New Zealand

Evaluation of a New Zealand program to improve transition of care for older high risk adults.

Publication Date: 
Dec 08, 2015

Transition interventions aim to improve care and reduce hospital readmissions but evaluations of these interventions have reported inconsistent results. We report on the evaluation of an intervention implemented in Auckland, New Zealand.

Developing a smartphone 'app' for public health research: the example of measuring observed smoking in vehicles.

Publication Date: 
Mar 25, 2013

BACKGROUND: We have developed manual methods to gather data on the point prevalence of observed smoking in road vehicles. To enable the widespread international collection of such data, we aimed to develop a smartphone application (app) for this work.

Perceptions of adult trauma patients on the acceptability of text messaging as an aid to reduce harmful drinking behaviours.

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Publication Date: 
Jan 08, 2014

BACKGROUND: Brief interventions (BIs) have been shown to be effective in modifying hazardous drinking behaviours in a range of settings. However, they are underutilised in hospitals due to resource constraints.

Under-18 year old callers to New Zealand's Quitline.

Publication Date: 
Apr 08, 2008

AIM: To investigate the characteristics of under-18 year old callers to New Zealand's Quitline (smoking-cessation telephone counselling service).

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