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occupational therapy

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 146 words.

A profession concerned with enabling individuals, groups, communities, and societies to achieve and maintain health through occupation. Occupational therapy enables

client

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 30 words.

The individual, group, or community receiving or making use of occupational therapy services. Specifically used to imply a collaborative relationship

primary care

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 81 words.

Health care provided in the community, to which individuals have direct access, and so is often the first point of

socialization

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 20 words.

The process of becoming part of a group or community by adopting the norms and customs of that group.

public health

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 23 words.

Protecting and promoting the health and safety of communities through a range of methods such as education, research, and policy

disability rights movement

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 48 words.

A movement to secure equal rights and opportunities, in all aspects of life and community participation, for people with disabilities.

Nutrition in vulnerable population groups

Joan Webster-Gandy.

Edited by Angela Madden and Michelle Holdsworth.

in Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition. 5798 words.

Minority ethnic communities 306

Vegetarians 312

Eating on a low income 318

Refugees and asylum...

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Older people

Joan Webster-Gandy.

Edited by Angela Madden and Michelle Holdsworth.

in Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition. 2380 words.

An ageing population 296

Dietary recommendations for older people 297

Undernutrition in older people 298

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Vitamins and trace elements

J. Powell-Tuck and M. Eastwood.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

P ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition. 16191 words.

Vitamins

Vitamins are diverse, unrelated organic compounds that some higher animals, humans included, cannot synthesize and which play key roles in...

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Diabetes in different ethnic groups

Dr Rowan Hillson.

in Diabetes Care

February 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes; Allied Health Professions. 3669 words.

Introduction - Communication - Asian communities - African and Caribbean communities - Complementary therapies - Fasting - Complications of diabetes - Refugees - Summary.

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Malnutrition in young children

Akoto K. Osei, Frederick Grant and Elhadji Issakha Diop.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 6053 words.

This chapter describes the different types of malnutrition affecting children aged from birth until 5 years. The chapter focuses on moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) but also deals with...

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Obesity and other nutrition-related non-communicable diseases

Hélène Delisle.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 4283 words.

This chapter addresses the growing issue of ‘overnutrition’ and nutrition-related non-communicable diseases, and describes the metabolic syndrome. Obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular...

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Helping people learn about nutrition

Jennifer N. Nielsen and Pooja Pandey Rana.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 7741 words.

This chapter explains that nutrition education means helping people make informed choices about their nutrition practices. It uses the behaviour change approach, which aims to help people...

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Nutrition for Developing Countries

Edited by Felicity Savage King, Ann Burgess, Victoria J. Quinn and Akoto K. Osei.

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 400 pages.

This third edition of Nutrition for Developing Countries explains, in clear simple language and with many illustrations, how health and nutrition workers can help households to feed and...

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Pregnancy and Lactation

Jacquelyn M. Paykel.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 10626 words.

The journey of pregnancy is unique in medicine as it offers health care providers the opportunity to collaborate with women and assist them in maximizing preventive health measures that can...

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Outcome Measures Used in Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Patients With Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review

Ana L Oliveira and Alda S Marques.

in Physical Therapy

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Physiotherapy; Occupational Medicine. 8413 words.

Abstract

Background

Conflicting results about the effects of community-based pulmonary rehabilitation in acute...

Whole-Systems Healing

Mary Jo Kreitzer, Jayne Felgen and Patricia A. Roach.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 3283 words.

Integrative nursing embodies a whole person/whole systems approach to advancing the health and well-being of people, organizations, communities and the environment. It is based on a whole...

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Integrative Nursing Management of Stress

Ruth Lindquist, Dawn R. Witt and Lynette Crane.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 4892 words.

Stress is ubiquitous in the modern world. Recognition and understanding of the complex system-specific aspects of the “stress response,” as well as the manifestations of stress and...

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Integrative Nursing and the Environment

Susan Luck.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 4326 words.

In today’s modern world, we all face many challenges for maintaining health and preventing disease. Exposure to environmental toxins and pollution are stressors contributing to many of the...

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Concepts and Principles of Integrative Nursing

Mary Koithan.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 5590 words.

Integrative nursing is a way of being-knowing-doing that advances the health and well-being of persons, families, and communities through caring/healing relationships. Six principles of...

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