Indigenous Australian Health and Cultures: An introduction for health professionals

Indigenous Australian Health and Cultures: An introduction for health professionals Edited Book

  • Author(s): Thackrah, R, Scott, K
  • Published: 2011
  • Publisher: Pearson Australia

Abstract: This new edited volume has been written by a diverse group of health professionals, the majority of whom are Indigenous Australians. A life cycle approach has been adopted, with chapters focusing on pregnancy and birthing through to the care and responsibilities of the elderly. These are bookended by the first chapter on Culture, History and Health which contextualises the subsequent content and the final chapter on future directions following the National Apology. Contents 1. Culture, history and health / Sherry Saggers, Maggie Walter, Dennis Gray 2. New life: conception, pregnancy and birthing / Terry Dunbar, Linda Ford 3. Aboriginal infants and young children: the challenges ahead / Heather D'Antoine, Dawn Bessarab 4. Aboriginal youth: challenges, strengths and opportunities / David Vicary, Tine Hoult 5. The health, social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal women / Pat Dudgeon, Roz Walker 6. Lives of indigenous Australian men / Mick Adams, Brian McCoy 7. The elderly: care and responsibilities / Sandra Thompson, Rosemary van den Berg, Kate Smith 8. Loss, grief, bad luck and sorry business / Jane Ulrik, Denise Foster, Vanessa Davis 9. The national apology: a new pathway forward? / Shaun Ewen, Brian McMoy

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Thackrah, R, Scott, K, 2011, Indigenous Australian Health and Cultures: An introduction for health professionals, Edited Book, viewed 05 March 2021, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=5392.

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