Describes the devastating effects that renal disease is having on Aboriginal people and their families in Central Australia. The study examines the social and cultural complexities challenging Aboriginal renal patients, their families and the health professionals managing their care.
Like a time bomb
Now they get sick for good
We need our family with us
I used to be as healthy as a white person
Living on medicine
I only understand half
Sorrows nearly every year.
This main report has a companion volume entitled: On the machine : Aboriginal stories about kidney troubles / edited by Jeannie Devitt & Anthony McMasters.
Bibliography: p. 187-189.
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