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2 Acknowledgements This paper has been presented at the 1997 meetings of LACEA, the IDB and Fedesarrollo. We are grateful to The views and interpretations in this document are those of the authors and should not be attributed to the Inter-American Development Bank, or to any individual acting on its behalf. Abstract The dynamic commons problem arises when(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate how policy requiring cultural respect and attention to health equity is implemented in the care of rural and remote Aboriginal people in city hospitals. METHODS Interviews with 26 staff in public hospitals in Adelaide, South Australia, were analysed (using a framework based on cultural competence) to identify their perceptions of(More)
BACKGROUND Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experience inequity in health outcomes in Australia. Health care interactions are an important starting place to seek to address this inequity. The majority of health professionals in Australia do not identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and the health care interaction therefore(More)
OBJECTIVE This study identified barriers to and facilitators of mental health (MH) and alcohol and drug (AOD) comorbidity services, in order to drive service improvement. METHOD Participatory action research enabled strong engagement with community services, including Aboriginal and refugee groups. Surveys, interviews and consultations were undertaken(More)
  • Janet L. Kelly
  • 2014
The association between inpatient hyperglycemia and adverse patient outcomes is well documented. 1–7 Thus, focus on inpatient glycemic control has increased in the past decade. However, optimal glycemic targets remain controversial, and significant barriers to optimal glycemic control persist. Inpatient Glycemic Targets After publication of the initial van(More)
Participation in design has typically focused on involving those who use, will use, or who represent the users of the products in development. In this paper we discuss our experiences designing with 'pre-users'---people who have a relationship to the technology other than as a user or potential user of the product. We present a case study that documents how(More)
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