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A Systematic Review of Interventions for Elder Abuse
- J. Ploeg, Jana M. Fear, B. Hutchison, H. Macmillan, G. Bolan
- Journal of elder abuse & neglect
- 9 July 2009
The purpose of this study was to use rigorous systematic review methods to summarize the effectiveness of interventions for elder abuse. Only eight studies met our inclusion criteria. Evidence… Expand
Searching for health information in rural Canada. Where do residents look for health information and what do they do when they find it?
We explored if and how residents in rural communities are empowered by access to consumer health information on the Internet with respect to their health and access to the health care system. Expand
Rules of (Mis)Conduct: User Behaviour in Public Libraries
Unobtrusive observation in nine sites in two public libraries in Southern Ontario explored user compliance with posted rules of conduct. With the exception of children who were frequently loud and… Expand
‘Everybody’s Talking at Me’: Situating the Client in the Info(r)mediary Work of the Health Professions
The widespread availability of health information via the internet has changed the nature of the health information exchange. Nettleton and Burrows argue that ‘medical knowledge has escaped and is… Expand