Health in Rural Canada

Health in Rural Canada

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Contributors with backgrounds in various fields of health care, but also geography, economic development, and other social sciences, explore health in rural Canada. They look thematically at the country's human resources, services delivery, policy and research, rural health issues, First Nations in rural settings, and aging in rural contexts. Among specific topics discussed are health services utilization, collaborating to improve access to health services in northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan, the ethics of health research in rural and remote Canada, the effects of home-based palliative care on family caregivers in rural areas, access to primary health care in rural and remote aboriginal communities, and whether rural Canadian setting are prepared for the looming dementia care crisis. Distributed in the US by the University of Washington Press, and in Canada by the University of Toronto Press. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Vancouver, BC ; Toronto, Ont. : UBC Press, c2012
ISBN: 9780774821728
Characteristics: xvii, 543 p. : ill., map, charts ; 24 cm


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