The Health of Indigenous Australians

Paperback | January 16, 2004

byNeil Thomson

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By documenting the best evidence of the health status of Australia's indigenous people and linking this with policy and program implications, The Health of Indigenous Australians is an essential book for all people involved and interested in indigenous health. In particular, the book willassist the spectrum of people who need to make decisions about indigenous health - from policy makers and senior program managers to the whole range of health professionals (including indigenous health workers) - by providing knowledge gathered from an extensive range of sources.

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By documenting the best evidence of the health status of Australia's indigenous people and linking this with policy and program implications, The Health of Indigenous Australians is an essential book for all people involved and interested in indigenous health. In particular, the book willassist the spectrum of people who need to make ...

Neil Thomson is at the Centre for Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Australia.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:519 pages, 9.02 × 6.02 × 1.18 inPublished:January 16, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195512200

ISBN - 13:9780195512205

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Table of Contents

1. The need for indigenous health information2. The economic and social context of indigenous health3. Births, deaths and hospitalisation4. Nutrition and growth5. Diabetes6. Mental health7. Substance misuse8. Cardiovascular disease9. Cancer10. Respiratory system disorders11. Ear disease and hearing loss12. Eye health13. Gastrointestinal disorders14. Oral health15. Disorders of the renal-urologic system16. Skin infections and infestations17. Pneumococcal disease18. Other communicable diseases19. Injury20. Disability21. Responding to our 'Spectacular Failure'