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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 ...
Delegated discretion: A call for reasonableness in surrogate decision-making and clinical judgment
(The University of Bergen, 2009-01-30)
In a democratic welfare state, how should individual judgment be exercised and constrained when someone is making decisions on behalf of another who is not considered competent to make his or her own decisions? How should ...
Health, Safety and Environment Culture in the Petroleum Industry in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2009-06-12)
This thesis is based on four studies of aspects of health, safety and environment (HSE) culture in the petroleum industry in Norway. Oil and gas production is currently Norway’s largest industry, with both offshore ...
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 ...
Red response. Studies on the role of primary care doctors in out-of-hospital emergency medicine
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-26)
The aim of this thesis was to explore the role of the doctor in the emergency primary health care service in red response situations in Norway, including the doctors’ experiences with a variety of emergency situations. The ...
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 ...
Validations of research methods for urinary incontinence in women. Scored questionnaires in clinical practice and epidemiological research
(The University of Bergen, 2010-12-17)
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 ...
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 ...