Melissa Cheung

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Cyanobacteria have adapted to survive in a variety of environments and have been found globally. Toxin-producing cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms (CHABs) have been increasing in frequency worldwide and pose a threat to drinking and recreational water. In this study, the prevalence, impact of CHABs and mitigation efforts were reviewed, focusing on the(More)
Lake Erie beaches exhibit impaired water quality due to fecal contamination and cyanobacterial blooms, though few studies address potential relationships between these two public health hazards. Using quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR), Microcystis aeruginosa was monitored in conjunction with a human-associated fecal marker (Bacteroides fragilis(More)
The content of this document is intended to provide a resource for hospitals in planning, conducting, and evaluating exercises and should not be construed as representing standards of care or recommendations on how to respond to specific types of incidents. This document is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without permission except these(More)
BACKGROUND An emerging approach for investigating patient perspectives of their illness is the use of drawings. OBJECTIVE This scoping review consolidates findings from current literature regarding the use of drawings to explore patients' perceptions and experiences of their illness and treatment. METHODS Electronic databases (Medline, PubMed, Embase,(More)
Business process modelling is the core activity in Business Process Driven SOA. ARIS is a Business Process Analysis (BPA) tool adequate for analyzing and designing business processes, while the execution and monitoring of these processes is empowered by Cordys as Business Process Management Suite (BPMS). The challenge is to enable iterative round-trip(More)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in the interest of information exchange. The opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Department of Transportation or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The United States Government assumes no liability for its(More)
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