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Rural Nursing

The Australian Context

Karen Francis, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Ysanne Chapman, Central Queensland University, Carmel Davies, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
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The Australian rural environment is unique, diverse and challenging for nurses who are the most significant providers of health care in this context. Rural Nursing: The Australian Context provides readers with an understanding of the knowledge and skills required to practise in rural locations and communities. This book includes chapters on pregnancy, parenting, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, ageing and mental health. It examines rurality, population and health demographics, and the different practice opportunities available in rural settings. The authors outline the…
Frontmatter
pp i-iv
Contents
pp v-viii
List of Contributors
pp ix-x
Acknowledgements
pp xi-xii
By Karen Francis, Charles Sturt University, Ysanne Chapman, James Cook University, Charles Sturt University, Monash University and the University of Adelaide, Carmel Davies, Charles Sturt University
1 - The context
pp 1-17
By Karen Francis, Charles Sturt University, Ysanne Chapman, James Cook University, Charles Sturt University, Monash University and the University of Adelaide
2 - Rural health
pp 18-33
By Desley Hegney, Curtin University, Karen Francis, Charles Sturt University, Jane Mills, James Cook University
3 - Understanding the community
pp 34-45
By Ysanne Chapman, James Cook University, Charles Sturt University, Monash University and the University of Adelaide, Karen Francis, Charles Sturt University, Melanie Birks, James Cook University
4 - The practice of rural nursing and midwifery
pp 46-64
By Jenny Davis, Monash University, Moira Williamson, Central Queensland University, Ysanne Chapman, James Cook University, Charles Sturt University, Monash University and the University of Adelaide
5 - Pregnancy, paternity and parenting in rural communities
pp 65-85
By Margaret McLeod, Charles Sturt University, Maureen Miles, Federation University Australia, John Rosenberg, Charles Sturt University, Peta Lea Gale, Australian Catholic University
6 - Childhood and adolescence in rural communities
pp 86-106
By Ann-Marie Brown, Charles Sturt University, Ainsley James, Federation University Gippsland (formerly Monash University Gippsland), Angela Bradley, Navitas, Health Skills Australia
7 - Working with adults in rural communities
pp 107-125
By Ysanne Chapman, James Cook University, Charles Sturt University, Monash University and the University of Adelaide., Karen Francis, Charles Sturt University
8 - Living longer, living well
pp 126-139
By Judith Anderson, Charles Sturt University, Carmel Davies, Charles Sturt University, Mary FitzGerald, Charles Sturt University
9 - Mental health in rural communities
pp 140-158
By Margaret McLeod, Charles Sturt University, Sally Drummond, Charles Sturt University
10 - Conducting research in rural contexts
pp 159-175
By Ysanne Chapman, Charles Sturt University, Monash University and the University of Adelaide, Karen Francis, Charles Sturt University
11 - Conclusion
pp 176-184
By Karen Francis, Charles Sturt University, Ysanne Chapman, James Cook University, Charles Sturt University, Monash University and the University of Adelaide, Faye McMillan, Charles Sturt University, Jane Havelka, Charles Sturt University
Index
pp 185-188
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Online ISBN: 9781107445383
Published online: 06 August 2018
Paperback ISBN: 9781107626829
Paperback publication date: 20 November 2014

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