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A qualitative case study on agile practices and project success in agile software projects
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-05)
In project management, and particularly software project management, there has been a shift from traditional plan based project management, to the agile event driven project management style. This paper identifies some of the most important agile practices a team should use, to succeed in an agile software project. Four participants in two different projects were interviewed. 53 often used practices ...
Comparison of non-invasive individual monitoring of the training and health of athletes with commercially available wearable technologies
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-03-09)
Athletes adapt their training daily to optimize performance, as well as avoid fatigue, overtraining and other undesirable effects on their health. To optimize training load, each athlete must take his/her own personal objective and subjective characteristics into consideration and an increasing number of wearable technologies (wearables) provide convenient monitoring of various parameters. ...
Multilocus sequence typing and ftsI sequencing: a powerful tool for surveillance of penicillin-binding protein 3-mediated beta-lactam resistance in nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
Background Beta-lactam resistance in Haemophilus influenzae due to ftsI mutations causing altered penicillin-binding protein 3 (PBP3) is increasing worldwide. Low-level resistant isolates with the N526K substitution (group II low-rPBP3) predominate in most geographical regions, while high-level resistant isolates with the additional S385T substitution (group III high-rPBP3) are common in Japan ...
Hvorfor er det så himla viktig med utdanning?
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-03)
Frafall fra utdanning er et hyppig debattert tema både i Norge og andre steder. Denne opptattheten av å redusere frafallet har blant annet bakgrunn i de mange positive konsekvensene utdanning har for helse, jobbstatus og økonomi. Statistikkene viser at flere gutter enn jenter slutter, og at frafallet er størst på yrkesfagene. Foreldres utdanningsnivå betyr mye for om elevene fullfører eller ikke. ...
Suicidal tendencies as correlates of disability measures
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-07-27)
Abstract Disabilities and resultant handicaps may impair health-related quality of life to the degree that individuals feel that life is not worth living. Using archived 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey data, this study found that each of seven measures of disabilities (Health Utilities Index sub-scales of problems in (1) vision, (2) hearing, (3) speech, (4) mobility, (5) dexterity, (6) ...
Arm Crank and Wheelchair Ergometry Produce Similar Peak Oxygen Uptake but Different Work Economy Values in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-03-20)
<i>Objective. </i> To study whether values for peak oxygen uptake (VO<sub>2peak</sub>) and work economy (WE) at a standardized workload are different when tested by arm crank ergometry (ACE) and wheelchair ergometry (WCE). <i>Methods. </i> Twelve paraplegic men with spinal cord injury (SCI) in stable neurological condition participated in this cross-sectional repeated-measures study. We determined ...
Use of social media for sexual health promotion: a scoping review
(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 ...
Perception of risk and communication among conventional and complementary health care providers involving cancer patients' use of complementary therapies: a systematic review
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-09-08)
CD4 cell count and CD4/CD8 ratio increase during rituximab maintenance in Granulomatosis with polyangiitis patients
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-09-20)
<b>Introduction</b> <br> Rituximab (RTX) is a B cell-depleting agent approved for the treatment of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA). RTX reduces antibody producing precursor plasma cells and inhibits B and T cells interaction. Infections related to T cell immunodeficiency are not infrequent during RTX treatment. Our study investigated CD4 cell count and CD4/CD8 ratio in GPA patients during the ...
Primary cervical cancer screening with an HPV mRNA test: a prospective cohort study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-11)
<b>Objectives</b> To assess the performance of a 5-type human papillomavirus (HPV) messenger RNA (mRNA) test in primary screening within the framework of the Norwegian population-based screening programme. <br> <b>Design</b> Nationwide register-based cohort study. <br> <b>Setting</b> In 2003–2004, general practitioners and gynaecologists recruited 18 852 women for participation in a primary ...