Risk assessment

Risk assessment

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
Edition: 
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.

A global look at cardiac risk factors

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English
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Online
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The Washington Post
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Washington DC

An interactive map you can click to watch the rise in BMI and diabetes – two of the major risk factors for cardiac (heart) disease – by men and women and by country throughout the world, from 1980 to 2008.

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Available online.

Methadone in pregnancy: a review of the literature: women's health: practice and policy series

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Fiona Scanlan
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellece for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

A review of the literature on methadone use in pregnancy, and a risk/benefit analysis of its usage.

Populations at higher risk: when mainstream approaches don't work: a Best Start Resource Centre "how to" guide

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Paula Stanghetta
Publisher: 
Best Start Resource Centre
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents information about how to reach, engage and meet the needs of sub-populations at higher risk, in the context of preconception, prenatal and child health.

What you should know about breast cancer risk

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English
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Online
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Breast Cancer Action
Publication Date: 
Revised 2011
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Explains the difference betwen risk reduction and prevention. Presents myths and facts about breast cancer risk factors.

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Public health vs. chemoprevention

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Sharon Batt
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses chemoprevention experiments, which test potent drugs to prevent disease, and the risks, particularly for Canadian women, of these experiments.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gendered bodies, health practices and perception of risk: a conceptual review of social science and humanities literature

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Pam Wakewich
Lesley Biggs
The NNEWH Body Project
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides bibliographical references on the topic of bodies and gender in social science and humanities literature. The resources touch on topics such as cultural interpretations of the body, medicine and health, violence, race, sexuality, reproductive health, and the mind/body connection. File requires EndNote software.

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NNEWH GEND.W35 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.
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