ERIC Number: ED330516
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Rural Health Abstracts and Citations 1980-1987. Part II: Indian Health Care.
North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks. Center for Rural Health.
Over 300 articles concerning rural health as it pertains to American Indians and Alaska Natives are cited in this bibliography. Most of the articles were published between 1980 and 1988. Abstracts are reprinted verbatim and the bibliography is organized into sections by subject matter. Within each section, annotated citations are listed alphabetically by author, followed by a list of additional citations without abstracts. "Alcoholism & Drug Dependency" includes citations concerning treatment and prevention of alcoholism, characteristics of Indian substance abusers, and sociocultural factors. The "Clinical" section contains citations on infectious diseases, mental illness, diabetes, hypertension, and fertility. The topics of health care professions for Indians, early intervention programs, and community health services are included in "Education and Promotion.""Facilities and Services" lists citations concerning ambulatory care services, pharmacy services, and health care on Indian reservations. "Traditional Medicine" deals with native healing practices, medicine men and women, and childbearing practices. The last section includes "Miscellaneous" articles. The appendix describes services offered by The Center for Rural Health. (KS)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Alcoholism, American Indians, Birth, Cultural Differences, Diseases, Drug Addiction, Health Education, Health Facilities, Health Services, Hypertension, Mental Health, Pharmacy, Physicians, Pregnancy, Rural Areas, Substance Abuse
The Center for Rural Health, University of North Dakota School of Medicine, 501 Columbia Road, Grand Forks, ND 58201.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS), Rockville, MD. Office of Rural Health Policy.
Authoring Institution: North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks. Center for Rural Health.