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Use of routine interventions in vaginal labour and birth: Findings from the Maternity Experiences Survey.Download
Background: Intervention rates in maternity practices vary considerably across Canadian provinces and territories. The objective of this study was to describe the use of routine interventions and practices in labor and birth as reported by women in the Maternity Experiences Survey of the Canadian...
Umbrella Review of Psychosocial Interventions Mediated through Assistive Technology for Children with Autism Spectrum DisorderDownload
Aim: In the past 20 years, a large body of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) intervention research has emerged. In addition, the number of systematic reviews (SRs) aimed at synthesizing that body of research has grown substantially. The present umbrella review collates information from multiple...
Background: In the past forty years, many gains have been made in our understanding of the concept of research utilization. While numerous studies exist on professional nurses' use of research in practice, no attempt has been made to systematically evaluate and synthesize this body of literature...
The rules of governance are changing. They are necessarily becoming more stringent as interventions offered to treat conditions carry unpredictable side effects, often associated with novel therapeutic vectors. The clinical relevance of this relates to the obligations of those involved in...
The effectiveness of Return to Duty Intervention: Evaluating an interdisciplinary approach to supporting Canadian Armed Forces members who have physical and non-physical disordersDownload
The rate of musculoskeletal and mental health disorders is high in the Canadian Armed Forces, and can preclude service members from being employable and deployable. The aim of this thesis was to analyze the effectiveness of the Return to Duty intervention at decreasing morbidity and assisting...
FASD is an umbrella term used to describe the continuum of effects that result from prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) on the developing brain, which causes a multitude of behavioural impairments, including deficits in adaptive behaviours such as social skills. Although there are many interventions...
Short- and Long-Term Impacts of A Working Memory Intervention for Children with Prenatal Alcohol ExposureDownload
This dissertation consists of two studies designed to: (1) determine the neurobehavioural profile reflecting the strengths and limitations of children with Parental Alcohol Exposure (PAE) and (2) evaluate the short- and long-term impacts of a 25-session CogmedÂ© intervention on improving working...
SSHRC IG awarded 2016: The objectives of the proposed study are: 1] To test the validity of a widely-used model of reading fluency longitudinally (from Grade 1 to Grade 5) and across languages varying in orthographic consistency (English, Dutch, and Greek); 2] To examine the role of...
Background. There is some evidence that physical activity delays the onset of dementia in healthy older adults and slows down cognitive decline to prevent the onset of cognitive disability. Studies using animal models suggest that physical activity has the potential to attenuate the...
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: 1.To evaluate the effects of physical activity programs on function (e.g., activities of daily [ADLs], physical function), cognition, mood, behaviour, and mortality in older persons with dementia. 2.To...