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Community Health Nurse Role and Skills Required to Improve Equity and Access to Renal Healthcare for Australian Aboriginal Peopl
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Community Health Nurse Roles and skills required to improve equity and access to Renal Healthcare for Australian Aboriginal peoples from a population health perspective (Name) (University) (Course) (Tutor) (Date) Introduction The chronic renal disease is wide spread among the Australian Aboriginal people and is indeed a very complex problem.
Due to the loss of renal functions, there are other conditions that develop which compound the problem making it hard for family members to take care of such a patient at home without serious healthcare support from hospitals. Such complications include, anaemia, acidosis: a condition where there is a lot of acid in the body fluids, high blood pressure, bone diseases, general cholesterol and fatty acids disorders( Couzos, 2004, pp.186-189; Deeble, 2003). It is medically known that such patients do require constant healthcare support which in many cases consists of constant monitoring, testing, and treatment through dialysis and in many cases these patients require on time kidney transplants (Australian Nursing Federation, 2009, pp.2-12). . The problem of renal failure within the Australian aboriginal people has been attributed to many factors. ...
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