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Families and children often report a diverse range of academic achievements and challenges after undergoing treatment for a brain tumor. This study explores the experiences of children, youth, and their families as they seek to reintegrate into mainstream educational systems. Despite the variable experiences, there are many common strategies that could(More)
In conjunction with autologous bone marrow rescue, high-dose mitozolomide was given i. v. to 16 patients with refractory malignancies at doses ranging from 100 to 400 mg/m2 over 1 h. Neutropaenia occurred consistently at 300 mg/m2, and three trivial infective episodes were recorded. Thrombocytopaenia occurred consistently at 150 mg/m2, and three patients(More)
The quality of blood salvaged at operation and prepared with the Dideco Autotrans BT 795 autotransfusion device was compared with that of donor blood in 41 patients having cardiac surgery involving cardiopulmonary bypass. Saved blood had a higher haemoglobin concentration (17.3 v. 13.1 g dl-1; P less than 0.001), a higher 2,3-diphosphoglycerate(More)
Seven of the nine people present at the barbeque developed diarrhea with abdominal cramps between 3 to 10 days following the barbeque (Fig.1). Two had bloody diarrhea. The two children with bloody diarrhea (an 11-month-old male and a 15-year-old female) and one with non-bloody diarrhea (a 4-year-old female) sought medical attention. There was sufficient(More)
Over Thanksgiving weekend 1996 and early in the following week (12-16 October inclusive), 36 cases of rash illness in Selkirk residents were reported to the Interlake Health Region office. The rash was often itchy, described as pinpoint or macular, and began usually on the face moving downward to include the trunk and sometimes the extremities. Reports came(More)
The search for a connection between James Robinson, the dental surgeon who on 19 December 1846 administered the first general anaesthetic in England by the inhalation of the vapour of ether, and William Hooper, the pharmaceutical chemist who produced the best publicised and most widely used of the early commercial ether vaporisers, has revealed hitherto(More)
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