RHD: Women and pregnancy

Rémond, Marc, and Maguire, Graeme (2011) RHD: Women and pregnancy. O & G Magazine, 13 (3). pp. 47-50.

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Abstract

Rheumatic heart disease has been all but forgotten in mainstream Australia. However, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, particularly those living in regional and remote Australia, have among the highest rates of the disease in the world. This burden is disproportionately borne by women.

Item ID: 18986
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 1442-5319
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Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2011 03:59
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1102 Cardiovascular Medicine and Haematology > 110201 Cardiology (incl Cardiovascular Diseases) @ 34%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine > 111404 Reproduction @ 33%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine > 111402 Obstetrics and Gynaecology @ 33%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9203 Indigenous Health > 920301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Determinants of Health @ 100%
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