Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

Abstract

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. The health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is significantly poorer than all other Australian across all markers of health, life expectancy is lower, hospitalisation rates for communicable and chronic diseases and mental health is higher across the lifespan. There are multiple contributing factors to the health inequalities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples include access to health services, poor nutrition, poor living conditions, lack of culturally safe and culturally respectful health care, human rights and social justice inequities. This chapter will will cover:
• Meaning of health from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspective
• Influence of history on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
• Contemporary Australian Indigenous health services, organisations and distribution of healthcare resource.
• Cultural safety and culturally appropriate care
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNursing in the Australian context
PublisherAllen & Unwin
Chapter6
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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Health
Indigenous Health Services
Delivery of Health Care
Social Conditions
Social Justice
Life Expectancy
Health Status
Health Services
Communicable Diseases
Mental Health
Hospitalization
Chronic Disease
History
Organizations
Safety

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Deravin, L., & McMillan, F. (2019). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. In Nursing in the Australian context Allen & Unwin.
Deravin, Linda ; McMillan, Faye. / Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Nursing in the Australian context. Allen & Unwin, 2019.
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Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

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