Search Resources (English): Primary care physicians

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Depression in adolescent girls: screening and treatment strategies for primary care providers  
http://amwa-doc.org

Demonstrates that adolescent girls are at a higher risk of depression than boys are, and that depression is of particular concern in pregnant and postpartum adolescents because of the potential impact on the infant. Argues that primary care providers (PCPs) should routinely screen adolescent girls for depression and consider depression in their differential diagnoses of somatic complaints.

 

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Published: 2004
Suicide among women: a critical review  
http://www.amwa-doc.org/index.cfm?objectid=1297D910-D567-0B25-5F32C34C7DDF396C

Reviews the current literature regarding risk factors for suicide among women. Addresses the theories regarding risk and protective factors for women. Integrates the findings into a practical assessment of women’s risk of suicide in clinical settings.

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Published: 2004
A psychosocial understanding of depression in women: for the primary care physician  
http://www.amwa-doc.org/index.cfm?objectid=2A567779-D567-0B25-57A1085F3A5DEBC2

Provides an understanding of the risks of depression in women, with a focus on the psychosocial factors. Describes some tools for screening depression in the primary care setting.

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Published: 2004
Antepartum and postpartum depression: healthy mom, healthy baby

Summarizes the epidemiology, clinical features, and treatment of antepartum and postpartum major depression to enable primary care clinicians to recognize and screen for perinatal mood disorders and to initiate the risk-benefit decision-making process used in treatment selection. Also helps identify patient factors that warrant psychiatric consultation.

Published: 2004
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
Tackling smoking should be top of the list  
http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/CMA/Content_Images/Inside_cma/WhatWePublish/LeadershipSeries/English/pg13WH.pdf
Discusses different smoking cessation strategies physicians can use to help their women patients. (See Details)
Published: 2006
The ABC's of fracture prevention: a toolkit for family physicians  
http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/CMA/Content_Images/Inside_cma/WhatWePublish/LeadershipSeries/English/pg15WH.pdf
Describes evidence-based practice guidelines developed to assess the possibility of osteoporosis after a low-trauma fracture in women over the age of 40. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Domestic violence: recognizing and responding  
http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/CMA/Content_Images/Inside_cma/WhatWePublish/LeadershipSeries/English/pg21WH.pdf
Discusses domestic violence screening by family physicians, and lists various ways of normalizing the issue and developing an atmosphere of trust. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Women proving adept at juggling multiple roles  
http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/CMA/Content_Images/Inside_cma/WhatWePublish/LeadershipSeries/English/pg25WH.pdf
Examines factors that can influence a working woman's stress levels, and how family physicians can help. (See Details)
Published: 2006