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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 ...
Incidence of unexpected out-of-hospital death in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2009-08-28)
Capacity and Adaptations of General Practice during an Influenza Pandemic
Background: GPs play a major role in influenza epidemics, and most patients with influenza-like-illness (ILI) are treated in general practice or by primary care doctors on duty in out-of-hours services (OOH). Little is ...
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 ...
The association between demographic factors, user reported experiences and user satisfaction: results from three casualty clinics in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2010-10-06)
Background User reported experiences and satisfaction are increasingly used as basis for quality indicators in the health sector. However, there is limited understanding of factors associated with user reported experiences ...
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 ...
Diabetes related risk factors did not explain the increased risk for urinary incontinence among women with diabetes. The Norwegian HUNT/EPINCONT study
(BioMed Central, 2009-09-10)
Background: Previous studies have shown an association between diabetes mellitus (DM) and urinary incontinence (UI) in women, especially severe UI. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether diabetes related ...
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 ...
Prevalence, incidence and remission of urinary incontinence in women: longitudinal data from the Norwegian HUNT study (EPINCONT)
(BioMed Central, 2013-05-30)
Background: To determine incidence and remission of UI as well as changes in UI prevalence in the Norwegian EPINCONT surveys.Methods: The EPINCONT surveys were conducted in the county of Nord-Trøndelag, Norway, as part ...
How Norwegian casualty clinics handle contacts related to mental illness: A prospective observational study
(BioMed Central, 2012-04-20)
Background: Low-threshold and out-of-hours services play an important role in the emergency care for people with mental illness. In Norway casualty clinic doctors are responsible for a substantial share of acute referrals ...