Clinical Procedures Manual for remote and rural practice

5th edition
Supporting clinical practice in the bush

© 2022 Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, Central Australian Rural Practitioners Association Inc, CRANAplus Inc, Flinders University.

Illustrations by Stephanie Mackie-Schneider from Flinders University, except where otherwise marked.

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Clinical Procedures Manual for remote and rural practice, 5th edition 2022, CC-BY-NC   

First edition 2001                                                            
Second edition 2009
Third edition 2014
Fourth edition 2017
Fifth edition 2022

Publication details
ISBN: 978-0-6455848-4-4 (hardcopy)
ISBN: 978-0-6455848-5-1 (electronic)

Published by Flinders University
PO Box 4066, Alice Springs, NT, 0871, Australia

Suggested citation
Remote Primary Health Care Manuals. (2022). Clinical Procedures Manual for remote and rural practice (5th edition). Alice Springs, NT: Flinders University

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