June 2010

Journal of Primary Health Care

Volume 02, No.2 June 2010 JPHC index ISSN 1172-6156 (Online)

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JPHC June 2010

JPHC June 2010

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


From the Editor

Population and individual health: the two faces of Janus
Felicity Goodyear-Smith

Original Scientific Papers

Quantitative Research

Aspirin for primary prevention: yes or no?
Vanessa Selak, C Raina Elley, Sue Wells, Anthony Rodgers, Norman Sharpe

What resources do Auckland general practitioners use for answering immediate clinical questions and for lifelong learning?
Zachary Gravatt, Bruce Arroll

Causes of excess hospitalisations among Pacific peoples in New Zealand: implications for primary care
Faafetai Sopoaga, Ken Buckingham, Charlotte Paul

GP practice variation in hospitalisation rates; a study of Partnership Health - enrolled patients
Ross Barnett, Laurence Malcolm

Modifying the PACIC to assess provision of chronic illness care: An exploratory study with primary health care nurses
Jenny Carryer, Claire Budge, Chiquita Hansen, Katherine Gibbs

Providing and receiving self-management support for chronic illness: Patients and health practitioners assessments
Jenny Carryer, Claire Budge, Chiquita Hansen, Katherine Gibbs

Qualitative Research

Ever decreasing circles: terminal illness, empowerment and decision-making
Kate Richardson, Rod MacLeod, Bridie Kent

Seeing patients first: creating an opportunity for practice nurse care?
Tim Kenealy, Barbara Docherty, Nicolette Sheridan, Ryan Gao

What influences practice nurses to participate in post-registration education?
Anna Richardson, Jeffrey Gage

Short Report

Are unexplained vaginal symptoms associated with psychosocial distress?  A pilot investigation
Andreas Cohrssen, Uzma Aslam, Allison Karasz, Matthew Anderson

Back to Back

New Zealand general practice should adopt population-based screening for attention deficity hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Yes Tony Hanne; No Ross Lawrenson

Continuing Professional Development

String of PEARLS about hypertension

Cochrane Corner: NSAIDs for dysmenorrhoea
Bruce Arroll

Charms & Harms: Ginkgo
Joanne Barnes

Pounamu: A whanau ora approach to health care for Maori
Jacquie Kidd, Veronique Gibbons, Ross Lawrenson, Wayne Johnstone


Too much information
Grant Gillett, Donald Saville-Cook

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Book Reviews

Interpreting in New Zealand, the pathway forward - Diana Clark and Caroline McGrath
Reviewer: Ben Gray

Policy Statement for Authors

Conflict of interest in peer-reviewed medical journals:  The World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) position on a challenging problem
Lorraine Ferris, Robert Fletcher

Gems of NZ Primary Health Care Research

Gems of New Zealand Primary Health Care Research

About the Journal of Primary Health Care

About the Journal of Primary Health Care - June 2010