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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 ...
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 ...
Urinary incontinence and risk of functional decline in older women: data from the Norwegian HUNT-study
(BioMed Central, 2013-05-16)
Background: The main objective of the present study was to determine whether UI is an independent predictor of ADL decline and IADL decline in elderly women. We also aimed to find out whether incontinent subjects were at ...
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 patients ...
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 ...
Immigrants’ use of emergency primary health care in Norway: a registry-based observational study
(BioMed Central, 2012-09-07)
Background: Emigrants are often a selected sample and in good health, but migration can have deleterious effects on health. Many immigrant groups report poor health and increased use of health services, and it is often ...
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 ...
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)
Impact on core values of family medicine from a 2-year Master's programme in Gezira, Sudan: observational study
(BioMed Central, 2019-10-28)
Background: Training of family physicians should include not only clinical and procedural skills, but also core values as comprehensive care, continuity of care, leadership and patient-centeredness. The Gezira Family ...