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Canada Watch India: The World's Most Fragile of Democracies: Defying the Odds
(Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, 2012)
A longitudinal analysis of the development of infant facial expressions in responses to acute pain: Immediate and regulatory expressions
Facial expressions during infancy are important to examine as infants do not have the language skills to describe their experiences. This is particularly vital in the context of pain where infants depend solely on their ...
What Place Does Development Have in the Lives of Aboriginals?
For Aboriginal communities, traditional values and knowledge should be at the forefront of development projects.
Race and Gender Impacts Women in Poverty
Lone mother families experience poverty as a result of specific factors such as race and gender. These factors disadvantage them in society and calls for further studies to find solutions.
First Nations and Self-Determination Is Tied to Resource Development
Resource development has been a part of First Nations’ participation in the global economy. Many communities negotiate the way these projects fit into their own values, practices and goal for self-determination.
Systematic review of yoga for pregnant women: current status and future directions.
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012-08)
Objectives. Yoga is used for a variety of immunological, neuromuscular, psychological, and pain conditions. Recent studies indicate that it may be effective in improving pregnancy, labour, and birth outcomes. The purpose ...
Validation of the numerical rating scale for pain intensity and unpleasantness in pediatric acute postoperative pain: sensitivity to change over time
This study evaluates the construct validity (including sensitivity to change) of the numerical rating scale (NRS) for pain intensity (I) and unpleasantness (U) and participant pain scale preferences in children/adolescents ...
Robert L Jefferies Virtual Issue
Between art and testimony: Transforming oral histories of Holocaust survivors into young adult fiction and creative non-fiction.
(Oral History Forum/Forum d’histoire oral, 2012)
Works of historical fiction and creative non-fiction written about the Holocaust continue to occupy an important place in both the literary and history curricula in K to 12 schools. In discussion with author Kathy Kacer, ...
The Coloured Maps for "Defining Dialect Regions with Interpretations: Advancing the Multidimensional Scaling Approach"
This document provides coloured maps for an article in a special edition of Literary and Linguistic Computing (where coloured maps were not readily available). See the full article.
Cold intolerance after brachial plexus nerve injury
Background. The purpose of this study was to evaluate cold intolerance symptoms in patients with brachial plexus nerve injury. We hypothesized that higher levels of cold intolerance would be associated with more pain, ...
Effects of nonnormality on test statistics for one-way independent groups designs
(The British Psychological Society, 2012)
The data obtained from one-way independent groups designs is typically non-normal inform and rarely equally variable across treatment populations (i.e. population variances are heterogeneous). Consequently, the classical ...
Paired-samples tests of equivalence
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2012)
Equivalence tests are used when the objective is to find that two or more groups are nearly equivalent on some outcome, such that any difference is inconsequential. Equivalence tests are available for several research ...
An improved model for evaluating change in randomized pretest, posttest, follow-up designs
(Hogrefe Publishing, 2012)
Randomized pretest, posttest, follow-up (RPPF) designs are often used for evaluating the effectiveness of an intervention. These designs typically address two primary research questions: (1) Do the treatment and control ...
The Prevention of Chronic Postsurgical Pain Using Gabapentin and Pregabalin: A Combined Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012-08)
BACKGROUND: Many clinical trials have demonstrated the effectiveness of gabapentin and pregabalin administration in the perioperative period as an adjunct to reduce acute postoperative pain. However, very few clinical ...
PubMed Central Canada & Faculty Perspectives: Open Access to Health Research at York University
The present study compares the differences between PubMed Central Canada, PMC (US), and UK PMC. Suggestions for developing a more robust PMC Canada along with faculty perspectives about this OA federal repository are discussed.
Separate Playgrounds: Surveying the Fields of Girls’ Media Studies and Boyhood Studies
(Canadian Journal of Communication, 2012)
MULER: Building an Electronic Resource Management (ERM) Solution at York University
Many university libraries now utilize an Electronic Resource Management (ERM) system to assist with operations related to electronic resources. An ERM is a relational database containing information such as suppliers, ...
Summer 2012 Newsletter
In this issue: Meet the Research Team (RT) & Advisory Committees (ACs). As we prepare to launch Phase 1 of our research, web-‐based surveys with LGBTTQ home care users starting in the fall, we’re working on modifying ...