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Author Cramer, Jennifer (Nurse)

Title Sounding the alarm : remote area nurses and Aboriginals at risk / Jennifer Cramer
Published Crawley, W.A. : University of Western Australia Press, 2005

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Description xiv, 266 pages : map ; 21 cm
regular print
Series Contemporary issues
Contemporary issues (University of Western Australia)
Contents Introduction -- The remote area setting -- The nursing post -- Community and nurse relations -- Nurse recruitment and retention -- Finding a way: learning on the job -- Decision-making -- 'Keeping track' and the coordination of care -- Amorphous practice: its nature and outcomes -- The imperative for reform in remote area health care
Summary In a frightening description of aberrant norms of practice, this book reveals the inadequacies of recruitment for nurses and their lack of relevant preparation for the often complex health problems occurring among the Aboriginal people. Significant for the future of nurses, nursing practice and Aboriginals in remote areas
Analysis Nursing (Western Australia,Australia)
Notes Includes index
"Contemporary issues" --Cover
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 250-261
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Rural health services.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- Australia -- Warburton (W.A.)
Community health nursing -- Australia -- Warburton (W.A.)
Rural health services -- Australia -- Warburton (W.A.)
LC no. 00002633
ISBN 1920694366 :