FORHP Rural Health Research Center Book and Rural Medicine Textbook


This book explores what is known about the content, needs, and special problems of rural health care. The goal was to advance the knowledge base and describe strategies used by rural health professionals in developing quality of care for rural communities and their residents. The book includes an overview of rural health care, special clinical problems and approaches in rural health care, the organization and management of rural health care, approaches to quality improvement, and education for rural practice.