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In this article we discuss the characteristics of knowledge that lead to practical utility. We first review previous efforts at identifying the characteristics of useful knowledge. These contributions are grouped into three perspectives according to which representational mode they imply: propositional, narrative, or visual. We develop a framework for(More)
* To whom correspondence should be addressed: Karl Moore, Faculty of Management, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G1G5 E-mail: karl.moore@mcgill.ca In the last few years the Desautels Faculty of Management and the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University have been working on a number of joint projects to provide management and(More)
INTRODUCTION Radical nephroureterectomy with an ipsilateral bladder cuff is the referent standard for management of muscle-invasive, high-grade, or bulky upper-tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). Nonetheless, certain patients with UTUC have imperative or elective indications for kidney preservation thereby lending to more conservative strategies for(More)
INTRODUCTION Time delays resulting in prolonged ischemia have a significant impact on the successful reattachment of amputated body parts. No studies have addressed the issues surrounding delays from the time of the accident to the start of replantation surgery. The present paper identifies the bottlenecks that prolong the time before patients are able to(More)
OBJECTIVE To document urodynamic practice in Wales in relation to newly released National Minimum Standards with a view to influencing organisational change. METHODS Three questionnaires, evaluating respectively, departmental practice, individual practice and the last 10 studies performed in that department, were sent to all departments performing(More)
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