Patient care

Patient care

The cultural basis of well-being

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Candia Alexander
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Vol 7, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article illustrates the influence of culture aan essential ingredient of nurses’ training.  Validates traditional knowledge.  Highlights the authors experience in creating the curriculum for The Saskatchewan Indian Community College. 

Failure of free enterprise: private dental practice

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Deanna Geddo
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Vol 5, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article takes a look at private dental practice. Political, practical and emotional aspects. 

Mitral valve prolapse - a benign syndrome?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Sharon Anderson
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Vol 4, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights a personal account illustrating medicine's failure to treat seriously a heart condition experienced by 20% of women. Describes Mitral Valve Prolapse; association between MVP and endocarditis. 


Not a medical emergency

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Phyllis Jensen
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Vol 4, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is a not so imaginary piece of fiction about a nurse’s efforts to meet the desires of a patient when faced with hospital bureaucracy.

The radical orthodoxy of naturopathic medicine

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carole Yawney
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Vol 4, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In this article a medical anthropologist proposes naturopathy as an alternative to the invasive system of drugs and surgery. Describes naturopathy; principles and practice. 

Women in institutions

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
The Feminist Therapy Support Group
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Vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the fourth of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy by The Feminist Therapy Study/Support Group. Examines whether institutions could be more intimate and more humane.

Losing control: the story of hospital work

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Joan Newman Kuyek
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vol 3, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article illustrates, through a historical overview, how our concerns as patients are inseparably linked with the structure of hospital work and the well being of workers. Proposes a united and creative front in the battle to end the dehumanization of patients and workers. 

The impact of patient classification systems on women front-line care workers in rural nursing homes

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English
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Online
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Belinda Leach
Bonnie Hallman
Gillian Joseph
Nichola Martin
Anita Marcotte
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2006

This study explores patient classification systems and their impact on front-line workers in rural long-term care homes in Ontario and Manitoba.

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Staffing for safety: a synthesis of the evidence on nurse staffing and patient safety

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English
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Online
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Amy Sanchez McCutcheon
Maura MacPhee
Janet M Davidson
Mimi Doyle-Waters
Servane Mason
Wendy Winslow
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Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies areas and opportunities for action that identified by expert decision makers in nurse staffing and patient safety and informed by research evidence.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The sacred body: a therapist's journey

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Mavis Carole Himes
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Stoddard Publishing Co., Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents the memoir of a psychoanalyst working in the field of supportive cancer care.

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CANC.H56 2002
ISBN 0773762760
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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