Recent Submissions

  • Cohort Profile: Pregnancy And Childhood Epigenetics (PACE) Consortium 

    Felix, Janine F.; Joubert, Bonnie R.; Baccarelli, Andrea A.; Sharp, Gemma C.; Almqvist, Catarina; Annesi-Maesano, Isabella; Arshad, Hasan; Baïz, Nour; Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marian J.; Bakulski, Kelly M.; Binder, Elisabeth B.; Bouchard, Luigi; Breton, Carrie V.; Brunekreef, Bert; Brunst, Kelly J.; Burchard, Esteban G.; Bustamante, Mariona; Chatzi, Leda; Munthe-Kaas, Monica Cheng; Corpeleijn, Eva; Czamara, Darina; Dabelea, Dana; Smith, George Davey; De Boever, Patrick; Duijts, Liesbeth; Dwyer, Terence; Eng, Celeste; Eskenazi, Brenda; Everson, Todd M.; Falahi, Fahimeh; Fallin, M. Daniele; Farchi, Sara; Fernández, Mariana F.; Gao, Lu; Gaunt, Tom R.; Ghantous, Akram; Gillman, Matthew W.; Gonseth, Semira; Grote, Veit; Gruzieva, Olena; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Herceg, Zdenko; Hivert, Marie-France; Holland, Nina; Holloway, John W.; Hoyo, Cathrine; Hu, Donglei; Huang, Rae-Chi; Huen, Karen; Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Jima, Dereje D.; Just, Allan C.; Karagas, Margaret R.; Magnus, Per; Nystad, Wenche; Page, Christian; Lie, Rolv T.; Magnus, Maria Christine (Oxford University Press, 2018-02)
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  • Maternal alcohol use during pregnancy and offspring attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a prospective sibling control study 

    Eilertsen, Espen Moen; Gjerde, Line C.; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Ørstavik, Ragnhild; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Czajkowski, Nikolai Olavi; Røysamb, Espen; Kendler, Kenneth S; Ystrøm, Eivind (Oxford University Press, 2017-10)
    Background: Maternal alcohol use during pregnancy has repeatedly been associated with development of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the offspring. It is, however not known whether this reflects a direct ...
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  • Incident coronary heart disease after Preeclampsia: Role of reduced fetal growth, preterm delivery, and parity 

    Riise, Hilde Kristin Refvik; Sulo, Gerhard; Tell, Grethe S.; Igland, Jannicke; Nygård, Ottar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte; Austgulen, Rigmor; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti (American Heart Association, 2017-03)
    Background: Preeclampsia is a severe pregnancy disorder often complicated by reduced fetal growth or preterm delivery and is associated with long‐term maternal morbidity and mortality. We aimed to assess the association ...
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  • Why several truths can be true 

    Meland, Eivind; Brodersen, John (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
    In this paper, we offer a perspective on complementarity, acknowledging that it is not possible for human perception and cognition to grasp reality with unambiguous concepts or theories. Therefore, multiple concepts and ...
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  • Diabetic foot ulcers - predictors of healing time and aspects of telemedicine 

    Smith-Strøm, Hilde (The University of Bergen, 2018-02-16)
    Background: A diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) is a feared complication of diabetes. Both duration and severity of ulcer before start of treatment in specialist health care are factors that can effect healing time for patient ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Severity and duration of diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) before seeking care as predictors of healing time: A retrospective cohort study 

    Smith-Strøm, Hilde; Iversen, Marjolein M.; Igland, Jannicke; Østbye, Truls; Graue, Marit; Skeie, Svein; Wu, Bei; Rokne, Berit (PLOS, 2017-05-12)
    Objectives: To investigate whether A) duration of ulcer before start of treatment in specialist health care, and B) severity of ulcer according to University of Texas classification system (UT) at start of treatment ...
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  • Allmennlegers erfaringer som portvakt. Utfordringer, håndtering og konsekvenser 

    Nilsen, Stein (The University of Bergen, 2018-04-12)
    Gatekeeping has been a natural part of the general practitioners’ (GPs’) duties for many decades. Recently, the gatekeeper’s function has been questioned, as ideals of shared decision-making and patient ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • What happens when the doctor denies a patient’s request? A qualitative interview study among general practitioners in Norway 

    Nilsen, Stein; Malterud, Kirsti (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    Objective: To explore general practitioners (GPs’) experiences from consultations when a patient’s request is denied, and outcomes of such incidents. Design and participants: We conducted a qualitative study ...
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  • Priority to the newborn? Real-life priority setting and intra-household resource allocation for newborn health in Ethiopia 

    Onarheim, Kristine Husøy (The University of Bergen, 2018-04-13)
    Background: Worldwide, 2.6 million newborns die every year. Despite attention to newborn health in policies and plans in Ethiopia, coverage of services remains low, and the decline in mortality is slower than it has been ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Distributing development assistance for health: Simulating the implications of 11 criteria 

    Ottersen, Trygve; Moon, Suerie; Røttingen, John-Arne (Cambridge University Press, 2017-04)
    After years of unprecedented growth in development assistance for health (DAH), the DAH system is challenged on several fronts: by the economic downturn and stagnation of DAH, by the epidemiological transition and increase ...
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  • The challenge of middle-income countries to development assistance for health: recipients, funders, both or neither 

    Ottersen, Trygve; Moon, Suerie; Røttingen, John-Arne (Cambridge University Press, 2017-04)
    Recent developments have transformed the role and characteristics of middle-income countries (MICs). Many stakeholders now question the appropriate role of MICs in the system of development assistance for health (DAH), and ...
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  • Towards a coherent global framework for health financing: recommendations and recent developments 

    Ottersen, Trygve; Elovainio, Riku; Evans, David B.; McCoy, David; McIntyre, Di; Meheus, Filip; Moon, Suerie; Ooms, Gorik; Røttingen, John-Arne (Cambridge University Press, 2017-04)
    The articles in this special issue have demonstrated how unprecedented transitions have come with both challenges and opportunities for health financing. Against the background of these challenges and opportunities, the ...
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  • Newborn health benefits or financial risk protection? An ethical analysis of a real-life dilemma in a setting without universal health coverage 

    Onarheim, Kristine Husøy; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Miljeteig, Ingrid (BMJ, 2018)
    Introduction: High healthcare costs make illness precarious for both patients and their families’ economic situation. Despite the recent focus on the interconnection between health and financial risk at the systemic ...
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  • Selling my sheep to pay for medicines – household priorities and coping strategies in a setting without universal health coverage 

    Onarheim, Kristine Husøy; Sisay, Mitike Molla; Gizaw, Muluken; Moland, Karen Marie; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Miljeteig, Ingrid (BioMed Central, 2018-03-02)
    Background: The first month of life is the period with the highest risk of dying. Despite knowledge of effective interventions, newborn mortality is high and utilization of health care services remains low in Ethiopia. In ...
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  • What if the baby doesn't survive? Health-care decision making for ill newborns in Ethiopia 

    Onarheim, Kristine Husøy; Sisay, Mitike Molla; Gizaw, Muluken; Moland, Karen Marie; Miljeteig, Ingrid (Elsevier, 2017-12)
    Despite efforts to improve access to and quality of care for newborns, the first month after birth remains the most dangerous period of life. Given high neonatal mortality in low-income countries, saving newborn lives is ...
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  • Outcome measures and treatment of shoulder capsulitis (frozen shoulder) by corticosteroid injections 

    Sharma, Satya P. (The University of Bergen, 2018-04-13)
    Background: Shoulder adhesive capsulitis, also called frozen shoulder, is a painful chronic condition causing reduced movement at the gleno-humeral joint in several planes affecting shoulder function. Shoulder adhesive ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Development assistance for health: what criteria do multi- and bilateral funders use? 

    Ottersen, Trygve; Kamath, Aparna; Moon, Suerie; Martinsen, Lene; Røttingen, John-Arne (Cambridge University Press, 2017-04)
    After years of unprecedented growth in development assistance for health (DAH), the system is challenged on several fronts: by the economic downturn and stagnation of DAH, by the epidemiological transition and increase in ...
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  • Time trends and educational inequalities in out-of-hospital coronary deaths in Norway 1995-2009: A Cardiovascular Disease in Norway (CVDNOR) project 

    Sulo, Enxhela; Nygård, Ottar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Igland, Jannicke; Ebbing, Marta; Østbye, Truls; Jørgensen, Torben; Sulo, Gerhard; Tell, Grethe S. (American Heart Association, 2017-02)
    Background: Recent time trends and educational gradients characterizing out‐of‐hospital coronary deaths (OHCD) are poorly described. Methods and Results: We identified all deaths from coronary heart disease occurring ...
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  • Case-control vaccine effectiveness studies: Data collection, analysis and reporting results 

    Verani, Jennifer R.; Baqui, Abdullah H.; Broome, Claire V.; Cherian, Thomas; Cohen, Cheryl; Farrar, Jennifer L.; Feikin, Daniel R.; Groome, Michelle J.; Hajjeh, Rana A.; Johnson, Hope L.; Madhi, Shabir A.; Mulholland, Kim; O'Brien, Katherine L.; Parashar, Umesh D.; Patel, Manish M.; Rodrigues, Laura C.; Santosham, Mathuram; Scott, J. Anthony; Smith, Peter G.; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Tate, Jacqueline E.; Victor, J. Chris; Whitney, Cynthia G.; Zaidi, Anita K.; Zell, Elizabeth R. (Elsevier, 2017-06)
    The case-control methodology is frequently used to evaluate vaccine effectiveness post-licensure. The results of such studies provide important insight into the level of protection afforded by vaccines in a ‘real world’ ...
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  • Smoking, plasma cotinine and risk of atrial fibrillation: the Hordaland Health Study 

    Zuo, Hui; Nygård, Ottar; Vollset, Stein Emil; Ueland, Per Magne; Ulvik, Arve; Midttun, Øivind; Meyer, Klaus; Igland, Jannicke; Sulo, Gerhard; Tell, Grethe S. (Wiley, 2018-01)
    Background: Cigarette smoking has been identified as a major modifiable risk factor for coronary heart disease and mortality. However, findings on the relationship between smoking and atrial fibrillation (AF) have been ...
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