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  • Variation in attitudes toward diagnosis and medication of ADHD: a survey among clinicians in the Norwegian child and adolescent mental health services 

    Lyhmann, Ingvild; Widding-Havnerås, Tarjei; Zachrisson, Henrik Daae; Bjelland, Ingvar; Chaulagain, Ashmita; Mykletun, Arnstein; Halmøy, Anne (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-11-19)
    Prevalence and medication rates of ADHD vary geographically, both between and within countries. No absolute cutof exists between ADHD and normal behavior, making clinician attitudes (leading to local practice cultures) a potential explanation for the observed variation in diagnosis and medication rates. The objective of this study was to describe variation in attitudes toward diagnosis and medication ...
  • Prevention of Fetal/Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia in Mice: Biochemical and Cell Biological Characterization of Isoforms of a Human Monoclonal Antibody 

    Mørtberg, Trude Victoria; Zhi, Huiying; Vidarsson, Gestur; Foss, Stian; Lissenberg-Thunnissen, Suzanne; Wuhrer, Manfred; Michaelsen, Terje Einar; Skogen, Bjørn; Stuge, Tor Brynjar; Andersen, Jan Terje; Newman, Peter J.; Ahlen, Maria Therese (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-01-01)
    Maternal alloantibodies toward paternally inherited Ags on fetal platelets can cause thrombocytopenia and bleeding complications in the fetus or neonate, referred to as fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia (FNAIT). This is most commonly caused by Abs against the human platelet Ag (HPA)-1a in Caucasians, and a prophylactic regimen to reduce the risk for alloimmunization to women at risk ...
  • Diet-wide association study of 92 foods and nutrients and lung cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study and the Netherlands Cohort Study 

    Heath, Alicia K.; Muller, David C.; van den Brandt, Piet A.; Critselis, Elena; Gunter, Marc; Vineis, Paolo; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Boeing, Heiner; Ferrari, Pietro; Merritt, Melissa A.; Rostgaard-Hansen, Agnetha L.; Tjønneland, Anne; Overvad, Kim; Katzke, Verena; Srour, Bernard; Masala, Giovanna; Sacerdote, Carlotta; Ricceri, Fulvio; Pasanisi, Fabrizio; Bueno-de-Mesquita, Bas; Downward, George S.; Skeie, Guri; Sandanger, Torkjel M; Crous-Bou, Marta; Rodríguez-Barranco, Miguel; Amiano, Pilar; Huerta, José María; Ardanaz, Eva; Drake, Isabel; Johansson, Mikael; Johansson, Ingegerd; Key, Tim; Papadimitriou, Nikos; Riboli, Elio; Tzoulaki, Ioanna; Tsilidis, Konstantinos K. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-07-13)
    It is unclear whether diet, and in particular certain foods or nutrients, are associated with lung cancer risk. We assessed associations of 92 dietary factors with lung cancer risk in 327 790 participants in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). Cox regression yielded adjusted hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) per SD higher intake/day of ...
  • European recommendations on practices in pediatric neuroradiology: consensus document from the European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR), European Society of Paediatric Radiology (ESPR) and European Union of Medical Specialists Division of Neuroradiology (UEMS) 

    Rossi, Andrea; Argyropoulou, Maria; Zlatareva, Dora; Boulouis, Gregoire; Pizzini, Francesca B.; van den Hauwe, Luc; Raissaki, Maria; Pruvo, Jean-Pierre; Rosendahl, Karen; Hoffmann, Chen; Sundgren, Pia C.; Mankad, Kshitij; Severino, Mariasavina; Adamsbaum, Catherine; Altmann-Schneider, Irmhild; Chateil, Jean-François; Connolly, Daniel J.; Dangouloff-Ros, Volodia; D’Arco, Felice; Donoghue, Veronica; Girard, Nadine; Krystal, Sidney; Lequin, Maarten Hans; Narayana, Dhananjaya; Porto, Luciana; Vasquez, Elida; Xydis, Vasileios (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-09-05)
    Pediatric neuroradiology is a subspecialty within radiology, with possible pathways to train within the discipline from neuroradiology or pediatric radiology. Formalized pediatric neuroradiology training programs are not available in most European countries. We aimed to construct a European consensus document providing recommendations for the safe practice of pediatric neuroradiology. We particularly ...
  • Using automated syllable counting to detect missing information in speech transcripts from clinical settings 

    Diaz-Asper, Marama; Holmlund, Terje Bektesevic; Chandler, Chelsea; Diaz-Asper, Catherine; Foltz, Peter W.; Cohen, Alex S.; Elvevåg, Brita (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-07-05)
    Speech rate and quantity reflect clinical state; thus automated transcription holds potential clinical applications. We describe two datasets where recording quality and speaker characteristics affected transcription accuracy. Transcripts of low-quality recordings omitted significant portions of speech. An automated syllable counter estimated actual speech output and quantified the amount of ...
  • Regression‐based normative data for the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test in Norwegian and Swedish adults aged 49–79 and comparison with published norms 

    Espenes, Jacob; Eliassen, Ingvild Vøllo; Öhman, Fredrik; Hessen, Erik; Waterloo, Knut K; Eckerström, Marie; Lorentzen, Ingrid Myrvoll; Øien-Bergland, Cecilie; Niska, Madelene Halvari; Reina, Santiago Timon; Wallin, Anders; Fladby, Tormod; Kirsebom, Bjørn-Eivind (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-08-13)
    Objective: The Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (RAVLT) is a widely used measure of episodic verbal memory. To our knowledge, culturally adapted and demographically adjusted norms for the RAVLT are currently not available for Norwegian and Swedish adults, and imported North American norms are often used. We here develop regression-based norms for Norwegian and Swedish adults and compare our ...
  • Praksisstudienes omfang og organisering i bioingeniørutdanningen 

    Furuseth, May-Tove; Kvissel, Anne Katrine; Berg, Vivian; Kjøbli, Eli; Volden, Vivi; Solli, Ann Iren; Granerud, Beathe Kiland; Lie-Jensen, Anette Christensen; Nygård, Irene; Alm, Bente; Ersvær, Elisabeth; Sjøholt, Gry (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    Siden 2005 har omfang og innhold i bioingeniørutdanningen vært definert av en nasjonal rammeplan for å sikre likeverdig sluttkompetanse for alle kandidater. Fra 2019 ble en ny forskrift om nasjonale retningslinjer fastsatt. Både tidligere rammeplan og nye retningslinjer har regulert læringsutbyttene og omfang av praksis i utdanningen. I denne studien kartlegges omfang og organisering av praksisstudiene ...
  • Early empirical antibiotics and adverse clinical outcomes in infants born very preterm: A population-based cohort 

    Vatne, Anlaug; Hapnes, Nina; Stensvold, Hans Jørgen; Dalen, Ingvild; Guthe, Hans Jørgen Timm; Støen, Ragnhild; Brigtsen, Anne Karin; Rønnestad, Arild Erland; Klingenberg, Claus Andreas (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-09-28)
    Objective The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between empirical antibiotic therapy in the first postnatal week in uninfected infants born very preterm and the risk of adverse outcomes until discharge.<p> <p>Study design Population-based, nationwide registry study in Norway including all live-born infants with a gestational age <32 weeks surviving first postnatal week without ...
  • Prediagnosis Leisure-Time Physical Activity and Lung Cancer Survival: A Pooled Analysis of 11 Cohorts 

    Yang, Jae Jeong; Yu, Danxia; White, Emily; Lee, Dong Hoon; Blot, William; Robien, Kim; Park, Yikyung; Takata, Yumie; Gao, Yu-Tang; Smith-Byrne, Karl; Monninkhof, Evelyn M; Kaaks, Rudolf; Langhammer, Arnulf; Borch, Kristin Benjaminsen; Al-Shaar, Laila; Lan, Qing; Sørgjerd, Elin Pettersen; Zhang, Xuehong; Zhu, Clair; Chirlaque, María Dolores; Severi, Gianluca; Overvad, Kim; Sacerdote, Carlotta; Aune, Dagfinn; Johansson, Mattias; Smith-Warner, Stephanie A; Zheng, Wei; Shu, Xiao-Ou (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-02-14)
    Background: Little is known about the association between physical activity before cancer diagnosis and survival among lung cancer patients. In this pooled analysis of 11 prospective cohorts, we investigated associations of prediagnosis leisuretime physical activity (LTPA) with all-cause and lung cancer–specific mortality among incident lung cancer patients. <p><p>Methods: Using self-reported data ...
  • Translating Natural Language Processing into Mainstream Schizophrenia Assessment 

    Elvevåg, Brita; Cohen, Alex S. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-09-01)
    Natural language processing (NLP) is a multidisciplinary field that involves objectifying aspects of language. Specifically, it understands human language by leveraging statistical and linguistic knowledge. NLP’s potential for enhancing the administration, accuracy, and objectivity of clinical assessments in psychiatry has been touted, as well as its potential for promoting equity in health care. ...
  • Maxillary overdenture on three implants retained by low-profile stud attachments – A prospective cohort study 

    Mo, Arild; Hjortsjö, Carl; Jokstad, Asbjørn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-08-27)
    Background: Clinical data are needed on long-term outcomes of removable implantsupported prostheses in the fully edentulous maxilla as a function of the number of implants, effects of the attachment system and other clinical variables.<p> <p>Objective: To restore individuals with an edentate maxilla with a metal-reinforced removable prosthesis without palatal coverage retained by low-profile stud ...
  • Acupuncture for managing cancer-related fatigue in breast cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis 

    Choi, Tae-Young; Ang, Lin; Jun, Ji Hee; Alræk, Terje; Birch, Stephen; Lu, Weidong; Lee, Myeong Soo (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-09-11)
    Breast cancer (BC) is the most common cancer in women and is a serious threat to women’s health. Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is a distressing symptom in BC patients during and after chemotherapy or radiation therapy that severely affects quality of life (QoL). AT is widely used for fatigue management. However, the effect of AT on CRF is still uncertain. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy ...
  • Psychometric evaluation of the Coronary Revascularisation Outcome Questionnaire (CROQ) in Norwegian patients admitted to elective coronary angiography and possible percutaneous coronary intervention 

    Myrbakk, Ingvild Nordnes; Friborg, Oddgeir; Høye, Anne; Bergvik, Svein; Steigen, Terje (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-02-05)
    Background: The Coronary Revascularisation Outcome Questionnaire (CROQ) measures health-related quality of life and outcome of invasive revascularization procedures such as percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). The CROQ has not been properly validated in Norwegian patient populations. The aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties ...
  • Molecular Epidemiological Characterisation of ESBL- and Plasmid-Mediated AmpC-Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae at Kamuzu Central Hospital, Lilongwe, Malawi 

    Choonara, Faheema Ebrahim; Haldorsen, Bjørg; Janice, Jessin; Mbanga, Joshua; Ndhlovu, Isaac; Saulosi, Osborne; Maida, Tarsizio; Lampiao, Fanuel; Simonsen, Gunnar Skov; Essack, Sabiha Yusuf; Sundsfjord, Arnfinn (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-09-14)
    The global rise in infections caused by multidrug resistant (MDR) Enterobacterales poses a public health problem. We have performed a molecular epidemiological characterisation of representative plasmid-mediated AmpC (pAmpC) and ESBL-positive clinical isolates of Escherichia coli (n = 38) and Klebsiella pneumoniae (n = 17) from a tertiary hospital in Malawi collected in 2017. BlaCTX-M-15 was the ...
  • Body Size at Different Ages and Risk of 6 Cancers: A Mendelian Randomization and Prospective Cohort Study 

    Mariosa, Daniela; Smith-Byrne, Karl; Richardson, Tom G.; Ferrari, Pietro; Gunter, Marc J.; Papadimitriou, Nikos; Murphy, Neil; Christakoudi, Sofia; Tsilidis, Konstantinos K.; Riboli, Elio; Muller, David; Purdue, Mark P.; Chanock, Stephen J.; Hung, Rayjean J.; Amos, Christopher I.; O'Mara, Tracy A.; Amiano, Pilar; Pasanisi, Fabrizio; Rodriguez-Barranco, Miguel; Krogh, Vittorio; Tjønneland, Anne; Halkjær, Jytte; Perez-Cornago, Aurora; Chirlaque, María-Dolores; Skeie, Guri; Rylander, Charlotta; Borch, Kristin Benjaminsen; Aune, Dagfinn; Heath, Alicia K.; Ward, Heather A.; Schulze, Matthias; Bonet, Catalina; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Davey Smith, George; Brennan, Paul; Johansson, Mattias (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-04-19)
    It is unclear if body weight in early life affects cancer risk independently of adult body weight. To investigate this question for 6 obesity-related cancers, we performed univariable and multivariable analyses using 1) Mendelian randomization (MR) analysis and 2) longitudinal analyses in prospective cohorts. Both the MR and longitudinal analyses indicated that larger early life body size was ...
  • Restriction of dietary protein in rats increases progressive-ratio motivation for protein 

    Chiacchierini, Giulia; Naneix, Fabien; Apergis-Schoute, John; McCutcheon, James Edgar (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-06-29)
    Low-protein diets can impact food intake and appetite, but it is not known if motivation for food is changed. In the present study, we used an operant behavioral task – the progressive ratio test – to assess whether motivation for different foods was affected when rats were maintained on a protein-restricted diet (REST, 5% protein diet) compared to non-restricted control rats (CON, 18% protein). ...
  • Chronic pelvic pain sufferers’ experiences of Norwegian psychomotor physiotherapy: a qualitative study on an embodied approach to pain. 

    Boge-Olsnes, Cathrine Maria; Risør, Mette Bech; Øberg, Gunn Kristin (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-10-26)
    Purpose - Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is a multifaceted condition, and many women live with CPP without receiving any explanation for their complex symptoms. A multimodal approach including physiotherapy is the recommended treatment. To increase the limited knowledge of what is beneficial in physiotherapy, this article aims to explore women’s experiences of Norwegian psychomotor physiotherapy (NPMP) ...
  • Descriptions of qi deficiency and qi stagnation in traditional East Asian medicine: A comparison of Asian and Western sources 

    Birch, Stephen; Alræk, Terje; Lee, Myeong Soo; Kim, Tae-Hun (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-08-20)
    Introduction - In a previous study, evidence was found of the variability of signs/symptoms (s/s) of blood stasis syndrome among texts of Chinese and Asian origin and English language texts including evidence of the differences between non-Asian and Asian patients. In the current study the diagnostic patterns of qi deficiency (QD) and qi stagnation (QS) were examined to see if similar results could ...
  • Quality of life following renal sympathetic denervation in treatment-resistant hypertensive patients: a two-year follow-up study 

    Hanssen, Tove Aminda; Subbotina, Anna; Miroslawska, Atena; Solbu, Marit Dahl; Steigen, Terje (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-06-10)
    Objective. Hypertension is a significant health burden. In the last 10 years, renal sympathetic denervation has been tested as a potential treatment option for a select group of patients with treatmentresistant hypertension. The aim of this study was to broadly assess the quality of life in patients undergoing renal sympathetic denervation with two years’ follow-up. Materials and methods. Patients ...
  • Lifestyle factors as mediators of area-level socio-economic differentials in cardiovascular disease risk factors. The Tromsø Study 

    Tiwari, Sweta; Cerin, Ester; Wilsgaard, Tom; Løvsletten, Ola; Njølstad, Inger; Grimsgaard, Sameline; Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Schirmer, Henrik; Rosengren, Annika; Kristoffersen, Kathrine; Løchen, Maja-Lisa (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2022-09-24)
    Introduction: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a leading cause of death and disability and living in areas with low socio-economic status (SES) is associated with increased risk of CVD. Lifestyle factors such as smoking, physical inactivity, an unhealthy diet and harmful alcohol use are main risk factors that contribute to other modifiable risk factors, such as hypertension, raised blood cholesterol, ...

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