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Comparing urine samples and cervical swabs for Chlamydia testing in a female population by means of Strand Displacement Assay (SDA)
(BioMed Central, 2010-03-25)
Background There has been an increasing number of diagnosed cases of Chlamydia trachomatis in many countries, in particular among young people. The present study was based on a growing request to examine urine as a ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Maternal genes and facial clefts in offspring: a comprehensive search for genetic associations in two population-based cleft studies from Scandinavia
(Public Library of Science, 2010-07-09)
Background Fetal conditions can in principle be affected by the mother's genotype working through the prenatal environment. Methodology/Principal Findings Genotypes for 1536 SNPs in 357 cleft candidate genes were ...