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Incarcerated women and depression: a primer for the primary care provider

Focuses on the role of the community-based primary care provider in assessing, diagnosing, and treating depressed female offenders confined in prisons.

Published: 2004
Advancing primary care: models of women-centred care in Canada  
http://www.womenandhealthcarereform.ca/publications.html#primary

Prepared for the National Primary Health Care Conference, May 18, 2004, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Examines models of women-centred care that can be integrated into health care restructuring to improve the health of women.

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Published: 2004
Primary care reform: conference reports
Includes slides and notes of contributors on topics such as strengthening primary health care, principles of primary health care, primary care reform, and incorporating telecare as an integral component of primary care.
Published: 2000
Prevention of violence against women: recommendation statement from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/169/6/582
Evaluates the following interventions for potential benefits and harms: screening of all women in the primary care setting to detect initmate partner violence; interventions for women who are abused; and, treatment programs for men who abuse their partners. Provides recommendations. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Primary care reform  
http://www.cma.ca/index.cfm/ci_id/44700/la_id/1.htm
Gives an overview of primary care reform initiatives across Canada. Includes commentaries by family physicians and a look at alternate payment plans for specialists working in academic health science centres. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Health care in Canada 2003  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_27_E&cw_topic=27&cw_rel=AR_43_E
Provides data about the Canadian health system and compares them to those of other countries. Includes information on primary health care reform, models of care, and who is using primary health care services. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Treatment of postnatal depression  
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/327/7422/1003?etoc
Explains how postpartum depression is an easily treatable condition, yet it remains underdiagnosed in primary care settings. List various treatments that have achieved success. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Rural, remote and northern women: where you live matters to your health  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1132540883089&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource
Presents the distinct challenges to health that rural, remote, and Northern women face. Identifies ways to help women affect change and take charge of their health. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Women who use injection drugs: the social context of risk  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/4/355.pdf
Examines problems and issues specific to women who are injection drug users. Urges physicans to educate themselves about the dynamics of injection drug use in women, particularly the importance of familial and social contexts and associated psychological factors to better achieve primary care outcomes. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Preventive care in context: listening to women  
http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/CMA/Content_Images/Inside_cma/WhatWePublish/LeadershipSeries/English/pg11WH.pdf
Argues that successful preventive care for women must take into account the social, political and economic context of women's lives. (See Details)
Published: 2006