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Editorial

Editorial

A new ally for the promotion of better rural health in Latin America

Targa L, Couper I, Worley P.

3 December 2014 Latin America

Editorial

Adventures in rural and remote health services innovation: the role of researcher as collaborator

Kosteniuk J, Morgan D, Bracken J, Kessler P.

8 January 2014 North America

Original Research

Original Research

Exploring oral health and hygiene practices in the Algonquin community of Rapid Lake, Quebec

Naidu A, Macdonald M, Carnevale F, Nottaway W, Thivierge C, Vignola S.

23 December 2014 North America

Original Research

Utilisation of a direct access echocardiography service by general practitioners in a remote and rural area - distance and rurality are not barriers to referral

Choo W, McGeary K, Farman C, Greyling A, Cross S, Prof Leslie S.

14 December 2014 Europe

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?

Sobolewski P, Szczuchniak W, Sobota A, Grzesik M.

14 December 2014 Europe

Original Research

Quality of diagnostic and treatment practices of pulmonary tuberculosis management amongst health practitioners in Haryana, north India

Singh A, Salve H, Selvaraj K, Rai S, Kant S.

23 November 2014 Asia

Original Research

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

Hussain J, Robinson A, Stebbing M, McGrail M.

12 November 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Mapping the pathways to eye care in a rural south-east Nigerian population: any implications for practice, eye care programs and policy?

Onwubiko S, Eze B, Udeh N, Arinze O, Okoloagu M, Chuka-Okosa C.

10 November 2014 Africa

Original Research

Traditional and cultural approaches to childrearing: preventing early childhood caries in Norway House Cree Nation, Manitoba

Cidro J, Zahayko L, Lawrence H, McGregor M, McKay K.

29 October 2014 North America

Original Research

'We desperately need some help here' - The experience of legal experts with sexual assault and evidence collection in rural communities

Annan S.

28 October 2014 North America

Original Research

Twenty cultural and learning principles to guide the development of pharmacy curriculum in Pacific Island countries

Brown A, McCormack C.

6 October 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Qualitative exploration of rural focus group members' participation in the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, USA

Harvey I, Janke M.

6 October 2014 North America

Original Research

Post-retirement intentions of nurses and midwives living and working in the Northern Territory of Australia

Voit K, Carson D.

22 September 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Building a stronger child dental health system in Australia: statistical sampling masks the burden of dental disease distribution in Australian children

Tennant M, Kruger E.

15 September 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Community preparedness for highly pathogenic Avian influenza on Bali and Lombok, Indonesia

Hunter C, Birden H, Toribio J, Booy R, Abdurrahman M, Ambarawati A, Adiputra I.

15 September 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Establishing sustainable performance-based incentive schemes: views of rural health workers from qualitative research in three sub-Saharan African countries

Ye M, Aninanya G, Sié A, Kakoko D, Chatio S, Kagoné M, Prytherch H, Loukanova S, Williams J, Sauerborn R.

14 September 2014 Africa

Original Research

Deepening the quality of clinical reasoning and decision-making in rural hospital nursing practice

Sedgwick M, Grigg L, Dersch S.

11 September 2014 North America

Original Research

Knowledge and perceptions of Chagas disease in a rural Honduran community

Donovan S, Stevens M, Sanogo K, Masroor N, Bearman G.

10 September 2014 Latin America

Original Research

Healthcare use and prescription of opioids in rural residents with pain

Kapoor S, Thorn B.

9 September 2014 North America

Original Research

E-Health readiness in outback communities: an exploratory study

Schwarz F, Ward J, Willcock S.

3 September 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Virtually controlled computerised visual acuity screening in a multilingual Indian population

Sreelatha O, Ve R, Jose J, Devassy M, Srinivasan K.

3 September 2014 Asia

Original Research

Body weight perceptions and eating-related weight control behaviors of on-reserve First Nations youth from Ontario, Canada

Gates A, Hanning R, Martin I, Gates M, Tsuji L.

2 September 2014 North America

Original Research

Impact of an interprofessional education program on developing skilled graduates well-equipped to practise in rural and underserved areas

Mpofu R, Daniels P, Adonis T, Karuguti W.

2 September 2014 Africa

Original Research

Gestational diabetes in a rural, regional centre in south Western Australia: predictors of risk

Kirke A, Evans S, Walters B.

29 August 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Exploration of factors influencing initiation and continuation of breastfeeding among Hispanic women living in rural settings: a multi-methods study

Joshi A, Trout K, Aguirre T, Wilhelm S.

29 August 2014 North America

Original Research

Extrinsic and intrinsic factors impacting on the retention of older rural healthcare workers in the north Victorian public sector: a qualitative study

Warburton J, Moore M, Clune S, Hodgkin S.

27 August 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Unfreezing the Flexnerian Model: introducing longitudinal integrated clerkships in rural communities

Bing-You R, Trowbridge R, Kruithoff C, Daggett Jr J.

21 August 2014 North America

Original Research

Factors influencing knowledge and practice of hygiene in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme areas of Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee

Akter T, Ali A.

19 August 2014 Asia

Original Research

Exploring the relationship between socioeconomic status and dog-bite injuries through spatial analysis

Raghavan M, Martens P, Burchill C.

15 August 2014 North America

Original Research

Practice intentions of clinical associate students at the University of Pretoria, South Africa

Moodley S, Wolvaardt L, Louw M, Hugo J.

13 August 2014 Africa

Original Research

Effect of tele-emergency services on recruitment and retention of US rural physicians

Potter A, Mueller K, MacKinney C, Ward M.

13 August 2014 North America

Original Research

Maintaining health and wellness in the face of dementia: an exploratory analysis of individuals attending a rural and remote memory clinic

Dal Bello-Haas V, O'Connell M, Morgan D.

7 August 2014 North America

Original Research

Prevalence of presbyopia in a rural African community

Uche N, Ezegwui I, Uche E, Onwasigwe E, Umeh R, Onwasigwe C.

6 August 2014 Africa

Original Research

Use of addiction treatment services by Irish youth: does place of residence matter?

Murphy K, Byrne S, Sahm L, Lambert S, McCarthy S.

6 August 2014 Europe

Original Research

Lessons learned: feasibility and acceptability of a telehealth-delivered exercise intervention for rural-dwelling individuals with dementia and their caregivers

Dal Bello-Haas V, O'Connell M, Morgan D, Crossley M.

1 August 2014 North America

Original Research

Rural and remote dementia care challenges and needs: perspectives of formal and informal care providers residing in Saskatchewan, Canada

Dal Bello-Haas V, Cammer A, Morgan D, Stewart N, Kosteniuk J.

1 August 2014 North America

Original Research

The value of best-practice guidelines for OSCEs in a postgraduate program in an Australian remote area setting

Jeffrey C, Mitchell M, Henderson A, Lenthall S, Knight S, Glover P, Kelly M, Nulty D, Groves M.

27 July 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Gender and age are associated with healthy food purchases via grocery voucher redemption

Hardin-Fanning F, Gokun Y.

26 July 2014 North America

Original Research

Extreme nursing: a qualitative assessment of nurse retention in a remote setting

DeValpine M.

24 July 2014 North America

Original Research

Colorectal cancer outcome inequalities: association between population density, race, and socioeconomic status

Fitzgerald T, Lea S, Brinkley J, Zervos E.

22 July 2014 North America

Original Research

Geographical and seasonal barriers to mammography services and breast cancer stage at diagnosis

Onitilo A, Liang H, Stankowski R, Engel J, Broton M, Doi S, Miskowiak D.

14 July 2014 North America

Original Research

The experience of living with a traumatic hand injury in a rural and remote location: an interpretive phenomenological study

Kingston G, Judd J, Gray M.

14 July 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Stress and wellbeing among Turkish and German adolescents living in rural and urban areas

Yeresyan I, Lohaus A.

8 July 2014 Europe

Original Research

Implementation of a community greenhouse in a remote, sub-Arctic First Nations community in Ontario, Canada: a descriptive case study

Skinner K, Hanning R, Metatawabin J, Tsuji L.

25 June 2014 North America

Original Research

Nurses' experiences providing palliative care to individuals living in rural communities: aspects of the physical residential setting

Kaasalainen S, Brazil K, Williams A, Wilson D, Willison K, Marshall D, Taniguchi A, Phillips C.

25 June 2014 North America

Original Research

Fatty acids composition and food consumption among reindeer herders and urban inhabitants of the European North of Russia

Lyudinina A, Eseva T, Potolitsyna N, Chernykh A, Bojko E.

24 June 2014 Europe

Original Research

'Rural' doesn't mean 'uniform': northern vs southern rural family physicians' workload and practice structures in Ontario

Wenghofer E, Timony P, Gauthier N.

24 June 2014 North America

Original Research

Nitazoxanide for the treatment of infectious diarrhoea in the Northern Territory, Australia 2007-2012

McLeod C, Morris P, Snelling T, Carapetis J, Bowen A.

12 June 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Rural and urban disparities in quality of life and health-related behaviors among chronically ill patients

Kurpas D, Mroczek B, Bielska D.

10 June 2014 Europe

Original Research

Degree of value alignment - a grounded theory of rural nurse resignations

Bragg S, Bonner A.

29 May 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Pediatric emergency care capabilities of Indian Health Service emergency medical service agencies serving American Indians/Alaska Natives in rural and frontier areas

Genovesi A, Hastings B, Edgerton E, Olson L.

23 May 2014 North America

Original Research

Mental health services for Nunavut children and youth: evaluating a telepsychiatry pilot project

Volpe T, Boydell K, Pignatiello A.

14 May 2014 North America

Original Research

Understanding the distinct experience of rural interprofessional collaboration in developing palliative care programs

Gaudet A, Kelley M, Williams A.

14 May 2014 North America

Original Research

A qualitative study: potential benefits and challenges of traditional healers in providing aspects of palliative care in rural South Africa

Campbell L, Amin N.

11 May 2014 Africa

Original Research

'Going rural': driving change through a rural medical education innovation

Van Schalkwyk S, Bezuidenhout J, Conradie H, Fish T, Kok N, Van Heerden B, De Villiers M.

6 May 2014 Africa

Original Research

'I felt colonised': emerging clinical teachers on a new rural teaching platform

A/Prof Blitz J, Bezuidenhout J, Conradie H, De Villiers M, Van Schalkwyk S.

6 May 2014 Africa

Original Research

'Heart attack' symptoms and decision-making: the case of older rural women

Jackson M, McCulloch B.

5 May 2014 North America

Original Research

Goal setting for health behavior change: evidence from an obesity intervention for rural low-income women

Ries A, Blackman L, Page R, Gizlice Z, Benedict S, Barnes K, Kelsey K, Carter-Edwards L.

1 May 2014 North America

Original Research

Investigating factors of self-care orientation and self-medication use in a Greek rural area

Papakosta M, Zavras D, Niakas D.

8 April 2014 Europe

Original Research

Household practices of mothers regarding neonatal care in rural & urban settings of the capital district of Azad Jammu & Kashmir

Gilani I, Kayani Z.

5 April 2014 Asia

Original Research

Health priorities in an Australian mining town: an intercept survey

Ellis I, Skinner T, Bhana A, Voon N, Longley K.

4 April 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Effectiveness of female community health volunteers in the detection and management of low-birth-weight in Nepal

Amano S, Shrestha B, Chaube S, Higuchi M, Manandhar D, Osrin D, Costello A, Saville N.

28 March 2014 Asia

Original Research

Promoting resilience and wellbeing through an outdoor intervention designed for Aboriginal adolescents

Ritchie S, Wabano M, Russell K, Enosse L, Young N.

26 March 2014 North America

Original Research

Linking parent perceptions of children's weight to early coronary risk factors: results from the CARDIAC Project

Stabler M, Cottrell L, Lilly C.

21 March 2014 North America

Original Research

Positive impacts on rural and regional workforce from the first seven cohorts of James Cook University medical graduates

Sen Gupta T, Woolley T, Murray R, Hays R, Staer (McCloskey) T.

20 March 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Management of type 2 diabetes: Australian rural and remote general practitioners' knowledge, attitudes, and practices

Thepwongsa I, Kirby C, Paul C, Piterman L.

9 March 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Development of the Nursing Community Apgar Questionnaire (NCAQ): a rural nurse recruitment and retention tool

Prengaman M, Bigbee J, Baker E, Schmitz D.

4 March 2014 North America

Original Research

Relationship between COPD and lower socioeconomic status in farmers from south-eastern Poland (Lublin region)

Golec M, Skórska C, Mackiewicz B, Dutkiewicz J, Góra A, Lemieszek M, Milanowski J.

3 March 2014 Europe

Original Research

Hope of rural women caregivers of persons with advanced cancer: guilt, self-efficacy and mental health

Duggleby W, Williams A, Holstlander L, Thomas R, Cooper D, Hallstrom L, Ghosh S, O-Rourke H.

3 March 2014 North America

Original Research

Successful mobile phone network-based approach to integration of the health care system in rural Laos: strengthening lay health worker performance

Nonaka D, Pongvongsa T, Nishimoto F, Nansounthavong P, Hongwei J, Vongsouvanh A, Moji K, Phongmany P, Kobayashi J.

18 February 2014 Asia

Original Research

Rural rehabilitation practice: perspectives of occupational therapists and physical therapists in British Columbia, Canada

Roots R, Brown H, Bainbridge L, Li L.

17 February 2014 North America

Original Research

Early career location of University of Adelaide rural cohort medical students

Jamar E, Newbury J, Mills D.

10 February 2014 Australasia

Original Research

Health-science students' self-efficacy, social support, and intention to work in rural areas of the Lao People's Democratic Republic

Theppanya K, A/Prof Suwannapong N, Howteerakul N.

4 February 2014 Asia

Original Research

Examining the relationship between communities' 'age-friendliness' and life satisfaction and self-perceived health in rural Manitoba, Canada

Menec V, Nowicki S.

18 January 2014 North America

Original Research

Referral by outreach specialist reduces hospitalisation costs of rural patients with digestive tract cancer: a report from medical consortium in China

Ge S, Zhou B, Cai Z, Wu T, Li X, Xu W.

14 January 2014 Asia

Original Research

Examination of the use of complementary and alternative medicine in Central Appalachia, USA

Nguyen D, Gavaza P, Hollon L, Nicholas R.

8 January 2014 North America

Commentary

Commentary

Investing in longitudinal studies of primary healthcare: what can we learn about service performance, sustainability and quality?

Ward B, Buykx P, Tham R, Kinsman L, Humphreys J.

16 November 2014 Australasia

Commentary

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners in rural areas: credentialing, context and capacity building

Kuipers P, Harvey D, Lindeman M, Stothers K.

10 October 2014 Australasia

Commentary

Dentist-to-population ratios and practice-to-population ratios: in shortage environment with gross mal-distribution what should rural communities focus their attention on?

Perera I, Perera M.

14 August 2014 Australasia

Commentary

Preventing rural workforce by design

Bowman R, Halasy M.

14 June 2014 North America

Review Article

Review Article

Industrial paramedics, out on site but not out of mind

Acker J, Johnston T, Lazarsfeld-Jensen A.

5 December 2014 Australasia

Review Article

Dental practitioner rural work movements: a systematic review

Godwin D, Hoang H, Crocombe L, Bell E.

29 July 2014 Australasia

Review Article

Interprofessional learning and rural paramedic care

Mulholland P, Barnett T, Spencer J.

18 July 2014 Australasia

Review Article

Effect of rurality on screening for breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis comparing mammography

Leung J, McKenzie S, Martin J, McLaughlin D.

23 June 2014 Australasia

Review Article

Diabetic education in rural areas

Maez L, Erickson L, Naumuk L.

16 June 2014 North America

Review Article

Can a white nurse get it? 'Reflexive practice' and the non-Indigenous clinician/researcher working with Aboriginal people

Rix L, Barclay L, Wilson S.

3 June 2014 Australasia

Review Article

Rural emergency medical technician pre-hospital electrocardiogram transmission

Powell A, Halon J, Nelson J.

2 May 2014 North America

Review Article

Suicide and accidental death in Australia's rural farming communities: a review of the literature

Kennedy A, Maple M, McKay K, Brumby S.

20 February 2014 Australasia

Review Article

Prevalence of hypertension in rural populations from Ibero-America and the Caribbean

Diaz A, Tringler M.

25 January 2014 North America

Clinical Review

Clinical Review

Melioidosis: a review

Foong Y, Tan M, Bradbury R.

30 October 2014 Australasia

Clinical Review

Sudden collapses in the heat in patients on angiotensin type 2 receptor blockers

Radford P.

24 May 2014 Australasia

Short Communication

Short Communication

Point-of-care testing for haemoglobin A1c in remote Australian Indigenous communities improves timeliness of diabetes care

Spaeth B, Shephard M, Schatz S.

30 October 2014 Australasia

Short Communication

Publish or perish: strategies to help rural early career researchers increase publication output

Johnston J, Wilson S, Rix L, Pit S.

24 September 2014 Australasia

Short Communication

Challenges of hepatitis C treatment in Native Americans in two North Dakota medical facilities

Hossain S, Jalil S, Guerrero D, Sahmoun A.

18 September 2014 North America

Short Communication

Differences in media access and use between rural Native American and White children

Hswen Y, Naslund J, Bickham D.

29 August 2014 North America

Short Communication

GP surgeons: what are they? An audit of GP surgeons in South Australia

Abbot B, Laurence C, Elliott T.

8 August 2014 Australasia

Short Communication

Factors affecting recruitment and retention of rehabilitation professionals in Northern Ontario, Canada: a cross-sectional study

Winn C, Chisholm B, Hummelbrunner J.

9 April 2014 North America

Short Communication

Development, income transfer strategies, and the nutritional transition in Brazilian children from a rural and remote region

Antunes Freitas D, Sousa Á, Jones K.

7 March 2014 North America

Short Communication

Infant abusive head trauma prevention: acceptability of the Period of PURPLE Crying® program in far north Queensland, Australia

Stephens A, Kaltner M, Liley W.

3 March 2014 Australasia

Policy Report

Policy Report

Non-physician communities in Japan: are they still disadvantaged?

Kashima S, Inoue K, Matsumoto M, Takeuchi K.

24 September 2014 Asia

Policy Report

Mount Isa Statement on Quad Bike Safety

Franklin R, Knight S, Lower T.

21 August 2014 Australasia

Project Report

Project Report

How accurate is the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy on telescreening? The Indian scenario

Raman R, Bhojwani D, Sharma T.

28 October 2014 Asia

Project Report

Faculty analysis of distributed medical education in Northern Canadian Aboriginal communities

Hudson G, Maar M.

3 October 2014 North America

Project Report

Public-private partnerships in the response to HIV: experience from the resource industry in Papua New Guinea

Miles K, Conlon M, Stinshoff J, Hutton R.

25 September 2014 Australasia

Project Report

Supporting rural remote physicians to conduct a study and write a paper: Experience of Clinical Research Support Team (CRST)-Jichi

Matsubara S, Ohkuchi A, Kamesaki T, Ishikawa S, Nakamura Y, Matsumoto M.

24 September 2014 Asia

Project Report

Addressing the shortage of health professionals in South Africa through the development of a new cadre of health worker: the creation of Clinical Associates

Couper I, Hugo J.

16 August 2014 Africa

Project Report

The Lake Clinic - providing primary care to isolated floating villages on the Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia

Merali H, Morgan J, Uk S, Phlan S, Wang L, Korng S.

8 May 2014 Asia

Project Report

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

VanderBurgh D, Jamieson R, Beardy J, Ritchie S, Orkin A.

15 April 2014 North America

Project Report

Building capacity in the rural physiotherapy workforce: a paediatric training partnership

Williams E, McMeeken J.

23 March 2014 Australasia

Project Report

Blended distance education program for junior doctors working in rural hospitals in India

Vyas R, Zacharah A, Swamidasan I, Doris P, Harris I.

11 March 2014 Asia

Personal View

Personal View

The right staffing mix for inpatient care in rural multi-purpose service health facilities

Malone L, Anderson J.

3 December 2014 Australasia

Tribute

Tribute

Vale: Associate Professor Erica Bell

Barnett T.

26 August 2014 Australasia

Obituary

Obituary

Tribute to the life of Professor Ratie Mpofu

Adonis T, Daniels P, Gahiza D.

5 February 2014 Africa

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Trends in birthweight among four tribal communities in rural Tamil Nadu, India

Bækgaard E, Hulse C.

14 November 2014 Asia

Letter to the Editor

Water deterioration in rural Honduras: an examination of three communities

Halder G, Bearman G, Sanogo K, Stevens M.

20 October 2014 Latin America

Letter to the Editor

Insulin storage in the Upper Himalayas

Mokta J, Kalra S.

18 September 2014 Asia

Letter to the Editor

Acute diarrhea demanding hospitalization in rural India

Tadepalli D, Srinadh A, Balaji K, Thomas D.

17 July 2014 Asia

Letter to the Editor

Low prevalence of ischemic heart disease in rural coastal Ecuador: an issue of high mortality rate?

Peñaherrera E, Pow-Chon-Long F, Del Brutto O.

16 February 2014 North America

Book Review

Book Review

Rural Medical Education Guidebook

Wootton J.

20 September 2014 International

Book Review

Rural Nursing: Concepts, Theory and Practice, 4th edn

Anderson J.

25 January 2014 North America

Correction

Correction

Correction, article no. 2907: Non-physician communities in Japan: are they still disadvantaged?

Richmond J.

7 October 2014 Asia

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