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A visually effective stereoscopic CRT display technique has been developed which uses continuous tone computer graphics in combination with electro-optic shutter viewing devices. The technique involves the generation of left and right perspective views of an object model using continuous tone computer graphics. The perspective views constitute stereo pairs… (More)
Intraoperative sonography was performed in 20 children in order to localize intramedullary spinal cord tumors. It provided excellent visualization of the extent and consistency of the tumor before surgical opening of the dura mater. The sonographic findings were used in selecting the site and extent of myelotomy. Intraoperative sonography proved to be a… (More)
Optimizing heath care services for seniors in emergency departments (ED) is a core component of the " Senior Friendly Hospital Approach " being implemented in Quebec. We measured the availability of geriatric expertise in Quebec EDs and its relationship with ED characteristics such as university affiliation, number of stretchers, and geographical location.… (More)
A 5 1/2-year-old boy developed a huge cyst in his chiasmal glioma 4 years after radiation therapy. The cyst produced obtundation but was successfully treated.
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)
A rare occurrence of osteopetrosis involving cervical vertebrae and producing a compressive myelopathy is described. Clinical and radiographic findings are presented, and the pathophysiology of this unusual entity is discussed.