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The lifetime costs of pediatric abusive head trauma and a cost-effectiveness analysis of the Period of Purple crying program in British Columbia, Canada.
BACKGROUND Abusive head trauma (AHT) is a severe form of child abuse causing devastating outcomes for children and families, but its economic costs in Canada has yet to be determined. The Period of… Expand
Hierarchical procedure for plantwide control system synthesis
A hierarchical procedure for synthesizing an optimal plantwide control system is proposed for an existing continuous chemical process. Alternative plantwide control systems are synthesized and are… Expand
Control of linear unstable systems with constraints
We analyze and determine the domain of attraction for a linear unstable discrete-time system with bounded controls. An algorithm is proposed to construct the domain of attraction. A class of control… Expand
The geographic and demographic distribution of residential fires, related injuries, and deaths in four Canadian provinces
- E. Beaulieu, J. Smith, Alex Zheng, I. Pike
- Geography, Medicine
- Canadian Journal of Public Health
- 9 October 2019
Objective A considerable number of Canadians are injured or killed every year as a result of residential fires. Until recently, the absence of representative national data limited our understanding… Expand
Area-based socioeconomic disparities in mortality due to unintentional injury and youth suicide in British Columbia, 2009-2013.
- Moe Zandy, L. Zhang, +7 authors D. Rasali
- Health promotion and chronic disease prevention…
- 1 February 2019
INTRODUCTION The association between health outcomes and socioeconomic status (SES) has been widely documented, and mortality due to unintentional injuries continues to rank among the leading causes… Expand
Association between neighbourhood socioeconomic features and residential fire incidence, related casualties and children: a cross-sectional population-based study in 4 Canadian provinces.
BACKGROUND This study assessed whether socioeconomic factors affect the rates of residential fire incidence and fire-related injuries and deaths, and whether children are affected differently than… Expand
Smart Meters and Advanced Metering Infrastructure
History of injury in a developing country: a scoping review of injury literature in Lebanon.
- Samar Al-Hajj, Colleen Pawliuk, J. Smith, Alex Zheng, I. Pike
- Political Science, Medicine
- Journal of public health
- 23 April 2020
BACKGROUND Lebanon, an Eastern Mediterranean country, suffers a large burden of injury as a consequence of conflict and war, political instability, and the lack of policies and safety regulations.… Expand
Control system design for recycle systems
Abstract This paper considers the control system design for recycle systems. We derive a condition which quantifies the effect of recycling on closed-loop performance. The condition is independent of… Expand
Backup Generators (BUGS): The Next Smart Grid Peak Resource
Backup Generators (BUGS): The Next Smart Grid Peak Resource v1.0 ii DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the… Expand