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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Nurses’ impact on care, role, training, and career pathway

Edited by Sunanda Gupta, Debra Holloway and Ali Kubba.

in Oxford Handbook of Women's Health Nursing

December 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2963 words.

Women’s health—nurses in primary care and community - Healthcare assistants - Hospital nurses—clinic and ward - Specialist nurses - Nurse prescribers/supplementary prescribing/PGDs -...

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Introduction

Edited by Sunanda Gupta, Debra Holloway and Ali Kubba.

in Oxford Handbook of Women's Health Nursing

December 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Nursing Skills. 748 words.

Overview: community women’s health - Overview: hospital setting

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Integrative Approach to Women’s Health

Victoria Maizes and Tieraona Low Dog.

in Integrative Women's Health

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1561 words.

This chapter introduces the integrative approach to women’s health. Traditionally, women have served as healers, holding family and community rituals and determining many aspects of family...

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Adolescent mental health

Kelly Clarke, Sílvia Shikanai Yasuda and Atif Rahman.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2405 words.

Adolescent mental health disorders have serious health and socioeconomic consequences and may persist into adulthood and affect future generations. They account for four of the top ten...

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Introduction to child health

Dan Magnus, Sebastian Taylor and Bhanu Williams.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2612 words.

Over the last twenty years there have been significant improvements in global child health and mortality. These advances have been due to improvements in diseases like diarrhoea, pneumonia,...

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Direct maternal deaths

Abi Merriel, Raymond Kanthiti and David Lissauer.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2796 words.

This chapter discusses direct causes of maternal death, which account for nearly three quarters of maternal deaths worldwide. These deaths occur disproportionately in low-resource settings...

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Ethics and rights

Maureen Kelley.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2294 words.

This chapter discusses the importance of considering clinical obligations, public health ethics, and human rights when evaluating treatment decisions or programmes in reproductive,...

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Strategies to improve newborn health and prevent stillbirths

Samantha Sadoo, Hannah Blencowe, Cally Tann and Joy Lawn.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2915 words.

This chapter provides an overview of key priorities and strategies required to improve newborn mortality and morbidity, and reduce stillbirths, in the face of slow progress globally. Whilst...

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Child injury, maltreatment, and safeguarding

Geoff Debelle, Qingfeng Li and Delan Devakumar.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2769 words.

Child maltreatment and intentional injuries are major public health challenges, incurring huge costs for both individuals and society. Violence is an abuse of power comprising acts of...

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Social determinants of health

Sebastian Taylor and Bernadette O’Hare.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2623 words.

This chapter reviews differences with respect to health outcomes within and between countries, and the role of the ‘social determinants of health’—family, household, community, and societal...

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Strategies to improve maternal and reproductive health

Address Malata, Jennifer Hall and Martha Kamanga.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 3574 words.

Many single interventions are available to enhance access to and quality of maternal health services but none alone can significantly reduce the rate of maternal mortality in a population....

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Strategies to improve child health

Fred Martineau.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2414 words.

This chapter analyses key approaches for health practitioners and policymakers to improve child health and wellbeing worldwide. It examines how evidence of what has worked in improving...

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Women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health in a changing world

Mike Rowson.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 3181 words.

There have been huge improvements in women’s and children's health over the past five decades, resulting from rising living standards, increased health expenditures, and donor investments....

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Maternal mental health

Robert Stewart and Selena Gleadow Ware.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2779 words.

This chapter describes the high burden of mental health problems affecting women in the perinatal period, their impact on both the mother and child, and approaches to prevention and...

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Strategies to improve adolescent health

Samantha Sadoo and David A Ross.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2497 words.

Adolescents have previously been neglected on the global health agenda, but recent progress has been made with the inclusion of adolescents in the UN Global Strategy for Women’s,...

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Strategies through the lifecourse to improve maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health

Joy Lawn and Samantha Sadoo.

in Oxford Textbook of Global Health of Women, Newborns, Children, and Adolescents

December 2018; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2595 words.

Since the formation of WHO in the 1940s, global and national programmes have used ‘maternal and child health’ (MCH) as the foundation. However, over subsequent decades specific aspects have...

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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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Premenstrual Syndrome

Daphne Miller.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 7580 words.

Almost every woman of reproductive age experiences some amount of physical or psychological discomfort in the week preceding her menstrual period (Freeman 2003; Halbreich et al. 2007;...

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Rural Women

Christy Simpson and Fiona McDonald.

in Ethical Issues in Women's Healthcare

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics; Obstetrics; Gynaecology. 8526 words.

Rural women as a group are reported to face a “double disadvantage” due to their gender and rural place of residence. Gendered and place constructions of “good” rural women and the roles...

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Indigenous Women, Health, and Healthcare

Charlotte Loppie and Alexandra Kent.

in Ethical Issues in Women's Healthcare

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics; Obstetrics; Gynaecology. 8134 words.

For Indigenous women, gender intersects with cultural and racialized identities to create complex inequities in health and healthcare. The experience of Indigenous women within the Canadian...

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