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    • Value of Orthostatic Hypotension as a Prognostic Bed-Side Test in Heart Failure 

      Rahman, Tarek M. A. (Scientific Research, 2012-12)
      Background: Neurohumoral compensatory mechanisms play an important role in stabilizing the functional activity of patients with heart failure using the arms of autonomic nervous system. Orthostatic Hypotension (OH) is one ...
    • Value of Waiting and Excess Entry Theorem 

      Fujita, Yasunori (Scientific Research, 2016-04)
      By reformulating the Cournot model by making use of the optimal stopping theory, we reconsider the excess entry theorem for a stochastic market. It is revealed that: 1) free entry in a stochastic oligopolistic market is ...
    • Values of Caring and Knowing: A case of Malaria 

      Gitonga, Pius; Mwamisi, Joseph; Gatere, Ruth (2016)
      Health care is a universal right for all human beings; individuals or families or communities. Care is a universal need for all humans. The relationship between caring and knowing is complex and involves ...
    • Variation and Association of Cup Quality Attributes and Resistance to Coffee Berry Disease in Coffea Arabica L. Composite Cultivar, Ruiru 11 

      Gichimu, Bernard M.; Gichuru, E. K.; Mamati, George E.; Nyende, A.B. (2013-12)
      Majority of reported work on coffee breeding primarily concerns agronomic improvement that directly impinges on coffee quality. However, it is crucial that coffee breeding programmes for disease resistance also include ...
    • Variation and Associations of Cup Quality Traits and CBD Resistance in Coffea arabica cv Ruiru 11 

      Gichimu, Bernard M.; Nyende, A. B.; Mamati, G. E.; Gichimu, E. K. (2015)
    • Variation of Isotope Coefficient with Number of CuO2 Layers in High TC Superconductors 

      Shabir, Bhat S.; Masih, P.; Aziz, M. K.; Banday, A. (2017-02)
      In this paper, an effort has been made to study the isotope coefficient in high TC Superconductors by using the variation of isotopic coefficient with the number of CuO2 layers and the variation of isotope coefficients on ...
    • Vehicle and Cargo Scanning for Contraband 

      Bendahan, Joseph (Elsevier, 2017)
      There is a need to inspect vehicles and their contents for Special Nuclear Material (SNM) and general contraband. The most widely used technology for scanning vehicles, ranging from vans and trucks to railcars, is gamma-ray ...
    • A Versatile Industrial Timer and Real Time Keeper 

      Yadav, Sagar. G; Narayanankutty, K. A (Scientific Research Publishing, 2011-07)
      Industrial timer requirements are multifaceted. On-delay, off-delay, cyclic or sequential timing requirements, with usual time range varying from seconds to days, depending on the process. Custom build timers cannot provide ...
    • Virtual Antigens made by Laser Beams 

      Riss, Udo (2014-01)
    • Web Semantic and Ontology 

      Gontier, Elodie M. (Scientific Research Publishing, 2015-06)
      Ontologies have become a popular research topic in many communities. In fact, ontology is a main component of this research; therefore, the definition, structure and the main operations and applications of ontology are ...
    • Weis-Fogh Mechanism Mathematic Model of Wave Power Generation Device 

      Chen, Xin; Kuang, Quan; Li, Yang; Wang, Songbo; Ye, Yunling; Zhang, Shesheng (Scientific Research, 2014-12)
      A Weis-Fogh mechanism wave power generation system is designed, its physical model and mathematical model are discussed, and the component expressions of fluid dynamic expression are derived. Adopting numerical integral ...
    • Western honey bee management for crop pollination 

      Toni, C.H.; Djossa, B.A.; Yedomonhan, H.; Zannou, E.T.; Mensah, G.A. (2018-02)
      This literature review seeks to provide an outlook of the use of Western honeybee for crop pollination around the world. It was prepared by collecting information on the use of managed honey bees, Apis mellifera in crop ...
    • What Is the Best Surgical Approach for Bilateral Pulmonary Hydatid Cysts in Children? 

      Baram, Aram (Scientific Research, 2015-03)
      Introduction: The most common site for hydatid cysts in children is the lungs while in adult hepatic cysts are predominant. Bilateral pulmonary involvement is relatively rare and its surgical management is poorly described ...
    • When Does My Future Begin? Student Debt and Intragenerational Mobility 

      Elliott, William; Rauscher, Emily (Scientific Research, 2018-04)
      Higher education financing policy largely assumes that college graduates enjoy equal opportunities for economic mobility regardless of how they finance their degrees. To examine this contention, this study uses data from ...
    • When Utility Jumps: The Value of Having Cash in the Hand 

      Rotthoff, Kurt W.; Coffey, Bentley (Scientific Research, 2018-02)
      Different theoretical explanations have been developed for seemingly inconsistent actions that deal with varying levels of risk and time. We propose a simple model of utility that unifies these seemingly separate ...
    • Why Judaism and Islam Prohibit Eating Pork and Consuming Blood as a Food? 

      Brondz, Ilia (Scientific Research, 2018-06)
      To date, many influential religious leaders from both Judaism and Islam have attempted to provide answers to the question of why both these religions prohibit eating pork. The most straightforward answer is that the Lord ...
    • Why the Bible Cannot and Should Not Be Taken Literally 

      Firestone, Randall S. (Scientific Research, 2014-08)
      This paper argues that there are at least five reasons why the claim that the Bible is to be taken literally defies logic or otherwise makes no sense, and why literalists are in no position to claim that they have the ...
    • A Wideband Circularly Polarized Patch Antenna for 60 GHz Wireless Communications 

      Zhou, Rongguo; Liu, Duixian; Xin, Hao (Scientific Research Publishing, 2012-07)
      This paper presents the design of a fully packaged 60 GHz wideband patch antenna incorporating an air cavity and a fused silica superstrate. Circular polarization (CP) is realized by introducing a diagonal slot at the ...
    • WiMAX System Simulation and Performance Analysis under the Influence of Jamming 

      Jha, Rakesh; Patel, Hardik; Dalal, Upena D.; Vishal, Wankhede A. (Scientific Research Publishing, 2010-07)
      This paper presents simulation of WiMAX based system under jamming. The performance of the system was found out to greatly differ with the use of different jamming signals, allowing central areas to be identified, where ...
    • A Wireless Body Sensor Platform to Detect Progressive Deterioration in Musculoskeletal Systems 

      Hanley, Paul; Fergus, Paul; Bouhafs, Faycal (Scientific Research Publishing, 2013-03)
      Recent developments in technology have helped to reduce the physical size and weight of devices and opened up new opportunities for their application in delivering unobtrusive healthcare services. In particular, kinetic ...