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General population norms for the EQ-5D-3 L in Norway: comparison of postal and web surveys
(BMC Springer, 2018-10-19)
Background The EQ-5D-3 L instrument is a standardized questionnaire which was developed as a simple, generic measure of health for clinical and economic appraisal. To aid in the interpretation, scores are often compared ...
Finasteride treatment and male breast cancer: a register-based cohort study in four Nordic countries
A potential link has been suggested between dispensed finasteride and increased risk of male breast cancer (MBC). Due to the rare occurrence of MBC, it remains to be established if such a relationship exists. The purpose ...
No associations established between single nucleotide polymorphisms in human Toll-like receptor 2 and Toll-interacting protein and Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections
Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections (SABSI) are associated with high morbidity and mortality. The Toll‐like receptor 2 (TLR2) and Toll‐interacting protein (TOLLIP) are important in recognition and regulation of ...
Health status in subjects with suspected obstructive sleep apnea and comparison with a general population
The purpose of this study was to assess health status (HS) in patients with clinical suspicion of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in order to estimate the dose response relationship between HS and OSA severity, and to ...
Charlson comorbidity index derived from chart review or administrative data: Agreement and prediction of mortality in intensive care patients
(Dove Medical Press, 2017-06-02)
Purpose: This study compared the Charlson comorbidity index (CCI) information derived from chart review and administrative systems to assess the completeness and agreement between scores, evaluate the capacity to predict ...
Factors associated with life-sustaining treatment restriction in a general intensive care unit
Abstract Purpose Few previous studies have investigated associations between clinical variables available after 24 hours in the intensive care unit (ICU), including the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI), and decisions to ...