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Traditional and non-traditional tobacco use among First Nations Persons living on reserve in Canada: distinctions, emotions, and visions of best-case future realities
This thesis presents a qualitative study on traditional and non-traditional tobacco use in Fort William First Nation, a First Nation community adjacent to the City of Thunder Bay in Ontario, Canada. This study inquired ...
A Randomized Trial of a Comprehensive Training Process to Enhance Safe Driving in Older Adults
In Canada, older adult driving exposure is increasing quite drastically. However, older adult drivers have a higher motor vehicle collision fatality risk compared to younger age groups. Therefore, older adult driver ...
Public health nurses' perceptions of duty during an influenza pandemic : a qualitative study / by Janice Tigert Walters.
For this study, a grounded theory qualitative design was used to explore public health nurses’ perceptions of their professional duty to care during a severe influenza pandemic or an infectious disease outbreak where there ...
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 ...
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 ...
An exploration of the impact of cultural food beliefs and attitudes on the acceptance of the dietary recommendations for type 2 diabetes
The purpose of this research is to discover culturally shared local beliefs and attitudes towards foods that may impact the acceptance of dietary recommendations for the management of Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) amongst Ojibwe ...
Nursing knowledge and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus : implications for community health nursing in First Nations communities [research project] / by Cheryl A. Chisholm.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has emerged as a serious nosocomial and community-associated pathogen in aboriginal people in Canada (Canadian Pediatric Society, 2005). A recent survey with First Nations ...
Knowledge and practices of women in rural Nkwerre, Nigeria, regarding cervical cancer and cervical cancer screening / by Cynthia Ihekwoaba.
The International Network of Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR, 2004) has identified cancer as a major health problem in Nigeria, as in most other African countries. Cervical cancer is the commonest cancer in the ...
Breast and cervical cancer screening : knowledge, attitudes, and practices of Vietnamese Canadian women living in Toronto, Ontario / by Tue Tran Nghi Nguyen.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer, and cervical cancer is the second most common cancer, among Vietnamese women in North America. This ranking replicates the order of cancer prevalence among women residing in ...
Evaluating a toolkit to assist rural communities in developing end of life care [research project] / by Hilary Mettam.
Study location : Emo, Northwestern Ontario.