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The Prevalence of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose and Costs of Glucometer Strips in a Nationwide Cohort
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2010)
Objective: This study used nationwide data to determine the prevalence of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) among all non-institutionalized persons living in Norway and to estimate the prevalence of SMBG among ...
Are MRI high-signal changes of alar and transverse ligaments in acute whiplash injury related to outcome?
(BioMed Central, 2010-11-11)
Background: Upper neck ligament high-signal changes on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have been found in patients with whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) but also in non-injured controls. The clinical relevance of such ...
Cutpoints for mild, moderate and severe pain in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee ready for joint replacement surgery
(BioMed Central, 2008-04-21)
Background Cutpoints (CPs) for mild, moderate and severe pain are established and used primarily in cancer pain. In this study, we wanted to determine the optimal CPs for mild, moderate, and severe pain in joint replacement ...
Validations of research methods for urinary incontinence in women. Scored questionnaires in clinical practice and epidemiological research
(The University of Bergen, 2010-12-17)
End-of-life priorities in complex settings - An ethical analysis of decisions in Indian neonatal units
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-07)
Background: In India, 1.2 million of the 26 million infants born annually die during the neonatal period. The National Neonatal Forum in India estimated that the need for intensive care beds in India is 72,000, but only ...
Diabetes Care in Community Pharmacy - Focus on Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose
(The University of Bergen, 2010-09-24)
Diabetes is a growing concern worldwide. Ideal management of the disease requires extensive self-care and broad follow-up by health care professionals. Considerable research has been done on involving the pharmacist in ...
Severity of Giardia infection associated with post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-15)
Background: A high rate of post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after a waterborne outbreak of giardiasis in Bergen, Norway in 2004 has previously been reported. The aim of this report was to identify ...
Self-rated health among Mayan women participating in a randomised intervention trial reducing indoor air pollution in Guatemala
(BioMed Central, 2008-06-05)
Background: Indoor air pollution (IAP) from solid fuels is a serious health problem in low-income countries that can be alleviated using improved stoves. Although women are the principal users, few studies have investigated ...
Indoor Environment in University Buildings. Assessment of subjective and objective parametres and outcomes
(The University of Bergen, 2008-05-16)
In 2004, symptoms, perceptions and indoor exposures were studied among 173 (86%) of the employees in four University buildings of which two were claimed to have dampness problems (problem buildings), two other buildings ...
The association between history of diabetic foot ulcer, perceived health and psychological distress: the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
(BioMed Central, 2009-08-25)
Background: While the adverse impact of a history of a foot ulcer on physical health among persons with diabetes is well known, little is known about the association between foot ulcer, perceived health and psychological ...