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Yatdjuligin

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery Care

By Odette Best, Bronwyn Fredericks

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Format: Paperback, 330 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition
Other Information: 13 b/w illus. 2 tables
Published In: United Kingdom, 31 December 2017
Yatdjuligin: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery Care introduces students to the fundamentals of the health care of Indigenous Australians from the perspectives of both the patient and the professional. Designed for both non-Indigenous and Indigenous nurses and midwives who will work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, this book addresses the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and mainstream health services, and prepares students for practice in a variety of contexts. Fully updated to reflect the latest research, this new edition includes new chapters on child health and mental health. Updated online resources provide lecturers with resources to support student learning. Written by leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nursing and midwifery academics and practising nurses, Yatdjuligin is an indispensable resource that encourages students to reflect on their values and attitudes towards Indigenous people and health.

Table of Contents

Introduction Gracelyn Smallwood; 1. Historical and current perspectives on the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Juanita Sherwood; 2. A history of health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Ray Lovett; 3. The cultural safety journey: an Aboriginal Australian nursing and midwifery context Odette Best; 4. Indigenous gendered health perspectives Bronwyn Fredericks, Mick Adams and Odette Best; 5. Community controlled health services: what they are and how they work Raelene Ward, Bronwyn Fredericks and Odette Best; 6. Indigenous birthing in remote locations: grandmothers' law and government medicine Nicole Ramsamy; 7. Midwifery practices and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: urban and regional perspectives Machellee Kosiak; 8. Remote-area nursing practice Nicole Ramsamy; 9. Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners Ali Drummond; 10. Indigenous-led research Bronwyn Fredericks and Raelene Ward; 11. Cultural understanding of Aboriginal mental health and suicides from a social and emotional wellbeing perspective Raelene Ward; 12. Indigenous child health Donna Hartz; 13 Caring for our elders Bronwyn Fredericks, Odette Best and Doseena Fergie.

EAN: 9781316642177
ISBN: 1316642178
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Dimensions: 25.5 x 19 centimetres
Age Range: 15+ years
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