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The Incidence of invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease in Northwestern Ontario
Prior to the late 1980s, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) was the most common cause of meningitis, epiglottitis, and other invasive bacterial infections in young children. The introduction of the conjugate Hib vaccines ...
Prevalence of injuries in a selected cohort of high school football players in the city of Winnipeg
While many studies have been published documenting injuries in college aged and professional sports, there are few studies that describe the prevalence of injuries among high school athletes. As a first step to creating ...
Social capital and the incidence of falls
Study participants : Seniors from Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Metaboreflex response to isometric handgrip exercise in people with Parkinson disease
The metaboreflex is a peripheral feedback mechanism involved in the neural regulation of cardiovascular response to exercise. In young, healthy adults, this reflex responds to the accumulation of exercise- induced ...
An Assessment of adherence to treating tobacco use and dependence clinical practice guidelines in First Nations primary health care settings in Northwestern Ontario
The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which tobacco clinical practice guidelines are followed by nurses within 22 primary health care settings in First Nations communities in Northwestern Ontario and to ...
Through gendered lenses : exploring rural seniors' use of photovoice to document health barriers and supports in Northwestern Ontario
In recent years the popularity of visual research methods such as photovoice has steadily increased (Dennis et al., 2009). The knowledge that "images evoke deeper elements of human consciousness than do words" (Harper, ...
Assertive community treatment in the District of Timiskaming and the city of Timmins : a longitudinal study of client outcomes
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a community based program designed to treat persons with serious mental illness by offering treatment and supports in a community setting rather than a hospital. Previous studies of ...
Girl-child sexual abuse as a public health issue in Accra, Ghana
Girl-Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) constitutes an alarming social phenomenon. Heavily influenced by social and cultural factors, CSA is understood and dealt with differently by different societies. Ultimately, survivors are ...
It's better than telephone, and it's better than driving to Thunder Bay : clients' perceptions of experiences in participating in a group-based stroke self-management program using videoconference technology
PURPOSE: Videoconference is used in rural and remote areas to improve access to healthcare, including individual clinical assessments and the delivery of group education. Moving On after Stroke (MOST® ) is a group-based, ...
The Role of primary care physicians in return to work after occupational injury or disease : a systematic review of guidelines and literature
There was strong evidence that, in addition to usual care, collaborative effort among stakeholders, early contact between the physician and workplace is associated with early RTW. There was also strong evidence to support ...