Rural Health - Research Publications
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A scoping review of Australian allied health research in ehealth
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2016-10-04)
Background Uptake of e-health, the use of information communication technologies (ICT) for health service delivery, in allied health appears to be lagging behind other health care areas, despite offering the potential to ...
Notwithstanding High Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity, Smoking Remains the Most Important Factor in Poor Self-rated Health and Hospital Use in an Australian Regional Community
(AMER INST MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES-AIMS, 2017-01-01)
Objective: To classify a rural community sample by their modifiable health behaviours and identify the prevalence of chronic conditions, poor self-rated health, obesity and hospital use. Method: Secondary analysis of a ...
Prescription rates of the contraceptive implant in Australia 2008-2012: impact of patient age and area of residence
(CSIRO PUBLISHING, 2016-01-01)
UNLABELLED: Background Long-acting reversible contraceptives are an effective means of preventing unwanted pregnancies and associated negative consequences. The Sexual Health and Family Planning Association of Australia ...
Workplace health and safety issues among community nurses: a study regarding the impact on providing care to rural consumers
(BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, 2015-01-01)
OBJECTIVES: The objective of the study was to investigate the types of workplace health and safety issues rural community nurses encounter and the impact these issues have on providing care to rural consumers. METHODS: The ...
“I Do Hope That It'll Be Maybe 80/20”: Equality in Contemporary Australian Marriages
(M/C - Media and Culture, 2012)
"Keeping It Real": Representations of Postnatal Bodies and Opportunities for Resistance and Transformation
(M/C - Media and Culture, 2011)
Challenges of working and living in a new cultural environment: A snapshot of international medical graduates in rural Tasmania.
OBJECTIVES: To highlight the experiences and challenges of international medical graduates (IMGs) living and working in rural and remote Tasmania, and how this informs their acculturation and retention in the state. DESIGN: ...
Social capital among migrating doctors: the "Bridge" over troubled water
(EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD, 2014-01-01)
PURPOSE: The purpose of this paper is to examine the concept of social capital among International Medical Graduates (IMGs). It will specifically examine bridging social capital and greater intercultural communication which ...