Steinar Hunskaar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc The association between demographic factors, user reported experiences and user satisfaction: results from three casualty clinics in Norway
    Kirsten Danielsen
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, PO Box 7004 St, Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Fam Pract 11:73. 2010
  2. pmc Involvement in emergency situations by primary care doctors on-call in Norway--a prospective population-based observational study
    Erik Zakariassen
    Department of Research, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Box 94, Drøbak, Norway
    BMC Emerg Med 10:5. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of overactive bladder]
    Steinar Hunskår
    Seksjon for allmennmedisin, Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Universitetet i Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:2029-30. 2005
  4. doi request reprint The market lifecycle of duloxetine for urinary incontinence in Norway
    Steinar Hunskaar
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, NO 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:217-22. 2010
  5. doi request reprint A systematic review of overweight and obesity as risk factors and targets for clinical intervention for urinary incontinence in women
    Steinar Hunskaar
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:749-57. 2008
  6. pmc Evaluation of the medical student research programme in Norwegian medical schools. A survey of students and supervisors
    Steinar Hunskaar
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Med Educ 9:43. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint [I wish 1 000 new general practitioners for Christmas]
    Steinar Hunskår
    Institutt for samfunnmedisinske fag, Universitetet i Bergen, 5020 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:3518. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of nocturia
    Steinar Hunskaar
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BJU Int 96:4-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint [Challenges for professional development and research in general practice]
    Steinar Hunskår
    Seksjon for allmennmedisin, Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Universitetet i Bergen, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2637-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of urinary incontinence in women in four European countries
    S Hunskaar
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    BJU Int 93:324-30. 2004

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. pmc The association between demographic factors, user reported experiences and user satisfaction: results from three casualty clinics in Norway
    Kirsten Danielsen
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, PO Box 7004 St, Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Fam Pract 11:73. 2010
    ..However, there is limited understanding of factors associated with user reported experiences and satisfaction with casualty clinics...
  2. pmc Involvement in emergency situations by primary care doctors on-call in Norway--a prospective population-based observational study
    Erik Zakariassen
    Department of Research, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Box 94, Drøbak, Norway
    BMC Emerg Med 10:5. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of overactive bladder]
    Steinar Hunskår
    Seksjon for allmennmedisin, Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Universitetet i Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:2029-30. 2005
  4. doi request reprint The market lifecycle of duloxetine for urinary incontinence in Norway
    Steinar Hunskaar
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, NO 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:217-22. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint A systematic review of overweight and obesity as risk factors and targets for clinical intervention for urinary incontinence in women
    Steinar Hunskaar
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:749-57. 2008
    ..Likewise to review all interventional studies assessing the effect of weight reduction on incontinence...
  6. pmc Evaluation of the medical student research programme in Norwegian medical schools. A survey of students and supervisors
    Steinar Hunskaar
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Med Educ 9:43. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint [I wish 1 000 new general practitioners for Christmas]
    Steinar Hunskår
    Institutt for samfunnmedisinske fag, Universitetet i Bergen, 5020 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:3518. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of nocturia
    Steinar Hunskaar
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BJU Int 96:4-7. 2005
    ..The nature of future epidemiological research will depend on the resolution of several methodological issues. Further evaluation of nocturia is warranted because of its high incidence among the general adult population...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Challenges for professional development and research in general practice]
    Steinar Hunskår
    Seksjon for allmennmedisin, Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag, Universitetet i Bergen, 5018 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2637-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of urinary incontinence in women in four European countries
    S Hunskaar
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    BJU Int 93:324-30. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence, type and treatment behaviour of women with urinary incontinence in four European countries...
  11. pmc Urinary incontinence and weight change during pregnancy and postpartum: a cohort study
    Stian Langeland Wesnes
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1034-44. 2010
    ..However, weight loss postpartum may be important for avoiding incontinence and regaining continence 6 months postpartum...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vaginal delivery parameters and urinary incontinence: the Norwegian EPINCONT study
    Guri Rortveit
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Ulriksdal 8c, N 5009 Bergen, Norway
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1268-74. 2003
    ..The study was undertaken to investigate the effect of nine delivery parameters on urinary incontinence in later life...
  13. ncbi request reprint Are smoking and other lifestyle factors associated with female urinary incontinence? The Norwegian EPINCONT Study
    Yngvild S Hannestad
    Section for General Practice and Section for Preventive Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    BJOG 110:247-54. 2003
    ..To examine whether modifiable lifestyle factors such as smoking, obesity, physical activity and intake of alcohol or caffeinated drinks were associated with urinary incontinence in women...
  14. pmc Contacts related to mental illness and substance abuse in primary health care: a cross-sectional study comparing patients' use of daytime versus out-of-hours primary care in Norway
    Ingrid H Johansen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Uni Health, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 28:160-5. 2010
    ..To investigate prevalence, diagnostic patterns, and parallel use of daytime versus out-of-hours primary health care in a defined population (n = 23,607) in relation to mental illness including substance misuse...
  15. doi request reprint Web-based survey attracted age-biased sample with more severe illness than paper-based survey
    Atle Klovning
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien, Bergen, Norway
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1068-74. 2009
    ..To assess how web-based recruitment is comparable to postal surveys...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of two questionnaires for assessing the severity of urinary incontinence: The ICIQ-UI SF versus the incontinence severity index
    Atle Klovning
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for General Practice, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien, 31, N 5018, Bergen, Norway
    Neurourol Urodyn 28:411-5. 2009
    ..To compare the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-Urinary Incontinence Short Form (ICIQ-UI SF) with the Incontinence Severity Index (ISI), and to propose intervals for four severity levels of ICIQ-UI SF...
  17. doi request reprint Admissions to a Norwegian emergency psychiatric ward: patient characteristics and referring agents. A prospective study
    Ingrid H Johansen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Uni Health, Bergen, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 66:40-8. 2012
    ..There are concerns regarding regular general practitioners' (rGPs') role in emergency psychiatric care of their enlisted patients. Also, the quality of casualty clinics' care and their gatekeeper function are questioned...
  18. pmc The Hordaland Women's Cohort: a prospective cohort study of incontinence, other urinary tract symptoms and related health issues in middle-aged women
    David Jahanlu
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 8:296. 2008
    ..In order to analyze incidence, remission, or development patterns of severity and types of UI, we have established a 15-year prospective cohort (1997-2012)...
  19. pmc Contacts related to psychiatry and substance abuse in Norwegian casualty clinics. A cross-sectional study
    Ingrid H Johansen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Unifob Health, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 27:180-5. 2009
    ..Characteristics of the patient group and their contact times were also addressed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence after vaginal delivery or cesarean section
    Guri Rortveit
    Epidemiology of Incontinence in the County of Nord Trøndelag study, Bergen, Norway
    N Engl J Med 348:900-7. 2003
    ..It is uncertain whether women who deliver by cesarean section have an increased risk of urinary incontinence as compared with nulliparous women and whether women who deliver vaginally have an even higher risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence during pregnancy
    Stian Langeland Wesnes
    Department of Medicine, Hallgesund Hospital, and Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 109:922-8. 2007
    ..To investigate incidence and prevalence of urinary incontinence during pregnancy and associated risk factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence and age at the first and last delivery: the Norwegian HUNT/EPINCONT study
    Guri Rortveit
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:433-8. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the association between maternal age at the first and last delivery, and urinary incontinence later in life...
  23. doi request reprint Increased risk of hip fracture among older people using antidepressant drugs: data from the Norwegian Prescription Database and the Norwegian Hip Fracture Registry
    Marit Stordal Bakken
    Kavli Research Centre for Ageing and Dementia, Haraldsplass Deaconess Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Age Ageing 42:514-20. 2013
    ..hip fractures are usually caused by a combination of reduced bone mineral density and falls; using antidepressant drugs may affect both of these...
  24. doi request reprint Use of addictive anxiolytics and hypnotics in a national cohort of incident users in Norway
    Svein R Kjosavik
    Research Group for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, P O Box 7804, 5020, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 68:311-9. 2012
    ..5 year follow-up period...
  25. ncbi request reprint Preferences for involvement in treatment decision-making among Norwegian women with urinary incontinence
    Steinar Hunskaar
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:1370-6. 2007
    ..To explore whether role preferences among women with urinary incontinence (UI) change depending on the treatment decision-making context. We also explore what factors are associated with role preferences and changes in role preferences...
  26. ncbi request reprint Home electrical stimulation for urinary incontinence: a study of the diffusion ofa new technology
    Solfrid Indrekvam
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Urology 62:24-30. 2003
    ..05). Gynecologists prescribed ES more often and earlier than GPs. Prescribers of ES were more proactive in treating UI in their practices than those who were not prescribers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Preferences for involvement in treatment decision-making generally and in hormone replacement and urinary incontinence treatment decision-making specifically
    Máire O'Donnell
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 68:243-51. 2007
    ..To explore whether preferences for involvement in treatment decision-making change depending on the context and factors associated with preferences...
  28. ncbi request reprint Risk of hip fracture among older people using anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs: a nationwide prospective cohort study
    Marit Stordal Bakken
    Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, PB 7804, 5020, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 70:873-80. 2014
    ..We aimed to examine associations between exposure to anxiolytics and hypnotics and the risk of hip fracture among all older people in Norway. Further, we wanted to examine associations between exposure to hypnotics and time of fracture...
  29. pmc Sentinel monitoring of activity of out-of-hours services in Norway in 2007: an observational study
    Elisabeth Holm Hansen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Unifob Health, Kalfarveien 31, NO 5018 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:123. 2009
    ..In Norway, no valid activity statistics from the primary health care out-of-hours services or the pre-hospital emergency health care system have previously been available...
  30. doi request reprint Type and severity of new-onset urinary incontinence in middle-aged women: the Hordaland Women's Cohort
    David Jahanlu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Neurourol Urodyn 30:87-92. 2011
    ..To determine the natural history of new-onset urinary incontinence by type and severity in middle-aged women...
  31. pmc Minor ailments in out-of-hours primary care: an observational study
    Lina Kristin Welle-Nilsen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Uni Health, Kalfarveien 31, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 29:39-44. 2011
    ..Many consultations are partly or totally spent on minor ailments. A minor ailment is defined as a health complaint which, by simple actions, patients could handle themselves...
  32. pmc Antihypertensive and lipid lowering treatment in 70-74 year old individuals--predictors for treatment and blood-pressure control: a population based survey. The Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)
    Mette Brekke
    Section for General Practice, Department of General Practice and Community Health, University of Oslo, Norway
    BMC Geriatr 6:16. 2006
    ..We also examined levels of blood pressure in untreated and treated residents, to investigate factors correlating with blood pressure control...
  33. ncbi request reprint Psychotropic drug use in the Norwegian general population in 2005: data from the Norwegian Prescription Database
    Svein R Kjosavik
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:572-8. 2009
    ..To analyse psychotropic drug utilisation patterns in the general population of Norway in 2005...
  34. ncbi request reprint The role of general practitioners in the initial management of women with urinary incontinence in France, Germany, Spain and the UK
    Máire O'Donnell
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Gen Pract 13:20-6. 2007
    ..To describe the role of general practitioners (GPs) in the initial management of women with urinary incontinence (UI) in four European countries with different healthcare systems...
  35. doi request reprint The Hordaland Women's Cohort: prevalence, incidence, and remission of urinary incontinence in middle-aged women
    David Jahanlu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Postbox 7800, 5020, Bergen, Norway
    Int Urogynecol J 21:1223-9. 2010
    ..The aim of study is to prospectively investigate the prevalence, incidence, and remission of urinary incontinence (UI) in a cohort of middle-aged women...
  36. pmc Capacity and adaptations of general practice during an influenza pandemic
    Kristian A Simonsen
    Research Group for General Practice Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    PLoS ONE 8:e69408. 2013
    ..Little is known about the surge capacity in primary care services during an influenza pandemic, and how the relationship between them changes...
  37. pmc Immigrants' use of emergency primary health care in Norway: a registry-based observational study
    Hogne Sandvik
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Uni Health, Uni Research, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:308. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyse immigrants' use of EPHC, and to analyse variations according to country of origin, reason for immigration, and length of stay in Norway...
  38. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and urinary incontinence − prevalence data from Norway
    Marit Helen Ebbesen
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:1256-62. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the association between diabetes and urinary incontinence, including the possible influence of diabetes on the severity of incontinence...
  39. pmc Acute chest pain - a prospective population based study of contacts to Norwegian emergency medical communication centres
    Robert Anders Burman
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Uni Health, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Emerg Med 11:9. 2011
    ....
  40. pmc Development, implementation, and pilot study of a sentinel network ("The Watchtowers") for monitoring emergency primary health care activity in Norway
    Elisabeth Holm Hansen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Kalfarveien 31, NO 5018 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:62. 2008
    ..There is little systematic information available because data registration is lacking or is only recorded periodically, and definitions of variables are not consistent...
  41. pmc The epidemiology of medical emergency contacts outside hospitals in Norway--a prospective population based study
    Erik Zakariassen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Uni Health, Bergen, Norway, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 18:9. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to obtain representative data on the epidemiology of medical emergencies classified as "red responses" in Norway...
  42. pmc GPs' use of defibrillators and the national radio network in emergency primary healthcare in Norway
    Erik Zakariassen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:123-8. 2008
    ..To study the geographic size of out-of-hours districts, the availability of defibrillators and use of the national radio network in Norway...
  43. doi request reprint Influenza-like illness in Norway: clinical course, attitudes towards vaccination and preventive measures during the 2009 pandemic
    Kristian A Simonsen
    Research Unit for General Practice, Uni Health, Bergen, Norway
    Fam Pract 29:139-46. 2012
    ....
  44. pmc Use of laboratory tests in out-of-hours services in Norway
    Ingrid Keilegavlen Rebnord
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Uni Research, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:76-80. 2012
    ..To investigate the use of laboratory tests and which factors influence the use in Norwegian out-of-hours (OOH) services...
  45. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression associated with incontinence in middle-aged women: a large Norwegian cross-sectional study
    Gunhild Felde
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Postboks 7804, 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Int Urogynecol J 23:299-306. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to determine these associations in a large survey...
  46. pmc Understanding of and adherence to advice after telephone counselling by nurse: a survey among callers to a primary emergency out-of-hours service in Norway
    Elisabeth Holm Hansen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Uni Health, Kalfarveien 31, NO 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 19:48. 2011
    ..To investigate how callers understand the information given by telephone by registered nurses in a casualty clinic, to what degree the advice was followed, and the final outcome of the condition for the patients...
  47. pmc Psychiatry out-of-hours: a focus group study of GPs' experiences in Norwegian casualty clinics
    Ingrid H Johansen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Uni Health, Kalfarveien 31, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:132. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to explore which challenges GPs experience when providing emergency care out-of-hours to patients presenting problems related to mental illness or substance abuse...
  48. pmc Diabetes related risk factors did not explain the increased risk for urinary incontinence among women with diabetes. The Norwegian HUNT/EPINCONT study
    Marit Helen Ebbesen
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Urol 9:11. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether diabetes related variables could explain this association...
  49. pmc Incidence of emergency contacts (red responses) to Norwegian emergency primary healthcare services in 2007--a prospective observational study
    Erik Zakariassen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Kalfarveien 31, NO 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:30. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess incidence of emergency contacts (potential life-threatening situations, red responses) to the emergency primary health care service...
  50. ncbi request reprint General preferences for involvement in treatment decision making among European women with urinary incontinence
    Máire O' Donnell
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for General Practice, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, Bergen 5018, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 64:1914-24. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Validity of the incontinence severity index: comparison with pad-weighing tests
    Hogne Sandvik
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:520-4. 2006
    ..58 (p<0.01), and inconvenience increased significantly with increasing severity. The ISI demonstrated good criterion validity against 24-h pad tests. Good construct validity was indicated by a clear link between ISI and inconvenience...
  52. pmc Familial risk of urinary incontinence in women: population based cross sectional study
    Yngvild S Hannestad
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    BMJ 329:889-91. 2004
    ..To determine whether there is an increased risk of urinary incontinence in daughters and sisters of incontinent women...
  53. ncbi request reprint Medical consequences of violence: a two-year prospective study from a primary care accident and emergency department in Norway
    Knut Steen
    Department of Surgery, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:108-12. 2002
    ..To assess the medical consequences of violence from the perspective of a primary care accident and emergency department...
  54. doi request reprint Management of chest pain: a prospective study from Norwegian out-of-hours primary care
    Robert Anders Burman
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Uni Research Health, Kalfarveien 31, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Fam Pract 15:51. 2014
    ....
  55. pmc How Norwegian casualty clinics handle contacts related to mental illness: A prospective observational study
    Ingrid H Johansen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Uni Health, Uni Research, Kalfarveien 31, 5018, Bergen, Norway
    Int J Ment Health Syst 6:3. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  56. pmc Self-reported drug utilization, health, and lifestyle factors among 70-74 year old community dwelling individuals in Western Norway. The Hordaland Health Study (HUSK)
    Mette Brekke
    Section for General Practice, Department of General Practice and Community Health, University of Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 6:121. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Side effects, feasibility, and adherence to treatment during home-managed electrical stimulation for urinary incontinence: a Norwegian national cohort of 3,198 women
    Solfrid Indrekvam
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Neurourol Urodyn 21:546-52. 2002
    ..To analyze side effects, feasibility, and adherence to treatment during home-managed electrical stimulation for urinary incontinence in women...
  58. pmc Telephone triage by nurses in primary care out-of-hours services in Norway: an evaluation study based on written case scenarios
    Elisabeth Holm Hansen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Uni Health, Bergen, Norway
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:390-6. 2011
    ..No investigations have been carried out in Norway into the quality of decisions made by nurses regarding our priority degree system. There are three levels: acute, urgent and non-urgent...
  59. ncbi request reprint Help-seeking and associated factors in female urinary incontinence. The Norwegian EPINCONT Study. Epidemiology of Incontinence in the County of Nord-Trøndelag
    Yngvild S Hannestad
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:102-7. 2002
    ..To assess the proportion of women who visit their doctor because of urinary incontinence and investigate factors associated with help-seeking...
  60. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and natural history of urinary incontinence in women
    Steinar Hunskaar
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Urology 62:16-23. 2003
    ..These factors should be incorporated into basic study design so that more advanced and informative analyses may be conducted...
  61. ncbi request reprint Relevance and variability of the severity of incontinence, and increased daytime and night-time voiding frequency, associated with quality of life in men with lower urinary tract symptoms
    Johannes Haltbakk
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    BJU Int 96:83-7. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Influence of mild infections on iron status parameters in women of reproductive age
    Benedicte Eskeland
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:50-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the effects of mild infections on iron status parameters...
  63. ncbi request reprint Use and discontinued use of menopausal hormone therapy by healthy women in Norway: the Hordaland Women's Cohort study
    Bjørn Espen Gjelsvik
    From the 1Department of General Practice, Institute for Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway and 2Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Menopause 21:459-68. 2014
    ..This work aims to study the use of hormone therapy (HT) in a representative cohort of Norwegian women during the menopausal transition, to identify predictors of HT use, and to describe the reappearance of symptoms in former HT users...