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    • 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 ...
    • User Participation and Insight among Mentally Ill Individuals: Stories from District Psychiatry Centres in Northern Norway 

      Klausen, Rita Kristin (Chapter; Bokkapittel, 2014)
      The purpose of this text is to describe the beginning of a qualitative study related to user participation and insight among mentally ill individuals. The term ‘user’ describes a patient who is not a passive recipient, but an active user of services. The study uses a narrative methodology and includes 30 in-depth interviews with consenting participants who have experienced serious changes in their ...
    • Using cloud-based physical activity data from Google Fit and Apple HealthKit to expand recording of physical activity data in a population study 

      Henriksen, André; Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Hartvigsen, Gunnar; Grimsgaard, Sameline (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2017)
      Large population studies are important sources for medical research. These studies are well planned, well organized, and costly. However, people record health data themselves using different sensors, which are mostly unplanned, unorganized and inexpensive. Nevertheless, self-recorded data might be an important supplement to population studies. The question is how to access and use this data. In the ...
    • Utvikling av fysioterapeutisk praksis gjennom forskning : en analyse av to ulike studier innenfor en kvalitativ samfunnsvitenskapelig forskningstilnærming 

      Aars, Marianne (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2006)
      Dokumentasjon av fysioterapifaget og forskning i fysioterapi er både nødvendig og ønskelig av flere grunner. Det er nødvendig for å bli inkludert i det offentliges helsetilbud, og for å bli en anerkjent profesjon.
    • Validity, reliability and Norwegian adaptation of the Stroke-Specific Quality of Life (SS-QOL) scale 

      Pedersen, Synne Garder; Heiberg, Guri Anita; Feldbæk Nielsen, Jørgen; Friborg, Oddgeir; Holm Stabel, Henriette; Anke, Audny; Arntzen, Cathrine (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-01-08)
      <p><i>Background</i>: There is a paucity of stroke-specific instruments to assess health-related quality of life in the Norwegian language. The objective was to examine the validity and reliability of a Norwegian version of the 12-domain Stroke-Specific Quality of Life scale.</p> <p><i>Methods</i>: A total of 125 stroke survivors were prospectively recruited. Questionnaires were administered at ...
    • Variations in physiotherapy practices across reablement settings 

      Eliassen, Marianne; Moe, Siri; Henriksen, Nils Oddbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-06)
      <i>Background</i>: Reablement aims to improve the self-dependence of people with or at risk of functional decline. Physiotherapists (PTs) are responsible for assessments, developing interventions and supervising home trainers (HTs), who mostly conduct the reablement training. The content of reablement practice is not clearly described. This study explores how physiotherapy practice is performed in ...
    • Veiledning i tverrfaglige studentgrupper : fokus på veilederrollen i Felles innholdsdel for helsefagstudenter ved Høgskolen i Tromsø 

      Iversen, Anita; Nilsen, Ragnhild (Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2006)
      Samarbeid i helsetjenesten var tittelen på Fellesundervisningen for første års helsefagstudenter tilknyttet bachelorstudiene; sykepleie, bioingeniør, ergoterapeut, tannpleie, fysioterapeut og radiograf ved Høgskolen i Tromsø i 2004. Med fokus på veilederrollen og aktiviteten i de tverrfaglige studentgruppene, var vi til stede som observatører i 24 gruppemøter og ved to muntlige eksamener. Sammen ...
    • Vi går inn i det private rommet til pasienten : Sykepleieres erfaring med helsefremmende arbeid 

      Svelstad, Anne Evju; Klette, Gøril Salomonsen; Kasen, Anne; Bondas, Terese (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Nurses experiences of health promotion with patients in somatic outpatient clinics The aim is to describe and understand nurses’ experiences of health promotion with patients, who have been recommended to change their lifestyles when cared for in outpatient clinics. Semi-structured in-depth interviews were carried out with a sample of 7 nurses, who cared for patients, suffering from diabetes, ...
    • Vitenskapsteoretiske aspekter og etiske vurderinger i en undersøkelsessituasjon 

      Egestad, Helen (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2006)
    • What is important in the surroundings in order to extend the healthy life periode? A regional study of 19 older woman in a northern part of Norway 

      Minde, Gunn-Tove; Sæterstrand, Torill (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2013)
      Introduction: Participating in a community with other retired individuals to increase life quality can be possible for the older persons. Cultural and ethnical background is important for their social identity. Objective:To identify what the informants think is important in their surroundings in order to extend their healthy life period. Study design: A structured questionnaire developed by the ...
    • What is the impact of underweight on self-reported health trajectories and mortality rates: a cohort study 

      Lorem, Geir F; Schirmer, Henrik; Emaus, Nina (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-10-02)
      Background: Utilizing a cohort study design combining a survey approach with repeated physical examinations, we examined the independent effects of BMI on mortality and self-reported health (SRH) and whether these independent effects change as people grow older. <br>Methods: The Tromsø Study consists of six surveys conducted in the municipality of Tromsø, Norway, with large representative ...
    • 'When the saints go marching in': constructions of senior volunteering in Norwegian government white papers, and in Norwegian senior volunteers’ and health-care professionals’ stories 

      Blix, Bodil Hansen; Hamran, Torunn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-02-27)
      This study explores policy makers’, health-care professionals’ and senior volunteers’ perceptions of senior volunteers. Two Norwegian government white papers regarding older adult care and welfare services, which were published over a period of 19 years, were selected for close examination. Furthermore, focus group interviews with a purposeful sample of five senior volunteers and 15 health-care ...