Halfdan Petursson

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Publications

  1. ncbi Is the use of cholesterol in mortality risk algorithms in clinical guidelines valid? Ten years prospective data from the Norwegian HUNT 2 study
    Halfdan Petursson
    Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:159-68. 2012
  2. ncbi Current European guidelines for management of arterial hypertension: are they adequate for use in primary care? Modelling study based on the Norwegian HUNT 2 population
    Halfdan Petursson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iceland, Solvangur Health Centre, IS 220 Hafnarfjördur, Iceland
    BMC Fam Pract 10:70. 2009
  3. ncbi Body configuration as a predictor of mortality: comparison of five anthropometric measures in a 12 year follow-up of the Norwegian HUNT 2 study
    Halfdan Petursson
    Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    PLoS ONE 6:e26621. 2011
  4. ncbi Can individuals with a significant risk for cardiovascular disease be adequately identified by combination of several risk factors? Modelling study based on the Norwegian HUNT 2 population
    Halfdan Petursson
    Department of Familiy Medicine, University of Iceland, Solvangur Health Center, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:103-9. 2009

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Publications4

  1. ncbi Is the use of cholesterol in mortality risk algorithms in clinical guidelines valid? Ten years prospective data from the Norwegian HUNT 2 study
    Halfdan Petursson
    Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:159-68. 2012
    ..Our aim was to document the strength and validity of total cholesterol as a risk factor for mortality in a well-defined, general Norwegian population without known CVD at baseline...
  2. ncbi Current European guidelines for management of arterial hypertension: are they adequate for use in primary care? Modelling study based on the Norwegian HUNT 2 population
    Halfdan Petursson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iceland, Solvangur Health Centre, IS 220 Hafnarfjördur, Iceland
    BMC Fam Pract 10:70. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to model and discuss implementation of the current (2007) hypertension guidelines in a general Norwegian population...
  3. ncbi Body configuration as a predictor of mortality: comparison of five anthropometric measures in a 12 year follow-up of the Norwegian HUNT 2 study
    Halfdan Petursson
    Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    PLoS ONE 6:e26621. 2011
    ..Distribution of body fat is more important than the amount of fat as a prognostic factor for life expectancy. Despite that, body mass index (BMI) still holds its status as the most used indicator of obesity in clinical work...
  4. ncbi Can individuals with a significant risk for cardiovascular disease be adequately identified by combination of several risk factors? Modelling study based on the Norwegian HUNT 2 population
    Halfdan Petursson
    Department of Familiy Medicine, University of Iceland, Solvangur Health Center, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:103-9. 2009
    ..The impact of including so-called 'prehypertension' among the risk factors was specifically addressed, and the results are discussed in a wider perspective...