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.L., Svetina C., Shields G., et al. Ten year longitudinal study of neuropsychological functioning subsequent to a first episode of schizophrenia. Schizophr. Res. 2005; 78: 27-34. 10. Fleury M.J., Grenier G., Bamvita J.M., Tremblay J., Schmitz N., Caron J. Predictors of quality of life in a longitudinal study of users with severe mental disorders. Health Qual. Life Outcomes. 2013; 11: 92 11. Breier A., Schreiber J.L., Dyer J., Pickar D. National Institute of Mental Health longitudinal study of chronic schizophrenia. Prognosis and predictors of outcome. Arch. Gen. Psychiatry

Introduction Visual-spatial functions such as creating non-verbal information that allows for orientation in space improve adaptation to environmental conditions. In addition, visual-spatial functions are the basic aspect of knowing the world by perceiving the surrounding space, mental rotation, spatial visualization and the ability to predict the position of a moving object in space ( Bednarek, 2004 ; Hegarty, 2011 ; Magiera, et al. 2013). In order to correctly perform visual-spatial activities, they must refer to proper basic cognitive functions such as

glucose monitoring, and foot care, and negotiate barriers to management and psychosocial problems. 3 Family members are a potentially useful support system for diabetes self-management. Much diabetes management takes place within a close social environment. 4 Therefore, addressing family functioning within diabetes self-management is important, as disease management is mostly facilitated within a family context. However, family functioning contexts are currently unclear and difficult to differentiate from family resilience when a chronic illness is present. 5 The terms

References [1] Asnina, E., Osis, J. (2010). Computation independent models: bridging problem and solution domains. In J. Osis, & O. Nikiforova (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Model-Driven Architecture and Modeling Theory-Driven Development MDA & MTDD 2010, In conjunction with ENASE 2010, Athens, Greece, July 2010 (pp. 23-32). Portugal: SciTePress. [2] J. Osis, E. Asnina, Model-Driven Domain Analysis and Software Development: Architectures and Functions. Hershey, New York, USA: IGI Global, 2011. [3] J. Miller, and J. Mukerji, Model Driven

ABBREVIATIONS FV – Family violence PN – Porodice sa nasiljem REFERENCES 1. De Fife JA, Drill R, Nakash O, Westen D.Agreement between clinician and patient ratings of adaptive functioning and developmental history. American Journal of Psychiatry 2010; 23: 45-78. 2. Elmquist JA, Shorey RC, Labrecque L, Ninnemann, A, Zapor H, Febres J, et al. Тhe Relationship Between Family-of-Origin Violence, Hostility, and Intimate Partner Violence in Men Arrested for Domestic Violence. Violence 2015; 22 (10): 1243-58. doi: 10.1177/1077801215621177. 3. Thrap AT, Schumacher JA

References D. S. Frankel, Model Driven Architecture: Applying MDA to Enterprise Computing. Indianapolis: Wiley, 2003. D. Gasevic, D. Djuric, and V. Devedzic, Model Driven Architecture and Ontology Development. Heidelberg: Springer, 2006. J. Osis, "Topological model of system functioning," (in Russian), in Automatics and Computer Science. Riga: Zinatne, 1969, pp. 44-50. J. Osis, E. Asnina, and A. Grave, "Computation independent representation of the problem domain in MDA," J. Software Eng , vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 19-46. [Online]. Available: http


Elderly patients with end stage kidney disease represent a challenge for surgeons to create a vascular access.

Determine predictive parameters functionality of the arteriovenous fistulas for hemodialysis in the elderly.

The study was organized as a retrospective study at the Center for Dialysis, Clinic for Urology and Nephrology, Clinical Center Kragujevac. The study included patients older than 65 years with arteriovenous fistula thrombosis, in the period of four years, in which there is information on the length of the functioning fistula. The study included 48 patients, mean age 71.3±5.2 years, 29 (60%) men and 19 (40%) women. The data were analyzed according to gender and demographic structure, type of anastomosis, positioning, length of functioning fistulas, and the lumen diameter of the arteries and veins that are used to create a fistula.

The median length of functioning arteriovenous fistula, based on Kaplan-Meier model, is 16 months (95% CI 6.9-25.1). Median functioning for proximaly located fistulas was 24 months (range, 1-259), while median functioning in patient with distally located fistulas was 8 months (range, 1-96). The difference in relation to the positioning of the fistula was statistically significant (p=0.006). In univariate Cox regression model, a statistically significant predictor of the functioning of arteriovenous fistulae is fistula positioning (B=0.700; p=0.022).

The predictive parameter of survival of arteriovenous fistulas in elderly is proximally located fistula.

of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2008) , IEEE, USA, 2008, p. 490 E. Asnina, J. Osis, "Topological Functioning Model as a CIM-Business Model". J. Osis, E. Asnina (eds) , Model-Driven Domain Analysis and Software Development: Architectures and Functions , 2011 (pp. 40-64). Hershey, New York, USA: Information Science Reference (an imprint by IGI Global). S. Ferg, "What's Wrong with Use Cases?" February, 2003. [Online]. Available: http

-Driven Domain Analysis and Software Development: Architectures and Functions . Hershey, New York: IGI Global, 2011, pp. 1–14. [4] J. Osis and E. Asnina, “Is Modeling a Treatment for the Weakness of Software Engineering?” in Handbook of Research on Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering . Hershey, USA: IGI Global, 2015, pp. 411–427. ISBN 978-1-4666-6359-6. e-ISBN 978-1-4666-6360-2. [5] E. Asnina and J. Osis, “Computation Independent Models: Bridging Problem and Solution

Software Science , Technology and Engineering , Oct. 30–31, 2007, Herzlia, Israel, IEEE Computer Society Nr. E3021, pp. 22–34. [4] Osis, J. and Asnina, E., “Topological Modeling for Model-Driven Domain Analysis and Software Development: Functions and Architectures,” in Model-Driven Domain Analysis and Software Development: Architectures and Functions . IGI Global, Hershey – New York, 2011, pp. 15–39. [5] OMG (Object Management Group), “OMG Unified Modeling Language TM (OMG UML