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Yatdjuligin : Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander nursing and midwifery care

Contributor(s): Best, Odette [author.] | Fredericks, Bronwyn [author.]Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2021Edition: 3Description: xxvi, 381 pages : illustrations ; 26 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781108794695; 1108794696Subject(s): Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care | Torres Strait Islanders -- Medical care | Nursing -- Australia | Midwifery -- AustraliaAdditional physical formats: ebook version: No titleDDC classification: 362.10899915 LOC classification: RA563.A88
Contents:
1. Historical and current perspectives on the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples -- 2. A history of health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people -- 3. The cultural safety journey: an Aboriginal Australian nursing and midwifery context -- 4. Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing -- 5. Indigenous gendered health perspectives -- 6. Community controlled health services: what they are and how they work -- 7. Midwifery practices and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: urban and regional perspectives -- 8. Indigenous birthing in remote locations: grandmother's law and government medicine -- 9. Remote area nursing practice -- 10. Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners -- 11. Indigenous-led qualitative research -- 12. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander quantitative research -- 13. Navigating First Nations social and emotional wellbeing in mainstream mental health services -- 14. Cultural understandings of Aboriginal suicide from a social and emotional wellbeing perspective -- 15. Indigenous child health -- 16. Caring for our elders.
Subject: This book introduces students to the fundamentals of health care of Indigenous Australians, encompassing the perspectives of both the client and the health practitioner. Written for all nurses and midwives, this book addresses the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and mainstream health services and introduces readers to practice and research in a variety of healthcare contexts. This new edition has been fully updated to reflect current research and documentation, with an emphasis on cultural safety. Three new chapters cover Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing, social and emotional wellbeing in mainstream mental health services and quantitative research. Chapter content is complemented by case study scenarios, author reflections and reflection questions. These features illustrate historical and contemporary challenges, encourage students to reflect on their own attitudes and values, and provide strategies to deliver quality, person-centred health care.
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Barkly (Tennant Creek)
Aboriginal Health TC AH 362.10899915 YAT-3 2021 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 30820000505532
Book Big Rivers (Katherine)
Aboriginal Health K AH 362.10899915 YAT-3 2021 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 30820000505474
Book Central Australia (Alice Springs)
Aboriginal Health AL AH 362.10899915 YAT-3 2021 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 30820000505656
Book East Arnhem
Aboriginal Health EA AH 362.10899915 YAT-3 2021 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 30820000505466
Book Top End (Darwin)
Aboriginal Health DL AH 362.10899915 YAT-3 2021 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 30820000505789

Previous edition: 2018.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Historical and current perspectives on the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples -- 2. A history of health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people -- 3. The cultural safety journey: an Aboriginal Australian nursing and midwifery context -- 4. Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing -- 5. Indigenous gendered health perspectives -- 6. Community controlled health services: what they are and how they work -- 7. Midwifery practices and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: urban and regional perspectives -- 8. Indigenous birthing in remote locations: grandmother's law and government medicine -- 9. Remote area nursing practice -- 10. Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners -- 11. Indigenous-led qualitative research -- 12. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander quantitative research -- 13. Navigating First Nations social and emotional wellbeing in mainstream mental health services -- 14. Cultural understandings of Aboriginal suicide from a social and emotional wellbeing perspective -- 15. Indigenous child health -- 16. Caring for our elders.

This book introduces students to the fundamentals of health care of Indigenous Australians, encompassing the perspectives of both the client and the health practitioner. Written for all nurses and midwives, this book addresses the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and mainstream health services and introduces readers to practice and research in a variety of healthcare contexts. This new edition has been fully updated to reflect current research and documentation, with an emphasis on cultural safety. Three new chapters cover Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing, social and emotional wellbeing in mainstream mental health services and quantitative research. Chapter content is complemented by case study scenarios, author reflections and reflection questions. These features illustrate historical and contemporary challenges, encourage students to reflect on their own attitudes and values, and provide strategies to deliver quality, person-centred health care.

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