Cindy K Patton

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BACKGROUND The increase in obesity is due in part to changes in the environment that affect behaviours such as physical activity. Stairwells in buildings present an opportunity to increase physical activity in the workplace. We characterized the stairwell accessibility in business buildings in the downtown core of Vancouver. METHODS Characteristics of the(More)
Over the past decade AIDS research has turned toward the use of pharmacology in HIV prevention, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP): the use of HIV medication as a means of preventing HIV acquisition in those who do not have it. This paper explores the contradictory reasons offered in support of PrEP-to empower women, to provide another risk-reduction(More)
The authors combine field work among home care nurses working in an impoverished urban neighbourhood with analysis of changing models of service provision. They explore the concepts of"home" and "care" for the homeless and marginally housed as features of a home care nursing "habitus" in the face of conflicting professional and institutional approaches to(More)
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