Treating Renal Disease in the Australian Aboriginal People: A Global Model
Mark A. Thomas, MBBS, of Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, talks to Murray Epstein, MD, about the challenges and successes in treating renal disease in the remote Aboriginal population. His achievements can serve as a model for treating other indigenous groups.
How to Serve the Remote Patient With Kidney Disease
In the final discussion of this 3-part series, Mark Thomas describes a successful Australian outreach program that provides health services to Aboriginal patients with kidney disease.
Bad Effects of Good Social Intentions in Aboriginal Groups
Murray Epstein talks to Mark A. Thomas about the unintended consequences of social planning on the risks for diabetes and renal disease in the aboriginal populations.
Kidney Disease in Aboriginal People: Trends and Determinants
In the first of a 3-part series, Murray Epstein talks to Mark A. Thomas about the trends and determinants of kidney disease in Australian aboriginal groups.