Dudley Gentles

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OBJECTIVE With studies reporting both positive and negative associations, the influence of serum urate on incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) is uncertain. We sought to determine whether serum urate is causally associated with incident CVD. METHODS Participants were aged 30-80 years and were screened for CVD risk in primary care between 2006 and 2009.(More)
BACKGROUND One potential promising strategy for increasing smoking cessation for Māori (Indigenous New Zealanders) and New Zealand resident Pacific Island people is Quit and Win competitions. The current uncontrolled pre and post study, WERO (WERO in Māori language means challenge), differs from previous studies in that it aims to investigate if a stop(More)
BACKGROUND Workplace injury rates in low and middle-income countries are known to be high. Contemporary data on this topic from Pacific Island countries and territories are scant. AIMS To describe the epidemiology of fatal and hospitalized workplace injuries in Fiji using a population-based trauma registry. METHODS An analysis of data from a prospective(More)
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