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Trauma and surgical procedures

Managing patients with neuropathic pain

Neuropathic pain results from a lesion or disease affecting...

May 2016

Ingrown toenails: digging out the facts

The best method for treating patients with an ingrown toenail...

December 2014

Causes, complications and treatment of a red eye

Most cases of “red eye” seen in general practice are likely...

August 2013

Microbiological assessment of infected wounds: when to take a swab and how to interpret the results

Identifying and managing infection in wounds is an important...

June 2013

Testing serum cobalt and chromium in people with metal-on-metal hip replacements

Metal-on-metal hip replacements and resurfacings are associated...

December 2012

Common issues in paediatric oral health

How to recognise and manage common oral health issues in younger...

April 2010

Falls in older people: causes and prevention

Approximately one-third of New Zealander’s aged over 65...

March 2010

Oral health

Oranga niho Overall, oral health in New Zealand has improved...

July 2009

Osteoporotic fracture prevention: a new approach

An introduction to FRAX, a new WHO endorsed approach for the...

November 2008

Acute monoarthritis: differentiating between crystals sepsis and trauma

Acute monoarthritis is characterised by pain and swelling of...

November 2008

Fracture Risk Assessment Calculator

Reference tool for calculating risk of major osteoporatic ...

November 2008

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