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Aboriginal Primary Health Care: An Evidence-based Approach – 3e

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Australian Publication

New edition of an important Oxford title.

Aboriginal Primary Health Care, 3rd edition is Australia’s definitive guide to best-practice management of the major health problems facing Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders. This authentic and authoritative text assists health practitioners, policy-makers and communities to influence health determinants, advocate for and overcome inertia to change, and strengthen health care provision within a human rights context.

Features:

An evidence-based approach

  • Systematically describes the burden of disease, the clinical evidence for effective primary health care provision and Australian health policy
  • Describes the implementation and evaluation of population health programs
  • Highlights solutions for addressing the Aboriginal health crisis, and the gaps in government health policy and accountability

New to this edition

  • Comprehensively revised and updated clinical chapters with in-depth consideration of historical and contemporary Aboriginal health policy, and human rights obligations
  • New chapters on respiratory infections, asthma, pregnancy care, and expansions in custodial health and substance misuse
  • An expanded team of expert authors from across Australia

Contents

• Aboriginal Health and History

• Health, Human Rights and the Policy Process

• Health Status

• Organising Prevention

• The Well Person’s Health Check

• Pregnancy Care

• Failure to Thrive

• Ear Health

• Respiratory Infection (including Bronchiectasis)

• Asthma

• Skin Infections

• Rheumatic Fever

• Coronary Heart Disease

• Diabetes

• Chronic Kidney Disease

• Sexually Transmitted Infections

• Tuberculosis

• Trachoma

• Leprosy

• Substance Misuse

• Suicide and Self Harm

• Custodial Health

• Research, Evaluation and Aboriginal Primary Health Care

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Weight 0.70 kg
Dimensions 28 x 22 x 5 cm
ISBN

9780195551389

Author

Sophie Couzos and Richard Murray

Published Date

2007

Pages

928

Dimensions

245 x 170 mm

Cover

soft cover

Publisher

Oxford University Press

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