7 record(s) found with the tag "ethnicity" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Aboriginal Ethnicity as a risk factor for inadequate analgesia in the Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Pontin, David
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The intent of the study is to determine if Dene and Inuit ethnicity is a factor in receiving analgesia for long bone fracture in a rural Emergency Department. This study is a retrospective chart review that will examine patients between the ages of 18 and 75 who presented to Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife between January 2005 and January 2008 with isolated long bone fractures iden...

Indigenous Protocol
Principal Investigator: Jacob, Victoria J
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: The purpose of this study is to facilitate contact and communication between visiting professionals (government personnel and other agencies of Western society) with Indigenous communities and individuals. The objectives of this research are : (1) to facilitate knowledge by visiting professionals in communicating with Indigenous peoples; (2) to facilitate harmony and respect between said-prof...

Integrating culture into nursing practice: A fourth generation perspective
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licensed Year(s): 1999
Summary: The research methodology is fourth generation evaluation. It is based on the belief that there are multiple realities socially constructed through an individual's experiences and believed to be true when consensus is reached amongst a group of people. It is a methodology where the findings are created by the inquiry process. This process compares and contrasts emerging constructions and then creat...

Innuktitut Verbs
Principal Investigator: Jones, Alana
Licensed Year(s): 1999
Summary: Alana Johns and Carrie Gillon will visit Inuvik for approximately three weeks in June 1999. During this time they will employ a number of speakers of the Siglit and Ummarmiut dialects of Inuktitut for brief one hour sessions. These sessions will either be 1) story collecting where the main purpose is to collect language data, not the content of the story itself. For this reason any story which the...

Investigation of Genetic Polymorphism of Drug Metabolism in Canadian Inuit
Principal Investigator: Rode, Andris
Licensed Year(s): 1995
Summary: The study requires the subject to swallow a harmless "marker" substance (similar to cough syrup) at bedtime, followed by the collection of subject's total urine output over the next 8-12 hours. The urine will be analysed to see how well the subject's body metabolised or used the marker and whether the subject is a "good" or "poor" drug metaboliser. Blood samples will be taken to determine the gene...

History and Change in a Canadian Arctic Settlement
Principal Investigator: Whittles, Martin J.
Licensed Year(s): 1992
Summary: The Researcher will continue an ethnographic study of the people and history of Sachs Harbour. An investigation of the local economic systems and land use patterns will be undertaken, the hamlet political system and its interaction with other levels of government will be documented and Inuit history on Banksland will be explored. The focus will be on the locals interpretations of themselves and t...

The Prediction of Physique from skeletal measurements and ratios.
Principal Investigator: Porter, Alan M.W.
Licensed Year(s): 1991
Summary: This researcher will measure the stature, sitting height, weight and various long bones of Inuit volunteers. A metal tape measurer and anthropological calipers will be used during this approximate 15 minute process....