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Ecology and management of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and mule deer (O. hemionus) of east-central Alberta in relation to chronic wasting diseaseDownload
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a fatal pathogen affecting white-tailed and mule deer in east-central Alberta, and I addressed two current limitations of CWD management. First, to improve precision and accuracy of density estimates obtained from aerial surveys, I evaluated alternative survey...
Influenza pandemic occurs when a novel influenza virus subtype for which humans do not have sufficient immunity emerges and spreads quickly from person-to-person worldwide. Influenza pandemics result in serious consequences on human health and economy. In April 2009, the World Health Organization...
Outcomes of antiretroviral therapy in northern Alberta: the impact of Aboriginal ethnicity and injection drug useDownload
Background: Aboriginals are overrepresented in Canada’s HIV epidemic and are more likely to be infected with HIV through injection drug use (IDU) than non-Aboriginals. However, little research has investigated the outcomes of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) among Aboriginal...
Objectives: To describe the incidence and pattern of traumatic spinal cord injury and cauda equina injury (SCI) in a geographically defined region of Canada. Methods: The study period was April 1, 1997 to March 31, 2000. Data were gathered from three provincial sources: administrative data from...
Background Geographic public health surveillance is concerned with describing and disseminating geographic information about disease and other measures of health to policy makers and the public. While methodological developments in the geographical analysis of disease are numerous, few have been...
An Analysis of the Environmental Risk Factors of Childhood Asthma and Asthma-like Symptoms: Results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and YouthDownload
It is known that a multitude of environmental factors are implicated in the incidence of asthma and asthma symptoms among children; however, previous research has provided inconsistent and/or insufficient evidence as to whether residing in a farming environment during childhood can lead to a...
The objective of this study is to determine variables associated with four to five year functional outcomes in children undergoing complex cardiac surgery early in life. This is a longitudinal follow-up study conducted between 2000 and 2005, consisting of 165 survivors of complex cardiac surgery...
Cardiovascular Disease Risk factors in Canadian-born and Immigrant Children and Youth in the Canadian Health Measures SurveyDownload
Immigrants make up almost 20% of Canada’s population. Recent adult immigrants to Canada are generally in better health than those born in Canada. However, we know little about whether this is also the case in children. We compared mean levels and prevalence of adverse levels of CVD risk factors...
International Comparison of Time to Treatment Intensification and Rates of Complications in Metformin Monotherapy Treated Type 2 Diabetes PatientsDownload
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a progressive disease which affects many people in Canada and the United States, and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes is only expected to increase in the future. Pharmacological interventions are a cornerstone of the management of type 2 diabetes as they help to...
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a “kissing disease virus” that has infected more than 95% of the adult human population. It has been associated with diseases such as Acute Infectious Mononucleosis (AIM) and post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD). The kinetics of primary EBV infection has...