• Screening for Alzheimer’s Disease: Cognitive Impairment in Self-Referred and Memory Clinic-Referred Patients 

    Kirsebom, Bjørn-Eivind Seljelid Bordewic; Espenes, Ragna; Waterloo, Knut; Hessen, Erik; Johnsen, Stein Harald; Bråthen, Geir; Aarsland, Dag; Fladby, Tormod (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-07)
    <p>Background</i>: Cognitive assessment is essential in tracking disease progression in AD. Presently, cohorts including preclinical at-risk participants are recruited by different means, which may bias cognitive and clinical features. We compared recruitment strategies to levels of cognitive functioning.<p> <p><i>Objective</i>: We investigate recruitment source biases in self-referred and ...
  • Hvordan møte utfordringer for fastlegetjenesten i distriktene? 

    Gaski, Margrete; Abelsen, Birgit (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2018)
    En god fastlegetjeneste er viktig, ikke minst der det er lang avstand til sykehus. I Nord-Norge er avstandene store, og gjennomsnittlig reisetid fra de 87 kommunesentra i Nord-Norge til nærmeste sykehus er 2 timer og 6 minutter. I denne artikkelen beskriver vi fastlegetjenesten i Nord-Norge samtidig som vi fokuserer på sentrale utfordringer som gjelder rekruttering av fastleger, det å få fastleger ...
  • Commentary: Transcranial stimulation of the frontal lobes increases propensity of mind-wandering without changing meta-awareness 

    Csifcsák, Gábor; Boayue, Nya Mehnwolo; Aslaksen, Per M; Turi, Zsolt; Antal, Andrea; Groot, Josephine; Hawkins, Guy E.; Forstmann, Birte U.; Opitz, Alexander; Thielscher, Axel; Mittner, Matthias (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-05)
    A Commentary on <p> <p>Transcranial stimulation of the frontal lobes increases propensity of mind-wandering without changing meta-awareness<p> <p>by Axelrod, V., Zhu, X., & Qui, J. (2018). <i>Scientific Reports</i>, 8:15975. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-34098-z
  • Complications, reoperations, readmissions, and length of hospital stay in 34 639 surgical cases of lumbar disc herniation 

    Fjeld, Olaf Randall; Grøvle, Lars; Helgeland, Jon; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Solberg, Tore; Zwart, John-Anker; Grotle, Margreth (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-01)
    <i>Aims</i>: The aims of this study were to determine the rates of surgical complications, reoperations, and readmissions following herniated lumbar disc surgery, and to investigate the impact of sociodemographic factors and comorbidity on the rate of such unfavourable events.<p> <p><i>Patients and Methods</i>: This was a longitudinal observation study. Data from herniated lumbar disc ...
  • Impact of incline, sex and level of performance on kinematics during a distance race in classical cross-country skiing 

    Stöggl, Thomas; Welde, Boye; Supej, Matej; Zoppirolli, Chiarra; Rolland, Carsten Gade; Holmberg, Hans-Christer; Pellegrini, Barbara (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-01)
    Here, female and male elite cross-country (XC) skiers were compared on varying terrain during an official 10-km (women) and 15-km (men) Norwegian championship race. On the basis of race performance, 82 skiers were classified as fast (FS) (20 women, 20 men) or slower (SS) (21, 21) skiers. All were video recorded on flat (0°), intermediate (3.5°), uphill (7.1°) and steep uphill (11°) terrain during ...

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