oa Southern African Journal of Critical Care - Abstracts of Scientific Presentations at the 2018 National Annual Conference of the Critical Care Society of Southern Africa

Volume 34 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1562-8264
  • E-ISSN: 2078-676X



23 - 26 August 2018, Durban Convention Centre, Durban

Oral presentations

An analysis of referrals to a level-3 intensive care unit in a resource-limited setting in South Africa

Opinions of doctors working in South African critical care units regarding unconsented testing and empirical treatment of HIV-positive patients in intensive care units

Intravenous artesunate for the treatment of severe malaria in the intensive care unit

Tracheal tube cuff pressure monitoring: Assessing current practice in critically ill patients at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital

An evaluation of current feeding practices and determination of barriers to adequate nutritional support in a multidisciplinary South African intensive care unit

Red blood cell concentrate transfusion strategies utilised at a tertiary-level paediatric intensive care unit: A descriptive study on impact and cost

The effect of non-pharmacological interventions on the severity and duration of hypoactive delirium and delirium in postoperative cardiothoracic surgery patients

Neonatal and paediatric parenteral nutrition prescription practices in South Africa

Poster presentations

Respiratory distress syndrome following a biphasic anaphylactic reaction to morphine: A case report and review of the literature

Changes in selected electrolytes in adult intensive care patients at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Lusaka, Zambia

The association between diaphragm contractile activity and maximal inspiratory pressure in critically ill patients

A retrospective comparison of the burden of organophosphate poisoning in an intensive care unit in Soweto over two separate periods

The relationship between organisational culture, transformational leadership and organisational change outcomes in public intensive care units

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