Sources for Rural Health Students
Last updated May 2008 by Mick
Uni of Adelaide sites
- Health Sciences Databases for finding journal articles An alphabetical list of databases that can be used for finding journal articles. Some articles are available in full text others may require a request from the BSL Remote Students Library Services (see below)
Remote Students Library Service Lists the services provided
by Barr Smith Library for students outside metropolitan Adelaide. Includes
info on book loans, photocopying, subject searches, postal service, & access to other libraries.
Health from Uni of Adelaide Library for the Department of Public
Health This excellent web site produced by Maureen Bell from
Barr Smith Library covers advice on how to use PubMed to search for rural
health topics, other databases for searching rural health topics, and links
to mainly Australian rural health sites and documents.
- The University
of Adelaide Department of Rural Health The departmental
web site. Includes details of the Adelaide University Rural Clinical School
(AURCS) and the South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health (SACRRH).
Also includes a link to the Commonwealth Dept of Health & Ageing.
Other South Australian University
Rural Health Sites
health Links from Flinders Uni Library
- SGRH Spencers
Gulf Rural Health School Uni of Adelaide & Uni of South Australia
Other Australian Rural Health
Indigenous HealthInfoNet Has info on Cardiovascular disease,
Diabetes, Ear conditions, Renal disease,
Tobacco use, Sexually transmitted infections (STIs),
Cancer, Disability, Hepatitis, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Volatile substances and petrol sniffing, Alcohol
use and Mental health. The director is Professor Neil Thomson.
Department of Health and Ageing Rural Health Includes
policy documents, Advice for students, lists of programs, Patient education
materials, & video clips.
Health Education Rural Remote Resources Database Find courses
of interest to rural health practitioners. From Monash University School
of Rural Health & Spencer Gulf Rural Health School.
- National Aboriginal
Community Controlled Health Organisation
Rural General Practice Study including executive
summary and final report From Monash Uni.
Rural Health Alliance Includes conferences, publications, scholarships
and links to rural health sites.
- Rural Health Education
Foundation Satelite video programs for rural practitions. Includes
a list of sites where programs can be seen.Click on Programs to read all the RHEF resourcesSouth
Australian sites are here.
- When the cowpat hits the windmill A guide written by students for students focusing on mental health issues faced by
Australia's future rural and remote workforce while on placement or working out