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Screening for renal disease in a remote Aboriginal community using the Bayer DCA 2000
(Australian Institute of Medical Scientists, 2001)
End-stage renal disease among Aboriginal Australians has reached alarming proportions during the past decade. The early identification of this disease through community screening programs is a key strategy in reducing the ...
Assessment of the Nova StatSensor whole blood point-of-care creatinine analyser for the measurement of kidney function in screening for chronic kidney disease
(Walter de Gruyter, 2010)
Point-of-care testing for creatinine using a fingerprick sample and resultant estimated glomerular filtration rate has potential for screening for chronic kidney disease in community settings. This study assessed the ...
The Umoona Kidney Project
(Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 2000)
Kidney disease is one of the most serious problems facing Aboriginal Australians. Nationally the number of Aboriginal people with advanced or end-stage kidney disease is six times that of non-Aboriginal Australians. It has ...