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Vol 135 No 1563: 7 October 2022

Prevalence of frailty and frailty outcomes within the inpatient rehabilitation setting: use of routinely collected electronic health information

There are several approaches to measuring frailty, but most screening tools fit into one, or a combination, of two broad categories: the phenotypic frailty model and the cumulative deficit model.

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Vol 135 No 1563: 7 October 2022

Revascularisation and outcomes after acute coronary syndromes in patients with prior coronary artery bypass grafting—ANZACS-QI 67

In those with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and previous coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG), invasive coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are technically more challenging.

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Vol 135 No 1563: 7 October 2022

Disability-Adjusted Life Years and cost of health loss of hospitalised major trauma patients in New Zealand

Injury remains one of the top five contributors to disease burden, accounting for 252 million Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) and 10% of the global burden of disease in 2017.

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Vol 135 No 1563: 7 October 2022

Bleeding risk of oral anticoagulants in liver cirrhosis

Liver cirrhosis results from hepatic cell death, nodule formation and irreversible liver scarring.

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Vol 135 No 1563: 7 October 2022

Healthcare pathways for mild traumatic brain injury patients in New Zealand, determined from Accident Compensation Corporation data

Mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) affect 35,000 people every year in New Zealand.

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Vol 135 No 1563: 7 October 2022

Sources of healthcare-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in New Zealand acute hospitals

Staphylococcus aureus is a common human commensal of the skin and upper respiratory tract, and is an important opportunistic pathogen.

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Vol 135 No 1563: 7 October 2022

A nurse-led and medically supported outpatient follow-up model following an acute coronary syndrome is as safe and effective as medical follow-up alone (ANZACS-QI 69)

Despite effective evidenced-based therapies, acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and its complications remains one of the leading causes of mortality, morbidity and healthcare expenditure worldwide.

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Vol 135 No 1562: 23 September 2022

Trauma Team Activation: improved care of major trauma patients

Injury is the leading cause of death for New Zealanders under the age of 35 and is the second leading cause of hospitalisation.

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Vol 135 No 1562: 23 September 2022

Teleclinics for the management of diabetes in pregnancy during COVID-19—maternal satisfaction and pregnancy outcomes | OPEN ACCESS

Diabetes in pregnancy (DiP) describes both gestational (GDM; glucose intolerance first recognised in pregnancy), or pre-existing (type I or II) diabetes.

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Vol 135 No 1562: 23 September 2022

Seeking of help and support after experiencing sexual harm: considerations for cisgender women, cisgender men and gender-diverse people

There is a recognised gap, both within the research literature and clinical settings, regarding provision of specialised support and treatment for male and gender-diverse (including all gender identities outside the gender binary male/female) survivors of sexual harm (including any type of forced or coerced sexual contact, assault, harassment or behaviour that happens without consent).