Health Guide Canada, 2017/18

  • ID: 4337548
  • Book
  • Region: Canada, United States
  • 900 pages
  • Grey House Publishing Inc
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Health Guide Canada is an informative handbook on chronic and mental illnesses and health services in Canada offers a comprehensive overview of 106 chronic and mental illnesses, from Addison's to Wilson's disease. Each chapter includes an easy-to-understand medical description, plus a wide range of condition- specific support services and information resources that deal with the variety of issues concerning those with a chronic or mental illness, as well as those who support the illness community.

Health Guide Canada contains thousands of ways to deal with the many aspects of chronic or mental health disorder. It includes associations, government agencies, libraries and resource centres, educational facilities, hospitals and publications. In addition to chapters dealing with specific chronic or mental conditions, there is a chapter relevant to the health industry in general, as well as others dealing with charitable foundations, death and bereavement groups, homeopathic medicine, indigenous issues and sports for the disabled.

Each listing will provide a description, address (including website, email address and social media links, if possible) and executives' names and titles, as well as a number of details specific to that type of organization. Specific sections include:

  • Educational Material
  • Section I: Chronic & Mental
  • Section II: General Resources
  • Section III: Appendices
  • Section IV: Statistics
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Introduction
Chronic & Mental Illness - Body System
Report 1: Health Status of Canadians 2016
Report 2: A Focus on Family Violence in Canada
Glossary

Section I: Chronic & Mental Illnesses

  • Addison’s Disease
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Aging
  • AIDS/HIV
  • Allergies
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Birth Defects
  • Blood Disorders
  • Brain Tumours
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Cooley’s Anemia
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Down Syndrome
  • Eating Disorders
  • Endometriosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Fabry Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Gaucher Disease
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Growth Disorders
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  • Gulf War Syndrome
  • Head Injuries
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemophilia
  • Hepatitis
  • Huntington Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypertension
  • Impulse Control Disorder
  • Incontinence
  • Infertility
  • Kidney Disease
  • Leprosy
  • Liver Disease
  • Lung Disease
  • Lupus Erythematosus
  • Lymphatic Disorders
  • Mental Illness
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mood Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Obesity
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget’s Disease
  • Paraphilias
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Pediatric Mental Health Issues
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Raynaud’s Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Scleroderma
  • Scoliosis
  • Sexual Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Skin Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Speech Impairments
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Substance Abuse and Dependence
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Suicide
  • Tay-Sachs Disease
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tick-Borne Diseases
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Transplant-Related Conditions
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Visual Impairment
  • Wilson Disease

Section II: General Resources

  • National Associations
  • Provincial Associations
  • Local Associations
  • International Associations
  • National Publications
  • Provincial/Local Publications
  • National Libraries
  • Provincial Libraries
  • National Government
  • Provincial Government
  • Local Schools
  • Local Hospitals & Health Centres

Section III: Appendices

  • Charitable Foundations
  • Death and Bereavement
  • Homeopathic Medicine
  • Indigenous Health Issues
  • Sports for the Disabled

Section IV: Statistics

  • Health Trends by Region
  • Median Wait Times
  • Sources for Disease Descriptions
  • Entry Name Index
  • Publication Index
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