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    • Aetiology, antimicrobial therapy and outcome of patients with community acquired severe sepsis: a prospective study in a Norwegian university hospital 

      Nygård, Siri Tandberg; Langeland, Nina; Flaatten, Hans; Fanebust, Rune; Haugen, Oddbjørn; Skrede, Steinar (BioMed Central, 2014-03-04)
      Background: Severe sepsis is recognized as an inflammatory response causing organ dysfunction in patients with infection. Antimicrobial therapy is the mainstay of treatment. There is an ongoing demand for local surveillance ...
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    • The causal role of smoking on the risk of hip or knee replacement due to primary osteoarthritis: a Mendelian randomisation analysis of the HUNT study 

      Johnsen, Marianne Bakke; Vie, Gunnhild Åberge; Winsvold, Bendik K S; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Pedersen, Linda Margareth; Hellevik, Alf Inge; Langhammer, Arnulf; Furnes, Ove; Flugsrud, Gunnar B; Skorpen, Frank; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Storheim, Kjersti; Nordsletten, Lars; Zwart, John-Anker (Elsevier, 2017-06)
      Objective: Smoking has been associated with a reduced risk of hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA) and subsequent joint replacement. The aim of the present study was to assess whether the observed association is likely to be ...
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    • Changes of triage by GPs during the course of prehospital emergency situations in a Norwegian rural community 

      Rørtveit, Sverre; Meland, Eivind; Hunskår, Steinar (BioMed Central, 2013-12-19)
      Background: Priority grade assessment according to urgency level of the patients (triage) is considered vital in emergency medicine casualties. Little is known of the experiences of pre-hospital emergency medicine ...
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    • Comorbidities treated in primary care in children with chronic fatigue syndrome 

      Bakken, Inger Johanne; Tveito, Kari; Aaberg, Kari Modalsli; Ghaderi, Sara; Gunnes, Nina; Trogstad, Lill; Magnus, Per; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Håberg, Siri Eldevik (BioMed Central, 2016-09-02)
      Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a complex condition. Causal factors are not established, although underlying psychological or immunological susceptibility has been proposed. We ...
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    • A cross-sectional study of self-reported general health, lifestyle factors, and disease: the Hordaland Health Study 

      Jepsen, Randi; Dogisso, Tadesse Washo; Dysvik, Elin; Andersen, John Roger; Natvig, Gerd Karin (PeerJ, 2014-10-02)
      Background. Information on self-reported health is important for health professionals, and the aim of this study was to examine associations between lifestyle factors and self-reported health and the mediating effect of ...
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    • Fatal injury as a function of rurality - a tale of two Norwegian counties 

      Bakke, Håkon Kvåle; Hansen, Ingrid Schrøder; Bendixen, Anette Bakkane; Morild, Inge; Lilleng, Peer Kåre; Wisborg, Torben (BioMed Central, 2013-03-02)
      Background: Many studies indicate rural location as a separate risk for dying from injuries. For decades, Finnmark, the northernmost and most rural county in Norway, has topped the injury mortality statistics in Norway. ...
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    • Global epidemiology of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST): A systematic review of population-based cohort studies 

      Søreide, Kjetil; Sandvik, Oddvar Mathias; Søreide, Jon Arne; Giljaca, Vanja; Jureckova, Andrea; Bulusu, V. Ramesh (Elsevier, 2015-02)
      Background: Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are rare, yet the most common mesenchymal tumour within the digestive tract. Lack of diagnostic criteria and no specific code in the ICD system has prevented epidemiological ...
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    • Holt Oram syndrome: a registry-based study in Europe 

      Barisic, Ingeborg; Boban, Ljubica; Greenlees, Ruth; Garne, Ester; Wellesley, Diana; Calzolari, Elisa; Addor, Marie-Claude; Arriola, Larraitz; Bergman, Jorieke E. H.; Braz, Paula; Budd, Judith L. S.; Gatt, Miriam; Haeusler, Martin; Khoshnood, Babak; Klungsøyr, Kari; McDonnell, Bob; Nelen, Vera; Pierini, Anna; Queisser-Wahrendorf, Annette; Rankin, Judith; Rissmann, Anke; Rounding, Catherine; Tucker, David; Verellen-Dumoulin, Christine; Dolk, Helen (BioMed Central, 2014-10-25)
      Background: Holt-Oram syndrome (HOS) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterised by upper limb anomalies and congenital heart defects. We present epidemiological and clinical aspects of HOS patients using data from ...
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    • Monthly variations in self-report of time-specified and typical alcohol use: The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT3) 

      Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Skogen, Jens Christoffer (BioMed Central, 2015-02-21)
      Background Aggregated measures are often employed when prevalence, risk factors and consequences of alcohol use in the population are monitored. In order to avoid time-dependent bias in aggregated measures, reference ...
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    • Pooled cohort study on height and risk of cancer and cancer death 

      Wiren, Sara; Häggström, Christel; Ulmer, Hanno; Manjer, Jonas; Bjørge, Tone; Nagel, Gabriele; Johansen, Dorthe; Hallmans, Göran; Engeland, Anders; Concin, Hans; Jonsson, Håkan; Selmer, Randi; Tretli, Steinar; Stocks, Tanja; Stattin, Pär (Springer International Publishing, 2013-10-31)
      Purpose: To assess the association between height and risk of cancer and cancer death. Methods: The metabolic syndrome and cancer project is a prospective pooled cohort study of 585,928 participants from seven cohorts in ...
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