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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Wanem morphine (2009)

Author

Cancer Council Queensland

Publisher

Cancer Council Queensland

City

Fortitude Valley, Qld

Type

Booklet

 

Description

An initiative of the Cancer Council Queensland, this booklet was developed to enhance understanding among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people about the utility of morphine as a source of pain relief for cancer treatment patients. The booklet has been written in Creole and provides answers to the many common questions that arise when someone is prescribed morphine. Specifically the booklet provides information on:

In addition the booklet provides information that seeks to dispel the myths about morphine. The booklet contains Indigenous artwork on every page and was a collaborative effort between the Cancer Council Queensland, Indigenous Health Workers, Elders, and Torres Strait Islander people who all contributed to the production of the book.

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Contact details

Cancer Council Queensland
553 Gregory Terrace
Fortitude Valley Qld 4006
PO Box 201
Spring Hill Qld 4004
Ph: (07) 3634 5100
Fax: (07) 3257 1306

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Last updated: 17 September 2014
 
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