Appropriateness of care

Appropriateness of care

Sex and punishment : the politics of cervical cancer

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jan Darby
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article maintains that the question of what causes cervical cancer has profound implication for women's health. Discusses the necessary move for medical researchers to broaden their approach to the causation of cervical cancer to take into account the complex social and environmental influences on women's lives. 



 


Birth centres give women another option

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Sampson
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces the birth centre as another option for families. Shares birth stories. Discusses the benefits of midwifery care and birth centre's for some families. 

Causing panic: anxiety surrounding obstetrical care

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jolanda Turley
Publisher: 
JAMWA: Journal of the American Medical Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Alexandria, VA

Discusses the anxiety surrounding pregnancy and childbirth, and how it often results from debates between practitioners, or between patients and practitioners, about "the appropriate and necessary interventions needed in labor and childbirth."

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ISSN 00988421 (print)
ISSN 15518221 (online)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

C-section fight does a u-turn

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English
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Online
Author: 
Abby Lippman
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the question of caesarian section on demand, and argues that data about the effects of unnecessary C-sections is missing and/or incomplete.

Too many women getting hysterectomies when less invasive methods exist

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English
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Online
Author: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Argues that women are having hysteretomies too frequently as a first line of treatment for benign uterine conditions.

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