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Reading Research Quarterly • 43(3) • pp. 290–322 • dx.doi.org/10.1598/RRQ.43.3.4 • © 2008 International Reading Association Students 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(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)
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)
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)
This article reports the third-year findings of a longitudinal evaluation in England of Success for All (SFA), a comprehensive literacy program. Eighteen SFA schools across England and 18 control schools, matched on prior achievement and demographics, were included in this quasi-experimental study. The results of hierarchical linear modeling analysis reveal(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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