Technology

Technology

Where have all the nurses gone?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
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Vol 9, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses changes in nurses training and new hospital management strategies. Illustrates how the work environment for nurses has transformed and introduces the controversy of technology vs hands-on care.  

Naming our experience : mary o'brien and the politics of reproduction

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Kathleen McDonnell
Edition: 
Vol 4, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article consists of excerpts from an address delivered in Toronto on March 13, 1983 entitled "The Politics of Reproduction." Weaves together a number of themes and concerns in an effort to identify how women's experience has been appropriated and redefined by men, and what women must do to reclaim our experience. 

 


Very damning testimony

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Melanie Conn
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Vol 3, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the influx of Video Display Terminals in workplaces. Explains VDTs and how they are harmful for clerical workers. Introduces strategies for change. 

Exanding our horizons: tech3 project

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English
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Author: 
Barbara Anello
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DAWN Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Presents a compilation of technology information, tips, tutorials, and frequently asked questions for women with disabilities.

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DISA.E97 2002

A high-tech twist on abuse

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English
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Online
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Sarah Tucker
Toby Cremer
Cynthia Fraser
Cindy Southworth
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Family Violence Prevention and Health Practice
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Describes how abusers are using technology against victims and how victims can use technology to enhance safety.

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ISSN 15564827
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Includes bibliographical references.

Practical guide for selection of MVA materials

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English
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Online
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EngenderHealth
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides an evaluation and comparison of manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) instruments. Lists the cross-compatibility of equipment from various manufacturers, and provides information about the products and their manufacturers.

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Health technology assessment on the Net: a guide to Internet sources of information

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English
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Liza Chan
Leigh-Ann Topfer
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Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Compiliation of useful websites to investigate when conducting a Health Technology Assesment (HTA).

A disease-based comparison of health systems : what is best and at what cost?

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English
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Paper
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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Paris, France

Provides a collection of papers that examine health expenditures, ageing, technology and outcomes, and other issues of health system performance.

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HEAS.D57 2003
ISBN 9261099816

Health technologies: are they helping women?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Denise Morettin
Carolyn Green
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Debates the validity of health technologies as diagnostic tools, in particular bone mineral density testing and hormone replacement therapy.

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ISSN 14800039

International activities in tele-homecare: background paper

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English
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Author: 
Constantine Tikhonov
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews international projects and initiatives related to tele-homecare. Tele-homecare is the use of information and communication technologies to enable effective delivery and management of health services in a patient's residence.

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