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Social vulnerability from a social ecology perspective: a cohort study of older adults from the National Population Health Survey of Canada
BackgroundNumerous social factors, generally studied in isolation, have been associated with older adults’ health. Even so, older people’s social circumstances are complex and an approach whichExpand
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Pathways for best practice diffusion: the structure of informal relationships in Canada’s long-term care sector
BackgroundInitiatives to accelerate the adoption and implementation of evidence-based practices benefit from an association with influential individuals and organizations. When opinion leadersExpand
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Key issues in human resource planning for home support workers in Canada.
OBJECTIVE This paper is a synthesis of research on recruitment and retention challenges for home support workers (HSWs) in Canada. PARTICIPANTS Home support workers (HSWs) provide needed supportExpand
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The Effects and Expense of Augmenting Usual Cancer Clinic Care With Telephone Problem-Solving Counseling
This study was done to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of individualized, problem-solving counseling provided by baccalaureate nurses over the telephone to prevent the onset of depression inExpand
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Prevalence, Correlates, and Costs of Patients With Poor Adjustment to Mixed Cancers
Approximately 2% to 3% of the Canadian society has experienced cancer. Literature indicates that there is poor adjustment to chronic illness. Individuals with poor adjustment to chronic illness haveExpand
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To Pay or Not to Pay: Examining Underlying Principles in the Debate on Financial Support for Family Caregivers*
ABSTRACT In many countries one approach to supporting family-and-friend caregivers is direct financial or monetary support. Debates about the benefits and consequences of such policies pervade theExpand
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Compensating family caregivers: an analysis of tax initiatives and pension schemes.
Saint Vincent Un ivers ity, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and P am ela Fancey, M A, is an Ins titution An alyst at Mount Sain t Vincent Un ivers ity. An earlier version of th is paper w as p resented at theExpand
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Trends and characteristics affecting disability among older Canadians living in private households
As the first of the Boomers reach age 65 in 2011, it is of great interest to identify trends in disability to better predict future needs and resources within community care. This paper uses dataExpand
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Clinical Results with Omni‐Orthocor ® , an Implantable Antitachycardia Pacing System
L'Omni‐Orthocor 234A et 239A sont deux stimulateurs capables de se synchroniser avec un programmeur externe. Des rafales synchrones ou asynchrones, des extrastimuli synchrones ou une combinaison desExpand
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