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A series of four dual task experiments was conducted in which different groups of right-handed Ss (N1 = 24; N2 = N3 = N4 = 18) simultaneously performed a repetitive finger tapping task in conjunction with: (a) a verbal fluency task (Experiment I); (b) listening to logical memory stories from the Weschler Memory Scale (Experiment II); (c) reading logical… (More)
OBJECTIVE This retrospective study of all women who accessed the 2006 Manitoba Pap Test Week clinics was designed to determine factors associated with inadequate cervical cancer screening and changes in cervical cancer screening behavior. METHODS Data were acquired using the CervixCheck Manitoba registry and an ancillary database of demographic… (More)
To test the hypothesis that human figures drawn by young adults are potential predictors of future disease states, drawings of 204 former medical students were examined 13 to 23 years later. During the interval, the 102 subjects in the experimental group developed one of six specified disorders, while the 102 subjects in the control groups remained in good… (More)
BACKGROUND Because the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership, in a study of diagnosis years between 1995 and 2007, showed lower-than-expected survival for Manitoba's ovarian cancer patients, we undertook an analysis to describe the features of ovarian cancer diagnosed in Manitoba during a 20-year period. We also determined the most recent trends in… (More)
This report describes a 6-year-old girl with pre-B ALL who developed systemic aspergillosis following BMT. She was successfully treated with a combination of amphotericin B, itraconazole and surgery. This report emphasizes the importance of surgical resection in the management of disseminated aspergillosis.