W. Davenport Robertson

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The National Institute of Environmental Heath Sciences (NIEHS), as part of the Metadata Generation Research Project, is exploring resource authors' abilities for creating acceptable metadata. As part of this work, two different versions of the NIEHS Dublin Core-based metadata generation tool have been tested. An iterative design approach, supported by(More)
This paper reports on a study that examined the ability of resource authors to create acceptable metadata in an organizational setting. The results indicate that authors can create good quality metadata when working with the Dublin Core, and that is in some cases they may be able to create metadata that is of better quality than what a metadata professional(More)
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has formed a team to design and implement a Dublin Core-based metadata schema to enhance the public's ability to retrieve pertinent public health information on the organization's Web site. The team decided to use the DC schema because it is a de facto standard and because of its flexibility.(More)
Globe tenting is a change in the posterior globe configuration that results in a tented or conical appearance and is objectively defined as a posterior globe angle of less than 130 degrees. Globe tenting is caused by an acute/subacute intraorbital mass effect producing significant proptosis with tethering of the globe by the stretched optic nerve. In this(More)
(DHHS). As with many governmental organizations, the NIEHS website contains a rich and growing body of important resources for both employees and the general public. The NIEHS library has spearheaded an organization-wide metadata project to provide better access to these resources. Dublin Core was elected for the NIEHS metadata project because it supports(More)
Since the introduction by Serbinenko [1] of the concept of using detachable balloons to occlude arteriovenous fistulae and the development of the latex detachable balloon system by Debrun et al. [2] , detachable balloons have become the treatment of choice in the management of posttraumatic carotid-cavernous fistulae [3 , 4]. Using this method, the fistula(More)
This report describes a 25-month-old child with an internal carotid artery injury that was caused by a fall upon the sharp end of a comb held in the mouth. The initial injury appeared trivial, but 24 hours later a right cerebral hemispheric infarct occurred. Delayed deterioration was caused by increased intracranial pressure and transtentorial herniation.(More)