Rural and remote health

Dermatology ECHO - an innovative solution to address limited access to dermatology expertise.

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Jan 01, 0000

INTRODUCTION: The present maldistribution of dermatologists in the USA may make it difficult for patients to access timely and quality care. Access to specialty care may be even more challenging for rural and underserved patients due to geographical limitations and other socioeconomic hardships.

Feasibility of developing a pediatric telehealth network in Honduras with international consultation support.

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May 31, 2017

INTRODUCTION: Honduras is the second poorest country in Central America, and roughly 50% of the population lives in rural areas. A telehealth network linking these areas to larger health centers may improve patient access to care, and physician access to educational opportunities.

Use of cell phones and computers for health promotion and tobacco cessation by American Indian college students in Montana.

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Mar 22, 2017

INTRODUCTION: Cell phones and personal computers have become popular mechanisms for delivering and monitoring health information and education, including the delivery of tobacco cessation education and support.

Rural parents, teenagers and alcohol: what are parents thinking?

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Mar 02, 2006

INTRODUCTION: The fundamental role of alcohol in the lives of young Australians is mirrored in the level of drinking by adolescents. In 2001, more than one in four Australian adolescents aged 14-19 years consumed alcohol weekly.