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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 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 Review of the Research to Identify the Most Effective Models of Best Practice in the Management of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The project reviewed literature relating to the management and treatment of children with autism with the aim to identify the most effective models of best practice.

A study of the dental treatment needs of children with disabilities in Melbourne, Australia

A selected population of children with disabilities in Melbourne, Australia, was studied with reference to their oral disease and treatment needs. The results are presented in this paper.

A systematic and critical review of the literature: The effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Home Assessment on a range of outcome measures

This study aims to identify, collate and assess the findings of the available literature regarding discharge planning involving occupational therapy home assessments and the identified outcome measures.

A systematic review of issues around antenatal screening and prenatal diagnostic testing for genetic disorders: women of Asian origin in western countries

This paper presents a review of literature on issues around antenatal screening and prenatal diagnostic testing for genetic disorders among women of Asian descent in western countries. Ethnic background affects understanding of screening and decisions relating to prenatal screening,

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Outcomes Project: Report on national and international child protection frameworks for Indigenous children

This report provides an overview of the delivery of child welfare services to Indigenous communities in Australia, Canada, the United States and New Zealand.

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 contains detailed analyses underlying the summary 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 presents the detailed analyses undertaken by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare that were used to prepare the AHMAC policy report – the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework, 2012 report.

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Research to Action Guides

  • This Guide explores what the research evidence tells us makes a difference in group homes, and to the lives of people who live in them....
  • This Research to Action Guide promotes and supports best practice in inclusive research by providing a review of the evidence and strategies that ensure end-use...