Aust Fam Physician. 1995 Aug; 24(8): 1461, 1464-6.
Alice Springs Royal Flying Doctor Service, Orange Base Hospital, New South Wales.
Central Australian Aborigines have a wide variety of medical illnesses which differ in incidence and severity from elsewhere in Australia. Coinciding with this are a range of cultural considerations that directly affect the management of these conditions. This article is an attempt to relate some of these cultural considerations to explain the outcome of these illnesses in the Aboriginal population.