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

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2014

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

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Public Health Association of Australia

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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:

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Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health

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Journal article

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10.1111/1753-6405.12240

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2037-12-31