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Therapeutic Hypothermia after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest - implementation and clinical management
(The University of Bergen, 2012-11-02)
Background: With the publication of two randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in 2002, therapeutic hypothermia (TH) was re-introduced in postresuscitation care of comatose out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients. ...
Wear, fixation, and revision of hip prostheses
(The University of Bergen, 2007-01-19)
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 ...
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 ...
Clinical Studies of Vestibular Schwannomas
(The University of Bergen, 2009-02-27)
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...