Review collection - Rural and remote 

26 reviews


Fasolino T, Koci A, Huggins J, Lindell K. A rapid review of uses and outcomes of telehealth care in rural and remote regions in the United States. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2023 Aug 1. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000964. Epub ahead of print.

Marshall C, Virdun C, Phillips JL. Evidence-based models of rural palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2023 Sep;37(8):1129-1143.


Namasivayam P, Bui DT, Low C, Barnett T, Bridgman H, Marsh P, Lee S. The use of telehealth in the provision of after-hours palliative care services in rural and remote Australia: A scoping review. PLoS One. 2022 Sep 26;17(9):e0274861. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0274861.

Racine L, Fowler-Kerry S, Aiyer H. Integrative review of the needs and challenges of indigenous palliative care in rural and remote settings. J Adv Nurs. 2022 Sep;78(9):2693-2712. doi: 10.1111/jan.15287. Epub 2022 May 16.

Sánchez-Cárdenas MA, Iriarte-Aristizábal MF, León-Delgado MX, Rodríguez-Campos LF, Correa-Morales JE, Cañón-Piñeros A, Parra SL. Rural Palliative Care Telemedicine for Advanced Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 4:10499091221130329. doi: 10.1177/10499091221130329. Epub ahead of print.

Stone W, Keim-Malpass J, Cozad MJ, Fornehed MLC, Lindley LC. Pediatric End-of-Life Care in Rural America: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2022 Sep;39(9):1098-1104. doi: 10.1177/10499091211064202. Epub 2021 Dec 28.


Elliot V, Morgan D, Kosteniuk J, Bayly M, Froehlich Chow A, Cammer A, O'Connell ME. Palliative and end-of-life care for people living with dementia in rural areas: A scoping review. PLoS One. 2021 Jan 14;16(1):e0244976. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0244976.

Parsons K, Gaudine A, Swab M. Experiences of older adults accessing specialized health care services in rural and remote areas: a qualitative systematic review. JBI Evid Synth. 2021 Feb 16;19(6):1328-1343. doi: 10.11124/JBIES-20-00048.


Sariman JA, Harris NM, Harvey D, Sansom-Daly UM. Experiences of Young People Living with Cancer in Nonmetropolitan Areas: A Review of the Literature. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2020 Apr;9(2):133-144. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2019.0053. Epub 2019 Oct 31.


Schill K, Caxaj S. Cultural safety strategies for rural Indigenous palliative care: A scoping review. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Feb 14;18(1):21. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0404-y.


Ruggiano N, Brown EL, Li J, Scaccianoce M. Rural Dementia Caregivers and Technology: What Is the Evidence? Res Gerontol Nurs. 2018 Jul 1;11(4):216-224. doi: 10.3928/19404921-20180628-04.


Jansson M, Dixon K, Hatcher D. The palliative care experiences of adults living in regional and remote areas of Australia: A literature review. Contemp Nurse. 2017 Feb;53(1):94-104. doi: 10.1080/10376178.2016.1268063. Epub 2017 Feb 3.

Rainsford S, MacLeod RD, Glasgow NJ, Phillips CB, Wiles RB, Wilson DM. Rural end-of-life care from the experiences and perspectives of patients and family caregivers: A systematic literature review. Palliat Med. 2017 Dec;31(10):895-912. doi: 10.1177/0269216316685234. Epub 2017 Jan 20.

Tedder T, Elliott L, Lewis K. Analysis of common barriers to rural patients utilizing hospice and palliative care services: An integrated literature review. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2017 Jun;29(6):356-362. doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12475. Epub 2017 May 30.


Kirby S, Barlow V, Saurman E, Lyle D, Passey M, Currow D. Are rural and remote patients, families and caregivers needs in life-limiting illness different from those of urban dwellers? A narrative synthesis of the evidence. Aust J Rural Health. 2016 Oct;24(5):289-299. Epub 2016 Jul 5.

Rainsford S, MacLeod RD, Glasgow NJ. Place of death in rural palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2016 Sep;30(8):745-63. Epub 2016 Mar 4.

Whittall D, Lee S, O'Connor M. Factors affecting rural volunteering in palliative care - an integrated review. Aust J Rural Health. 2016 Dec;24(6):350-356. Epub 2016 Jul 6.


Bakitas MA, Elk R, Astin M, Ceronsky L, Clifford KN, Dionne-Odom JN, Emanuel LL, Fink RM, Kvale E, Levkoff S, Ritchie C, Smith T. Systematic Review of Palliative Care in the Rural Setting. Cancer Control. 2015 Oct;22(4):450-64.


Reed FM, Fitzgerald L, Bish MR. District nurse advocacy for choice to live and die at home in rural Australia: A scoping study. Nurs Ethics. 2014 Jun 29.[Epub ahead of print]


Butow PN, Phillips F, Schweder J, White K, Underhill C, Goldstein D. Clinical Oncological Society of Australia.Psychosocial well-being and supportive care needs of cancer patients living in urban and rural/regional areas: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2012 Jan;20(1):1-22. Epub 2011 Sep 29.


Goins RT, Spencer SM, Byrd JC. Research on rural caregiving. J Appl Gerontol. 2009 Apr;28(2):139-170.

Robinson CA, Pesut B, Bottorff JL, Mowry A, Broughton S, Fyles G. Rural palliative care: a comprehensive review. J Palliat Med. 2009;12(3): 253- 258.


Phillips JL, Davidson PM, Jackson D, Kristjanson L, Bennett ML, Daly J. Enhancing palliative care delivery in a regional community in Australia. Aust Health Rev. 2006 Aug;30(3):370-9.

Wilson DM, Justice C, Sheps S, Thomas R, Reid P, Leibovici K. Planning and providing end-of-life care in rural areas. J Rural Health. 2006 Spring;22(2):174-81.


Hughes PM, Ingleton MC, Noble B, Clark D. Providing cancer and palliative care in rural areas: a review of patient and carer needs. J Palliat Care. 2004 Spring;20(1):44-9.


Evans R, Stone D, Elwyn G. Organizing palliative care for rural populations: a systematic review of the evidence. Family Practice. 2003 Jun;20(3):304-10.

Last updated 04 October 2023