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Living on medicine : a cultural study of end-stage renal disease among Aboriginal people / Jeannie Devitt & Anthony McMasters
Bib ID 387121
Format BookBook
Author
Devitt, Jeannie
 
Description Alice Springs, N.T. : IAD Press, 1998 
xiv, 192 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 1864650028 (paperback)
Summary

Describes the devastating effects that renal disease is having on Aboriginal people and their families in Central Australia. The study examines the social and cultural complexities challenging Aboriginal renal patients, their families and the health professionals managing their care.

Notes

This main report has a companion volume entitled: On the machine : Aboriginal stories about kidney troubles / edited by Jeannie Devitt & Anthony McMasters.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 187-189.

Subjects Chronic renal failure -- Patients -- Australia, Central.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Diseases -- Australia, Central.  |  Indigenous knowledge - World view.  |  Health - Attitudes and definitions.  |  Health - Urogenital system.  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.
Other authors/contributors McMasters, Anthony
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