Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten

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Organization: Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten
Country: Norway

Top Publications

  1. doi Supporting tough decisions in Norway: a healthcare system approach
    Berit Mørland
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services NOKC, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 26:398-404. 2010
  2. pmc Measuring physiotherapy performance in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: a prospective study
    Gro Jamtvedt
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, PO Box 7004, St Olavs Plass, 0103 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:145. 2008
  3. ncbi [Parent assessment of outpatient child and adolescent mental health services]
    Øyvind Andresen Bjertnaes
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1041-5. 2008
  4. ncbi [When new methods are about to be introduced]
    Bjørn Anton Graff
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:472. 2008
  5. doi Nonresponse bias and cost-effectiveness in a Norwegian survey of family physicians
    Oyvind A Bjertnaes
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway
    Eval Health Prof 31:65-80. 2008
  6. ncbi [Knowledge-based assessment of health risk]
    Inger Natvig Norderhaug
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:3108. 2007
  7. ncbi Physical therapy interventions for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: an overview of systematic reviews
    Gro Jamtvedt
    Norwegian Centre for the Health Services, PO Box 7004, St Olavs Plass, N 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Phys Ther 88:123-36. 2008
  8. ncbi [Adverse events related to care in obstetric units]
    Bente Kristin Johansen
    Helsetilsynet i Oslo og Akershus, Postboks 8111 Dep, 0032 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2670-2. 2007
  9. pmc Patient satisfaction questionnaires for primary care out-of-hours services: a systematic review
    Andrew M Garratt
    Institute of Health Management and Health Economics, University of Oslo, Oslo and Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway
    Br J Gen Pract 57:741-7. 2007
  10. ncbi Identity and coping experiences in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a synthesis of qualitative studies
    Lillebeth Larun
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 69:20-8. 2007

Scientific Experts

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Publications62

  1. doi Supporting tough decisions in Norway: a healthcare system approach
    Berit Mørland
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services NOKC, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 26:398-404. 2010
    ..We describe, in general, the principles used in priority setting and, in particular, policy processes and decision making in Norway...
  2. pmc Measuring physiotherapy performance in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: a prospective study
    Gro Jamtvedt
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, PO Box 7004, St Olavs Plass, 0103 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:145. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure physiotherapy performance in patients with knee OA by comparing clinical practice to evidence from systematic reviews...
  3. ncbi [Parent assessment of outpatient child and adolescent mental health services]
    Øyvind Andresen Bjertnaes
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1041-5. 2008
    ..This national survey included a validated questionnaire that assessed three aspects of care from a parental perspective...
  4. ncbi [When new methods are about to be introduced]
    Bjørn Anton Graff
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:472. 2008
  5. doi Nonresponse bias and cost-effectiveness in a Norwegian survey of family physicians
    Oyvind A Bjertnaes
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway
    Eval Health Prof 31:65-80. 2008
    ..In addition, the cost-effectiveness of the final reminders was poor...
  6. ncbi [Knowledge-based assessment of health risk]
    Inger Natvig Norderhaug
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:3108. 2007
  7. ncbi Physical therapy interventions for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: an overview of systematic reviews
    Gro Jamtvedt
    Norwegian Centre for the Health Services, PO Box 7004, St Olavs Plass, N 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Phys Ther 88:123-36. 2008
    ..For other interventions and outcomes, the quality of evidence is low or there is no evidence from systematic reviews...
  8. ncbi [Adverse events related to care in obstetric units]
    Bente Kristin Johansen
    Helsetilsynet i Oslo og Akershus, Postboks 8111 Dep, 0032 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2670-2. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Patient satisfaction questionnaires for primary care out-of-hours services: a systematic review
    Andrew M Garratt
    Institute of Health Management and Health Economics, University of Oslo, Oslo and Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway
    Br J Gen Pract 57:741-7. 2007
    ..Patient satisfaction questionnaires are increasingly used for assessing quality of care...
  10. ncbi Identity and coping experiences in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a synthesis of qualitative studies
    Lillebeth Larun
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 69:20-8. 2007
    ..To provide insight into patients' and doctors' experiences with CFS...
  11. pmc Five-factor model personality traits in opioid dependence
    Hege Kornør
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Olavsplass, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 7:37. 2007
    ..The five factors are: Neuroticism, Extraversion, Openness to Experience, Agreeableness and Conscientiousness. Few studies have examined whether there is a distinct personality pattern associated with opioid dependence...
  12. ncbi The GPs' Experiences Questionnaire (GPEQ): reliability and validity following a national survey to assess GPs' views of district psychiatric services
    Oyvind A Bjertnaes
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    Fam Pract 24:336-42. 2007
    ..The measurement of patient and professional views of quality are important components in the evaluation of health care delivery...
  13. ncbi Parent experiences of paediatric care (PEPC) questionnaire: reliability and validity following a national survey
    Andrew M Garratt
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 96:246-52. 2007
    ..To describe the development and evaluation of a parent completed questionnaire to measure parent experiences of inpatient paediatric care, the parent experiences of paediatric care (PEPC)...
  14. ncbi Patient experiences in relation to respondent and health service delivery characteristics: a survey of 26,938 patients attending 62 hospitals throughout Norway
    Kirsten Danielsen
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 35:70-7. 2007
    ..To assess the association between patient experiences, aspects of healthcare delivery, and patient characteristics for adult somatic inpatients attending hospitals throughout Norway...
  15. doi Family physicians' experiences with community mental health centers: a multilevel analysis
    Oyvind Andresen Bjertnaes
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Boks 7004 St Olavs Plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Psychiatr Serv 59:864-70. 2008
    ..The effects of individual and organizational factors on family physicians' experiences with community mental health centers were assessed by responses to a self-completed questionnaire and publicly available data...
  16. doi Cost effectiveness of open versus laparoscopic living-donor nephrectomy
    Vida Hamidi
    Health economics and drugs unit, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    Transplantation 87:831-8. 2009
    ..However, the cost effectiveness of LLDN remains unknown. The aim of this study was to explore the health and cost consequences of replacing open-donor nephrectomy by LLDN...
  17. pmc The association between GP and patient ratings of quality of care at outpatient clinics
    Oyvind A Bjertnaes
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    Fam Pract 26:384-90. 2009
    ..GPs and patients are frequently asked to evaluate mental health care, but studies including evaluations from both groups are rare...
  18. 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...
  19. pmc Nonfasting triglycerides and risk of cardiovascular death in men and women from the Norwegian Counties Study
    Anja S Lindman
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:789-98. 2010
    ..Adjustment for major cardiovascular risk factors, however, attenuated the effect. Nonfasting triglycerides added no predictive information on CVD mortality beyond the Framingham CHD risk score in men and women...
  20. doi The General Practitioner Experiences Questionnaire (GPEQ): validity and reliability following the inclusion of new accessibility items
    Oyvind A Bjertnaes
    Department of Quality Measurement and Patient Safety, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Akershus University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, PO Box 7004, St Olavs Plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Fam Pract 27:513-9. 2010
    ..The General Practitioner Experiences Questionnaire (GPEQ) measures community mental health centres from the perspective of GP but lacked accessibility scales and documentation of centre level reliability...
  21. pmc Usefulness of a national parent experience survey in quality improvement: views of paediatric department employees
    Hilde Hestad Iversen
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Post Box 7004 St Olavs Plass, Oslo 0130, Norway
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e38. 2010
    ..This study presents results from an electronic survey among paediatric department employees, addressing employees' attitudes and use of results from a national parent experience survey carried out in 2005...
  22. doi [Use of benzodiazepines and cannabis in young adults]
    Hege Kornør
    Avdeling for legemiddelepidemiologi, Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 130:928-31. 2010
    ..Little is known about benzodiazepine prescription rates to people who use illicit substances. In this cross-sectional study we examined the association between use of cannabis and prescription of benzodiazepines in young adults...
  23. doi Summary-of-findings tables in Cochrane reviews improved understanding and rapid retrieval of key information
    Sarah E Rosenbaum
    Department of Communication, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:620-6. 2010
    ..To measure the effects of a summary-of-findings (SoF) table on user satisfaction, understanding, and time spent finding key results in a Cochrane review...
  24. pmc General practitioners' evaluation of community psychiatric services: responsiveness to change of the General Practitioner Experiences Questionnaire (GPEQ)
    Oyvind A Bjertnaes
    Department for Quality Measurement and Patient Safety, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:108. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to test the responsiveness of the General Practitioner Experiences Questionnaire (GPEQ) for the measurement of Community Mental Health Centres in Norway...
  25. pmc Patient safety culture lives in departments and wards: multilevel partitioning of variance in patient safety culture
    Ellen Deilkås
    Health Services Research Unit, Akershus University Hospital, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:85. 2010
    ..Setting of study: 500-bed Norwegian university hospital, September-December 2006...
  26. pmc The effect of how outcomes are framed on decisions about whether to take antihypertensive medication: a randomized trial
    Cheryl L L Carling
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 5:e9469. 2010
    ....
  27. pmc International health policy survey in 11 countries: assessment of non-response bias in the Norwegian sample
    Oyvind A Bjertnaes
    Department for Quality Measurement and Patient Safety, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:38. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the effects of non-response in the Norwegian part of the Commonwealth Fund international health policy survey in 2009...
  28. doi Choice of treatment modalities was not influenced by pain, severity or co-morbidity in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Gro Jamtvedt
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    Physiother Res Int 15:16-23. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine factors that might explain variation in treatment modalities for patients with knee OA...
  29. pmc The effect of alternative graphical displays used to present the benefits of antibiotics for sore throat on decisions about whether to seek treatment: a randomized trial
    Cheryl L L Carling
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS Med 6:e1000140. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine which display resulted in choices most consistent with participants' values...
  30. pmc The effect of alternative summary statistics for communicating risk reduction on decisions about taking statins: a randomized trial
    Cheryl L L Carling
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS Med 6:e1000134. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi Time-limited buprenorphine replacement therapy for opioid dependence: 2-year follow-up outcomes in relation to programme completion and current agonist therapy status
    Hege Kornør
    Unit for Addiction Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:135-41. 2007
    ..Time-limited buprenorphine replacement therapy appears to be inappropriate for persons with opioid dependence...
  32. ncbi [The good quality indicators]
    Liv H Rygh
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004, St Olavs Plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:2822-5. 2006
  33. ncbi [Is there a relationship between hospital size and patient experience?]
    Therese Opsahl Holte
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:1685-8. 2005
    ..Patient experience has been selected as a national indicator of hospital quality. The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between hospital size and patient experience...
  34. ncbi [Resource to medical research should be doubled]
    John Arne Røttingen
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004, St Olavs Plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:1220-1. 2005
  35. ncbi [How to improve continuing education and quality improvement in general practice?]
    Signe Flottorp
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:601-2. 2005
    ..Research has shown that many activities routinely used for continuing education and quality improvement in general practice, such as written information and lectures, have little or no effect on practice...
  36. ncbi [The patient experiences questionnaire PasOpp in somatic outpatient clinics]
    Andrew Garratt
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:421-4. 2005
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the development and evaluation of the patient experiences questionnaire (PEQ) for somatic outpatients...
  37. ncbi [How do general practice assistants keep themselves up to date?]
    Kari Håvelsrud
    Avdeling for informerte helsebeslutninger, Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:307-9. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi [Primary treatment of ovarian cancer]
    Anita Lyngstadaas
    Senter for medisinsk metodevurdering SMM, SINTEF Helse, Postboks 124 Blindern, 0314 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:278-81. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi Reliability and validity of the Kansas City cardiomyopathy questionnaire in patients with previous myocardial infarction
    Kjell I Pettersen
    Quality Evaluation Department, Norwegian Health Services Research Centre, P O B 55, NO 1474 Nordbyhagen, Norway
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:235-42. 2005
    ..The Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ) is a recently developed disease-specific instrument for measuring health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) regardless of aetiology...
  40. ncbi [A birth plan--effects and evaluation]
    Pal Gulbrandsen
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:3055-7. 2004
    ..It has not been established whether birth plans are helpful or not for pregnant women. We tested an original Norwegian version of a birth plan that gives women much room for expressing their wishes and expectations in their own words...
  41. ncbi The Patient Experiences Questionnaire: development, validity and reliability
    Kjell I Pettersen
    National Insurance Administration, Norway, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:453-63. 2004
    ..To describe the development of the Patient Experiences Questionnaire (PEQ) and to evaluate reliability and validity of constructed summed rating scales...
  42. ncbi [Clinical use of haematopoietic stem cells from cord blood]
    Anita Lyngstadaas
    Senter for medisinsk metodevurdering SINTEF Unimed Postboks 124 Blindern 0314 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2928-31. 2004
    ..This review demonstrates the need for prospective studies comparing transplantations of cord blood with bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cells...
  43. ncbi [Dissemination of evidence-based information about PSA test and prostatic cancer to physicians]
    Inger N Norderhaug
    Senter for medisinsk metodevurdering, SINTEF Helse
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2893-5. 2004
    ..Nine systematic reviews concluded that there is no evidence that early detection and treatment of prostate cancer reduces mortality or morbidity or improve patients' quality of life...
  44. ncbi [Research interpretation]
    Atle Fretheim
    Avdeling for informerte helsebeslutninger, Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2656-8. 2004
  45. ncbi [Use of interdisciplinary experts groups in health technology assessment]
    Lise Lund Haheim
    Avdeling for metodevurdering og kunnskapsstøtte, Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2640-1. 2004
  46. ncbi Reliability and validity of the Norwegian translation of the Seattle Angina Questionnaire following myocardial infarction
    Kjell I Pettersen
    Quality Evaluation Department, Norwegian Health Services Research Centre, Nordbyhagen, Norway
    Qual Life Res 14:883-9. 2005
    ..We conclude that the Norwegian version of the SAQ showed acceptable reliability and cross-sectional validity following MI, with properties in line with the original US version...
  47. pmc Translating research into policy and practice in developing countries: a case study of magnesium sulphate for pre-eclampsia
    Morten Aaserud
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, Box 7004 St Olavs Plass, N 0130 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:68. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the factors that might affect the translation of randomised controlled trial (RCT) findings into policies and practice in developing countries...
  48. pmc The OutPatient Experiences Questionnaire (OPEQ): data quality, reliability, and validity in patients attending 52 Norwegian hospitals
    A M Garratt
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Oslo, Norway
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:433-7. 2005
    ..To describe the development and evaluation of the OutPatient Experiences Questionnaire (OPEQ) for somatic outpatients...
  49. ncbi [Assessment of community mental health centres by general practitioners]
    Øyvind Andresen Bjertnaes
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:2787-91. 2006
    ..On the basis of a national survey, we present the way in which GPs have assessed the quality of 77 CMHCs...
  50. ncbi [Vaccination--value for money?]
    Torbjørn Wisløff
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten Postboks, 7004 St Olavs plass 0130, Oslo, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:2670-3. 2006
    ..This article discusses the methods and challenges of economic evaluation of vaccination programs, with vaccination against whooping cough and pneumococcal disease as examples...
  51. ncbi Risk factors associated with body mass index increase in men at 28 years follow-up
    L Lund Haheim
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, PO Box 7004, St Olavs Plass, N 0130, Oslo, Norway
    QJM 99:665-71. 2006
    ..Several studies have reported a general increase in body mass index (BMI)...
  52. ncbi [Changes in cardiovascular risk factors among men in Oslo during 28 years]
    Lise Lund Haheim
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:2240-5. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to measure changes in known risk factors for cardiovascular disease among men over a period of 28 years...
  53. ncbi [Is Norway the best country to live in?]
    Hans Thomas Waaler
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:2141-2. 2006
  54. ncbi Methods of consumer involvement in developing healthcare policy and research, clinical practice guidelines and patient information material
    E S Nilsen
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Pb 7004 St Olavs Plass, Oslo, Norway 0130
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD004563. 2006
    ..They can be organised in different forums and through different media. We anticipated finding few comparative evaluations that reliably evaluated the effects of consumer involvement...
  55. ncbi Summaries of findings, descriptions of interventions, and information about adverse effects would make reviews more informative
    Claire Glenton
    Norwegian Health Services Research Centre, Pb 7004 St Olavs Plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:770-8. 2006
    ..To describe challenges when extracting and presenting relevant, consistent, and accessible information from systematic reviews...
  56. ncbi [Data collection methods and results in user surveys in mental health care]
    Øyvind Andresen Bjertnaes
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:1481-3. 2006
    ..We wanted to assess the effect of different methods of data collection on response rates and scores produced by a self-administered questionnaire on patient experience for adult inpatients receiving mental health care...
  57. ncbi [PIPEQ--a method for measurement of user satisfaction in mental health services]
    Andrew Garratt
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:1478-80. 2006
    ..This study describes the development and testing of the Psychiatric In-Patient Experiences Questionnaire (PIPEQ)...
  58. ncbi The Psychiatric Out-Patient Experiences Questionnaire (POPEQ): data quality, reliability and validity in patients attending 90 Norwegian clinics
    Andrew Garratt
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Oslo, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 60:89-96. 2006
    ..The instrument is recommended for the measurement of psychiatric outpatient experiences...
  59. ncbi Abstinence-orientated buprenorphine replacement therapy for young adults in out-patient counselling
    Hege Kornør
    Unit for Addiction Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:123-30. 2006
    ..Buprenorphine replacement therapy should be continued until the patient chooses to leave, and close monitoring during the detoxification phase is essential...
  60. ncbi [Unified management in Norwegian hospitals--still controversial?]
    Elisabeth Gjerberg
    Arbeidsforskningsinstituttet, Postboks 6954 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:1063-6. 2006
    ..We have studied the selection of managers, the prevalence and content of disagreements and conflicts, and how the departments handled the conflicts...
  61. pmc Lay perceptions of evidence-based information--a qualitative evaluation of a website for back pain sufferers
    Claire Glenton
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Pb 7004 St Olavs Plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:34. 2006
    ..After developing the BackInfo website where the results of Cochrane systematic reviews on the effects of low back pain were adapted and presented to lay users we evaluated how users responded to this information...
  62. ncbi [Number needed to treat (NNT)-- misleading, misunderstood, misused?]
    Torbjørn Wisløff
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:1926-9. 2004
    ..It may leave the impression that adverse disease events are completely avoided by intervention when in fact they are postponed. We suggest that NNT should be used and interpreted with caution...