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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Tropical health in the Top End: an introduction for health practitioners (2003)

Author

Arnold M, Egana N, Johnston F, Morgan S

Publisher

Top End Division of General Practice

City

Darwin

Type

Book

 

Description

This guide aims to provide orientation and advice for doctors and health practitioners new to the Top End of the Northern Territory (NT) about a range of locally important conditions that are less frequently encountered in clinical practice in southern parts of Australia.

This guide contains summaries of 50 conditions and includes some clinical scenarios which highlight important local issues. The guide includes specific references to Indigenous people, including case studies, and provides references to culturally specific educational resources.

The guide is split into seven sections:

Please note that this guide has a clinical focus, and does not provide extensive coverage of a number of issues highly relevant to the health conditions that are included.

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Contact details

Northern Territory Medicare Local
Darwin Office
Stuart House
5 Shepherd St
Darwin NT 0800
GPO Box 2562
Darwin NT 0801
Ph: (08) 8982 1000
Fax: (08) 8981 5899
Email: ntml@ntml.org.au

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Last updated: 15 October 2014
 
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