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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.

Dialysis Tucker

The Dialysis Tucker website is for dietitians looking after Indigenous dialysis patients in the Top End – Northern Territory (NT). It aims to provide nutrition information for practicing dietitians. The website has many features including: conditions and use of resources helpful tips for dietitians on how they can use the resources development of the resources […]


Hepatitis C virus prevalence and associated risk factors among Indigenous Australians who inject drugs

Doyle M, Maher L, Graham S, Wand H, Iversen J (2017) Hepatitis C virus prevalence and associated risk factors among Indigenous Australians who inject drugs Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; Early View: (1-5)


Reducing hospital admissions in remote Australia through the establishment of a palliative and chronic disease respite facility

Carey TA, Arundell M, Schouten K, Humphreys JS, Miegel F, Murphy S, Wakerman J (2017) Reducing hospital admissions in remote Australia through the establishment of a palliative and chronic disease respite facility BMC Palliative Care; 16: 54 Retrieved 16 November 2017 from https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-017-0247-3


Minced words: the importance of widespread hearing loss as an issue in the mental health of Indigenous Australians

Howard D, Barney J (2018) Minced words: the importance of widespread hearing loss as an issue in the mental health of Indigenous Australians. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 18(1) Retrieved [access date] http://healthbulletin.org.au/articles/minced-words-the-importance-of-widespread-hearing-loss-as-an-issue-in-the-mental-health-of-indigenous-australians Corresponding author Dr Damien Howard, Phoenix Consulting, email:  damien@phoenixconsulting.com.au, address: 1 Phoenix St, Nightcliff, Darwin, ph: 0412484487, fax: 0889140069


Effect of secondary penicillin prophylaxis on valvular changes in patients with rheumatic heart disease in Far North Queensland

Haran S, Crane N, Kazi S, Axford-Haines L, White A (2017) Effect of secondary penicillin prophylaxis on valvular changes in patients with rheumatic heart disease in Far North Queensland Australian Journal of Rural Health; Early View: (1-7)


PrEP

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (2017) PrEP Adelaide, SA: South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute This video aims to raise awareness of the drug, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), to prevent HIV.


Indigenous genetics and rare diseases: harmony, diversity and equity

Baynam G, Molster C, Bauskis A, Kowal E, Savarirayan R, Kelaher M, Easteal S, Massey L, Garvey G, Goldblatt J, Pachter N, Weeramanthri TS, Dawkins HJS (2017) Indigenous genetics and rare diseases: harmony, diversity and equity In: Posada de la Paz M, Taruscio D, Groft SC, eds. Rare diseases epidemiology: update and overview. : Springer […]


Risk factors for falls among older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in urban and regional communities

Lukaszyk C, Radford K, Delbaere K, Ivers R, Rogers K, Sherrington C, Tiedemann A, Coombes J, Daylight G, Draper B, Broe T (2017) Risk factors for falls among older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in urban and regional communities Australasian Journal on Ageing; Early View: (1-7)


Passing on wisdom: Jason’s diabetes story

Bartlett J (2017) Passing on wisdom: Jason’s diabetes story Perth, WA: WA Centre for Rural Health This video aims to raise awareness of the complications of diabetes.


HIV

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (2017) HIV Adelaide, SA: South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute This health promotion video explains HIV and how it relates to sexuality, drug use, and the AIDS virus.


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