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Using Population Health Surveys to Measure the Use of Services and the Prevalence of Psychiatric and/or Behavioural Conditions in Individuals with an Intellectual Disability
Background: Compared to the general population, individuals with intellectual disabilities have a higher prevalence of health problems, including psychiatric and/or behavioural conditions (dual diagnosis). Research suggests ...
Physical mobility and aging in intellectual disability
Background: The growing population of older adults with intellectual disabilities is likely to experience secondary disabilities that affect well-being. Despite the established importance of mobility in the general ...
Anthropometric Markers of Health Risk
The objective of this thesis was to investigate the relationships between simple anthropometric measures and health risk towards a better characterization of the high-risk obesity phenotype. To this end, four studies were ...
An Examination of Canadian Family Physicians’ Knowledge and Practice Patterns Regarding Breast Cancer Prevention
Family physician (FP) knowledge regarding breast cancer risk assessment and prevention strategies such as chemoprevention are important in ensuring that women at high risk for breast cancer are identified and receive proper ...
Validation of quality indicators for radical prostatectomy
BACKGROUND: Radical prostatectomy is the surgical procedure performed on men with clinically localized prostate cancer. In recent years, radical prostatectomy quality indicators have been recommended, but the feasibility ...