Adult health checks for Indigenous Australians: the first year's experience from the Inala Indigenous Health Service.

@article{Spurling2009AdultHC,
  title={Adult health checks for Indigenous Australians: the first year's experience from the Inala Indigenous Health Service.},
  author={Geoffrey K. P. Spurling and Noel E. Hayman and Anna L Cooney},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2009},
  volume={190 10},
  pages={562-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of the adult health check for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15-54 years, in an urban Indigenous primary health care setting. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Cross-sectional study of Indigenous patients recruited opportunistically from the Inala Indigenous Health Service between 1 June 2007 and 31 July 2008. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Newly identified cardiovascular risk factors, investigations ordered and performed, interventions and new… CONTINUE READING