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Canadian breast cancer initiative. One way to help women living with breast cancer.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature205882
Source
Can Fam Physician. 1998 Mar;44:581-3
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-1998

Different approaches to stroke care in Finland and in the UK.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature149337
Source
Nurs Older People. 2009 Jul;21(6):24-6
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-2009
Author
Caroline Lawson
Author Affiliation
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Somerset.
Source
Nurs Older People. 2009 Jul;21(6):24-6
Date
Jul-2009
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Consumer Organizations - organization & administration
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Emergency Treatment - methods
Finland
Great Britain
Humans
Infection Control - methods
International Educational Exchange
Nurse's Role
Rehabilitation Nursing - education - methods
Stroke - therapy
Thrombolytic Therapy - methods
Abstract
This article describes the experiences of a nurse and manager, winners of a joint travel award to explore stroke services in Finland. It aims to encourage nurses to undertake exchanges and visits, overseas or in their own countries.
PubMed ID
19650539 View in PubMed
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HIV and Canada's hemophiliacs: looking back at a tragedy.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature221656
Source
CMAJ. 1993 Feb 15;148(4):609-12
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-15-1993
Author
K. Dunn
Source
CMAJ. 1993 Feb 15;148(4):609-12
Date
Feb-15-1993
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Blood Banks - organization & administration - standards
Canada
Consumer Organizations - organization & administration
Decision Making, Organizational
Drug Contamination
Factor VIII - adverse effects
HIV Infections - epidemiology - etiology - transmission
HIV-1
Hemophilia A - therapy
Humans
Male
Red Cross - organization & administration
Notes
Cites: Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1980 Jun 1;137(3):314-96990763
Cites: N Engl J Med. 1982 Sep 16;307(12):714-97050711
Cites: Lancet. 1988 Sep 3;2(8610):541-22900923
Comment In: CMAJ. 1994 Jan 1;150(1):128275402
Comment In: CMAJ. 1993 Jun 1;148(11):1870-18500023
PubMed ID
8431823 View in PubMed
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Persons with cancer speak out: reflections on an important trend in Canadian health care.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature224824
Source
J Palliat Care. 1992;8(4):30-7
Publication Type
Article
Date
1992
Author
R E Gray
Author Affiliation
Department of Psychology, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, North York, Ontario, Canada.
Source
J Palliat Care. 1992;8(4):30-7
Date
1992
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Canada - epidemiology
Consumer Organizations - organization & administration
Humans
Neoplasms - mortality - psychology
Patient Participation
Power (Psychology)
Survival Rate
Abstract
In this paper I have described some of the recent developments in the growth of a patient/survivor movement in Canada. Arguments for the value of increased patient participation include providing a needed balance to the traditional medical perspective, addressing patient needs free from other vested interests, providing insights available only to cancer survivors, and facilitating empowerment. A number of current and potential difficulties related to increasing cancer survivor involvement have been raised, ranging from deliberate opposition from health administrators to disapproval from professionals of survivors' emotional expression to patient unwillingness. The greatest challenge is to move beyond token patient representation to substantive participation.
PubMed ID
1487790 View in PubMed
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Putting values into practice: public policy and the future of mental health consumer-run organizations.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature156368
Source
Am J Community Psychol. 2008 Sep;42(1-2):192-201
Publication Type
Article
Date
Sep-2008
Author
Geoffrey Nelson
Rich Janzen
John Trainor
Joanna Ochocka
Author Affiliation
Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3C5. gnelson@wlu.ca
Source
Am J Community Psychol. 2008 Sep;42(1-2):192-201
Date
Sep-2008
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Consumer Organizations - organization & administration
Evidence-Based Medicine
Health Care Reform
Health Services Research
Humans
Longitudinal Studies
Mental Disorders - rehabilitation
Models, organizational
Ontario
Policy Making
Public Policy
Self-Help Groups - organization & administration
Social Values
Abstract
The purpose of the paper is to reflect on value dilemmas in mental health consumer-run organizations and to discuss implications for research, policy, and practice. We review the roots of consumer-run organizations in the self-help movement and the psychiatric survivor liberation movement, focusing on the distinctive values espoused by consumer-run organizations. We also discuss evidence-based and value-based approaches to mental health policy formulation and mental health reform, noting the particular importance of value-based approaches and the role that consumer-run organizations can play in mental health reform. Based on our experiences conducting a participatory action research study of four mental health consumer-run organizations, we identify and examine several value dilemmas, discuss the lessons that we learned about these value dilemmas, and note their implications for future directions in research, policy, and practice.
PubMed ID
18594963 View in PubMed
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Size matters -- patient organisations exaggerate prevalence numbers.

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Source
Eur J Epidemiol. 2005;20(8):653-5
Publication Type
Article
Date
2005
Author
Anders Ternhag
Tommi Asikainen
Johan Giesecke
Author Affiliation
Department of Epidemiology, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, SE-171 82 Solna, Sweden. anders.ternhag@karolinska.se
Source
Eur J Epidemiol. 2005;20(8):653-5
Date
2005
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Consumer Organizations - organization & administration
Humans
Incidence
Patient Advocacy
Prevalence
Registries
Sweden - epidemiology
Abstract
Patient organisations serve their members with information and support concerning a specific disease. In many cases they also contribute to research funding and lobby to improve the situation for their members. The larger group of patients an organisation claims to represent, the bigger their potential influence. Our hypothesis is that patient organisations exaggerate the number of persons affected with a specific disease. Prevalence figures from patient organisations in Sweden were collected via their own web sites. About 93 patient organisations were identified, 29 of which presented the estimates of disease occurrence used in this study. We calculated the probability for a person to have at least one disease and the proportion of the population not having any of the diseases listed. About 60% of the Swedish population have at least one disease covered by our sample of patient organisations. Nine tenths (87%) of the population would be ill if one assumes that an individual could only have one disease. Our rough estimates suggest that patient organisations exaggerate the number of ill persons. To render other messages on their agenda more trustworthy, we propose that some patient organisations moderate their prevalence and/or incidence figures.
PubMed ID
16151877 View in PubMed
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[The sanitary and epidemiological problems in production and consumption waste handling in the Russian Federation].

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Source
Gig Sanit. 2009 May-Jun;(3):8-16
Publication Type
Article
Author
G G Onishchenko
Source
Gig Sanit. 2009 May-Jun;(3):8-16
Language
Russian
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Consumer Organizations - organization & administration
Humans
Retrospective Studies
Russia
Sanitation - methods
Waste Management - standards
Waste Products - statistics & numerical data
Abstract
At the initiative of the bodies and organizations of the Russian Agency for Consumer Surveillance, the interdepartmental commissions on sanitary purification and on production and consumption waste handling heard more than 2275 items on the subjects of the Russian Federation in 2007. In 2006-2007, in all the subjects of the Russian Federation work was under way with the local authorities to legalize or liquidate unauthorized sites of waste disposal in rural settlements. As compared with 2006, there was a reduction in both the number of unauthorized dumps from 11,062 to 9,069 and the area under them from 33,587.6 to 29,506 ha. According to the administrations of the Russian Agency for Consumer Surveillance, in 2007, the number of enterprises generating waste was 1,092,871, of them 91.2% of the enterprises were under the control of bodies and organizations of the Russian Agency for Consumer Surveillance. The largest number of enterprises (813,233) produces domestic waste and 173,272 enterprises generate factory waste; as for poultry farming and cattle breeding waste, sewage sludge, and agrochemicals, these accounted for less than 10%. As compared with 2006, the number of sludge traps, tailing pits, waste banks, terraces, ash-and-slad burrows, etc. increased and amounted to 2,338. The reduction in the volume of accumulated waste, by involving the latter into the economic turnover, by introducing and improving their processing technologies is urgent. The highest percentage of waste utilization was achieved by building enterprises (91%), followed by agricultural ones (77%). At the same time this index at the enterprising generating the bulk of waste, namely, at the minerals-extracting enterprises, is 39% as that in Russia. In 2007, pesticides and agrochemicals were kept at 5600 storage facilities, of which as many as 2180 have a sanitary-and-epidemiological opinion; 60% of the storage facilities have an organized control area.
PubMed ID
19645103 View in PubMed
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