Chris Maltby

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Between January 1983 and March 1986, 75 consecutive patients underwent cervical exploration for primary hyperparathyroidism. Each patient had a thallium-technetium subtraction isotope scan of the neck performed preoperatively. Of 71 patients with technically satisfactory scans, 68 came to 'first-time' neck exploration while three underwent reoperation for(More)
Consensus has been achieved supporting the efficacy of antimicrobials in the management of acute otitis media with effusion (OME). No such agreement has been reached into medical management of the patient in whom middle ear effusion (MEE) persists beyond the conventional 10- to 14-day treatment cycle. This study is designed to demonstrate the efficacy of(More)
Bacterial tracheitis is a relatively rare cause of respiratory distress in children and is associated with a high morbidity and mortality rate. Three children who have survived this affliction are presented: one developed toxic shock syndrome in the acute phase and two developed late complications. The authors review the pediatric literature and postulate(More)
In December 1986 a 30-month-old female child with morbid obesity and respiratory failure was admitted to the Izaak Walton Killam Hospital for Children in Halifax. The etiology of the obesity was found to be dietary in origin after ruling out genetic, neurological and metabolic causes. This patient exhibited somnolence and cyanosis in association with(More)
<italic>The UNIX operating system, despite its emergence as a standard for supercomputer systems, lacks effective support for multiuser resource administration. The design and implementation of a decentralised resource administration system uniformly realisable across the wide variety of UNIX dialects presents a number of problems. Among these problems are(More)
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