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Assessment of pain in patients with dementia. Development of a staff-administered behavioural pain assessment tool
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-12)
Aims: The aim of this thesis is to develop a staff-administered behavioural pain assessment tool for older persons with dementia, to test the instrument with respect to reliability and validity, and to use it in the ...
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. Studies on a treatment modality, somatosensory function, pain and psychological parameters
(The University of Bergen, 2009-03-20)
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is characterized by long-term diffuse peripatellar and retropatellar localized pain in one or both knees, which worsens during walking uphill or downhill, squatting, kneeling, or prolonged ...
Symptoms and signs in patients with long-lasting dizziness
(The University of Bergen, 2010-04-29)
The overall aim of this work is to increase the awareness on patients with dizziness of vestibular origin. Physiotherapists in Norway have until recently paid little attention to these patients, even though they might ...
Dysleksi og motorikk : en undersøkelse av motoriske vansker hos barn med dysleksi
(The University of Bergen, 2003)
Movement competence plays an important role in a child’s development. Motor difficulties seem often to appear in parallel with dyslexia in children, according to both the literature and professionals working with these ...
Psychometric properties of the Vertigo symptom scale – Short form
(BioMed Central, 2008-03-27)
Background The aim of the study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Vertigo symptom scale – short form (VSS-SF), a condition-specific measure of dizziness, following translation of the scale into ...
Methodological considerations of clinical studies on low back pain
(The University of Bergen, 2001)
Assessment of Pain in Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
(The University of Bergen, 2009-10-23)
Background: Pain measurement is a challenging task in most populations, but individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) display specific barriers to adequate pain evaluation, since they cannot ...
Intensive Group Training in a Local Community Setting for Children with Cerebral Palsy. Methodological Aspects and Change in Motor Functioning
(The University of Bergen, 2010-02-18)
The purpose of this thesis was to examine measurement properties of three outcome measures of motor function for children with cerebral palsy (CP), and to investigate change in their motor functioning following three ...
Classification and targeted treatment of patients with Non Specific Chronic Low Back Pain
(The University of Bergen, 2011-04-27)
Non-specific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP) disorders have proven highly resistant to change in spite of enormous resources directed at them. There is lack of evidence for single treatment interventions for patients with ...
Change and Communication. Long-Term Norwegian PsychoMotor Physiotherapy Treatment for Patients with Chronic Muscle Pain
(The University of Bergen, 2010-09-01)
The aim of the present thesis is to enhance knowledge of processes of change and communication during long-term Norwegian PsychoMotor Physiotherapy (NPMP) treatments for patients with chronic muscle pain located to back ...