Aired: May 19, 1996

Few and Far Between: Strategies for Rural Health-Care

Topics: health


Part I: Longwood sociologist Kenneth Perkins discusses the challenges facing rural emergency squads that must cover vast territories with limited resources.

Part II: Patrick Henry Community College nursing professor Betty Ashbrook and Virginia Tech urban affairs professor James Bohland discuss the shortage of doctors in rural areas and efforts to provide adequate health care in underserved areas.


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