A multilevel analysis on the relationship between neighbourhood poverty and public hospital utilization: is the high Indigenous morbidity avoidable?
- Abroad thoughts from home. Ashworth, T.G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/3/88, Vol. 297 Issue 6661, p1483
Relates experience of the author on the treatment of aborigines in Australia. Impressions on the aboriginal patients and the place; Prevalence of malnutrition and infection; Importance of supporting multiculturalism.
- TOP END HAPPENINGS. Tattam, Amanda // Australian Nursing Journal;Jun95, Vol. 2 Issue 11, p12
Reports on updates concerning the provision of nursing services in the Northern Territory (N.T.) for the period ending June 1995. Remote area nurses' importance in the provision of health care; Challenges faced by nurses in the N.T.; Factors influencing the delivery of health care among...
- Making a difference in remote health. Overy, Carolyn // Australian Nursing Journal;Mar2010, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p42
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience as a rural nurse and sole health practitioner in a remote Aboriginal community.
- RESOURCE TACKLES INDIGENOUS PAIN ISSUES. Fenwick, Clare // Australian Nursing Journal;Dec2000/Jan2001, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p37
Announces the availability of the `Pain Management Strategies for Health Professionals Caring for Central Australian Aboriginal People' educational resource in year 2001. Coverage of the educational resource; How to obtain a copy of the material.
- Deprivation and health risk indicators in full-time permanent workers. Gusto, Gaëlle; Vol, Sylviane; Lasfargues, Gérard; Guillaud, Christian; Lantieri, Olivier; Tichet, Jean // European Journal of Public Health;Aug2014, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p585
Background: Association between deprivation and health is well established, particularly among unemployed or fixed-term contract or temporary contract subjects. This study aimed to assess if this relationship existed as well in full-time permanent workers. Methods: Biometrical, biological,...
- Warning over rise in child poverty. // Practice Nurse;5/27/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p33
The article cites warnings on the rise of child poverty in Great Britain following changes to benefits and tax credits.
- At the bottom of the pile. Delamothe, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;9/22/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7874, preceding p1
No abstract available.
- Socioeconomic status and hospital utilization among younger adult pneumonia admissions at a Canadian hospital. McGregor, Margaret J.; Reid, Robert J.; Schulzer, Michael; Fitzgerald, J. Mark; Levy, Adrian R.; Cox, Michelle B. // BMC Health Services Research;2006, Vol. 6, p152
Background: Although the general association between socioeconomic status (SES) and hospitalization has been well established, few studies have considered the relationship between SES and hospital length of stay (LOS), and/or hospital re-admission. The primary objective of this study therefore,...
- Fred Hollows. Clausen, Lisa // Time International (South Pacific Edition);10/25/99, Issue 43, p96
Presents a history of eye surgeon Fred Hollows, who spent his life treating Australian Aborigines and the poor. His belief in the need to help others; His help in founding Australia's first Aboriginal medical center; His view of healthcare as political; The effect of his work.