medical equipment

PID: the silent epidemic

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Maureen Moore
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article seeks to unmask the extent and prevalence of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Lists indicators, symptoms and various causes and methods of prevention of PID. 

Ultrasound: the first wave

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Dianne Patychuk
Edition: 
Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares the story of ultra sound technology and how it became a routine part of prenatal care. Provides information about what exactly ultra sound is and who benefits from this marketed technology. Explores social, ethical and legal issues. 


Losing control: the story of hospital work

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Joan Newman Kuyek
Edition: 
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. 

Alberta Aids to Daily Living

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Women with disabilities
Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Housing

The AADL program helps Albertans with a long-term disability, chronic illness or terminal illness to maintain their independence at home, in lodges or group homes by providing financial assistance to buy medical equipment and supplies. An assessment by a health care professional determines the equipment and supplies that an Albertan can receive through this program.

Primary Telephone: 
780-427-0731
Secondary Telephone: 
310-0000
Tollfree Phone Number: 
780-427-0731
Street Address: 
10th Floor, Milner Building
Addt'l Street Address: 
10040 - 104 Street
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5J 0Z2
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