September 2010

Journal of Primary Health Care

Volume 02, No.3 September 2010 JPHC index ISSN 1172-6156 (Online)

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JPHC September 2010

JPHC September 2010


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


From the Editor 

JPHC achieves MEDLINE status
Felicity Goodyear-Smith

Guest Editorials

Are we ready for the big one?  Lessons from a brief war that could apply to New Zealand primary health care services following a major disaster
Barry Parsonson, JaneMary Rawls

Original Scientific Papers

Quantitative Research

Relationship between decile score of secondary school, the size of town of origin and career intentions of New Zealand medical students
Clinton Mitchell, Boaz Shulruf, Phillippa Poole

HPV / cervical canceer vaccination:  parental preferences on age, place and information needs
Sally Rose, Beverley Lawton, Tolotea Lanumata, Merilyn Hibma, Michael Baker

Increasing the uptake of opportunistic chlamydia screening:  a pilot study in general practice
Beverley Lawton, Sally Rose, C Raina Elley, Collette Bromhead, E Jane MacDonald, Michael Baker

Qualitative Research

General practitioners' views about diagnosing and treating depression in Maori and non-Maori patients
David Thomas, Brooke Arlidge, Bruce Arroll, Hinemoa Elder

Perspectives on adherence to blood pressure-lowering medications among Samoan patients:  qualitative interviews
Kuinileti Chang Wai, C Raina Elley, Vili Nosa, John Kennelly, Thusitha Mabotuwana, Jim Warren

General practitioner perceptions of clinical medication reviews undertaken by community pharmacists
Linda Bryant, Gregor Coster, Ross McCormick

Community pharmacist perceptions of clinical medication reviews
Linda Bryant, Gregor Coster, Ross McCormick

Improving Perfomance 

Reducing health didparities for low decile children and families:  a nurse-led response
Catrina Riley, Ruth Crawford

Back to Back

Sometimes a case can be made for physician-assisted suicide
Yes Glynn Owen; No Rod MacLeod

Continuing Professional Development

Cochrance Corner:  Topical nasal decongestants:  use up to 10 days may not cause rhinitis medicamentosa
Bruce Arroll

Charms & Hams:  Noni
Felicity Goodyear-Smith

String of PEARLS about ears, adenoids and tonsils


Work stories
Vanya Kovach

Book Reviews

Herbs and Natural Supplements:  An Evidence-based Guide-edited by L. Braun and M. Cohen
Reviewer:  Felicity Goodyear-Smith

Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions-Tammy Hoffmann, Sally Bennett and Chris Del Mar
Reviewer:  Gill Robb

A History of the 'Unfortunate Experiment' at National Women's Hospital-by Linda Bryder and the Cartwright Papers:  Essays on the Cervical Canceer Inquiry of 1987-88-edited by Joanna Manning
Reviewer:  Jane Gunn

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

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 - September 2010