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    • Teknologi i Samhandlingsreformen. Utfordringer med implementering av informasjons- og kommunikasjonsteknologi i kommunehelsetjenesten. 

      Huemer, Jeanette; Eriksen, Liss Trine (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: <br>The purpose of this study is to shed light on how the local municipalities in Finnmark, Norway’s northernmost and largest county, has faced the challenges associated with the implementation of information technology that was introduced with the Coordination Reform («Samhandlingsreformen») in 2012. This reform is aimed at strengthening cooperation between the specialist health ...
    • Terror, Rom - og oss andre. Kronikk 

      Gjesvik, Kalle (Chronicle; Kronikk, 2013-05-29)
      Skal vi da aldri bli ferdige med Anders Behring Breivik? Nei, vi kan ikke det,men personen bør vi snarest legge på historiens skraphaug.
    • Therapists’ experiences with a new treatment combining physical exercise and dietary therapy (the PED-t) for eating disorders: an interview study in a randomised controlled trial at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences 

      Bakland, Maria; Pettersen, Gunn; Rosenvinge, Jan H; Sundgot-Borgen, Jorunn; Wynn, Rolf; Stornæs, Annett Victoria (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Objectives:<br>The aim of the current study is to explore how therapists running a guided physical exercise and dietary therapy programme (PED-t) experience their contribution to the treatment of patients with bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.<br>Methods:<br>Ten therapists running the PED-t were semistructurally interviewed and the transcribed interviews were analysed using a systematic ...
    • “They take care of their own”: Healthcare professionals’ constructions of Sami persons with dementia and their families’ reluctance to seek and accept help through attributions to multiple contexts 

      Blix, Bodil Hansen; Hamran, Torunn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-06-06)
      Background: Norwegian government white papers have stated that the Sami population is reluctant to seek help from healthcare services and has traditions of self-help and the use of local networks. <br>Objective: In this article we explore healthcare professionals’ discursive constructions of Sami persons with dementia and their families’ reluctance to seek and accept help from healthcare services. ...
    • To be present, share and nurture: a lifeworld phenomenological study of relatives’ participation in the suicidal person’s recovery 

      Sellin, Linda; Asp, Margareta; Kumlin, Tomas; Wallsten, Tuula; Wiklund Gustin, Lena (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-02-28)
      In today’s health care, participation is acknowledged as important. However, there is limited research on how relatives of patients at risk of suicide experience their opportunities to participate in care during periods when their close ones are subject to inpatient care. The aim of this study was to describe the phenomenon of participation, as experienced by relatives of persons who are subject to ...
    • To what extent does the oral shift report stimulate learning among nursing students? A qualitative study. 

      Skaalvik, Mari Wolff; Normann, Hans Ketil; Henriksen, Nils Oddbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2010)
    • Training doctors briefly and in situ to involve their patients in making medical decisions—Preliminary testing of a newly developed module 

      Kasper, Jürgen; Liethmann, Katrin; Heesen, Christoph; Reissmann, Daniel R; Geiger, Friedemann (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-05-18)
      <p><b>Objective</b>: To carry out preliminary evaluation of a training module for doctors to enhance their ability to involve their patients in medical decision making. The training refers to the shared decision-making (SDM) communication concept.</p> <p><b>Methods</b>: The training module includes a comprehensive manual, a corresponding video tutorial with communication examples and a 15-minute ...
    • "Trapped in an Empty Waiting Room" - The Existential Human Core of Loneliness in Old Age: A Meta-Synthesis 

      Kitzmüller, Gabriele; Clancy, Anne; Vaismoradi, Mojtaba; Wegener, Charlotte; Bondas, Terese (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-12-13)
      Loneliness in old age has a negative influence on quality of life, health and survival. To understand the phenomenon of loneliness in old age, the voices of lonely older adults should be heard. Therefore, the purpose of this meta-synthesis was to synthesize scientific studies of older adults’ experiences of loneliness. Eleven qualitative articles that met the inclusion criteria were analyzed and ...
    • The Tromsø Study: Fit Futures: a study of Norwegian adolescents' lifestyle and bone health 

      Winther, Anne; Dennison, Elaine; Ahmed, Luai Awad; Furberg, Anne-Sofie; Grimnes, Guri; Jorde, Rolf; Gjesdal, Clara Gram; Emaus, Nina (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014-06-04)
      Summary: Bone mass achievement predicts later fracture risk. This population-based study describes bone mineral density levels (BMD) and associated factors in Norwegian adolescents. Compared with international reference ranges, BMD levels appear higher and physical activity levels are positively associated with BMD. <p>Purpose: Norway has one of the highest reported incidences of osteoporotic ...
    • Truncated Autonomy: Neocortical Selves, Reverse Reductionism and End-of-Life Care 

      Wackers, Ger (Chapter; Bokkapittel, 2016-12-29)
      In professional guidelines for palliative sedation in end-of life care, a particular notion of conscious life experience is associated with specific cognitivist notion of frontal lobe autonomy. Drawing on Turner and Fauconnier’s work in cognitive linguistics I argue in this chapter that even our most central notions like human subjectivity and autonomy are conceptual blends. This chapter explores ...
    • Turnuslegers erfaringer med veiledning i turnustjenesten 

      Haugdahl, Hege Selnes; Vikan, Astri; Bjerkeset, Ottar; Hamran, Torunn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Den nasjonale spørreundersøkelsen blant turnusleger fra 2007-2008 viste at veiledningen ved sykehuset Levanger var mangelfull. Formålet med denne kvalitative studien var derfor å få en bedre forståelse av turnuslegers erfaringer med veiledning i turnustjenesten. Kvalitative intervju av syv turnusleger som hadde gjennomført turnustjeneste ved sykehuset Levanger i 2007-2008. Erfaringene ble analysert ...
    • Ulik bruk av omsorgstjenester ved likt behov? 

      Skaalvik, Mari Wolff; Moholt, Jill-Marit (Chronicle; Kronikk, 2016-04-10)
    • Under the Same Sky: Connecting Students and Cultures through Circumpolar Nursing Education 

      Norbye, Bente; Butler, Lorna; Exner-Pirot, Heather (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-21)
      The recruitment and retention of health professionals in rural, remote, and northern regions is an ongoing challenge. The Northern Nursing Education Network brought together nursing students working in rural and remote regions of the circumpolar north in Innovative Learning Institute on Circumpolar Health (ILICH) events to create opportunities for shared learning and expose both students and faculty ...
    • Understanding Pain and Pain Management in Elderly Nursing Home Patients Applying an Interprofessional Learning Activity in Health Care Students: A Norwegian Pilot Study 

      Damsgård, Elin; Solgård, Hege; Johannessen, Karin; Wennevold, Katrine; Kvarstein, Gunnvald; Pettersen, Gunn; Garcia, Beate Hennie (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-18)
      <p><i>Background - </i>Pain is common among elderly patients in nursing homes. However, pain assessment and treatment are inadequate. Interprofessional treatment is recommended, and consequently interprofessional education in pain management is necessary. <p><i>Aims - </i>This pilot project aimed to describe how two interprofessional groups of students approached pain management in two nursing ...
    • Understanding the Experiences of Hearing Voices and Sounds Others Do Not Hear 

      Kalhovde, Anne Martha; Elstad, Ingunn; Talseth, Anne-Grethe (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013-10-11)
      In this article, we aim to contribute to the understanding of how people with mental illness experience hearing voices and sounds that others do not hear in daily life. We conducted in-depth interviews with 14 people and analyzed the interviews using a hermeneutic phenomenological approach. The themes we arrived at included the following: hearing someone else or myself, am I losing my mind?, and ...
    • Undervisning i kvalitative forskningsmetoder - utfordringer i videreutdanninger i helsefag 

      Tingvoll, Wivi-Ann; Fredriksen, Sven-Tore Dreyer; Kassah, Bente Lind (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
    • Undesirable financial effects of head and neck cancer radiotherapy during the initial treatment period 

      Egestad, Helen; Nieder, Carsten (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-01-22)
      Background. Healthcare cost and reforms are at the forefront of international debates. One of the current discussion themes in oncology is whether and how patients’ life changes due to costs of cancer care. In Norway, the main part of the treatment costs is supported by general taxpayer revenues. <p>Objectives. The objective of this study was to clarify whether head and neck cancer patients (n67) ...
    • Unsung heroes, flying blind - A metasynthesis of parents' experiences of caring for children with special health care needs at home 

      Nygård, Carina; Clancy, Anne (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-13)
      <i>Aims and objectives</i>: To aggregate, synthesise and interpret qualitative research studies of parents’ experiences of caring for a child with special health‐care needs at home.<p> <p><i>Background</i>: Advances in the field of medical and nursing science have ensured better survival rates for children with chronic illnesses. Many of these children have significant special health‐care needs. ...
    • Urfolksperspektiv i utdanning. Sykepleierutdanninger i Norge uten urfolkskunnskap? 

      Eriksen, Liss Trine; Bongo, Berit Andersdatter; Mehus, Grete (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Bakgrunn: <br> Urfolksperspektiv i utdanning. Sykepleieutdanninger i Norge uten urfolkskunnskap? Hensikten med denne studien er å utforske urfolksperspektiv i utdanningen av sykepleiere i Norge. <br>Metode:<br> I studien deltar 25 av de 26 norske sykepleierutdanninger. Det ble gjennomført en dokumentanalyse som er en kvalitativ innholdsanalyse av fagplan for hver enkelt utdanning, der samiske ...
    • The Use of eHealth and Provider-Based Health Services by Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: Protocol for a Cross-Sectional Study 

      Hansen, Anne Helen; Bradway, Meghan; Brož, Jan; Claudi, Tor; Henriksen, Øystein; Wangberg, Silje C; Årsand, Eirik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-10-31)
      <b>Background:</b> The prevalence of diabetes and the use of electronic health (eHealth) resources are increasing. People with diabetes need frequent monitoring and follow-up of health parameters, and eHealth services can be of great significance in this regard. However, little is known about the extent to which different kinds of eHealth tools are used, and how the use of eHealth is associated ...