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Group-based and individualized physiotherapy for persons with multiple sclerosis - A qualitative observational and interview study
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2019-11-11)
Physiotherapy is a complex professional practice, particularly in the care for persons with multiple sclerosis (MS). Group-based organization of interventions is a common treatment approach in MS rehabilitation, regardless of limited knowledge on the nature of essential elements of such professional practices. This dissertation presents and discusses how actions and interactions affect opportunities ...
Community Treatment Orders in an Assertive Community Treatment setting: a qualitative study of patients, care providers and responsible clinicians
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2019-11-01)
This study is part of the national research-based evaluation of the 12 first assertive community treatment (ACT) teams in Norway. ACT is a model for multidisciplinary community-based treatment teams that aim to provide a full range of medical, psychosocial and rehabilitation services to people with severe mental illness. Over 30% of the patients treated in the ACT teams were subject to community ...
Utilization of community healthcare services and family caregivers’ needs for support. A survey of family caregivers for older, home-dwelling persons with dementia in Northern Norway
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2019-11-21)
In line with the current aging policies, the majority of older persons with dementia live in their own home. Although a range of community healthcare services is available to support home-dwelling persons with dementia, informal care provided by family caregivers constitutes a major portion of the care provided. This study contributes to knowledge regarding the use and nonuse of community healthcare ...
Ectopic and normal maxillary canine eruption: maxillary incisor root resorption and interceptive treatment
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2019-10-25)
Ektopisk erupsjon av overkjevens hjørnetenner berører 1-5 prosent av barn, og er en tilstand som kan føre til alvorlige skader på nabotenner samt omfattende tannbehandling. Det vitenskapelige grunnlaget for behandling av ektopiske hjørnetenner er begrenset. Målet med denne PhD-avhandlingen var å skaffe ny kunnskap om omfanget av rotresorpsjon på overkjevens fortenner, den vanligste bivirkningen, ...
Periodontal health in Troms County, Northern Norway. Descriptive, subject level and site-specific analyses
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2019-09-20)
<p><i>Background/Aim - </i>Periodontal disease is one of the most prevalent diseases in the world. There is a scarcity of epidemiological studies of periodontal disease in Norway. The overall aim of this thesis was to assess the burden of periodontitis in an adult population, and to explore risk factors, as well as health-promoting factors related to the disease. <p><i>Methods - </i>The thesis is ...