New Study to Help Reduce Asthma Burden in New Zealand
One in six New Zealand adults and one in four of our children experience asthma symptoms. This adds up to more than 600,000 New Zealanders.
Asthma is the most common cause of admission to hospital for children.
Hospitalisation rates for asthma have more than doubled in the past 30 years.
A report.......Read More
Not all ICUs need a specialist at night: study
The results, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, counter an argument from some in the medical community that ICUs need round-the-clock intensivists -- doctors who specialize in critical care.
"Our knee jerk reaction is to try to put intensivists in every ICU at all hours of the.......Read More