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Duplication or fenestration of the basilar artery, a result of an embryologic malformation, has an incidence of up to 5.3% in the general population. The most common complication of this anomaly is the formation of aneurysms. Thrombosis of a partially duplicated basilar artery developed in a 43-year-old man who complained of visual disturbances followed by(More)
Faculty users of education digital libraries require contents that are high quality and that are effective teaching and learning materials. Faculty use peer reviews of these materials to select those that they wish to use. MERLOT has developed a scalable, effective peer review system that meets the needs of its users. This paper describes evaluation(More)
A modeling and control framework for effective control of end-use product characteristics of reactive extrusion processes is proposed. We discuss for an example process the development of two important components of the modeling scheme: an identified model that relates manipulated inputs to process outputs and a first principles process model that relates(More)
Heart disease is by far the biggest killer in the United States, and type II diabetes, which affects 8% of the U.S. population, is on the rise. In many cases, the acute coronary syndrome and/or sudden cardiac death occurs without warning. Atherosclerosis has known behavioral, genetic and dietary risk factors. However, our laboratory studies with animal(More)
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)
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