Critical appraisal of the management of severe malnutrition:4 Implications for Aboriginal child health in northern Australia
Brewster, David R. (2006) Critical appraisal of the management of severe malnutrition:4 Implications for Aboriginal child health in northern Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42 (10). pp. 594-595.
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Abstract: The main implications of this review for the treatment of malnourished Australian Aboriginal children in northern Australia are that the emphasis needs to change from hospital case management with enteral tube-feeding to improved community management with a focus on environmental health (e.g. housing, hygiene and overcrowding) and child care issues.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||child care; enteropath; hygiene; indigenous; malnutrition|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111701 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health @ 50%|
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine > 111403 Paediatrics @ 50%
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9203 Indigenous Health > 920301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Determinants of Health @ 50%|
92 HEALTH > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920501 Child Health @ 50%
|Deposited On:||30 Apr 2010 17:08|
|Last Modified:||06 Jun 2011 10:11|
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