Minna Barrett

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OBJECTIVES To determine the completeness of external cause of injury coding (E-coding) within healthcare administrative databases in the United States and to identify factors that contribute to variations in E-code reporting across states. DESIGN Cross sectional analysis of the 2001 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), including 33 State(More)
To determine the exposure of free-ranging pronghorns (Antilocapra americana Ord) to selected pathogens, serum samples were obtained from 33 live-trapped animals from southwestern Saskatchewan in 1970, and from 26 and 51 animals from southeastern Alberta, in 1971 and 1972, respectively. Antibodies were found to the agents of parainfluenza 3, bovine virus(More)
From 1971 to 1975, inclusive, 594 pronghorns (Antilocapra americana) were drive trapped in Alberta; subsequently, 74 of these animals were transported to enclosures. Deaths attributable to capture myopathy (CM) occurred in 20 of the trapped pronghorns and in 17 of the pronghorns that were trapped and subsequently transported. Two neonatal pronghorns that(More)
In September, 1973, a live male 2-3 day old white-tailed deer (Odocoileur virginianus) with multiple anomalies of the head and forelimbs was found near Lethbridge, Alberta. Notable gross findings inculded brachygnathia inferior, atypical incisor tooth alignment, medially folded ears, humero-radial arthrogryposis and bowing of the radius and ulna.(More)