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  • Crucial aspects promoting meaning and purpose in life: perceptions of nursing home residents 

    Drageset, Jorunn; Haugan, Gørill; Tranvåg, Oscar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Background Meaning and purpose in life are fundamental to human beings. In changing times, with an aging population and increased life expectancy, the need for health care services and long-term care is likely to grow. ...
  • Preventing physical abuse of Nursing home residents- as seen from the Nursing staff's perspective 

    Braaten, Kjersti Lisbeth; Malmedal, Wenche Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Aim This study aims to capture first-hand information from nursing home staff's own understanding regarding what they think and have experienced about prevention of physical abuse of nursing home residents and what ...
  • Vitamin D and cognitive function: A Mendelian randomisation study 

    Maddock, Jane; Zhou, Ang; Cavadino, Alana; Kuźma, Elżbieta; Bao, Yanchun; Smart, Melissa C.; Saum, Kai-Uwe; Schöttker, Ben; Engmann, Jorgen; Kjærgaard, Marie; Karhunen, Ville; Zhan, Yiqiang; Lehtimäki, Terho; Rovio, Suvi P.; Byberg, Liisa; Lahti, Jari; Marques-Vidal, Pedro; Sen, Abhijit; Perna, Laura; Schirmer, Henrik; Singh-Manoux, Archana; Auvinen, Juha; Hutri-Kähönen, Nina; Kähönen, Mika; Kilander, Lena; Räikkönen, Katri; Melhus, Håkan; Ingelsson, Erik; Guessous, Idris; Petrovic, Katja E.; Schmidt, Helena; Schmidt, Reinhold; Vollenweider, Peter; Lind, Lars; Eriksson, Johan G.; Michaëlsson, Karl; Raitakari, Olli T; Hägg, Sara; Pedersen, Nancy L.; Herzig, Karl-Heinz; Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Veijola, Juha; Kivimäki, Mika; Jorde, Rolf; Brenner, Hermann; Kumari, Meena; Power, Chris; Llewellyn, David J.; Hyppönen, Elina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The causal nature of the association between hypovitaminosis D and poor cognitive function in mid- to later-life is uncertain. Using a Mendelian randomisation(MR) approach, we examined the causal relationship between 25(OH)D ...
  • Productivity growth, case mix and optimal size of hospitals. A 16-year study of the Norwegian hospital sector 

    Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim; Kittelsen, Sverre A.C.; Magnussen, Jon (Journal article, 2017)
    Background and objectives This paper analyses productivity growth in the Norwegian hospital sector over a period of 16 years, 1999–2014. This period was characterized by a large ownership reform with subsequent hospital ...
  • Heavier smoking increases coffee consumption: findings from a Mendelian randomization analysis 

    Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Nordestgaard, AT; Taylor, Amy E; Treur, Jorien L; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Munafo, Marcus R; Nordestgaard, BG; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Davey Smith, George (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Background There is evidence for a positive relationship between cigarette and coffee consumption in smokers. Cigarette smoke increases metabolism of caffeine, so this may represent a causal effect of smoking on caffeine ...
  • Cardiovascular mortality ? Comparing risk factor associations within couples and in the total population ? The HUNT Study 

    Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Vie, Gunnhild Åberge; Krokstad, Steinar; Janszky, Imre; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Vatten, Lars Johan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Background To compare associations of conventional risk factors with cardiovascular death within couples and in the population as a whole. Methods We analysed baseline data (1995–97) from the HUNT2 Study in Norway ...
  • Maternal Age at Child Birth, Birth Order, and Suicide at a Young Age: A Sibling Comparison 

    Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Bjerkeset, Ottar; Vatten, Lars Johan; Janszky, Imre; Gunnell, David; Romundstad, Pål Richard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    Previous studies have reported strong associations between birth order, maternal age, and suicide, but these results might have been confounded by socioeconomic and other factors. To control for such factors, we compared ...
  • Care pathways as boundary objects between primary and secondary care: Experiences from Norwegian home care services 

    Håland, Erna; Røsstad, Tove; Osmundsen, Tonje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    The need for integration of healthcare services and collaboration across organisational boundaries is highlighted as a major challenge within healthcare in many countries. Care pathways are often presented as a solution ...
  • Bedre arbeidsmetoder og holdninger? Implementering av livsglede for eldre? [The impact of certification of the “Joy of Life” in Nursing homes on the improvement of working methods and attitudes among staff in Nursing Homes] 

    Andre, Beate; Jacobsen, Frode; Sjøvold, Endre; Haugan, Gørill (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Resultatene i denne studien tyder på at implementering mot å bli et livsgledesykehjem har ført til et større faglig fokus i sykehjemmene. Respondentene beskriver at sertifiseringsprosessen har gitt dem en bedre arbeidshverdag.
  • Kvalitet og produktivitet i norske sykehus 

    Kittelsen, Sverre A.C.; Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim; Huitfeldt, Ingrid Marie Schaumburg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    I følge økonomisk teori vil sterke incentiver knyttet til kostnadsreduksjon kunne gå på bekostning av tjenestenes kvalitet, i det minste hvis tjenesteprodusentene driver effektivt, og incentiver knyttet til kvantitet bør ...
  • Genome-wide association study identifies multiple risk loci for renal cell carcinoma 

    Scelo, Ghislaine; Purdue, Mark P.; Brown, Kevin M.; Johansson, Mattias; Wang, Zhaoming; Eckel-Passow, Jeanette E.; Ye, Yuanqing; Hofmann, Jonathan N.; Choi, Jiyeon; Foll, Matthieu; Gaborieau, Valerie; Machiela, Mitchell J.; Colli, Leandro M.; Li, Peng; Sampson, Joshua N.; Abedi-Ardekani, Behnoush; Besse, Celine; Blanche, Helene; Boland, Anne; Burdette, Laurie; Chabrier, Amelie; Durand, Geoffroy; Le Calvez-Kelm, Florence; Prokhortchouk, Egor; Robinot, Nivonirina; Skryabin, Konstantin G.; Wozniak, Magdalena B.; Yeager, Meredith; Basta-Jovanovic, Gordana; Dzamic, Zoran; Foretova, Lenka; Holcatova, Ivana; Janout, Vladimir; Mates, Dana; Mukeriya, Anush; Rascu, Stefan; Zaridze, David; Bencko, Vladimir; Cybulski, Cezary; Fabianova, Eleonora; Jinga, Viorel; Lissowska, Jolanta; Lubinski, Jan; Navratilova, Marie; Rudnai, Peter; Szeszenia-Dabrowska, Neonila; Benhamou, Simone; Cancel-Tassin, Geraldine; Cussenot, Olivier; Baglietto, Laura; Boeing, Heiner; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Ljungberg, Börje; Sitaram, Raviprakash T.; Bruinsma, Fiona; Jordan, Susan J.; Severi, Gianluca; Winship, Ingrid; Hveem, Kristian; Vatten, Lars Johan; Fletcher, Tony; Koppova, Kvetoslava; Larsson, Susanna C.; Wolk, Alicja; Banks, Rosamonde E.; Selby, Peter J.; Easton, Douglas F.; Pharoah, Paul; Andreotti, Gabriella; Freeman, Laura E Beane; Koutros, Stella; Albanes, Demetrius; Männistö, Satu; Weinstein, Stephanie; Clark, Peter E.; Edwards, Todd L.; Lipworth, Loren; Gapstur, Susan M.; Stevens, Victoria L.; Carol, Hallie; Freedman, Matthew L.; Pomerantz, Mark M.; Cho, Eunyoung; Kraft, Peter; Preston, Mark A.; Wilson, Kathryn M.; Gaziano, J. Michael; Sesso, Howard D.; Black, Amanda; Freedman, Neal D.; Huang, Wen-Yi; Anema, John G.; Kahnoski, Richard J.; Lane, Brian R.; Noyes, Sabrina L.; Petillo, David; Teh, Bin Tean; Peters, Ulrike; White, Emily; Anderson, Garnet L.; Johnson, Lisa; Luo, Juhua; Buring, Julie; Lee, I-Min; Chow, Wong-Ho; Moore, Lee E.; Wood, Christopher; Eisen, Timothy; Henrion, Marc; Larkin, James; Barman, Poulami; Leibovich, Bradley C.; Choueiri, Toni K.; Lathrop, G. Mark; Rothman, Nathaniel; Deleuze, Jean-Francois; McKay, James D.; Parker, Alexander S.; Wu, Xifeng; Houlston, Richard S.; Brennan, Paul; Chanock, Stephen J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Previous genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified six risk loci for renal cell carcinoma (RCC). We conducted a meta-analysis of two new scans of 5,198 cases and 7,331 controls together with four existing ...
  • Economic incentives and diagnostic coding in a public health care system 

    Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Magnussen, Jon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    We analysed the association between economic incentives and diagnostic coding practice in the Norwegian public health care system. Data included 3,180,578 hospital discharges in Norway covering the period 1999–2008. For ...
  • Psychosocial Vulnerability Among Patients Contacting a Norwegian Sexual Assault Center 

    Vik, Bjarte Frode; Nøttestad, Jim Aage; Schei, Berit; Rasmussen, Kirsten; Hagemann, Cecilie Therese (Journal article, 2016)
    In this study, the objective was to assess the occurrence of specific vulnerability factors among adult and adolescent females attending a Norwegian sexual assault center (SAC). We also explored assault characteristics and ...
  • Factors associated with trace evidence analyses and DNA findings among police reported cases of rape 

    Forr, Camilla; Schei, Berit; Stene, Lise Eilin; Ormstad, Kari; Hagemann, Cecilie Therese (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Objective The aim of this study was to examine the association between victim, suspect and assault characteristics and (1) forensic analysis of trace evidence, (2) detection of spermatozoa and (3) DNA match in police-reported ...
  • Community perceptions on domestic violence against pregnant women in Nepal: a qualitative study 

    Pun, Kunta Devi; Infanti, Jennifer; Koju, Rajendra; Schei, Berit; Darj, Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Background: Globally, knowledge of health sector options to respond to domestic violence during pregnancy is increasing, but this topic is under-investigated in Nepal. This gap affects the provision of adequate antenatal ...
  • MDM2 promoter polymorphism del1518 (rs3730485) and its impact on endometrial and ovarian cancer risk 

    Gansmo, Liv Beathe; Bjørnslett, Merete Pauline; Halle, Mari Kyllesø; Salvesen, Helga; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Hveem, Kristian; Vatten, Lars Johan; Dørum, Anne; Lønning, Per Eystein; Knappskog, Stian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Background The del1518 (rs3730485) polymorphism is an in/del variant in the MDM2 promoter P1. The variant is in complete linkage disequilibrium with MDM2 SNP309 (rs2279744) and has previously been found associated with ...
  • Type 2 diabetes genes : present status and data from Norwegian studies 

    Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Johansson, Stefan; Midthjell, Kristian; Nygård, Ottar; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Molven, Anders (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    The worldwide rise in prevalence of type 2 diabetes has led to an intense search for the genetic risk factors of this disease. In type 2 diabetes and other complex disorders, multiple genetic and environmental factors, as ...
  • Positive mental health literacy:development and validation of a measureamong Norwegian adolescents 

    Bjørnsen, Hanne Nissen; Eilertsen, Mary-Elizabeth B; Ringdal, Regine; Espnes, Geir Arild; Moksnes, Unni Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Background: Mental health literacy (MHL), or the knowledge and abilities necessary to benefit mental health, is asignificant determinant of mental health and has the potential to benefit both individual and public mental ...
  • Exome-wide association analysis reveals novel coding sequence variants associated with lipid traits in Chinese 

    Tang, Clara S.; Zhang, He; Cheung, Chloe Y.Y.; Xu, Ming; Ho, Jenny C.Y.; Zhou, Wei; Cherny, Stacey S.; Zhang, Yan; Holmen, Oddgeir; Au, Ka-Wing; Yu, Haiyi; Xu, Lin; Jia, Jia; Porsch, Robert M.; Sun, Lijie; Xu, Weixian; Zheng, Huiping; Wong, Lai-Yung; Mu, Yiming; Dou, Jingtao; Fong, Carol H.Y.; Wang, Shuyu; Hong, Xueyu; Dong, Liguang; Liao, Yanhua; Wang, Jiansong; Lam, Levina S.M.; Su, Xi; Yan, Hua; Yang, Min-Lee; Chen, Jin; Siu, Chung-Wah; Xie, Gaoqiang; Woo, Yu-Cho; Wu, Yangfeng; Tan, Kathryn C.B.; Hveem, Kristian; Cheung, Bernard M.Y.; Zöllner, Sebastian; Xu, Aimin; Chen, Y. Eugene; Jiang, Chao Qiang; Zhang, Youyi; Lam, Tai-Hing; Ganesh, Santhi K.; Huo, Yong; Sham, Pak C.; Lam, Karen S.L.; Willer, Cristen J.; Tse, Hung-Fat; Gao, Wei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Blood lipids are important risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD). Here we perform an exome-wide association study by genotyping 12,685 Chinese, using a custom Illumina HumanExome BeadChip, to identify additional ...
  • A qualitative study of employees' opinions on establishing a generic call-centre 

    Storhaug, Hilde; Mead, Sara-Maria Bjune; Steinsbekk, Aslak (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Background: To investigate opinions among employees at an Out-of-Hours general practitioner (OOH-GP) service and a safety alarm service about the establishment of a generic call-centre. Methods: Qualitative study using ...

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