How can hospitals better identify Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients to assist medication use?

Erin Sclater, Pauline Deweerd, Sylvia Bridle and Susan Welch
Med J Aust 2016; 205 (5): . || doi: 10.5694/mja16.00090
Published online: 5 September 2016

Identification of Indigenous Australian patients at hospital admission enables the implementation of programs to improve health care, including assistance with the use of medication.

  • Erin Sclater1
  • Pauline Deweerd2
  • Sylvia Bridle1
  • Susan Welch1

  • 1 St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, NSW
  • 2 St Vincent's Health Network, Sydney, NSW


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