Rural Patient Experiences of Accessing Care for Chronic Conditions: A Systematic Review and Thematic Synthesis of Qualitative Studies
Investigates rural patient experiences related to accessing healthcare for the purpose of chronic disease management. Analyzes 62 studies from 2010-2019 with a total 1,354 participants experiencing chronic health issues. Discusses themes of navigating the rural environment and its cultural expectations, navigating the healthcare system, and financing healthcare.
Elizabeth H. Golembiewski, Derek L. Gravholt, Victor D. Torres Roldan, et al.
The Annals of Family Medicine, 20(3), 266-272
Access · Chronic disease management · Culture and cultural competency