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Comparing urine samples and cervical swabs for Chlamydia testing in a female population by means of Strand Displacement Assay (SDA)
(BioMed Central, 2010-03-25)
Background There has been an increasing number of diagnosed cases of Chlamydia trachomatis in many countries, in particular among young people. The present study was based on a growing request to examine urine as a ...
Lesbisk selvtillit – lesbisk helse. Utfordringer og mestringsstrategier hos lesbiske kvinner
(The University of Bergen, 2012-09-14)
Lesbian women make up a sexual minority within a heteronormative society where homosexuality becomes invisible and inferior. Minority stress is the excess stress individuals from stigmatized social categories experience ...
The Prevalence of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose and Costs of Glucometer Strips in a Nationwide Cohort
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2010)
Objective: This study used nationwide data to determine the prevalence of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) among all non-institutionalized persons living in Norway and to estimate the prevalence of SMBG among ...
The Hordaland Womens's Cohort. A longitudinal study on urinary incontinence in middle-aged women
(The University of Bergen, 2014-12-16)
Urinary incontinence (UI) is a prevalent problem among middle-aged women, and many epidemiological studies have investigated this problem. Most of these studies are cross-sectional and only few longitudinal studies have ...
Observasjon av undersøkelse og behandling av barn med asymmetri nakke. En kvalitativ studie
(The University of Bergen, 2012-10-31)
Background: The use of manipulation to the upper cervical as therapy for infants with functional asymmetry in the neck has increased in recent years, while the treatment of children with muscular torticollis has long ...
Pain, coping, and barriers to pain management in outpatients with cancer
(The University of Bergen, 2009-01-20)
Delegated discretion: A call for reasonableness in surrogate decision-making and clinical judgment
(The University of Bergen, 2009-01-30)
In a democratic welfare state, how should individual judgment be exercised and constrained when someone is making decisions on behalf of another who is not considered competent to make his or her own decisions? How should ...
Can 'early programming' be partly explained by smoking? Results from a prospective, population-based cohort study
Background: Numerous studies have focused the association between low birthweight and later disease. Our objective was to study the association between birthweight and later adult smoking and thereby explore a possible ...
Multiple pregnancies in Norway, 1967-2008. The influence of assisted reproductive technologies
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-05)
Background: Multiple pregnancies have increased risk of certain adverse outcomes as preterm birth, low birthweight and higher perinatal mortality rate compared to singleton pregnancies. Data from industrialized countries ...
Are MRI high-signal changes of alar and transverse ligaments in acute whiplash injury related to outcome?
(BioMed Central, 2010-11-11)
Background: Upper neck ligament high-signal changes on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have been found in patients with whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) but also in non-injured controls. The clinical relevance of such ...