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'Achievement, pride and inspiration': a study focusing on the outcomes for volunteer role models participating in a community outreach program in remote Aboriginal communities
RL Cinelli and LR Peralta
(24 July 2015,  Project Report)

“The Senja Doctor”: Developing joint GP services among rural communities in Northern Norway
K Kehlet and IJ Aaraas
(1 April 2015,  Project Report)

2014 Rural Clinical School Training and Support Program SNAPSHOT survey
K Mendis, J Greenhill, J Walker, J Bailey, A Croft, Z Doyle, T McCrossin and W Stevens
(8 June 2015,  Original Research)

A community based case control study on determinants of perinatal mortality in a tribal population of southern India
K Viswanath, R PS, A Chakraborty, JH Prasad, S Minz and K George
(15 July 2015,  Original Research)

A decade of Rural Clinical School research: a PubMed review
JK Bailey, K Mendis, T Dutton, W Stevens and T McCrossin
(17 June 2015,  Original Research)

An assessment of current antenatal care practices and identification of modifiable risk factors for prematurity and low birth weight infants in pregnancy in Solomon Islands
J Cafaro, E Randle, P Wyche, M Higgins, J Fink and PD Jones
(7 May 2015,  Short Communication)

Beyond physical access: A narrative analysis into the barriers to policy implementation and service provision experienced by persons with disabilities living in a rural context
J Neille and C Penn
(11 April 2015,  Original Research)

Can a community of practice equip public health nutritionists to work with remote retail to improve the food supply?
S Holden, M Ferguson, J Brimblecombe and CE Palermo
(24 July 2015,  Original Research)

Communicable diseases in rural and remote Australia: the need for improved understanding and action
EK Quinn, PD Massey and R Speare
(1 May 2015,  Review Article)

Comparison of rates of emergency department procedures and critical diagnoses in metropolitan and rural hospitals
JR Waymack, S Markwell, JC Milbrandt and TR Clark
(14 April 2015,  Original Research)

Determinants of an urban origin student choosing rural practice: A scoping review
DL Myhre, S Bajaj and W Jackson
(11 May 2015,  Review Article)

Developing rural community health risk assessments for climate change: a Tasmanian pilot study
EJ Bell, P Turner, H Meinke and N Holbrook
(7 May 2015,  Original Research)

Development and feasibility testing of an education program to improve knowledge and self-care among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients with heart failure
RA Clark, B Fredericks, NJ Buitendyk, MJ Adams, J Howie-Esquivel, KA Dracup, NM Berry, J Atherton and S Johnson
(17 June 2015,  Original Research)

Differences in characteristics between suicide cases of farm managers compared to those of farm labourers in Queensland, Australia
U Arnautovska, S McPhedran and D de Leo
(7 May 2015,  Original Research)

Do rural and urban women experience differing rates of maternal rehospitalizations?
W Lee, CD Phillips and RL Ohsfeldt
(14 April 2015,  Original Research)

Eye care services for the populations of remote districts in eastern Taiwan: a practical framework using a mobile Vision Van unit
N Chen, H Hsieh, R Tsai and M Sheu
(26 June 2015,  Project Report)

Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed) can help rural clinicians deliver “Quality Care, Out There”
TJ Leeuwenburg and C Parker
(7 May 2015,  Commentary)

Grandparent caregiving among rural African Americans in a community in the American South: challenges to health and well-being
EN Clottey, AJ Scott and ML Alfonso
(14 April 2015,  Original Research)

How good are routinely collected primary healthcare data for evaluating the effectiveness of health service provision in a remote Aboriginal community?
S Davis, C Reeve and JS Humphreys
(23 July 2015,  Original Research)

Increasing interest in rural mental health work: the impact of a short term program to orientate allied health and nursing students to employment and career opportunities in a rural setting
KP Sutton, K Patrick, D Maybery and K Eaton
(8 June 2015,  Original Research)

James Cook University’s rurally orientated medical school selection process: quality graduates and positive workforce outcomes
RA Ray, T Woolley and T Sen Gupta
(20 May 2015,  Original Research)

JCU medical graduates’ preparedness for remote practice
A Chopra
(9 June 2015,  Letter to the Editor)

Knowledge and associated factors towards type 2 diabetes among a rural population in the Red River Delta region, Vietnam
T Binh, P Phuong and B Nhung
(15 July 2015,  Original Research)

Measuring organisational-level Aboriginal cultural climate to tailor cultural safety strategies
J Gladman, C Ryder and LK Walters
(7 May 2015,  Original Research)

Monitoring interhospital transfers in Western Greece during 2003-2011: its role in health policy
EC Alexopoulos, A Kalyva, G Merekoulias and D Niakas
(11 July 2015,  Original Research)

Obesity and obesity-related behaviors among rural and urban adults in the United States
T Trivedi, J Liu, J Probst, A Merchant, S Jhones and A Martin
(28 June 2015,  Original Research)

Outcomes of Australian Rural Clinical Schools: a decade of success building the rural medical workforce through the education and training continuum
JA Greenhill, J Walker and D Playford
(1 May 2015,  Original Research)

People living in remote communities can have best-practice diabetes care
S Kirby, M Moore, T McGarron, P Johnstone and D Perkins
(7 May 2015,  Short Communication)

Perceived ease of access to alcohol, tobacco and other substances in rural and urban US students
JC Warren, K Smalley and K Barefoot
(29 May 2015,  Original Research)

Post-mortem as preventative medicine in Papua New Guinea: a case in point
NR Haslam
(26 July 2015,  Clinical Case Report)

Predictors of exclusive breastfeeding intention among rural pregnant women in India: a study using Theory of Planned Behaviour
D Behera and AK Kumar
(26 June 2015,  Original Research)

Quality of life of older adults in rural southern Brazil
G Gambin, A Molzahn, AC Fuhrmann, EP Morais and LMG Paskulin
(21 June 2015,  Original Research)

Recruitment of doctors to work in 'our hinterland': first results from the Swansea graduate entry programme in medicine
SL Edwards, AL Sergio Da Silva, FL Rapport, J McKimm and R Williams
(19 May 2015,  Original Research)

Regional disparities in cancer mortality across the rural-urban axis: a case study from north-eastern Greece
C Nikolaidis, I Tentes, T Lialiaris, TC Constantinidis and A Kortsaris
(23 March 2015,  Original Research)

Regional universities and rural clinical schools contribute to rural medical workforce, a cohort study of 2002 to 2013 graduates
L Shires, P Allen, C Cheek and W Deb
(7 May 2015,  Original Research)

Relationship between income generating activities of rural women and their reproductive health behavior in Bangladesh
S Shariful Islam and A Mainuddin
(19 March 2015,  Original Research)

Rural and remote young peoples’ health career decision making within a health workforce development program: a qualitative exploration
K Kumar, D Jones, K Naden and C Roberts
(24 July 2015,  Original Research)

Successes, challenges and needs regarding rural health medical education in Central America: a literature review and narrative synthesis
MC Colon-Gonzalez, F El Rayess, S Guevara and G Anandarajah
(20 July 2015,  Review Article)

Telehealth can bridge the gap for rural veterans
A Win
(20 January 2015,  Commentary)

The feasibility and acceptability of administering a telemedicine objective structured clinical exam as a solution for providing equivalent education to remote and rural learners
RT Palmer, FE Biagioli, J Mujcic, BN Schneider, L Spires and LG Dodson
(12 May 2015,  Short Communication)

Using cultural immersion as the platform for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in an undergraduate medical curriculum
JD Smith, C Wolfe, S Springer, M Martin, J Togno, KA Bramstedt, S Sargeant and B Murphy
(28 February 2015,  Original Research)

Weather and health: the voice of rural Australia
FY Ng, LA Wilson and C Veitch
(9 December 2014,  Original Research)

What role can the rural pipeline play in the recruitment and retention of rural allied health professionals?
A Durey, M Haigh and JM Katzenellenbogen
(1 May 2015,  Review Article)

When a LIC came to town: the impact of longitudinal integrated clerkships on a small rural community
JN Hudson, B Thomson, KM Weston and PJ Knight-Billington
(26 May 2015,  Original Research)

Who paints the picture? Images of health professions in rural and remote student resources
SM Gorton
(5 May 2015,  Original Research)

Current Issue


Services for people with communication disability in Fiji: barriers and drivers of change
SC Hopf and S McLeod
(21 July 2015,  Article No. 2863)
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Original Research

Using a participatory action research framework to listen to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia about pandemic influenza
A Miller, PD Massey, J Judd, J Kelly, DN Durrheim, AR Clough, R Speare and S Saggers
(30 July 2015,  Article No. 2923)
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Factors affecting the work of physicians in rural areas of Turkey
S Mollahaliloğlu, Ö Uğurluoğlu, O Işık, M Kosdak and S Taşkaya
(29 July 2015,  Article No. 3048)
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Rural–urban difference in female breast cancer diagnosis in Missouri
F Williams, S Jeanetta, DJ O'Brien and JL Fresen
(29 July 2015,  Article No. 3063)
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Extent, causes and impact of road traffic crashes in the Solomon Islands 1993-2012: data from the orthopaedic department at the National Referral Hospital, Honiara
MJ Stewart, J Negin, P Farrell, P Houasia, AB Munamua and A Martiniuk
(26 July 2015,  Article No. 2945)
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Impact of rurality on maternal and infant health indicators and outcomes in Maine
DE Harris, A Aboueissa, N Baugh and C Sarton
(21 July 2015,  Article No. 3278)
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Re-orienting a remote acute care model towards a primary health care approach: key enablers
V Carroll, CA Reeve, JS Humphreys, J Wakerman and M Carter
(20 July 2015,  Article No. 2942)
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Control of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Quang Tri province, Vietnam: voices from the human–animal interface
PC Farrell, C Hunter, B Truong and M Bunning
(6 July 2015,  Article No. 3044)
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Quality assessment of primary care for common mental disorders in isolated communities: Taking advantage of health records
L Lessard, L Fournier, J Gauthier and D Morin
(5 July 2015,  Article No. 3224)
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Review Article

The Fly-in Fly-out and Drive-in Drive-out model of health care service provision for rural and remote Australia: benefits and disadvantages
R Hussain, M Maple, SV Hunter, V Mapedzahama and P Reddy
(19 July 2015,  Article No. 3068)
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Clinical Case Report

Myocardial infarction in a patient with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia in a remote location
C Dospinescu, A Simpson and SJ Leslie
(28 July 2015,  Article No. 3169)
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Short Communication

Portable power supply options for positive airway pressure devices
M Riaz, V Certal and M Camacho
(29 July 2015,  Article No. 3499)
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Rural Health History

Rural health activism over two decades: the Wonca Working Party on Rural Practice 1992-2012
I Couper, R Strasser, J Rourke and J Wynn-Jones
(28 July 2015,  Article No. 3245)
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Letter to the Editor

The untapped potential of a low cost evidence based smartphone application for smokeless tobacco cessation
G Sharma and A Nagpal
(29 July 2015,  Article No. 3479)
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Can frequent medical evacuations be reduced by managing chronic disease better in the bush?
M Moore and S Kirby
(22 July 2015,  Article No. 3389)
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Research Note

Urban-rural disparities in the nutritional status of school adolescent girls in the Mizan district, south-western Ethiopia
TM Berheto, WK Mikitie and A Argaw
(30 July 2015,  Article No. 3012)
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