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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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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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M is for mutual, A is for acts : male sex work and AIDS in Canada

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118620
Author
Allman, Dan,1962-
Call Number
HQ 117 A455 1999
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
M is for mutual, A is for acts : male sex work and AIDS in Canada
Author
Allman, Dan,1962-
Responsibility
written by Dan Allman in cooperation with Health Canada, AIDS Vancouver, Sex Workers Alliance of Vancouver, and the HIV Social, Behavioural and Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Toronto.
Place
Vancouver, B.C.
Publisher
The Agencies
Year Published
c1999
Physical Description
100 p. ; 26 cm
Subjects
Male Prosititution--Cananda--Bibliography
Gay men--Sexual behavior--Bibliography
HIV infections--Bibliography
AIDS (Disease)--Bibliography
Notes
Includes bibliographical references
ISBN
1895922127
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
HQ 117 A455 1999
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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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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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What the health! : a literacy and health resource for youth

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118222
Call Number
WA 540 DC2 W42 2000
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
What the health! : a literacy and health resource for youth
Alternate Title
What the health
Responsibility
Canadian Public Health Association, National Literacy and Health Program
Place
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
National Literacy and Health Program, Canadian Public Health Association
Year Published
[2000]
Physical Description
213 p. (loose-leaf) : ill. ; 30 cm.
Subjects
Youth--Health and hygiene--Canada
Health promotion -- Canada
Health Promotion - In adolescence
Public health -- Canada
Health Literacy
Abstract
Designed to be used by people who teach, guide and support young people. What the Health will supply tools to engage teens in learning about their health, understanding what contributes to good health and improving health decision-making skills.
Lessons: 1. Feelings -- 2. Safer sex -- 3. Self-esteem -- 4. Drug abuse -- 5. Drinking -- 6. Smoking -- 7. Living environment -- 8. Prejudice -- 9. Homelessness -- 10. Healthy eating.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references
ISBN
1894324099
Format
Binder
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WA 540 DC2 W42 2000
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