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  • Incorporating electrostatic effects into the effective stress relation — Insights from chalk experiments 

    Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Storm, Eirik V.; Stødle, Trond; Madland, Merete Vadla; Fabricius, Ida Lykke (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-01)
    Which forces are responsible for holding highly porous chalks together? We use the effective stress to quantify the electrostatic effects around particle contacts originating from the adsorption of ions onto charged mineral ...
  • Exact Solutions of the Field Equations for Empty Space in the Nash Gravitational Theory 

    Aadne, Matthew Terje; Grøn, Øyvind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-02)
    John Nash has proposed a new theory of gravity. We define a Nash-tensor equal to the curvature tensor appearing in the Nash field equations for empty space, and calculate its components for two cases: 1. A static, spherically ...
  • Generic Quality of Life in persons With Hearing Loss: A Systematic Litterature Review 

    Nordvik, Øyvind; Heggdal, Peder Olaf Laugen; Brännstrøm, Jonas; Vassbotn, Flemming; Aarstad, Anne Kari Hersvik; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-01)
    Background To the best of our knowledge, no empirically based consensus has been reached as to if, and to what extent, persons with hearing loss (HL) have reduced generic Quality of life (QoL). There seems to be limited ...
  • Does an integrated care intervention for COPD patients have long-term effects on quality of life and patient activation? A prospective, open, controlled single-center intervention study 

    Titova, Elena; Salvesen, Øyvind; Bentsen, Signe Berit; Sunde, Synnøve; Steinshamn, Sigurd Loe; Henriksen, Anne Hildur (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01)
    Background Implementation of the COPD-Home integrated disease management (IDM) intervention at discharge after hospitalizations for acute exacerbations of COPD (AECOPD) led to reduced hospital utilization during the ...
  • Is the environment in kindergarten associated with the vegetables served and eaten? The BRA Study 

    Himberg-Sundet, Anne; Kristiansen, Anne Lene; Bjelland, Mona; Moser, Thomas; Holthe, Asle; Andersen, Lene Frost; Lien, Nanna (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-02)
    Aim: The aim of the present study was to explore the associations between the economic, political, sociocultural and physical environments in kindergartens, along with the frequency and variety of vegetables served, and ...
  • Reference cases for verification of operation and maintenance simulation models for offshore wind farms 

    Dinwoodie, Iain; Endrerud, Ole-Erik Vestøl; Hofmann, Matthias; Martin, Rebecca; Sperstad, Iver Bakken (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-02)
    Due to lack of operating experience in the field of offshore wind energy and large costs associated with maintaining offshore wind farms, there is a need to develop accurate operation and maintenance models for strategic ...
  • The relationship between understaffing of nurses and patient safety in hospitals - A literature review with thematic analysis 

    Glette, Malin Knutsen; Aase, Karina; Wiig, Siri (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-12)
    Introduction: Patient safety and the occurrence of adverse events in hospitals is a topic which has been widely addressed over the last decades. In that respect, there has been an increasing interest in the effect of working ...
  • Continuity of care during care transition: Nurses´ Experiences and challenges. 

    Rustad, Else Cathrine; Seiger, Berit E. Cronfalk; Furnes, Bodil; Dysvik, Elin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-02)
    The aim of this study was to gain increased knowledge about nurses’ experiences of care transition of older patients from hospital to municipal health care, based on two research questions: How is nurses’ experience ...
  • In Search of Journalism Funding. Scenarios for future media policy in Norway 

    Sjøvaag, Helle; Krumsvik, Arne Håskjold (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-09)
    Digitization has caused disruption in the traditional business model of the news media. Policy implementation in the media sector is therefore increasingly raised as an economic question, involving concern for the ability ...
  • Our genes, our selves: hereditary breast cancer and biological citizenship in Norway 

    Solbrække, Kari Nyheim; Søiland, Håvard; Lode, Kirsten; Gripsrud, Birgitta Haga (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-03)
    In this paper we explore the rise of ‘the breast cancer gene’ as a field of medical, cultural and personal knowledge. We address its significance in the Norwegian public health care system in relation to so-called biological ...
  • On a class of integrable systems of Monge-Ampère type 

    Doubrov, Boris; Ferapontov, Eugene V.; Kruglikov, Boris; Novikov, Vladimir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-06)
    We investigate a class of multi-dimensional two-component systems of Monge-Ampère type that can be viewed as generalisations of heavenly type equations appearing in a self-dual Ricci-flat geometry. Based on the Jordan-Kronecker ...
  • Strategi for norsk blåskjellnæring 

    Winther, Ulf; Olafsen, Trude; Aarhus, Ingvild Johanne; Tveterås, Ragnar (Sintef Fiskeri og havbruk;SFH80-A106001, Research report, 2010-03)
    På bakgrunn av utfordringer og muligheter som er identifisert for blåskjellnæringen i Norge foreslås en strategi for årene 2010-2013 med rullering av strategien på slutten av perioden. Målsettingen som ligger til grunn for ...
  • Regional betydning av fiskeri- og havbruksnæringen - et forprosjekt 

    Olafsen, Trude; Sandberg, Merete Gisvold; Stokka, Arne; Volden, Gro Holst; Tveterås, Ragnar (SINTEF Fiskeri og havbruk rapporter;A106054, Research report, 2010-10)
    1.Utvikling av en prinsipiell modell for flerregional ringvirkningsanalyse med fokus på 3 regioner: - Nord-Norge (Finnmark, Troms, Nordland) - Midtnorge (Trøndelagsfylkene, Møre-og Romsdal) - Vestlandet (Sogn og Fjordane, ...
  • The GBA variant E326K is associated with Parkinson's disease and explains a genome-wide association signal 

    Berge-Seidl, Victoria; Pihlstrøm, Lasse; Maple-Grødem, Jodi; Forsgren, Lars; Linder, Jan; Larsen, Jan Petter; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Toft, Harald Mathias Strøm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-09)
    Objective Coding variants in the GBA gene have been identified as the numerically most important genetic risk factors for Parkinson's disease (PD). In addition, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified ...
  • Catch, Stock Elasticity, and an Implicit Index of Fishing Effort 

    Ekerhovd, Nils-Arne; Gordon, Daniel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-12)
    Economists are interested in the relationship between fishing effort and stock size, and the impact on catch levels. The interest lies in the stock elasticity where it is thought that for pelagic fish species it is close ...
  • Factors associated with ongoing criminal engagement while in opioid maintenance treatment 

    Stavseth, Marianne Riksheim; Røislien, Jo; Bukten, Anne; Clausen, Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-03)
    Introduction: This study examines factors associated with criminal engagement among patients in opioid maintenance treatment (OMT). Methods: Questionnaire data recorded annually among 5 654 patients in the Norwegian OMT ...
  • Serum concentrations of active tamoxifen metabolites predict long-term survival in adjuvantly treated breast cancer patients 

    Helland, Thomas; Henne, Nina; Bifulco, Ersilia; Naume, Bjørn; Borgen, Elin; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Kvaløy, Jan Terje; Lash, Timothy L; Grenaker, Grethe Irene; van Schaik, RHN; Janssen, Emiel; Hustad, Simon Steinar; Lien, Ernst Asbjørn; Mellgren, Gunnar; Søiland, Håvard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-11)
    Background Controversies exist as to whether the genetic polymorphisms of the enzymes responsible for the metabolism of tamoxifen can predict breast cancer outcome in patients using adjuvant tamoxifen. Direct measurement ...
  • Healthcare staff perceptions of patient safety culture in nursing home settings - a cross-sectional study 

    Cappelen, Kathrine; Harris, Anette; Storm, Marianne; Aase, Karina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-09)
    In nursing homes, knowledge about patient safety culture is still limited. This study investigates staff perceptions of patient safety culture in Norwegian nursing homes, measured with the Nursing Home Survey on Patient ...
  • Scattering amplitudes of massive Nambu-Goldstone bosons 

    Brauner, Tomas; Jakobsen, Martin Fonnum (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-01)
    Massive Nambu-Goldstone (mNG) bosons are quasiparticles the gap of which is determined exactly by symmetry. They appear whenever a symmetry is broken spontaneously in the ground state of a quantum many-body system and at ...
  • Antecedents of Norwegian Adolescents’ Choice of Educational Pathway in Hospitality and Tourism 

    Dagsland, Åse Helene Bakkevig; Mykletun, Reidar J.; Einarsen, Ståle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    This study investigates the extent to which Norwegian adolescents (age 15–16 years) choose vocational foundation classes for high school related to the hospitality industry and intend to complete their certificate of ...

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