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Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in the Kimberley: using hospitalisation data to find cases and describe trends

Murdoch, Jacqueline; Davis, Stephanie; Forrester, Janice; Masuda, Lynette; Reeve, Carol

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Objective: To describe the epidemiology of hospitalisations due to acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in the Kimberley region of Western Australia (WA) and use these data to improve completeness of the WA RHD Register. Methods:

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35801
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12240

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