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Media campaign for improving Knowledge, Attitude and Practice in low back pain - an evaluation of the “Active Back” project
(The University of Bergen, 2008-02-26)
This thesis is a scientific evaluation of an implementation project of the Norwegian Guidelines on acute back pain in two Norwegian counties, Aust-Agder and Vestfold, during 2002 to 2005. The project consisted of specific ...
Methods for providing an earlier warning of emerging drug trends
(The University of Bergen, 2009-11-19)
There is increasing international interest in the improved timely identification and reporting of new and emerging drug trends. Research directed at examining drug trends is particularly important in the contemporary ...
Generations, reproduction and birth outcome. A registry-based cohort study in Norway 1967-2006
(The University of Bergen, 2010-01-22)
Aims: Our aim was to describe associations between birth outcomes across two generations. Hypotheses were proposed about how genetic and environmental, behavioural and socioeconomic factors may act on reproduction and ...
Folate and reproductive health. An epidemiologic study of folic acid supplement use and its relation to birth outcomes in Norwegian pregnant women
(The University of Bergen, 2010-04-23)
Background: Randomized trials and observational studies have consistently shown that maternal intake of folic acid supplements before and early in pregnancy reduces the risk of neural tube defects in infants. These reports ...
(En)gendering body politics. Physiotherapy as a window on health and illness
(The University of Bergen, 2009-02-13)
The aim of this study is to gain knowledge about what patients do to negotiate possibilities and constraints for recuperative encounters with physiotherapists. The historical tenets of Norwegian physiotherapy are recapitulated ...
Depression and sleep in the postnatal period. A study in Nepal and Norway.
(The University of Bergen, 2009-03-17)
Background: Mental disorders are highly prevalent across the world and are associated with serious impairment. Depression after childbirth affects both the mother and her infant. Women sleep less in the postnatal period, ...
Maternal and paternal contribution to intergenerational recurrence of breech delivery: population based cohort study
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2008-03-27)
Objective: To investigate intergenerational recurrence of breech delivery, with a hypothesis that both women and men delivered in breech presentation contribute to increased risk of breech delivery in their offspring. Design: ...
Human resources for emergency obstetric care in northern Tanzania: distribution of quantity or quality?
(BioMed Central, 2005-07-29)
Background: Health care agencies report that the major limiting factor for implementing effective health policies and reforms worldwide is a lack of qualified human resources. Although many agencies have adopted policy ...
Pain, coping, and barriers to pain management in outpatients with cancer
(The University of Bergen, 2009-01-20)
Sleep disturbances in an arctic population: The Tromsø Study
(BioMed Central, 2008-05-29)
Background Prevalence estimates for insomnia range from 10 to 50% in the adult general population. Sleep disturbances cause great impairment in quality of life, which might even rival or exceed the impairment in other ...