Health in Rural Canada

Health in Rural Canada

Book - 2012
Rate this:
Health research in Canada has mostly focused on urban areas, often overlooking the unique issues faced by Canadians living in rural and remote areas. This volume provides the first comprensive overview of the state of rural health and health care in Canada, from coast to coast and to northern communities. Three themes are highlighted: rural places matter to health, rural places are unique, and rural places are dynamic. The contributors bring insights and methodologies from nursing, social work, geography, epidemiology, sociology, and community-based research to a full spectrum of topics: health literacy, rural health-care delivery and training, Aboriginal health, web-based services and their application, rural palliative care, and rural health research and policy. Taken together, these wide-ranging and multifaceted explorations of the dynamic relationship between health and place offer researchers, policy makers, students, and practitioners a valuable resource for understanding the special, ever-changing needs of rural communities.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c2012
ISBN: 9780774821735
Characteristics: xvii, 543 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at PPL.

Try searching for Health in Rural Canada to see if PPL owns related versions of the work.


Suggest For Purchase

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top