Recherche: Santé Autochtones

Aboriginal Children

Dr. Latimer from Dalhousie University, along with her health research team look at understanding how Aboriginal children express pain. (2014)

Improving physiotherapy services to Indigenous children with physical disability: Are client perspectives missed in the continuous quality improvement approach?



Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health

Alford, VM. Remedios, LJ. Webb, GR. & Ewen, S. The use of the international classification of functioning, disability and health (ICF) in indigenous healthcare: a systematic literature review. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2013; 12(32) 



Cultural Sensitivity

Bainbridge, B., McCalman, J., & Clifford, A., & Tsey, K. Cultural competency in the delivery of health services for Indigenous people. Closing the Gap Clearinghouse. 2015; 13.

Tester, FJ. & McNicoll, P. `Why Don't they get it?' Talk of Medicine as Science. St. Luke's Hospital, Panniqtuuq, Baffin Island. Social History of Medicine. 2006; 19(1): 87-106

Richardson, L & Stanbrook, MB. Caring for Aboriginal patients requires trust and respect,
not courtrooms. CMAJ. 2015. 




Tri Council Policy Statement version 2, chapter 9: Research involving the First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Peoples of Canada. 2013



Health Policy

O'Neil, J. Issues in health policy for indigenous peoples in Canada. Australian Journal of Public Health. 1995; 19(6): 559-566



Research Methodologies

Starkes, JM. & Baydala LT. Health research involving First Nations, Inuit and Métis children and their communities. Paediatr Child Health. 2014; 19(2): 99-106 

Jull J, Stacey D, Giles A, Boyer Y. Shared decision-making and health for First Nations, Métis and Inuit women: a study protocol. BMC Medical Information Decision Making. 2012; 18(12): 146

Maar, MA. et al. Thinking outside the box: Aboriginal people's suggestions for conducting health studies with Aboriginal communities. Public health. 2011; 125 (11): 747-753

Browne, AJ. Smye, VL. Varcoe, C. The relevance of postcolonial theoretical perspectives to research in Aboriginal health. Can J Nurs Res. 2005; 37(4): 16-37



Risk Factors

Jimenez, N. et al. A Review of the Experience, Epidemiology, and Management of Pain among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Aboriginal Canadian Peoples. Pain. 2011; 12(5): 511-522

King, M. Chronic diseases and mortality in Canadian Aboriginal peoples: learning from the knowledge. Chronic Diseases in Canada. 2010; 31(1)

Lix, Bruce, Sarkar & Young. Risk factors and chronic conditions among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations. Statistics Canada. 2009; 82(3)

Leslie, WD. et al. Demographic Risk Factors for Fracture in First Nations People. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2005; 45-50