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Specialist eye health guidelines for use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations (2001)

Author

Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Publisher

Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care

City

Canberra

Type

Book

 

Description

The Specialist eye health guidelines for use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations cover three eye health conditions common among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians:

They are based on a review of existing literature and practice, and provide information about the treatment and management of these conditions in rural and remote communities.

Although primarily for use by ophthalmologists, the guidelines are a reference for all eye health professionals working in primary health care settings, including:

Abstract adapted from the Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Department of Health and Ageing

Contact details

Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Department of Health and Ageing
PO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6289 5291
Email: oatsih.enquiries@health.gov.au

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Last updated: 4 June 2013
 
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