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    • M&As in the airline industry: Motives and systematic risk 

      Evripidou, Loukia Ch (2012-10-04)
      Purpose: The purpose of the current study was first to identify the motives for mergers, and second to examine the effect of mergers on the systematic risk of bidder firms in the airline industry. Design/methodology/approach: ...
    • Macintosh and Glidescope® performance by advanced cardiac life support providers: A manikin study 

      Stroumpoulis, K.; Xanthos, Theodoros; Bassiakou, Eleni; Iacovidou, Nicoletta; Koudouna, Eleni; Michaloliakou, Christina; Papadimitriou, Lila J. (2011-01-01)
      Background. The aim of the present study was to assess whether the use of the Glidescope® would improve the success rates and the duration of intubation attempts during airway management when compared to direct laryngoscopy ...
    • Magnetic fields in discs: What can be learned from infrared and mm polarimetry? 

      Aitken, David K.; Efstathiou, Andreas; McCall, Alan; James H. Hough, James (2002-01-21)
      Polarimetric imaging in the infrared and submm offers the possibility of identifying magnetic field configurations in astronomical objects. To test this conjecture a set of field geometries within internally heated discs ...
    • Magnetically targeted drug delivery during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the post-resuscitation period 

      Xanthos, Theodoros; Chatzigeorgiou, Michael; Johnson, Elizabeth O.; Chalkias, Athanasios (2012-07-01)
      reatment with pharmacological agents is frequently required during cardiopulmonary resuscitation efforts and almost always during the post-resuscitation period. However, the lack of scientific evidence, the potent side ...
    • Magnetoliposomes with high USPIO entrapping efficiency, stability and magnetic properties 

      Skouras, Athanasios; Mourtas, Spyridon; Markoutsa, Eleni; De Goltstein, Marie Christine; Wallon, Claire; Catoen, Sarah; Antimisiaris, Sophia G. (2011-10-01)
      The DRV technique (followed by extrusion) was used for construction of hydrophilic-USPIO encapsulating liposomes. Magnetoliposomes (ML) were characterized for size, surface charge, entrapment, physical stability and magnetic ...
    • Maintaining occupational safety and health levels during the financial crisis – A conceptual model 

      Anyfantis, Ioannis D.; Boustras, Georgios; Karageorgiou, Alexandros (2018-07-01)
      The current financial crisis has imposed significant pressure upon the labour market and working conditions while, at the same time, Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) is challenged. Crucial organizational functions such ...
    • Major Hepatectomy for Colorectal Liver Metastases in Patients Aged over 80: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis 

      De Blasi, Vito; Méméo, Riccardo; Ádám, René A.; Goéré, Diane; Cherqui, Daniel; Régimbeau, Jean Marc; Rivoire, Michel L.; Perotto, Laura Ornella; Navarro, Françis; Sa Cunha, Antonio; Pessaux, Patrick; Cossé, Cyril; Lignier, Delphine; Marc Regimbeau, Jean; Barbieux, Julien P.; Lermite, Émilie; Hamy, Antoine P.; Mauvais, François; Laurent, Christophe; Al Naasan, Irchid; Laurent, Alexis; Azoulay, Daniel; Compagnon, Philippe; Lim, Chetana; SbaiIdrissi, Mohammed; Martin, Frédéric; Atger, Jérôme; Baulieux, Jacques; Darnis, Benjamin; Yves, Jean; Mabrut,; Képénékian, Vahan; Périnel, Julie; Adham, Mustapha; Glehen, O.; Hardwigsen, J.; Palen, A.; Grégoire, E.; Le Treut, Y.P.; Delpero, J.R.; Turrini, O.; Herrero, A.; Panaro, F.; Ayav, A.; Bresler, L.; Rauch, P.; Guillemin, F.; Marchal, F.; Gugenheim, J.; Iannelli, A.; Benoist, S.; Brouquet, A.; Pocard, M.; Lo Dico, R.; Gayet, B.; Fuks, D.; Scatton, O.; Soubrane, O.; Vaillant, J.-C.; Piardi, T.; Sommacale, D.; Kianmanesh, R; Comy, M.; Bachellier, P.; Oussoultzoglou, E.; Addeo, P.; Mutter, D.; Marescaux, J.; Raoux, L.; Suc, B.; Muscari, F.; Elhomsy, G.; Gelli, M.; Castaing, D.; Pittau, G.; Ciacio, O.; Vibert, E.; Elias, D.; Vittadello, F.; French Colorectal Liver Metastases Working Group, Association Francaise de Chirurgie (2018-07-01)
      Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of major hepatectomies for metastasis in elderly colorectal cancer patients, for whom limited data exist in the literature. Methods: From January 2006 to January ...
    • Management fads, communities of practice and innovation 

      Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (2011-12-01)
      This chapter introduces communities of practice (CoPs) as a useful framework for the elucidation of the innovation process in organizations. It argues that CoPs contribute to innovation through being more efficient than ...
    • Management flight simulators; a new approach to the development of decision support systems 

      Papageorgiou, George; Hadjis, Andreas; Abrosimova, Kristina (2008-12-01)
      This paper presents an overview of the System Dynamics methods and the existing knowledge and practices for the development Management Flight Simulators. Management Flight Simulators constitute the ultimate cybernetic ...
    • Management of health and safety in micro companies in Cyprus: Results on ergonomic issues 

      Boustras, Georgios; Hadjimanolis, Athanasios (2015-01-01)
      BACKGROUND: Ergonomics in Cyprus is a rather neglected area of safety. The size of the country, the lack of scientific expertise, the nature of the economy and the nature of the majority of the enterprises make it a case, ...
    • Management of health and safety in micro-firms in Cyprus - Results from a Nationwide Survey 

      Boustras, Georgios; Hadjimanolis, Athanasios; Economides, Aristodemos; Yiannaki, Anastasios; Nicolaides, Leandros (2015-11-01)
      Management of health and safety in micro-firms (<10 employees) is a critical issue due to their lack of resources and the limited - in certain cases - knowledge on the subject. It is also an under-researched area in the ...
    • Management of health and safety in micro-firms in Cyprus – Results from a Nationwide Survey 

      Boustras, Georgios; Hadjimanolis, Athanasios; Economides, Aristodemos; Yiannaki, Anastasios; Nicolaides, Leandros (2015-11-01)
      Management of health and safety in micro-firms (<10 employees) is a critical issue due to their lack of resources and the limited – in certain cases – knowledge on the subject. It is also an under-researched area in the ...
    • Management of invasive fungal infections in adult patients with hematological malignancies in Greece during the financial crisis: Challenges and recommendations 

      Sipsas, Nikolaos V.; Pagoni, Maria N.; Kofteridis, Diamantis P.; Meletiadis, Joseph; Vrioni, Georgia S.; Papaioannou, Maria; Antoniadou, Anastasia C.; Petrikkos, Georgios L.; Samonis, George J. (2018-09-01)
      There are concerns that the financial crisis in Greece negatively affected the management of invasive fungal infections (IFIs) among patients with hematological malignancies (HM). A working group (WG) was formed to explore ...
    • Management of the airway without the use of neuromuscular blocking agents: The use of remifentanil 

      Fotopoulou, Georgia; Theocharis, Stamatios E.; Vasileiou, Ioanna; Kouskouni, Evangelia E.; Xanthos, Theodoros (2012-02-01)
      Remifentanil belongs to opioid drugs, and its pharmacokinetic characteristics make it unique in this class of drugs and appropriate for use during intubation without neuromuscular blockage. This up-to-date review aims to ...
    • Managerial and non-technical factors in the development of human-created disasters: A review and research agenda 

      Waring, Alan (2015-11-01)
      A number of common underlying factors in the development of human-created disasters, as cited in numerous official inquiry reports, encompass in particular, safety management system defects and weaknesses in an organization's ...
    • Managing conflict in the public sector during crises: The impact on crisis management team effectiveness 

      Tokakis, Vassileios; Polychroniou, Panagiotis V.; Boustras, Georgios (2018-01-01)
      This study aims to investigate the relationships between emotional intelligence, communication, decision-making and conflict management styles in crisis management teams (CMTs), giving emphasis on leader-team member ...
    • Managing safety and controlling risks 

      Waring, Alan (1997-04-01)
    • Manifestations of Greek-Cypriot teachers' discomfort toward a peace education initiative: Engaging with discomfort pedagogically 

      Zembylas, Michalinos; Charalambous, Panayiota; Charalambous, Constadina (2012-11-01)
      This study sought to understand how teachers' discomforting emotions were manifest in a teacher education setting and how teacher educators might engage with discomfort pedagogically. A qualitative perspective was used ...
    • Mapping and multi-wavelength properties of stellar complexes in the LMC 

      Livanou, E.; Kontizas, Maria; Gonidakis, Ioannis; Kontizas, Evanghelos; Maragoudaki, F.; Oliver, Sebastian James; Efstathiou, Andreas; Klein, Ulrich (2006-12-01)
      Filamentary structures of early type stars are found to be a common feature of the Magellanic Clouds formed at an age of about 0.9 - 2 × 10 8yr. As we go to younger ages these large structures appear fragmented and sooner ...
    • Mapping Gender Segregation in Pre-Primary and Primary Education in Cyprus 

      Rentzou, Konstantina (2017-01-01)
      Although great emphasis is given on the quality of early childhood education, the demographics of the teaching personnel attract limited attention even though those characteristics are linked to the quality of education. ...