Recent Submissions

  • Occurrence, chronicity and intensity of itch in a clinical consecutive sample of patients with skin diseases: A multi-centre study in 13 european countries 

    Schut, Christina; Dalgard, Florence; Halvorsen, Jon Anders; Gieler, Uwe; Lien, Lars; Aragones, Lucia Tomas; Poot, Francoise; Jemec, Gregor B.E.; Misery, Laurent; Kemény, Lajos; Sampogna, Francesca; van Middendorp, Henriët; Balieva, Flora Nicol; Linder, Dennis; Szepietöwski, Jacek C.; Lvov, Andrey; Marrón, Servando E.; Altunay, Ilknur K.; Finlay, Andrew Y.; Salek, Sam; Kupfer, Jörg (Report; Journal article, 2018)
    Itch is an unpleasant symptom, affecting many dermatological patients. Studies investigating the occurrence and intensity of itch in dermatological patients often focus on a single skin disease and omit a control group ...
  • Factors influencing doctors' counselling on patients' lifestyle habits: a cohort study 

    Belfrage, Anna; Grotmol, Kjersti Støen; Tyssen, Reidar; Moum, Torbjørn Åge; Finset, Arnstein; Isaksson Rø, Karin; Lien, Lars (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    Background Lifestyle changes are important for prevention and treatment of many common diseases, and doctors have an important role in the lifestyle counselling of patients. It is important to know more about factors ...
  • Screening for frailty among older patients with cancer using blood biomarkers of inflammation 

    Harneshaug, Magnus; Kirkhus, Lene; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Grønberg, Bjørn Henning; Bergh, Sverre; Whist, Jon Elling; Rostoft, Siri; Jordhøy, Marit Slaaen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    Introduction: As frailty is associated with inflammation, biomarkers of inflammation may represent objective measures that could facilitate the identification of frailty. Glasgow prognostic score (GPS), combines C-reactive ...
  • Health-related quality of life in older depressed psychogeriatric patients: one year follow-up 

    Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Corazzini, Kirsten; Selbæk, Geir; Björklöf, Guro Hanevold; Laks, Jerson; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Østbye, Truls; Engedal, Knut (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
    Background: Knowledge about long-term change in health related quality of life (HQoL) among older adults after hospitalization for treatment of depression has clinical relevance. The aim was firstly to describe the change ...
  • Severity of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Nursing Home Residents 

    Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Engedal, Knut; Wu, Bei; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Corazzini, Kirsten; Røen, Irene Mari; Selbæk, Geir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
    We aimed at assessing time shift in the severity of neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) in nursing home residents between 2004/2005 and 2010/2011 and associations between NPS and socio-demographic variables, physical health ...
  • Inflammatory cell infiltrates in the heart of patients with coronary artery disease with and without inflammatory rheumatic disease: A biopsy study 

    Andersen, Jacqueline Kirsti; Oma, Ingvild; Prayson, Richard A.; Kveldstad, Ingjerd Lien; Almdahl, Sven Martin; Fagerland, Morten; Hollan, Ivana (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
    Background The cause of premature cardiovascular disease (CVD) in inflammatory rheumatic diseases (IRDs) has not been fully elucidated. As inflammation may play a role, we wanted to compare the occurrence and extent of ...
  • Operational Integration in Health Care versus Mass Production 

    Gamme, Inger; Berg, Geir Vegard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
    Operational integration has been studied by several authors. However, still there are many research questions to be raised. Two value chains have been studied within two different sectors: the health sector and the car ...
  • A family‐oriented intervention programme to curtail obesity from five years of age had no effect over no intervention 

    Donkor, Hilde Mjell; Grundt, Jacob Holter; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Eide, Geir Egil; Hurum, Jørgen; Bjerknes, Robert; Markestad, Trond Jacob (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Aim: To examine the effect of a family-oriented multidisciplinary intervention pro-gramme to curtail weight increase in young children with obesity.Methods: Children who weighed more than one kilogram above the 97th ...
  • Chronic pain and fatigue in adults with congenital unilateral upper limb deficiency in Norway. A cross-sectional study 

    Johansen, Heidi; Bathen, Trine; Øinæs, Liv Andersen; Rand-Hendriksen, Svend; Østlie, Kristin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    Purpose: To describe Norwegian adults with congenital unilateral upper limb deficiency (CUULD) regarding self-reported chronic pain (intensity, locations, impact on daily life) and fatigue. Analyze associations between ...
  • The role of therapy in impairing quality of life in dermatological patients: A multinational study 

    Balieva, Flora Nicol; Finlay, Andrew Y.; Kupfer, Jörg; Aragones, Lucia Tomas; Lien, Lars; Gieler, Uwe; Poot, Francoise; Jemec, Gregor B. E.; Misery, Laurent; Kemeny, Lajos; Sampogna, Francesca; Van Middendorp, Henriet; Halvorsen, Jon Anders; Ternowitz, Thomas; Szepietowski, Jacek C.; Potekaev, Nikolay; Marrón, Servando E.; Altunay, Ilknur K.; Salek, Sam S.; Dalgard, Florence (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    Skin disease and its therapy affect health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The aim of this study was to measure the burden caused by dermatological therapy in 3,846 patients from 13 European countries. Adult outpatients ...
  • Changes in the rate of publicly financed knee arthroscopies: An analysis of data from the Norwegian patient registry from 2012 to 2016 

    Holtedahl, Robin; Brox, Jens Ivar; Aune, Arne Kristian; Nguyen, Daniel; Risberg, May Arna; Tjomsland, Ole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    Objective: To examine rates of publicly financed knee arthroscopic surgery in Norway between 2012 and 2016. Design: Analysis of anonymised data from the National Patient Registry. Interventions: Beginning in 2012, South-Eastern ...
  • Prostate cancer screening with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test: A clinical practice guideline 

    Tikkinen, Kari A.O.; Dahm, Philipp; Lytvyn, Lyubov; Heen, Anja Fog; Vernooij, Robin W.M.; Siemieniuk, Reed A.C.; Wheeler, Russell; Vaughan, Bill; Fobuzi, Awah Cletus; Blanker, Marco H.; Junod, Noelle; Sommer, Johanna; Stirnemann, Jérôme; Yoshimura, Manabu; Auer, Reto; MacDonald, Helen; Guyatt, Gordon; Vandvik, Per Olav; Agoritsas, Thomas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    What is the role of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening in prostate cancer? An expert panel produced these recommendations based on a linked systematic review.1 The review was triggered by a large scale, cluster ...
  • Trajectories of depressive symptoms and their relationship to the progression of dementia 

    Barca, Maria Lage; Persson, Karin; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Kersten, Hege; Knapskog, Anne-Brita; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Selbæk, Geir; Engedal, Knut (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    Background The relationship between progression of Alzheimer's disease and depression and its underlying mechanisms has scarcely been studied. Methods A sample of 282 outpatients with Alzheimer's disease (AD; 105 with ...
  • Prevalence and risk factors for postpartum depressive symptoms in Argentina - a cross sectional study 

    Mathisen, Siv Elin; Glavin, Kari; Lien, Lars; Lagerløv, Per (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013)
    Introduction: Postpartum depression is a prevalent disorder with negative consequences for women, infants, and the family as a whole. Most studies of this disorder have been conducted in Western countries, and studies from ...
  • High frequency and intensity of drinking may attenuate increased inflammatory cytokine levels of major depression in alcohol-use disorders 

    Neupane, Sudan Prasad; Lien, Lars; Martinez, Priscilla; Aukrust, Pål; Ueland, Thor; Mollnes, Tom Eirik; Hestad, Knut; Bramness, Jørgen Gustav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
    As major depression (MD) is often comorbid with alcohol-use disorders (AUD) and alcohol itself modulates the immune system, we examined serum levels of interleukin (IL)-6, IL-10, tumor necrosis factor (TNF), and interferon ...
  • The New National Registry for Gastrointestinal Surgery in Norway: NoRGast 

    Lassen, Kristoffer; Nymo, Linn Såve; Kørner, Hartwig; Thon, Kevin Otto; Grindstein, Torkil; Wasmuth, Hans; Moger, Thomas A Waksvik; Bjørnbeth, Bjørn Atle; Norderval, Stig; Eriksen, Morten Tandberg; Viste, Asgaut (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    Background and aims: There is an increasing demand for high-quality data for the outcome of health care. Diseases of the gastro-intestinal tract involve large patient groups often presenting with serious or life-threatening ...
  • Corticosteroid therapy for sepsis: A clinical practice guideline 

    Lamontagne, François; Rochwerg, Bram; Lytvyn, Lyubov; Guyatt, Gordon H.; Møller, Morten Hylander; Annane, Djillali; Kho, Michelle E.; Adhikari, Neill K.J.; MacHado, Flavia; Vandvik, Per Olav; Dodek, Peter; Leboeuf, Rebecca; Briel, Matthias; Hashmi, Madiha; Camsooksai, Julie; Shankar-Hari, Manu; Baraki, Mahder Kinfe; Fugate, Karie; Chua, Shunjie; Marti, Christophe; Cohen, DIan; Botton, Edouard; Agoritsas, Thomas; Siemieniuk, Reed Alexander C. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Do corticosteroids reduce death or improve recovery in people with sepsis or septic shock? Our panel make a weak recommendation to give corticosteroids to people with all types and severity of sepsis, based on new evidence. ...
  • Relasjoner og språk. Psykodynamisk fortolkning av språkets rolle i relasjonsdannelse som bidrag til å forstå grunnlaget for Adult Attachment Interview (AAI) 

    Halstensen, Kari; Engedal, Leif Gunnar; Myrvik, Helle; Haug, Sigrid Helene Kjørven; Austad, Arne; Thomassen, Magdalene; Granqvist, Pehr (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    This paper discusses the role of language in the processes that initiate and develop mental representations of relationships. The study starts with a critical comparison of two existing theories selected from the field ...
  • Early life risk factors of motor, cognitive and language development: a pooled analysis of studies from low/middle-income countries 

    Sania, Ayesha; Sudfeld, Christopher R.; Danaei, Goodarz; Fink, Günther; McCoy, Dana C.; Zhu, Zhaozhong; Fawzi, Mary C. Smith; Akman, Mehmet; Arifeen, Shams E.; Barros, Aluisio J.D.; Bellinger, David C.; Black, Maureen M.; Bogale, Alemtsehay; Braun, Joseph M.; Van den Broek, Nynke; Carrara, Verena; Duazo, Paulita; Duggan, Christopher P.; Fernald, Lia C. H.; Gladstone, Melissa; Hamadani, Jena Derakhshani; Handal, Alexis J.; Harlow, Siobán; Hidrobo, Melissa; Kuzawa, Christopher W.; Kvestad, Ingrid; Locks, Lindsey; Manji, Karim; Masanja, Honorati; Matijasevich, Alicia; McDonald, Christine; McGready, Rose; Rizvi, Arjumand; Santos, Darci; Santos, Leticia; Save, Dilsad; Shapiro, Roger; Stoecker, Barbara; Strand, Tor A.; Taneja, Sunita; Tellez-Rojo, Martha-Maria; Tofail, Fahmida; Yousafzai, Aisha K.; Ezzati, Majid; Fawzi, Wafaie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Objective: To determine the magnitude of relationships of early life factors with child development in low/middle-income countries (LMICs). Design: Meta-analyses of standardised mean differences (SMDs) estimated from ...
  • Reproducibility of semiautomated body composition segmentation of abdominal computed tomography: a multiobserver study 

    Kjønigsen, Lisa Jannicke; Harneshaug, Magnus; Fløtten, Ann-Monica; Karterud, Lena Korsmo; Petterson, Kent; Skjolde, Grethe; Eggesbø, Heidi Beate; Weedon-Fekjær, Harald; Henriksen, Hege; Lauritzen, Peter Mæhre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    Background: Segmentation of computed tomography (CT) images provides quantitative data on body tissue composition, which may greatly impact the development and progression of diseases such as type 2 diabetes mellitus and ...

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