129 record(s) found in the location "Jean Marie River" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Prevalence of MRSA, VRE and C. difficile among Adults Hospitalized in Canadian Hospitals
Principal Investigator: Simor, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: Primary Study Objectives: • To determine the prevalence of MRSA and VRE colonization and infection among adults hospitalized in Canadian hospitals; • To determine the prevalence of C. difficile infection among adults hospitalized in Canadian hospitals. Secondary Study Objectives: • To describe demographic and select clinical/epidemiologic features of patients with prevalent MRSA, VRE, and C....


Surveillance and Cost Analysis of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections in Arctic Communities in Canada
Principal Investigator: Benerji, Anna
Licensed Year(s): 2010 2008 2008
Summary: Primary Objectives: 1) To identify the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and other respiratory viruses associated with lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) admissions to regional and tertiary centres over a 18 month period for infants <1 year old living in the Canadian Arctic 2) To stratify the RSV LRTI admissions into categories by location (town with a hospital verses rural) and age (<1 ye...


Impacts to the Health and Wellness of Jean Marie River in the Face of a Changing Climate
Principal Investigator: Ireland, Margaret
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The short-term objectives of this project are (1) the documentation of observable impacts caused by climate change in the community and surrounding area of Jean Marie River; and (2) the development of indicators based on health determinants being affected by these impacts. The primary long-term objective of this project is the exploration, development and implementation of adaptation strategies...


Subjective Well-Being and Canadian Social Work
Principal Investigator: Graham, John R.
Licensed Year(s): 2010 2008 2008 2007
Summary: This research follows a 2006–2009 Social Science and Humainities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Standard Research Grant (SRG) and a 2006-2007 SSHRC Northern Development Grant, in which the researchers piloted a quantitative instrument to measure Subjective Well Being (SWB) of practicing social workers in Alberta, Northwest Territories, and northwestern Ontario. This current research project bu...


Canadian Survey of Nurses' Assessment and Management of Pain in the Critically Ill
Principal Investigator: Rose, Louise
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The goal is to survey critical care nurses across Canada to obtain a comprehensive description of nurses’ current knowledge and practice of pain assessment and management in critically ill adults. The researchers hypothesize that considerable variation exists for pain assessment, documentation, and management as well as the education received regarding pain assessment and management priorities for...


The Genographic Project: Anthropological Genetic Analyses of Indigenous Human Populations of North America - South Slave and DehCho
Principal Investigator: Schurr, Theodore G
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2010 2009
Summary: In this project, the researchers will explore the ancestry and history of the Aboriginal populations of the NWT through the analysis of genetic diversity in these communities. Through this DNA analysis, they will investigate the origin and diversity of NWT First Nations and assess their relationship to other Dene peoples of Canada and Alaska. They will also explore the origin and ancestry of Inu...


Influenza A H1N1 (Swine Flu) ICU Study
Principal Investigator: Kandola, Kami
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: Primary objective: To describe the presenting patient characteristics, organ dysfunction, clinical outcomes and resource needs of influenza-H1N1-related critical illness and acute lung injury among children and adults in Canada. Our primary endpoint will be survival and the secondary endpoint will be critical care-free days, both at 90 days after onset of critical illness. Secondary main object...


Do tailored messages promote evidence-informed decision making in breast cancer prevention?
Principal Investigator: Dobbins, Maureen
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The objectives of this study are: 1) To evaluate a knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) strategy to improve the provision of public health services for breast cancer prevention and early detection and 2) to determine if tailored messages (active knowledge transfer) are more effective than access to a website housing rigorous systematic reviews in breast cancer prevention and early detection (pass...


Examining DNA Fingerprinting as an Epidemiology Tool in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Case, Cheryl A
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The questions posed are: 1. Did genotyping identify unknown TB contacts or transmissions among cases studied? Examination of the genotype of each isolate of M. tuberculosis from reported cases in the NWT may identify epidemiological links among the studied cases not previously identified through conventional contact tracing. The study will quantitatively review epidemiological links established ...


NWT Local Government Administrator Leadership Capacity
Principal Investigator: Bassi Kellett, Sheila E
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: This project will focus on the question: “What research strategies can the Government of the Northwest Territories undertake, in partnership with community governments and their representative organizations, that would most effectively support the enhancement of local government administrators’ leadership competencies and capacities within the Northwest Territories?” Key partners in this are the G...


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