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A picture of Australia's children 2009

This report delivers the latest information on how, as a nation, we are faring according to key indicators of child health, development and wellbeing.

A Profile of Respite Service Providers in New South Wales

This study examined the profile of respite services in the Australian state of New South Wales and explored respite providers’ views of the factors influencing respite use, and their expectations of respite services, including delivery.

A randomised controlled trial: outcomes of bladder rehabilitation in persons with multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a neurodegenerative disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves. This article seeks to explore the effectiveness of a 6 week bladder rehabilitation programme in persons with multiple sclerosis.

A snapshot of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities using specialist disability services in Australia, 2002

This article provides a snapshot of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities using specialist disability services in Australia on a 2002 snapshot date.

A survey of practice for clinicians working with children with autism spectrum disorders and feeding difficulties

The aim of this study was to document information from allied health clinicians about children on their caseload with autism spectrum disorders and feeding difficulties.

A survey of the satisfaction of upper limb amputees with their prostheses, their lifestyles, and their abilities

In this study, seventy Australian upper limb amputees responded to a detailed postal questionnaire asking how often they wore their prostheses and their level of satisfaction with both their prostheses and their functional abilities.

A systematic review of hospital experiences of people with intellectual disability

This paper reports on a content and quality review of research into the acute hospital experiences of both people with intellectual disabilities and their carers, and identifies research gaps.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2008 report: detailed analyses

This report presents analyses undertaken by the AIHW which were used to support another report which aimed to monitor progress in health among Indigenous Australians.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010: detailed analyses

This report aims to analyse and summarise data presented in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2012: detailed analyses

This report provides the latest information on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are faring according to a range of indicators on health status, determinants of health and health system performance.

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