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Chart data on emergency room visits by elderly patients and a younger control group were examined in an exploratory study of utilization of psychiatric emergency services by the elderly and factors predictive of their subsequent admission to a psychiatric inpatient unit. Elderly patients had lower utilization of psychiatric services than their younger(More)
Mike Shields for their comments on a chapter from my dissertation that is the basis for this paper. Abstract: Despite growing popularity in practice, scholarly accounting literature has rarely investigated the role of accounting in connection with cross-functional teams, which perform organizational work that is low in task routinization and broad in task(More)
We study two aspects of voluntary corporate social responsibility (CSR) disclosures: how they are provided on corporate websites (standalone versus web-based) and how their content varies with the decision to purchase external assurance. Larger firms and firms with higher capital expenditures (i.e., those with longer horizons or greater current exposure to(More)
With the current push towards using fewer antipsychotics and more non-pharmacological interventions in long-term care, it has become increasingly important for knowledge and best-practice sharing across the province. The " Good Ideas " project began in 2001 in the context of my work as a Royal Ottawa geriatric psychiatry behavioural support outreach nurse(More)
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