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    • I forkant? 

      Gjesvik, Kalle (Chronicle; Kronikk, 2013-02-11)
      Kronikken er skrevet på bakgrunn av fem års arbeid i virtuelle verdener. Den berører i hovedsak virtuelle verdeners muligheter innen høyere undervisning og konferanser, spesielt med tanke på hvilken nytte UiT kan ha av dette, men også med et videre siktemål da dette er ganske nye tanker i Norge. Den nevner også en ny metodikk for rehabilitering.
    • I learned to trust myself. An oral history of professional nurses' wartime practice in Finnmark 

      Immonen, Ingrid B (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      As we can see in war areas today, health care systems and especially hospitals can be considered as a safety net for the civilian population. This was also the case of civilian health care institutions, nurses and medical practitioners in the sparsely populated areas in Finnmark and Northern part of Troms during World War II. Nurses are, and were, the largest group of health professionals. Most ...
    • " I want to go home, but I need to stay": The transition to become ready for discharge from acute psychiatric wards, as narrated by persons who experienced acute psychotic illness 

      Sebergsen, Karina; Talseth, Anne-Grethe; Norberg, Astrid (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-04-11)
      Background: Discharge planning for persons with psychotic illness who are admitted to acute psychiatric wards is critical for decreasing the well-known risk of new phases of psychosis and early readmissions after discharge from the ward. There is limited knowledge about admitted persons’ experience of their readiness for discharge from acute psychiatric wards. This study aims to describe and understand ...
    • ICU nurses and physicians dialogue regarding patients clinical status and care options : a focus group study 

      Kvande, Monica; Lykkeslet, Else; Storli, Sissel Lisa (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-05)
      Nurses and physicians work side-by-side in the intensive care unit (ICU). Effective exchanges of patient information are essential to safe patient care in the ICU. Nurses often rate nursephysician communication lower than physicians and report that it is difficult to speak up, that disagreements are not resolved and that their input is not well received.<p> <p>Therefore, this study explored ...
    • Identity-supportive nursing of patients with dementia in nursing homes 

      Drageset, Ingrid Marie Saga; Normann, Hans Ketil; Elstad, Ingunn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-03)
      This article aims to explore how nursing can support a sense of continuity and identity in patients with advanced dementia disease, living in nursing homes. Fourteen carers and managers in two nursing homes in northern Norway were interviewed. The analysis and discussion are based on the theoretical concepts of identity, continuity and person-centred nursing. This study concludes that an awareness ...
    • Ikke som jeg gjør, men som jeg sier 

      Gjesvik, Kalle (Chronicle; Kronikk, 2013)
      Om "nyere" syntetiske rusmidler - kalt "Legal Highs" - og deres samfunnsmessige betydning. Kort analyse av muligheter samfunnet har til å møte dem, med vekt på primærforebyggende tiltak.
    • The Importance of Untold and Unheard Stories in Narrative Gerontology: Reflections on a Field Still in the Making from a Narrative Gerontologist in the Making 

      Blix, Bodil Hansen (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      In this essay, I consider the limitations and possibilities of narrative gerontology. I reflect upon narrative gerontology’s fundamental dependence on people’s narrative willingness. I discuss both the reasons that stories remain untold and the reasons they remain unheard. Furthermore, I suggest that narrative gerontology would benefit from a stronger focus on the act and context of storytelling ...
    • Important Factors When Communicating with Sami Patients About Health, Illness and Care Issues 

      Mehus, Grete; Bongo, Berit Andersdatter; Moffitt, Pertice (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-21)
      <i>Norwegian abstract</i>: Kommunikasjon er viktig i utøvelsen av god omsorg. Formålet med denne studien er å utforske hvordan samer beskriver kommunikasjon i møte med helsepersonell når de snakker om helse, sykdom og omsorg og i tillegg hvilke faktorer de utpeker som viktige i denne konteksten. Elleve semi-strukturerte intervju ble gjennomført på samisk og transkribert til norsk. Det var både menn ...
    • Improved Cardiac Metabolism Following in Vivo Treatment of Type 2 Diabetic Mice with Fenofibrate Depends on Reduction of Plasma Lipids, as Well as Glucose 

      Severson, David L.; Khalid, Ahmed Murtaz; Aasum, Ellen; Hafstad, Anne D.; Lund, Trine; Larsen, Terje S. (Preprint; Manuskript, 2009-01-16)
      The plasma supply of energy substrates plays a key role in determining the cardiac metabolic phenotype. In diabetes, a high plasma supply of fatty acids (FA) leads to a predominant oxidation of FA for energy production, while glucose oxidation is markedly suppressed. The db/db mouse is a well accepted model of type 2 diabetes, showing hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, and hyperinsulinemia. Hearts from ...
    • Improving professional practice by using the Internet 

      Aars, Marianne (Chapter; Bokkapittel, 2009)
      The paper recounts the use of a tool, called Physio-net, that integrates text and video as an aid to reflection and which has been developed for a course on professional practice. Practitioners develop video for viewing by students and can then use these as a developing dialogue between students and teachers, clinicians and physiotherapists. <br>Initial research into the effectiveness of the tool ...
    • Indigenous Life Stories as Narratives of Health and Resistance: A dialogical narrative analysis 

      Blix, Bodil Hansen; Hamran, Torunn; Normann, Hans Ketil (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2012)
      The Sami people have historically been exposed to severe assimilation processes. The objective of this study was to explore elderly Samis' experiences of health. A total of 19 elderly Sami individuals in Norway were interviewed. This article is a dialogical narrative analysis of the life stories of 3 Sami women. The life stories are perceived as narratives of health and resistance. Postcolonial ...
    • Inequalities in the Use of eHealth Between Socioeconomic Groups Among Patients With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Cross-Sectional Study 

      Hansen, Anne Helen; Bradway, Meghan; Brož, Jan; Claudi, Tor; Henriksen, Øystein; Wangberg, Silje C; Årsand, Eirik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-05-29)
      <p><i>Background - </i>The prevalence of diabetes and the use of electronic health (eHealth) are increasing. People with diabetes need frequent monitoring and follow-up of health parameters, and eHealth services can be highly valuable. However, little is known about the use of eHealth in different socioeconomic groups among people with diabetes. <p><i>Objective - </i>The aim of this study was to ...
    • Infant mortality and epidemic diseases. Wartime Finnmark in a comparative perspective 

      Mølmann, Nina Planting; Jacobsen, Bjarne K.; Elstad, Ingunn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-12-15)
      The effects of war on the health of the population have never been systematically studied. The article explores the impact of war on the general health condition of Finnmark’s population during the war years. The indicators chosen are infant mortality and the epidemic diseases diphtheria, scabies and acute gastroenteritis. The development of the indicators in Finnmark is compared with the averages ...
    • Informed shared decision-making programme on the prevention of myocardial infarction in type 2 diabetes: A randomised controlled trial 

      Buhse, Susanne; Muhlhauser, Ingrid; Heller, Tabitha; Kuniss, Nadine; Muller, Ulrich; Kasper, Jürgen; Lehmann, Thomas; Lenz, Matthias (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-11-13)
      Objective: To evaluate an informed shared decisionmaking programme (ISDM-P) for people with type 2 diabetes under high fidelity conditions. <p>Design: Randomised, single-blinded trial with sham control intervention and follow-up of 6 months. <p>Setting: Single-centre diabetes clinic providing care according to the national disease management programme in Germany. <p>Participants: 154 people ...
    • Interprofessional Education: Students´Learning of Joint Patient Care 

      Gudmundsen, Anita Carin; Norbye, Bente; Abrandt Dahlgren, Madeleine; Obstfelder, Aud (Preprint; Manuskript, 2018-12-07)
      This study examines how patient care is developed in meetings between students of occupational therapy, physiotherapy, nursing and medicine who are al-lowed to shape their own interprofessional collaboration. We conduct a thematic in-terpretative analysis ofaudio recordings and observations from the meetings and informal talks with the students. The analysis draws on traditions in ...
    • Interprofessional Participation and Reflection in a Digital Network 

      Nilsen, Ragnhild; Nilsen, Line Lundvoll (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Interdisciplinary professional education (IPE) contributes to the formation of effective collaboration in the field of practice. Education needs to be organised so that health science students can learn with, from, and about each other. This article explores how web-based collaboration contributes to this, by describing how it promotes reflection and professional understanding among health science ...
    • Interprofessional student meetings in municipal health service - Mutual learning towards a community of practice in patient care 

      Gudmundsen, Anita Carin; Norbye, Bente; Dahlgren, Madeleine Abrandt; Obstfelder, Aud (Preprint; Manuskript, 2018-09-12)
      Mutual engagement is fundamental in interprofessional collaboration. This paper investigated how mutual engagement evolves in interprofessional student meetings when medical, nursing, occupational therapy and physiotherapy students shape their own collaboration and learning in patient care. We conducted a qualitative study with an ethnographic design. The data material consists of 200 hours of ...
    • Involvement in research and development projects among community-working occupational therapists in Norway 

      Bonsaksen, Tore; Dolva, Anne-Stine; Hagby, Cathrine; Sveen, Unni; Horghagen, Sissel; Thyness, Else Merete; Arntzen, Cathrine (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-31)
      A cross-sectional descriptive survey was conducted (n = 561). Almost half of the participants took part in research and development projects. Being involved in research and development was associated with lower age, having further education, and higher levels of work experience. The current and prioritized research topics were reablement and assistive technology. The study implies that community-working ...
    • Is the operative delivery rate in low-risk women dependent on the level of birth care? : a randomised controlled trial 

      Bernitz, Stine; Rolland, Rune; Blix, Ellen; Jacobsen, Morten; Sjøborg, Katrine Dønvold; Øian, Pål (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Objective: To investigate possible differences in operative delivery rate among low-risk women, randomised to an alongside midwifery-led unit or to standard obstetric units within the same hospital. Design: Randomised controlled trial. Setting: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Østfold Hospital Trust, Tromsø, Norway. Population: A total of 1111 women assessed to be at low risk at onset ...