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Passive case finding: Diagnostic approaches, cost and delay in TB management in Dar es Salaam and Pwani regions, Tanzania.
(The University of Bergen, 2010-12-03)
Background and objectives: TB case detection in Tanzania is mainly through passive case finding, however, it has remained below the WHO and national target of 70%. Several studies have investigated different strategies ...
Bioactive fatty acids and coronary heart disease. Mechanisms and clinical effects of dietary fatty acids
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-26)
Background: A high intake of omega-3 (n-3) long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs), which are potential peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) agonists, has been associated with proposed favourable ...
Helbredsscreening i almen praksis. Et kvalitativt studie om menneskers tanker og erfaringer
(The University of Bergen, 2013-09-24)
Despite the lack of evidence of the actual effects of general health screenings, it is still being discussed whether the screenings should be a public offer. There is a lack of scientific investigations concerning the ...
Low-energy fracture of the distal radius in middleaged and elderly Norwegian women and men. Topics related to osteoporosis, fracture risk and vitamin D
(The University of Bergen, 2011-02-25)
Introduction: Low-energy distal radius fractures normally occur earlier in life than hip and spine fractures and may be the first presentation of osteoporosis. Few studies have addressed the association between distal ...
Developing a novel femoral stem in hip arthroplasty. An innovation process using a weight-bearing animal model
(The University of Bergen, 2015-08-20)
Introduction: To address the growing incidence of hip replacement revision, this project aimed to find a stem that would fulfil three criteria. First, solid osteointegration and long survival of the implant. Second, ...
Gastric adenocarcinoma: aspects of development and progression in high- and low-risk countries
(The University of Bergen, 2010-03-25)
The Social Context of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in Uganda: Mothers’ and health care providers’ experiences and lessons for programme improvement
(The University of Bergen, 2012-11-27)
Introduction: The prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme has been operational in Uganda since the year 2000, but its performance remains sub-optimal. The objective of this thesis is to increase ...
Media campaign for improving Knowledge, Attitude and Practice in low back pain - an evaluation of the “Active Back” project
(The University of Bergen, 2008-02-26)
This thesis is a scientific evaluation of an implementation project of the Norwegian Guidelines on acute back pain in two Norwegian counties, Aust-Agder and Vestfold, during 2002 to 2005. The project consisted of specific ...
Cognitive and psychosocial problems in children with epilepsy : a population-based approach
(The University of Bergen, 2007-01-12)
Studies of α11β1 integrin in the mouse and human periodontal ligament
(The University of Bergen, 2009-06-12)