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Co-Morbid Pain and Dementia: A Case Study as Impetus for Change

2017-11-02T17:43:23+00:00

Don't miss this timely article prepared for the deVeber Institute and authored by Jean Echlin (RN, MSN), Kathryn Pfaff (RN, PhD) and Aleshia Johnston. PAIN AND DEMENTIA Toward a Co-Morbid Pain and Dementia: A Case Study There is a need for Canadian healthcare leaders and policy makers to examine the issues surrounding pain assessment [...]

Co-Morbid Pain and Dementia: A Case Study as Impetus for Change 2017-11-02T17:43:23+00:00

Empowering Women and their Health Care Providers: Prenatal Testing Examined

2017-11-02T16:14:45+00:00

L.L. DeVeber, MD FRCP; Elizabeth Ring Cassidy, MA.; Barbara Farlow, BEng Sci; Abstract Under the practice guidelines set by the SOGC (Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada) in February 2007, all physicians treating pregnant patients are now mandated to offer prenatal genetic screening. A new non-invasive prenatal genetic diagnostic test, called ‘chromosomal microarray analysis,’ will soon drastically increase [...]

Empowering Women and their Health Care Providers: Prenatal Testing Examined 2017-11-02T16:14:45+00:00

Hijacking Healing: Pro abortion response to post abortion stress

2017-11-02T16:08:48+00:00

IN THE EARLY 1980'S pro-life researchers expressed a growing concern about the psychological sequelae of induced abortion. The issue was also surfacing in the case studies being published by therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists who were seeing an increasing number of women whose emotional well-being had been compromised by their decision to abort. Ring Cassidy, [...]

Hijacking Healing: Pro abortion response to post abortion stress 2017-11-02T16:08:48+00:00

Death with Dignity or Obscenity?

2017-11-02T16:05:23+00:00

Click on the attachment to see a two part article written by the pioneering palliative care nurse and deVeber Institute Advisor, Jean Echlin. Part 1:  A Real Danger Part 2:  Real Hope for the Dying Originally published October 28th, 2008. READ MORE...

Death with Dignity or Obscenity? 2017-11-02T16:05:23+00:00

Agency and Maternal Peceptions of the Decision to Parent

2017-11-02T16:00:03+00:00

This paper is taken from a larger study of unwed mothers entitled Going it Alone: Unplanned Single Motherhood in Canada. It describes a woman’s decision to carry an unplanned pregnancy to term, and her response to the challenge of life as a single parent. It also explores the way in which agencies charged with [...]

Agency and Maternal Peceptions of the Decision to Parent 2017-11-02T16:00:03+00:00

Postabortion Grief: Psychological Sequelae of Induced Abortion

2017-11-02T16:00:23+00:00

In this paper the authors challenge the assumption, widely held among the general public and among some members pf the medical profession, that induced abortion has no adverse consequences for women. It argues that current studies support the conclusion that abortion entails for women a burden of psychological distress, which is greater than that [...]

Postabortion Grief: Psychological Sequelae of Induced Abortion 2017-11-02T16:00:23+00:00

Public Lecture with Christina Lamb, PhD

2017-10-26T14:52:19+00:00

Conscience and conscientious objection for nurses and other health care professionals: Advancing a way forward for education and practice The deVeber Institute’s annual public lecture will be held on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at Carr Hall at the University of Toronto. This year we are very pleased to have Christina Lamb, PhD, as our [...]

Public Lecture with Christina Lamb, PhD 2017-10-26T14:52:19+00:00

Abortion and maternal mortality in developing countries

2017-08-22T18:20:28+00:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4th, 2017 Press communiqué from the deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research Abortion and maternal mortality in developing countries Toronto, ON: Prime Minister Trudeau’s recent ear-marking of tens of millions to promote abortion in the developing world is not justified by the evidence about what genuinely promotes women’s health. Contrary to a [...]

Abortion and maternal mortality in developing countries 2017-08-22T18:20:28+00:00

Co-Morbid Pain and Dementia: A Case Study as Impetus for Change

2017-10-13T22:23:33+00:00

Don't miss this timely article prepared for the deVeber Institute and authored by Jean Echlin (RN, MSN), Kathryn Pfaff (RN, PhD) and Aleshia Johnston. Co-Morbid Pain and Dementia: A Case Study as Impetus for Change There is a need for Canadian healthcare leaders and policy makers to examine the issues surrounding pain assessment and management [...]

Co-Morbid Pain and Dementia: A Case Study as Impetus for Change 2017-10-13T22:23:33+00:00