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OBJECTIVE We compared the readmission rates and the pattern of readmission among patients discharged against medical advice (AMA) to control patients discharged with approval over a one-year follow-up period. METHODS A retrospective matched-cohort study of 656 patients(328 were discharged AMA) who were followed for one year after their initial(More)
Mortality from burns has significantly declined during the last few decades. The decline in mortality is attributed to number of factors that improved over the years including the surgical technique of tangential excision. Since its introduction, the procedure has been under continuous scrutiny in efforts to determine the efficacy of the procedure.(More)
Despite its popularity, the classic pinch-to-zoom gesture used in modern multi-touch interfaces has drawbacks: specifically, the need to support an extended range of scales and the need to keep content within the view window on the display can result in the need to clutch and pan. In two formative studies of unimanual and bimanual pinch-to-zoom, we found(More)
Young children often use their hands for exploration of their surroundings, and this often leads to the hand being the primary site of injury. Because of this and many associated factors, burns of the pediatric hands are relatively common, with thermal injuries being the most frequent. Electrical and chemical etiologies contribute a minor portion of the(More)
DEAN'S HONOUR LIST publications peer-reviewed conference proceedings All reviewed and accepted using the same process and criteria, regardless of page length. Adoiraccourcix: multi-touch command selection using finger identification. Proc. of. IHM'14, 26e conférence francophone sur l'Interaction Homme-Machine. (French Text) 28-37. Interactive public ambient(More)
(2014). Adoiraccourcix: multi-touch command selection using finger identification. Proc. of. IHM'14, 26e conférence francophone sur l'Interaction Homme-Machine. (French Text) 28-37. (2004). Interactive public ambient displays: transitioning from implicit to explicit, public to personal, interaction with multiple users.
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