Nicole Bolduc

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AIMS The aim of this paper is to report a study to describe how cardiac patients experience the first 3 months following a cardiac event requiring hospitalization, identify differences between the needs expressed by patients and the support they received during their recuperation and produce a preliminary model for the development of cardiac rehabilitation(More)
INTRODUCTION The Sherbrooke-Estrie integrated cardiovascular health program (SEICHP) was developed in the Canadian province of Quebec. It was among the 12 field projects selected in 2001 around the world by the World Health Organization (WHO) to implement the TUFH (Towards Unity for Health) strategy as a way to improve health development responding to(More)
Breast and colon cancer are among the most common cancers in the developed world. Several epidemiological studies suggest that the occurrence of one of these two cancers in a woman may predispose to the development of the other. The occurrence of both forms of cancer in the same woman may be because of chance or common susceptibility. In order to determine(More)
Hip arthroplasty results in high-intensity postoperative pain. To counter this, a multimodal approach (combining pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies) is recommended. The involvement of the patient and family is also suggested, but there are few examples. The purpose of this study was to measure the effects of a patient and family-centered(More)
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