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A guide for health professionals working with aboriginal peoples (SOGC).

Working with aboriginal peoples Aboriginal health is a highly relevant concern to the health care community. Aboriginal patients, whether identified as Aboriginal or not, will be encountered by most Canadian health care practitioners at some point in their practice. 

2000

Endorsed Document

Aboriginal Health,

Women’s Health

Alcohol use and pregnancy consensus guidelines.

Consumption of alcoholic drinks by Canadian women is common, pleasurable for many, and problematic for some. The nature and potential severity of the problems increase when alcohol is consumed during pregnancy.

2010

Endorsed Document

Maternity & Newborn Care,

Women’s Health

Breast cancer - steps to finding breast lumps early.

How can I find breast cancer early?  The best way to find breast lumps that may be cancer is to do two things: Have regular mammograms. Have your doctor check your breasts every year. Doing both gives you the best chance to find cancer as early as you can.  

2015

Patient Information

Cancer,

Patient Education,

Women’s Health

Canadian consensus guidelines on human papillomavirus.

 The development of new HPV vaccines has re-energized the evaluation of HPV-related disease and greatly increased the need to clearly understand the biologic features of HPV and related disease so as to inform decision-making on the role of HPV vaccination.

2007

Endorsed Document

Communicable Diseases,

Immunization,

Women’s Health

Joint policy statement on normal childbirth.

 In the past quarter century, maternity care has undergone significant changes; today the use of technology in birth has become the norm, which is noticeable in the rise in medical interventions in low-risk births. In 2005–2006, Canadian estimates for the total and primary Caesarean section rates were 26.3% and 18.6%, respectively.

2008

Endorsed Document

Maternity & Newborn Care,

Women’s Health

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (say: os-te-o-poro-sis) occurs when the inside of the bones become porous and thin from a loss of calcium (see the picture below). This is called losing bone mass. Over time, this weakens the bones and makes them more likely to break.

2011

Patient Information

Care of the Elderly,

Patient Education,

Preventive Care,

Women’s Health

Sex sense.

 This book is written by medical experts of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) spells out the ABCs of safer sex, answering all the questions people are afraid to ask, or hope they will never have to answer.

2005

Endorsed Practice Resource

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Women’s Health

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