Search Resources (English): Primary care

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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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Providing primary health care to immigrants and refugees: the North Hamilton experience
Provides an overview of the critical health issues that affect immigrants and refugees in Canada and describes the attempts of the Immigrant/Refugee Health Program of the North Hamilton Community Health Centre to meet their needs. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1998
The Jacobs Institute of Women's Health report on the prevention of heart disease in women: findings and recommendations from the
Summarizes the background and scope of the conference, the major findings, and the key recommendations for improving the prevention of heart disease in women's primary care. (See Details)
Published: 2003