Health in Rural Canada

Health in Rural Canada

By: Judith C. Kulig (editor), Allison M. Williams (editor)Paperback

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The book is a valuable resource for students, researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers interested in how health services are delivered in Canada's rural communities.

About Author

Judith C. Kulig is a registered nurse and professor within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge. Allison M. Williams is a health geographer and a faculty member in the School of Geography and Earth Sciences at McMaster University.


Foreword / M. Watanabe Acknowledgments 1 Health and Place in Rural Canada / A.M. Williams and J.C. Kulig Part 1: Rural Health Status 2 Rural Health Status and Determinants in Canada / M. DesMeules, R.W. Pong, J. Read Guernsey, F. Wang, W. Luo, and M.P. Dressler 3 Children, Youth and Young Adults and the Gap in Health Status Between Urban and Rural Canadians / A. Ostry 4 Health Services Utilization in Rural Canada: Are there Distinct Rural Patterns? / R.W. Pong, M. DesMeules, J. Read Guernsey, D. Manuel, A. Kazanjian, and F. Wang Part 2: Rural Health Human Resources 5 Geographical Distribution of Rural Health Human Resources / J. Roger Pitblado 6 Rural Health Training Institute / P. Goodman 7 Building Capacity in Rural Health Services: The Effect of Continuing Education / S. Habjan, K. Kortes-Miller, M.L. Kelley, H. Sullivan, and L. Pisco 8 The Rural-Urban Continuum as Place: What Can Be Learned from the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) -- Mental Health and Well-being (2002)? / C. Nelson and J. Park Part 3: Rural Health Services Delivery 9 Transcending Boundaries: Collaborating to improve Northern Access to Health Services in Manitoba and Saskatchewan / A. Moss, F.Racher, B. Jeffery, C. Hamilton, M. Burles, and R.C. Annis 10 Virtual Healthcare Communities: The Use of Web-based and Mobile Intelligent Technologies for Risk Assessment and Health Management in Rural and Remote Communities / A. Barranco-Mendoza and D. Persaud 11 Service Delivery Change in Three Prairie Communities / D. Ramsey and K. Beesley Part 4: Rural Health Policy and Research 12 Integrating Policy, Research, and Community Development: A Case Study of Developing Rural Palliative Care / M.L. Kelley, W. Sletmoen, A. M. Williams, S. Nadin and T. Puiras 13 Rural Mental Health Services in Canada: A Model for Research and Practice / C. Brannen, K. Dyck, C. Hardy and C. Mushquash 14 Health Literacy in Rural Communities: Challenges and Champions / D. Gillis and S. Sears 15 Ethical Potholes Along the Roads of Rural Research: Three Potential Concerns when Embarking on Research Involving Rural Populations / S. Wilson-Forsberg, and J. Easley Part 5: Rural Health Issues 16 "Beyond Tired of Driving that Far": HIV/AIDS Information Exchange in Rural Canada / R. Harris, T. Veinot, L. Bella, and J. Krajnak 17 Shifting the Burden: The Effects of Home-Based Palliative Care on Family Caregivers in Rural Areas / R. Donovan and A. Williams 18 Pain and Palliative Care with Seniors in Canada's Northern Territories / N. Novik and M. MacLean 19 Reflections on the Socioeconomic and Psychosocial Impacts of BSE on Rural and Farm Families in Canada / V. Pletsch, C. Amaratunga, W. Corneil, S. Crowe, and D. Krewski Part 6: First Nations in Rural Settings 20 Decolonizing First Nations Health / K. Jacklin and W. Warry 21 Access to Primary Health Care in Rural and Remote Aboriginal Communities: Progress, Challenges and Policy Directions / J. Lavoie and L. Gervais 22 Bridging the Gap: Accessing Health Care in Remote Metis Communities / B. Krieg Part 7: Aging in Rural Contexts 23 Diversity among Older Adults in Rural Canada: Health in Context / N. Keating and J. Eales 24 Looming Dementia Care Crisis: Are Canadian Rural and Remote Settings Ready? / D. Forbes and P. Hawranik 25 Health and Social Care Issues in Ageing Resource Communities / M. Skinner, N. Hanlon, and G. Halseth 26 Rural Women's Health Promotion Needs and Resources: A Photovoice Perspective / B. Leipert, T. Landry, C. McWilliam, M.L. Kelley, D. Forbes, P. Wakewich, and J. George 27 The Future of Rural Health Research: Concluding Thoughts / J.C. Kulig and A.M. Williams Contributors Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774821735
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 568
  • ID: 9780774821735
  • weight: 840
  • ISBN10: 0774821736

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