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    • Use of complementary and alternative medicine among Norwegian cancer patients 

      Kristoffersen, Agnete Egilsdatter (Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2013-06-27)
      Kristoffersen har kartlagt bruken av alternative behandlingsformer blant norske kreftpasienter i en tid da loven på dette området var i betydelig endring. Metoden som har vært brukt er spørreundersøkelser der pasientene selv krysser av svarene. Tre utvalg har vært studert; Et landsrepresentativt utvalg av pasienter med minst fem års overlevelse tross dårlig prognose og deltakere i Tromsø undersøkelsen ...
    • Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Among Patients: Classification Criteria Determine Level of Use 

      Kristoffersen, Agnete Egilsdatter; Fønnebø, Vinjar; Norheim, Arne Johan (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2008)
      Background and objectives: Self-reported use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among patients varies widely between studies, possibly because the definition of a CAM user is not comparable. This makes it difficult to compare studies. The aim of this study is to present a six-level model for classifying patients' reported exposure to CAM. Prayer, physical exercise, special diets, ...
    • Use of complementary and alternative medicine at Norwegian and Danish hospitals 

      Salomonsen, Laila Johansdatter; Skovgaard, Lasse; La Cour, Søren; Nyborg, lisbeth; Launsø, Laila; Fønnebø, Vinjar (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Several studies have found that a high proportion of the population in western countries use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). However, little is known about whether CAM is offered in hospitals. The aim of this study was to describe to what extent CAM is offered in Norwegian and Danish hospitals and investigate possible changes in Norway since 2001. A one-page questionnaire was sent ...
    • Use of complementary and alternative medicine in Norwegian hospitals 

      Jacobsen, Renate (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-07-30)
      Bruken av komplementær og alternativ medisin (CAM) i og utenfor helsevesenet har økt betydelig i løpet av de siste tiår. Nasjonalt forskningssenter innen komplementær og alternativ medisin (NAFKAM) har studert bruken av CAM i norske sykehus siden 2001. Formålet med denne studien var å (1) beskrive antallet norske sykehus som tilbyr CAM, (2) sammenlikne bruken i ulike typer sykehus og i ulike regioner ...
    • Use of complementary and alternative medicine in patients with health complaints attributed to former dental amalgam fillings 

      Kristoffersen, Agnete Egilsdatter; Musial, Frauke; Hamre, Harald Johan; Björkman, Lars; Stub, Trine; Salamonsen, Anita; Alræk, Terje (Conference object; Konferansebidrag, 2016-09-09)
      Some patients experience health complaints which they attribute to dental amalgam. The symptom pattern is similar to medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS). The most common amalgam related symptoms are fatigue/exhaustion, dizziness, mental symptoms (concentration and memory disturbances, anxiety, irritability, restlessness and depression), pain (muscle, joint, neck and shoulder, ...
    • Use of complementary and alternative medicine in patients with health complaints attributed to former dental amalgam fillings. 

      Kristoffersen, Agnete Egilsdatter; Musial, Frauke; Hamre, Harald Johan; Björkman, Lars; Stub, Trine; Salamonsen, Anita; Alræk, Terje (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-01-22)
      <p>Background The dental filling material amalgam is generally well tolerated. However, a small proportion of dental patients experience health complaints which they attribute to amalgam. The symptom pattern is often similar to patients with medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) and the health complaints may persist after amalgam removal. Among patients with MUPS, the use of complementary ...
    • Use of complementary and alternative medicine within Norwegian hospitals 

      Jacobsen, Renate; Fønnebø, Vinjar; Foss, Nina; Kristoffersen, Agnete Egilsdatter (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-08-13)
      <p>Background: Over the recent decades complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use within and outside of the public health care system in Norway has increased. The aim of this study is to describe to what extent CAM is offered in Norwegian hospitals in 2013 and investigate possible changes since 2008. <p>Methods: In January 2013 a one-page questionnaire was sent to the medical director of ...
    • Use of complementary and alternative treatment among recipients of social benefits related to illness. 

      Hansen, Ann Kristin (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2004)
    • The Use of Context Data in Elective Surgery Scheduling and Planning. A literature review 

      Knutsen, Marie (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-15)
      The aim of this thesis is to examine how the use of context data in scheduling tools can contribute to the reduction of elective surgery cancellations. A literature review, following the recommendations to systematic reviews, was conducted in order to gather information on what context data could be used to improve elective surgery scheduling, and how the use of these data could affect elective ...
    • 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 ...
    • Use of Electronic Health and Its Impact on Doctor-Visiting Decisions Among People With Diabetes: Cross-Sectional Study 

      Hansen, Anne Helen; Claudi, Tor; Årsand, Eirik (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-26)
      <i>Background</i>: Despite the increasing prevalence of diabetes and increasing use of electronic health (eHealth) among people with diabetes, little is known about the association between the use of eHealth and the use of provider-based health services.<p> <p><i>Objective</i>: The objective of this study was to investigate whether the use of eHealth might change patients’ decisions regarding ...
    • Use of Health care in the main area of Sami habitation in Norway : catching up with national expenditure rates 

      Gaski, Margrete; Melhus, Marita; Deraas, Trygve Sigvart; Førde, Olav Helge (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      For many years political and professional concerns have centred on the health service access of Norway’s modern Indigenous Sami people. Thirty years ago, a study determined that a low rate of health expenditure on Sami patients had lead to inferior health services for the Sami people, with their average consultation rate 6 times lower than the Norwegian national average. Since 1980, there have been ...
    • Use of hormonal contraceptives and occurrence of pregnancy-related pelvic pain. A prospective cohort study in Norway 

      Weiderpass, Elisabete; Kumle, Merethe; Alsaker, Elin; Lund, Eiliv (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2004-06-22)
      Background: Pregnancy-related pelvic pain is a common condition, and use of hormonal contraceptives before pregnancy has been proposed as a risk factor. We used data from a sub-sample of women participating in the "Norwegian Women and Cancer study" (NOWAC) to assess the association between hormonal contraceptive use and pelvic pain in pregnancy. Methods: From a sub-group of 2078 parous women ...
    • Use of Mobile health applications in obstetric care: A review 

      Pradhan, Neha (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-05-15)
      Introduction: Mhealth is a medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices, such as mobile phones, patient monitoring devices, personal digital assistants, and other wireless devices. Mhealth technology has many important usage in obstetric care such as access to emergency obstetric response and point of care support, health promotion, maternity records into a mobile application, and ...
    • Use of non-prescription (OTC) analgesics - utilization pattern and user characteristics in Norway, The Tromsø study: Tromsø 6 

      Salomonsson, Håkan Edvin Johannes (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-07-21)
      Background: Drug policies in western countries, as well as countries in most other parts of the world, support self-medication with Over-The-Counter (OTC) drugs. The switch from prescription (Rx)-to-OTC has been most common in the Nordic countries, Great Britain and Germany in the last decades and deregulations were done to make it possible to sell OTC analgesics other places than under the pharmacy ...
    • The use of physical restraint in Norwegian adult psychiatric hospitals 

      Wynn, Rolf (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Background. The use of coercion within the psychiatric services is problematic and raises a range of ethical, legal, and clinical questions. “Physical restraint” is an emergency procedure used in psychiatric hospitals to control patients that pose an imminent physical danger. We wished to review the literature published in scientific peer-reviewed journals describing studies on the use of physical ...
    • The Use of Protection for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Unwanted Pregnancy among Norwegian Heterosexual Young Adults 2009 

      Træen, Bente; Gravningen, Kirsten Midttun (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      This paper explores the use and none-use of condoms among young heterosexual adults in Norway. To what extent do young heterosexuals use condoms and other types of contraception, and in which context does the use take place? What are the motives underlying both use and non use of condoms? The results are based on a 2009 national web panel survey among 16–24 year-olds in Norway (n = 871). Most ...
    • The use of self-administered questionaires about food habits. 

      Jacobsen, Bjarne Koster (Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 1988)
    • Use of social media for sexual health promotion: a scoping review 

      Gabarron, Elia; Wynn, Rolf (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-09-19)
      <b>Background: </b> <br> In order to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the World Health Organization recommends educating people on sexual health. With more than 2 billion active users worldwide, online social media potentially represent powerful channels for health promotion, including sexual health. <br> <b>Objective: </b> <br> To review the scientific literature on the use of ...
    • Use of traditional and complementary medicine among Norwegian cancer patients in the 7th Tromsø study 

      Kristoffersen, Agnete Egilsdatter; Stub, Trine; Broderstad, Ann Ragnhild; Hansen, Anne Helen (Conference object; Konferansebidrag, 2019-10)
      <i>Background</i> - Traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM) is commonly used by cancer patients in Northern Norway, in particular spiritual forms like traditional healing. T&CM is mainly used complementary to conventional cancer treatment and is rarely discussed with the patient’s conventional health care providers, increasing the risk of negative interaction with conventional cancer care. The ...