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    • Estimating needs in disasters 

      Eriksson, Anneli (The University of Bergen, 2020-06-09)
      Introduction: In 2019, more than 130 million people were affected by disasters caused by natural, man-made or mixed hazardous events that overwhelmed local capacity, necessitating international humanitarian assistance. ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Do interprofessional teams matter? : A survey-based study of patients and team members in hospitals and rehabilitation centres in secondary health care in Western Norway. 

      Hustoft, Merethe (The University of Bergen, 2020-05-28)
      Background Health care today is becoming more complex, and patients must interact with an array of health care professionals working within and between various health care settings. Coordinated health services meeting the ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Advance Care Planning and the staff perspective: The development, implementation, and investigation of a complex intervention in the nursing home : 

      Aasmul, Irene (The University of Bergen, 2020-05-07)
      Abstract Background Nursing home patients represent a heterogeneous, complex, and clinically challenging population. A crucial concern is that most of the patients lack the capacity to provide informed consent, as ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Integration of ear and hearing care into primary health care in Malawi with special reference to task-sharing. 

      Mulwafu, Wakisa (The University of Bergen, 2020-04-29)
      Introduction: The prevalence of hearing impairment has increased rapidly over the last two decades. The burden is higher in Africa and South East Asia than in richer parts of the world. The majority of this hearing ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • No cry at birth : Neonatal resuscitation in low-resource settings: role of the laryngeal mask airway 

      Pejovic, Nicolas J (The University of Bergen, 2020-03-27)
      Background: Approximately 2.5 million newborn infants died in the first month of life in 2019, despite the global rate being halved since 1990. The current newborn mortality rate in Sub-Saharan Africa is > 20 times higher ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Type 2 diabetes in general practice in Norway - status, time trends, and quality of care 

      Bakke, Åsne (The University of Bergen, 2020-02-14)
      Background and objectives: People with type 2 diabetes have increased risk of vascular complications and premature death. Good glycaemic control and adequate management of cardiovascular risk factors can reduce the risk ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Shift work: Weight change and lifestyle factors 

      Buchvold, Hogne Vikanes (The University of Bergen, 2020-02-10)
      Our society is dependent on 24hour services: healthcare, transportation, law enforcement, and fire services, as well as an ever-expanding service sector. The employees who contribute to these 24hour services, collectively ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Fordeling av gaver og oppgaver : En praxeologisk studie av hjelpe- og utvekslingspraksiser mellom eldre med hjelpebehov, familien og ansatte i kommunal eldreomsorg 

      Sortland, Oddrunn (The University of Bergen, 2020-02-07)
      This thesis examines how elderly people in need of care and their families make adjustments in their everyday lives, and how they interact and negotiate with employees in municipal elderly care. Care for elderly and ill ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Møter mellom familieomsorg og institusjonsomsorg: Erfaringer fra et integreringsprosjekt med arbeidspraksis i sykehjem 

      Taugl, Anja (The University of Bergen, 2020-01-30)
      I Norge er det kommunene som har ansvaret for introduksjonsprogrammene og opplæring i norsk- og samfunnsfag for flyktninger og andre migranter. Gode integreringstiltak for flyktninger hvor deltagerne lærer språket og kommer ...
      Master thesis
    • Breastfeeding practices and health facility births in South Sudan 

      Tongun, Justin Bruno (The University of Bergen, 2020-01-09)
      Introduction: Studies on the determinants of breastfeeding practices and health facility utilization have not been conducted in South Sudan. This thesis assessed the prevalence and determinants of suboptimal breastfeeding ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Beyond the law: Misoprostol and medical abortion in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 

      Solheim, Ingrid Holm; Kahabuka, Catherine; Pembe, Andrea; Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid (Elsevier, 2020-01)
      Misoprostol has during the past few years become an important obstetric drug used for different purposes both within and outside hospitals in Tanzania. In this paper, we analyze how misoprostol is perceived, accessed and ...
      Journal article
    • The triglyceride-glucose index as a measure of insulin resistance and risk of obesity-related cancers 

      Fritz, Josef; Bjørge, Tone; Nagel, Gabriele; Manjer, Jonas; Engeland, Anders; Häggström, Christel; Concin, Hans; Teleka, Stanley; Tretli, Steinar; Gylling, Björn; Lang, Alois; Stattin, Pär; Stocks, Tanja; Ulmer, Hanno (Oxford University Press, 2020)
      Background: The role of insulin resistance as a mediator in the association of body mass index (BMI) with site-specific cancer risk has, to our knowledge, never been systematically quantified. Methods: Altogether ...
      Journal article
    • Spectrum of congenital anomalies among VACTERL cases: a EUROCAT population-based study 

      van de Putte, Romy; van Rooij, Iris A.L.M.; Marcelis, Carlo L.M.; Guo, Michel; Brunner, Han G.; Addor, Marie-Claude; Cavero-Carbonell, Clara; Dias, Carlos Matias; Draper, Elizabeth S.; Etxebarriarteun, Larraitz; Gatt, Miriam; Haeusler, Martin C.H.; Khoshnood, Babak; Klungsøyr, Kari; Kurinczuk, Jenny J.; Lanzoni, Monica; Latos-Bielenska, Anna; Luyt, Karen; O'Mahony, Mary T.; Miller, Nicola; Mullaney, Carmel; Nelen, Vera; Neville, Amanda J.; Perthus, Isabelle; Pierini, Anna; Randrianaivo, Hanitra; Rankin, Judith; Rissmann, Anke; Rouget, Florence; Schaub, Bruno; Tucker, David; Wellesley, Diana; Wiesel, Awi; Zymak-Zakutnia, Natalya; Loane, Maria; Barišić, Ingeborg; de Walle, Hermien E.K.; Roeleveld, Nel; Bergman, Jorieke E.H. (Nature, 2020)
      Background: The VACTERL (Vertebral anomalies, Anal atresia, Cardiac malformations, Tracheo-Esophageal fistula, Renal anomalies, Limb abnormalities) association is the non-random occurrence of at least three of these ...
      Journal article
    • Systematic review and meta-analysis of within-subject and between-subject biological variation estimates of 20 haematological parameters 

      Coskun, Abdurrahman; Braga, Federica; Carobene, Anna; Tejedor Ganduxe, Xavier; Aarsand, Aasne Karine; Fernández-Calle, Pilar; Díaz-Garzón Marco, Jorge; Bartlett, William; Jonker, Niels; Aslan, Berna; Minchinela, Joana; Boned, Beatriz; González-Lao, Elisabet; Marqués-García, Fernándo; Perich, Carmen; Ricós, Carmen; Simón, Margarita; Sandberg, Sverre (De Gruyter, 2020)
      Background: Interpretation of the complete blood count (CBC) parameters requires reliable biological variation (BV) data. The aims of this study were to appraise the quality of publications reporting BV data for CBC ...
      Journal article
    • Lower risk of smoking-related cancer in individuals with familial hypercholesterolemia compared with controls: a prospective matched cohort study 

      Krogh, Henriette Walaas; Svendsen, Karianne; Igland, Jannicke; Mundal, Liv; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Bogsrud, Martin Prøven; Leren, Trond Paul; Retterstøl, Kjetil (Springer, 2019-12-17)
      According to guidelines, individuals with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) shall receive lifestyle intervention and intensive lipid-lowering treatment from early in life to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. Our ...
      Journal article
    • Clinical long-term consequences of acute hepatic porphyria and porphyria cutanea tarda 

      Baravelli, Carl Michael (The University of Bergen, 2019-12-10)
      Background: The porphyrias comprise of several rare metabolic disorders in which a crucial enzymatic step in the biosynthesis of haem is affected, mostly due to a genetic defect. The current project focused on two major ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Life expectancy and disease burden in the Nordic countries: results from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 

      Kisa, Adnan; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Allebeck, Peter; Tollånes, Mette Christophersen; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Iburg, Kim Moesgaard; McGrath, John J; Juel, Knud; Agardh, Emilie Elisabet; Arnlöv, Johan; Bjørge, Tone; Carrero, Juan J.; Cederroth, Christopher R; Eggen, Anne Elise; El-Khatib, Ziad; Lycke Ellingsen, Christian; Fereshtehnejad, Seyed-Mohammad; Gissler, Mika; Hadkhale, Kishor; Havmoeller, Rasmus; Johansson, Lars; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Kiadaliri, Aliasghar A.; Kisa, Sezer; Lallukka, Tea; Mekonnen, Teferi; Meretoja, Tuomo J.; Meretoja, Atte; Naghavi, Mohsen; Neupane, Subas; Nguyen, Truc Trung; Petzold, Max; Plana-Ripoll, Oleguer; Shiri, Rahman; Sigurvinsdottir, Rannveig; Skirbekk, Vegard; Skou, Søren T; Sigfusdottir, Inga Dora; Steiner, Timothy J.; Sulo, Gerhard; Truelsen, Thomas Clement; Vasankari, Tommi Juhani; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Vollset, Stein Emil; Vos, Theo; Øverland, Simon (Elsevier, 2019-12-01)
      Background The Nordic countries have commonalities in gender equality, economy, welfare, and health care, but differ in culture and lifestyle, which might create country-wise health differences. This study compared life ...
      Journal article
    • Cervical cancer screening among immigrants in Norway : Challenges, possibilities and the effect of an intervention 

      Møen, Kathy Ainul (The University of Bergen, 2019-11-28)
      The aims of this thesis were: (i) to determine immigrants’ participation rate to CCS compared to non-immigrants and predictors to take the CCS-test, (ii) to obtain knowledge of HCPs perceptions regarding CCS test among ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Wood-dust exposure and respiratory health among particleboard workers in Ethiopia 

      Asgedom, Akeza Awealom (The University of Bergen, 2019-11-22)
      Background Work in the wood industry is often associated with exposure to wood dust, endotoxins and formaldehyde, which may cause respiratory health problems. Particleboard is a type of wood product manufactured primarily ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Reliabilitet av den norske versjonen av PainDETECT: en test-retest studie 

      Myhre, Anette Govenius Melsom (The University of Bergen, 2019-11-14)
      Bakgrunn: PainDETECT Questionnaire (PD-Q) er et spørreskjema som pasienten kan fylle ut på egenhånd med mål om å avdekke neuropatisk smerte. Skjemaet er oversatt til 38 språk, og har vist god reliabilitet og validitet. ...
      Master thesis