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The prevalence of hazardous drinking in older New Zealanders
(Health Promotion Agency, 2018-09-12)
In a national survey of older adults, we compared the classification of hazardous versus non-hazardous drinkers based on the AUDIT-C and the Comorbidity Alcohol Risk Evaluation Tool (CARET). The CARET is an older adult-specific ...
The longitudinal patterns of alcohol use in older New Zealanders
(New Zealand Health Promotion Agency, 2018-09-27)
n this report, distinct groups of older adults were identified based on their drinking patterns, and then investigated to see whether they could be differentiated based on their sociodemographic and health characteristics. ...
Age-friendly community evaluation: Report prepared for the Office for Seniors, Ministry of Social Development
(Auckland University of Technology Centre for Active Ageing, 2018-05-21)
From the Vault: Home water treatment and the sceptical consumer
(The New Zealand Skeptics, 2018-02-28)
Home water treatment systems are often promoted on the basis of the purported health (rather than aesthetic) benefits of using them. This is particularly in relation to urban drinking water given the full treatment — ...
From diagnosis to long-term management: the experiences of older New Zealanders with obstructive sleep apnoea
(Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, 2018-06-28)
INTRODUCTION: In New Zealand (NZ), access to public sleep services is limited to people deemed with the highest need. The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) increases with age, but the symptoms and the treatment ...
The Mounting Crisis at Ihumaatao: A High Cost Special Housing Area or a Cultural Heritage Landscape for Future Generations?
(School of Social and Cultural Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-12-12)
Knowledge, attitude and practice of type 2 diabetic patients with chronic kidney disease: A literature review
Introduction: Having adequate knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) about Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) can lead to a reduction in this burden of disease. Aim: The purpose of this review ...
Patterns of social supply of alcohol over time in New Zealand
(SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, 2018-01-08)
"There is competition": Facing the reality of field education in New Zealand
(Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers, 2018-08-27)