February AJRH – now online

Friday, 31 January 2014

The February 2014 edition of the Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH) is now available online. This edition includes articles on:

  • Mentoring as a retention strategy to sustain the rural and remote health workforce;

  • Preparing rural general practitioners and health services for climate change and extreme weather;

  • Sex-specific correlates of adult physical activity in an Australian rural community;

  • A public health approach to promoting advance care planning to Aboriginal people in regional communities;

  • Paediatric aero-medical retrievals in the ‘Top End’ of the Northern Territory;

  • Evaluation of a rural nurse-led clinic for female sexual dys-function;

  • Exploring the acceptability of online sexually transmissible infection testing for rural young people in Victoria; and

  • Bilateral spigelian hernias: Diagnosis and treatment in a regional hospital.

In the editorial, David Perkins considers some likely impacts of the recent Australian Bureau of Statistics population growth projections for the next 50 years.

Don’t forget you can sign up to receive an email alert for each new issue. Log in to AJRH page on the Wiley website and use Journal Tools to add an alert to your profile. You can also sign on to receive an RSS feed of abstracts.

Members of Friends of the Alliance have the option to subscribe to the AJRH online at a greatly reduced rate. Simply complete the friends@ruralhealth.org.au

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