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    • Barn og ungdom i krise : hvordan bli en god hjelper? 

      Mathisen, Vår (Book; Bok, 2008-03)
      De fleste barn og unge i Norge har det godt. De har nok mat, et sted å bo, skole og fritid som fungerer, venner og foreldre som viser at de bryr seg. Dette gjelder dessverre ikke alle, og det er da hjelpeapparatet kan bli koblet inn. Bokens fokus er den subjektive opplevelsen og meningsdimensjonen hos ungdom som mottar hjelp fra helse- og sosialvesen, skole- og utdanningsvesen, NAV, politiet, ...
    • Behandling av pasienter med uspesifikke nakkesmerter gjennom påvirkning av motorisk kontroll 

      Thrane, Gyrd; Wiesener, Trond (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2007)
      Dette prosjektet vil bestå av 6 casestudier på pasienter med uspesifikke nakkesmerter. Prosjektet har som mål å integrere teori om funksjonell motorisk kontroll i vår behandling av disse pasientene. Gjennom aksjonsforskning vil prøver vi å utvikle vår personlige praksis med bakgrunn i teorien, og vurdere om teorien må endres på bakgrunn av denne erfaringen med reelle praksissituasjoner.
    • Behov for ferdighets- og simuleringstrening ved FOSS for utdanningene ved UiT Norges Arktiske universitet 

      Olsen, Kari Birkelund; Holmegård, Marianne; Karlsen, Karina Synnøve; Høgbakk, Mona Lahm (Working paper; Arbeidsnotat, 2017-05)
      UiT Norges arktiske universitet (UiT) har i samarbeid med Universitetssykehuset i Nord-Norge (UNN) etablert et ferdighets- og simuleringssenter for å tilby egnede lokaler og egnet utstyr som studenter og ansatte kan benytte for å trene på kliniske ferdigheter og prosedyrer. FOSS Tromsø ble etablert i 2012, med bakgrunn i at to ulike arenaer; Ferdighetssenter for grunnutdanning i medisin, og ...
    • Being in a process of transition to psychosis, as narrated by adults with psychotic illnesses acutely admitted to hospital 

      Sebergsen, Karina; Norberg, Astrid; Talseth, Anne-Grethe (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014-05-01)
      To assist in improving early interventions for psychosis, this study explored how adult people narrated their experience of becoming psychotic, and how contact with mental health personnel was established. Narrative interviews were conducted with 12 participants with psychotic illnesses recruited from acute psychiatric wards. The interviews were content analysed. Participants described being in ...
    • Blood pressure target achievement and antihypertensive medication use in women and men after first-ever myocardial infarction: the Tromsø Study 1994-2016 

      Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Eggen, Anne Elise; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Nilsen, Amalie; Njølstad, Inger; Wilsgaard, Tom (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-01-03)
      Background: <br> Recurrent cardiovascular events after myocardial infarction (MI) are frequent, and gender differences in blood pressure treatment have been reported. Despite increased focus on secondary prevention, recent reports indicate that treatment targets are not achieved. There is a need for gender-specific analyses of post-MI blood pressure treatment target achievement and ...
    • Bodily cleanliness in modern nursing 

      Boge, Jeanne Helene; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Martinsen, Kari Marie (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013-03-11)
      Why are bodily washing practices the way they are in nursing? Michel Foucault argues that modern democratic societies discipline human bodies in accordance with political interests. In the extension of that argumentation we will show that bodily cleanliness in modern nursing may have been used as a disciplining tool. The first part of our discussion takes as its point of departure the second half ...
    • Bone mineral density is associated with Vitamin D related rs6013897 and estrogen receptor polymorphism rs4870044: The Tromsø study 

      Martinaityte, Ieva; Jorde, Rolf; Emaus, Nina; Eggen, Anne Elise; Joakimsen, Ragnar Martin; Kamycheva, Elena (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-03-02)
      Background:<br>Bone mineral density (BMD) is determined by bone remodeling processes regulated by endocrine, autocrine and genetic mechanisms. Thus, some studies have reported that BMD is associated with single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) associated with vitamin D receptor (VDR), serum 25(OH)D levels and estrogen receptor 1 (ESR1), but without consensus. Therefore, we aimed to map and compare ...
    • Brukermedvirkning i demensomsorgen. En oppsummering av kunnskap. 

      Sørly, Rita (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2017)
      This publication is based on a review of the research literature and the grey literature on the topic user involvement in dementia care in, or relevant to, Norwegian conditions. No distinction between user involvement in dementia care involving home services and dementia care in nursing homes has been made. Users are defined as adults who receive dementia care services, or people who are affected ...
    • Brukermedvirkning i psykiatriske institusjoner. Praktisering av "brukermedvirkning" gjennom miljøterapeutiske aktiviteter 

      Mathisen, Vår; Obstfelder, Aud; Lorem, Geir F; Måseide, Per (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      User participation in psychiatric institutions - Practicing of "user participation" through milieu therapeutic activities. The purpose of this article is to examine how user participation is enabled in practice. Fieldwork is conducted in three Norwegian District Psychiatric Centres (DPCs), with an emphasis on observations of staff working with patients and interviews. The theoretical framework ...
    • Brukermedvirkning i psykisk helsearbeid. En oppsummering av kunnskap 

      Klausen, Rita Kristin (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2016-03)
      Denne oppsummeringen gir et innblikk i brukermedvirkning i psykisk helsearbeid i en norsk kontekst, med en særlig vekt på helse- og omsorgstjenestene i kommunene. Brukerne er voksne personer (over 18 år) som mottar tjenester direkte, eller personer som blir berørt av tjenesten indirekte. Oppsummeringen beskriver forsknings- og utviklingsarbeid, lover og forskrifter, offentlige dokument og annet ...
    • Can the health related quality of life measure QOLIBRI- overall scale (OS) be of use after stroke? A validation study 

      Heiberg, Guri Anita; Pedersen, Synne Garder; Friborg, Oddgeir; Nielsen, Jørgen Feldbæk; Holm, Henriette Stabel; von Steinbüchel, Nicole; Arntzen, Cathrine; Anke, Audny (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      <i><p>Background</i>: Brief measures of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) that assess both patient-reported functioning and well-being after stroke are scarce. The objective of this study was to examine reliability and validity of one of these measures, the patient-reported Quality of Life after Brain Injury–Overall Scale (QOLIBRI-OS), in patients after stroke.</p> <i><p>Methods</i>: Stroke ...
    • Caring for the suicidal person: A Delphi study of what characterizes a recovery-oriented caring approach 

      Sellin, Linda; Kumlin, Tomas; Wallsten, Tuula; Wiklund Gustin, Lena (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-30)
      More research is needed for supporting mental health nurses in their caring for suicidal individuals. This study aimed to describe what characterizes a recovery‐oriented caring approach, and how this can be expressed through caring acts involving suicidal patients and their relatives. Delphi methodology was used, and research participants were recruited as experts by experience to explore a ...
    • The challenges of primary health care nurse leaders in the wake of New Health Care Reform in Norway 

      Tingvoll, Wivi-Ann; Sæterstrand, Torill Margaret; McClusky, Leon Mendel (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-11-24)
      <b>Background:</b> The local municipality, whose management style is largely inspired by the New Public Management (NPM) model, has administrative responsibilities for primary health care in Norway. Those responsible for health care at the local level often find themselves torn between their professional responsibilities and the municipality’s market-oriented funding system. The introduction of ...
    • Challenging the establishment? What benefits can a more practicebased, part-time bachelor program have in educating physiotherapists for tomorrow? 

      Aars, Marianne (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2009)
      This article is based upon a study of 15 students’ learning, educated within a part-time, decentralised and net-supported bachelor program in physiotherapy. The program was found to educate students with skills and attributes which are most needed for health care workers of tomorrow. The research questions were: What are the key factors of the program that contribute to the learning outcomes? How ...
    • Changes and tracking of bone mineral density in late adolescence: the Tromsø Study, Fit Futures 

      Nilsen, Ole-Andreas; Ahmed, Luai A.; Winther, Anne; Christoffersen, Tore; Furberg, Anne-Sofie; Grimnes, Guri; Dennison, Elaine; Emaus, Nina (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-04-08)
      <p><i>Summary</i>: Areal bone mineral density (aBMD) predicts future fracture risk. This study explores the development of aBMD and associated factors in Norwegian adolescents. Our results indicate a high degree of tracking of aBMD levels in adolescence. Anthropometric measures and lifestyle factors were associated with deviation from tracking.</p> <p><i>Purpose</i>: Norway has one of the highest ...
    • Changes in self-reported health trajectories with focus on ageing in the Tromsø study 

      Lorem, Geir F; Schirmer, Henrik; Emaus, Nina (Conference object; Konferansebidrag, 2016)
      Aim: We aim to describe factors that affect self-reported health (SRH) and to describe differences in trajectories in an ageing cohort according to comorbid diseases, mental health, physical condition, education, and physical activity. Methods: Prospective cohort study of a general population in Norway utilizing repeated surveys and physical examinations (1986-2008). We included 16 745 men and ...
    • Changes in the body image of bone sarcoma survivors following surgical treatment - A qualitative study 

      Fauske, Lena; Lorem, Geir F; Grov, Ellen Karine; Bondevik, Hilde (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-12-29)
      <b>Background and Objectives:</b> Among several long-term effects, people treated for cancer may experience an altered appearance. Our study aims to identify how visible body changes following surgical treatment affect the life and identity of primary bone sarcoma survivors 3–10 years after diagnosis. A qualitative, phenomenological, and hermeneutic design was applied. <b> Methods:</b> Sarcoma ...
    • Characteristics of community-based occupational therapy: Results of a Norwegian survey 

      Bonsaksen, Tore; Dolva, Anne-Stine; Horghagen, Sissel; Sveen, Unni; Hagby, Cathrine; Arntzen, Cathrine (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-27)
      <i>Background</i> : Ongoing changes in healthcare delivery systems in Norway increasingly require community-based services, and the changes will likely affect the working conditions and opportunities for occupational therapists. <p> <p><i>Aim</i>: To characterize occupational therapy in community-based practice in Norway. <p> <p><i>Material and methods</i>: A cross-sectional, descriptive ...
    • Children’s play – worlds colliding or therapeutic tool? 

      Håkstad, Ragnhild B.; Obstfelder, Aud; Øberg, Gunn Kristin (Conference object; Konferansebidrag, 2019-06)