Urinary tract calculi in aboriginal children
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Adelaide Children's Hospital, South Australia.Australian paediatric journal 01/1990; 25(6):363-5. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.1989.tb02358.x
Forty-three Aboriginal children with urinary tract calculi are reviewed. There was a preponderance of male children and the majority presented early in life with urinary tract infection. Associated gastrointestinal and other problems were also common. The calculi caused considerable morbidity: 34 major surgical procedures were undertaken and three kidneys were lost.
- Australian and New Zealand journal of medicine 01/1992; 21(6):921-7. DOI:10.1111/j.1445-5994.1991.tb01421.x
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ABSTRACT: We identified 244 relevant articles pertinent to indigenous health (4% of the total) with a steady increase in number since 1995. Most Australian publications in the journal (with a small Indigenous population) have focussed on conditions such as malnutrition, diarrhoeal disease, iron deficiency, rheumatic fever, acute glomerulonephritis and respiratory and ear infections, and in settings where nearly all affected children are Indigenous. In contrast, New Zealand publications (with a large Maori and Pacific Islander population) have addressed important health issues affecting all children but emphasised the over-representation of Maori and Pacific Islanders. Publications in the journal are largely descriptive studies with relatively few systematic reviews and randomised trials. Our review attempts to cover the important Indigenous health issues in our region as represented by articles published in the Journal. The studies do document definite improvements in indigenous child health over the last 50 years. © 2014 The Authors. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health © 2014 Paediatrics and Child Health Division (Royal Australasian College of Physicians).Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 12/2014; 51(1). DOI:10.1111/jpc.12807 · 1.15 Impact Factor
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