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Maturation of monocyte derived dendritic cells with OK432 boosts IL-12p70 secretion and conveys strong T-cell responses
(BioMed Central, 2011-01-05)
Background: Design of tumour specific immunotherapies using the patients’ own dendritic cells (DC) is a fast advancing scientific field. The functional qualities of the DC generated in vitro are critical, and today’s ...
Checklists in the operating room: Help or hurdle? A qualitative study on health workers' experiences
(BioMed Central, 2010-12-20)
<p>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 ...
Open access publishing: a girder in the success of the Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine.
(BioMed Central, 2011-01-19)
The Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine (SJTREM) has entered its third year as an independent, open access international scientific on-line journal. SJTREM converted into open access (OA) ...
Morbidity and Mortality after Emergency and Urgent Colorectal Surgery for Malignant and Benign Disease
(Bentham Open, 2009)
Abstract: Aim: The aim of this study was to determine short and long-term morbidity and mortality rates after emergency colorectal surgery for benign and malignant disease in a high volume tertiary referral hospital in ...
Patient-reported outcomes as predictors of 10-year survival in women after acute myocardial infarction
(BioMed Central, 2010-11-25)
Background Patient-reported outcomes are increasingly seen as complementary to biomedical measures. However, their prognostic importance has yet to be established, particularly in female long-term myocardial infarction ...
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 ...
Prognostic models for the early care of trauma patients: a systematic review
(BioMed Central, 2011-03-20)
Background: Early identification of major trauma may contribute to timely emergency care and rapid transport to an appropriate health-care facility. Several prognostic trauma models have been developed to improve ...
Long-term survival from adenocarcinoma of the esophagus after transthoracic and transhiatal esophagectomy
(BioMed Central, 2012-06-30)
<p>Background: The effects of transthoracic or transhiatal esophagectomy on the long-term survival of patients who had adenocarcinoma of the esophagus were compared, as were factors applicable in preoperative stratification ...
Risk assessment of pre-hospital trauma airway management by anaesthesiologists using the predictive Bayesian approach
(BioMed Central, 2010-04-21)
Introduction: Endotracheal intubation (ETI) has been considered an essential part of pre-hospital advanced life support. Pre-hospital ETI, however, is a complex intervention also for airway specialist like anaesthesiologists ...
Classification of comorbidity in trauma: agreement and reliability of the pre-injury ASA-PS Scale
(BioMed Central, 2012-03-22)