Patient education

Patient education

Through the medical maze

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Barbara Mintzes
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Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is a guide on how to critically read medical literature. List of glossary terms included. 

Not a medical emergency

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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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.

Beyond the brochure: alternative approaches to effective health communication

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English
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Online
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AMC Cancer Research Center
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Atlanta, GA

Provides guidance to assist health educators and communicators in conceiving and producing educational materials and activities that do not solely rely on the printed word.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Influence of direct to consumer pharmaceutical advertising and patients' requests on prescribing decisions: two site cross secti

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
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Barbara Mintzes
Morris L. Barer
Richard L. Kravitz
Arminée Kazanjian
Ken Bassett
Joel Lexchin
Robert G. Evans
Richard Pan
Stephen A. Marion
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Examines the relation between direct to consumer advertising and patients' requests for prescriptions and the relation between patients' requests and prescribing decisions.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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