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...
Retention of allied health professionals in Tasmania.
Is clinical oral health poorer in regional areas compared with major city areas?
To determine if clinical oral health outcomes differ between people who reside in major city, inner regional and outer regional areas of Australia. Data from the National Survey of Adult Oral Health 2004-06 that used a clustered stratified random sampling design with telephone interviews, standardis...
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...