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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
"Getting your message through": an editorial guide for meeting publication standards
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-23)
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 ...
Wear, fixation, and revision of hip prostheses
(The University of Bergen, 2007-01-19)
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. ...