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The domestic longline fishery operating off the east coast of Australia incidentally takes over 80 non-target species. A significant amount of this non-target catch is retained as byproduct. Total retained byproduct increased through the 1990s to peak at just over 1300 mt (19.6% of total retained catch) in 2002. Due to the difficult economic outlook faced(More)
Suspensory femoral fixation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) grafts with fixed loop button and variable loop button devices has gained popularity for ACL reconstruction. This study examined these 2 methods of fixation to determine their effect on graft laxity and patient-reported outcome scores. A database search was performed to identify patients who(More)
Water is arguably the most essential nutrient for terrestrial animals. Thus, it isn’t surprising that water quality plays a significant role in animal health and productivity. Never in great supply, high quality water for livestock and wildlife is becoming scarcer as the result of competition by mineral development and urbanization. While animals can, and(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a clinically useful prediction model of success at the time of surgery to promote bone healing for established tibial nonunion or traumatic bone defects. DESIGN Retrospective case controlled. SETTING Level 1 trauma center. PATIENTS Adult patients treated with surgery for established tibia fracture nonunion or traumatic bone(More)
BACKGROUND Currently, there is no consensus regarding the principles of empiric antibiotic treatment of suspected periprosthetic infection following total knee and hip arthroplasties. This study was undertaken to attempt to establish such principles. METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of 146 patients who had had a total of 194 positive cultures(More)
This case study discusses a 13-year-old girl diagnosed with a displaced Salter Harris II fracture of the proximal femoral epiphysis post reduction of a dislocated hip. Radiographs before reduction revealed a small fracture of the inferomedial femoral head. This, however, did not induce concern before reduction. The patient underwent reparative surgery of(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To develop a framework to enable discussion, debate and the formulation of interventions to address ethical issues in nursing practice. BACKGROUND Social, cultural, political and economic drivers are rapidly changing the landscape of health care in our local environments but also in a global context. Increasingly, nurses are faced with(More)
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