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Behandlingslinjer - et verktøy for standardisering, styring og utvikling av pasientforløp
(The University of Bergen, 2007)
Sykefraværsarbeid i praksis - erfaringer og synspunkt fra langtidssykmeldte og ledere. Fokusgruppeintervju av sykmeldte og ledere
(The University of Bergen, 2009-06-10)
Background: Challenges related to an increase in sick leave has led to a new focus on the workplace as the main setting for both prevention and rehabilitation of people on sick leave. Purpose: The aim of our study was ...
The Hordaland Women's Cohort: A prospective cohort study of incontinence, other urinary tract symptoms and related health issues in middle-aged women
(BioMed Central, 2008-08-23)
Background: Urinary incontinence (UI) is a prevalent symptom in middle-aged women, but data on incidence is limited and rarely reported. In order to analyze incidence, remission, or development patterns of severity and ...
Severity of Giardia infection associated with post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-15)
Background: A high rate of post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after a waterborne outbreak of giardiasis in Bergen, Norway in 2004 has previously been reported. The aim of this report was to identify ...
(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 ...
Exponerat bildfält vid analog respektive digital röntgenteknik
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-14)
Background: Digital x-ray technique has made it possible to hide insufficient collimation of the irradiated field by electronic demarcation of the visible part of the image. This could impact on radiographer's motivation ...
The ideal of equal health revisited: definitions and measures of inequity in health should be better integrated with theories of distributive justice
(BioMed Central, 2009-11-18)
The past decade witnessed great progress in research on health inequities. The most widely cited definition of health inequity is, arguably, the one proposed by Whitehead and Dahlgren: "Health inequalities that are avoidable, ...
Self-rated health among Mayan women participating in a randomised intervention trial reducing indoor air pollution in Guatemala
(BioMed Central, 2008-06-05)
Background: Indoor air pollution (IAP) from solid fuels is a serious health problem in low-income countries that can be alleviated using improved stoves. Although women are the principal users, few studies have investigated ...
Aspects of statin prescribing in Norwegian counties with high, average and low statin consumption – an individual-level prescription database study
(BioMed Central, 2007-12-05)
Background: The aim of this paper was to test the goodness of fit of the Attitude – Social influence – self-Efficacy (ASE) model in explaining schoolchildren's intentions to eat fruit and their actual fruit intake in ...
Observed communication skills: how do they relate to the consultation content? A nation-wide study of graduate medical students seeing a standardized patient for a first-time consultation in a general practice setting
(BioMed Central, 2007-11-08)
Background In this study, we wanted to investigate the relationship between background variables, communication skills, and the bio-psychosocial content of a medical consultation in a general practice setting with a ...