Collaborations in care: a multi-dsciplinary team approach to australian indigenous health
- At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
- Type: Presentations + Posters
- By: SWAIN, Lindy (Northern Rivers University Dept of Rural Health, Lismore, Australia)
The life expectancy of Indigenous Australians is seventeen years below that of their Australian non-indigenous counterparts1. The prevalence of diabetes, renal disease, heart disease, stroke, infectious diseases and asthma is many times higher and occurs at a younger age in the Indigenous compared with the non-Indigenous Australian population2... The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.