Topics: Respiratory health

Retrospective review of 200 children hospitalised with acute asthma. Identification of intervention points: a single centre

Giarola BF, McCallum GB, Bailey EJ, Morris PS, Maclennan C, Chang AB (2013) Retrospective review of 200 children hospitalised with acute asthma. Identification of intervention points: a single centre Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Early view: () The object of this retrospective review of 200 children hospitalised in Royal Darwin Hospital with asthma was […]


Evaluation of the SMARTACOP score for stratifying pneumonia risk in a Torres Strait Islander population

McIver L1, Berghofer H1, Tongpao L1, Kippin A1, Buettner P2 (2013) Evaluation of the SMARTACOP score for stratifying pneumonia risk in a Torres Strait Islander population. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 14(1). Retrieved [access date] from http://healthbulletin.org.au/articles/evaluation-of-the-smartacop-score-for-stratifying-pneumonia-risk-in-a-torres-strait-islander-population


Mailed versus frozen transport of nasal swabs for surveillance of respiratory bacteria in remote Indigenous communities in Australia

O’Grady K-A F, Whiley DM, Torzillo PJ, Sloots TP, Lambert SB (2013) Mailed versus frozen transport of nasal swabs for surveillance of respiratory bacteria in remote Indigenous communities in Australia BMC Infectious Diseases; 13(http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-543): 543 Retrieved 14 November 2013 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-543


Release of the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health survey: first results, Australia, 2012-13

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health survey: first results, Australia, 2012-13.


Whooping cough brochure for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons

Australian Government Department of Health (2013) Whooping cough brochure for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons Canberra: Australian Government Department of Health This brochure provides information for Indigenous Australian parents on immunising their children against whooping cough. It includes information on what whooping cough is, symptoms, when to vaccinate, and where to obtain the vaccination. […]


Self-management of chronic conditions in a rural and remote context

Sav A, King MA, Kelly F, McMillan SS, Kendall E, Whitty JA, Wheeler AJ (2013) Self-management of chronic conditions in a rural and remote context Australian Journal of Primary Health; online early: ()


National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023

Australian Department of Health and Ageing (2013) National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023 Canberra: Australian Department of Health and Ageing


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health performance framework 2012 report: Australian Capital Territory

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2013) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health performance framework 2012 report: Australian Capital Territory Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Let’s yarn about lung cancer

Lung Foundation Australia (2013) Let’s yarn about lung cancer Brisbane, Qld: Lung Foundation Australia The Let’s yarn about lung cancer DVD aims to get people looking out for, and listening for signs of lung cancer.


Should anti-tobacco media messages be culturally targeted for Indigenous populations? A systematic review and narrative synthesis

Gould GS, McEwen A, Watters T, Clough AR, van der Zwan R (2013) Should anti-tobacco media messages be culturally targeted for Indigenous populations? A systematic review and narrative synthesis Tobacco Control; 22: (e7)