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Design for Cost - A Review of Methods, Tools and Research Directions
Whether they know it or not, everything designers do influences cost issues, which can be crucial for success on the market. Providing key support, research in design for cost aims to enableExpand
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[Preemptive randomized, double-blind study with lornoxicam in gynecological surgery].
AIM Lornoxicam is a non opioid analgesic belonging to the oxicam group. The aim of this study was to determine whether lornoxicam has a preemptive analgesic effect. METHODS This study was carriedExpand
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An integrated product lifecycle model and interrelations in-between the lifecycle phases
The design of innovative products requires structured product planning, which combines aspects from various lifecycle phases of the future product. In order to increase transparency of the singularExpand
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Product-Service Systems Conference-PSS , industry transformation for sustainability and business Customer-oriented Framework for Product-Service Systems
During the last years, several frameworks for developing PSSs arose, which vary in focus. Examples of their focuses are engineering processes, technology, knowledge engineering, services or tangibleExpand
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Deploying decision criteria in a cyclical decision process for the product planning phase
During the planning process of future products or the future product portfolio, ideas for future market opportunities are generated and within a parallel decision process, the best ones are selected.Expand
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This paper is about the topic to plan the prolongation of the lifetime of capital goods through a special focus to upgrading during product development and product life span. It is the goal thatExpand
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Changing trends of incidence and prognosis of thyroid carcinoma in lower Franconia, Germany, from 1981-1995.
BACKGROUND A population-based registry (PBR) in Lower Frankonia in southern Germany was conducted to evaluate the changes of incidence and prognosis of thyroid carcinoma (TC) in this area. METHODSExpand
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Percutaneous venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for emergency mechanical circulatory support.
In this retrospective study we report our initial experience with percutaneous venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the emergency treatment of intractable cardiogenic shock orExpand
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Successful treatment of severe myocardial failure after postpartum haemorrhage with the use of an intra-aortic balloon pump
Abstract We report a 29-year-old primigravid who developed cardiac failure following postpartum haemorrhage unresponsive to volume resuscitation and therapy with catecholamines andExpand
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Respiratory muscle training in restrictive thoracic disease: a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of respiratory muscle training (RMT) in patients with restrictive thoracic disorders and intermittent noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NPPV). DESIGNExpand
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