Australian Journal of Rural Health

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1 Jan 2013
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This article aims to identify the barriers and facilitators for exercise in older adults (50 years or over) specific to those living in rural and remote areas in Australia and to identify how this relates to falls prevention exercise programs in these areas.

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1 Jan 2013
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This study investigates rural women's needs in maternity care in Tasmania; the current rural maternity services in Tasmania; and the gap between women's needs and the services provided.

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1 Jan 2013
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Objective To determine the relationship between cognitive behavioural coaching, the well-being of rural general practitioners (GPs), their intentions to leave and actual leaving of rural general practice.

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1 Jan 2013
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This paper provides a comprehensive review of the key dimensions of access and their significance for the provision of primary health care and a framework that assists policy-makers to evaluate how well policy targets the dimensions of access. Access to health care can be conceptualised...

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1 Jan 2013
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Providing an emphasis on Indigenous health in medical undergraduate education is seen as a high priority by Australian medical organisations. A regional North Queensland medical school asked local Indigenous people to list personal attributes they want to see in graduate doctors who choose to practise...

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1 Jan 2013
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Objective There is a paucity of data regarding the provision of consultative outreach specialist surgical services to rural areas. This paper aims to describe a model of outreach consultative practice to deliver specialist surgical services to rural communities.

Design Analysis of prospectively collected...

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1 Jan 2013
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Objective To describe physical activity participation in three Queensland regional communities. Design Cross-sectional mail survey of randomly selected residents, stratified by age and sex. Setting Esk, Mareeba and Mount Isa. Participants 1219 (58% women) adults, with a mean age 46.7 (standard deviation 14.7) years. Main...

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1 Jan 2013
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High levels of alcohol-related harm are a salient feature of many rural communities in Australia. General practitioners (GPs) are uniquely placed to identify and treat patients with harmful alcohol use in remote settings, yet corresponding opportunities for education in effective brief psychological interventions for harmful...

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1 Jan 2013
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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...

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1 Jan 2011
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Objectives: The study was designed to explore the lived experience of Asian migrants' health care-seeking behaviour in Tasmania, to discern the acculturation process by which Asian migrants are enabled to use the health system and to identify strategies, which assist migrants to understand and...