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  1. ISH...? ISH! / Eve Osa

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    Osa, Eve

    1999-01-01

    23.-27. märtsini 1999. a. Frankfurdis Maini ääres toimunud 20. ehitustehnoloogia messist ISH, seal eksponeeritud vannitoa ja tualettruumi sisustusest. Osa võttis 2243 firmat 42 riigist. 22 illustratsiooni

  2. Personalized Management Approach for OSA.

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    Carberry, Jayne C; Amatoury, Jason; Eckert, Danny J

    2017-06-16

    OSA is a heterogeneous disorder. If left untreated, it has major health, safety, and economic consequences. In addition to varying levels of impairment in pharyngeal anatomy (narrow/collapsible airway), nonanatomical "phenotypic traits" are also important contributors to OSA for most patients. However, the majority of existing therapies (eg, CPAP, oral appliances, weight loss, positional therapy, upper airway surgery) target only the anatomical cause. These are typically administered as monotherapy according to a trial and error management approach in which the majority of patients are first prescribed CPAP. Despite its high efficacy, CPAP adherence remains unacceptably low, and second-line therapies have variable and unpredictable efficacies. Recent advances in knowledge regarding the multiple causes of OSA using respiratory phenotyping techniques have identified new targets or "treatable traits" to direct therapy. Identification of the traits and development of therapies that selectively target one or more of the treatable traits has the potential to personalize the management of this chronic health condition to optimize patient outcomes according to precision medicine principles. This brief review highlights the latest developments and emerging therapies for personalized management approaches for OSA. Copyright © 2017 American College of Chest Physicians. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  3. Security Analysis of Parlay/OSA Framework

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    Corin, R.J.; Di Caprio, G.; Etalle, Sandro; Gnesi, S.; Lenzini, Gabriele; Moiso, C.; Villain, B.

    2004-01-01

    This paper analyzes the security of the Trust and Security Management (TSM) protocol, an authentication protocol which is part of the Parlay/OSA Application Program Interfaces (APIs). Architectures based on Parlay/OSA APIs allow third party service providers to develop new services that can access,

  4. Security Analysis of Parlay/OSA Framework

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    Corin, R.J.; Di Caprio, G.; Etalle, Sandro; Gnesi, S.; Lenzini, Gabriele; Moiso, C.

    This paper analyzes the security of the Trust and Security Management (TSM) protocol, an authentication protocol which is part of the Parlay/OSA Application Program Interfaces (APIs). Architectures based on Parlay/OSA APIs allow third party service providers to develop new services that can access,

  5. Cognitive MAC designs for OSA networks

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    Derakhshani, Mahsa

    2014-01-01

    This SpringerBrief presents recent advances in the cognitive MAC designs for opportunistic spectrum access (OSA) networks. It covers the basic MAC functionalities and MAC enhancements of IEEE 802.11. Later chapters discuss the existing MAC protocols for OSA and classify them based on characteristic features. The authors provide new research in adaptive carrier sensing-based MAC designs tailored for OSA, which optimize spectrum utilization and ensure a peaceful coexistence of licensed and unlicensed systems. Analytically devised via optimization and game-theoretic approaches, these adaptive M

  6. Depression and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA

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    O'Hara Ruth

    2005-06-01

    Full Text Available Abstract For over two decades clinical studies have been conducted which suggest the existence of a relationship between depression and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA. Recently, Ohayon underscored the evidence for a link between these two disorders in the general population, showing that 800 out of 100,000 individuals had both, a breathing-related sleep disorder and a major depressive disorder, with up to 20% of the subjects presenting with one of these disorders also having the other. In some populations, depending on age, gender and other demographic and health characteristics, the prevalence of both disorders may be even higher: OSA may affect more than 50% of individuals over the age of 65, and significant depressive symptoms may be present in as many as 26% of a community-dwelling population of older adults. In clinical practice, the presence of depressive symptomatology is often considered in patients with OSA, and may be accounted for and followed-up when considering treatment approaches and response to treatment. On the other hand, sleep problems and specifically OSA are rarely assessed on a regular basis in patients with a depressive disorder. However, OSA might not only be associated with a depressive syndrome, but its presence may also be responsible for failure to respond to appropriate pharmacological treatment. Furthermore, an undiagnosed OSA might be exacerbated by adjunct treatments to antidepressant medications, such as benzodiazepines. Increased awareness of the relationship between depression and OSA might significantly improve diagnostic accuracy as well as treatment outcome for both disorders. In this review, we will summarize important findings in the current literature regarding the association between depression and OSA, and the possible mechanisms by which both disorders interact. Implications for clinical practice will be discussed.

  7. Endocrine and Metabolic Aspects of OSA

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    Ravinder Goswami

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA is characterized by repeated spells of apnea.Collapsibility of hypopharynx due to multiple factors involving pharyngeal dilatormuscles and deposition of fat or fluid in the surrounding soft tissues are importantcontributing factors in its pathogenesis. OSA commonly affects obese individuals.Males are more commonly affected than the females probably due to the disturbingeffect of testosterone on sleep.The impact of OSA on human health include disturbances in endocrine and metabolicsystem affecting hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis, adrenocorticotrophic-cortisolaxis, growth hormone, antidiuretic hormones and insulin resistance. There is atendency for predisposition of the metabolic syndrome or its components includingglycemic dysregulation, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and physical parameters relatedto adiposity. On the other hand, several endocrine disorders such as hypothyroidism,growth hormone excess, polycystic ovarian disease and testosterone replacement areassociated with increased prevalence of OSA.There is limited information on the effect of treatment of OSA by continuous positiveairway pressure (CPAP on the endocrine and metabolic disturbances. There is a needto conduct randomized controlled trials using CPAP therapy in patients with OSA andto study its cause and effect relationship with endocrine and metabolic disturbances.

  8. Can you die from obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS)?

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    O'Carroll, G

    2015-02-01

    Studies suggest an independent association between Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS) and cardiovascular death. The purpose of our study is to examine doctors\\' awareness of this association and to determine whether this correlates with recording of OSAS on death certificates. We contacted the Central Statistics Office (CSO) and obtained relevant mention of OSAS on death certificates. We surveyed doctors on their view of OSAS-related deaths, CSO data from 2008-2011 reveal two deaths with OSAS documented as a direct cause and 52 deaths with OSAS as a contributory cause. Seventy-five doctors\\' surveyed (41%) believe OSAS can be a direct cause of death and 177 (96%) believe OSAS can be an indirect cause of death. Only 22 (12%) had putdown OSAS as a cause of death. OSAS is seldom recorded on death certificates. This is at odds with epidemiological forecasts and contrary to an opinion poll from a selection of doctors.

  9. online-osa festivalil / Tiia Johannson

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    Johannson, Tiia, 1965-2002

    1998-01-01

    Prantsusmaa, Balti ja Põhjamaade video ja uue meedia festival "offline@online" Eesti Kunstiakadeemias. Ka eesti netikunstist, festivali korralduslikust küljest, tulevikuplaanidest. Erilist äramärkimist leidis sloveenia kunstniku Vuk Cosici töö "ascii history of moving images", online-presentatsioonide osas Lev Manovichi teoreetiline loeng "Uue meedia keel". Aadress festivali netikunsti vaatamiseks

  10. online-osa festivalil / Tiia Johannson

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    Johannson, Tiia, 1965-2002

    1998-01-01

    Prantsusmaa, Balti ja Põhjamaade video ja uue meedia festival "offline@online" Eesti Kunstiakadeemias. Ka eesti netikunstist, festivali korralduslikust küljest, tulevikuplaanidest. Erilist äramärkimist leidis sloveenia kunstniku Vuk Cosici töö "ascii history of moving images", online-presentatsioonide osas Lev Manovichi teoreetiline loeng "Uue meedia keel". Aadress festivali netikunsti vaatamiseks

  11. Surgical management of OSA in adults.

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    Smith, David F; Cohen, Aliza P; Ishman, Stacey L

    2015-06-01

    OSA is a common, often chronic, condition requiring long-term therapy. Given the prevalence of OSA, as well as its significant health-related sequelae, a range of medical and surgical treatments have been developed and used with varying success depending on individual anatomy and patient compliance. Although CPAP is the primary treatment, many patients cannot tolerate this treatment and require alternative therapies. In this clinical scenario, surgery is often warranted and useful. Surgical management is aimed at addressing obstruction in the nasal, retropalatal, and retroglossal/hypopharyngeal regions, and many patients have multiple levels of obstruction. This review presents a comprehensive overview of research findings on a wide spectrum of surgical approaches currently used by sleep clinicians when other therapeutic modalities fail to achieve positive outcomes.

  12. OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress Support

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    2017-02-16

    contact our Grants Manager, Ewelina Osinska, at (202) 416-1934 or eosinska@osa.org. Sincerely, Marcia Lesky Deputy Senior Director Phone: 1-202-416...reducing the burden, to Department of Defense, Washington Headquarters Services, Directorate for Information Operations and Reports (0704-0188) , 1215...applications from internationally recognized academic and industry leaders in the field. 1S. SUBJECT TERMS imaging, imaging systems, computational

  13. Study of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA in asthmatics

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    Amany Shaker

    2017-04-01

    Full Text Available It is recorded that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA is widespread in asthmatic patients and is related to severity of the condition. OSA is thought to be among the pathophysiological mechanisms which cause asthma symptoms worsening. Treatment of OSA contributes to improvement of symptoms of asthma and also peak expiratory flow rates and life quality. So the aim of this study is to estimate the frequency of OSA in asthmatics with various degrees of severity and to study the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP on asthma symptoms and control. Subjects and methods: This study included 50 patients ≥18 years, diagnosed with asthma with various degrees of severity and suspected to have OSA. All studied patients were subjected to the following: History, examination, BMI, chest X-ray, pulmonary function tests, reversibility test, Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS, polysomno graphy and CPAP therapy for patients who had OSA after polysomnography. Results: The frequency of OSA in the studied asthmatic patients was 24%, 9.5% in moderate persistent degree and 55.6% in severe persistent degree with a statistically very highly significant difference. A statistically very highly positive correlation between OSA severity and various degrees of asthma severity was found and there were statistically very highly significant differences between asthmatic patients with and without OSA regarding night time symptoms, GERD symptoms, difficult to control asthma and sleep quality. Also there were statistically very highly significant differences between asthmatic patients who had OSA before and after CPAP therapy regarding asthma and GERD symptoms, difficult to control asthma, pulmonary function tests, ESS score and sleep quality parameters. Conclusions: 1 There is a high risk of developing OSA in asthmatic patients. 2 There is a bidirectional relationship between OSA and asthma with increasing frequency of OSA with the increasing of asthma severity. 3

  14. Eesti kevadised sibullillesordid. [1.-2. osa] / Sulev Savisaar

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    Savisaar, Sulev, 1950-

    2014-01-01

    1. osa ajakirjas Aed: Ülased, püvililled, koerahambad, harilik puškiinia, kanakoole, tulp, armeenia kobarhüatsint, tähniline aarum. 2. osa ajakirjas Kodukiri: Kirgaslill, lõokannus, krookused, lumikellukesed, kobarskopoolia, Amuuri tulivõhk

  15. Orthodontic and Orthognathic Surgical Treatment of a Pediatric OSA Patient

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    Jackson, Gregory W.

    2016-01-01

    A case report is presented which demonstrates the effectiveness of comprehensive orthodontic treatment combined with orthognathic surgery in the correction of malocclusion and reduction in the sequelae of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). The patient’s severe OSA was improved to very mild as evaluated by full overnight polysomnogram. The orthodontic treatment included the expansion of both dental arches and mandibular advancement surgery. There was significant improvement in the patient’s sleep ...

  16. Orthodontic and Orthognathic Surgical Treatment of a Pediatric OSA Patient

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    2016-01-01

    A case report is presented which demonstrates the effectiveness of comprehensive orthodontic treatment combined with orthognathic surgery in the correction of malocclusion and reduction in the sequelae of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). The patient's severe OSA was improved to very mild as evaluated by full overnight polysomnogram. The orthodontic treatment included the expansion of both dental arches and mandibular advancement surgery. There was significant improvement in the patient's sleep continuity and architecture with the elimination of obstructive apneas. PMID:27668098

  17. Kuninglikus õukonnateatris. I-IV osa / Jaanus Rohumaa

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    Rohumaa, Jaanus, 1969-

    1999-01-01

    Jaanus Rohumaa Londonis Royal Court Theatre' poolt korraldatud residentuuris, mis on mõeldud tänapäeva näitekirjanikele ja lavastajatele. Muljeid kokkutulnud eri maade näitekirjanikest ja lavastajatest. Jaanus Rohumaa lavastab Londonis Royal Shakespeare Company teatris Jaan Tätte näidendit "Ristumine peateega"(II osa) Inglise näitekirjaniku Sarah Kane'i loomingust, Robert Lepage'i lavastusest "Imede geomeetria" (III osa)

  18. Orthodontic and Orthognathic Surgical Treatment of a Pediatric OSA Patient

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    Gregory W. Jackson

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available A case report is presented which demonstrates the effectiveness of comprehensive orthodontic treatment combined with orthognathic surgery in the correction of malocclusion and reduction in the sequelae of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA. The patient’s severe OSA was improved to very mild as evaluated by full overnight polysomnogram. The orthodontic treatment included the expansion of both dental arches and mandibular advancement surgery. There was significant improvement in the patient’s sleep continuity and architecture with the elimination of obstructive apneas.

  19. Skautliku noorteorganisatsiooni osa nooruki identiteedi kujunemises / Lianne Ristikivi

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    Ristikivi, Lianne

    2007-01-01

    Skaudiliikumise mõjust noortele uurimuse "Skautliku noorteorganisatsiooni osa nooruki identiteedi kujunemises skautlike noorte hinnangul" põhjal, mis viidi läbi apr. 2003 - apr. 2005 skautlike noorteorganisatsioonide Eesti Gaidide Liit, Eesti Skautide Ühing, Kodutütred ja Noored Kotkad 15-24 aastaste praeguste ja endiste liikmete seas

  20. WBFSH aastakoosolek Varssavis. I-II osa / Raigo Kollom

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    Kollom, Raigo, 1936-

    2013-01-01

    Poolas 7.-9. oktoobrini Maailma Sporthobuste Kasvatajate Föderatsiooni peaassambleel toimunust ning loengutest ja aruteludest: Hobuste "genoomilisest aretusest", Jõudluskontrolli ja terviseandmete kasutamisest Rootsi aretuses, Hobuste lineaarse kirjeldamise meetodist, tõuraamatute tulevikust. Teises osas: Hobusekasvatuse seisust Poolas, Janow Podlaski hobusekasvatusest ja üldisest eluolust

  1. Residual POSA after maxillomandibular advancement in patients with severe OSA

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    Benoist, L.B.L.; de Ruiter, M.H.T.; de Lange, J.; de Vries, N.; de Vries, N.; Ravesloot, M.; van Maanen, J.P.

    2015-01-01

    In patients with severe or extreme OSA and CPAP failure, maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) can be considered. Because of its considerable morbidity, MMA is mostly reserved for severe to extreme cases, often after less aggressive surgeries have failed. The success rates of MMA are very high: betwee

  2. Study of patients with OSAS in prethrombotic state

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    PAN Lei; XU Wenbing

    2007-01-01

    Objective:To investigate the molecular markers change of prethrombotic state in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and estimate the effects of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP) therapy.Methods:To perform case-controlled study in 30 patients with OSAS and 30 healthy control group. The patients with OSAS were diagnosed by the polysomnography monitor system and treated by Auto-CPAP. Blood samples were taken and measured GMP-140, APTT, AT-Ⅲ ,PAI and t-PA. Results: As compared with the normal controls, the level of GMP-140 which reflects platelet activation was increased in patients with OSAS[(29.67±8.68)% vs (3.07±1.74)%, P<0.05)],the levels of AT-Ⅲ which reflect anticoagulation function decreased [(74.47±5.91)% vs (98.60±3.57)%,P<0.05],and the level of t-PA which reflects the activity of the fibrinolysis system decreased [(4.11±1.36)μg vs (8.65±1.22)μg,P<0.05]. The level of PAI which reflects the inhibition of the fibrinolysis increased [(107.43±8.75)% vs (89.17±4.44)%,P<0.05]. Compared to nCPAP pretherapy, GMP-140 and PAI were decreased [(17.07±7.97)% vs (29.67±8.68)%, and (95.83±5.91)% vs (107.43±8.75)%,respectively, both P<0.05], AT-Ⅲ and t-PA increased [ (95.20±6.67)% vs (74.47±5.91)%, and(5.45±1.61)μg vs (4.11±1.36)μg, respectively, both P<0.05]. The nCPAP theraphy could significantly increase the minimum arterial oxygen saturation(SaO2%) during sleep[(90.37±2.31)% vs (68.3±7.48)%,P<0.05] and significantly deseased AI,AHI and systolic blood pressure (SBP).Conclusion:Prethrombotic state is present in patients with OSAS, nCPAP theraphy can correct nocturnal hypoxaemia, partly or totally reverse prethrombotic state of patients with OSAS, decrease OSAS-related thrombotic complications.

  3. Omal jalal maailma : 1.-5.osa / Paul Salopek ; fotografeerinud John Stanmeyer

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    Salopek, Paul

    2016-01-01

    Artikli 2. osa räägib autori rännakust läbi Saudi Araabias asuva Al-Hijāzi kõrbe, 3. osa rännakust piki Jordaania piiri ja Iisraelis, 4. osa rännakust Ida-Türgis ning kohtumistest Süüria sõjapõgenikega, 5. osa Armeeniast ja Türgist

  4. Omal jalal maailma : 1.-5.osa / Paul Salopek ; fotografeerinud John Stanmeyer

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    Salopek, Paul

    2016-01-01

    Artikli 2. osa räägib autori rännakust läbi Saudi Araabias asuva Al-Hijāzi kõrbe, 3. osa rännakust piki Jordaania piiri ja Iisraelis, 4. osa rännakust Ida-Türgis ning kohtumistest Süüria sõjapõgenikega, 5. osa Armeeniast ja Türgist

  5. Advanced airway management strategies for severe OSAS and craniofacial anomalies.

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    Gungor, Anil

    Pediatric OSAS and craniofacial malformations present challenges that require innovative approaches and comprehensive treatment strategies. Synchronous airway lesions, craniofacial malformations, obstructive anomalies of the tongue base, nasal vault and choanae are commonly addressed by subspecialists from various clinical and surgical academic traditions who practice variable levels of required communication. This is not a mere social requirement but an important requisite for intelligent and effective airway management. Membership of dedicated airway, aero digestive or craniofacial teams are desirable but not required. I expect this clinical brief to help many brilliant clinicians in their pursuit of perfection. Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  6. A Formal Security Analysis of an OSA/Parlay Authentication Interface

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    Corin, R.J.; Di Caprio, Gaetano; Etalle, Sandro; Gnesi, Stefania; Lenzini, Gabriele; Moiso, Corrado; Steffen, M.; Zavattaro, G.

    This paper analyzes the security of the Trust and Security Management (TSM) protocol, an authentication protocol which is part of the Parlay/OSA Application Program Interfaces (APIs). Architectures based on Parlay/OSA APIs allow third party service providers to develop new services that can access,

  7. Mathematical Objects through the Lens of Two Different Theoretical Perspectives: APOS and OSA

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    Font Moll, Vicenç; Trigueros, María; Badillo, Edelmira; Rubio, Norma

    2016-01-01

    This paper presents a networking of two theories, the APOS Theory and the ontosemiotic approach (OSA), to compare and contrast how they conceptualize the notion of a mathematical object. As context of reflection, we designed an APOS genetic decomposition for the derivative and analyzed it from the point of view of OSA. Results of this study show…

  8. Obesity and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Or is it OSA and Obesity?

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    2008-01-01

    adult obesity 29,9]. High prevalence of OSA has also been reported to ignificantly impact Asian communities [29,30]. The preva- ence rates of OSA have...Daley, C. Macarthur, et al., The role of exercise in treating post- partum depression: a review of the literature, J. Midwifery Womens Health 52 (2007

  9. Comparative Emulsifying Properties of Octenyl Succinic Anhydride (OSA)-Modified Starch: Granular Form vs Dissolved State

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    Marefati, Ali; Gutiérrez, Gemma; Wahlgren, Marie; Rayner, Marilyn

    2016-01-01

    The emulsifying ability of OSA-modified and native starch in the granular form, in the dissolved state and a combination of both was compared. This study aims to understand mixed systems of particles and dissolved starch with respect to what species dominates at droplet interfaces and how stability is affected by addition of one of the species to already formed emulsions. It was possible to create emulsions with OSA-modified starch isolated from Quinoa as sole emulsifier. Similar droplet sizes were obtained with emulsions prepared at 7% (w/w) oil content using OSA-modified starch in the granular form or molecularly dissolved but large differences were observed regarding stability. Pickering emulsions kept their droplet size constant after one month while emulsions formulated with OSA-modified starch dissolved exhibited coalescence. All emulsions stabilized combining OSA-modified starch in granular form and in solution showed larger mean droplet sizes with no significant differences with respect to the order of addition. These emulsions were unstable due to coalescence regarding presence of free oil. Similar results were obtained when emulsions were prepared by combining OSA-modified granules with native starch in solution. The degree of surface coverage of starch granules was much lower in presence of starch in solution which indicates that OSA-starch is more surface active in the dissolved state than in granular form, although it led to unstable systems compared to starch granule stabilized Pickering emulsions, which demonstrated to be extremely stable. PMID:27479315

  10. Mechanism on minimization of excess sludge in oxic-settlinganaerobic (OSA) process

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    Jianfang WANG; Qingliang ZHAO; Wenbiao JIN; Jikan LIN

    2008-01-01

    The oxic-settling-anaerobic (OSA) process is a promising wastewater treatment technique for efficiently reducing sludge production and improving the stability of process operation. In this paper, the possible factors of sludge reduction sucli as sludge decay, uncoupled metabol-ism, and anaerobic oxidation with low sludge production were discussed in the OSA process. It has been confirmed that sludge decay is the decisive cause in the OSA process, accounting for 66.7% of sludge production reduction. Sludge decay includes hydrolysis and acidogenesis of dead microorganisms and particle organic carbon adsorbed in sludge floc and endogenous metabolism. By batch experi-ments, it has been proven that there is energetic uncoupling in the OSA system since microorganisms were exposed to alternative anaerobic and aerobic environment. It accounts for about 7.5% of sludge production reduction. Soluble chemical oxygen demand (SCOD) released from the anaerobic sludge tank in the OSA process was used as the substrate for cryptic growth. The substrate was used for anoxic denitrifying, anaerobic phosphorus release, sulfate reduction, and methane production. These anaerobic reactions in the sludge anaerobic tank have lower sludge production than in the aerobic oxidation when equivalent SCOD is consumed, which may lead to approximately 23% of sludge reduction in the OSA process. It has been concluded that multiple causes resulted in the minimization of excess sludge in the OSA system. The microbial community structure and diversity of sludge samples from the CAS (conventional activated sludge) and OSA systems were investigated by 16 SrDNA PCR-DG-DGGE (poly-merase chain reaction-double gradient-denaturing gradient gel electropboresis). DGGE profile and cluster analysis showed more abundant species in the OSA system contrasting to microbial communities in the CAS system.

  11. Network science meets respiratory medicine for OSAS phenotyping and severity prediction

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    Stefan Mihaicuta

    2017-05-01

    Full Text Available Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS is a common clinical condition. The way that OSAS risk factors associate and converge is not a random process. As such, defining OSAS phenotypes fosters personalized patient management and population screening. In this paper, we present a network-based observational, retrospective study on a cohort of 1,371 consecutive OSAS patients and 611 non-OSAS control patients in order to explore the risk factor associations and their correlation with OSAS comorbidities. To this end, we construct the Apnea Patients Network (APN using patient compatibility relationships according to six objective parameters: age, gender, body mass index (BMI, blood pressure (BP, neck circumference (NC and the Epworth sleepiness score (ESS. By running targeted network clustering algorithms, we identify eight patient phenotypes and corroborate them with the co-morbidity types. Also, by employing machine learning on the uncovered phenotypes, we derive a classification tree and introduce a computational framework which render the Sleep Apnea Syndrome Score (SASScore; our OSAS score is implemented as an easy-to-use, web-based computer program which requires less than one minute for processing one individual. Our evaluation, performed on a distinct validation database with 231 consecutive patients, reveals that OSAS prediction with SASScore has a significant specificity improvement (an increase of 234% for only 8.2% sensitivity decrease in comparison with the state-of-the-art score STOP-BANG. The fact that SASScore has bigger specificity makes it appropriate for OSAS screening and risk prediction in big, general populations.

  12. The utility of the elbow sign in the diagnosis of OSA

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    Haytham Samy Diab

    2015-04-01

    Conclusion: The elbow sign questionnaire is a simple and quick screening tool for OSA with good sensitivity and specificity in comparison to other questionnaires, further studies are needed in other populations to determine its reliability and predictive utility.

  13. Teadusseltside osa rahvuskultuuris ja Õpetatud Eesti Selts / Tiit Rosenberg

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    Rosenberg, Tiit, 1946-

    2005-01-01

    Seltsid said alguse 17. sajandil ja levisid Baltimaadesse 19. sajandiks. Ettekanne Eesti Teaduste Akadeemiaga assotsieerunud teadusseltside ühiskonverentsil (21.05.2003. a.) "Teadusseltside osa Eesti rahvusliku identiteedi kujunemisel ja säilimisel"

  14. Asthma Control and Its Relationship with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA in Older Adults

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    Mihaela Teodorescu

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Background/Objectives. Asthma in older individuals is poorly understood. We aimed to characterize the older asthma phenotype and test its association with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA. Design. Cross-sectional. Setting. Pulmonary and Asthma/Allergy clinics. Participants. 659 asthma subjects aged 18–59 years (younger and 154 aged 60–75 (older. Measurements. Sleep Apnea scale of Sleep Disorders Questionnaire (SA-SDQ, asthma severity step (1–4, severe if step 3 or 4, established OSA diagnosis, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP use, and comorbidities. Results. Older versus younger had worse control, as assessed by asthma step, lung function, and inhaled corticosteroid use. Among older subjects, after controlling for known asthma aggravators, OSA diagnosis was the only factor robustly associated with severe asthma: on average, OSA was associated with nearly 7 times greater likelihood of severe asthma in an older individual (OR=6.67. This relationship was of greater magnitude than in younger subjects (OR=2.16. CPAP use attenuated the likelihood of severe asthma in older subjects by 91% (P=0.005, much more than in the younger asthmatics. Conclusion. Diagnosed OSA increases the risk for worse asthma control in older patients, while CPAP therapy may have greater impact on asthma outcomes. Unrecognized OSA may be a reason for poor asthma control, particularly among older patients.

  15. Treatment outcomes of mandibular advancement devices in positional and non-positional OSA patients

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    Chung, Jin Woo; Enciso, Reyes; Levendowski, Daniel J.; Morgan, Todd D.; Westbrook, Philip R.; Clark, Glenn T.

    2011-01-01

    Objective The aim of the study was to investigate treatment outcome of mandibular advancement devices (MADs) for positional and non-positional obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Study design Forty-two positional (supine apnea-hypopnea index [AHI] ≥ 2x’s lateral AHI) and 30 non-positional (supine AHI < 2x’s lateral AHI) OSA patients performed two-nights of sleep study before and after insertion of MADs. Results The decreases in apnea severity based on a reduction in the overall and supine AHI values after MADs therapy were significantly greater for the positional OSA than non-positional OSA group. A multiple linear regression analysis showed that decrease in overall AHI was significantly associated with being in the positional group (standardized coefficient=0.505). Age, body mass index, gender, and time in supine position during sleep did not show significant associations with decrease in overall AHI after MAD therapy. Conclusion Our data suggest that MADs are more effective in positional OSA than non-positional OSA patients. PMID:20299246

  16. Can sleep microstructure improve diagnosis of OSAS? Integrative information from CAP parameters.

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    Milioli, Giulia; Bosi, Marcello; Grassi, Andrea; Riccardi, Silvia; Terzano, Mario Giovanni; Cortelli, Pietro; Poletti, Venerino; Parrino, Liborio

    2015-01-01

    The scoring of American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) arousal is mandatory for the definition of respiratory event-related arousal (RERA). However there are other EEG activation phenomena, such as A phases of cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) which are associated with respiratory events in non rapid eye movements (NREM) sleep. This study aims at quantifying the additional value of CAP for the definition of respiratory events and sleep alterations in OSAS. Analysis of polysomnographic recordings from nineteen OSAS patients was carried out. Scoring was focused on investigation of the cerebral response to flow limitation (FL) events. For this purpose we used both CAP rules and AASM arousal criteria. While no difference was demonstrated in the arousal index between mild and moderate-severe OSAS patients, CAP time showed a progressive enhancement from normal subjects (152.5±20.76) to mild (180.64±34.76) and moderate-severe (282.27±58.02) OSAS patients. In NREM sleep, only 41.1% of FL events met the criteria for the definition of RERA, while, 75.5% of FL events ended with a CAP A phase and most FL CAP (69.1%) terminated with a CAP phase A3 subtype. Our data indicate that the RERA scoring has a limited accuracy in the detection of FL events. In NREM sleep, CAP rules provided more information than AASM arousal for the definition of respiratory events and sleep alterations in OSAS.

  17. Italian recommendations on dental support in the treatment of adult obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)

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    Levrini, Luca; Sacchi, Franco; Milano, Francesca; Polimeni, Antonella; Cozza, Paolo; Bernkopf, Edoardo; Segù, Marzia; Zucconi, Marco; Vicini, Claudio; Brunello, Enrico

    2015-01-01

    Summary Background The aim of the present article is to present a set of proposed clinical recommendations aimed at Italian dentists involved in the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome or snoring. Methods With the purpose of creating a study group, some of the most important Italian scientific societies operating in fields relevant to the issue of sleep medicine in dentistry were asked to appoint a representative. Each member of the study group was required to answer questions regarding the clinical management of OSAS and snoring. Results Oral appliances can be used to treat: - simple snoring, in patients who do not respond to, or do not appear to be suitable candidates for behavioral measures such as weight loss or positional therapy; - mild or moderate OSAS, in patients who prefer OAs to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) or who are not suitable candidates for CPAP, because of its failure or failure of behavioral approaches like weight loss or positional therapy; - severe OSAS, in patients who do not respond to or do not tolerate CPAP and in whom no indication for either maxillofacial or ENT surgery appears applicable. Conclusions The application of oral appliances is highly desirable in cases of simple snoring or mild to moderate OSAS, whereas considerable caution is warranted when treating severe OSAS. It is fundamental to ensure that the patient understands his problem and, at the same time, to present all the various treatment options. PMID:26941893

  18. Performance analysis and overload control of an open service access (OSA) architecture

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    Andersson, Jens K.; Nyberg, Christian; Kihl, Maria

    2003-08-01

    The trend of the service architectures developed in telecommunications today is that they should be open in the sense that they can communicate over the borders of different networks. Instead of each network having their own service architecture with their own applications, all networks should be able to use the same applications. 3GPP, the organization developing specifications for the 3G networks has specified the standard Open Service Access (OSA), as a part of the 3G specification. OSA offers different Application Protocol Interfaces that enable an application that resides outside a network to use the capabilities of the network. This paper analyses the performance of an OSA gateway. It is examined how the overload control can be dealt with in a way to best satisfy the operators and the 3'rd parties. There are some guiding principles in the specifications, but a lot of decisions have to be made by the implementors of application servers and OSA gateways. Proposals of different requirements for an OSA architecture exist such as, minimum amount of accepted calls per second and time constraint for the maximal total delay for an application. Maximal and fair throughput have to be prioritized from the 3'rd parties view, but profit is the main interest from the operators point of view. Therefore this paper examines a priority based proposal of an overload control mechanism taking these aspects and requirements into account.

  19. Influence of Auricular Plaster Therapy on Sleeping Structure in OSAS Patients

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    WANG Xiao-hong; XIAO Lan-ying; WANG Bao-fa; YUAN Ya-dong; PAN Wen-sen; SHI Yu-zhen

    2009-01-01

    To evaluate the therapeutic effects of auricular plaster therapy for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and the influence on sleeping structure. Methods: 45 OSAS patients were randomly divided into a treatment group of 30 cases and a control group of 15 cases for comparison of the changes in parameters of respiration and sleep at night. Results: The auricular plaster therapy significantly improved the hypoventilation index, respiratory disturbance index and other respiratory parameters as well as the sleeping parameters such as the time and rate of sleep at stage Ⅰ and Ⅱ, and the waking time and rate.Conclusion: Auricular plaster therapy may show good therapeutic effects for OSAS, and with the advantages of low cost and less side effects.

  20. Harry Potteri uue osa käsikiri valmis / Ilona Martson

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    Martson, Ilona, 1970-

    2002-01-01

    Vt. ka SL Õhtuleht, 12. nov., lk. 13, raamatu pealkirjaks märgitud "Fööniksi ordu". J. K. Rowling annab varsti kirjastusele üle Harry Potteri lugude viienda osa "Harry Potter ja Fööniksi käsk"

  1. Upper Airway Stimulation for OSA: Early Adherence and Outcome Results of One Center.

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    Kent, David T; Lee, Jake J; Strollo, Patrick J; Soose, Ryan J

    2016-07-01

    To review outcome measures and objective adherence data for patients treated with hypoglossal nerve stimulation (HNS) therapy for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Case series with chart review. Academic sleep medicine center. The first 20 implanted patients to complete postoperative sleep laboratory testing were assessed. All patients had moderate to severe OSA, were unable to adhere to positive pressure therapy, and met previously published inclusion criteria for the commercially available implantable HNS system. Data included demographics, body mass index (BMI), apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), Epworth Sleepiness Score (ESS), nightly hours of device usage, and procedure- and therapy-related complications. Mean age was 64.8 ± 12.0 years, with 50% female. Mean BMI was unchanged postoperatively (26.5 ± 4.2 to 26.8 ± 4.5 kg/m(2); P > .05). Mean AHI (33.3 ± 13.0 to 5.1 ± 4.3; P stimulation amplitude was 1.89 ± 0.50 V after titration. Adherence monitoring via device interrogation showed high rates of voluntary device use (mean 7.0 ± 2.2 h/night). For a clinical and anatomical subset of patients with OSA, HNS therapy is associated with good objective adherence, low morbidity, and improved OSA outcome measures. Early results at one institution suggest that HNS therapy can be implemented successfully into routine clinical practice, outside of a trial setting. © American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation 2016.

  2. SAS võib omapoolse panusena kustutada osa Estonian Airi laenust / Gert D. Hankewitz

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    Hankewitz, Gert D.

    2011-01-01

    Lennufirma SAS investorsuhete asepresidendi Sture Stoleni sõnul ei ole tõenäoline, et nende firma maksaks mingit raha Estonian Airi kapitali, küll aga ei saa välistada võimalust, et võidakse kustutada osa antud laenust

  3. A Formal Security Analysis of an OSA/Parlay Authentication Interface

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    Corin, R.J.; Di Caprio, G.; Etalle, Sandro; Gnesi, S.; Lenzini, Gabriele; Moiso, C.

    2005-01-01

    We report on an experience in analyzing the security of the Trust and Security Management (TSM) protocol, an authentication procedure within the OSA/Parlay Application Program Interfaces (APIs) of the Open Service Access and Parlay Group. The experience has been conducted jointly by research

  4. Osa Pärnu poliitikuid saab ärimeestelt igakuist tasu / Teet Roosaar

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    Roosaar, Teet, 1963-

    2005-01-01

    Kuigi Pärnu uus linnavalitsus kärpis volikogu liikmete äriühingute nõukogudest makstavat tasu poole väiksemaks, saab osa poliitikuid endiselt lisasissetulekut, teiste seas linnakassast doteeritavalt Pärnu ATP-lt

  5. OSAS Surgery and Postoperative Discomfort: Phase I Surgery versus Phase II Surgery

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    Giulio Gasparini

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Introduction. This study aims to investigate the reasons that discourage the patients affected by OSAS to undergo orthognathic surgery and compares the postoperative discomfort of phase I (soft tissue surgery and phase II (orthognathic surgery procedures for treatment of OSAS. Material and Methods. A pool of 46 patients affected by OSAS was divided into two groups: “surgery patients” who accepted surgical treatments of their condition and “no surgery patients” who refused surgical procedures. The “surgery patients” group was further subdivided into two arms: patients who accepted phase I procedures (IP and those who accepted phase II (IIP. To better understand the motivations behind the refusal of II phase procedures, we asked the patients belonging to both the IP group and “no surgery” group to indicate the main reason that influenced their decision to avoid II phase procedures. We also monitored and compared five parameters of postoperative discomfort: pain, painkiller assumption, length of hospitalization, foreign body sensation, and diet assumption following IP and IIP procedures. Results. The main reason to avoid IIP procedures was the concern of a more severe postoperative discomfort. Comparison of the postoperative discomfort following IP versus IIP procedures showed that the former scored worse in 4 out of 5 parameters analyzed. Conclusion. IIP procedures produce less postoperative discomfort. IIP procedures, namely, orthognathic surgery, should be the first choice intervention in patients affected by OSAS and dentoskeletal malformation.

  6. Lack of effect of sleep apnea on oxidative stress in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS patients.

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    M Simiakakis

    Full Text Available PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate markers of systemic oxidative stress and antioxidant capacity in subjects with and without OSAS in order to investigate the most important factors that determine the oxidant-antioxidant status. METHODS: A total of 66 subjects referred to our Sleep laboratory were examined by full polysomnography. Oxidative stress and antioxidant activity were assessed by measurement of the derivatives of reactive oxygen metabolites (d-ROMs and the biological antioxidant capacity (BAP in blood samples taken in the morning after the sleep study. Known risk factors for oxidative stress, such as age, sex, obesity, smoking, hypelipidemia, and hypertension, were investigated as possible confounding factors. RESULTS: 42 patients with OSAS (Apnea-Hypopnea index >15 events/hour were compared with 24 controls (AHI<5. The levels of d-ROMS were significantly higher (p = 0.005 in the control group but the levels of antioxidant capacity were significantly lower (p = 0.004 in OSAS patients. The most important factors predicting the variance of oxidative stress were obesity, smoking habit, and sex. Parameters of sleep apnea severity were not associated with oxidative stress. Minimal oxygen desaturation and smoking habit were the most important predicting factors of BAP levels. CONCLUSION: Obesity, smoking, and sex are the most important determinants of oxidative stress in OSAS subjects. Sleep apnea might enhance oxidative stress by the reduction of antioxidant capacity of blood due to nocturnal hypoxia.

  7. A formal security analysis of an OSA/Parlay authentication interface

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    Corin, R.; Di Caprio, G.; Etalle, S.; Gnesi, S.; Lenzini, G.; Moiso, C.

    2005-01-01

    We report on an experience in analyzing the security of the Trust and Security Management (TSM) protocol, an authentication procedure within the OSA/Parlay Application Program Interfaces (APIs) of the Open Service Access and Parlay Group. The experience has been conducted jointly by research institu

  8. Cognition and nocturnal disturbance in OSA: the importance of accounting for age and premorbid intelligence.

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    Olaithe, Michelle; Skinner, Timothy C; Hillman, David; Eastwood, Peter E; Bucks, Romola S

    2015-03-01

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder that is associated with impaired attention, memory and executive function. However, the mechanisms underlying such dysfunction are unclear. To determine the influence of sleep fragmentation and hypoxia, this study examined the effect of sleep fragmentation and hypoxia on cognition in OSA, while controlling for potentially confounding variables including sleepiness, age and premorbid intelligence. Participants with and without OSA (N = 150) were recruited from the general community and a tertiary hospital sleep clinic. All underwent comprehensive, laboratory-based polysomnography (PSG) and completed assessments of cognition including attention, short- and long-term memory and executive function. Structural equation modelling (SEM) was used to construct a theoretically-driven model to examine the relationships between hypoxia and sleep fragmentation, and cognitive function. Although after controlling for IQ, increased sleep disturbance was a significant predictor of decreased attention (p = 0.04) and decreased executive function (p = 0.05), controlling for age removes these significant relationships. No significant predictors of memory function were found. The mechanisms underlying the effects of OSA on cognition remain to be defined. Implications are discussed in light of these findings.

  9. Particle size and cholesterol content of a mayonnaise formulated by OSA-modified potato starch

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    Shiva Ghazaei

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available Egg yolk was partially replaced (0, 25, 50, 75, and 100% with octenyl succinic anhydride (OSA-modified potato starch in a reduced-fat mayonnaise formulation to curtail the problems associated with high cholesterol and induced allergic reactions. The physicochemical properties included parameters such as: pH, fat content, and emulsion stability of the formulations analyzed. The samples with 75% and 100% egg yolk substitute showed the maximum emulsion stability (>95% after two of months storage, and they were selected according to cholesterol content, particle size distributions, dynamic rheological properties, microstructure, and sensory characteristic. A significant reduction (84-97% in the cholesterol content was observed in the selected samples. Particle size analysis showed that by increasing the amount of OSA starch, the oil droplets with the peak size of 70 µm engulfed by this compound became larger. The rheological tests elucidated that in the absence of egg yolk, OSA starch may not result in a final product with consistent texture and that the best ratio of the two emulsifiers (OSA starch/egg yolk to produce stable reduced-fat, low cholesterol mayonnaise is 75/25. The microscopic images confirmed the formation of a stable cohesive layer of starch surrounding the oil droplets emulsified in the samples selected.

  10. Measurement properties of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) in adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA): A systematic review

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    Abma, I.L.; Wees, P.J. van der; Veer, V.; Westert, G.P.; Rovers, M.M.

    2016-01-01

    This systematic review summarizes the evidence regarding the quality of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) validated in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). We performed a systematic literature search of all PROMs validated in patients with OSA, and found 22 measures meeting our

  11. Marcadores de estrés oxidativo en placentas de gestantes añosas

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    Silvia Suárez

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: Un factor de riesgo alto ginecoobstétrico que contribuye a la morbimortalidad materna perinatal es la edad materna mayor de 35 años. Es posible que el estado oxidativo en la placenta de la gestante añosa sea mayor a la de la gestante no añosa. Objetivo: Evaluar el estado oxidativo de la placenta en gestantes mayores de 35 años. Diseño: Estudio observacional y transversal. Lugar: Hospital Nacional Docente Materno Infantil San Bartolomé y Centro de Investigación de Bioquímica y Nutrición de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Material biológico: 28 placentas de gestantes de 35 años o más y 28 placentas de gestantes de menos de 35 años, obtenidas de partos vaginales a término. Intervenciones: La muestra de placenta se homogenizó al 10% con buffer fosfato 10 mM, pH 7,4, se centrifugó a 2000 rpm por 5’. Parte del sobrenadante se usó para analizar lipoperoxidación y glutatión (GSH; el sobrenadante restante fue centrifugado a 42 000 rpm por 1 hora, para medir actividad de superóxido dismutasa (SOD. Principales medidas de resultados: Estado oxidativo de placentas obtenidas de mujeres añosas y no añosas. Resultados: La actividad de la SOD y el contenido de GSH placentarios en añosas fue 43,52 U/g de tejido y 4,67 µmol/mL x 10-²; para el grupo control fueron 54,13 U/g de tejido y 6,02 µmol/mL x 10-², respectivamente; en ambos hubo significancia estadística (p < 0,05. La medición de TBARS (lipoperoxidación no mostró diferencias significativas. Conclusiones: Las placentas obtenidas de mujeres añosas muestran menor capacidad de defensa antioxidante frente a las placentas obtenidas de mujeres no añosas.

  12. [Specific features of wounds with a self-defense traumatic weapon "Osa"].

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    Khodov, A M; Zolotov, A S; Filipchenkov, L S

    2012-01-01

    Specific features and outcomes of wounds with a traumatic weapon of self-defense "Osa" were analyzed in 24 patients. Mean age of the wounded was from 21 to76 years. In 20 patients there was a single wound, in 4 patients it was multiple, in 7--blunt, in 12--perforating and 5 patients had gutter wounds. All the patients were treated according to the principles of field military surgery. Five patients had severe wounds: penetrating fracture of the skull (2 of them died), fracture of the shoulder (1 case), injury of the main artery (1 case), of the pleura (1 case). The wounds were closed up by primary intention in 19 patients, by second intention in 4 patients. The authors' experience shows that a traumatic weapon of self-defense "Osa" rather often caused permanent harm to health and can be mortal. Active surgical strategy in treatment of such patients prevents the development of serious infectious complications.

  13. Toidumüüdid & tegelikkus. 1.-2.osa / Marika Makarova

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    Makarova, Marika

    2011-01-01

    Söömise, toidu ja tervise kohta liikvel olevate müütide ja legendide tõesusest raamatute "Imeliste arstide õpetused" ja "Üks õun päevas: müüdid, eksiarvamused ja tõde toidu kohta" põhjal. Artikli teises osas vastab küsimustele arst, toitumisterapeut ja psühholoog Anneli Soots, kes on ka Eesti Toitumisteraapia Assotsiatsiooni president ja omanimelise tervisekooli direktor ja õppejõud

  14. Object Based and Pixel Based Classification Using Rapideye Satellite Imager of ETI-OSA, Lagos, Nigeria

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    2016-01-01

    Several studies have been carried out to find an appropriate method to classify the remote sensing data. Traditional classification approaches are all pixel-based, and do not utilize the spatial information within an object which is an important source of information to image classification. Thus, this study compared the pixel based and object based classification algorithms using RapidEye satellite image of Eti-Osa LGA, Lagos. In the object-oriented approach, the image was segmented to homog...

  15. Olulist pärimisseadusest. [1.-3. osa] / Albert Paltser

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    Paltser, Albert, 1931-2007

    1998-01-01

    Pärandamise ja pärimise liikidest, esimese, teise ja kolmanda järjekorra seadusjärgsetest pärijatest ning abikaasa õigusest eelosale. Testamendi liikidest (notariaalne testament, notari hoiule antud testament, kodune testament), pärija pärandi osa määramisest testamendis, annakust, ase- ja järelpärijast, testamendi tühistamisest ja abikaasade vastastikusest testamendist. Pärimislepingust ja pärandi sundosast

  16. Olulist pärimisseadusest. [1.-3. osa] / Albert Paltser

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    Paltser, Albert, 1931-2007

    1998-01-01

    Pärandamise ja pärimise liikidest, esimese, teise ja kolmanda järjekorra seadusjärgsetest pärijatest ning abikaasa õigusest eelosale. Testamendi liikidest (notariaalne testament, notari hoiule antud testament, kodune testament), pärija pärandi osa määramisest testamendis, annakust, ase- ja järelpärijast, testamendi tühistamisest ja abikaasade vastastikusest testamendist. Pärimislepingust ja pärandi sundosast

  17. Expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty for the treatment of OSA: a systemic review and meta-analysis.

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    Pang, Kenny P; Pang, Edward B; Win, Ma Thin Mar; Pang, Kathleen A; Woodson, B Tucker

    2016-09-01

    This study seeks to determine the success rates of the expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty and its variants on the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Systematic review and meta-analysis. Two independent searches of MEDLINE, Google Scholar, Cochrane Library and Evidence Based Medicine Reviews to identify publications relevant to OSA and expansion pharyngoplasty. All relevant studies published before 31 March 2015 were included. Five studies were included in the systematic review and meta-analysis. The numbers of patients in each paper ranged from 10 to 85 (total = 155), and mean age ranged from 8 to 56 years. Substantial and consistent improvement in PSG outcomes were observed post-expansion pharyngoplasty patients, with or without multilevel surgery groups. The results showed that the expansion pharyngoplasty technique has significantly lower AHI than control group [Standardised mean difference -7.32, 95 %CI (-11.11, -3.52), p = 0.0002]; however, substantial heterogeneity between these studies were observed. The mean pre-operative AHI (in the five papers) improved from 40.0 ± 12.6 to 8.3 ± 5.2 post-operatively. The overall pro-rated pooled success rate for all the patients was 86.3 %. The expansion pharyngoplasty is effective in the management of patients with OSA.

  18. Nasal and oral snoring endoscopy: novel and promising diagnostic tools in OSAS patients.

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    Lovato, Andrea; Kotecha, Bhik; Vianello, Andrea; Giacomelli, Luciano; Staffieri, Alberto; Marchese-Ragona, Rosario

    2015-07-01

    The aim of the present study was to investigate if any of the three awake procedures [fiberoptic nasopharyngoscopy with modified Müller Maneuver (FNMM), nasal snoring endoscopy (NSE), or oral snoring endoscopy (OSE)] could efficiently predict the grade or pattern of upper airway (UA) collapse found with drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE), which is considered by many authors as the current gold standard in optimizing obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) patient selection for UA surgery. Twenty consecutive patients (simple snorers and OSAS patients) were studied with FNMM, NSE, OSE, and DISE. The inter-test agreement was evaluated with Cohen's kappa coefficient (κ). In the current series, we found that NSE and OSE were better than FNMM in predicting the pattern of collapse found with DISE. A significant pattern agreement between NSE and DISE was present in all sub-sites, and the agreement was measured with a scale proposed by Landis and Koch as: moderate in velo- and oropharynx (κ = 0.52, p = 0.001, and κ = 0.47, p = 0.003, respectively), and substantial in hypopharynx (κ = 0.63, p DISE, the pattern agreement was almost perfect at oropharyngeal level (κ = 0.82, p DISE only at oropharyngeal level (κ = 0.31, p = 0.009); while in the other sub-sites, no significant agreement was found. NSE and OSE are new promising diagnostic tools in OSAS patients. Further investigations are needed to see if they could predict the effectiveness of UA surgery.

  19. STUDY ON PUBLISHING, DISCOVERY AND BINDING OF OSA/PARLAY API SERVICES%OSA/Parlay API业务发布、发现和绑定机制的研究

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    范冰冰; 张树伟; 张奇支

    2007-01-01

    OSA/Parlay API是面向服务的NGN开放电信业务接口规范,实现OSA/API开放业务能力的关键是业务发布、发现和绑定机制.深入研究了OSA/Parlay Web Service业务发布、发现和绑定机制,揭示了OSA/Parlay和Web Service内在联系,详细分析了Parlay X Web Service业务发布、发现和绑定机制的实现和问题,并给出一个Parlay X Web Service开发实例.

  20. Validation of the Chinese version OSA-18 quality of life questionnaire in Taiwanese children with obstructive sleep apnea

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    Kun-Tai Kang

    2014-07-01

    Conclusion: The traditional Chinese version of OSA-18 demonstrated high reliability and good validity in our study. The domain of caregiver concern is the major element in Taiwanese children with sleep-disordered breathing.

  1. OSA-18量表评估腺样体肥大儿童生活质量%Assessment ofquality of life in children with adenoid hypertrophy by OSA-18 questionnaire

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    龙朝庆; 颜永毅; 容庆丰

    2015-01-01

    目的:采用儿童阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停低通气综合征(OSAHS)疾病特异性生活质量调查(OSA-18)量表,评估腺样体肥大患儿生活质量,以期了解 OSA-18量表是否可作为临床评估腺样体肥大患儿生活质量状况的指标。方法对符合入选标准的腺样体肥大患儿56例,行电子鼻咽镜及多导睡眠监测(PSG)检查,并采用 OSA-18量表对其进行生活质量评估,分析腺样体肥大病情程度与 OSA-18评分的相关性。结果80.36%的腺样体肥大患儿生活质量受到明显影响,OSA-18总体评分为“中度+重度”。OSA-18总体评分与呼吸暂停低通气指数(AHI)、最低血氧饱和度(LSaO2)及腺样体大小存在明显的相关关系。结论腺样体肥大程度与 OSA-18评分之间存在相关性,OSA-18量表评分可作为临床评估腺样体肥大患儿生活质量状况的指标。%Objective To investigate the value of OSA-18 questionnaire in assessment of quality of life in the children with adenoid hypertrophy.Methods Electronic nasopharyngoscopy and polysomnography (PSG)were underwent in 56 children with adenoid hypertrophy,and their quality of life were evaluated by OSA-18 questionnaire.The correla-tions between adenoid hypertrophy and OSA-18 scores were analyzed.Results The quality of life in 80.36% children with adenoid hypertrophy were significantly affected.Their OSA-18 total score were moderate and severe.There was significant correlation between OSA-18 total score and apneahypopneaindex(AHI),lowestoxygen saturation(LSaO2 ), and adenoid size.Conclusion There is an obvious correlation between adenoid size and OSA-18 score.OSA-18 ques-tionnaire can be used asan indicatorin assessment of quality of life in the children with adenoid hypertrophy.

  2. Recognition of upper airway and surrounding structures at MRI in pediatric PCOS and OSAS

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    Tong, Yubing; Udupa, J. K.; Odhner, D.; Sin, Sanghun; Arens, Raanan

    2013-03-01

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) is common in obese children with risk being 4.5 fold compared to normal control subjects. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) has recently been shown to be associated with OSAS that may further lead to significant cardiovascular and neuro-cognitive deficits. We are investigating image-based biomarkers to understand the architectural and dynamic changes in the upper airway and the surrounding hard and soft tissue structures via MRI in obese teenage children to study OSAS. At the previous SPIE conferences, we presented methods underlying Fuzzy Object Models (FOMs) for Automatic Anatomy Recognition (AAR) based on CT images of the thorax and the abdomen. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate that the AAR approach is applicable to a different body region and image modality combination, namely in the study of upper airway structures via MRI. FOMs were built hierarchically, the smaller sub-objects forming the offspring of larger parent objects. FOMs encode the uncertainty and variability present in the form and relationships among the objects over a study population. Totally 11 basic objects (17 including composite) were modeled. Automatic recognition for the best pose of FOMs in a given image was implemented by using four methods - a one-shot method that does not require search, another three searching methods that include Fisher Linear Discriminate (FLD), a b-scale energy optimization strategy, and optimum threshold recognition method. In all, 30 multi-fold cross validation experiments based on 15 patient MRI data sets were carried out to assess the accuracy of recognition. The results indicate that the objects can be recognized with an average location error of less than 5 mm or 2-3 voxels. Then the iterative relative fuzzy connectedness (IRFC) algorithm was adopted for delineation of the target organs based on the recognized results. The delineation results showed an overall FP and TP volume fraction of 0.02 and 0.93.

  3. The SomnuSeal Oral Mask Is Reasonably Tolerated by Otherwise CPAP Noncompliant Patients with OSA

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    N. Katz

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Compliance with CPAP is the major limiting factor in treating patients with OSA. The novel SomnuSeal mask is an oral self-adaptable mask located between the teeth and the lips ensuring that there are no air leaks or skin abrasions. Fifty patients with AHI>20, who failed previous CPAP trials, were asked to sleep with the mask for one month. In all patients, the mask was connected to an AutoPAP machine with a heated humidifier. Efficacy, convenience, and compliance (average usage for 4 or more hours per night were monitored. Fifty patients (41 m and 9 f, mean age 57±12 years, BMI 33.6±4.9 kg/m2, and AHI 47±23/h participated. Eleven were classified as compliant (average mask usage of 26 nights, 4.7 hours per night, five were only partially compliant (average usage of 13 nights, 2.9 hours per night, and 34 could not comply with it. In all patients who slept with it, the efficacy (assessed by residual AHI derived from the CPAP device was good with an AHI of less than 8/hour. Interestingly, the required optimal pressure decreased from an average of 9.3 cmH2O to 4.6 cmH2O. The SomnuSeal oral interface is effective and may result in converting noncompliant untreated patients with OSA into well-treated ones.

  4. The Tongue Muscle Training (ZMT® in nCPAP Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS

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    Gessmann H.-W.

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    Full Text Available Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome is treated not only with the help of nCPAP but by other means which help to support the sufficient level of pharyngeal airways. In course of our experiment we investigated changes in parameters of breath during night sleep in patients with high indices of obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome after the tongue muscle training. 40 patients with OSAS treated only with the help of nCPAP underwent a 5-week course of electrical stimulation of upper pharyngeal muscles. This type of treatment was supposed to result in dilatation of pharyngeal airways and cure of occlusion and obstruction. Parameters of breath during the night sleep before- and after the treatment were detected with the help of somno-poligraphic investigations and compared. Indices of apnea and hypopnea decreased in 26 of 40 patients, which is more than half of the probands. We recommended the patients with a diagnosed OSAS without a risk of recurrence to add tongue muscle training to nCPAP. In case the course of nCPAP therapy is launched it helped achieve sufficient improvement of parameters affecting breath during the night sleep and in many cases decrease respiratory pressure of nCPAP therapy or its complete cessation.

  5. Characterization of Antibiotic-Loaded Alginate-Osa Starch Microbeads Produced by Ionotropic Pregelation

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    Gizele Cardoso Fontes

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    Full Text Available The aim of this study was to characterize the penicillin-loaded microbeads composed of alginate and octenyl succinic anhydride (OSA starch prepared by ionotropic pregelation with calcium chloride and to evaluate their in vitro drug delivery profile. The beads were characterized by size, scanning electron microscopy (SEM, zeta potential, swelling behavior, and degree of erosion. Also, the possible interaction between penicillin and biopolymers was investigated by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC, powder X-ray diffraction (XRD, and Fourier transform infrared (FTIR analysis. The SEM micrograph results indicated a homogeneous drug distribution in the matrix. Also, based on thermal analyses (TGA/DSC, interactions were detected between microbead components. Although FTIR spectra of penicillin-loaded microbeads did not reveal the formation of new chemical entities, they confirmed the chemical drug stability. XRD patterns showed that the incorporated crystalline structure of penicillin did not significantly alter the primarily amorphous polymeric network. In addition, the results confirmed a prolonged penicillin delivery system profile. These results imply that alginate and OSA starch beads can be used as a suitable controlled-release carrier for penicillin.

  6. Oryza sativa H+-ATPase (OSA) is Involved in the Regulation of Dumbbell-Shaped Guard Cells of Rice.

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    Toda, Yosuke; Wang, Yin; Takahashi, Akira; Kawai, Yuya; Tada, Yasuomi; Yamaji, Naoki; Feng Ma, Jian; Ashikari, Motoyuki; Kinoshita, Toshinori

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    The stomatal apparatus consists of a pair of guard cells and regulates gas exchange between the leaf and atmosphere. In guard cells, blue light (BL) activates H(+)-ATPase in the plasma membrane through the phosphorylation of its penultimate threonine, mediating stomatal opening. Although this regulation is thought to be widely adopted among kidney-shaped guard cells in dicots, the molecular basis underlying that of dumbbell-shaped guard cells in monocots remains unclear. Here, we show that H(+)-ATPases are involved in the regulation of dumbbell-shaped guard cells. Stomatal opening of rice was promoted by the H(+)-ATPase activator fusicoccin and by BL, and the latter was suppressed by the H(+)-ATPase inhibitor vanadate. Using H(+)-ATPase antibodies, we showed the presence of phosphoregulation of the penultimate threonine in Oryza sativa H(+)-ATPases (OSAs) and localization of OSAs in the plasma membrane of guard cells. Interestingly, we identified one H(+)-ATPase isoform, OSA7, that is preferentially expressed among the OSA genes in guard cells, and found that loss of function of OSA7 resulted in partial insensitivity to BL. We conclude that H(+)-ATPase is involved in BL-induced stomatal opening of dumbbell-shaped guard cells in monocotyledon species.

  7. OsWS1 involved in cuticular wax biosynthesis is regulated by osa-miR1848.

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    Xia, Kuaifei; Ou, Xiaojin; Gao, Chunzhi; Tang, Huadan; Jia, Yongxia; Deng, Rufang; Xu, Xinlan; Zhang, Mingyong

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    Cuticular wax forms a hydrophobic layer covering aerial plant organs and acting as a protective barrier against biotic and abiotic stresses. Compared with well-known wax biosynthetic pathway, molecular regulation of wax biosynthesis is less known. Here, we show that rice OsWS1, a member of the membrane-bound O-acyl transferase gene family, involved in wax biosynthesis and was regulated by an osa-miR1848. OsWS1-tagged green fluorescent protein localized to the endoplasmic reticulum (ER). Compared with wild-type rice, OsWS1 overexpression plants displayed a 3% increase in total wax, especially a 35% increase in very long-chain fatty acids, denser wax papillae around the stoma, more cuticular wax crystals formed on leaf and stem surfaces, pollen coats were thicker and more seedlings survived after water-deficit treatment. In contrast, OsWS1-RNAi and osa-miR1848 overexpression plants exhibited opposing changes. Gene expression analysis showed that overexpression of osa-miR1848 down-regulated OsWS1 transcripts; furthermore, expression profiles of OsWS1 and osa-miR1848 were inversely correlated in the leaf, panicle and stem, and upon water-deficit treatment. These results suggest that OsWS1 is regulated by osa-miR1848 and participates in cuticular wax formation.

  8. Vesicant dermatitis: report of 19 cases and first record of Paederus sp. Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil

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    Janaina Molinari Veloso Fonseca

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    Full Text Available The disordered occupation and the synanthropy of urban environments increase the number of accidents of medical importance caused by arthropods in urban areas. After intense heat and rain, from October 2009 to April 2010 were identified in the city of Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 19 cases of dermatitis vesicant, with observation of correlation between the clinical histories, epidemiological and evolutionary clinical-morphological aspects of the dermatosis by pederin. Two beetles, identified at the Federal University of Viçosa, as Paederus sp. were collected during this period although not correlated to the occurrences. This case report aims to show the presence of the vesicant dermatitis, its clinical and therapeutic implications for human health and record the atypical occurrence of blistering agent in Viçosa, contributing with epidemiological and clinical aspects to the development of dermatosis research work in the region.

  9. The rheological properties of blood and the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS

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    Full Text Available Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA is an important public health concern, which affects around 2–4% of the population. Left untreated, it causes a decrease not only in quality of life, but also of life expectancy. Despite the fact that knowledge about the mechanisms of development of cardiovascular disease in patients with OSA is still incomplete, observations confirm a relationship between sleep disordered breathing and the rheological properties of blood. One possible consequence of an increased incidence of cardiovascular disease may be a rise in mortality in OSA patients. Continuously improved research methods are allowing for an increasingly more accurate understanding of the significance of observed changes. (Folia Histochemica et Cytobiologica 2011, Vol. 49, No. 2, 206–210

  10. Análise da atividade florestal no município de Viçosa-MG Analysis of forest activity in Viçosa-MG

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    Alessandro Albino Fontes

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    Full Text Available Estudou-se a atividade florestal no município de Viçosa-MG, a partir de questionário aplicado aos agricultores cujas propriedades rurais possuíam florestas plantadas. Foi amostrado um total de 63 propriedades rurais, abrangendo uma área de 2.096,95 ha. As áreas de floresta nativa e plantada, na amostra, foram de 372,00 e 260,17 ha, o que corresponde, respectivamente, a 17,74 e 12,41% da área amostrada. O tipo de floresta nativa predominante foi a capoeira (67,55%, e a espécie preferida para o reflorestamento foi o eucalipto (92,68%. O uso médio da mão-de-obra nas fases de implantação, manutenção e colheita dos plantios florestais foi estimado em 30,21, 13,64 e 61,25 dias-homem/ha, respectivamente, totalizando 105,10 dias-homem/ha, sendo a participação da mão-de-obra familiar de 25,24%. Os custos inerentes à atividade florestal foram estimados em R$419,30/ha para implantação; R$146,49/ha e R$80,34/ha para manutenção no primeiro e segundo ano, respectivamente; e R$2,11/m³ para colheita da madeira. Os plantios florestais concentram-se nas áreas de encostas, e o número médio de empregos gerados pelo reflorestamento (eucalipto foi 0,042 emprego/ha. Concluiu-se, de modo geral, que o reflorestamento é considerado atividade pouco atrativa, não identificando propriedades tipicamente florestais, sendo recomendada a elaboração de políticas públicas de incentivo ao reflorestamento.Forest activity was studied in Viçosa-MG, through a questionnaire applied to farmers who planted forests. A total of 63 farms were sampled, comprising an area of 2,096.95 ha. The natural and planted forest areas sampled were of 372.00 ha and 260.17 ha, corresponding to 17.74% and 12.41%, respectively. The predominant natural forest was the secondary forest (capoeira (67.55%, and the species chosen for reforestation was eucalypt (92.68%. Average labor use in the phases of implementation, maintenance and harvest of the forest plantations was

  11. Epidemiological analysis of structural alterations of the nasal cavity associated with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA).

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    Mekhitarian Neto, Levon; Fava, Antonio Sérgio; Lopes, Hugo Canhete; Stamm, Aldo

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    The objective of this paper is to demonstrate that structural alterations of the nasal cavity, e.g. septal deviation and conchal hypertrophy have high incidence in patients with sleep apnea and hypopnea syndrome and must be addressed with associated specific procedures of the syndrome. Clinical retrospective. A retrospective study of 200 patients was performed, with 196 male and 4 female, attended at the otorhinolaryngology ambulatory of Hospital Prof. Edmundo Vasconcelos and Unidade Paulista de Otorrinolaringologia, all of them subjected to polysomnography, otorhinolaryngological physical exam, endoscopy exam, and surgical treatment with nasal and pharyngeal procedures. All of them were subjected to pharyngeal procedure: uvulopalatopharyngoplasty or uvulopalatoplasty and nose procedure: 176 septoplasty with partial turbinectomy (88%) and 24 isolated turbinectomy, with satisfactory results. We can see that structural alterations of the nasal cavity have high incidence in patients with OSA.

  12. Landscape-Scale Controls on Aboveground Forest Carbon Stocks on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica.

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    Philip Taylor

    Full Text Available Tropical forests store large amounts of carbon in tree biomass, although the environmental controls on forest carbon stocks remain poorly resolved. Emerging airborne remote sensing techniques offer a powerful approach to understand how aboveground carbon density (ACD varies across tropical landscapes. In this study, we evaluate the accuracy of the Carnegie Airborne Observatory (CAO Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR system to detect top-of-canopy tree height (TCH and ACD across the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. LiDAR and field-estimated TCH and ACD were highly correlated across a wide range of forest ages and types. Top-of-canopy height (TCH reached 67 m, and ACD surpassed 225 Mg C ha-1, indicating both that airborne CAO LiDAR-based estimates of ACD are accurate in tall, high-biomass forests and that the Osa Peninsula harbors some of the most carbon-rich forests in the Neotropics. We also examined the relative influence of lithologic, topoedaphic and climatic factors on regional patterns in ACD, which are known to influence ACD by regulating forest productivity and turnover. Analyses revealed a spatially nested set of factors controlling ACD patterns, with geologic variation explaining up to 16% of the mapped ACD variation at the regional scale, while local variation in topographic slope explained an additional 18%. Lithologic and topoedaphic factors also explained more ACD variation at 30-m than at 100-m spatial resolution, suggesting that environmental filtering depends on the spatial scale of terrain variation. Our result indicate that patterns in ACD are partially controlled by spatial variation in geologic history and geomorphic processes underpinning topographic diversity across landscapes. ACD also exhibited spatial autocorrelation, which may reflect biological processes that influence ACD, such as the assembly of species or phenotypes across the landscape, but additional research is needed to resolve how abiotic and biotic factors

  13. Functional MRI of the pharynx in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with rapid 2-D flash sequences; Funktionelle MRT des Pharynx bei obstruktiver Schlafapnoe (OSA) mit schnellen 2D-FLASH-Sequenzen

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    Jaeger, L. [Inst. fuer Radiologische Diagnostik, Klinikum Grosshadern der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Muenchen (Germany); Guenther, E. [Klinik und Poliklinik fuer Hals-, Nasen- und Ohrenkranke, Klinikum Grosshadern der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Muenchen (Germany); Gauger, J. [Inst. fuer Radiologische Diagnostik, Klinikum Grosshadern der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Muenchen (Germany); Nitz, W. [Siemens Medizintechnik, Erlangen (Germany); Kastenbauer, E. [Klinik und Poliklinik fuer Hals-, Nasen- und Ohrenkranke, Klinikum Grosshadern der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Muenchen (Germany); Reiser, M. [Inst. fuer Radiologische Diagnostik, Klinikum Grosshadern der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Muenchen (Germany)

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    Functional imaging of the pharynx used to be the domain of cineradiography, CT and ultrafast CT. The development of modern MRI techniques led to new access to functional disorders of the pharynx. The aim of this study was to implement a new MRI technique to examine oropharyngeal obstructive mechanisms in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Sixteen patients suffering from OSA and 6 healthy volunteers were examined on a 1.5 T whole-body imager (`Vision`, Siemens, Erlangen Medical Engineering, Germany) using a circular polarized head coil. Imaging was performed with 2D flash sequences in midsagittal and axial planes. Patients and volunteers were asked to breathe normally through the nose and to simulate snoring and the Mueller maneuver during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Prior to MRI, all patients underwent an ear, nose and throat (ENT) examination, functional fiberoptic nasopharyngoscopy and polysomnography. A temporal resolution of 6 images/s and an in-plane resolution of 2.67x1.8 mm were achieved. The mobility of the tongue, soft palate and pharyngeal surface could be clearly delineated. The MRI findings correlated well with the clinical examinations. We propose ultrafast MRI as a reliable and non-invasive method of evaluating pharyngeal obstruction and their levels. (orig.) [Deutsch] Die funktionelle Bildgebung des Pharynx war bisher eine Domaene der Hochfrequenzroentgenkinematographie, der Computertomographie (CT) und der ultraschnellen Computertomographie. Die Entwicklung moderner Techniken in der Magnetresonanztomographie (MRT) fuehrte zu neuen Ansaetzen in der Diagnostik pharyngealer Dysfunktionen. Ziel der vorliegenden Studie war die Implementierung neuer schneller MR-Sequenzen, um Verschlussmechanismen entlang des Pharnyxschlauches bei Patienten mit obstruktiver Schlafapnoe (OSA) zu untersuchen. 16 Patienten mit OSA und 6 gesunde Probanden wurden an einem 1,5-T-Ganzkoerpermagnetresonanztomographen (`Vision`, Siemens Medizintechnik, Erlangen

  14. CPAP treatment supported by telemedicine does not improve blood pressure in high cardiovascular risk OSA patients: a randomized, controlled trial.

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    Mendelson, Monique; Vivodtzev, Isabelle; Tamisier, Renaud; Laplaud, David; Dias-Domingos, Sonia; Baguet, Jean-Philippe; Moreau, Laurent; Koltes, Christian; Chavez, Léonidas; De Lamberterie, Gilles; Herengt, Frédéric; Levy, Patrick; Flore, Patrice; Pépin, Jean-Louis

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    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been associated with hypertension, which is one of the intermediary mechanisms leading to increased cardiovascular morbidity. This study aimed at evaluating the effects of a combination of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and telemedicine support on blood pressure (BP) reduction in high cardiovascular risk OSA patients. A multi-center randomized controlled trial that compared standard CPAP care and CPAP care and a telemedicine intervention. Sleep clinics in France. 107 adult (18-65 years old) OSA patients (AHI > 15 events/h) with a high cardiovascular risk (cardiovascular SCORE > 5% or secondary prevention). Patients were randomized to either standard care CPAP (n = 53) or CPAP and telemedicine (n = 54). Patients assigned to telemedicine were equipped with a smartphone for uploading BP measurements, CPAP adherence, sleepiness, and quality of life data; in return, they received pictograms containing health-related messages. The main outcome was home self-measured BP and secondary outcomes were cardiovascular risk evolution, objective physical activity, CPAP adherence, sleepiness and quality of life. Self-measured BP did not improve in either group (telemedicine or standard care). Patients in primary prevention showed greater BP reduction with CPAP treatment than those in secondary prevention. CPAP treatment supported by telemedicine alone did not improve blood pressure and cardiovascular risk in high cardiovascular risk OSA patients. This study emphasizes the need for diet and physical activity training programs in addition to CPAP when aiming at decreasing cardiometabolic risk factors in these patients. ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01226641.

  15. Coexistence of OSA may compensate for sleep related reduction in neural respiratory drive in patients with COPD

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    He, Bai-Ting; Lu, Gan; Xiao, Si-Chang; Chen, Rui; Steier, Joerg; Moxham, John; Polkey, Michael I; Luo, Yuan-Ming

    2017-01-01

    Background The mechanisms underlying sleep-related hypoventilation in patients with coexisting COPD and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), an overlap syndrome, are incompletely understood. We compared neural respiratory drive expressed as diaphragm electromyogram (EMGdi) and ventilation during stage 2 sleep in patients with COPD alone and patients with overlap syndrome. Methods EMGdi and airflow were recorded during full polysomnography in 14 healthy subjects, 14 patients with OSA and 39 consecutive patients with COPD. The ratio of tidal volume to EMGdi was measured to indirectly assess upper airway resistance. Results Thirty-five patients with COPD, 12 healthy subjects and 14 patients with OSA completed the study. Of 35 patients with COPD, 19 had COPD alone (FEV1 38.5%±16.3%) whereas 16 had an overlap syndrome (FEV1 47.5±16.2%, AHI 20.5±14.1 events/hour). Ventilation (VE) was lower during stage 2 sleep than wakefulness in both patients with COPD alone (8.6±2.0 to 6.5±1.5 L/min, pCOPD alone (29.5±13.3% to 23.0±8.9% of maximal, pCOPD alone and healthy subjects but was significantly reduced in patients with OSA or overlap syndrome (pCOPD alone is due to reduction of neural respiratory drive, but in overlap syndrome it is due to increased upper airway resistance. PMID:27807016

  16. Improved stability and controlled release of CLA with spray-dried microcapsules of OSA-modified starch and xanthan gum.

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    He, Huizi; Hong, Yan; Gu, Zhengbiao; Liu, Guodong; Cheng, Li; Li, Zhaofeng

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    The objective of this investigation was to improve the stability of CLA and to allow for its controlled release by encapsulating it with combinations of octenyl-succinic anhydride (OSA) starch and xanthan gum (XG) in three ratios (OSA/XG: 60/1, 80/1, and 100/1, w/w). The wall material was examined using FTIR and TGA. The microcapsules were characterized by laser particle size analysis (LPS) and SEM. Oxidation of the microcapsules was monitored by headspace method. The results revealed that microcapsules created with an OSA/XG ratio of 60/1 provided superior protection to CLA against oxidation. When CLA-microcapsules were subjected to conditions simulating those in the human gastrointestinal system, 12.1%-50.1% of the CLA was released. CLA encapsulation in spray-dried microcapsules of OSA/XG appears to be an effective technique that provides good protection against oxidation and could be useful in the targeted delivery of functional lipids or other bioactive components to the small intestine.

  17. Detection of Secondary Causes and Coexisting Diseases in Hypertensive Patients: OSA and PA Are the Common Causes Associated with Hypertension

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    Lei Wang

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    Full Text Available Background. Since the control rate of blood pressure is lower in mainland China, the aim of this study is to investigate the proportion of secondary causes and coexisting diseases of hypertension in hypertensive patients. Methods. Data on consecutive patients with hypertension who visited the Hypertension Center. Diseases were detected using an established strict screening protocol. Results. Detection rate of secondary causes and coexisting diseases of hypertension was 39.5% among 3003 hypertensive patients. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA was the most common, accounting for 24.7% of patients, followed by primary aldosteronism (PA (5.8% and PA + OSA (4.9%. Endocrine hypertension accounted for 12.1% of patients, including 10.7% of patients with PA, 1.1% with hypothyroidism, 0.1% with pheochromocytoma, 0.1% with Cushing’s syndrome, and 0.1% with hyperthyroidism, respectively. Those who smoke, those who are obese, and those who have diabetes accounted for 31.3%, 27.5%, and 16.6% of total patients, respectively. There were overlapping conditions in secondary causes and coexisting diseases of hypertension. OSA was the most common in each age- and BMI-stratified group. Conclusion. Findings from the current study suggest an increasing frequency of secondary forms of hypertension, highlighting the burden of OSA and PA in hypertensive patients.

  18. Association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA and depression and the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP treatment

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    El-Sherbini AM

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    Full Text Available Amr Makram El-Sherbini1, Adel Salah Bediwy2, Ashraf El-Mitwalli31Department of Psychiatry, Elminia University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Elminia, 2Chest Department, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, 3Department of Neurology, Mansoura School of Medicine, University of Mansoura, Mansoura, EgyptBackground: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA is a relatively common disorder which has a negative impact on the psychological well-being of affected individuals.Objective: To assess the association between OSA and depression as well as the effect of treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP.Methods: A total of 37 newly diagnosed individuals with OSA underwent an overnight polysomnography and were assessed using the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS, the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS, and the Structured Clinical Interview for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition. Patients were assessed before and after 2 months of CPAP use.Results: Of the 37 patients included in the study, 21 (56.7% had clinically relevant depression as indicated by a score >10 on the HDRS and eleven patients (29.7% met the diagnostic criteria for a major depressive episode using the Structured Clinical Interview. Scores on the HDRS were correlated with the Apnea Hypoxia Index, ESS scores, and oxygen saturation. Patients showed a significant reduction in depressive symptoms and improvement in ESS scores after CPAP treatment.Conclusion: Patients with OSA should be screened carefully for depressive disorders. CPAP should be tried first before starting other treatment modalities for depression.Keywords: obstructive sleep apnea, depression in OSA, CPAP and depression

  19. 6A3-5/Osa2 is an Early Activated Gene Implicated in the Control of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Functions

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    Gwenaele Garin

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    Full Text Available Vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC growth plays a key role in the pathophysiology of vascular diseases. However, the molecular mechanisms controlling gene transcription in VSMC remain poorly understood. We previously identified, by differential display, a new gene (6A3-5 overexpressed in proliferating rat VSMC. In this study, we have cloned the full-length cDNA by screening a rat foetal brain cDNA library and investigated its functions. The 6A3-5 protein shows 4 putative conserved functional motifs: a DNA binding domain called ARID (AT-rich interaction domain, two recently described motifs (Osa Homology Domain, and a nuclear localization signal. The deduced protein sequence was observed to be 85% identical to the recently described human Osa2 gene. Immunolabelling, using an anti-6A3-5/Osa2 monoclonal antibody, showed a nuclear localization of the 6A3-5/Osa2 protein. In addition, PDGF upregulated 6A3-5/Osa2 expression at both the transcript and protein levels in a dose and time-dependent fashion. The pattern of upregulation by PDGF was reminiscent of the early responsive gene c-fos. The PDGF-induced upregulation of 6A3-5/Osa2 and proliferation of VSMC were significantly inhibited in a dose and sequence-dependent fashion by an antisense, but not by sense, scrambled or mismatched oligonucleotides directed against 6A3-5/Osa2. In VSMC of aortas derived from hypertensive (LH rats, 6A3-5/Osa2 is overexpressed as compared to that in normotensive (LL rats. The 6A3-5/Osa2-gene expression is downregulated by an ACE inhibitor and upregulated by exogenous AngiotensinII in LH rats. In summary, these results indicate that 6A3-5/Osa2 is an early activated gene that belongs to a new family of proteins involved in the control of VSMC growth.

  20. Object Based and Pixel Based Classification Using Rapideye Satellite Imager of ETI-OSA, Lagos, Nigeria

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    Esther Oluwafunmilayo Makinde

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    Full Text Available Several studies have been carried out to find an appropriate method to classify the remote sensing data. Traditional classification approaches are all pixel-based, and do not utilize the spatial information within an object which is an important source of information to image classification. Thus, this study compared the pixel based and object based classification algorithms using RapidEye satellite image of Eti-Osa LGA, Lagos. In the object-oriented approach, the image was segmented to homogenous area by suitable parameters such as scale parameter, compactness, shape etc. Classification based on segments was done by a nearest neighbour classifier. In the pixel-based classification, the spectral angle mapper was used to classify the images. The user accuracy for each class using object based classification were 98.31% for waterbody, 92.31% for vegetation, 86.67% for bare soil and 90.57% for Built up while the user accuracy for the pixel based classification were 98.28% for waterbody, 84.06% for Vegetation 86.36% and 79.41% for Built up. These classification techniques were subjected to accuracy assessment and the overall accuracy of the Object based classification was 94.47%, while that of Pixel based classification yielded 86.64%. The result of classification and accuracy assessment show that the object-based approach gave more accurate and satisfying results

  1. Quantifying the dynamic of OSA brain using multifractal formalism: A novel measure for sleep fragmentation.

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    Raiesdana, Somayeh

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    It is thought that the critical brain dynamics in sleep is modulated during frequent periods of wakefulness. This paper utilizes the capacity of EEG based scaling analysis to quantify sleep fragmentation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. The scale-free (fractal) behavior refers to a state where no characteristic scale dominates the dynamics of the underlying process which is evident as long range correlations in a time series. Here, Multiscaling (multifractal) spectrum is utilized to quantify the disturbed dynamic of an OSA brain with fragmented sleep. The whole night multichannel sleep EEG recordings of 18 subjects were employed to compute and quantify variable power-law long-range correlations and singularity spectra. Based on this characteristic, a new marker for sleep fragmentation named ``scaling based sleep fragmentation'' was introduced. This measure takes into account the sleep run length and stage transition quality within a fuzzy inference system to improve decisions made on sleep fragmentation. The proposed index was implemented, validated with sleepiness parameters and compared to some common indexes including sleep fragmentation index, arousal index, sleep diversity index, and sleep efficiency index. Correlations were almost significant suggesting that the sleep characterizing measure, based on singularity spectra range, could properly detect fragmentations and quantify their rate. This method can be an alternative for quantifying the sleep fragmentation in clinical practice after being approved experimentally. Control of sleep fragmentation and, subsequently, suppression of excessive daytime sleepiness will be a promising outlook of this kind of researches.

  2. Weight management of OSAS Patient%阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征患者的体重管理

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    刘艳骄; 闫雪

    2015-01-01

    本文从健康管理学的角度,对阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征与体重的关系,及 OSAS 患者的体重管理问题,阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征治疗中的体重控制策略,阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征患者无创呼吸机治疗中的体重控制,阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征中药治疗中的体重控制,阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征治疗中中西医结合治疗进行了论述,可供健康管理者参考。%Based on the point of Health management,this article has given a discussion of weight management issue of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome(OSAS),which includes the points of the relationship between OSAS and weight,weight control strategy during the treatment of OSAS,weight control during the CPAP treatment of OSAS,weight control during the Chinese herbal treatment of OSAS,and integrated traditional and western medicine treatment of OSAS.It could provide reference for Health managers.

  3. Program for catenary-pantograph analysis, PrOSA statement of methods and validation according EN 50318

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    Finner, Lars; Poetsch, Gero; Sarnes, Bernhard; Kolbe, Michael

    2015-03-01

    DB Systemtechnik is a high-performing, customer-driven service provider that, as well as authoritatively serving the Deutsche Bahn Group by dint of its specialist knowledge is also increasingly active on the global railway market. Development and testing of pantograph models and catenary systems have been part of the company's essential activity fields from the beginning. Therefore, an efficient and high-performing simulation tool is indispensable. That is why DB Systemtechnik spent high efforts to develop the program PrOSA in cooperation with the Heinz-Nixdorf-Institut (HNI) of the university Paderborn to simulate the interaction of pantograph and catenary. This article gives an overview of the most relevant properties of PrOSA. Furthermore, it is described how the benchmark requirements were implemented and processed.

  4. SEA LEVEL RISE AND ITS POTENTIAL IMPACTS ON COASTAL URBAN AREA: A CASE OF ETI-OSA, NIGERIA

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    Ayodele Michael AGBOOLA

    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available This study examines the spatial extent of coastal urban development and its potential sensitivity to sea-level rise. The main aim of the study is to critically examine the extent of growth in Eti-Osa over time, and the potential impacts of sea leve rise. Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+ imageries of years 2000 and 2015 were used to evaluate the different land use type identified. Post-classification change detection method was used to evaluate the output of the maximum likelihood supervised classification analysis done. This was also used to estimate the changes induces through urban development on the environment which accounts for the biodiversity loss. ASTER GDEM 2 imagery of 2011 was used to generate the elevation data used for the inundation analysis. Thus, both Land use map of Eti-Osa in 2015 and the down scaled Sea-level rise scenarios (at 0.5 to 15 meters were used for the inundation mapping. Results obtained from this research affirms that indeed EtiOsa has been subjected to gross urban expansion giving room for diverse forms of environmental degradation among which are huge replacement of natural land cover with built-up, reclamation of wetlands and sand filling of water bodies. This basically illustrates growth but also the risk that accompanies the advent of excessive alteration of natural ecosystem as Sea-level rise projections imply in this research.

  5. Vesicant dermatitis: report of 19 cases and first record of Paederus sp. Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil Dermatitis vesicante por Paederus sp.: informe de 19 casos em Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil Dermatite vesicante pelo Paederus sp.: relato de 19 casos em Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil

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    Janaina Maria Setto Fiorezi

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available The disordered occupation and the synanthropy of urban environments increase the number of accidents of medical importance caused by arthropods in urban areas. After intense heat and rain, from October 2009 to April 2010 were identified in the city of Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 19 cases of dermatitis vesicant, with observation of correlation between the clinical histories, epidemiological and evolutionary clinical-morphological aspects of the dermatosis by pederin. Two beetles, identified at the Federal University of Viçosa, as Paederus sp. were collected during this period although not correlated to the occurrences. This case report aims to show the presence of the vesicant dermatitis, its clinical and therapeutic implications for human health and record the atypical occurrence of blistering agent in Viçosa, contributing with epidemiological and clinical aspects to the development of dermatosis research work in the region.La ocupación desordenada de los entornos y la sinantropia aumentan los accidentes por artrópodos de importancia médica en las zonas urbanas. De octubre de 2009 a abril de 2010, después de un intenso calor y lluvias, fueron identificados en la zona urbana de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil, 19 casos de dermatitis vesicante, con la observación de la correlación entre las historias clínico-epidemiológicas, los aspectos clínico-morfológicos y evolutivos de la dermatitis por pederina. Dos coleópteros identificados en la Universidad Federal de Viçosa como Paederus sp fueron recogidos durante este período, aunque no estaban correlacionados con las ocurrencias. Este informe tiene como objetivo mostrar la presencia de dermatitis vesicante, sus implicaciones clínicas y terapéuticas para la salud y registrar la aparición atípica del agente caustícate en Viçosa, contribuyendo con aspectos epidemiológicos y clínicos para el diagnóstico y tratamiento de esta dermatosis, atípica de la región.A ocupa

  6. Automatic anatomy recognition in post-tonsillectomy MR images of obese children with OSAS

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    Tong, Yubing; Udupa, Jayaram K.; Odhner, Dewey; Sin, Sanghun; Arens, Raanan

    2015-03-01

    Automatic Anatomy Recognition (AAR) is a recently developed approach for the automatic whole body wide organ segmentation. We previously tested that methodology on image cases with some pathology where the organs were not distorted significantly. In this paper, we present an advancement of AAR to handle organs which may have been modified or resected by surgical intervention. We focus on MRI of the neck in pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS). The proposed method consists of an AAR step followed by support vector machine techniques to detect the presence/absence of organs. The AAR step employs a hierarchical organization of the organs for model building. For each organ, a fuzzy model over a population is built. The model of the body region is then described in terms of the fuzzy models and a host of other descriptors which include parent to offspring relationship estimated over the population. Organs are recognized following the organ hierarchy by using an optimal threshold based search. The SVM step subsequently checks for evidence of the presence of organs. Experimental results show that AAR techniques can be combined with machine learning strategies within the AAR recognition framework for good performance in recognizing missing organs, in our case missing tonsils in post-tonsillectomy images as well as in simulating tonsillectomy images. The previous recognition performance is maintained achieving an organ localization accuracy of within 1 voxel when the organ is actually not removed. To our knowledge, no methods have been reported to date for handling significantly deformed or missing organs, especially in neck MRI.

  7. Nasal Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure Devices (Provent for OSA: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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    Muhammad Riaz

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    Full Text Available Objective. To quantify the effectiveness of nasal expiratory positive airway pressure (nasal EPAP devices or Provent as treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA. Methods. PubMed and six other databases were searched through November 15, 2015, without language limitations. Results. Eighteen studies (920 patients were included. Pre- and post-nasal EPAP means ± standard deviations (M ± SD for apnea-hypopnea index (AHI in 345 patients decreased from 27.32±22.24 to 12.78±16.89 events/hr (relative reduction = 53.2%. Random effects modeling mean difference (MD was −14.78 events/hr [95% CI −19.12, −10.45], p value < 0.00001. Oxygen desaturation index (ODI in 247 patients decreased from 21.2±19.3 to 12.4±14.1 events/hr (relative reduction = 41.5%, p value < 0.00001. Lowest oxygen saturation (LSAT M ± SD improved in 146 patients from 83.2±6.8% to 86.2±11.1%, MD 3 oxygen saturation points [95% CI 0.57, 5.63]. Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS M ± SD improved (359 patients from 9.9±5.3 to 7.4±5.0, MD −2.5 [95% CI −3.2, −1.8], p value < 0.0001. Conclusion. Nasal EPAP (Provent reduced AHI by 53.2%, ODI by 41.5% and improved LSAT by 3 oxygen saturation points. Generally, there were no clear characteristics (demographic factors, medical history, and/or physical exam finding that predicted favorable response to these devices. However, limited evidence suggests that high nasal resistance could be associated with treatment failure. Additional studies are needed to identify demographic and polysomnographic characteristics that would predict therapeutic success with nasal EPAP (Provent.

  8. [Forest and population at Península de Osa, Costa Rica].

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    Rosero-Bixby, Luis; Maldonado-Ulloa, Tirso; Bonilla-Carrión, Roger

    2002-06-01

    The research is focused on the relationship between population growth and conservation of the forest on the Osa Peninsula. Data of the geo-referenced censuses and information on land-use, derived from satellite images and aerial photography, were integrated into a GIS. We undertook an historical inventory of the changes in the population and the forest coverage, and the key events in the land tenure and economy of the region. Deforestation, reforestation, and fragmentation of the forest during the period 1980-1995 were analyzed. Relationships with the population potential, derived from the 1984 Costa Rican censuses, were identified, and the effects of third variables were controlled such as distances to the roads, rain, distances to the forest frontier, level of protection, etc. Both strong and significant associations between 1984 population potential and the three processes were detected. The probability of deforestation is null in unpopulated areas, 35% in areas with 25-30 potential farmers and to 65% in areas with 50 farmers and over. The probability of reforestation decreases from 100% to 28% and to 18% in these three categories. This kind of relationship persists in the multivariable analysis. An increase of 0.63% in the number of household, results in an increment of 1% in the risk of deforestation (elasticity). The elasticity in the chances of reforestation is -0.37 and 1% in fragmentation of the forest. An evaluation in the risk of deforestation for the period 1995-2005 was done. The most recent population data were used and it identifies several geographic areas with high deforestation risk.

  9. Nasal Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure Devices (Provent) for OSA: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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    Riaz, Muhammad; Certal, Victor; Nigam, Gaurav; Abdullatif, Jose; Zaghi, Soroush; Kushida, Clete A.; Camacho, Macario

    2015-01-01

    Objective. To quantify the effectiveness of nasal expiratory positive airway pressure (nasal EPAP) devices or Provent as treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Methods. PubMed and six other databases were searched through November 15, 2015, without language limitations. Results. Eighteen studies (920 patients) were included. Pre- and post-nasal EPAP means ± standard deviations (M ± SD) for apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) in 345 patients decreased from 27.32 ± 22.24 to 12.78 ± 16.89 events/hr (relative reduction = 53.2%). Random effects modeling mean difference (MD) was −14.78 events/hr [95% CI −19.12, −10.45], p value < 0.00001. Oxygen desaturation index (ODI) in 247 patients decreased from 21.2 ± 19.3 to 12.4 ± 14.1 events/hr (relative reduction = 41.5%, p value < 0.00001). Lowest oxygen saturation (LSAT) M ± SD improved in 146 patients from 83.2 ± 6.8% to 86.2 ± 11.1%, MD 3 oxygen saturation points [95% CI 0.57, 5.63]. Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) M ± SD improved (359 patients) from 9.9 ± 5.3 to 7.4 ± 5.0, MD −2.5 [95% CI −3.2, −1.8], p value < 0.0001. Conclusion. Nasal EPAP (Provent) reduced AHI by 53.2%, ODI by 41.5% and improved LSAT by 3 oxygen saturation points. Generally, there were no clear characteristics (demographic factors, medical history, and/or physical exam finding) that predicted favorable response to these devices. However, limited evidence suggests that high nasal resistance could be associated with treatment failure. Additional studies are needed to identify demographic and polysomnographic characteristics that would predict therapeutic success with nasal EPAP (Provent). PMID:26798519

  10. High Adherence to CPAP Treatment Does Not Prevent the Continuation of Weight Gain among Severely Obese OSAS Patients

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    Myllylä, Minna; Kurki, Samu; Anttalainen, Ulla; Saaresranta, Tarja; Laitinen, Tarja

    2016-01-01

    Study Objectives: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) patients benefit from continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment in a dose-response manner. We determined adherence and weight control, as well as their predictors, among long-term CPAP users. Methods: Cohort of 1,023 OSAS patients had used CPAP on average of 6.6 ± 1.2 years. BMI was determined at baseline and at follow-up visits. There were 7.4 ± 1.7 BMI and 6.5 ± 1.8 CPAP usage measurements per patient on average. Using the Bayesian hierarchical model, we determined the patients' individual trends of BMI and adherence development. Patients with significantly increasing or decreasing trends were identified at the posterior probability level of > 90%. Results: The mean age in the cohort was 55.6 ± 9.8 years, BMI 33.5 ± 6.4 kg/m2, apnea-hypopnea index 33.7 ± 23.1, and CPAP usage 6.0 ± 1.8 h/day. The majority of patients had no significant change in BMI (mean annual weight gain 0.04 ± 0.29 kg/m2) or CPAP adherence (mean annual increase 11.4 ± 7.0 min/day). However, at the individual level, 10% of the patients showed significant annual weight gain (0.63 ± 0.35 kg/m2) during the 5-year follow-up period. At baseline these patients were already more severely obese (mean BMI 40.0 ± 5.9 kg/m2) despite being younger (mean 50.9 ± 9.5 years) than the rest of the cohort. Conclusions: In the majority of CPAP-treated OSAS patients, weight did not significantly change but gained slightly slower than in age-matched population in general. However, in 10% of patients, high adherence to CPAP treatment did not prevent the continuation of weight gain. These patients present a high-risk group for OSAS-related multimorbidity later in life. Citation: Myllylä M, Kurki S, Anttalainen U, Saaresranta T, Laitinen T. High adherence to CPAP treatment does not prevent the continuation of weight gain among severely obese OSAS patients. J Clin Sleep Med 2016;12(4):519–528. PMID:26888588

  11. Lugejad küsivad - autorid vastavad : [teemad: osaühingu raamatupidamine...] / Maire Otsus-Carpenter, Olesja Timofejeva, Häli Jürimäe ...[jt

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    Teemad: osaühingu raamatupidamine, sõiduauto liikluskindlustus rendiperioodil, OÜ käibemaksukohustuslasena registreerimine, arvel nõutavad andmed, deklaratsiooni parandamine, päevaraha maksmine lähetuse korral, allkirjastamise õiguse delegeerimine

  13. The importance of neck circumference to thyromental distance ratio (NC/TM as a predictor of difficult intubation in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA patients

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    Hala Ezzat Abdel Naim

    2014-07-01

    Conclusion: Difficult intubation in OSA obese patients was independently associated with a Mallampati score of III or IV, and NC/TM ⩾5.15. Moreover, NC/TM yielded a high sensitivity, specificity and a negative predictive value.

  14. STUDY OF THE SITUATION OF MASS MOVEMENTS IN THE URBAN AREA OF VIÇOSA (MG

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    Fernando Lucci Resende de Souza

    2005-05-01

    Full Text Available The understanding of the relief goes by something larger than the observation at the way, understanding several other factors as climate, soil types and vegetable covering. However, the forms of the relief interfere as one of the main components of the atmosphere,being necessary its knowledge for the understanding of the dynamics of the area research object.The agreement of the relief passes for something more important that the comment of its form, understanding several other factors as climate, soil types and vegetal covering. However, the forms of the relief are inserting as the one of the main components of theenvironment, being necessary its knowledge for the agreement of the dynamic of the area research object.This knowledge is indispensable, because it is impossible to repress the occupation expansion of the spaces and much less to restraint environmental impacts caused by the men and the nature is not capable to regenerate all of the damaged spaces in a short space of time.Many of the inhabited spaces are fruits of segregation, which would be consequence of the exclusion that the effective economical system imposes to the people and spaces. On the other hand, the environmental problems are not correlated only with outlying neighborhoods, but they come very visible in places where constructions of high purchasing power prevail. But, one thing we can do is to prevent, the areas that are not busy, because it is viable naturally,environmentally and less expensive economically speaking. It is in this context, which the study of the mass movements can be of vital importance. The present work seeks to characterize the mass movements that happen in the urban area of Viçosa, with the objective to relate and to compare the rising done in the urban area of the municipal district at the scale 1: 5000 for Vieira in the year of 2000, in order to verify the evolution of the areas studied by the referred author, being analyzed these progressed or some

  15. Calidad nutricional y digestibilidad in situ de ensilajes de cuatro leñosas forrajeras

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    María Ligia Roa

    Full Text Available Se evaluó el efecto del tiempo de conservación en la calidad nutricional y la digestibilidad in situ de ensilajes de cuatro plantas leñosas forrajeras: Cratylia argentea (T1, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (T2, Trichanthera gigantea (T3 y Tithonia diversifolia (T4. Las plantas fueron podadas a los seis meses de establecidas y a los tres meses de rebrote, y se utilizaron las hojas y ramas tiernas pequeñas para confeccionar 64 silos de 10 kg, en bolsas plásticas. Cada tiempo de conservación (0, 30, 60 y 90 días tuvo cuatro repeticiones. Para calcular la digestibilidad de la MS, el NT y la FDN y los parámetros de la digestibilidad efectiva (DE, se utilizaron cuatro bovinos fistulados en el rumen, distribuidos en un diseño cuadrado latino 4 x 4. Los ensilajes presentaron aspecto y olor agradables, con pH entre 4,2 y 4,6 y nitrógeno amoniacal menor que 1 %. El porcentaje de NT fue mayor para T1 (2,52 y T2 (2,43, y este nutriente se redujo hasta los 90 días. La DE de la MS, el NT y la FDN fue superior (p < 0,05 en T2, con tendencia a disminuir con el tiempo de conservación (90 días. Este mismo comportamiento presentaron las fracciones A, B y c. El mayor contenido de lignina se resentó en T3 (5,45 % y T4 (5,60 %, indicador que afectó de manera negativa la cinética ruminal. La disminución de la calidad nutricional y la digestibilidad por el tiempo de conservación fue menor para T2 y T3. Se concluye que las propiedades órganolepticas de los ensilajes fueron óptimas, el nitrógeno amoniacal no superó el 1% y el ácido láctico varió entre 1,0 y 3,6 %; mientras que el tiempo afectó en menor grado la composición nutricional del ensilaje de H. rosa-sinensis, con respecto a las otras forrajeras. Se recomienda ensilar para la época de seca y utilizar los ensilajes antes de los 60 días de conservación.

  16. Algunas plantas leñosas del Trapecio Amazónico Colombiano

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    Dugand Armando

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    Full Text Available La lista de plantas que compone este breve artículo fue confeccionada extrayendo los datos respectivos de la obra "Woods of Northeastern Peru" de Llewelyn Williams, publicada en FIELD MUSEUMOF NATURAL, HISTORY,BOTANICALSERIES, Vol. 15, pp. 1-509; 1936. En dicha obra el señor Williams cataloga -entre muchas otras de distintas regiones de la Amazonia peruana-- un buen numero de plantas leñosas coleccionadas por él en la hacienda "La Victoria", muy cerca de Leticia, haciéndolas figurar como del Perú. Esto se debe a que en la época que Williams visito aquella región hoy colombiana -a mediados de 1929- no se había perfeccionado todavía, o mejor dicho, no se había puesto en práctica (aunque ya estaba promulgado solemnemente el tratado de fronteras entre Colombia y el Perú que puso fin al litigio que estos dos países sostuvieron por más de un siglo sobre una gran parte del territorio selvoso que se extiende entre los ríos Caquetá y Amazonas. Digo que no se había puesto en practica dicho tratado porque, si bien se firmó el 24 de marzo de 1922 y se promulgo el 31 de marzo de 1938, sólo vino a ejecutarse in situ el 17 de agosto de 1930, después de localizada y amojonada la frontera, mediante la formalidad del acto de entrega y de recibo de los territorios que les tocó definitivamente a un país y al otro. Fue, pues, un año después de la visita de Williams a dicha región cuando la bandera y las autoridades colombianas reemplazaron efectivamente a las peruanas en el llamado "Trapecio Amazónico", cuya población principal es Leticia, sobre el rio Amazonas.

  17. Treatment of obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS): effect of weight loss and interference of otorhinolaryngoiatric pathology.

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    Pasquali, R; Colella, P; Cirignotta, F; Mondini, S; Gerardi, R; Buratti, P; Rinaldi Ceroni, A; Tartari, F; Schiavina, M; Melchionda, N

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    The role of weight loss in the therapy of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) was investigated in 23 affected patients with various degrees of obesity (body mass index range 26.6-61.0) free of cranio-facial malformations. Weight loss resulted 18.5 +/- 14.7 (s.d.) kg and was significantly correlated with baseline BMI value (r = 0.94; P less than 0.0001). Weight loss significantly reduced the number of apneas + hypopneas per hour of sleep ((A + H)I) from 66.5 +/- 23.0 to 33.0 +/- 26.2 (P less than 0.0001) and improved the mean of oxygen desaturation peaks during apneas (mSaO2) from 81.9 +/- 6.9 to 87.6 +/- 3.9; P less than 0.001). A significant correlation was found between weight loss and changes in the (A + H)I (r = -0.55; P less than 0.01) and the mSaO2 (r = 0.46; P less than 0.05). The (A + H)I significantly improved in both patients who lost more than 10 kg (basal BMI: 42.3 +/- 10.0) and in those who lost less than 10 kg (basal BMI: 30.2 +/- 2.3), whereas the mSaO2 improved only in the former. Obese patients with moderate to heavy ORL pathological findings had worse pretreatment and final OSAS parameters than those with absent or mild ORL lesions. However, both groups showed a significant, although quantitatively different, improvement of the (A + H)I and mSaO2 after weight loss. Compared to those who were cured or improved after the treatment, patients who failed to obtain significant effects on OSAS clinical presentation also had a significantly higher prevalence of ORL pathology. It is concluded that: (1) weight loss improves parameters and clinical presentation of OSAS in the majority of affected obese patients; (2) a relationship exists between the entity of weight loss and that of improvement of the syndrome; (3) weight loss must be encouraged even in patients with mild to moderate overweight; (4) the presence of ORL pathology may represent a confusing factor in the interpretation of the results obtained after weight loss.

  18. 慢阻肺合并 OSAS 患者呼吸衰竭的危险因素分析%Analysis of risk factors of respiratory failure in COPD patients complicated with OSAS

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    隋颖; 顾珏

    2016-01-01

    Objective To evaluate the risk factors of respiratory failure in COPD patients complicated with OSAS. Methods The clinical data of COPD patients complicated with OSAS were collected from December 2012 to December 2014. The single factor analysis and Logistic multivariate analysis was applied to evaluate the risk factors of respiratory failure. While P 0. 05). And neck circumfer-ence,dyspnea and/ or cyanosis,night hold awake,LAT and mSaO2 were statistical significant in respiratory failure (P 0.05)。而颈围、呼吸困难和/或发绀、夜间憋醒、LAT、mSaO2在呼吸衰竭组和非呼吸衰竭组之间的差异则具有统计学意义( P <0.05)。logisitc 多因素分析显示:颈围(OR =1.75)、呼吸困难/发绀(OR =20.01)为 OS 患者发生急性呼吸衰竭的危险因素( P <0.05)。结论OS 患者的颈围和呼吸困难/发绀是影响OS 患者的重要危险因素。

  19. Bosque y población en la Península de Osa, Costa Rica

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    Luis Rosero-Bixby

    2002-06-01

    Full Text Available Este estudio relaciona datos geocodificados de censos de población con información de uso de la tierra proveniente de imágenes de satélite y fotografías aéreas. Se analizan tres procesos: deforestación, reforestación y fragmentación en el período 1980 - 1995 y se identifican relaciones con potenciales de población derivados del censo de 1984, en las que se controlan efectos de terceras variables como caminos, lluvias, distancia al borde de bosque, grado de protección, etc. Entre 1980 y 1995 se taló el 16% del bosque, se fraccionó un 3% adicional y se reforestó el 32% del área en pastos o cultivos. Se identificaron fuertes y significativas asociaciones entre potencial de población en 1984 y los procesos de deforestación, reforestación y fragmentación. La probabilidad de deforestación es nula en áreas despobladas y llega a 54% en bosques con 75 o más hogares potenciales. La regresión múltiple muestra elasticidades del número de hogares de 0.63 en el riesgo de deforestación, de -0.37% en los de reforestación y de 1% en los de fragmentación. Se valora el riesgo de deforestación en 1995 - 2010 y se identifican las zonas geográficas con riesgo de perder el bosque por presión poblacional. Estas áreas incluyen la mayoría de bosques que no son parte del Parque Nacional Corcovado (especialmente la cuenca del río Rincón y representan casi la mitad del bosque actual de la PenínsulaThe research is focused on the relationship between population growth and conservation of the forest on the Osa Peninsula. Data of the geo-referenced censuses and information on land-use, derived from satellite images and aerial photography, were integrated into a GIS. We undertook an historical inventory of the changes in the population and the forest coverage, and the key events in the land tenure and economy of the region. Deforestation, reforestation, and fragmentation of the forest during the period 1980 - 1995 were analyzed. Relationships

  20. Nasal Dilators (Breathe Right Strips and NoZovent for Snoring and OSA: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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    Macario Camacho

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    Full Text Available Objective. To systematically review the international literature for studies evaluating internal (NoZovent and external (Breathe Right Strips nasal dilators as treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA. Study Design. Systematic review with meta-analysis. Methods. Four databases, including PubMed/MEDLINE, were searched through September 29, 2016. Results. One-hundred twelve studies were screened, fifty-eight studies were reviewed, and fourteen studies met criteria. In 147 patients, the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI was reported, and there was an improvement from a mean ± standard deviation (M ± SD of 28.7±24.0 to 27.4±23.3 events/hr, p value 0.64. There was no significant change in AHI, lowest oxygen saturation, or snoring index in OSA patients when using nasal dilators. However, a subanalysis demonstrated a slight reduction in apnea index (AI with internal nasal dilators (decrease by 4.87 events/hr versus minimal change for external nasal dilators (increase by 0.64 events/hr. Conclusion. Although nasal dilators have demonstrated improved nasal breathing, they have not shown improvement in obstructive sleep apnea outcomes, with the exception of mild improvement in apnea index when internal nasal dilators were used.

  1. Rubiaceae Juss. da Reserva Florestal Mata do Paraíso, Viçosa, MG, Brasil Rubiaceae Juss. from Mata do Paraíso Forest Reserve, Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil

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    Zefa Valdivina Pereira

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    Full Text Available Este trabalho consiste no levantamento florístico e estudo taxonômico da família Rubiaceae, da Reserva Florestal Mata do Paraíso, Viçosa, MG. Foram registrados para a Reserva 14 gêneros compreendendo 30 espécies. Destas, 19 apresentaram hábito arbustivo e 11 são herbáceos. Os gêneros com maior número de espécies foram Psychotria (10 espécies, Borreria (quatro, Coccocypselum (três e Coussarea e Palicourea (duas. Bathysa, Chiococca, Coutarea, Diodia, Faramea, Galium, Mitracarpus, Richardia e Rudgea apresentaram uma única espécie cada. São fornecidas neste trabalho chaves analíticas, descrições, ilustrações, comentários taxonômicos e distribuição geográfica para cada espécie.This work consists of a floristic survey and a taxonomical study of the Rubiaceae at the Mata do Paraíso Forest Reserve in Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Fourteen genera comprising thirty species were found in the Reserve. From this total, nineteen were shrubs and eleven were herbs. The genera with larger species numbers were Psychotria (10, Borreria (four, Coccocypselum (three, and Coussarea and Palicourea (two. Bathysa, Chiococca, Coutarea, Diodia, Faramea, Galium, Mitracarpus, Richardia and Rudgea presented one species. Analytic key, descriptions, illustrations, taxonomical comments and geographic distribution of each species were also presented in this paper.

  2. CHANGES AND SIGNIFICANCE OF BLOOD LIPID IN MS COMBINED OSAS PATIENTS%MS合并OSAS时血脂的变化和意义

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    张楠; 金凤表; 史亦男; 张爱文; 侯瑞田

    2015-01-01

    目的::探讨代谢综合征(MS)合并阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停低通气综合征(OSAS)时血脂的改变和意义。方法:以就诊于承德医学院附属医院的MS患者为研究对象,均行睡眠监测,其中单纯MS患者200例,MS合并OSAS患者265例。分别检测两组患者的体重指数(BMI)、颈围、腰围、甘油三酯(TG)、总胆固醇(TC)、高密度脂蛋白(HDL-C)、低密度脂蛋白(LDL-C)和Epworth睡眠评价量表(ESS)评分。结果:MS+OSAS组患者的BMI、颈围、腰围、TG、TC、LDL-C明显高于MS组,HDL-C明显低于MS组(P<0.05)。MS+OSAS组患者,随着阻塞程度的加重,ESS评分逐渐升高(P<0.05)。结论:MS合并OSAS时可进一步加重血脂的改变;ESS评分可反映OSAS严重程度,积极治疗OSAS亦是预防心血管疾病的重要环节。%Objective: To investigate the changes and significance of blood lipid in metabolic syndromes (MS) combined obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAS) patients.Methods: The body weight index (BMI), neck circumference, waist circumference, triglyceride (TG), total cholesterol (TC), high-density lipoprotein (HDL-C), low density lipoprotein (LDL-C) and ESS score of 200 MS patients and 265 MS+OSAS patients that were treated in the Afifliated Hospital of Chengde Medical College and monitored by polysomnography were measured and recorded respectively. Results:The BMI, neck circumference, waist circumference, TG, TC and LDL-C of MS+OSAS patients were obviously higher than MS patients (P<0.05); but HDL-C was obviously lower (P<0.05). For MS+OSAS patients, the ESS score gradually increased as the degree of obstruction.Conclusions: MS combined OSAS can increase the changes of blood lipid;ESS score may relfect the severity of OSAS, active treatment of OSAS is also an important part for preventing cardiovascular disease.

  3. El supuesto determinismo de los cantones bananeros: el cantón Osa, Zona Sur, Costa Rica

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    Royo, Antoni

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo busca establecer las causas de los bajos niveles de desarrollo socioeconómico del cantón Osa, cuyos principales indicadores son la tasa negativa de crecimiento poblacional y el bajo Índice de Desarrollo Social medido a partir del volumen de Necesidades Básicas Insatisfechas (NBI. La explicación más recurrente atribuye al sistema de enclave bananero, presente en la Zona Sur entre 1941-1984, la responsabilidad única del subdesarrollo económico. Nosotros aportamos dos explicaciones suplementarias que matizan la anterior, una inherente al territorio y otra exógena. Por una parte nos hallamos ante un cantón cuya estructura agraria cuenta con severas limitaciones productivas (uso agrícola, tenencia y capacidad de uso y por otra, las intervenciones estatales en la zona han sido escasas e ineficaces.

  4. Genetics of Euglossini bees (Hymenoptera in fragments of the Atlantic Forest in the region of Viçosa, MG

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    A. M. Waldschmidt

    Full Text Available With uncontrolled deforestation, forest fragments remain, which in most cases are in different stages of regeneration and present isolated populations. In the present study we analyzed the genetic patterns of Eulaema nigrita populations in seven Atlantic Forest fragments of different sizes and successional stages in the region of Viçosa, MG. This was done by RAPD molecular markers. We observed that the area of the fragments had no effect on the genetic variability of E. nigrita in the direction predicted by meta-population models. Medium-sized well-preserved woods presented the lowest variability, whereas large and small woods were statistically identical. The evidence supports the notion that rural areas present greater dispersal among fragments, implying greater similarity between the populations of fragments located in rural areas when compared to fragments in urban areas.

  5. How the Navy Can Use Open Systems Architecture to Revolutionize Capability Acquisition: The Naval OSA Strategy Can Yield Multiple Benefits

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  6. PREVALENCE AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY IN ELDERLY FROM VIÇOSA/MG, BRASIL.

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    Oliveira Martinho, Karina; Luiz Araújo Tinôco, Adelson; Queiroz Ribeiro, Andréia

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    La prevalencia de deficiencia nutricional de vitamina B12 aumenta con la edad y es especialmente común en la población mayor. El objetivo de este estudio consistió en determinar su prevalencia y los factores asociados a esta carencia en mayores no institucionalizados de Viçosa, Estado de Minas Gerais, Brasil. Métodos: estudio poblacional interseccional, realizado para identificar la prevalencia y los factores asociados a deficiencia de vitamina B12 entre la población de mayores en Viçosa (MG). Los datos fueron recopilados desde agosto de 2011 hasta junio de 2012 mediante una encuesta en los hogares y pruebas hematológicas y bioquímicas realizadas en 340 mayores. Resultados: la prevalencia de deficiencia de vitamina B12 en este grupo fue del 17,4% (95% CI, 13,4% - 21,4%). La deficiencia cognitiva se presenta como un factor importante relacionado con la deficiencia de vitamina B12. Conclusiones: el informe actual contribuye a los estudios que destacan ciertos factores que podrían afectar al rendimiento de las personas mayores en su proceso de envejecimiento natural, especialmente cuando estos factores están asociados con deficiencia cognitiva y dan lugar a una discapacidad significativa así como pérdida de calidad de vida. Así, los resultados aquí presentados han servido para aportar un conocimiento más comprensivo sobre la relación entre deficiencia de B12 y su impacto sobre este grupo de población. También han demostrado su relevancia de cara a la planificación de programas e iniciativas de salud pública centrados en este grupo de población.

  7. A mast fruiting episode of the tropical tree Peltogyne purpurea(Caesalpinaceaein the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

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    Oscar J Rocha

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    Full Text Available Se describe un episodio de fructificación en masa en una población de Peltogyne purpurea de la Península de Osa, Costa Rica. En febrero y marzo de 2000, la mayor parte de los árboles de esta especie tuvo una gran cosecha de frutos. En los años anteriores, desde 1995, ninguno o muy pocos árboles produjeron frutos y la producción por árbol fue escasa. La cosecha del año 2000 fue masiva y todos los árboles examinados produjeron frutos abundantes. Este patrón reproductivo podría producir extinciones locales si la extracción maderera no lo toma en cuentaThe existence of mast fruiting has not been well documented in the Neotropics. The occurrence of a mast fruiting episode in the population of the tree Peltogyne purpurea in the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica is described. In February and March of 2000 most of the trees of this species produced a large fruit crop, compared with 1995-1999, when the number of fruit producing trees was very low or zero and those that did bear fruit, did so at a low intensity. In contrast, the fruit crop of 2000 was massive, all trees examined produced fruits and the intensity of fruiting was maximal. There is not enough information on the event for a hypothesis to be formed because the climatic or biological cues that triggered this sporadic flowering are unknown and there is no meteorological data available for this area. Populations with this mode of reproduction may experience local extinction bacause of logging operations. Rev. Biol. Trop. 54 (4: 1151-1155. Epub 2006 Dec. 15

  8. Indicadores de campo para solos hidromórficos na região de Viçosa (MG Field indicators for the identification of hydromorphic soils in the region of Viçosa, Minas Gerais - Brazil

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    C. E. B. Campos

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    Full Text Available Indicadores locais são úteis para a identificação de ambientes. Na região de Viçosa, embora os solos encharcados ocorram sob vegetação de taboa (Thypha dominguensis, Gleissolos, de coloração típica acinzentada, são incomuns. A maioria dos solos com lençol freático alto é coberta pela taboa e as características gleizadas do solo são pouco pronunciadas, especialmente nos solos com mais altos teores de ferro. Não há clara conexão entre altura do lençol freático e deficiência de oxigênio. Como as relações entre altura do lençol freático, deficiência de oxigênio e cor do solo não são claras o bastante, hipotetizou-se que outros indicadores para as condições de redução poderiam ser encontrados nesses ambientes. Neste propósito, caracterizou-se o solo e trabalhou-se na sua relação com a vegetação. Estudaram-se os solos com várias intensidades de condições de drenagem em três áreas: Cajuri (Área 1, Viçosa (Área 2 e Coimbra (Área 3, todas pertencentes ao Planalto de Viçosa. Na avaliação das condições de redox dos solos (pH e pE a campo, utilizou-se um medidor digital adaptado a uma sonda de aço. Conquanto importante na identificação de indicadores de ambientes, a caracterização morfológica não se mostrou precisa o bastante para evidenciar o que os solos encharcados têm mais em comum: a deficiência de oxigênio por longos períodos. A cor, embora seja um bom e útil indicador para muitas das condições de drenagem do solo, não se mostrou também eficiente nessas áreas. De modo geral, os Gleissolos estudados apresentaram cromas maiores do que dois, o que supera o limite do critério para identificar horizonte glei no Sistema Brasileiro de Classificação de Solos, embora o teste indicador da presença de Fe2+ com alfa,alfa'-dipiridil tenha sido positivo. Por outro lado, a presença da taboa foi um bom indicador das condições de má drenagem. Nos locais dos povoamentos puros de taboa, os

  9. [Application medical history indicators and goals for the diagnosis of OSAS in a cohort of workers of the private car transportation: results of a year of health surveillance].

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    Romano, C; Ricco, G; Launaro, N; Ceccarelli, M; Cravero, A; Manassero, F

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    Even though Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) is one of the main causes of daytime sleepiness with high subsequent risk for causing vehicle accidents, its evaluation is not usually included among the criteria used for the certification of job fitness among professional drivers. In order to assess the feasibility of a screening method that allows the occupational physician to identify the subjects at risk for OSAS which should undergo second level tests (cardiorespiratory monitoring), we recorded and subsequently processed appropriate subjective and objective indicators among 455 professional drivers employed in private transportation companies. Only 17 subjects (47%) out of 36 tested positive underwent cardiorespiratory monitoring (due to technical and organizational difficulties and to the poor compliance of workers). OSAS was confirmed in 15 subjects out of 17 showing an excellent positive predictive value of the screening. Risk management for OSAS is currently unavoidable yet not formally provided by law. Our results show the possibility of completing the health surveillance program with feasible and valuable screening tests. Difficulties (hardly compliant with a timely certification of the job fitness) arise instead as far as second level confirmatory procedures are involved.

  10. Capability of Paraguaçu estuary (Todos os Santos Bay, Brazil) to form oil-SPM aggregates (OSA) and their ecotoxicological effects on pelagic and benthic organisms.

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    Rios, Mariana C; Moreira, Ícaro T A; Oliveira, Olívia M C; Pereira, Taís S; de Almeida, Marcos; Trindade, Maria Clara L F; Menezes, Leonardo; Caldas, Alex S

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    For experiments concerning the formation of oil-suspended particulate matter (SPM) aggregates (OSA), oil and sediment samples were collected from Campos Basin and six stations of Paraguaçu estuary, Todos os Santos Bay, Brazil, respectively. The sediments samples were analyzed for organic matter determined by the EMBRAPA method, nitrogen determined by the Kjeldahl method, and phosphorus determined by the method described by Aspila. The oil trapped in OSA was extracted following the method described by Moreira. The experiment showed a relationship between the amount of organic matter and OSA formation and consequently the dispersion of the studied oil. On the basis of the buoyancy of OSA and the ecotoxicological effects on pelagic and benthic community, the priority areas for application of remediation techniques are Cachoeira, Maragogipe, and Salinas da Margarida because of the large amount of oil that accumulated at the bottom of the experiment flask (5.85%, 27.95%, and 38,98%; 4.2%, 17.66%, and 32.64%; and 11.82%, 8.07%, and 10.91% respectively). Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  11. Teatritükk, mille järgmist osa näeb 2040. aastal / Mari Hiiemäe

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    Hiiemäe, Mari

    2010-01-01

    VAT Teatri lavastusest "... viimane lint / Saare esimene lint", kus põimuvad Tanel Saare esitus ja Jüri Järvet vana Krappina ("Krappi viimane lint") ekraanil. Tanel Saar lindistab S. Becketti "Krappi viimase lindi" salvestatud osa, mille kuulamine taaslavastatakse 30 aasta pärast, kui T. Saar ise on juba vana Krappi eas

  12. Two new species of genus Joruma McAtee (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae) from Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.

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    Coelho, Luci Boa Nova; Da-Silva, Elidiomar Ribeiro; Ferreira, Paulo Sérgio Fiuza

    2016-01-01

    Joruma abernardesi sp.nov. and Joruma phrolfsi sp.nov. (Typhlocybinae: Jorumini) are described based on specimens from Mata do Paraíso, an Atlantic Forest reserve located at Viçosa municipality. This is the first record of the genus Joruma McAtee in Minas Gerais State, southeastern Brazil.

  13. Clinical observation on the therapeneic effect of Radiofraquency ablation on children OSAS 190 cases%等离子消融术治疗儿童OSAS190例临床观察

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    姚昆; 胡伟

    2012-01-01

    目的 探讨儿童阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停低通气综合征(OSAHS)行内镜下低温等离子切除扁桃体及腺样体后效果欠佳的原因、术后出血的原因及改进的方法.方法 回顾性分析2007年6月-2011-6月年为190例实行内镜下低温等离子切除扁桃体及腺样体治疗儿童阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停低通气综合征的临床资料.结果 疗效评定:治愈152例(80%),显效27例(14.21%),有效9例(4.74%),无效2例,总有效率98.94%.显效及有效的36例中有15例为合并慢性鼻-鼻窦炎患者,有望通过鼻部治疗而治愈;6例出现咽腔出血,其中1例是腺样体出血,5例是扁桃体窝出血.结论 低温等离子切除扁桃体及腺样体治疗儿童阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征效果肯定,术后疗效欠佳的原因是单一切除扁桃体或者腺样体、手术适应症未选择好,鼻部疾患未治愈,术后出血是创面未彻底止血,可以通过腺样体创面彻底止血、缝合扁桃体窝而避免.%Objective To discuss the reasons for the ineffectiveness of children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and for postoperative bleeding by endoscopic coblative tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Methods We retrospectively reviewed the clinical data of 190 children with OSAS who were treated by endoscpic coblative tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Results 152 cases were totally cured (80%), and 27 cases presented remarkably response (14.21%), and 9 cases showed effective (4.74%). The total effective rate were 98.94%, while there were still 2 cases turned to be ineffective. 15 cases were combined with chronic rhinosinusitis among the 36 cases who presented remarkably response and effective. A totally cure could be expected after hopefully totally cured by nasal treatment 6 cases of postoperative bleeding were recognized, including I case of adenoid bleeding and 5 cases of tonsil nest bleeding. Conclusion It was effective to treat children with OSAS by endoscopic

  14. Levantamento de moscas-das-frutas e seus parasitoides em citros, no município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais Survey of fruit-flies and their parasitoids in citrus in Viçosa, Minas Gerais

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    Daniel Lucas Magalhães Machado

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available As moscas-das-frutas são responsáveis por grandes perdas em fruteiras comerciais no Brasil, por isso é fundamental conhecer as espécies predominantes na região. Objetivou-se com este trabalho estudar a ocorrência de moscas-das-frutas (Diptera: Tephritidae e seus parasitoides em laranjas doces (Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck, tangerina Poncã (Citrus reticulata Blanco e mexerica Rio (Citrus deliciosa Ten, no município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais. Os frutos foram coletados em abril de 2008. No laboratório eles foram acondicionados em caixas plásticas contendo areia umedecida e em ambiente controlado para obtenção dos pupários, que foram contados, acondicionados em frascos de vidro com areia fina e mantidos em estufa até a emergência dos adultos. Somente uma espécie de mosca-das-frutas (Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedemann, 1830 e uma de parasitoide (Doryctobracon brasiliensis Szépligeti foram identificadas. Dentre as variedades, a laranja doce Baianinha apresentou o maior índice de infestação, e os menores foram atribuídos à mexerica Rio e à tangerina Poncã.Fruit flies are responsible for large losses in commercial orchards in Brazil, thus, it is important to know the predominant species in the region. The objective of this study was to study the occurrence of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritoidae and of their parasitoids in sweet orange (Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck, 'Poncã' mandarin (Citrus reticulate Blanco and 'Rio' tangerine (Citrus deliciosa Ten, in Viçosa, Minas Gerais. The fruits were collected in April 2008. In the laboratory, the fruits were stored in plastic boxes containing moist sand in a controlled environment, to obtain pupae. Then, the pupae were counted, placed in glass bottles with fine sand and kept in an oven until adult emergence. Only one species of fruit fly (Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedemann, 1830 and one species of parasitoid (Doryctobracon brasiliensis Szépligeti were identified. Among the varieties, the sweet

  15. Estado nutricional e fatores associados em idosos do Município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil Nutritional status and associated factors among the elderly in Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil

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    Clarissa de Matos Nascimento

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    Full Text Available Investigaram-se as prevalências de baixo peso e excesso de peso, bem como os fatores associados em idosos. Trata-se de um estudo transversal, com 621 idosos residentes no Município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil, realizado em 2009. As informações foram obtidas por meio de entrevistas domiciliares e se referiam à avaliação do estado nutricional, condições sociodemográficas e de saúde. Do total de pessoas estudadas, 53,3% eram do gênero feminino. A mediana do IMC foi de 26,40kg/m² (mínima 15,20 e máxima 46,82 e foi menor para os homens do que para as mulheres. A prevalência de excesso de peso foi elevada (45%; IC95%: 40%-49%, diminuiu com a idade, associou-se positivamente ao gênero feminino e história de artrite/artrose, e negativamente à faixa etária de 80 anos ou mais e ao tabagismo. A prevalência de baixo peso foi maior no gênero masculino (18,2%, aumentou com o avanço da idade e associou-se positivamente à pior percepção de saúde. O conjunto dos resultados salientam a importância de estratégias em saúde que favoreçam mudanças no estilo de vida e hábitos alimentares saudáveis.This cross-sectional study in 2009 focused on the prevalence of underweight and overweight and associated factors in a sample of 621 elderly individuals in Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Data were obtained through home interviews on nutritional status and socio-demographic and health conditions. Of the total sample, 53.3% were females. Median BMI was 26.40kg/m² (range = 15.20-46.82 and was lower for men than for women. Prevalence of overweight was high (45%; 95%CI: 40%-49%, decreased with age, was positively associated with female gender and history of arthritis/arthrosis, and was negatively associated with age 80 years or older and smoking. Prevalence of underweight was high in men (18.2%, increased with age, and was positively associated with worse self-rated health. The findings highlight the importance of health strategies

  16. Contaminación fecal en varios ríos de la Gran Área Metropolitana y la Península de Osa Fecal contamination in several rivers of the Greater Metropolitan Area and the Osa Peninsula

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    Guillermo Calvo Brenes

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available La contaminación en los ríos de Costa Rica es un problema que merece especial atención. El concepto “contaminación del agua” implica la incorporación de materias extrañas a esta, tales como microorganis- mos (coliformes totales y fecales, productos quími- cos (jabones, fer tilizantes, pesticidas, metales pesados (cromo, plomo, mercurio, etc. o materia orgánica proveniente de los suelos a través de la escorrentía superficial y de las aguas residuales domésticas. Estas materias deterioran la calidad del agua y reducen los diferentes usos que podría tener un río. El recurso hídrico es importante tanto para la preservación de la vida humana como para la conservación de la flora y fauna. Costa Rica se ha caracterizado por ser un país poseedor de una rica biodiversidad. Sin embargo, muchos de los ríos de la Gran Área Metropolitana ya presentan una contaminación severa, según el Índice holandés de clasificación de la calidad del agua. En este estudio se analizó el contenido de colifor- mes fecales en 10 ríos de las provincias de San José, Alajuela, Heredia y Car tago, así como de la Península de Osa. Para correlacionar el contenido de colifor- mes fecales con la densidad poblacional, además, se muestrearon tres puntos en cada río: la zona alta cercana a la naciente, la zona media y la zona baja cercana a su desembocadura. Se encontró que los puntos de muestreo con densi- dades poblacionales medias o altas están altamente contaminados con coliformes fecales.Varios de ellos superan el límite máximo permisible en el contenido de coliformes fecales establecido por los reglamen- tos nacionales para el uso de los ríos en actividades de recreación de contacto primario. También se determinó que las zonas con menor pobla- ción, tales como los ríos Tigre y Rincón en la Península de Osa, el río Poás en Alajuela en todo su recorrido y los ríos Purires y Birrís en Cartago, en sus zonas medias y altas, están menos

  17. O tratamento dos doentes insanos de Vila Viçosa no hospital de Rilhafoles (segunda metade do século XIX

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    Full Text Available In this work we examined the procedural requirements related to the sending of insane patients of Vila Viçosa to the hospital of Rilhafoles, in the second half of the 19th century, and the relationships established with the hospital of this Alentejo town relating to the payment of treatment. Faced with a severe financial crisis, the hospital of Vila Viçosa systematically refused the responsibility to send the insane patients to the Rilhafoles hospital in an attempt to pass this burden on the administration of the county, being very reluctant to pay the bills that came to him from the hospital of São José. The conflict between the two institutions came to the monarch with no other alternative than the payment, the hospital of village of the Alentejo region proceeded to sending parcels of money, albeit way too late. For the realization of this work we use the books of the Misericórdia and the documents of the Civil Governor found of the city of Évora under the custody of the Distrital Archive of the same city. This documents results, basically, from the correspondence between the Misericórdia of Vila Viçosa, the council administrator and the civil governor of Évora.[pt] Neste trabalho analisamos os trâmites processuais respeitantes ao envio de doentes insanos de Vila Viçosa para o hospital de Rilhafoles, na segunda metade do século XIX, e as relações estabelecidas com o hospital desta vila alentejana relativamente ao pagamento do tratamento. A braços com uma grave crise financeira, o hospital de Vila Viçosa recusava sistematicamente a responsabilidade de enviar os alienados para Rilhafoles, numa tentativa de passar esse ónus para a administração do concelho, mostrando-se muito renitente no pagamento das faturas que lhe chegavam do hospital de São José. O conflito entre as duas instituições chegou ao monarca e sem outra alternativa que a do pagamento, o hospital da vila alentejana procedeu ao envio de parcelas de dinheiro

  18. PRESERVATION OF PRIMARY FOREST CHARACTERISTICS DESPITE FRAGMENTATION AND ISOLATION IN A FOREST REMNANT FROM VIÇOSA, MG, BRAZIL1

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    Markus Gastauer

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available According to its owners, the Forest of Seu Nico (FSN from the Viçosa municipality, Minas Gerais, Brazil, never has been logged and is therefore considered a primary forest. Nevertheless, the forest patch suffered impacts due to selective wood and non-timber extraction, fragmentation and isolation. Aim of this study was to test if the FSN, despite impacts, preserved characteristics of primary forests, which are elevated percentages of non-pioneer (>90%, animal-dispersed (>80 %, understory (>50% and endemic species (~40%. For that, all trees with diameter at breast height equal or major than 3.2 cm within a plot of 100 x 100 m were identified. With 218 tree species found within this hectare, the FSN's species richness is outstanding for the region. The percentages of non-pioneer (92 %, animal-dispersed (85 %, understory (55 % and endemic species (39.2 % from the FSN fulfill the criteria proposed for primary forest. Therefore, we conclude that the FSN maintained its characteristics as a primary forest which highlights its importance for the conservation of biotic resources in the region, where similar fragments are lacking or not described yet.

  19. Epidemiological survey of the taeniasis/cysticercosis complex in cattle farms in Viçosa County, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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    Tatiane O. Santos

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    Full Text Available Despite the importance of human taeniasis/bovine cysticercosis for public and animal health and the economy, its actual epidemiological status in Brazil is not well-studied. We sought to assess the epidemiological profile of this zoonosis in the rural area of Viçosa County, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The prevalence of bovine cysticercosis was 0.42%, whereas no case of human taeniasis was diagnosed. Factors favoring the persistence of zoonosis were identified. These included the supply of untreated water to animals, animals raised for slaughter without sanitary supervision, poor mechanization of raising techniques, and the use of untreated water for human consumption. Bovine meat for human consumption acquired in the city or from the farm itself was characterized as a risk factor for bovine cysticercosis (Odds Ratio (OR =16.77; p<0.05. Nevertheless, the families on the investigated farms did apply several appropriate measures to control this disease, such as the virtual lack of open sewers and the consumption of well-cooked meat. The presence of bovine cysticercosis cases, and the factors favoring its persistence, point to the need for constant epidemiological and sanitary surveillance in this county.

  20. Underwater topography determines critical breeding habitat for humpback whales near Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica: implications for marine protected areas.

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    Oviedo, L; Solís, M

    2008-06-01

    Migrating humpback whales from northern and southern feeding grounds come to the tropical waters near Osa Peninsula, Pacific of Costa Rica, to reproduce and raise their calves. Planning effective marine protected areas that encompass humpback critical habitats require data about which oceanographic features influence distribution during the breeding period. This study examines the relationship between water depth and ocean floor slope with humpback whale distribution, based on sightings during two breeding seasons (2005 and 2006). Data are from the Southern and Northern subpopulations in the Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP). Analysis followed the basic principles of the Ecological Niche Factors Analysis (ENFA), where indices of Marginality and Tolerance provide insights on the restrictiveness of habitat use. At a fine scale, physical factors such as water depth and slope define the critical breeding and nursing habitat for M. novaeangliae. Divergence in the subsamples means of depths and slope distribution, with the global mean of the study area in both eco-geographical variables, determine habitat requirements restricted by topographic features such as depths (< 100 m) and slope (< 10%), and locate the key breeding and nursing habitat of the species within the continental shelf domains. Proposed Marine Protected Areas (MPA's) network plans should consider connectivity of Cafio Island-Drake Bay and the extension of Corcovado National Park maritime borders.

  1. Terrestrial ecosystems of the Osa-Golfito region: one component of an integrative cross-disciplinary initiative for sustainability

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    Broadbent, E. N.; Dirzo, R.; Morales Barquero, L.

    2012-12-01

    Sustainability science seeks to develop approaches incorporating simultaneous human and environmental well-being. The Osa-Golfito Initiative (InOGo), as described in the previous presentation by Dr. Hunt et al. in this session, represents a cutting edge project seeking to develop both a fundamental framework for linking interdisciplinary components to address this objective with the creation of an applied approach for a sustainable future in this area of exceptional cultural and environmental diversity. In this presentation we describe the terrestrial ecosystems component of InOGo. This component incorporates four primary research approaches: (a) an extensive literature review; (b) spatial and non-spatial data aggregation; (c) change analysis via remote sensing; and (d) a questionnaire and participatory mapping survey with relevant experts. Integrating these approaches we seek to: (a) establish a detailed baseline understanding of the terrestrial ecosystems and their spatial distribution in the study region; (b) quantify temporal changes in their extent, connectivity, and ecosystem services; (c) identify the principal conservation priorities and threats in the region; and (d) isolate specific actions to address identified threats. We highlight both the overall approach developed for this component, which is broadly applicable throughout similar tropical regions, as well as results specific to the initiative.;

  2. Composição florística e estrutura de uma floresta estacional semidecidual montana em Viçosa, MG Floristic composition and structure of a seasonal semideciduous montane forest in Viçosa, MG, Brazil

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    Nívea Roquilini Santos Silva

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    Full Text Available Esta investigação teve como objetivo caracterizar a composição florística e a estrutura horizontal da sinúsia arbórea em um fragmento de Floresta Estacional Semidecidual Montana localizado no município de Viçosa, Zona da Mata mineira (20º45'S e 42º55'W. O clima da região é tropical de altitude, com verões chuvosos e invernos frios e secos - Cwa pelo sistema de Köppen. Para o levantamento fitossociológico, foram lançadas cinco faixas compostas de quatro parcelas retangulares contíguas de 10 x 25 m, espaçadas de 80 m, nas quais foram amostrados todos os indivíduos com circunferência à altura de 1,30 m do solo (CAP igual ou superior a 15 cm. Foram amostradas 124 espécies, distribuídas em 80 gêneros e 41 famílias botânicas. As espécies que apresentaram maior valor de importância (VI foram: Mabea fistulifera (14,51%, Xylopia sericea (5,09%, Piptadenia gonoacantha (4,89%, Xylopia brasiliensis (3,79% e Lacistema pubescens (3,65%, enquanto as famílias que se destacaram em valor de importância foram Euphorbiaceae, Annonaceae, Mimosaceae, Lauraceae e Myrtaceae. O índice de diversidade de Shannon (H' foi de 3,56 e a área basal, de 28,7 m² por hectare, já tendo sido observado espécies representantes dos estádios sucessionais mais avançados.This research aimed to characterize the floristic composition of the tree synusiae in a Semideciduous Seasonal Forest patch located in Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil (20º45'S and 42º55'W. The regional climate is classified as Cwa by the Köppen system. For the phytosociological survey, five groups of four contiguous 10 x 25 m plots were installed, at 80 m intervals, in which all the individuals with 15 cm CBH (circunference at breast height or more were sampled. A total of 124 species were identified, belonging to 80 genus and 41 botanical families. Based on their importance value (VI, the most representative species were Mabea fistulifera (14,51%, Xylopia sericea (5

  3. Primeiro registro do gênero Toxorhynchites Theobald (Diptera, Culicidae em Mata Atlântica, Viçosa, Minas Gerais

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    Daniel Simões Albeny

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    Full Text Available Durante os meses de março e abril de 2007 foi verificada a presença do gênero Toxorhynchites (Diptera, Culicidae em fragmentos de Mata Atlântica no município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil. No experimento foram utilizadas 500 armadilhas de oviposição. Registrando-se, pela primeira vez na região de Viçosa o gênero Toxorhynchites, sendo as espécies T. pusillus (Costa Lima, 193 1 e T. theobaldi (Dyar & Knab, 1906 encontradas pela primeira vez no Estado de Minas Gerais. As espécies relatadas como primeiro registro e sua distribuição são citadas e discutidas.

  4. Estaquillas leñosas de fácil enraizamiento: Estudio del Esclerenquima Estaquillas leñosas de fácil enraizamiento: Estudio del Esclerénquima

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    González Elena

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    Full Text Available An anatomy study was made of following wood easy-to-root species: Aucuba japonica Thunb., Buddleja  japonica Hemsley,  Buxus sempervirens L., Citrus aurantium.  L., Citrus limon (L. Burm. fil.,  Cvdonia oblonga Miller,  Erica arborea L., Escallonia rubra (Ruiz & Pavón Pers., Euonymus japonicus L. fil., Forsythia viridissima Lindl., Hydrangea macrophylla Ser., Morus alba L., Populus nigra L.,  Rhododendron ponticum L., Salix atrocinerea Brot., Salix  viminalis L., Sambucus nigra L. and Symphoricarpos albus (L. S. F. Blake.  It was observed the presence or absence of a discontinous sclerenchyma ring so the species studied had not a mechanical barrier to the emergence of adventitious roots. Se realizó un estudio histológico de las siguientes especies leñosas de fácil enraizamiento: Aucuba japonica Thumb, Buddleja japonica Hemsley, Buxus sempervirens L., Citrus aurantium L., Citrus limon (L. Burm, fil., Cydonia oblonga Miller, Erica arborea L., Escallonia rubra (Ruiz & Pavón Pers., Euonymus japonicus L. fil., Forsythia viridissima Lindl., Hydrangea macrophylla Ser., Morus alba L. Populus nigra L., Rhododendron ponticum L., Salix atrocinerea Brot., Salix viminalis L., Sambucus nigra L. y Syrnphoricarpos albus (L. S. F. Blake. Se observó la presencia o ausencia de un anillo discontinuo de esclerénquima, por lo tanto dichas especies no poseen ningún impedimento mecánico para la emergencia de las raíces adventicias.

  5. Composição química de azeitonas e azeites da cultivar Cobrançosa em dois estados de maturação

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    O principal objetivo deste estudo foi comparar o perfil fenólico de seis diferentes clones de azeitonas da cultivar Cobrançosa e dos seus respetivos azeites em dois estados de maturação: estado semi-verde e estado maduro, de forma a avaliar se existem diferenças significativas ao nível da composição química.

  6. Rice osa-miR171c Mediates Phase Change from Vegetative to Reproductive Development and Shoot Apical Meristem Maintenance by Repressing Four OsHAM Transcription Factors.

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    Tian Fan

    Full Text Available Phase change from vegetative to reproductive development is one of the critical developmental steps in plants, and it is regulated by both environmental and endogenous factors. The maintenance of shoot apical meristem (SAM identity, miRNAs and flowering integrators are involved in this phase change process. Here, we report that the miRNA osa-miR171c targets four GRAS (GAI-RGA-SCR plant-specific transcription factors (OsHAM1, OsHAM2, OsHAM3, and OsHAM4 to control the floral transition and maintenance of SAM indeterminacy in rice (Oryza sativa. We characterized a rice T-DNA insertion delayed heading (dh mutant, where the expression of OsMIR171c gene is up-regulated. This mutant showed pleiotropic phenotypic defects, including especially prolonged vegetative phase, delayed heading date, and bigger shoot apex. Parallel expression analysis showed that osa-miR171c controlled the expression change of four OsHAMs in the shoot apex during floral transition, and responded to light. In the dh mutant, the expression of the juvenile-adult phase change negative regulator osa-miR156 was up-regulated, expression of the flowering integrators Hd3a and RFT1 was inhibited, and expression of FON4 negative regulators involved in the maintenance of SAM indeterminacy was also inhibited. From these data, we propose that the inhibition of osa-miR171c-mediated OsHAM transcription factors regulates the phase transition from vegetative to reproductive development by maintaining SAM indeterminacy and inhibiting flowering integrators.

  7. Entre memórias e histórias de crianças e adolescentes na Funabem (Viçosa, 1964-1990

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    Gisélia Maria Campos

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    Full Text Available The teenagers and childrenthat lived between the years of 1964and 1989 at the Fundação Nacionaldo Bem-Estar do Menor – theFUNABEM institute in Viçosa – arethe social essence of this research.While working with their memories,I’ve tried to understand the meaningof their habits and experiences in theinstitution, and also outside, in otherareas of sociability.

  8. Perfil cualitativo de metabolitos secundarios en la fracción comestible de especies leñosas seleccionadas por vacunos en un bosque semicaducifolio

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    Full Text Available Con el fin de caracterizar cualitativamente el perfil de metabolitos secundarios de la fracción comestible de plantas leñosas seleccionadas por vacunos en silvopastoreo, las cuales se encuentran en un bosque tropófilo semicaducifolio de Venezuela, se utilizaron 14 vacunos machos Brahman x Holstein de 390,4 ± 18,0 kg de PV. Estos fueron manejados en pastoreo continuo en una superficie de 81 ha, de las cuales 50 ha correspondían a un bosque semicaducifolio y el resto, a vegetación herbácea natural (Cynodon nlemfuensis, Sporobolus indicus, Axonopus sp., Mimosa pudica e Hyptis suaveolens. La composición de la biomasa leñosa seleccionada por los animales se estudió mediante la evaluación de los fragmentos epidérmicos presentes en las heces colectadas por vía transrectal, cada 15 días. A partir de estos resultados, se tomaron muestras de cinco plantas por especie leñosa, en los periodos seco y lluvioso. Se determinaron 15 grupos de metabolitos: alcaloides, á-aminos, carbohidratos solubles, cardenólidos, cianógenos, esteroles, fenoles totales, flavonoides, lectinas, mucílagos, quinonas, saponinas, taninos extractables (totales y condensados y terpenoides. La mayoría de la biomasa correspondió a especies de la familia Fabaceae, las cuales presentaron todos los metabolitos evaluados. En ambos periodos se detectaron niveles de esteroles, terpenoides, fenoles totales y taninos extractables que variaron desde leves hasta cuantiosos. Con independencia del periodo, el 66,7 % de las especies presentó entre 10-11 metabolitos secundarios en su biomasa comestible. Se recomienda realizar estudios para la cuantificación de los metabolitos secundarios presentes en plantas leñosas de valor forrajero, para este sistema silvopastoril

  9. AtSIA1 AND AtOSA1: two Abc1 proteins involved in oxidative stress responses and iron distribution within chloroplasts.

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    Manara, Anna; DalCorso, Giovanni; Leister, Dario; Jahns, Peter; Baldan, Barbara; Furini, Antonella

    2014-01-01

    The Abc1 protein kinases are a large family of functionally diverse proteins with multiple roles in the regulation of respiration and oxidative stress tolerance. A functional characterization was carried out for AtSIA1, an Arabidopsis thaliana Abc1-like protein, focusing on its potential redundancy with its homolog AtOSA1. Both proteins are located within chloroplasts, even if a different subplastidial localization seems probable. The comparison of atsia1 and atosa1 mutants, atsia1/atosa1 double mutant and wild-type plants revealed a reduction in plastidial iron-containing proteins of the Cytb6 f complex in the mutants. Iron uptake from soil is not hampered in mutant lines, suggesting that AtSIA1 and AtOSA1 affect iron distribution within the chloroplast. Mutants accumulated more ferritin and superoxide, and showed reduced tolerance to reactive oxygen species (ROS), potentially indicating a basal role in oxidative stress. The mutants produced higher concentrations of plastochromanol and plastoquinones than wild-type plants, but only atsia1 plants developed larger plastoglobules and contained higher concentrations of α- and γ-tocopherol and VTE1. Taken together, these data suggest that AtSIA1 and AtOSA1 probably act in signaling pathways that influence responses to ROS production and oxidative stress.

  10. The geology, geochemistry and emplacement of the Cretaceous—Tertiary ophiolitic Nicoya Complex of the Osa Peninsula, southern Costa Rica

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    Berrangé, J. P.; Thorpe, R. S.

    1988-04-01

    The Nicoya Complex of the Osa Peninsula is essentially an obducted segment of oceanic crust comprising basaltic lavas and associated intrusive dolerite and gabbro, interstratified with lesser amounts of pelagic limestones, cherts and argillites. The sediments contain a minor clastic component and were deposited on an ocean floor of considerable relief and distant from a major landmass. The extrusive and intrusive basaltic rocks have geochemical affinities to large ion lithophile (LIL) element-enriched oceanic crust, and are interpreted to have formed in a back-arc basin analagous to the Mariana Trough, Lau Basin or Gulf of California. One sample has distinctly different geochemical characteristics and may represent a younger within-plate seamount. In the Late Cretaceous, an E-W-trending intra-oceanic trench/volcanic/back-arc system developed in association with an active southward-dipping subduction zone located south of the present-day southern Central American isthmus. Pelagic sediments and basaltic lavas accumulated in the back-arc over a period of at least 34 Ma spanning the Late Cretaceous and Early Tertiary. During this period there were three major volcanic events dated respectively as Santonian-Campanian (78.0 ± 2 Ma), Palaeocene (60.2 ± 7.6 Ma) and Middle Eocene (44.0 ± 4.4 Ma). Continuing northward movement of the southern plate caused overthrusting of the volcanic arc onto the northern plate and production of a thickened embryonic continental crust. Inferred reorganization of crustal stress in the Late Eocene caused fragmentation of the single ancestral plate into the Caribbean and "East Pacific" plates, with a flipping of the subduction zone accompanying development of the NE-dipping Middle America subduction zone and andesitic volcanism. During the Oligocene, the ancestral East Pacific plate split into the NE-moving Cocos plate and the eastward-moving Nazca plate, separated by the E-W-trending Colón spreading ridge and a series of N

  11. Underwater topography determines critical breeding habitat for humpback whales near Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica: implications for Marine Protected Areas

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    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available Migrating humpback whales from northern and southern feeding grounds come to the tropical waters near Osa Peninsula, Pacific of Costa Rica, to reproduce and raise their calves. Planning effective marine protected areas that encompass humpback critical habitats require data about which oceanographic features influence distribution during the breeding period. This study examines the relationship between water depth and ocean floor slope with humpback whale distribution, based on sightings during two breeding seasons (2005 and 2006. Data are from the Southern and Northern subpopulations in the Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP. Analysis followed the basic principles of the Ecological Niche Factors Analysis (ENFA, where indices of Marginality and Tolerance provide insights on the restrictiveness of habitat use. At a fine scale, physical factors such as water depth and slope define the critical breeding and nursing habitat for M. novaeangliae. Divergence in the subsamples means of depths and slope distribution, with the global mean of the study area in both eco-geographical variables, determine habitat requirements restricted by topographic features such as depths (Las ballenas jorobadas viajan a aguas tropicales para reproducirse y criar a sus ballenatos. Es importante entender las características oceanográficas que influencian su distribución para lograr una planificación efectiva de áreas marinas protegidas con hábitats críticos para estos cetáceos. Este estudio examina la relación entre la profundidad, la pendiente del suelo oceánico y la distribución de estas ballenas, usando avistamientos del 2005 y 2006 en la costa Pacífica de la Península de Osa, Costa Rica (temporada de reproducción del sur y norte en el Pacífico Tropical Oriental. Usamos Análisis de Factores de Nicho Ecológico (ENFA por sus siglas en inglés, donde los índices de Marginalidad y Tolerancia ilustran las restricciones en uso de hábitat. En una escala local

  12. Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS as a useful tool to evaluate the treatment efficacy of positive airways pressure therapy in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS: A pilot study

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    Zhongxing Zhang

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available In obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA the periodic reduction or cessation of breathing due to narrowing or occlusion of the upper airway during sleep leads to an impaired cerebral vascular autoregulation that is associated with an increased cardiovascular risk, including stroke. Continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP therapy at night is the most effective treatment for OSA and has been shown to reduce the cardiovascular risk in OSA patients. However, there is no suitable bedside monitoring method evaluating the recovery of cerebral hemodynamics during CPAP therapy. Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS is ideally suited for non-invasive monitoring the cerebral hemodynamics during sleep due to its properties of local measurement, totally safe application and good tolerance to motion. In this pilot study, we monitored cerebral hemodynamics during standard CPAP therapy at night in three patients with severe OSA using NIRS. We found periodic oscillations in HbO2, HHb, tissue oxygenation index (TOI and blood volume (BV associated with periodic apnea events without CPAP in all OSA patients. These oscillations were eliminated under the optimal CPAP pressures in all patients. These results suggested that the recovery of cerebral hemodynamics impaired by apnea events can be evaluated by bedside NIRS measurements in real time during all night CPAP therapy. NIRS is a useful bedside monitoring tool to evaluate the treatment efficacy of CPAP therapy in patients with OSA.

  13. LIPID PROFILE AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS AMONG ELDERLY PEOPLE, ATTENDED AT THE FAMILY HEALTH STRATEGY, VIÇOSA/MG.

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    Danésio de Souza, Jacqueline; Queiroz Ribeiro, Andréia; Oliveira Martinho, Karina; Silva Franco, Fernanda; Vidal Martins, Marcos; Gonçalves Rodrigues, Meirele; Wick, Jeannette Y; Araújo Tinôco, Adelson Luiz

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    Introducción: el envejecimiento de la población ha ido acompañado de cambios epidemiológicos de la población brasileña, destacando el crecimiento continuo de la prevalencia de enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles, especialmente cardiovasculares o de la arteria coronaria, como resultado de los cambios en el perfil lipídico de las personas mayores. Objetivo: describir las variables antropométricas, estilo de vida y composición corporal como factores de comportamiento y su asociación con los cambios en el perfil lipídico de las personas de edad avanzada. Metodología: la muestra incluyó a 402 participantes que asistieron a la Estrategia Salud de la Familia, Viçosa (MG), a los que se aplicó un cuestionario con información socio-demográfica, de comportamiento y de estilo de vida. Se recogió una muestra de sangre para obtener las fracciones de lípidos, y se midió el porcentaje de peso, talla, circunferencia de la cintura y grasa corporal. La regresión lineal múltiple se realizó para identificar factores independientemente asociados con los cambios en cada una de las fracciones de lípidos seleccionados. Resultado: los factores asociados de forma independiente con un aumento de los niveles de colesterol total fueron la presencia de conducta sedentaria, un porcentaje de grasa corporal alto, mayor altura de la cintura y una mayor circunferencia de la cintura. El consumo de bebidas alcohólicas y una proporción cintura-cadera más alta se mantuvo asociado de forma independiente con la disminución de los niveles de lipoproteínas de alta densidad. El aumento de la circunferencia de la cintura se asoció de forma independiente con valores bajos de los niveles de lipoproteínas de baja densidad. El valor del aumento de triglicéridos se asocia de forma independiente con una mayor relación cintura-cadera, un mayor índice de masa corporal y tabaquismo. Conclusión: los factores de riesgo modificables asociados con un perfil lipídico cambiado deben

  14. OSAS 患者甲功检查的可行性及病例分析%Feasibility Study about Thyroid Function Testing in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome is Checked and Cases Reports

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    牛红丽; 马利军; 王海播; 张瑞

    2016-01-01

    目的通过对 OSAS 与甲状腺功能减退(甲减)的流行病学和相关性及病例分析,讨论 OSAS 患者甲功检查的可行性。方法观察住院的60例中重度 OSAS 患者,均进行 PSG 及甲功等检查,进行文献复习及病例分析。结果①OSAS 与甲减在临床上有较密切的关系,有共同的的临床表现且一部分 OSAS 由甲减引起。国外对 OSAS 及甲减患者和人群之间的横向研究显示,所有人群的甲减患病率与 OSAS 患者中甲减的患病率无统计学差异,随年龄增加,发病率增加。 OSAS 患者中甲减的患病率2.0豫,甲减患者中 OSAS 的患病率可达52豫以上;②本研究的60例住院中重度 OSAS 患者中发现5例甲减患者,占8.3%,女性发病率为10%,大于50岁发病率为20%。2例甲减有典型临床症状,在6个月~1年内呼吸暂停明显加重。3例无甲减典型症状,其中1例合并垂体瘤、活动性肢端肥大症,1例合并代谢综合征且为亚临床甲减,1例仅为白天嗜睡、夜间打鼾、呼吸暂停。甲减和/或呼吸机治疗后,甲减症状及睡眠呼吸暂停减轻;③5例患者出院后3个月随访结果:坚持呼吸机治疗4例,病情改善,OSAS 明显减轻,同时接受两种治疗方法者2例,病情改善,甲功在恢复。1例仅甲状腺激素替代治疗,病情改善不明显。结论OSAS 与甲减是临床上常见的疾病,同时存在时明显增加心脑血管病的风险,治疗后可以降低心脑血管病的风险。一部分 OSAS 源于甲减,甲减治疗后,呼吸暂停可能恢复正常。已有的资料显示,OSAS 患者与普通人群患甲减的发病率无统计学差异。二者的流行病学和相互关系不是很明确,对所有 OSAS 患者无甲功筛查的必要性。但对有甲减临床表现的 OSAS 患者及大于50岁女性及中重度 OSAS 患者应进行甲减筛查,特别是近期呼吸暂停明显加重的患

  15. Sensory analysis and volatile compounds of olive oil (cv. Cobrançosa from different irrigation regimes

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    Full Text Available The aim of this study was to assess the effect of different irrigation strategies on the sensory quality of virgin olive oil (VOO from the cv. “cobrançosa” integrated into a protected denomination of origin of “Azeite de Trás-os-Montes” in the Northeast of Portugal. Three irrigation treatments were applied: (T2-full irrigation, which received a seasonal water equivalent of 100% of the estimated crop evapotranspiration (ETc, (T1-continuous deficit irrigation (30% ETc and (T0- rainfed treatment. Data were collected from two consecutive crop years (2005-2006. Olive oil samples were analyzed for volatiles by GC-MS and the results compared with sensory evaluation data. Total volatile compounds tended to decrease with the amount of water applied. The characteristics pungent and bitter were more pronounced in olive oils from T0 and T1, which had higher polyphenolic concentrations, with a strong positive relationship with this variable and the bitter attribute. The Principal Components Analysis clearly separates the three olive oils from 2005, the driest year, and aggregates into a single group the three samples from 2006, suggesting no effect of irrigation on volatile compounds in years with a rainy spring and a marked effect in years with severe drought, suggesting that the effect of the trees’ water status on these variables occurs throughout the crop season and not just during the oil accumulation phase. In general, olive oil from the cv. Cobrançosa is more bitter than pungent and has a typical nutty sensory attribute shown by a strong positive relationship between benzaldehyde and the sensory notes of almonds and nuts.

    Este estudio tiene como objetivo evaluar el efecto de distintas estrategias de riego en la composición relativa de los compuestos volátiles y en la calidad sensorial. El experimento se realizó en el Noreste de Portugal, dentro de la denominación de origen protegida “Azeites de Tr

  16. Formaciones leñosas en las rañas de la región central. Alternativas de uso

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    Se estudian las comunidades de matorral asentadas sobre rañas. Las formaciones leñosas siguen una variación florística ligada a factores climáticos y edáficos y aunque poco productivas tienen un importante papel en la protección del suelo. El empleo de métodos de clasificación y ordenación resalta las diferencias entre las distintas rañas en las que existen matorrales de estructura y desarrollo diferenciados. El recubrimiento de herbáceas esta asociado con dicha estructura, encontrándose en l...

  17. Uso de medicamentos potencialmente inadequados entre idosos do Município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil: um inquérito de base populacional

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    Gabriela Aires Martins; Francisco de Assis Acurcio; Sylvia do Carmo Castro Franceschini; Silvia Eloiza Priore; Andréia Queiroz Ribeiro

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    Resumo Avaliou-se o uso de medicamentos potencialmente inadequados entre idosos de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil, de acordo com os critérios de Beers 2012 e STOPP, bem como os fatores associados a esse uso. Estudo transversal com 621 idosos não institucionalizados, abordados por entrevista domiciliar. As variáveis explicativas foram sexo, idade, escolaridade, percepção da saúde, restrição de atividades nos últimos 15 dias, capacidade funcional, história de internação hospitalar, número de doen...

  18. The use of endomarketing in credit unions: a case study of the UFVCredi and the Unicred-Viçosa O emprego do endomarketing em cooperativas de crédito: estudo de caso da UFV-Credi e da Unicred-Viçosa

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    Full Text Available Endomarketing can be considered as a group of activities concerned with the internal aspects of the organization, whose purpose is to value the human being. In order to become competitive, the Credit Unions should adopt Endomarketing strategies that combine motivation, training and communication elements. The purpose of the present work was to verify how the Credit Union of the Workers of the Federal University of Viçosa Ltd. / UFV-CREDI and the Credit Union of the Doctors and Health-related Professionals of Viçosa Ltd. – UNICRED/VIÇOSA – MG are using the tools offered by Endomarketing. In the methodology, a study concerning the Endomarketing and the Credit Unions war carried out. After that, the employees and the members of the Credit Unions were asked to answer a questionnaire. After the analysis of the obtained data, it was concluded that UFV-CREDI and UNICRED/VIÇOSA-MG have effectively reached their objectives because their Endomarketing strategies have presented positive results, making it possible for them to get new members as well as to keep their members and employees motivated and satisfied with the products and services offered by the Credit Unions.O Endomarketing pode ser conceituado como um conjunto de atividades voltadas para o interior da organização, cuja finalidade é valorizar o ser humano. Para que as cooperativas de crédito sejam competitivas, elas devem adotar estratégias de Endomarketing, que combinem elementos de motivação, treinamento e comunicação. Procurou-se com o presente estudo, verificar como a Cooperativa de Economia e Crédito Mútuo dos Servidores da Universidade Federal de Viçosa – LTDA / UFV-CREDI e a Cooperativa de Economia e Crédito Mútuo dos Médicos e demais Profissionais da Saúde de Viçosa Ltda – UNICRED/VIÇOSA-MG estão utilizando as ferramentas oferecidas pelo Endomarketing. Na metodologia foi realizado um estudo acerca do Endomarketing e das cooperativas de crédito, para

  19. Determinação de resíduos de organoclorados em águas fluviais do município de Viçosa - MG Determination of organochlorinated present in river from the region of Viçosa, MG

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    Cíntia Maria Chagas

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    Full Text Available In this work the contamination, by organochlorinated, of a drinking water source located in the region of Viçosa, MG, was evaluated. The identification and quantification of the analytes was carried out using a gas-chromatograph equipped with an electron capture detector after liquid-liquid extraction and concentration. Four insecticides, Aldrin, Epoxy heptachloride, Endrin and op'- DDT were detected in concentrations that are higher than the safety limits established in the Brazilian legislation.

  20. Banco de sementes do solo de uma Floresta Estacional Semidecidual, em Viçosa, Minas Gerais.

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    Juvenal Pinheiro Batista Neto

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available Avaliou-se quantitativa e qualitativamente a florística do banco de sementes do solo de um fragmento de Floresta Estacional Semidecidual Montana, no município de Viçosa, MG. No final da estação chuvosa (março/2004, foram coletadas duas amostras de solo de 20 x 15 cm, com 5 cm de profundidade, no centro de seis subparcelas contíguas de 10 x 20 m, em dez parcelas permanentes de 20 x 60 m, em dez locais, totalizando 120 amostras (3,6 m2. As amostras de solo foram colocadas em estruturas de sombreamento de 11,5 % e 60 %, e as sementes germinadas foram identificadas em graminóides, herbáceo-cipós, arbustivas e arbóreas. Foram registradas 3.416 sementes germinadas, sendo 30,2 % graminóides, 29,2 % herbáceo-cipós, 17,5 % arbustivas e 23,1 % arbóreas, estas duas últimas distribuídas em 17 famílias, 25 gêneros e 31 espécies. Melastomataceae, Cecropiaceae e Piperaceae contribuíram com 31,8 %, 10,0 % e 8,8 % do total de espécies, respectivamente, sendo que Miconia cinnamomifolia e Leandra purpurascens foram responsáveis por 59,3 % das sementes arbustivo-arbóreas germinadas. As pioneiras se destacaram com 61,3 % das espécies e 88,5 % das sementes germinadas. Não foram registradas espécies secundárias tardias. A densidade média de sementes germinadas para todos os hábitos e locais foi de 949 sementes/m2. O número de espécies e de sementes germinadas do grupo arbustivo-arbóreo diferiu significativamente pelo teste Kruskal-Wallis (P ≤ 0,05 entre os locais estudados. Esses resultados indicam que, no banco de sementes do solo, há predomínio de espécies pioneiras que são importantes para a sucessão em clareiras ou após o corte da floresta. Porém, esse estoque de sementes não é suficiente para a continuidade do processo de sucessão, que inclui o estabelecimento de maior proporção de espécies secundárias iniciais e tardias. Isso indica que há necessidade de um manejo adequado do banco de pl

  1. El cura y sus hijos osos o el recorrido civilizador de los hijos de un cura y una osa

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    Full Text Available LE CURE ET SES ENFANTS OURS OU LE PARCOURS CIVILISATEUR DES ENFANTS D’UN CURE ET D’UNE OURSE. Cet article constitue un essai d’interprétation de deux versions quechuas cuzquéniennes du récit panandin connu comme “Jean de l’Ours” ou “Le fils de l’ours”. A partir d’une analyse du symbolisme du récit, la logique profonde qui l’ordonne est mise en lumière: la société humaine et civilisée ne peut se perpétuer sans établir des échanges et une coopération avec les êtres sauvages de l’au-delà. Les protagonistes, fils d’un curé et d’une ourse, ainsi que le curé lui-même, sont les héros médiateurs d’un récit mythique dont la logique prétend aussi s’appliquer aux relations interethniques dans les Andes. Este artículo presenta un ensayo de interpretación de dos versiones quechuas cuzqueñas del relato panandino conocido como “Juan Oso” o “El hijo del oso”. A partir de un análisis del simbolismo del relato, se saca a luz la lógica profunda que lo ordena: la sociedad humana y civilizada no puede perpetuarse sin establecer un intercambio y una cooperación con los seres salvajes del más allá. Los protagonistas, hijos de un cura y una osa, así como el cura mismo, son los héroes mediadores de un relato mítico cuya lógica pretende también aplicarse a las relaciones interétnicas en los Andes. THE PRIEST AND HIS BEAR CHILDREN OR THE PASSAGE TO CIVILIZATION OF THE CHILDREN OF A PRIEST AND A SHE-BEAR. This article sets out to interpret two Cuzco Quechua versions of the pan-Andean tale known as “Juan Oso” or “The Bear’s Son”. The analysis of the story’s symbolism sheds light on the profound logic on which it is based: human and civilized society cannot survive without establishing interchange and cooperation with wild beings from the other world. The protagonist, the son of the priest and the she-bear, as well as the priest himself, are the mediator heroes of a tale whose logic also applies to interethnic

  2. Balanço de emissões e remoções de Gases de Efeito Estufa no campus da Universidade Federal de Viçosa

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    Daniel Brianezi

    Full Text Available Objetivou-se com este estudo realizar o balanço das emissões e remoções de Gases de Efeito Estufa (GEE do campus-sede da Universidade Federal de Viçosa - UFV (Viçosa, MG, comparando a emissão de GEE do ano-base adotado (outubro de 2010 a outubro de 2011 e o incremento médio anual de carbono pelos sumidouros da universidade (arborização urbana, florestas nativas e plantadas. Utilizou-se dados coletados na universidade e metodologias da ABNT NBR ISO 14064 e do IPCC. Os resultados encontrados apontaram que o campus-sede da UFV possui uma grande cobertura vegetal que representam 39,84% de sua área total. No entanto, estas áreas não foram suficientes para compensar as 6.034,18 tCO2eq. emitidas pela universidade. Portanto, o balanço geral das emissões e remoções de GEE do campus-sede da UFV foi negativo (déficit de 727,02 tCO2eq.. Embora tenha apresentado este resultado, os sumidouros de carbono foram importantes para a compensação de parte dos GEE gerados.

  3. Prevalência de conjuntivite adenoviral em clínica oftalmológica no município de Viçosa (MG

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    Euldes Nei Rosado-Filho

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available RESUMO Objetivo: Avaliar a prevalência de Adenovírus como agente etiológico da conjuntivite, em clínica médica oftalmológica especializada, em Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil. Métodos: Amostras da secreção conjuntival de 91 pacientes clinicamente diagnosticados com conjuntivite foram submetidos à reação em cadeia da polimerase (PCR, utilizando primers degenerados para a região codificadora do gene da proteína estrutural II. Posteriormente as amostras positivas foram submetidas a sequenciamento e genotipagem. Resultados: A análise dos resultados de PCR revelou prevalência de 36,3% de Adenovírus. Não havendo distinção entre os sexos e com maior prevalência na faixa etária de 26 a 65 anos com 60,60% dos casos positivos. O sequenciamento dos casos positivos por Adenovírus revelaram a presença dos sorotipos 3, 4, 7, 8 e 34 circulante na região. Conclusão: No município de Viçosa, dois em cada cinco casos de conjuntivite são de etiologia adenoviral.

  4. Sismos y lluvias, factores detonantes de deslizamientos de laderas en las regiones montañosas de Puebla, México

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    Oscar A. Cuanalo C.

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available El estado de Puebla ubicado en el centro de la República Mexicana, se ve afectado por sismos producto de la actividad a lo largo del Cinturón Volcánico Mexicano que tienen impacto en el centro y sur del estado, además de lluvias intensas en las regiones montañosas ubicadas al Norte y Nororiente del mismo, originadas por los huracanes y tormentas tropicales procedentes del Golfo de México. El escenario anterior ofrece peculiaridades de tipo geomorfológico y meteorológico que han desencadenado deslizamientos de laderas, los cuales han causado considerables daños económicos y lamentables pérdidas humanas. En este artículo se describe brevemente las características geomorfológicas del estado de Puebla, considerando su clima, el cual tiene impacto en la meteorización de las rocas que conforman la región montañosa; además se incluye su historia sismológica en los últimos 100 años, para eventos mayores de 6° Richter, y las lluvias torrenciales de 1999 y 2005 que han desencadenado deslizamientos de laderas

  5. The Effect of the Transition to Home Monitoring for the Diagnosis of OSAS on Test Availability, Waiting Time, Patients’ Satisfaction, and Outcome in a Large Health Provider System

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    Ahmad Safadi

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available During 2009, the Haifa district of Clalit Health Services (CHS has switched from in-lab polysomnography (PSG to home studies for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA. We assessed the effects of this change on accessibility, waiting time, satisfaction, costs, and CPAP purchase by the patients. Data regarding sleep studies, CPAP purchase, and waiting times were collected retrospectively from the computerized database of CHS. Patients’ satisfaction was assessed utilizing a telephone questionnaire introduced to a randomized small sample of 70 patients. Comparisons were made between 2007 and 2008 (in-lab PSGs and 2010 and 2011 (when most studies were ambulatory. Of about 650000 insured individuals in the Haifa district of CHS, 1471 sleep studies were performed during 2007-2008 compared to 2794 tests during 2010-2011. The average waiting time was 9.9 weeks in 2007-2008 compared to 1.1 weeks in 2010-2011 (P<0.05. 597 CPAPs were purchased in 2007-2008 compared to 831 in 2010-2011. The overall patients’ satisfaction was similar, but discomfort tended to be higher in the in-laboratory group (4.1 vs 2.7 in a scale of 0–10; P=0.11. Switching to ambulatory diagnosis improved the test accessibility and reduced the waiting times. Patients’ satisfaction remained similarly high. The total direct cost of OSA management was reduced.

  6. Cultivo do feijão-mungo-verde no verão em Viçosa e em Prudente de Morais

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    Vieira Rogério F.

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available Foram avaliados no verão, 25 genótipos de feijão-mungo-verde em Viçosa (plantio em dezembro de 1997 e em Prudente de Morais (plantio em janeiro de 1999 (MG: dezenove linhagens do "Asian Vegetable Research Development Center", quatro do Instituto Nacional de Pesquisa da Amazônia, uma cultivar de origem peruana além da cv. Ouro Verde. Utilizou-se o delineamento experimental em blocos ao acaso, com três repetições. Os rendimentos variaram de 1,2 a 2,0 t/ha em Viçosa e de 1,3 a 2,6 t/ha em Prudente de Morais. Muitas linhagens renderam mais que a cultivar Ouro Verde, destacando-se a 'VC 3984-B-2-B-4-1-B' pela resistência ao acamamento. O feijão-mungo-verde mostrou-se bem adaptado ao verão, proporcionando alto rendimento em tempo relativamente curto.

  7. Pattern of implementation of protocol mapping in Parlay/OSA gateway%Parlay/OSA网关协议映射的一种实现模式

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    刘新军; 廖建新; 曹予飞; 马旭涛; 杨孟辉

    2006-01-01

    Parlay/OSA(Open service access)网关的主要功能之一是实现各种电信协议到Parlay/OSA API的映射.OMG的CORBA/TC Interworking规范给出了使用TC/SS7的通信实体与基于CORBA的实体交互的建议,因为大部分的Parlay/OSA网关是基于CORBA实现的,因此该规范对协议映射的实现具有重要的参考价值.在深入理解TC-CORBA规范的基础上,提出了一种Parlay/OSA网关中协议映射实现的一种模式.重点描述了模式的主要体系结构和工作流程,分析了其特点.此模式对Parlay/OSA网关产品中协议映射的实现具有重要的参考价值.

  8. Atributos vitales de especies leñosas en bordes de bosque altoandino de la Reserva Forestal de Cogua (Colombia

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    Alba Lucía Montenegro

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available En la Reserva Forestal de Cogua (Colombia, estudiamos mediante transectos la vegetación leñosa en dos parches de bosque altoandino para tres tipos de borde: chusque, paramizado y antiguo (este último denominado así por presentar un estado sucesional más avanzado. Seleccionamos como especies típicas de borde las que tenían mayor abundancia en esta zona, presentes en ambos parches del borde y capaces de colonizar la matriz adyacente. Se obtuvo un conjunto de nueve especies a las cuales se les evaluaron 20 atributos vitales, generando seis grupos mediante un análisis de agrupamiento (cluster: 1 Weinmannia balbisiana-W. tomentosa, 2 Gaiadendron punctatum-Hedyosmum bonplandianum, 3 Miconia ligustrina-M. squamulosa, 4 Macleania rupestris, 5 Pentacalia pulchella y 6 Tibouchina grossa. La amplia variación y plasticidad de las especies estudiadas en cuanto a los atributos analizados, conduce a pensar que los conjuntos obtenidos no obedecen a grupos funcionales claramente diferenciados, sino más bien a estrategias diferentes y que estas especies podrían hacer parte de un solo grupo funcional de gran plasticidad. T. grossa es la especie de borde más exitosa en la reserva, dados sus altos valores de abundancia, tolerancia fisiológica, reproducción vegetativa, producción de hojarasca y producción de semillas pequeñas, numerosas, formadoras de un banco de semillas persistente que evidencian su alta fecundidad.Vital traits of woody species in High Andean forest edges of the Cogua Forest Reserve (Colombia. The Cogua Forest Reserve was studied throughout eight months to detect the existence of functional species-groups associated with edge wood forest. A second goal was to determine which species were the most successful in edge areas and their particular vital traits. The regeneration and growth of the forest patches to the adjacent matrix depends on the establishment of these species and their tolerance to both habitats. Three types of High

  9. Frictional properties of sediments entering the Costa Rica subduction zone offshore the Osa Peninsula: implications for fault slip in shallow subduction zones

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    Namiki, Yuka; Tsutsumi, Akito; Ujiie, Kohtaro; Kameda, Jun

    2014-12-01

    We examined the frictional properties of sediments on the Cocos plate offshore the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, and explored variations in the intrinsic frictional properties of the sediment inputs to the Costa Rica subduction zone. Sediment samples were collected at Site U1381A during the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 334, and include hemipelagic clay to silty clay material (Unit I) and pelagic silicic to calcareous ooze (Unit II). The frictional properties of the samples were tested at a normal stress of 5 MPa under water-saturated conditions and with slip velocities ranging from 0.0028 to 2.8 mm/s for up to 340 mm of displacement. The experimental results reveal that the steady-state friction coefficient values of clay to silty clay samples are as low as ~0.2, whereas those of silicic to calcareous ooze samples are as high as 0.6 to 0.8. The clay to silty clay samples show a positive dependence of friction on velocity for all tested slip velocities. In contrast, the silicic to calcareous ooze samples show a negative dependence of friction on velocity at velocities of 0.0028 to 0.28 mm/s and either neutral or positive dependence at velocities higher than 0.28 mm/s. Given the low frictional coefficient values observed for the clay to silty clay samples of Unit I, the décollement at the Costa Rica Seismogenesis Project transect offshore the Osa Peninsula likely initiates in Unit I and is initially very weak. In addition, the velocity-strengthening behavior of the clay to silty clay suggests that faults in the very shallow portion of the Costa Rica subduction zone are stable and thus behave as creeping segments. In contrast, the velocity-weakening behavior of the silicic to calcareous ooze favors unstable slip along faults. The shallow seismicity occurred at a depth as shallow as ~9 km along the Costa Rica margin offshore the Osa Peninsula (Mw 6.4, June 2002), indicating that materials characterized by velocity-weakening behavior constitute the fault

  10. Evaluación y clasificación de la calidad de varios cuerpos de agua en la Península de Osa

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    Jesús Mora Molina

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    Full Text Available El agua es un elemento esencial no solo para la preservación de la vida, sino también para la conservación de la flora y fauna de la región. Su conservación y calidad están estrechamente vinculadas prácticamente a todas las actividades económicas y sociales en forma ineludible, así como a la salud de su población. A la Península de Osa se le reconoce como la zona biológica más rica de Mesoamérica.Alberga una diversidad del hábitat y riqueza biológica raramente encontrada en un área pequeña. Este exótico territorio no está exento de amenazas debido a la fragmentación y destrucción del hábitat, deforestación por la explotación de la madera y mal planeamiento en el uso de la tierra, extracción ilegal de recursos, entre ellos el oro y el crecimiento de la población en sus alrededores.El presente diagnóstico tuvo como objetivo definir la situación actual y los posibles riesgos de contaminación del recurso hídrico evaluada en varios ríos de la zona de Osa. Se muestrearon varios cuerpos de agua en la zona de Piedras Blancas que se encuentra cerca de Chacarita, así como Rincón, Puerto Jiménez y la Bahía Drake, estas últimas pertenecientes a la Península de Osa. La valoración de la calidad del agua se hizo utilizando el Índice de Clasificación Holandés.A pesar de las características de la zona, esta ya presenta una contaminación incipiente, dependiendo del sitio y el mes del muestreo. La contaminación en los ríos depende de la densidad poblacional; sin embargo, los alcances de la contaminación en cada zona dependerán del tipo de suelo, del desarrollo urbanístico y la cobertura boscosa. Típico ejemplo de esta variabilidad son los poblados de Puerto Jiménez, el de Piedras Blancas y el de la Bahía de Drake.

  11. Violência contra a mulher e atendimento psicológico: o que pensam os/as gestores/as municipais do SUS

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    Madge Porto

    Full Text Available Este estudo tem como objetivo apresentar o que pensam os/as gestores/as municipais do Sistema Único de Saúde - SUS - sobre o atendimento psicológico às mulheres em situação de violência. Como resultado, pode-se destacar que existe uma necessidade, percebida pelos/as gestores/as, do trabalho de psicólogas/os no contexto da violência contra a mulher. Este é entendido como uma intervenção fundamental. Entretanto, o atendimento psicológico aparece de forma isolada, desvinculado da política municipal de saúde mental.

  12. 牵引成骨技术治疗小下颌畸形伴OSAS(附1例报告)

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    朱国雄; 黄迪炎; 李东临

    2003-01-01

    @@ 目前颌骨牵引成骨技术(Distraction osteogenesis,DO)为诸多常规正颌外科难以满意矫治的颅颌面畸形的治疗提供了一个全新的手段,尤其是对小下颌畸形伴阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征(Obtructive sleep apneasyndrome,OSAS)的矫治更具有独特的优势[1~3].2002-04我们完成了1列严重小下颌畸形伴OSAS的DO治疗,术后外形满意,OSAS症状基本消失.

  13. Dress and Social Identities: the role of GIS in mapping social structure in the central Italian Iron Age cemetery of Osteria dell'Osa

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    Full Text Available This article discusses the application of GIS technology to examination of the social significance of mortuary dress and personal ornament. Using published data from Phase II of the Iron Age Italian cemetery of Osteria dell'Osa (Bietti Sestieri 1992a, I aim to show how GIS can illuminate aspects of gender, kinship and status systems that might not emerge from traditional statistical analyses. The methodological challenges of analysing a large body of non-geo-referenced data are discussed, and one approach to presenting such data in a GIS environment is explored. Inference of social determinants for cemetery layout from spatial data presented in ArcMap is critically examined. Spatial patterning is identified that suggests social identity and kinship were both important factors in the selection of dress and personal ornaments for burial.

  14. O património edificado em Vila Viçosa no século XVIII: encomenda, financiamento e construção

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    Mestrado em História Moderna e Contemporânea, especialidade em Cidades e Património Ao longo do século XVIII, Vila Viçosa voltou a conhecer um novo ciclo de intervenções no conjunto do seu património arquitectónico, provavelmente o mais importante depois do período áureo quinhentista. As intervenções enquadraram-se no conjunto de obras iniciadas na casa Ducal, pelo monarca D. João V, que vieram a ter a continuidade no reinado de seu filho, D. José I. Promovem-se, na segunda metade daque...

  15. Prevalência e fatores associados à presença de anemia em idosos do município de Viçosa (MG), Brasil

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    Clarice Santana Milagres; Keila Bacelar Duarte de Moraes; Sylvia Carmo Castro Franceschini; Luciana Ferreira Rocha Sant’Ana; Luciana Moreira Lima; Andréia Queiroz Ribeiro

    2015-01-01

    Resumo A anemia é o problema hematológico mais comum encontrado na população idosa. Com objetivo de avaliar a prevalência e os fatores associados à anemia em idosos no município de Viçosa (MG), foi realizado um estudo transversal, de base populacional. Os dados foram coletados de junho a dezembro de 2009, mediante inquérito domiciliar e realização de exames bioquímicos em 349 idosos. A prevalência de anemia foi de 11,7% (IC95% 8,3%-15,1%) e mostrou-se mais elevada entre os homens (15,4%), ent...

  16. Regeneração pós-fogo em um fragmento de floresta estacional semidecidual no município de Viçosa, MG

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    Sebastião Martins Venâncio

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available Estudou-se a vegetação colonizadora seis meses após perturbação por fogo, em uma á rea do Campus da Universidade Federal de Viçosa, em Viçosa (20o 45’ S, 42o 51’ W , MG. A á rea total de floresta secundá ria atingida por incê ndio foi de 12 hectares, apresentando níveis diferenciados de destruição da vegetação. O estudo concentrou-se no trecho onde o efeito do fogo foi mais drá stico, com a destruição total da cobertura vegetal. Dentro da á rea de estudo, foram comparadas duas toposseqüê ncias de relevo: côncavo (ravina e convexo (crista. Em cada toposseqüê ncia, foram instaladas dezoito parcelas contíguas de 5x5 m, totalizando 36 parcelas, nas quais foram identificadas todas as plantas vasculares. No total, foram amostradas 75 espécies, pertencentes a 26 famílias. As famílias mais ricas em espécies foram: Asteraceae (14, Poaceae (10, Malvaceae (7 e Fabaceae (6. Na toposseq üê ncia crista as espécies com maior valor de cobertura foram: Sida carpinifolia seguida de Melinis minutiflora, Diodia alata e Eupatorium laevigatum, e na ravina: Melinis minutiflora, Eupatorium laevigatum, Sida carpinifolia e Sidastrum paniculatum. Todas as parcelas apresentaram mais de 90% da á rea coberta por vegetação herbá cea e subarbustiva, destacando a importâ ncia dessa vegetação inicial na proteção do solo contra processos erosivos em relevos acidentados.

  17. A pilot study to compare the cerebral hemodynamics between patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA) and periodic limb movement syndrome (PLMS) during nocturnal sleep with near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)

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    Zhang, Zhongxing; Schneider, Maja; Laures, Marco; Fritschi, Ursula; Hügli, Gordana; Lehner, Isabella; Qi, Ming; Khatami, Ramin

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    Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA) and periodic limb movement in sleep syndrome (PLMS) are two common sleep disorders. Previous studies showed that OSA and PLMS share common features, such as increased cardio-vascular risk, both apnea events and limb movements occur periodically, they are usually associated with cortical arousals, and both of them can induce declines in peripheral oxygen saturation measured with pulse oximetry. However, the question whether apnea events and limb movements also show similar characteristics in cerebral hemodynamic and oxygenation has never been addressed. In this pilot study, we will first time compare the cerebral hemodynamic changes induced by apnea events and limb movements in patients with OSA (n=4) and PLMS (n=4) with NIRS. In patients with OSA, we found periodic oscillations in HbO2, HHb, and blood volume induced by apnea/hypopnea events, HbO2 and HHb showed reverse changing trends. By contrast, the periodic oscillations linked to limb movements were only found in HbO2 and blood volume in patients with PLMS. These findings of different cerebral hemodynamics patterns between apnea events and limb movements may indicate different regulations of nervous system between these two sleep disorders.

  18. Pre- and in-therapy predictive score models of adult OSAS patients with poor adherence pattern on nCPAP therapy

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    Full Text Available Yeying Wang,1,2 Alan F Geater,3 Yanling Chai,1 Jiahong Luo,2 Xiaoqun Niu,1 Bing Hai,1 Jingting Qin,1 Yongxia Li1 1Department of Respiratory Medicine, The 2nd Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University, Kunming, Yunnan Province, People’s Republic of China; 2Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Kunming Medical University, Kunming, Yunnan Province, People’s Republic of China; 3Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand Objectives: To identify patterns of adherence to nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP use in the first 3 months of therapy among newly diagnosed adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAS and their predictors. To develop pretherapy and in-therapy scores to predict adherence pattern. Methods: Newly diagnosed adult OSAS patients were consecutively recruited from March to August 2013. Baseline clinical information and measures such as Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS, Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS, Zung’s Self-Rating Depression Scale (SDS, and The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI at baseline and at the end of 3rd-week therapy were collected. Twelve weeks’ adherence data were collected from the nCPAP memory card, and K-means cluster analysis was used to explore adherence patterns. Predictive scores were developed from the coefficients of cumulative logit models of adherence patterns using variables available at baseline and after 3 weeks of therapy. Performance of the score was validated using 500 bootstrap resamples. Results: Seventy six patients completed a 12-week follow-up. Three patterns were revealed. Patients were identified as developing an adherence pattern that was poor (n=14, mean ± SD, 2.3±0.9 hours per night, moderate (n=19, 5.3±0.6 hours per night, or good (n=43, 6.8±0.3 hours per night. Cumulative logit regression models (good → moderate → poor revealed independent baseline

  19. Equações alométricas para estimativa de carbono em árvores de uma área urbana em Viçosa-MG

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    Full Text Available Objetivou-se com este estudo gerar equações para estimar o carbono presente na arborização do campus-sede da Universidade Federal de Viçosa, contribuindo para o conhecimento sobre a capacidade das áreas verdes urbanas no sequestro e estocagem de carbono. Assim, inventariaram-se todas as árvores com DAP igual ou superior a 5 cm presentes na Universidade. Para as árvores não palmeiras, selecionaram-se 721 árvores-amostra, que foram cubadas rigorosamente em pé através da aplicação sucessiva da expressão de Smalian até o diâmetro-limite de 5 cm, tanto para o fuste quanto para os galhos. No caso das palmeiras, cubaram-se 100% dos indivíduos utilizando a expressão de Huber. A densidade básica da madeira com casca e o teor de carbono foram obtidos, nas palmeiras, com a retirada de um disco na porção do DAP, dada a dificuldade de tradagem. Já nas demais árvores, utilizou-se um trado mecânico. Com base no volume, na densidade básica e no teor de carbono, calcularam-se o carbono total e o carbono dos galhos. Ademais, avaliaram-se os modelos de Schumacher e Hall (1933 e Spurr (1952, modificado para estimar o carbono fixado nesses indivíduos. Nas árvores não palmeiras do campus-sede da Universidade Federal de Viçosa, o carbono total e o carbono dos galhos podem ser estimados, em kg, em razão do Diâmetro à Altura do Peito (DAP, em cm e da Altura Total (Ht, em m, por -0,906586+1,60421*LnDAP+0,37162*LnHt e por -2,052673+1,89903*LnDAP+0,24156*LnHt, respectivamente. Nas palmeiras, o carbono total pode ser estimado por -4,46988+199082*LnDAP+1,06420*LnHt.

  20. Florística e estrutura da comunidade arbórea de uma floresta estacional semidecidual secundária em Viçosa, MG

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    Antonio Jorge Tourinho Braga

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho teve como objetivo estudar a composição florística e a estrutura da comunidade arbórea, bem como a distribuição das espécies em diferentes grupos ecológicos e os solos dos estádios inicial e avançado, de uma Floresta Estacional Semidecidual localizada no campus da Universidade Federal de Viçosa, em Viçosa, MG (20°46' S e 42°52' W. O levantamento foi realizado em meio hectare, onde foram alocadas 10 parcelas de 25 x 10 m em cada trecho, sendo amostrados todos os indivíduos com circunferência do tronco a 1,30 m do solo (CAP > 15 cm. Registraram-se 820 indivíduos, sendo 440 no trecho de floresta inicial e 380 no de floresta avançada. No levantamento florístico da floresta inicial foram amostradas 76 espécies, pertencentes a 28 famílias, destacando-se como as de maior número de indivíduos Fabaceae (137, Urticaceae (45 e Sapindaceae (41 e, as com os maiores valores de importância, Cecropia glaziovii Snethl., Anadenanthera peregrina (L. Speng., Piptadenia gonoacantha (Mart. Macbr., Allophylus sericeus Radlk., Siparuna guianensis Aubl. e Maclura tinctoria (L. Don ex Steud. O índice de diversidade de Shannon (H' foi de 3,57 nat.ind.-1 e a equabilidade (J', de 0,82. Já na floresta avançada foram amostradas 59 espécies, distribuídas em 26 famílias, das quais Fabaceae (103, Meliaceae (49 e Flacourtiaceae (34 sobressaíram com maior número de indivíduos. Por sua vez, as espécies com os maiores valores de importância foram A. peregrina, Trichilia pallida Swartz, Cariniana estrellensis (Raddi Kuntze., P. gonoacantha, Rollinia silvatica Mart. e S. guianensi. O índice de diversidade de Shannon (H' foi de 3,49 nat.ind.-1 e a equabilidade (J', de 0,85. No contínuo, o índice de Shannon (H' e a equabilidade (J' foram de 3,82 nat.ind.-1 e 0,84, respectivamente. Cada floresta apresentou distinta identidade florística e estrutural, tendendo a ser minimizada com o avanço da sucessão.

  1. Anemia ferropriva em crianças de 6 a 12 meses atendidas na rede pública de saúde do município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais Iron deficiency anemia in 6 to 12-month-old infants attended at the public health service of Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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    Danielle Góes da SILVA

    2002-09-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo teve como objetivos verificar a prevalência de anemia em lactentes de 6 a 12 meses atendidos na rede pública de saúde do município de Viçosa, MG e analisar alguns possíveis fatores de risco. As informações foram obtidas através de questionário aplicado aos responsáveis pela criança e através da verificação de medidas antropométricas e da dosagem de hemoglobina por hemoglobinômetro portátil. No diagnóstico de anemia, utilizou-se o ponto de corte de 11 g/dL. A prevalência de anemia ferropriva nas 204 crianças estudadas foi 60,8%, e 55,6% dos casos de anemia eram graves. A média da hemoglobina foi 9,28±1,07 nos anêmicos e 12,07±0,89 mg/dL nos não-anêmicos. A baixa escolaridade paterna e a idade materna mostraram associação estatística com a anemia (pThis study aimed at verifying the prevalence of anemia in 6 to 12-month-old infantsattended at the public health service of the city of Viçosa, state of Minas Gerais, and analyzing some possible risk factors. Information was obtained through questionnaire applied to those responsible for the infants and through the verification of the anthropometric measures and the hemoglobin dosage by portable hemoglobinometer. In diagnosing anemia, a 11g/dL cutoff point was used. The prevalence of iron deficiency anemia in a total of 204 infants reached 60.8%, and 55.6% of the cases of anemia were serious. The hemoglobin average was 9.28±1.07 mg/dL in anemic infants, and 12.07± 0.89 mg/dL in non-anemic ones. The father's low school level and the mother's age showed statistical association with anemia (p<0.05. A high prevalence and severity of the anemia was found, emphasizing the need for prevention and control of this disease in the city of Viçosa.

  2. Social Representations of the Artisan Work: Study of Case of an Association of Craftsmen in Viçosa, Minas Gerais – Brazil

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    Alair Ferreira de Freitas

    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available This article aims to analyze the social representations of small-scale artisans working for associated Association of Artisans and food producers Homemade of Viçosa, Minas Gerais State-Brazil (Adapac. To this end we have tried to identify and analyse the trajectory of the craftsmen and the reasons for becoming involved with crafts and renditions of the craft for craftsmen linked to this Association. The methodological strategy adopted for the research consisted in case study. As an instrument of data collection, were used to survey participant and application of semi-structured interviews. The method of "content analysis" was used in the Organization and analysis of data. For discussion of the results were defined two categories: (i motivations for the craft and (ii representations of the craft. The results show that this type of work associates itself as the premier opportunity to occupation and income generation found by some members and another as vocation and manual skills. For women the social representations of craft relate the condition of personal satisfaction and possibility of reconciliation with the domestic activities, while for men representations indicate the enhancement of the economic dimension of the craft, distinguishing it from domestic activities.

  3. Levantamento de moscas-das-frutas e seus parasitoides em citros, no município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais

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    Daniel Lucas Magalhães Machado

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available As moscas-das-frutas são responsáveis por grandes perdas em fruteiras comerciais no Brasil, por isso é fundamental conhecer as espécies predominantes na região. Objetivou-se com este trabalho estudar a ocorrência de moscas-das-frutas (Diptera: Tephritidae e seus parasitoides em laranjas doces (Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck, tangerina Poncã (Citrus reticulata Blanco e mexerica Rio (Citrus deliciosa Ten, no município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais. Os frutos foram coletados em abril de 2008. No laboratório eles foram acondicionados em caixas plásticas contendo areia umedecida e em ambiente controlado para obtenção dos pupários, que foram contados, acondicionados em frascos de vidro com areia fina e mantidos em estufa até a emergência dos adultos. Somente uma espécie de mosca-das-frutas (Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedemann, 1830 e uma de parasitoide (Doryctobracon brasiliensis Szépligeti foram identificadas. Dentre as variedades, a laranja doce Baianinha apresentou o maior índice de infestação, e os menores foram atribuídos à mexerica Rio e à tangerina Poncã.

  4. PHYTOSOCIOLOGICAL STRUCTURE AND SUCESSION CLASSIFICATION OF THE ARBOREOUS COMPONENT IN FRAGMENT OF SEASONAL SEMIDECIDUOUS FOREST IN VIÇOSA – MINAS GERAIS

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    Luiz Carlos Marangon

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    Full Text Available This paper aimed at understanding the behavior of the arboreal species of “Mata da pedreira” situated at “Estação Experimental Mata do Paraíso” of the Departamento de Engenharia Florestal, Viçosa- MG-, by studying their phytossociological structure and their sucessional classification. The area has 40 ha and the sampled area was of 1 ha, whee were implanted 40 plots with 250 m2 (25,0 X 10,0 m distributed, at the toposequences proporcionally to the area of each one. The level of inclusion was of CAP≤ 15,0 cm, the sucessional classification the species were observed on field, besides the using of bibliography connected to the subject. In phytosociology 1400 individuals belonging to 48 families, 109 genery and 146 species were analized. The species brought up a level of diversity of Shannon-Wiener (H' of 4.25 nats/species and equability of Pielou (J´ of 0,83. These levels of diversity are among the highest ones encountered in Minas Gerais state. In terms of sucessional classification, the area studied is a secondary forest formation, showing itself in a sucessing initial stage, where there has been a high presence of species classified as initial secondary, followed by late secondary and pioneer tree species.

  5. MORPHOLOGY OF EMBRYOS AND SEEDLINGS OF WOODY SPECIES NORTHEASTERN ARGENTINA MORFOLOGÍA DE EMBRIONES Y PLÁNTULAS DE ESPECIES LEÑOSAS DEL NORDESTE ARGENTINO

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    María C Franceschini

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    In this paper embryos and seedlings of six native woody species of Northeast of Argentina are studied: Chrysophyllum marginatum (Hook. et Arn. Radlk. subsp. marginatum (Sapotaceae,
    Eugenia uniflora L., Hexachlamys edulis (O. Berg Kausel et D. Legrand (Myrtaceae, Polygala albicans (A.W. Benn. Grondona (Polygalaceae, Sapium haematospermun Müll. Arg. and Sebastiania brasiliensis Spreng. (Euphorbiaceae. Descriptions and illustrations of seeds, embryos, germination and seedlings are given
    En este documento se estudian embriones y plántulas de seis especies leñosas nativas del nordeste de Argentina: Chrysophyllum marginatum (Hook. et Arn. Radlk. subsp. marginatum (Sapotaceae, Eugenia uniflora L., edulis Hexachlamys (O. Berg Kausel et D. Legrand (Myrtaceae, Polygala albicans (AW Benn. Grondona (Polygalaceae, Sapium haematospermun Müll. Arg. y Sebastiania brasiliensis Spreng. (Euphorbiaceae. Comprende las descripciones e ilustraciones de las semillas, embriones, germinación y plántulas

  6. Prevalência e fatores associados à presença de anemia em idosos do município de Viçosa (MG, Brasil

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    Clarice Santana Milagres

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Resumo A anemia é o problema hematológico mais comum encontrado na população idosa. Com objetivo de avaliar a prevalência e os fatores associados à anemia em idosos no município de Viçosa (MG, foi realizado um estudo transversal, de base populacional. Os dados foram coletados de junho a dezembro de 2009, mediante inquérito domiciliar e realização de exames bioquímicos em 349 idosos. A prevalência de anemia foi de 11,7% (IC95% 8,3%-15,1% e mostrou-se mais elevada entre os homens (15,4%, entre idosos com 80 anos e mais (30,0% e naqueles que praticavam polifarmácia (16,8%. Os resultados evidenciaram determinantes de anemia semelhantes ao observado em países desenvolvidos. A real necessidade da polifarmácia deve ser avaliada na atenção à saúde dos idosos, com vistas a prevenir iatrogenias, dentre as quais a anemia está incluída.

  7. Demarcação de uma grade de trilhas no Centro de Pesquisas da Mata do Paraíso, Viçosa, Minas Gerais Plotting of a trail grid system in the Mata do Paraíso Research Center, Viçosa, State of Minas Gerais

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    Rômulo Ribon

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    Full Text Available O Centro de Pesquisas da Mata do Paraíso (CPMP é parte integrante do maior fragmento de Floresta Semidecidual Altimontana das imediações do município de Viçosa, sudeste de Minas Gerais. Como centro de pesquisas da Universidade Federal de Viçosa, ele tem servido para a coleta de dados de monografias de graduação, dissertações, teses e pesquisas de professores, principalmente dos Departamentos de Biologia Animal, Biologia Vegetal e Engenharia Florestal. Essas pesquisas têm sido conduzidas em trilhas preexistentes, aleatoriamente distribuídas pela mata, ou em novas trilhas abertas conforme a conveniência dos pesquisadores ou a exigência de suas pesquisas. Essa prática impede ou dificulta o mapeamento adequado de locais de amostragem e os monitoramentos temporal e espacial de comunidades animais e vegetais, bem como a repetibilidade de experimentos. No presente trabalho, descreve-se a implantação de um sistema de trilhas em 40 ha do CPMP, formado por um conjunto de cinco trilhas paralelas de 1.000 m e 11 de 400 m, formando 40 quadrados contíguos de 1 ha. O CPMP passou a ser uma das poucas reservas florestais no país a contar com um sistema ordenado e medido de trilhas, abrindo um novo leque de oportunidades para a realização de pesquisas de importância internacional. Destacam-se a urgência de manutenção das trilhas, a necessidade de seu georreferenciamento e a expansão da grade para 100 ha, a fim de que alcance padrões internacionais entre estações de pesquisa de comunidades florestais na região neotropical.Mata do Paraíso Research Center (CPMP is the core area of the largest Lower Montane Semideciduous Atlantic Forest fragment in Viçosa region, southeastern State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. As a research center belonging to the Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV, it has been an important site for the fieldwork of undergraduate monographs, Master and Doctorate Thesis, and research conducted by professors, mostly from

  8. Prevalência do complexo teníase-cisticercose na zona rural do município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais Prevalence of Taeniasis-cysticercosis complex in the rural area of Viçosa-MG, Brazil

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    Adriana Felix Iasbik

    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available A teníase é uma doença que se manifesta no ser humano em decorrência da presença da forma adulta da Taenia sp., enquanto a cisticercose decorre da infecção pelo estágio larvar da Taenia sp. ou Taenia solium, no caso dos suínos e humanos. Foi realizado um estudo transversal visando a determinar a prevalência de cisticercose em suínos e de teníase em 176 propriedades localizadas na zona rural de Viçosa, Minas Gerais (MG. Foram coletadas amostras de sangue de 226 suínos e fezes de 266 humanos, além da realização de um inquérito epidemiológico. Não foi identificada teníase humana, e a prevalência da cisticercose suína foi de 0,4%. As informações obtidas mostraram que a maioria das pessoas possuía o hábito de consumir carne suína não inspecionada; entretanto, todas as pessoas se alimentavam da carne bem aquecida. Em apenas 1,1% das propriedades, o esgoto era depositado diretamente no solo e em 99,4% destas a água era canalizada, enquanto 88,1% dos suínos eram criados presos. Concluiu-se que, na zona rural do município de Viçosa-MG, a prevalência do complexo teníase-cisticercose foi baixa, mostrando ainda um nível de contaminação inferior ao de outros municípios onde o complexo foi estudado.Taeniasis occurs due to the presence of the adult form of Taenia sp. in human beings, and cysticercosis is caused by the presence of the larval stage of T. solium in pigs and humans. A transversal study was conducted aiming to determine the prevalence of porcine cysticercosis and Taeniasis in 176 farms located in rural areas of Viçosa-MG. Blood samples of 226 pigs, and feces samples of 266 humans were collected. An epidemiological survey has also been done. We found a prevalence of 0.4% of porcine cysticercosis and Taeniasis has not been found. The epidemiological data has shown that although most people consumed non-inspected pork, it used to be prepared well-done. Data showed that 88.1% of the pigs are reared in confinement

  9. Equações para estimar a quantidade de carbono na parte aérea de árvores de eucalipto em Viçosa, Minas Gerais Equations for estimating the amount of carbon in the aerial parts of eucalypt trees in Viçosa, MG, Brazil

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    Carlos Pedro Boechat Soares; Marcio Leles Romarco de Oliveira

    2002-01-01

    Este trabalho foi realizado com o objetivo de ajustar equações que permitem estimar com precisão a quantidade de carbono presente na parte aérea das árvores de eucalipto, na região de Viçosa, Minas Gerais. Após as análises constatou-se que: a) o fuste é o componente da parte aérea da árvore com a maior quantidade de carbono estocado, seguido dos galhos, da casca e das folhas; b) existe uma relação exponencial positiva entre a quantidade de carbono presente nas diferentes partes das árvores (Y...

  10. Conhecimento sobre aleitamento materno de puérperas atendidas em dois hospitais de Viçosa, Minas Gerais Knowledge about maternal nursing of mothers attended at two hospitals in the city of Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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    Nathércia PERCEGONI

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo teve como objetivo investigar o conhecimento de puérperas sobre o aleitamento materno. Foram entrevistadas 266 puérperas atendidas em dois hospitais da cidade de Viçosa, MG. A amostra caracterizou-se por mulheres na faixa etária de 13 a 48 anos, das quais 58,3% residiam em Viçosa. A maioria delas tinha o 1º grau incompleto. Segundo a pesquisa, 32,7% das mães receberam informação sobre amamentação antes do parto e 14,3% delas foram orientadas no pré-natal. Apesar de 99,2% das entrevistadas manifestaram a necessidade de a criança ser amamentada, 54,8% não conheciam outra função do leite além da alimentar. A sucção foi lembrada por apenas 1,5% das puérperas como fator que aumenta a produção de leite, e 61,0% delas não conheciam a maneira correta de a criança abocanhar o mamilo. Quanto ao problema do ingurgitamento mamário, 57,0% não sabiam como resolvê-lo. Com relação às leis de proteção à nutriz trabalhadora, 84,6% as desconheciam. Concluiu-se que o baixo nível de conhecimento, por parte das puérperas, sobre questões fundamentais para o sucesso da amamentação reafirmam a importância do incentivo e da orientação para o aleitamento durante o pré-natal.This study had the objective of investigating the mothers knowledge about maternal nursing. Two hundred and sixty-six mothers attended at two hospitals in the city of Viçosa, state of Minas Gerais, where interviewed.The sample was characterized by women in the age group from 13 to 48 years old, and 58,3% of them lived in Viçosa. The majority of them had not finished elementary school. From the total of mothers interviewed, 32.7% had received information on breast-feeding before the childbirth, and 14.3% of them were oriented in the prenatal period. Although of 99.2% of the mothers considered that the child should be breastfed, 54.8% did not know another function of milk besides feeding. The suction was remembered by only 1.5% of the mothers as a

  11. Quantificação de biomassa e estimativa de estoque de carbono em uma floresta madura no município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais Quantification of biomass and estimation of carbon stock in a mature forest in the municipal district of Viçosa, Minas Gerais

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    Sabina Cerruto Ribeiro

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    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi quantificar a biomassa de fuste sem casca e o carbono estocado em uma floresta madura localizada no Município de Viçosa (MG. A quantificação da biomassa foi feita pelo método não destrutivo, por meio do uso de uma densidade média da madeira das espécies de maior valor de importância. Foram contabilizadas 319 espécies arbóreas, pertencentes a 177 gêneros e 60 famílias. A quantificação da biomassa do fuste sem casca resultou em estimativas de 166,67 t.ha-1, o que correspondeu a 83,34 tC.ha-1. As estimativas obtidas para a floresta madura podem ser usadas como referência para o estabelecimento de projetos de florestamento/reflorestamento, no âmbito do Mecanismo de Desenvolvimento Limpo, estabelecido no Protocolo de Quioto.The objective of this study was to quantify the stem biomass without bark and the carbon stock in a mature forest located in the municipal district of Viçosa (MG. The biomass quantification was performed using the non-destructive method, by the use of a mean wood density of species of greater importance value. Three hundred and nineteen tree species were registered, belonging to 177 genera and 60 families. The quantification of the biomass resulted in 166,67 t.ha-1, which corresponds to 83,34 tC.ha-1. The estimates obtained for the mature forest can be used as a reference for the establishment of afforestation/reforestation projects in the scope of the Clean Development Mechanism.

  12. WILD PINEAPPLE (ANANAS BRACTEATUS (LINDL.), VAR. ALBUS) HARVESTED IN FOREST PATCHES IN RURAL AREA OF VIÇOSA, MINAS GERIAS, BRAZIL: EXCELLENT SOURCE OF MINERALS AND GOOD SOURCE OF PROTEINS AND VITAMIN C

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    GALDINO XAVIER DE PAULA FILHO; TIBÉRIO FONTENELLE BARREIRA; GILBERTO BERNARDO DE FREITAS; HÉRCIA STAMPINI DUARTE MARTINO; HELENA MARIA PINHEIRO SANT’ANA

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    ABSTRACT In the rural region of the municipality of Viçosa, Minas Gerais, forest patches are encountered and they present a great diversity of wild and edible fruit, where wild pineapple (Ananas bracteatus (Lindl.), var. albus) is one of those of greatest occurrence. Given that, little is known about the nutritional characteristics of this fruit, the present study aimed to investigate the physical and physic-chemical characteristics, chemical composition (titratable acidity, total soluble so...

  13. 呼出气冷凝液生物标记物在OSAS中的研究进展%Research advances in the exhaled breath condensate detection for OSAS

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    许静; 黄礼年

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    呼出气冷凝液(exhaled breath condensate,EBC)检测是近年来发展的研究呼吸道疾病的一种无创方法,具有简便易行、实时监测、重复性好、患者易耐受等优点.对阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征(obstructive sleep apnea syndrome,OSAS)患者EBC中反映气道炎症、氧化应激状态的生物标记物进行研究将有助于OSAS的诊断、严重程度的评估及治疗效果的评价.这些异常分子的研究可能为OSAS发病机制和诊治提供新的思路和治疗方法.%Exhaled breath condensate (EBC) detection,as a new way of non-invasive studying pulmonary diseases,has advantages of being easily carried out,real-time monitoring,repeatability and better patients acceptance.Analying biomarkers in EBC which reflect airway inflammation and oxidative stress could assist in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS),the severity of this disease,and the evaluation of treatment.Identification of abnormal markers in EBC may provide new opinion on the pathogenesis of OSAS and new therapeutic.

  14. Relação entre vegetação e pedoformas na Mata do Paraiso, Município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais

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    Luiz Carlos Marangon

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    Full Text Available A Mata do Paraíso, em Viçosa, MG, é classificada como Floresta Estacional Semidecidual em estado avançado de regeneração. Na Zona da Mata de Minas Gerais predominam os Latossolos Vermelho-Amarelos e esta classe também é a mais recorrente na região de Viçosa. São solos, na sua grande maioria de baixa fertilidade natural. Dessa forma, procurou-se associar características dos solos numa topossequência estratificada em geoambientes ou pedoformas, denominados de Plano, Encosta, Ravina e Topo. Para isso, coletaram-se amostras de solos dentro de 40 parcelas, as mesmas utilizadas para caracterizar a vegetação. As amostras de solos foram retiradas nas profundidades de 0 a 20 cm, 20 a 50 cm e de 50 a 100 cm, em três pontos diferentes de cada parcela. Nas amostras de solos, efetuou-se a análise textural (TFSA, bem como o pH, carbono orgânico total, Ca, Mg, Al, K e P disponível e remanescente. A partir dos resultados calcularam-se a soma de bases (SB, a capacidade de troca catiônica total (T e efetiva (t, a saturação por bases (V e a saturação por Al (m. Considerando-se a vegetação como indicador ambiental, verificaou-se um maior número de espécies na Encosta (104, mas com plantas de menor porte e, em seguida, na Ravina (28, com árvores com DAP e alturas bem maiores. Na Encosta, o solo é mais pobre em nutrientes do que na Ravina e muito mais propenso à erosão laminar. Assim, supõe-se que a opção da natureza seria pela diversidade para melhorar a eficiência da reciclagem, coisa que as espécies estariam fazendo em seu próprio benefício. A pedoforma Topo apresenta muita restrição em nutrientes, o que limita, em parte, não somente indivíduos de tamanho e diâmetros maiores, bem como a própria diversidade de espécies. As espécies pioneiras, nesse caso, teriam papel fundamental na manutenção ou na "formação" da fertilidade desse geoambiente. Pela textura, foi possível separar nas três profundidades dois grupos

  15. GEOTECNOLOGIA COMO SUPORTE PARA GERÊNCIA DE PSFs: UM ESTUDO DE CASO PARA O MUNICÍPIO DE VIÇOSA – MG

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    Taciano Oliveira da Silva

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    Full Text Available Neste artigo abordou-se a aplicação da geotecnologia na área de saúde pública, a partir da elaboração de um banco de dados sobre as ocorrências de diarréias, dengue, diabetes e hipertensão, no município de Viçosa – MG. Os dados foram coletados nos postos de saúde da família (PSFs, no posto de combate a dengues e no setor de vigilância epidemiológica da secretaria municipal de saúde, e são referentes ao ano de 2007, com exceção para as ocorrências de diarréia que constam também os dados do ano de 2006. A geotecnologia, a partir do uso de equipamento GPS e de um sistema de informação geográfica (SIG, forneceu um suporte valioso para a análise e a compreensão do comportamento espacial das doenças analisadas. Este entendimento permitiu verificar os locais mais carentes de assistência de saúde preventiva. A geração de mapas auxiliará os agentes de saúde na localização das áreas de ocorrência dos eventos, otimizando o trabalho preventivo de saúde no município.

  16. Physical property and Textural transition across the Unconformity and Major Seismic Reflectors in the Upper plate of the Costa Rica Subduction zone offshore Osa Peninsula

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    Hamahashi, M.; Screaton, E.; Tanikawa, W.; Hashimoto, Y.; Martin, K. M.; Saito, S.; Kimura, G.

    2014-12-01

    At the Costa Rica subduction zone offshore Osa Peninsula, the Cocos plate and Cocos Ridge subduct under the Caribbean plate along the Middle America Trench, creating active seismicity. In this region, the Caribbean plate is characterized by a well-consolidated, high velocity framework material beneath the slope sediments, but the nature of the upper plate material is yet unknown. During Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Expedition 334 and 344, the unconformity between the slope sediments (Unit 1) and upper plate material (Units 2 and 3) consisting of lithic sedimentary units was penetrated at mid-slope Site 1380. In the current study, to characterize the compaction behavior of the upper plate material, we investigate the physical properties, texture and composition of the sediments at Site 1380 by conducting microstructural observations, resistivity measurements, particle size analyses, X-ray fluorescence and X-ray diffraction analyses. The microstructures of sediments observed through the microscope tend to develop dense and cohesive textures in low porosity sediments, and particle size changes across several unconformities. In particular, the small particle-sized lithic fragments compose larger bodies and form cohesive structures. The cross correlation between measured particle size and shipboard porosity show negative correlation especially at Unit 2, indicating that larger sized particles form smaller or fewer pores. From the results of XRF and XRD analyses, we found that Al, K, Ti tend to concentrate in the higher porosity sediments of Unit 1, whereas Si, Ca, P, Mg, Na, and Mn concentrate in the lower porosity sediments of Unit 2 and 3. The higher concentration in Mg, Na, Mn, Si may be due to minerals such as chlorite, serpentine, amphibole, and sodium manganese. The crossplots between porosity and element concentration show negative correlations in Mg, Na, and Mn with porosity, suggesting that the minerals rich in these elements may relate with the

  17. INFLUÊNCIA DOS FATORES EDÁFICOS NA VARIAÇÃO FLORÍSTICA DE FLORESTA ESTACIONAL SEMIDECIDUAL, EM VIÇOSA, MG

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    Antonio Jorge Tourinho Braga

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available RESUMOO objetivo deste estudo foi verificar a possível correlação dos fatores edáficos na distribuição dos indivíduos de espécies arbóreas e a similaridade florística entre as populações, em dois trechos distintos de um fragmento de Floresta Estacional Semidecidual, em Viçosa, MG (20°46' S e 42°52' W. No trabalho, foram amostrados os indivíduos arbóreos superiores ou iguais a 15 cm (CAP, presentes em 20 parcelas de 25×10 m, estando metade dessas alocadas (10 em cada trecho de floresta. Na área das parcelas, foram coletadas amostras de solo (0-10 cm e submetidas às análises química e física. Os resultados dos atributos físicos e químicos do solo indicaram variações conforme as mudanças na topografia do terreno. A análise de correspondência canônica (CCA indicou correlação significativa entre a distribuição das espécies arbóreas avaliadas no perfil topográfico e a fertilidade do solo, enquanto a comparação entre as espécies pertencentes às florestas inicial e avançada apontou baixa similaridade florística. Verificou-se ainda que espécies como Casearia arborea, Ocotea laxa, Myrcia fallax, Siparuna guianensis, Apuleia leiocarpa, Matayba elaeagnoides e Sparattosperma leucanthum estão associadas a solos argilosos mais ácidos, de encostas e com maior teor de alumínio, permitindo o uso delas em programas de recuperação ambiental.

  18. Risky consumption habits and safety of fluid milk available in retail sales outlets in Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.

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    Pieri, Fabio Alessandro; Colombo, Monique; Merhi, Carolina Milner; Juliati, Vinícius Augusto; Ferreira, Marcello Sebe; Nero, Marcelo Antônio; Nero, Luis Augusto

    2014-06-01

    This study aimed to assess raw milk consumption habits in the urban population of Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and the microbiological safety and quality of the fluid milk available in retail sales outlets in the same region. A simplified questionnaire regarding raw milk consumption was applied to the persons responsible for food acquisition in 411 residences. The regular consumption of raw milk was observed by 18.5% of the interviewers, and lack of knowledge of possible risks related to this food product. Microbiological safety and quality were assessed for raw (n=69), pasteurized (n=80), and ultra-high-temperature (UHT)-treated milk (n=80) by analyzing the counts of mesophilic aerobes, coliforms, and Escherichia coli, and detection of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella spp.; raw milk samples were also subjected to enumeration of coagulase-positive Staphylococcus. Concerning raw milk, 59.4% of the samples were considered as produced in inadequate hygienic conditions, 5.8% of the samples presented counts of coagulase-positive Staphylococcus lower than 100 colony-forming units (CFU)/mL, and no samples presented with positive results for L. monocytogenes or Salmonella spp. All pasteurized and UHT milk samples presented with low counts of mesophilic aerobes and coliforms, while L. monocytogenes and Salmonella spp. were absent. The data demonstrated that raw milk was consumed by the population studied. Despite the absence of potential hazards, raw milk was of poor hygienic quality, in contrast with the processed fluid milk available in retail sales outlets that was safe and of good hygienic quality, highlighting the suitability of pasteurized and UHT milk for human consumption.

  19. Diversidade e equitabilidade de Plantas Alimentícias Não Convencionais na zona rural de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil

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    T.F. BARREIRA

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available RESUMO O presente estudo analisou a diversidade e equitabilidade de plantas alimentícias não convencionais (PANCs na zona rural de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil. A pesquisa foi conduzida utilizando a amostragem Bola de Neve com entrevistas semiestruturadas aplicadas à 20 moradores de nove comunidades rurais. Avaliou-se a frequência relativa de citação das espécies (Fr; a diversidade e equitabilidade das mesmas, utilizando os índices de Shannon-Wiener (H’ e de Pielou (J’, respectivamente. As espécies foram listadas pela família, nome científico, nomes populares, ambiente de propagação, hábito de crescimento, formas de consumo, estado de domesticação, ciclo de produção e registro por meio de consultas em herbários do bioma Mata Atlântica. Foram encontradas 59 espécies de PANCs, distribuídas em 30 famílias botânicas e 48 gêneros. As famílias asteraceae e myrtaceae se destacaram pela riqueza florística, contribuindo com 11 e 7 espécies, respectivamente. Espécies da família asteraceae obtiveram as maiores frequências relativas (32,2. Obteve-se índice de diversidade Shannon-Wiener de 1,65 (Base 10, e de equitabilidade de Pielou de 0,93. Os resultados encontrados estão similares à de outros estudos desenvolvidos no bioma Mata Atlântica, observou-se ampla diversidade de PANCs na área de estudo, e o conhecimento sobre estas encontra-se distribuído uniformemente entre os moradores.

  20. Uso de medicamentos potencialmente inadequados entre idosos do Município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil: um inquérito de base populacional

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    Gabriela Aires Martins

    2015-11-01

    Full Text Available Resumo Avaliou-se o uso de medicamentos potencialmente inadequados entre idosos de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil, de acordo com os critérios de Beers 2012 e STOPP, bem como os fatores associados a esse uso. Estudo transversal com 621 idosos não institucionalizados, abordados por entrevista domiciliar. As variáveis explicativas foram sexo, idade, escolaridade, percepção da saúde, restrição de atividades nos últimos 15 dias, capacidade funcional, história de internação hospitalar, número de doenças autorreferidas e polifarmácia. Realizou-se análise de regressão de Poisson multivariada. Observou-se alta prevalência de uso de medicamentos potencialmente inadequados, 43,8% (IC95%: 37,8%-47,8% e 44,8% (IC95%: 40,9%-48,8%, segundo os critérios de Beers 2012 e STOPP respectivamente. Sexo feminino e polifarmácia se mantiveram independentemente associados ao uso de medicamentos potencialmente inadequados, de acordo com os critérios de Beers. Para o critério STOPP, as variáveis independentemente associadas ao uso de medicamentos potencialmente inadequados foram sexo feminino, percepção de saúde regular e polifarmácia. Esforços são necessários para se qualificar a prática da polifarmácia entre idosos.

  1. Estado actual de contaminación con coliformes fecales de los cuerpos de agua de la Península de Osa

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    Jesús Mora

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available La contaminación de los cuerpos de aguaen Costa Rica y en todo el mundo es unode los principales problemas ambientales,debido a la importancia estratégicade este recurso. El recurso hídrico esun elemento esencial no solo para lapreservación de la vida, sino también parala conservación de la flora y fauna de laregión.Su conservación y su calidad estánestrechamente vinculadas, prácticamente,a todas las actividades económicas ysociales en forma ineludible, así como a lasalud de su población.La Península de Osa se ha caracterizadopor ser una zona con una exuberantebiodiversidad, tanto en su flora comoen su fauna, raramente encontrada enuna zona pequeña.En 1975, se creó elParque Nacional de Corcovado,el más importante parque de Costa Rica y queprotege a un tercio de la península. Esteexótico territorio que es la Península deOsa no está exento de amenazas, debido ala fragmentación y destrucción del hábitat,la deforestación por la explotación de lamadera y el mal planeamiento en el uso dela tierra, la extracción ilegal de recursos,entre ellos el oro, y el crecimiento de lapoblación en sus alrededores.El Reglamento para la evaluación y laclasificación de la calidad de cuerpos deagua superficiales establece como límiteen el contenido de coliformes fecalesen el agua para actividades recreativasde contacto primario, un valor de 1000(NMP/100mL. Este mismo valor máximose aplica para el riego de hortalizas yotros alimentos que se consumen crudos;mientras que para el uso en abrevaderosy actividades pecuarias el valor máximopermisible de coliformes fecales es de2000, por mencionar algunos casos.Se realizó un estudio sobre la contaminaciónmicrobiológica, utilizando como indicador                                                          el contenido de coliformes fecales                                                   

  2. Composición de especies leñosas en comunidades invadidas en montañas del centro de Argentina: su relación con factores ambientales locales

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    Sebastián R. Zeballos

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available En todo el mundo, las invasiones de especies leñosas exóticas están amenazando las funciones ecosistémicas. La dispersión y el subsecuente reemplazo de bosques de especies nativas por comunidades dominadas por exóticas es evidente, particularmente, en proximidad a centros urbanos donde la presión de propágulos de especies exóticas es alta. Sin embargo, existe una falta de información sobre los factores ambientales que subyacen este reemplazo. En este estudio nos propusimos responder las siguientes preguntas: (1 ¿se observa una segregación espacial a escala local entre especies leñosas exóticas y/o nativas dominantes?, y (2 si existe esa segregación, ¿está asociada a variables ambientales? En el 2010 se establecieron 31 parcelas distribuidas en 16 laderas en los bosques Chaqueños de las Sierras de Córdoba, en Argentina central. En cada uno de los sitios de muestreo se relevó la composición y abundancia de todas las especies leñosas con un diámetro a la altura de la base superior a 5cm. Para caracterizar el ambiente en cada una de las parcelas medimos la posición topográfica (pendiente y orientación y algunas propiedades asociadas con la física (densidad aparente y compactación, estructura (profundidad y textura y con la química (pH y el contenido de nutrientes y agua del suelo. A través, de un análisis jerárquico de agrupamiento, se identificaron cinco comunidades de leñosas coexistiendo: (1 Bosques dominados por Ligustrum lucidum, (2 Bosques mixtos dominados por Lithraea molleoides y Celtis australis, (3 Matorrales de Condalia buxifolia, (4 Matorrales de Cotoneaster glaucophyllus, y (5 Pajonales con emergentes de Pyracantha angustifolia. Estas comunidades se asociaron diferencialmente a las variables topográficas y edáficas locales. La segregación ambiental observada sugiere que las especies invasoras tienen una capacidad potencial para colonizar casi todos los ambientes en el área de estudio (variando la

  3. 辛烯基琥珀酸淀粉酯取代度与理化特性关系研究%Study on the relationship between degree of substitution and physicochemical properties of OSA - starch

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    王玲; 郑温时; 陈永富; 陆财源; 韩小瑜; 王永江

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    研究辛烯基琥珀酸淀粉酯的取代度与理化特性的关系对提高其性能具有重要意义。以蜡质玉米淀粉和辛烯基琥珀酸酐为原料制备了系列不同取代度的辛烯基琥珀酸淀粉酯,探讨了制备工艺条件,并用红外考察了特征吸收峰随取代度的变化情况。研究了取代度对辛烯基琥珀酸淀粉酯的乳化和包埋性能的影响,结果显示,乳化能力及乳化稳定性随着取代度的增大呈现出先增加后减小的趋势,包埋率则随着取代度的增大而逐渐提高,但二者总体均比进口产品低。进一步采用XRD和DSC技术对自制和进口产品进行结构分析,结果表明,淀粉的结构也是影响产品的乳化及包埋性能的重要因素之一。%It has great significance to study the relationship between degree of substitution (DS)and physicochemical properties for improving the OSA - starch's performance. A series of OSA - starch sam-ples with different DS were prepared from waxy corn starch and OSA,the preparation conditions were dis-cussed,and the change of characteristic absorption peak with DS was determined by infrared rays. The effect of DS on the OSA - starch's emulsifying property encapsulating property was investigated. The re-sults showed that the emulsifying capacity and emulsion stability increased firstly and then decreased with the increasing of DS,while the encapsulating rate increased all the time,but both of them lower than that of the imported product. The structure of the home - made and imported products was further analyzed by using XRD and DSC technology,the results showed that the internal structure of starch is one of the im-portant factors which may affect the OSA - starch's emulsion and encapsulating properties.

  4. Tendências recentes nos elementos do clima e suas implicações na evapotranspiração da cultura do milho em Viçosa - MG Recent trends in the weather elements and its implications in the maize crop evapotranspiration in Viçosa-MG, Brazil

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    Leonidas P. de Alencar

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    Full Text Available A mudança nas condições climáticas tem gerado grandes preocupações em nível mundial, sendo que uma das grandes questões, neste contexto, é o aquecimento global. As alterações ocorridas nas condições climáticas podem afetar a demanda de água das plantas, porque a evapotranspiração é afetada por mudanças nos elementos climáticos. O objetivo deste trabalho foi analisar os efeitos das possíveis mudanças dos elementos do clima na evapotranspiração de referência e na evapotranspiração da cultura do milho para a região de Viçosa - MG. Mediante análise de tendência pelo teste de Mann-Kendall e da estatística do teste t da regressão linear, verificou-se o comportamento dos seguintes elementos climáticos: temperaturas máxima e mínima, insolação, velocidade do vento e umidade relativa. Observou-se uma redução na evapotranspiração de referência e da cultura do milho ao longo dos últimos 41 anos, principalmente em razão da redução da insolação e da velocidade do vento. A evapotranspiração de referência apresentou redução da ordem de 4,2 mm por ano.The change in weather conditions has caused great concern in the world and the major issue, in this context, is the global warming. The changes in climate may affect the water demand of plants, because the evapotranspiration is affected by changes in climatic elements. The objective of this study was to examine the possible effects of climatological changes in evapotranspiration and reference evapotranspiration of corn in Viçosa - MG, Brazil. Trend analysis by the Mann-Kendall statistic and student t test of the linear regression were used to study the behavior of the following weather elements: maximum and minimum temperatures, sunshine duration, wind speed and relative humidity. It was observed a reduction in the reference evapotranspiration and maize crop evapotranspiration over the recent past 41 years, mainly because of reduced solar radiation and wind

  5. Custo do ensino de graduação em instituições federais de ensino superior: o caso da Universidade Federal de Viçosa The cost of undergraduate education in federal institutions: the case of the Federal University of Viçosa

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    Elizete Aparecida de Magalhães

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Apesar de a educação ser fator-chave no desenvolvimento social e econômico do país, os recursos públicos aplicados para tal fim são escassos para atender à demanda da sociedade. Esta, responsável por parte de seu provimento, também tem o direito de exigir eficiência na aplicação dos recursos. Este artigo apura o custo por aluno no ensino de graduação da Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV. Os dados foram obtidos por meio da análise de documentos, relatórios contábeis e relatórios gerados pela central de processamento de dados da instituição. O custo médio por aluno, apurado para o ano de 2004, foi de R$ 8.965,91. O custo por aluno dos departamentos variou de R$ 3.948,59 (curso de matemática a R$ 17.022,79 (curso de zootecnia. As variáveis que mais influenciaram o custo por aluno foram os números de matrículas, de bens móveis, de docentes e de servidores técnico-administrativos. A mensuração de custo por aluno da UFV fornece orientação quanto ao modo de a instituição se expandir sem se onerar, bem como a melhor forma de aproveitar sua estrutura física.Although education is a key factor in Brazil's social and economic development. public funding is not enough to answer society's demands. Partially responsible for this funding, society also has the right to demand efficiency in the application of funds. This article assesses the cost by undergraduate student at the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV. The data was obtained through the analysis of documents, accounting reports and reports generated by the institution's data center. The mean cost by student in 2004 was R$ 8,965.91. The cost by student of the departments ranged from R$ 3,948.59 (Mathematics to R$ 17,022.79 (Zootechnics. The most influential variables were the number of enrolments, assets, faculty members and technical-administrative personnel. Student-based costing can guide UFV's expansion without increasing costs, as well as the use of its

  6. Carotenos e provitamina A em bertalha e ervas aromáticas comercializadas em Viçosa, Estado de Minas Gerais, durante as quatro estações do ano = Carotenes and provitamin A in basella and aromatic herbs marketed in Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, during the four seasons of the year

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    Marina Andrade Batista

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo teve como objetivos investigar o teor de a-caroteno, b-caroteno e calcular o valor de vitamina A em hortaliças comercializadas no mercado formal e informal de Viçosa, Estado de Minas Gerais, bem como avaliar a influência das quatro estações doano e do local de comercialização sobre o conteúdo desses nutrientes. As hortaliças (bertalha, cebolinha, coentro, manjericão e salsa foram analisadas utilizando-se a cromatografia líquida de alta eficiência (CLAE. Devido ao conteúdo inexpressivo de a-caroteno em todas as amostras, foi possível quantificar apenas o b-caroteno. Não se verificou diferença estatisticamente significativa (a = 0,05 no conteúdo de b-caroteno das hortaliças entre os diferentes estabelecimentos, nem entre as estações do ano. As hortaliçasmostraram-se excelentes fontes de provitamina A, e se consumidas regularmente, contribuem de forma importante na adequação diária de vitamina A para adultos e crianças. Além disso, esses alimentos são acessíveis à população por apresentarem baixo custo e serem facilmente encontrados.This study aimed to investigate the level of a-carotene, b-carotene and to calculate the value of vitamin A in vegetables sold at local markets and informal markets of Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, as wellas to evaluate the seasonal and commercial effects on the content of these pigments. The vegetables (basella, green onion, cilantro, sweet basil and parsley were analyzed through high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC, being b-carotene the only pigment present in all the analyzed samples. No significant statistical differences (a = 0.05 were found in the contents of b-carotene of the vegetables either among the different stores, or among the different seasons. The vegetables analyzed are great provitamin A sources and, ifeaten on a regular basis, they can fit the daily requirements of vitamin A for adults and children. Besides, these foods are very accessible due to their

  7. Condições de serventia de estradas não-pavimentadas: estudo de caso aplicado às vias do município de Viçosa, Estado de Minas Gerais, Brasil = Serviceability of unpaved roads: a case study applied to net road from Viçosa, Minas Gerais

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    Taciano Oliveira da Silva

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo apresenta a adaptação do método de classificação de estradas nãopavimentadas proposto por Eaton às condições encontradas em rodovias vicinais do município de Viçosa, Estado de Minas Gerais, considerando a sua potencialidade como ferramenta de suporte à gerência destas vias. Este estudo foi desenvolvido a partir deavaliações objetiva, realizada com o emprego de uma escala de notas, e subjetiva, em obediência à metodologia de Eaton, que foram conduzidas por uma equipe treinada previamente que executou inspeções de campo, atribuindo notas a 20 unidades amostrais, possuindo cada uma delas 50 m de comprimento e representativas de 10 trechos analisados de vias não-pavimentadas. A análise dos dados desta pesquisa possibilitou concluir que: (i não houve correlação entre os resultados das avaliações subjetiva e objetiva, e a aplicação dametodologia de Eaton à gerência de manutenção de vias não-pavimentadas pode não refletir as suas prioridades reais; (ii a avaliação subjetiva do trecho e a avaliação subjetiva do conjunto de suas unidades amostrais são correlatas, indicando ser coerente o emprego deste procedimento.This paper addresses the adaptation of the method of classification of unpaved roads developed by Eaton to the field conditions of local roads from the city of Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, considering its potential as a support tool for the management of these roads. This study was developed encompassing objective evaluation, carried out with the application of a note scale, and subjective evaluation, according to the methodology of Eaton, which were performed by a team that accomplished the field inspections, attributing notes to the 20 sample units, each one 50 meters long andrepresenting 10 analyzed unpaved road segments. Conclusions are as follows: (i it was not observed any correlation between data from the objective and the subjective field evaluations, leading to the conclusion

  8. Avaliação do perfil de trabalhadores e das condições de trabalho em marcenarias no município de Viçosa-MG Evalution of workers' profile and work conditions joineries in Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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    Kátia Regina Silva

    2002-11-01

    Full Text Available Esta pesquisa foi desenvolvida nos ambientes de trabalho de marcenarias localizadas no município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, para realizar o levantamento do perfil dos trabalhadores e das condições de trabalho relacionadas às atividades exercidas em marcenarias, visando a melhoria da saúde, do bem-estar, da segurança, do conforto e da produtividade dos trabalhadores. O levantamento do perfil dos trabalhadores e das condições de trabalho foi realizado por intermédio da aplicação de questionários aos trabalhadores das marcenarias avaliadas e das observações e anotações realizadas durante a coleta dos dados. Pelos resultados obtidos, foram constatados diversos problemas relacionados aos marceneiros, como, por exemplo, cansaço, dores nas pernas e na coluna, alergia devido à utilização de produtos químicos e ao pó da madeira, falta de treinamento para exercer a profissão e praticamente nenhuma noção sobre segurança e higiene no trabalho. A incidência de acidentes relatados foi baixa; as mãos foram as partes mais afetadas por cortes leves, não tendo sido relatado nenhum tipo de acidente grave. Pôde-se constatar também que há necessidade de conscientizar os proprietários das marcenarias sobre a importância e os benefícios da segurança e higiene no trabalho para os seus funcionários.This work was carried out in joineries located in Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, to survey the profile of workers and work conditions related to the activities performed, aiming to promote health, welfare, safety, comfort and productivity of the workers. This survey was carried out by means of the application of questionnaires to the workers and from observations made during data collection. According to the obtained results, various problems related to the joiners were observed, such as fatigue, pain in legs and spine, allergies due to the use of chemicals and sawdust, lack of training for the work and almost none knowledge about work

  9. Equações para estimar a quantidade de carbono na parte aérea de árvores de eucalipto em Viçosa, Minas Gerais Equations for estimating the amount of carbon in the aerial parts of eucalypt trees in Viçosa, MG, Brazil

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    Carlos Pedro Boechat Soares

    2002-10-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho foi realizado com o objetivo de ajustar equações que permitem estimar com precisão a quantidade de carbono presente na parte aérea das árvores de eucalipto, na região de Viçosa, Minas Gerais. Após as análises constatou-se que: a o fuste é o componente da parte aérea da árvore com a maior quantidade de carbono estocado, seguido dos galhos, da casca e das folhas; b existe uma relação exponencial positiva entre a quantidade de carbono presente nas diferentes partes das árvores (Yi e as dimensões dos fustes das árvores, expressa pelo dap e altura total (Ht, que pode ser descrita pela seguinte relação alométrica: Yi = a.dap b.Ht c; e c a variável dap foi significativa, a 95% de probabilidade, nas equações que estimam a quantidade de carbono de todos os componentes da parte aérea das árvores de eucalipto. Contudo, a variável altura foi significativa apenas nas equações para o fuste e para os galhos.The objective of this work was to adjust equations that allow for an accurate estimation of the amount of carbon present in the aerial part of eucalypt trees in Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil. After the analyses, it was verified that: a the stem in the aerial part component of the trees with the largest amount of stored carbon, followed by the branches, bark and leaves; b there is a positive exponential relationship among the amounts of the carbon present in the different parts of the trees (Yi and the stem dimensions of the trees, expressed by diameter at breast height (dbh and total height (Ht, that can be described by the following allometric relationship: Yi = a.dap b.Ht c ; and c the variable d.b.h. was significant, at the aerial parts of 95% probability, in the equations estimating the amount of carbon of all the components of the trees, the variable height was significant only for the stem and branch equations.

  10. Situação atual da mata ciliar do ribeirão São Bartolomeu em Viçosa, MG Present situation of riparian forest along ribeirão São Bartolomeu, Viçosa, MG

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    Daniel Assumpção Costa Ferreira

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    Full Text Available O presente trabalho teve como objetivos fazer o levantamento de remanescentes de mata ciliar existentes ao longo de um trecho do curso principal do ribeirão São Bartolomeu, em Viçosa, MG, e estimar a área a ser revegetada com espécies nativas da região, através de uma metodologia simples, porém eficaz no caso de pequenos cursos de água e com pouca área de preservação permanente com floresta. A área em estudo apresentou apenas 5,7% da área de mata ciliar que deveria existir de acordo com a legislação vigente, representada por nove fragmentos florestais em diferentes estágios de sucessão ecológica, totalizando 3,46 ha. Para a revegetação completa do trecho em estudo, propôs-se um modelo de plantio baseado na combinação de espécies de diferentes grupos ecológicos. A área a ser revegetada para atender às exigências da legislação é de 57,24 ha, e serão necessárias cerca de 82.830 mudas de espécies nativas da região para o plantio.This study surveyed the present riparian forest along a segment of the São Bartolomeu watershed, Viçosa, MG, and estimated the area that should be planted with native species, using a simple and effective method for measuring small drainage systems. The segment studied showed that only 5.7% of the legally required riparian forest exists, represented by nine forest fragments in different stages of ecological succession for a total area of 3.46 hectares. In order to revegetate completely the riparian study area, a model plantation based on a species combination of different ecological groups is proposed. The area to be revegetated in order to obey current legislation is 57.24 hectares, meaning that about 82,830 seedlings of native species will need to be planted.

  11. Análise dos resíduos madeireiros gerados nas marcenarias do município de Viçosa - Minas Gerais An analysis of the wood residues generated by carpentry shops in Viçosa, state of Minas Gerais

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    Zaíra Morais dos Santos Hurtado de Mendoza

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi analisar os resíduos gerados nas marcenarias do município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, e propor ações potencializadoras para o seu melhor aproveitamento. Foram coletados dados sobre os resíduos de madeira gerados em 17 marcenarias da cidade, por intermédio da aplicação de questionários. Os resultados mostraram que a serragem, os sarrafos, as maravalhas e os cavacos foram os principais tipos de resíduos produzidos, sendo a serragem o resíduo mais abundante. As máquinas que mais geraram resíduos foram a desengrossadeira e a desempenadeira. A maioria das marcenarias doava ou vendia os resíduos produzidos. Constatou-se que não havia preocupação por parte dos proprietários das marcenarias quanto à agregação de valor ao resíduo gerado e quais os danos ambientais que estes poderiam ocasionar. A partir dos resultados, propuseram-se as seguintes medidas de melhor aproveitamento dos resíduos gerados: geração de energia através da queima direta de resíduos oriundos da madeira sólida, fabricação de briquetes, fertilizantes e de "pequenos objetos de madeira" (POM.The objectives of this work were to analyze the residues produced by carpentry shops in Viçosa and to propose actions that would lead to their better use. For this, data were gathered from questionnaires sent to 17 shops in town. The results showed that sawdust, wood strips, planner shavings and chips are the more common type of residues, sawdust being the most abundant. The machines that produced most of the waste were the planners and the jointers. Most of the shops either donate or sell their waste. It was found that the owners showed no regard to increasing the value of the residue or to environmental damage they may cause. Based on the information collected, the following measures are indicated for waste utilization: generation of energy through direct burning of solid wood residues, production of briquet and fertilizers and production

  12. Consumo alimentar e estado nutricional de crianças atendidas em serviços públicos de saúde do município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais Food consumption and nutritional profile of children seen in public health services of Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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    Ana Augusta Monteiro Cavalcante

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar o consumo alimentar e o estado nutricional de 174 crianças, entre 12 e 35 meses de idade, atendidas na rede pública de saúde de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil. MÉTODOS: O consumo alimentar foi investigado por meio de dois inquéritos dietéticos (recordatório 24 horas e questionário de freqüência de consumo alimentar. O estado nutricional foi avaliado pelos índices antropométricos peso/idade, peso/estatura e estatura/idade, e associado ao consumo alimentar. Utilizou-se o Teste "t" Student para comparar médias, Teste chi2 para verificar associação entre variáveis e Odds Ratio para avaliar fatores de risco envolvidos na ocorrência de déficits nutricionais (pOBJECTIVE: To assess the food consumption and the nutritional status of 174 children, ages between 12 and 35 months seen in the public health services of the municipality of Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil. METHODS: Two questionnaires were applied to collect the dietary data (24-hour recall and food frequency questionnaire. The nutritional status was determined by using anthropometric indices of weight/age, weight/stature and stature/age, and associated with food consumption. The Student's "t" test was used for comparing means, the chi-square test to verify associations between variables and the Odds Ratio to determine the risk factors involved in the occurrence of nutritional deficiencies (p<0.05. RESULTS: The medium amount of energy consumed exceeded the recommendation for both genders (p<0.0001. The usual intake of energy and nutrients was statistically significant and higher for boys than for girls (p<0.0001 exception being made for vitamin C. Inadequacy prevalence was observed for the vitamins A and C (96.6% and 36.8% and the minerals iron and zinc (13.2% and 99.4%. Malnutrition prevalence was found for weight/age (13.2%, weight/stature (13.8% and stature/age (4.0%. Positive association was found between nutritional deficiencies and food consumption

  13. Prevalência e fatores associados ao diabetes em idosos no município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais

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    Nayla Cordeiro Vitoi

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    Full Text Available RESUMO: Objetivo: Avaliar a prevalência e os fatores associados ao diabetes em idosos, bem como verificar a concordância entre o uso de medicamentos para diabetes e a informação referida sobre a doença. Métodos: Estudo epidemiológico transversal realizado na cidade de Viçosa, Minas Gerais, com 621 idosos com 60 anos ou mais, selecionados a partir de amostragem aleatória simples. Utilizou-se como instrumento de pesquisa um questionário semiestruturado que constava de perguntas sobre condições sociodemográficas, estilo de vida, condições de saúde e estado nutricional. Foram aferidos peso e altura, além do perímetro da cintura. A variável dependente do estudo foi o diabetes autorreferido. A análise da associação entre as diversas variáveis explicativas e a presença de diabetes foi feita por meio da regressão de Poisson com variância robusta simples e múltipla. Nas análises bivariadas foi utilizado o valor p < 0,25 para inclusão das variáveis na análise de regressão múltipla hierarquizada e, no modelo final, permaneceram as associações cujas variáveis apresentaram associação com o desfecho com valor p < 0,05. Resultados: A prevalência de diabetes foi de 22,4%. A análise múltipla hierarquizada evidenciou como fatores independentemente e positivamente associados ao diabetes: gênero, autopercepção da saúde, história de hipertensão e/ou dislipidemias, polifarmácia e obesidade abdominal. A escolaridade se manteve negativamente associada à presença de diabetes. Conclusão: Os resultados obtidos são similares aos de outros estudos conduzidos no país, sugerindo que os fatores associados ao diabetes entre idosos são semelhantes em todo o país. Ainda, observou-se moderada concordância entre o uso de medicamentos para diabetes e a informação referida sobre a doença, o que sugere o uso da última como método alternativo de investigação quando não se dispuser de outra forma de avaliação.

  14. SAHOS em crianças: perfil clínico e respiratório polissonográfico OSAS in children: clinical and polysomnographic respiratory profile

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    Regina Terse Trindade Ramos

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available A Síndrome da Apnéia e Hipopnéia Obstrutiva do Sono (SAHOS em crianças conta com uma prevalência estimada de 1-3% e poderá estar associada a alterações neurocognitivas, comportamentais e cardiovasculares. Entretanto, alguns pediatras desconhecem o problema e este estudo poderá facilitar o reconhecimento de SAHOS pelos mesmos. OBJETIVO: Descrever as características clínicas e os índices respiratórios polissonográficos de crianças com SAHOS, em um laboratório de sono, entre janeiro de 2002 a julho de 2003. FORMA DE ESTUDO: Série de casos. MATERIAL E MÉTODO: Avaliaram-se 93 crianças, de 2 a 10 anos de idade, com diagnóstico polissonográfico de SAHOS. Analisaram-se idade, gênero, grupo racial e dados referentes à saúde e sono das crianças. Os dados polissonográficos estudados foram índice de apnéia-hipopnéia, dessaturação da oxihemoglobina e índice de microdespertar. RESULTADOS: O gênero masculino correspondeu a 61,3% dos casos. A média da idade foi de 5,2 ± 2,1 anos. As queixas que mais motivaram a realização do exame foram roncos, em 24,7% e sono inquieto em 24,7%. Condições médicas mais associadas foram rinite alérgica (98,9% e hipertrofia de adenóides (50,6%. Apnéia leve ocorreu em 66% das crianças. A média e o desvio-padrão da saturação mínima de O2 foi de 89,1 ± 3,5 e a do número de microdespertares de 8,4 ± 3,5/hora de sono. CONCLUSÃO: Os resultados chamam atenção para a possibilidade de SAHOS em crianças com rinite alérgica e hipertrofia adenotonsilar, com queixas de ronco e sono inquieto.Obstructive sleep apnea and hypopnea syndrome in children (osas has an estimated prevalence of up to 3% and can be associated with neurocognitive and behavioural abnormalities, and also cardiovascular complications. This study may help pediatricians, who are unaware of the problem, to recognize osas. STUDY DESIGN: series of cases. AIM: to describe the clinical characteristics and polysomnographic

  15. Primer registro e histología básica del anfípodo terrestre Talitroides topitotum (Amphipoda: Talitridae), introducido en las zonas montañosas de Heredia, Costa Rica

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    Alfaro Montoya, Jorge; Umaña Castro, Rodolfo

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    Este estudio documenta por primera vez la introducción del anfípodo terrestre, Talitroides topitotum (Talitridae) en diversas zonas montañosas de los cantones de San Rafael y Barva, Heredia, Costa Rica, con predominio de juveniles y hembras adultas con y sin huevos. La especie es de origen asiático y podría haber sido introducida asociada con plantas exóticas. Se describen aspectos básicos de la histología de la especie, incluyendo la estructura celular de los principales órganos: corazón, in...

  16. 重度OSAS患者前额叶皮质及岛叶1H-MR波谱研究%A Study of 1H-MR Spectroscopy in the Prefrontal Cortex and Insula of Patients with Severe OSAS

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    杨兰英; 朱峰岭; 章其林; 吴艳梅; 汪健文

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    Objective: To explore the characteristics of proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy(lH-MRS) in the prefrontal cortex and insula of patiens with severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome(S-OSAS). Methods: 18 patients with S-OSAS and 15 healthy controls (HC)were studied using 1H-MRS to detect the changes of left prefrontal cortex and insula.he ratio of N-acetylaspartate/creatine(NAA/Cr) and choline/creatine (Cho/Cr) was respectively measured in the left prefrontal cortex and insula. Results: As compared with healthy volunteers, the patients with severe OSAS had a significant lower ratio of NAA/Cr in the left prefrontal cortex (1.43± 0.47 vs 1.51± 0.65, P<0.05), left insula (1.34± 0.06 vs 1.45± 0.07, P<0.05), while the patients with severe OSAS patients had a significant increased ratio of Cho/Cr in the left prefrontal cortex (0.90± O.O8vsO.87± 0.07, PO.05), left insula(1.19± 0.13vsl.09± 0.02, PO.05). There was a negative linear correlation between the total cummulative time suffering from S-OSAS and the ratio of NAA/Cr in the left prefrontal cortex, insulation. Conclusions: The data from 1H-MRS study indicate that pathoPhysiological changes may occur in the prefrontal cortex and insula, which suggests the abnormalities of executive function and emotion in patients with S-OSAS. A relationship exits between the S-OSAS metabolic abnormality and total cumulative time suffering from OSAS.%目的:利用氢质子MRS(1H-MRS)探讨重度阻塞性呼吸睡眠暂停综合症(Severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome,S-OSAS)患者前额叶皮质及岛叶脑代谢产物特征.方法:选择18例S-OSAS患者(S-OSAS组)和15名健康志愿者(HC组)行左侧前额叶皮质及岛叶1H -MRS检查,测量两组左侧前额叶皮质区及岛叶N-乙酰天冬氨酸/肌酸(NAA/Cr)、胆碱/肌酸(Cho/Cr)值.对患S-OSAS累计时间与前额叶皮质及岛叶NAA/Cr作直线相关分析.结果:与正常对照组相比,S-OSAS患者左侧前额叶皮质、岛

  17. Vulnerabilidad por aprovechamiento y distribución de especies leñosas desde la perspectiva comunitaria en la reserva cañón del Usumacinta, Tabasco, México

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    Samuel Cabrera-Pérez; Susana Ochoa-Gaona; Ramón Mariaca-Méndez; Noel González-Valdivia; Maria de los Angeles Guadarrama-Olivera; Lilly Gama

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    El objetivo de la investigación fue docu-mentar los usos y grado de vulnerabilidad de la flora leñosa multiuso, usando para ello la perspectiva de los pobladores, así como describir la distribución en los ambientes de estas especies sobre el territorio que ocupa la comunidad de Niños Héroes, Tenosique, Tabasco, México. Se emplearon métodos etnobotánicos tales como: recorridos de campo con conocedores de la flora del sitio, colecta botánica y aplicación de entrevistas en cada vivienda de la co...

  18. Valor Predictivo del Urocultivo en el diagnóstico de las complicaciones obstétricas y neonatales, en gestantes adolescentes y añosas atendidas en el INMP, durante el 2011.

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    Sánchez Gonzales, Cinthya

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    OBJETIVOEl presente estudio, busca determinar el valor predictivo del urocultivo en el diagnóstico de las complicaciones obstétricas y neonatales, en gestantes adolescentes y añosas.MATERIAL Y MÉTODOEstudio retrospectivo, transversal, observacional, tipo caso y control. Se revisó, 453 historias clínicas y datos de recién nacidos de gestantes atendidas en el Instituto Nacional Materno Perinatal, durante el período Enero – Diciembre, 2011. Se redujo la muestra a 338 historias, para mantener una...

  19. El valor nutritivo de las especies leñosas mediterráneas en la región de Trás-os-Montes. NE de Portugal

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    Castro, Marina; Teixeira, A.

    2011-01-01

    El objetivo de este estudio fue evaluar el valor nutritivo de algunas especies leñosas presentes en los bosques de quercíneas en la región de Tras-os-Montes (Portugal). El estudio se centró en la evolución de la composición química y digestibilidad in vitro de las ramas de arbustos y hojas de los árboles, a lo largo del año. Se evaluaran las especies: Quercus suber, Quercus rotundifolia, Quercus faginea y Juniperus oxycedrus como árboles y Cytisus scoparius, Cytisus multiflorus, Genista falca...

  20. Regeneración natural de plantas leñosas en una plantación costarricense de Vochysia guatemalensis (Vochysiaceae) y el efecto de la fertilización con P y NPK

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    José Fco Di Stefano; Fournier, Luis A

    2009-01-01

    Las estrategias de manejo y las especies seleccionadas en plantaciones forestales pueden tener efectos positivos o negativos sobre la regeneración vegetal en los trópicos. Esta investigación estudió la abundancia y riqueza de plantas leñosas bajo el dosel de un monocultivo de Vochysia guatemalensis de diez años. Se evaluaron 19 parcelas de 80 m²en Tabarcia de Mora, con varios tratamientos de fertilización (0-0; 0-50; 50-0, 50-50 g/ planta de P, y NPK, respectivamente, este ultimó se aumentó d...

  1. Regeneración natural de plantas leñosas en una plantación costarricense de Vochysia guatemalensis (Vochysiaceae) y el efecto de la fertilización con P y NPK

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    Di Stefano, José Fco.; Fournier, Luis A

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    Las estrategias de manejo y las especies seleccionadas en plantaciones forestales pueden tener efectos positivos o negativos sobre la regeneración vegetal en los trópicos. Esta investigación estudió la abundancia y riqueza de plantas leñosas bajo el dosel de un monocultivo de Vochysia guatemalensis de diez años. Se evaluaron 19 parcelas de 80 m2 en Tabarcia de Mora, con varios tratamientos de fertilización (0-0; 0-50; 50-0, 50-50 g/ planta de P, y NPK, respectivamente, este ultimó se aumentó ...

  2. Murdelisest tegelaskõnest "Tõe ja õiguse" I osas / Dialect in the Speech of Characters in A. H. Tammsaare’s Truth and Justice Part I

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    Maria Mandri

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Teesid: Artikkel keskendub A. H. Tammsaare „Tõe ja õiguse“ pentaloogia I osas leiduvale murdelisele tegelaskõnele. Murdeline tegelaskõne on ilukirjanduslik võte, mis lähtub autori loomingulistest taotlustest ning on seega lahutamatu teose sisust. Keele- ja kirjandusteadust ühendades pakub artikkel seni puudu nud kontekstisidusa käsitluse „Tõe ja õiguse“ I osa tegelaskõnes kasutatud murdepärasuste omadustest ning funktsioonist teose sisu ja kompositsiooni toetamisel. Murdeline tegelaskõne osutab geograafiliselt kesk- ja läänemurde alale, iseloomustab tegelasi kui talurahva hulka kuulujaid, taotleb külaühiskonna realistlikku esitlust, toetab keeleliselt Vargamäe Ees- ja Tagapere ning vanade ja noorte vastandust.    SU M M A R Y   The use of language in Part I of A. H. Tammsaare’s five-volume novel Truth and Justice (Tõde ja Õigus has received quite a bit of scholarly attention. However, up till now there have been few treatments of dialect in characters’ speech that also take into account the coherence of context and the writer’s aesthetic goals. Features of dialect in characters’ speech have been noticed by many researchers, but they mostly limited themselves to giving descriptive accounts of dialect words. These earlier accounts often approached these passages as authentic specimens of dialect, and did not interpret them in context or as aspects of literary form. This article is based on the literary dialect theory of linguist and literary scholar Sumner Ives, who argues from the principle that dialect phenomena in literature cannot be studied as authentic specimens of dialect. In literature, when characters speak in dialect, this serves goals related to the content and composition of the work, and does not attempt to be a precise representation of real dialect speech. In this spirit, I will examine dialect in the characters’ speech in the first volume of Tammsaare’s cycle of novels Truth and Justice

  3. Equação de biomassa e estoque de carbono do pinhão manso, no município de Viçosa, MG Biomass equation and carbon stock of jatropha crop, in Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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    Diego de Paula Toledo

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    Full Text Available O presente trabalho teve como objetivo estimar equações de biomassa e o estoque de carbono da cultura do Pinhão Manso (Jatrophacurcas L.. A área estudada localiza-se no município de Viçosa, MG. O plantio foi realizado em espaçamento 3,5x3,0m, em 4,64ha. Para quantificação da biomassa, foi utilizado o método direto e destrutivo, aplicado às árvores-amostra, que foram selecionadas de acordo com as medidas da altura, do diâmetro das copas e do número de ramos. A determinação da biomassa de cada árvore foi obtida pelo método da proporcionalidade. Os modelos testados foram adaptados de Spurr e de Schumacher & Hall, para biomassa aérea e biomassa total (biomassa aérea mais biomassa de raízes pivotantes. O estoque de carbono foi estimado através da multiplicação da biomassa seca pelo teor de carbono da matéria seca, que foi obtido pelo método da calcinação em mufla. A estimativa do CO2 equivalente estocado foi obtida pela multiplicação do estoque de carbono pelo fator 44/12. A equação que obteve melhor ajuste e que foi utilizada para determinação do estoque de carbono deste estudo foi a de Spurr, com os dados de biomassa total, B=0,7601*(DC2*H0,8949, em que B = biomassa (kg; DC = diâmetro de copa (m; e H = altura (m. O estoque de carbono encontrado da cultura, no quarto ano, foi de 6,79MgC ha-1, correspondendo a 24,89Mg CO2(eq ha-1. Os resultados mostram que o pinhão-manso é ambientalmente viável para elaboração de projetos MDL de florestamento/reflorestamento ou em projetos de carbono para mercados voluntários, agregando renda ao produtor rural e melhorando a atratividade financeira da cultura.This study had the objectives to estimate equations of biomass and carbon stock of Jatropha (Jatrophacurcas L.. The area of this study is located in Viçosa, Minas Gerais, planting carried out in 3.5x3.0m spacing at 4.64ha. To biomass quantification, we used the direct destructive method, applied to trees, which were

  4. Avaliação do declínio cognitivo e sua relação com as características socioeconômicas dos idosos em Viçosa-MG Evaluation of cognitive decline and its relationship with socioeconomic characteristics of the elderly in Viçosa, Minas Gerais

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    Juliana Costa Machado

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: Este estudo teve como objetivo avaliar o declínio cognitivo de idosos (indivíduos com 60 anos ou mais, freqüentadores do Programa Municipal da Terceira Idade (PMTI, em Viçosa, MG, e sua relação com as características socioeconômicas. MÉTODOS: Realizou-se um estudo analítico transversal com 74 idosos. Foram incluídos no estudo os idosos alfabetizados que preencheram os seguintes critérios: ausência de perda visual ou auditiva, eventualmente corrigidas, ausência de alterações motoras e paralisia nos membros superiores ou a falta deles, ausência de problemas neurológicos ou psiquiátricos que prejudicassem o desempenho no Mini-Exame do estado mental (MEEM. Os instrumentos de coleta de dados adotados foram um questionário, elaborado pela equipe de pesquisadores para a avaliação das características socioeconômicas, e o MEEM. RESULTADOS: Dentre os idosos avaliados, encontrou-se uma freqüência de declínio cognitivo de 36,5%. A média de pontuação no MEEM foi de 19,48 pontos em um total de 30 pontos e a média da idade dos idosos foi de 68,5 anos. DISCUSSÃO: Os resultados encontrados mostram que o menor nível de escolaridade tem influência negativa no estado mental dos idosos. Conclusão: Conclui-se que é alto o número de idosos identificados com declínio cognitivo. Para se concluir um diagnóstico de demência em idosos, cujas respectivas pontuações foram abaixo do determinado, é necessária uma avaliação neuropsicológica mais apurada.INTRODUCTION: This study assesses cognitive decline in individuals 60 years of age and over, participants of a City Third Age Program (CPTA in Viçosa, MG, and its relation with social and economic characteristics. METHODS: A cross-sectional analytical study was carried out with 74 elderly individuals. The study included literate individuals who filled out the following criteria: absence of visual or auditory loss, with some inclusions of corrected cases; absence of

  5. Pró-vitaminas A em hortaliças comercializadas no mercado formal e informal de Viçosa (MG, em três estações do ano Provitamins A in vegetables marked in formal and free market at Viçosa (MG, Brazil, during three seasons of the year

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    Flávia Milagres Campos

    2006-03-01

    Full Text Available Para fornecer dados sobre a influência climática e a forma de comercialização sobre carotenóides de vegetais, este estudo pesquisou o conteúdo de alfa e beta-caroteno e o valor de vitamina A de sete hortaliças (batata-doce, cenoura, moranga, pimentão, quiabo, tomate e vagem, na cidade de Viçosa (MG, utilizando a Cromatografia Líquida de Alta Eficiência. Compararam-se hortaliças comercializadas nos mercados formal (mercados locais e informal (feira livre durante primavera, verão e outono. A cenoura apresentou os teores mais elevados de alfa e beta-caroteno (31,17 e 58,18 µg/g, respectivamente, seguida pela moranga (4,33 e 23,16 µg/g, respectivamente, enquanto a batata-doce apresentou o teor mais reduzido de beta-caroteno (0,51 µg/g. O valor de vitamina A variou conforme o perfil de alfa e beta-caroteno. Com exceção da cenoura e do quiabo, não houve influência significativa do local de comercialização sobre o conteúdo de carotenóides. A variação do conteúdo de carotenos nas estações do ano foi inexpressiva, sendo que apenas o pimentão apresentou valores significativamente diferentes. Porções de 100 g das hortaliças analisadas fornecem entre 3 e 78% da recomendação de vitamina A.With the aim of providing data on the influence of climate and form of commercialization on carotenoid of vegetables, this study evaluate the content of alpha and beta carotene and vitamin A value of seven vegetables (sweet potato, carrot, squash, green pepper, okra, tomato and green bean market in Viçosa (MG, Brazil, using High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC. It was compared vegetables commercialized in two local markets and in the free market during spring, summer and autumn. Carrot presented the highest values of alpha and beta-carotene (31.17 e 58.18 µg/g, respectively, followed by squash (4.33 and 23.16 µg/g, respectively, while sweet potato presented the lowest value of beta carotene (0.51 µg/g. The vitamin A values

  6. Análise hidrológica e socioambiental da bacia hidrográfica do córrego Romão dos Reis, Viçosa-MG The hydrographic watershed of Romão dos Reis stream, Viçosa-MG

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    Genice Vieira Santos

    2007-10-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi analisar os aspectos hidrológico e socioeconômico da bacia hidrográfica do córrego Romão dos Reis, que se localiza no Município de Viçosa, na região da Zona da Mata do Estado de Minas Gerais. O estudo enfatizou o uso e ocupação da terra como fatores determinantes na análise da qualidade da água, além dos fatores físicos da bacia. Esta foi dividida em sub-bacias, o que possibilitou a escolha de locais representativos para coleta e análise de dados. Coletaram-se os dados referentes a vazão, qualidade da água, elevações, precipitação, uso do solo, tipo de solo e aspectos sociais e econômicos. Para a elaboração dos mapas, utilizou-se o modelo digitalizado, construído a partir de mosaicos e fotos aéreas da região, na escala de 1:30.000. As informações sobre o número de moradores e proprietários, assim como os seus respectivos sistemas de cultivos e ocupação na bacia, foram obtidas por meio de entrevistas semi-estruturadas, visando melhor compreender a organização social e o manejo de uso da terra das propriedades. Foram apontados indicadores de degradação, assim como estratégias de manejo adequadas à melhoria ambiental, que venham contribuir e garantir a sustentabilidade da bacia.This study was carried out to analyze the hydrological and socioeconomic aspects in the hydrographic watershed of Romão dos Reis stream in Viçosa county, Zona da Mata region, Minas Gerais State. In this study, the land use and occupation are emphasized as determinant factors for analyzing water quality, besides physical factors. The watershed was divided into sub-watersheds enabling to choose the representative sites for data collection and analysis. Data on flow rate, water quality, relief, precipitation, landscape (top, hillside and terrace, soil type, social and economic aspects were collected. A digitalized model built from mosaics and aerial photos of the area at 1:30.000 scale was used to draw up

  7. Anemia ferropriva e estado nutricional de crianças com idade de 12 a 60 meses do município de Viçosa, MG Iron deficiency anemia and nutritional status of children aged 12 to 60 months in the city of Viçosa, MG, Brazil

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    Adriana da Silva Miranda

    2003-06-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo transversal abrangeu crianças com idade de 12 a 60 meses assistidas pelo serviço público de saúde do município de Viçosa, objetivando avaliar a prevalência de anemia e anemia grave, e a relação entre o estado nutricional e a anemia ferropriva, nessas crianças. Para o diagnóstico de anemia, foi utilizado o beta-hemoglobinômetro (Hemocue, considerando o ponto de corte proposto pela Organização Mundial da Saúde de 11,0 g/dL para anemia, e para a anemia grave considerou-se 9,5g/dL. Das 171 crianças atendidas, 63,2% estavam anêmicas e 43,5% destas apresentavam anemia grave. Analisando o estado nutricional, encontrou-se uma alta porcentagem de crianças desnutridas, sendo considerados os índices de peso/idade, peso/estatura e estatura/idade (11,7%, 7,0% e 5,8%, respectivamente. Observou-se alta prevalência de anemia entre as faixas etárias mais precoces. Não foi verificada associação entre anemia e estado nutricional. Torna-se, portanto, necessário trabalhar de forma preventiva a anemia, bem como alertar os profissionais da área de saúde quanto ao diagnóstico precoce, profilaxia e tratamento.This cross sectional study included children aged 12 to 60 months attended by the public health service in the city of Viçosa, state of Minas Gerais. The objective was to evaluate the prevalences of anemia and serious anemia, the hemoglobin levels and the relation between nutritional status and iron deficiency anemia in these children. For the diagnosis of anemia, (Hemocue was used, and the cutoff point of 11.0 g/dL proposed by the World Health Organization for anemia, and was adopted serious anemia, was adopted 9,5g/dL. A total of 171 children was evaluated; 62.2% were anemic and 43.5% of these were seriously anemic. Analyzing the nutritional status, a high percentage of under nourished children was found, according to the indexes weight/age, weight/height and height/age (11.7%, 7.0% and 5.8%, respectively. A high

  8. Implantação e impacto do Programa Nacional de Suplementação de Ferro no município de Viçosa - MG Implementation and impact of the National Iron Supplementation Program in the city of Viçosa, State of Minas Gerais

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    Catarina Machado Azeredo

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available Objetivou-se avaliar a implantação do Programa Nacional de Suplementação de Ferro no município de Viçosa/MG e seu impacto em lactentes não anêmicos de 6 a 18 meses de idade, atendidos pelas Equipes de Saúde da Família. Realizou-se entrevistas aos profissionais de nível superior e às mães/responsáveis pelas crianças. As crianças não anêmicas e que não recebiam suplementação anteriormente (n=133 foram suplementadas com xarope de sulfato ferroso por seis meses. Realizou-se dosagem de hemoglobina, avaliação antropométrica e de condições socioeconômicas, antes e após os seis meses. Classificou-se como alta adesão as crianças que ingeriram 75% ou mais da dose prescrita e como baixa adesão as demais, de acordo com o referido pelas mães. Sobre a implantação do PNSF no município, observou-se que o sistema de distribuição nem sempre foi acessível ao grupo prioritário e houve ausência de capacitação e motivação da maioria dos Agentes Comunitários de Saúde; sobre o grupo prioritário observou-se ausência de divulgação para promoção do PNSF, além de sensibilização e educação somente de parte das mães; quanto ao suplemento as crianças tiveram baixa adesão e a dosagem não foi efetiva na prevenção da anemia. Portanto, a implantação do PNSF no município revelou entraves operacionais importantes.The scope of this work was to evaluate the implementation of the National Iron Supplementation Program (NISP in Viçosa in the State of Minas Gerais and its impact on 6- to 18-month-old non-anemic infants assisted by the Family Health Teams. Interviews were conducted with the professionals and with the children's mothers/guardians. The non-anemic children who didn't receive the earlier supplementation (n=133 were given ferrous sulphate syrup for six months. Hemoglobin dosage, anthropometric evaluation and a socioeconomic survey were conducted before and after the six-month period. Children who ingested 75

  9. Epidemiological survey of the taeniasis/cysticercosis complex in cattle farms in Viçosa County, Minas Gerais, Brazil Inquérito epidemiológico sobre o complexo teníase-cisticercose bovina no município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais

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    Tatiane O. Santos

    2013-04-01

    Full Text Available Despite the importance of human taeniasis/bovine cysticercosis for public and animal health and the economy, its actual epidemiological status in Brazil is not well-studied. We sought to assess the epidemiological profile of this zoonosis in the rural area of Viçosa County, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The prevalence of bovine cysticercosis was 0.42%, whereas no case of human taeniasis was diagnosed. Factors favoring the persistence of zoonosis were identified. These included the supply of untreated water to animals, animals raised for slaughter without sanitary supervision, poor mechanization of raising techniques, and the use of untreated water for human consumption. Bovine meat for human consumption acquired in the city or from the farm itself was characterized as a risk factor for bovine cysticercosis (Odds Ratio (OR =16.77; pApesar da importância do complexo teníase-cisticercose bovina para a saúde pública, animal e para a economia, a realidade epidemiológica da ocorrência dessas zoonoses no Brasil é pouco conhecida. Este estudo foi realizado com o objetivo de avaliar o perfil epidemiológico desta zoonose na zona rural do município de Viçosa, MG. A prevalência encontrada de cisticercose bovina foi de 0,42%, e nenhum caso de teníase humana foi diagnosticado. Foi verificada presença de fatores favoráveis a manutenção dessa zoonose, como fornecimento de água sem tratar aos animais, criação de animais destinados ao abate sem inspeção sanitária, criação de bovinos com baixa adoção de tecnologia, e utilização de água sem tratamento. O consumo de carne bovina oriunda da propriedade e da cidade foi caracterizado como variável de risco (OR=16,77; p<0,05 para a cisticercose bovina. Apesar disso, as famílias das propriedades pesquisadas possuíam hábitos favoráveis como medida de controle para o desenvolvimento desta parasitose, como a quase ausência de esgoto a céu aberto e a ingestão de carne bovina bem passada. A

  10. Composição florística de dois trechos em diferentes etapas serais de uma floresta estacional semidecidual em Viçosa, Minas Gerais Floristic composition of two sites different seral stages of semideciduous seasonal montane forest in Viçosa, Minas Gerais

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    Rogério Ferreira Ribas

    2003-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente estudo foi desenvolvido em dois trechos de floresta semidecídua, com diferentes estádios de sucessão secundária, localizada no município de Viçosa-MG, objetivando verificar variações qualitativas na composição florística. Foram demarcadas, em cada trecho, dez parcelas de 10 x 20 m, nas quais foram inventariados todos os indivíduos lenhosos com circunferência à altura de 130 cm do solo maior ou igual a 5 cm. A similaridade florística entre as parcelas foi avaliada por meio de análise de agrupamentos, utilizando o índice de Sørensen. Foram amostradas 67 espécies no trecho com 15 anos e 69 no trecho com 30 anos. Dentre as espécies exclusivas, 38 foram para o trecho com 15 anos e 40 para o trecho com 30 anos. As famílias Annonaceae, Leguminosae Caesalpinioideae e Sapindaceae, com cinco, quatro e quatro espécies cada, respectivamente, e o gênero Nectandra, com duas espécies, foram os taxa mais bem representados no trecho com 15 anos. Por outro lado, as famílias Flacourtiaceae, Meliaceae e Myrtaceae, com quatro, três e quatro espécies, respectivamente, e o gênero Ocotea, com três espécies, foram mais bem representados no trecho com 30 anos. A similaridade florística entre parcelas de um mesmo trecho foi considerada alta, tendo sido relacionada à proximidade espacial, o que implica históricos de perturbação e regeneração semelhantes, resultando, conseqüentemente, em composições florísticas mais similares e mesmo estádio de sucessão secundária.This study was carried out in two sites of a semideciduous forest, under different stages of secondary succession in Viçosa, MG to verify qualitative variations in floristic composition. In each site, ten plots of 10 m x 20 m were delimited, with all woody individuals with circumference at 130 cm height from the soil larger than or equal to 5 cm being listed. Floristic similarity among parcels was evaluated through clustering analysis, using the S

  11. Estrutura do componente arbustivo-arbóreo de dois estádios sucessionais de floresta estacional semidecidual na Reserva Florestal Mata do Paraíso, Viçosa, MG, Brasil Structure of the tree-shrub component in two successional stages of semideciduous forest in the Mata do Paraíso Forest Reserve, Viçosa, MG, Brazil

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    Sheila Isabel do Carmo Pinto

    2007-10-01

    Full Text Available Realizou-se o estudo das variações estruturais do componente arbustivo- arbóreo em dois estádios sucessionais - inicial e madura - de Floresta Estacional Semidecidual, na Reserva Florestal Mata do Paraíso, em Viçosa, MG, Brasil. A Reserva Florestal está situada nas coordenadas 20º45'S e 42º55'W e a uma altitude média de 689 m. O clima da região é classificado como Cwb pelo sistema de Köppen. As espécies arbustivo-arbóreas foram amostradas dentro de 20 parcelas de 10 x 30 m, sendo 10 parcelas em cada estádio sucessional, sendo considerados apenas os indivíduos com diâmetro a 1,30 m do solo (DAP > 4,8 cm. Na floresta inicial foram amostrados 399 indivíduos, distribuídos em 27 famílias e 55 espécies. As espécies com maior valor de importância (VI foram Piptadenia gonoacantha, Vernonanthura diffusa, Miconia cinnamomifolia, Piptocarpha macropoda e Luehea grandiflora. O índice de diversidade de Shannon (H' foi de 3,31 nat.ind.-1 e a equabilidade de Pielou (J', igual a 0,83. No estádio floresta madura foram amostrados 623 indivíduos, distribuídos em 31 famílias e 78 espécies. As espécies com maior valor de importância (VI foram Euterpe edulis, Piptadenia gonoacantha, Nectandra lanceolata, Myrcia sphaerocarpa e Guapira opposita. O índice de diversidade de Shannon (H' foi de 3,46 nat.ind.-1 e a equabilidade de Pielou (J', igual a 0,79. As distribuições diamétricas das quatro espécies mais abundantes em cada estádio sucessional apresentaram padrões distintos, aparentemente relacionados ao estádio sucessional.The study of the floristic and structural variations of the tree-shrub component was carried out in two successional stages of Semideciduous Forest, initial and mature, located in the Mata do Paraíso Forest Reserve, in Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. The Forest Reserve is located at 20º45'S and 42º55'W, with average altitude of 689 m. The regional climate is classified as Cwb by the Köppen system

  12. Hábitos alimentares de crianças eutróficas e com sobrepeso em Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brasil Food habits of well nourished and overweight children in Viçosa, Minas Gerais state, Brazil

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    Juliana Farias de Novaes

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Comparar os hábitos alimentares entre crianças eutróficas e com sobrepeso. MÉTODOS: Estudo caso-controle com 50 crianças eutróficas e 50 com sobrepeso, pareadas de acordo com o sexo, idade e condição socioeconômica, selecionadas a partir da avaliação nutricional de 2.074 crianças, entre 6 e 8 anos, de escolas públicas e privadas da área urbana de Viçosa, Minas Gerais. O estado nutricional foi classificado pelo Índice de Massa Corporal, segundo o Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Um questionário de freqüência alimentar seletivo de alimentos que contribuem para o sobrepeso, bem como recordatórios alimentares habituais relativos aos dias de semana e finais de semana foram aplicados, sendo, nestes últimos, avaliada a ingestão de energia, carboidrato, lipídio, proteína, vitamina C, vitamina A, ferro, cálcio e fibras. Um quarto questionário foi aplicado, a fim de analisar a prática de realizar dietas pelas crianças. RESULTADOS: Destaca-se a excessiva ingestão de alimentos pelo grupo com sobrepeso, evidenciando um maior consumo de energia, lipídio, carboidrato, proteína, vitamina C e vitamina A (pOBJECTIVE: To compare the food habits between well nourished and overweight children. METHODS: Case-control study with 50 well nourished children and 50 overweight children, paired by gender, age and socioeconomic conditions. They were selected from the nutritional assessment of 2074 children aging from 6 to 8 years, enrolled in public and private schools of the urban area of Viçosa, Minas Gerais State. Nutritional status was classified according to the Body Mass Index criteria of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. A food frequency questionnaire with the foods that contribute to overweight as well as the usual food recalls regarding week and weekend days were applied. The food recalls were also used to determine intake of energy, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamin C, vitamin A, iron, calcium

  13. Vulnerabilidad por aprovechamiento y distribución de especies leñosas desde la perspectiva comunitaria en la reserva cañón del Usumacinta, Tabasco, México

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    Samuel Cabrera-Pérez

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de la investigación fue docu-mentar los usos y grado de vulnerabilidad de la flora leñosa multiuso, usando para ello la perspectiva de los pobladores, así como describir la distribución en los ambientes de estas especies sobre el territorio que ocupa la comunidad de Niños Héroes, Tenosique, Tabasco, México. Se emplearon métodos etnobotánicos tales como: recorridos de campo con conocedores de la flora del sitio, colecta botánica y aplicación de entrevistas en cada vivienda de la comunidad. Estas últimas, incluyeron preguntas generales y específicas para documentar los usos y pedir colaboración para la realización de un taller comunitario para fundamentar la construcción del índice vulnerabilidad por aprovechamiento de la flora leñosa. Se identificaron 168 especies de flora leñosa útil, de las cuales 97 son multiusos. Éstas se agruparon en 20 categorías de utilidad, entre las que destaca la leña con 71 especies, seguidas por materiales para instrumentos de trabajo de campo (65, materiales para la construcción de casas rurales (63, cerco muerto (53, comestible (53, y cerco vivo (50. La selva y el acahual son los hábitats con mayor número de especies de flora multiusos y proveen al colectivo 27 y 26% del total respectivamente. El 22% de las especies multiusos presentan alta vulnerabilidad de aprovechamiento, mientras que 50% están categorizadas con vulnerabilidad baja por aprovechamiento. El índice aquí evaluado, permite detectar el grado de vulnerabilidad al aprovechamiento de manera local o regional, pero no se corresponde a los índices de amenaza establecidos por la Norma Oficial Mexicana NOM-059-SEMARNAT de protección ambiental de especies nativas de México. Este índice permite poner alertas a nivel local o regional con relación a la fragilidad de las especies. La información generada, sienta bases para el manejo de los recursos y puede servir de guía para las agencias del gobierno, instituciones

  14. Dinámica del crecimiento del bosque húmedo tropical, 19 años después de la cosecha bajo cuatro sistemas de aprovechamiento forestal en la Península de Osa, Costa Rica Growth dynamics of tropical rainforest, 19 years after harvest under four forest harvesting systems in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

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    Ruperto Quesada Monge

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Dentro del proyecto “Monitoreo de ecosistemas forestales para el fortalecimiento de estrategias de conservación y uso de bosques: una contribución a la iniciativa Costa Rica Carbono Neutral.”, se llevo a cabo el estudio de la dinámica del crecimiento del bosque húmedo tropical, diecinueve años después de la cosecha bajo cuatro sistemas de aprovechamiento forestal. Por medio de la medición de todos los árboles (d ≥ 10 cm, se identificaron botánicamente los ingresos en tres sitios de la Península de Osa (Estero Guerra, Dos Brazos de Río Rincón y Los Mogos, donde se instaló cuatro parcelas permanentes de muestreo (PPM de 1 ha, establecidas en el año 1990. En ese momento y, posteriormente, quince y diecinueve años (2007 y 2011, respectivamente, se analizó el estado del bosque primario después de aplicar cuatro sistemas de aprovechamiento forestal: Sistema de aprovechamiento con bueyes (SACB, Sistema de aprovechamiento mejorado (SATM, Sistema de aprovechamiento tradicional (SATT y Sistema de aprovechamiento bueyes- tractor, (SABT. El análisis de la dinámica del bosque se realizó con base en el crecimiento, tasas de mor talidad, de reclutamiento y de recambio. El incremento corriente anual (ICA promedio para el periodo evaluado varió de los 2,47 a los 3,56 mm/ año.El análisis estadístico mostró que el valor ICA presenta una distribución normal y homocedasticidad, y el análisis de varianza indica que no existen diferencias significativas entre los ICA de cada sistema de aprovechamiento (p = 0,3410. La tasa de mortalidad promedio para los cuatro sistemas de aprovechamiento es de 1,301% y la de reclutamiento de 1,869%, mientras que la tasa de recambio anual es de 0,569%. El análisis estadístico comprobó que las tasas de mortalidad, reclutamiento y recambio presentan una distribución normal y homocedasticidad, y, por su parte, el análisis de varianza mostró que las diferencias entre los aprovechamientos no son

  15. Análisis de la calidad de varios cuerpos de agua superficiales en el GAM y la Península de Osa utilizando el Índice Holandés Quality analysis of various surface water bodies in the GAM and the osa peninsula using the Dutch Index

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    Guillermo Calvo Brenes

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available A pesar de la cantidad de ríos que tiene Costa Rica, la mayoría muestra algún grado de contaminación. Por lo tanto, resultan de particular interés aquellos que forman parte de la Gran Área Metropolitana, en donde se concentra el 70% de la población del país. Si bien la calidad del agua se puede determinar por medio del análisis de distintos indicadores, es ventajosa su simplificación por medio del uso de índices de calidad del agua. Uno de los índices adoptados en Costa Rica es el “Índice holandés de valoración de la calidad del agua” (ICA holandés, el cual se basa en el uso de tres indicadores: la demanda bioquímica de oxígeno, el nitrógeno amoniacal y el oxígeno disuelto, este último expresado como porcentaje de saturación de oxígeno. En el presente estudio se analizaron estos indicadores en diez ríos localizados en las provincias de San José, Alajuela, Heredia y Cartago, así como en la Península de Osa. Además, para correlacionar el ICA holandés con la densidad poblacional, se muestrearon tres puntos en cada río: la zona alta cercana a la naciente del río, la zona media y la zona baja, ubicada cerca de la desembocadura del río. Se encontró que los ríos que atraviesan las ciudades altamente densas, las cuales poseen densidades poblacionales superiores a los 8000 habitantes por kilómetro cuadrado (hab/km2, muestran niveles de contaminación en los ríos de “severa” a “muy severa”; por otra parte, lugares con densidades poblacionales entre los 3000-8000 hab/km2, en general, muestran niveles de contaminación de “moderada” a “severa”; mientras que los poblados con menos de 1000 hab/ km2 causan que la calidad de las aguas presente un nivel de contaminación de “incipiente” a “no contaminada”. Estos resultados pueden variar dependiendo del caudal de los ríos, su recorrido total y el uso que se le dé a la tierra. El análisis de Regresión Lineal Univariable mostró una correlaci

  16. Evolución de la propiedad, la tecnología y la sostenibilidad en la región montañosa de Nariño.

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    Irma Baquero

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    Full Text Available Se analiza el efecto de las instituciones en las decisiones de conservación de recursos naturales de los productores agropecuarios en la región montañosa de Nariño. El análisis se basa en las características del sistema de propiedad: derecho de exclusión, seguridad y capacidad de ser transado. A pesar de que la teoría considera a la propiedad privada como la que mayores incentivos genera para la conservación, los resultados del análisis demuestran que esto no siempre es cierto y que otros factores, como los demográficos y tecnológicos, fueron determinantes de las decisiones.

  17. Políticas Públicas Ambientais e a Transparência da Gestão Pública Municipal: O caso do Município de Viçosa-Minas Gerais

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    Gislane Aparecida Santana Sediyama

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    Full Text Available To be an e ective instrument of the National Environmental Policy with essentially quantitative characteristic, this study aims to understand from the standpoint of transparency and accountability, adherence of information evidenced by the EEZ to the actions employed by Vi osa managers, Brazilian city Minas Gerais state. It is analytical and qualitative study which used the techniques of documentary analysis, personal interviews and field observation in the survey information. The findings reveal divergences of the information presented in the EEZ with the reality found in the city, indicating tool adjustment is necessary for it to prove not only the existence of certain social and environmental components, as well as the quality and effective use of these components by the population.

  18. Ocorrência da síndrome da apneia obstrutiva do sono (SAOS em crianças respiradoras orais Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS in mouth breathing children

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    Suemy Cioffi Izu

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    Full Text Available É bem estabelecido que a respiração oral em crianças está relacionada à hipertrofia adenoamigdaliana, que é a principal causa de apneia do sono nesta população. Apesar da importância deste tema, há poucos estudos que comprovam a relação entre SAOS e respiração oral. OBJETIVO: Determinar a prevalência de distúrbios respiratórios do sono em crianças respiradoras orais e sua correlação com achados otorrinolaringológicos. MATERIAL E MÉTODO: Foram avaliados retrospectivamente 248 prontuários de crianças respiradoras orais do serviço de Otorrinolaringologia Pediátrica de uma grande instituição entre 2000 e 2006, analisando os achados otorrinolaringológicos, polissonografia, nasofibroscopia e/ou radiografia em perfil do Cavum. O principal dado polissonográfico utilizado foi o índice de apneia (IA. Classificou-se como ronco primário aqueles com IA1. Desenho Científico: Coorte retrospectivo. RESULTADOS: Dos 248 pacientes incluídos, 144 (58% apresentavam ronco primário e 104 (42% apresentavam SAOS. Os achados otorrinolaringológicos mais frequentes foram Hipertrofia adenoamigdaliana (n=152; 61,2%, Hipertrofia de tonsila palatina (n=17; 6,8% Hipertrofia da tonsila faríngea (n=37; 14,9%, Rinite Alérgica (n=155; 62,5% e Otite Secretora (36; 14,5%. CONCLUSÕES: Ronco Primário e SAOS são frequentes em crianças respiradoras orais. A afecção otorrinolaringológica mais encontrada em crianças com SAOS é a hipertrofia adenoamigdaliana acompanhada ou não de rinite alérgica.It is well known that mouth breathing is associated with adenotonsillar hypertrophy - which is the main cause of obstructive sleep apnea among children. Despite the importance of this matter, there are only a handful of studies showing the relationship between OSAS and mouth breathing. AIM: to determine the prevalence of obstructive sleep disorders in mouth breathing children and study its correlation with otorhinolaryngological findings. STUDY

  19. Fatores associados ao estado nutricional e ao nível de hemoglobina em idosos: Programa de Saúde da Família, Viçosa MG

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    2008-01-01

    Neste estudo epidemiológico transversal foi avaliado o estado nutricional, prevalência de anemia e fatores associados ao nível de hemoglobina de 155 idosos cadastrados no Programa de Saúde da Família (PSF) do município de Viçosa, Minas Gerais. Alíquotas de 8 mL de sangue coletadas por punção venosa foram utilizadas para determinar concentrações de hemoglobina e índices hematimétricos por contagem eletrônica automatizada, ferritina sérica por turbidimetria e Proteína C Reativa pelo método de ...

  20. Composição florística da vegetação arbórea de um trecho de floresta estacional semidecídua em Viçosa, Minas Gerais, e espécies de maior ocorrência na região Floristic composition of trees in a seasonal semidecious forest in Viçosa, Minas Gerais, and species of greater ocurrence in the region

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    Walnir Gomes Ferreira Júnior

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available É grande a demanda por estudos ecológicos em florestas que possam embasar trabalhos de recuperação, conservação da biodiversidade e apoio à legislação ambiental. Entre esses estudos, primordialmente está o levantamento da flora. Nesse sentido, este trabalho teve como objetivo determinar a composição florística de um trecho da Reserva da Biologia, em Viçosa, MG, em regeneração natural há 80 anos, bem como realizar uma análise comparativa com outros trabalhos conduzidos na região, fornecendo, assim, informações que poderão embasar estudos sobre recuperação e conservação da biodiversidade dos fragmentos de Floresta Estacional Semidecidual. Os dados florísticos foram obtidos mediante a amostragem fitossociológica em 1 ha, pelo método de parcelas contíguas, em que todos os indivíduos arbóreos com circunferência de tronco >15 cm a 1,30 m do solo foram amostrados. Registraram-se 130 espécies, distribuídas em 94 gêneros, pertencentes a 38 famílias botânicas. A análise desses dados conjuntamente com de outros levantamentos realizados em trechos distintos da Reserva da Biologia, no campus da UFV, denota a marcante influência de variáveis ambientais locais (topografia, declividade, face de exposição solar e disponibilidade hídrica na distribuição da riqueza florística desse fragmento. Casearia decandra, Guapira opposita, Apuleia leiocarpa, Dalbergia nigra, Jacaranda macratha, Matayba elaeagnoides, Piptadenia gonoacantha, Bathysa nicholsonii, Carpotroche brasiliensis, Luehea grandiflora, Mabea fistulifera, Ocotea odorifera, Sorocea bonplandii e Zanthoxylum rhoifolium foram as espécies de maior ocorrência nos fragmentos estudados na região de Viçosa e adjacências, apresentando potencial para uso na recuperação florestal de áreas degradadas.There is a great demand for ecological studies on forests focusing on biodiversity conservation and establishment of environmental laws. The major need, however, is

  1. Papilionoideae (Leguminosae arbóreas e lianas na estação de pesquisa, treinamento e educação ambiental (EPTEA, Mata do Paraíso, Viçosa, Zona da Mata Mineira Trees and lianes of the papilionoideae (Leguminosae in the research, training and environmental education station (EPTEA, Mata do Paraíso, Viçosa, Zona da Mata Mineira

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    Izabella Martins da Costa Rodrigues

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho consiste em um levantamento florístico das árvores e lianas pertencentes à Papilionoideae da Mata do Paraíso, importante fragmento de Floresta Estacional Semidecidual Submontana, no Município de Viçosa, Zona da Mata mineira. A pesquisa de campo foi realizada por meio de visitas à área de estudo, no período de julho/2004 a agosto/2005. Foram reconhecidos 12 táxons infra-específicos pertencentes a oito gêneros, sendo Machaerium Pers. (4 spp. e Dalbergia L. f. (2 spp. os mais representativos. São apresentados chaves de identificação, descrições, ilustrações e comentários sobre os táxons analisados. Dalbergia nigra (Vell. Allemão ex Benth., espécie vulnerável, e Ormosia vicosana Rudd, endêmica da região, foram encontradas na EPTEA.This work is a floristic survey of trees and lianas of the Papilionoideae in the Mata do Paraíso, an important fragment of Submontane Semideciduous Seasonal Forest, in Viçosa, Zona da Mata Mineira. The fieldwork was carried out through visits to the studied area, from July/2004 to August/2005. Twelve taxa represented by eight genera were recorded. Machaerium Pers. (4spp. and Dalbergia L. f. (2 spp. were the most representatives. Identification keys, descriptions and illustrations are presented for the analyzed taxa. Dalbergia nigra (Vell. Allemão ex Benth., vulnerable species and, Ormosia vicosana Rudd, endemic for the region were found at EPTEA.

  2. O internato rural do curso de graduação em nutrição da Universidade Federal de Viçosa (Brasil The rural internship of the graduation course in nutrition of the Federal University of Viçosa (Brazil

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    Tânia Ruiz

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    Full Text Available Com a finalidade de se avaliarem os resultados alcançados numa experiência de internato rural, foram analizados os relatórios dos estudantes que dela participaram. Considera-se internato rural a modalidade de estágio que se caracteriza pela transferência do estudante do "campus" universitário para uma comunidade rural, onde permanecerá por tempo determinado. O internato rural no curso da Universidade Federal de Viçosa distingue-se da estrutura de outras universidades principalmente pela proposta que leva de estimular a comunidade a reconhecer seus problemas, e a organizar-se para solucioná-los. Observou-se ao término desse período que os objetivos traçados não foram satisfaloriamenle alingidos. A dificuldade em estimular os habitantes para identificarem os seus próprios problemas e se organizarem no sentido de solucioná-los, a escassez de recursos para manter os estudantes no campo e a desconlinuidade do programa foram os entraves fundamentais. Entretanto, constatou-se que, como prática do exercício profissional na área de Saúde Pública e possibilidade de vivenciar o cotidiano de uma comunidade rural, o estágio é de fundamental importância para os estudantes. Concluiu-se tratar-se de uma experiência válida, de acordo com a nova proposta que deverá ser aprimorada para atingir os objetivos iniciais, podendo contribuir como ponto de reflexão para outros cursos de graduação em nutrição do país.With the aim of evaluating the results obtained in a new experiment in Internato Rural (rural internship during its first three years of existence, 22 reports, which had been submitted by 46 student-trainees who participated in this program, were analyzed. Internato Rural involves the transfer of the student from the college campus to a rural community where he stays for a certain period of time. This Internato Rural course program differs from the structure proposed by other universities mainly in that it aims at stimulating

  3. Integração na criação de frangos de corte na microrregião de Viçosa - MG: viabilidade econômica e análise de risco

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    Adelson Martins Figueiredo

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available Na microrregião de Viçosa - MG, a criação de frango de corte via contratos de integração com a PIF-PAF S/A Indústria e Comércio tornou-se fonte adicional de renda para as propriedades rurais de pequeno e médio porte. Assim, este trabalho visou verificar a viabilidade de contratos de integração nessa região; especificamente, pretendeu-se elaborar e analisar um projeto de implantação de um aviário, determinar a rentabilidade do investimento, mensurar os riscos da atividade sob o ponto de vista do integrado e auxiliar a tomada de decisão. Para isso, calcularam-se indicadores de viabilidade econômica do projeto, como Valor Presente Líquido, Taxa Interna de Retorno e Razão Benefício/Custo; além disso, foi feita uma análise de sensibilidade para posterior análise de risco. Os resultados apontaram para a viabilidade econômica do projeto; ademais constatou-se que a sua lucratividade é mais sensível aos componentes da receita do que dos custos, sendo o preço recebido por ave a variável de maior sensibilidade. Percebeu-se também que os contratos de integração não eliminam totalmente o risco da atividade e que a integradora transfere parte do risco de preços ao produtor.The chicken production in Viçosa area is done by integration agreement with Pif Paf Company and it is an important option for increasing the income of small farmers. The objective of this paper is to check the viability of integration agreements. A project of a plant for chicken production was drawn and observed in order to determine its profitability and risks, with the purpose of helping the decision making. The Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return, Cost/Benefit Ratio, Risk Sensitivity and Risk Analysis were calculated. The results show that the project is feasible and the profitability is more sensitive to changes in production price than changes in production costs. This study also points out that the integration agreement does not eliminate the

  4. Regeneración natural de plantas leñosas en una plantación costarricense de Vochysia guatemalensis (Vochysiaceae y el efecto de la fertilización con P y NPK

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    José Fco Di Stefano

    2009-11-01

    Full Text Available Las estrategias de manejo y las especies seleccionadas en plantaciones forestales pueden tener efectos positivos o negativos sobre la regeneración vegetal en los trópicos. Esta investigación estudió la abundancia y riqueza de plantas leñosas bajo el dosel de un monocultivo de Vochysia guatemalensis de diez años. Se evaluaron 19 parcelas de 80 m²en Tabarcia de Mora, con varios tratamientos de fertilización (0-0; 0-50; 50-0, 50-50 g/ planta de P, y NPK, respectivamente, este ultimó se aumentó de 150 a 200 g hasta que la plantación alcanzó los seis años, en un diseño factorial totalmente al azar. Se contaron e identificaron todas las especies leñosas con más de 0.5 m de altura, con un total de aproximadamente 10 000 ind/ha en 90 especies, siendo éstas principalmente nativas de la zona (varias maderables, otras importantes para la fauna, la mayoría con bajos índices de importancia (suma de la densidad y frecuencias relativas. Un 16% alcanzaron alturas superiores a 2.5 m. Se considera que varios factores pudieron favorecer dicha regeneración, como un dosel con una apertura inter-media, un manejo forestal de bajo impacto, la cercanía de un fragmento boscoso maduro, y el establecimiento de la plantación en sustitución de un cafetal donde se aplicaban estrategias de conservación de suelos y se fertilizaba anualmente. Finalmente, se determinó una mayor abundancia y riqueza en las parcelas con solo P (χ²=15.364, gl=3, p=0.002, probablemente porque los árboles de Vochysia tendieron a ser menos desarrollados en comparación con los otros tratamientos.

  5. OSAS 对不同年龄阶段儿童呼吸、睡眠特征和认知能力损害影响比较%Study on sleep and respiratory characteristics and effect on neurocognitive in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in different age

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    张英; 马清云; 刘新涛; 兰玉书; 吕银杰

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    Objective To investigate the Sleep and Respiratory Characteristics and Effect on neurocognitive in childrenwith obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in different age. Methods From January 2014 to January 2015,the 70 cases of children with obstructive sleep apnea syn-drome in our hospital were divided into school age group(39 cases)and preschool group(31 cases),the other 70 cases of medical healthy chil-dren were selected as control group,the three groups of nighttime sleep and respiratory parameters and evaluate its cognitive abilities were ana-lyzed. Results Compared with two groups of preschool children,sleep structureand efficiency,NREM and REM sleep time periods compared proportion,had no significant difference( P ﹥ 0. 05),but the arousal index and AHI OSAS group were significantly more than the control group ( P ﹤ 0. 05);Compared two groups of school - age children sleep structure,sleep OSAS group I,II period of time than control group significantly extended( P ﹤ 0. 05),and the SWS periods of time were significantly shorter( P ﹤ 0. 05),compared to the proportion of REM,no difference( P ﹥ 0. 05),in addition,the arousal index and AHI and OSAS group were significantly more than the control group( P ﹤ 0. 05);OSAS group be-havior ability score was significantly higher than that of control group( P ﹤ 0. 05),the cognitive ability to score and IQ score is significantly lower than that of control group( P ﹤ 0. 05),and graphical pin test error scores are obviously higher than that of control group( P ﹤ 0. 05). Conclu-sion Preschool and school - age children with OSAS sleep are affected,school - age children with OSAS sleep structure change is more apparent, protracted sleep I,II,SWS period shorten,sleep structure changes obviously,and wake up index,AHI increase during sleep,the behavior of the children cognitive ability and appear some obstacles,in a timely manner to make a diagnosis and give treatment pre - operation is of great signifi-cance for their

  6. Carotenos e provitamina A em bertalha e ervas aromáticas comercializadas em Viçosa, Estado de Minas Gerais, durante as quatro estações do ano - DOI: 10.4025/actascihealthsci.v28i1.1122 Carotenes and provitamin A in basella and aromatic herbs marketed in Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, during the four seasons of the year - DOI: 10.4025/actascihealthsci.v28i1.1122

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    José Benício Paes Chaves

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    Full Text Available Este estudo teve como objetivos investigar o teor de α-caroteno, β-caroteno e calcular o valor de vitamina A em hortaliças comercializadas no mercado formal e informal de Viçosa, Estado de Minas Gerais, bem como avaliar a influência das quatro estações do ano e do local de comercialização sobre o conteúdo desses nutrientes. As hortaliças (bertalha, cebolinha, coentro, manjericão e salsa foram analisadas utilizando-se a cromatografia líquida de alta eficiência (CLAE. Devido ao conteúdo inexpressivo de α-caroteno em todas as amostras, foi possível quantificar apenas o β-caroteno. Não se verificou diferença estatisticamente significativa (α = 0,05 no conteúdo de β-caroteno das hortaliças entre os diferentes estabelecimentos, nem entre as estações do ano. As hortaliças mostraram-se excelentes fontes de provitamina A, e se consumidas regularmente, contribuem de forma importante na adequação diária de vitamina A para adultos e crianças. Além disso, esses alimentos são acessíveis à população por apresentarem baixo custo e serem facilmente encontrados.This study aimed to investigate the level of α-carotene, β-carotene and to calculate the value of vitamin A in vegetables sold at local markets and informal markets of Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, as well as to evaluate the seasonal and commercial effects on the content of these pigments. The vegetables (basella, green onion, cilantro, sweet basil and parsley were analyzed through high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC, being β-carotene the only pigment present in all the analyzed samples. No significant statistical differences (α = 0.05 were found in the contents of β-carotene of the vegetables either among the different stores, or among the different seasons. The vegetables analyzed are great provitamin A sources and, if eaten on a regular basis, they can fit the daily requirements of vitamin A for adults and children. Besides, these foods are very

  7. Modern Science and practice of scientists: a study from the discourses and routines of the researchers of the Centre of Agricultural Sciences of the Federal University of ViçosaCiência moderna e prática dos cientistas: um estudo a partir dos discursos e das rotinas dos pesquisadores do Centro de Ciências Agrárias da Universidade Federal de Viçosa

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    Fernanda Henrique Cupertino Alcantara

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo objetivou discutir o processo de assimilação da Ciência e seus produtos na vida social, a partir do advento da modernidade, e apresenta alguns dos discursos a respeito da sua função emancipadora e as posteriores reações críticas a estes discursos. Utiliza-se, como ilustração, uma análise aos discursos e às rotinas de pesquisadores dos programas de pós-graduação stricto sensu do Centro de Ciências Agrárias da Universidade Federal de Viçosa (CCA/UFV. Para tal, como procedimento metodológico, além de profundo levantamento bibliográfico, foi entrevistada uma amostra representativa de 68 pesquisadores do CCA/UFV. Com base nas averiguações feitas, verificou-se que os conhecimentos científicos produzidos pelos pesquisadores do CCA/UFV estão em consonância com as lógicas da Ciência moderna, pois, além de haver uma grande especialização dos cientistas, o setor produtivo exerce importante influência em suas práticas e rotinas.This study aimed to discuss the process of incorporating Science and its products in the social sphere from the advent of modernity, presenting some of the discourses on their emancipatory function and subsequent critical reactions to these discourses. An analysis of the discourses and routines of researchers of strictu sensu post-graduate programs of the Center for Agricultural Sciences of the Federal University of Viçosa (CCA / UFV was used as an example. The methodological procedure was conducted as interviews for a representative sample of 68 researchers from the CCA/UFV. Based on the inquiries made, it was found that the knowledge produced by researchers at CCA/UFV is consistent with the logic of modern Science. Besides having highly specialized scientists, the productive sector has an important influence on the practices and routines of the researchers.

  8. Serviceability of unpaved roads: a case study applied to net road from Viçosa, Minas Gerais - doi: 10.4025/actascitechnol.v33i2.10328

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    Taciano Oliveira da Silva

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available This paper addresses the adaptation of the method of classification of unpaved roads developed by Eaton to the field conditions of local roads from the city of Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, considering its potential as a support tool for the management of these roads. This study was developed encompassing objective evaluation, carried out with the application of a note scale, and subjective evaluation, according to the methodology of Eaton, which were performed by a team that accomplished the field inspections, attributing notes to the 20 sample units, each one 50 meters long and representing 10 analyzed unpaved road segments. Conclusions are as follows: (i it was not observed any correlation between data from the objective and the subjective field evaluations, leading to the conclusion that the use of the Eaton and others methodologies can be misleading to the management of the maintenance of unpaved not reflecting their real priorities; (ii there is correlation between the subjective evaluation of the road sections and the subjective evaluation of all sample units, indicating to be consistent the application of this procedure.

  9. Funções de confiança na gestão universitária: a dinâmica dos professores-gestores na Universidade Federal de Viçosa

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    Rafael Morais Pereira

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available In the development of the Brazilian public administration emphasizes the relevance of servers, both those admitted by approval in a public tender as those indicated by the criterion of confidence. The latter are present in different government agencies, including the federal universities, are filled by teachers who start to act as managers, in addition to performing research activities, teaching and extension. Thus, this article aimed to analyze the dynamics of the functions of confidence existing in the Federal University of Viçosa, questioning about the training of teachers to exercise managerial functions. This research presented a qualitative approach and descriptive research, collecting data through interviews, the Portal da Transparência and Plataforma Lattes. The results showed a significant amount of 613 positions of confidence at UFV, 58 of them from leadership positions. In addition, secondary data and the prospect of respondents confirmed that teachers are not prepared to work in management, since they do not have specific training in administration, but in other areas. Therefore, given the limitation of creating positions for administrators by the institution, it is for teachers-managers seek new skills, aiming to achieve the objectives of their new roles with effectiveness.

  10. CPAP对中重度OSAS合并右心衰竭的疗效观察%Effect of CPAP in the treatment of patients with moderate or severe OSAS complicated with right heart disease

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    雷祖宝; 吕志

    2013-01-01

    目的 探讨持续气道内正压通气(CPAP)对中重度阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征(OSAS)合并右心衰竭患者的治疗作用.方法 收集60例中重度的OSAS合并右心衰竭患者,随机分为对照组和CPAP治疗组.对照组给予常规治疗,治疗组在常规治疗基础上加用CPAP,6个月后观察两组的临床症状、动脉血气分析、肺动脉压、六分钟步行实验变化.结果 CPAP可改善OSAS合并右心衰竭患者的临床症状、动脉血气分析、肺动脉压、以及六分钟步行实验(P<0.05).结论 CPAP对中重度OSAS合并右心衰竭患者有较好的治疗效果.

  11. 提高呼吸道正压通气治疗OSAS依从性的几点策略%How to improve the CPAP adherence in OSAS treatment

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    钱炜; 赵琳; 马永明

    2015-01-01

    Objective The present study introduced strategies to improve the continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) adherence in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Methods In 84 OSAS patients with CPAP treatment (male: 74, mean aged:43.3 years old; female: 10, mean aged 51.3 years old), the following strategies were emphasized in addition to the treatment routines:1) Assessing and treating to the nasal airway dysfunctions with medication or surgically, 2) A team of physician and technician follow-up patient within two weeks of the initiation of CPAP treatment, and 3) The economic status, the recognizing capacity to the disorder and the family support were discussed with the patient to build up a better social supporting circumstance. Results The overall adherence rate was 70.4% at week two follow-up and increased to 90.4% after medical or surgical inference. Conclusion Pay attentions to the nasal airway dysfunction, early detect, and correction to the problems in CPAP treatment might play important roles to improve the CPAP adherence.%目的:本文介绍提高呼吸道连续正压通气(CPAP)治疗阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征(OSAS)依从性的几点策略。方法对84例接受CPAP治疗患者(男74例,平均年龄43.3岁;女10例,平均年龄51.3岁)采取以下策略以提高CPAP治疗依从性:1)评估和改善患者鼻腔通气功能障碍;2)在患者使用CPAP 2周内,由医生和技术员共同对CPAP使用情况进行评估和干预指正;3)就经济能力、对疾病认知能力和家属支持能力等与患者及家属充分沟通,建立有效的社会支持模式。结果患者2周内依从性(CPAP超过4h/24h)为70.4%(59/84),经指导干预后依从性上升为90.4%(76/84)。结论评估和改善鼻腔通气功能障碍和早期指正CPAP治疗中的问题对提高CPAP依从性有重要意义。

  12. Influência do tráfego de veículos comerciais em rodovias vicinais não pavimentadas: estudo de caso aplicado à VCS 346, Viçosa, MG

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    Taciano Oliveira da Silva

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo aborda a influência da variação da carga por eixo e da pressão de enchimento dos pneus sobre as deflexões superficiais recuperáveis previstas na estrutura de pavimento da estrada não pavimentada VCS 346, considerada representativa da malha vicinal do Município de Viçosa, MG. O programa de estudo considerou as seguintes análises: (i contagem volumétrica do tráfego, inclusive de veículos comerciais do tipo 2C; (ii deflexões recuperáveis previstas, em função dos dados disponíveis no estudo; (iii estrutura do pavimento, com dados referentes ao material das camadas. Com as análises, observou-se que a aplicação de níveis mais críticos de carregamento interferiu significativamente na vida útil do pavimento e, dependendo da combinação da carga por eixo e da pressão de enchimento dos pneus, a vida útil da estrada pode sofrer redução da ordem de 89%. Investigaram-se ainda, neste trabalho, dois métodos para dimensionar a espessura do revestimento primário para rodovias não pavimentadas. Um desses métodos foi o empírico, qual seja, o método do DNIT para dimensionamento de pavimentos flexíveis; e o outro foi fundamentado em teoria elástica para sistemas de camadas. Para o dimensionamento de estradas não pavimentadas melhoradas com uma camada de revestimento primário (sistema de duas camadas, concluiu-se que o procedimento mais adequado foi o emprego da teoria elástica.

  13. Marketing Metrics em Comunicação no Agronegócio: um estudo do caso no pólo regional de Viçosa atrvés do modelo de Ambler

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    Francisco Giovanni David Vieira

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho busca apresentar uma análise da utilização de Marketing Metrics em comunicação em uma empresa brasileira atuante no agronegócio, particularmente na Zona da Mata mineira, a partir do modelo proposto por Ambler (2000. A questão de pesquisa contida no trabalho relaciona-se à adoção de medidas de desempenho por parte de empresas no acom-panhamento de atividades de marketing. O estudo dessa questão tem se caracterizado como relevante para praticantes e acadêmicos devido à dificuldade de se mensurar o retorno sobre o investimento em marketing. Os procedimentos me-todológicos adotados para a condução do estudo envolveram o emprego de pesquisa descritiva com corte transversal e a realização de entrevistas semi-estruturadas junto ao principal executivo de marketing da empresa localizada no pólo regi-onal de Viçosa, área escolhida como referência empírica para a pesquisa. Os resultados da pesquisa indicam a presença de parâmetros de medição não-financeiros, tanto internos quan-to externos. Porém, a presença de critérios pouco precisos para discriminar a contribuição das atividades de comunicação em marketing nos lucros também foi detectada.

  14. WILD PINEAPPLE (ANANAS BRACTEATUS (LINDL., VAR. ALBUS HARVESTED IN FOREST PATCHES IN RURAL AREA OF VIÇOSA, MINAS GERIAS, BRAZIL: EXCELLENT SOURCE OF MINERALS AND GOOD SOURCE OF PROTEINS AND VITAMIN C

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    GALDINO XAVIER DE PAULA FILHO

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    Full Text Available ABSTRACT In the rural region of the municipality of Viçosa, Minas Gerais, forest patches are encountered and they present a great diversity of wild and edible fruit, where wild pineapple (Ananas bracteatus (Lindl., var. albus is one of those of greatest occurrence. Given that, little is known about the nutritional characteristics of this fruit, the present study aimed to investigate the physical and physic-chemical characteristics, chemical composition (titratable acidity, total soluble solids, pH, moisture content, ash, protein, lipids and dietary fiber, carotenoids (a-carotene, ß-carotene, ß-cryptoxanthin and lycopene, vitamin C (AA and DHA by HPLC-DAD, vitamin E (a-, ß-, ?-, d-, tocopherols and tocotrienols by HPLC-fluorescence, and minerals (P, K, Ca, Mg, Cu, Fe, Zn, Mn, Na, Cr, Se and Mo by ICP-AES. Fruits showed a moisture content average of 78.5 g 100g-1, 16.3 ° Brix of soluble solids, titratable acidity equal to 1.71 g 100g-1 of citric acid, 1.66 g 100g-1 of dietary fiber, 1.41 g 100 g-1 of lipids and caloric density of 83.15 kcal 100g-1. We considered it a source of carbohydrates (12.82 g 100g-1, proteins (4.79 g 100g-1 and Zn (0.98 mg 100g-1; a good source of vitamin C (18.70 mg 100g-1; and an excellent source of Cu (0.48 mg 100g-1, Fe (2.05 mg 100g-1, Mn (8.87 mg 100g-1 and Mo (0.15 mg 100g-1.

  15. Constraining Source Locations of Shallow Subduction Megathrust Earthquakes in 1-D and 3-D Velocity Models - A Case Study of the 2002 Mw=6.4 Osa Earthquake, Costa Rica

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    Grevemeyer, I.; Arroyo, I. G.

    2015-12-01

    Earthquake source locations are generally routinely constrained using a global 1-D Earth model. However, the source location might be associated with large uncertainties. This is definitively the case for earthquakes occurring at active continental margins were thin oceanic crust subducts below thick continental crust and hence large lateral changes in crustal thickness occur as a function of distance to the deep-sea trench. Here, we conducted a case study of the 2002 Mw 6.4 Osa thrust earthquake in Costa Rica that was followed by an aftershock sequence. Initial relocations indicated that the main shock occurred fairly trenchward of most large earthquakes along the Middle America Trench off central Costa Rica. The earthquake sequence occurred while a temporary network of ocean-bottom-hydrophones and land stations 80 km to the northwest were deployed. By adding readings from permanent Costa Rican stations, we obtain uncommon P wave coverage of a large subduction zone earthquake. We relocated this catalog using a nonlinear probabilistic approach using a 1-D and two 3-D P-wave velocity models. The 3-D model was either derived from 3-D tomography based on onshore stations and a priori model based on seismic refraction data. All epicentres occurred close to the trench axis, but depth estimates vary by several tens of kilometres. Based on the epicentres and constraints from seismic reflection data the main shock occurred 25 km from the trench and probably along the plate interface at 5-10 km depth. The source location that agreed best with the geology was based on the 3-D velocity model derived from a priori data. Aftershocks propagated downdip to the area of a 1999 Mw 6.9 sequence and partially overlapped it. The results indicate that underthrusting of the young and buoyant Cocos Ridge has created conditions for interpolate seismogenesis shallower and closer to the trench axis than elsewhere along the central Costa Rica margin.

  16. UMA ANÁLISE DO PROCESSO DE MUDANÇA ORGANIZACIONAL E DA CAPACIDADE DE ADAPTAÇÃO DE UMA ENTIDADE FECHADA DE PREVIDÊNCIA COMPLEMENTAR, PATROCINADA PELA UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE VIÇOSA

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    Humberto Santiago Pazzini

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available No campo da Teoria das Organizações, a discussão a respeito da importância dos objetivos é frequente, atingindo não somente aspectos relacionados ao planejamento, mas atingindo questões ligadas à própria existência da organização. Sendo os fins que se procura alcançar, ou os resultados finais em direção aos quais as atividades são dirigidas, os objetivos orientam as ações organizacionais. Neste trabalho investigaram-se a dimensão e as implicações da mudança de objetivos em entidade fechada de previdência privada. Estudou-se o caso do AGROS, Instituto UFV de Seguridade Social, criado pela Universidade Federal de Viçosa, para suplementar os benefícios da previdência oficial dos servidores. Com o advento da Lei do Regime Jurídico Único, que modificou o sistema de aposentadoria dos servidores federais, a existência da instituição passou a ser questionada. Na pesquisa, utilizou-se o método do estudo de caso, sendo a coleta de dados feita através de entrevistas e análise documental. Os resultados indicaram uma significativa mudança de objetivos. Concluiu-se que a adaptação da organização exigiu ajustes na estrutura e nos objetivos, impactando a tecnologia, a cultura e o clima organizacional.

  17. Regeneração natural de espécies arbóreas em fragmento de Floresta Estacional Semidecidual Montana, no domínio da Mata Atlântica, em Viçosa, MG

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    Cristina Cunha Garcia

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente estudo objetivou analisar a composição florística atual da regeneração natural, contrastando-a com levantamentos anteriores pertencentes a um monitoramento iniciado em 1992, em fragmento de Floresta Estacional Semidecidual Montana, em Viçosa, MG. Os locais de estudo correspondem a dez sítios escolhidos em função das características fisiográficas declividade, exposição e posição topográfica do terreno. Foram estimados os índices de regeneração natural por espécie para cada classe de tamanho de planta (RNC para obtenção do índice de regeneração natural total (RNT. Foram amostrados 3.516 indivíduos, pertencentes a 140 morfoespécies arbóreas, incluindo indivíduos de 10 cm a 3 m de altura e diâmetro a 1,3 m (DAP menor que 5 cm. O maior número de indivíduos foi amostrado nas famílias Rubiaceae, Fabaceae Mimosoideae, Monimiaceae, Fabaceae Papilionoideae, mas as famílias mais ricas foram Fabaceae Caesalpinoideae, Fabaceae Papilionoideae, Euphorbiaceae, Lauraceae, Myrtaceae e Rubiaceae. As espécies que apresentaram os maiores RNTs foram: Psychotria sessilis, Siparuna guianensis, Anadenanthera peregrina e Piptadenia gonoacantha. Este monitoramento sugere uma substituição contínua de espécies de estágios iniciais de sucessão por outras de estágios mais avançados, demonstrando a importância da proteção dos fragmentos florestais remanescentes para a manutenção ou aumento da biodiversidade da região.

  18. A política de treinamento dos servidores técnico-administrativos da Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV na percepção dos treinados e dos dirigentes da instituição Training policy for the technical-administrative staff at the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV as perceived by trained employees and managers

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    Elenice Maria de Magalhães

    2010-02-01

    Full Text Available Desde a década de 1990, o setor público brasileiro tem buscado modificar sua atuação perante a sociedade. Em um contexto de reformas, a área de recursos humanos tornase essencial, pois são as pessoas que colocam em prática tais mudanças. Uma política de recursos humanos imprescindível para o êxito das reformas é o treinamento, que possibilita a capacitação do funcionário para um melhor desempenho na prestação de serviços aos cidadãos. Este artigo identifica o modo como o treinamento dos servidores técnico-administrativos (STAs influencia a realização das atividades na Universidade Federal de Viçosa (UFV, na percepção dos treinados e dos dirigentes da instituição. As informações foram obtidas por meio de uma revisão da literatura, de visita à diretoria de recursos humanos da UFV, e de entrevistas com alguns treinados e dirigentes da instituição. De acordo com os resultados, existem diversos fatores que interferem positiva e negativamente no processo de treinamento. A falta de uma política de aperfeiçoamento formalizada e a legislação contribuem para essa realidade. Como o processo não é bem estruturado, não existe um planejamento para as atividades de treinamento, nem mesmo uma avaliação do STA que o fez.Since the 1990s the Brazilian public sector has made an effort to improve its performance. In a context of reforms, the human resources area is essential, because it is people who make the change. A human resource policy crucial for the reforms' success refers to training, which gives the employees the skills needed to improve his/hers performance while serving the public. This article identifies the ways in which the training of technical-administrative staff (TAS influences the activities at the Federal University of Viçosa, UFV (in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, according to the trained employees and the management. The information was obtained by reviewing the literature, visiting the human

  19. Kunstisuvi 2008, teine osa / Andri Ksenofontov

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    2008-01-01

    Sirje Runge tööde näitus Eesti Panga galeriis. Aneri Kärkkäineni ja Elis Saarevälja näitus "Sad Sack" ArtDepoo galeriis. Nadezhda Tshernobai "Kollase süütuse suudlus", Ilme Rätsepa kangamaalid "Kolmainsus" ning Kadri Kangilaski ja Toomas Tõnissoo maalinäitus "Perekonnaelu" Draakoni galeriis. Kati Kerstna ja Kairi Orgusaare "Läbivaade" Tallinna Kunstihoone galeriis. Mare Saare "Fragiilid" ja Alice Kase tööd Hobusepea galeriis. Ulvi Haagenseni "Antipoodid" HOP galeriis. Alvar Reisneri "Extra & Ordinary" Vaal-galeriis. Liisi Eelmaa videoinstallatsioon-aktsioon "Õnnekeeks" (11. VII), Minna Hindi interaktiivne installatsioon "Ainult täna õhtul: Minna Hint" (18. VII), Sirli Heina maal "Kirsitort" (16. VII) Artishoki näitusel Tallinna Linnagaleriis. Ado Lille "Nude alive" Haus galeriis. Toomas Altnurme "Metafüüsika seitsmes dimensioon" SEBi galeriis. 5. VII toimunud kunstinädala "Kultuurikatapuldid 2008" üritused (esinejad: Linnar Priimägi, Jüri Ojaver, Erik Alalooga, Siim-Tanel Annus, E. Saareväli, Jaan Toomik, Kiwa) Haapsalus

  20. "Ma vihkan suuremat osa inimesi!" / Kristiina Davidjants

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    Paul Thomas Andersoni Upton Sinclairi "Õli" järgi lavastatud "Veri hakkab voolama" ("There Will Be Blood"), peaosas Daniel Day-Lewis : Ameerika Ühendriigid 2007. Lisatud väljavõte Berlinale pressikonverentsilt P.T. Andersoni esinemisega

  1. Tõstame taastuvenergia osa oluliselt / Sandor Liive

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    Liive, Sandor

    2008-01-01

    Ilmunud ka: Põhjarannik 12. märts 2008, lk. 4, Severnoje Poberezhje 12. märts 2008, lk. 4. Eesti Energia juht vastab online lühiintervjuus küsimustele, mis puudutavad elektrienergia tootmise tulevikku

  2. Kunstisuvi 2008, teine osa / Andri Ksenofontov

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    Sirje Runge tööde näitus Eesti Panga galeriis. Aneri Kärkkäineni ja Elis Saarevälja näitus "Sad Sack" ArtDepoo galeriis. Nadezhda Tshernobai "Kollase süütuse suudlus", Ilme Rätsepa kangamaalid "Kolmainsus" ning Kadri Kangilaski ja Toomas Tõnissoo maalinäitus "Perekonnaelu" Draakoni galeriis. Kati Kerstna ja Kairi Orgusaare "Läbivaade" Tallinna Kunstihoone galeriis. Mare Saare "Fragiilid" ja Alice Kase tööd Hobusepea galeriis. Ulvi Haagenseni "Antipoodid" HOP galeriis. Alvar Reisneri "Extra & Ordinary" Vaal-galeriis. Liisi Eelmaa videoinstallatsioon-aktsioon "Õnnekeeks" (11. VII), Minna Hindi interaktiivne installatsioon "Ainult täna õhtul: Minna Hint" (18. VII), Sirli Heina maal "Kirsitort" (16. VII) Artishoki näitusel Tallinna Linnagaleriis. Ado Lille "Nude alive" Haus galeriis. Toomas Altnurme "Metafüüsika seitsmes dimensioon" SEBi galeriis. 5. VII toimunud kunstinädala "Kultuurikatapuldid 2008" üritused (esinejad: Linnar Priimägi, Jüri Ojaver, Erik Alalooga, Siim-Tanel Annus, E. Saareväli, Jaan Toomik, Kiwa) Haapsalus

  3. Elu on osa haridusteest / Silver Meikar

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    Ilmunud ka: Hiiu Leht, 14. mai 2004, lk. 2; Valgamaalane, 15. mai 2004, lk. 2; Nädaline, 18. mai 2004, lk. 4; Põhjarannik, 20. mai 2004, lk. 2; Pärnu Postimees, 21. mai 2004, lk. 11; Sakala, 21. mai 2004, lk. 2; Meie Maa, 21. mai 2004, lk. 2; Severnoje Poberezhje, 25. mai 2004, lk. 2; Koit, 25. mai 2004, lk. 6. Autori hinnangul on Eesti noorte ebaproportsionaalselt suur tung kõrghariduse omandamisele seotud sooviga olla iseseisev ja avardada oma silmaringi. Alternatiivsetest võimalustest nende eesmärkide saavutamiseks

  4. Kaebus sunnib teatreid suitsetamise osas aru pidama

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    Draamateatri külastaja kaebuse peale - etenduses "Pedro Páramo" suitsetas näitleja Mait Malmsten kogu esimese vaatuse - arutab Eesti Etendusasutuste Liit peagi laval suitsetamisega seotud küsimusi

  5. "Ma vihkan suuremat osa inimesi!" / Kristiina Davidjants

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    2008-01-01

    Paul Thomas Andersoni Upton Sinclairi "Õli" järgi lavastatud "Veri hakkab voolama" ("There Will Be Blood"), peaosas Daniel Day-Lewis : Ameerika Ühendriigid 2007. Lisatud väljavõte Berlinale pressikonverentsilt P.T. Andersoni esinemisega

  6. Kaebus sunnib teatreid suitsetamise osas aru pidama

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    2009-01-01

    Draamateatri külastaja kaebuse peale - etenduses "Pedro Páramo" suitsetas näitleja Mait Malmsten kogu esimese vaatuse - arutab Eesti Etendusasutuste Liit peagi laval suitsetamisega seotud küsimusi

  7. Kunstisuvi 2008, esimene osa / Andri Ksenofontov

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    Eesti Maalikunstnike Liidu aastanäitused: Mara Koppel-Ljutjuki ja Toomas Tõnissoo kureeritud "Perfektne ring" ArtDepoo galeriis, Tiiu Talvistu ja Mare Joonsalu kureeritud "Äratus" Rotermanni soolalaos. Mart Lepa ja Rene Kuulmanni kogudest avatud näitus "Kirg ja valu" Tartu Kunstimuuseumis. Ilmar Kruusamäe näitus "30 aastat hiljem" Tampere majas. Tartu Ülikooli maaliosakonna lõputööde väljapanekud Tartu Kunstimaja monumentaalgaleriis (Eda Lõhmus), Athena keskuses (Natali Pahapill) ja Tartu Kunstimuuseumis (Maria Ader, Riho Pärn, Katrin Paomets). Vaal-galerii korraldatud rändnäitus "Sinimustvalge eesti kunstis" Tartu Kunstimajas. Ernö Kochi näitus Haus galeriis. Maret Olveti näitus Vabaduse ja SEBi galeriis. Vive Tolli juubelinäitused Tallinna Kunstihoone galeriis ja Eesti Lastekirjanduse Keskuses

  8. OSA – a risk factor for stroke

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    Ryan CM

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Clodagh M RyanCentre for Sleep Health and Research, University of Toronto/Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, CanadaAbstract: Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep breathing disorder characterized by recurrent and intermittent hypoxia with continued respiratory effort against a closed glottis. The result of this is a cascade of acute and chronic systemic pathophysiological responses that cause endothelial dysfunction, atherosclerosis and lead to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease. This article focuses on the clinical evidence linking obstructive sleep apnea and stroke and on the specific mechanisms perpetuating stroke risk in this population.Keywords: stroke, obstructive sleep apnea, brain injury, atherosclerosis, continuous positive airway pressure, outcomes

  9. AVALIAÇÃO DA QUALIDADE FÍSICO-QUÍMICA, MICROBIOLÓGICA E MICROSCÓPICA DE POLPAS DE FRUTAS CONGELADAS COMERCIALIZADAS NA CIDADE DE VIÇOSA-MG

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    J. M. A. T. K. PEREIRA

    2009-01-01

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    O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a qualidade físico-química e o aspecto higiênico-sanitário de polpas de frutas congeladas comercializadas na cidade de Viçosa-MG. Foram realizadas análises físico-químicas, microbiológicas e de microscopia em polpa de fruta congelada, de três marcas comerciais (A, B e C, das seguintes frutas: açaí, caju, goiaba, graviola e morango, totalizando 15 amostras. As análises realizadas foram: pH, sólidos solúveis em ºBrix, atividade de água, cor (L*, a*, b*, microbiológicas (coliformes totais, coliformes à 45 ºC e fungos filamentosos e leveduras e microscopia (análise de sujidade e fragmentos. Os resultados obtidos indicaram que, do ponto de vista físico-químico, as polpas açaí- marcas A, B e C, graviola - marca B e graviola, caju e goiaba - marca C apresentaram valores de ºBrix inferiores ao exigido pela legislação que regulamenta 40 ºBrix, 9,00 ºBrix, 10,0 ºBrix e 7,00 ºBrix , respectivamente. As demais amostras atenderam à legislação. As análises estatísticas de cor mostraram diferença significativa (p<0,05 entre as marcas. As contagens de fungos filamentosos variaram de < 10 a 2,6x104 UFC/g e as contagens de coliformes à 45 ºC nas amostras foram < 3 NMP/g. As análises microscópicas classificaram algumas amostras como inaceitáveis para o consumo, sendo encontrados fragmentos de insetos/larvas nas polpas de caju (marcas A e C, goiaba (marca B e graviola (marca A. Os resultados obtidos evidenciam a necessidade de maior fiscalização e treinamento dos manipuladores de polpas para melhoria da qualidade do produto.

  10. Rasgos morfológicos de semillas y su implicación en la conservación ex situ de especies leñosas en los bosques secos Tumbesinos

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    J. M. Romero-Saritama

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Actualmente existe un gran interés por describir y estudiar rasgos funcionales en las plantas, estos nos ayudan a predecir ciertos comportamientos e interacciones ecológicas de las especies ante cambios ambientales o antropológicos en los ecosistemas. Los rasgos morfológicos de las semillas están involucrados en procesos durante el ciclo de vida de las plantas. Sin embargo, dichos rasgos no han sido bien estudiados desde el punto de vista funcional en diferentes hábitats, especialmente en zonas secas tropicales, donde existe gran diversidad de especies con alto riesgo de amenaza. Los bosques secos Tumbesinos compartidos entre el suroccidente del Ecuador y noroccidente del Perú, son considerados un hotspot por su alta diversidad y endemismo. No obstante están muy amenazados y algunas especies forestales han sido ya incluidas en listas rojas con algún grado de amenaza. Por ello, es urgente generar investigación e información que permita la conservación de los recursos genéticos forestales de las es- pecies de los bosques secos. Una de las alternativas más práctica e inmediata es la colección y almacenamiento ex situ de semillas. Sin embargo, en hábitats secos tropicales hay un gran desconocimiento de la ecología, fisiología y morfología de semillas lo que dificulta llevar a cabo esta estra- tegia de conservación. Conocer los rasgos morfológicos de las semillas nos podrían ayudar a establecer la mejor manera de colectar y conservar las especies forestales. El presente artículo analiza e incorpora información sobre rasgos morfológicos de semillas de especies leñosas que han sido poco o nada estudiados desde el punto de vista funcional en los bosques secosTumbesinos, y analiza cómo la información de los rasgos mor- fológicos de semillas podrían servir como una herramienta para optimizar el proceso de conservación ex situ de estas especies.

  11. Characteris tics of respiratory disturbance during REM sleep in OSAS%阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征患者快速眼动睡眠呼吸损伤的特点

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    张丙峰; 徐学海; 王廷础

    2000-01-01

    目的:根据阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征(obstructive sleep apnea syndr om,OSAS)患者多导睡眠仪(polysomnography,PSG)监测信号,研究OSAS患者快速眼动睡眠损伤的特点.方法:(1)使用呼吸事件新分型法对33例OSAS患者及正常打鼾者PSG监测信号进行分型,根据Ⅱ、Ⅲ型曲线的发生率将33例OSAS患者分为轻度,中度和重度阻塞性呼吸暂停3组;(2)比较3组患者REM期睡眠时间长度;REM期呼吸紊乱特点.结果:(1)3组患者REM期睡眠时间分别为37.9±11.3min;12.8±3.1min;7.3±3.6 min,轻度组患者REM期睡眠时间较长,重度组患者REM期睡眠时间短,且易消失;(2)轻度组患者REM期RDI、RIT及SIT90指数均较NREM期加重;重度组患者REM期RDI指数较NREM期显著减少,但RIT及SIT90指数REM和NREM差异无显著性.结论:(1)根据新分型进行病情轻重分类能够反映患者REM期的损害程度,病情较重的患者REM期减少甚至消失;(2)轻度组患者REM期病情较NREM期加重,表现为RDI、RIT及SIT90指数均显著增加;重度组患REM期较NREM期 RDI减少,但呼吸及血氧损害程度无显著变化,显然是REM期呼吸紊乱的平均持续时间延长所致.

  12. Regeneración natural de plantas leñosas en una plantación costarricense de Vochysia guatemalensis (Vochysiaceae y el efecto de la fertilización con P y NPK

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    José Fco Di Stefano

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    Full Text Available Las estrategias de manejo y las especies seleccionadas en plantaciones forestales pueden tener efectos positivos o negativos sobre la regeneración vegetal en los trópicos. Esta investigación estudió la abundancia y riqueza de plantas leñosas bajo el dosel de un monocultivo de Vochysia guatemalensis de diez años. Se evaluaron 19 parcelas de 80 m²en Tabarcia de Mora, con varios tratamientos de fertilización (0-0; 0-50; 50-0, 50-50 g/ planta de P, y NPK, respectivamente, este ultimó se aumentó de 150 a 200 g hasta que la plantación alcanzó los seis años, en un diseño factorial totalmente al azar. Se contaron e identificaron todas las especies leñosas con más de 0.5 m de altura, con un total de aproximadamente 10 000 ind/ha en 90 especies, siendo éstas principalmente nativas de la zona (varias maderables, otras importantes para la fauna, la mayoría con bajos índices de importancia (suma de la densidad y frecuencias relativas. Un 16% alcanzaron alturas superiores a 2.5 m. Se considera que varios factores pudieron favorecer dicha regeneración, como un dosel con una apertura inter-media, un manejo forestal de bajo impacto, la cercanía de un fragmento boscoso maduro, y el establecimiento de la plantación en sustitución de un cafetal donde se aplicaban estrategias de conservación de suelos y se fertilizaba anualmente. Finalmente, se determinó una mayor abundancia y riqueza en las parcelas con solo P (χ²=15.364, gl=3, p=0.002, probablemente porque los árboles de Vochysia tendieron a ser menos desarrollados en comparación con los otros tratamientos.Natural regeneration of woody species in a Costa Rican plantation of Vochysia guatemalensis (Vochysiaceae and the effect of P and NPK fertilization. Forest plantation management strategies, including the selection of species, may have positive or negative effects over plant regeneration in the tropics. in this case, understory woody plants density and richness were studied in

  13. Comparação da área da faringe na vigília e durante o sono induzido em pacientes com Síndrome da Apneia Obstrutiva do Sono (SAOS Comparison of the area of the pharynx during wakefulness and induced sleep in patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA

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    Ana Célia Faria

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    Full Text Available O estudo da Síndrome da Apneia Obstrutiva do Sono (SAOS tem merecido atenção crescente nos últimos anos, uma vez que vários aspectos não foram ainda suficientemente esclarecidos. OBJETIVO: Avaliar, com o uso da Ressonância Magnética (RM, as modificações da área da faringe durante vigília e sono induzido em pacientes portadores de SAOS. MATERIAL E MÉTODOS: Estudo prospectivo de 32 pacientes com diagnóstico polissonográfico de SAOS. Todos foram submetidos à aquisição das Imagens por RM, com sequências sagitais de alta definição anatômica, realizadas inicialmente com o paciente em vigília e durante o sono induzido por Propofol. Uma área foi definida no plano sagital na linha média da faringe. Essa região passou a ser denominada como área do plano mediano da faringe (PMF. RESULTADOS: As medidas (mm² da área do PMF de cada paciente, na vigília e durante o sono induzido, apresentaram diferença estatisticamente significante pThe study of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA has received growing attention over the past years since various aspects have not been sufficiently established. AIM: To evaluate, with the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI, changes in the area of the pharynx during wakefulness and induced sleep in patients with OSA. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A prospective study of thirty-two patients with a polysomnographic diagnosis of OSA. All patients were submitted to MR imaging in order to obtain high-definition anatomical sagittal sequences during wakefulness and during sleep induced with Propofol. An area was defined on the sagittal plane in the midline of the pharynx. This region was called pharyngeal midplane (PMP area. RESULTS: A significant difference in PMP area (mm² was observed between wakefulness and induced sleep in each patient (p < 0.000001. CONCLUSION: The patients with OSA suffer a significant reduction of 75,5 % in the area of the pharynx during induced sleep compared to wakefulness.

  14. Contribuição para o estudo da produção de azeitona de mesa da cultivar Cobrançosa: caracterização físico-química, organolética e nutricional

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    Prata, Jessica Juliette

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    Dissertação de Mestrado, Tecnologia dos Alimentos, Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Universidade do Algarve, 2016 A azeitona de mesa retalhada da cultivar Cobrançosa é produzida industrialmente, por fermentação em salmoura com concentrações de NaCl de 6 a 8 %. Foi objeto deste trabalho estudar o processamento e caracterizar a azeitona de mesa retalhada com graus de maturação diferentes, verde e mista, obtida por fermentação em salmouras de 8 % NaCl e 4 % NaCl + 4 % KCl. Seguiu-se a fermen...

  15. Análisis de la repelencia al agua en una pequeña cuenca hidrográfica afectada por fuego controlado en el área montañosa central de Portugal

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    Full Text Available In this work it is described and analyzed the water repellency observed in a small catchment subject to prescribed burning and located in mountainous central part of Portugal. As well, a discussion about the methodologies usually used to measure the soil hydrophobocity, the replicability between field and laboratory data is established. The results show the little influence in soil physical parameters and organic matter content of prescribed burning and indicate a close relationship between spatial distribution of Erica sp. and water repellency. The replicability between soil hydrophobocity data from the field and laboratory is limited; nevertheless, a high level of correspondence exists between Molarity of an Ethanol Droplet and Water Drop Penetration Time data in the laboratory.

    [es] - En el presente trabajo se describe y analiza la repelencia al agua detectada en una pequeña cuenca hidrográfica afectada por fuego controlado en el área montañosa central de Portugal. También se establece una discusión acerca de los métodos utilizados para medir la hidrofobia y el grado de correspondencia entre los resultados obtenidos en el campo y en el laboratorio. Los resultados muestran la escasa influencia del fuego controlado sobre los parámetros físicos y contenido de materia orgánica del suelo, indicando, sin embargo, una estrecha relación entre la distribuci��n espacial de Erica sp. y suelos más hidrófobos. El grado de replicación entre la hidrofobia medida en el campo y en el laboratorio es discreto; no obstante, en el laboratorio sí se ha encontrado un buen nivel de correspondencia entre las dos técnicas utilizadas (Molarity of an Ethanol Droplet y Water Drop Penetration Time. [fr] Dans cet article est décrit puis analysé le phénomène de répulsion à l'eau qui a été observé dans un petit bassin hydrographique soumis au feu contrôlé dans la zone montagneuse centrale du Portugal. Une discussion est

  16. Efecto de la temperatura en la regeneración de especies leñosas del Chaco Serrano e implicancias en la distribución actual y potencial de bosques

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    Ana I Pais Bosch

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    Full Text Available La temperatura influye sobre los límites de distribución de las especies leñosas, actuando sobre los procesos asociados con la fase regenerativa de las plantas. Nos propusimos analizar su influencia en la distribución altitudinal del bosque chaqueño serrano y su potencial coexistencia con bosquecillos de altura en las Sierras Grandes de Córdoba. Se evaluó la regeneración a campo de dos especies del bosque serrano (Ruprechtia apetala y Lithraea molleoides y la dominante en los bosquecillos de altura (Polylepis australis abarcando el gradiente altitudinal completo de estas sierras (900-2700 m s.n.m.. En el laboratorio se evaluó la germinación bajo cuatro termo-períodos representativos de las condiciones del gradiente altitudinal. Polylepis australis germinó en los cuatro termo-períodos y en los siete niveles altitudinales en el campo. L. molleoides mostró nula germinación a bajas temperaturas (10/5ºC en el laboratorio, pero germinó y sus renovales sobrevivieron en todo el gradiente altitudinal en el experimento de campo. Ruprechtia apetala fue la más restringida, no estableciéndose por encima de 1500 m s.n.m. a campo, ni germinando a bajas temperaturas en el laboratorio. Los resultados obtenidos sugieren que, al menos en términos de reclutamiento y establecimiento de renovales, la franja altitudinal de 1400-1700 m s.n.m. de las Sierras Grandes de Córdoba, tiene potencialidad para albergar una comunidad de transición, con elementos leñosos del bosque serrano y de los bosquecillos de altura.The effect of temperature in the regeneration of Mountain Chaco woody species and implications on the current and potential distribution of forests. Temperature influences the distribution of woody species by acting on processes associated with the regenerative phase of the plants. We analyzed its influence on the altitudinal distribution of the montane Chaco woodland and its potential coexistence with high mountain Polylepis woodlands in

  17. Especies leñosas nativas claves para la restauración ecológica del Embalse de Chisacá, Colombia, con base en rasgos importantes de su historia de vida

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    Full Text Available Se determinaron cinco especies nativas leñosas, como claves para la restauración de plantaciones de Pinus patula
    y Corredor ripario potrerizado del embalse de Chisacá (localidad de Usme, Bogotá, Colombia 3.000-3.250
    msnm; 4°08’59’’ N; 74°17’62’’ W, con base en Rasgos de de Historia de Vida (RHV y otras características de
    especies presentes en estas áreas. Teniendo en cuenta el objetivo del estudio y las características de las áreas
    degradadas se seleccionaron y analizaron 23 rasgos a cada una de las especies evaluadas en los distintos ambientes. En la zona de pinos se estudiaron 23 especies, 21 en el corredor ripario potrerizado y 20 en el Matorral Bajo. Se estableció un sistema de calificación para las posibles respuestas de cada uno de los rasgos según su incidencia en la restauración ecológica de las áreas a restaurar. Posteriormente, se calificaron los resultados de los rasgos de cada una de las especies y se calculó una calificación final de éstas. Se recomiendan como especies claves para la restauración las cinco especies que obtuvieron mayor calificación final. Teniendo en cuenta lo anterior se recomiendan como especies claves para la restauración de la zona de pinos las especies Hesperomeles goudotiana (72,41%, Vallea stipularis (67,82%, Symplocos s theiformis (67,82%, Holodiscus argenteus (65,52%, y Myrcianthes leucoxyla (65,52% y para el corredor ripario potrerizado las especies Hesperomeles goudotiana (75,86%, Brugmansia sanguinea (74,71%, Myrcianthes leucoxyla (68,97%, Berberis goudotii (65,48% y Vallea stipularis (64,37%. La selección de especies claves para la restauración con base en RHV parece ser una metodología adecuada, siempre y cuando la selección de rasgos se haga cuidadosamente, teniendo en cuenta
    los objetivos del estudio y que las especies consideradas se estudien en cada ambiente donde se desarrollen. En
    efecto, se observó que los rasgos responden de

  18. Application of Health Education to the Intervention on Body Position of Patients with Mild to Moderate OSAS%健康教育在轻中度阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征患者体位干预中的应用分析

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    ObjectiveTo explore the health education in patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) clinical application effect of body position intervention in patients.Methods70 cases of OSAS patients in our hospital from July 2012 to February 2014 year were made as the research object, randomly divided into intervention group and control group, 35 cases each group. Two groups of patients were given posture intervention. Regular guidance control group follow-up, the intervention increased follow-up times group on this basis, and health education. Comparing the two groups of patients with intervention compliance.ResultsThe patients in the intervention group was signiifcantly better than the control group intervention position (P<0.05); factors affecting adherence intervention, discomfort is the main reason, the difference was statistically signiifcant in patients with inconvenience and cognitive errors of two factors (P<0.05).ConclusionHealth education can effectively improve the OSAS intervention compliance of patients with postural intervention, promote the rehabilitation of patients, is worthy of clinical promotion.%目的:探讨健康教育在轻中度阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停综合征(OSAS)患者体位干预中的临床应用效果。方法选取我院自2012年7月至2014年2月所收治的70例OSAS患者作为研究对象,随机分为干预组和对照组,每组35例。两组患者均给予体位干预。对照组随访时进行常规指导,干预组在此基础上增加随访次数,且进行健康教育。比较两组患者的干预依从性。结果干预组患者体位干预显著优于对照组(P<0.05);干预依从性影响因素中,不适是主要原因,其中患者不便和认知错误两因素差异具有统计学意义(P<0.05)。结论健康教育可以有效地提高OSAS患者体位干预时的干预依从性,促进患者康复,值得临床推广。

  19. Morfología y reconocimiento de las principales especies leñosas nativas de la provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina, en el estado de plántula Seedling morphology and identification of the main lignose native species from the Provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina

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    Full Text Available Debido a su escaso conocimiento, generalmente los árboles y arbustos nativos de la Argentina son considerados como especies invasoras o recursos marginales y, solo por excepción, como un recurso que puede ser manipulado dentro de los establecimientos agropecuarios. Un aspecto relevante para el uso múltiple de los bosques nativos es el conocimiento de la comunidad de plántulas de árboles y arbustos, ya que estas constituyen su potencial de perpetuación. Sobre la base del estudio de 19 caracteres en plántulas normales de especies leñosas nativas se elaboraron descripciones morfológicas y se seleccionaron aquellos caracteres de mayor valor taxonómico. Los resultados del presente trabajo aportan información sobre el tipo de germinación y las características morfológicas de plántulas de 33 especies leñosas nativas del centro de la Argentina (Provincia de Santa Fe, entre las que se incluyen 9 especies de invasoras y 13 de importancia forestal. La clave dicotómica elaborada permite el reconocimiento temprano de las especies leñosas más importantes del bosque nativo y tiene una aplicación directa en el manejo de su estructura y composición florística.As a consequence of the lack of information, the lignose native species from Argentina are considered as invasive species or marginal resources, but almost never as a resource that can be managed inside the rural landscapes. Since they are the potential for the next generation, the tree and bush seedlings and its recognition could be significant for the native forest management. On the basis of the study of 19 characters in normal seedlings of lignose native species from central Argentina (Provincia de Santa Fe, several morphological descriptions were performed and those significant taxonomic characters were chosen. The results of the present work add information about the germination type and the morphological trait of seedlings of 33 lignose native species, including 9 invasive and

  20. O uso da gestão de projetos para a implantação de uma gestão da informação integrada e participativa: a experiência da coordenadoria de educação aberta e a distância da Universidade Federal de Viçosa-MG

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    Leo Jaime Ribeiro Faria

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    Full Text Available Management of Distance Education demands competences at planning, systematization, organization, and controlling of processes and projects. These tasks cannot be carried out successfully without information management system that meets the requirements of integration, collective responsibility and participation. Therefore, this study aimed at implementing an information management system at the Coordination of Open and Distance Education of Federal University of Viçosa (CEAD-UFV, following the methodology of Project Management. For this purpose, it was developed and implemented an information management system based on the methodology of project management for information, technology and communication companies, by adapting the dotProjec -, an open source software. It was noted that the model implanted offered to CEAD-UFV a systemic view of their projects and a dynamic information flow. The experience also showed that an information management based on project management allows focusing on the synergy between groups required in distance education context.

  1. Clave para el reconocimiento de la Flora Leñosa Nativa del sitio Rasmar Jaaukanigás (Provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina Key to the recognition of indigenous tree and shrub species from Sitio Ramsar Jaaukanigás (Province of Santa Fe, Argentina

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    G. D. Marino

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    Full Text Available El conocimiento de la vegetación nativa es esencial para la investigación biológica y el diseño de planes de manejo y conservación de la biodiversidad en áreas protegidas. Diversas especies leñosas del valle de inundación del Río Paraná Medio son cruciales para el funcionamiento del ecosistema fluvial, además de ser aprovechadas localmente para la elaboración de medicinas y alimentos o como recursos madereros, tanineros y melíferos. No obstante, no existe hasta el presente un trabajo que facilite su reconocimiento. El objetivo de este trabajo fue elaborar una herramienta sistemática versátil para el reconocimiento a campo, a través de caracteres vegetativos, de las especies leñosas del Sitio Ramsar Jaaukanigás (Santa Fe, Argentina, área protegida que concentra una elevada diversidad biológica. Se presenta una clave botánica elaborada sobre la base de 36 caracteres vegetativos de fácil observación, que incluye 50 especies distribuidas en 44 géneros y 23 familias.The recognition of native vegetation is the first step on biological conservation and management planning in protected areas. The ligneous species of Paraná River floodplain are essential to fluvial ecosystem functioning; and, several of them are used by local inhabitants to made foods and medicines, or like primary source of wood, tannin and wild honey productions. Despite the high tree and shrub fluvial ecosystem diversity, to the present there is not any work that involves it and that facilitates its botanical recognition. The goal of this paper was to perform a friendly systematic tool to botanical recognition at field and vegetative stage of indigenous tree and shrub species from Sitio Ramsar Jaaukanigás (Santa Fe, Argentina, an area that encompass a high ligneous floristic diversity. A total of 36 characters relative to the general aspect, trunk, top and leave were observed to each taxon. The botanic key presented here, which include 50 species distributed

  2. Diagnostic and therapeutic iter in paediatric OSAS: personal experience.

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    Piumetto, E; Sammartano, A M; Meinardi, G; Dagna, F; Gervasio, F C; Albera, R

    2011-06-01

    Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome in a child is characterized by prolonged episodes of obstructive hypopnoea and/or apnoea of upper airway leading to morbidity. The most common risk factor is adeno-tonsillar hypertrophy. Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome diagnosis is based on clinical ENT evaluation and an instrumental approach, such as pulse oximetry or the gold standard overnight polysomnography. The aim is to establish, in a population of children with suspected obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome, the frequency of this disorder, the effect of adenotonsillectomy and the risk of post-operative complications. A total of 481 patients (297 male, 184 female) with suspected obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (aged 2-14 years) were evaluated between March 2007 and April 2010 and divided into 3 morphological phenotypes: classic, adult and congenital. All patients underwent ENT assessment and a pulse oximetry with 4 channels cardiopulmonary monitoring. The examination following the Brouillette criteria was defined as negative, positive or inconclusive; when positive, adenotonsillectomy was the first therapeutic approach. At 6 months after surgery, all patients underwent check-up pulse oximetry. Of the overall sample, 96% of the patients had a classical phenotype, 3% an adult type and 1% a congenital type. The monitoring resulted pathological in 19% (17% of them were at increased post-operative risk), negative in 61% and inconclusive in 20%. All 5 patients with congenital phenotype were positive. Of the positive patients, 86% underwent adenotonsillectomy and a control pulse oximetry 6 months thereafter, 96% resulted negative. Pulse oximetry was efficient in order to avoid incorrect surgery indications, improving appropriateness and safety of adenotonsillectomy in children with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. Adenotonsillectomy showed a success rate of 96% and there were no episodes of post-surgery complications in particular in those patients at increased risk.

  3. Osa raudteest jääb riigile / Andres Reimer

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    Reimer, Andres

    2000-01-01

    Eesti Raudtee erastamisnõustaja GIBB Ltd. sai eile teede- ja sideminister Toivo Jürgensonilt ülesande valmistada ette 51-66 % Eesti Raudtee aktsiate erastamine. Ilmunud ka: Delovõje Vedomosti 2. veebr. lk. 6

  4. Avalik väljendusvabadus ja demokraatia. [1.- 2. osa

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    Ernits, Madis, 1971-

    2007-01-01

    Väljendusvabaduse arengust Eestis ja Euroopa inimõiguste konventsiooni 10 artiklist. Prima facie õigusest. Avaliku väljendusvabaduse kolmikmõju juhtumite analüüs. Erisustest, mis tekivad nalja vormis avaldatud kriitika käsitlemisel, Eesti ajakirjanduseetika koodeksi käsitlusest Eesti kohtute praktikas

  5. CSR kui äristrateegia osa / Tuuliki Kasonen-Lins

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    Kasonen-Lins, Tuuliki

    2008-01-01

    Autor selgitab, et ettevõtte ühiskondlik vastutus ei ole kord aastas korraldatav heategevuskampaania. Näitena ettevõtte ühiskondlikust vastutusest nimetab autor panustamist tööjõu koolitusse või töötute sotsiaalsete gruppidega tegelemisse

  6. OSA Proceedings on Picosecond Electronics and Optoelectronics. Volume 4

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    1989-01-01

    structure [3]. The generation mechanism of Science and Culture of Japan. voltage pulses is described as follows [8]. When the diode biased by an...IEEE J. Quant. Electron. OE-22: 522 (1986). 5. D. Marcuse , IEEE J. Quant. Electron. OE-20, 1139 (1984). 6. T. C. Goodwin and B. K. Garside, IEEE J

  7. Kes keelas C. R. Jakobsoni lugemisraamatu teise osa? / Vello Paatsi

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    Paatsi, Vello, 1948-2015

    2016-01-01

    Carl Robert Jakobsoni "Kooli Lugemise raamatu" teist jagu (Tartu : H. Laakmann, 1875) ei lubatud rahvakoolides kasutada rahvusliku sisu ning usuleiguse tõttu. Keelu taga oli Liivimaa Ülem-maakoolivalitsus

  8. Euroopa Komisjoni rikkumismenetlused otseste maksude osas / Erki Uustalu

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    Uustalu, Erki, 1976-

    2010-01-01

    Euroopa Komisjoni pressiteadete põhjal tehtud ülevaade liikmesriikide vastu algatatud rikkumismenetlustest. Menetlused nr. 2007/4435 (Saksamaa), 2008/4250 ja 2005/5060 (Belgia), 2008/2157 (Taani), 2008/2207 ja 2005/2301 (Holland), 2007/2365 (Portugal), 2007/2382 (Hispaania), 2006/4101 ja 2007/2103 (Eesti), 2007/2364 (Portugal), 2009/4083 (Kreeka)

  9. Norma juht hämas Venemaa osas / Annika Matson

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    Matson, Annika, 1976-

    2005-01-01

    Norma juhatuse esimees Peep Siimon teatas osalise tööaja rakendamise vajadust 551 töötaja puhul ning põhjendab seda keerulise olukorraga Venemaal. Diagramm: Vene autoturg kasvab. Vt. samas: Eesti analüütikud osalise tööaja teadet ei pelga. Kommenteerib Valentin Jurkin

  10. Nokia ampsas tagasi suure osa kaotatud turuosast / Annika Matson

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    Matson, Annika, 1976-

    2005-01-01

    Turu-uuringutefirma Gartner andmetel võitis mobiiltelefonide tootja Nokia turuosa tagasi juba kolmandat kvartalit järjest, kuid jääb ikkagi alla 2003. aasta neljandale kvartalile. Diagrammid: Nokia turuosa taas kosumas; Analüütikud soovitavad Nokia aktsiat enim osta

  11. Abort on osa seksuaalkultuuri pärandist / Kai Haldre

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    Haldre, Kai, 1965-

    2005-01-01

    Abordikultuuri tekkest Ida-Euroopas ja Nõukogude Liidus ning selle jõudmisest Eestisse. Autori arvates soovimatute raseduste ja uute ilmakodanike vahele ei saa panna võrdusmärki ning abortide arvu vähenemine ei too iseenesest kaasa sündimuse kasvu. Lisa: diagramm

  12. Severni matkarada. 1.-3. osa / Siiri Merila-Hubbard

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    Merila-Hubbard, Siiri

    2011-01-01

    Suurbritannia pikima jõe Severni (walesi keeles Hafren) kallast mööda looklevast matkarajast, mis algab Plinlimoni mäeahelikul ning kulgeb läbi Kesk-Walesi ja Lääne Inglismaa Bristoli laheni. Matkarajale jäävate linnade, külade ning endiste tööstusasulate vaatamisväärsustest ja ajaloost

  13. Maailma sporthobuste kasvatajad Inglismaal. I-II osa / Raigo Kollom

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    Kollom, Raigo, 1936-

    2013-01-01

    Maailma Sporthobuste Kasvatajate Föderatsiooni peaassambleel Inglismaal Newmarketi väikelinnas toimunud külastustest British Racing School'i, British Racing Museum'i ning Dubai valitseja ja Araabia Ühinenud Emiraatide asepresidendi šeik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoumi hobusekasvandusse Darley Stud

  14. Kodu osa isiklikus ja ühiskondlikus elus

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    2008-01-01

    15. veebruaril 2008. a. avatakse Eesti Tarbekunsti-ja Disainimuuseumis Eesti Vabariigi 90. aastapäevale pühendatud näitus "Varamu. Esindusruum ja moodne kodu 1918-1940", mille on koostanud Merike Alber, kujundanud Margit Lillak ning graafiliselt kujundanud Denes Farkas. Eksponaadid on pärit riigikogust, presidendi kantseleist, Eesti muuseumidest ning erakogudest. Lõik Hanno Kompuse artiklist ajakirjas "Kaunis Kodu", 1935, nr. 3

  15. Kodu osa isiklikus ja ühiskondlikus elus

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    2008-01-01

    15. II avatakse Eesti Tarbekunsti-ja Disainimuuseumis Eesti Vabariigi 90. aastapäevale pühendatud näitus "Varamu. Esindusruum ja moodne kodu 1918-1940", mille on koostanud Merike Alber, kujundanud Margit Lillak ning graafiliselt kujundanud Denes Farkas. Eksponaadid on pärit riigikogust, presidendi kantseleist, Eesti muuseumidest ning erakogudest. Lõik Hanno Kompuse artiklist ajakirjas "Kaunis Kodu", 1935, nr. 3

  16. Oodatav tsensuuri moment on osa kunstilisest teostusest / Tiiu Leis

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    Leis, Tiiu

    1998-01-01

    Viljandis toimunud kunstipäevade "Kiriküüt" raames Pärnu-Ikla-Tartu-Tallinna maanteel valminud "Maantee näituse", kus pärnakaist esinevad Andrus Joonas, Sütevaka Andres, Taave Tuutmaa, Kadri Alesmaa, filmile (teost. Jasper Zoova) jäädvustamiseks korraldatud bussireisist ja intsidendist graffiti'ga kaetud bussi pärast.

  17. Maailma sporthobuste kasvatajad Inglismaal. I-II osa / Raigo Kollom

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    Kollom, Raigo, 1936-

    2013-01-01

    Maailma Sporthobuste Kasvatajate Föderatsiooni peaassambleel Inglismaal Newmarketi väikelinnas toimunud külastustest British Racing School'i, British Racing Museum'i ning Dubai valitseja ja Araabia Ühinenud Emiraatide asepresidendi šeik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoumi hobusekasvandusse Darley Stud

  18. Suursaadiku osas Eestile ettekirjutusi ei tehtud / Kärt Anvelt

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    Anvelt, Kärt, 1973-

    2007-01-01

    Saksa ajaleht Financial Times Deutschland väitis, nagu oleks Venemaa nõustunud lõpetama Eesti Moskva-saatkonna piiramist juhul, kui Eesti suursaadik Marina Kaljurand lahkub Moskvast. Välisminister Urmas Paet vastas eitavalt küsimusele, kas Saksa välisminister Walter Steinmeier vahendas talle Venemaa välisministri sellekohase nõudmise

  19. Oravapartei hüppas aktsiiside osas vastasleeri / Tuuli Koch

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    Koch, Tuuli

    2007-01-01

    Ilmunud ka: Postimees : na russkom jazõke, 13. juuni 2007, lk. 2. Postimees : na russkom jazõke autorita. Riigikokku jõuab alkoholi aktsiisitõusu puudutav eelnõu, milles varem kokku lepitud 30%-line aktsiisitõus langes 20%-le opositsiooni ettepanekul ja Reformierakonna vaikival nõusolekul

  20. Hariduse osa teadmistepõhises Eestis / Mailis Reps

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    Reps, Mailis, 1975-

    2004-01-01

    Kuigi viimasel kümnel aastal on koostatud arvukalt strateegiaid hariduse ja teaduse edendamiseks, pole enamik neist leidnud rakendust ning Eesti vajaks uut teadmistepõhist hariduskontseptsiooni, leiab autor

  1. Kes keelas C. R. Jakobsoni lugemisraamatu teise osa? / Vello Paatsi

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    Paatsi, Vello, 1948-2015

    2016-01-01

    Carl Robert Jakobsoni "Kooli Lugemise raamatu" teist jagu (Tartu : H. Laakmann, 1875) ei lubatud rahvakoolides kasutada rahvusliku sisu ning usuleiguse tõttu. Keelu taga oli Liivimaa Ülem-maakoolivalitsus

  2. Osa Eesti riigi rikkusest seisab kasutult / Raivo Feldmann

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    Feldmann, Raivo

    2007-01-01

    Eestis on tulundus- ehk klassikalise metsamajandamise metsi ca 70%. Hoiu- ja kaitsemetsade alla jääb omakorda ca 30% meie metsadest, kuigi selle näitaja poolest oleme Euroopas alles 10. kohal. Lahendust ootab probleem, kuidas panna erametsaomanikud oma metsa aktiivselt majandama ja metsamaterjali puidutööstustele müüma

  3. CSR kui äristrateegia osa / Tuuliki Kasonen-Lins

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    Kasonen-Lins, Tuuliki

    2008-01-01

    Autor selgitab, et ettevõtte ühiskondlik vastutus ei ole kord aastas korraldatav heategevuskampaania. Näitena ettevõtte ühiskondlikust vastutusest nimetab autor panustamist tööjõu koolitusse või töötute sotsiaalsete gruppidega tegelemisse

  4. Itsetuntoa tukeva tanssitunti : Itsetunnon tukemisen osa-alueet lasten tanssitunnilla

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    Välimäki, Laura

    2012-01-01

    Tämä opinnäytetyö on tutkielma, jonka tarkoituksena on selvittää keinoja itsetunnon tukemiseen ja tutkia, miten itsetunnon tukeminen näkyy tanssitunneilla. Tutkielman ikäryhmä on rajattu 4–7 -vuotiaisiin lapsiin. Opinnäytetyö perustuu kirjallisuuteen, lasten tanssituntien havainnointiin, tanssinopettajille tehtyyn kyselyyn ja opettaessa tehtyihin havaintoihin. Opinnäytetyön ensimmäisessä osassa keskitytään itsetunnon tukemiseen yleisellä tasolla. Toisessa osassa paneudutaan aiheeseen tans...

  5. Nokia ampsas tagasi suure osa kaotatud turuosast / Annika Matson

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    Matson, Annika, 1976-

    2005-01-01

    Turu-uuringutefirma Gartner andmetel võitis mobiiltelefonide tootja Nokia turuosa tagasi juba kolmandat kvartalit järjest, kuid jääb ikkagi alla 2003. aasta neljandale kvartalile. Diagrammid: Nokia turuosa taas kosumas; Analüütikud soovitavad Nokia aktsiat enim osta

  6. Abort on osa seksuaalkultuuri pärandist / Kai Haldre

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    Haldre, Kai, 1965-

    2005-01-01

    Abordikultuuri tekkest Ida-Euroopas ja Nõukogude Liidus ning selle jõudmisest Eestisse. Autori arvates soovimatute raseduste ja uute ilmakodanike vahele ei saa panna võrdusmärki ning abortide arvu vähenemine ei too iseenesest kaasa sündimuse kasvu. Lisa: diagramm

  7. Gregor Mendel, OSA (1822-1884), founder of scientific genetics.

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    Dunn, P M

    2003-11-01

    Gregor Mendel, an Augustinian monk and part-time school teacher, undertook a series of brilliant hybridisation experiments with garden peas between 1857 and 1864 in the monastery gardens and, using statistical methods for the first time in biology, established the laws of heredity, thereby establishing the discipline of genetics.

  8. Lapin koulutushistoria - Kirkollinen alkuopetus, kansa-, perus- ja oppikoulut, osa 1

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    2001-01-01

    Abstract The purpose of this research is to examine the history of elementary schools held by the Church as well as the history of primary schools, comprehensive schools and secondary schools in various municipalities in Lapland up to the end of school year 1998-99. This is a basic research. The examination proceeds from the founding of the first educational institution of each school type. The first itinerant catechists of Finland began teaching in Utsjoki in 1751. The first primary scho...

  9. Lapin koulutushistoria - Kirkollinen alkuopetus, kansa-, perus- ja oppikoulut, osa 2

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    2001-01-01

    Abstract The purpose of this research is to examine the history of elementary schools held by the Church as well as the history of primary schools, comprehensive schools and secondary schools in various municipalities in Lapland up to the end of school year 1998-99. This is a basic research. The examination proceeds from the founding of the first educational institution of each school type. The first itinerant catechists of Finland began teaching in Utsjoki in 1751. The first primary scho...

  10. Avaliação da precipitação efetiva de um fragmento de Mata Atlântica em diferentes estágios de regeneração no município de Viçosa, MG

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    José Carlos de Oliveira Júnior

    2007-04-01

    Full Text Available O presente trabalho teve por objetivo avaliar a precipitação efetiva de um fragmento do bioma Mata Atlântica composto por floresta estacional semidecidual em diferentes estágios de regeneração no município de Viçosa, MG, no período de novembro de 2005 a outubro de 2006. Foram demarcadas quatro parcelas experimentais, sendo três em uma área de estágio de regeneração inicial e uma em estágio de regeneração avançado. Durante o estudo foram efetuadas 24 coletas de precipitação a céu aberto, precipitação interna e escoamento pelo tronco, constituídas de um ou mais eventos de chuva. A precipitação média total do período estudado foi de 997 mm. A precipitação efetiva na área em que o estágio de regeneração se encontra mais avançado, com área basal igual a 3,28 m², foi de 813,90 mm o que correspondeu a 81,63% da precipitação a céu aberto. Na área em que o estágio de regeneração se encontra inicial, com área basal igual a 1,22 m², a precipitação efetiva foi de 792,46 mm o que correspondeu a 79,43% da precipitação a céu aberto. A interceptação pelas copas resultou em 18,37% e 20,57% para as áreas de regeneração avançada e inicial, respectivamente. Os resultados analisados estatisticamente pelos testes t e teste f, não apresentaram diferença significativa.ao nível de 5% de probabilidade.

  11. Clinical Observation of Creatine Phosphate Sodium Combined with Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure for the Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure with OSA%磷酸肌酸钠配合经鼻持续气道正压通气治疗慢性心衰伴OSA的临床观察

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    陈刚

    2016-01-01

    Objective:To observe the clinical efficacy of Creatine Phosphate Sodium combined with nasal continuous positive airway pressure(n-CPAP) for the treatment of chronic heart failure with obstructive sleep apnea(OSA).Method:Eighty-six chronic heart failure patients with obstructive sleep apnea admitted to our hospital from May 2012 to May 2015 were selected as research objects,they were divided into the observation group and the control group according to the random number table method,43 cases in each group.The control group was given conventional drugs and nasal continuous positive airway pressure for treatment,the observation group was treated with Creatine Phosphate Sodium on the basis of the control group.The clinical effect,the cardiac function indexes and respiratory sleep parameters before and after treatment between the two groups were observed and compared.Result:After treatment,the total effective rate of the observation group was 88.4%,which was significantly higher than 48.8% of the control group,the difference was statistically significant(χ²=15.6020, P=0.0001).There were no statistically significant differences in the B type natriuretic peptide(BNP),left ventricular ejection fraction(LVEF) and polysomnogram parameters between the two groups before treatment (P>0.05).After treatment,the BNP level of the two groups were significantly lower than before treatment,the LVEF were significantly higher than before treatment,the respiratory sleep parameters were significantly better than before treatment,and the BNP level of the observation group was significantly lower than the control group, the LVEF was significantly higher than the control group,the longest apnea duration,average apnea duration, apnea hypopnea index(AHI) and lowest SaO2 were significantly better than the control group,the differences were statistically significant(P0.05)。两组治疗后BNP水平均明显低于治疗前,LVEF均明显高于治疗前,多导睡眠图参数均明显优

  12. Efeito do exercício físico e do polimorfismo T-786C na pressão arterial e no fluxo sanguíneo de idosas Efecto del ejercicio físico y del polimorfismo T-786C en la presión arterial y en el flujo sanguíneo de añosas Effect of physical activity and t-786C polymorphism in blood pressure and blood flow in the elderly

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    Anderson Saranz Zago

    2010-10-01

    ón, pudiendo este efecto ser revertido por el ejercicio físico. OBJETIVO: Investigar la influencia del entrenamiento aeróbico y del polimorfismo T-786C en las concentraciones de los metabolitos del óxido nítrico (NOx, en el flujo sanguíneo (FS y en la presión arterial (PA. MÉTODOS: Treinta y dos añosas prehipertensas (59 ± 6 años fueron separadas en dos grupos de acuerdo con el polimorfismo T-786C (TT y TC+CC. Fueron analizadas las concentraciones de NOx (plasma y flujo sanguíneo por pletismografía de oclusión venosa en reposo, 1, 2 y 3 minutos post oclusión (FS-0, FS-1, FS-2, FS-3, respectivamente. Las evaluaciones fueron realizadas antes y después de 6 meses de un programa de ejercicio aeróbico. RESULTADOS: En las evaluaciones pre entrenamiento, los niveles de NOx fueron menores en el grupo TC+CC en relación al grupo TT. El grupo TT presentó correlaciones entre NOx y FS-0 (r = 0,6 y presión arterial diastólica (PAD y FS-0 (r = -0,7, sin embargo ninguna correlación fue encontrada en el grupo TC+CC. En las evaluaciones post entrenamiento, ocurrieron correlaciones entre NOx y FS-0 (r = 0,6 y en los cambios del NOx y PAD (r = -0,6 en el grupo TT. También fueron obtenidas correlaciones entre PAD y FS-1 (r = -0,8, PAD y FS-2 (r = -0,6, PAD y FS-3 (r = -0,6, en los cambios entre NOx y FS-1 (r = 0,8 y cambios del NOx y PAD (r = -0,7 en el grupo TC+CC. CONCLUSIÓN: Se concluye que 6 meses de ejercicio aeróbico pueden contribuir a aumentar las relaciones existentes entre NO, PA y FS en añosas portadoras del alelo C.BACKGROUND: The T-786C polymorphism of the gene for endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS and superoxide anion production may reduce production and bioavailability of nitric oxide, affecting the degree of vasodilation. This effect can be reversed by exercise. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the influence of aerobic training and T-786C polymorphism in the concentrations of nitric oxide metabolites (NOx in blood flow (BF and blood pressure (BP. METHODS

  13. Desenvolvimento do maracujá doce em Viçosa, Minas Gerais Fruit development of sweet passion fruit in Viçosa, Minas Gerais

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    Robson Ribeiro Alves

    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available Foram avaliadas as mudanças físicas, químicas e fisiológicas ocorridas durante o desenvolvimento do maracujá doce, da antese até o completo amadurecimento na planta. Os frutos apresentaram formato ligeiramente oblongo, padrão de desenvolvimento sigmoidal simples e padrão climatérico para a respiração. O desenvolvimento do fruto foi dividido em três fases: divisão celular até 4,70 dias após a antese (daa, expansão celular de 4,70 daa até 28,94 daa e maturação, de 28,94 daa a 91 daa. Na primeira fase, há pouco incremento nas dimensões do fruto, altas taxas respiratórias, crescimento acelerado da espessura do pericarpo e coloração do pericarpo verde-claro. Na fase seguinte, há intenso desenvolvimento das dimensões do fruto, ganho acelerado de massa da matéria fresca e coloração do pericarpo verde-intenso. Na terceira fase, há tendência à estabilização das dimensões, desenvolvimento de polpa acentuado, o teor de sólidos solúveis aumenta, os teores de vitamina C e acidez titulável diminuem. O pico do climatério foi registrado aos 63 daa. No último dia de avaliação, aos 91 daa, a polpa (suco + sementes representava 24,46% da massa da matéria fresca total do fruto, o pericarpo respondia por 74,10% e as sementes isoladas, por 3,14%.The physical, chemical and physiological changes during the development of sweet passion fruit, from anthesis to ripening in the plant, were evaluated. Fruits had a slightly oblong shape, a simple sigmoidal pattern of development and climacteric pattern for respiration. Fruit development was divided into three phases: cell division up to 4.70 days after anthesis (daa; cell expansion from 4.70 daa to 28.94 daa and maturation from 28.94 to 91 daa. In the cell division phase, there is little increase in fruit size, high respiratory rates, rapid growth of the pericarp thickness, and pericarp of clear green color. In the cell expansion phase, there is intense development of the fruit's dimensions, accelerated fresh weight gain and pericarp of intense green color . In the maturation phase, there is a tendency to stabilize dimensions, rapid development of pulp, the soluble solids content increase and vitamin C and titratable acidity decrease. The climacteric peak was recorded at 63 daa. On the last day of evaluation, at 91 daa, the pulp (juice + seeds accounted for 24.46% of total fresh weight of the fruit, the pericarp accounted for 74.10% and isolated seeds for 3.14%.

  14. Carbon footprint of construction, operation and maintenance of waterways and traffic; Merenkulun ja liikenteen hiilijalanjaelki. Osa 1: Merenkulun hiilijalanjaelki, Osa 2: Tie-, rata- ja meriliikenteen hiilijalanjaeljet

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    Illman, J.; Kumpulainen, A.; Pesola, A.; Vanhanen, J.

    2012-07-01

    In 2010, the Finnish Transport Agency launched a project to study the carbon footprint of the construction, use and maintenance of Finland's transport network infrastructure. This report presents the results of the second phase, where the carbon footprint was calculated for the coastal ports and fairways used for merchant shipping (part 1 of this report). In addition, the carbon footprint of traffic operating on the road and rail networks and on the coastal fairways was calculated (part 2 of this report). The carbon footprints of four Finnish coastal merchant shipping ports and the fairways leading into them were calculated during a 100-year period. Based on these four cases and statistics the rest of the coastal ports were categorised into four groups: passenger ports, unitized cargo ports, bulk ports and liquid bulk ports. Based on this categorisation the carbon footprint for the infrastructure of coastal merchant shipping was estimated. A carbon footprint tool was developed to enable the modelling of the impacts of different port and fairway planning parameters on the life-cycle emissions. The main source of emissions in the selected cases was the energy used during the use phase: the fuel used by the machinery or the electricity consumed during the operation of the port. In the construction of the examined ports and fairways, the materials used, their transportation and installation do not have a significant impact on the life-cycle emissions. The carbon footprint of Finland's coastal merchant shipping ports and fairways (35 ports and 3 230 km of fairways) during the 100-year period was estimated at 150 000 tCO{sub 2}/a. The emissions of ports vary between 1 900-15 000 tCO{sub 2}/a. The largest sources of emissions do not always originate from the use phase as in the selected cases. The emissions of construction and maintenance can be larger than of the use phase in ports that occupy a large area of land in relation to the amount of traffic flowing through them. In the second part of this project, emissions caused by traffic operating on the road and rail networks and waterways were calculated. The sources of emissions were first identified and categorised into primary and secondary emissions. Primary emissions include the greenhouse gas emissions from fuels used by vehicles. Secondary emissions result from operations that enable traffic to flow such as the energy used by gas stations and railway stations or the construction and maintenance of parking areas. It was concluded that the emissions caused by traffic are significantly larger than those of constructing, using and maintaining the transport infrastructure. The infrastructure of the road network has a carbon footprint of 511 000 tCO{sub 2}/a, while the emissions of traffic on the network are around 8,3 MtCO{sub 2}/a. The emissions of the main railway infrastructure are approximately 142 000 tCO{sub 2}/a and railway traffic has a carbon footprint of 315 000 tCO{sub 2}/a. For waterways the infrastructure emissions are 150 000 tCO{sub 2}/a and the emissions caused by traffic 2,4 MtCO{sub 2}/a. The share of secondary emissions of total emissions remains small. (orig.)

  15. Eesti tudengite eelistused kodumaiste või välismaiste mittealkohoolsete jookide osas / Kaia Timpmann

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    Timpmann, Kaia

    2005-01-01

    Päritoluriigi maine teoreetilistest aspektidest, Eesti tudengite seas läbiviidud päritoluriigi maine uuringu tulemustest, soovitusi tootjatele päritoluriigi maine paremaks kasutamiseks mittealkohoolsete jookide puhul. Skeem. Tabelid

  16. Tõlkekirjandus on osa rahvuskultuurist : Eestit Ungaris ja Ungarit Eestis / Ellen Arnover

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    Arnover, Ellen, 1953-

    2005-01-01

    16. juunist 29. augustini oli Tallinna Ülikooli Akadeemilises Raamatukogus avatud ungari ja eesti raamatute väljapanek: eesti kirjandus ungari keeles ja ungari kirjandus eesti keeles. Näituse koostas vanembibliograaf Mai Luht

  17. Euroopa Liit läks Kosovo tunnustamise osas lõhki / Ahto Lobjakas

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    Lobjakas, Ahto, 1970-

    2008-01-01

    Euroopa Liidu välisministrite kohtumisel ei saavutatud üksmeelt Kosovo tunnustamises. EL-i avalduse kohaselt langetab iga EL-i liikmesriik suhete loomise otsuse ise. Lisa: Kosovo jäetakse ukse taha

  18. Kott kui osa maailmapildist / Anu Ernits ; intervjueerinud Saara Vahermägi

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    Ernits, Anu

    2016-01-01

    Anu Ernitsa poolt disainitud sulgkaal-kottidest. Nende lähtematerjaliks on kootud polüpropüleenist kotikangas. Kasutusel on ainult taaskasutatud materjal, 25 ja 50 kilosed suhkru-, soola- ja jahukotid

  19. Psühholoogilise kriminoloogia arengujoooni. [1.-2. osa] / Jüri Saar

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    Saar, Jüri, 1956-

    1999-01-01

    C. Beccaria (1738-1794), J. Benthami (1748-1832), C. Lombroso (1835-1909), E. Durkheimi (1858-1917), A. Binet (1857-1911), H. H. Goddardi (1866-1957) ja S. Freudi (1856-1939) kriminoloogia-alastest teooriatest. Psühhopaatia ja kuritegeliku käitumise vahekorrast, H. J. Eysenck'i (1916-1997) teooriast, biheiviorismist jt. sotsioloogilise ja psühholoogilise kriminoloogia teooriatest

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    Sorensen, Kristine

    2012-01-25

    Abstract Background Health literacy concerns the knowledge and competences of persons to meet the complex demands of health in modern society. Although its importance is increasingly recognised, there is no consensus about the definition of health literacy or about its conceptual dimensions, which limits the possibilities for measurement and comparison. The aim of the study is to review definitions and models on health literacy to develop an integrated definition and conceptual model capturing the most comprehensive evidence-based dimensions of health literacy. Methods A systematic literature review was performed to identify definitions and conceptual frameworks of health literacy. A content analysis of the definitions and conceptual frameworks was carried out to identify the central dimensions of health literacy and develop an integrated model. Results The review resulted in 17 definitions of health literacy and 12 conceptual models. Based on the content analysis, an integrative conceptual model was developed containing 12 dimensions referring to the knowledge, motivation and competencies of accessing, understanding, appraising and applying health-related information within the healthcare, disease prevention and health promotion setting, respectively. Conclusions Based upon this review, a model is proposed integrating medical and public health views of health literacy. The model can serve as a basis for developing health literacy enhancing interventions and provide a conceptual basis for the development and validation of measurement tools, capturing the different dimensions of health literacy within the healthcare, disease prevention and health promotion settings.

  1. Maailma suusaorienteerumine vaatab kindlalt tulevikku. 1.-2. osa / Margus Hallik

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    Hallik, Margus, 1978-

    2009-01-01

    Rahvusvahelise Orienteerumisliidu (IOFi) poolt koostatud suundsuusatamise pikaajalisest strateegiast, spordiala reformimisest ja 2018. aasta taliolümpiamängude uueks spordialaks saamisest, suusaorienteerumise võistlussarjast "Ski-O Tour" ja suusaorienteerumisest Eestis

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    Blackshields, Gordon

    2010-05-14

    Abstract Background The most widely used multiple sequence alignment methods require sequences to be clustered as an initial step. Most sequence clustering methods require a full distance matrix to be computed between all pairs of sequences. This requires memory and time proportional to N 2 for N sequences. When N grows larger than 10,000 or so, this becomes increasingly prohibitive and can form a significant barrier to carrying out very large multiple alignments. Results In this paper, we have tested variations on a class of embedding methods that have been designed for clustering large numbers of complex objects where the individual distance calculations are expensive. These methods involve embedding the sequences in a space where the similarities within a set of sequences can be closely approximated without having to compute all pair-wise distances. Conclusions We show how this approach greatly reduces computation time and memory requirements for clustering large numbers of sequences and demonstrate the quality of the clusterings by benchmarking them as guide trees for multiple alignment. Source code is available for download from http:\\/\\/www.clustal.org\\/mbed.tgz.

  3. Euroopa Liit läks Kosovo tunnustamise osas lõhki / Ahto Lobjakas

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    Lobjakas, Ahto, 1970-

    2008-01-01

    Euroopa Liidu välisministrite kohtumisel ei saavutatud üksmeelt Kosovo tunnustamises. EL-i avalduse kohaselt langetab iga EL-i liikmesriik suhete loomise otsuse ise. Lisa: Kosovo jäetakse ukse taha

  4. OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series, Volume 14 Spatial Light Modulators

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    2007-11-02

    100mm from the optical antenna . In most cases AEL=Emitted power. 2.AEL is equal to power passing through a 50mm aperture 100mm from the antenna...8217s of MHz, and appear to be an attractive source for long wavelength, low cost systems. The optical ’ antenna ’ consists of an array of surface...used to create an optical antenna , using the design il- lustrated in figure 2. Figure 4 shows the antenna opti- cal system, that uses commercial

  5. Riigivara õiguslikust režiimist. [1.-2. osa] / Peeter Kask

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    Kask, Peeter

    1996-01-01

    Riigivara õiguslik režiim 1990-1996. Riigivara baasil tegutsevate organisatsioonide jaotamine rühmadesse. Riigivaraseaduse üldmõistetest, riigivara kasutada andmisest, võõrandamisest, kõlbmatuks tunnistamisest, riigivara registrist ning eraõigusliku juriidilise isiku halduses olevast riigivarast. Õiend Juridica, 1997, Nr. 1, Lk. 40

  6. Biochemistry Teaching in the Undergraduate Medical Course at Universidade Federalde Viçosa

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    L. Moreira Lima

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Background:The current competencies and abilities required for the training of medical professionals, recommended by the National Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Medicine (DCN have initiated discussions about the teaching of biochemistry in medical schools. Objective: This study aimed to describe the rationale of education in the Clinical Laboratory Applieddisciplines – (LAC I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII – which will be taught from first to eighth period of medical school at UFV. Methods:The disciplines weredesigned based on the competencies required for graduates of the course with 30 class hours each, always followingthe period of the study unit, integrated with other disciplines. Results:In the disciplines LACI and LAC II, taught in 2010, thestudents learned basic principles of biosafety, collection and storage of biological samples, validation of diagnostic tests, biochemical tests of cerebrospinal fluid, coagulation and renal function. They learned in the context of solving clinical cases presented and discussed in an integrated manner by a physician and a clinical biochemistry professor. Conclusion:According to the DCN, it is essential to facilitate the construction of knowledge in Biochemistry of themedical student, making the run for making clinical decisions based on scientific evidence.

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    Murphy, JFA

    2012-03-01

    Doctors’ relationship with patients and their role in society is changing. Until the 1960s doctors concentrated on the welfare of patients with less emphasis placed on patients’ rights1. Over recent decades there has been increasing empowerment of the individual across all facets of society including health care. Doctors continue to be perceived as having expertise and authority over medical science. Patients, however, now hold sway over questions of values or preferences. We all must be aware of this change in the doctor- patient interaction. We need to be more aware of the outcomes that patients view as important. The concept of shared decision-making with the patient is now widely appreciated. The process involves a change in mind set particularly for doctors who trained in an earlier era.

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    Bahari, Syah

    2012-02-01

    The study is a prospective blinded randomised controlled trial to compare the efficacy of triamcinolone acetonide, bupivacaine or in combination in managing pain after lumbar discectomy. Patients undergoing primary single-level lumbar discectomy were randomised. Triamcinolone acetonide, bupivacaine or in combination was instilled at the nerve root as decompression. Preoperative, day 1 and 6 weeks pain score, 24-h postoperative opiate requirements and duration of inpatient stay were recorded. Data was analysed using Mann-Whitney test for statistical significance. 100 patients were recruited. A significant difference was noted in day one postoperative mean pain score, mean 24-h opiate requirement and mean inpatient stay in the triamcinolone acetonide and bupivacaine group. At 8 weeks postoperatively, no significant differences were seen in the pain score in all groups. Significant postoperative pain reduction and opiate requirements in the first 24 h, and significantly shortened duration of inpatient stay were achieved in the triamcinolone acetonide and bupivacaine group compared with other groups.

  9. MITOS DE LA PSICOLOGÍA POSITIVA: MANIOBRAS ENGAÑOSAS Y PSEUDOCIENCIA

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    Luis Fernández-Ríos

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available La Psicología Positiva (PsP ha tenido un gran auge en los últimos veinte años. El objetivo del presente trabajo es enumerar una serie de mitos y maniobras argumentales falaces que siembran serias dudas acerca de lo novedoso y original de la PsP. En su discurso destaca lo pseudocientífico y una cierta deshonestidad intelectual. Además, disemina a través de redes sociales, libros y revistas especializadas, un conocimiento, se supone que empíricamente fundamentado, pero que en realidad está plagado de afirmaciones tautológicas, conocimientos superficiales y conclusiones evidentes. Todo el conocimiento generado por la PsP pone de manifiesto lo que aporta el sentido común sensato, y la razonable sabiduría tradicional. En conclusión, para esto, no hace falta la PsP y, además, se convierte, en cierta medida, en académica y socialmente innecesaria, irrelevante y prescindible. El trabajo finaliza con una serie de consideraciones acerca del incierto futuro de la siempre controvertida PsP.

  10. Genotsiid ja apartheid okupeeritud Eestis. [1.-3. osa] / Enn Sarv

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    Sarv, Enn, 1921-2008

    1997-01-01

    Peatükk raamatust "Õigluse vastu ei saa ükski". NSVLi poolt eestlaste kallal toimepandud inimsusevastased kuriteod. Inimkaotused, raamatute hävitamine. Sõjakuriteod ja nende eest karistamise võimalused

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    Sermeus, Walter

    2011-04-18

    Abstract Background Current human resources planning models in nursing are unreliable and ineffective as they consider volumes, but ignore effects on quality in patient care. The project RN4CAST aims innovative forecasting methods by addressing not only volumes, but quality of nursing staff as well as quality of patient care. Methods\\/Design A multi-country, multilevel cross-sectional design is used to obtain important unmeasured factors in forecasting models including how features of hospital work environments impact on nurse recruitment, retention and patient outcomes. In each of the 12 participating European countries, at least 30 general acute hospitals were sampled. Data are gathered via four data sources (nurse, patient and organizational surveys and via routinely collected hospital discharge data). All staff nurses of a random selection of medical and surgical units (at least 2 per hospital) were surveyed. The nurse survey has the purpose to measure the experiences of nurses on their job (e.g. job satisfaction, burnout) as well as to allow the creation of aggregated hospital level measures of staffing and working conditions. The patient survey is organized in a sub-sample of countries and hospitals using a one-day census approach to measure the patient experiences with medical and nursing care. In addition to conducting a patient survey, hospital discharge abstract datasets will be used to calculate additional patient outcomes like in-hospital mortality and failure-to-rescue. Via the organizational survey, information about the organizational profile (e.g. bed size, types of technology available, teaching status) is collected to control the analyses for institutional differences. This information will be linked via common identifiers and the relationships between different aspects of the nursing work environment and patient and nurse outcomes will be studied by using multilevel regression type analyses. These results will be used to simulate the impact of changing different aspects of the nursing work environment on quality of care and satisfaction of the nursing workforce. Discussion RN4CAST is one of the largest nurse workforce studies ever conducted in Europe, will add to accuracy of forecasting models and generate new approaches to more effective management of nursing resources in Europe.

  12. Tõlkekirjandus on osa rahvuskultuurist : Eestit Ungaris ja Ungarit Eestis / Ellen Arnover

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    Arnover, Ellen, 1953-

    2005-01-01

    16. juunist 29. augustini oli Tallinna Ülikooli Akadeemilises Raamatukogus avatud ungari ja eesti raamatute väljapanek: eesti kirjandus ungari keeles ja ungari kirjandus eesti keeles. Näituse koostas vanembibliograaf Mai Luht

  13. Valitud peatükke puulandi ajaloost. 1.-5. osa / Kalle Kroon

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    Kroon, Kalle, 1966-

    2014-01-01

    Landid, voblerid. Kuidas Michigani osariigis elanud mesinik 1898. a puulandi leiutas, kes ja kuidas seda edaspidi täiustas. Mudelid Wiggler, Pikie ja Huskie. Kuulsad firmad Creek Chub, Heddon, South Bend jt

  14. Festival "Meretagune asi" kutsub osa saama vendade Tuulikute loomingust / Ivika Laanet

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    Laanet, Ivika

    2009-01-01

    Kuressaares toimub Saaremaa Rahvateatri ja Kuressaare Linnateatri poolt korraldatud harrastusteatrite festival "Meretagune asi", mis on pühendatud vendadele Ülo ja Jüri Tuulikule. Festivali raames toimub kuuldemängunädal, teatri- ja kirjanduskonverents ning Jüri Tuuliku näitemängude päev

  15. Obesity, diabetes and OSAS induce of sleep disorders: Exercise as therapy

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    2011-01-01

    Sleep is an integral part of good health. Sleep disorders and variations in sleep habits are associated with a low-grade inflammatory status, which may be either a cause or consequence of other conditions, including obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Several strategies are available to counteract these conditions including continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), pharmacological and nutritional interventions, and even surgery. At present, our group is investigating the effect of chronic endurance exercise on sleep alterations. PMID:21861897

  16. Obesity, diabetes and OSAS induce of sleep disorders: Exercise as therapy

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    Santos Ronaldo VT

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Sleep is an integral part of good health. Sleep disorders and variations in sleep habits are associated with a low-grade inflammatory status, which may be either a cause or consequence of other conditions, including obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Several strategies are available to counteract these conditions including continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP, pharmacological and nutritional interventions, and even surgery. At present, our group is investigating the effect of chronic endurance exercise on sleep alterations.

  17. Process optimization of ultrasound-assisted curcumin nanoemulsions stabilized by OSA-modified starch.

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    Abbas, Shabbar; Bashari, Mohanad; Akhtar, Waseem; Li, Wei Wei; Zhang, Xiaoming

    2014-07-01

    This study reports on the process optimization of ultrasound-assisted, food-grade oil-water nanoemulsions stabilized by modified starches. In this work, effects of major emulsification process variables including applied power in terms of power density and sonication time, and formulation parameters, that is, surfactant type and concentration, bioactive concentration and dispersed-phase volume fraction were investigated on the mean droplet diameter, polydispersity index and charge on the emulsion droplets. Emulsifying properties of octenyl succinic anhydride modified starches, that is, Purity Gum 2000, Hi-Cap 100 and Purity Gum Ultra, and the size stability of corresponding emulsion droplets during the 1 month storage period were also investigated. Results revealed that the smallest and more stable nanoemulsion droplets were obtained when coarse emulsions treated at 40% of applied power (power density: 1.36 W/mL) for 7 min, stabilized by 1.5% (w/v) Purity Gum Ultra. Optimum volume fraction of oil (medium chain triglycerides) and the concentration of bioactive compound (curcumin) dispersed were 0.05 and 6 mg/mL oil, respectively. These results indicated that the ultrasound-assisted emulsification could be successfully used for the preparation of starch-stabilized nanoemulsions at lower temperatures (40-45 °C) and reduced energy consumption.

  18. Uuring : suur osa ettevõtmisi viidaks ellu ka riigipoolse abita / Erik Aru

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    Aru, Erik

    2007-01-01

    Poliitikauuringute keskuse Praxis uuringutest järeldus, et vähem kui 15% aastal 2004-2005 toetust saanud ettevõtetest on kasutanud rohkem kui ühte riigi poolt ettevõtluse arendamiseks mõeldud toetust, ettevõtjad teavad riigitoetustest vähe. Vt. samas: Vaadeldud projektid

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    Geary, Julian Lindsay

    2009-01-01

    The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of two types of occlusal accommodation on the arch separation in centric and eccentric arch positions and to assess the opposing tooth contacts in professionally made, thermoformed sports mouthguards.

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    Singan, Vasanth R

    2011-10-21

    Abstract Background Accurate quantitative co-localization is a key parameter in the context of understanding the spatial co-ordination of molecules and therefore their function in cells. Existing co-localization algorithms consider either the presence of co-occurring pixels or correlations of intensity in regions of interest. Depending on the image source, and the algorithm selected, the co-localization coefficients determined can be highly variable, and often inaccurate. Furthermore, this choice of whether co-occurrence or correlation is the best approach for quantifying co-localization remains controversial. Results We have developed a novel algorithm to quantify co-localization that improves on and addresses the major shortcomings of existing co-localization measures. This algorithm uses a non-parametric ranking of pixel intensities in each channel, and the difference in ranks of co-localizing pixel positions in the two channels is used to weight the coefficient. This weighting is applied to co-occurring pixels thereby efficiently combining both co-occurrence and correlation. Tests with synthetic data sets show that the algorithm is sensitive to both co-occurrence and correlation at varying levels of intensity. Analysis of biological data sets demonstrate that this new algorithm offers high sensitivity, and that it is capable of detecting subtle changes in co-localization, exemplified by studies on a well characterized cargo protein that moves through the secretory pathway of cells. Conclusions This algorithm provides a novel way to efficiently combine co-occurrence and correlation components in biological images, thereby generating an accurate measure of co-localization. This approach of rank weighting of intensities also eliminates the need for manual thresholding of the image, which is often a cause of error in co-localization quantification. We envisage that this tool will facilitate the quantitative analysis of a wide range of biological data sets, including high resolution confocal images, live cell time-lapse recordings, and high-throughput screening data sets.

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    Elmusharaf, Khalifa

    2015-09-01

    Universal health access will not be achieved unless women are cared for in their own communities and are empowered to take decisions about their own health in a supportive environment. This will only be achieved by community-based demand side interventions for maternal health access. In this review article, we highlight three common strategies to increase demand-side barriers to maternal healthcare access and identify the main challenges that still need to be addressed for these strategies to be effective.

  2. Osa kaitseväe üksustest vahetab asukohta / Heidi Ojamaa

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    Ojamaa, Heidi

    2013-01-01

    Jaanuaris kinnitatud riigikaitse arengukava 2022 peaks lisaks kaitsevõime kasvule kaasa tooma ka ulatuslikud ümberkorraldused taristu ja personali vallas, kokku puudutab see peaaegu paarisadat inimest 3106 kaitseväelasest. 2014. aasta lõpuks tagab kaitsevägi kõigile ajateenijatele tänapäevased olmetingimused, mis tähendab amortiseerunud linnakute sulgemist ja üksuste ümberjaotamist. Tallinnas asuv Vahipataljon viiakse üle Jõhvi linnakusse. Paldiskist viiakse 1. jalaväebrigaadi staap, staabikompanii ja tagalapataljon Tapale ning Tallinnas asuv logistikapataljon Ämarisse. Meegomäe lahingukool viiakse Kuperjanovi linnakusse

  3. Religiooni osa poliitilise repressiooni järgse traumaga toimetulekul / Tõnu Lehtsaar, Heino Noor

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    Lehtsaar, Tõnu, 1960-

    2003-01-01

    Ülevaade traumajärgsest stresshäirest, poliitilisest repressioonist kui trauma liigist ning religiooni osast traumaga toimetulekul. Teoreetilisi seisukohti näitlikustavad 64 poliitiliselt represseeritu ankeetküsitluse tulemused

  4. Venemaa keelab osa kaupade sisseveo TIR-märkmiku katte all / Lauri Lusti

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    Lusti, Lauri

    1997-01-01

    1998. aastast rakendab Venemaa olulisi piiranguid seoses TIR-süsteemi kasutamisega kauba sisseveol. Lisatud Vene Föderatsiooni Riikliku Tollikomitee käskkiri 22. augustist 1997 nr. 513 "TIR-karneti kasutamine mõne kategooria kaupade veoks"

  5. Linnamaastike kaitse on osa arengust / Jukka Jokilehto, Mehr Azar Soheil ; intervjueerinud Liisa Pakosta

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    Jokilehto, Jukka

    2010-01-01

    Vestlus soome arhitekti, Nova Gorica ülikooli professori, UNESCO ja ICOMOSi konsultandi Jukka Jokilehto ja tema abikaasa, pärslannast arhitekti Mehr Azar Soheiliga. Ka Tallinna vanalinnast maailmapärandi komitees valmivate linnamaastike kaitseks mõeldud soovituste valguses, linna arengust sadama suunas. Eestikeelsena ilmus J. Jokilehto raamat "Arhitektuuri konserveerimise ajalugu" (Tallinn : Eesti Kunstiakadeemia, 2010)

  6. Tolkieni "Sõrmuste isanda" triloogia esimene osa jõuab ekraanile / Timo Diener

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    Diener, Timo

    2001-01-01

    Režissöör Peter Jacksoni käe all valmivast kolmest filmist esimene : J.R.R. Tolkieni triloogia "Sõrmuste isand" alusel - "Sõrmuse vennaskond", "The Lord of the Rings : The Fellowship of the Ring" : Uus-Meremaa, Ameerika Ühendriigid 2001. Ajakiri on topeltnumber : 2001/2002; Dets./Jaan

  7. Osa kultuuripealinna jälle vastu taevast, aidaa linnahalli remondile! / Raimo Poom

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    Poom, Raimo

    2010-01-01

    Autor selgitab Tallinna ja linnahalli investeerida soovivaid USA ettevõtjaid koondava firma Tallinn Entertainment LLC vahel sõlmitud eellepingut ning leiab, et tõenäoliselt on välistatud linnahalli renoveerimise algus enne 2011. aastat

  8. Whale shark, Rhincodon typus (Orectolobifoms: Rhincodontidae) feeding aggregations in Golfo Dulce, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica.

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    Pacheco-Polanco, Juan Diego; Herra-Miranda, David; Oviedo-Correa, Lenin; Quirós-Pereira, Wagner; Figgener, Christine

    2016-01-01

    The zooplanktivorous whale shark (Rhincodon typus), is the largest living chondrichthyan and a cosmopolitan species, living in tropical, warm and temperate waters. It is considered vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and is known for big aggregations in many parts of the world. These are associated with particular oceanographic features where primary productivity is thought to be high. For the first time, four whale shark feeding aggregations are documente...

  9. Mida toob aasta 2009 maksusüsteemis. 1.-2. osa / Lemmi Oro

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    Oro, Lemmi

    2009-01-01

    Riigi eelarvepoliitikast ja maksusüsteemist, maksukoormuse vähendamisest, keskkonnamaksudest, aktsiisimaksudest ja sõiduautode erisoodustusest. Tabel: Valitsussektori tulud Eestis ; Valitsussektori tulud EL27s. Diagramm: Maksukoormus ; Maksutulud

  10. OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series. Volume 13: Ultrafast Electronics and Optoelectronics

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    1997-01-01

    Ramadas M. R. Pillai in construction of the Er/Yb optical amplifier, and that of David 0. Ca- plan in optically measuring the various fiber lengths...operation of the nonlinear fiber loop mirror," Opt. Lett., 1990, 15, pp. 248-250. [5] D. M. Patrick , A. D. Ellis, and D. M. Spirit, "Bit-rate flexible all

  11. Mida toob aasta 2009 maksusüsteemis. 1.-2. osa / Lemmi Oro

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    Oro, Lemmi

    2009-01-01

    Riigi eelarvepoliitikast ja maksusüsteemist, maksukoormuse vähendamisest, keskkonnamaksudest, aktsiisimaksudest ja sõiduautode erisoodustusest. Tabel: Valitsussektori tulud Eestis ; Valitsussektori tulud EL27s. Diagramm: Maksukoormus ; Maksutulud

  12. Hispaania kuningapaar pühendas osa külaskäiguajast kohtumistele kohaliku rahvaga

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    2009-01-01

    Hispaania kuninga Juan Carlos I ja kuninganna Sofia riigivisiidist Eestisse. Külalisi võõrustasid president Toomas Hendrik Ilves ja proua Evelin Ilves. Fotod pidulikult õhtusöögilt rahvusooper Estonia kontserdisaalis, jalutuskäigult Tallinna vanalinnas ja külaskäigust Eesti Lastekirjanduse Keskusse

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    Chang, Kah Hoong

    2011-05-24

    Abstract Background We aimed to investigate the prevalence and predictors of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) use among cancer patients and non-cancer volunteers, and to assess the knowledge of and attitudes toward CAM use in oncology among health care professionals. Methods This is a cross-sectional questionnaire survey conducted in a single institution in Ireland. Survey was performed in outpatient and inpatient settings involving cancer patients and non-cancer volunteers. Clinicians and allied health care professionals were asked to complete a different questionnaire. Results In 676 participants including 219 cancer patients; 301 non-cancer volunteers and 156 health care professionals, the overall prevalence of CAM use was 32.5% (29.1%, 30.9% and 39.7% respectively in the three study cohorts). Female gender (p < 0.001), younger age (p = 0.004), higher educational background (p < 0.001), higher annual household income (p = 0.001), private health insurance (p = 0.001) and non-Christian (p < 0.001) were factors associated with more likely CAM use. Multivariate analysis identified female gender (p < 0.001), non-Christian (p = 0.001) and private health insurance (p = 0.015) as independent predictors of CAM use. Most health care professionals thought they did not have adequate knowledge (58.8%) nor were up to date with the best evidence (79.2%) on CAM use in oncology. Health care professionals who used CAM were more likely to recommend it to patients (p < 0.001). Conclusions This study demonstrates a similarly high prevalence of CAM use among oncology health care professionals, cancer and non cancer patients. Patients are more likely to disclose CAM usage if they are specifically asked. Health care professionals are interested to learn more about various CAM therapies and have poor evidence-based knowledge on specific oncology treatments. There is a need for further training to meet to the escalation of CAM use among patients and to raise awareness of potential benefits and risks associated with these therapies.

  14. Olulised on kokkulepped Euroopa vaesema ja rikkama osa vahel / Viktor Sartakov ; interv. Tiia Truu

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    Sartakov, Viktor, 1947-

    2002-01-01

    Eestimaa Tootjate Keskliidu juhatuse esimees Viktor Sartakov osalemisest Kopenhaagenis EL-i Põllumajandusorganisatsioonide Komitee (COPA) ja Põllumajandusühistute Peakomitee (COGECA) toimkondade töös, EL-i liikmesmaade suhtumisest kandidaatriikidesse, EL-iga liitumise kasust, ohtudest

  15. Psühholoogilise kriminoloogia arengujoooni. [1.-2. osa] / Jüri Saar

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    Saar, Jüri, 1956-

    1999-01-01

    C. Beccaria (1738-1794), J. Benthami (1748-1832), C. Lombroso (1835-1909), E. Durkheimi (1858-1917), A. Binet (1857-1911), H. H. Goddardi (1866-1957) ja S. Freudi (1856-1939) kriminoloogia-alastest teooriatest. Psühhopaatia ja kuritegeliku käitumise vahekorrast, H. J. Eysenck'i (1916-1997) teooriast, biheiviorismist jt. sotsioloogilise ja psühholoogilise kriminoloogia teooriatest

  16. Et noor ei satuks kuritegelikule teele. [1.-2. osa] / Erki Nelis, Marilis Sepp, Merli Klein

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    Nelis, Erki

    2008-01-01

    Alaealiste poolt toime pandud varavastastest väärtegudest, kooli- ja perevägivallast, avaliku usalduse vastastest kuritegudest ja liiklusväärtegudest. Alaealiste narkosüütegudest, alkoholi ja tubaka tarbimisest. Alaealiste õigustest ja nende karistamisest

  17. Riigivara õiguslikust režiimist. [1.-2. osa] / Peeter Kask

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    Kask, Peeter

    1996-01-01

    Riigivara õiguslik režiim 1990-1996. Riigivara baasil tegutsevate organisatsioonide jaotamine rühmadesse. Riigivaraseaduse üldmõistetest, riigivara kasutada andmisest, võõrandamisest, kõlbmatuks tunnistamisest, riigivara registrist ning eraõigusliku juriidilise isiku halduses olevast riigivarast. Õiend Juridica, 1997, Nr. 1, Lk. 40

  18. Eestlased võtsid aktiivselt osa uue linnapargi avamisest / fotod: Michael Dulics, Madis Alvre

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    2006-01-01

    Sydney Eesti Maja lähedal avati 18. novembril Harmony nimeline linnapark. Avamisele olid kutsutud kohalikud rahvusgrupid, sealhulgas Eesti Arhiiv Austraalias ning eesti lauljad, tantsijad. Eestlased esinesid kolme rahvatantsuga Piret Hinrikus Sage juhtimisel, lauluansambel "Lõke" esitas rahvaviise ja rahvatantsurühm "Virmalised" tantse.

  19. Osa eestlastest joob vähi teket soodustavat vett / Gert D. Hankewitz

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    Hankewitz, Gert D.

    2007-01-01

    Sotsiaalministeeriumi tellimusel valminud uuringu kohaselt tarbib umbes 14 protsenti eestlastest maapõuest pumbatud vett, mille radioaktiivsus ületab kehtestatud norme. Lisaks kaart: Radioaktiivne vesi ohustab elanike tervist mitmes Põhja-Eesti vallas

  20. Turismiseadus eile, täna, homme. [1.-5. osa] / Aita Antson

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    Antson, Aita

    2000-01-01

    Turismi riiklikust korraldamisest Eesti Vabariigis 30-ndatel aastatel. Lisatud vastavate seaduste ja määruste tekstid: turismi korraldamise seadus (11. aprill 1938), võõrastemajade, pansionide ja turistidekodude liigitamise määrus (29. nov. 1938), turismipropaganda juhtimise ja selle üle järelevalve teostamise määrus (28. nov. 1938), määrus välismaale korraldatavate huvi ja õppereiside kohta (29. nov. 1938), turismi korraldamise lähemate aastate ürituste kava

  1. Valitud peatükke puulandi ajaloost. 1.-5. osa / Kalle Kroon

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    Kroon, Kalle, 1966-

    2014-01-01

    Landid, voblerid. Kuidas Michigani osariigis elanud mesinik 1898. a puulandi leiutas, kes ja kuidas seda edaspidi täiustas. Mudelid Wiggler, Pikie ja Huskie. Kuulsad firmad Creek Chub, Heddon, South Bend jt

  2. Genotsiid ja apartheid okupeeritud Eestis. [1.-3. osa] / Enn Sarv

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    Sarv, Enn, 1921-2008

    1997-01-01

    Peatükk raamatust "Õigluse vastu ei saa ükski". NSVLi poolt eestlaste kallal toimepandud inimsusevastased kuriteod. Inimkaotused, raamatute hävitamine. Sõjakuriteod ja nende eest karistamise võimalused

  3. A designated centre for people with disabilities operated by Muiríosa Foundation, Laois

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    Corrrigan, Mairead

    2006-01-01

    BACKGROUND: Developing complex interventions for testing in randomised controlled trials is of increasing importance in healthcare planning. There is a need for careful design of interventions for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD). It has been suggested that integrating qualitative research in the development of a complex intervention may contribute to optimising its design but there is limited evidence of this in practice. This study aims to examine the contribution of qualitative research in developing a complex intervention to improve the provision and uptake of secondary prevention of CHD within primary care in two different healthcare systems. METHODS: In four general practices, one rural and one urban, in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, patients with CHD were purposively selected. Four focus groups with patients (N = 23) and four with staff (N = 29) informed the development of the intervention by exploring how it could be tailored and integrated with current secondary prevention activities for CHD in the two healthcare settings. Following an exploratory trial the acceptability and feasibility of the intervention were discussed in four focus groups (17 patients) and 10 interviews (staff). The data were analysed using thematic analysis. RESULTS: Integrating qualitative research into the development of the intervention provided depth of information about the varying impact, between the two healthcare systems, of different funding and administrative arrangements, on their provision of secondary prevention and identified similar barriers of time constraints, training needs and poor patient motivation. The findings also highlighted the importance to patients of stress management, the need for which had been underestimated by the researchers. The qualitative evaluation provided depth of detail not found in evaluation questionnaires. It highlighted how the intervention needed to be more practical by minimising administration, integrating role plays into behaviour change training, providing more practical information about stress management and removing self-monitoring of lifestyle change. CONCLUSION: Qualitative research is integral to developing the design detail of a complex intervention and tailoring its components to address individuals\\' needs in different healthcare systems. The findings highlight how qualitative research may be a valuable component of the preparation for complex interventions and their evaluation.

  4. Phenolic compounds and antimicrobial activity of olive (Olea europaea L. Cv. Cobrançosa) leaves.

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    Pereira, Ana Paula; Ferreira, Isabel C F R; Marcelino, Filipa; Valentão, Patricia; Andrade, Paula B; Seabra, Rosa; Estevinho, Leticia; Bento, Albino; Pereira, José Alberto

    2007-05-26

    We report the determination of phenolic compounds in olive leaves by reversed-phase HPLC/DAD, and the evaluation of their in vitro activity against several microorganisms that may be causal agents of human intestinal and respiratory tract infections, namely gram positive (Bacillus cereus, B. subtilis and Staphylococcus aureus), gram negative bacteria (Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae) and fungi (Candida albicans and Cryptococcus neoformans). Seven phenolic compounds were identified and quantified: caffeic acid, verbascoside, oleuropein, luteolin 7-O-glucoside, rutin, apigenin 7-O-glucoside and luteolin 4'-O-glucoside. At low concentrations olive leaves extracts showed an unusual combined antibacterial and antifungal action, which suggest their great potential as nutraceuticals, particularly as a source of phenolic compounds.

  5. Suurem osa Eestist ebasoodsaks alaks / Silja Lättemäe

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    Lättemäe, Silja, 1952-

    2005-01-01

    Euroopa Komisjonis käivad arutelud ebasoodsate piirkondade (Less Favoured Areas) määratluse muutmise üle, mis puudutab maaelu arengu reformi aastateks 2007-2013. Nii võib Eesti hakata saama lisatoetusi

  6. Tolkieni "Sõrmuste isanda" triloogia esimene osa jõuab ekraanile / Timo Diener

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    Diener, Timo

    2001-01-01

    Režissöör Peter Jacksoni käe all valmivast kolmest filmist esimene : J.R.R. Tolkieni triloogia "Sõrmuste isand" alusel - "Sõrmuse vennaskond", "The Lord of the Rings : The Fellowship of the Ring" : Uus-Meremaa, Ameerika Ühendriigid 2001. Ajakiri on topeltnumber : 2001/2002; Dets./Jaan

  7. Maailma suusaorienteerumine vaatab kindlalt tulevikku. 1.-2. osa / Margus Hallik

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    Hallik, Margus, 1978-

    2009-01-01

    Rahvusvahelise Orienteerumisliidu (IOFi) poolt koostatud suundsuusatamise pikaajalisest strateegiast, spordiala reformimisest ja 2018. aasta taliolümpiamängude uueks spordialaks saamisest, suusaorienteerumise võistlussarjast "Ski-O Tour" ja suusaorienteerumisest Eestis

  8. Venemaa keelab osa kaupade sisseveo TIR-märkmiku katte all / Lauri Lusti

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    Lusti, Lauri

    1997-01-01

    1998. aastast rakendab Venemaa olulisi piiranguid seoses TIR-süsteemi kasutamisega kauba sisseveol. Lisatud Vene Föderatsiooni Riikliku Tollikomitee käskkiri 22. augustist 1997 nr. 513 "TIR-karneti kasutamine mõne kategooria kaupade veoks"

  9. Popkultuurgi on rahvuskultuuri osa / Valle-Sten Maiste ja Jan Kaus

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    Maiste, Valle-Sten, 1972-

    2009-01-01

    Õnnestunud muusikafestival Tallinn Music Week tõstatas olulisi kultuuripoliitilisi küsimusi. Jan Kaus ja Valle-Sten Maiste arutlevad artiklis selle üle, et popkultuur vajaks hariduse ja tugistruktuuride näol toestamist, tuleks tunnustada kodumaist väärt pop- ja rockmuusikat

  10. OSA 1: Itämeren suojelun taloudelliset hyödyt ja kustannukset

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    Ahlvik, Lassi; Ahtiainen, Heini; Artell, Janne

    2012-01-01

    The Sustainable Development Subcommittee of the Government Advisory Board for Sectoral Research decided in 2009 to initiate two projects. The first one ”Protection of the Baltic Sea: Benefits, Costs and Policy Instruments” was conducted by a consortium led by MTT Agrifood Research Finland, together...... with the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the University of Helsinki. The other project ”Cost-efficient instruments for the protection of the Baltic Sea” was led by the University of Helsinki, Department of Economics and Management, in cooperation with the Government Institute for Economic Research....... The projects were funded by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Ministry of the Environment, along with a small contribution from the Ministry of Transport and Communications and Ministry of Finance. A common steering group for both projects was appointed by the Ministry of Agriculture...

  11. Timtshenko juhtimisel liigub suur osa Eesti kütuseveost / Peeter Raidla

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    Raidla, Peeter, 1955-

    2006-01-01

    Gennadi Timtshenkoga seotud Eesti naftatransiidis tegutsevad ettevõtted AS Tarcona ja Trendgate ning koostöösidemed Severstaltransi, E.O.S.-i ja Pakterminaliga. Vt. samas: Eesti ärimehed teavad mõjuvõimsast ärimehest vähe; Vene ja Soome kodanik, kes elab Šveitsis; Gennadi Timtshenko ärid said alguse Kinexist; Timtshenko tegevushaare ulatub gaasisõjast Saddam Husseinini

  12. Eestlased võtsid aktiivselt osa uue linnapargi avamisest / fotod: Michael Dulics, Madis Alvre

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    2006-01-01

    Sydney Eesti Maja lähedal avati 18. novembril Harmony nimeline linnapark. Avamisele olid kutsutud kohalikud rahvusgrupid, sealhulgas Eesti Arhiiv Austraalias ning eesti lauljad, tantsijad. Eestlased esinesid kolme rahvatantsuga Piret Hinrikus Sage juhtimisel, lauluansambel "Lõke" esitas rahvaviise ja rahvatantsurühm "Virmalised" tantse.

  13. Kokaiin võtab järjest suurema osa narkoturust / Aleksei Günter

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    Günter, Aleksei, 1979-

    2005-01-01

    Ilmunud ka: Postimees : na russkom jazõke 25. nov., lk 2. Euroopa narkootikumide ja narkomaania seirekeskuse (EMCDDA) raporti kohaselt, mis põhineb 29 riigis kogutud andmete põhjal, on kokaiini sissevedu Euroopasse märkimisväärselt kasvanud. Raportis tuuakse muu hulgas välja, et narkokuritegude arv on suurenenud just Eestis ja Poolas ning antakse lootust, et HIV-epideemia kõrghetk võib Eestis ja Lätis olla möödas. Diagrammid: Narkootikumide tarbimine Euroopas ja USAs

  14. A designated centre for people with disabilities operated by Muiríosa Foundation, Westmeath

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    Coote, Susan

    2009-01-01

    BACKGROUND: People with Multiple Sclerosis have a life long need for physiotherapy and exercise interventions due to the progressive nature of the disease and their greater risk of the complications of inactivity. The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland run physiotherapy, yoga and exercise classes for their members, however there is little evidence to suggest which form of physical activity optimises outcome for people with the many and varied impairments associated with MS. METHODS AND DESIGN: This is a multi-centre, single blind, block randomised, controlled trial. Participants will be recruited via the ten regional offices of MS Ireland. Telephone screening will establish eligibility and stratification according to the mobility section of the Guys Neurological Disability Scale. Once a block of people of the same strand in the same geographical region have given consent, participants will be randomised. Strand A will concern individuals with MS who walk independently or use one stick to walk outside. Participants will be randomised to yoga, physiotherapy led exercise class, fitness instructor led exercise class or to a control group who don\\'t change their exercise habits.Strand B will concern individuals with MS who walk with bilateral support or a rollator, they may use a wheelchair for longer distance outdoors. Participants will be randomised to 1:1 Physiotherapist led intervention, group intervention led by Physiotherapist, group yoga intervention or a control group who don\\'t change their exercise habits. Participants will be assessed by physiotherapist who is blind to the group allocation at week 1, week 12 (following 10 weeks intervention or control), and at 12 week follow up. The primary outcome measure for both strands is the Multiple Sclerosis Impact Scale. Secondary outcomes are Modified Fatigue Impact Scale, 6 Minute Walk test, and muscle strength measured with hand held dynamometry. Strand B will also use Berg Balance Test and the Modified Ashworth Scale. Confounding variables such as sensation, coordination, proprioception, range of motion and other impairments will be recorded at initial assessment. DISCUSSION: Data analysis will analyse change in each group, and the differences between groups. Sub group analysis may be performed if sufficient numbers are recruited. TRIAL REGISTRATION: ISRCTN77610415.

  15. Eesti tudengite eelistused kodumaiste või välismaiste mittealkohoolsete jookide osas / Kaia Timpmann

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    Timpmann, Kaia

    2005-01-01

    Päritoluriigi maine teoreetilistest aspektidest, Eesti tudengite seas läbiviidud päritoluriigi maine uuringu tulemustest, soovitusi tootjatele päritoluriigi maine paremaks kasutamiseks mittealkohoolsete jookide puhul. Skeem. Tabelid

  16. Et noor ei satuks kuritegelikule teele. [1.-2. osa] / Erki Nelis, Marilis Sepp, Merli Klein

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    Nelis, Erki

    2008-01-01

    Alaealiste poolt toime pandud varavastastest väärtegudest, kooli- ja perevägivallast, avaliku usalduse vastastest kuritegudest ja liiklusväärtegudest. Alaealiste narkosüütegudest, alkoholi ja tubaka tarbimisest. Alaealiste õigustest ja nende karistamisest

  17. MITOS DE LA PSICOLOGÍA POSITIVA: MANIOBRAS ENGAÑOSAS Y PSEUDOCIENCIA

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    Luis Fernández-Ríos; Manuel Vilariño

    2016-01-01

    La Psicología Positiva (PsP) ha tenido un gran auge en los últimos veinte años. El objetivo del presente trabajo es enumerar una serie de mitos y maniobras argumentales falaces que siembran serias dudas acerca de lo novedoso y original de la PsP. En su discurso destaca lo pseudocientífico y una cierta deshonestidad intelectual. Además, disemina a través de redes sociales, libros y revistas especializadas, un conocimiento, se supone que empíricamente fundamentado, pero que en realidad está pla...

  18. Linnamaastike kaitse on osa arengust / Jukka Jokilehto, Mehr Azar Soheil ; intervjueerinud Liisa Pakosta

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    Jokilehto, Jukka

    2010-01-01

    Vestlus soome arhitekti, Nova Gorica ülikooli professori, UNESCO ja ICOMOSi konsultandi Jukka Jokilehto ja tema abikaasa, pärslannast arhitekti Mehr Azar Soheiliga. Ka Tallinna vanalinnast maailmapärandi komitees valmivate linnamaastike kaitseks mõeldud soovituste valguses, linna arengust sadama suunas. Eestikeelsena ilmus J. Jokilehto raamat "Arhitektuuri konserveerimise ajalugu" (Tallinn : Eesti Kunstiakadeemia, 2010)

  19. OSA 1: Itämeren suojelun taloudelliset hyödyt ja kustannukset

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    Ahlvik, Lassi; Ahtiainen, Heini; Artell, Janne

    2012-01-01

    with the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the University of Helsinki. The other project ”Cost-efficient instruments for the protection of the Baltic Sea” was led by the University of Helsinki, Department of Economics and Management, in cooperation with the Government Institute for Economic Research...... and Forestry. The Baltic Sea and its catchment area are highly susceptible to the environmental impacts of human activities. Several of the sub-basins are in a poor or bad state. To protect the Sea, the coastal countries are implementing EU directives and the HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan. The cost......-effectiveness of environmental protection can be analysed by comparing the costs of measures to benefits derived from ecosystem goods and services. In turn, the effectiveness of national water protection policies can be assessed by evaluating, in addition to the costs, on what basis the reduction measures are allocated...

  20. Startup inkubaator soovitab: 10 sammu ideest suure ärini. 1.-8. osa / Brit Tammeorg

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    Tammeorg, Brit

    2013-01-01

    Etapid: elujõulisuse kinnitamine, meeskonna loomine, ärimudeli läbimõtlemine, osanikevaheliste suhete reguleerimine, finantseeringute leidmine, planeerimine, koostöö ärikiirendi või inkubaatoriga, äriprojekti esitlemine, turundus

  1. First Image Products from EcoSAR - Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

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    Osmanoglu, Batuhan; Lee, SeungKuk; Rincon, Rafael; Fatuyinbo, Lola; Bollian, Tobias; Ranson, Jon

    2016-01-01

    Designed especially for forest ecosystem studies, EcoSAR employs state-of-the-art digital beamforming technology to generate wide-swath, high-resolution imagery. EcoSARs dual antenna single-pass imaging capability eliminates temporal decorrelation from polarimetric and interferometric analysis, increasing the signal strength and simplifying models used to invert forest structure parameters. Antennae are physically separated by 25 meters providing single pass interferometry. In this mode the radar is most sensitive to topography. With 32 active transmit and receive channels, EcoSARs digital beamforming is an order of magnitude more versatile than the digital beamforming employed on the upcoming NISAR mission. EcoSARs long wavelength (P-band, 435 MHz, 69 cm) measurements can be used to simulate data products for ESAs future BIOMASS mission, allowing scientists to develop algorithms before the launch of the satellite. EcoSAR can also be deployed to collect much needed data where BIOMASS satellite wont be allowed to collect data (North America, Europe and Arctic), filling in the gaps to keep a watchful eye on the global carbon cycle. EcoSAR can play a vital role in monitoring, reporting and verification schemes of internationals programs such as UN-REDD (United Nations Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) benefiting global society. EcoSAR was developed and flown with support from NASA Earth Sciences Technology Offices Instrument Incubator Program.

  2. Popkultuurgi on rahvuskultuuri osa / Valle-Sten Maiste ja Jan Kaus

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    Maiste, Valle-Sten, 1972-

    2009-01-01

    Õnnestunud muusikafestival Tallinn Music Week tõstatas olulisi kultuuripoliitilisi küsimusi. Jan Kaus ja Valle-Sten Maiste arutlevad artiklis selle üle, et popkultuur vajaks hariduse ja tugistruktuuride näol toestamist, tuleks tunnustada kodumaist väärt pop- ja rockmuusikat

  3. Bosque y población en la Península de Osa, Costa Rica

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    Rosero-Bixby, Luis; Maldonado-Ulloa, Tirso; Bonilla-Carrión, Roger

    2014-01-01

    Este estudio relaciona datos geocodificados de censos de población con información de uso de la tierra proveniente de imágenes de satélite y fotografías aéreas. Se analizan tres procesos: deforestación, reforestación y fragmentación en el período 1980 - 1995 y se identifican relaciones con potenciales de población derivados del censo de 1984, en las que se controlan efectos de terceras variables como caminos, lluvias, distancia al borde de bosque, grado de protección, etc. Entre 1980 y 1995 s...

  4. Bosque y población en la Península de Osa, Costa Rica

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    Luis Rosero-Bixby; Tirso Maldonado-Ulloa; Roger Bonilla-Carrión

    2002-01-01

    artículo -- Universidad de Costa Rica. Instituto de investigaciones en Salud, 2002 Este estudio relaciona datos geocodificados de censos de población con información de uso de la tierra proveniente de imágenes de satélite y fotografías aéreas. Se analizan tres procesos: deforestación, reforestación y fragmentación en el período 1980 - 1995 y se identifican relaciones con potenciales de población derivados del censo de 1984, en las que se controlan efectos de terceras variables como camino...

  5. Osa-miR169 Negatively Regulates Rice Immunity against the Blast Fungus Magnaporthe oryzae

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    Li, Yan; Zhao, Sheng-Li; Li, Jin-Lu; Hu, Xiao-Hong; Wang, He; Cao, Xiao-Long; Xu, Yong-Ju; Zhao, Zhi-Xue; Xiao, Zhi-Yuan; Yang, Nan; Fan, Jing; Huang, Fu; Wang, Wen-Ming

    2017-01-01

    miR169 is a conserved microRNA (miRNA) family involved in plant development and stress-induced responses. However, how miR169 functions in rice immunity remains unclear. Here, we show that miR169 acts as a negative regulator in rice immunity against the blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae by repressing the expression of nuclear factor Y-A (NF-YA) genes. The accumulation of miR169 was significantly increased in a susceptible accession but slightly fluctuated in a resistant accession upon M. oryzae infection. Consistently, the transgenic lines overexpressing miR169a became hyper-susceptible to different M. oryzae strains associated with reduced expression of defense-related genes and lack of hydrogen peroxide accumulation at the infection site. Consequently, the expression of its target genes, the NF-YA family members, was down-regulated by the overexpression of miR169a at either transcriptional or translational level. On the contrary, overexpression of a target mimicry that acts as a sponge to trap miR169a led to enhanced resistance to M. oryzae. In addition, three of miR169’s target genes were also differentially up-regulated in the resistant accession upon M. oryzae infection. Taken together, our data indicate that miR169 negatively regulates rice immunity against M. oryzae by differentially repressing its target genes and provide the potential to engineer rice blast resistance via a miRNA. PMID:28144248

  6. Osa toidukaubast jääb 1. maist piiri taha / Anne Oja, Rivo Sarapik

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    Oja, Anne, 1970-

    2004-01-01

    Ilmunud ka: Delovõje Vedomosti 24. märts lk. 9. Liitudes Euroopa Liiduga, sulgeb Eesti 1. mail piiri osale kolmandatest riikidest tulevatele toidukaupadele. Diagramm. Lisa: Ministrid tõrjuvad vastutust. Vt. samas : Rivo Sarapik. Kaubaveo katkemine teeb kahju konkurentsivõimele

  7. Origem, sucessão e estrutura de uma floresta de galeria periodicamente alagada em Viçosa-MG Origin, sucession and structure of a periodically flooded gallery forest in Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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    João Augusto Alves Meira Neto

    2003-08-01

    Full Text Available O estudo das estruturas fitossociológicas e de tamanhos em fragmentos florestais secundários permite inferências a respeito da composição e das estruturas originais do início da sucessão secundária. Em se tratando de matas de galeria ou ciliares, a importância desses estudos aumenta com a crescente pressão causada por impactos em cursos d'água e suas margens, especialmente as construções de barragens para hidrelétricas. Com este trabalho objetivou-se descrever a estrutura de uma mata de galeria secundária e, a partir desta, identificar uma população de espécie arbórea que participou do início do processo sucessional nessa floresta. Em seguida, com esses dados, objetivou-se estudar a estrutura genética e levantar dados sobre a biologia dessa espécie, que provavelmente iniciou o processo sucessional. Foi realizado um censo de todas as árvores que apresentassem circunferência do caule a 1,3 m do solo maior ou igual a 10 cm. Das 48 espécies de árvores incluídas, 87,5% são endozoocóricas e 12,5 anemocóricas. Das anemocóricas, as com menores diásporos apresentaram maior densidade nessa floresta, que está isolada das outras por pastagens. A mata de galeria em questão apresentou como espécies mais importantes (VI ovata, Erythrina falcata e Euterpe edulis. Espécies de Ficus do subgênero Urostigma apresentaram grande biomassa, apesar da baixa densidade. Erythrina falcata foi considerada uma das espécies de maior importância, provavelmente associada às espécies de Ficus, no início da sucessão secundária, pela estrutura de diâmetros de caule por ela apresentada. Em Erythrina falcata foram analisados os sistemas isoenzimáticos de Isocitrato Desidrogenase, Peroxidase, Fosfogluco Mutase e Xiquimato Desidrogenase por meio de zimogramas. A população dos 27 indivíduos de Erythrina falcata mostrou-se em equilíbrio de Hardy-Weinberg e com relativa alta diversidade alélica. A população de Erythrina falcata mostrou possuir condições biológicas e ecológicas para iniciar a sucessão secundária. A alta diversidade genética da população de Erythrina falcata pode ter sido um dos fatores determinantes do sucesso de colonização da área. A associação de Erythrina falcata com figueiras pode ter sido determinante no sucesso desse processo em seu início, e a associação inicial deve ter funcionado como sistema de baixa diversidade de espécies, comparável a outras florestas alagadas do Sudeste brasileiro.The study of the phytosociological structures and sizes in secondary forest fragments allows to make inferences on the original composition and structures at the beginning of the secondary succession. The importance of gallery or riparian forest studies increases with the increasing concerns on the impacts caused by water courses and their borders, specially the building of power plant dams. The objectives of this work were to describe the structure of a secondary gallery forest to identify an arboreous species population which participated at the beginning of the successional process in this forest and based on these data, to study the genetic structure and to assess the biology of the species which probably started the successional process. A survey of all the trees with a 1,3 m stem circumference from the ground greater than or equal to 10 cm was carried out. Out of the 48 tree species already included, 87.5% are endozoochoric and 12.5% are anemochoric. Out of the latter those with the smallest propagules presented greater density in this forest, which is isolated from others by pastures. The most important species (VI presented by this gallery forest were: Talauma ovata, Erythrina falcata and Euterpe edulis. Ficus species from the subgenus Urostigma presented a great biomass in spite of its low density. Erythrina falcata was considered one of the species of greater importance, probably associated to the Ficus species at the beginning of the secondary succession, due to the structure of the stem diameters presented. In Erythrina falcata, the isoenzymatic systems of Isocitrate Dehydrogenase, Peroxidase, Phosphoglyco Mutase and Xiquimate Dehydrogenase were analyzed by means of zimograms. The population of 27 individuals of Erythrina falcata was found in Hardy-Weinberg balance, presenting a relatively high allelic diversity. The population of Erythrina falcata was found to be under biological and ecological conditions to start the secondary succession. The high genetic diversity of the Erythrina falcata population could be one of the determinant factors for the success of the colonization of the area. The association of Erythrina falcata with trees of the Ficus genus could have been determinant for the successful beginning of this process of colonization, and the initial association may have functioned as a low diversity system of species, comparable to other flooded forests of Southeastern Brazil.

  8. Kas osanikul on õigus osaühingust välja astuda ja nõuda oma osa eest ühingult hüvitist? / Margus Moor, Urmas Volens

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    Moor, Margus, 1982-

    2012-01-01

    Osanike väljaastumisõiguse ja hüvitisnõude aluseks olevatest normidest Saksa ja Eesti õiguses. Väljaastumisõiguse kasutamise eeldustest, selle reguleerimise võimalustest põhikirjas ning õiguslikust tagajärjest

  9. Chuva de sementes em Floresta Estacional Semidecidual em Viçosa, MG, Brasil Seed rain in a seasonal semideciduous forest at Viçosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil

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    Érica Pereira de Campos

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo objetivou avaliar a composição florística, a densidade e a freqüência de sementes, em 25 coletores, em um trecho de Floresta Estacional Semidecidual. Além disso, classificar os táxons quanto à forma de vida, às síndromes de dispersão e, nas arbóreas, quanto ao estádio sucessional e verificar a similaridade florística entre as espécies identificadas na chuva de sementes e as espécies arbóreas localizadas nas mesmas parcelas dos coletores. O trabalho foi realizado entre dezembro/2004 a novembro/2006. Foram reconhecidos 43 táxons, sendo que Leguminosae foi representada por 11 espécies. A forma de vida dominante foi arbórea (63,1%, as lianas foram representadas por 28,9% das espécies amostradas, as herbáceas por 5,3% e as arbustivas por 2,6%. A densidade média de sementes no primeiro ano foi de 113,92 sementes.m-2 e no segundo de 2.603,84 sementes.m-2. Essas diferenças demonstraram heterogeneidade espacial e temporal da chuva de sementes. A similaridade florística encontrada pelo índice de Sørensen entre as espécies da chuva de sementes e as espécies arbóreas do trecho do fragmento estudado foi de 32%, valor considerado baixo (This study aims to evaluate the floristic composition, density and frequency of seeds in 25 traps in a section of seasonal semideciduous forest, as well as classify taxons as to life form, dispersal syndromes, and succession phase of the tree species, and verify floristic similarities between seed rain species and tree species located in the same plots. The work was carried out from December/2004 to November/2006. Forty three taxons were recognized and Leguminosae was represented by 11 species. The dominant life form was arboreal (63.1%, climbers were represented by 28.9% of the sampled species, herbs by 5.3% and shrubs by 2.6%. Mean seed density in the first year was 113.92 seeds.m-2 and 2603.84 seeds.m-2 in the second year. These differences showed spatial and seasonal heterogeneity of the seed rain. Floristic similarity using Sørensen's index between seed-rain species and tree species from the studied fragment was 32%, a value considered to be low (< 50%. This result showed that the adjacent arboreal vegetation composition had little influence on the seed rain.

  10. Kas osanikul on õigus osaühingust välja astuda ja nõuda oma osa eest ühingult hüvitist? / Margus Moor, Urmas Volens

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    Moor, Margus, 1982-

    2012-01-01

    Osanike väljaastumisõiguse ja hüvitisnõude aluseks olevatest normidest Saksa ja Eesti õiguses. Väljaastumisõiguse kasutamise eeldustest, selle reguleerimise võimalustest põhikirjas ning õiguslikust tagajärjest

  11. Mehe ettekujutus võrdõiguslikkusest : Areeni modernromaani I-XII osa / Tõnu Kaalep, Harry Liivrand, Barbi Pilvre

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    Kaalep, Tõnu, 1966-

    2002-01-01

    Järg: 4. apr., lk. B4; 11. apr., lk. B25; 18. apr., lk. B4; 25. apr., lk.B9; 2. mai., lk. B4; 9. mai, lk. B27; 16. mai, lk. B12; 23. mai, lk. B4; 30. mai, lk. B11; 6. juuni, lk. B14; 13. juuni, lk. B27. Sisu : Nicolette'i Meestemaja; Maakler lagedal maastikul; Vaba mees; Kass, Inessa, kass!; Masin jookseb kokku; Õpetatud mees; Mõned vanad kirjad; Meesteõhtu; Teel; Esimene laip; Arkaadia. Epiloog.

  12. Kuues tüübirühm - metsanduslik pärandkultuur. 1.-2. osa / Vaike Pommer

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    Pommer, Vaike, 1947-

    2013-01-01

    Vaatluse all on põlised metsa- ja taliteed Kullamaa ja Marimetsa vahel Läänemaal Kullamaa vallas, Pükste metsavahikoht Kikeveres Tartumaal, Rätsepa metsavahikordon Jõgevamaal, tähelepanuväärse looga puud ja puistud

  13. Utilización de grano de sorgo y forraje de leñosas en la ceba porcina

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    R Herrera

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar los indicadores productivos en cerdos de ceba con la sustitución del 30 % de la proteína bruta aportada por el concentrado comercial, mediante variantes de alimentación que incluyeron harina de sorgo (Sorghum bicolor y plantas forrajeras proteínicas (Morus alba y Tithonia diversifolia. La investigación se realizó en las áreas de producción de la Estación Experimental de Pastos y Forrajes «Indio Hatuey» y en ella se utilizaron 44 cerdos; estos se distribuyeron aleatoriamente en cuatro tratamientos experimentales con 11 cerdos cada uno y tenían un peso promedio inicial de 26 kg. El grupo control (C recibió solo concentrado comercial; el grupo concentrado-sorgo (C-S dispuso de 70 % de concentrado y 30 % de harina de sorgo; el grupo concentrado-sorgo-titonia (C-S-T recibió 70 % de concentrado, 20 % de harina de sorgo y 10 % de forraje fresco de titonia; y el grupo concentrado-sorgo-morera (C-S-M, 70 % de concentrado más 20 % de harina de sorgo y 10 % de forraje fresco de morera. Los incrementos de peso vivo, el consumo de alimentos y la conversión alimenticia se determinaron con una frecuencia quincenal. El experimento se detuvo a los 108 días, cuando los animales alcanzaron el peso de sacrificio. Las ganancias promedio acumuladas (g/animal/día de los grupos C (623 y C-S (625 mostraron diferencias significativas (P<0,01 con respecto a C-S-T (570 y C-S-M (524. La conversión alimenticia global (kg MS/kg de PV fue de 3,56 para C; 4,21 para C-S; 5,39 para C-S-T y 5,18 para C-S-M. Se concluye que la inclusión de la harina de sorgo como recurso energético y su combinación con forraje de plantas forrajeras proteínicas constituye una alternativa viable para la porcinocultura cubana

  14. Influência do estado nutricional de gestantes adultas no peso ao nascer, Viçosa-MG

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    2007-01-01

    A saúde do recém-nascido está amplamente relacionada com as condições maternas, considerado-se tanto aspectos socioeconômicos quando nutricionais. Gestantes em condições desfavoráveis podem gerar recém-nascidos com baixo peso, situação que poderia ser minimizada por meio da assistência pré-natal adequada, possibilitando a identificação e orientação de problemas que prejudiquem a saúde do binômio mãe e filho. O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar a evolução do estado nutricional de gestantes adu...

  15. Conflitos socioambientais: o caso da carcinicultura no complexo estuarino Caravelas - Nova Viçosa/Bahia-Brasil

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    Henrique Machado Dias

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo analisa o contexto de um conflito socioambiental no município de Caravelas, extremo sul da Bahia/Brasil, a partir da proposta de implantação do que seria o maior empreendimento de produção de camarão exótico do país, em importante região socioeconômica e ambiental associada ao banco coralíneo dos Abrolhos. Parte do pressuposto de que a carência de políticas públicas definidoras dos parâmetros decisórios do financiamento de projetos de carcinicultura tem permitido que empreendimentos sejam implantados desequilibrando o meio ambiente, sem apontar alternativas produtivas sustentáveis, a partir da geração de trabalho e de produção de alimentos. A metodologia qualitativa adotou a observação participante e o trabalho de campo objetivando identificar os danos ambientais provenientes da carcinicultura e relacioná-los aos fatores que colaboram para perpetuação desses modelos predatórios e para constituição de movimentos de resistência, visando a identificar as potencialidades locais e os possíveis caminhos de uma gestão socioambiental sustentável.This article analyzes a socioenvironmental conflict in the municipality of Caravelas, Bahia / Brazil. The studied conflict emerged from the proposal for the establishment of what would become the largest shrimp farm in Brazil. The proposed area for the establishment of the shrimp farm was part of an important socioeconomic and environmental region associated to the Abrolhos Coral Reef Bank. It assumes that the lack of public policies that define the parameters of the decision-making for financing shrimp farming projects has allowed the establishment of shrimp farms along the Brazilian coast, without pointing sustainable productive alternatives, which consider the generation of employment and food production. The qualitative methodology adopted participant observation and fieldwork aiming to identify the environmental damage associated to shrimp farming and relate them to factors that contribute to the perpetuation of these predatory model and for the establishment of resistance movements in order to identify local potentialities and possible paths for a sustainable social and environmental management.

  16. Ellu jääda ja edasi minna. [1.-5. osa] / Ilmar Tammelo ; tõlkinud Ilmar Anvelt

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    Tammelo, Ilmar, 1917-1982

    1990-01-01

    Õigluse mõiste, materiaalne õiglus ja negatiivne, positiivne ja neutraalne olemine. Inimsuhtluse mõiste, inimene, seadus ja kommunikatsioon ning kommunikatsiooni kohustus. Poliitiline võim ja maailmakord. Lisad: Järvelaid, Peeter. Ilmar Tammelo (1917-1982) / nr. 10, lk. 2219-2231 ; Ilmar Tammelo teoste bibliograafia / koost. Jaan Isotamm, nr. 10, lk. 2232-2240

  17. Ellu jääda ja edasi minna. [1.-5. osa] / Ilmar Tammelo ; tõlkinud Ilmar Anvelt

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    Tammelo, Ilmar, 1917-1982

    1990-01-01

    Õigluse mõiste, materiaalne õiglus ja negatiivne, positiivne ja neutraalne olemine. Inimsuhtluse mõiste, inimene, seadus ja kommunikatsioon ning kommunikatsiooni kohustus. Poliitiline võim ja maailmakord. Lisad: Järvelaid, Peeter. Ilmar Tammelo (1917-1982) / nr. 10, lk. 2219-2231 ; Ilmar Tammelo teoste bibliograafia / koost. Jaan Isotamm, nr. 10, lk. 2232-2240

  18. Elektroonika- ja mööblitööstus on tuleva aasta osas optimistlikud / Andres Reimer

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    Reimer, Andres

    2009-01-01

    Elektroonika- ja mööblitööstusettevõtete juhid prognoosivad järgmiseks aastaks tootmismahu kasvu, rõivatootja Cowri loodab säilitada tänavust tootmismahtu. BLRT nõukogu esimees Fjodor Berman prognoosib rasket aastat

  19. Patendivolinik - tööstusomandi õiguskaitse osutaja. 1.-3. osa / Jüri Käosaar

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    Käosaar, Jüri, 1945-

    2006-01-01

    Patendiameti ülesannetest ning patendivolinikuks saamise tingimustest ja ülesannetest. Euroopa Patendikonventsioonist ja Euroopa patendivolinikust, Euroopa Ühenduse kaubamärgist, Ülemaailmsest Intellektuaalse Omandi Assotsiatsioonist ning Intellektuaalomandi Kaitse Rahvusvahelisest Assotsiatsioonist

  20. Euroopa Komisjoni otsus Kesko ja ICA ühisfirma osas tuleb sel kuul / Andres Kärssin

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    Kärssin, Andres, 1971-

    2004-01-01

    Kesko ja ICA teatasid 2003. aasta detsembris, et plaanivad luua ühisfirma ettevõtte seniste üksuste põhjal Eestis, Lätis ja Leedus tegutsemiseks Baltimaade toidukaupade turul. Ettevõtete ühinemisplaani suhtes peaks novembrikuu jooksul otsuse tegema Euroopa Komisjoni Konkurentsi Peadirektoraat

  1. Venemaa kassi ja hiire mäng ajas OSCE valimisvaatlejate osas lõhki / Krister Paris

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    Paris, Krister

    2007-01-01

    Hoolimata oma varasemast otsusest saadab OSCE siiski oma vaatlejad Venemaa üldvalimisi jälgima, OSCE valimisvaatlusega tegelev demokraatlike institutsioonide ja inimõiguste amet (ODIHIR) ei saada oma delegatsiooni Venemaale. Lisa: Putin süüdistab võõrõõnestajaid

  2. Converting a Manned LCU into an Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV): An Open Systems Architecture (OSA) Case Study

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    2014-09-01

    Level ar\\d an overnll Sy !<tem Level. Tke Cmli Le,·el cOr\\SiSlS Mtbe contrQIS, monitoring. automation. etc. of the systems. requin..--ə to run the boat...grout1d control s tation. etc. Most of the craft-level systetns are go1 [)fld most systems-level sys (ctns arc not government owned. For instance, the...craft-for-sale.html. Yaakob, O., Z. Mohamed, M. S. Hanafiah, D. T. Suprayogi, M. P. Abdul Ghani, F. A. Adnan, M. A. A. Mukti, and J. Din. 2012

  3. Mehe ettekujutus võrdõiguslikkusest : Areeni modernromaani I-XII osa / Tõnu Kaalep, Harry Liivrand, Barbi Pilvre

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    Kaalep, Tõnu, 1966-

    2002-01-01

    Järg: 4. apr., lk. B4; 11. apr., lk. B25; 18. apr., lk. B4; 25. apr., lk.B9; 2. mai., lk. B4; 9. mai, lk. B27; 16. mai, lk. B12; 23. mai, lk. B4; 30. mai, lk. B11; 6. juuni, lk. B14; 13. juuni, lk. B27. Sisu : Nicolette'i Meestemaja; Maakler lagedal maastikul; Vaba mees; Kass, Inessa, kass!; Masin jookseb kokku; Õpetatud mees; Mõned vanad kirjad; Meesteõhtu; Teel; Esimene laip; Arkaadia. Epiloog.

  4. Normal fault populations across the Costa Rica margin, NW of the Osa Penninsula, and implications for upper plate stress

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    Bangs, N. L.; McIntosh, K. D.

    2015-12-01

    The upper plate of the Costa Rica subduction zone is dissected by hundreds of normal faults that cut through the uppermost 500 - 1000m of slope sediment cover sequences within the upper slope and outer shelf of the Costa Rica margin. These faults are typically spaced 10s to 100s of m apart and have only small offsets of Cocos Ridge (~75 km to the SE) and the Costa Rica margin (La Femina, et al., 2009). The second set of normal faults strikes east with an azimuth of 85°. This set of faults has a consistent orientation across the shelf and upper slope. This orientation is roughly parallel to the orientation of the subducting basement ridges (78°), which form horst and graben structures on the down going plate. These faults may be a result of uplift and extension as subducting ridges pass underneath. However, beneath the upper slope additional fault populations emerge with dominant azimuths primarily oriented at 5° and 65°. These faults appear to mark the localized extension caused by growth and uplift in the underlying margin wedge. Further, recent movement on shallow thrust faults indicates active shortening of the upper plate. We speculate that the contrast in the variability of fault populations beneath the upper slope and shelf is a result of a change in the competence of upper plate that allows more stress localization within the margin wedge beneath the slope than beneath the shelf. LaFemina, et al. (2009), Fore-arc motion and Cocos Ridge collision in Central America, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 10, Q05S14.

  5. Phenolic Compounds and Antimicrobial Activity of Olive (Olea europaea L. Cv. Cobrançosa Leaves

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    José Alberto Pereira

    2007-05-01

    Full Text Available We report the determination of phenolic compounds in olive leaves by reversed-phase HPLC/DAD, and the evaluation of their in vitro activity against several microorganisms that may be causal agents of human intestinal and respiratory tract infections, namely Gram positive (Bacillus cereus, B. subtilis and Staphylococcus aureus, Gram negative bacteria (Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae and fungi (Candida albicans and Cryptococcus neoformans. Seven phenolic compounds were identified and quantified: caffeic acid, verbascoside, oleuropein, luteolin 7-O-glucoside, rutin, apigenin 7-O-glucoside and luteolin 4’-O-glucoside. At low concentrations olive leafs extracts showed an unusual combined antibacterial and antifungal action, which suggest their great potential as nutraceuticals, particulalry as a source of phenolic compounds.

  6. Euroala päästab end IMF-i kaudu, Eesti osa on seni teadmata / Raimo Poom

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    Poom, Raimo

    2011-01-01

    19. detsembril leppisid Euroopa Liidu rahandusministrid kokku uues võlakriisi ühisabi mehhanismis, kuid enne ühisabiplaaniga liitumise lubamist peab IMF tuvastama, kas Eesti üldse jaksab raha anda

  7. Eesti jätab Soome kiire traadita internetiühenduse osas pika ninaga / Askur Alas

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    Alas, Askur, 1973-

    2006-01-01

    2007. aastal kaetakse kogu Eesti kiire traadita andmesidevõrguga. Riigi infosüsteemide arenduskeskuse osakonnajuhataja Margus Kreinini selgitusi. Lisa: Uus põlvkond. Mis on wimax? Vt. samas: Wimaxi kuutasu on tavalise koduvõrgu omast suurem

  8. Osa ravivigu oleks välditavad, kui Eesti looks patsiendi kaitse süsteemi / Tiina Rekand

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    Rekand, Tiina, 1985-

    2011-01-01

    Teele Orgse magistritöö kohaselt on Eesti tervishoiusüsteemi kvaliteet küll hea, kuid patsiendi ohutus pole niivõrd teadvustatud teema. Patsiendi ohutuse strateegiat ei ole veel kavas koostada, kuid Eesti meditsiinis olulised liidud tegelevad patsiendi ohutuse teemaga. Patsientide esindusühingu juhi Pille Ilvese kommentaare. Graafik: Patsiendid kaebavad ravivigade pärast

  9. Riigi sisejulgeolekut tagava jälitustegevuse eesmärgid ja kontroll. [1.-2. osa] / Saale Laos

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    Laos, Saale

    2008-01-01

    Ülevaade jälitustegevuse lubatavatest eesmärkidest ning jälitustegevuse üle teostatava kontrolli põhimõtetest. Jälitustegevuse mõistest, kehtivast regulatsioonist, põhiseaduslikust taustast ning eesmärkidest. Riigi sisejulgeolekust, ning vastavast seadusandlusest

  10. Eesti soomusrongid alustasid sõjateekonda 75 aastat tagasi : soomusrongide määrav osa Vabadussõja lahinguis

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    1993-01-01

    Alates 1919. aasta augustikuust moodustasid soomusrongid omaette väekoondise - Soomusrongide diviisi, mille ülemaks määrati alampolkovnik Karl Parts. Johan Pitka töökojast Väike-Patarei tänavas (Tallinnas), kus seati korda soomusronge. Soomusrongi nr. 1. meeskonna formeerimisest. Ülevaade soomusrongide juhi Karl Partsi elust.

  11. Actualization and perspectives of Bachelor degree in Biochemistry from Universidade Federal de Viçosa(UFV - (Symposium SBBq Brazil

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    J. L. R. Fietto

    2013-05-01

    Full Text Available The Bachelor Degree in Biochemistry of the UFV was  created in 2001 by the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department as a  groundbreaking initiative at Brazil. The program was an attempt to assume both academic and biotechnology sectors, preparing capable professionals for the development of new products and biochemical process. Our initial challenge came with the ingress of the first classes bringing doubts related to their formation and action profiles, sometimes confused with clinical analysts or pharmacists. Lecture series with professionals was used to demonstrate the present scenario with a growing market share, instigating discussions about the pedagogic project. The secondchallenge was the student’s pressure to recognition of under graduation programby the Brazilian Education Ministry (MEC and the biochemical professional recognition by one Regional Council. The bachelor degree was recognized by the MEC in 2004 and the Regional Council of Chemistry became our major partner. The  success of the initiative of the UFV has been giving good results such as the participation in the formation process of the Bachelor Degree in Biochemistry of the Federal University of São João Del Rei (UFSJ and stimulated the creation of another biochemistry course at State University of Maringá (UEM. The success of our students in Phd programs spread in Brazil evidences the quality of Biochemistry bachelors from UFV. Now the egresses have been recognized by biochemistry and biotechnology industry. However we still face problems with impaired recognition in many federal concourses that do not recognize the Biochemist as a chemistry and biotechnology professional. With high expectative, we wait that the biochemistry bachelordegree spreads widely in the country making possible the opening of new opportunities in all ways.

  12. Euclidean color-difference formula for small-medium color differences in log-compressed OSA-UCS space.

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    Oleari, Claudio; Melgosa, Manuel; Huertas, Rafael

    2009-01-01

    This work continues previous research by the same authors [J. Opt. Soc. Am. A23, 2077 (2006)], where empirical small-medium color differences were represented by an ellipsoidal equation DeltaEGP in the Uniform Color System of the Optical Society of America. Now logarithmic compressions on chroma and lightness are introduced to produce a new space with Euclidean color-difference formulas DeltaEE. The CIEDE2000, DeltaEGP, and DeltaEE formulas are found statistically equivalent in the prediction of many available empirical datasets. However, DeltaEE is the simplest formula providing relationships with visual processing. These analyses hold true for CIE 1964 Supplementary Standard Observer and D65 illuminant.

  13. Production of synthesis gas and ultra clean gas; Synteesikaasun ja ultrapuhtaan polttokaasunvalmistustekniikan kehitys (osa 3/3)

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    Kurkela, E. [VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Jyvaeskylae (Finland)

    2007-07-01

    New innovative biomass gasification and gas cleaning technologies are developed for the production of synthesis gas and ultra clean fuel gas. The experimental work was focused on fluidised-bed gasification, followed by catalytic reforming and optimised gas conditioning processes. The main aim of the project was to develop processes which can be applied in producing liquid biofuels from biomass and waste fuels. This three-year project, Development of ultra clean gas (UCG) technologies for biomass gasification, was planned to be realised in 2004-2007. The aim was to move from small-scale experiments and process evaluation work to Process Development scale in 2006. In addition to experimental R and D work, system studies have been carried out in order to define optimal process concepts for producing liquid biofuels in Finnish and Central European conditions. Especially, the integration of syngas technologies to the pulp and paper industries and combined power and heat production have been studied. International co-operation within European projects has also been planned. Within the first two years different liquid biofuel production concepts were assessed and a promising method for producing transportation fuels with ca. 50 euro-cents/l has been introduced. This concept is based on biomass gasification at 200-300 MW scale with efficient energy integration to a pulp and paper mill. The 500 kW PDU plant for the new gasification and gas cleaning process has been designed and was taken into operation at the end of 2006 at VTT. Finally, product gas reforming has been developed and tested in laboratory scale and a PDU-scale reformer has been constructed and taken into use. At VTT, this project has been carried out as a co-operation of the gasification and liquid biofuels teams. The gasification team is responsible for the development of gasification and gas cleaning technologies and the liquid biofuels team carries out the feasibility studies and overall process development work. VTT is also working together with the Laboratory of Technical Chemistry of the Helsinki University of Technology. The industrial companies involved were: Andritz Oy, Foster Wheeler Energia Oy, Neste Oil Oyj, Vapo Oy, Oy Metsae Botnia Ab, M-Real Oyj, Stora Enso Oyj, UPMKymmene Oyj, Pohjolan Voima Oy and Rintekno Oy (orig.)

  14. Production of synthesis gas and ultra clean gas; Synteesikaasun ja ultra-puhtaan polttokaasun valmistustekniikan kehitys (osa 2/3)

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    Kurkela, E. [VTT, Espoo (Finland)

    2006-12-19

    New innovative biomass gasification and gas cleaning technologies are developed for the production of synthesis gas and ultra clean fuel gas. The experimental work is focused on fluidised-bed gasification, followed by catalytic reforming and optimised gas conditioning processes. The main aim of the project is to develop processes which can be applied in producing liquid biofuels from biomass and waste fuels. The project is planned to be realised in 2004-2007 and the aim is to move from smallscale experiments and process evaluation work to Process Development scale in 2006. In addition to experimental R and D work, system studies are carried out in order to define optimal process concepts for producing liquid biofuels in Finnish and Central European conditions. Especially, the integration of syngas technologies to the pulp and paper industries and combined power and heat production are studied. International co-operation with European projects will also be planned. (orig.)

  15. Eesti ja Läti jalavägi Rootsi armees 1701-1710. [1.-4. osa] / Kalle Kroon

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    Kroon, Kalle, 1966-

    1998-01-01

    Sõjajõudude komplekteerimispõhimõtetest Euroopa riikides 16.-18. sajandil ning maakaitsekohusluse alusel loodud vägedest Eesti- ja Liivimaal Rootsi võimu ajal. Armee struktuurist, koosseisust, lippudest, varustusest, relvastusest, väljaõppest, teenistusest, ülalpidamisest, palgast, riietusest ja toitlustamisest. Üleskirjutuse tõhususest ning üleminekust värbamisele. Nekrutikohuslusest Harju kreisis. Lisad

  16. Patendivolinik - tööstusomandi õiguskaitse osutaja. 1.-3. osa / Jüri Käosaar

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    Käosaar, Jüri, 1945-

    2006-01-01

    Patendiameti ülesannetest ning patendivolinikuks saamise tingimustest ja ülesannetest. Euroopa Patendikonventsioonist ja Euroopa patendivolinikust, Euroopa Ühenduse kaubamärgist, Ülemaailmsest Intellektuaalse Omandi Assotsiatsioonist ning Intellektuaalomandi Kaitse Rahvusvahelisest Assotsiatsioonist

  17. OSA Proceedings on Ultrafast Electronics and Optoelectronics Held in San Francisco, California on January 25 -27, 1993. Volume 14,

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    1993-01-27

    extrinsic = (1 + iiB )-I for (PR ýc 1 colft-or capacitance Cc, and the parasitic resistances, 2 e2e-•S e-i𔄃 for TB > 1 R•, Rc•, and R~x. where 9PB... extrinsic capacitance , Cc. = 0. In this case, the common-emitter output impedance, unilateral gain can be reduced to the following form: 76 Ultrafast...Challenges (invited) .......... 56 Robert W. Keyes and Mark B. Ketchen Ultra-Deep Submicron Si MOSFETs with fT Exceeding 100 GHz (invited

  18. Una cabeza de caballo procedente del Castro de las Cogotas (Cardeñosa, Ávila

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    Alonso Hernández, Pablo

    1992-12-01

    Full Text Available A horse head in burnt c1ay, which was found in the site of Las Cogotas en 1986, has a remarkable interest in the context of the zoomorphic representations of the North Meseta, being an important example of this kind of art piece produced during the Second Iron Age.

    En 1986 aparecía en Las Cogotas una cabeza de caballo, en barro cocido, cuyo interés es destacable en el ámbito de la Meseta Norte, dentro de la figuración zoomorfa, siendo un importante exponente de este tipo de representaciones plásticas producidas durante la Segunda Edad del Hierro.

  19. Repair and renovation work in the building sector. Part 5 Summary; Korjausrakentaminen 1990 KORVO 90. Osa 5 Yhteenveto

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    Lehtinen, E.; Vainio, T. [Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo (Finland). Lab. of Building Production

    1991-11-01

    The study of repair and renovation in the building sector (KORVO 90) gives a general picture of repair and renovation work in Finland in 1990: the total value of repair and renovation, the age of buildings being under repair, the measures taken the performing sectors and the causes for repairs undertaken. The development of repairs and renovation in the 1990s is forecast with the help of this study. The Building Production Laboratory of Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) has done a corresponding study concerning the year 1982. The new study inquired more closely into the repair work of flats. Both studies were based on postal questionnaires and interviews. The results of these studies are comparable with each other and evaluate the development of building repair work in the 1980s. The results of the study have been published in five parts. This is the fifth part and it includes a summary of the results. The value of repair and renovation increased by 50 per cent in the 1980s being FIM 21 billion in the year 1990. The repair and renovation of terrace houses, block of flats and business buildings increased most.

  20. Keha ja häälega kirjutatud lood I-III / Heili Einasto

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    Einasto, Heili

    2006-01-01

    Mõtteid Soome Rahvusooperi etendustelt 2006. aasta kevadel. Põhjamaade koreograafia õhtust. I. osa: Põhjamaade koreograafia õhtu; II. osa: John Neumeieri "Kajakas"; III. osa: W. A. Mozarti ooperid

  1. Ühiskondlik-poliitiline kriis ja poliitiliste valikute osa kriisi lahendamisel. Eesti ja Soome radikaalsed liikumised 1920.-1930. aastatel / Mart Nutt

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    Nutt, Mart, 1962-

    2006-01-01

    Ühiskondlik-poliitilise kriisi põhjustest ja tagajärgedest Euroopas pärast Esimest maailmasõda, Eesti ning Soome riikluse ja poliitilise süsteemi kujunemisest, radikaalsete poliitiliste liikumiste tekkest, taotlustest ning mõjust poliitikale

  2. Qualidade dos frutos de genótipos de tomateiro do banco de germoplasma de hortaliças da Universidade Federal de Viçosa

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    André Pugnal Mattedi

    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available Foi avaliada a qualidade dos frutos de 29 acessos de tomateiro do Banco de Germoplasma de Hortaliças (BGH-UFV e de três cultivares comerciais, Santa Clara, Débora Plus e Fanny. As variáveis avaliadas foram: sólidos solúveis (SS, acidez titulável (AT, pH e relação SS/AT. Foi observada, para os acessos, variação significativa das características avaliadas, com exceção do pH. Os acessos BGH700, BGH2000, BGH2008, BGH2013, BGH2014 e BGH2017 destacaram-se no que se refere ao teor de SS, tendo estes sido superiores em 4,2 ºBrix aos dos cultivares comerciais. Com relação à acidez titulável, os acessos BGH2013, BGH2019, BGH2020 e BGH2033 apresentaram os maiores valores, com acidez acima de 0,57%. Os cultivares comerciais foram alocados no grupo de menor acidez, com valores inferiores a 0,46%. Para a relação SS/AT, destacaram-se os acessos BGH700, BGH2000, BGH2008 e o cultivar comercial Débora Plus com valores de 11,1; 11,9; 10,9; e 10,0, respectivamente.

  3. Keiserlikud portreegaleriid : kujunemislugu ning osa poliitilises ja kunstielus = Russian Imperial Portrait Galleries - Their History and Role in Art and Politics / Jelizaveta Renne

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    Renne, Jelizaveta, 1951-

    2008-01-01

    Portreemaalide kollektsioneerimisest Venemaal 18. sajandil - era- ja keiserlike portreegaleriide loomisest, kogude komplekteerimisest, ajaloolisest tähtsusest ja saatusest. Çeşme paleest ja kogust, Marmorpalee pildigaleriist, Romanovite portreegaleriist

  4. "Vaba ja sotsiaalne" kui õiguspõhimõte. [1.-2. osa] / Joachim Ruckert ; tõlkinud Marju Luts-Sootak

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    Ruckert, Joachim

    2008-01-01

    Sotsiaalsest õiglusest filosoofilisest aspektist ning "vaba ja sotsiaalse" probleemi lahendamisest. Tõlkeallikas: Würzburger Vorträge zur Rechtsphilosophie, Rechtstheorie und Rechtssoziologie, Heft 34. Baden-Baden, 2006

  5. OSA (Optical Society of America) Proceedings on Short Wavelength Coherent Radiation: Generation and Applications Held in North Falmouth, Massachusetts on 26-29 September 1988. Volume 2

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    1988-09-01

    Applications Vacuum Ultraviolet Laser Spectroscopy of Molecular Autoionizing States by D. Milburn, D. J. Hart, and J. W. Hepburn...kV discharge pulse are illustrated Tecnicas de la Republica Argentina. M. in Figure 7. At the time of the peak Villagran Muniz was partially...is measured with two turbo- molecular pumps. axial and transverse spectrometers. 3. GAIN MEASUREMNTS AND DISCUSSIONS Typical XUV spectra in the axial

  6. Muutumismäng 2011. 1.-6. osa / Sille Laidmaa, Leho Säde, Eda Holmberg ... [jt.] ; kommenteerinud Aleksandra Lear, Andres, Barabanov, Maiki Ritslaid ... [jt.

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    Eksperiment 5 osalejaga, kes kõik soovivad muuta erinevaid füüsilise tervise näitajaid ning kasutavad ka erinevaid treeningviise. Eesti Olümpiakomitee ja ühenduse Sport Kõigile kampaaniast "Eestimaa liigub!", et arendada eestimaalaste liikumisharrastust (nr. 3) Eesti Olümpiakomitee uuendatud kodulehest (6)

  7. Investigação molecular de Ehrlichia em uma população de cães e gatos em Viçosa/MG

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    2008-01-01

    O gênero Ehrlichia compreende bactérias pequenas, gram- negativas, pleomórficas, de vida intracelular obrigatória que infectam diferentes células sanguíneas e que são transmitidas por carrapatos a cães, equinos, ruminantes, felinos e ao homem. Estes organismos encontram-se mundialmente distribuídos, com hospedeiros vertebrados apresentando manifestações clínicas que podem variar geograficamente. O diagnóstico clínico da erliquiose é difícil, pois suas manifestações são facilmente confundíveis...

  8. Omavalitsuseta omavalitsused : Eesti omamaise haldusvõimu taastamine NSV Liidu ja Saksamaa vahelise sõja tingimustes. 1.-3. osa / Meelis Maripuu

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    Maripuu, Meelis, 1966-

    2012-01-01

    NSV Liidu okupatsioonivõimu poolt Eesti kohaliku omavalitsussüsteemi lammutamine. Administratiivvõimu taastamine. Kohalikud Omakaitse üksused. Valla- ja linnavalitsuste rakendamisest. Katsetest taastada volikogude tegevus. Eesti valitsemise ettevalmistamisest Saksamaal. Eesti Omavalitsuse esimestest sammudest. Leedu ülestõus. Läti poliitikategelaste sise- ja välisheitlustest. Võrdlevaid tähelepanekuid.

  9. Tracking Pulse Oximeter Findings Before, During and After Titration of Mandibular Advancement Devices (MAD) for Patients With Mild to Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

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    2015-06-01

    Electroencephalogram Electro-oculogram Epworth sleepiness scale Functional outcomes of sleep questionnaire International Classification of Sleep Disorders... Classification of Sleep Disorders (ICSD). Definitions for conditions and codes for clinical practice have been established, and recommendations for...oxygen saturation during all 21 stages of sleep . Successful CP AP therapy improves the quality of life and decreases excessive sleepiness and

  10. Diagnóstico del uso de animales de tiro en una zona montañosa del norte del Cauca

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    Herrera Gutiérrez Oscar Alonso

    1995-12-01

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    The possibilities to stablish an organization of plowmen were studied in the northern zone of the Department del Cauca (Colombia in 1993. This research was carried out in four representative subzones, San Antonio, Mondomo, El Pital and Pescador. The factors included in the study were: the regional pattern of mechanization (PMR, draught offer, economical analysis and animal management. At the same time, a survey between the plowmen supplied information about feeding, health, criteria for the selection of draught animals, machines and implements, monthly income and regional pattern of mechanization (PMR. As a result, the Regional Organization of Plowmen of the Northern Cauca was created. The draught offer in the zone (number of oxen and plowmen was concentrated (more than 80% in the subzones of Pescador and Mondomo. San Antonio and El Pital were the most profitable subzones, The survey revealed a necessity for the education of plowmen and a supplementary action to diet and sanitary care of the oxen because it is difficult to define a feeding rule with reference to the energy requirements.

    En 1993, en la Zona norte del Departamento del Cauca, Colombia, se llevó a cabo un estudio que se ocupó de establecer las posibilidades de organización de los yunteros locales; de realizar, en cuatro subzonas representativas de la región -San Antonio, Mondomo, El Piral y Pescador-, estudios de caso respecto al Patrón de Mecanización Regional (PMR, oferta de tiro, análisis económico y manejo de los animales; igualmente, a través de 40 encuestas entre yunteros de la zona se indagó acerca de la alimentación, enfermedades y criterios de selección de los animales de tiro; y de los tipos de máquinas y de aperos utilizados, ingresos mensuales y Patrón de Mecanización Regional (PMR. Como resultado de varios encuentros regionales de yunteros se constituyó la ORGANIZACION REGIONAL DE BUEYEROS DEL NORTE DEL CAUCA. La oferta de tiro (número de bueyes y de bueyeros, se concentra en más del 80% en la subzonas de Pescador y Mondomo; las subzonas más rentables fueron San Antonio y El Pital. Se debe capacitar a los yunteros en suplementación de las dietas y en el manejo sanitario de los bueyes, pues es difícil precisar en la zona un patrón de alimentación con respecto a los requerimientos energéticos.

  11. Tääksi Mats ja Marta said tantsust osa juba enne oma sündimist / Anneli Aasmäe

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    Aasmäe, Anneli, 1973-

    2011-01-01

    Noorte laulu- ja tantsupeol "Maa ja ilm" osalevast perekonnast: Tääksi Põhikooli segarühmas, mida juhendab Anu Mikkor, tantsib Marta Mikkor, Viljandi C. R. Jakobsoni nim. Gümnaasiumi segarühmas tantsib Mats Mikkor, Margus Mikkor õpetab noortepeo ajal lauluväljakul Ehtekoja telgis huvilistele sõlgede valmistamist

  12. TREATMENT OF SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME DUE TO ANKYLOSIS OF TMJ USING ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY TECHNIQUE%正颌外科技术治疗TMJ后OSAS

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    于擘; 顾晓明; 张良; 门志光

    2002-01-01

    Objective To evaluate orthognathic surgery in the treatment of sleep apnea syndrome (SAS) resulted from ankylosis of TMJ. Methods Firstly, the arthroplasty was carried out to relieve the TMJ ankylosis and to open mouth according to design. The mandibles of 14 patients with SAS were advanced by "L"-osteotomy of ramus at the affected side and a sagittal split ramus osteotomy at normal side combined with TMJ arthroplasty. Results After operation, maximal mouth opening of the 14 patients reached 2.5cm-3.5cm. The follow-up 2 years later showed the maximal mouth opening was kept between 2.5cm and 3.2cm. AHI of all the patients were less than 20 postoperatively. Snoring while asleep disappeared in 12 patients and their SaO2 increased by 18.45% in average (P<0.01), which fell into the normal range. No patients were waken up by suffocation. Continuous SaO2 increased from 58% to over 95% in average. Conclusion The obstruction of the upper airway can be relieved through orthognathic surgery. Thus the hypoxemia of the patients was relieved or corrected. This technique is effective in the treatment of SAS due to TMJ ankylosis.%目的评估正颌外科技术矫治14例颞颌关节强直所致OSAS的效果.方法手术采用患侧关节成形,下颌升支、体部的"L"形半层截骨及健侧矢状截骨术,将患侧下颌升支加高固定,下颌前部整体前移.结果 14例颞颌关节强直伴OSAS患者术后张口度达2.5~3.5cm,术后2年随访张口度仍维持在2.5~3.2cm之间.所有患者的AHI指数下降了20以上,12例患者的打鼾症状消失,持续血氧饱和度平均提高了18.45%(P<0.01),达到了正常人的范围,持续血氧饱和度最低值由术前的58%提高至术后的95%以上,OSAS得以治愈.结论颞颌关节强直伴OSAS患者通过正颌外科手术可以在关节成形的同时,解决患者下颌后缩的缺陷,解除上气道狭窄,从而缓解或纠正患者的低氧血症.

  13. Irma Tungal : "Iga rajatud aed on osa minust, tema käekäik huvitab mind elu lõpuni" / Irma Tungal

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    Tungal, Irma, 1939-2007

    2006-01-01

    Elukutselisi aiakujundajaid tutvustavas sarjas vastab küsimustele aiakujundaja Irma Tungal. I. Tunglast, tema tähtsamad tööd. I. Tungal endast, oma õpetajatest, lemmikstiilidest ja -aedadest, oma aiast ja töödest, koostööst klientidega, ilutaimedest, Eesti aiast jpm. Ill.: Irma Tungla portreefoto, 7 ill. tema töödest

  14. OSA Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Guided-Wave Phenomena Held in Cambridge, England (United Kingdom) on 2-4 September 1991. Volume 15

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    1992-05-22

    n.d.-s. fiber and for a train of well separated solitons, the SBS thresholds (for 0.2 dB/km optical attenuation) range from a peak power Pthr - 1 mW...at fbit - 0.7 GHz for the coherent case (1) [point A in the figure] to Pthr : 860 mW at fbit - 20 GHz for the random phase case (2) [point B in the

  15. OSA Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on Soft-X-Ray Projection Lithography Held in Monterey, California on 10-12 April 1991. Volume 12

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    1992-05-22

    projection optics that will be discussed nere. Only normal incidence types of designs, using mutti - layer coatings to get acceptable reflectance. will...temperature rise It is interesting to note that Invar, an of the mirror is not affected by the pulsing, only alloy iron and nickel , has a thermal

  16. Keiserlikud portreegaleriid : kujunemislugu ning osa poliitilises ja kunstielus = Russian Imperial Portrait Galleries - Their History and Role in Art and Politics / Jelizaveta Renne

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    Renne, Jelizaveta, 1951-

    2008-01-01

    Portreemaalide kollektsioneerimisest Venemaal 18. sajandil - era- ja keiserlike portreegaleriide loomisest, kogude komplekteerimisest, ajaloolisest tähtsusest ja saatusest. Çeşme paleest ja kogust, Marmorpalee pildigaleriist, Romanovite portreegaleriist

  17. Osa Topical Meeting Proceedings (4th) on Picosecond Electronics and Optoelectronics Held in Salt Lake City, Utah on 13-15 March 1991. Volume 9

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    1992-05-22

    244 T. B. Norris, W. Sha, W. J. Schaff , X. J. Song, Z. Liliental-Weber, and E. R Weber x Comparison of Oxygen Ion- and Proton-Implanted GaAs...of the pulse of Devices & Systems", ( Adam Hilger, Bristol, Fig. 5b, as presented in Fig. 6a, is only a lower England, 1990). limit to the true...University of Technology, 1990. 1980). 13. K. Y. Lau and A. Yariv, "High-frequency current 2. M. J. Adams , J. V. Collins, and I. D. Henning, modulation of

  18. OSA Proceedings of the International Topical Meeting on Photonic Switching, Held in Salt Lake City, Utah on 6 - 8 March, 1992. Volume 8

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    1992-05-22

    1990). tional Science Foundation grant No. ECS-9015752, in 3. A. R. Dias, R. F. Kalman , J. W. Goodman, and collaboration with Optivideo and Cable...efficiency at 140 (Lake Tahoe; Sept. 1990). 50 lp/mm (91, then the overall efficiency would be [6] A.R. Dias, R.F. Kalman , J.W. Goodman, and nearly 2...channels, with a large coupling coefficient were adopted. Structure, DFB active filtrs have several advantages overpassive fabrication, and the

  19. Keelan, käsen, poon ja lasen või osutan abi? [1.-2. osa] / Kärt Muller

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    Muller, Kärt

    2007-01-01

    Kaalutlusõiguse sisust ja põhimõtetest hoolekande teostamisel väljamõeldud kaasuste näitel, põhjendamiskohustuse sisust ja vajalikkusest. Võrdsest kohtlemisest kaalutlusõiguses, kaalutlusvigade kataloogist ja kaalutlusõiguse teostamisest praktikas Riigikohtu lahendite näite

  20. Maaväe visioon. II osa : maavägi 2020+ väga kasutatav maavägi / Meelis Kiili, Aron,Mitt,Peeter Kalmus

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    Kiili, Meelis, 1965-

    2007-01-01

    Maaväe tulevikuvisioonist "Tulevikumaavägi 2020+". Graafik: Tulevikukonflikti spekter. Skeem: Väe elemendid; Tulevikumaaväe arendamine; Integreeritud Lahinguruum; Maaväe komponendi võimalik struktuur; Tüüpstruktuur. Vt. ka: Sõdur nr. 3 lk. 22-32

  1. Maaväe visioon. I osa : katse astuda samm võimepõhise planeerimise poole / Meelis Kiili, Aron Kalmus, Peeter Mitt

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    Kiili, Meelis, 1965-

    2007-01-01

    Järg. nr. 4 lk. 22-31. Maaväe tulevikuvisioonist "Tulevikumaavägi 2020+". Graafik: Lähtuvalt konflikti etapist võimete ulatus kasvab ja/või kahaneb. Tabel: Maaväe väeloome võime; Maaväe jätkusuutlikkuse tagamine. Skeem: Väe elemendid; Tulevikumaaväe arendamine; Integreeritud lahinguruum; Maaväe komponendi võimalik struktuur; Tüüpstruktuur

  2. Irma Tungal : "Iga rajatud aed on osa minust, tema käekäik huvitab mind elu lõpuni" / Irma Tungal

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    Tungal, Irma, 1939-2007

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    Elukutselisi aiakujundajaid tutvustavas sarjas vastab küsimustele aiakujundaja Irma Tungal. I. Tunglast, tema tähtsamad tööd. I. Tungal endast, oma õpetajatest, lemmikstiilidest ja -aedadest, oma aiast ja töödest, koostööst klientidega, ilutaimedest, Eesti aiast jpm. Ill.: Irma Tungla portreefoto, 7 ill. tema töödest

  3. Ühiskondlik-poliitiline kriis ja poliitiliste valikute osa kriisi lahendamisel. Eesti ja Soome radikaalsed liikumised 1920.-1930. aastatel / Mart Nutt

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    Nutt, Mart, 1962-

    2006-01-01

    Ühiskondlik-poliitilise kriisi põhjustest ja tagajärgedest Euroopas pärast Esimest maailmasõda, Eesti ning Soome riikluse ja poliitilise süsteemi kujunemisest, radikaalsete poliitiliste liikumiste tekkest, taotlustest ning mõjust poliitikale

  4. Espaços e formas de lazer entre crianças rurais um estudo no município de Viçosa- MG

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    Garcia, Michele Ribeiro Marques

    2013-01-01

    O objeto desta dissertação são as crianças, especificamente aquelas que vivem no meio rural. A escolha do tema revela a importância de enxergar a criança e o adolescente como sujeitos de direitos que necessitam de atenção especial por estarem em processo de desenvolvimento. O lazer é um dos direitos fundamentais assegurados pelo Estatuto da criança e do adolescente (ECA), pois nessa fase da vida, o brincar se constitui algo sério, no sentido de que a criança, através da interação social, se d...

  5. "Vaba ja sotsiaalne" kui õiguspõhimõte. [1.-2. osa] / Joachim Ruckert ; tõlkinud Marju Luts-Sootak

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    Ruckert, Joachim

    2008-01-01

    Sotsiaalsest õiglusest filosoofilisest aspektist ning "vaba ja sotsiaalse" probleemi lahendamisest. Tõlkeallikas: Würzburger Vorträge zur Rechtsphilosophie, Rechtstheorie und Rechtssoziologie, Heft 34. Baden-Baden, 2006

  6. Métodos fisioterápicos prenatales en la mujer añosa gestante: a propósito de un caso

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    Sayas Lavilla, Venesa

    2015-01-01

    El embarazo y el parto son procesos fisiológicos y naturales que producen en la mujer cambios destacados a nivel biomecánico y musculoesquelético. La fisioterapia preparto pretende prevenir y tratar alteraciones producidas en determinadas zonas del cuerpo, que se ven sometidas a un mayor estrés. Una de estas regiones es el suelo pélvico, ya que el aumento de peso de la madre, el incremento de la progesterona y la relaxina, la relajación de los músculos de la pared abdominal y el crecimient...

  7. Muutumismäng 2010. 1.-5. osa / tekst Kerttu Soans ; kommenteerinud Tõnis Elling, Maiu Herzmann, Reet Martinson, Marek Sildoja, Pille Mitt, Marko Vilipson

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    Ajakirja Üks Muutumismäng 2010 jälgib nende käekäiku, kes soovivad langetada kaalu osaledes spordiklubi Artic Sport XL-treeningprogrammis. Tutvustatakse ka inimest, kes on eeskujuks teistele treenijatele ja kaalulangetajatele

  8. Friedman分型与ZPPP联合GAHM手术疗效的相关性分析%Relationship between Friedman OSA staging and ZPPP plus GAHM

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    孙晓强; 易红良; 曹振宇; 张玉君

    2012-01-01

    目的 探讨Friedman分型与Z型腭咽成形术(ZPPP)联合颏舌肌前移舌骨悬吊一期手术(GAHM)治疗重度阻塞性睡眠呼吸暂停低通气综合征(OSAHS)手术疗效的相关性 方法 选择存在腭咽及舌咽平面阻塞的重度OSAHS(AHI >40)患者26例,术前所有患者根据Friedman分型分为FriedmanⅡ型和FriedmanⅢ型,同期行ZPPP联合GAHM手术,术后至少6个月复查.采用卡方检验分析手术前后各相关参数的变化.结果 FriedmanⅡ型患者的手术成功率为100%,而FricdmanⅢ型患者的手术成功率仅22.2%,差异有统计学意义(P<0.01).结论 通过Friedman分型,FriedmanⅡ型患者可以取得良好的手术疗效.

  9. Omavalitsuseta omavalitsused : Eesti omamaise haldusvõimu taastamine NSV Liidu ja Saksamaa vahelise sõja tingimustes. 1.-3. osa / Meelis Maripuu

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    NSV Liidu okupatsioonivõimu poolt Eesti kohaliku omavalitsussüsteemi lammutamine. Administratiivvõimu taastamine. Kohalikud Omakaitse üksused. Valla- ja linnavalitsuste rakendamisest. Katsetest taastada volikogude tegevus. Eesti valitsemise ettevalmistamisest Saksamaal. Eesti Omavalitsuse esimestest sammudest. Leedu ülestõus. Läti poliitikategelaste sise- ja välisheitlustest. Võrdlevaid tähelepanekuid.

  10. Ümarlaua diskussioon. 1. osa : Euroopa Liidu Läänemere strateegia - väljakutse koostööle kohalikul ja regionaalsel tasandil

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    Konverentsi ümarlaual võtsid sõna Erik Terk, Toomas Vitsut, Thomas Johansson, Katrin Savomägi, Jasmin Etelämäki, Edvins Karnitis, Ulf Johansson, Per Gudmund Lindencrona, Mika Keränen, Uno Aldegren, Georg Sootla, Heikki Telakivi, Piret Hedin, Mart Repnau, Jüri Riives, Madis Kanarbik, Enn Saar, Tiiu Evert, Galina Gribanova, Keijo Sahrman, Linda Talve

  11. Vulnerabilidad y adaptabilidad al ascenso del nivel del mar en humedales y poblaciones costeras: el manglar del humedal nacional Térraba-Sierpe de Osa, Costa Rica

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    Valverde Sánchez, Ricardo

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    Full Text Available El pronosticado ascenso en el nivel medio del mar convierte a los litorales costarricenses en espacios vulnerables. Las características geomorfológicas predominantes de la costa pacífica costarricense, consistente de playas en el frente de llanuras aluviales y marismas, convierte a esta región en una zona susceptible a la expansión marina como resultado del ascenso del nivel del mar. Es bajo este contexto que la presente investigación busca analizar la vulnerabilidad de poblaciones y ecosistemas costeros, en una unidad geográfica específica del litoral del pacífico sur costarricense: el manglar del Humedal Nacional Térraba-Sierpe (HNTS, así como dotar a estos entornos y comunidades humanas dependientes de los mismos de herramientas que ayuden a reducir su vulnerabilidad. El análisis socioespacial evidencia espacios costeros donde coexisten poblaciones humanas y bosques de mangle vulnerables a la trasgresión y expansión marinas asociadas con el ascenso del nivel del mar. La percepción de la población consultada y las observaciones de campo, constatan que el crecimiento del nivel del mar constituye un factor que está generando modificaciones en la dinámica costera, con las consecuentes repercusiones sobre el manglar y sus poblaciones. The geomorphologic traits of Costa Rica's Pacific coastline, consisting of beachfronts on coastal plains and sea marshes, turn it into a vulnerable spatial unit to the predicted rise in the average sea level with its subsequent sea water expansion. Under this scenario, the current research focuses on analyzing the vulnerability of coastal ecosystems and their human settlements, in a specific geographical unit of Costa Rica's south Pacific coast: The mangrove of the Terraba-Sierpe National Wetland, as well as on providing these surroundings and their depending communities with some tools oriented to diminish their vulnerability. The socio-spatial analysis shows coastal areas with human populations and mangrove forests that due their close proximity to the coastline, are highly exposed to the sea level rise effects. The perception of the surveyed local population and the field findings demonstrate that the sea level rise has become a changing factor of the coastal dynamics, with its subsequent repercussions on the mangrove and its human settlements.

  12. Raadiomängud Eestis Teise maailmasõja ajal ja järel. 1.-7. osa / Jaak Pihlau

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    Luureoperatsioonidest Teise maailmasõja ajal. Eesti territooriumiga seotud Abwehr'i luuregruppidest ja Eesti alal Teise maailmasõja ajal tegutsenud luurekoolidest. Raadiomängudest (Blind, Sever, Javka jm.). Eestlastest Saksa Soome luureüksustes. Lennuoperatsioone alustamine USA poolt Leetu 1950. aastal. USA ja Briti luurejuhtide kohtumisest Münchenis. Eesti agentide saabumisest Lätti. Briti-Eesti luureagentide saabumisest Eestisse 1952. aastal. Eesti NSV Riikliku Julgeoleku Ministeeriumi poolt alustatud raadiomängust "Universitet", hilisema nimega "Berkut". USA luureoperatsioonidest Leetu ja Eestisse

  13. OSA Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications, Held in Snowmass Village, Colorado on 24 - 26 July 1991. Volume 13

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    1992-05-22

    Laboratories, USA E. Eichen S. Yamamoto GTE Laboratories, USA KDD Meguro R&D Laboratories, Japan TUESDAY, JULY 23,1991 WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 1991-Continued CABARET ...Laboratories, Japan. A gain of 10 dB was obtained in a neodymium-doped fluoride fiber amplifier by using bidirec- CABARET LOBBY tional 25-mW pumping...and a 1.05-pm rejection filter. (p. 16) 7.00 am-5:00 pm REGISTRATIONISPEAKER CHECK-IN CABARET LOBBY 10:00 am-10-30 am COFFEE BREAKIEXHIBITSANDERSON

  14. Ümarlaua diskussioon. 1. osa : Euroopa Liidu Läänemere strateegia - väljakutse koostööle kohalikul ja regionaalsel tasandil

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    Konverentsi ümarlaual võtsid sõna Erik Terk, Toomas Vitsut, Thomas Johansson, Katrin Savomägi, Jasmin Etelämäki, Edvins Karnitis, Ulf Johansson, Per Gudmund Lindencrona, Mika Keränen, Uno Aldegren, Georg Sootla, Heikki Telakivi, Piret Hedin, Mart Repnau, Jüri Riives, Madis Kanarbik, Enn Saar, Tiiu Evert, Galina Gribanova, Keijo Sahrman, Linda Talve

  15. Características anatômicas e valor nutritivo de quatro gramíneas predominantes em pastagem natural de Viçosa, MG Anatomical evaluation and nutritive value of four prevailing forage grasses in natural pasture of Viçosa-MG

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    Maristela de Oliveira Bauer

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available Avaliou-se a influência das características anatômicas e dos sítios de lignificação dos tecidos sobre o valor nutritivo de lâminas foliares de quatro gramíneas coletadas nas estações chuvosa e seca. Amostras frescas das duas últimas lâminas foliares recém-expandidas, correspondentes à última e à penúltima posição no perfilho de capim-gordura (Melinis minutiflora Pal. De Beauv, capim-braquiária (Brachiaria decumbens Staph., capim-sapé (Imperata brasiliensis Trin. e capim-jaraguá (Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees Staph. foram avaliadas quanto às características anatômicas, segundo técnicas de microscopia de luz e varredura. Nessas amostras analisou-se a proporção de tecidos e de sítios de lignificação. Também foram determinadas as concentrações de fibra em detergente neutro (FDN, fibra em detergente ácido (FDA, lignina e celulose da parede celular, assim como a digestibilidade in vitro da matéria seca (DIVMS. Os dados foram analisados segundo delineamento inteiramente casualizado, com os tratamentos no esquema fatorial, com três repetições. Determinaram-se as correlações entre DIVMS, componentes químicos da parede celular e proporção de tecidos. Observou-se o mesmo padrão de proporção de tecidos e DIVMS no capim-gordura e no capim-braquiária, assim como nos capins sapé e jaraguá. A digestibilidade in vitro da matéria seca e os componentes da parede celular sofreram influência da estação, enquanto as características anatômicas não foram significativamente influenciadas por esse fator. Os capins gordura e braquiária caracterizaram-se por maiores proporções de bainha parenquimática do feixe e os capins sapé e jaraguá por maiores proporções de xilema e esclerênquima. Altos coeficientes negativos de correlação foram estabelecidos entre os coeficientes de digestibilidade e as proporções de xilema e esclerênquima, assim como com os teores de FDN, FDA e lignina das lâminas foliares.It was evaluated the effect of anatomical characteristics and tissue lignification sites on the leaf blade nutritive value of four grasses sampled during the dry and rainy season. Fresh samples of the two last expanded leaf blades on the tiller tops of molassesgrass (Melinis minutiflora Pal. De Beauv, signalgrass (Brachiaria decumbens Staph., sapegrass (Imperata brasiliensis Trin. and, jaraguagrass (Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees Staph. were collected in the rainy and dry seasons. These samples were evaluated according to anatomical characteristics using light and scan microscopy (proportion of xylem and sclerenchyma tissues, chemical composition and in vitro dry matter digestibility (IVDMD. The experimental data were submitted to statistical analysis appropriate to the completely random design, in the factorial arrangement with three replications per treatment. The same pattern of tissue proportion and IVDMD values were observed for molassesgrass and signalgrass, as well as for sapegrass and jaraguagrass. The seasons of the year influenced the IVDMD and the concentrations of the cell wall components, but their effect on the leaf blades anatomical characteristics was inconsistent. Significant and negative correlation coefficients were observed between the IVDMD and the proportions of lignified vascular bundle sheath, sclerenchyma and phloem as well as with NDF, ADF and lignin contents of the leaf blades.

  16. Estrutura do sub-bosque herbáceo-arbustivo da mata da silvicultura, uma floresta estacional semidecidual no município de Viçosa-MG Understory structure of Silvicultura forest, a seasonal tropical forest in Viçosa, Brazil

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    João Augusto Alves Meira Neto

    2003-08-01

    Full Text Available Nos trabalhos em comunidades florestais, tradicionalmente são estudadas apenas a composição e a estrutura do componente arbóreo, relegando o estrato herbáceo-arbustivo ao esquecimento ou ao segundo plano. Os objetivos deste trabalho foram descrever a estrutura fitossociológica desse estrato para entender suas relações sinecológicas e, por fim, estudar a distribuição dos indivíduos pelas classes de tamanho para inferir sobre fatores e processos determinantes da organização florestal da Mata da Silvicultura. Para o estudo da fitossociologia da área foram utilizados os parâmetros de abundância obtidos a partir de 100 m² de amostra subdividida em parcelas de 1 m². A estrutura fitossociológica horizontal considerou todos os indivíduos com CAP menor que 10 cm ou com altura maior que 20 cm. Os aspectos dinâmicos foram avaliados por meio da distribuição de tamanhos individuais expressos pelos diâmetros à altura do solo em cada população amostrada. Foram amostrados 1.193 indivíduos de 109 espécies, pertencentes a 41 famílias botânicas, resultando em um índice de diversidade de Shannon (H' de 3,38 e equabilidade (J' de 0,72, valores considerados altos para a heterogeneidade do estrato herbáceo-arbustivo. As espécies mais importantes (VI foram Piper lucaeanum, Psychotria conjugens, Olyra micrantha, Psychotria sessilis, Siparuna guianensis, Bambusa tuldoides, Ottonia leptostachya, Aparisthmium cordatum e Psychotria hastisepala. As famílias mais importantes (VI foram Rubiaceae, Piperaceae, Poaceae, Monimiaceae, Leguminosae (Mimosoideae, Myrtaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Meliaceae, Lauraceae e Flacourtiaceae. Pela análise de distribuição de tamanhos foi levantada a hipótese de existirem dois grupos de espécies, segundo a estratégia que possuem de habitar o estrato herbáceo-arbustivo da Mata da Silvicultura. Um dos grupos seria formado pelas espécies que investem preferencialmente recursos energéticos no sistema caulinar e o outro, pelas espécies que investem recursos energéticos preferencialmente no sistema fotossintético.Forest community studies traditionally investigate arboreal structure and composition. Herb-shrub layers have little or no importance in these works. Initial information on herb-shrub layers of Brazilian forests was provided as a complement to arboreal studies. However, herb-shrub layers have recently gained a central importance in some works. The main objective of this study was to describe the phytosociological structure of the Silvicultura forest's herb-shrub layer to understand the synecological relations and study the populational dynamic processes involved. The phytosociological parameters used were obtained from 1 m² split plots of 100 m² samples. All individuals with less than 10cm PBH (perimeter at breast height or over 20 cm were sampled. Dynamic processes were evaluated by using the size frequency distribution of sampled populations. The herb-shrub phytosociological structure consisted of 1193 individuals of 109 species of 41 families in samples of 100 m². The Shannon diversity index (H' was equal to 3.38 nats/individual and the equability (J' was equal to 0.72, both showing high heterogeneity under herb-shrub conditions. The most important species (VI were Piper lucaeanum, Psychotria conjugens, Olyra micrantha, Psychotria sessilis, Siparuna guianensis, Bambusa tuldoides, Ottonia leptostachya, Aparisthmium cordatum and Psychotria hastisepala. The most important (VI families were Rubiaceae, Piperaceae, Poaceae, Monimiaceae, Leguminosae (Mimosoideae, Myrtaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Meliaceae, Lauraceae and Flacourtiaceae. The size frequency distribution analysis raised the hypothesis that there were two species groups, with different strategies. One group would consist of species allocating photosynthates preferentially to their photosynthetic system, and the other group of species allocating photosynthates preferentially to their trunks.

  17. Sistema reprodutivo de Oxypetalum mexiae Malme (Asclepiadaceae, espécie endêmica de Viçosa, MG, Brasil, em perigo de extinção Breeding system of Oxypetalum mexiae Malme (Asclepiadaceae, an endemic and endangered species of Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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    Milene Faria Vieira

    2003-03-01

    Full Text Available São reportados resultados de polinização aberta (flores expostas aos polinizadores, em indivíduos de O. mexiae de população natural, e de polinizações manuais (polinização cruzada e autopolinização, em indivíduos cultivados. Essa espécie ocorre na Reserva Florestal Mata do Paraíso, fragmento de floresta com cerca de 195ha e cuja vegetação original faz parte da unidade fitogeográfica de Floresta Atlântica. O. mexiae é trepadeira de grandes dimensões, que cresce na borda da mata, acompanhando curso d'água. É espécie autocompatível, mas autopolinização espontânea não ocorre por razões morfológicas. Sementes de frutos resultantes da xenogamia (40% e autogamia (50% apresentaram alta viabilidade (respectivamente, 99 e 100%. A frutificação, em população natural, foi nula, indicando que essa espécie apresenta limitação reprodutiva. Essa limitação é imposta pelo baixo nível de polinização, que restringe o número de frutos produzidos, e pela herbivoria, que impede que os frutos em desenvolvimento alcancem a maturidade. O baixo nível de polinização pode estar relacionado à fragmentação do hábitat. Além disso, há limitação na distribuição e abundância de O. mexiae imposta pelo hábitat.Results of open-pollination (exposed flowers, in natural population, and cross and self-pollination, in cultivated individuals, are reported in O. mexiae. This species occurs at the Reserva Florestal Mata do Paraíso, a forest fragment with 195ha, whose original vegetation is part of the phytogeographic unit of the Atlantic forest. O. mexiae is a climbing species of great dimension, which grows at the wood border, following the water flow. It is self-compatible, but spontaneous self-pollination does not occur for morphological reasons. Seeds of xenogamous (40% and autogamous (50% fruit sets presented a high viability (respectively, 99 and 100%. No fruit was produced in natural population, indicating that this species presents reproductive limitation. This limitation is imposed by a low level of pollination, which restricts the number of fruit-set, and herbivory, which impedes the developing fruits to reach maturation. The low level of pollination may be related to habitat fragmentation. Besides, O. mexiae habitat may further limit its distribution and abundance.

  18. Levantamento da fauna de abelhas silvestres na "zona da mata" de Minas Gerais: III. Mata secundária na região de Viçosa (Hymenoptera, Apoidea Survey of the wild bees of the "zona da mata" of Minas Gerais, Brazil: III. Secondary forest in Viçosa region (Hymenoptera, Apoidea

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    José Ricardo Cure

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    Full Text Available The outcome of a wild bee fauna survey in a secondary forest is reported. Sampling was carried out mainly on herbaceous and shrubby vegetation under and at the border of the forest. Results are compared with data collected with the same methodology from a previously surveyed grassland nearby. The secondary forest was richer in Anthophoridae and Apidae species, and less diverse in Megachilidae. Similarity between the two habitats was low. Several unidentified species of Ceratinula, Trichocerapis mirabilis and the stingless bees Melipona bicolor, M. quadrifasciata, M. marginata, Paratrigona subnuda, Scaptotrigona tubiba and S. xanthotricha, are among the species dependent on the forest environment to survive. Bee population densities in the forest understory are as large as the largest values found for open vegetation in Southeastern Brazil; species richness is also comparable to those of other areas in Southeastern Brazil. Sampling strategies are discussed.

  19. Plasma lactoferrin level as a predictor to endothelial dysfunction in patients with obstructive sleep apnea

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    Abir Zakaria

    2013-01-01

    Conclusion The present study showed that low circulating plasma lactoferrin levels in OSA patients independently predict endothelial dysfunction as assessed by FMD%. High BMI in OSA patients negatively influences plasma lactoferrin levels unrelated to other OSA severity predictors.

  20. Sleep Apnea Research in Animals. Past, Present, and Future.

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    Chopra, Swati; Polotsky, Vsevolod Y; Jun, Jonathan C

    2016-03-01

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder that describes recurrent collapse of the upper airway during sleep. Animal models have been pivotal to the understanding of OSA pathogenesis, consequences, and treatment. In this review, we highlight the history of OSA research in animals and include the discovery of animals with spontaneous OSA, the induction of OSA in animals, and the emulation of OSA using exposures to intermittent hypoxia and sleep fragmentation.

  1. Length of Individual Apnea Events Is Increased by Supine Position and Modulated by Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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    Timo Leppänen; Juha Töyräs; Anu Muraja-Murro; Salla Kupari; Pekka Tiihonen; Esa Mervaala; Antti Kulkas

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    Positional obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is common among OSA patients. In severe OSA, the obstruction events are longer in supine compared to nonsupine positions. Corresponding scientific information on mild and moderate OSA is lacking. We studied whether individual obstruction and desaturation event severity is increased in supine position in all OSA severity categories and whether the severity of individual events is linked to OSA severity categories. Polygraphic recordings of 2026 patients...

  2. Comparison of Ricketts analysis and Downs-Northwestern analysis for the evaluation of obstructive sleep apnea cephalograms.

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    Higurashi, N; Kikuchi, M; Miyazaki, S; Itasaka, Y

    2001-06-01

    To determine which analysis is suitable to examine the dentofacial skeletal pattern characteristics of the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), we took lateral cephalograms of 44 Japanese OSAS patients and 34 Japanese non-OSAS controls. By Ricketts analysis, we found significant differences between OSAS patients and non-OSAS controls on facial axis, lower facial height and total facial height, which showed that Japanese OSAS patients have dolico facial patterns. However, by Downs-Northwestern analysis, we did not find any significant difference between OSAS patients and non-OSAS controls using the same cephalograms as the Ricketts analysis.

  3. Ecological aspects of lake regulation in Northern Finland. Part 2. Geomorphology and vegetation of the littoral zone. Ekologiset naekoekohdat joidenkin Pohjois-Suomen jaervien saeaennoestelyssae. Osa 2. Rannan geomorfologia ja vesikasvillisuus

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    Hellsten, S.; Alasaarela, E. (9830800FI); Keraenen, R.; Nykaenen, M. (Oulu Univ. (Finland)); Neuvonen, I. (Kainuun Vesi- ja ympaeristoepiiri, Kajaani (Finland))

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    Ecological aspects of lake regulation were studied in certain lakes in northern Finland in 1984-1987. The general aims of the project were to analyze the effects of regulation on lake ecosystems and to produce information that can be applied when assessing the possible effects of hydroelectric projects. The effects of lake regulation were easy to observe in the littoral zone of Lake Ontojaervi, the sandy shores in particular were unstable both above and below the water level. The shores were very much steeper than those of Lake Lentua, which affected the distribution of bottom types, minerogenic bottoms were more common than in the latter lake. The results from the two lakes were used to calculate a simple model to forecast the distribution of bottom types of Lake Ontojaervi before regulation. The effect of penetration by ice was also easy to recognize on the shores of Lake Ontojaervi; the surface sediment being frozen to a greater depth than in Lake Lentua. Beneath the freezing zone in ice just pressed down on the sediment. The littoral vegetation decreased markedly after regulation and was entirely absent in open places. Changes in abundance were particularly clear, with decreases in the large isoetides and helophytes and increases of small isoetides. The results from Lake Lentua were used to formulate a simple ecological model for the frequency of macrophytes.

  4. Ebaühtlane ühtne süsteem : sovetliku passisüsteemi kujunemine, regulatsioon ja rakendamine Eesti NSV-s. 1.-2. osa / Indrek Paavle

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    Paavle, Indrek, 1970-

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    Kodanike dokumenteerimisest NSV Liidus 1917-1932. Passisüsteemi kehtestamise põhjustest, eestmärkidest ja regulatsioonist. Passiliikidest. Passiandmetest ja nende kasutamisest. Režiimipiirkondadest ja elukohapiirangutest. . Passisüsteemi kindlustamisest ja kontrollist. Karistuspraktikast passisüsteemi rikkujate suhtes

  5. Noor-Eesti enesekoloniseerimisprojekt. Teine osa Olulised kirjandusmõtteviisid . The Self-Colonization Project of Young Estonia. Part II. Modes of Literary Thinking and Relations with Colonialism in Estonian Literature of the beginning of the 20th century

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    Tiit Hennoste

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available The topic of this article is the literary discourse of Young Estonia; its relations with other important Estonian literary discourses from the beginning of the 20th century, and its relations with colonial cultural discourse. First, I give an overview of the basic positions of the Young Estonians’ literary discourse, the main shapers of which were Friedebert Tuglas, Gustav Suits, later on Johannes Semper as well. Next, I present the basic principles of three Estonian literary discourses from the beginning of the 20th century, which were also important to the Young Estonians: nationalist-naturalistic (close-to-life; socialist/ class-based, and 20th century modernist. The Young Estonians began as nationalists and/or socialists. During the formation of Young Estonia’s discourse at the end of the first and beginning of the second decade of the 20th century, 20th century modernism began, which the Young Estonians regarded first and foremost with irony. The Young Estonians’ literary discourse is a mixture of aestheticism, decadence, symbolism, romanticism, and classicism. The point of departure for the Young Estonian approach to literature was eurocentrism. They took a superior and negative view of existing Estonian literature, which they regarded as having fallen drastically behind Europe. Since it was unable to build on its own foundation, it had to borrow from Europe. The discourse’s understandings of cultural values – theory, reading, knowledge, ready-made culture, derive from the centrality of the dynamic of borrowing. New culture could be created freely, without the support of previous local tradition; it was to be an elite culture, while the writer remained an individualist. Literature was to follow the principle of art for art’s sake; aesthetics and the form of the work of art were basic criteria. The formal ideals of the work of art were classicist: unity, integrity (wholeness, harmony, order, logic, etc. Thirdly, I outline the basic positions of colonial thinking about culture, and compare the Young Estonian approaches to literature with colonial thought. The foundation of colonialism is eurocentrism: if Europe is the core; everything else belongs to the periphery, and regarded from the outset as of lesser inherent worth: colonialism is characterized by a superior and negative attitude toward local culture. The colonizing culture interprets its own values and experiences as universals; these are congruent with the outlines of what is deemed to be ”European” culture. The mission of colonialism is to bring the periphery into the sphere of influence of the enlightened core. Though colonial thinking does not commit itself to any specific artistic movement or style, its most important tenet with regard to evaluating art is classicist, emphasizing enduring values and good ”handiwork”. The bases for the creation of colonial culture are ready-made models and categories, and the outcome of colonization is culture constructed according to a model. The outcome of the analysis is that the Young Estonian way of thinking is in close consonance with the colonial way of thinking. Those attitudes that Young Estonians did not adopt, or those they relinquished and discarded, are in opposition to it. My own basic claim is that the Young Estonians unconsciously carried a colonial way of thinking, and that they might be considered to be self-colonizers.

  6. Análisis de la repelencia al agua en una pequeña cuenca hidrográfica afectada por fuego controlado en el área montañosa central de Portugal

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    In this work it is described and analyzed the water repellency observed in a small catchment subject to prescribed burning and located in mountainous central part of Portugal. As well, a discussion about the methodologies usually used to measure the soil hydrophobocity, the replicability between field and laboratory data is established. The results show the little influence in soil physical parameters and organic matter content of prescribed burning and indicate a close relationship between s...

  7. Kas osa põhiharidusest võiks olla mingitel juhtudel tasuline? / Loks, Üllar; Toomas, Merike; Lukas, Tõnis; Seli, Neinar; Kraav, Mihkel; Tannberg, Ene; Lillemägi, Indrek

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    2007-01-01

    Postimehe küsitlusele vastavad Lähte gümnaasiumi direktor Üllar Loks, Tartu linnamuuseumi direktor Merike Toomas, Haridusminister Tõnis Lukas, Tartu linnavolinik Neinar Seli, Andmesidevõrgu EENet direktor Mihkel Kraav, Miina Härma gümnaasiumi direktor Ene Tannberg ja Hugo Treffneri gümnaasiumi õpilaskogu president Indrek Lillemägi

  8. Riqueza y diversidad de especies leñosas del bosque tropical caducifolio El Tarimo, Cuenca del Balsas, Guerrero Richness and diversity of woody species in the tropical dry forest of El Tarimo, Cuenca del Balsas, Guerrero

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    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available Se describe la composición florística, la riqueza y la diversidad de especies de un bosque tropical caducifolio en la provincia florística Cuenca del Balsas, México. Se seleccionaron 4 sitios de 1000 m² cada uno, censándose los árboles, arbustos y lianas con d.a.p. >1 cm. En total se registraron 1456 individuos, pertenecientes a 82 especies, 56 géneros y 24 familias. Independientemente del sitio y de la forma de crecimiento, Leguminosae fue la familia con mayor número de especies y de individuos. Los géneros más diversos fueron Bursera (Burseraceae y Cordia (Boraginaceae con 9 y 4 especies, respectivamente. La riqueza entre los sitios varió de 43 a 55 especies y su similitud fue más alta en el nivel de familia que en el de especie. Los árboles fueron la forma de crecimiento con mayor riqueza de especies. Respectoa otros bosques tropicales caducifolios de México y del mundo, los sitios que se estudiaron en este bosque ocupan una posición baja en cuanto a sus valores de riqueza y estructura.Floristic composition, species richness, and diversity of the seasonally dry tropical forest in the floristic province of the Balsas Depression, México, is described. We sampled four 1,000 m² sites and recorded species and dbh of trees, shrubs and lianas >1 cm dbh. Data from 1,456 individuals were recorded, representing 82 species, 56 genera, and 24 families. Independently of site or growth form, Leguminosae was the family with the highest number of species and individuals. Bursera (Burseraceae and Cordia (Boraginaceae were the most speciose genera, with nine and four species, respectively. Species richness among sites ranged from 43-55 species and their similarity was higher at the family level than the species level. Trees had higher numbers of species than shrubs and lianas. Our results indicate that these forests have low values of species richness and structure attributes in relation with other tropical dry forests of Mexico and the world.

  9. Eesti õiguse vastavus direktiivile 2003/109/EÜ pikaajalise elaniku staatuse saamist reguleerivate sätete osas : [magistritöö] / Maret Kruus ; Tartu Ülikool, õigusteaduskond ; juhendaja: Ene Andresen

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    2014-01-01

    Direktiivi 2003/109/EÜ ülevõtmise üldküsimustest, sisulistest tingimustest pikaajalise elaniku staatuse saamiseks, menetluslikest nõuetest pikaajalise elaniku staatuse saamiseks ja õiguskaitsega seonduvatest probleemidest

  10. Evaluación de la calidad del agua en los ríos Tigre y Rincón de la península de Osa en dos períodos de tiempo distintos

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    Guillermo Calvo-Brenes

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    El nivel de contaminación de los puntos muestreados, según el Índice Holandés, oscila entre niveles de No Contaminación hasta Contaminación Leve. El análisis estadístico no mostró diferencias significativas entre la época de invierno y la de verano, o entre los períodos de tiempo evaluados del 2008-2009 y el 2010-2011, dada la variabilidad de los datos entre épocas por punto de muestreo en un período dado. La única excepción es el punto del río Tigre en su zona baja (Ti-3 que sí presenta un incremento estadístico en los niveles de contaminación, entre un período y otro, durante la época de invierno.

  11. Primer registro e histología básica del anfípodo terrestre Talitroides topitotum (Amphipoda: Talitridae), introducido en las zonas montañosas de Heredia, Costa Rica

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    Alfaro Montoya, Jorge; Umaña Castro, Rodolfo

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    This study documents for the first time the introduction of the terrestrial amphipod, Talitroides topitotum (Talitridae) to mountain regions of San Rafael and Barva, Heredia, Costa Rica, with predominance of juveniles and adult females with and without eggs. The species comes from Asia and could have been introduced associated with exotic plants. Basic aspects of histology are described, including the cellular structure of the main organs: heart, intestine, hepatopancreas, ovary, nerve cord, ...

  12. OSA Proceedings of the Topical Meeting (5th) on Short-Wave Length Coherent Radiation: Generation and Applications Held in Monterey, California on 8-10 April 1991. Volume 11

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    Richard R. Freeman AT&BeU Laboratories Stephen E. Harris Stanford Univrsity Janos Kinz SUNY?-Stony Brook Howard Mllchberg Univerity of Maryland Harm G...and T. Sugano, Sol. St. Electronics 7, 509 (1964). 6. H.E. Elsayed-Ali, T. Juhasz , G.O. Smith, and W. E. Bron, "Femtosecond Thermomudulation of...Left. 58,1212 (1987); R. W. Schoenlein, W. Z. Lin, J. G. Fujimoto. and G. L. Eesley, Phys. Rev. Left. 58, 1680 (1987). 2. H. E. Elsayed-Ali, T. Juhasz

  13. Eesti õiguse vastavus direktiivile 2003/109/EÜ pikaajalise elaniku staatuse saamist reguleerivate sätete osas : [magistritöö] / Maret Kruus ; Tartu Ülikool, õigusteaduskond ; juhendaja: Ene Andresen

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    2014-01-01

    Direktiivi 2003/109/EÜ ülevõtmise üldküsimustest, sisulistest tingimustest pikaajalise elaniku staatuse saamiseks, menetluslikest nõuetest pikaajalise elaniku staatuse saamiseks ja õiguskaitsega seonduvatest probleemidest

  14. Aktsiaseltsi ja osaühingu kapitalinõuete rikkumine kontsernisisese cash pooling`u raames : [magistritöö] / Karl Kull ; Tartu Ülikool, õigusteaduskond ; juhendaja: Andres Vutt

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    Cash poolingust kontsernis ja sellega seonduvatest kapitalinõuetest, kapitali sissemaksmise ja suurendamise nõuete rikkumistest, emaettevõtjale laenu andmise keelu rikkumisest, aktsionäri ja osaniku kohustuste rikkumisest

  15. Comportamento resiliente de um solo argiloso da região de Viçosa-MG no estado natural e estabilizado com cimento e alcatrão fracionado

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    Sant'Anna Giovanni Levi; Machado Carlos Cardoso; Carvalho Carlos Alexandre Braz de; Lima Dario Cardoso de; Fernandes Dalila Campos de Medeiros

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    A importância do estudo das características resilientes dos solos e das misturas estabilizadas quimicamente justifica-se pela necessidade de conhecer o seu comportamento mecânico, sob a ação de cargas repetidas e transientes, quando constituintes do pavimento de estradas florestais. O método tradicional de determinação do módulo de resiliência, em laboratório, requer o emprego de um equipamento triaxial de cargas repetidas, que é relativamente complexo e caro, o que leva à necessidade de se d...

  16. Diversidad funcional de rasgos radiculares y grado de micorrización de especies leñosas mediterráneas a lo largo de un gradiente de disponibilidad de recursos edáficos

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    Navarro-Fernández, Carmen M.; Riva, E. G. de la; Vera Marañón, J. R.; Tosto, A.; M. Olmo; Pérez-Ramos, Ignacio Manuel; Villar Montero, Rafael; Marañón, Teodoro

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    12 páginas, 1 figura, 3 tablas, 27 referencias.-- Conferencia presentada en la Mesa Temática 1. Sesión 1.1: Ecología y diversidad forestal. Flora y fauna protegidas. Congreso celebrado del 10-14, junio, 2013, en Vitoria, España.

  17. Piinamise ja ebainimliku või alandava kohtlemise või karistamise tõkestamise Euroopa konventsioon ja Komitee ning Eesti kohta koostatud raportite vanglaid puudutav osa : [bakalaureusetöö] / Mariko Jõeorg ; Tartu Ülikool, õigusteaduskond ; juh

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    Euroopa Nõukogust, piinamise ja ebainimliku või alandava kohtlemise või karistamise tõkestamise Euroopa konventsiooni loomine, mõisted, Komitee visiidid Eestisse ja raportid vanglate kohta (1997, 1999), Eesti vastulaused

  18. Aktsiaseltsi ja osaühingu kapitalinõuete rikkumine kontsernisisese cash pooling`u raames : [magistritöö] / Karl Kull ; Tartu Ülikool, õigusteaduskond ; juhendaja: Andres Vutt

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    Kull, Karl, 1987-

    2011-01-01

    Cash poolingust kontsernis ja sellega seonduvatest kapitalinõuetest, kapitali sissemaksmise ja suurendamise nõuete rikkumistest, emaettevõtjale laenu andmise keelu rikkumisest, aktsionäri ja osaniku kohustuste rikkumisest

  19. Ebaühtlane ühtne süsteem : sovetliku passisüsteemi kujunemine, regulatsioon ja rakendamine Eesti NSV-s. 1.-2. osa / Indrek Paavle

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    Paavle, Indrek, 1970-

    2010-01-01

    Kodanike dokumenteerimisest NSV Liidus 1917-1932. Passisüsteemi kehtestamise põhjustest, eestmärkidest ja regulatsioonist. Passiliikidest. Passiandmetest ja nende kasutamisest. Režiimipiirkondadest ja elukohapiirangutest. . Passisüsteemi kindlustamisest ja kontrollist. Karistuspraktikast passisüsteemi rikkujate suhtes

  20. Estructura y composición de la vegetación leñosa de selvas en diferentes estadios sucesionales en el Ejido El Carmen II, Calakmul, México

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    José B García-Licona

    2015-07-01

    Full Text Available Se analizó la diversidad florística de la selva mediana subperennifolia del ejido El Carmen II, Calakmul, Campeche, en diferentes estadios sucesionales en un área de 2700 m2. En nueve parcelas de 300 m2 se representó vegetación secundaria (acahual con siete años de abandono, 15 años de abandono y selvas maduras, en las cuales se identifi caron y midieron todos los individuos leñosos con un DAP = 1 cm. Se encontraron 996 individuos de 78 especies distribuidas en 29 familias, las familias con mayor riqueza de especies fueron Fabaceae, Rubiaceae y Sapindaceae. Las especies con mayor abundancia en el área de estudio fueron Nectandra salicifolia, Pouteria reticulata, Croton icche y Bursera simaruba, esta última especie fue la única que se presentó en todas las parcelas de estudio. Las especies con mayor valor de importancia relativo (VIR en los acahuales con siete años de abandono fueron Lysiloma latisiliquum, Bursera simaruba y Guettarda combsii; en los acahuales con 15 años de abandono las especies con mayor VIR fueron Nectandra salicifolia, Piscidia piscipula y Dendropanax arboreus; mientras en las parcelas de selva madura fueron Brosimum alicastrum, Manilkara zapota y Pouteria reticulata. Además se presentaron 15 especies sólo en parcelas de acahuales con siete años de abandono, cinco especies únicas en las parcelas de acahuales de 15 años y 18 especies únicas en las parcelas de selvas maduras. Concluimos que analizar la estructura y composición florística en vegetación en distintas fases sucesionales permite documentar mejor la diversidad florística de áreas que han sido altamente impactadas por distintos disturbios

  1. Workplace worries: a preliminary look at online sexual activities at the office-emerging issues for clinicians and employers.

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    Cooper, Al; Safir, Marilyn P; Rosenmann, Amir

    2006-02-01

    Concerns about the impact of online sexual activities (OSA) on work-life are drastically increasing. This study examined 3,466 respondents who reported OSA, 18.5% of whom reported engaging in OSA at work. They were compared with the 81.5% who engaged in OSA at home, on average time spent in OSA, workplace policies regarding OSA, and relationship status. Two themes were identified and discussed: opportunity and sexual distress. Our findings indicate that participants are cognizant of issues of opportunity (e.g., the OSA from home group was more likely to indicate their workplace has established policies regarding OSA), and privacy, representing an important aspect of this theme (e.g., participants engaging in OSA at work were found to be twice as likely to have extra-marital affairs, compared with the OSA from home group). Secondly, our data suggests that many participants, especially from the OSA at work group, experience OSA-related distress. Engaging in OSA at the workplace may result in decreased productivity, issues of sexual harassment, and concerns about employee well-being. Clearly stated and consistently enforced policies regulating OSA are likely to mitigate workplace OSA. However, a significant minority of employees may have difficulties curbing OSA. Therefore, more sophisticated strategies to deal with workplace OSA should be established. Additional implications of importance for organizations and mental health professionals who support them are discussed.

  2. Valoração de contingente pelas modelagens logit e análise multivariada: um estudo de caso da disposição a aceitar compensação dos cafeicultores vinculados ao PRO-CAFÉ de Viçosa - MG Contingent valuation with modeling logit and multivariate analyses: a case study of the willingness of coffee planters linked to the PRO-COFFEE of Viçosa - MG to accept compensation

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    Pedro Silveira Máximo

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste estudo foi, justamente, identificar, entre os métodos LOGIT e a análise multivariada, qual a mais eficaz para estimar a Disposição a Aceitar Compensação (DAC dos cafeicultores quando o viés da utilidade marginal é passível de ocorrência. Para tal, foi elaborado um formulário com 33 perguntas envolvendo informações sobre características socioeconômicas dos cafeicultores, o uso da metodologia de valoração de contingente (MVC e do veículo de pagamento dos "Jogos de Lances", que revelou a Disposição a Aceitar uma Compensação (DAC na troca de um hectare de café por um hectare de mata. Como esperado, por causa do viés da utilidade marginal o método LOGIT foi incapaz de produzir resultados consistentes. Já a estimação da DAC pela análise multivariada mostrou que, caso o governo estivesse disposto a aumentar a provisão de mata em 70 ha, ele deveria despender 254.200 reais por ano, tratando apenas dos cafeicultores vinculados ao programa do PRO-CAFÉ.The object of this study was to identify which method, either LOGIT or multivariate analyses, was the most efficient to estimate the coffee planters' Willingness to Accept a Compensation, when there was a possibility of occurrence of marginal utility. For such, a questionnaire was formulated, with 33 questions involving information on coffee planters' socio - economic characteristics, the use of the methodology of contingent valuation (MCV, and the payment of the "offer game" that reveled the willingness to accept a compensation (WAC, by exchanging a hectare of coffee by a hectare of forest. As expected, because of the marginal utility's bias, the LOGIT method was unable to produce consistent results. However, when the WAC was estimated by multivariate analyses, the results showed that if the government is willing to increase the provision of forest to 70 hectares, it should pay out 254,200 reais (around 116,000 dollars, dealing only with the coffee planters linked to the PRO-CAFÉ organization.

  3. Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with higher healthcare utilization in elderly patients

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    Karla Diaz

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Background: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA is an important cause of morbidity in the elderly population. Limited data are available regarding the healthcare utilization and predisposing conditions related to OSA in the elderly. Our aim was to evaluate the healthcare utilization and the conditions associated with new and chronic diagnosis of OSA in a large cohort of elderly patients in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA. Materials and Methods: This retrospective cohort study used inpatient and outpatient VHA data to identify the individuals diagnosed with OSA using ICD-9 codes during the fiscal years 2003-2005. Primary outcomes were emergency department (ED visits and hospitalizations. Multivariable logistic regression analysis was performed to identify the demographic and clinical characteristics associated with new and chronic diagnosis of OSA. Results: Of 1,867,876 elderly veterans having 2 years of care, 82,178 (4.4% were diagnosed with OSA. Individuals with OSA were younger and more likely to have chronic diseases than those without OSA. Individuals with chronic OSA were more likely to have diagnoses of congestive heart failure (CHF, pulmonary circulation disorders, COPD, and obesity and less likely to have diagnoses of hypertension, osteoarthritis, and stroke than individuals with newly diagnosed OSA. The proportion of patients with new OSA diagnosis who required at least one ED visit was higher than the proportion of chronic OSA and no OSA patients (37%, 32%, and 15%, respectively; P-value <0.05. The proportion of new OSA patients who required at least one hospitalization was also higher than the proportion of chronic OSA and no OSA patients (24%, 17%, and 7%, respectively; P-value <0.05. Conclusion: Patients with OSA had a higher incidence of healthcare utilization compared to patients without OSA. New OSA patients had a higher rate of healthcare utilization in the year of diagnosis compared to chronic patients and patients without OSA

  4. Urinary proteomic profiling in severe obesity and obstructive sleep apnoea with CPAP treatment

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    Ian W Seetho

    2015-04-01

    Conclusions: The urinary proteome is compared in OSA with CPAP and without OSA in severe obesity. The effects of CPAP on OSA may lead to changes in the urinary peptides but further research work is needed to investigate the potential role for urinary proteomics in characterising urinary peptide profiles in OSA.

  5. Morbidity and mortality in children with obstructive sleep apnoea

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    Jennum, Poul; Ibsen, Rikke Falkner; Kjellberg, Jakob

    2013-01-01

    Little is known about the diagnostic patterns of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in children. A study was undertaken to evaluate morbidity and mortality in childhood OSA.......Little is known about the diagnostic patterns of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in children. A study was undertaken to evaluate morbidity and mortality in childhood OSA....

  6. Evaluation of Cross-section Airway Configuration of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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    Ogawa, Takumi; Enciso, Reyes; Shintaku, Werner H.; Clark, Glenn T.

    2007-01-01

    Upper airway imaging techniques can be useful to identify the exact location and nature of the obstruction in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients. Methods Ten OSA patients and ten non-OSA control subjects were imaged using cone-beam computed tomography (Newtom QR-DVT9000) to compare their upper airway structure. Results The OSA subjects presented higher BMI (OSA: 29.5 ± 9.05 kg/m2; Non-OSA: 23.1 ± 3.05 kg/m2 [p=0.034]), lower total volume (mm3) of the airway (OSA: 4868.4 ± 1863.9; Non-OSA: 6051.7 ± 1756.4 [p =0.054]), statistically significantly smaller anterior-posterior dimension (mm) of the minimum cross-section segment (OSA: 4.6 ± 1.2; Non-OSA: 7.8 ± 3.31 [p =0.009]), and smaller minimum cross-section area (OSA: 45.8±17.5 mm2; Non-OSA: 146.9±111.7 mm2 [p=0.011]) positioned below the occlusal plane in 70% of the cases (OSA:7 out of 10; Non-OSA: 5 out of 10 [p=0.030]). The OSA group presented a concave or elliptic shaped airway and the non-OSA group presented a concave, round or square shaped airway. (156 words) PMID:17178502

  7. Obstructive sleep apnea decreases central nervous system-derived proteins in the cerebrospinal fluid.

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    Ju, Yo-El S; Finn, Mary Beth; Sutphen, Courtney L; Herries, Elizabeth M; Jerome, Gina M; Ladenson, Jack H; Crimmins, Daniel L; Fagan, Anne M; Holtzman, David M

    2016-07-01

    We hypothesized that one mechanism underlying the association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and Alzheimer's disease is OSA leading to decreased slow wave activity (SWA), increased synaptic activity, decreased glymphatic clearance, and increased amyloid-β. Polysomnography and lumbar puncture were performed in OSA and control groups. SWA negatively correlated with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) amyloid-β-40 among controls and was decreased in the OSA group. Unexpectedly, amyloid-β-40 was decreased in the OSA group. Other neuronally derived proteins, but not total protein, were also decreased in the OSA group, suggesting that OSA may affect the interaction between interstitial and cerebrospinal fluid. Ann Neurol 2016;80:154-159.

  8. Relationship between Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity and Sleep, Depression and Anxiety Symptoms in Newly-Diagnosed Patients

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    Macey, Paul M.; Woo, Mary A; Rajesh Kumar; Cross, Rebecca L.; Ronald M Harper

    2010-01-01

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs in at least 10% of the population, and leads to higher morbidity and mortality; however, relationships between OSA severity and sleep or psychological symptoms are unclear. Existing studies include samples with wide-ranging comorbidities, so we assessed relationships between severity of OSA and common sleep and psychological disturbances in recently diagnosed OSA patients with minimal co-morbidities. We studied 49 newly diagnosed, untreated OSA patients wi...

  9. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, Periodic Limb Movements and Related Factors

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    Osman Özgür Yalın

    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVE: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS is characterized by nocturnal repetitive apnea episodes. Periodic limb movements (PLMs is nocturnal, stereotypic, repetitive movements of the lower extremities. The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of periodic limb movements in OSAS patients and correlation of PLM with OSAS severity. METHODS: One hundred and forty one OSAS suspected patients was enrolled into the study. All subjects’ blood pressure, heart rate measurements and neurologic examinations were made by the same neurologist. Sociodemographic characteristics were recorded. One night polysomnography (PSG was performed to all patients and results were analyzed. Apnea Hypopnea Index (AHI ≥ 5 subjects were accepted as OSAS, and PLM Index (PLMI ≥ 5 subjects were accepted as having PLM. RESULTS: One hundred and two patients were diagnosed as OSAS. The control group consisted of 39 patients who had normal polysomnographic findings. OSAS patients’ were older and body mass index (BMI were higher than the control group. Systolic blood pressure was higher in OSAS group. Alcohol use was determined as a risk factor for OSAS. PLM were more common in OSAS group than the control group (% 30,3 - % 10,2. PLM frequency was associated with the severity of OSAS. CONCLUSION: In OSAS patients presence of PLM was related with OSAS severity, higher systolic and diastolic blood pressure and REM sleep depletion. PLM in OSAS patients could be regarded as an indicator of disease severity and also could aware clinician for increased complication rates.

  10. Interaction between smoking and obstructive sleep apnea:not just participants

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    LIN Ying-ni; LI Qing-yun; ZHANG Xiu-juan

    2012-01-01

    Objective To review the current evidence that links smoking to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and to discuss some potential mechanisms proposed for these links.Data sources We searched PubMed and Medline to identify studies investigating the interaction between smoking and OSA.Study selection Articles regarding the relationship between smoking and OSA were selected.Studies considered smoking as a confounding factor were excluded.Results The association of smoking and OSA has been confirmed in several studies.The effects of smoking on the pathophysiology of OSA may include smoking-induced upper airway inflammation,stimulant effects of nicotine on upper airway muscles,and a "rebound effect" due to nightly short-term nicotine withdrawal,or all of the above.In addition,the coexistence of OSA and smoking may have more widespread implications for cardiovascular dysfunction in patients with OSA.Finally,OSA might be responsible for the addiction to nicotine.Conclusions Smoking may act as a risk factor for OSA and join with OSA in a common pathway to increase the risk of systematic injury.OSA,in turn,may be a predisposing factor for smoking.Thus,smoking cessation is recommended when considering treatment for OSA,and treating OSA may be a necessary precondition for successful smoking cessation.

  11. Length of Individual Apnea Events Is Increased by Supine Position and Modulated by Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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    Timo Leppänen

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Positional obstructive sleep apnea (OSA is common among OSA patients. In severe OSA, the obstruction events are longer in supine compared to nonsupine positions. Corresponding scientific information on mild and moderate OSA is lacking. We studied whether individual obstruction and desaturation event severity is increased in supine position in all OSA severity categories and whether the severity of individual events is linked to OSA severity categories. Polygraphic recordings of 2026 patients were retrospectively analyzed. The individual apnea, and hypopnea durations and desaturation event depth, duration, and area of 526 included patients were compared between supine and nonsupine positions in different OSA severity categories. Apnea events were 6.3%, 12.5%, and 11.1% longer (p<0.001 in supine compared to nonsupine position in mild, moderate, and severe OSA categories, respectively. In moderate and severe OSA categories desaturation areas were 5.7% and 25.5% larger (p<0.001 in supine position. In both positions the individual event severity was elevated along increasing OSA severity category (p<0.05. Supine position elevates apnea duration in all and desaturation area in moderate and severe OSA severity categories. This might be more hazardous for supine OSA patients and therefore, estimation of clinical severity of OSA should incorporate also information about individual event characteristics besides AHI.

  12. Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Hypertension, and Their Additive Effects on Atherosclerosis

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    Mario Francesco Damiani

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Background and Aims. It is widely accepted that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA is independently associated with atherosclerosis. Similar to OSA, hypertension (HTN is a condition associated with atherosclerosis. However, to date, the impact of the simultaneous presence of OSA and HTN on the risk of atherosclerosis has not been extensively studied. The aim of this study was to evaluate the consequences of the coexistence of OSA and HTN on carotid intima-media thickness (IMT and on inflammatory markers of atherosclerosis (such as interleukin- [IL-] 6 and pentraxin- [PTX-] 3. Methods. The study design allowed us to define 4 groups: (1 controls (n=30; (2 OSA patients without HTN (n=30; (3 HTN patients without OSA (n=30; (4 patients with OSA and HTN (n=30. In the morning after portable monitoring (between 7 am and 8 am, blood samples were collected, and carotid IMT was measured. Results. Carotid IMT, IL-6, and PTX-3 in OSA normotensive patients and in non-OSA HTN subjects were significantly higher compared to control subjects; in addition, in OSA hypertensive patients they were significantly increased compared to OSA normotensive, non-OSA HTN, or control subjects. Conclusions. OSA and HTN have an additive role in the progression of carotid atherosclerosis and in blood levels of inflammatory markers for atherosclerosis, such as interleukin-6 and pentraxin-3.

  13. Blunted heart rate recovery is improved following exercise training in overweight adults with obstructive sleep apnea.

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    Kline, Christopher E; Crowley, E Patrick; Ewing, Gary B; Burch, James B; Blair, Steven N; Durstine, J Larry; Davis, J Mark; Youngstedt, Shawn D

    2013-08-20

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) predisposes individuals to cardiovascular morbidity, and cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) markers prognostic for cardiovascular disease have been found to be abnormal in adults with OSA. Due to the persistence of OSA and its cardiovascular consequences, whether the cardiovascular adaptations normally conferred by exercise are blunted in adults not utilizing established OSA treatment is unknown. The aims of this study were to document whether OSA participants have abnormal CPET responses and determine whether exercise modifies these CPET markers in individuals with OSA. The CPET responses of 43 sedentary, overweight adults (body mass index [BMI]>25) with untreated OSA (apnea-hypopnea index [AHI]≥ 15) were compared against matched non-OSA controls (n=9). OSA participants were then randomized to a 12-week exercise training (n=27) or stretching control treatment (n=16), followed by a post-intervention CPET. Measures of resting, exercise, and post-exercise recovery heart rate (HRR), blood pressure, and ventilation, as well as peak oxygen consumption (VO(2peak)), were obtained. OSA participants had blunted HRR compared to non-OSA controls at 1 (P=.03), 3 (P=.02), and 5-min post-exercise (P=.03). For OSA participants, exercise training improved VO2 peak (P=.04) and HRR at 1 (P=.03), 3 (Pexercise (Pexercise (r=-.30, Pexercise training, by increasing HRR and VO2 peak, may attenuate autonomic imbalance and improve functional capacity independent of OSA severity reduction. Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.

  14. Obstructive sleep apnea: a cardiometabolic risk in obesity and the metabolic syndrome.

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    Drager, Luciano F; Togeiro, Sônia M; Polotsky, Vsevolod Y; Lorenzi-Filho, Geraldo

    2013-08-13

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an underdiagnosed condition characterized by recurrent episodes of obstruction of the upper airway leading to sleep fragmentation and intermittent hypoxia during sleep. Obesity predisposes to OSA, and the prevalence of OSA is increasing worldwide because of the ongoing epidemic of obesity. Recent evidence has shown that surrogate markers of cardiovascular risk, including sympathetic activation, systemic inflammation, and endothelial dysfunction, are significantly increased in obese patients with OSA versus those without OSA, suggesting that OSA is not simply an epiphenomenon of obesity. Moreover, findings from animal models and patients with OSA show that intermittent hypoxia exacerbates the metabolic dysfunction of obesity, augmenting insulin resistance and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. In patients with the metabolic syndrome, the prevalence of moderate to severe OSA is very high (∼60%). In this population, OSA is independently associated with increased glucose and triglyceride levels as well as markers of inflammation, arterial stiffness, and atherosclerosis. A recent randomized, controlled, crossover study showed that effective treatment of OSA with continuous positive airway pressure for 3 months significantly reduced several components of the metabolic syndrome, including blood pressure, triglyceride levels, and visceral fat. Finally, several cohort studies have consistently shown that OSA is associated with increased cardiovascular mortality, independent of obesity. Taken together, these results support the concept that OSA exacerbates the cardiometabolic risk attributed to obesity and the metabolic syndrome. Recognition and treatment of OSA may decrease the cardiovascular risk in obese patients. Copyright © 2013 American College of Cardiology Foundation. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  15. Retinal Vascular Morphological Changes in Patients with Extremely Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

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    Xiao-Yi Wang

    2017-01-01

    Conclusions: This study indicated that increased AVR of retinal vessel can be observed in extremely severe OSAS patients. For patients with OSAS, retinal vascular abnormalities may become an early indication for further cardiovascular abnormalities.

  16. Vene teatri interjööride restaureerimine ja sisekujundus : Vabaduse väljak 5, Tallinn = Renovation and redesign of the Russian Theatre interiors : Vabaduse väljak 5, Tallinn

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    2007-01-01

    Sisekujundajad Aivar Oja, Riin Luuk (ajalooline osa) ja Piret Bender (uus osa). Siseviimistluse, maalingute ja valgustite restaureerimine ja konserveerimine: KAR GruppS. Juurdeehitise arhitekt Ra Luhse. 5 värv. vaadet

  17. Use of Electronic Data and Existing Screening Tools to Identify Clinically Significant Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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    Carl A Severson

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available OBJECTIVES: To assess the ability of electronic health data and existing screening tools to identify clinically significant obstructive sleep apnea (OSA, as defined by symptomatic or severe OSA.

  18. Effect of sedative-hypnotics, anesthetics and analgesics on sleep architecture in obstructive sleep apnea.

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    McEntire, Dan M; Kirkpatrick, Daniel R; Kerfeld, Mitchell J; Hambsch, Zakary J; Reisbig, Mark D; Agrawal, Devendra K; Youngblood, Charles F

    2014-11-01

    The perioperative care of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients is currently receiving much attention due to an increased risk for complications. It is established that postoperative changes in sleep architecture occur and this may have pathophysiological implications for OSA patients. Upper airway muscle activity decreases during rapid eye movement sleep (REMS). Severe OSA patients exhibit exaggerated chemoreceptor-driven ventilation during non-rapid eye movement sleep (NREMS), which leads to central and obstructive apnea. This article critically reviewed the literature relevant to preoperative screening for OSA, prevalence of OSA in surgical populations and changes in postoperative sleep architecture relevant to OSA patients. In particular, we addressed three questions in regard to the effects of sedative-hypnotics, anesthetics and analgesics on sleep architecture, the underlying mechanisms and the relevance to OSA. Indeed, these classes of drugs alter sleep architecture, which likely significantly contributes to abnormal postoperative sleep architecture, exacerbation of OSA and postoperative complications.

  19. Managing obstructive sleep apnoea and achieving equity: implications for health

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    Sarah-Jane Paine; Ricci B Harris; Kara M Mihaere

    2011-01-01

    ... (OSAS). This paper will outline a series of studies that were designed to assess how many people were affected by OSAS in Aotearoa/New Zealand and specifically sought to prioritise the needs of M?ori...

  20. Unistuste vabrik / Christopher Helman

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    Helman, Christopher

    2014-01-01

    Ameerika Ühendriikides Georgias asuv Southwire tehas võttis 2007. aastal kasutusele programmi, mis võimaldab probleemsetel teismelistel osa päevast töötada ja osa õppida, et omandada gümnaasiumiharidus

  1. Low-frequency oscillations and vasoreactivity of cortical vessels in obstructive sleep apnea during wakefulness

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    Schytz, Henrik Winther; Jensen, Benedicte Ersted; Jennum, Poul

    2013-01-01

    Effective nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy reduces the cardiovascular outcomes associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but the mechanism behind this effect is unclear. We investigated if OSA patients during wakefulness showed signs of increased sympathetic activity...

  2. Tarkon pürib Euroopas liidriks / Nils Niitra

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    Niitra, Nils, 1975-

    2008-01-01

    Tarkon laiendab oma ettevõtet, eesmärgiga hõivata valdkonna Euroopa liidri positsioon. Suurem osa firma toodangust läheb telekomi-, tööstus- ja kliimaseadmete tootjatele. Vt. samas: Hanza kontserni osa

  3. Matemaatika 7. klassile / Mart Oja

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    Oja, Merike, 1977-

    2011-01-01

    Tutvustus: Nurk, Enn; Telgmaa, Aksel; Undusk, August. Matemaatika 7. klassile. 1. osa. Tallinn : Koolibri, 2011 ; Nurk, Enn; Telgmaa, Aksel; Undusk, August. Matemaatika 7. klassile. 2. osa. Tallinn : Koolibri, 2011

  4. Corrective Jaw Surgery

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    Full Text Available ... a serious and even life-threatening condition. The risks of undiagnosed OSA are many. Click here to ... a serious and even life-threatening condition. The risks of undiagnosed OSA are many. Click here to ...

  5. Matemaatika 7. klassile / Mart Oja

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    Oja, Mart

    2011-01-01

    Tutvustus: Nurk, Enn; Telgmaa, Aksel; Undusk, August. Matemaatika 7. klassile. 1. osa. Tallinn : Koolibri, 2011 ; Nurk, Enn; Telgmaa, Aksel; Undusk, August. Matemaatika 7. klassile. 2. osa. Tallinn : Koolibri, 2011

  6. Prevalence and risk factors for obstructive sleep apnoea in Dar es ...

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    hypothyroidism and acromegaly (Isselbacher et al., 1994; Olson et al., 2003). OSA is specifically ... It records data on respiratory effort, airflow, oxygenation, ... There is no published data in Tanzania that addresses OSA as a health problem.

  7. Obstructive sleep apnoea and obesity

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    in obese individuals.3 OSA is more common in men and the elderly, ... The complications of OSA and obesity result in reduced quality of life, significant morbidity, and .... changes and depression, loss of libido, and poor concentration at work.

  8. Corrective Jaw Surgery

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  9. Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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    ... to find out more. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious ... to find out more. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious ...

  10. 26. III avati Tartu Y-galerii E-saalis...

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    2004-01-01

    MTÜ loovkeskuse ja Anne noortekeskuse multimeedialabori interdistsiplinaarse Art-Merge õpikoja näitus. 20.-26. III toimunud õpikoja tegevuskunsti osa juhtis inglise kunstnik Natalie Waldbaum, multimeedia sektorit Jane Remm, kaasaegse tantsu ja teatri osa Kaia Kapsta

  11. Vene teatri interjööride restaureerimine ja sisekujundus. Vabaduse väljak 5, Tallinn / Aivar Oja, Riin Luuk, Piret Bender...[jt.

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    2007-01-01

    5 värv. sisevaadet; sisekujundajad: A. Oja, R. Luuk (ajalooline osa), P. Bender (uus osa); siseviimistluse, maalingute ja valgustite restaureerimine: KAR Grupp; 1926. a. valminud hoone arhitekt: F. Skujinsh

  12. Kahe 1632. aasta katekismuse keelelistest kokkupuutepunktidest / Külli Habicht

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    Habicht, Külli, 1964-

    2003-01-01

    Keelekasutuse erinevustest ja sarnasustest kahes kirjakeele algusaegade olulises allikas, Joachim Rossihniuse lõunaeestikeelsete kirikukäsiraamatute esimeses osas ilmunud katekismuses ja Heinrich Stahli katekismuses käsi- ja koduraamatu esimeses osas (mõlemad 1632)

  13. Tarkon pürib Euroopas liidriks / Nils Niitra

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    Niitra, Nils, 1975-

    2008-01-01

    Tarkon laiendab oma ettevõtet, eesmärgiga hõivata valdkonna Euroopa liidri positsioon. Suurem osa firma toodangust läheb telekomi-, tööstus- ja kliimaseadmete tootjatele. Vt. samas: Hanza kontserni osa

  14. Corrective Jaw Surgery

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    raoul

    2012-04-19

    Apr 19, 2012 ... Background: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) syndrome is a common disorder ... The study aim to describe the prevalence of snoring and OSA among ... cardiovasculardisease, [5] and abnormalities in glucose metabolism [6].

  16. Meie Gruusia õppetund / Jevgenija Garanzha

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    Garanža, Jevgenija, 1979-

    2008-01-01

    Autori arvates on meie Gruusia-õppetund see, et Venemaa ründab - poliitiliselt või otseselt - riike, kus on lõhe kahe leeri vahel, kus üks osa elanikkonnast ignoreerib teise osa arvamusi ja vajadusi

  17. Assessment of Autonomic Functions in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

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    Savas Sarikaya

    2014-03-01

    Conclusion We detected reduced heart rate variability and impaired balance between sympathetic-parasympathetic systems in OSAS patients. OSAS patients should be closely followed for developing arrhythmias. [J Contemp Med 2014; 4(1.000: 6-9

  18. Treatment effect of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty on autonomic nervous activity during sleep in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

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    蒋光峰; 孙炜; 李娜; 孙彦; 张念凯

    2004-01-01

    @@ Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by repetitive episodes of upper airway obstruction during sleep. The prevalence of OSAS in middle-aged population is about 2%-4%.1 Many OSAS patients can be accompanied by serious cardiovascular complications, such as hypertension.2 The aim of this study was to find the changes of autonomic nervous system (ANS) during sleep, and the impact of surgical treatment on heart rate variability (HRV) in OSAS patients.

  19. Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Subsequent Risk of Chronic Rhinosinusitis: A Population-Based Study

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    Li-Ting Kao; Shih-Han Hung; Herng-Ching Lin; Chih-Kuang Liu; Hung-Meng Huang; Chuan-Song Wu

    2016-01-01

    The relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) still remains unclear. This retrospective cohort study aimed to investigate the relationship between OSA and subsequent CRS using a population-based dataset. The study used data from the Taiwan Longitudinal Health Insurance Database 2005. We selected 971 patients with OSA for the study cohort and 4855 patients without OSA for the comparison cohort. Each patient was tracked for 5 years to determine those wh...

  20. Atrial fibrillation in obstructive sleep apnea

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    Goyal, Sandeep K; Sharma, Abhishek

    2013-01-01

    Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common arrhythmia with rising incidence. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is prevalent among patients with AF. This observation has prompted significant research in understanding the relationship between OSA and AF. Multiple studies support a role of OSA in the initiation and progression of AF. This association has been independent of obesity, body mass index and hypertension. Instability of autonomic tone and wide swings in intrathoracic pressure are seen in OSA. T...