315 record(s) found with the tag "health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) project
Principal Investigator: Manca, Donna P
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The aim is to create a longitudinal data repository for primary care chronic disease that will form the basis of surveillance reports, research projects and feedback to participating practices. A regional and a central data repository will be a resource for surveillance and research in primary care to answer questions about the treatment and management of chronic diseases. This data will be used t...


Access to Health Services in the Northwest Territories: Project ECHO and Tele-Medicine Expansion
Principal Investigator: Goldman, Michelle L
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objective of this research is to analyze existing cases of Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) implementation, pinpointing previous challenges and accomplishments in order to adapt this model within a Northern context. The Project ECHO model seeks to address “inadequate or disparities in access to care, rising costs, systemic inefficiencies, and unequal or slow diffusion...


Aspiration in Children of Canadian Inuit and First Nations; A Retrospective Cohort Study
Principal Investigator: Farrow, Sarah
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The primary objective of the study is to determine whether there is an association between respiratory burden and aspiration (swallowing dysfunction) in Inuit and First Nation’s children, living in the Canadian North. Aspiration will be determined on the basis of Video Fluoroscopic Swallowing Study. The primary outcome in the study will be number of admissions for lower respiratory tract infection...


Learning from Mothers, Grandmothers and Great Grandmothers about Breastfeeding in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. conduct retrospective chart audits to provide epidemiological data on breastfeeding initiation and duration rates; 2. conduct focus group meetings with grandmothers and great-grandmothers to learn about past practices and traditional knowledge about caring for babies; 3. conduct semi-structured interviews with mothers to learn about the determi...


Digital Knowledge Translation tools for parents, on common pediatric conditions in emergency department visits
Principal Investigator: Scott, Shannon D
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The purpose of the study is to work with parents to develop, refine, and evaluate the usability of arts-based, digital knowledge translation videos, specifically three whiteboard animation videos and an interactive infographic, for parents of children who have otitis media, fever, or receiving needle pokes. A mixed method design will be used to determine the usability of knowledge translation (...


Increasing the Reporting of Medication Errors Through Leadership at Stanton Territorial Hospital
Principal Investigator: Lennie, Fraser M
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: I hope this research will ultimately result in: 1. The implementation of evidence-based leadership practices to create an environment that supports the increased reporting of medication errors by nurses. 2. An increased reporting of medication errors by nurses at the Hospital. 3. Conformity with Accreditation Canada Qmentum standards. 4. A practice environment that promotes safe medication ad...


A Health and Social Service Provider's Perspective on the Evolution of School-Based Care
Principal Investigator: Campbell, Natalie G.
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority - Fort Smith Region offers a youth-focused option for adolescents accessing health and mental health care, support, and services called The Health Café, located in a less intimidating, more comfortable environment - at the local high school. It is hoped that studying the evolution of The Health Café through the perspective of the provi...


Outcomes of Primary Maternity Care in Fort Smith, NT
Principal Investigator: Janssen, Patricia A
Licensed Year(s): 2017 2014 2013 2012
Summary: The objective is to compare the outcomes from the perinatal database at the Fort Smith midwifery service (2005-2012) to the outcomes of women using the midwifery services in Nunavik (2005-2012) and to women who transferred from Hay River to Yellowknife to deliver their babies. These outcomes include data pertaining to utilization of the maternity service by the women in the community, perinatal ou...


What are the costs of delayed medical referrals in Canada's Northwest Territories?
Principal Investigator: Liddy, Clare
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: This research is a study looking at wait time 1, the length of time between the date a patient is referred to a specialist and the date they actually see the specialist, for primary care across Canada. In the Northwest Territories, the research team will quantify wait time 1 and also answer the research question “What are the costs of delayed medical referrals in Canada’s Northwest Territories?...


Cultural Meaning of Food and Food Security
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The purpose of the research is to study the meaning and experience of food and food security in Ulukhaktok. The main objectives are to: 1) document how Inuit define the concepts of "food", "food insecurity" and "health"; 2) examine patterns of country food consumption and sharing; and, 3) identify local knowledge of new species of wildlife important for subsistence. Sharing network interviews (...


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