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Paul Lawton

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Addressing racism to improve healthcare outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: a case study in kidney care

Action is urgently needed to address the immense health disparities in kidney disease outcomes suffered by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, who have at least six times the age-standardised incidence of end-stage kidney disease requiring treatment as non-Indigenous Australians.
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Addressing profound disadvantages to improve Indigenous health and reduce hospitalisation

This article presents the findings of a study exploring how to improve health service utilisations for Aboriginal people in the Katherine region.
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The relationship between number of primary health care visits and hospitalisations: Evidence from linked clinic and hospital data for remote Indigenous Australians

rimary health care (PHC) is widely regarded as essential for preventing and treating ill health. However, the evidence on whether improved PHC reduces hospitalisations has been mixed. This study examines the relationship between PHC and hospital inpatient care in a population with high health need...
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Indigenous patient voices: Gathering perspectives - finding solutions for chronic and end stage kidney disease, 2017 symposium report

This report documents the discussions of the inaugural “Indigenous patient voices: Gathering perspectives finding solutions for chronic and end-stage kidney disease symposium.”
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Serum vitamin D levels, diabetes and cardio-metabolic risk factors in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

Assesses levels of serum 25(OH)D in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and explores relationships between 25(OH)D and cardio-metabolic risk factors and diabetes. Abstract
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