Topics: Kidney 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.

Haemodialysis outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients of remote Kimberley region origin

Marley JV, Dent HK, Wearne M, Fitzclarence C, Nelson C, Siu K, Warr K, Atkinson D (2010) Haemodialysis outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients of remote Kimberley region origin Medical Journal of Australia; 193: (516-520)


Developing a model of care to improve the health and well-being for Indigenous people receiving renal dialysis treatment

1 November, 2010 | Posted in Vol 10 No 4, October - December 2010  Kidney health  

Preece C (2010) Developing a model of care to improve the health and well-being for Indigenous people receiving renal dialysis treatment. Master of Applied Science, Brisbane: School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology


A preliminary evaluation of the prevalence of falls, pain and urinary incontinence in remote living Indigenous Australians over the age of 45 years

LoGiudice DC, Smith K, Atkinson D, Dwyer A, Lautenschlager N, Almeida OA, Flicker L (2010) A preliminary evaluation of the prevalence of falls, pain and urinary incontinence in remote living Indigenous Australians over the age of 45 years Internal Medicine Journal; Accepted Articles: (1-21)


Kidney health discovery: the kidneys

Renal Resource Centre (2010) Kidney health discovery: the kidneys Sydney: Renal Resource Centre


Indigenous Chronic Disease Package

The Commonwealth government has contributed $805.5 million to deliver the Indigenous Chronic Disease Package, as part of the COAG National Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes.


Glomerulonephritis and managing the risks of chronic renal disease

Singh GR (2009) Glomerulonephritis and managing the risks of chronic renal disease. Pediatric Clinics of North America;56(6):1363-1382


Chronic Diseases Network Conference – Prevention is the best medicine

The 13th Annual Chronic Diseases Network Conference was held 10-11 September 2009 in Darwin.


Relationships between birthweight and biomarkers of chronic disease in childhood: Aboriginal Birth Cohort Study 1987-2001

Sayers S, Singh G, Mott S, McDonnell J, Hoy W (2009) Relationships between birthweight and biomarkers of chronic disease in childhood: Aboriginal Birth Cohort Study 1987-2001. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology;23(6):548-556


Streptococcal peritonitis in Australian peritoneal dialysis patients: predictors, treatment and outcomes in 287 cases

1 October, 2009 | Posted in Vol 9 No 3, July 2009 - September 2009  Kidney health  

O’Shea S, Hawley CM, McDonald SP, Brown FG, Rosman JB, et al. (2009) Streptococcal peritonitis in Australian peritoneal dialysis patients: predictors, treatment and outcomes in 287 cases. BMC Nephrology;10(19):1-9


Revision of the preventable chronic disease strategy: background paper: preventable chronic diseases in Aboriginal populations

Northern Territory Department of Health and Families (2009) Revision of the preventable chronic disease strategy: background paper: preventable chronic diseases in Aboriginal populations. Darwin: Northern Territory Department of Health and Families


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