Topics: Older people

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.

Overview of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2016

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet (2017) Overview of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2016 Retrieved 3/3/2017 from http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/health-facts/overviews


Falls risk assessment outcomes and factors associated with falls for older Indigenous Australians

Hill KD, Flicker L, LoGiudice D, Smith K, Atkinson D, Hyde Zoë, Fenner S, Skeaf L, Malay R, Boyle E (2016) Falls risk assessment outcomes and factors associated with falls for older Indigenous Australians Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12569)


Cognitive decline in Aboriginal Australians: the impact of education and early life factors

Minogue CC (2016) Cognitive decline in Aboriginal Australians: the impact of education and early life factors Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of Sydney: Sydney


World Indigenous Cancer Conference 2016

The World Indigenous Cancer Conference (WICC) was held in Brisbane, Queensland from 12 – 14 April 2016. The theme of the inaugural conference was Connecting, communicating and collaborating across the globe. The aim of the conference was to provide opportunities to foster new collaboration, enhance capacity and share knowledge and information about cancer and Indigenous people internationally. […]


The health of older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

LoGiudice D (2016) The health of older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Australasian Journal on Ageing; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajag.12332)


Incontinence sketch video resources

Primary Health Network Northern Territory (2016) Incontinence sketch video resources Darwin, NT: Primary Health Network Northern Territory This resource package includes sketch videos describing incontinence, who it affects, its causes, symptoms and where to get help.


Community care for Indigenous older people: an update

Lindeman MA, Smith K, LoGiudice D, Elliott M (2016) Community care for Indigenous older people: an update Australasian Journal on Ageing; Early View: (1-4) http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajag.12316


Prevalence and incidence of frailty in Aboriginal Australians, and associations with mortality and disability

Hyde Z, Flicker L, Smith K, Atkinson D, Fenner S, Skeaf L, Malay R, Giudice D (2016) Prevalence and incidence of frailty in Aboriginal Australians, and associations with mortality and disability Maturitas; In press: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.02.013)


Physical functional limitations among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal older adults: associations with socio-demographic factors and health

Gubhaju L, Banks E, MacNiven R, McNamara BJ, Joshy G, Bauman A, Eades SJ (2015) Physical functional limitations among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal older adults: associations with socio-demographic factors and health PLoS ONE; 10: (1-17)


A review of outcome following valve surgery for rheumatic heart disease in Australia

Russell EA, Tran L, Baker RA, Bennetts JS, Brown A, Reid CM, Tam R, Walsh WF, Maguire GP (2015) A review of outcome following valve surgery for rheumatic heart disease in Australia BMC Cardiovascular Disorders; 15: 103 Retrieved 23 September 2015 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12872-015-0094-1


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