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Bronwyn Myers
South African Medical Research Council
169Publications
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#1Bronwyn Myers (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 27
#2Kim Johnson (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 4
Last.J. Randy Koch (VCU: Virginia Commonwealth University)H-Index: 6
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#1Jessica F. Magidson (UMD: University of Maryland, College Park)H-Index: 16
#2Helen E. Jack (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 8
Last.Bronwyn Myers (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 27
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#1Claire van der Westhuizen (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 4
#2Megan Malan (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 1
Last.Katherine Sorsdahl (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 16
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Tobacco-attributable deaths in South Africa have increased since 1990, yet data are scanty from healthcare settings. Internationally, emergency centre (EC) visits are increasingly utilised as opportunities for health risk behaviour screening and intervention, but this is not the case in South Africa. Effective advocacy for these services requires data on the prevalence and correlates of tobacco use among South African EC patients. The study objectives were to investigate tobacco prevalence and a...
#1Cdh Parry (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 2
#2Mukhethwa Londani (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 1
Last.Neo K. Morojele (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 24
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Background. Patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) who drink alcohol are at risk of poor medication adherence and negative health outcomes. Objectives. To explore the drinking behaviour of patients on ART and assess the associations between drinking, adherence to ART and viral load, and in particular factors associated with binge drinking (≥6 drinks per occasion) at least monthly. Methods. We recruited 623 HIV patients from six hospitals in the Tshwane metropole who scored positive on the Alco...
#1Katherine Sorsdahl (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 16
#2Neo K. Morojele (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 24
Last.Bronwyn Myers (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 27
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Given that hazardous and harmful alcohol use has been identified as a significant barrier to adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in South Africa, alcohol reduction interventions delivered wit...
#1Tara Carney (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 17
#2Vimbayinashe Chimbambo (UCT: University of Cape Town)
Last.Bronwyn Myers (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 27
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ABSTRACTObjective: Adolescent substance use is prevalent and associated with additional risk behaviours. Research shows that evidence-based brief interventions with adolescents and their main careg...
#1Jessica F. Magidson (UMD: University of Maryland, College Park)H-Index: 16
#2John A. Joska (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 24
Last.Bronwyn Myers (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 27
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Abstract South Africa is home to the largest number of people living with HIV/AIDS in the world. Alongside the HIV/AIDS epidemic, problematic alcohol and other drug (AOD) use is prevalent and associated with poor HIV treatment and secondary HIV prevention outcomes. International guidelines and local policy both support the integration of mental health care and AOD treatment into HIV care, yet barriers exist to implementation. This study aimed to explore patient and provider perspectives on the i...
#1Catherine O Egbe (South African Medical Research Council)
#2Charles D. H. Parry (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 46
Last.Bronwyn Myers (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 27
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Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of death globally. For years, the tobacco industry sought to create a tobacco product that is less controversial than conventional cigarettes. El...
#1Bronwyn Myers (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 27
#2Erica Breuer (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 16
Last.Katherine Sorsdahl (UCT: University of Cape Town)H-Index: 16
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#1Charles D. H. Parry (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 46
#2Bronwyn Myers (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 27
Last.Jonathan P. Caulkins (CMU: Carnegie Mellon University)H-Index: 39
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