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Title: The challenges of rural and remote nursing
Contributor(s): Hutchinson, Marie (author); East, Leah (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2014
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Abstract: In this chapter we introduce the nature of rural and remote nursing. When you complete this chapter you should be able to: • identify the nature of rural communities and the major factors that influence their health status • outline some of the challenges of providing healthcare in rural and remote locations • describe the characteristics of rural and remote nursing and the challenges and rewards of the role • identify the continuing challenge for nursing in addressing the health needs of rural and remote communities.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Contexts of Nursing : An introduction, p. 325-338
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Place of Publication: Chatswood, Australia
ISBN: 9780729541527
Field of Research (FOR): 111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
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