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Crowding and frequent use of emergency department services in a Northwestern Ontario academic health sciences centre
Emergency departments (ED) exist for the purpose of caring for patients with urgent or life-threatening conditions which are time sensitive to treat. ED crowding is a condition where demand for ED services exceed the ...
The sharing of traditional aboriginal knowledge of pipe carriers from Winnipeg, Manitoba and the implications for the health of Aboriginal Peoples living in urban centers
Aboriginal peoples are part of the history and culture of Canada. The history is a tragedy as the Europeans exerted control of the land, resources and Aboriginal peoples themselves. The years of control, oppression and ...
Treatment Utilization by Problem Gamblers in Northwestern Ontario
The Catalyst database, which is operated through the Ontario Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, was used to explore factors that may be related to treatment non- compliance and the number of admissions in the ...
Does the presentation of neonatal abstinence syndrome symptoms differ among infants based on exposure substance?
INTRODUCTION: Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is one of the primary negative effects of substance use during pregnancy. Neonatal abstinence syndrome refers to a generalized disorder observed in infants experiencing ...
Determining the "spread of effects" of physical activity interventions from children to Parents/Guardians
The purpose of this research was to determine whether parental involvement in a physical activity intervention delivered to children in-school could result in positive behaviour change in parents (“spread of effects”), as ...
The treating physicians experiences of the return to work process in Thunder Bay
This study explored the experiences of physicians who treat injured workers (treating physicians) and are responsible for providing information to employers and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) regarding an ...
Understanding the meanings of the personal lived experiences of spousal care partners participating in a chronic disease self-management program : describing the meaning and essence of the phenomenon
As predicted by the Rising Tide Study, the prevalence of dementia is increasing, and it is a chronic disease that is costly in its social, economic and health dimensions (WHO, 2012; Alzheimer’s Society of Canada (ASC), ...
A Grounded Theory Study of the Approaches and Mechanisms Used in Public Health Practice for Everyday Ethical Dilemma Negotiation and Resolution
Public health professionals experience dilemmas in their everyday work and many of these dilemmas are challenges where they must find the most ethical way to manage the situation. How these dilemmas are approached, negotiated, ...
Evaluation of sexual health program : client survey / by Alexandria Kells.
Study area : Simco Muskoka District Health Unit (Ontario) service area.
Utilization of primary health care nurse practitioners in rural northern communities to alleviate the physician shortages and retention issues / by Susan Fairservice.
The purpose of this research project is to critically examine primary health care services and analyze alternative solutions to the physician recruitment and retention issue in rural, northern, and remote communities in ...