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Implementation of safety checklists in medicine. Not as simple as it sounds
(The University of Bergen, 2012-01-19)
Background Adverse events are documented to affect more than one in 25 hospital patients. Medical mishaps and errors are rarely the result of incompetence, poor motivation or negligence but challenges on social and ...
Genetic Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes and Related Traits
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-18)
Mass spectral profiling and multivariate analysis for detection of biomarker signatures. Application to multiple sclerosis
(The University of Bergen, 2010-10-28)
Mass spectrometry based protein profiling and biomarker discovery has given rise to the field of clinical proteomics. The underlying assumption is that proteins can provide information of diagnostic or therapeutic value ...
Proteomic analysis of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded glomeruli suggests depletion of glomerular filtration barrier proteins in two-kidney one-clip hypertensive rats
(Oxford University Press, 2014-08-16)
Background It is well known that hypertension may cause glomerular damage, but the molecular mechanisms involved are still incompletely understood. Methods In the present study, we used formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded ...
Larynx in exercising humans. The unexplored bottleneck of the airways
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-21)
Agitation and use of restraint in nursing home residents with dementia. Prevalence, correlates and the effects of care staff training
(The University of Bergen, 2009-01-22)
Background: Dementia is one of the most prevalent syndromes in the elderly population, and over half of people with dementia live in long-term care homes. 80% of residents in nursing homes have dementia, the majority ...
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 ...
Increased chromogranin A cell density in the large intestine of patients with irritable bowel syndrome after receiving dietary guidance
The large intestine contains five types of endocrine cells that regulate its functions by sensing its luminal contents and releasing specific hormones. Chromogranin A (CgA) is a common marker for the gastrointestinal ...
Epidemiological aspects of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries. A population-based study in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2012-03-16)
Aims: Obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS) are serious complications of vaginal childbirth and may result in severe consequences such as dyspareunia, anal- and urinary incontinence. In Norway and other Scandinavian ...
Structural brain MRI and cognition in newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease
(The University of Bergen, 2010-11-12)
Background: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a common progressive neurodegenerative disorder mainly affecting the elderly. Previously regarded a pure motor disease, PD is now considered a multisystem brain disease with various ...