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Title Indigenous Australians and health : the wombat in the room / edited by Ron Hampton and Maree Toombs.
Imprint South Melbourne, Victoria : Oxford University Press, 2013.
©2013
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LOCATION CALL NO NOTE STATUS
 KEMH Library  WA 399 IND 2013    AVAILABLE
 SMHS Library RPH  362.849915 IND 2013    AVAILABLE
 CAHS Medical Library  WA 399 IND 2013    DUE 14-04-20


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Phys. Description xxvii, 329 pages ; 26 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Culture, identity and indigenous Australian peoples -- Racism, colonisation/colonialism and impacts on indigenous people -- Contemprary indigenous Australians -- Indigenous Australian concepts of health and well-being -- Indigenous access to health and health services -- Ethics and indigenous health care: cultural competencies, protocols and integrity -- Communication for working with indigenous Australians -- Case examples of primary health care -- Physical health among indigenous Australians -- Nutrition and diet in indigenous communities -- Mental health among indigenous Australians -- Impacts of substance abuse, violence and self-harm in indigenous communities -- Disability in indigenous Australians -- Allied health and indigenous Australians -- Final word.
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Australia.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Health and hygiene -- Australia.
Community health services -- Australia.
Health Services, Indigenous.
Oceanic Ancestry Group.
Culture.
Social Welfare.
Australia.
Alt Author Hampton, Ron, editor of compilation.
Toombs, Maree, editor of compilation.
ISBN 9780195519624 (pbk.)