The status of rural nursing in Australia: 12 years on.

@article{Mills2010TheSO,
  title={The status of rural nursing in Australia: 12 years on.},
  author={Jane Mills and Melanie Birks and Desley Gail Hegney},
  journal={Collegian},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          30-7
        }
}
In 1996 Hegney published a seminal review of the literature concerning the status of Australian rural nurses. This article updates and expands that original paper by reporting on an integrative review exploring the same topic area between the years 1996 and 2008. Findings show that definitions of rural nursing are now integrated with those of remote nursing on a continuum of distance and contextual difference. The role and function of rural nurses is examined, along with a discussion of the… CONTINUE READING

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