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Supportive care approach to kidney disease - for Indigenous Australians (2011)

Author

Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Service, Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council

Publisher

Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Service and the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council

City

Broome

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

This audiovisual resource provides information about kidney disease and dialysis at home for Indigenous people in Western Australia (WA). It follows the story of an Indigenous woman who is diagnosed with kidney disease when having a check-up for another health condition. The resource provides step-by-step education on home dialysis for patients with kidney disease, and includes information on how a healthy diet and a clean home can help to keep patients healthy.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Contact details

Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Service
1125 Ironwood Drive
PO Box 216
Kununurra WA 6743
Ph: (08) 9168 1288
Fax: (08) 9168 2053
Email: admin@ovahs.org.au

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council
Cnr Anne St and Dora St
PO Box 1377
Broome WA 6725
Ph: (08) 9194 3200
Fax: (08) 9192 2500
Email: kamsc@kamsc.org.au

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