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Music is recognized as a fundamental component in the education of the individual. Despite this fact, support and funding for music programs in public schools across North America continues to decline. This article discusses the benefits of music education on the development of the young mind and outlines the development of an interactive software program(More)
BACKGROUND Up to a fifth of patients diagnosed with prostate cancer (PC) will develop castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), which has been associated with a poor prognosis. The aim of this study was to consider the patient perspective as part of the overall treatment decision-making process for CRPC, given that an alignment between patient preference(More)
DEDICATION This thesis is dedicated to my parents, Andrew Ian and Helen Qualey McKinnon for their unending love and support throughout my life. It is through their persistence and value of education that afforded me the determination to seek this degree, and continue the pursuit of knowledge. v ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I extend my sincere gratitude to my advisor Dr.(More)
A patient suffered profound anaphylactoid reaction during anaesthesia. Intradermal skin testing confirmed the clinical impression that gallamine caused the reaction. The method of testing is discussed. Previous reports of hypersensitivity to the drug are reviewed, and the use of adrenaline, antihistamines and corticosteroids in patient management are(More)
A simple low-cost flow-through light-scattering detector was developed for determining the particle mass concentration in colloidal suspensions. Employing a laser pointer as a light source and a photodiode IC as a light sensor, the detector was shown to have good sensitivity, yet was small and battery operated. The detector was demonstrated to be effective(More)
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