Comparison of injury severity scores derived from ICD-10-AM codes with trauma registry derived scores: a study from New Zealand - Montoya L, Davie G, Lilley R, Dicker B, Kool B.
INTRODUCTION: Various attempts at automation have been made to reduce the administrative burden of manually assigning Abbreviated Injury Severity (AIS) codes to derive Injury Severity Scores (ISS) in trauma registry data. The accuracy of the resulting meas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Temporal trends of transport-related injuries on New Zealand roads - Isles S, Kean M, Dipnall JF, Beck B.
AIM: This observational study aimed to investigate temporal trends in transport-related injuries in New Zealand by mode of transport and explore whether specific population groups and localities have a relatively higher incidence of injury. These trends pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Should menstrual cycle data be collected during suspected suicide autopsies? - Hoskin A, McKenzie S, Cooney E, Jenkin G.
Suicide is a global health concern that necessitates comprehensive, critical, compassionate and evidence-based approaches. Gender differences are stark in suicide trends in New Zealand and globally. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Experiences of physical healthcare services in M āori and non-Māori with mental health and substance use conditions - Cunningham R, Imlach F, Haitana T, Clark MTR, Every-Palmer S, Lockett H, Peterson D.
OBJECTIVES: Inequities in physical health outcomes exist for people with mental health and substance use conditions and for Indigenous populations (M āori in Aotearoa New Zealand). These inequities may be partly explained by poorer quality of physical healt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A 'te ao M āori' disaster risk reduction framework - Rout M, Awatere S, Reid J, Campbell E, Huang A, Warmenhoven T.
An ongoing change in legislation means decision-makers in Aotearoa New Zealand need to incorporate 'm ātauranga' (Māori knowledge/knowledge system) in central and local government legislation and strategy. This paper develops a 'te ao Māori' (Māori worldvie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

New Zealand will ban disposable e-cigarettes in a bid to prevent minors from taking up the habit
New Zealand says it will ban disposable e-cigarettes, or vapes, and raise financial penalties for those who sell such products to minors (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 20, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New Zealand Becomes the Latest Country to Crack Down on Disposable Vapes
After scrapping a plan several months ago to ban people born after 2008 from buying tobacco cigarettes, the New Zealand government on Wednesday announced a total ban on single-use e-cigarettes—also known as disposable vapes—and said it will increase the fines on retailers selling cigarettes and vapes to those under 18, in the country’s latest approach to discourage smoking among youth. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] “The rapid rise in youth vaping has been a real concern for parents, teachers, and health professionals,” Associate Health Minister Casey Costello said when annou...
Source: TIME: Health - March 20, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chad de Guzman Tags: Uncategorized News Desk overnight Source Type: news

New Zealand Will Have Scope to Cut Cash Rate This Year, IMF Says
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Air Quality Is Bad Pretty Much Everywhere, New World Pollution Report Finds
The rules of survival are simple: humans can live weeks without food, days without water, but only minutes without air. Air is the most vital resource to human life, and yet what most of the world breathes in every day is dirty. According to the 2023 World Air Quality Report published on Tuesday by IQAir, a Swiss firm that monitors real-time air quality around the world and has published an annual assessment since 2018, only 10 countries or territories last year had air quality that met the World Health Organization’s standard for clean air. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] IQAir used as its primar...
Source: TIME: Health - March 19, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chad de Guzman Tags: Uncategorized News Desk overnight Source Type: news

New Zealand ’s Luxon Invited to Visit China Amid Aukus Tensions
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 19, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tokenization Potentials Showcased By ANZ
The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), in collaboration with Chainlink, has unveiled the results of an initiative aimed at bridging the gap between Avalanche and Ethereum for global asset settlement. Exploring Cross-Chain Interoperability In a recent announcement posted on X, ANZ, and…#anz #ccip #digitalassetservices #newzealand #australian #nonfungibletokens #ethereum #amazonwebservices #anuragsoin #digitaladdedservices (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 18, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Travelers say they were kicked off a flight for being'too big '
In the spring of 2023, Air New Zealand (ANZFF) made major waves in the aviation space after announcing that it would launch an "International Passenger Weight Survey" in which passengers boarding certain long-haul flights would be asked to step on a scale at check-in. While the experiment was…#airnewzealand #anzff #napier #newzealand #northisland #auckland #william #gettyimagespassenger #angelharding #maori (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 18, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boeing Directs Airlines to Check Cockpit Seats on 787s After Latam Incident
Boeing has told airlines to check the cockpit seats of its 787 Dreamliner plane, the company said on Friday, after a Latam Airlines plane suddenly plunged on a flight to Auckland, New Zealand, on Monday, injuring passengers. The drop in altitude appears to have been caused when a flight attendant…#boeing #latamairlines #aucklandnewzealand #flightla800 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 18, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Zealand PSI SA Actual 53 (Forecast -, Previous 52.1)
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 17, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

David Seidler Dies: Academy Award-Winning Writer For ‘The King’s Speech’ Was 86
David Seidler, best known for his Academy Award-winning writing on The King’s Speech, died on Saturday, March 16 while on a fly-fishing expedition in New Zealand. He was 86 and no cause was given. “David was in the place he loved most in the world – New Zealand – doing what gave him the greatest…#davidseidler #kingsspeech #newzealand #jeffaghassi #seidlers #bestpicture #bestactor #kinggeorgevi #colinfirth #lionellogue (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 17, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news