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Living with hereditary cancer. The experiences of Swedish MEN1 patients and Norwegian BRCA1/2 mutation positive men
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-16)
Background: During the past two decades there has been an increasingly focus on cancer risk reduction using genetic tests and family history to identify persons with increased risk of developing cancer. Depending on ...
Håndtering av engler og UFOer i en psykiatrisk avdeling: En etnografisk studie av hvordan psykotiske uttrykk forstås og kontrolleres
(The University of Bergen, 2010-02-08)
Health related quality of life after extremely preterm birth: a matched controlled cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2010-05-23)
Background: The majority of infants born before the last trimester now grow up. However, knowledge on subsequent health related quality of life (HRQoL) is scarce. We therefore aimed to compare HRQoL in children born ...
An epidemiologic study of diabetes-related foot ulcers. Issues related to prevention and mortality based on the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT 2)
(The University of Bergen, 2010-02-05)
The prevalence of type 2 diabetes is increasing dramatically and type 1 diabetes moderately both in Norway and globally. As a result, long-term diabetes-related complications are also likely to increase. One long-term ...
Signs of Imminent Dying and Change in Symptom Intensity During Pharmacological Treatment in Dying Nursing Home Patients: A Prospective Trajectory Study
Objectives: To investigate whether it is possible to determine signs of imminent dying and change in pain and symptom intensity during pharmacological treatment in nursing home patients, from day perceived as dying and to ...
Management of Pain and Burdensome Symptoms in Nursing Home Patients
(The University of Bergen, 2017-01-12)
The assessment and treatment of pain and burdensome symptoms is a complex entity in elderly nursing home patients with and without dementia. This thesis aims to investigate the efficacy of individual pain treatment on ...
Cancer worry among Norwegian male BRCA1/2 mutation carriers
This qualitative study explored the experiences of Norwegian men after being identified as BRCA 1/2 mutation-positive. Only limited knowledge is available on this topic; therefore, the aim of this study was to gain ...
Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016
Background Monitoring levels and trends in premature mortality is crucial to understanding how societies can address prominent sources of early death. The Global Burden of Disease 2016 Study (GBD 2016) provides a comprehensive ...