Susan E McDonald

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INTRODUCTION Because unexpected disease is rare in a child's inguinal hernia sac we decided to investigate the cost of routine pathological evaluation of inguinal hernial sacs in children and the incidence of clinically significant pathological findings. METHODS We searched the health records at the University Hospital, Saskatoon, for patients under 20(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine whether there is a difference in discomfort between Netcell Series 5000 and Rapid Rhino Mannheim 8.0 cm (Cat. No. 800) packs used after routine nasal surgery, whilst in situ and during removal. This was tested in a single blind, randomised controlled trial at the ENT Department, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital. PARTICIPANTS Adults(More)
Physiologic and hematologic values were established for two groups of free ranging Nelson desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni). Eleven sheep (Group I) were captured with a drop net, 16 sheep (Group II) were immobilized with Etorphine introduced in projectile syringes. The mean glucose level, respiration rate and leucocyte count values for Group I(More)
Clinical observations of nurses working with spinal cord patients describe positional changes affecting diuresis. Research has not documented this phenomenon in detail. Knowledge of the timing of diuresis may allow more control over bladder management. The purpose of this descriptive pilot study was to determine the relationship among body position, timing(More)
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