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A Novel Model for a Hub and Spoke Spinal Service and Improvements in the Treatment of Spinal Pathology in a Rural Hospital Setting
E Ali, A Macdowell and T Pagonis
(12 June 2017,  Policy Report)
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Self-efficacy level among patients with type 2 diabetes living in rural areas
S Gedik and D Kocoglu
(30 June 2017,  Original Research)
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Service user preferences for diabetes education in remote and rural areas of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland
J Hall, F Skinner, P Tilley and S MacRury
(30 June 2017,  Original Research)
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Current Issue

Editorial

Conducting research in rural primary care medicine: do we need more experimental research or guidance?
C Lionis and A Tatsioni
(26 November 2012,  Article No. 2267)
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Restoring humanity in health care through the art of compassion: an issue for the teaching and research agenda in rural health care
S Shea and C Lionis
(20 December 2010,  Article No. 1679)
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Establishing academic rural practice: a future and challenging target
C Lionis and J Wynn-Jones
(1 March 2007,  Article No. 727)
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Emergence of the European Section of the international journal of Rural and Remote Health
CD Lionis and PS Worley
(10 December 2003,  Article No. 257)
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Commentary

Rural residence and prostate cancer screening with prostate-specific antigen
K Stamatiou and A Skolarikos
(18 June 2009,  Article No. 1227)
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Rural medical education in Europe: the relevance of the Australian experience
RB Hays
(27 February 2007,  Article No. 683)
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Rural proofing for health: a commentary
HF Swindlehurst, JA Deaville, J Wynn-Jones and K M Mitchinson
(9 May 2005,  Article No. 411)
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Original Research

Patients’ use of and attitudes towards self-medication in rural and remote Slovenian family medicine practices: a cross-sectional multicentre study
Z Klemenc-Ketis and D Mitrovic
(10 February 2017,  Article No. 3893)
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A rapid post-disaster surveillance model enabling outbreak detection and healthcare response following earthquakes on Kefalonia island, Greece, February–May 2014
C Silvestros, K Mellou, C Williams, E Triantafyllou, G Rigakos, E Papoutsidou, K Tsekou, S Likiardopoulos, G Pantelios, G Kouris, G Christodoulakis, T Georgakopoulou, E Velonakis, C Hadjichristodoulou and Y Tselentis
(5 December 2016,  Article No. 3744)
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Evaluation of reproductive health criteria in seasonal agricultural workers: a sample from Eskisehir, Turkey
T Koyuncu, S Metintas, E Ayhan, F Oz, N Bugrul and ME Gokler
(11 October 2016,  Article No. 3489)
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Young people and snowmobiling in northern Norway: accidents, injury prevention and safety strategies
G Mehus, A Mehus, S Germeten and N Henriksen
(1 September 2016,  Article No. 3713)
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Patient perceptions of a Virtual Health Room installation in rural Sweden
S Näverlo, DB Carson, A Edin-Liljegren and M Ekstedt
(10 July 2016,  Article No. 3823)
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Teaching undergraduate students in rural general practice: an evaluation of a new rural campus in England
M Bartlett, K Pritchard, L Lewis, RB Hays and RK McKinley
(20 May 2016,  Article No. 3694)
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Use of point-of-care tests among general practitioners: a cross-sectional study in Saxony, Germany
T Frese, K Steger, T Deutsch, GL Schmid and H Sandholzer
(7 February 2016,  Article No. 3552)
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Access to chlamydia testing in remote and rural Scotland
KE Hawkins, L Thompson and P Wilson
(17 November 2015,  Article No. 3588)
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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,  Article No. 3228)
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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,  Article No. 3187)
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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,  Article No. 3013)
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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
(8 October 2014,  Article No. 2893)
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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
(26 July 2014,  Article No. 2736)
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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
(10 June 2014,  Article No. 2867)
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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
(20 January 2014,  Article No. 2539)
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Stress and wellbeing among Turkish and German adolescents living in rural and urban areas
I Yeresyan and A Lohaus
(8 January 2014,  Article No. 2695)
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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
(19 December 2013,  Article No. 2485)
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Use of addiction treatment services by Irish youth: does place of residence matter?
KD Murphy, S Byrne, LJ Sahm, S Lambert and S McCarthy
(19 November 2013,  Article No. 2735)
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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
(30 August 2013,  Article No. 2349)
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Relationship between COPD and lower socioeconomic status in farmers from south-eastern Poland (Lublin region)
M Golec, C Skórska, B Mackiewicz, J Dutkiewicz, A Góra, M Lemieszek and J Milanowski
(25 July 2013,  Article No. 2531)
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Audit of cholesterol management among primary care patients in rural southern Italy
N Buono, F Petrazzuoli, F D'Addio , C Farinaro and J Soler
(30 May 2013,  Article No. 2225)
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Local provision of percutaneous coronary intervention increases stenting rates and reduces length of hospital stay in remote regional centre
S Bruce, JAL Smith, I Atherton and SJ Leslie
(14 January 2013,  Article No. 2136)
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Urban-rural differences in Spanish menopausal women
J Martínez , S Palacios , F Chavida and M Pérez
(13 January 2013,  Article No. 1865)
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Ophthalmological disorders in rural areas of Crete: a geospatial analysis
G Pistolla, MK Tsilimparis, P Prastacos, D Sifaki-Pistolla, A Philalithis and IG Pallikaris
(29 October 2012,  Article No. 2020)
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Implementing a Swedish regionalized medical program supported by digital technologies: possibilities and challenges from a management perspective
FLM Pettersson
(25 October 2012,  Article No. 2173)
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Perceptions of primary care professionals on quality of services in rural Greece: a qualitative study
V Sbarouni, Z Tsimtsiou, E Symvoulakis, A Kamekis, E Petelos, A Saridaki, N Papadakis and C Lionis
(22 October 2012,  Article No. 2156)
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Modified directly observed treatment for tuberculosis versus self-administered therapy: an observational study in rural Greece
N Charokopos, G Tsiros, A Foka, P Voila, K Chrysanthopoulos, I Spiliopoulou and E Jelastopulu
(16 October 2012,  Article No. 2114)
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Can genetics aggravate the health of isolated and remote populations? The case of gout, hyperuricaemia and osteoarthritis in Dalmatia
A Miljković, M Pehlić, D Budimir, G Gunjača, I Mudnić, A Pavić, I Jerončić, I Kolčić, M Boban, C Hayward and O Polašek
(16 October 2012,  Article No. 2153)
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Service contacts prior to death in people dying by suicide in the Scottish Highlands
CR Stark, S Vaughan, S Huc and N O'Neill
(3 August 2012,  Article No. 1876)
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Urban-rural differences in dental caries experience among 6-year-old children in the Russian north
MA Gorbatova, LN Gorbatova, MU Pastbin and AM Grjibovski
(14 June 2012,  Article No. 1999)
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Locum tenens consultant doctors in a rural general hospital - an essential part of the medical workforce or an expensive stopgap?
AJW Sim
(16 November 2011,  Article No. 1594)
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Factors that motivate young pharmacists to work in rural communities in the Ukraine
P Anzenberger, SB Popov and H Ostermann
(3 November 2011,  Article No. 1509)
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Childhood obesity and associated factors in a rural Greek island
DT Athanasopoulos, AI Garopoulou and VP Dragoumanos
(26 October 2011,  Article No. 1641)
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Modelling nutritional services in relation to the health status of older individuals living on Mediterranean islands
S Tyrovolas, E Polychronopoulos, Y Tountas and DB Panagiotakos
(14 September 2011,  Article No. 1776)
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Patient perspectives on health, health needs, and health care services in a rural Irish community: a qualitative study
IR Johnson, C McDonnell, AM O'Connell and LG Glynn
(8 August 2011,  Article No. 1659)
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Use of health care in the main area of Sami habitation in Norway – catching up with national expenditure rates
M Gaski, M Melhus, T Deraas and O Førde
(31 May 2011,  Article No. 1655)
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Skin disorders among male primary school children in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia: prevalence and socio-demographic correlates - a comparison of urban and rural populations
TT Amin, A Ali and F Kaliyadan
(28 February 2011,  Article No. 1517)
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Attitudes of GPs towards Older Adults Psychology Services in the Scottish Highlands
JPF Todman, J Law and A MacDougall
(3 February 2011,  Article No. 1496)
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Metabolic indices, energy and macronutrient intake according to weight status in a rural sample of 17-year-old adolescents
D Mirkopoulou, MG Grammatikopoulou, K Gerothanasi, A Tagka, C Stylianou and M Hassapidou
(15 December 2010,  Article No. 1513)
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An outbreak of gastroenteritis linked to seafood consumption in a remote Northern Aegean island, February-March 2010
I Karagiannis, M Detsis, K Gkolfinopoulou, D Pervanidou, T Panagiotopoulos and S Bonovas
(5 October 2010,  Article No. 1507)
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Quality of care for hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes in a rural area of Southern Italy: is the recording of patient data and the achievement of quality indicators targets satisfactory?
F Petrazzuoli, JK Soler, N Buono and F Dobbs
(13 September 2010,  Article No. 1258)
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Growing up in rural community - children's experiences of social capital from perspectives of wellbeing
U Eriksson, K Asplund and E Sellström
(5 August 2010,  Article No. 1322)
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Diurnal rhythm in British Antarctic personnel
A Harris, P Marquis, HR Eriksen, I Grant, R Corbett, SA Lie and H Ursin
(18 June 2010,  Article No. 1351)
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The Northern Swedish Population Health Study (NSPHS) – a paradigmatic study in a rural population combining community health and basic research
W Igl, Å Johansson and U Gyllensten
(18 June 2010,  Article No. 1363)
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Delays incurred during acute myocardial infarction: a comparative study of rural and urban populations in Greece
I Vavouranakis, A Fanioudaki, E Lamprogiannakis, I Baltzakis, K Sidiropoulou, E Porfiri and ES Ganotakis
(28 May 2010,  Article No. 1271)
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Future potential country doctor: the perspectives of German GPs
I Natanzon, J Szecsenyi, D Ose and S Joos
(7 May 2010,  Article No. 1347)
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Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in an elderly population in Greece
A Triantafyllou, S Douma, K Petidis, M Doumas, E Panagopoulou, A Pyrpasopoulou, S Tsotoulidis and C Zamboulis
(6 April 2010,  Article No. 1225)
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Menopause Rating Scale as a screening tool in rural Turkey
S Metintas, I Arýkan, C Kalyoncu and S Ozalp
(31 March 2010,  Article No. 1230)
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Youth alcohol and drug use in rural Ireland - parents' views
MA Van Hout
(17 August 2009,  Article No. 1171)
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Life prevalence of upper respiratory tract diseases and asthma among children residing in rural area near a regional industrial park: cross-sectional study
I Karakis, E Kordysh, T Lahav, A Bolotin, Y Glazer, H Vardi, I Belmaker and B Sarov
(30 July 2009,  Article No. 1092)
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Childhood obesity and elevated blood pressure in a rural population of northern Greece
TA Mavrakanas, G Konsoula, I Patsonis and BP Merkouris
(25 June 2009,  Article No. 1150)
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What older people want: evidence from a study of remote Scottish communities
G King and J Farmer
(24 June 2009,  Article No. 1166)
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Perceptions of UK medical students on rural clinical placements
JA Deaville, J Wynn-Jones, RB Hays, PJ Coventry, RK McKinley and J Randall-Smith
(2 June 2009,  Article No. 1165)
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Implementation of a national, nurse-led telephone health service in Scotland: assessing the consequences for remote and rural localities
A Roberts, D Heaney, G Haddow and CA O'Donnell
(3 April 2009,  Article No. 1079)
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Identification of barriers to the implementation of evidence-based practice for pre-hospital thrombolysis
C Bloe, C Mair, A Call, A Fuller, S Menzies and SJ Leslie
(6 March 2009,  Article No. 1100)
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Exploring factors that affect hospital referral in rural settings: a case study from Norway
K Gjessing and T Faresjö
(4 February 2009,  Article No. 975)
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Travel time and cancer care: an example of the inverse care law?
G Baird, R Flynn, G Baxter, M Donnelly and J Lawrence
(13 November 2008,  Article No. 1003)
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Evidence for the acceptability and academic success of an innovative remote and rural extended placement
M Wilson and J Cleland
(15 September 2008,  Article No. 960)
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Errors in death certificates in a rural area of Greece
PF Katsakiori, EC Panagiotopoulou, GC Sakellaropoulos, A Papazafiropoulou and M Kardara
(6 December 2007,  Article No. 822)
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Breast, colon, and prostate screening in the adult population of Croatia: does rural origin matter?
O Polasek, I Kolcic, L Voncina, M Strnad, S Vuletic and J Kern
(27 September 2007,  Article No. 749)
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Midwives' competence: is it affected by working in a rural location?
VA Hundley, JS Tucker, E van Teijlingen, A Kiger, JC Ireland, F Harris, J Farmer, JL Caldow and H Bryers
(10 August 2007,  Article No. 764)
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Population density and suicide in Scotland
C Stark, P Hopkins, D Gibbs, A Belbin and A Hay
(18 July 2007,  Article No. 672)
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Assessing the level of awareness of avian influenza among Greek students
G Marinos, I Vasileiou, A Katsargyris, C Klonaris, C Georgiou, J Griniatsos, OP Michail, K Vlasis and A Giannopoulos
(4 July 2007,  Article No. 739)
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Prevalence of urolithiasis in rural Thebes, Greece
KN Stamatiou, VI Karanasiou, RE Lacroix, NG Kavouras, VT Papadimitriou, C Chlopsios, FA Lebren and F Sofras
(8 December 2006,  Article No. 610)
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Academic performance and scientific involvement of final year medical students coming from urban and rural backgrounds
O Polasek and I Kolcic
(20 April 2006,  Article No. 530)
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Comparison of stroke among Christians and Muslims in Thrace, Greece
V Papadopoulos, K Tsakiridis, DK Filippou, P Aggelopoulos, D Nikiforidis and G Baltatzidis
(12 April 2006,  Article No. 505)
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Increased prevalence of diabetes mellitus in a rural Greek population
A Melidonis, SM Tournis, MG Kompoti, I Lentzas, V Roussou, SL Iraklianou, I Michail and A Mariolis
(31 March 2006,  Article No. 534)
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Suicide in farmers in Scotland
C Stark, D Gibbs, P Hopkins, A Belbin, A Hay and S Selvaraj
(20 March 2006,  Article No. 509)
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Seeking prescribing patterns in rural Crete: a pharmacoepidemiological study from a primary care area
N Antonakis, I Xylouri, M Alexandrakis, C Cavoura and C Lionis
(7 February 2006,  Article No. 488)
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Knowledge and behaviour of tourists towards the sun, as studied in a region of northern Greece
S Argyriadou, D Makridis, H Lygidakis, G Apazidis and G Gagalis
(18 October 2005,  Article No. 367)
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Rabies surveillance in the rural population of Cluj County, Romania
IS Bocsan, I Brumboiu, A Coman, R Tarba, V Zanc and M Mihaiu
(20 September 2005,  Article No. 431)
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Inequalities in the distribution of rural primary care physicians in two remote neighboring prefectures of Greece and Albania
PN Theodorakis and GD Mantzavinis
(30 August 2005,  Article No. 457)
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Measuring the frequency of functional gastrointestinal disorders in rural Crete: a need for improving primary care physicians' diagnostic skills
C Lionis, A Olsen-Faresjo, F Anastasiou, M Wallander, S Johansson and T Faresjo
(17 August 2005,  Article No. 409)
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Are health education meetings effective in recruiting women in cervical screening programmes? An innovative and inexpensive intervention from the island of Crete
V Vivilaki, A Romanidou, PN Theodorakis and C Lionis
(9 June 2005,  Article No. 376)
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Sustaining the rural primary healthcare workforce: survey of healthcare professionals in the Scottish Highlands
HM Richards, J Farmer and S Selvaraj
(15 March 2005,  Article No. 365)
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Life-style activities in older people without intellectual impairment: a population-based study
E Maestre Castelblanque, V Albert Cuñat and J Martínez Pérez
(31 January 2005,  Article No. 344)
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Effect of rurality on patients’ satisfaction with out of hours care provided by a family doctor cooperative
LG Glynn, M Byrne and AW Murphy
(6 September 2004,  Article No. 320)
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Consultant supported intermediate care – a model for remote and island hospitals
DJ Godden, A Ludbrook, L McIntyre, JG Perez and R Harvey
(24 June 2004,  Article No. 276)
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Stroke outcomes in Northern Scotland: does rurality really matter?
NP O'Neill and DJ Godden
(30 November 2003,  Article No. 243)
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Review Article

A conceptual model of suicide in rural areas
CR Stark, V Riordan and R O'Connor
(21 June 2011,  Article No. 1622)
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Home versus hospital-based cardiac rehabilitation: a systematic review
J Blair, H Corrigall, NJ Angus, DR Thompson and S Leslie
(6 April 2011,  Article No. 1532)
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Continuous and integrated health care services in rural areas. A literature study
EM Rygh and P Hjortdahl
(17 July 2007,  Article No. 766)
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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
(8 January 2015,  Article No. 3169)
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Merkel cell carcinoma: case report and literature review, from a remote region of France
S Zucchi
(10 February 2009,  Article No. 1072)
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Quail poisoning in a child
D Giannopoulos, S Voulioti, A Skarpelos, A Arvanitis and C Chalkiopoulou
(15 May 2006,  Article No. 564)
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Short Communication

Is there a rural gradient in the diagnosis of aortic stenosis? An analysis of a remote Scottish cohort
MI Maycock, C Farman, A Mort, D Turpie and SJ Leslie
(4 February 2013,  Article No. 2284)
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Comment: Cost and returns related to medical education in rural and remote locations
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Comment on: Identification of barriers to the implementation of evidence-based practice for pre-hospital thrombolysis
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Reply: Cost and returns related to medical education in rural and remote locations
E Smyrnakis, M Gavana, E Kondilis, S Giannakopoulos and A Benos
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