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Epidemics of infectious disease that have spread to many countries, often more than one continent, and usually affecting a large number of people.
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Since the onset of COVID-19, gender violence has significantly increased, affecting the lives of cis and trans girls and women due to the lack of visibility and overall normalization established through several patriarchal patterns in society. Maven Road analyzed the 8.6M million social media mentions on the topic that occurred in the US since Marc...
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Most people are trying to put the COVID-19 pandemic, with all it tragedies, disruptions, uncertainties, and inanities in the rear view mirror. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 global health emergency over on May 5th, and the U.S declared the public health emergency over on May 11th. Budget realities mean that governments an...
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Viral agents represent one of the main groups of pathogens causing morbidity and mortality in humans. Most of these potential agents cause major epidemics and pandemics, as we have seen recently with SARS-CoV-2. The prevention and control of viral spread are highly desirable. In this sense, we encourage the submission of manuscripts with promising...
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Analytics (PA) is a field of HR that uses the techniques of artificial intelligence, social sciences and innovation to extract insights from employee data for business decision-making. This is an area that has shown growing interest from organizations, industry and academia in the last decade. PA trends before the COVID-19 pandemic were mostly arou...
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There is a dissociation of students towards structure courses which causes challenges in teaching these courses. Different teaching methods were proposed to highlight the holistic approach of architectural design and that structure was part of this process. But this challenging situation became a problem due to the global pandemic situation forcing...
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On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a new coronavirus infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus as a pandemic, making it the 11th pandemic of the 20th and 21st centuries. This study investigated the clinical and laboratory results (D-dimer, conventional coagulation, and HbA1c biomarker concentrations) of 150 patients (75...
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The 'new normal' era of the COVID-19 pandemic had debilitating effects from a number of restrictions on businesses that have had a significant impact on the travel and hospitality sectors. Chaos theory is applied to investigate the risk management strategies employed by tourism business managers in Plateau State Nigeria, during the pandemic. Interv...
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During the Covid-19 pandemic, when strict restrictions were imposed to protect public health, e-commerce played a significant role in providing products on time. E-commerce technology and big data analytics enable companies to gain competitive advantages and respond to customers more efficiently. To make e-commerce more sustainable, the three dimen...
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BACKGROUND A bibliometric analysis covering only the production of original studies or considering world production until 2022 has yet to be conducted. The creation and advancement of vaccines have also influenced research priorities, demonstrating the need for a new approach to this subject. OBJECTIVES To analyze worldwide scientific production r...
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In this study, the enhanced hybrid empirical mode decomposition with autoregressive integrated moving average (EMD-ARIMA) method is proposed and applied to forecast daily new COVID-19 reported cases in Jordan. The EMD method is applied to decompose the COVID-19 data into a number of IMFs components as a simple time series. Then, the appropriate ARI...
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The COVID-19 pandemic caused an abrupt shift in how basic education was delivered. In the Philippines, most of the education sector implemented modular-distance learning, in consideration of the on-the-ground realities of students and their families. This article is an example of action research investigating Philippine students' motivations to lea...
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As a consequence of the lockdown and quarantine measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers engaged in home fitness by purchasing fitness courses online. Therefore, after the pandemic, the platform model has become a trend for transformation among fitness clubs to resist risks of uncertainty and expand the market for course sales. The cooperat...
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Parasitoses intestinais são infecções no trato gastrointestinal, por protozoários e/ou helmintos e representam um agravo à saúde pública, mas apesar dessa problemática, foram notificadas menos do que seria esperado devido a pandemia da COVID-19. O objetivo desse estudo foi verificar a ocorrência de enteroparasitas antes e durante a pandemia da COVI...
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Objetivou-se analisar, por meio do padrão espacial e temporal, o efeito da pandemia de COVID-19 na detecção de casos novos de tuberculose no Brasil. Trata-se de um estudo ecológico, que adotou a taxa média de detecção de casos novos de tuberculose no período pré-pandemia (2016 a 2019) e pandêmico (2020). Na análise espacial foi calculada a variação...
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A pandemia da COVID-19 trouxe desafios para o monitoramento de usuários de anticoagulantes, sobretudo idosos, sendo o telemonitoramento uma alternativa para dar continuidade aos cuidados para esses pacientes. O presente estudo teve como objetivo descrever a experiência do telemonitoramento de idosos usuários de anticoagulantes na pandemia da COVID-...
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A pandemia da doença por coronavírus (COVID-19), teve seus primeiros casos localizados em Wuhan, na China, em dezembro de 2019. Por ser considerada infecciosa e altamente contagiosa causando problemas respiratórias, levou à inúmeras mudanças no calendário letivo das instituições de ensino. O presente estudo tem como objetivos rastrear o perfil dos...
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Estudos que avaliem a insegurança alimentar e sua associação com o consumo de frutas, legumes e verduras (FLV) podem auxiliar na identificação de grupos e fatores de risco para um consumo alimentar inadequado, a fim de propor intervenções nutricionais assertivas. O objetivo deste estudo foi descrever o consumo de FLV por crianças em diferentes situ...
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A pandemia da COVID-19 trouxe desafios para o monitoramento de usuários de anticoagulantes, sobretudo idosos, sendo o telemonitoramento uma alternativa para dar continuidade aos cuidados para esses pacientes. O presente estudo teve como objetivo descrever a experiência do telemonitoramento de idosos usuários de anticoagulantes na pandemia da COVID-...
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As Doenças Crônicas não Transmissíveis representam um problema de saúde pública a nível mundial, e são resultantes da combinação de distintos fatores de risco, a exemplo a prática insuficiente de atividade física e o uso excessivo de dispositivos eletrônicos. Identificar a frequência da prática de atividade física e do uso de dispositivos eletrônic...
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A pandemia da doença pelo coronavírus impacta sobremaneira a sociedade, gerando desafios sem precedentes para a ciência, para os sistemas de saúde e para a Atenção Primária à Saúde, que foram rapidamente cobrados por respostas diversificadas para o enfrentamento desta emergência de saúde pública. O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar a qualidade da A...
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Starting January 2020 for the period of two years, many Indian industries were adversely affected because of the pandemic. The severity of the impact had varied from industry to industry. The study attemptsunderstand the severity of the damage it has caused to the airline industry with the purpose to comprehend how the industry was coping up with t...
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Objective: to assess the job satisfaction of nursing professionals who worked in care and management during the COVID-19 pandemic. Method: cross-sectional epidemiological study, with the participation of 334 nursing professionals of a teaching hospital. Absolute and relative frequencies of qualitative variables and means of numerical variables were...
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Objective: to map the knowledge produced about the repercussions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic on Nursing training. Method: this is a Scoping Review, guided by the recommendations set forth in the Joanna Briggs Institute Reviewer’s Manual and carried out in 15 electronic databases and theses and dissertations repositories. The protocol was regis...
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Objective: to identify the sociodemographic profile and the characteristics of interpersonal violence against older adults during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in a capital city from the Brazilian Southeast region. Method: a descriptive and exploratory research study with a cross-sectional design based on the notifications of suspected...
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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) and its mechanisms have been thoroughly studied by researchers all over the world with the hope of finding answers that may aid the discovery of new treatment options or effective means of prevention. Still, over 2 years into the pandemic that is an immense burden on health care and econo...
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Apply It! The annual ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal® worldwide survey to determine industry trends by health and fitness professionals is now in its 17th consecutive year. The COVID-19 pandemic certainly made an impact on the 2021 survey and continued for 2022, but for 2023, some current trends are emerging whereas others are weakening because of...
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Objective: to verify associations between sociodemographic variables and factors that facilitate and hinder the transition from face-to-face psychological care to remote mode in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Method: this is an analytical, quantitative, cross-sectional study. After approval by the Research Ethics Committee, data collectio...
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Objective: to evaluate and correlate the quality of life and financial toxicity of adult patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Method: observational, analytical study, carried out with 35 patients in a reference hospital for transplantation in Latin America. For data collection, the Functional Ass...
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Objective: to verify the implications of practical activities in the Skills and Simulation Laboratory on the motivation and feelings expressed by undergraduate students when returning to face-to-face activities after the social isolation caused by COVID-19 pandemic. Method: a quasi-experimental study, with a single group and of the pre- and post-te...
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Objective: to analyze the implications of the pandemic on the Nursing team's occupational health according to its performance in COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 units. Method: a multicenter and mixed-methods study, with a sequential explanatory strategy. A total of 845 professionals took part in the first stage, answering an electronic form which cont...
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We investigate the way service providers who operate on an online peer-to-peer (P2P) platform readapted their marketing choices to face the Covid-19 pandemic. Through an empirical investigation on a large dataset of Airbnb properties in Rome, observed from January 2018 to December 2020, we provide a threefold contribution by investigating how Airbn...
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This new edition of Effective Writing for Healthcare Professionals is an invaluable insider's guide to publishing, providing tips and advice for time-poor professionals working in the healthcare sector. But how do you get published? Where do you start? How do you know if your writing is good enough and what can you learn to make it better? Offerin...
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Nowadays, single-use plastic pollution attracts the attention of scholars, policymakers, and practitioners. In addition to personal protective equipment (PPEs) waste during the COVID-19 pandemic, other unpreceded plastic wastes such as packaging from online shopping and food delivery, viruses confirmatory testing, and drinking straws also contribut...
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Ventilation is essential for maintaining good indoor air quality (IAQ). However, there are still many buildings continue to suffering from inadequate ventilation due to a lack of , owning to without either sufficient natural ventilation or proper operation of mechanical ventilation. During the pandemic of COVID-19, several Chinese guidelines have s...
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Social programs run by community organizations provide an important outlet for social connectedness among older adults. However, these programs were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. In this study, we aimed to understand how community organizations used digital technologies to continue running social programs online for older adults...
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The adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on teachers and students has been discussed in different contexts of education, mostly focused on challenges of the imposed transition from physical to virtual teaching. Not much has been written about the resulting predicaments of rural teachers and their students, especially in developing countries like...
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, remote learning (RL) transformed the educational landscape for hands-on Computer Science courses. This paradigm shift accelerated the transition from traditional in-person programming labs to decentralized student-provided resources. Even as students returned to in-person learning, many continued to rely on their perso...
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Unlike previous pandemics, COVID-19 has impacted developed countries worse (in terms of incidence and mortality) than developing ones. This holds whether one uses income per capita or the Human Development Index, and for either levels or fir changes in over time. An evaluation of improvements in capabilities (life-expectancy or years of schooling)...
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The purpose of this study is to describe and analyze whether digital remote work in times of Covid-19 is influencing the satisfaction of Public Administration employees. Based on the objective of this study, an online survey was conducted in the Portuguese Public Administration, for a sample of 70 individuals, working at home due to the situation o...
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Hard-to-reach (HTR) energy users encompass individuals who are physically difficult to reach, underserved, or challenging to engage and motivate in demand-side energy programmes. Given a mix of societal challenges (e.g. inequity, energy poverty, decarbonisation, the COVID-19 pandemic), HTR energy users are receiving increasing attention. However, t...
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With the demanding nature of their work, healthcare professionals often face challenges that can affect their overall well-being. Understanding the factors that affect their quality of life is crucial to developing effective interventions and support systems. The present systematic review investigated the relationship between quality of life, fatig...
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Technology-based instruction provided during the covid-19 pandemic demonstrated the importance of teachers' technology integration knowledge. This study examines the impact of a technology-based course offered remotely during the covid-19 pandemic on preservice teachers' technology integration knowledge development. It provides a new way to concept...
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Adopting online learning as a mandated means of instruction amid the pandemic guaranteed students the opportunity to integrate digital technologies for English language learning. This experience was pivotal in investigating the continuous use of these platforms to facilitate online language learning post-pandemic. However, few studies have focused...
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This study performs empirical tests to show several behavioral patterns in managerial decision-making using Chinese data. Based on the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003, caused by the same family of viruses as COVID-19, we show that firms with board chairs that experienced SARS during their tenure as senior executives inv...
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The objective of the current research is to detect differences in the self-report of emotional responses during the Covid 19 pandemic (High fear, High Cautious, Careless, and panic) and to explore and analyze the most prominent of these emotional responses to the Covid-19 pandemic according to the Big five factors of personality among university st...
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There is no doubt that extreme contexts (e.g. warzones and pandemics) represent substantial disruptions that force many companies to rethink the way they do business. With so much workforce now working remotely and concerns about resulting work alienation, the question becomes: how can this be translated into the generational divide in workplaces b...
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This study aims to analyse how value-based leadership can lead to local economic development, especially in the current COVID-19 pandemic. The study traces how the vision of value-based leaders can empower young women to 1) get out of the unemployment bandwagon; 2) get affirmed as capable people; 3) get access to land; 4) get trained in agri-preneu...
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The global COVID-19 pandemic created a constant need for hand disinfection. While it is still essential, disinfection use is declining with the decrease in perceived personal risk (e.g., as a result of vaccination). Thus this work explores using different visual cues to act as reminders for hand disinfection. We investigated different public displa...
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The COVID-19 outbreak has impacted people's mental health, particularly in the workplace. Stress and depression were worsened by job insecurity, social isolation, and health worries. The Bangladeshi garment sector experienced a drop in demand due to the lockouts, leading to rising worker poverty levels. Mental anguish was enhanced as a result of bo...
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Action learning and action research often receive combined attention. This action research project used a team of human resource (HR) professionals to pilot using action learning to train them about implementing human performance technology (HPT) and human performance improvement (HPI) concepts into their daily work processes. Skills development ha...
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In this paper, we made an investigation about an uncertain interval supply chain network model with risk and visibility (UISCNMwRV). We consider the available budget for supply chain visibility, production capacity, cost of reducing supply risk, cost of enhancing supply chain visibility, demand for each product in each period, the expected value of...
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The growing concern for sustainability is evident, given the importance of guaranteeing resources for the next generations, especially in the face of increasing energy consumption in buildings. Regardless of the context, people seek comfort, which makes investigating Indoor Environmental Quality crucial. This covers aspects such as indoor air, temp...
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English Certificate from the Comfort of your Home: A Comparison of B2 Certification Examinations Taken Remotely // The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the introduction of the home edition certification examinations in foreign languages. Currently, there is a growing choice of tests available in the remote option: from General and Academic English t...
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ABSTRAK Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk mengetahui pengaruh konflik kerja-keluarga dengan burnout pada Dokter di masa pandemi COVID-19. Konflik kerja keluarga adalah suatu bentuk konflik antar peran di mana tekanan peran dari domain pekerjaan dan keluarga saling bertentangan dalam beberapa hal. Burnout adalah suatu sindrom psikologis yang disebabkan...
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Background Over the past 2 years, the COVID-19 pandemic has placed enormous pressure on the health care industry. There has been an increase in demand and, at the same time, a shortage of supplies. This has shown that supply chain management in the health care industry cannot be taken for granted. Furthermore, the health care industry is also facin...
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Online courses" avoid the limitation of time and space and effectively integrate educational resources by using internet technology, thus accelerating the development of modern education. The wide use of online courses since the COVID-19 pandemic has made the learning effect of online courses and its influencing factors attract the attention of edu...
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Country reported case counts suggested a slow spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa. Owing to inadequate public awareness, unestablished monitoring practices, limited testing and stigmas, there might exist extensive under-ascertainment of the true number of cases, especially at the beginning of the novel epide...
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Sustainability in tourism is a goal and a path that must take into account the needs of visitors, the tourism sector, and communities, as well as the environmental, economic, and social impacts now and in the future. Sustainable tourism must make appropriate use of its territory and natural resources. The green tourism attraction of walkways is bec...
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This qualitative study aimed to explore the outcomes of tutoring and socio-emotional support for children with disabilities, implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 20 parents of children with disabilities. The tutoring sessions improved children's academic achievement, emotional well-being, attitude...
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California has fundamentally reformed its criminal justice system. Since 2011, the state passed several reforms which reduced its massive prison population. Importantly, this decaceration has not harmed public safety as research finds these measures had no impact on violent crime and only marginal impacts on property crime statewide. The COVID-19 p...
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 e objective is to understand the relations between diff erent Brazilian governments and indigenous peoples in the last 20 years, with an emphasis on the Bolsonaro administration and during the Covid-19 pandemic. In this sense, it is asked: in what way have indigenous people and the Amazon Forest been aff ected by the Bolsonaro government’s handli...
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Background This study investigates the demographical factors associated with psychological distress and the family environment during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Jordan. Objectives The sample consisted of (1211) participants (355 males and 856 females) aged (18 to 67) years. The Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K10) and The Modified Short-form Fa...
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This study examined connections between experiential learning practices, mandatory career courses, and positive first destination outcomes of graduates from a large public institution prior to and during the COVID-19 pandemic. The rising cost of education and competition among universities has led to consumer demands for information pertaining to t...
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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), showing high infectiousness, resulted in an ongoing pandemic termed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). COVID-19 cases often experience acute respiratory distress syndrome, which has caused millions of deaths. Apart from triggering inflammatory and immune responses, many viral infection...
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Submit a Manuscript to the Journal Asia Pacific Business Review For a Special Issue on The COVID-19 pandemic, de-globalization, and sustainability of global supply chains in the Asia Pacific: challenges and opportunities Manuscript deadline 15 October 2023
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Objectives Relatively little is known about the lived experiences of older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. We systematically review the international literature to understand the lived experiences of older adult’s experiences during the pandemic. Design and methodology This study uses a meta-ethnographical approach to investigate the included...
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Domestic Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) airlines are the primary choice for travelers when traveling during the post-pandemic COVID-19. Indonesia is a country with quite a lot of flight routes with various LCC services. This research was conducted on domestic LCC services in Indonesia during the Post COVID-19 pandemic, completed in December 2022 and Januar...
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Optimizing opioid prescriptions in the emergency department is essential to address the opioid pandemic while ensuring patient wellbeing. This requires a comprehensive approach that includes exploring alternatives to opioids for pain management, identifying individuals at risk for opioid addiction, implementing evidence-based guidelines, and involv...
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The paper explores the nexus between household consumption, financialization, and socio-economic policy. We focus on the recent episode of debt-financed buying of passenger cars which took place in Russia in 2020–21, amidst the Covid pandemic. We collect statistics on car sales, car loans and household income, and construct metrics to gauge leverag...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has been met with an unprecedented response from the scientific community, leading to the development, investigation, and authorization of vaccines and antivirals, ultimately reducing the impact of SARS-CoV-2 on global public health. However, SARS-CoV-2 is far from being eradicated, continues to evolve, and causes substantial...
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This paper draws on a current international analysis of pandemic consequences in the labour market and on the way different segments have been impacted. The purpose is to provide a critical investigation of the facts and arguments regarding how and why the consequences of the same health epidemic are differently faced at an uneven socio-economic bu...
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Healthcare workers are a susceptible population to be psychologically affected during health crises, such as the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Resilience has been pointed out in the literature as a possible protective factor against psychological distress in crisis situations. This can be influenced by internal and external factors, such as individual...
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Cyclical changes have always had different effects on various sectors. Pandemics today create very different processes and have a rapid impact on industries. The covid 19 pandemic that occurred in the world at the end of 2019 and its reflections on Turkey in 2020 deeply affected many processes. In this study, the effect of the pandemic in question...
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The use of digital technologies has been a reality in the teaching and practice of architecture since the late 1980s. The transition from analogical means of conception, representation and construction to digital means was slow, but irreversible. The digital age in architecture blends with the contemporary production of great international works. A...
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Purpose Using an integrated theoretical model, this study aims to examine the moderating role of gamification in influencing intentions to use mobile payment applications in Bahrain. Design/methodology/approach The current examination happens to be the first approximation in the context of Bahrain wherein an extended TPB-based model integrating va...
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Emotional self-awareness is understanding our emotions and their effects on performance. The level of emotional self-awareness of pre-service teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic is favorable.
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The whole world has been suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic since the year 2019, and every institution, industry, and public sector has been affected by the Coronavirus. Even in this pandemic situation, libraries have been at the forefront in making all kinds of information accessible to their users. In this pandemic situation, libraries have bee...
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In the last 2 years, we have seen the most unprecedented times of our lives. The pandemic appears to be petering off and hopefully will become endemic. These 2 years have been a significant learning experience with many new imaging techniques, medical and social concepts introduced. Also, along the pandemic course, numerous articles and editorials...