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Background: Burnout is a mental condition defined as a result of continuous and long-term stress exposure, particularly related to psychosocial factors at work. This paper aims to examine the psychometric properties of the Maslach Burnout Questionnaire (MBI-HSS) for validation of use in Lebanon, and to describe burnout and associated factors amongst nurses(More)
Advances in blood glucose monitoring have made it easier, more comfortable, and more practical for patients to monitor frequently. The new meters for intermittent monitoring are smaller and less dependent on technical aptitude than older models. They require less blood, and many provide downloadable information for glucose analysis. Data systems used with(More)
Healthcare workers (HCWs) who are employed in traditional health care workplaces face a serious danger that may threaten their life; it is their exposure to blood and body fluids (BBF). In Lebanon, the introduction of a hospital accredi-tation system has put a particular emphasis on staff safety, and on the evaluation of professional practice (EPP)(More)
Distributed platforms become heterogeneous in more and more domains, as heterogeneous computing (HC) onto grids or reconfigurable factories in the industry. For production grids and factories, it is mandatory to control and optimize the economic cost of a such platforms regarding performance objectives. We present in this paper a study which purpose is to(More)
Clouds are more and more becoming a credible alternative to parallel dedicated resources. The pay-per-use pricing policy however highlights the real cost of computing applications. This new criterion, the cost, must then be assessed when scheduling an application in addition to more traditional ones as the completion time or the execution flow. In this(More)
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