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Labour onset and early labour. An exploration of first-time mothers’ and midwives’ experiences
(The University of Bergen, 2011-10-28)
This dissertation is about how women experience waiting for the onset of labour, and how first-time mothers and midwives communicate during the early phases of labour. Most women in Norway give birth in public hospitals, ...
Counselling, child growth and feeding of children in Uganda in the era of HIV. Contexts and consequences
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-03)
Background: Despite gradual improvements in child survival, around 8 million children die globally every year before the age of 5 years. Infant feeding practices including breastfeeding vary considerably between settings, ...
Assessment of cobalamin status in experimental and clinical studies by intracellular and extracellular markers of vitamin function
(The University of Bergen, 2006-02-02)
Mental health of African school children : epidemiological, clinical and neuropsychological studies from Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo
(The University of Bergen, 2005-11-29)
Immunological aspects of acute myelogenous leukemia
(The University of Bergen, 2007-02-23)
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) is an aggressive malignancy characterized by accumulation of immature myeloid cells in the bone marrow. The overall disease-free survival is less than 50% even for the younger patients ...
Family values of young people in Limpopo, South Africa: A sociocultural psychological study on perceptions and experiences of reproduction and parenthood
(The University of Bergen, 2013-12-12)
Background: The institution of the family in South Africa is commonly described as being in a state of crisis, and young people’s family values are key in learning about how to break the negative trends in the institution ...
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 ...
Retrospective assessment of exposure to carcinogens in Norway’s offshore petroleum industry
(The University of Bergen, 2007-06-15)
Objectives: The main research objective of the four articles comprising this dissertation was to provide retrospective exposure information for a planned study on cancer in a cohort within Norway’s offshore petroleum ...
In vitro toxicity of filler particles and methacrylates used in dental composite materials. Cytokine release and cell death
(The University of Bergen, 2013-09-20)
Dental polymer-based composite materials are complex materials consisting of several components, the main components being filler particles (inorganic component) and polymer matrix (organic component). The organic component ...
An epidemiologic study of diabetes-related foot ulcers. Issues related to prevention and mortality based on the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT 2)
(The University of Bergen, 2010-02-05)
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes is increasing dramatically and type 1 diabetes moderately both in Norway and globally. As a result, long-term diabetes-related complications are also likely to increase. One long-term ...