New Zealand Medical Student Journal - The national peer-reviewed academic medical journal for students
Venodilation methods improving patient selection for arteriovenous fistula surgery: the quest to achieve gold standard haemodialysis
Autologous arteriovenous (AV) fistula is the gold standard for vascular access in haemodialysis. Vein suitability is determined by a patient's vein diameter and the vein’s ability to dilate. This study aimed to determine...
Listening to music postoperatively as part of pain management?
Music has been successfully used for pain management with its proposed mechanism of action arising from endorphin release. In elderly orthopaedic patients it may reduce opioid related complications and result in...
Varicella in a peripartum woman with serological evidence of previous infection, and subsequent neonatal infection
Chickenpox or primary varicella is a common childhood exanthem. Adult primary varicella is a serious but rare infection because...
How to decide on your medical elective: insights from a medical volunteer in Africa
The medical elective offers a chance to experience medical practice in a different...
Global Refugee Crisis: what can you do to help?
We are facing a global crisis. War and extreme pover ty are forcing productive and capable members of society to leave their homes for...
Issue 24 Guest Editorials
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: Who did my surgery? Modern day issues of consent in surgical education
Although contemporary surgical training is far from the old adage of; “See one, do one teach one”, doing remains an integral part of acquiring the technical skills required to be a surgeon...
Royal Australasian College of Physicians: The Trainee Physician Journey
In response to global changes in postgraduate medical education, the modernisation of health care delivery, and the evolving nature of physician practice, the RACP is currently renewing the design and delivery of its education programs...
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Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP)