These isolated areas come with their own brand of injuries

These isolated areas come with their own brand of injuries. Hunting and ranch accidents, four wheel crashes most common are the car wrecks: late-night rollovers occur on highways with 80 mph speed limits while only a third of the state motor vehicle accidents in rural areas, -thirds of deaths-thirds of deaths in these (Ramshaw, . The Columbia Missourian serve reports on physician shortages in rural areas of Missouri and the state-funded programs to encourage physicians there. In the meantime, % of Missouri counties not enough doctors. Many of these counties are rural, by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. One way MU School of Medicine has attempted to attract more doctors to rural areas is through the Rural Track Pipeline program program it started in 1995 and continued medical students the importance the importance of practicing in rural areas, .

Big factors in the scarcity increasing aging patients and the retirement of older physicians ‘. And social According to the Office for Economic data Analysis, the population of people aged 65 to 74 has increased in many counties in Missouri. This means that in the next 20 years there will be an extreme need for physicians, particularly in rural areas in order to improve aging on the of the population the population , despite cuts in Missouri Area Health Education Center budgets that helps rural track pipeline program, it comes to medical students firsthand experience in rural medicine by sending them live in rural areas and to learn ‘(Matteson.

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