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Source
CMAJ. 2001 Nov 27;165(11):1519
Publication Type
Article
Date
Nov-27-2001

"Democracy was never intended for degenerates": Alberta's flirtation with eugenics comes back to haunt it.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature211043
Source
CMAJ. 1996 Sep 15;155(6):789-92
Publication Type
Article
Date
Sep-15-1996
Author
R. Cairney
Source
CMAJ. 1996 Sep 15;155(6):789-92
Date
Sep-15-1996
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Alberta
Child
Child Abuse
Compensation and Redress
Eugenics - legislation & jurisprudence
Female
Humans
Intellectual Disability
Malpractice - legislation & jurisprudence
Middle Aged
Sterilization, Involuntary
Abstract
An Alberta woman recently won a lawsuit against the government of Alberta for wrongful sterilization that took place when she was a 14-year-old ward at the Provincial Training School for Mental Defectives. It was the first time the province has been held accountable for actions taken under the Sexual Sterilization Act, a 1927 law that promoted the theory of eugenics and led to the sterilization of more than 2800 people. It has since been repealed. A physician who served on the province's Eugenics Board said the decisions were based on the best scientific advice and medical techniques available at the time. Today, she added, eugenics is being practised in a different way through prenatal diagnosis and therapeutic abortion.
PubMed ID
8823227 View in PubMed
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Global spread of TB worrying trend for Canadian physicians.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature212855
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CMAJ. 1996 Jan 15;154(2):236-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jan-15-1996
Author
R. Cairney
Source
CMAJ. 1996 Jan 15;154(2):236-8
Date
Jan-15-1996
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Canada - epidemiology
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Mass Screening
Population Surveillance
Poverty
Primary Prevention - economics
Prisons - statistics & numerical data
Tuberculosis - diagnosis - economics - epidemiology - prevention & control
Abstract
Canada has one of the world's lowest rates of tuberculosis infection, but that doesn't mean the disease poses no threat here. TB represents a growing problem in prisons and among Canadians of native and Asian descent. Patients with active TB can be misdiagnosed because few physicians ever see the disease and because the bacillus can infect organs other than the lungs. Frequent screening of at-risk populations and a rigorous course of antibiotics for those who are infected are recommended.
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Comment In: CMAJ. 1996 Jul 15;155(2):162-38800071
PubMed ID
8548712 View in PubMed
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In back alleys near Vancouver's AIDS conference, the disease was gaining ground.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature210830
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CMAJ. 1996 Oct 15;155(8):1160-3
Publication Type
Conference/Meeting Material
Date
Oct-15-1996
Author
R. Cairney
Source
CMAJ. 1996 Oct 15;155(8):1160-3
Date
Oct-15-1996
Language
English
Publication Type
Conference/Meeting Material
Keywords
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - drug therapy - economics - epidemiology
Adult
Antiviral Agents - supply & distribution
Attitude to Health
British Columbia - epidemiology
Cost of Illness
Disease Outbreaks - prevention & control
Female
Health Care Costs
Homosexuality
Humans
Male
Mass Behavior
Needle Sharing
Sexual Behavior
Abstract
There was much more to this summer's international AIDS conference in Vancouver than reports by researchers. Richard Cairney says the $15-million conference attracted a mix of activists, demonstrators, physicians and business representatives, and they coexisted somewhat uneasily.
PubMed ID
8873643 View in PubMed
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Work by Alberta researchers may free MDs from awkward fitness-to-drive decisions.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature207139
Source
CMAJ. 1997 Dec 1;157(11):1593-4
Publication Type
Article
Date
Dec-1-1997
Author
R. Cairney
Source
CMAJ. 1997 Dec 1;157(11):1593-4
Date
Dec-1-1997
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Aged
Alberta
Automobile Driving
Cognition Disorders - diagnosis
Female
Humans
Male
Physical Fitness
Abstract
An Alberta researcher has developed tests that determine whether a senior citizen with cognitive impairment is fit to drive. The issue is important to the medical profession because these drivers sometimes cause accidents and physicians often have to decide whether they should still be allowed to get behind the wheel.
PubMed ID
9400419 View in PubMed
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