is a formidable complexity in striving toExpand
Health care in South Africa
  • S. Benatar
  • Medicine
  • South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…
  • 5 February 1994
TLDR
Comments regarding apartheid's effect on health care in South Africa but deal superficially with several important points are dealt with. Expand
The use of iso-shunt lines for control of oxygen therapy.
The concept of “virtual shunt” is presented as a practical means for determining the optimal inspired oxygen concentration for patients with hypoxaemia due to pulmonary venous admixture. The approachExpand
Ethics and SARS: lessons from Toronto
TLDR
A framework for looking at the ethical implications of the SARS outbreak was developed, identifying 10 key ethical values relevant to SARS, and five major ethical issues faced by decision makers. Expand
Limitation of life support: Frequency and practice in a London and a Cape Town intensive care unit
TLDR
Withdrawal of therapy occurred commonly, most often because of multiple organ failure, and the time to death was generally short. Expand
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