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Living on medicine : a cultural study of end stage renal disease among Aboriginal people. (1998)

Authors: Devitt, Jeannie., McMasters, Anthony., Central Australian Aboriginal Congress
Publisher:Alice Springs, N.T. : IAD Press,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 45 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 45 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • On the machine.
Author:
  • Devitt, Jeannie.
Physical Description:
  • xiv, 192 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary:
  • 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.
Contents:
  • 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.
  • More...
  • More...
Notes:
  • This main report has a companion volume entitled: On the machine : Aboriginal stories about kidney troubles /​ edited by Jeannie Devitt &​ Anthony McMasters.
  • Includes index.
  • Bibliography: p. 187-189.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 1864650028
Dewey Number:
  • 362.19661400899915
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 23017981
  • 23017981
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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