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National guide to a preventive health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people / Dr Penny Abbott, Dr May Belfrage, Professor Anne Chang, Dr Justin Coleman, Associate Professor Sophia Couzos, Dr James Fitzpatrick, Dr Emma Fizsimons, Dr Hasantha Gunasekera, Dr Elizabeth (Libby) Hindmarsh, Dr Naomi Houston, Dr Jenny Hunt, Professor Amanda Leach, Dr Nadia Lusis, Dr Nitya Mahorta, Dr Lea Merone, Dr Malcolm McDonald, Dr Sandra Meihubers, Dr Jacki Mein, Dr Annapurna Nori, Dr Rebecca Pedruzzi, Professor David Peiris, Dr Timothy Senior, Dr Vicki Slinko, Professor David Thomas, Dr Marguerite Tracy, Professor Tim Usherwood ; clinical editor, Professor David Peiris ; editorial committee : Professor David Peiris, Associate Professor Sophia Couzos ; [foreword by] Mr John Singer, Chair, NACCHO
Bib ID 7731052
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Abbott, Penny, author
Online Versions
Edition Third edition. 
Description East Melbourne, Victoria : Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, 2018 
ix, 147 pages (3 folded) ; 30 cm 
ISBN 9780869064870 (paperback)

“The third edition of the National guide to a preventative health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (National Guide) is a joint initiative of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organsiation (NACCHO) AND The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), The National Guide is a practical resource intended for all health professionals delivering primary healthcare to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples. Its purpose is to provide health professionals with an accessible, user-friendly guide to best practice in preventive healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients.”--Introduction.

Full contents
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • What's new in the third edition?
  • Chapter 1: Lifestyle
  • Smoking
  • Overweight and obesity
  • Physical activity
  • Alcohol
  • Gambling

Text and colour illustrations on end papers.

"NACCHO National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation"--Title page.

Project lead: Associate Professor Sophia Couzos ; project coordination: Associate Professor Sophia Couzos, Ms Kate Freeman ; RACGP advisor: Dr Timothy Senior ; reviewers: Professor Bruce Armstrong, Professor David Atkinson, Dr Frank Beard, Ms Salina Bernard, Professor Malcolm Battersby, Dr Andrew Boyden, Professor Jonathan Carapetis, Professor Alan Case, Professor Anne Chang, Dr Marilyn Clarke, Professor Stephen Conigrave, Professor Jonathan Chang, Associate Professor Elizabeth Denney-Wilson, Professor Greg Dore, Dr Ben Ewald, Ms Summer May Friday, Dr James Fitzpatrick, Professor Leon Flicker, Professor Kwun Fong, Professor Gail Garvey, Professor Mark Harris, Professor Kelsey Hagarty, Professor Ernest Hunter, Dr Rowena Ivers, Associate Professor Kelvin Kong, Professor Graeme Maguire, Associate Professor Lewis Marshall, Associate Professor Patrick Patradoon-Ho, Associate Professor Carmela Pestell, Professor Jenny Reath, Professor Kaye Ruberis-Thomson, Professor Anthony Rogers, Professor Sherry Saggers, Dr Lydia Scott, Dr Steven Skov, Professor Hugh Taylor, Associate Professor Mark Thomas, Professor Andrew Tonkin, Professor Paul Torzillo, Dr Lisa Whop, Dr Simon Wooley ; organisational reviewers: Cancer Council Australia, Lung Foundation, Kidney Health Australia, National Asthma Council Australia, Heart Support Australia, Stroke Foundation, National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (No FASD) Australia, Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) ; adult, young people and child preventive health lifecycle charts: Ms Kate Freeman ; the National Guide project reference group: Mr Matthew Cooke, Dr Dawn Casey, Associate Professor Peter O'Mara, Associate Professor Sophia Couzos, Professor David Peiris, Dr Nadia Lusis, Professor David Atkinson, Professor Nicholas Zwar, Dr Timothy Senior, Ms Michelle Gonsalvez ; endoresment and support of the National Guide: Ms Dawn Casey, Mr Matthew Cooke, NACCHO Board of Directors, Mr John Gregg, RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Board ; RACGP Expert Committee - Quality Care (REC - QC), RACGP Council, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine ; RACGP publishing team: Mr Anthony Lynch, senior editor, Mr Beverley Guiterrez, production manager, Mrs Beverley Jongue, deisnger, Ms Morgan Liotta, proofreader, Mr Joe Ennis, National Publications manager.

Includes bibliographical references.

Also available online. Addresses as at 7 May 2018

Sponsored by The Australian Government Department of Health.

Reproduction Previous edition: 2012. 
Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.  |  Torres Strait Islanders -- Health and hygiene.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Belfrage, May , author  |  Chang, Anne, Professor, author  |  Coleman, Justin, author  |  Couzos, Sophia, author, editor  |  Fitzpatrick, James, author  |  Fizsimons, Emma, author  |  Gunasekera, Hasantha, author  |  Hindmarsh, Elizabeth, author  |  Houston, Naomi, Dr., author  |  Hunt, Jenny (Jenny M.), author  |  Leach, Amanda, author  |  Lusis, Nadia, author  |  Mahorta, Nitya, author  |  Merone, Lea, author  |  McDonald, Malcolm, Dr., author  |  Meihubers, Sandra, author  |  Mein, Jacki, author  |  Nori, Annapurna, author  |  Pedruzzi, Rebecca, author  |  Peiris, David, author, editor  |  Senior, Timothy, author, consultant  |  Slinko, Vicki, author  |  Thomas, David, Professor, author  |  Tracy, Marguerite, Dr, author  |  Usherwood, Tim, 1953- author  |  Freeman, Kate, author  |  Singer, John, writer of foreword  |  Armstrong, Bruce  |  Atkinson, David, Professor  |  Beard, Fran, Dr  |  Bernard, Salina  |  Battersby, Malcolm  |  Boyden, Andrew  |  Carapetis, Jonathan  |  Case, Alan  |  Clarke, Marilyn, Dr  |  Conigrave, Stephen  |  Chang, Jonathan  |  Denney-Wilson, Elizabeth  |  Dore, Greg, 1962-  |  Ewald, Ben  |  Friday, Summer May  |  Flicker, Leon  |  Fong, Kwun  |  Garvey, Gail  |  Harris, Mark, 1937-2013  |  Hagarty, Kelsey  |  Hunter, Ernest  |  Ivers, Rowena, 1966-  |  Kong, Kelvin  |  Maguire, Graeme, Professor  |  Marshall, Lewis  |  Patradoon-Ho, Patrick  |  Pestell, Carmela  |  Reath, Jenny  |  Ruberis-Thomson, Kaye  |  Rogers, Anthony  |  Saggers, Sherry  |  Scott, Lydia  |  Skov, Steven J. (Steven Jaye)  |  Taylor, Hugh R  |  Thomas, Mark, Associate Professor  |  Tonkin, Andrew  |  Torzillo, Paul  |  Whop, Lisa  |  Wooley, Simon  |  Cooke, Matthew  |  Casey, Dawn, Dr  |  O'Mara, Peter, Associate Professor  |  Zwar, N  |  Gonsalvez, Michelle  |  Gregg, John  |  Lynch, Anthony, editor  |  Guiterrez, Beverley  |  Jongue, Beverley, book designer  |  Liotta, Morgan  |  Ennis, Joe  |  Cancer Council Australia  |  Lung Foundation Australia  |  Kidney Health Australia  |  National Asthma Council (Australia)  |  Heart Support - Australia  |  Stroke Foundation  |  National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders  |  Australasian Society for HIV Medicine  |  Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine  |  National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation  |  Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, issuing body


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