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Computer-assisted screening for intimate partner violence and control: a randomized trial
(American College of Physicians, 2009-07)
Background: Intimate partner violence and control (IPVC) is prevalent and can be a serious health risk to women. Objective: To assess whether computer-assisted screening can improve detection of women at risk for IPVC in ...
Preferences for gender of family physician among Canadian European-descent and South-Asian immigrant women
(Oxford University Press, 2002-04)
Objective. The aim of this study was to investigate expressed preferences for family physician (FP) gender among Canadian European-descent (CED) and Canadian South-Asian (CSA) immigrant women. Method. An ‘on-site’ survey ...
Popular health promotion strategies among Chinese and East Indian immigrant women
(Taylor & Francis, 2004)
Purpose: To advance understanding about the popular health promotion strategies and factors associated with the successful transfer and uptake of health messages among Chinese and Indian immigrant women. Methods: Eight ...
Voices of South Asian women: immigration and mental health
(Taylor & Francis, 2004)
Purpose: This qualitative research aimed to elicit experiences and beliefs of recent South Asian immigrant women about their major health concerns after immigration. Methods: Four focus groups were conducted with 24 ...
Women's hysterectomy experiences and decision-making
(Taylor & Francis, 2003)
The goal of the study was to examine women's experiences with gynaecologic symptoms and how they decided to undergo hysterectomy. For this purpose, twenty-nine women were interviewed in hospital within three days of ...
Age Differences in Barriers to Cardiac Rehabilitation
Older patients with heart disease experience more CR barriers, and the nature of their barriers differs from those of younger patients. Health care professionals should identify and address these barriers in order to ...
There Are Gender Differences in the Barriers to Cardiac Rehabilitation
Gender is an important factor that impacts health equity and access to healthcare programs and services. Healthcare professionals need to recognize that men and women behave differently within the environmental healthcare ...
Rural physicians’ perspectives on cervical and breast cancer screening: A gender-based analysis
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2001-03)
Several studies highlight the role of physicians in determining cervical and breast cancer screening rates, and some urban studies report higher screening rates by female physicians. Rural women in North America remain ...
The Silver Lining of Heart Disease: What Type of Patients Will Be More Likely to Experience It?
After successfully coping with a life threatening event, people tend to look at the brighter side of life.
The role of work stress as a moderating variable in the chronic pain and depression association
Objective This article aims to examine the role of work stress as a moderating variable in the chronic pain–depression association, as well as sex differences in this link. Methods The analyses were carried out using ...