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Melanie Alperstein

  • London, L., Ismail, S.,  Alperstein, M., Baqwa, D. (2002). Diversity, learning and curriculum reform in the health sciences - institutional challenges for a country in transition.  Perspectives in Education, Vol.20 (3).
  • M. Alperstein. (2009). Primary health care: health for all. In (Ed) M McClellan. Primary health care: Fresh perspectives. Pearson Education and Prentice Hall, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Alperstein, M (2007): ‘Getting closer to the community voice in curriculum development: exploring the possibilities', Education as Change, Vol 11, No.3,59 - 67.
  • Duncan, D., Alperstein, M., Mayers, P., Olckers, L.and Gibbs, T. (2006). ‘Not just another multi-professional course! Part 1. Rationale for a transformative curriculum', Medical Teacher, Vol. 28, No.1:59 - 63.
  • Duncan, D., Alperstein, M., Mayers, P., Olckers, L.and Gibbs, T. (2006). ‘Not just another multi-professional course! Part 2. The nuts and bolts of designing a transformative curriculum for a multi-professional course', Medical Teacher, Vol.28, No.1:152 - 157.2.
  • Olckers, L.L., Gibbs, T.J., Mayers, P.M., Alperstein, M. and Duncan, E. (2006). ‘Early involvement in a multiprofessional course: an integrated approach to the development of personal and interpersonal skills', Education for Primary Care, 17(0): 1-9.
  • Alperstein M, (2001). An evaluation of a pilot, community-based, interdisciplinary, Primary Health Care programme for health sciences students. Unpublished minor M.Phil dissertation, University of Cape Town.

Conferences

  • Alperstein, M. (2011). Integrating Primary Health Care (PHC) in clinical teaching (with updated research). Poster presented at TUFH -Network Conference. Vienna, Austria.
  • Alperstein, M. (2011). Integrating Primary Health Care (PHC) in clinical teaching. Poster presented at the SAAHE National Conference. North -West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
  • Alperstein, M. and Hartman. N. (2007). Facilitating Higher-order Thinking in PBL: Paper presented at AMEE Conference in Trondheim, Norway: 25 - 29 August 2007.
  • Alperstein, M. and Hartman, N. (2007). Promoting Higher Order Thinking in Problem-based Learning. Paper presented at AMEE (Association for Medical Education in Europe) Conference. Trondheim, Norway.
  • Cooper, L., Alperstein, M. and Hartman, N. (2006). A curriculum that ‘faces both ways': the professional development of clinician educators. Paper presented to the International Conference Researching Work & Learning, University of the Western Cape.
  • Alperstein, M. (2005). The voice of community members and service providers in curriculum development: an exploration of the possibilities. International Conference Researching Work & Learning, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, 12 - 14 December 2005.
  • Alperstein, M. (2005). The voice of community members and service providers in curriculum development: an exploration of the possibilities. Paper presented to International Service-learning symposium, University of Stellenbosch, 20-22 November 2005 (as part of a panel)
  • Alperstein, M. (2003). Models of CHW programmes - NGO/Donor Partnership: Zanempilo, Western Cape. Paper presented to the Community Health Workers (CHW) Legotla of the National Department of Health. 30th - 31st October, 2003, Durban, South Africa.
  • Alperstein, M. and Mji, G. (2003). Building Partnerships with Communities for student Learning and Community Development. The Experience Gained and Lessons Learnt by the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town. Paper presented to the "7th Annual Rudasa Conference. 7th August, Worcester South Africa.
  • Alperstein, M., Mji, G., Keikelame, J. and Lorenzo, T. (2002). Building Partnerships with Communities for student Learning and Community Development. The Experience Gained and Lessons Learnt by the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town. Poster presented in a poster workshop session by M. Alperstein to the International Conference on Sustaining Innovative Education, Health services and Research Against Declining Resources. 7th -12th September, Eldoret, Kenya.
  • London, L., Ismail, S., Alperstein, M. and Baqwa, D. (2001). Diversity , learning and curriculum reform in the Health sciences institutional challenges for a country in transition. Paper presented by M.Alperstein and Salma Ismail to an International Conference: Globalisation and Higher Education. Views form the South. 27th - 29th March, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Alperstein, M., Arendse, M., Mqamqo, L. and Mtshofeni, S. (2000). Health Promotion - Re-orientating health Professionals. Poster presented in a poster workshop session to the 9th International Ottawa Conference on Medical Education. 28th Feb. - 3rd March, Cape Town, South Africa.

Nadia Hartman

  • Hartman, N., Perez, G., Reid, S., Irlam, J., Gunston, G., Janse van Rensburg,V., Burch, V., Duncan, E., Hellenberg, D., Van Rooyen, I,, Smouse, M., Sikakana, C., Badenhorst, E., Ige, B. and Kathard, H. (2012). Health sciences undergraduate education at UCT: A story of transformation, South African Medical Journal, In Press.
  • Amosun, S., Hartman, N., Duncan, E., Badenhorst, E. and Van Rensburg, V. (2012). Processes in widening access to undergraduate Allied Health Sciences education in South Africa, African Journal of Health Professions Education, Forthcoming.
  • Hartman, N. (2010). Principles and Theory Underpinning Proposed Restructuring of MB ChB Programme: Years 4 to 6. Discussion Paper for Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • Hartman, N (2010). The Primary Health Care Approach and Restructuring of the MBChB Curriculum: A Case Study at the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences. Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of Cape Town.
  • Conradie, H., Hartman, N. and Mabuza, H. (2005). The Preparation of South African Health Professional Graduates for a Future Career in Rural or Under-served Areas? An Audit of the Faculties of Health Sciences in South Africa: The Walter Sisulu University Report. (Commissioned by the Collaboration for Health Equity in Education and Research Group: 23 pages).
  • Hartman, N. (2004). Postgraduate Education at University of Cape Town: Report on Access, Equity, Throughput and Quality Issues (Commissioned by Dean of CHED, in consultation with the Deputy-Vice Chancellor - Research: 47 pages).
  • Hartman, N. (2004). Adjunct Staff Training and Development in Some Large Undergraduate Courses: Current Practices, Identified Needs and Proposals for Addressing Needs (Commissioned by Dean of CHED: 13 pages).
  • Hartman, N. and De Pinho, H (2004). Teaching Audit Project Report, Faculty of Health Sciences (Commissioned by Deputy-Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences: 55 Pages).

Conferences

  • Janse van Rensburg, V., Hartman, N. and Badenhorst, E. (2009). An Intervention Programme for Health and Rehabilitation students who face academic challenges in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town. Heltasa, Johannesburg.
  • Alperstein, M. and Hartman, N. (2007). Promoting Higher Order Thinking in Problem-based Learning. Paper presented at AMEE (Association for Medical Education in Europe) Conference. Trondheim, Norway.
  • Ccooper, L., Alperstein, M. and Hartman, N. (2006). A curriculum that ‘faces both ways': the professional development of clinician educators. Paper presented to the International Conference Researching Work & Learning, University of the Western Cape

Viki Janse Van Rensburg

  • Hartman, N., Perez, G., Reid, S., Irlam, J., Gunston, G., Janse van Rensburg, V., Burch, V., Duncan, E., Hellenberg, D., Van Rooyen, I,, Smouse, M., Sikakana, C., Badenhorst, E., Ige, B. and Kathard, H. (2012). Health sciences undergraduate education at UCT: A story of transformation. South African Medical Journal, IN PRESS.
  • Van Rensburg, V. (2011). Doing, being and becoming an occupational therapy student. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy 42(1).
  • Van Rensburg, V. (2008). Investigating assessment practices as a starting point for change: The case of a health sciences faculty. Journal of Community and Health Sciences 3 (1): 10-20.
  • Van Rensburg, V. (2007). An intercultural learning experience: service learning in an impoverished rural community in South Africa. In (Ed) H Teekens. Internationalisation at home: ideas and ideals. European Association of International Education, Occasional Paper, Amsterdam Drukkerij Raddraaier 20:49-60.
  • Van Rensburg, V. (2006). The practical in theory and the theoretical in practice: Facilitating integration in teaching and learning. Journal of Community and Health Sciences, 1 (2): 61-69.
  • Van Rensburg, V. (2004). Becoming reflective practitioners in occupational therapy. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of the Western Cape.
  • Van Rensburg, V. (2004) Becoming reflective practitioners in occupational therapy. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of the Western Cape.
  • Van Rensburg, V. (1996). Evaluating good practice in student clinical training - a case study in occupational therapy. In U. Lehmann (Ed) A D Dialogues, 5, 123-139. Bellville: University of the Western Cape.
  • Boughey, C. and van Rensburg, V. (1994). Writing to learn in occupational therapy. In M. Walker (Ed) A D Dialogues 2.155-176. Bellville: University of the Western Cape.
  • Van Rensburg, V. (1994) Transforming the quality of teaching: An action research approach. In M. Walker (Ed) A D Dialogues 2, 27-43. Bellville: University of the Western Cape.
  • Van Rensburg, V. (1993). Developmental assessment of sensory-motor skills of children failing substandard A in Cape Town. Unpublished Masters of Philosophy dissertation, University of the Western Cape.

Conferences

  • Janse van Rensburg, V., Ramugondo, E. and Schoenfeld, L. (2011). Learning from formative assessment. Teaching and Learning Conference. University of Cape Town.
  • Janse van Rensburg, V. (2010). Being and becoming a first year student. Heltasa, Johannesburg.
  • Janse van Rensburg, V., Hartman, N. and Badenhorst, E. (2009). An Intervention Programme for Health and Rehabilitation students who face academic challenges in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town. Heltasa, Johannesburg.
  • Janse van Rensburg, V. and Badenhorst, E. (2009). Structuring guidance for student reflection: Turning challenges into critically reflective abilities. Association of Medical Education (AMEE). Malaga, Spain

Lunelle Pienaar

Conferences

  • Pienaar, L. and Doyle, G. (2012). A pilot study to determine the performance characteristics of multiple choice items in authentic testing conditions. SAAHE Fifth National Conference. Forthcoming
    Other
  • Lunelle Pienaar (2008) A baseline study of patients hospitalised with acute exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the Northern Surburbs of the Western Cape. Unpublished Masters of Science in Physiotherapy dissertation, University of Stellenbosch.

Gregory Doyle

Conferences

Other

Louis Reynolds

Reynolds, L. (1999). Resistance and repression: health professionals taking a stand. In: Baldwin-Ragaven L, de Gruchy J, London L (1999). An ambulance of the wrong colour. Health professionals, human rights and ethics in South Africa. Cape Town. UCT Press. (Contribution: pp195-196).

Peer-reviewed journals

  • Reynolds, L.G.V.B., London, L. and Sanders, D. (2005). The draft charter of the private and public health sectors of the Republic of South Africa: Health for all, or profits for few? South African Medical Journal, 95(10): 742-743.
  • Hatherill, M. Salie, M., Waggie, Z., Lawrenson, J., Hewitson, J., Reynolds, L. and Argent, A. (2005). Hyperchloraemic metabolic acidosis following open cardiac surgery. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90(12): 1288-1292.
  • Hatherill, M. Salie, M., Waggie, Z., Lawrenson, J., Hewitson, J., Reynolds, L. and Argent, A. (2005). Strong ion acid-base abnormality and lactate:pyruvate ratio in children following cardiopulmonary bypass. Critical Care 2005, 9(Suppl 1):P415 (DOI 10.1186/cc3478)
  • Hatherill, M., Waggie, Z., Purves, L., Reynolds, L. and Argent, L. (2003). Mortality and the nature of metabolic acidosis in children with shock. Intensive Care Medicine 2003;29(2):286-91.
  • Hatherill, M., Waggie, Z., Purves, L., Reynolds, L. and Argent, L. (2002). Correction of the anion gap for albumin in order to detect occult tissue anions in shock. Archf Dis Child 2002;87:526-529.
  • Argent, A., Hatherill, M., Reynolds, L. and Purves, L. (2002). Fulminant pulmonary oedema after administration of a balanced electrolyte polyethylene glycol solution. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2002;86:209.
  • Wilmshurst, J.M., Reynolds, L., van Toorn, R., Leisegang, F. and Henderson, H.E. (2002). Spinal muscular atrophy in black South Africans: concordance with the universal SMN1 genotype. Clin Genet 2002;62:165-168.
  • Verhulst, L., Waggie, Z., Hatherill, M., Reynolds, L. and Argent, A.C. (2002). Presentation and outcome of severe anticholinesterase poisoning in children. Arch Dis Child 2002; 86: 352-5.
  • Waggie, Z., Hatherill, M., Reynolds, L., Millar, A., van der Merwe, A. and Argent, A.C. (2002). Retropharyngeal abscess complicated by carotid artery rupture. Accepted for publication Pediatric Critical Care Medicine in 2002.
  • Nel, L., Hatherill, M., Davies, J., Stirling, J., Andronikou, S., Reynolds, L. and Argent, A.C. (2002). Organophosphate poisoning complicated by a tachyarrhythmia and acute respiratory distress syndrome in a child. Accepted for Publication in J Paed Child Health 2002;38:530-532.
  • Hatherill, M., Reynolds, L., Waggie, Z. and Argent, A. (2001). Severe upper airway obstruction caused by ulcerative laryngitis. Arch Dis Child 2001;85. (Due for publication in October.)
  • Haider, M.Z., Moosa, A., Dalal, H., Habib, Y. and Reynolds, L. (2001). Gene deletion patterns in spinal muscular atrophy patients with different clinical phenotypes. J Biomed Sci 2001;8:191-196.
  • Hussey, G., Fransman, D., McGillivray, G., Reynolds, L. et al (1999). The mother-to-child HIV transmission debate. S Afr Med J. 1999 Feb; 89(2):103-4.
  • Reynolds, L. (1999). The rights of the child. A challenge for health professionals. S Afr Med J 1999;89:605-609.
  • Reynolds, L.G. (1988). Medical sanctions against South Africa. S Afr Med J 1988;73:499. (Letter.)
  • Reynolds, L.G. (1987). Measles in South Africa. S Afr Med J 1987;72:507. (Letter.)
  • Reynolds, L.G. and Klein, M. (1987). The hospital as a vector of measles in the community. S Afr Med J 1987;71:637-638.
  • Reynolds, L.G., Hussey, G. and Kettles, A.N. (1987). The continuing scourge of measles. S Afr Med J 1987;71:611. (Editorial).
  • Klein, M. and Reynolds, L. (1986). Relief of sleep-related oropharyngeal airway obstruction by continuous insufflation of the pharynx. Lancet 1986;i:935-939.
  • Reynolds, L., and Klein, M. (1985). Iron poisoning — a preventable hazard of childhood. S Afr Med J 1985;67:680-683.
  • Potter, P.C., Pelteret, R., Reynolds, L., Motala, A. and Kibel, M. (1984). Born before arrival. A study at the New Somerset Hospital, Cape Town. S Afr Med J 1984;66:377-380.

Chapters

  • Reynolds, L. (2010). Health for All? Towards a national health service in South Africa. (Ch 14; pp 326-343) in New South African Review 1. 2010: Development or Decline? Wits University Press. ISBN: 978-1-86814-516-4.
  • Reynolds, L. and Thomas, J. (2010). Palliative care and pain management (Ch 22; pp 508-520) in Handbook of Paediatrics, 7th Ed Oxford University Press, ISBN: 978-0-19-5991178, 2010.
  • Reynolds, L. (2009). The future of primary health care (Ch 12; pp 309-340) in Primary health care: fresh perspectives. Pearson and Prentice Hall, South Africa. ISBN: 978-1-86891-604-7.
  • Reynolds, L.G. (1999). Muscle disorders. In: Harrison VC (Ed) Handbook of Paediatrics. Cape Town 1999. Oxford University Press, Southern Africa.
  • Reynolds, L.G. (1989). Diagnosis and management of acute iron poisoning. Bailliere's Clinical Haematology 1989:2(2)423-33. W B Saunders.

Conferences

  • Reynolds, L. (2003). Cardiac surgery in a ‘developing country': an unnecessary luxury? SA Heart 2003 Conference. October 2003, Cape Town. [Invited contribution].
  • Reynolds, L. (2003). Dying in the PICU: can it be good? Combined congress of the South African Thoracic Society, the Critical Care Society of Southern Africa and the Allergy Society of South Africa. August 2003, Cape Town. [Invited contribution].
  • Reynolds, L. (2003). Neuromuscular problems in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. Combined congress of the South African Thoracic Society, the Critical Care Society of Southern Africa and the Allergy Society of South Africa. August 2003, Cape Town. [Invited contribution]
  • Reynolds, L. (2003). Resource allocation in the critical care arena. Combined congress of the South African Thoracic Society, the Critical Care Society of Southern Africa and the Allergy Society of South Africa. August 2003, Cape Town. [Invited contribution]
  • Saloojee, H., Vawda, C., Reynolds, L., Motala, S. and Sanders, D. (2002). Child Rights and Political Activism in South Africa. 25th Biennial Congress of the South African Paediatric Association. October 2002. [Member of panel by invitation]
  • Reynolds, L., Dhai. A. and Cooper, P. (2002). Ethics in Paediatrics—panel discussion. 25th Biennial Congress of the South African Paediatric Association. October 2002. [Invited contribution]
  • Reynolds, L. (2002). Some ethical questions for South African paediatricians at the start of the third millennium. 25th Biennial Congress of the South African Paediatric Association. October 2002. [Invited contribution]
  • Reynolds, L., Ballo, R., Blake, D. and Mouton, S. (1998). A review of dystrophin analysis in a developing country. Biennial Congress of the South African Paediatric Association. 1998.
  • Reynolds, L. (1986). Neonatal tetanus. Biennial Congress of the South African Paediatric Association. Kruger Park, 1996. [Invited contribution.]
  • Reynolds, L. and Klein, M.(1986). Snoring in children. Biennial Congress of the South African Paediatric Association. Wilderness, 1986.
  • Reynolds, L. and Klein, M. (1984). Iron poisoning: a preventable hazard of childhood. Biennial Congress of the South African Paediatric Association. Johannesburg, 1984..
  • Jacobs, M. and Reynolds, L. (1986). Children and civil unrest. Conference on Paediatric Priorities in South Africa. Rustenburg, 1986.
  • Lloyd, B. and Reynolds, L. (2005). Human resources for health, including the brain drain and the role of primary and community-level workers. The 2nd People's Health Assembly, Cuenca, Ecuador. July 2005.
  • Cowburn, C.A., Hatherill, M., Eley, B.S., Nuttall, J., Hussey, G., Reynolds, L., Waggie, Z. and Argent, A. (2004). Prospective audit of a pilot antiretroviral programme for children admitted to paediatric intensive care. Int Conf AIDS. 2004 Jul 11-16; 15: abstract no. B11232.
  • Waggie, Z., Hatherill, M., Purves, L., Reynolds, L. and Argent, A. (2001). The nature of metabolic acidosis in children with shock. The 8th World Congress of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine. Sydney, Australia. 2001.
  • Verhulst, L., Waggie, Z., Hatherill, M., Reynolds, L. and Argent, A.C. (2001). Severe anticholinesterase poisoning in children. 21st International Symposium on Emergency & Intensive Care Medicine. Brussels, Belgium. 2001
  • Hatherill, M., Reynolds, L., Waggie, Z. and Argent, A. (2001). Ulcerative laryngitis in children admitted to intensive care. 21st International Symposium on Emergency & Intensive Care Medicine. Brussels, Belgium. 2001
  • Verhulst, L., Waggie, Z., Hatherill, M., Reynolds, L., Brathwaite, N. and Argent, A. (2001) Organophosphate poisoning: 10 years experience in a paediatric intensive care unit. Twenty first international symposium on intensive care and emergency medicine, Brussels, March 2001. Critical Care 2001;5 Suppl 1:S95.
  • Hatherill, M., Waggie, Z., Reynolds, L. and Argent A. (2001). Ulcerative laryngitis in children admitted to intensive care. Twenty-first international symposium on intensive care and emergency medicine, Brussels, March 2001. Critical Care 2001;5 Suppl 1:S6

Other

  • Reynolds, L. (2012). The carbon cycle. Continuing Medical Education. Vol.30 No.3; pp 89-91.
  • Reynolds, L. (2012). Climate change and health systems. Continuing Medical Education. Vol.30 No.3; pp 76-79.
  • Sanders, D., Reynolds, L., Westwood, T., Eley, B., Kroon, M., Zar, H., Davies, M., Nongena, P., van Heerden, T. and Swingler, G. (2008). Millennium Development Goals: Progress & prospects for meeting Child Survival targets in South Africa. Critical Health Perspectives, People's Health Movement, 2008 no. 1.
  • Sanders, D., Reynolds, L., Eley, B., Kroon, M., Zar, H., Davies, M., Westwood, T., Nongena, P. and van Heerden, T. (2006). Decreasing the Burden of Childhood Disease. Western Cape Burden of Disease Reduction Project. Volume 7 of 7. Available at: http://www.westerncape.gov.za/Text/2007/6/cd_volume_7_childhood_diseases_overview.pdf
  • Reynolds, L., London, L. and Sanders, D. (2006). A global campaign for the right to health. Critical Health Perspectives, People's Health Movement, 2006 no. 1
  • Jeebhay, M., Hussey, G. and Reynolds, L. (Eds). (1997). Lighten the burden of third world health. The new world order: a challenge to health for all by the year 2000. Proceedings of an international conference, International People's Health Council.
  • Reynolds, L. (1999). Health and the apartheid state. In: Baldwin-Ragaven L, de Gruchy J, London L (1999). An ambulance of the wrong colour. Health professionals, human rights and ethics in South Africa. Cape Town. UCT Press. (Contribution: pp 34-38).