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Alex Brown

Professor Alex Brown is an Aboriginal medical doctor and researcher. He grew up on the south coast of New South Wales (NSW) with family connections to Nowra, Wreck Bay and Wallaga Lake on the far south coast of NSW. 

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Long term outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians after hospital intensive care

This article assesses long term outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australians admitted non‐electively to intensive care units (ICUs).
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Review of innovative models of aged care

To assist the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, this review of international models of aged care has been undertaken, identifying key innovative models of care from Australia and around the world.
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A scoping review of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion programs focused on modifying chronic disease risk factors

This review provides a comprehensive synthesis of key information on cardiovascular health among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia to inform those involved or who have an interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, in particular cardiovascular health and provide the evidence...
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"Language breathes life"- Barngarla community perspectives on the wellbeing impacts of reclaiming a dormant Australian Aboriginal language

Little research has sought to identify the potential psychological benefits that may derive from language reclamation. The main purpose of the Barngarla Language and Wellbeing Study is to assess the effectiveness of language revival in improving the mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of...
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Rheumatic heart disease in Indigenous children in northern Australia: differences in prevalence and the challenges of screening

The research compared regional differences in the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) detected by echocardiographic screening in high-risk Indigenous Australian children, and examined the logistical and other practical challenges of RHD screening. Thirty-two remote communities in four regions of northern and central Australia were...