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Author Humphery, Kim, 1958-

Title Forgetting compliance : Aboriginal health and medical culture / Kim Humphery and Tarun Weeramanthri with Joseph Fitz
Published [Casuarina, N.T.] : Northern Territory University Press in association with the Cooperative Research Centre for aboriginal and Tropical Health, 2001

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Description xi, 122 pages ; 26 cm
regular print
Contents 1. Compliance and the mechanics of medical treatment: an exploratory review of a dubious concept -- 2. Compliance beyond the West: culture, communication and the medical encounter -- 3. Probing compliance: health professionals in the Northern Territory -- 4. Talking non-compliance: work, location and language -- 5. Talking non-compliance: problem, culture and setting -- 6. Talking non-compliance: provision and uptake
Summary Forgetting compliance: Aboriginal health and medical culture
Analysis Aborigines
Health care
Northern Territory
Aboriginal culture
State issue
Notes "A report on health professionals' perceptions and experience of the uptake and refusal of biomedical advice and treatments by Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory."
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references (pages 113-122)
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Northern Territory. m
Public health -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Medical care -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care.
Patient compliance -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Attitude of Health Personnel.
Patient Acceptance of Health Care.
Patient Compliance.
Patient Dropouts.
Treatment Refusal.
Health Services, Indigenous -- organization & administration.
Oceanic Ancestry Group.
Patient Compliance -- ethnology.
Treatment Refusal -- ethnology.
Northern Territory.
Northern Territory.
Author Weeramanthri, Tarun.
Fitz, Joseph, 1976-
Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Tropical Health (Australia)
LC no. 00002286
ISBN 1876248599