Erin Fredericks

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Informed by critical feminist and queer studies approaches, this article explores nurses' perceptions of practice with patients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ). Qualitative in-depth, semi-structured interviews with 12 nurses in Halifax, Nova Scotia, illuminate a range of approaches to practice. Most commonly,(More)
bstract. Because of the emergence of e-commerce and developents in print engines designed for economical output of very short uns, there are increased business opportunities and consumer opions for print-on-demand books and photobooks. The current state f these printing modes allows for direct uploading of book files via he web, printing on nonoffset(More)
The growth of automatic layout capabilities for publications such as photo books and image sharing websites enables consumers to create personalized presentations without much experience or the use of professional page design software. Automated color correction of images has been well studied over the years, but the methodology for determining how to(More)
Due to the emergence of e-commerce and developments in print engines designed for economical output of very short runs, there are increased business opportunities and consumer options for print-on-demand books. The current state of this printing mode allows for direct uploading of book files via the web, printing on non-offset printers, and distributing by(More)
BACKGROUND Medical students and physicians report feeling under-prepared for working with patients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ). Understanding physician perceptions of this area of practice may aid in developing improved education. METHOD In-depth interviews with 24 general practice physicians in Halifax and(More)
In this article, we examine the ways in which 18 queer, lesbian, and bisexual (QLB) women in Eastern Canada negotiated their visibility in interactions with primary care providers. QLB women patients used a number of strategies to determine risk and to be visible or invisible to their health care providers. We describe participants' disclosure decisions and(More)
We agree that gathering perspectives only from health professionals is inherently limited. The paper we published in CMEJ 6(1) drew on data from a larger qualitative study, which – as we noted in the paper – included interviews with nurses and with LGBTQ patients. Most good qualitative research produces far more data than can be analyzed in a single paper.(More)
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