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The hospital morbidity of persons with fetal alcohol syndrome in Saskatchewan
This study described the hospital morbidity of 194,persons with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), born between 1973-1992, who were identified through a major referral center for Saskatchewan children with disabling conditions. ...
The population-based measurement of quality indicators for secondary prevention of stroke in Saskatchewan
In Saskatchewan, stroke is the third leading cause of death as well was the major cause of adult disability. Once a person suffers a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), they are at high risk for having a secondary ...
Evaluation of the Saskatchewan Breast Cancer Network's collaboration program to promote healthy lifestyles
Introduction: Over ten years ago the Saskatchewan Breast Cancer Network (SBCN) was created to work towards better meeting the needs of breast cancer patients and survivors in the province. With funding from the Cancer ...
Demographic risk factors for late pregnancy stillbirth in Saskatchewan women
Statistics Canada data indicates that between 2002 and 2006, the late stillbirth incidence (at or beyond 28 weeks gestation) was 3.0/1000 and 4.0/1000 among Canadian and Saskatchewan births respectively. This difference ...
The use of asthma medications among asthma cases in Saskatchewan from January 1, 1991 to December 31, 2000
Asthma affects nearly two and a half million people in Canada. In Saskatchewan, the prevalence of asthma has increased across all age groups since 1981. Current literature indicates that the purchase of all asthma medications ...