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Against the background of digital transformation processes that are currently changing the world of work, this paper examines general digital competences of beginning trainees in commercial vocational education and training (VET) programs. We are particularly interested in factors influencing digital competence profiles. From survey data including...
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Heat stroke is a serious heat‐related health outcome that can eventually lead to death. Due to the poor accessibility of heat stroke data, the large‐scale relationship between heat stroke and meteorological factors is still unclear. This work aims to clarify the potential relationship between meteorological variables and heat stroke, and quantify t...
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Recent research views nostalgia as a valuable resource that can be accessed in times of distress and discomfort. The present work complements this literature by examining novel and previously uncovered triggers and downstream consequences of nostalgia in the consumer domain: disease‐threat and protective behavior. The current paper argues that nost...
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Purpose Scabies is a World Health Organization-defined neglected tropical disease and a growing public health issue worldwide. It is difficult to obtain reliable data on prevalence due to the lack of standardized tests. The aim of this study was to assess scabies online search behavior in Germany to identify local differences using Google search vo...
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RESUMO: Este estudo teve como objetivo identificar áreas protegidas no estado do Amazonas, no Brasil, que são visitadas com fim de observação de aves, como também analisar a diversidade da avifauna e os serviços ofertados por populações residentes nas áreas protegidas. O estudo foi realizado com a aplicação de formulários on-line destinados aos 13...
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Background Internet search volume reflects the level of Internet users’ risk perception during public health events. The Internet search volume index model, an algorithm of concentration of Internet users, and statistical analysis of popular topics on Weibo are used to analyze the effects of time, space, and space-time interaction. We conducted in-...
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Introduction: Google Trends (GT) is an important free tool for online search behavior analysis, which provides access to Internet search patterns in Google. In recent decades, this database has been used for predicting the outbreak of epidemics and pandemics in different regions of the world. The present study aimed to evaluate Iranian users’ COVID...
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Background: Despite an increase in the use of online resources, their use by veterinary students, especially in the study of small animal internal medicine (SAIM), remains poorly understood. Methods: A questionnaire-based study consisting of 26 survey items and 263 responses from seven UK universities investigated the use of online resources amo...
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The closure of educational and cultural institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic has led to changes in the traditional teaching model and the transition to online teaching. Since access to textbooks and professional literature was significantly difficult in completely new conditions, the resources of information and communication technologies were...
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This study is to find out several insights about occurrences behind the empowerment of renowned women till today. Women empowerment is a general term that refers to giving women the power, environment and liberty of thought, action and education to set up career, prosperity and identity. The main objective of this study is to find out the difficult...
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There is a lot in the bibliography that conceptualises and describes both the role of the portfolio, digital or otherwise, at the different levels of education, and its multiple meanings and reasons for use, context, usefulness, advantages or disadvantages. An Internet search would unleash a tsunami of information related to portfolios. For us (Cor...
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Humans increasingly rely on artificial intelligence (AI) for efficient and objective decision-making, yet there is increasing concern that algorithms used by modern AI systems produce discriminatory outputs, presumably because they are trained on data in which societal biases are embedded. As a consequence, their use by human decision makers may re...
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Introduction: Globally, the use of traditional medicines is being encouraged for the treatment of chronic disorders, as synthetic drugs may cause untoward effects. The genus Stachytarpheta Vahl (Verbenaceae), known as "porter weed" [English], "gervao," includes many species widely distributed in tropical and subtropical America and Africa with few...
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Background Bluetooth-enabled smartphone apps have been developed and implemented in different sites globally to help overcome capacity limitations of traditional interview-based COVID-19 contact tracing. Two apps are currently available in Canada: ABTraceTogether exclusively in Alberta and COVID Alert in nine other provinces and territories. This s...
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Background: A transitory period prior to the surgical correction of cleft lip and palate (CLP) is associated with adverse impacts, which may require a medical intervention. Pre-surgical infant orthopedics (PSIO) is deemed to reduce the functional and psychological burden, offering a transition until the definite surgical intervention. Aim: To as...
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With Web 1.0 technology, where users can only read the content produced by the website administrator, data sharing is done only from static pages. With Web 2.0, users went from passive to active and met with dynamic pages. Thus, users were enabled to create and share new content on the Internet. With Web 3.0, the data collected on the Internet has...
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Pollution from wildfires constitutes a growing source of poor air quality globally. To protect health, governments largely rely on citizens to limit their own wildfire smoke exposures, but the effectiveness of this strategy is hard to observe. Using data from private pollution sensors, cell phones, social media posts and internet search activity, w...
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As the COVID-19 ravaging through the globe, accurate forecasts of the disease spread are crucial for situational awareness, resource allocation, and public health decision-making. Alternative to the traditional disease surveillance data collected by the United States (US) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), big data from Internet such...
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Background: Reproductive-age women occasionally face the pathological condition of adenomyosis, which is often concurrent with endometriosis. It is believed that endometriosis and adenomyosis increases the risk of obstetric complications. Although new insights into the mechanism of obstetric complications due to endometriosis are emerging, there i...
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Background Despite recent focus on improving health care in care homes, it is unclear what role general practitioners (GPs) should play. To provide evidence for future practice we set out to explore how GPs have been involved in such improvements. Methods Realist review incorporated theory-driven literature searches and stakeholder interviews, sup...
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Humans are responsible for over a quarter of all wildlife mortality events across the globe. The pressure this puts on wildlife populations contributes to the decline of many at-risk species. To minimize human-caused mortality and reverse population declines in species across the world, we first need to know where these events are happening or like...
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In China’s regulated housing markets, a married couple may choose strategically to divorce in order to purchase more houses and/or purchase with more favorable financial conditions. Our study examines the propensity for strategic divorce induced by housing market regulations in China. To overcome the difficulty of using conventional divorce data to...
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Objective To assess the pattern of internet usage among preparatory school students in Beni-Suef Governorate, Egypt, and the Al Qassim Region, Saudi Arabia, and identify its associated factors. Methods A cross-sectional study using a multistage proportionate sampling technique was conducted from October to December 2019 for 1537 preparatory school...
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INTRODUCTION: The internet is increasingly becoming important in daily life and healthcare services do not resist this change and keep evolving accordingly. In this study it was aimed to evaluate the awareness of pediatric urology, use of the internet for medical purposes by the parents of pediatric urology patients. METHODS: A well-prepared 12-que...
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Introduction: Complication rates are used to evaluate surgical quality-of-care and determine health care reimbursements. The U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) hospital rankings are a highly-referenced source for top hospitals. The objective of this study was to determine the surgeon demographics of those practicing at USNWR Top Ranked Orthopedic Ho...
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Background: Patients diagnosed with cancer frequently search the Internet for health information. Yet, the quality of CTCL online information has not been investigated so far. Objectives: The aim of this study was to identify and assess the most visible websites on CTCL. Methods: An Internet search on the top three search engines Google, Yahoo...
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Since the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Chinese government has taken a number of measures to effectively control the pandemic. By the end of 2021, China achieved a full vaccination rate higher than 85%. The Chinese Plan provides an important model for the global fight against COVID-19. Internet search reflects the public's at...
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Real-time vaccine hesitancy surveillance is needed to better understand changes in vaccination behaviors. We aim to understand the association between coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreaks and population vaccine hesitancy and to monitor the dynamic changes in vaccination behaviors. We used the autoregressive integrated moving average model...
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After the emergence of the Covid-19 virus new Omicron variant at the end of 2021, news in various mass media resurfaced, especially in Indonesia. Digitalization in the world of news increasingly aligns with the Omicron variant that has entered Indone-sia. The news about a new Omicron variant becomes a hot topic that is often discussed in various ma...
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Turistler hızlı ve ucuz tatil alma ihtiyacı ile internetten alışveriş yapmaktadırlar. Bu durum ise siber suçlulara fırsatlar yaratmaktadır. Otel işletmelerinin web siteleri kopyalanmakta ve sahte tatil teklifleri elektronik posta ile müşterilere iletilmektedir. Oltalama bir çeşit dolandırıcılık yöntemi olup her geçen gün daha fazla turisti maddi za...
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Background Buprenorphine and naloxone are first-line medications for people who use opioids (PWUO). Buprenorphine can reduce opioid use and cravings, help withdrawal symptoms, and reduce risk of opioid overdose. Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can be administered to reverse an opioid overdose. Despite the utility of these medications, PWU...
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ABSTRACT Surgery is a very stressful situation for humans, resulting in various psychiatric problems. Fear of the operation process, fear of the unknown, death anxiety along with changes in primary personal, family and professional roles, cause the manifestation of problems from the mental realm. The effects of psychiatric disorders can have a prof...
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Prevalence of homicide-suicides is difficult to determine in Greece due to the lack of a national tracking system. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of the homicide-suicide incidents in Greece over the past 13 years, and to determine the circumstances under which they occurred, as well as the characteristics of perpetrators and v...
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Previous research indicates that using the internet in knowledge related tasks increases overestimation. We attempted to replicate this finding and extended previous research by explicitly manipulating the standards that participants used for the explanatory knowledge task in order to reduce the metacognitive bias. We conducted a 2x2 within-subject...
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Background The internet and social media are increasingly popular sources of health information for adolescents. Using online health information requires digital health literacy, consisting of literacy, analytical skills and personal capabilities such as self-efficacy. Appraising trustworthiness and relevance of online health information requires c...
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The analysis of the public interest as reflected by Internet queries has become a highly valuable tool in many fields. The Google Trends platform, providing timely and informative data, has become increasingly popular in health and medical studies. This study explores whether Internet search frequencies for the keyword “headache” have been increasi...
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This study aims to determine the communication strategy of UIN Walisongo Semarang Public Relations through social media Instagram in order to improve the self-image of UIN Walisongo Semarang with interesting visualizations and current content. If branding efforts usually require large financial support for promotion, then social media offers an opp...
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Abundant experimental data suggest that hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is related to the pathophysiology of Diabetes Mellitus (DM). Multiple molecular mechanisms, including receptors, membrane ion channels, signalingmolecules, enzymes, and transcription factors, are known to be responsible for the H2S biological actions; however, H2S is not fully documente...
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The paper examined the 21st century library as a tool for educational advancement in a changing society. It described the library as a spring of that irrigates the field of education. It also postulates that the aim of education is to equip and empower citizens with values, competences, skills, and knowledge required to play their role effectively...
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Purpose: People's purchasing and consumption patterns have been substantially influenced by different behaviours. The widespread concern about reducing food waste has resulted in the need for environmental concern. Consumer food purchases differ from each other when consuming in dine-in outlets where different factors can result in food trash leadi...
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Purpose: People's purchasing and consumption patterns have been substantially influenced by different behaviours. The widespread concern about reducing food waste has resulted in the need for environmental concern. Consumer food purchases differ from each other when consuming in dine-in outlets where different factors can result in food trash leadi...
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There has been a disparity in familiarity regarding the public interest in gastroenterology terminologies during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study aimed to understand the outcomes of the public’s view on gastrointestinal topics and their potential social effects. This study is a comparative analysis of American Google Trends gastrointestinal termin...
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ABSTRACT Background: Fall-risk increasing drugs (FRIDs) are medications that can increase the risk of falls (ROF) among older people (OP). However, OP were shown to have little knowledge or awareness about FRIDs. Additionally, education materials (EMs) on falls prevention infrequently cover topics on FRIDs. This study aims to assess the freely...
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As the COVID-19 spread over the globe and new variants of COVID-19 keep occurring, reliable real-time forecasts of COVID-19 hospitalizations are critical for public health decisions on medical resources allocations. This paper aims to forecast future 2 weeks national and state-level COVID-19 new hospital admissions in the United States. Our method...
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The volume of data is growing exponentially and becoming more valuable to organizations that collect it, from e-commerce data, shipping, audio and video logs, text messages, internet search queries, stock market activity, financial transactions, the Internet of Things, and various other sources. The major challenges are related with the way to extr...
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Chronic venous leg ulcers are known to be very common and debilitating. Treatment is arduous and recurrence rates are high. The prevalence of chronic venous disease (CVD), especially leg ulcers, rises with age. Slow healing and recurrence continue to weigh down the patients. There is a great need to understand the aetio-pathogenesis and eliminate t...
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Calotropis is one of the widely distributed plants along the world’s geographical area. Many studies have been conducted to prove the pharmacological activities of Calotropis procera (Arka). It is classified as Upavisha in Ayurveda by Bhavprakasha and Rasatarangini. In its therapeutic application mentioned in various classical texts, Calotropis pro...
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There has been increasing evidence and growing popularity of orthobiologic treatments, such as platelet-rich plasma, bone marrow aspirate concentrate, and microfragmented adipose tissue. However, real-world data, including patient-reported pain and function outcomes, remains sparse for these procedures. Thus, collecting patient-reported outcome mea...
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The development of information and communication technologies, specifically the Internet, has changed the way tourists plan their trips, being one of the most important information sources for tourism decision-making. However, a limited number of studies has been developed to analyse the causal relationships between the web interaction and tourism...
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This narrative review documented the available knowledge on the transmissibility, pathogenicity, morbidity and mortality of COVID-19 in sub-Saharan African region in order to inform recommendations of future containment of the virus. Internet search for studies on COVID-19 transmission, pathogenicity, morbidity and mortality in Africa was conducted...
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Digital literacy is critical in today's teaching; learning and research. In this regard, university lecturers should have the skills that can enable them to interact adequately in the digital environment. Possession of digital skills enables lecturers to retrieve the information they use in teaching and research. This paper aimed to examine the dig...
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Diel activity patterns are an important aspect of behavioural ecology, yet summarising works on diel activity patterns of fishes are lacking for several regions of the world, including the Mediterranean Sea. Based on a comprehensive review of literature, internet searches, citizen science and personal observations, we compile existing knowledge of...
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Worldwide, a large number of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are enroled in formal non‐parental early childhood education or care (ECEC). Theoretically, lower adult/child ratios (fewer children per adult) and smaller group sizes are hypothesised to be associated with positive child outcomes in ECEC. A lower adult/child ratio and a smaller group...
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Limited knowledge regarding the relative effectiveness of workplace accident prevention approaches creates barriers to informed decision‐making by policy makers, public health practitioners, workplace, and worker advocates. The objective of this review was to assess the effectiveness of broad categories of safety interventions in preventing acciden...
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Before making travel plans, people often use the Internet to collect relevant information to help themselves make better decisions. Among the numerous information search channels, Internet search engine is used by the vast number of travelers because of its low cost and high efficiency. To a large extent, Internet search behavior is the external ma...
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Aim To find out the current status of the internet use of patients who undergo surgery for repair of their hernias. Materials and methods The patients who were diagnosed with abdominal wall hernia and scheduled for elective hernia repair were requested to answer a questionnaire. The questions were directed face-to-face by the surgeons themselves....
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The internet provides up-to-date, multi-perspective and spatial information on geographical conflicts worldwide. Internet searches can therefore be used in geography education for students to learn about geographical conflicts and to form their own opinions on them. However, previous research indicates that students lack competences in searching an...
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Background Physical and mechanical restraints used in treatment, care, education, and corrections programs for children are high-risk interventions primarily due to their adverse physical, emotional, and fatal consequences. Objective This study explores the conditions and circumstances of restraint-related fatalities in the United States by asking...
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Objectives The effect of COVID-19 mitigation measures on different oral health care needs is unclear. This study aimed to estimate the effect of COVID-19 mitigation measures on different types of oral health care utilization needs and explore the heterogeneity of such effects in different countries by using real-time Internet search data. Methods...
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The internet has changed the way we live, work and take decisions. As it is the major modern resource for research, detailed data on internet usage exhibits vast amounts of behavioral information. This paper aims to answer the question whether this information can be facilitated to predict future returns of stocks on financial capital markets. In a...
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Emerging research suggests that internet search patterns may provide timely, actionable insights into adverse health impacts from, and behavioral responses to, days of extreme heat, but few studies have evaluated this hypothesis, and none have done so across the United States. We used two-stage distributed lag nonlinear models to quantify the inter...
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The absence of continuous, real-time mental health assessment has made it challenging to quantify the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on population mental health. We examined publicly available, anonymized, aggregated data on weekly trends in Google searches related to anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation from 2018 to 2020 in the US. We corr...
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The Asian yellow-legged hornet (Vespa velutina) has been invading Italy since 2013, and it was subjected to management programs to counter its spread and raise awareness about its impacts. We administered a questionnaire to a sample of 358 beekeepers in Italy, asking them about their sources of information on V. velutina and their perception of its...
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This study aimed to explore Bangladeshi religious leaders’ perspectives on the Rohingya refugee crisis and its implications for Bangladesh. We have employed a triangulation of methods composed of content analysis, qualitative intensive interviews and a robust Internet search to conduct the study. Bangladesh has experienced many impacts from the mas...
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Surgery is a very stressful situation for humans, resulting in various psychiatric problems. Fear of the operation process, fear of the unknown, death anxiety along with changes in primary personal, family and professional roles, cause the manifestation of problems from the mental realm. The effects of psychiatric disorders can have a profound effe...
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Surgery is a very stressful situation for humans, resulting in various psychiatric problems. Fear of the operation process, fear of the unknown, death anxiety along with changes in primary personal, family and professional roles, cause the manifestation of problems from the mental realm. The effects of psychiatric disorders can have a profound effe...
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Malaria caused by the Plasmodium parasites is a major public health concern in malaria-endemic regions with P. falciparum causing the most severe form of the disease. The use of antimalarial drugs for the management of the disease proves to be one of the best methods to manage the disease. Unfortunately, P. falciparum has developed resistance to al...