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  1. On the Marija Reka mercury deposit and on its comparison with the Litija and Idrija deposits from the aspect of plate tectonics

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    Ivan Mlakar

    1995-12-01

    Full Text Available The surroundings of the Marija Reka deposit were studied in detail, and on the basis of literature data its geologic structure was reconstructed.The chemical elements Ni and Hg are correlated, and therefore comparisons were made with the deposits in Sava folds in which also mercury occurs. Positive correlation was established between the intensity of extension of the Earth's crust, occurrence of basic volcanics, and nickel and native mercury. Results indicatethe deep-seated source of these elements, and the Permian age of the Marija Reka deposit.By considering numerous geochemical data new views on the perspective of the deposit were expressed.

  2. Antropoloogid puurivad Ida-Euroopa uusrahvuslust / Juraj Buzalka, Marija Grujić, Tove Höjdestrand ; intervjueerinud Laur Kiik ; tõlkinud Kadri Klaup

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    Buzalka, Juraj

    2014-01-01

    Tallinna Ülikoolis Euroopa Sotsiaalantropoloogide Ühenduse konverentsil arutlusringis "Uusrahvusluse kultuurilised strateegiad ja sotsiaalsed tingimused Euroopas" rääkisid oma uurimistööst Juraj Buzalka Bratislava Comeniuse ülikoolist, Marija Grujić Belgradi kirjanduse ja kunstide instituudist ja Tove Höjdestrand Lundi ülikoolist

  3. Kazhdomu rebjonku - po medvezhonku / Marija Orlova

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    Orlova, Marija

    2003-01-01

    31. märtsil külastas Ingrid Rüütel Tallinna Laste Turvakeskust, et tutvuda Turvakeskuse tööga ja kuulutada välja Tallinna Laste Turvakeskuse ja AS Eesti Coca-Cola Joogid ühiskonkurss "Igale lapsele kaisukaru"

  4. [Zeme, vara un reliģija viduslaikos un jaunajas laikos Baltijas jūras reģionā] / Marija Golubeva

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    Golubeva, Marija, 1973-

    2011-01-01

    Arvustus: Zeme, vara un reliģija viduslaikos un jaunajas laikos Baltijas jūras reģionā / Hrsg. von Andris Šnē. Acta Universitatis Latviensis ; 725. (Riga: Verlag Latvijas Universitātes Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2009)

  5. Maainimese hing igatses elus veel midagi ilusat teha / Tiina Sarv

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    Sarv, Tiina, 1949-

    2007-01-01

    Läti naivistide Karlis Lusise ja Marija Luse tööde näitus Kondase keskuses. Karlis on puuskulptuuride nikerdaja ja Marija luuletab ning joonistab pilte. Lisaks intervjuu läti naivismiuurija Aivars Leitisega "Kõige ausam kunst"

  6. Marie N seisis pea peal / Helen Urbanik

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    Urbanik, Helen

    2002-01-01

    Tänavuse Eurovisiooni võitjast Marija Naumovast, tema heliplaatidest "Do svetlõh sljoz" ("Magusate pisarateni"), "Leskaties acis" ("Vaata mu silmadesse"), "Ma voix, ma vie" ("Minu hääl, minu tee")

  7. Colours of the new face of Serbia: National symbols and popular music

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    Mitrović Marijana

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available In this paper I address nationalist iconography in Serbian popular music especially the role of women as the symbols of nation building. Case in point is the victory of Serbian representative Marija Serifovic in Eurovision Song Contest in 2007. I analyze the way power struggle and strategic use of the differences are embodied and embedded through a media figure of Marija Serifovic in the process of showing the 'new face of Serbia'.

  8. Vanemuislased esitasid baleriini diplomitöö

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    2008-01-01

    Vanemuise draamanäitlejad ja balletitantsijad esitasid 26. mail Vilniuses Leedu Draamateatris Friedrich Dürrenmatti näidendi "Füüsikud", mille lavastaja ja koreograaf on Vanemuises kaks aastat töötanud baleriin Marija Simona Simulynaite

  9. 'Nam ne hvatajet realizma' / Nikolai Adashkevitsh

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    Adashkevitsh, Nikolai

    1998-01-01

    Moldaavia päritolu Eestis elavate kunstnike Marija ja Juri Goga tööde näitusest Tallinna Ärikeskuses. Juri Goga (lõpetanud Eesti Kunstiakadeemia) vastab küsimustele näituste ja loominguliste plaanide kohta.

  10. Rahulolu takistuste kiuste / Annela Laaneots

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    Laaneots, Annela

    2007-01-01

    Oma tööst ja eraelust räägivad Laaduri müügidirektor Tauno Steinberg ja Coca-Cola HBC Baltikumi personalijuht Kadi Tartu ning Rika Soopa agentuuridest Royal Service ja Spring Advertising ja rahvusvahelise firma Baltikumi turundusjuht Marija Korolova

  11. PCR-based clonality assessment in patients with lymphocytic ...

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    Author Affiliations. Bojana M. Cikota1 Ljiljana J. Tukić2 Olivera T. Tarabar2 Dragana T. Stamatović2 Marija N. Elez2 Zvonko M. Magić1. Institute for Medical Research, Military Medical Academy, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia; Clinic of Hematology, Military Medical Academy, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia ...

  12. 76 FR 64947 - Findings of Research Misconduct

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    2011-10-19

    ... conducted by ORI in its oversight review, ORI found that Ms. Marija Manojlovic, former graduate student... General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), grant P50 GM067082, National Cancer... FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Director, Division of Investigative Oversight, Office of Research Integrity...

  13. Browse Title Index

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    Items 551 - 600 of 1250 ... Marija Bursać-Mitrović, Dragan R Milovanović, Radoslav Mitić, Danijela Jovanović, Miroslav Sovrlić, Perica Vasiljević, Jovica Tomović, Nedeljko Manojlović. Vol 10, No 3 (2013), Effects of matrine on JAK-STAT signaling transduction pathways in bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis, Abstract PDF.

  14. The politics of power, pleasure and prayer in the Eurovision Song Contest

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    Bolman Filip V.

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Since the first annual Eurovision Song Contest in 1956, politics and popularity have intersected to influence the ways in which Eurovision songs have reflected the complex forms of European nationalism. With the Eurovision victory of Marija Šerifović’s ′Molitva′ at the 52nd Eurovision in Helsinki the politics of regionalism and nationalism fully enveloped Southeastern Europe, creating the impression that old and new European alignments, from Habsburg nostalgia to an emerging Balkan brotherhood, overwhelmed the criteria that would otherwise mean that the grand prix would go to the best song. Taking Marija Šerifović’s ′Molitva′ 2007 as a point of departure, this article examines the extremely complex set of networks that intersect at the Eurovision Song Contest and the national rituals and competitions that transform the power and pleasure driving European popular song in the twenty-first century.

  15. Who’s Afraid of Vampire/Werewolf? : Unearthing the Serbian Blood-sucking, Shape-shifting Creatures

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    Jovanović, Milan

    2016-01-01

    This paper wishes to excavate the long-forgotten and dormant vampires that once used to frighten the living daylights out of people from Eastern and Central Serbia, so as to explain who they were/are as well as how they operated within their respective societies. Marija Šarović, a contemporary Serbian scholar on the subject of vampires, observes that in Serbian literature, the vampire appears only in realistic prose during the last couple of decades of the nineteenth century, although there w...

  16. MARIJ KOGOJ SKOZI OPERO ČRNE MASKE

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    Molan, Tadeja

    2014-01-01

    Diplomska naloga v uvodu predstavi primarno družino Marija Kogoja, njegovo odraščanje, prva srečanja z glasbo v domačem kraju ter nadaljnja izobraževanja v Gorici, Ljubljani in kasneje na Dunaju. Pred osrednjim delom naloge je dokaj obširno opredeljena glasbena situacija na Slovenskem v začetku 20. stoletja. Bistveni del se nanaša na dramo Črne maske Leonida Nikolajeviča Andrejeva, na podlagi katere Kogoj napiše svojo mojstrovino, opero Črne maske. Poudarek je na analizi vsebine, uprizori...

  17. Didelių dozių chemoterapijos sukelto mukozito paplitimas, sąsajos su paciento patiriamu distresu bei slaugos ypatumai

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    Jackevičienė, Marija

    2016-01-01

    SANTRAUKA Vilniaus universiteto Medicinos fakultetas Slaugos magistrantūros programa DIDELIŲ DOZIŲ CHEMOTERAPIJOS SUKELTO MUKOZITO PAPLITIMAS, SĄSAJOS SU PACIENTO PATIRIAMU DISTRESU IR SLAUGOS YPATUMAI Slaugos magistro baigiamasis darbas Darbo autorė – Marija Jackevičienė Darbo mokslinis vadovas – dr. Valdas Pečeliūnas, VUL Santariškių klinikų Autologinio kaulų čiulpų poskyrio vadovas. Vilnius, 2016 m. Pagrindinės sąvokos: mukozitas, distresas, chemoterapija, autologinė transplantacija, aloge...

  18. Editorial

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    Editorial Board

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available The „New Serbian anthropology“ project has a dual purpose. One is to represent the development and constitution of Serbian anthropology, and the other is, through the choice of papers which represent it, to display it to a wider audience. The initiators of the project, prof. dr Ivan Kova!evi and his associates (Dragana Antonijević, Ana Banić, Marija Brujić, Ildiko Erdei, Ljiljana Gavrilović, Vladimira Ilić, Ljubica Milosavljević, Marija Ristivojević, Danijel Sinani, Mladen Stajić and Bojan Žikić, have envisioned two modes of presentation of new Serbian anthropology. The first type will be the editing of thematic volumes of articles published over the course of the last four decades and comprise the basis of the transformed discipline. These volumes will be presented electronically on the website www.anthroserbia.org. The other type will be the publishing of reviews which would give the wider reading public an insight into the development of certain subgenres of anthropology. With this in mind, Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology has created a special section titled “New Serbian Anthropology” in which, in the coming issues, such reviews will be published

  19. New Serbian Anthropology - Foreword

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    2016-02-01

    Full Text Available The "New Serbian anthropology" project has a dual purpose. One is to represent the development and constitution of Serbian anthropology, and the other is, through the choice of papers which represent it, to display it to a wider audience. The initiators of the project, prof. dr Ivan Kova!evi and his associates (Dragana Antonijević, Ana Banić, Marija Brujić, Ildiko Erdei, Ljiljana Gavrilović, Vladimira Ilić, Ljubica Milosavljević, Marija Ristivojević, Danijel Sinani, Mladen Stajić and Bojan Žikić, have envisioned two modes of presentation of new Serbian anthropology.  The first type will be the editing of thematic volumes of articles published over the course of the last four decades and comprise the basis of the transformed discipline. These volumes will be presented electronically on the website www.anthroserbia.org.  The other type will be the publishing of reviews which would give the wider reading public an insight into the development of certain subgenres of anthropology.With this in mind, Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology has created a special section titled "New Serbian Anthropology" in which, in the coming issues, such reviews will be published.

  20. Victims and contemporary tendencies in crime control

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    Soković Snežana

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Victimological dimension of new criminality forms is a specific challenge for contemporary criminal law systems; new time brings new forms of criminality, new victims, but also new ways and opportunities for more efficient protection of victims. At the same time with review and improvement of existing standards of victims` protection, contemporary criminality control systems show strong tendency toward compromising the general position of the victim. Victim’s interests are being instrumentalized because of the justification of changes in criminality control in the direction of significant strengthening of criminal law repression. The crime which is emotionalized with the affective media presentation of the victim justifies stricter penal policy and provides the populist support for repressive criminality control strategies and criminal law expansionism. The aim of the paper is the analysis of the mechanisms of victim “use“ in contemporary criminality control and the examination of its consequences, with special review on domestic circumstances through analysis of the Code on special measures for prevention of crimes against sexual freedom towards juveniles (Marija`s Code.

  1. Erratum notice

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    2017-01-01

    Full Text Available Corrigendum: Marija Mihajlović, Marija Stanojević, Mirjana Stojanović, Jelena Petrović, Jelena Milojković, Marija Petrović, Zorica Lopičić. TO WHAT EXTENT DO SOFT MECHANICAL ACTIVATION AND PROCESS PARAMETERS INCREASE THE EFFICIENCY OF DIFFERENT ZEOLITE/PHOSPHATE ROCK FERTILIZER MIXTURES?. Chem. Ind. Chem. Eng. Q. 23(1 (2017 1−9. DOI: 10.2298/CICEQ150622047M age 2, left column, 4th line from above should read: natural zeolites with nutrient elements such as NH4 + or K+ Page 2, left column, 16th line from above should read: However, some authors noted that the particle size Page 7, 1st line from below should be replaced with the following lines: Figure 6. PCA score plots obtained on the whole data set with samples labeled in accordance with: a the zeolite/PR ratio (where 5 designates 5:1, 10 designates 10:1, and 15 designates 15:1 ratio and b the duration of mixing time (24, 48 and 72 h. Correlation loading plots of the PCA model for :c the MACp/PR mixtures and d the MANH4−Cp/PR mixtures. Corrigendum: Fatih Ilhan, Kaan Yetilmezsoy, Harun Akif Kabuk, Kubra Ulucan, Tamer Coskun, Busra Akoglu. EVALUATION OF OPERATIONAL PARAMETERS AND ITS RELATION ON THE STOICHIOMETRY OF FENTON'S OXIDATION TO TEXTILE WASTEWATER. Chem. Ind. Chem. Eng. Q. 23(1 (2017 11−19. DOI: 10.2298/CICEQ150907048I The editorial team at the Chemical Industry and Chemical Engineering Quarterly takes many measures to ensure accuracy. However, we have been alerted to an unfortunate error in the footnote of the paper of Ilhan et al., Chem. Ind. Chem. Eng. Q. 23(1 (2017 11−19 located on page 11, where the e-mail addresses of the corresponding author should be yetilmez@yildiz.edu.tr and kyetilmezsoy@gmail.com (K. Yetilmezsoy. Apologies are offered to readers of the Chem. Ind. Chem. Eng. Q. that this abuse was not detected during the editing process. Link to the corrected article 10.2298/CICEQ150622047M Link to the corrected article 10.2298/CICEQ150907048I

  2. Pragmatic functions of Christian expressions in spoken discourse

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    Darinka Verdonik

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Different kinds of pragmatic expressions in spoken discourse, like discourse markers, interjections, topic orientation markers, pragmatic deictics, general extenders, etc., have attracted the attentions of researchers over recent decades. However, expressions that have their origins within religions have not as yet been studied from the pragmatic perspective, even though in everyday conversation they are used in non-religious contexts and content-free manners more often than within religious context. The presented study is based on the GOS, Slovenian reference speech corpus, and covers the more common Christian expressions used in the corpus data. These are: bog “God”, bože “God”, marija “Mary”, madona “Madonna”, jezus “Jesus”, hudič “Devil”, vrag “Devil”. This study tries to highlight those contexts they are used in, and the pragmatic functions they perform.

  3. MAGA MAGAZINOVIC THE MAIN CONCEPTS OF MODERN DANCE

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    Milos Marijan

    2018-02-01

    Full Text Available Marija Maga Magazinovic (Užice,1882- Belgrade, 1968, a choreographer, dancer, modern dance theorist, philosopher, feminist, librarian and journalist, was the founder of modern dance in Serbia. In her efforts to introduce modern dance, Magazinovic demanded emancipation of art, “pure” dance, a beauty of simple movements, which had no need for story, scenography, costume, even music, nothing but naked dancer’s body. Maga, who graduated philosophy at the Belgrade University in 1904, and was a journalist by vocation, working as the first woman journalist in the daily newspaper “Politica” as a columnist, also fought for women’s rights and emancipation. By bringing modern artistic view into the patriarchal Serbian society, she contributed to the social and cultural development, and to the understanding and adopting of the modern dance at the very time when it was developed and brought on stage in the West. Stemmed from the schools of Max Reinhardt and ballet school of Isadora Duncan, she brought their views and pedagogical methods to Serbia when she returned from Berlin and Munich to Belgrade, where she opened the first school of modern dance in 1910. She was the first to advocate for the necessity of female education, particularly of engaging girls in doing rhythmic gymnastics and dance as a form of bodily and spiritual education. Given that Marija Maga Magazinovic was the first who opened the door for the progress and changes in the fields of dance and women’s rights by bringing concepts of those movements, in which she directly participated, to Serbia, these concepts had to be explained. Therefore, the main goal of the paper is to examine these concepts, such as modern dance, rhythmic gymnastic, body culture, Ausdruckstanz, expressionism, and women emancipation, which is crucial if we want to understand early period of modern dance development, and to understand Magazinovic’s efforts and achievements and her place and historical

  4. Queer to be kind: Exploring Western media discourses about the “Eastern bloc” during the 2007 and 2014 Eurovision Song Contests

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    Alexej Ulbricht

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available This article examines the voting results and Western European media coverage of the 2007 and 2014 Eurovision Song Contests. The Austrian drag act Conchita Wurst (the alter ego of an openly gay man won in 2014, whilst Serbian entrant Marija Šerifović, portrayed in Western European media as lesbian at the time, won in 2007. We first explore the extent to which there was an East-West voting divide in both contests. In 2014, while there was some elite hostility against Conchita in Eastern Europe, the popular support was on a similar level to that in Western Europe. In 2007, we find no significant geographic divide in support for Šerifović. However, when we examine mainstream UK and German media coverage during and after both contests, we find strong anti-Eastern European discourses that are at odds with the similarity in the public voting. We employ the concept of homonationalism to interrogate inconsistent Western media discourses: the East was depicted as a site of homophobia and the West as a site of tolerance in 2014, whilst the queer aesthetic / identity of Šerifović was largely overlooked in 2007.

  5. Getting the balance right: Established and emerging therapies for major depressive disorders

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    Bojana Perovic

    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available Bojana Perovic, Marija Jovanovic, Branislava Miljkovic, Sandra VezmarDepartment of Pharmacokinetics, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade, SerbiaAbstract: Major depressive disorder (MDD is a common and serious illness of our times, associated with monoamine deficiency in the brain. Moreover, increased levels of cortisol, ­possibly caused by stress, may be related to depression. In the treatment of MDD, the use of older antidepressants such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors and tricyclic antidepressants is decreasing rapidly, mainly due to their adverse effect profiles. In contrast, the use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors and newer antidepressants, which have dual modes of action such as inhibition of the serotonin and noradrenaline or dopamine reuptake, is increasing. Novel antidepressants have additive modes of action such as agomelatine, a potent agonist of melatonin receptors. Drugs in development for treatment of MDD include triple reuptake inhibitors, dual-acting serotonin reuptake inhibitors and histamine antagonists, and many more. Newer antidepressants have similar efficacy and in general good tolerability profiles. Nevertheless, compliance with treatment for MDD is poor and may contribute to treatment failure. Despite the broad spectrum of available antidepressants, there are still at least 30% of depressive patients who do not benefit from treatment. Therefore, new approaches in drug development are necessary and, according to current research developments, the future of antidepressant treatment may be promising.Keywords: major depressive disorders, monoamine deficiency, antidepressants, depression

  6. Energetic and dynamic: how mitochondria meet neuronal energy demands.

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    Dzhamilja Safiulina

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Mitochondria are the power houses of the cell, but unlike the static structures portrayed in textbooks, they are dynamic organelles that move about the cell to deliver energy to locations in need. These organelles fuse with each other then split apart; some appear anchored and others more free to move around, and when damaged they are engulfed by autophagosomes. Together, these processes-mitochondrial trafficking, fusion and fission, and mitophagy-are best described by the term "mitochondrial dynamics". The molecular machineries behind these events are relatively well known yet the precise dynamics in neurons remains under debate. Neurons pose a peculiar logistical challenge to mitochondria; how do these energy suppliers manage to traffic down long axons to deliver the requisite energy supply to distant parts of the cell? To date, the majority of neuronal mitochondrial dynamics studies have used cultured neurons, Drosophila larvae, zebrafish embryos, with occasional experiments in resting mouse nerves. However, a new study in this issue of PLOS Biology from Marija Sajic and colleagues provides an in vivo look at mitochondrial dynamics along resting and electrically active neurons of live anaesthetized mice.

  7. The Miocene “Pteropod event” in the SW part of the Central Paratethys (Medvednica Mt., northern Croatia

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    Bošnjak Marija

    2017-08-01

    Full Text Available Deep marine Miocene deposits exposed sporadically in the Medvednica Mt. (northern Croatia comprise pelagic organisms such as coccolithophores, planktic foraminifera and pteropods. The pteropod fauna from yellow marls at the Vejalnica locality (central part of Medvednica Mt. encompasses abundant specimens of Vaginella austriaca Kittl, 1886, accompanied with scarce Clio fallauxi (Kittl, 1886. Calcareous nannoplankton points to the presence of NN5 nannozone at this locality. Highly fossiliferous grey marls at the Marija Bistrica locality (north-eastern area of Medvednica Mt. comprise limacinid pteropods: Limacina valvatina (Reuss, 1867, L. gramensis (Rasmussen, 1968 and Limacina sp. Late Badenian (NN5 to NN6 nannozone age of these marls is presumed on the basis of coccolithophores. Most of the determined pteropods on species level, except V. austriaca have been found and described from this region for the first time. New pteropod records from Croatia point to two pteropod horizons coinciding with the Badenian marine transgressions in Central Paratethys. These pteropod assemblages confirm the existence of W–E marine connection (“Transtethyan Trench Corridor” during the Badenian NN5 nannozone. Limacinids point to the possible immigration of the “North Sea fauna” through a northern European marine passage during the Late Badenian (end of NN5-beginning of NN6 zone, as previously presumed by some other authors.

  8. Posmrtno veličanje: grobnica, park i spomenik Baltazara Bogišića

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    Viđen, Ivan

    2017-10-01

    Full Text Available Law historian, ethnographer and collectioner, Baltazar Bogišić(1834-1908, renowned and celebrated in his lifetime, has remained so well after his death. Although he did give certain thought to the future of his library and collection, he failed to provide a clear definition of their fate upon his death. Marija Bo-gišić-Pohl (1837-1920, his sister and sole heir, gathered able men of confiden-ce to help her create a concept of lasting tribute to Bogišić’s heritage and place. Among them were Đuro Bijelić, Vlaho Bukovac, Frano Kulišić, Antun Vuče-tićand Antun Bratić, who in a fairly short period of six years (1908-1914 came up with a result. With their ceaseless council and selfless support, the role of Đuro Bijelićand Vlaho Bukovac should be particularly emphasised. Marija Bogišić-Pohl erected a majestic tomb for her brother at the Cavtat cemetery, which in terms of style and concept falls among the most significant examples of historicistic tomb sculpture in Dubrovnik and its surrounds. She funded the activity of the “Dub” civil society in designing the city park in Dubrovnik, which was named after Bogišić. Hitherto unknown is a curious detail concer-ning the design of the park fountain for which the famous sculptor Ivan Me-štrović(1883-1962 was to be commissioned. From the inherited financial funds she helped the renovation of the Franciscan church of Our Lady of Snow and the parish church of St Nicholas in Cavtat, as well as the construction of the modern local water supply. She supported the initiative of the citizens of Cavtat and Dubrovnik to erect a public monument in honour of Bogišićat the Cavtat waterfront, for the purpose of which, with her consent, one of the Bogišić properties was pulled down in order to create an open space at the entrance to Cavtat. Vlaho Bukovac was in charge of this project for which he commissio-ned the young sculptor Petar Pallavicini (1886-1958. This stone monument soon became, and

  9. Can we do better? Economic analysis of human resource investment to improve home care service for the elderly in Serbia

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    Mihic MM

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Marko M Mihic, Marija Lj Todorovic, Vladimir Lj Obradovic, Zorica M Mitrovic Department for Management and Specialised Management Disciplines, Faculty of Organisational Sciences, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia Background: Social services aimed at the elderly are facing great challenges caused by progressive aging of the global population but also by the constant pressure to spend funds in a rational manner.Purpose: This paper focuses on analyzing the investments into human resources aimed at enhancing home care for the elderly since many countries have recorded progress in the area over the past years. The goal of this paper is to stress the significance of performing an economic analysis of the investment.Methods: This paper combines statistical analysis methods such as correlation and regression analysis, methods of economic analysis, and scenario method.Results: The economic analysis of investing in human resources for home care service in Serbia showed that the both scenarios of investing in either additional home care hours or more beneficiaries are cost-efficient. However, the optimal solution with the positive (and the highest value of economic net present value criterion is to invest in human resources to boost the number of home care hours from 6 to 8 hours per week and increase the number of the beneficiaries to 33%.Conclusion: This paper shows how the statistical and economic analysis results can be used to evaluate different scenarios and enable quality decision-making based on exact data in order to improve health and quality of life of the elderly and spend funds in a rational manner. Keywords: home care, social investment, human resources, economic analysis, elderly

  10. Investigating the psychometric properties of the Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy in a sample of Malaysian medical students

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    Spasenoska M

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Marija Spasenoska,1 Shane Costello,1 Brett Williams2 1Faculty of Education, 2Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia Objective: The purpose of this present study was to investigate the psychometric properties of the Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy – student version (JSPE-S. Subjects and methods: This study recruited 193 Malaysian medical students enrolled in year one and year two studies. A principal-component analysis with Varimax rotation was conducted. Procrustes rotation was used to confirm the item to model fit, which allows for a comparison of actual structure against an ideal hypothesized structure. Items were systematically removed based on low communalities of < 0.3 and poor loading of items onto components. Results: A two-component solution was found, comprised of “perspective taking” and “compassionate care”. Following item removal, eleven items remained. A Procrustes analysis revealed that this eleven-item measure demonstrated an excellent model fit. A possible third component was identified, though is not recommended for use, due to construct underrepresentation. Conclusion: This study found the Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy fitted best to a two-component model using eleven items. Item, component, and overall congruence were very high, and scale reliabilities were adequate. The results of this study suggest that the eleven-item, two-component solution demonstrates excellent psychometric properties and structural validity in a Malaysian medical student population. Future research could consider using the short eleven-item measure in both student and health care profession samples to investigate the role of empathy in health care. Keywords: empathy, medical students, psychometrics

  11. FOREWORD: V S Letokhov

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    Stroke, H. Henry; Linnartz, Harold

    2012-04-01

    Comments on Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (CAMOP) endeavors periodically to devote an issue to the life and accomplishments of physicists who have made significant contributions to the fields represented in this journal. Vladilen Letokhov is certainly one of them. For a number of years he was also a CAMOP Correspondent. We are grateful to Professor Victor Balykin for having organized this CAMOP special section. It is particularly significant to one of us (HHS) to remember a person who has made seminal advances in so many areas which to this day are at the forefront of studies by a number of physicists. But over the years this acquaintance developed into friendship and gave the wife of one of us, Norma, and HHS the opportunity to host Tina and Vladik in their home, and get to know both a bit better. There was also the seminal International School on Laser Applications in Physics in Vilnius organized by Letokhov, and then a visit to Troitsk and his group at the Institute of Spectroscopy (and even the organization of a couple of piano recitals by one of our daughters, Marija, who accompanied her parents in the then USSR). Our interests crossed in a couple of fields: laser interactions with atoms and sensitive spectroscopy of radioactive atoms. Letokhov was a participant in the early organization of laser spectroscopy at CERN and was instrumental in providing copper vapour lasers to the isotope separator facility, ISOLDE. To this day laser ion sources are under the aegis of Valentin Fedoseyev who came to CERN from Troitsk. The interaction of lasers with atoms, in particular the process of slowing atoms, is discussed by Balykin. It was Christmas time when a card arrived from Oleg Tumanov of the Institute of Spectroscopy: it included a graph of temperature achieved by laser cooling as a function of calendar date. The results of Letokhov's group were the earliest (see figure 1), even though lower temperatures achieved subsequently by others extended our knowledge

  12. Profile of rheumatology patients willing to report adverse drug reactions: bias from selective reporting

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    Full Text Available Dragana Protić,1 Nada Vujasinović-Stupar,2 Zoran Bukumirić,3 Slavica Pavlov-Dolijanović,4 Snežana Baltić,5 Slavica Mutavdžin,6 Ljiljana Markovic-Denić,7 Marija Zdravković,8 Zoran Todorović1 1Department of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia; 2Department 2, Institute of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia; 3Institute for Medical Statistics and Informatics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia; 4Department 5, Institute of Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia; 5Department 5, Institute of Rheumatology, Belgrade, Serbia; 6Institute of Physiology “Rihard Burjan”, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia; 7Institute of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia; 8Department of Cardiology, Medical Center “Bežanijska kosa”, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia Background: Adverse drug reactions (ADRs have a significant impact on human health and health care costs. The aims of our study were to determine the profile of rheumatology patients willing to report ADRs and to identify bias in such a reporting system. Methods: Semi-intensive ADRs reporting system was used in our study. Patients willing to participate (N=261 completed the questionnaire designed for the purpose of the study at the hospital admission. They were subsequently classified into two groups according to their ability to identify whether they had experienced ADRs during the previous month. Group 1 included 214 out of 261 patients who were able to identify ADRs, and group 2 consisted of 43 out of 261 patients who were not able to identify ADRs in their recent medical history. Results: Group 1 patients were more significantly aware of their diagnosis than the patients from group 2. Marginal significance was found

  13. Efficacy and safety of Ginkgo biloba standardized extract in the treatment of vascular cognitive impairment: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

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    Full Text Available Vida Demarin,1,2 Vanja Bašić Kes,1 Zlatko Trkanjec,1 Mislav Budišić,1 Marija Bošnjak Pašić,3,4 Petra Črnac,5 Hrvoje Budinčević4,5 1Department of Neurology, University Hospital Center “Sestre Milosrdnice”, 2International Institute for Brain Health, 3Department of Neurology, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, 4Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University Josip Juraj Strossmayer, Osijek, 5Department of Neurology, Stroke and Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital “Sveti Duh”, Zagreb, Croatia Objectives: The aim of this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was to determine the efficacy and safety of Ginkgo biloba extract in patients diagnosed with vascular cognitive impairment (VCI. Methods: A total of 90 patients (aged 67.1±8.0 years; 59 women were randomly allocated (1:1:1 to receive G. biloba 120 mg, G. biloba 60 mg, or placebo during a 6-month period. Assessment was made for efficacy indicators, including neuropsychological tests scores (Sandoz Clinical Assessment Geriatric Scale, Folstein Mini-Mental State Examination, Mattis Dementia Rating Scale, and Clinical Global Impression and transcranial Doppler ultrasound findings. Safety indicators included laboratory findings, reported adverse reactions, and clinical examination. Results: At the end of 6-month study period, G. biloba 120 and 60 mg showed a statistically significant positive effect in comparison with placebo only on the Clinical Global Impression score (2.6±0.8 vs 3.1±0.7 vs 2.8±0.7, respectively; P=0.038. The Clinical Global Impression score showed a significant deterioration from the baseline values in the placebo group (-0.3±0.5; P=0.021 as opposed to G. biloba groups. No significant differences were found in the transcranial Doppler ultrasound findings. Adverse reactions were significantly more common and serious in the placebo group (16 subjects than in either of the two G. biloba extract groups (eight and nine subjects

  14. Radicals and Non-Equilibrium Processes in Low-Temperature Plasmas

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    Petrović, Zoran; Mason, Nigel; Hamaguchi, Satoshi; Radmilović-Radjenović, Marija

    2007-06-01

    almost exactly, may put us in position ask some fundamental questions while contributing to the benefit of mankind. We are grateful to all the members of the Gaseous Electronics Laboratory for organization of the event, in particular the members of the organizing committee and the staff of the Academy of Science and Institute of Physics. Finally and above all we acknowledge the great efforts of all the participants who have invested a lot of funds, their time and effort to join us, sometimes travelling from distant continents. The conference was primarily supported by ESF Program Electron Induced Processing at the Molecular Level. Additional funding and facilities were provided by the COE Optical and Electronic Device Technology for Access Network (Keio University), Ministry of Science of the Republic of Serbia; Academy of Sciences and Arts of Serbia, Institute of Physics Belgrade, COE Nonequilibrium processes in plasma physics and environmental science and Hiden Analytical. Zoran L J Petrović, Nigel Mason, Satoshi Hamaguchi and Marija Radmilović-Radjenović Editors

  15. EDITORIAL 37th European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics 37th European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics

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    Mendonça, Tito; Hidalgo, Carlos

    2010-12-01

    gyrokinetic code that could modify the characteristics of the turbulence. Emeric Falize and Bérénice Loupias for their investigation of similarities between laser-induced plasmas and astrophysical systems and for the description of a set of diagnostics for laser plasmas aimed at demonstrating the possible astrophysics character of plasma jets in laser-induced plasma formation. Peter Manz for his comprehensive analysis of turbulence in magnetized plasmas, exploring the interplay between flows, electric fields and fluctuations. Itoh Project Prize in Plasma Turbulence 2010 Professor Sanae Itoh from Kyushu University continued to sponsor the Itoh Project Prize in Plasma Turbulence. The 2010 prize was awarded to G Birkenmeier (Stuttgart University). IOP Poster Prize winners in Dublin, 2010. The Institute of Physics (IOP) has once again provided encouragement for young physiscs with the IOP Poster Prize. Caroline Wilkinson presented the awards this year to three candidates: Mattia Albergante (EPFL, Lausanne), Clelia Pagano (Trinity College Dublin) and Marija Vranic (Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon). Proceedings of 37th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics As previously mentioned, this special issue contains the invited papers of the 37th Conference, held in 2010. The complete proceedings are available online at http://ocs.ciemat.es/EPS2010PAP/html/ This site is also accessible from the conference website at http://www.eps2010.com/ (under `Contributions'). The Local Organizing Committee has also prepared a CD with a copy of the proceedings, identical to the online proceedings. This CD is stored at the offices of the European Physical Society as a backup, and as a master copy to make additional copies in case anyone should require one.