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S tudents who enter high school with poor literacy skills face long odds against graduating and going on to postsecondary education or satisfying careers. Joftus and Maddox-Dolan (2003) reported that in the United States, roughly 6 million secondary students read far below grade level and that approximately 3,000 students drop out of U.S. high schools every(More)
Depth and topography directly and indirectly influence most ocean environmental conditions, including light penetration and photosynthesis, sedimentation, current movements and stratification, and thus temperature and oxygen gradients. These parameters are thus likely to influence species distribution patterns and productivity in the oceans. They may be(More)
OBJECTIVES To develop an automated risk prediction model to identify elderly patients at high risk of emergency admission to medical wards within 28 days following an index hospital visit. METHODS A retrospective data analysis of 41 hospitals and 48 specialist outpatient clinics in Hong Kong. The study subjects were elderly patients aged 65 years or(More)
The current paper examined the effects of A Balanced Reading Approach for Children Always Designed to Achieve Best Results for All (ABRA), a web-based literacy programme developed by the the Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP) at Concordia University, on primary school children in Hong Kong. The participants were 249 Primary 1 students(More)
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Users may access full items free of charge; copies of full text items generally can be reproduced, displayed or performed and given to third parties in any format or medium for personal research or study, educational or not­for­profit purposes without prior permission or charge, provided: • The authors, title and full bibliographic details is credited in(More)
Gene expression of all known subtypes of oestrogen receptor (ER) and oestrogen-related receptor (ERR) in multiple organs and both sexes of the Japanese medaka Oryzias latipes was profiled and systematically analysed. As revealed by statistical analyses and low-dimensional projections, the expressions of ERRs proved to be organ and sex dependent, which is in(More)
Lisfranc injuries occur at the tarsometatarsal joint resulting from direct or indirect force to the midfoot. They account for only 0.2% of all fractures, with diagnoses easily missed on presentation. The resultant instability is often associated with significant morbidity to the patient. This report describes a Lisfranc injury sustained by a healthy(More)
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