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“She would sit with me": mothers’ experiences of individual peer support for exclusive breast feeding in Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2010-10-26)
Background: Different strategies have been used to improve the initiation and duration of breastfeeding. Peer counsellors are reported to improve exclusive breastfeeding levels, but few studies have assessed the satisfaction ...
Health-Related Quality of Life, emotional and behavioural difficulties and perception of pain after extreme preterm birth – a population-based longitudinal cohort study
(The University of Bergen, 2015-06-17)
Background: Rates of preterm birth vary widely among countries, proportions ranging from around 6% in Scandinavia, 12% in the United States to 18% in some African countries. Due to progress in perinatal medicine, there has ...
Risk factors for maternal death in the highlands of rural northern Tanzania: a case-control study
(BioMed Central, 2008-02-08)
Background Tanzania has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios in sub-Saharan Africa. Due to the paucity of epidemiological information on maternal deaths, and the high maternal mortality estimates found earlier in ...
Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder, treatment with corticosteroid, corticosteroid with distension or treatment-as-usual; a randomised controlled trial in primary care
(BioMed Central, 2016-05-26)
Background: Optimal management for adhesive shoulder capsulitis (frozen shoulder) is currently unclear. We intended to explore whether treatment by intra-articular injections with corticosteroid and distension is more ...
Trends, challenges and opportunities in tuberculosis control in rural Ethiopia : Epidemiological and operational studies in a resource-constrained setting
(The University of Bergen, 2007-02-21)
Many people still die of tuberculosis (TB). One-third of the world’s population is infected with M. tuberculosis, and the poor suffer most. More than 95% of TB cases and deaths are in developing countries and TB is closely ...
Investigating trends in HIV transmission and risk factors in Zambia
(The University of Bergen, 2008-04-25)
The objective of HIV surveillance is to document trends in HIV prevalence and transmission risk in order to make informed policies and to guide prevention and care/treatment programmes. Zambia established a comprehensive ...
Passive range of motion in patients with adhesive shoulder capsulitis, an intertester reliability study over eight weeks
(BioMed Central, 2015-02-22)
Background Measuring range of motion (ROM) in the shoulder joint is important for the diagnosis and monitoring of change over time. To what degree passive ROM can be trusted as a reliable outcome measure was examined as ...
Mestringsressurser og helsestatus : en empirisk undersøkelse av personer med revmatorid artritt
(The University of Bergen, 1995)
Bruk av massiv parallell sekvensering for påvisning og identifikasjon av mikrober i galle hos pasienter med akutt kolangitt
(The University of Bergen, 2017)
De fleste infeksjonssykdommer som forårsakes av bakterier og sopp kan behandles med antimikrobielle midler. Kjennskap til hvilke mikrober som forårsaker sykdommene er viktig for å kunne gi pasienten riktig behandling. Den ...
Bacteraemia among severely malnourished children infected and uninfected with the human immunodeficiency virus-1 in Kampala, Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2006-11-07)
Background: To establish the magnitude of bacteraemia in severely malnourished children, and describe the types of bacteria and antimicrobial sensitivity by HIV status. Method: Isolates were recovered from 76 blood specimens. ...