Australian Journal of Rural Health
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Do not move the furniture and other advice for new remote area nurses (RANs).
Does routine psychological screening of newly diagnosed rural cancer patients lead to better patient outcomes? Results of a pilot study.
Psychological screening did not increase rates of referral to psychosocial support staff for patients with psychological morbidity. However, given the methodological limitations of this pilot study, the results should be interpreted with caution. The DT was found to have acceptable sensitivity and s...
The rural nurse-practitioner: concepts and issues.
This paper reviews concepts, issues and research findings related to the role of the nurse-practitioner; in particular, findings related to the role of the rural nurse-practitioner are considered. Issues related to the nurse-practitioner, including effectiveness, physician acceptance, client accepta...
Renal failure in Arnhem Land: missed opportunities for prevention and treatment.
Our understanding of these causes is quite embryonic. Despite several years of lobbying by Aboriginal health organisations the Northern Territory government has no coherent plans for ongoing prevention and management of kidney problems, and no services outside the main urban centres. The issues invo...
Preparing rural general practitioners and health services for climate change and extreme weather.
To determine the knowledge and recommendations of rural general practitioners (GPs) in regard to climate change and the preparedness of rural health services for its health impacts. A quantitative descriptive survey distributed in paper-based or electronic form. Rural Southwest of New South Wales. G...
Retention of allied health professionals in Tasmania.
A hub and spokes approach to building community capacity for eating disorders in rural Western Australia.
To determine whether an outreach community-based training program on eating disorders enhances perceived capacity of rural health and education professionals to respond to and manage eating disorders. Survey conducted upon completion of outreach training. Rural Western Australia. Health and educatio...
Increasing the feasibility of the Role Functioning Scale as a measure of consumer outcomes in a rural Personal Helpers and Mentors service.
Australian Journal of Rural Health: Coming of age?
Electronic records suggest suboptimal management of chronic kidney disease in general practice.
To examine electronic records of GP management of chronic kidney disease. Cross-sectional study. Thirteen general practices. Fifteen thousand four hundred and fiftteen active patients aged 50 years and over. Main outcome measure: Recorded estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and diabetes, an...