Paul Enders

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Chronic pain is a major public health problem in the United States. Estimates from the National Institutes of Health put the cost of chronic pain at 40 billion dollars a year. They estimate that as many as 15 million adults suffer from low back pain with a minimum cost of 5 billion dollars in direct medical costs and 93 million work days lost every year. In(More)
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It is well known that scheduling jobs according to the Shortest-Remaining-Processing-Time (SRPT) policy is optimal for minimizing mean response time in a single-server system with online arrivals. Unfortunately, SRPT scheduling requires users to reveal their job size (service requirement), which is not always realistic. This may be because some users are(More)
BACKGROUND As social media are evolving rapidly online support groups (OSG) are becoming increasingly important for patients. Therefore, the aim of our study was to compare the users of traditional face-to-face support groups and OSG. PATIENTS AND METHODS We performed a cross-sectional comparison study of all regional face-to-face support groups and the(More)
Since natural gas reserves in North America and Europe are declining, energy companies there can no longer create value by just drilling more wells; they must create value by better managing their current production assets, and by better leveraging technology. In this paper, we analyze the real option to pause production from a well (better management)(More)
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