Christina Da Costa

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INTRODUCTION Internationally, musculoskeletal conditions are a major morbidity issue for Indigenous populations and the social and economic burden imposed by musculoskeletal complaints is significant. However, little is known about the prevalence and associated pain and impairment of musculoskeletal conditions among rural Indigenous Australians. METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION Indigenous Australians living in rural communities experience high levels of musculoskeletal conditions that significantly impair their daily activities. Aboriginal health workers (AHWs) have a close understanding of their communities' needs and play a central role in the assessment and management of these conditions. To assist in the(More)
PURPOSE To identify factors affecting length of stay (LOS) for adults participating in outpatient physical or occupational therapy programmes. METHOD A scoping review of the literature was conducted using the Ovid MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, AMED, and Cochrane Library databases. RESULTS A total of 19 articles were retained from the search, and 2 additional(More)
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