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“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 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)

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 frequent medical evacuations be reduced by managing chronic disease better in the bush?
M Moore and S Kirby
(22 January 2015,  Comment)

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)

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
(22 December 2014,  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)

Factors affecting the work of physicians in rural areas
S Mollahaliloğlu, Ö Uğurluoğlu, O Işık, M Kosdak and S Taşkaya
(19 March 2015,  Original Research)

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)

Impact of rurality on maternal and infant health indicators and outcomes in Maine
DE Harris, A Aboueissa, N Baugh and C Sarton
(6 February 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)

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

Methodology for listening 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
(2 March 2015,  Original Research)

Myocardial infarction in a patient with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia in a remote location
C Dospinescu, A Simpson and SJ Leslie
(8 January 2015,  Clinical Case Report)

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)

Portable Power Supply Options for Positive Airway Pressure Devices in Unusual Circumstances
M Riaz, V Certal and M Camacho
(3 March 2015,  Short Communication)

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
(11 December 2014,  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)

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
(28 February 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 NE 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)

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
(28 February 2015,  Original Research)

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
(3 March 2015,  Rural Health History)

Services for people with communication disability in Fiji: barriers and drivers of change
SC Hopf and S McLeod
(28 February 2015,  Commentary)

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

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
(24 November 2014,  Review Article)

The untapped potential of low cost smartphone evidence based application for smokeless tobacco cessation”
G Sharma and A Nagpal
(11 March 2015,  Letter to the Editor)

Urban-rural disparities in nutritional status of school adolescent girls in Mizan district, Southwest Ethiopia
TB Moshago, MM Wondafrash and AA Argaw
(17 March 2015,  Research Note)

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)

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

Original Research

Impact of the Northern Studies Stream and Rehabilitation Studies programs on recruitment and retention to rural and remote practice: 2002-2010
CS Winn, BA Chisholm, JA Hummelbrunner, J Tryssenaar and LS Kandler
(29 June 2015,  Article No. 3126)
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Impact of rurality on the oral health status of 6-year-old children from central Chile: the EpiMaule study
RA Giacaman, IP Bustos, V Bravo-León and RJ Mariño
(25 June 2015,  Article No. 3135)
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Examining palliative care program use and place of death in rural and urban contexts: a Canadian population-based study using linked data
M Lavergne, L Lethbridge, G Johnston, D Henderson, A D’Intino and P McIntyre
(24 June 2015,  Article No. 3134)
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Characteristics of Japanese medical students associated with their intention for rural practice
R Kawamoto, A Uemoto, D Ninomiya, Y Hasegawa, N Ohtsuka, T Kusunoki, T Kumagi and M Abe
(11 June 2015,  Article No. 3112)
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Antenatal care and women’s birthing decisions in an Indonesian setting: does location matter?
A Ansariadi and L Manderson
(8 June 2015,  Article No. 2959)
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Determining the competences of community based workers for disability-inclusive development in rural areas of South Africa, Botswana and Malawi
T Lorenzo, E van Pletzen and M Booyens
(5 June 2015,  Article No. 2919)
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A framework for developing rural academic general practices: a qualitative case study in rural Victoria
JB Brown, T Morrison, M Bryant, L Kassell and D Nestel
(29 May 2015,  Article No. 3072)
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An examination of retention factors among registered practical nurses in north-eastern Ontario, Canada
B Nowrouzi, E Rukholm, M Larivière, L Carter, I Koren and O Mian
(20 May 2015,  Article No. 3191)
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Colonoscopy in rural communities: a systematic review of the frequency and quality
DV Evans, AM Cole and TE Norris
(19 May 2015,  Article No. 3057)
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Effect of rural practice observation on the anxiety of medical students
S Aydin, F Yaris, MF Dikici and F Artiran Igde
(15 May 2015,  Article No. 2893)
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Risk factors for work-related injury among farm workers: a 1-year study
AI Molineri, ML Signorini and HD Tarabla
(6 May 2015,  Article No. 2996)
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Feasibility of a rural palliative supportive service
B Pesut, BP Hooper, CA Robinson, JL Bottorff, R Sawatzky and M Dalhuisen
(4 May 2015,  Article No. 3116)
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Satisfaction with local exercise facility: a rural-urban comparison in China
J Zheng and R An
(8 April 2015,  Article No. 2990)
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Review Article

Chronic adverse effects of long-term exposure of children to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) through indoor residual spraying: a systematic review
AO Osunkentan and D Evans
(25 May 2015,  Article No. 2889)
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Challenges to student transition in allied health undergraduate education in the Australian rural and remote context: a synthesis of barriers and enablers
MC Spiers and M Harris
(27 April 2015,  Article No. 3069)
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Project Report

A rural, community-based suicide awareness and intervention program
S Jones, C Walker, ACJ Miles, E De Silva and C Zimitat
(2 April 2015,  Article No. 2972)
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Occupational therapy: what does this look like practised in very remote Indigenous areas?
F Pidgeon
(26 April 2015,  Article No. 3002)
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Letter to the Editor

Healthcare costs and outcomes for pediatric inpatients with bronchiolitis: comparison of urban versus rural hospitals
BS Hsu, BD Meyer and S Lakhani
(24 June 2015,  Article No. 3380)
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Use of plastinated specimens in rural medical and nursing education: a novel solution
S Kalipatnapu, IJ Prithishkumar and S Rabi
(27 May 2015,  Article No. 3409)
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Fly in/fly out health workers: a barrier to quality in health care
MJ Busbridge and A Smith
(21 May 2015,  Article No. 3339)
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Appropriate nomenclature: angiotensin II receptors
A D'Amore and EKL Mitchell
(14 April 2015,  Article No. 3150)
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