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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 ...
(En)gendering body politics. Physiotherapy as a window on health and illness
(The University of Bergen, 2009-02-13)
The aim of this study is to gain knowledge about what patients do to negotiate possibilities and constraints for recuperative encounters with physiotherapists. The historical tenets of Norwegian physiotherapy are recapitulated ...
Indoor Environment in University Buildings. Assessment of subjective and objective parametres and outcomes
(The University of Bergen, 2008-05-16)
In 2004, symptoms, perceptions and indoor exposures were studied among 173 (86%) of the employees in four University buildings of which two were claimed to have dampness problems (problem buildings), two other buildings ...
Depression and sleep in the postnatal period. A study in Nepal and Norway.
(The University of Bergen, 2009-03-17)
Background: Mental disorders are highly prevalent across the world and are associated with serious impairment. Depression after childbirth affects both the mother and her infant. Women sleep less in the postnatal period, ...
Pain, coping, and barriers to pain management in outpatients with cancer
(The University of Bergen, 2009-01-20)