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'We desperately need some help here' - The experience of Legal experts with sexual assault and evidence collection in rural communities
SL Annan
(17 December 2013,  Original Research)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners in rural areas: credentialing, context and capacity building
P Kupers, D Harvey, M Lindeman and K Stothers
(27 April 2014,  Commentary)

Addressing the shortage of health professionals in South Africa through the development of a new cadre of health worker: the creation of Clinical Associates
ID Couper and JFM Hugo
(23 May 2014,  Project Report)

Analysis of barriers to adoption of buprenorphine maintenance therapy by family physicians
JR DeFlavio, SA Rolin, BR Nordstrom and LA Kazal, Jr
(1 July 2014,  Original Research)

Are there differences between rural and urban populations in long-term outcome after systemic cerebral thrombolysis in a hospital located in an agricultural region?
P Sobolewski, W Szczuchniak, A Sobota and M Grzesik
(10 June 2014,  Original Research)

Building a stronger child dental health system in Australia: statistical sampling masks the burden of dental disease distribution in Australian children
M Tennant and E Kruger
(23 March 2014,  Original Research)

Challenges of hepatitis C treatment in Native Americans in two North Dakota medical facilities
S Hossain, S Jalil, DM Guerrero and AE Sahmoun
(8 April 2014,  Short Communication)

Community preparedness for highly pathogenic Avian influenza on Bali and Lombok, Indonesia
C Hunter, HH Birden, J Toribio, R Booy, M Abdurrahman, AI.G.A.A. Ambarawati and I Adiputra
(26 March 2014,  Original Research)

Dental practitioner rural work movements: a systematic review
DM Godwin, H Hoang, LA Crocombe and E Bell
(4 December 2013,  Review Article)

E-Health readiness in outback communities: an exploratory study
F Schwarz, J Ward and S Willcock
(26 February 2014,  Original Research)

Effect of tele-emergency services on recruitment and retention of US rural physicians
AJ Potter, KJ Mueller, AClinton Mackinney and MM Ward
(3 December 2013,  Original Research)

Establishing sustainable performance-based incentive schemes: views of rural health workers from qualitative research in three sub-Saharan African countries
M Yé, GA Aninanya, A Sié, DCV Kakoko, S Chatio, M Kagoné, H Prytherch, S Loukanova, JE Williams and R Sauerborn
(2 April 2014,  Original Research)

Explore factors influencing initiation and continuation of breastfeeding among Hispanic women living in rural settings: a multi-methods study
A Joshi, KE Trout, T Aguirre and S Wilhelm
(12 February 2014,  Original Research)

Exploring oral health and hygiene practices in the Algonquin community of Rapid Lake, Quebec
A Naidu, M Macdonald, FA Carnevale, W Nottaway, C Thivierge and S Vignola
(14 July 2014,  Original Research)

Exploring the relationship between socioeconomic status and dog-bite injuries through spatial analysis
M Raghavan, PJ. Martens and C Burchill
(19 December 2013,  Original Research)

Extrinsic and intrinsic factors impacting on the retention of older rural healthcare workers in the north Victorian public sector: a qualitative study
J Warburton, ML Moore, SJ Clune and SP Hodgkin
(20 January 2014,  Original Research)

Factors influencing knowledge and practice of hygiene in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme areas of Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee
T Akter and AMehrab Ali
(18 December 2013,  Original Research)

Faculty analysis of distributed medical education in Northern Canadian Aboriginal communities
GL Hudson and M Maar
(3 April 2014,  Project Report)

Healthcare utilization and prescription of opioids in low-income rural residents with chronic pain in southeastern USA
S Kapoor and BE Thorn
(20 February 2014,  Original Research)

How accurate is the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy on tele-screening? The Indian scenario
DPG Raman, DN Bhojwani and D Sharma
(6 May 2014,  Project Report)

Impact of an inter-professional education program on developing skilled graduates well-equipped to practice in rural and underserved areas
R Mpofu, The Late, PS Daniels, T Adonis and WM Karuguti
(10 March 2014,  Original Research)

Insulin storage in the Upper Himalayas
JK Mokta and S Kalra
(15 April 2014,  Letter to the Editor)

Knowledge and perceptions of Chagas disease in a rural Honduran community
SD Donovan, M Stevens, K Sanogo and G Bearman
(14 March 2014,  Original Research)

Lessons learned: feasibility and acceptability of a telehealth-delivered exercise intervention for rural-dwelling individuals with dementia and their caregivers
VPM Dal Bello-Haas, ME O’Connell, DG Morgan and M Crossley
(26 November 2013,  Original Research)

Mapping the pathways to eye care in a rural south-eastern Nigerian population: any implications for practice, eye care programs and policy?
SNgozi Onwubiko, BIkenna Eze, NNdidiamaka Udeh, OCkukwudi Arinze, MNkiruka Okoloagu and CMemnofu Chuka-Okosa
(6 January 2014,  Original Research)

Melioidosis: A Review
YC Foong, M Tan and RS Bradbury
(6 May 2014,  Clinical Review)

More is more in remote Central Australia: more provision of primary healthcare services is associated with more acute medical evacuations and more remote telephone consultations
J Hussain, A Robinson, M Stebbing and M McGrail
(16 May 2014,  Original Research)

Mount Isa Statement on Quad Bike Safety
RC Franklin, S Knight and T Lower
(29 January 2014,  Policy Report)

Non-physician communities in Japan: are they still disadvantaged?
S Kashima, K Inoue, M Matsumoto and K Takeuchi
(23 May 2014,  Policy Report)

Post-retirement intentions of nurses and midwives living and working in the Northern Territory of Australia
K Voit and DB Carson
(30 January 2014,  Original Research)

Prevalence of presbyopia in a rural African community
JN Uche, IR Ezegwui, E Uche, EN Onwasigwe, RE Umeh and CN Onwasigwe
(11 December 2013,  Original Research)

Public-private partnerships in the response to HIV: experience from the resource industry in Papua New Guinea
K Miles, M Conlon, J Stinshoff and R Hutton
(16 April 2014,  Project Report)

Publish or perish: strategies to help rural early career researchers increase publication output
J Johnston, S Wilson, E Rix and SW Pit
(10 March 2014,  Short Communication)

Qualitative exploration of rural focus group members’ participation in the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
IS Harvey and M Janke
(22 April 2014,  Original Research)

Quality of diagnostic and treatment practices of pulmonary tuberculosis management amongst health practitioners in Haryana, north India
AK Singh, H Salve, K Selvaraj, SK Rai and S Kant
(24 June 2014,  Original Research)

Rural and remote dementia care challenges and needs: perspectives of formal and informal care providers residing in Saskatchewan, Canada
VPM Dal Bello-Haas, A Cammer, D Morgan, N Stewart and J Kosteniuk
(27 January 2014,  Original Research)

Supporting rural remote physicians to conduct a study and write a paper: Experience of Clinical Research Support Team (CRST)-Jichi
S Matsubara, A Ohkuchi, T Kamesaki, S Ishikawa, Y Nakamura and M Matsumoto
(23 May 2014,  Project Report)

The right staffing mix for inpatient care in multi-purpose services
LM Malone and JK Anderson
(16 May 2014,  Personal View)

The value of best-practice guidelines for OSCEs in a postgraduate program in an Australian remote area setting
CA Jeffrey, ML Mitchell, A Henderson, S Lenthall, S Knight, P Glover, M Kelly, D Nulty and M Groves
(29 January 2014,  Original Research)

Traditional and cultural approaches to childrearing: preventing early childhood caries in Norway House Cree Nation, Manitoba
J Cidro, L Zahayko, H Lawrence, M McGregor and K McKay
(9 May 2014,  Original Research)

Trends in birthweight among four tribal communities in rural Tamil Nadu, India
ES Baekgaard and CL Hulse
(29 May 2014,  Letter to the Editor)

Twenty cultural and learning principles to guide the development of pharmacy curriculum in Pacific Island Countries
AN Brown and C McCormack
(27 April 2014,  Original Research)

Unfreezing the Flexnerian Model: introducing longitudinal integrated clerkships in rural communities
RG Bing-You, RL Trowbridge, C Kruithoff and JL Daggett Jr
(29 January 2014,  Original Research)

Current Issue


Preventing rural workforce by design
RC Bowman and MP Halasy
(14 June 2014,  Article No. 2852)
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Original Research

Extreme nursing: a qualitative assessment of nurse retention in a remote setting
MG deValpine
(24 July 2014,  Article No. 2859)
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Colorectal cancer outcome inequalities: association between population density, race, and socioeconomic status
TL Fitzgerald, CS Lea, J Brinkley and EE Zervos
(22 July 2014,  Article No. 2668)
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The experience of living with a traumatic hand injury in a rural and remote location: an interpretive phenomenological study
GA Kingston, J Judd and MA Gray
(14 July 2014,  Article No. 2764)
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Geographical and seasonal barriers to mammography services and breast cancer stage at diagnosis
AA Onitilo, H Liang, RV Stankowski, JM Engel, M Broton, SA Doi and DA Miskowiak
(14 July 2014,  Article No. 2738)
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Stress and wellbeing among Turkish and German adolescents living in rural and urban areas
I Yeresyan and A Lohaus
(8 July 2014,  Article No. 2695)
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Nurses' experiences providing palliative care to individuals living in rural communities: aspects of the physical residential setting
S Kaasalainen, K Brazil, A Williams, D Wilson, K Willison, D Marshall, A Taniguchi and C Phillips
(25 June 2014,  Article No. 2728)
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Implementation of a community greenhouse in a remote, sub-Arctic First Nations community in Ontario, Canada: a descriptive case study
K Skinner, RM Hanning, J Metatawabin and LJS Tsuji
(25 June 2014,  Article No. 2545)
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Fatty acids composition and food consumption among reindeer herders and urban inhabitants of the European North of Russia
AY Lyudinina, TV Eseva, NN Potolitsyna, AA Chernykh and ER Bojko
(24 June 2014,  Article No. 2539)
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'Rural' doesn’t mean 'uniform': northern vs southern rural family physicians' workload and practice structures in Ontario
EF Wenghofer, PE Timony and NJ Gauthier
(24 June 2014,  Article No. 2720)
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Nitazoxanide for the treatment of infectious diarrhoea in the Northern Territory, Australia 2007-2012
C McLeod, PS Morris, TL Snelling, JR Carapetis and AC Bowen
(12 June 2014,  Article No. 2759)
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Rural and urban disparities in quality of life and health-related behaviors among chronically ill patients
D Kurpas, B Mroczek and D Bielska
(10 June 2014,  Article No. 2485)
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Degree of value alignment - a grounded theory of rural nurse resignations
SM Bragg and A Bonner
(29 May 2014,  Article No. 2648)
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Pediatric emergency care capabilities of Indian Health Service emergency medical service agencies serving American Indians/Alaska Natives in rural and frontier areas
AL Genovesi, B Hastings, EA Edgerton and LM Olson
(23 May 2014,  Article No. 2688)
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Understanding the distinct experience of rural interprofessional collaboration in developing palliative care programs
A Gaudet, M Kelley and AM Williams
(14 May 2014,  Article No. 2711)
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Mental health services for Nunavut children and youth: evaluating a telepsychiatry pilot project
T Volpe, KM Boydell and A Pignatiello
(14 May 2014,  Article No. 2673)
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A qualitative study: potential benefits and challenges of traditional healers in providing aspects of palliative care in rural South Africa
LM Campbell and NN Amin
(11 May 2014,  Article No. 2378)
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‘Going rural’: driving change through a rural medical education innovation
SC Van Schalkwyk, J Bezuidenhout, HH Conradie, T Fish, NJ Kok, BH Van Heerden and MR de Villiers
(6 May 2014,  Article No. 2493)
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'I felt colonised': emerging clinical teachers on a new rural teaching platform
J Blitz, J Bezuidenhout, H Conradie, M de Villiers and S van Schalkwyk
(6 May 2014,  Article No. 2511)
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'Heart attack' symptoms and decision-making: the case of older rural women
MNG Jackson and B McCulloch
(5 May 2014,  Article No. 2560)
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Goal setting for health behavior change: evidence from an obesity intervention for rural low-income women
AV Ries, LT Blackman, RA Page, Z Gizlice, S Benedict, K Barnes, K Kelsey and L Carter-Edwards
(1 May 2014,  Article No. 2682)
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Investigating factors of self-care orientation and self-medication use in a Greek rural area
M Papakosta, D Zavras and D Niakas
(8 April 2014,  Article No. 2349)
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Household practices of mothers regarding neonatal care in rural & urban settings of the capital district of Azad Jammu & Kashmir
I Gilani and ZA Kayani
(5 April 2014,  Article No. 2503)
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Health priorities in an Australian mining town: an intercept survey
IK Ellis, TC Skinner, A Bhana, N Voon and K Longley
(4 April 2014,  Article No. 2788)
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Review Article

Interprofessional learning and rural paramedic care
P Mulholland, T Barnett and J Spencer
(18 July 2014,  Article No. 2821)
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Effect of rurality on screening for breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis comparing mammography
J Leung, S McKenzie, J Martin and D McLaughlin
(23 June 2014,  Article No. 2730)
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Diabetic education in rural areas
L Maez, L Erickson and L Naumuk
(16 June 2014,  Article No. 2742)
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Can a white nurse get it? ‘Reflexive practice’ and the non-Indigenous clinician/researcher working with Aboriginal people
EF Rix, L Barclay and S Wilson
(3 June 2014,  Article No. 2679)
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Rural emergency medical technician pre-hospital electrocardiogram transmission
AM Powell, JM Halon and J Nelson
(2 May 2014,  Article No. 2690)
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Clinical Review

Sudden collapses in the heat in patients on angiotensin type 2 receptor blockers
PJ Radford
(24 May 2014,  Article No. 2578)
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Short Communication

Factors affecting recruitment and retention of rehabilitation professionals in Northern Ontario, Canada: a cross-sectional study
CS Winn, BA Chisholm and JA Hummelbrunner
(9 April 2014,  Article No. 2619)
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Project Report

The Lake Clinic – providing primary care to isolated floating villages on the Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia
HS Merali, JF Morgan, S Uk, S Phlan, LT Wang and S Korng
(8 May 2014,  Article No. 2612)
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Community-based first aid: a program report on the intersection of community-based participatory research and first aid education in a remote Canadian Aboriginal community
D VanderBurgh, R Jamieson, J Beardy, SD Ritchie and A Orkin
(15 April 2014,  Article No. 2537)
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Letter to the Editor

Acute diarrhea demanding hospitalization in rural India
D Tadepalli, A Srinadh, K Balaji and D Thomas
(17 July 2014,  Article No. 2746)
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