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This paper addresses culturally rooted factors within user interface design. The design implications of globalisation are discussed, together with the related processes of internationalisation, localisation, 'glocalisation', iconisation and culturalisation, in order to establish a basis for a new approach to HCI design. The potential for a more diverse(More)
Between January 1977 and December 1979 (three years), 642 appendectomies were performed at the Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles. Two hundred seventy-two of the appendectomies were performed incidentally at the time of another abdominal operative procedure. Using known incidence of appendicitis, approximately 54 cases of acute appendicitis may have been(More)
This is a report of a simple transanal operation performed on six patients (age range, 19 months to 18 years), who underwent unsuccessful nonoperative management of complete rectal prolapse for at least 1 month (range, 1 month to 13 years). All patients had normal sweat chloride levels, normal chest radiographs, and normal barium enemas. None of the(More)
This paper reports the relationship between serum cholesterol level and hepatoblastoma in nine patients. Four of the nine patients had a high (417-544 mg%) serum cholesterol. All of these patients were less than one year of age and had tumors of the epithelial type. Three of the infants died soon after being diagnosed. Three patients had a moderately(More)
We reviewed all cases of omphalitis seen at Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles from 1961 to 1981. One hundred and forty patients were seen and, of these, eight had necrotizing fasciitis. All patients with necrotizing fasciitis acquired omphalitis at home, making the incidence of necrotizing fasciitis over 10% in patients with community acquired omphalitis.(More)
A retrospective analysis of 20 patient with congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation admitted to the Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles since 1948 is presented. Symptoms, diagnostic evaluation, and methods of management are reviewed. Based on this experience, we consider this entity a surgical emergency in the neonatal period. Rapid diagnostic evaluation(More)