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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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The health needs of Somali women in the Lower Mainland : focus groups report

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118585
Author
Adam, Hawa
Mohamud, Deeqa
Mahamoud, Ayan
Call Number
WA 300 A33 1997
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
The health needs of Somali women in the Lower Mainland : focus groups report
Author
Adam, Hawa
Mohamud, Deeqa
Mahamoud, Ayan
Responsibility
prepared by Hawa Adam, Deeqa Mohamud and Ayan Mahamoud.
Place
[Vancouver]
Publisher
B.C.'s Women's Hospital and Health Centre
MOSAIC
Year Published
c1997
Physical Description
20 p.
Subjects
Women -- Health and hygiene -- British Columbia
Notes
"This project was sponsored by B.C. Women's Hospital and Health Centre, Office of Health Promotion (Children's and Women's Health Centre of British Columbia) and MOSAIC Family Programs."
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WA 300 A33 1997
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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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Reformed or rerouted? : women and change in the health care system

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118568
Author
Fuller, Colleen
Call Number
WA 309 F845 1999
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Reformed or rerouted? : women and change in the health care system
Author
Fuller, Colleen
Responsibility
by Colleen Fuller
Place
Vancouver
Publisher
BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Year Published
c1999
Physical Description
40 p. ; 28 cm.
Series
Women's health reports
Subjects
Women's Health Services--British Columbia
Women -- Health and hygiene -- British Columbia
Health Care Reform--British Columbia
Abstract
"This study of British Columbia's health reform process reveals that information about the impact of health care reform on women is inadequate, non-existent or not easily accessible by the public...This paper places BC's health system reform in a national context and points out the large information gaps concerning issues affecting women users and workers in the system."
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 37-40).
ISBN
1894356039
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WA 309 F845 1999
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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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You and your health : a woman's handbook

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118666
Call Number
WA 39 Y68 1999
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
You and your health : a woman's handbook
Place
Victoria
Publisher
Women's Health Bureau, BC Ministry of Health
Year Published
1999
Physical Description
45 p. : ill.
Subjects
Women -- Health and hygiene -- British Columbia
Women's health services -- British Columbia
Abstract
This handbook is intended to help fill a need for a comprehensive general guide to staying healthy for women. It focuses on preventing, identifying, and managing common women's health concerns. Part 1 covers staying healthy, with sections on preserving health, self-esteem, managing stress, and using health care wisely. Part 2 contains information on specific problems such as addictions, cancer, menopause, sexually transmitted diseases, and violence. Part 3 provides guidance on protecting health through immunizations and screening tests. Part 4 contains a personal health checklist used for assessing one's health. Part 5 is a directory of general & specific information sources on women's health.
ISBN
0772640300
Format
Booklet
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WA 39 Y68 1999
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