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Psychiatry out-of-hours: a focus group study of GPs’ experiences in Norwegian casualty clinics
(BioMed Central, 2011-05-27)
Background: For Norwegian general practitioners (GPs), acute treatment of mental illness and substance abuse are among the most commonly experienced emergency situations in out-of-hours primary healthcare. The largest share ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...