Adults 20-55

Falls from Ladders: A Seasonal Hazard

Contents

I Introduction
II Not Our Typical Fallers
III A Campaign for Change
IV Key Prevention Messages and Resources
V Conclusion
VI References

--Submitted by Stephanie Cowle, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre (OIPRC)

I Introduction

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Resources from Statscan

 Shields, M. (July 2005). Overweight Canadian Children and Youth, Nutrition: Findings from the Canadian Community Health Survey. Retrieved July 22, 2005.

Tjepkema, M. (July 2005). Adult Obesity in Canada: Measured Height and Weight and Overweight Canadian Children and Youth, Nutrition: Findings from the Canadian Community Health Survey. Retrieved July 22, 2005.

Quackwatch Your Guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions

  Reports misleading websites and questionable advertising on the Net. "Your Guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions"
Operated by Stephen Barrett, M.D. Comprehensive and detailed reviews and commentary.

Fortysomething: Claiming the Power and Passion of Your Midlife Years

Type of Resource: Book
Source: Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1990.
Author: by Ross Goldstein and Diana Landau
 


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