The New Zealand Medical Journal is out on Friday


The New Zealand Medical Journal is out on Friday

Media release from the NZMA
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New Zealand Medical Journal vol 132 No. 1507: 13 December 2019

2019 Richard Robinson Award – Best Clinical Manuscript for Medical Writing
Childhood predictors of adult adiposity: findings from a longitudinal study

Geraldine FH McLeod, David M Fergusson, L John Horwood, Joseph M Boden, Frances A Carter

The 1918–1919 influenza epidemic in New Zealand: end of the century reflections
Mike Maze, Lutz Beckert


OPEN ACCESS No attributable effects of platelet rich plasma (PRP) on greater trochanteric pain syndrome (hip pain)
Grant Thompson, John F Pearson

Long-term opioid medication use before and after joint replacement surgery in New Zealand
Ross Wilson, Yana Pryymachenko, Richard Audas, J Haxby Abbott, on behalf of the Consortium Against the overuse of Opiates in Surgery

Impact of the national public ‘FAST’ campaigns
Craig Gordon, Rebecca Bell, Annemarei Ranta

One hundred years ago in 1919: New Zealand’s birth reduction shock associated with an influenza pandemic
Nick Wilson, Nikki Turner, Michael G Baker

Barriers to the prescription of LARCs in general practice in New Zealand—a qualitative research study
Orna McGinn, Helen JJ Fulcher, Bruce Arroll, Lesley McCowan

A survey of the New Zealand rheumatology workforce
Andrew A Harrison, Nicola Tugnet, William J Taylor

Age is not just a number—synopsis of the 5th New Zealand Influenza Symposium 2019
Mary Nowlan, Diana Murfitt, Nikki Turner

Resisting ethnic inequities in advanced breast cancer: a call to action
Irene Kereama-Royal, Sara Jones, Elisa Lavelle Wijohn, Claire Doole, Elisabeth Burgess, Heather Came

“Beasts”—New Zealand’s utility vehicles: their climate change emissions and macho marketing
John Horrocks, Nick Wilson

Clinical Correspondence
Ileal perforation and fistulated urachal remnant in Crohn’s disease

Hannah Sellars, Campbell Macleod, Benjamin Perakath

Research Letter
Epidemiology of major disasters in New Zealand as revealed by disaster memorials

Nick Wilson, Amanda C Jones, Geoffrey Rice, George Thomson

Vaping in Taranaki Schools: A need for policies to prohibit the use and possession of vaping devices in schools
Jennifer B Kidd, Jonathan Jarman

100 Years Ago in the NZMJ
A State Medical Service

Preterm birth and risk of chronic kidney disease from childhood into mid-adulthood