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Patient User Guide
The Patients' Association of Canada has begun a Patient User Guide wiki. The guide is patient-curated and consists of three major components:
1) A section on policies and procedures for the treatment of specific ailments at institutions across Canada. This section will initially be based on Navigating Canda's Health Care (Michael Decter and Francesca Grosso, Penguin Canada) and will be edited by volunteer patient curators. Eventually, this section will be fully editable by anyone.
2) A non-editable section of related patient narratives.
3) Internal and external links to relevant information and resources.
The User Guide is intended to provide up-to-date information on health care policies and procedures from across Canada. This information will be offered side-by-side with actual accounts from patients who have been through the health system and who can supplement the "official story" with their hard-won, insider knowledge.
Please follow the links below to access the User Guide. For further information, including an extended description of the Guide's purpose and disclaimers governing its use, please see User Guide Overview.
If you would like to contribute to the User Guide, please send us an e-mail outlining your area(s) of interest.
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