Nick Nicol

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248 patients with locally radically treated early breast cancer (196 node-positive) were randomized post-operatively between 6 courses of a 'CMF like' chemotherapy and no further treatment. Results (with a minimum of 5 years follow-up on every patient) favour chemotherapy with a significant increase in the median time to recurrence from 31 to 50 months for(More)
There is no doubt that the role of the nurse in New Zealand will continue to evolve. Developments in the US where clinical nurse specialists and advanced nurse practitioners are taking on roles and responsibilities that in New Zealand are undertaken by other health professionals, mainly medical, will ultimately permeate the New Zealand health care system.(More)
Rapid atrial pacing may reveal myocardial ischemia but the sensitivity for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease is not high enough for routine use. Therefore, the value of atrial pacing coupled with Thallium 201 scintigraphy was evaluated. Sixty-two patients (53 men and 9 women) referred for investigation of angina or chest pain were divided into two(More)