Recent Submissions

  • Self-medication practices during the COVID-19 pandemic among the adult population in Peru: A cross-sectional survey 

    Quispe-Cañari, Jean Franco; Fidel-Rosales, Evelyn; Manrique, Diego; Mascaró-Zan, Jesús; Huamán-Castillón, Katia Medalith; Chamorro–Espinoza, Scherlli E.; Garayar–Peceros, Humberto; Ponce–López, Vania L. .; Sifuentes-Rosales, Jhesly; Álvarez-Risco, Aldo; Yáñez, Jaime. A.; Mejia, Christian R. (ElsevierNL, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    Self-medication impacts both negatively and positively the health of people, which has become evident during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study aimed to assess the prevalence of self-medicated drugs used for respiratory ...
  • Multitasking behavior in online classrooms and academic performance: case of university students in Ecuador during COVID-19 outbreak 

    Álvarez-Risco, Aldo; Estrada-Merino, Alfredo; Anderson-Seminario, María de las Mercedes; Mlodzianowska, Sabina; García-Ibarra, Verónica Janneth; Villagómez-Buele, César; Carvache-Franco, Mauricio (Emerald PublishingGB, 2020)
    Acceso restringido
    Purpose: This paper aims to explore university students' multitasking behavior in online classrooms and their influence on academic performance. Also, the study examined students' opinions. Design/methodology/approach: A ...
  • Motivations and segmentation of the demand for coastal cities: A study in Lima, Peru 

    Carvache-Franco, Mauricio; Carvache-Franco, Orly; Carvache-Franco, Wilmer; Álvarez-Risco, Aldo; Estrada-Merino, Alfredo (WileyUS, 2020)
    Acceso restringido
    The purpose of this research is to identify the motivations and segmentation of demand in coastal cities. The present study was carried out in Lima, a tourist destination in the Peruvian Pacific Ocean coast. This quantitative ...
  • Anxiety, distress, and turnover intention of healthcare workers in Peru by their distance to the epicenter during the COVID-19 crisis 

    Yáñez, Jaime A.; Afshar Jahanshahi, Asghar; Álvarez-Risco, Aldo; Li, Jizhen; Zhang, Stephen X. (The American Society of Tropical Medicine and HygieneUS, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    We conducted a cross-sectional survey to assess the anxiety, distress, and turnover intention (likelihood to leave their current job) of healthcare workers in Peru during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our results reported that ...
  • Tratamiento de la COVID-19 en Perú y Bolivia y los riesgos de la automedicación 

    Román, Brenda Rojas; Moscoso, Stephanie; Chung, Sun-ah; Terceros, Bianca Limpias; Álvarez-Risco, Aldo; Yáñez, Jaime A. (Editorial Ciencias MedicasCU, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    Introducción: Se están utilizando diversos fármacos para la sintomatología que causa la COVID-19 sin que estén aprobados para esos fines. Muchos de estos medicamentos tienen un margen de seguridad pequeño y tienen efectos ...
  • Belief in a COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory as a Predictor of Mental Health and Well-Being of Health Care Workers in Ecuador: Cross-Sectional Survey Study 

    Chen, Xi; Zhang, Stephen X; Jahanshahi, Asghar Afshar; Álvarez-Risco, Aldo; Dai, Huiyang; Li, Jizhen; García Ibarra, Verónica (JMIR PublicationsEstados Unidos, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    Background: During the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, social media platforms have become active sites for the dissemination of conspiracy theories that provide alternative explanations of the cause of the pandemic, ...
  • The Peru Approach against the COVID-19 Infodemic: Insights and Strategies 

    Álvarez-Risco, Aldo; Mejia, Christian R.; Delgado-Zegarra, Jaime; Del-Aguila-Arcentales, Shyla; Arce-Esquivel, Arturo A.; Valladares-Garrido, Mario J.; Rosas del Portal, Mauricio; Villegas, León F.; Curioso, Walter H.; Sekar, M. Chandra; Yáñez, Jaime A. (The American Society of Tropical Medicine and HygieneEstados Unidos, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    The COVID-19 epidemic has spawned an "infodemic," with excessive and unfounded information that hinders an appropriate public health response. This perspective describes a selection of COVID-19 fake news that originated ...
  • Covid-19 in Peru: From supervised walks for children to the first case of Kawasaki-like syndrome 

    Yáñez, Jaime A.; Álvarez-Risco, Aldo; Delgado-Zegarra, Jaime (BMJ Publishing GroupReino Unido, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    To the Editor: Godlee appraises the UK government’s response to covid-19.1 Peru is among the countries with the most covid-19 cases globally,2 reaching 178¿914 cases on 3 June.3 Regardless of this, on 18 May the Peruvian ...
  • Developing and testing a measure of COVID-19 organizational support of healthcare workers – results from Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia 

    Zhang, Stephen X.; Sun, Shuhua; Afshar Jahansha, Asghar; Álvarez-Risco, Aldo; García Ibarra, Verónica; Li, Jizhen; Patty-Tito, Ross Mary (ElsevierIrlanda, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers are facing high workloads with resource constraints and risk of virus exposure, and healthcare organizations need to support their healthcare workers to reduce their anxiety. ...
  • Investigating the competitive intelligence practices of Peruvian fresh grapes exporters 

    Bisson, Christophe; Tang-Tong, María-Mercedes (Halmstad UniversitySuecia, 2018)
    Acceso abierto
    This paper reports an empirical study of Peruvian fresh grapes exporters with the aim of delineating the behavioral and operational typology of their competitive intelligence practices. Cluster analysis was used as an ...