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Management of chest pain: a prospective study from Norwegian out-of-hours primary care
(BioMed Central, 2014-03-24)
Background: Chest pain is a common diagnostic challenge in primary care and diagnostic measures are often aimed at confirming or ruling out acute ischaemic heart disease. The aim of this study was to investigate management ...
Incidence of unexpected out-of-hospital death in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2009-08-28)
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 ...
Acute chest pain - A prospective population based study of contacts to Norwegian emergency medical communication centres
(BioMed Central, 2011-07-21)
Background: Acute chest pain is a frequently occurring symptom in patients with medical emergencies and imposes potentially life threatening situations outside hospitals. Little is known about the epidemiology of ...
The epidemiology of medical emergency contacts outside hospitals in Norway - a prospective population based study
(BioMed Central, 2010-02-18)
Introduction: There is a lack of epidemiological knowledge on medical emergencies outside hospitals in Norway. The aim of the present study was to obtain representative data on the epidemiology of medical emergencies ...
Chest pain out-of-hours – an interview study of primary care physicians’ diagnostic approach, tolerance of risk and attitudes to hospital admission
(BioMed Central, 2014-12-21)
Background: Acute chest pain constitutes a considerable diagnostic challenge outside hospitals. This will often lead to uncertainty in choosing the right management, and the physicians’ approach may be influenced by ...