• A cross-country time and motion study to measure the impact of electronic medication management systems on the work of hospital pharmacists in Australia and England 

    Westbrook, Johanna; Li, Ling; Shah, Sonal; Lehnbom, Elin; Prgomet, Mirela; Schofield, Behnaz; Cresswell, Kathrin; Slee, Ann; Coleman, Jamie J; McCloughan, Lucy; Sheikh, Aziz (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-18)
    <i>Background</i>: Qualitative studies have provided important insights into how hospital pharmacists’ work changes when electronic medication management (EMM) systems are introduced. Quantitative studies of work practice change are rare. Despite the use of EMM systems internationally, there are no cross-country comparative studies of their impact on health professionals’ work. We aimed to quantify ...
  • Group-based and individualized physiotherapy for persons with multiple sclerosis - A qualitative observational and interview study 

    Lahelle, Andreas Falck (Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2019-11-11)
    Physiotherapy is a complex professional practice, particularly in the care for persons with multiple sclerosis (MS). Group-based organization of interventions is a common treatment approach in MS rehabilitation, regardless of limited knowledge on the nature of essential elements of such professional practices. This dissertation presents and discusses how actions and interactions affect opportunities ...
  • Neuroplastic effects in patients with traumatic brain injury after music-supported therapy 

    Vik, Berit; Skeie, Geir Olve; Specht, Karsten (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-25)
    Damage to the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) often occurs following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and can lead to complex behavioral changes, including difficulty with attention and concentration. We investigated the effects of musical training on patients with behavioral and cognitive deficits following a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and found significant functional neuro-plastic changes in the ...
  • Anti-Bacterial Effect and Cytotoxicity Assessment of Lipid 430 Isolated from Algibacter sp. 

    Schneider, Yannik Karl-Heinz; Østnes Hansen, Kine; Isaksson, Johan; Ullsten-Wahlund, Sara Maria; Hansen, Espen; Andersen, Jeanette Hammer (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-05)
    Two bacterial isolates from the Barents Sea, both belonging to the genus <i>Algibacter</i>, were found to yield extracts with anti-bacterial bioactivity. Mass spectrometry guided dereplication and purification of the active extracts lead to the isolation of the same active principle in both extracts. The structure of the bioactive compound was identified via mass spectrometry and nuclear resonance ...
  • A Stepwise Pharmacist-Led Medication Review Service in Interdisciplinary Teams in Rural Nursing Homes 

    Halvorsen, Kjell H.; Stadeløkken, Torunn; Garcia, Beate Hennie (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-05)
    <p><i>Background - </i>The provision of responsible medication therapy to old nursing home residents with comorbidities is a difficult task and requires extensive knowledge about optimal pharmacotherapy for different conditions. We describe a stepwise pharmacist-led medication review service in combination with an interdisciplinary team collaboration in order to identify, resolve, and prevent ...

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