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Balanda story 1: about breathing (2005)

Author

Sharing True Stories Project

Publisher

Kidney Health Australia

City

Canberra

Type

Booklet

 

Description

This resource uses picture and diagrams to explain the process of breathing and how the lungs work. It examines the following:

It brings together complex medical information in an easy to understand pictorial way. The resource is written in plain language.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This booklet is designed to be used to start a discussion about breathing and about things that can affect a person's breathing, such as cigarette smoke, asthma and other chronic respiratory diseases. The health worker should allow plenty of time for people to look at the pictures, and can use actions to illustrate the text. The booklet can be used when talking one-on-one or in group situations.

Contact details

Kidney Health Australia
Head Office
125 Cecil Street
South Melbourne Vic 3205
GPO Box 9993
Melbourne VIC 3001
Phone: (03) 9674 4300
Fax: (03) 9674 4399
Email: vic@kidney.org.au

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Last updated: 13 July 2016
 
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