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[3 reports on population health. Who will take care of my health?].

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Source
Lakartidningen. 1991 Oct 16;88(42):3443-6, 3451-2
Publication Type
Article
Date
Oct-16-1991

A 10-year follow-up of a population-based study of people with multiple sclerosis in Stockholm, Sweden: changes in disability and the value of different factors in predicting disability and mortality.

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Source
J Neurol Sci. 2013 Sep 15;332(1-2):121-7
Publication Type
Article
Date
Sep-15-2013
Author
Charlotte Chruzander
Sverker Johansson
Kristina Gottberg
Ulrika Einarsson
Sten Fredrikson
Lotta Widén Holmqvist
Charlotte Ytterberg
Author Affiliation
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Huddinge, Sweden. charlotte.chruzander@ki.se
Source
J Neurol Sci. 2013 Sep 15;332(1-2):121-7
Date
Sep-15-2013
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Age Factors
Aged
Community Health Planning
Disability Evaluation
Disabled Persons
Female
Humans
Longitudinal Studies
Male
Middle Aged
Multiple Sclerosis - epidemiology - mortality - physiopathology
Predictive value of tests
Sweden - epidemiology
Walking - physiology
Abstract
Most people with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) experience progressively worsening disability over a period of decades, thus further knowledge about the long-term changes in different areas of disability is essential.
The aims of this study were to evaluate changes in disability over ten years in PwMS, and to explore the value of personal and disease-specific factors and depressive symptoms in predicting disability. A further aim was to explore the value of these factors as predictors of mortality.
This study was based on a 10-year follow-up of a population-based study in Stockholm (n=166). Home visits were used to collect data on personal and disease-specific factors, walking ability, manual dexterity, cognitive function, mood, activities of daily living (ADL) and social/lifestyle activities.
The proportion of the study population who had disability in cognition, mood and social/lifestyle activities remained stable, while the proportion with disability in walking, manual dexterity and ADL increased. Disease severity predicted an increase in all studied variables of disability except in depressive symptoms. Older age and depressive symptoms were associated with mortality.
This study illustrates the importance of tailored interventions for PwMS and highlights the need for health-care professionals to consider the psychological aspects of the disease. Furthermore, our results indicate that the Expanded Disability Status Scale was a useful tool for predicting future disability.
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23896259 View in PubMed
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[50-year health survey provides material for preventive heart care]

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Source
Tidskr Sver Sjukskot. 1971 Aug 25;38(15):12
Publication Type
Article
Date
Aug-25-1971
Author
H. Roempke
Source
Tidskr Sver Sjukskot. 1971 Aug 25;38(15):12
Date
Aug-25-1971
Language
Swedish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Health planning
Health Surveys
Heart Diseases - prevention & control
Nursing
Sweden
PubMed ID
5208756 View in PubMed
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The 1974 Gordon Richards Memorial Lecture: trends in the organization of cancer services.

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Source
J Can Assoc Radiol. 1975 Dec;26(4):223-30
Publication Type
Article
Date
Dec-1975
Author
T A Watson
Source
J Can Assoc Radiol. 1975 Dec;26(4):223-30
Date
Dec-1975
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Canada
Education, Medical, Undergraduate
Europe
Health planning
History, 20th Century
Humans
Neoplasms - history - radiotherapy
Radiotherapy - history
Research
Abstract
The development of cancer programs and organizations in Canada is traced from their beginnings until the present time, and tribute is paid to our pioneers, of whom Dr. Richards was an outstanding example in this field. Although provinical cancer control measures vary, there is a marked similarity among some, so that they can be categorized into two or three patterns. The desirable requirements for the establishment and progressive development of cancer centres is described together with their relationship to increasing integration of teaching and research activities. An attempt is made to predict the future pattern of our "cancer clinic" system in which there will be increasing reliance on an interdisciplinary approach.
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770478 View in PubMed
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2009 Alaska health workforce vacancy study.

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Source
Anchorage, AK : Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage. 94 pages.
Date
2009
  1 document     1 website  
Author
Alaska Center for Rural Health.
Landon, Beth
Source
Anchorage, AK : Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage. 94 pages.
Date
2009
Geographic Location
U.S.
Digital File Format
Text - PDF
File Size
1879670
Physical Holding
University of Alaska Anchorage
Keywords
Alaska
Medical personnel
Supply and demand
Statistics
Health facilities
Employees
Medical care surveys
Health planning
Manpower planning
Abstract
This health workforce study is an assessment of health manpower shortage based on budgeted staff positions and their vacancies in organizations throughout the state. This report highlights employers' needs for employees to fill budgeted positions. This is different from a needs assessment that would take into account population demographics and disease incidence and prevalence.
Notes
ALASKA RA410.8.A4A43 2009
Funding provided by Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, Alaskan's for Access to Health Care (ACCESS), University of Alaska Fairbanks, Tanana Valley campus Telemedicine program, and University of Alaska Anchorage's Community and Technical College (CTC) and the School of Nursing.
Online Resources
Documents
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Aboriginal nursing education in Canada: an update.

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Source
Can Nurse. 2008 Apr;104(4):24-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Apr-2008
Author
David Gregory
Em M Pijl-Zieber
Jeannette Barsky
Melissa Daniels
Author Affiliation
School of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Alberta.
Source
Can Nurse. 2008 Apr;104(4):24-8
Date
Apr-2008
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Attitude to Health - ethnology
Canada
Career Choice
Cultural Diversity
Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate - organization & administration
Education, Nursing, Graduate - organization & administration
Faculty, Nursing - organization & administration
Health Planning Guidelines
Humans
Indians, North American - education - statistics & numerical data
Needs Assessment - organization & administration
Nursing Education Research
Nursing Staff - education - supply & distribution
Personnel Selection
Personnel Turnover - statistics & numerical data
Remedial Teaching - organization & administration
School Admission Criteria
Schools, Nursing - organization & administration
Societies, Nursing - organization & administration
Student Dropouts - education - psychology - statistics & numerical data
Students, Nursing - psychology - statistics & numerical data
Abstract
Canada does not have enough aboriginal nurses and aboriginal nursing faculty. Consequently, there is an inadequate number of nurses to meet both on- and off-reserve and community health care staffing needs. In 2002, Health Canada asked the Canadian Association of University Schools of Nursing to facilitate a national task force that would examine aboriginal nursing in Canada. The task force engaged in an extensive literature review, conducted a national survey of nursing programs, and explored recruitment and retention strategies. In 2007, the association prepared an update on the current status. In this article, the authors review the progress made during the intervening five years in the recruitment, retention and education of aboriginal nursing students.
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18488764 View in PubMed
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