Volume 17

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Editorial

Rural health in Japan: past and future

Takamura A, Matsumoto M, Ishikawa S.

Published 6 December 2017 Asia

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Original Research

Promoting community malaria control in rural Myanmar through an active community participation program using the participatory learning approach

Maung C, Sein T, Hlaing T, Okanurak K, Silawan T, Kaewkungwal J.

Published 13 May 2017 Asia

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Original Research

Women's health care: the experiences and behaviors of rural and urban lesbians in the USA

Barefoot K, Warren J, Smalley K.

Published 1 March 2017 North America

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Original Research

Health care in high school athletics in West Virginia

Schneider K, Meeteer W, Nolan J, Campbell H.

Published 4 March 2017 North America

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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

Klemenc-Ketis Z, Mitrovic D.

Published 7 April 2017 Europe

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Original Research

Retention of qualified healthcare workers in rural Senegal: lessons learned from a qualitative study

Nagai M, Fujita N, Diouf IS, Salla M.

Published 12 September 2017 Africa

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Original Research

Delay in initiation of treatment after diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in primary health care setting: eight year cohort analysis from district Faridabad, Haryana, North India

Kant S, Singh A, Parmeshwaran GG, Haldar P, Malhotra S, Kaur R.

Published 20 July 2017 Asia

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Original Research

A simple, novel technique for fixing Penrose drains in minor surgeries, with advantages for remote outpatient clinics: a retrospective comparison with conventional drain fixation in North Ibaraki, Japan

Shibuya Y, Matsumoto G, Sasaki M, Sasaki K, Adachi K, Sekido M.

Published 3 October 2017 Asia

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Original Research

Demographic and rural-urban variations in dental service utilization in Taiwan

Wen P, Lee C, Chang Y, Ku L, Li C.

Published 24 August 2017 Asia

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Original Research

What are they thinking? Facilitating clinical reasoning through longitudinal patient exposure in rural practice

Campbell DG, Walters L, Couper I, Greacen J.

Published 18 December 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

Long-term morbidity and mortality in survivors of critical illness: a 5-year observational follow-up study

Secombe P, Stewart PC.

Published 23 February 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

Effect of an oral healthcare program on gingival health status in rural areas of South Korea

Lee M, Kim N, Chung W, Choi E, Kim C, Choi E, Chang S.

Published 18 September 2017 Asia

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Original Research

Measuring the attractiveness of rural communities in accounting for differences of rural primary care workforce supply

McGrail M, Wingrove PM, Petterson SM, Humphreys J, Russell D, Bazemore AW.

Published 28 April 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

Translating agricultural health and medicine education across the Pacific: a United States and Australian comparison study

Brumby SA, Ruldolphi J, Rohlman D, Donham KJ.

Published 14 March 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

Promoting colorectal cancer screening through a new model of delivering rural primary care in the USA: a qualitative study

Kim J, Young L, Bekmuratova S, Schober DJ, Wang H, Roy S, Bhuyan SS, Schumaker A, Chen L.

Published 29 March 2017 North America

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Original Research

Relevance of the Aboriginal Children's Health and Well-being Measure Beyond Wiikwemkoong

Young N, Wabano M, Blight S, Baker-Anderson K, Beaudin R, McGregor LF, McGregor L, Burke T.

Published 4 April 2017 North America

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Original Research

Challenges to uptake of cancer education resources by rural Aboriginal Health Workers: the Cancer Healing Messages flipchart experience

Bierbaum M, Plueckhahn T, Roth F, McNamara C, Ramsey I, Corsini N.

Published 19 December 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

Examination of cardiovascular risk factors and rurality in Appalachian children

Lilly C, Umer A, Cottrell L, Pyles L, Neal WA.

Published 20 March 2017 North America

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Original Research

Household resources as determinants of child mortality in Ghana

Nutor J, Bell JF, Slaughter-Acey JC, Joseph JG, Apesoa-Varano E, De Leon Siantz M.

Published 10 October 2017 Africa

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Original Research

Marginalization and health service coverage among Indigenous, rural, and urban populations: a public health problem in Mexico

Roldán JA, Álvarez MA, Carrasco M, Guarneros N, Ledesma JÁ, Cuchillo-Hilario M, Chávez A.

Published 16 December 2017 Latin America

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Original Research

Socioeconomic disparities in head and neck cancer patients' access to cancer treatment centers

Walker B, Schuurman N, Auluck A, Lear SA, Rosin M.

Published 31 August 2017 North America

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Original Research

Is urban-rural location associated with weight status in school children? An examination of 42 small and rural Californian counties

Strochlic R, Au L, Ritchie L.

Published 18 April 2017 North America

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Original Research

Speech-language pathology telehealth in rural and remote schools: the experience of school executive and therapy assistants

Fairweather G, Lincoln M, Ramsden R.

Published 17 September 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

Adaptation of the global frameworks for community based rehabilitation in southern Africa: a proof of concept

M'kumbuzi V, Myezwa H.

Published 22 August 2017 Africa

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Original Research

Residing in economically distressed rural Appalachia is independently associated with excess body weight in college students

Abshire D, Lennie TA, Mudd-Martin GT, Moser DK.

Published 11 March 2017 North America

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Original Research

A rural shelter in Ontario adapting to address the changing needs of women who have experienced intimate partner violence: a qualitative case study

Mantler T, Wolfe B.

Published 16 March 2017 North America

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Original Research

Correlations between community size and student perceptions of value

Anderson S, Simanton E.

Published 22 July 2017 North America

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Original Research

Encouragers and discouragers affecting medical graduates' choice of regional and rural practice locations

McKillop A, Webster CS, Bennett W, O'Connor B, Bagg W.

Published 7 December 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

Predictors of remote practice location in the first seven cohorts of James Cook University MBBS graduates

Woolley T, Sen Gupta T, Bellei M.

Published 13 February 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

A rapid post-disaster surveillance model enabling outbreak detection and healthcare response following earthquakes on Kefalonia island, Greece, February-May 2014

Silvestros C, Mellou K, Williams C, Triantafyllou E, Rigakos G, Papoutsidou E, Tsekou K, Likiardopoulos S, Pantelios G, Kouris G, Christodoulakis G, Georgakopoulou T, Velonakis E, Hadjichristodoulou C, Tselentis Y.

Published 7 March 2017 Europe

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Original Research

A double whammy! New baccalaureate registered nurses' transitions into rural acute care

Smith JC, Vandall-Walker V.

Published 20 December 2017 North America

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Original Research

Use of cell phones and computers for health promotion and tobacco cessation by American Indian college students in Montana

Dotson J, Nelson LA, Young SL, Buchwald D, Roll J.

Published 22 March 2017 North America

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Original Research

What does it cost to provide equity of access to high quality, comprehensive primary health care in rural Australia? A pilot study

Thomas S, Wakerman J, Humphreys J.

Published 30 March 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

Understanding how emergency medicine physicians survive and thrive in rural practice: a theoretical model

Kolhatkar A, Keesey A, Bluman B, Lynn BM, Wilkinson T.

Published 17 November 2017 North America

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Original Research

Strengthening the rural dietetics workforce: examining early effects of the Northern Ontario Dietetic Internship Program on recruitment and retention

Hill M, Raftis D, Wakewich P.

Published 27 January 2017 North America

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Original Research

Building a local medical workforce in Tasmania: where are international fee-paying medical graduates likely to work?

Cheek C, Hays RB, Allen P, Walker G, Shires L.

Published 28 August 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

The Pituri Learning Circle: central Australian Aboriginal women's knowledge and practices around the use of Nicotiana spp. as a chewing tobacco

Ratsch A, Mason A, Rive L, Bogossian F, Steadman K.

Published 6 August 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

Mobile emergency simulation training for rural health providers

Martin D, Bekiaris B, Hansen G.

Published 17 October 2017 North America

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Original Research

Challenges to the provision of community aged care services across rural Australia: perceptions of service managers

Savy P, Warburton J, Hodgkin SP.

Published 31 May 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

Disparities in dental health of rural Australians: hospitalisation rates and utilisation of public dental services in three communities in North Queensland

Carlisle K, Larkins S, Croker F.

Published 11 January 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

A comparative analysis of policies addressing rural oral health in eight English-speaking OECD countries

Crocombe L, Goldberg L, Bell E, Seidel B.

Published 31 July 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

A national analysis of dental waiting lists and point-in-time geographic access to subsidised dental care: can geographic access be improved by offering public dental care through private dental clinics?

Dudko Y, Kruger E, Tennant M.

Published 12 January 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

Is remote health different to rural health?

Wakerman J, Bourke L, Humphreys J, Taylor J.

Published 26 May 2017 Australasia

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Original Research

Retention of doctors in rural health services in Thailand: impact of a national collaborative approach

Arora R, Chamnan P, Nitiapinyasakul A, Lertsukprasert S.

Published 31 August 2017 Asia

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Original Research

Rural–urban differences in unpaid caregivers of adults

Crouch E, Probst JC, Bennett KJ.

Published 22 November 2017 North America

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Commentary

Rural multidisciplinary training: opportunity to focus on interprofessional rapport-building

Hudson JN, Croker A.

Published 29 August 2017 Australasia

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Commentary

Training generalist doctors for rural practice in New Zealand

Nixon G, Blattner K, Williamson M, McHugh P, Reid J.

Published 8 March 2017 Australasia

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Review Article

What do evaluations tell us about implementing new models in rural and remote primary health care? Findings from a narrative analysis of seven service evaluations conducted by an Australian Centre of Research Excellence

Lyle D, Saurman E, Kirby S, Jones D, Humphreys J, Wakerman J.

Published 6 September 2017 Australasia

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Review Article

Use of telehealth for health care of Indigenous peoples with chronic conditions: a systematic review

Fraser S, Mackean T, Grant J, Hunter K, Towers K, Ivers R.

Published 20 September 2017 Australasia

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Review Article

Factors influencing suicide in older rural males: a review of Australian studies

Crnek-Georgeson KT, Wilson LA, Page A.

Published 15 October 2017 Australasia

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Clinical Case Report

Diagnosis of osteoporosis in rural Arctic Greenland: a clinical case using plain chest radiography for secondary prevention and consideration of tools for primary prevention in remote areas

Fleischer I, Schæbel LK, Albertsen N, Sørensen VN, Andersen S.

Published 15 February 2017 North America

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Clinical Case Report

Remote eye care screening for rural veterans with Technology-based Eye Care Services: a quality improvement project

Maa A, Wojciechowski B, Hunt K, Dismuke C, Janjua R, Lynch MG.

Published 26 January 2017 North America

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Short Communication

Avian influenza prevalence among hunter-harvested birds in a remote Canadian First Nation community

Liberda E, Meldrum R, Charania N, Davey R, Tsuji LJ.

Published 11 January 2017 North America

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Short Communication

Learning by doing: the MD-PA Interprofessional Education Rural Rotation

Palmer R, Stilp C.

Published 22 March 2017 North America

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Short Communication

Feasibility of developing a pediatric telehealth network in Honduras with international consultation support

Brooks M, Holden KR, Durón RM, McElligott JT, Summer A.

Published 31 May 2017 Latin America

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Short Communication

Health justice partnerships: initial insights into the delivery of an integrated health and legal service for youth in regional Victoria

Ollerenshaw A, Camilleri M.

Published 26 April 2017 Australasia

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Short Communication

A review of the availability and cost effectiveness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) management interventions in rural Australia and New Zealand

Brooke M, Spiliopoulos N, Collins M.

Published 10 October 2017 Australasia

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Short Communication

Cervical cancer screening in rural mountainous Honduras: knowledge, attitudes and barriers

Pryor R, Masroor N, Stevens M, Sanogo K, Hernández O'Hagan P, Bearman G.

Published 25 May 2017 Latin America

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Project Report

Developing a grounded theory for interprofessional collaboration acquisition using facilitator and actor perspectives in simulated wilderness medical emergencies

Smith H, Reade M, Maar M, Jeeves N.

Published 28 March 2017 North America

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Personal View

Indigenous clients intersecting with mainstream nursing: a reflection

Trueman S.

Published 3 March 2017 Australasia

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Rural Health History

The evolution of the Community Health Worker program in Papua New Guinea

Pilang C, Gray M, Oprescu F.

Published 1 November 2017 Australasia

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Letter to the Editor

One-year incidence of occupational accidents among agricultural workers in Oguzeli, Turkey

Ozcirpici B, Aydın N, Olmez C, Sari D.

Published 21 July 2017 Europe

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Letter to the Editor

Gene therapy renews hope to lower the global rural sickle cell disease burden

Tachere R, Umunna .

Published 7 September 2017 Africa

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Letter to the Editor

Determining the reach and capacity of rural and regional Aboriginal community food programs in Victoria

Gooey M, Browne J, Thorpe S, Barbour L.

Published 29 January 2017 Australasia

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