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Vol 127 No 1392: 11 Apr 2014

Medically facilitated discharge of adult diabetic ketoacidosis admissions: precipitants and average length of stay

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Vol 133 No 1523: 9 October 2020

Prostate cancer screening in New Zealand: lessons from the past to shape the future in the light of changing evidence

Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most commonly diagnosed cancer for men in numerous developed countries.

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Vol 133 No 1523: 9 October 2020

New Zealand may finally get funded access to diabetes drugs which reduce cardiovascular events and progression of kidney disease: an audit of proposed PHARMAC criteria compared with international guidelines | OPEN ACCESS

Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) affects approximately 6% of the adult population in New Zealand with prevalence rising by 7% per annum.

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Vol 133 No 1523: 9 October 2020

Turning on a dime—pre- and post-COVID-19 consultation patterns in an urban general practice | OPEN ACCESS

The COVID-19 virus was first detected in New Zealand in late February 2020, and by the third week in March, cases were starting to increase rapidly.

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Vol 133 No 1523: 9 October 2020

Sexual assault experiences of university students and disclosure to health professionals and others

Health professionals have the potential to play a central role in receiving disclosures and providing care for physical or emotional trauma relating to sexual assault.

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Vol 133 No 1523: 9 October 2020

Associations between childhood cancer treatment and tooth agenesis

Globally, approximately 300,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year, a disease which historically had high mortality rates.

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Vol 133 No 1523: 9 October 2020

A survey of the NP workforce in primary healthcare settings in New Zealand

As with other countries, New Zealand is facing an ageing population, increasing prevalence of chronic conditions, and persisting health inequalities.

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Vol 133 No 1523: 9 October 2020

A three-way comparison of glycated haemoglobin: are results from the three platforms interchangeable?

HbA1c is HbA that is glycated at the N-terminal valine of one or both of the beta chains. Glucose can also attach to other amino acids, but HbA1c constitutes the majority of the glycated Hb forms and is the one used for the diagnosis and monitoring of diabetes since 2011.

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Vol 133 No 1522: 25 September 2020

Why dizziness is likely to increase the risk of cognitive dysfunction and dementia in elderly adults

Dizziness is reported to be one of the most common reasons for patients consulting a general practitioner.

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Vol 133 No 1522: 25 September 2020

Knowledge and perspectives about the use of cannabis as a medicine: a mixed methods observational study in a cohort of New Zealand general practice patients

In December 2018 the New Zealand government introduced the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Act, allowing patients with a palliative diagnosis a statutory defence against the use of illicit cannabis in the management of their symptoms.