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Patriarchal beliefs and perceptions of abuse among South Asian immigrant women
This study investigates the relationship between South Asian immigrant women’s patriarchal beliefs and their perceptions of spousal abuse. Twenty-minute telephone surveys were conducted with 47 women. The survey collected ...
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 ...
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 ...
Patient preferences for home-based versus hospital-based cardiac rehabilitation
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2005-01)
Pain, opioid tolerance and sensitisation to nociception in the neonate
Pain is commonplace in newborn infants. Opioid analgesics have become increasingly used to reduce different types of pain in neonates, including pain from surgery, medical procedures and chronic conditions. Adverse effects ...
Assessing patient attitudes to computerized screening in primary care: psychometric properties of the computerized lifestyle assessment scale
(Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2008-04-18)
Background: Computer-based health-risk assessments are electronic surveys which can be completed by patients privately, for example during their waiting time in a clinic, generating a risk report for the clinician and a ...
Cross-cultural perspectives on research participation and informed consent
This study examined Portuguese Canadian and Caribbean Canadian immigrants' perceptions of health research and informed consent procedures. Six focus groups (three in each cultural group) involving 42 participants and two ...
Primary prevention of violence against women
The best mechanisms to prevent violence against women were reviewed in a critical appraisal conducted by the University Health Network Women’s Health Program. Several promising primary interventions were identified. These ...
Physician–patient interaction: a gynecology clinic in Turkey
Evidence for gender differences in physicians' communication with their patients comes primarily from Western countries. Little is known about whether these gender differences would also be observed in Turkey, where there ...
Work family balance, stress, and salivary cortisol in men and women academic physicians
Background: The stress of medical practice has been recurrently studied, but work- and family-related determinants of health by gender remain under researched. Purpose: To test the hypothesis that cortisol excretion would ...