Intensive care nursing in South Africa

Jennifer de beer, Petra Brysiewicz, Busiswe Rosemary Bhengu


There are various challenges that face intensive care nursing in South Africa. This article describes the health care system of South Africa, with particular attention to intensive care nursing. It also describes the current state of intensive care and the challenges facing this subspecialty of critical care.

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Jennifer de beer,

Petra Brysiewicz,

Busiswe Rosemary Bhengu,

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Intensive care nursing

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Southern African Journal of Critical Care 2011;27(1):6, 8, 10.

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Date submitted: 2011-02-18
Date published: 2011-07-28

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