Ailsa Macmillan

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Rats were given two free unrewarded trials per day in different T-mazes, oriented at 90 degrees to each other, and wiped with either Cajuput or Anise, which produced distinctive odours. The rate of spontaneous alternation was 82.8 per cent when the same odour was present on both trials, 62.5 per cent when the odour was changed between trials. This result(More)
The neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCLs) are the commonest neurodegenerative disorders of children. The aims of this study were to determine the incidence of NCL in Newfoundland, identify the causative genes, and analyze the relationship between phenotype and genotype. Patients with NCL diagnosed between 1960 and 2005 were ascertained through the(More)
Of 115 proved cases of inverted papilloma, 81 were studied radiographically. The tumor was seen in both early and late stages. Many cases presented as recurrent tumor after multiple surgical procedures. A common radiologic presentation was a unilateral mass in the nasal fossa with opacification of the contiguous maxillary sinus in a moderately advanced(More)
In 1984, Greater Glasgow Health Board commissioned a study of 5-year-old children to provide information for the planning of dental services. The study revealed high levels of caries prevalence in these children. As a preventive dental care programme has been introduced for pre-school children, a new investigation was undertaken in 1987 to assess whether(More)
The Internet, with its graphical subdivision, the World Wide Web (WWW). has become a powerful tool for the dissemination of information and for communication. This paper discusses the authors' experiences with creating, launching and maintaining an official publication on the Internet by the Edmonton Regional Palliative Care Program and the Division of(More)