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    • Cardiac troponin and natriuretic peptide analytical interferences from hemolysis and biotin: Educational aids from the IFCC Committee on Cardiac Biomarkers (IFCC C-CB) 

      Saenger, Amy K; Jaffe, Allan S.; Body, Richard; Collinson, Paul O.; Kavsak, Peter A.; Lam, Carolyn S. P.; Lefèvre, Guillaume; Omland, Torbjørn; Ordóñez-Llanos, Jordi; Pulkki, Kari; Apple, Fred S. (Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM);57(5), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-10)
      Two interferences recently brought to the forefront as patient safety issues include hemolysis (hemoglobin) and biotin (vitamin B7). The International Federation for Clinical Chemistry Committee on Cardiac Biomarkers ...
    • Cardiopulmonary exercise test and PaO2 in evaluation of pulmonary hypertension in COPD 

      Skjørten, Ingunn; Hilde, Janne Mykland; Melsom, Morten Nissen; Hisdal, Jonny; Hansteen, Viggo; Steine, Kjetil; Humerfelt, Sjur (International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease;13, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-08-26)
      Background: Exercise tolerance decreases as COPD progresses. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is common in COPD and may reduce performance further. COPD patients with and without PH could potentially be identified by cardiopulmonary ...
    • Change in psychotropic drug use in Norwegian nursing homes between 2004 and 2011 

      Selbæk, Geir; Janus, Sarah I. M.; Bergh, Sverre; Engedal, Knut; Ruths, Sabine; Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Saltyte-Benth, Jurate; Zuidema, Sytse U. (International psychogeriatrics;30(3), Peer reviewed, 2017-10-09)
      Background: We aimed to assess whether there were any changes in the use of psychotropic drugs in Norwegian nursing homes between 2004 and 2011. Also, we investigated whether the predictors of use of specific psychotropic ...
    • Changes in survival and characteristics among older stroke unit patients-1994 versus 2012 

      Labberton, Angela Susan; Rønning, Ole M.; Thommessen, Bente; Barra, Georg Mathias Honore (Brain and behavior;9(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-25)
      Objectives Treatment on organized stroke units (SUs) improves survival after stroke, and stroke mortality has decreased worldwide in recent decades; however, little is known of survival trends among SU patients specifically. ...
    • Characteristics of menstrual versus non-menstrual migraine during pregnancy: a longitudinal population-based study 

      Petrovski, Beata; Vetvik, Kjersti; Lundqvist, Anders Christofer; Eberhard-Gran, Malin (The journal of headache and pain;19(1), 2018-04-02)
      Background Migraine is a common headache disorder that affects mostly women. In half of these, migraine is menstrually associated, and ranges from completely asymptomatic to frequent pain throughout pregnancy. Methods The ...
    • Characterization of physicochemical and colloidal properties of hydrogel chitosan-coated iron-oxide nanoparticles for cancer therapy 

      Catalano, Enrico; Benedetto, Andrea Di (Journal of Physics: Conference Series;841, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-05)
      Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles have recently been investigated for their potential to kill cancer cells with promising results, owing to their ability to be targeted and heated by magnetic fields. In this study, ...
    • Charlson comorbidity index derived from chart review or administrative data: Agreement and prediction of mortality in intensive care patients 

      Stavem, Knut; Hoel, Henrik; Skjaker, Stein Arve; Haagensen, Rolf E (Clinical Epidemiology;9, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 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 ...
    • Chest Compression Quality in a Newborn Manikin: A Randomized Crossover Trial 

      Solevåg, Anne Lee; Cheung, Po-Yin; Li, Elliott; Xue, Sarah Zhenchun; O'Reilly, Megan; Fu, Bo; Zheng, Bin; Schmölzer, Georg (IEEE journal of translational engineering in health and medicine;6, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-09-04)
      The objective of this paper was to examine the changes in applied force and rate of chest compression (CC) during 5 min of CC with a target CC rate of 90/min (CC90) or 120/min (CC120) with and without metronome guidance ...
    • Childhood Fat and Lean Mass: Differing Relations to Vascular Structure and Function at Age 8 to 9 Years 

      Sletner, Line; Mahon, Pamela; Crozier, Sarah R.; Inskip, Hazel M.; Godfrey, Keith M.; Chiesa, Scott; Bhowruth, Devina J.; Charakida, Marietta; Deanfield, John; Cooper, Cyrus; Hanson, Mark (Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology;38(10), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-30)
      Objective— Childhood body mass index (BMI) has been related to vascular structure and function. However, little is known about the differing contributions of fat and lean mass to this relationship. Our objectives were to ...
    • Circulating microRNAs as predictive biomarkers of myocardial infarction: Evidence from the HUNT study 

      Velle-Forbord, Torbjørn; Eidlaug, Maria; Debik, Julia Barbara; Sæther, Julia Caroline; Follestad, Turid; Nauman, Javaid; Gigante, Bruna; Røsjø, Helge; Omland, Torbjørn; Langaas, Mette; Bye, Anja (Atherosclerosis;289, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-10)
      Abstract Background and aims Several risk prediction models for coronary heart disease (CHD) are available today, however, they only explain a modest proportion of the incidence. Circulating microRNAs (miRs) have ...
    • Clinical features and inflammatory markers in pediatric pneumonia: a prospective study 

      Inchley, Christopher; Fjærli, Hans Olav; Leegaard, Truls Michael; Lindbæk, Morten; Nakstad, Britt (European journal of pediatrics;176(5), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-03-09)
      Abstract In this prospective, observational study on previously healthy children <18 years, we aimed to study the diagnostic ability of clinical features and inflammatory markers to (i) predict pathologic chest radiography ...
    • Clues for early detection of autoimmune Addison's disease - myths and realities 

      Sævik, Åse Bjorvatn; Akerman, A.-K.; Grønning, Kaja; Nermoen, Ingrid; Valland, Susanna Fonneland; Finnes, Trine Elisabeth; Isaksson, M; Dahlqvist, P; Bergthorsdottir, R; Ekwall, O; Skov, J; Nedrebø, Bjørn Gunnar; Hulting, A.-L.; Wahlberg, J; Svartberg, Johan; Höybye, C; Bleskestad, Inger Hjørdis; Jørgensen, Anders Palmstrøm; Kämpe, Olle; Øksnes, Marianne; Bensing, S; Husebye, Eystein Sverre (Journal of Internal Medicine;283(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-03)
      BACKGROUND: Early detection of autoimmune Addison's disease (AAD) is important as delay in diagnosis may result in a life-threatening adrenal crisis and death. The classical clinical picture of untreated AAD is well-described, ...
    • Cognitive behavior therapy for child and adolescent anxiety disorders: an update on recent evidence 

      Heiervang, Einar; Villabø, Marianne; Wergeland, Gro Janne (Current opinion in psychiatry;31(6), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-01)
      Purpose of review To present an updated review of recent studies into the effect of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, ways to increase access to therapy, and predictors and ...
    • Cognitive behavior therapy in early psychosis with a focus on depression and low self-esteem: A randomized controlled trial 

      Sønmez, Nasrettin; Romm, Kristin Lie; Østefjells, Tiril; Grande, Marit; Jensen, Lene Hunnicke; Hummelen, Benjamin; Tesli, Martin Steen; Melle, Ingrid; Røssberg, Jan Ivar (Comprehensive Psychiatry;97, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02)
      Background Patients in early phases of psychosis often struggle with depressive symptoms and low self-esteem. The main aims of the present study were to examine whether cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) compared to ...
    • Cognitive deficits in chronic stroke patients: neuropsychological assessment, depression, and self-reports 

      Nakling, Arne; Årsland, Dag; Næss, Halvor; Wollschläger, Daniel; Fladby, Tormod; Hofstad, Håkon; Eike, Wehling (Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra;7(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: Following stroke, clinicians are challenged to detect and untangle symptoms of cognitive dysfunction and mood disorders. Additionally, they need to evaluate the informative value of self-reports to identify ...
    • Cognitive-behavioral therapy for youth anxiety: An effectiveness evaluation in community practice 

      Villabø, Marianne; Narayanan, Martina K.; Compton, Scott N.; Kendall, Phillip C.; Neumer, Simon-Peter (Journal of consulting and clinical psychology;86(9), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-09)
      Objective: To compare the effectiveness of individual cognitive–behavioral therapy (ICBT) and group CBT (GCBT) for referred children with anxiety disorders within community mental health clinics. Method: Children (N = 165; ...
    • Community treatment orders and social outcomes for patients with psychosis: a 48-month follow-up study 

      Vergunst, Francis; Rugkåsa, Jorun; Koshiaris, Constantinos; Simon, Judit; Burns, Tom (Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology;52(11), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-09-12)
      PURPOSE: Community treatment orders (CTOs) are widely used internationally despite a lack of evidence supporting their effectiveness. Most effectiveness studies are relatively short (12-months or less) and focus on clinical ...
    • Coordination between primary and secondary care: the role of electronic messages and economic incentives 

      La Rocca, Antonella; Hoholm, Thomas (BMC Health Services Research;17(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-02-17)
      Background In Norway, a government reform has recently been introduced to enhance coordination between primary and secondary care. This paper examines the effects of two newly introduced measures to improve the coordination: ...
    • The copeptin response after physical activity is not associated with cardiac biomarkers or asymptomatic coronary artery disease: The North Sea Race Endurance Exercise Study (NEEDED) 2013 

      Aakre, Kristin Moberg; Kleiven, Øyunn; Skadberg, Øyvind; Bjørkavoll-Bergseth, Magnus; Melberg, Tor Harald; Strand, Heidi; Hagve, Tor-Arne; Ørn, Stein (Clinical biochemistry;52, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-10-26)
      Background:Copeptin concentrations increase both during acute coronary syndrome and following physicalexercise. The relationship between copeptin increase following physical exercise and coronary artery disease(CAD) is ...
    • Design of the CAPABLE Prototype: Preliminary Results of Citizen Expectations 

      Janson, Astri Letnes; Moen, Anne; Fuglerud, Kristin Skeide (Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings;161, Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2019-11)
      Having access to and opportunity to an overview of all personal health-related information is important to citizen health empowerment. Today, citizens can access subsets of their health information through dedicated, ...