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  • Acute hospital admissions among nursing home residents: a population-based observational study 

    Graverholt, Birgitte; Riise, Trond; Jamtvedt, Gro; Ranhoff, Anette Hylen; Krüger, Kjell; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen (BioMed Central, 2011-05-26)
    Background: Nursing home residents are prone to acute illness due to their high age, underlying illnesses and immobility. We examined the incidence of acute hospital admissions among nursing home residents versus ...
    Journal article
  • Economic aspects of Parkinson’s disease 

    Vossius, Corinna (The University of Bergen, 2009-11-13)
    Background: Next to Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most neurodegenerative disease. As the population structure in the industrialized and industrializing countries is changing, an increasing ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Efficacy of pain treatment on mood syndrome in patients with dementia: a randomized clinical trial 

    Husebø, Bettina Sandgathe; Ballard, Clive; Fritze, Friederike; Sandvik, Reidun Karin; Aarsland, Dag (WileyInternational College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology, 2014-08)
    Background: Depression is common in nursing home (NH) patients with dementia, and often clustered with anxiety and other mood symptoms. An association between pain and depressive symptoms has been reported, but the impact ...
    Journal article
  • Reducing hospital admissions from nursing homes: a systematic review 

    Graverholt, Birgitte; Forsetlund, Signe Louise; Jamtvedt, Gro (BioMed Central, 2014-01-24)
    Background: The geriatric nursing home population is vulnerable to acute and deteriorating illness due to advanced age, multiple chronic illnesses and high levels of dependency. Although the detriments of hospitalising the ...
    Journal article