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...
A public health approach to promoting advance care planning to Aboriginal people in regional communities.
To explore perceptions of Noongar community members towards advance care planning (ACP), while developing culturally appropriate information resources for use in community and hospital settings. Qualitative research methods, combining active health promotion with interviews and group discussions for...
Cost of close the gap for vision of Indigenous Australians: On estimating the extra resources required.
To estimate the costs of the extra resources required to close the gap of vision between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Constructing comprehensive eye care pathways for Indigenous Australians with their related probabilities, to capture full eye care usage compared with current usage rat...
Where you live matters: challenges and opportunities to address the urban-rural divide through innovative secondary cardiac rehabilitation p...
Only one third of clinically eligible patients attend a cardiac rehabilitation (CR) program. Few studies have looked at participation in rural cardiac patients. This paper examines the risk profile and participation in CR of rural and urban residents with cardiac disease who enrolled in a telephone...
Understanding drivers of rural and remote health outcomes: A conceptual framework in action.
To demonstrate the usefulness of a conceptual framework to increase the understanding of rural and remote health by applying it to specific rural and remote health scenarios. A conceptual framework was applied to two case studies illustrative of key issues in rural health to reflect different contex...
Teleoncology for indigenous patients: the responses of patients and health workers.
Our objective is to assess the level of satisfaction and the responses of Indigenous patients, their families and health workers (HWs) to VC and such teleoncology service. Descriptive study, using semistructured interviews. Tertiary referral centre (Townsville Cancer Centre) and various rural and re...
Making a difference: an appreciation of the career of Professor John Humphreys.