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Aboriginal infant and toddler mortality and morbidity in Central Australia, 1965 - 1969

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Aboriginal infant and toddler mortality and morbidity in Central Australia, 1965 - 1969
Title
Aboriginal infant and toddler mortality and morbidity in Central Australia, 1965 - 1969
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Subject
Summary
Historical, social and environmental reasons for poor child health; diarrhoeal disease, respiratory infections and malnutrition among the Wailbri, Alyuwarra, Kaiditj, Anmatjira, Aranta, Luritja, Pintupi and Pitjantjatjara of Amoonguna, Areyonga, Docker River, Haasts Bluff, Jay Creek, Papunya, Warrabiri, Yuendumu, Amata; and Indulkana; need for education; rising incidence of severe deafness; growth rates
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Kirke, David Kerry
Series statement
M.D. Thesis - University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
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  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Children
Label
Aboriginal infant and toddler mortality and morbidity in Central Australia, 1965 - 1969
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • bibl.; maps; tbls.; Processed
  • "April 1970"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p.146-149
Contents
Part I. Introduction : Historical review -- Population : Geographical and domiciliary distribution, TRibal distribution, age, sex distribution -- Administration and medical services : Immunisation -- Way of life : Earnings power and employment, Tribal breakdown and cultural bocks, housing, family size -- Education -- Physical environment : Rainfall, temperature, dust flies, dogs, distance -- Genetic differences -- Summary -- Part II. Mortality : Perinatal mortality -- Neonatal, psotneonatal, infant mortality -- Toddler mortality -- Comparative mortalities -- Geographical variations in mortality -- Incidence of deaths in age groups -- Medical causes of death -- Prematurity -- Mortality and malnutrition -- falling mortality -- Part III. Morbidity : Morbidity in rural areas -- Hospital admissions : Duration of stay ; Age of inpatients ; Adminission diagnoses ; Origin of patients -- Infection rates and family size -- Diarrhoeal diseases : Incidence ; Epidemiology ; Aetiology ; Diarrhoea and malnutrition -- Respiratory disease : Incidence ; Chronic ear disease and deafness ; Radiological lung diseases ; Severe lung disease and malnutrition ; Aetiology -- Malnutrition : Classification -- Assessment of nutritional status : Physical examination, anthropometry and percentiles ; Growth rates ; Incidence of poor growth -- Radiography -- Cytology -- Specific deficiencies: Haemoglobin, ascorbic acid, protein, magnesium -- Aetiology -- Implication : Malnutrition and educability -- Other conditions : Infections -- Meningitis, skin sepsis, absesses, conjunctivitism streptococcal allergy, other infections -- Trauma -- Ingestion of toxins -- Congenotal anomalies -- Social problems -- Iatrogenic problems -- Summary -- Part IV. Problems and some solutions : The problems dissected : Recurrent infection and environment -- Altered response to infection -- Treatment of infection -- Malnutrition and educability -- Birth rate -- Communication and deafness -- Cultural understanding -- Some possible solutions : Immediate possibilities -- Health education -- Long-term policies -- References
Control code
M0021358
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
x, 149 leaves :
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Open copying & quotation
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0035337
Label
Aboriginal infant and toddler mortality and morbidity in Central Australia, 1965 - 1969
Publication
Note
  • bibl.; maps; tbls.; Processed
  • "April 1970"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p.146-149
Contents
Part I. Introduction : Historical review -- Population : Geographical and domiciliary distribution, TRibal distribution, age, sex distribution -- Administration and medical services : Immunisation -- Way of life : Earnings power and employment, Tribal breakdown and cultural bocks, housing, family size -- Education -- Physical environment : Rainfall, temperature, dust flies, dogs, distance -- Genetic differences -- Summary -- Part II. Mortality : Perinatal mortality -- Neonatal, psotneonatal, infant mortality -- Toddler mortality -- Comparative mortalities -- Geographical variations in mortality -- Incidence of deaths in age groups -- Medical causes of death -- Prematurity -- Mortality and malnutrition -- falling mortality -- Part III. Morbidity : Morbidity in rural areas -- Hospital admissions : Duration of stay ; Age of inpatients ; Adminission diagnoses ; Origin of patients -- Infection rates and family size -- Diarrhoeal diseases : Incidence ; Epidemiology ; Aetiology ; Diarrhoea and malnutrition -- Respiratory disease : Incidence ; Chronic ear disease and deafness ; Radiological lung diseases ; Severe lung disease and malnutrition ; Aetiology -- Malnutrition : Classification -- Assessment of nutritional status : Physical examination, anthropometry and percentiles ; Growth rates ; Incidence of poor growth -- Radiography -- Cytology -- Specific deficiencies: Haemoglobin, ascorbic acid, protein, magnesium -- Aetiology -- Implication : Malnutrition and educability -- Other conditions : Infections -- Meningitis, skin sepsis, absesses, conjunctivitism streptococcal allergy, other infections -- Trauma -- Ingestion of toxins -- Congenotal anomalies -- Social problems -- Iatrogenic problems -- Summary -- Part IV. Problems and some solutions : The problems dissected : Recurrent infection and environment -- Altered response to infection -- Treatment of infection -- Malnutrition and educability -- Birth rate -- Communication and deafness -- Cultural understanding -- Some possible solutions : Immediate possibilities -- Health education -- Long-term policies -- References
Control code
M0021358
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
x, 149 leaves :
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Open copying & quotation
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0035337

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