"British Columbia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A province of Canada on the Pacific coast. Its capital is Victoria. The name given in 1858 derives from the Columbia River which was named by the American captain Robert Gray for his ship Columbia which in turn was named for Columbus. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p178 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p81-2)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "British Columbia" by people in Profiles.
Kim CK, Toft JE, Papenfus M, Verutes G, Guerry AD, Ruckelshaus MH, Arkema KK, Guannel G, Wood SA, Bernhardt JR, Tallis H, Plummer ML, Halpern BS, Pinsky ML, Beck MW, Chan F, Chan KM, Levin PS, Polasky S. Catching the right wave: evaluating wave energy resources and potential compatibility with existing marine and coastal uses. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e47598.
Nosyk B, Sun H, Evans E, Marsh DC, Anglin MD, Hser YI, Anis AH. Defining dosing pattern characteristics of successful tapers following methadone maintenance treatment: results from a population-based retrospective cohort study. Addiction. 2012 Sep; 107(9):1621-9.
Mostofsky E, Laier E, Levitan EB, Rosamond WD, Schlaug G, Mittleman MA. Physical activity and onset of acute ischemic stroke: the stroke onset study. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Feb 01; 173(3):330-6.
Vincent GM, Odgers CL, McCormick AV, Corrado RR. The PCL: YV and recidivism in male and female juveniles: a follow-up into young adulthood. Int J Law Psychiatry. 2008 Jun-Jul; 31(3):287-96.
Oliffe J, Thorne S, Hislop TG, Armstrong EA. "Truth telling" and cultural assumptions in an era of informed consent. Fam Community Health. 2007 Jan-Mar; 30(1):5-15.
Anderson F, Downing GM, Hill J, Casorso L, Lerch N. Palliative performance scale (PPS): a new tool. J Palliat Care. 1996; 12(1):5-11.