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Balanda story 3: how our kidneys work (2005)

Author

Sharing True Stories Project

Publisher

Kidney Health Australia

City

Canberra

Type

Booklet

 

Description

The process of blood filtration and how the kidneys work is a complicated process in our bodies. This resource uses pictures and diagrams to show:

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 how kidneys work and about things that can affect a person's kideny health, such as diabetes and poor nutrition. 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
GPO Box 9993
Melbourne Vic 3001
Ph: (03) 9674 4300
Fax: (03) 9686 7289
Email: vic@kidney.org.au

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Last updated: 12 February 2014
 
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