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Title The health of indigenous Australians / edited by Neil Thomson
Published South Melbourne, Vic. : Oxford University Press, 2003

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Description xxxi, 519 pages ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction (Neil Thomson) -- 1. The need for Indigenous health information, Neil Thomson -- 2. The economic and social context of Indigenous health, Jon Altman -- 3. Births, deaths and hospitalization, Neil Thomson and -- 4. Nutrition and growth, Jane Burns and Jen Irvine -- 5. Diabetes, Jen Irvine, Ellie Kirov, and Neil Thomson -- 6. Mental health, Ernest Hunter -- 7. Substance misuse among Indigenous Australians, Dennis Gray and Sherry Saggers -- 8. Cardiovascular disease, Neil Thomson and Janette Brooks -- 9. Cancer, Ellie Kirov, Jacinta Francis and Neil Thomson -- 10. Respiratory system disorders, Neil Thomson, Ellie Kirov, and Mohammed Ali -- 11. Ear disease and hearing loss, Samantha Burrow and Neil Thomson -- 12. Eye health, Jane Burns and Neil Thomson -- 13. Gastrointestinal disorders, Mohammed Ali and Neil Thomson -- 14. Indigenous oral health, Jane Harford, John Spencer and Kaye Roberts-Thomson -- 15. Disorders of the renal-urologic system, Samantha Burrow and Neil Thomson -- 16. Skin infections and infestations, Bart Currie and Bianca McGougan -- 17. Pneumococcal disease, Peter McIntyre -- 18. Other communicable diseases, Jane Burns, Samantha Burrow, Melissa Pumphrey, Etham Sims, and Neil Thomson -- 19. Injury, Neil Thomson and Janette Brooks -- 20. Disabilities, Jane Burns and Neil Thomson -- 21. Summary, Neil Thomason
Summary Taking a public health approach, 'The Health of Indigenous Australians' places detailed information about specific health conditions affecting indigenous people within a broad social framework
Analysis Aborigines
Torres Strait Islanders
Health services
Diseases
Living standards
Service delivery
Statistics
Performance indicators
Interstate comparisons
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online (Table of contents)
Subject Oceanic Ancestry Group -- statistics & numerical data -- Australia
Oceanic Ancestry Group -- ethnology -- Australia
Health Status -- Australia
Health status indicators -- Australia.
Indigenous peoples -- Health and hygiene -- Australia.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Medical care.
Health promotion -- Australia.
Health planning -- Australia.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Health and hygiene.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care.
Aboriginal Australians -- Diseases.
Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.
Social Conditions.
Oceanic Ancestry Group -- ethnology.
Oceanic Ancestry Group -- statistics & numerical data.
Health Status.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Health Status.
Oceanic Ancestry Group -- ethnology.
Oceanic Ancestry Group -- statistics & numerical data.
Australia.
Australia -- ethnology.
Author Thomson, Neil, editor
LC no. 2004401379
ISBN 0195512200 :