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What's up with Matt? Medikids explain HIV

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Chilman-Blair, Kim, Taddeo, John. London, England: Medikidz, Inc. , 2009. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR FF 500.5 CHI 2009
This Medikidz graphic novel explains HIV in a way that is imaginative, engaging and easy to understand. Developed by a team of doctors, the Medikidz superheroes provide children with the knowledge they need to take ownership of their disease, providing them with skills for self-management, while ta…
Title
What's up with Matt? Medikids explain HIV
Author
Chilman-Blair, Kim
Taddeo, John
Place
London, England
Publisher
Medikidz, Inc.
Year Published
2009
Physical Description
Softcover; 32 p.
Series
Medikidz Graphic Novels
Topics
AIDS/HIV Infection-Children
Abstract
This Medikidz graphic novel explains HIV in a way that is imaginative, engaging and easy to understand. Developed by a team of doctors, the Medikidz superheroes provide children with the knowledge they need to take ownership of their disease, providing them with skills for self-management, while taking away their fear of the unknown.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR FF 500.5 CHI 2009
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

Falls assessment and prevention : home, hospital, and extended care

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Alvord, Lynn Stephen;. San Diego: Plural , 2008. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Abbotsford Library FHA
Call Number
WA288 A476 2008
Scope of the problem: hope for solutions -- Balance and mobility -- Why we fall -- Dizziness as a symptom -- The falls clinic and examination -- Preventing falls -- Falls prevention in hospitals and nursing facilities -- Case studies.
Title
Falls assessment and prevention : home, hospital, and extended care
Author
Alvord, Lynn Stephen;
Place
San Diego
Publisher
Plural
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
264 p. : ill.
Subjects
Accidental falls - prevention and control
Aged
Abstract
Scope of the problem: hope for solutions -- Balance and mobility -- Why we fall -- Dizziness as a symptom -- The falls clinic and examination -- Preventing falls -- Falls prevention in hospitals and nursing facilities -- Case studies.
ISBN
9781597561204
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Abbotsford Library FHA
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WA288 A476 2008
c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Library Available
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Promoting active living (PAL) : best practice guidelines for fall prevention in assisted living

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Scott, Vicky;. Victoria, BC: Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport , 2008. (Book, CD) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Abbotsford Library FHA
Call Number
WT104 P75 2008
Title
Promoting active living (PAL) : best practice guidelines for fall prevention in assisted living
Author
Scott, Vicky;
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
1 v. (various pagings) + 1 CD-ROM
Subjects
Accidental falls - prevention and control
Practice Guidelines as Topic
BC Mental Health and Addiction Services Collection
Material Type
Book
CD
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Abbotsford Library FHA
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WT104 P75 2008
c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Library Available

Positively: Caregivers of children (14 and under) coping with HIV/AIDS

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109107
WellMe (Firm). [Washington, DC]: WellMe , 2004. (Video) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FF 500.5 WEL 2004
Caring for a child with HIV or AIDS can be extremely difficult. Caregivers and their children have to cope with a mixture of medical and emotional challenges every day. This DVD shares the stories of three families coping with HIV/AIDS and the people who surround them. It gives concrete suggestions…
Title
Positively: Caregivers of children (14 and under) coping with HIV/AIDS
Corporate Author
WellMe (Firm)
Place
[Washington, DC]
Publisher
WellMe
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
1 DVD: 30 m.
Topics
AIDS/HIV Infection-Children
Caregivers
Caregivers-Coping
Abstract
Caring for a child with HIV or AIDS can be extremely difficult. Caregivers and their children have to cope with a mixture of medical and emotional challenges every day. This DVD shares the stories of three families coping with HIV/AIDS and the people who surround them. It gives concrete suggestions for caregivers of HIV+ children under the age of 14 about where to find information and support for: helping children adhere to and tolerate difficult medication regimens; coping with and treating mental health issues like anxiety, grief over the loss of family members, attachment and adjustment disorders; disclosing HIV status to the infected child, family, friends and community. This DVD also shows the benefits of caregiver support groups, individual counseling for caregivers and children and other mental health and support services.
Language
English
Material Type
Video
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FF 500.5 WEL 2004
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available