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Causes of insulin resistance in childhood

15 May 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The increasing incidence of type 2 diabetes worldwide is causing concern. Genetic and environmental influences have been put forward to explain the origins of this...

Vision screening of primary school children

17 December 1997

Nursing Standard


The purpose of childhood vision screening is the early detection and treatment of ophthalmic disorders and surveillance for visual defects throughout childhood....

Collaboration between primary and secondary/tertiary services in oral health

10 February 2009

Primary Health Care


Since the mid 1990s there has been a decline in the oral health of New Zealand’s children. In response to this the Ministry of Health (MH) (2000) identified oral...