Topics: Respiratory 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.

Inequalities in pediatric avoidable hospitalizations between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children in Australia: a population data linkage study

Falster K, Banks E, Lujic S, Falster M, Lynch J, Zwi K, Eades S, Leyland AH, Jorm L (2016) Inequalities in pediatric avoidable hospitalizations between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children in Australia: a population data linkage study BMC Pediatrics; 16: 169 Retrieved 21 October 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-016-0706-7


Health professional and community perspectives on reducing barriers to accessing specialist health care in metropolitan Aboriginal communities: a semi-structured interview study

Young C, Tong A, Gunasekera H, Sherriff S, Kalucy D, Fernando P, Craig JC (2016) Health professional and community perspectives on reducing barriers to accessing specialist health care in metropolitan Aboriginal communities: a semi-structured interview study Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13374)


Seasonal variability of respiratory syncytial virus infection in the Top End of the Northern Territory (2012–2014)

Fagan P, McLeod C, Baird RW (2016) Seasonal variability of respiratory syncytial virus infection in the Top End of the Northern Territory (2012–2014) Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13303)


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


The inequitable burden of group A streptococcal diseases in Indigenous Australians

May PJ, Bowen AC, Carapetis JR (2016) The inequitable burden of group A streptococcal diseases in Indigenous Australians Medical Journal of Australia; 205: (201-203)


Cathy Freeman for Just One Breath

Just One Breath (2016) Cathy Freeman for Just One Breath Brisbane: Lung Foundation Australia This video features Just One Breath Ambassador, Cathy Freeman, sharing her story of living with asthma.


Indigenous lung health checklist

Lung Foundation Australia (2016) Indigenous lung health checklist Brisbane: Lung Foundation Australia This resource provides a lung health checklist for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


Sandie’s story: Why I quit smoking

Lung Foundation Australia (2016) Sandie’s story: Why I quit smoking Brisbane: Lung Foundation Australia This resource aims to raise awareness of the harmful effects of smoking on lung health.


Collaborative handbook: Closing the Gap

Improvement Foundation (2016) Collaborative handbook: Closing the Gap Adelaide: SA: Australian Primary Care Collaboratives Program This resource encourages and supports general practices and health services throughout Australia to deliver rapid, measurable, systematic and sustainable improvements in the care they provide to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients.


A cross-sectional survey of environmental health in remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia

Melody SM, Bennett E, Clifford HD, Johnston FH, Shepherd CCJ, Alach Z, Lester M, Wood LJ, Franklin P, Zosky GR (2016) A cross-sectional survey of environmental health in remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia International Journal of Environmental Health Research; Latest articles: (1-12)


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