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A double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study was conducted to examine the effects of long-acting propranolol in the treatment of violent behavior associated with organic brain disease in 10 patients whose symptoms had proved refractory to various conventional medications. Long-acting propranolol treatment was associated with reductions of assaultive(More)
We have investigated intragenic recombination in Block 2 of the merozoite surface protein-1 (MSP-1), where three allele-specific families: K1, Mad20, and RO33 were previously known. Using parasites from western Kenya, we have found a fourth Block 2 allele type, which is a recombinant between Mad20 and RO33 alleles. These recombinant alleles, which we have(More)
Recruitment of physicians for rural communities is a continuing problem in Canada. Medical schools can be involved through preferential admission policies. Departments of family medicine across the country are including on-site training in rural communities and are seeking to improve their rural program curriculum. The McGill rural program is described from(More)
INTRODUCTION We sought to explore how rural residents perceive their oral health and their access to dental care. METHODS We conducted a qualitative research study in rural Quebec. We used purposeful sampling to recruit study participants. A trained interviewer conducted audio-recorded, semistructured interviews until saturation was reached. We conducted(More)
INTRODUCTION The chronic shortage of dentists in rural communities may affect the quality of care provided to these communities. The aim of this study was to explore the knowledge and perspectives of Quebec's future dentists regarding rural dental practice and their career intentions. METHODS We conducted a qualitative study at 2 major dental faculties(More)