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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
(6 November 2014,  Original Research)

A rural, community-based suicide awareness and intervention program
S Jones, C Walker, ACJ Miles, E De Silva and C Zimitat
(4 September 2014,  Project Report)

An Examination of Retention Factors among Registered Practical Nurses in Northeastern Ontario, Canada
B Nowrouzi, E Rukholm, M Larivière, L Carter, I Koren and O Miana
(27 October 2014,  Original Research)

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)

Antenatal care and women’s birthing decisions in an Indonesian setting: does location matter?
A Ansariadi and L Manderson
(19 November 2014,  Original Research)

Attitudes and characteristics of health professionals working in Aboriginal health
AM Wilson, AM Magarey, M Jones, K O'Donnell and K Janet
(4 September 2014,  Original Research)

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
(25 November 2014,  Original Research)

Chronic adverse effects of long-term exposure of children to Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) through indoor residual spraying: a systematic review
AO Osunkentan and D Evans
(18 October 2014,  Review Article)

Colonoscopy in rural communities: a systematic review of the frequency and quality
DV Evans, AM Cole and TE Norris
(18 October 2014,  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)

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
(15 October 2014,  Original Research)

Developing a culturally competent, sustainable rural model for diabetes prevention
LK Johnson and SA Denham
(7 August 2014,  Original Research)

Effect of rural practice observation on the anxiety of medical students
S Aydin, F Yaris, MF Dikici and F Artiran Igde
(8 October 2014,  Original Research)

Employment experiences of immigrant workers in aged care in regional South Australia
J Penman and K Goel
(2 September 2014,  Original Research)

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
(27 October 2014,  Original Research)

Exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives of Home Medicines Review
LS Swain and L Barclay
(16 October 2014,  Original Research)

Factors influencing the geographic distribution of physicians in Iran: a qualitative study
H Ravaghi, E Taati, Z Abdi, A Meshkini and S Sarvarizadeh
(22 August 2014,  Original Research)

Halter Traction for Cervical Spine Injuries– Initial Treatment in the District Hospital
O Johnson Jr and RN Das
(22 August 2014,  Letter to the Editor)

Health Care Costs and Outcomes for Pediatric Inpatients with Bronchiolitis: Comparison of Urban versus Rural Hospitals
BS Hsu, BD Meyer and S Lakhani
(13 December 2014,  Letter to the Editor)

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
(19 November 2014,  Original Research)

Knowledge and perceptions of tobacco-related media in rural Appalachia
SA Branstetter, E Lengerich, M Dignan and J Muscat
(28 August 2014,  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
(6 November 2014,  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)

Occupational therapy: what does this look like practiced in very remote Indigenous areas?
F Pidgeon
(4 September 2014,  Personal View)

Perceptions of housing conditions among migrant farmworkers and their families: implications for health, safety and social policy
J Keim-Malpass, CR Spears, SA Quandt and TA Arcury
(18 August 2014,  Original Research)

Planning and Implementation Strategy for a Rural Palliative Supportive Service
B Pesut, BP Hooper, CA Robinson, JL Bottorff, R Sawatzky and M Dalhuisen
(25 September 2014,  Original Research)

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)

Risk factors for work-related injury among farm workers: a one-year study
AI Molineri, ML Signorini and HD Tarabla
(13 October 2014,  Original Research)

Role of the Nurse in Returning Birth to the North
AL Wright
(23 August 2014,  Review Article)

Satisfaction with local exercise facility: a rural-urban comparison in China
J Zheng and R An
(22 September 2014,  Original Research)

Targeted survey as a method to rationalize priorities for a strategy to improve eye health in rural Uganda
A Hamilton and S Richter
(18 August 2014,  Letter to the Editor)

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 Ma, SV Hunter, V Mapedzahama and P Reddy
(24 November 2014,  Review Article)

Types of homes and ways of life: a territorial analysis of the environmental determinants that factor into the proliferation of malaria vectors in the rural region of Allada in Benin
B Lysaniuk, R Ladsous, M Tabeaud, G Cottrell, C Pennetier and A Garcia
(27 August 2014,  Original Research)

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

Current Issue


A new ally for the promotion of better rural health in Latin America
LV Targa, ID Couper and P Worley
(3 December 2014,  Article No. 3376)
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Investing in longitudinal studies of primary healthcare: what can we learn about service performance, sustainability and quality?
BM Ward, PF Buykx, R Tham, L Kinsman and JS Humphreys
(16 November 2014,  Article No. 3059)
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners in rural areas: credentialing, context and capacity building
P Kuipers, D Harvey, M Lindeman and K Stothers
(10 October 2014,  Article No. 2897)
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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
(23 December 2014,  Article No. 2975)
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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
(14 December 2014,  Article No. 2867)
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Utilisation of a direct access echocardiography service by general practitioners in a remote and rural area – distance and rurality are not barriers to referral
WK Choo, K McGeary, C Farman, A Greyling, SJ Cross and SJ Leslie
(14 December 2014,  Article No. 2736)
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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
(23 November 2014,  Article No. 2784)
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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
(12 November 2014,  Article No. 2796)
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Mapping the pathways to eye care in a rural south-east Nigerian population: any implications for practice, eye care programs and policy?
SN Onwubiko, BI Eze, NN Udeh, OC Arinze, MN Okoloagu and CM Chuka-Okosa
(10 November 2014,  Article No. 2729)
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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
(29 October 2014,  Article No. 2968)
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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
(28 October 2014,  Article No. 2659)
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Twenty cultural and learning principles to guide the development of pharmacy curriculum in Pacific Island countries
AN Brown and C McCormack
(6 October 2014,  Article No. 2581)
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Qualitative exploration of rural focus group members’ participation in the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, USA
IS Harvey and M Janke
(6 October 2014,  Article No. 2886)
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Review Article

Industrial paramedics, out on site but not out of mind
JJ Acker, TM Johnston and A Lazarsfeld-Jensen
(5 December 2014,  Article No. 2856)
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Clinical Review

Melioidosis: a review
YC Foong, M Tan and RS Bradbury
(30 October 2014,  Article No. 2763)
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Short Communication

Point-of-care testing for haemoglobin A1c in remote Australian Indigenous communities improves timeliness of diabetes care
BA Spaeth, MDS Shephard and S Schatz
(30 October 2014,  Article No. 2849)
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Project Report

How accurate is the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy on telescreening? The Indian scenario
R Raman, DN Bhojwani and T Sharma
(28 October 2014,  Article No. 2809)
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Faculty analysis of distributed medical education in Northern Canadian Aboriginal communities
GL Hudson and M Maar
(3 October 2014,  Article No. 2664)
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Personal View

The right staffing mix for inpatient care in rural multi-purpose service health facilities
LM Malone and JK Anderson
(3 December 2014,  Article No. 2881)
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Letter to the Editor

Trends in birthweight among four tribal communities in rural Tamil Nadu, India
ES Baekgaard and CL Hulse
(14 November 2014,  Article No. 2786)
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Water deterioration in rural Honduras: an examination of three communities
GE Halder, G Bearman, K Sanogo and MP Stevens
(20 October 2014,  Article No. 2970)
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Correction, article no. 2907: Non-physician communities in Japan: are they still disadvantaged?
J Richmond
(7 October 2014,  Article No. 3323)
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