The burden of gambling-related harm to New Zealand communities is two-and-a-half times greater than diabetes, estimates a just released New Zealand study.
A flu 'patch' that doesn't need a nurse to administer or 'cold chain' storage has been successfully trialled as an alternative to the traditional flu shot, says a study published in the Lancet today.
Nearly 70 per cent of aged care nurses are dissatisfied with their pay according to the New Zealand Aged Care Workforce Survey. And stress was the most common cause of work-related illnesses reported by both nurses and their managers.
Nurses need to involve the whole family of Samoan heart risk patients for lifestyle changes to be made, says nurse researcher Tua Taueetia-Su’a who graduated with her PhD today.
When people are suffering from a mental illness, eating healthily often falls by the wayside. But what if nutritional deficiencies are a contributing cause in the first place? Nursing Review talks to psychology professor Julia Rucklidge about the links between nutrition and mental illness.
Visiting American nursing professor Margaret Hansen has set out to establish whether delivering complementary therapies – like nature and music – through mobile technologies is a feasible way of reducing anxiety and pain for surgical patients.