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Acute hospital admissions among nursing home residents: a population-based observational study
(BioMed Central, 2011-05-26)
Background: Nursing home residents are prone to acute illness due to their high age, underlying illnesses and immobility. We examined the incidence of acute hospital admissions among nursing home residents versus ...
Thorakal manipulasjon (HVLAT) på generelle kroniske smerter
(The University of Bergen, 2010-10-29)
Background and aim of study: Manual therapists regularly treat patients with chronic pain, and these patients represent a challenge regarding adequate therapy. A therapy which is often used by manual therapists is manipulation ...
Drug prescribing quality for older patients. Explicit indicators and multidisciplinary medication reviews
(The University of Bergen, 2012-03-16)
This thesis is based on three published papers that illuminate different aspects of prescribing quality and drug use in older patients who receive home nursing services or live in nursing homes. Persons older than 65 ...
Intra-tester reliability of the Resource Oriented Assessment of Movement (ROAM) applied in healthy young adolescents
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-25)
Background and purpose: With the knowledge of the Norwegian Global Physiotherapy Examination (GPE) method, an examination method based on psychosomatic physiotherapy with tests related to general aspects of respiration, ...
Instruction on Weight Bearing As Tolerated or Partial Weight Bearing after total hip replacement with the direct lateral approach; a comparison of change in velocity and symmetry in gait over time
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-18)
Background: Regaining velocity and symmetry in walking is an important part of rehabilitation after total hip replacement. Post operative weight bearing instructions after use of the direct lateral approach vary between ...
Challenges to fair decision-making processes in the context of health care services: a qualitative assessment from Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2012-06-07)
Background: Fair processes in decision making need the involvement of stakeholders who can discuss issues and reach an agreement based on reasons that are justifiable and appropriate in meeting people’s needs. In Tanzania, ...
Postural balanse og vestibulær funksjon hos hørselshemmede voksne - en kasus-kontroll studie
(The University of Bergen, 2014-03-31)
Background: There are indications that some hearing-impaired individuals have decreased postural balance compared with normal hearing individuals. This balance impairment can be due to damage of the vestibular system.The ...
Prioriteringspraksis og ventetid. En undersøkelse av helseforetak i Helse Midt-Norge
(The University of Bergen, 2011-01-05)
Background: The Act on Patients Rights should ensure that people should have equal access to health services of good quality, regardless of age, gender, economy and place of residence. Several studies show that there are ...
Effekt av manuellterapi, med og uten triggerpunktbehandling, hos pasienter med nakkesmerte - en randomisert pilotstudie
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-26)
Background: Physiotherapists who treat patients with neck pain master a number of techniques. Many manual therapists are using manipulations, and others are more fond of treating the soft tissues for instance by addressing ...
Inklusjon og eksklusjon av foreldre i pleie av barn innlagt på sykehus. Analysene er historiske og nåtidige og har utgangspunkt i norske lærebøker i sykepleie, bilder, litteratur og andre dokumenter fra perioden 1877-2013, og intervju og observasjoner med foreldre og sykepleiere ved en barneavdeling i 2007
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-30)