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Title: Point-of-care in Aboriginal hands
Authors: Jones, Richard
Mazzachi, Beryl C
Shephard, Mark Douglas
Keywords: Health care
Aboriginal peoples
Chronic illness
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal
Citation: Jones, R., Mazzachi, B. and Shephard, M., 2002. Point-of-care in Aboriginal hands. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 26(6), 13-16.
Abstract: Diabetes, kidney disease and heart disease (all chronic diseases) are among the most serious health problems facing Aboriginal people today. The point-of-care program has a broad chronic disease focus that (a) looks for early signs of diabetes, kidney disease and heart disease collectively and (b) provides follow-up management for people identified as being at risk for chronic disease.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/26307
ISSN: 1037-3403
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