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Falling in old age : its prevention and management

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog115625
Author
Tideiksaar, Rein.
Edition
2nd ed
Call Number
WT 104 T5346 1996
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Falling in old age : its prevention and management
Author
Tideiksaar, Rein.
Responsibility
Tideiksaar, Rein
Edition
2nd ed
Place
New York
Publisher
Springer
Year Published
1996
Physical Description
ix, 398p : 24cm
Subjects
Accident prevention - in old age
ISBN
0826152910
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WT 104 T5346 1996
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Preventing falls in the geriatric patient

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog115988
Call Number
V 523 1995
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Preventing falls in the geriatric patient
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Medical Audio Visual Communications Inc.
Year Published
1995
Physical Description
1 videocassette (22:00) : sd., col., 1/2" VHS
Subjects
Accident prevention - in old age
Accidental falls
Abstract
Discusses the most common causes of falls in the geriatric patient, as well as individualized assessment to identify the patient at risk. Explores a variety of effective interventions which can be used in caring for the patient at high risk of falling. Focuses on alternatives to physical and chemical restraints including environmental adaptations and reconditioning.
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 523 1995
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Fear of falling : a matter of balance

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117091
Author
New England Research Institutes, NERI
Call Number
V 668 1994
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Fear of falling : a matter of balance
Alternate Title
A matter of balance : managing concerns about falls
Author
New England Research Institutes, NERI
Responsibility
produced by the Roybal Center on Applied Gerontology of the New England Research Institutes, Inc. [Waterton, MA]
Place
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Terra Nova Films [distributor]
Year Published
1994
Physical Description
1 videocassette (17 min.) ; + manual
Subjects
Accidental falls - in old age
Accident prevention - in old age
Abstract
Provides step-by-step strategies to help older adults: 1.) overcome the fear of falling and 2.) take active steps to reduce the risk of falling
Notes
With manual: A matter of balance : managing concerns about falls / Sharon Tennstedt ... [et al.] ; Boston, MA : Boston University Roybal Center Consortium, 1998
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 668 1994
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Steady as you go : fitness for preventing falls

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117192
Call Number
V 666 1996
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Steady as you go : fitness for preventing falls
Place
Edmonton, AB
Publisher
Capital Health, Regional Public Health
Year Published
1996
Physical Description
1 videocassette (33 min.) ; + 1 guide
Subjects
Accidental falls - in old age
Accident prevention - in old age
Abstract
This video is for seniors who are still living independently in the community, it is not a video for frail seniors. The first 10 minutes of this video involves seniors talking about their experiences of having had a fall, what they have learned from these experiences and how they have managed to build daily physical exercise into their days. Facilitated by a seniors fitness instructor and two Tai Chi teachers, the exercise routine can be used to lead a group of seniors through the exercises or it can by used by individuals at home as a daily fitness program. The exercises take about 20 minutes.
Notes
"English version"
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 666 1996
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Preventing falls : keeping patients safe

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117393
Call Number
V 704 2000
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Preventing falls : keeping patients safe
Place
Cyprus, CA
Publisher
Medcom
Year Published
2000
Physical Description
1 videocassette (14 min., 44 sec.)
Subjects
Accidental falls
Accidental falls - Prevention & control
Notes
Distributed by Medical Audio Visual Communications
"MED 569" - Container spine label
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 704 2000
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Preventing resident falls in long-term care

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117400
Author
Coastal Training Technologies (Producer)
Call Number
V 691 2003
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Preventing resident falls in long-term care
Author
Coastal Training Technologies (Producer)
Place
Belleville, ON
Publisher
[distr. by] Electrolab Training Systems
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
1 videocassette (16 min.) ; + 1 guide
Subjects
Accidental falls
Accidental falls - Prevention & control
Nursing homes
Homes for the aged
Risk Assessment
Abstract
Covers reasons for falls in residential care facilities; identifies risk factors; presents suggestions for falls prevention
Notes
26-HC70
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 691 2003
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Promising pathways : falls prevention programs for older Canadians living in the community

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117412
Author
Health Canada/Veterans Affairs Canada Falls Prevention Initiative
Call Number
WA 280 H26 2002
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Promising pathways : falls prevention programs for older Canadians living in the community
Author
Health Canada/Veterans Affairs Canada Falls Prevention Initiative
Place
[Ottawa, ON]
Publisher
[Health Canada/Veterans Affairs Canada Falls Prevention Initiative]
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
26 p.
Subjects
Accidental falls - in old age
Accidental falls - Prevention & control
Accident Prevention
Accidents, Home - In old age
Notes
Cover title
At head of title: A handbook of best practices
Includes bibliographical references
Cat. no. H39-621/2002E
ISBN
0662321030
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WA 280 H26 2002
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Pathways to health and healing : 2nd report on the health and well-being of aboriginal people in British Columbia : Provincial Health Officer's Annual Report 2007

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118539
Author
Kendall, P.R.W.
British Columbia. Office of the Provincial Health Officer
Call Number
WA300 DC2 B74 2009
Location
Richmond Hospital
Aboriginal Health Library
Title
Pathways to health and healing : 2nd report on the health and well-being of aboriginal people in British Columbia : Provincial Health Officer's Annual Report 2007
Alternate Title
Provincial Health Officer's annual report
Author
Kendall, P.R.W.
British Columbia. Office of the Provincial Health Officer
Publisher
British Columbia Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport, Office of the Provincial Health Officer
Year Published
2009
Subjects
Health Status Indicators - British Columbia
Public Health - British Columbia
First Nations
Aboriginal
Native Americans--British Columbia--Statistics & Numerical Data
Native peoples -- British Columbia
ISSN
1195-308X
Format
Book
Location
Richmond Hospital
Aboriginal Health Library
Call Number
WA300 DC2 B74 2009
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The crisis of chronic disease among aboriginal peoples : a challenge for public health, population health and social policy

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118552
Author
Reading, Jeffrey Lawrence
University of Victoria (B.C.). Centre for Aboriginal Health Research.
Call Number
WA300 R43 2009
Location
Richmond Hospital
Aboriginal Health Library
Title
The crisis of chronic disease among aboriginal peoples : a challenge for public health, population health and social policy
Author
Reading, Jeffrey Lawrence
University of Victoria (B.C.). Centre for Aboriginal Health Research.
Responsibility
J. Reading
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
University of Victoria, Centre for Aboriginal Health Research
Year Published
[2009]
Physical Description
185 p. : ill.
Subjects
Chronic diseases--Risk factors
Chronic diseases--Canada
Chronic diseases--Prevention--Government policy--Canada.
Indians of North America--Health and hygiene--Canada
Native peoples--Health and hygiene--Canada
Indigenous peoples--Health and hygiene--Canada
Native peoples--Medical care--Canada
Indians of North America--Diseases--Canada
Aboriginal
First Nations
ISBN
9781550584073
Format
Book
Location
Richmond Hospital
Aboriginal Health Library
Call Number
WA300 R43 2009
URL Notes
Also available online.
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Introduction to aboriginal health and health care in Canada : bridging health and healing

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog119399
Author
Douglas, Vasiliki Kravariotis
Call Number
WA300 D68 2013
Location
Richmond Hospital
Title
Introduction to aboriginal health and health care in Canada : bridging health and healing
Author
Douglas, Vasiliki Kravariotis
Responsibility
Vasiliki Douglas
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Year Published
2013
Physical Description
xvi, 239 p. : ill.
Subjects
Minority Health
Health Services, Indigenous
Ethnic Groups--ethnology
Minority Groups
Transcultural Nursing--methods
Canada
Aboriginal
First Nations
Notes
Introduction : First Nations, Me´tis, and Inuit in Canada : understanding the issues -- Western and aboriginal ways of knowing -- Cultural competency, cultural sensitivity, and cultural safety -- Historical overview -- Understanding the determinants of health and Canada’s native population -- Diabetes, diet, and nutrition -- Chronic and infectious diseases -- Women’s and children’s health -- Mental health -- Hybridisation of health care and the way forward for aboriginal health.
ISBN
9780826117977
Format
Book
Location
Richmond Hospital
Call Number
WA300 D68 2013
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