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  • R J Wolfe
  • 1996
Open Marsh Water Management (OMWM) is a method of salt-marsh mosquito control that advocates source reduction and biological control through selective pond creation and ditching in mosquito breeding areas. This method has been used as an alternative to chemical insecticides in coastal wetlands for 30 years. This paper reviews the effects of OMWM on(More)
BACKGROUND The authors studied a family with a form of congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles different from any group previously reported. METHODS A careful examination was done of all affected and all, except one, unaffected members of a family of 15 members extending over three generations. The authors performed computed tomography on five(More)
OBJECTIVE Head/orofacial (H/O) injuries are common in Australian rules football. Mouthguards are widely promoted to prevent these injuries, in spite of the lack of formal evidence for their effectiveness. DESIGN The Australian football injury prevention project was a cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of mouthguards for(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the protective eyewear promotion (PEP) project, which was a comprehensive educational strategy to increase the use of appropriate protective eyewear by squash players. METHODS An ecological study design was used. Four squash venues in one playing association were randomly chosen to receive PEP and four in another association(More)
OBJECTIVES In this study, the incidence of head, neck and facial injuries in youth rugby was determined, and the associated risk factors were assessed. DESIGN Data were extracted from a cluster randomised controlled trial of headgear with the football teams as the unit of randomisation. No effect was observed for headgear use on injury rates, and the data(More)
PURPOSE To examine the effect of hormone use, pregnancy and menopausal status on clinical outcomes following excimer laser surgery for myopia and myopic astigmatism. METHODS Participants comprised all female patients of the Melbourne Excimer Laser Group (MELG). A standardised surgical protocol was followed by the 27 MELG members, using the VisX 20/20(More)
Alaska Native hunters consistently have reported higher proportions of male seals to female seals in annual subsistence harvests from 1992-98. This report examines survey methodology as a potential contributing factor to unbalanced sex compositions of subsistence harbor seals reported by Alaska Natives. The report compares estimates of sex compositions(More)