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This study proposes a novel hybrid multiple-criteria decision-making (MCDM) method to evaluate green suppliers in an electronics company. Seventeen criteria in two dimensions concerning environmental and management systems were identified under the Code of Conduct of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC). Following this, the Decision-Making(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the postoperative analgesic effect of epidural morphine administered at different timing in lumbar spine surgery. METHODS Eighty-four patients who were scheduled for elective lumbar spine surgery were randomized in three groups. Seventeen patients in group I who received non-steroid analgesics postoperatively (diclophenac sodium 50(More)
The primary outcome was to determine the acceptability of the Internet, specifically a website for use in standard partner notification. A secondary objective was to determine if a website would enhance the outcomes of currently used partner notification methods. In a randomized control trial, 105 participants diagnosed with chlamydia and non-gonoccocal(More)
Manufacturing industries are beginning to face one of the consequences resulting from the rapid development which has occurred during the last decade. The most evident effect is that landfill capacity is being used up. Therefore, a systematic approach to recycling is both urgent and imperative. It has been also recognized that appropriate disassembly of(More)
Renal toxicity following intraperitoneal (ip) CDDP therapy after laparotomy in twenty patients with ovarian cancer was examined. Four patients had renal toxicity. Patients who received CDDP at a dose of 150 mg (2/2) had a statistically higher incidence of toxicity than those who received less than 100 mg (2/18) (p less than 0.05). Patients who underwent ip(More)
This study was designed to determine the presence and different levels of placental neuropeptide Y (NPY) in women at parturition between normal spontaneous delivery (NSD) and cesarean section (C/S) under spinal anesthesia and to compare it with the level of catecholamines. Umbilical vein plasma levels of neuropeptide Y and catecholamines of the placental(More)
Scholars who aim to solve problems with poverty and a lack of resources often focus on bottom of pyramid (BOP) consumer groups. They propose that the traditional TOP (top of pyramid) business strategies are not suitable for BOP populations, and that it is crucial to determine and satisfy BOP consumption demands. The purpose of this study is to find out(More)
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