Health Guide Canada 2015-2016, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1619256789
  • ISBN-13: 9781619256781
  • DDC: 362.11025
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 900 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

This work provides a comprehensive overview of 106 chronic and mental illnesses, including descriptions, symptoms and treatment options. It contains over 5,000 detailed listings of condition-specific support networks along with general health resources. Each listing includes the name of the organization or publication and complete contact information including website and social media links and executives, as available. Includes information on number of staff, budget, events, membership, technological resources, and number of beds, year founded and more! Data comes from the Fraser Institute, Statistics Canada and hundreds of other reputable sources; all the information is well-organized for quick and accurate search results. It also contains helpful articles on chronic and mental illness, self-management after diagnosis and advice on how patients can succeed post-diagnosis with help from their primary health care provider.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Table des matières.
Introduction.
Introduction.
Chronic & Mental Illness—Body System.
The Health and Well-Being of Canadians.
Digital Technology as a Tool For Public Health.
Glossary.
Chronic & Mental Illnesses.
1: Addison's Disease.
2: Adjustment Disorders.
3: Aging.
4: Aids/Hiv.
5: Allergies.
6: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
7: Anxiety Disorders.
8: Arthritis.
9: Asthma.
10: Ataxia.
11: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
12: Autism Spectrum Disorders.
13: Birth Defects.
14: Blood Disorders.
15: Brain Tumours.
16: Cancer.
17: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
18: Celiac Disease.
19: Cerebral Palsy.
20: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
21: Chronic Pain.
22: Cognitive Disorders.
23: Conduct Disorder.
24: Congenital Heart Disease.
25: Cooley's Anemia.
26: Crohn's Disease.
27: Cystic Fibrosis.
28: Diabetes Mellitus.
29: Dissociative Disorders.
30: Down Syndrome.
31: Eating Disorders.
32: Endometriosis.
33: Epilepsy.
34: Fabry Disease.
35: Fibromyalgia.
36: Gastrointestinal Disorders.
37: Gaucher Disease.
38: Gender Dysphoria.
39: Genetic Disorders.
40: Growth Disorders.
41: Gulf War Syndrome.
42: Head Injuries.
43: Hearing Loss.
44: Heart Disease.
45: Hemophilia.
46: Hepatitis.
47: Huntington Disease.
48: Hydrocephalus.
49: Hypertension.
50: Impulse Control Disorder.
51: Incontinence.
52: Infertility.
53: Kidney Disease.
54: Leprosy.
55: Liver Disease.
56: Lung Disease.
57: Lupus Erythematosus.
58: Lymphatic Disorders.
59: Mental Illness.
60: Metabolic Disorders.
61: Migraine.
62: Mood Disorders.
63: Multiple Sclerosis.
64: Muscular Dystrophy.
65: Myasthenia Gravis.
66: Neurofibromatosis.
67: Obesity.
68: Osteogenesis Imperfecta.
69: Osteoporosis.
70: Paget's Disease.
71: Paraphilias.
72: Parkinson's Disease.
73: Pediatric Mental Health Issues.
74: Personality Disorders.
75: Post-Polio Syndrome.
76: Prader-Willi Syndrome.
77: Psychosomatic Disorders.
78: Raynaud's Disease.
79: Sarcoidosis.
80: Schizophrenia.
81: Scleroderma.
82: Scoliosis.
83: Sexual Disorders.
84: Sexually Transmitted Infections.
85: Sickle Cell Disease.
86: Sjogren's Syndrome.
87: Sleep Disorders.
88: Speech Impairments.
89: Speech Impairments.
90: Spina Bifida.
91: Spinal Cord Injuries.
92: Stroke.
93: Substance Abuse and Dependence.
94: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
95: Suicide.
96: Tay-Sachs Disease.
97: Thyroid Disease.
98: Tick-Borne Diseases.
99: Tourette Syndrome.
100: Transplant-Related Conditions.
101: Tuberculosis.
102: Tuberous Sclerosis.
103: Turner Syndrome.
104: Ulcerative Colitis.
105: Visual Impairment.
106: Wilson Disease.
General Resources.
107: National Associations.
108: Provincial Associations.
109: Local Associations.
110: International Associations.
111: National Publications.
112: National Libraries.
113: Provincial Libraries.
114: National Government.
115: Provincial Government.
116: Local Schools.
117: Local Hospitals - Part I.
118: Local Hospitals - Part II.
Appendices.
119: Charitable Foundations.
120: Death and Bereavement.
121: Homeopathic Medicine.
122: Indigenous Health Issues.
123: Sports for the Disabled.
Statistics.
124: Health Trends by Region.
125: Median Wait Times.
Sources for Disease Descriptions.
Entry Name Index.
Publication Index.