Michel Thériault

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Central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) is the major complication of central venous catheters (CVC). The aim of the study was to test the effectiveness of a hospital-wide strategy on CLABSI reduction. Between 2008 and 2011, all CVCs were observed individually and hospital-wide at a large university-affiliated, tertiary care hospital. CVC(More)
We propose a new semi-analytic method for the study of the performance of a RAKE receiver in a direct-sequence code-division multiple-access (DS-CDMA) based ultra wideband (UWB) system. This method is intended as a tool to facilitate further performance studies of this type of system and, ultimately, to lead to a fully analytical model. We also analyze(More)
Progresses in cancer treatment transformed cancer into a chronic disease associated with growing nutritional problems. Poor nutritional status of cancer patients worsens morbidity, mortality, overall cost of care and decreases patients' quality of life, oncologic treatments tolerance and efficacy. These adverse effects lead to treatment modifications or(More)
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