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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 ...
Helsefremmende arbeid som "det lille ekstra" : en kvalitativ studie av hva helsefremmende arbeid betyr for helsesøstre
(The University of Bergen, 2002)
”HLR minus, med rett til å la dø”. Et møte med sykepleiers erfaring og opplevelse av forhåndsvurdering av HLR minus (Hjerte-lungeredning minus)
(The University of Bergen, 2009)
Background: DNR order means that cardiopulmonary resuscitation should not be implemented in cases of acute cardiac or respiratory arrest. In a case like this a physician has to make a journal note with a DNR order, with ...
“Det sitter i veggene”. Materialitet og mennesker i distriktspsykiatriske sentra
(The University of Bergen, 2009-02-27)
This dissertation examines the impact that the materiality of institutions has on patients and staff. Fieldwork has been carried out at five district psychiatric centres (Distriktspsykiatriske sentra, DPS) that were ...
Mestringsressurser og helsestatus : en empirisk undersøkelse av personer med revmatorid artritt
(The University of Bergen, 1995)
Preparative waiting: a grounded theory study of gastroenterological patients going through the diagnostic phase in a university hospital
(The University of Bergen, 2008-03-06)
To go through the diagnostic phase is reported to be the most stressful time of the illness experience. There is a growing body of knowledge about how women going through diagnostic workups for breast abnormality experience ...
Sense of coherence and life satisfaction in people suffering from mental health problems : an intervention study in talk-therapy groups with focus on salutogenesis
(The University of Bergen, 2007-11-16)
Background: The increasing number of people who live in the community for many years with mental health problems (MHP) brings into focus the need for recovery within a coping, health promotion and life satisfaction ...
Hva er viktig for god omsorg? : en studie av kreftpasienters og sykepleieres oppfatning
(The University of Bergen, 1997)
Patterns of ‘balancing between hope and despair’ in the diagnostic phase: a grounded theory study of patients on a gastroenterology ward
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2008-04)
Aim: The aim of the study was to learn how patients going through the diagnostic phase experienced and handled their situation. Background: Many studies report about the stressful diagnostic phase; however, none has ...
The predictive value of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms for quality of life: a longitudinal study of physically injured victims of non-domestic violence
(BioMed Central, 2007-05-21)
Background: Little is known about longitudinal associations between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and quality of life (QoL) after exposure to violence. The aims of the current study were to examine quality of ...