The Knowledge Library describes primarily New Zealand based research on quality and innovation in the health sector from the year 2000 onwards.
Current areas of focus include: clinical leadership; improvement methods; productivity (focusing initially on hospitals and shorter stays in emergency departments); health targets (including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer), and oral health.
There are also a selection of abstracts from the international literature that have applicability to health system improvement activities in New Zealand.
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Migrant Asian Indians in New Zealand: Prediction of metabolic syndrome using body weights and measures
posted by WM Admin on 3 Sep 2014
The study recruited 175 Asian Indian migrants (aged 50 years and over) in Auckland, to investigate cut-off points for body…
posted by WM Admin on 28 Aug 2014
Recently, three Nutritional Risk Screening (NRS) tools (STRONGkids, PYMS and STAMP) have been developed in Europe for the evaluation of…
The STRONGkids nutritional risk screening tool can be used by paediatric nurses to identify hospitalised children at risk
posted by WM Admin on 21 Aug 2014
This study was designed to assess the usefulness of the STRONGkids questionnaire for screening hospitalised children, at risk of under-nutrition,…
posted by Research Admin on 12 Aug 2013
This study aimed to define the nutritional status of paediatric inpatients in comparison with healthy children, by assessing 162 children…