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Norwegian Psychomotor Physiotherapy and Embodied Narrative Identity. A theory generating study
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-11)
<p>The aim of this thesis is to explore and develop the theoretical underpinning of Norwegian Psychomotor Physiotherapy (NPMP). In the first part (Paper I, II & III), the theoretical grounds for this physiotherapy treatment ...
A critical assessment of the WHO responsiveness tool: lessons from voluntary HIV testing and counselling services in Kenya
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-22)
<p>Background: Health, fair financing and responsiveness to the user's needs and expectations are seen as the essential objectives of health systems. Efforts have been made to conceptualise and measure responsiveness as ...
European Porphyria Network (EPNET) for information, epidemiological data, quality and equity of service
(BioMed Central, 2010-10-19)
Identification of DNA methylation changes in newborns related to maternal smoking during pregnancy
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2014-10-01)
<p>Background: Maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with significant infant morbidity and mortality, and may influence later disease risk. One mechanism by which smoking (and other environmental factors) might ...
Ownership and use of long-lasting insecticidal nets for malaria prevention in Butajira area, south-central Ethiopia: complex samples data analysis
(BioMed Central, 2014-01-31)
<p>Background: Despite the encroaching of endemic malaria to highland-fringe areas above 2000 meters above sea level in Ethiopia, there is limited information on ownership and use of mosquito nets for malaria prevention. ...
Promotion of self-efficacy and health-related quality of life in socially vulnerable school children: the role of the school nurse
(The University of Bergen, 2011-01-21)
Background: The school is an important setting for promoting social skills that may enhance the health of children. The quality of life of school children may be influenced by social and individual resources such as ...
Dietary predictors of plasma total homocysteine concentration in the Hordaland Homocysteine Study
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Established dietary predictors of plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) include folate, riboflavin, and vitamins B6 and B12, while information is scarce regarding other dietary components. The aim of this study was to examine ...
Tibiarotasjon ved gange og jogg på tredemølle, en metodestudie
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-18)
Introduction Excessive pronation of the foot is thought to cause overuse injuries in the lower extremities. Pronation with calcaneal evertion leads to a significant internal rotation of the tibia. The purpose of this study ...
Patients with persistent medically unexplained physical symptoms: a descriptive study from Norwegian general practice
(BioMed Central, 2014-05-29)
<p>Background: Further research on effective interventions for patients with peristent Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms (MUPS) in general practice is needed. Prevalence estimates of such patients are conflicting, ...
Anxiety and depression in association with morbid obesity: changes with improved physical health after duodenal switch
(BioMed Central, 2010-05-21)
Background Patients with morbid obesity have an increased risk for anxiety and depression. The "duodenal switch" is perhaps the most effective obesity surgery procedure for inducing weight loss. However, to our knowledge, ...