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Checklists in the operating room: Help or hurdle? A qualitative study on health workers' experiences
(BioMed Central, 2010-12-20)
Background: Checklists have been used extensively as a cognitive aid in aviation; now, they are being introduced in many areas of medicine. Although few would dispute the positive effects of checklists, little is known ...
No effect of 6-month intake of glucosamine sulfate on Modic changes or high intensity zones in the lumbar spine: sub-group analysis of a randomized controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2012-08-17)
Background: The underlying pathology and natural course of Modic changes (MC) in the vertebral body marrow and high intensity zones (HIZs) in the annulus fibrosus is not completely clarified. These findings on magnetic resonance ...
Implementation of checklists in health care; learning from high-reliability organisations
(BioMed Central, 2011-10-03)
Background: Checklists are common in some medical fields, including surgery, intensive care and emergency medicine. They can be an effective tool to improve care processes and reduce mortality and morbidity. Despite ...
Are two readers more reliable than one? A study of upper neck ligament scoring on magnetic resonance images
(BioMed Central, 2013-01-17)
Background: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies typically employ either a single expert or multiple readers in collaboration to evaluate (read) the image results. However, no study has examined whether evaluations ...
Magnetic resonance imaging of the knee in Norway 2002–2004 (national survey): rapid increase, older patients, large geographic differences
(BioMed Central, 2007-07-22)
Background: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the knee is the second most common MRI examination in Norway after head/brain MRI. Little has been published internationally on trends in the use of knee MRI after 1999. ...
AIDS-related primary central nervous system lymphoma: a Norwegian national survey 1989–2003
(BioMed Central, 2008-08-06)
Background: Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is a frequent complication in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The objective of this survey was to investigate incidence, clinical features, radiological ...