Research by: Amra Dizdarevic, BSc, BSN, MN-NP, Karin Dixon, BNSc, MN-NP, Holly Kennedy-Symonds, MHSc Presented at: Accelerating Primary Care Conference 2014 in West Edmonton Context Primary care providers have a tremendous potential to positively affect outcomes through regular contact with children and families, not only in the early years, but throughout childhood. However, there are no regularly scheduled well child visits […]
Research By: Karin Dixon BNSc MN-NP, Amra Dizdarevic BSc, BSN, MN-NP Presented at: Accelerating Primary Care Conference 2014 in West Edmonton Context Each year, more and more Canadians are travelling aboard for work, education and pleasure. This international traveler has a distinctly increased risk of becoming ill or injured while abroad, to which they are often […]
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