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Active health report : what we think, what we know, what we do

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Health and Welfare Canada. --[Ottawa, ON]: Health and Welfare Canada , 1987.
Call Number
WA 900 DC2 A188 1987
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WA 900 DC2 A188 1987
Corporate Author
Health and Welfare Canada
Place of Publication
[Ottawa, ON]
Publisher
Health and Welfare Canada
Date of Publication
1987
Physical Description
43 p.
ISBN
662152883
Subjects (MeSH)
Attitude to Health
Public Opinion
Health Surveys
Canada
Format
Book
Publication Type
Statistics
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
Loan Period
2 weeks
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Canadian perceptions of the health care system : a report to the Health Council of Canada

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Soroka, Stuart N. Health Council of Canada. --Toronto, ON: Health Council of Canada , 2007.
Call Number
W 84 DC2 S714c 2007
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
W 84 DC2 S714c 2007
Author
Soroka, Stuart N
Corporate Author
Health Council of Canada
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Health Council of Canada
Date of Publication
2007
Physical Description
54 p.
ISBN
0973972688
Subjects (MeSH)
Delivery of Health Care - Canada
Patient Satisfaction - statistics & numerical data - Canada
Attitude to Health - Canada - Statistics
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Cultural diversity in health and illness

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Spector, Rachel E. (3rd ed.) --Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lange , 1991.
Call Number
WA 30 S741c 1991
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WA 30 S741c 1991
Author
Spector, Rachel E
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Norwalk, CT
Publisher
Appleton and Lange
Date of Publication
1991
ISBN
0838513964
Subjects (MeSH)
Cultural Diversity
Cultural Characteristics
Attitude to Health - ethnology
Attitude of Health Personnel
Health Behavior - ethnology
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Cultural diversity in health and illness

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Rachel E. Spector. (8th ed.) --Boston, MA: Pearson , c2013.
Call Number
WA 30 S741c 2013
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
The eighth edition of this well-respected book continues to promote an awareness of the dimensions and complexities involved in caring for people from diverse cultural backgrounds. Completely revised and updated, CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS examines the differences existing within North America by probing the health care system and consumers, and examples of traditional health beliefs and practices among selected populations. An emphasis on the influences of recent social, politica…
Call Number
WA 30 S741c 2013
Author
Spector, Rachel E
Responsibility
Rachel E. Spector
Edition
8th ed.
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Pearson
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
410 p.
ISBN
9780132840064
Subjects (MeSH)
Cultural Diversity
Cultural Characteristics
Cultural Competency
Attitude to Health - ethnology
Attitude of Health Personnel
Health Behavior - ethnology
Abstract
The eighth edition of this well-respected book continues to promote an awareness of the dimensions and complexities involved in caring for people from diverse cultural backgrounds. Completely revised and updated, CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS examines the differences existing within North America by probing the health care system and consumers, and examples of traditional health beliefs and practices among selected populations. An emphasis on the influences of recent social, political, and demographic changes helps to explore the issues and perceptions of health and illness today, while new introductory and capstone chapters help place material within perspective. An essential for any health-care professional, this book sets the standard for cultural perspectives and more importantly HEALTH–the balance of the person, both within one’s being–physical, mental, and spiritual–and in the outside world–natural, communal, and metaphysical. (Terms, such as HEALTH, are written this way to emphasize holistic meaning.)
Format
Book
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Copies
4
Loan Period
3 weeks use
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Family care and medical management for Jehovah's Witnesses

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Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania. --Brooklyn, NY: Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of New York , 1995.
Call Number
BX 8526 F33 1995
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
BX 8526 F33 1995
Corporate Author
Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania
Place of Publication
Brooklyn, NY
Publisher
Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of New York
Date of Publication
1995
Physical Description
various pagings
Subjects (MeSH)
Jehovah's Witnesses
Christianity
Religion and Medicine
Blood Substitutes
Attitude to Health
Treatment Refusal
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
Loan Period
2 weeks
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Health behavior change : a guide for practitioners

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Rollnick, Stephen. --Edinburgh, Scotland: Churchill Livingstone , 1999.
Call Number
W 85 R65 1999
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
W 85 R65 1999
Author
Rollnick, Stephen
Other Authors
Mason, Pip
Butler, Christopher
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, Scotland
Publisher
Churchill Livingstone
Date of Publication
1999
Physical Description
225 p.
ISBN
443058504
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Behavior
Attitude to Health
Health Promotion
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
Loan Period
2 weeks
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Health of Canada's youth, The : views and behaviors of 11-, 13- and 15-year-olds from 11 countries

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[by] Alan J.C. King [and] Beverly Coles. --Ottawa, ON: Health and Welfare Canada , 1992.
Call Number
WA 900 DC2 K52 1992
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WA 900 DC2 K52 1992
Author
King, Alan J.C.
Other Authors
Coles, Beverly
Responsibility
[by] Alan J.C. King [and] Beverly Coles
Place of Publication
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Health and Welfare Canada
Date of Publication
1992
Physical Description
198 p.
ISBN
662193732
Subjects (MeSH)
Attitude to Health
Health Behavior
Health Surveys - statistics & numerical data
Adolescent
Canada
Notes
Also published in French under title: Nos jeunes, leur santé : opinions et comportements des 11,13 et 15 ans au Canada et dans 10 autres pays.
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
Loan Period
2 weeks
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How do sicker Canadians with chronic disease rate the health care system : results from the 2011 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey of Sicker Adults

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Health Council of Canada. --Toronto, ON: Health Council of Canada , c2011.
Call Number
W 84 DC2 H434 2011
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
W 84 DC2 H434 2011
Corporate Author
Health Council of Canada
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Health Council of Canada
Date of Publication
c2011
Physical Description
24 p.
Series Vol.
bulletin 6
Series Title
Canadian health care matters
ISBN
9781926961255
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Satisfaction - statistics & numerical data - Canada
Health Care Surveys - Canada
Chronic Disease - Canada
Attitude to Health - Canada
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Loan Period
3 weeks
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How engaged are Canadians in their primary care? : results from the 2010 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey

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Health Council of Canada. --Toronto, ON: Health Council of Canada , 2011.
Call Number
W 84.6 DC2 H847 2011
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
W 84.6 DC2 H847 2011
Corporate Author
Health Council of Canada
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Health Council of Canada
Date of Publication
2011
Physical Description
31 p.
Series Vol.
bulletin 5
Series Title
Canadian health care matters
ISBN
9781926961088
Subjects (MeSH)
Attitude to Health - Canada - Statistics
Health Care Surveys - Canada
Primary Health Care - statistics & numerical data - Canada
Patient Participation - statistics & numerical data - Canada
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Loan Period
3 weeks
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How to help children through a parent's serious illness

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[by] Kathleen McCue with Ron Bonn. --New York, NY: St. Martin's Press , c1994.
Call Number
WS 105.5 A8 M64 1994 RES Child Life
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WS 105.5 A8 M64 1994 RES Child Life
Author
McCue, Kathleen
Other Authors
Bonn, Ron
Responsibility
[by] Kathleen McCue with Ron Bonn
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
St. Martin's Press
Date of Publication
c1994
ISBN
312113501
Subjects (MeSH)
Attitude to Health
Attitude to Death
Child of Impaired Parents - psychology
Grief
Parent-Child Relations
Child
Notes
Child Life Reserve collection
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
Loan Period
2 weeks
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Lifestyle Medicine : A Manual for Clinical Practice

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Jeffrey I. Mechanick, Robert F. Kushner, editors. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
Available Online
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Location
Online
Lifestyle--the manner in which people live--is fundamental to health, wellness, and prevention of disease. It follows that attention to lifestyle is critically important to effective and successful health care. But here's the challenge: health care professionals receive very little, if any, formal training about lifestyle counseling and therefore are ill equipped to incorporate lifestyle issues into clinical practice. In response, "Lifestyle Medicine" is evolving as a means to fill this knowled…
Available Online
View e-Book
Other Authors
Mechanick, Jeffrey I
Kushner, Robert F
Responsibility
Jeffrey I. Mechanick, Robert F. Kushner, editors
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 363 p. : 40 illus., 20 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319246871
9783319246857 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Attitude to Health
Health Behavior
Health Promotion
Life Style
Primary Prevention
Risk Factors
Abstract
Lifestyle--the manner in which people live--is fundamental to health, wellness, and prevention of disease. It follows that attention to lifestyle is critically important to effective and successful health care. But here's the challenge: health care professionals receive very little, if any, formal training about lifestyle counseling and therefore are ill equipped to incorporate lifestyle issues into clinical practice. In response, "Lifestyle Medicine" is evolving as a means to fill this knowledge gap. Lifestyle medicine approaches health and wellness by harnessing the power of lifestyle-related behaviors and influencing the environment we live in. It is a formal approach that promises to enhance and strengthen a re-invigorated health care system that is still outpaced by the epidemic proportions and complexity of chronic diseases like obesity, diabetes, depression, hypertension, and cancer, among others. Lifestyle Medicine: A Manual for Clinical Practice presents this formal approach in a pragmatic context. This unique and practical manual provides clear and succinct guidance on nearly all aspects of lifestyle medicine. The approach is both explanatory and pragmatic, providing case studies and bulleted translation of academic information into clinical practice recommendations. There is an emphasis on scientific evidence wherever possible as well as opinions by the expert chapter authors who practice lifestyle medicine. There is a "how-to" rationality to the book, consistent with a premise that any and all health care professionals should, and perhaps must, incorporate lifestyle medicine. A valuable checklist is included at the close of the book that summarizes key points and provides a practical tool for routine patient encounters.
Contents
Why Lifestyle Medicine? -- The importance of Healthy Living and Defining Lifestyle Medicine -- Communication and Behavioral Change Tools: A Primer for Lifestyle Medicine Counseling -- Paradigms of Lifestyle Medicine and Wellness -- Composite Risk Scores -- Clinical Assessment of Lifestyle and Behavioral Factors During Weight Loss Treatment -- Anthropometrics and Body Composition -- Physical Activity Measures -- Metabolic Profiles - Based on the 2013 Prevention Guidelines -- The Chronic Care Model and the Transformation of Primary Care -- Guidelines for Healthy Eating -- A Review of Commercial and Proprietary Weight Loss Programs -- Physical Activity Programs -- Behavior Modification and Cognitive Therapy -- Treating Tobacco Use in Clinical Practice -- Alcohol Use and Management -- Sleep Management -- Integrative Medicine -- Transcultural Applications to Lifestyle Medicine -- Community Engagement and Networks: Leveraging Partnerships to Improve Lifestyle -- Lifestyle Therapy as Medicine for the Treatment of Obesity -- Lifestyle Therapy for Diabetes Mellitus -- Lifestyle Therapy in the Management of Cardiometabolic Risk: Diabetes Prevention, Hypertension, and Dyslipidemia -- Cancer -- Lifestyle Medicine for the Prevention and Treatment of Depression -- Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors in Patients with Persistent Pain -- Forestalling Age-Related Brain Disorders -- Chronic Kidney Disease -- Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Steatohepatitis -- Gastroenterology Disease and Lifestyle Medicine -- Lifestyle Medicine and Chronic Pulmonary Disease -- Lifestyle Medicine and HIV-infected patients.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Mind/body health : the effects of attitudes, emotions and relationships

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Karren, Keith J. (3rd ed.) --San Francisco, CA: Pearson Benjamin Cummings , 2006.
Call Number
WM 90 M663 2006
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WM 90 M663 2006
Author
Karren, Keith J
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
San Francisco, CA
Publisher
Pearson Benjamin Cummings
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
702 p.
ISBN
0805378863
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychosomatic Medicine
Psychophysiology
Attitude to Health
Emotions
Personality
Social Support
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
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3 weeks
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Psychological research on pediatric hospitalization and health care : a review of the literature

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By Richard H. Thompson. --Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Pub. , c1985.
Call Number
WS 105.5 H7 T64 1985 RES Child Life
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WS 105.5 H7 T64 1985 RES Child Life
Author
Thompson, Richard H.
Responsibility
By Richard H. Thompson
Place of Publication
Springfield, IL
Publisher
Charles C. Thomas Pub.
Date of Publication
c1985
Physical Description
347 p.
ISBN
398064571
Subjects (MeSH)
Child, Hospitalized
Child Health Services
Attitude to Health
Notes
Child Life Reserve collection.
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
Loan Period
2 weeks
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Reasoning and Public Health: New Ways of Coping with Uncertainty

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Louise Cummings. --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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Location
Online
This book argues that in order to be truly effective, public health must embrace a group of reasoning strategies that have traditionally been characterized as informal fallacies. It will be demonstrated that these strategies can facilitate judgements about complex public health issues in contexts of uncertainty. The book explains how scientists and lay people routinely resort to the use of these strategies during consideration of public health problems. Although these strategies are not deducti…
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Author
Cummings, Louise
Responsibility
Louise Cummings
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 242 p. : 15 illus.)
ISBN
9783319150130
9783319150123 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Attitude to Health
Logic
Public Health
Public Opinion
Science
Uncertainty
Abstract
This book argues that in order to be truly effective, public health must embrace a group of reasoning strategies that have traditionally been characterized as informal fallacies. It will be demonstrated that these strategies can facilitate judgements about complex public health issues in contexts of uncertainty. The book explains how scientists and lay people routinely resort to the use of these strategies during consideration of public health problems. Although these strategies are not deductively valid, they are nevertheless rationally warranted procedures. Public health professionals must have a sound understanding of these cognitive strategies in order to engage the public and achieve their public health goals. The book draws upon public health issues as wide ranging as infectious diseases, food safety and the potential impact on human health of new technologies. It examines reasoning in the context of these issues within a large-scale, questionnaire-based survey of nearly 900 members of the public in the UK. In addition, several philosophical themes run throughout the book, including the nature of uncertainty, scientific knowledge and inquiry. The complexity of many public health problems demands an approach to reasoning that cannot be accommodated satisfactorily within a general thinking skills framework. This book shows that by developing an awareness of these reasoning strategies, scientists and members of the public can have a more productive engagement with public health problems.
Contents
1. The Challenge for Public Health -- 2. Philosophy and Public Health -- 3. Argument from Ignorance -- 4. Argument from Authority -- 5. Argument from Analogy -- 6. Circular Argument -- 7. Fallacies in Public Health -- 8. Theory of Public Health Reasoning -- Appendices.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Statistical report on the health of Canadians

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--Ottawa, ON: Health Canada , 1999.
Call Number
WA 100 S64 1999
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WA 100 S64 1999
Place of Publication
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Health Canada
Date of Publication
1999
Physical Description
[various pagings]
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Status
Health Status Indicators
Attitude to Health
Canada
Notes
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Format
Book
Publication Type
Statistics
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
Loan Period
2 weeks
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Toward a healthy future

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Prepared by the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Advisory Committee on Population Health. --[Ottawa, ON]: Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada , 1999.
Call Number
WA 100 T64 1999
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Call Number
WA 100 T64 1999
Corporate Author
Federal, Provincial and Territorial Advisory Committee on Population Health
Other Authors
Meeting of the Ministers of Health (Sept., 1999: Charlottetown, PE)
Responsibility
Prepared by the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Advisory Committee on Population Health
Place of Publication
[Ottawa, ON]
Publisher
Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Date of Publication
1999
Physical Description
various pagings
ISBN
662276256
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Status
Health Status Indicators
Child Development
Child Welfare
Attitude to Health
Canada
Notes
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Copies
1
Loan Period
2 weeks
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When a parent is sick : helping parents explain serious illness to children

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Hamilton, Joan. --Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press , 2001.
Call Number
BF 789 .D4 H218w 2001
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
BF 789 .D4 H218w 2001
Author
Hamilton, Joan
Place of Publication
Lawrencetown Beach, NS
Publisher
Pottersfield Press
Date of Publication
2001
ISBN
1895900409
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Illness - psychology
Child of Impaired Parents - psychology
Child-Parent Relations
Attitude to Health - Child
Attitude to Death - Child
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
2
Loan Period
3 weeks
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When a parent is sick : helping parents explain serious illness to their children

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Hamilton, Joan. --Halifax, NS: QEII Health Sciences Centre , 2001.
Call Number
BF 789 H18w 2001
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Call Number
BF 789 H18w 2001
Author
Hamilton, Joan
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
QEII Health Sciences Centre
Date of Publication
2001
ISBN
1895900409
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Illness - psychology
Child of Impaired Parents - psychology
Child-Parent Relations
Attitude to Health - Child
Attitude to Death - Child
Format
Book
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Loan Period
3 weeks
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