The latest issue of the New Zealand Medical Journal is out tomorrow


The latest issue of the New Zealand Medical Journal is out tomorrow

Media release from NZMA

Journal of the New Zealand Medical Association (Vol 130 No 1467): 15 December 2017


Improved health and welfare will flow from reductions in drinking
Jennie Connor


Management of coronary artery disease in patients on dialysis
Helen Pilmore, Mark Webster, Karishma Sidhu, Gajan Srikumar

Morbidity from intentional self-harm among Pacific peoples in New Zealand 1996–2015
Jemaima Tiatia-Seath, Roy Lay-Yee, Martin Von Randow

Outcome of acute hospital admission for non-specific low back pain: what is the role of MRI?
Eric TA Lim, Jean-Claude Theis

Office design and health: a systematic review
Ann Richardson, John Potter, Margaret Paterson, Thomas Harding, Gaye Tyler-Merrick, Ray Kirk, Kate Reid, Jane McChesney

Characteristics of and differences between Pasifika women and New Zealand European women diagnosed with breast cancer in New Zealand
Charis Brown, Chunhuan Lao, Ross Lawrenson, Sandar Tin Tin, Michelle Schaaf, Jacquie Kidd, Anne Allan-Moetaua, Josephine Herman, Reena Raamsroop, Ian Campbell, Mark Elwood

A retrospective audit of the characteristics and treatment outcomes in patients with diabetes-related charcot neuropathic osteoarthropathy
Joanne Dixon, Joshua Coulter, Michele Garrett, Rick Cutfield

Paediatric testicular tumours in a New Zealand centre
Timothy Little, Shareena Lala, Vipul Upadhyay


Potential for public health success in tackling the hepatitis C virus epidemic
Ian Sheerin

An osteoarthritis model of care should be a national priority for New Zealand
Jennifer Baldwin, Andrew Briggs, Warwick Bagg, Peter Larmer


The Quality Improvement Residency: a model to address the lack of pre-registration education in quality improvement in New Zealand healthcare professionals
Allan Plant

Research opportunities for medical students: how much time do you have?
Yassar Alamri

Funding public healthcare is an investment, not a cost
M Gary Nicholls

Mesh abdominal wall hernia surgery is safe and effective—the harm New Zealand media has done: response to Dr Steven Kelly’s article
Robert Bendavid

Timeliness of melanoma management
Keith Monnington, Sharad Paul, Dirk Venter

New Zealand’s legal action against IQOS postponed, consultation with Big Tobacco follows: a response from the Ministry of Health
Jane Chambers