A general approach to managing infected wounds and when to remove...

August 2016


How do we define valvular heart disease when considering warfarin...

May 2016


Installing the NZF icon on the Medtech toolbar | Can urine dipstick...

March 2016

Correspondence: HbA1c testing; Accessing echocardiography; Intramuscular injections

The role of confirmatory HbA1c testing in diagnosing type 2...

December 2015

Correspondence: Sore throat; Cellulitis; Melatonin in practice

Should antibiotics be continued for a sore throat if GAS negative?...

October 2015

Correspondence: Treating GAS; Does tart cherry help with sleep?

Treating GAS to reduce transmission to a vulnerable community...

September 2015

Correspondence: Should antibiotics be continued for a sore throat if GAS negative?

August 2015

Correspondence: Opioid prescribing; Parkinson’s disease

Quality indicators for opioid prescribing | Early treatment...

April 2015

Correspondence: Milk and bone density; Is phentermine addictive?

March 2015

Correspondence: Antibiotic guidelines for managing sore throat

December 2014

Correspondence: Bone health; Infant formula; Oxycodone

Feedback from the field - Bone health | Infant formula for cows’...

October 2014

Correspondence: Oxycodone; Morphine formulations; Patients expectations

What are the real reasons behind the use of oxycodone? | Were...

September 2014

Correspondence: prescribing restrictions for oxycodone; Re-infection with H. pylori

Are prescribing restrictions for oxycodone appropriate? | Re-infection...

July 2014

Correspondence: Allopurinol dosing; Management of pain

Allopurinol dosing in renal impairment | Non-pharmacological...

June 2014

Correspondence: Metronidazole for giardiasis; Home-made oral rehydration solution

Treatment duration of metronidazole for giardiasis | Formula...

April 2014

Correspondence: Clinical indications; Iron infusions; Link between; Authorship; Year in review

Clinical indications on prescriptions | Iron infusions in general...

March 2014

Correspondence: Prescribing salbutamol; Are two vaccinators better than one?

Prescribing salbutamol and oral corticosteroids in a child with...

February 2014

Correspondence: NSAIDs and renal toxicity

December 2013

Correspondence: Hypertension; Restless legs; Nocturnal cramp

November 2013

Correspondence: Amoxicillin clavulanate in UTI

October 2013

Correspondence: NSAIDs and allopurinol; Antibiotic use

August 2013

Correspondence: Sexual health; Dabigatran practice report

June 2013

Correspondence: Dabigatran; Escitalopram and QT interval

April 2013

Correspondence: Quinine & night cramps; Antipsychotic monitoring

March 2013

Correspondence: Immunisation; Burning feet; Blood test fasting

February 2013

Correspondence: Tetracyclines & penicillins; Immunisations

December 2012

Correspondence: Ceftriaxone; Prostate cancer; Glandular fever

November 2012

Correspondence: Mupirocin toxicity; PCR testing for pertussis

October 2012

Correspondence: Alendronate; Pneumovax; Syphilis treatment

September 2012

Correspondence: Oxycodone and drivers of increased use

August 2012

Correspondence: Albumin:creatinine ratio; HPV vaccination

May 2012

Correspondence: 'Screening'; bpac recertification; Allergy testing

April 2012

Correspondence: Migraine in breast feeding; Gluten-free diets

February 2012

Correspondence: Prochloperazine; Lipid testing

December 2011

Correspondence: Treating candidiasis

November 2011

Correspondence: Warfarin or dabigatran for atrial fibrillation?

October 2011

Correspondence: Vitamin D, pregnancy, and impaired renal function

September 2011

Correspondence: Oxycodone: is the problem in secondary care?

August 2011

Correspondence: Smoking cessation and serotonin; Breast screening

June 2011

Correspondence: Labelling; Breast cancer; Dyspepsia; Erratum

April 2011

Correspondence: Herbal medicines; Pityriasis; Aqueous cream

February 2011

Correspondence: Hyponatraemia; Dystonic reactions

December 2010

Correspondence: Red yeast rice; Clopidogrel in stroke

November 2010

Correspondence: Non-blanching rash; Goitre; Lung age

October 2010

Correspondence: Memory loss & statins; Tepid sponging in fever

August 2010

Correspondence: Vitamin D, oral health, & pregnancy

July 2010

Correspondence: Pregnancy; Polypharmacy

April 2010

Correspondence: Norovirus

March 2010

Correspondence: Oxycodone

December 2009

Correspondence: Amoxicillin clavulanate

November 2009

Correspondence: Impetigo

September 2009

Correspondence: Antibiotics in pneumonia; Amizide alternatives

July 2009

Correspondence: Impetigo; Antioxidants; Erratum

June 2009

Correspondence: Fish oil in pregnancy; Cholesterol & CVD

April 2009

Correspondence: Capsaicin; Metformin; Aspirin

October 2008

Correspondence: Metformin; Cultural competence; Aspirin; Amizide

September 2008

Correspondence: Māori health; Generics

August 2008

Correspondence: Māori health; Amiodarone; SSRIs; NSAIDs

June 2008

Correspondence: Dexamethasone; Lithium; Evidence based medicine

May 2008

Correspondence: TCAs in the elderly; Missed contraceptive pills

April 2008

Correspondence: Quinine in cramp; Fibrates; LABAs

February 2008

Correspondence: "Aggression"; Medication in the elderly

December 2007

Correspondence: CoQ10; Betaloc CR

Letters received from our readers:Could I have some CoQ10 please?Betaloc...

October 2007

Correspondence: Low dose aspirin; IM injections

September 2007

Correspondence: Microalbuminuria; Paracetamol; Diabetes tests

Microalbuminuria screen in patients on an ACE | Paracetamol...

August 2007

Correspondence: B12 deficiency; Eggs and eyes

June 2007

Correspondence: PPIs for GORD and dyspepsia; Vitamin D

May 2007

Correspondence: Stroke risk in AF; Salbutamol inhalers

February 2007

Correspondence: Polypharmacy; Oral penicillin

December 2006

Correspondence: Colorectal cancer

October 2006

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