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    • Timeliness of Childhood Vaccinations in Kampala Uganda: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study 

      Babirye, Juliet N.; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Makumbi, Fredrick Edward; Fadnes, Lars Thore; Wamani, Henry; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Nuwaha, Fred (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-04-23)
      Background: Child survival is dependent on several factors including high vaccination coverage. Timely receipt of vaccines ensures optimal immune response to the vaccines. Yet timeliness is not usually emphasized in ...
    • Too much or too little opioids to patients receiving opioid agonist therapy in Norway (2013–2017): a prospective cohort study 

      Vold, Jørn Henrik; Skurtveit, Svetlana; Aas, Christer; Johansson, Kjell Arne; Fadnes, Lars Thore (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Dispensations of opioid analgesics to patients on opioid agonist therapy (OAT) may increase the risk of overdoses. The current study’s objectives are to investigate the dispensation rates and mean daily doses ...
    • Two interventions to treat pain disorders and post-traumatic symptoms among Syrian refugees: protocol for a randomized controlled trial 

      Hasha, Wegdan; Fadnes, Lars Thore; Igland, Jannicke; Vårdal, Rolf; Giusti, Line; Strømme, Elisabeth Marie; Haj Younes, Jasmin; Heltne, Unni Marie; Kumar, Bernadette Nirmal; Diaz, Esperanza (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background: There is a high prevalence of pain and post-traumatic symptoms among refugees and feasible interventions to manage these are needed. However, knowledge about the effect of physiotherapy and psychological group ...
    • Using Growth velocity to predict child mortality 

      Schwinger, Catherine; Fadnes, Lars Thore; Van den Broeck, Jan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Background: Growth assessment based on the WHO child growth velocity standards can potentially be used to predict adverse health outcomes. Nevertheless, there are very few studies on growth velocity to predict mortality. ...
    • Vaccination coverage and timeliness in three South African areas: a prospective study 

      Fadnes, Lars Thore; Jackson, Debra; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Zembe, Wanga; Sanders, David; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Tylleskär, Thorkild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-05-27)
      Background: Timely vaccination is important to induce adequate protective immunity. We measured vaccination timeliness and vaccination coverage in three geographical areas in South Africa. Methods: This study used vaccination ...