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The New Zealand Medical Journal

 Journal of the New Zealand Medical Association, 07-May-2004, Vol 117 No 1193

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A brief history of resuscitation

Michael Ardagh

Multidisciplinary approach to breast disease—now is the time for specialist units in New Zealand

Birgit Dijkstra

Original Articles

Knowledge and attitudes towards cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the community

Peter Larsen, Jake Pearson, Duncan Galletly

Frequent attenders at Christchurch Hospital’s Emergency Department: a 4-year study of attendance patterns

Debra Kennedy, Michael Ardagh

Respiratory symptoms and lung function change in welders: are they associated with workplace exposures?

David Fishwick, Lisa Bradshaw, Tania Slater, Andrew Curran, Neil Pearce

Postoperative follow-up strategies for patients after potentially curative surgery for colorectal cancer at Christchurch Hospital

Hayley Simpson, Mark Jeffery, Brigid Hickey, Frank Frizelle, Chris Frampton

Review Article

Energy settings for mono- and biphasic defibrillation: guideline of the New Zealand Resuscitation Council

Duncan Galletly, Peter Larsen, Nigel Lever, Richard Aickin, Warren Smith

Case Report

Metastatic basal cell carcinoma

Nilgun Ozbek, Deniz Meydan, Ethem Güneren, Saban Cakir, Bedri Kandemir


Continuing Medical Education: What for? How? And how much is it worth?

Jennifer Weller, Alistair Woodward

100 Years Ago in the NZMJ

The causation of insanity

Medical Image

Ocular Ultrasound


Selected excerpts from Methuselah


The Health Amendment Act allowing access to clinical records

Katharine Wallis


Researched Medicines Industry (RMI) Code of Practice Complaints 2003


University of Otago Faculty of Medicine Freemasons Postgraduate Fellowships in Paediatrics and Child Health

Foundation Fellowship of the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine

Book Review

Clinical radiology made ridiculously simple (Hugue Ouellette, Patrice Tétreault)

Tim Buckenham

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