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The Manitoba IBD Cohort Study: A population-based study of the prevalence of lifetime and twelve-month anxiety and mood disorders
(American Journal Gastroenterology, 2008)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Given the impact of anxiety and mood disorders on health, it is important to consider these disorders in persons with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We assessed the prevalence of anxiety and mood ...
The effect of a new road safety device with auditory alerts on older drivers
(Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference, 2008)
The purpose of this study was to examine a newly designed road safety device as used by older drivers. The Otto Driving Companion (Persen Technologies, Winnipeg, MB) is a portable device that provides drivers with "instant ...
A population-based controlled study of social support, self perceived stress, activity and work issues and access to health care in IBD
(Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 2008)
We're Canadian, eh?
This paper, still in process, is a considerably expanded and revised version of a talk given several years ago. It was once a featured paper at the Spanish 22nd Aedean International Conference for English and Philology, ...
Vitamin D Status and Bone Density in Recently Diagnosed Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Manitoba IBD Cohort Study
(American Journal Gastroenterology, 2008-06)
OBJECTIVES: Bone mineral density (BMD) is usually normal at the time of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) diagnosis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of vitamin D metabolism in recently diagnosed ...
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Adults
Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) are important causes of morbidity and mortality, with mortality rates approaching 62%. HAP and VAP are the second most common cause of nosocomial ...
Group A Streptococcal Meningitis in a Pediatric Patient
A case of group A streptococcal meningitis is reported in a 14-year-old girl with a history of recurrent otitis media. She presented to the emergency room with an altered level of consciousness; the organism was isolated ...
Effect of Maintenance Azithromycin on Established Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome in Lung Transplant Patients
BACKGROUND: Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS), the main cause of late mortality following lung transplantation, is defined as an irreversible decline in forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1).Previous studies using ...