Topics: Cardiovascular health

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Better cardiac care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

NSW Health (2016) Better cardiac care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Sydney: NSW Health This collection of four short online videos is designed to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment for Aboriginal people in New South Wales (NSW).


Exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge, experiences and perceptions of chronic health conditions in the greater Rockhampton region

Fredericks B, Daniels C, Kinnear S, Mann J, CroftWarcon P (2016) Exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge, experiences and perceptions of chronic health conditions in the greater Rockhampton region Rockhampton, Qld: Central Queensland University


Heart of the tropics: delivering evidence-based care for acute coronary syndromes in northern Australia

Starmer G, Schrale R (2016) Heart of the tropics: delivering evidence-based care for acute coronary syndromes in northern Australia Rural and Remote Health; 16: 3938 Retrieved 10 November 2016 from http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/showarticlenew.asp?ArticleID=3938


Point-of-care testing in rural, remote and Indigenous settings

Shephard M, Causer L, Guy R (2016) Point-of-care testing in rural, remote and Indigenous settings In: Shephard M, ed. A practical guide to global point-of-care testing. Clayton, Vic: CSIRO Publishing: 343-354


Twenty-five-year survival for Aboriginal and caucasian children with congenital heart defects in Western Australia, 1980 to 2010

Nembhard WN, Bourke J, Leonard H, Eckersley L, Li J, Bower C (2016) Twenty-five-year survival for Aboriginal and caucasian children with congenital heart defects in Western Australia, 1980 to 2010 Birth Defects Research Part A; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdra.23572)


Hospitalizations for chronic conditions among Indigenous Australians after medication copayment reductions: the Closing the Gap copayment incentive

Trivedi AN, Bailie R, Bailie J, Brown A, Kelaher M (2016) Hospitalizations for chronic conditions among Indigenous Australians after medication copayment reductions: the Closing the Gap copayment incentive Journal of General Internal Medicine; First online: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-016-3912-y)


Public Health Association Australia 44th Annual Conference & 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference

The Public Health Association Australia (PHAA) 44th Annual Conference & 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference was held in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, in September 2016. The theme of the 2016 conference was Protection, prevention, promotion, Healthy futures: chronic conditions and public health. The three-day conference included an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health stream.


Leveraging quality improvement through use of the Systems Assessment Tool in Indigenous primary health care services: a mixed methods study

Cunningham FC, Ferguson-Hill S, Matthews V, Bailie R (2016) Leveraging quality improvement through use of the Systems Assessment Tool in Indigenous primary health care services: a mixed methods study BMC Health Services Research; 16: 583 Retrieved 18 October 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1810-y


No more stroke for our mob [rap song]

Rusch R, Wenitong N (2016) No more stroke for our mob [rap song] Melbourne: Stroke Foundation This 3-minute rap song, performed by leading Indigenous artist Naomi Wenitong, aims to raise stroke awareness in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.


Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2011

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2016) Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2011 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


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