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Understanding of and adherence to advice after telephone counselling by nurse: A survey among callers to a primary emergency out-of-hours service in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2011-09-05)
Background: To investigate how callers understand the information given by telephone by registered nurses in a casualty clinic, to what degree the advice was followed, and the final outcome of the condition for the ...
Development, implementation, and pilot study of a sentinel network ("The Watchtowers") for monitoring emergency primary health care activity in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2008-03-26)
Background: In Norway there is a shortage of valid health activity statistics from the primary care out-of-hours services and the pre-hospital emergency health care system. There is little systematic information available ...
Sentinel monitoring of activity of out-of-hours services in Norway in 2007: an observational study
(BioMed Central, 2009-07-22)
Background: In Norway, no valid activity statistics from the primary health care out-of-hours services or the pre-hospital emergency health care system have previously been available. Methods: The National Centre for ...
Telephone triage by nurses in primary care out-of-hours services in Norway: an evaluation study based on written case scenarios
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2011-01-24)
Background: The use of nurses for telephone-based triage in out-of-hours services is increasing in several countries. No investigations have been carried out in Norway into the quality of decisions made by nurses regarding ...
Distance and utilisation of out-of-hours services in a Norwegian urban/rural district: an ecological study
(BioMed Central, 2013-06-17)
Background: Long travel distances limit the utilisation of health services. We wanted to examine the relationship between the utilisation of a Norwegian out-of-hours service and the distance from the municipality ...