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7 Day Food and Blood Sugar Record

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38116
IWK. Clinical Nutrition. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1299
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Keeping a food record for 7 days to assess diet; women's health and nutrition.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Clinical Nutrition
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Women's Health
Diet Records
Nutrition Assessment
Subjects (LCSH)
Women--Health and hygiene
Nutrition--Evaluation
Abstract
Keeping a food record for 7 days to assess diet; women's health and nutrition.
Responsibility
IWK Clinical Nutrition, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1299
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ACL Injuries in the Female Athlete : Causes, Impacts, and Conditioning Programs

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat42720
Frank R. Noyes, Sue Barber-Westin, editors. (Second edition) --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2018.
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This successful book, now in a revised and updated second edition, reviews all aspects of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in female athletes, with the focus on complete, noncontact ACL injuries. The opening section discusses anatomy and biomechanics and explains the short- and long-term impacts of complete ACL ruptures, including long-term muscle dysfunction and joint arthritis. Risk factors and possible causes of the higher noncontact ACL injury rates in female athletes compared with…
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Noyes, Frank R.
Barber-Westin, Sue
Responsibility
Frank R. Noyes, Sue Barber-Westin, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 666 p.) : 271 illus., 241 illus. in color
ISBN
9783662565582
9783662565575 (print ed.)
9783662565599 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
Athletic Injuries
Knee Injuries
Women
Specialty
Orthopedics
Sports Medicine
Abstract
This successful book, now in a revised and updated second edition, reviews all aspects of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in female athletes, with the focus on complete, noncontact ACL injuries. The opening section discusses anatomy and biomechanics and explains the short- and long-term impacts of complete ACL ruptures, including long-term muscle dysfunction and joint arthritis. Risk factors and possible causes of the higher noncontact ACL injury rates in female athletes compared with male athletes are then discussed in depth. Detailed attention is devoted to neuromuscular training programs and their effectiveness in reducing noncontact ACL injury rates in female athletes, as well as to sports-specific ACL injury prevention and conditioning programs of proven value. Rehabilitation programs after ACL injury and reconstruction that reduce the risk of a future injury are explored, and the concluding section looks at worldwide implementation of neuromuscular ACL injury prevention training and future research directions. The book will be of value to orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers, sports medicine primary care physicians, and strength and conditioning specialists.
Contents
Part I. The Impact of ACL Injuries: Short- and Long-Term Effects on the Knee Joint -- The Impact of ACL Injuries: Short- and Long-Term Effects on the Knee Joint -- The ACL: Anatomy, Biomechanics, Mechanisms of Injury, and the Gender Disparity -- Consequences of Complete ACL Ruptures -- Muscle Dysfunction after ACL Rupture and Reconstruction: Implications for Successful Recovery -- Risks of Future Joint Arthritis and Reinjury after ACL Reconstruction. Part II. Proposed Risk Factors of Noncontact ACL Injuries -- Role of Shoe-Surface Interaction and Noncontact ACL Injuries -- Gender Differences in Muscular Protection of the Knee -- Neuromuscular Differences Between Men and Women -- Effects of Alterations in Gait Mechanics on the Development of Osteoarthritis in the ACL-Deficient Knee -- Role of the Foot and Ankle in ACL Noncontact Injuries -- Analysis of Muscle Activation Patterns During Running, Cutting, and Jumping -- Role of Core Stability in Preventing Noncontact ACL Injuries -- Role of Hip Strength and Motion in Noncontact ACL Injuries -- Recovery of Hip Muscle Strength after ACL Injury and Reconstruction: Implications for Reducing the Risk of Reinjury -- Gender Differences in Core Strength and Lower Extremity Function During the Single-leg Squat Test -- Gender Effect of Fatigue on Lower Extremity Kinematics and Kinetics During Athletic Tasks -- Tools to Identify Female Athletes at Increased Risk for Noncontact ACL Injury -- Testing for Neuromuscular Problems and Athletic Performance -- Part III. ACL Injury Prevention Programs -- Sportsmetrics ACL Intervention Training Program: Components, Results -- Sports-Specific Programs for Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, and Tennis -- ACL Injury Prevention in Soccer: The Santa Monica Experience -- ACL Injury Prevention Warm-up Programs -- Effect of Intervention Programs on Reducing the Incidence of ACL Injuries, Improving Neuromuscular Deficiencies, and Enhancing Athletic Performance -- Part IV. Reducing the Risk of Reinjury After ACL Reconstruction -- Rehabilitation After ACL Reconstruction -- Restoration of Proprioception and Neuromuscular Control Following ACL Injury or Surgery -- Role of Isokinetic Testing and Training After ACL Injury and Reconstruction -- Determination of Neuromuscular Function Before Return to Sports After ACL Reconstruction: Can We Reduce the Risk of Reinjury? -- Promotion of ACL Intervention Training -- Implementation Strategies for ACL Injury Prevention Programs -- Current Understandings and Directions for Future Research.
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e-Book
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The active female : health issues throughout the lifespan

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Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb, Reid L. Norman, Mimi Zumwalt, editors. (Second edition) --New York: Springer , c2014.
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The purpose of the The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is twofold: (1) to increase the awareness of wellness and fitness issues for active females and their family members; and (2) to provide an avenue for medical practitioners, allied health professionals, health educators, and certified individuals in sports medicine to gain critical, updated knowledge of a field specific to active females. Part I of the book offers a foundation to help the reader understand …
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Robert-McComb, Jacalyn J
Norman, Reid L
Zumwalt, Mimi
Responsibility
Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb, Reid L. Norman, Mimi Zumwalt, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiii, 595 pages)
ISBN
9781461488842 (electronic bk.)
9781461488835
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Promotion
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Physical Fitness
Women
Women's Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Women - Health and hygiene
Women - Nutrition
Physical fitness for women
Médecine
Abstract
The purpose of the The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is twofold: (1) to increase the awareness of wellness and fitness issues for active females and their family members; and (2) to provide an avenue for medical practitioners, allied health professionals, health educators, and certified individuals in sports medicine to gain critical, updated knowledge of a field specific to active females. Part I of the book offers a foundation to help the reader understand the interrelationship among body image concerns, the female reproductive cycle, and musculoskeletal anatomy/physiology of females that makes their health risks and concerns unique. Reproductive health is discussed by a prominent researcher in reproduction/endocrinology. An overview of the Female Athlete Triad which is a syndrome of three interrelated conditions (isordered eating, menstrual disturbances and bone loss) is presented in Part II. Physicians and certified professionals in sports medicine discuss the individual components of the triad, relating not only to the athletic female but also to the recreationally active woman throughout the lifespan. In Part III, Prevention and management of common musculoskeletal injuries is addressed by a female orthopedic surgeon who sub-specializes in treating female athletes. Finally, appropriate exercise and nutritional guidelines for active females are discussed in Parts IV-V of the book by certified professionals and licensed physicians in sports medicine. An invaluable addition to the literature, The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition will be of great interest to physicians, allied health care practitioners, medical/other wellness educators, and students who are interested in advancing women's health issues. Sports medicine specialists, family practitioners, gynecologists, team physicians, residents in sports medicine, athletic trainers, health educators, nurses, physicians assistants, physical therapists, sport psychologists, counselors, athletic trainers, and other members of the sports medicine team should also find this title of significant interest.
Contents
[Machne generated contents note] pt. I Focusing on Active Female's Health Issues: Unique Gender Related Psychological and Physiological Characteristics of Females -- 1. Body Image Concerns Throughout the Lifespan / Marilyn Massey-Stokes -- 2. Reproductive Changes in the Female Lifespan / Reid L. Norman -- 3. Considerations of Sex Differences in Musculoskeletal Anatomy / C. Roger James -- 4. The Human Menstrual Cycle / Reid L. Norman -- 5. Abnormal Menstrual Cycles / Reid L. Norman -- 6. Nutritional, Physical, and Psychological Stress and Functional Amenorrhea / Melissa R. Inigo -- 7. Effects of the Menstrual Cycle on the Acquisition of Peak Bone Mass / Brittany Dowling -- pt. II Disordered Eating Issues in the Active Female -- 8. Menstrual Dysfunction Screening and Management for Active Females / Jennifer J. Mitchell -- 9. Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating: A Global Perspective / Maesy Indigo -- 10. Disordered Eating Issues in Active Children and Adolescence / Lesley Carraway -- 11. The Physiology of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa / Annette Gary -- 12. The Female Athletic Triad: Disordered Eating, Amenorrhea, and Osteoporosis / Andrew Cisneros -- 13. Screening for Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders in Female Athletes / Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb -- 14. Evidence-Based Disordered Eating Prevention Programs for Active Females / Anna M. Tacon -- pt. III Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Active Females -- 15. Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Preadolescent and Adolescent Female Athletes / Brittany Dowling -- 16. Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Adult Female Athlete / Brittany Dowling -- 17. Prevention and Management of Common Exercise-Related Musculoskeletal Injuries During Pregnancy / Brittany Dowling -- 18. Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Aging Female Athlete / Brittany Dowling -- 19. Osteoporosis and Current Therapeutic Management / Kellie F. Flood-Shaffer -- pt. IV Exercise Guidelines and Precautions for Active Females -- 20. Traditional and Nontraditional Empirically Based Exercise Programs for Active Females / Anna M. Tacon -- 21. Cardiovascular Exercise Guidelines for Children and Adolescent Women / Maria Fernandez-del-Valle -- 22. Resistance Training Guidelines for Active Females Throughout the Lifespan: Children, Adolescences, Adult Women, and the Aging Woman / Tyrel S. McCravens -- 23. Exercise Precautions for the Female Athlete: Signs of Overtraining / Lauren Gates -- 24. Excessive Exercise and Immunity: The J-Shaped Curve / Anna M. Tacon -- 25. Screening Tools for Excessive Exercise in the Active Female / Maria Fernandez-del-Valle -- 26. Exercise Prescription and Pregnancy / Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb -- pt. V Nutrition, Energy Balance, and Weight Control -- 27. Estimating Energy Requirements / Eduardo Iglesias-Gutierrez -- 28. Nutritional Guidelines for Active Children / Eduardo Iglesias-Gutierrez -- 29. Nutritional Guidelines and Energy Needs for the Female Athlete: Preventing Low Energy Availability and Functional Amenorrhea Through Diet / Angela Garcia Gonzalez -- 30. Ergogenic Aids and the Female Athlete / Fernando Naclerio -- 31. Nutritional Guidelines and Energy Needs During Pregnancy and Lactation / Lesley Carraway -- 32. Nutritional Guidelines, Energy Balance, and Weight Control: Issues for the Aging Active Female / Jose E. Almaraz Marroquin.
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e-Book
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Activity and Diabetes

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IWK. Pediatric Endocrinology Service (Diabetes), IWK. Pediatric Medical Services. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0702
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Guidelines for exercising with diabetes.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Pediatric Endocrinology Service (Diabetes)
IWK. Pediatric Medical Services
Alternate Title
guidelines for those on injections
a guide to help you balance activity and diabetes management
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Reproductive Medicine
Endocrine System Diseases
Nutrition Therapy
Women's Health
Maternal Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Women--Health and hygiene
Reproductive health
Nutrition
Maternal health services
Endocrine manifestations of general diseases
Diabetes
Abstract
Guidelines for exercising with diabetes.
Responsibility
IWK Pediatric Endocrinology Service (Diabetes), Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0702
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Acute abdomen during pregnancy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat33847
Goran Augustin. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2014.
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This book will help the reader to recognize, diagnose, and efficiently treat most of the acute abdominal disorders that may be encountered in the pregnant patient, whether associated with or incidental to the pregnancy. A wide range of conditions are addressed, including some which are very rare as well as those more frequently seen, such as acute appendicitis and acute cholecystitis. The principles underlying diagnosis and therapy are clearly explained. Particular features in the clinical pres…
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Author
Augustin, Goran
Responsibility
Goran Augustin
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 572 pages)
ISBN
9783319054223 (electronic bk.)
9783319054216
Subjects (MeSH)
Abdomen, Acute - surgery
Obstetric Surgical Procedures - methods
Pregnancy Complications - surgery
Pregnancy
Subjects (LCSH)
Acute abdomen
Pregnant women - Surgery
Abstract
This book will help the reader to recognize, diagnose, and efficiently treat most of the acute abdominal disorders that may be encountered in the pregnant patient, whether associated with or incidental to the pregnancy. A wide range of conditions are addressed, including some which are very rare as well as those more frequently seen, such as acute appendicitis and acute cholecystitis. The principles underlying diagnosis and therapy are clearly explained. Particular features in the clinical presentation of pregnant patients are highlighted, and specific diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms and protocols, described. Attention is drawn to the diagnostic difficulties that may arise from atypical presentations in these patients and to restrictions on the use of certain diagnostic imaging studies. The text is complemented by more than 200 figures relevant to clinical practice. Acute Abdomen During Pregnancy is designed to meet the needs of both the gynecologist and the general or abdominal surgeon, who together form the multidisciplinary team mandatory for effective treatment that will safeguard mother and baby.
Contents
Part I. Surgery -- Acute Appendicitis -- Acute Biliary Tract Diseases -- Acute Pancreatitis -- Nontraumatic Gastroduodenal Perforations -- Symptomatic Abdominal Wall Hernias -- Symptomatic Diaphragmatic Hernia -- Intestinal Obstruction -- Acute Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Spleen -- Abdominal Trauma -- Miscellaneous Conditions -- Part II. Gynecology -- Adnexal Torsion -- (Isolated) Torsion of the Fallopian Tube -- Ruptured/Bleeding Ovarian Cysts/Tumors -- Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy -- Spontaneous Uterine Rupture -- Torsion of the Gravid Uterus -- Degenerating Uterine Myomas -- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Tubo-ovarian Abscess.
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e-Book
Location
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After the Breast Biopsy

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IWK. Breast Health, IWK. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0895
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If your core biopsy is benign, it will be recommended that you return in 6 months time to have a repeat mammogram of the breast that the biopsy was taken from. This appointment will be booked by IWK Central Booking Office and will be faxed to your family doctor's office. Your family doctor's office will then notify you of the date and time of your repeat mammogram appointment.
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IWK. Breast Health
IWK. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Patient Information
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Delivery of health care
Hospitalization
Women's Health
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Therapeutics
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Neoplasms
Health Services
Blood
Subjects (LCSH)
Women--Health and hygiene
Therapeutics
Surgery, Operative
Cancers
Hospital patients
Health services administration
Diagnosis
Medical Care
Blood
Abstract
If your core biopsy is benign, it will be recommended that you return in 6 months time to have a repeat mammogram of the breast that the biopsy was taken from. This appointment will be booked by IWK Central Booking Office and will be faxed to your family doctor's office. Your family doctor's office will then notify you of the date and time of your repeat mammogram appointment.
Notes
Formerly titled "Post Core Biopsy Of The Breast".
Responsibility
IWK Breast Health, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0895
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Bartholin Gland Cysts and Abscesses

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IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics, IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care, IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1272
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The Bartholin glands are two small pea sized glands that are located at the opening to the vagina on both the left and right lower aspects. Most of the time, you cannot see or feel these glands.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Adult Surgery and Women's Ambulatory Clinics
IWK. Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit
IWK. Reproductive Ambulatory Care
IWK. Gynaecology Unit - Inpatient
Alternate Title
Women's and Newborn Health Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Gynecologic Surgical Procedures
Maternal Health
Women's Health
Subjects (LCSH)
Women--Health and hygiene
Surgery, Operative
Maternal health services
Gynecology
Abstract
The Bartholin glands are two small pea sized glands that are located at the opening to the vagina on both the left and right lower aspects. Most of the time, you cannot see or feel these glands.
Responsibility
IWK Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1272
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Building evaluation capacity : a report on the Well Women Clinic in Pictou West

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--Halifax, NS: Chaytor Consulting Services , 2002.
Call Number
WA 309 B85 2002
Location
Aberdeen Hospital
Call Number
WA 309 B85 2002
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Chaytor Consulting Services
Date of Publication
2002
Physical Description
71 p. ; 28 cm.
Subjects (MeSH)
Women's Health - Nova Scotia
Other Subjects
Well Women Clinic (N.S.)
Format
Book
Location
Aberdeen Hospital
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Burnout in Women Physicians : Prevention, Treatment, and Management

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat45593
Cynthia M. Stonnington, Julia A Files, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book is the first to dissect the factors contributing to burnout that impact women physicians and seeks to appropriately address these issues. The book begins by establishing the differences in epidemiology between female physicians and their male counterparts, including rates of burnout, depression and suicide, chosen fields, caregiving responsibilities at home, career tradeoffs in dual physician marriages, patient satisfaction and outcomes, academic rank, leadership positions, salary, an…
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Stonnington, Cynthia M.
Files, Julia A.
Responsibility
Cynthia M. Stonnington, Julia A Files, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxvi, 618 p.) : 11 illus., 8 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030444594
9783030444587 (Print ed.)
9783030444600 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Burnout, Professional - etiology
Burnout, Professional - prevention & control
Physicians, Women - psychology
Sex Factors
Specialty
Mental Health
Physicians
Psychology
Abstract
This book is the first to dissect the factors contributing to burnout that impact women physicians and seeks to appropriately address these issues. The book begins by establishing the differences in epidemiology between female physicians and their male counterparts, including rates of burnout, depression and suicide, chosen fields, caregiving responsibilities at home, career tradeoffs in dual physician marriages, patient satisfaction and outcomes, academic rank, leadership positions, salary, and turnover. The second part of the book explores the drivers of physician burnout that disproportionately affect women, each chapter beginning with a case vignette. This section covers many issues that often go unrecognized including unconscious bias, sexual harassment, gender role conflicts, domestic responsibilities, depression, addiction, financial stress, and the impact related to reproductive health such as pregnancy and breastfeeding. The book concludes by focusing on strategies to prevent and/or mitigate burnout among individual women physicians across the career lifespan.This section also includes recommendations to change the culture of medicine and the systems that contribute to burnout. Burnout in Women Physicians is an excellent resource for physicians across all specialties who are concerned with physician wellness and burnout, including students, residents, fellows, and attending physicians.
Contents
Part I. How Do Women Physicians Differ from Their Male Counterparts? -- 1. Sex, Gender, and Medicine -- 2. Patient Satisfaction and Outcomes -- 3. Rates of Burnout, Depression, Suicide, and Substance Use Disorders -- 4. Domestic Responsibilities and Career Advancement -- Part II. Drivers of Burnout That Disproportionately Affect Women and Their Potential Solutions -- 5. Gender Stereotypes -- 6. Sexual Harassment -- 7. Work-Life Conflicts -- 8. Isolation, Lack of Mentorship, Sponsorship, and Role Models -- 9. Going It Alone: The Single, Unmarried, Unpartnered, Childless Woman Physician -- 10. Navigating a Traditionally Male-Dominated Specialty as a Woman -- 11. Mind the Gap: Career and Financial Success for Women in Medicine -- 12. Depression, Suicide, and Stigma -- 13. Addictions -- 14. Influence of Hormonal Fluctuations, Pregnancy, and the Postpartum Period on the Career of the Female Physician -- Part III. Empowering the Next Generation of Women Physicians -- 15. Synthesizing Solutions across the Lifespan: Early Career Solutions -- 16. Synthesizing Solutions Across the Lifespan: Mid-Career -- 17. Late Career Solutions. Transitional Zone – Retire or Retread -- 18. Changing the Culture and Managing Imposter Syndrome -- 19. Changing the System.
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Canadian perinatal health report 2003

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Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System. --Ottawa, ON: Health Canada , 2003.
Call Number
WQ 16 C212 2003
Location
Dickson Building
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Call Number
WQ 16 C212 2003
Corporate Author
Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
Place of Publication
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Health Canada
Date of Publication
2003
Physical Description
227 p.
ISBN
0662355032
Subjects (MeSH)
Pregnancy - statistics & numerical data - Canada
Pregnancy Outcome - epidemiology - Canada
Infant Mortality - trends - Canada
Pregnant Women - Canada
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Copies
2
Loan Period
3 weeks use
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Canadian perinatal health report, 2008 edition

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat24119
Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System. --Ottawa, ON: Public Health Agency of Canada , 2008.
Call Number
WQ 16 C212 2008
Location
Dickson Building
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Call Number
WQ 16 C212 2008
Corporate Author
Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
Place of Publication
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Public Health Agency of Canada
Date of Publication
2008
Physical Description
317 p.
ISBN
9780662472360
Subjects (MeSH)
Pregnancy - statistics & numerical data - Canada
Pregnancy Outcome - epidemiology - Canada
Infant Mortality - trends - Canada
Pregnant Women - Canada
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Copies
2
Loan Period
3 weeks use
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Can I have a diagnostic imaging test while I am pregnant?

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams38149
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Diagnostic Imaging QI Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2317
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Diagnostic imaging tests take pictures of the inside of your body. These tests include X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans, nuclear medicine scans, ultrasounds, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Topics include: why you may need to have a test, whether you can have a different test that does not use radiation, how much radiation is safe during pregnancy, who will do your test, asking questions, what to do if you refuse to have the test, and what to do if you find out you are pregnant afte…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Eastern Zone. Diagnostic Imaging QI Committee
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic Imaging - adverse effects
Pregnancy--radiation effects
Subjects (LCSH)
Pregnant women--Radiography
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
Diagnostic imaging tests take pictures of the inside of your body. These tests include X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans, nuclear medicine scans, ultrasounds, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Topics include: why you may need to have a test, whether you can have a different test that does not use radiation, how much radiation is safe during pregnancy, who will do your test, asking questions, what to do if you refuse to have the test, and what to do if you find out you are pregnant after a test.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Diagnostic Imaging QI Committee, Eastern Zone
Pamphlet Number
2317
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Clinical history of the medical and surgical diseases of women

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Barnes, Robert. --Philadelphia, PA: Henry C. Lea , 1874.
Call Number
WP 100 B261c 1874 RES Historical Collection
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Sub-Location
RESERVE - Historical Collection
Call Number
WP 100 B261c 1874 RES Historical Collection
Author
Barnes, Robert
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Henry C. Lea
Date of Publication
1874
Physical Description
791 p.
Subjects (MeSH)
Gynecology
Female Urogenital Diseases
Genital Diseases, Women
Women's Health
Gynecologic Surgical Procedures
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Sub-Location
RESERVE - Historical Collection
Copies
1
Loan Period
2 weeks
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Clinical Research Involving Pregnant Women

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat41062
Françoise Baylis, Angela Ballantyne, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book discusses "how" to respectfully and responsibly include pregnant women in clinical research. In sharp contrast, the existing literature predominantly focuses on the reasons "why" the inclusion of pregnant women in clinical research is necessary: viz., to develop effective treatments for women during pregnancy, to promote fetal safety, to reduce harm to women and fetuses from suboptimal care, and to allow access to the benefits of research participation. This book supports the shift to…
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Baylis, Françoise, 1961-
Ballantyne, Angela
Responsibility
Françoise Baylis, Angela Ballantyne, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 301 p.) : 1 illus.
Series Vol.
v. 3
Series Title
Research ethics forum
ISBN
9783319265124
9783319265100 (print ed.)
ISSN
2212-9529
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Trials as Topic - ethics
Ethics, Research
Patient Participation
Pregnant Women
Research Design
Research Subjects
Abstract
This book discusses "how" to respectfully and responsibly include pregnant women in clinical research. In sharp contrast, the existing literature predominantly focuses on the reasons "why" the inclusion of pregnant women in clinical research is necessary: viz., to develop effective treatments for women during pregnancy, to promote fetal safety, to reduce harm to women and fetuses from suboptimal care, and to allow access to the benefits of research participation. This book supports the shift to a new default position, whereby pregnant women are included in clinical research unless researchers argue convincingly for their exclusion. This shift raises many as yet unexplored ethical and policy questions about existing barriers to the equitable inclusion of pregnant women in research. This book is original in three key ways. First, it presents an unparalleled depth of analysis of the ethics of research with pregnant women, bringing together many of the key authors in this field as well as experts in research ethics and in vulnerability who have not previously applied their work to pregnant women. Second, it includes innovative theoretical work in ethics and disease specific case studies that highlight the current complexity and future challenges of research involving pregnant women. Third, the book brings together authors who argue both for and against including more pregnant women in formal clinical trials.
Contents
1. Missed Trials, Future Opportunities -- Part I -- 2. Why Physicians and Women Should Want Pregnant Women Included in Clinical Trials -- 3. Better Safe Than Sorry: Risk, Stigma, and Research During Pregnancy -- 4. Presumptive Inclusion and Legitimate Exclusion Criteria -- Part II -- 5. Fair Inclusion of Pregnant Women in Clinical Research: A Systematic Review of Reported Reasons for Exclusion -- 6. Research Ethics Review of Drug Trials Targeting Medical Conditions of Pregnant Women -- 7. Pregnant Women’s Views About Participation in Clinical Research -- Part III -- 8. Pregnancy, Vulnerability, and the Risk of Exploitation in Clinical Research -- 9. When Hypothetical Vulnerability Becomes Actual: Research Participation and the Autonomy of Pregnant Women -- 10. Equipoise, Uncertainty, and Inductive Risk in Research Involving Pregnant Women -- 11. Does My Bias Look Big in This? -- Part IV. 12. Research into Lifestyle Changes in Pregnancy -- 13. Ethics and Research with Pregnant Women: Lessons from HIV/AIDS -- 14. Ethical Issues in a Trial of Maternal Gene Transfer to Improve Foetal Growth -- 15. Clinical Research Involving Pregnant Women Seeking Abortion Services: United States Perspectives -- 16. Research on Uterine Transplantation: Ethical Considerations.
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Closing the Gender Pay Gap in Medicine : A Roadmap for Healthcare Organizations and the Women Physicians Who Work for Them

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Amy S. Gottlieb. --Cham: Springer , c2021.
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Women now represent over half of medical school matriculants, almost half of residents and fellows, and over a third of practicing physicians nationally. Despite considerable representation among the physician workforce, women are paid 75 cents on the dollar compared with their male counterparts after accounting for specialty, geography, time in practice, and average hours per week worked. This pay gap is significantly greater than the one reported for US women workers as a whole and has shown …
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Gottlieb, Amy S.
Responsibility
Amy S. Gottlieb
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 93 p.) : 10 illus., 7 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030510312
9783030510305 (Print ed.)
9783030510329 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Gender Equity
Health Services Administration - economics
Organizational Innovation
Physicians, Women - economics
Salaries and Fringe Benefits - economics
Specialty
Health Services Administration
Sociology, Medical
Abstract
Women now represent over half of medical school matriculants, almost half of residents and fellows, and over a third of practicing physicians nationally. Despite considerable representation among the physician workforce, women are paid 75 cents on the dollar compared with their male counterparts after accounting for specialty, geography, time in practice, and average hours per week worked. This pay gap is significantly greater than the one reported for US women workers as a whole and has shown little improvement over time. While much has been written about the problem, a robust discussion about how to rectify the situation has been missing from the conversation. Closing the Gender Pay Gap in Medicine is the first comprehensive assessment of how cultural expectations and compensation methodologies in medicine work together to perpetuate salary disparities between men and women physicians. Since the gender gap reflects a convergence of forces within our healthcare enterprises, achieving pay equity can be an overwhelming undertaking for institutions and their leaders. However, compensation is foremost a business endeavor. Therefore, a roadmap for operationalizing equity within the finance, human resources, and compliance structures of our organizations is critical to eliminating disparities. The roadmap described in this book breaks down the component parts of compensation methodology to reveal their unintentional impact on salary equity and lays out processes and procedures that support new approaches to generate fair and equitable outcomes. Additionally, the roadmap is anchored in change management principles that address institutional culture and provide momentum toward salary equity. The book begins with a review of the evidence on the gender pay gap in medicine. The following chapter discusses how gender-based differences in performance assessments, specialty choice, domestic responsibilities, negotiation, professional resources, sponsorship, and clinical productivity accumulate across women’s careers in medicine and impact evaluation, promotion, and therefore compensation in the healthcare workplace. The next two chapters focus, respectively, on how compensation is determined - highlighting potential pitfalls for pay equity - and regulatory and legal considerations. Chapters 5 and 6 explore organizational infrastructure, salary data collection and analysis, and culture change strategies necessary to rectify compensation inequities. Chapter 7 offers a detailed account of one medical institution’s successful journey to achieve salary equity. The book’s final chapter emphasizes that closing the gender pay gap is at its essence a business endeavor and recommends that organizations assess progress and cost with the same attention, rigor, and regularity as afforded other operating expenses. Closing the Gender Pay Gap in Medicine offers a detailed roadmap for healthcare organizations seeking to close the gender pay gap among their physician workforce. This first-of-its-kind book will assist institutions plan courses of action and identify potential pitfalls so they can be understood and mitigated. It will also prove a valuable resource for transformational leadership and systems-based change critical to attaining compensation equity.
Contents
Introduction: How Healthcare Organizations Can Benefit from a Roadmap to Close the Gender Pay Gap -- Organizational Culture, Practices, and Patterns of Interaction that Drive the Gender Pay Gap in Medicine – Second-Generation Gender Bias and Other Complexities -- How Compensation Is Determined and Potential Pitfalls for Pay Equity -- Regulatory and Legal Considerations Regarding Salary Equity -- Utilizing Change Management Principles to Establish Organizational Infrastructure and Operations that Drive Salary Equity -- Organizational Strategies to Support the Culture Change Necessary to Sustain Salary Equity -- Exemplar – Closing the Gender Pay Gap at the Medical College of Wisconsin -- A Roadmap for Closing the Gender Pay Gap in Medicine: How Organizations Can Begin the Journey.
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Compact clinical guide to women's pain management : an evidence-based approach for nurses

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Yvonne D’Arcy. --New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company , c2014.
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D'Arcy, Yvonne M
Responsibility
Yvonne D’Arcy
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer Publishing Company
Date of Publication
c2014
Series
Compact clinical guide
Series Title
Compact clinical guide series
ISBN
9780826193865 (PDF ebook)
Subjects (MeSH)
Evidence-Based Nursing
Pain Management - methods
Pain - drug therapy
Women
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e-Book
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Contraception for adolescent and young adult women

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Amy Whitaker, Melissa Gilliam, editors. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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Now more than ever there is a need for youth to learn about and use contraception consistently and effectively. Contraception for Adolescent and Young Adult Womenis a valuable resource for gynecologists and primary care practitioners who are on the front lines when it comes to discussing, recommending, and prescribing contraceptive options to adolescent and young adult women. The book is filled with evidence-based information presented in an easy-to-access format, ideal for the busy clinician w…
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Whitaker, Amy
Gilliam, Melissa
Responsibility
Amy Whitaker, Melissa Gilliam, editors
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 250 pages)
ISBN
9781461465799 (electronic bk.)
1461465796 (electronic bk.)
1461465788 (print)
9781461465782 (print)
Subjects (MeSH)
Women
Young Adult
Contraception - methods
Adolescent Health Services
Women's Health Services
Subjects (LCSH)
Contraception
Abstract
Now more than ever there is a need for youth to learn about and use contraception consistently and effectively. Contraception for Adolescent and Young Adult Womenis a valuable resource for gynecologists and primary care practitioners who are on the front lines when it comes to discussing, recommending, and prescribing contraceptive options to adolescent and young adult women. The book is filled with evidence-based information presented in an easy-to-access format, ideal for the busy clinician who needs information at his or her fingertips. The first chapter answers the question 'why is contraception important in this population?' and outlines the basics of the initial clinical visit. The book continues by covering each method of contraception currently available, and concludes with a survey of special issues pertinent to young women. In its entirety, the content lays the groundwork for helping providers improve clinical practice in contraceptive care, tailored to the unique needs of young women. This book serves as an excellent reference for family physicians, adolescent medicine physicians, gynecologists, and anyone who wishes to learn and implement best contraceptive counseling and provision practices.
Contents
Contraceptive Care for Adolescents -- The Intrauterine Device -- Progestin-Only Contraception -- Combined Hormonal Contraception -- Barrier Methods -- Emergency Contraception -- Emerging Methods and Methods Not Available in the United States -- Adolescents Who Are Obese -- Adolescents with Medical Illness -- Adolescents with Disabilities -- Postpartum Contraception for Adolescents -- Sexuality Education -- Legal and Policy Issues in Adolescent Contraceptive Care -- Pregnancy Options Counseling.
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Core Biopsy of the Breast

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IWK. Breast Health, IWK. Diagnostic Imaging. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
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What is a stereotactic core biopsy of the breast? A Radiologist (a medical doctor who specializes in reading medical images including ultrasound and x-rays) takes samples of an area in your breast using a needle that is guided by a computer-controlled needle guide attached to the mammography equipment.
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IWK. Breast Health
IWK. Diagnostic Imaging
Alternate Title
Patient Information
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Delivery of health care
Hospitalization
Women's Health
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Therapeutics
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Neoplasms
Health Services
Blood
Subjects (LCSH)
Women--Health and hygiene
Therapeutics
Surgery, Operative
Cancers
Hospital patients
Health services administration
Diagnosis
Medical Care
Blood
Abstract
What is a stereotactic core biopsy of the breast? A Radiologist (a medical doctor who specializes in reading medical images including ultrasound and x-rays) takes samples of an area in your breast using a needle that is guided by a computer-controlled needle guide attached to the mammography equipment.
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Formerly titled "Stereotactic Core Biopsy of the Breast".
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IWK Breast Health, Halifax, NS
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PL-0896
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Developing women leaders : a guide for men and women in organizations

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Valerio, Anna Marie. Wiley , 2010.
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Valerio, Anna Marie
Publisher
Wiley
Date of Publication
2010
Series Title
Talent management essentials
ISBN
9781444315967
Subjects (MeSH)
Leadership
Organizations
Staff Development
Women
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e-Book
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Emergency Imaging of Pregnant Patients

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Michael N. Patlas, Douglas S. Katz, Mariano Scaglione, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book presents a comprehensive and modern approach to the imaging of nontraumatic and traumatic emergencies in pregnant patients. Readers will find a careful review of the relevant imaging-related clinical literature, explanation of imaging appropriateness criteria and guidelines, and enlightening discussion of current controversies in the emergency imaging of obstetric patients. The opening chapter discusses general principles of emergency imaging during pregnancy and offers an overview of…
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Patlas, Michael N.
Katz, Douglas S.
Scaglione, Mariano
Responsibility
Michael N. Patlas, Douglas S. Katz, Mariano Scaglione, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 207 p.) : 169 illus., 63 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030427221
9783030427214 (Print ed.)
9783030427238 (Print ed.)
9783030427245 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic Imaging - methods
Emergencies
Pregnant Women
Subjects (LCSH)
Radiology
Obstetrics
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Emergency Medicine
Obstetrics
Abstract
This book presents a comprehensive and modern approach to the imaging of nontraumatic and traumatic emergencies in pregnant patients. Readers will find a careful review of the relevant imaging-related clinical literature, explanation of imaging appropriateness criteria and guidelines, and enlightening discussion of current controversies in the emergency imaging of obstetric patients. The opening chapter discusses general principles of emergency imaging during pregnancy and offers an overview of an evidence-based approach to imaging interpretation. The remainder of the book describes specific applications of ultrasound, MRI, radiography, and MDCT for the imaging of common as well as less common acute brain, spine, thoracic, abdominal, and pelvic conditions during pregnancy. Clear guidance is offered on the unique challenges that may be encountered during such imaging. Emergency Imaging of Pregnant Patients is written by a group of leading North American and European emergency and trauma radiology experts. It will be of value to emergency and general radiologists, to emergency department physicians and related personnel, to obstetricians and gynecologists, to general and trauma surgeons, and to trainees in all of these specialties.
Contents
1. Emergency Imaging of Pregnant Patient: General Principles -- 2. Imaging of Neurological Emergencies during Pregnancy -- 3. Imaging of Thoracic and Cadiovascular Emergencies during Pregnancy -- 4. Non-traumatic Abdominal Emergencies in Pregnant Patients: Role of Ultrasound -- 5. Non - traumatic Abdominal Emergencies in Pregnant Patients: Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- 6. Imaging of Non Obstetric Pelvic Emergencies -- 7. Imaging of Abdominal and Pelvic Trauma in Pregnant Patients -- 8. Imaging of Early Obstetric Emergencies -- 9. Imaging of Late Obstetric Emergencies.
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