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Generations, reproduction and birth outcome. A registry-based cohort study in Norway 1967-2006
(The University of Bergen, 2010-01-22)
Aims: Our aim was to describe associations between birth outcomes across two generations. Hypotheses were proposed about how genetic and environmental, behavioural and socioeconomic factors may act on reproduction and ...
Register-based studies on continuity, collaboration and equity in general practice
(The University of Bergen, 2013-04-11)
Background: Continuity of care, collaboration regarding patients and equity in service delivery are core values and quality elements in general practice. Aim: To assess how these core values are reflected in the practice ...
Drug prescribing quality for older patients. Explicit indicators and multidisciplinary medication reviews
(The University of Bergen, 2012-03-16)
This thesis is based on three published papers that illuminate different aspects of prescribing quality and drug use in older patients who receive home nursing services or live in nursing homes. Persons older than 65 ...
Development of a Self-report Questionnaire in the Context of Norwegian Psychomotor Physiotherapy (NPMP)
(The University of Bergen, 2012-04-26)
Background: Body awareness is an essential aspect that is addressed in Norwegian Psychomotor Physiotherapy (NPMP). The term is described somewhat differently in different fields. In line with this, there is uncertainty ...
Validations of research methods for urinary incontinence in women. Scored questionnaires in clinical practice and epidemiological research
(The University of Bergen, 2010-12-17)
Monitoring activities in out-of-hours emergency primary care in Norway. A special emphasis on nurses telephone triage and counselling
(The University of Bergen, 2011-11-18)
The main aim of this thesis has been to develop and establish an organisation, the Watchtowers, in order to continuously collect valid data from the OOH services in Norway, and to describe the activities. Further, we have ...
Folate and reproductive health. An epidemiologic study of folic acid supplement use and its relation to birth outcomes in Norwegian pregnant women
(The University of Bergen, 2010-04-23)
Background: Randomized trials and observational studies have consistently shown that maternal intake of folic acid supplements before and early in pregnancy reduces the risk of neural tube defects in infants. These reports ...
Impact of cancer in childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood on death, social security benefit uptake and education. A nationwide population-based cohort study
(The University of Bergen, 2014-01-23)
Background: Improved survival for childhood and adolescent cancer patients due to advances in medical and supportive care is a great achievement of modern medicine. As the number of long-term survivors of cancer in ...
End-of-life priorities in complex settings - An ethical analysis of decisions in Indian neonatal units
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-07)
Background: In India, 1.2 million of the 26 million infants born annually die during the neonatal period. The National Neonatal Forum in India estimated that the need for intensive care beds in India is 72,000, but only ...
Urinary incontinence in pregnancy and postpartum. Incidence, prevalence and risk factors
(The University of Bergen, 2011-10-26)
Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common condition among women. The prevalence of UI is high both during and after pregnancy, and childbearing is an established risk factor for UI among young and middle-aged women. However, ...