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Maternal and paternal contribution to intergenerational recurrence of breech delivery: population based cohort study
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2008-03-27)
Objective: To investigate intergenerational recurrence of breech delivery, with a hypothesis that both women and men delivered in breech presentation contribute to increased risk of breech delivery in their offspring. Design: ...
Incidence of unexpected out-of-hospital death in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2009-08-28)
Accountable priority setting for trust in health systems - the need for research into a new approach for strengthening sustainable health action in developing countries
(BioMed Central, 2009-10-24)
Abstract Despite multiple efforts to strengthen health systems in low and middle income countries, intended sustainable improvements in health outcomes have not been shown. To date most priority ...
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 ...
Neurological symptoms among dental assistants: a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2008-05-18)
Background Dental assistants help the dentist in preparing material for filling teeth. Amalgam was the filling material mostly commonly used in Norway before 1980, and declined to about 5% of all fillings in 2005. Amalgam ...
Curriculum factors influencing knowledge of communication skills among medical students
(BioMed Central, 2007-10-10)
Background: Communication training builds on the assumption that understanding of the concepts related to professional communication facilitates the training. We know little about whether students' knowledge of clinical ...
Reference population for international comparisons and time trend surveillance of preterm delivery proportions in three countries
(BioMed Central, 2008-09-25)
Background: International comparison and time trend surveillance of preterm delivery rates is complex. New techniques that could facilitate interpretation of such rates are needed.Methods: We studied all live births and ...
"What lies beneath it all?" - an interview study of GPs' attitudes to the use of guidelines
(BioMed Central, 2008-10-22)
Background: General practitioners (GPs) adopt clinical practice guidelines to varying degrees. Several factors have been found to influence application of guidelines in practice and the GP is apparently the key actor. ...
The decentralisation-centralisation dilemma: recruitment and distribution of health workers in remote districts of Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2009-04-30)
Background: The implementation of decentralisation reforms in the health sector of Tanzania started in the 1980s. These reforms were intended to relinquish substantial powers and resources to districts to improve the ...
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 ...