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Bakers’ rhinitis : diagnostic criteria, flour dust exposure, mucosal inflammation, IgE sensitization, and relation to lower airways
(The University of Bergen, 2008-01-16)
This thesis is the results of a cross-sectional epidemiological study undertaken in the period from March 2000 to January 2002 on bakery workers in 6 bakeries in Bergen, Norway. The aims were to study the consequences ...
Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction. Diagnostic procedures and therapy
(The University of Bergen, 2011-12-08)
Introduction: Exercise-induced inspiratory stridor (EllS) is not uncommon in adolescents. lt can be caused by airflow obstruction at different levels of the airways but most often at the laryngeal level. Although the larynx ...
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in Norway: Patterns of activity and undesired events
(The University of Bergen, 2013-03-21)
Background: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is the gold standard for the treatment of common bile duct stones (CBDS) and palliative decompression of malignant strictures. However, concerns remain ...
Clinical Studies of Vestibular Schwannomas
(The University of Bergen, 2009-02-27)
Imaging of the brain and of the lungs in young adults born prematurely and / or with a low birth weight. Radiological findings and associations with clinical features.
(The University of Bergen, 2011-04-15)
Background and Purpose: Premature birth is defined as a birth occurring earlier than 37 gestational weeks, and typically occurs in 6% of all pregnancies in Europe (1). All premature babies are at risk for health problems ...
Leg cramps in pregnancy caused by chronic compartment syndrome and relieved by fasciotomy after childbirth
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2014-06)
Key Clinical Message A case of intolerable leg pain in pregnancy, caused by Chronic Compartment Syndrome (CCS), is presented. Increasing amounts of opioids were given throughout the pregnancy. Anesthetical dilemmas and ...
Implementation of a fracture and dislocation registry. Epidemiology and scoring validity of long-bone fractures
(The University of Bergen, 2013-03-07)
Introduction: The Fracture and Dislocation Registry of Stavanger University Hospital were initiated 1st of January 2004 to accomplish the request of reliable data regarding incidence, modes of treatment and outcome of ...
Teamwork skills, shared mental models, and performance in simulated trauma teams: an independent group design
(BioMed Central, 2010-08-31)
Background Non-technical skills are seen as an important contributor to reducing adverse events and improving medical management in healthcare teams. Previous research on the effectiveness of teams has suggested that ...
Osteoporosis as a Risk Factor for Distal Radial Fractures. A Case-Control Study
(The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc., 2011)
Background: Distal radial fractures occur earlier in life than hip and spinal fractures and may be the first sign of osteoporosis. The aims of this case-control study were to compare the prevalence of osteopenia and ...
Remifentanil as analgesia for labour pain
(The University of Bergen, 2013-04-18)
Aims: To collect updated information about pharmacological labour analgesia in Norway, especially systemic opioids and epidural. Evaluation of efficacy and safety with remifentanil IVPCA (intravenous patient-controlled ...