Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy in Primary Care with a Mobile Fundal Camera--Evaluation of a South African Pilot Project (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy in Primary Care with a Mobile Fundal Camera–Evaluation of a South African Pilot Project (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Background and aims. In South Africa diabetes makes a significant contribution to the burden of disease. Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of adult blindness, and screening can reduce the incidence. This project aimed to implement and evaluate a new service for retinal screening that uses a non-mydriatic mobile fundal camera in primary care. This […]

Adolescent Experiences in a Vaccine Trial: A Pilot Study (Original Articles) (Report)

Adolescent Experiences in a Vaccine Trial: A Pilot Study (Original Articles) (Report)

Healthcare workers often practise dose extrapolation when prescribing medicines for children ( 18 years) owing to lack of data for this group. (1) Incentives and legislation aimed at addressing this gap (2) may increase the number of child-focused trials. However, there is little research on how this age group experiences clinical trials. (3) Methods

Management of Acute Radiation Skin Toxicity with Wheatgrass Extract in Breast Radiation Therapy: Pilot Study.

Management of Acute Radiation Skin Toxicity with Wheatgrass Extract in Breast Radiation Therapy: Pilot Study.

Acute radiation skin toxicity in breast irradiation occurs in the majority of patients and a variety of topical agents and dressings have been employed in clinical practice, however there is little empirical evidence to support one protocol for skin care over another. The aim of this investigation was to examine the potential benefits of wheatgrass […]