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Point-of-care testing in the Aboriginal community
(Australian Institute of Medical Scientists, 2003)
This article documents experiences working in the field of Aboriginal health. The principle focus of the work is the application of Point-of-Care (POC) technology for the early detection and management of chronic diseases ...
Assessment of the point-of-care Cholestech Lipid Analyser for lipid screening in Aboriginal communities
(Australian Institute of Medical Scientists, 2002)
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality in Aboriginal Australians. Screening for cardiovascular disease risk factors, notably elevated blood lipids, is urgently needed. The small portable Cholestech machine ...
How to set up and manage a point-of-care testing service
(Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists, 2004)
In this paper, various point-of-care testing (POCT) models for early detection and/or management of chronic diseases in rural Aboriginal communities are used to provide practical examples of how to set up and manage a ...
Assisting diabetes management through point-of-care HbA1c testing - the QAAMS program for Aboriginal health workers
(Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 2003)
Diabetes has had a devastating impact on the health of Indigenous people throughout the world. In Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people suffer between 12 and 17 times more deaths due to diabetes than ...
Evaluation of a training program for device operators in the Australian Government's Point of Care Testing in General Practice Trial: issues and implications for rural and remote practices
(Australian Rural Health Education Network, 2009)
From September 2005 to February 2007 the Australian Government funded the Point of Care Testing (PoCT) in General Practice Trial, a multi-centre, cluster randomised controlled trial to determine the safety, clinical ...