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Author Abbott, Penny, author

Title National guide to a preventive health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people / Dr Penny Abbott, Dr May Belfrage, Professor Anne Chang, Dr Justin Coleman, Associate Professor Sophia Couzos, Dr James Fitzpatrick, Dr Emma Fizsimons, Dr Hasantha Gunasekera, Dr Elizabeth (Libby) Hindmarsh, Dr Naomi Houston, Dr Jenny Hunt, Professor Amanda Leach, Dr Nadia Lusis, Dr Nitya Mahorta, Dr Lea Merone, Dr Malcolm McDonald, Dr Sandra Meihubers, Dr Jacki Mein, Dr Annapurna Nori, Dr Rebecca Pedruzzi, Professor David Peiris, Dr Timothy Senior, Dr Vicki Slinko, Professor David Thomas, Dr Marguerite Tracy, Professor Tim Usherwood ; clinical editor, Professor David Peiris ; editorial committee : Professor David Peiris, Associate Professor Sophia Couzos ; [foreword by] Mr John Singer, Chair, NACCHO
Edition Third edition
Published East Melbourne, Victoria : Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 147 pages)
Contents Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- What's new in the third edition? -- Chapter 1 Lifestyle -- Smoking -- Overweight and obesity -- Physical activity -- Alcohol -- Gambling -- Chapter 2 Antenatal care -- Smoking cessation -- Genitourinary and blood-borne vital supplementation -- Diabetes -- Summary of other antenatal care screening and activities -- Chapter 3 Child health -- Immunisation -- Anaemia -- Growth failure -- Childhood kidney disease -- Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder -- Preventing child maltreatment - supporting families to optimise child safety and wellbeing -- Chapter 4 Health of young people -- Social emotional wellbeing -- Unplanned pregnancy -- Illicit drug use -- Chapter 5 Health of older people -- Osteoporosis -- Fails -- Demetia -- Chapter 6 Eye health -- Visual acuity -- Trachoma and trichasis -- Chapter 7 Hearing loss -- Chapter 8 Oral and dental health -- Chapter 9 Respriatory health -- Pneumoccal disease prevention -- Influenza prevention -- Astham -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Bronchiatctasis and chronic suppurative lung disease -- Chapter 10 Acute reumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease -- Chapter 11 Cardiovascular disease prevention -- People without an established diagnosis of cardiovascular disease -- People with an established diagnosis of cardiovascular disease -- Chapter 12 Type 2 diabetes prevention and early detection -- Chapter 13 Chronic kidney disease prevention and management -- Chapter 14 Sexual health and blood-borne viruses -- General prevention advice -- Sexually transmitted infections -- Blood-borne viruses -- Chapter 15 Prevention and early detection of cancer -- Prevention and early detection of cervical cancer -- Prevention and early detection of primary liver (hepatocelluar) cancer -- Prevention and early detection of breast cancer -- Early detection of prostate cancer -- Prevention lung cancer -- Chapter 16 Family abuse and violence -- Chapter 16 Mental health -- Prevention of depression -- Prevention of suicide -- Resources -- Appendix A: Australian cardiovascular risk charts -- Appendix B; Abbreviations and aconyms
Summary "The third edition of the National guide to a preventative health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (National Guide) is a joint initiative of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organsiation (NACCHO) AND The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), The National Guide is a practical resource intended for all health professionals delivering primary healthcare to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples. Its purpose is to provide health professionals with an accessible, user-friendly guide to best practice in preventive healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients." -- Introduction
Notes Text and colour illustrations on end papers
"NACCHO National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation" -- Title page
Project lead: Associate Professor Sophia Couzos ; project coordination: Associate Professor Sophia Couzos, Ms Kate Freeman ; RACGP advisor: Dr Timothy Senior ; reviewers: Professor Bruce Armstrong, Professor David Atkinson, Dr Frank Beard, Ms Salina Bernard, Professor Malcolm Battersby, Dr Andrew Boyden, Professor Jonathan Carapetis, Professor Alan Case, Professor Anne Chang, Dr Marilyn Clarke, Professor Stephen Conigrave, Professor Jonathan Chang, Associate Professor Elizabeth Denney-Wilson, Professor Greg Dore, Dr Ben Ewald, Ms Summer May Friday, Dr James Fitzpatrick, Professor Leon Flicker, Professor Kwun Fong, Professor Gail Garvey, Professor Mark Harris, Professor Kelsey Hagarty, Professor Ernest Hunter, Dr Rowena Ivers, Associate Professor Kelvin Kong, Professor Graeme Maguire, Associate Professor Lewis Marshall, Associate Professor Patrick Patradoon-Ho, Associate Professor Carmela Pestell, Professor Jenny Reath, Professor Kaye Ruberis-Thomson, Professor Anthony Rogers, Professor Sherry Saggers, Dr Lydia Scott, Dr Steven Skov, Professor Hugh Taylor, Associate Professor Mark Thomas, Professor Andrew Tonkin, Professor Paul Torzillo, Dr Lisa Whop, Dr Simon Wooley ; organisational reviewers: Cancer Council Australia, Lung Foundation, Kidney Health Australia, National Asthma Council Australia, Heart Support Australia, Stroke Foundation, National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (No FASD) Australia, Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) ; adult, young people and child preventive health lifecycle charts: Ms Kate Freeman ; the National Guide project reference group: Mr Matthew Cooke, Dr Dawn Casey, Associate Professor Peter O'Mara, Associate Professor Sophia Couzos, Professor David Peiris, Dr Nadia Lusis, Professor David Atkinson, Professor Nicholas Zwar, Dr Timothy Senior, Ms Michelle Gonsalvez ; endoresment and support of the National Guide: Ms Dawn Casey, Mr Matthew Cooke, NACCHO Board of Directors, Mr John Gregg, RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Board ; RACGP Expert Committee - Quality Care (REC - QC), RACGP Council, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine ; RACGP publishing team: Mr Anthony Lynch, senior editor, Mr Beverley Guiterrez, production manager, Mrs Beverley Jongue, deisnger, Ms Morgan Liotta, proofreader, Mr Joe Ennis, National Publications manager
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Sponsored by The Australian Government Department of Health
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Health and hygiene.
Form Electronic book
Author Belfrage, May, author
Chang, Anne, Professor, author
Coleman, Justin, author
Couzos, Sophia, author, editor
Fitzpatrick, James, author
Fizsimons, Emma, author
Gunasekera, Hasantha, author
Hindmarsh, Elizabeth, 1757-1777, author
Houston, Naomi, Dr, author
Hunt, Jenny (Jenny M.), author
Leach, Amanda, author
Lusis, Nadia, author
Mahorta, Nitya, author
Merone, Lea, author
McDonald, Malcolm, Dr, author
Meihubers, Sandra, author
Mein, Jacki, author
Nori, Annapurna, author
Pedruzzi, Rebecca, author
Peiris, David, author, editor
Senior, Timothy, author, consultant
Slinko, Vicki, author
Thomas, David, Professor, author
Tracy, Marguerite, Dr, author
Usherwood, Tim, 1953- author
Freeman, Kate, author
Singer, John, writer of foreword
Armstrong, Bruce.
Atkinson, David, Professor
Beard, Fran, Dr
Bernard, Salina
Battersby, Malcolm
Boyden, Andrew
Carapetis, Jonathan
Case, Alan
Clarke, Marilyn, Dr
Conigrave, Stephen
Zhang, Wangyang.
Denney-Wilson, Elizabeth
Dore, Greg, 1962-
Ewald, Ben
Friday, Summer May
Flicker, Leon
Fong, Kwun
Garvey, Gail.
Harris, Mark.
Hagarty, Kelsey
Hunter, Ernest M
Ivers, Rowena, 1966-
Kong, Kelvin
Maguire, Graeme, Professor
Marshall, Lewis.
Patradoon-Ho, Patrick
Pestell, Carmela
Reath, Jenny
Ruberis-Thomson, Kaye
Rogers, Anthony.
Saggers, Sherry.
Scott, Lydia.
Skov, Steven J. (Steven Jaye)
Taylor, Hugh R.
Thomas, Mark, Associate Professor
Tonkin, Andrew M.
Torzillo, Paul.
Whop, Lisa
Wooley, Simon
Cooke, Matthew.
Casey, Dawn, Dr
O'Mara, Peter, Associate Professor
Zwar, N
Gonsalvez, Michelle
Gregg, John
Lynch, Anthony, editor
Guiterrez, Beverley
Jongue, Beverley, book designer
Liotta, Morgan
Ennis, Joe
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, issuing body
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organization, issuing body
Cancer Council Australia.
Lung Foundation Australia
Kidney Health Australia.
National Asthma Council Australia.
Heart Support - Australia
Stroke Foundation
National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Australasian Society for HIV Medicine.
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.
ISBN 9780869064870