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Vol 134 No 1534: 30 April 2021

Methoxyflurane toxicity: historical determination and lessons for modern patient and occupational exposure

Methoxyflurane is a volatile organic liquid, a fluorinated hydrocarbon, that vaporises readily and has historically been used as an anaesthetic agent from 1958.

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Vol 134 No 1534: 30 April 2021

Predictors of medicinal cannabis users’ willingness to utilise a new prescription Medicinal Cannabis Scheme in New Zealand

Many countries have liberalised access to cannabis for medical purposes in the past two decades or so, with considerable heterogeneity of regulatory approaches.

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Vol 134 No 1534: 30 April 2021

Comparison of physical activity patterns across large, medium and small urban areas and rural settings in the Otago Region, New Zealand

Adolescents’ physical activity (PA) is influenced by an interaction of individual, social and environmental factors.

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Vol 134 No 1534: 30 April 2021

The outcomes of patients with newly diagnosed neovascular age-related macular degeneration in Palmerston North

Ophthalmology services worldwide are facing a growing burden of chronic eye conditions.

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Vol 134 No 1534: 30 April 2021

Demographic differences in the initiation and maintenance of statins in the first year post-ACS in New Zealand: a data linkage study (ANZACS-QI 57)

Over 12,000 patients are admitted to New Zealand hospitals with an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) every year.

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Vol 134 No 1533: 16 April 2021

Caesarean scar ectopic pregnancy: a case series and case report to highlight the experience in regional New Zealand

Caesarean scar pregnancy (CSP), sometimes known as caesarean scar ectopic pregnancy, is an uncommon but potentially significant complication of a previous caesarean section.

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Vol 134 No 1533: 16 April 2021

Childhood asthma in New Zealand: the impact of on-going socioeconomic disadvantage (2010–2019)

Globally, asthma is the most common chronic disease in children.

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Vol 134 No 1533: 16 April 2021

Care of patients with early inflammatory arthritis in the Wellington region according to the British Society of Rheumatology's best practice tariff standards

Introducing effective management early in the course of inflammatory arthritis is integral to the successful treatment of people with rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions that lead to persistent synovitis, such as psoriatic arthritis.

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Vol 134 No 1533: 16 April 2021

Mortality and fluctuations in macroeconomic activity in New Zealand

A substantial amount of international research has documented a statistical relationship between mortality and economic activity at the aggregate level.

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Vol 134 No 1533: 16 April 2021

A prospective audit on the use of prophylactic antiemetics and rates of CINV in patients receiving carboplatin AUC≥4 or combination anthracycline–cyclophosphamide

Despite the development of more effective antiemetic regimens in the last 30 years, nausea and vomiting continue to be two of the most frequently experienced and distressing side effects of chemotherapy.