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Literature review: behavioural guidelines for adjusting to medical conditions

Presents an overview of issues relevant to quality of life in chronic medical conditions. Reviews approaches to foster successful adaptation to chronic medical conditions.

Published: 2001
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/english/protection/warnings/sars/index.html
Provides a toll-free telephone number for public enquiries, daily updates, latest Canadian numbers of SARS, questions and answers, travel advisories, as well as other information. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) - for health professionals  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphb-dgspsp/sars-sras/prof_e.html
Provides a summary of SARS cases in Canada and internationally, SARS case definitions, laboratory testing, public health measures, infection control, clinical information, publications, and warnings/advisories. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Dealing with the stress or fear you might feel because of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)  
http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/staticContent/HTML/N0/l2/working_on/SARSstress-coping.pdf
Discusses coping strategies for those who are worried or anxious about SARS. Provides expert opinions and facts, as well as how to talk to children about SARS. (See Details)
Published: 2003
SARS and quarantine  
http://www.cpa.ca/documents/sars_quarantine-e.pdf
Provides information intended to be of help to that relatively small number of Canadians who will experience quarantine as a result of the syndrome. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iyh-vsv/diseases-maladies/sars-sras_e.html
Details how SARS is spread, as well as symptoms and risk factors. Also includes information on how the illness is treated, and what steps Canadians can take to minimize their risk. (See Details)
Published: 2003, 2004
Lessons in women's health: body image and pulmonary disease  
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/159/4/346.pdf
Examines smoking, pulmonary hypertension and sleep apnea through a gender lens, and demonstrates how issues of gender and body image impact on these conditions. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis  
http://www.lung.ca/diseases/lymphan.html
Provides basic information about a rare lung disease that mostly affects women of childbearing age. Outlines the disease's prevalence, symptoms, progression, diagnosis, and effects. (See Details)
Air pollution and heart and lung disease  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/air/heart_lung-cardio_pulmon_e.html
Highlights the negative impacts that air pollution has on people with heart and lung disease. Describes possible sources of air pollution and what individuals can do to protect themselves from it. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Every breath I take: a guide to living with COPD
Provides guidance for those living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Published: 2003