Recent Submissions

  • Physicians' clinical experience and its association with healthcare quality: A systematised review 

    Ajmi, Soffien Chadli; Aase, Karina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    Background and purpose There is conflicting evidence regarding whether physicians’ clinical experience affects healthcare quality. Knowing whether an association exists and which dimensions of quality might be affected can ...
  • Combining in-situ simulation and live HEMS mission facilitator observation: a flexible learning concept 

    Bredmose, Per P.; Hagemo, Jostein Skjalg; Østergaard, Doris; Sollid, Stephen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    Background Continuous medical education is essential in Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS). In-situ simulation training makes it possible to train in a familiar environment. The use of a dedicated facilitator ...
  • The function of ritualized acts of memory making after death in the neonatal intensive care unit 

    Værland, Inger Emilie; Johansen, Anne Beth Gilja; Lavik, Marta Høyland (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    (1) Background: Some infants die shortly after birth, leaving both parents and nurses in grief. In the specific setting where the data were collected, the bereaved parents receive a scrapbook made by the nursing staff in ...
  • Unlocking Household Electricity Consumption in Pakistan 

    Amber, Khuram Pervez; Ahmad, Rizwan; Farmanbar, Mina; Bashir, Muhammad Anser; Mehmood, Sajid; Khan, Muhammad Sajid; Saeed, Muhammad Umer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    In Pakistan, data for household electricity consumption are available in the form of monthly electricity bills only, and, therefore, are not helpful in establishing appliance-wise consumption. Further, it does not help in ...
  • MoS2 Nanoparticle Effects on 80°C Thermally Stable Water-Based Drilling Fluid 

    Agonafir, Mesfin Belayneh; Aadnøy, Bernt Sigve; Strømø, Simen Moe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    Bentonite-based drilling fluids are used for drilling, where inhibitive fluids are not required. The rheological and the density properties of the drilling fluids are highly affected by high temperature and pressure. Due ...
  • The association between visual display terminal use and dry eye: a review 

    Fjærvoll, Haakon Kristoffer Olsen; Fjærvoll, Ketil Andreas Olsen; Magnø, Morten Scherven; Moschowits, Emily; Vehof, Jelle; Dartt, Darlene A.; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-10)
    Background Dry eye disease (DED) is a multifactorial disease of the tear film and ocular surface. It causes ocular symptoms, reduced quality of life and a considerable economic burden on society. Prolonged use of visual ...
  • The Risks of the Mask 

    Shapiro, Matan-Ilan; Bouder, Frederic Emmanuel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-05)
    In this article we go beyond epidemiological models to make a case for a more holistic approach to the use of face masks as a risk mitigation factor in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. We argue that while masking ...
  • Childhood trauma, antipsychotic medication, and symptom remission in first-episode psychosis 

    Ottesen, Akiah; Hegelstad, Wenche; Joa, Inge; Ilner, Stein E. Opjordsmoen; Rund, Bjørn Rishovd; Røssberg, Jan Ivar; Simonsen, Erik; Johannessen, Jan Olav; Larsen, Tor Ketil; Haahr, Ulrik H.; McGlashan, T.H.; Friis, Svein; Melle, Ingrid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    Background To what extent psychotic symptoms in first-episode psychosis (FEP) with a history of childhood interpersonal trauma (CIT) are less responsive to antipsychotic medication is not known. In this longitudinal study, ...
  • Identifying challenges facing reliable supply chains and ways to mitigate then for mining in the Baffin Bay region 

    Taarup-Esbensen, Jacob; Gudmestad, Ove Tobias (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    There are substantial economic opportunities in extracting minerals in the Arctic region. However, it has proven difficult for operators to ensure reliable supply chains (SCs) north of the Arctic Circle. This paper uses a ...
  • Fordommer, krenking og mobbing som problem i religionsundervisningen 

    Skeie, Geir; Fandrem, Hildegunn (Chapter, 2021)
    Hvordan kan religionsundervisningen åpne for ulike syn uten at dette behøver å innebære risiko for krenkelser og mobbing? Hvilken rolle spiller fordommer i denne sammenheng? Artikkelen diskuterer dette på bakgrunn av skolens ...
  • Time-Based Decision Making for Reperfusion in Acute Ischemic Stroke 

    Grøan, Mathias; Ospel, Johanna; Ajmi, Soffien Chadli; Sandset, Else Charlotte; Kurz, Friedrich Martin Wilhelm; Skjelland, Mona; Advani, Rajiv (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    Decision making in the extended time windows for acute ischemic stroke can be a complex and time-consuming process. The process of making the clinical decision to treat has been compounded by the availability of different ...
  • Addressing Patients’ Alcohol Consumption–A Population-Based Survey of Patient Experiences 

    Lid, Torgeir Gilje; Karlsson, Nadine; Thomas, Kristin; Skagerström, Janna; O'Donnell, Amy; Abidi, Latifa; Nilsen, Per (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    Objectives: To identify the proportion of the population that had experienced that alcohol was addressed in health care the previous year, to explore experiences and perceived effects of addressing alcohol, and to investigate ...
  • Simulation of peak tension loads in Subsea power cables during installation 

    Okkerstrøm, Lene; Gudmestad, Ove Tobias; Pedersen, Egil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    At present, most of the insurance claims in the offshore wind industry are due to cable failures where a large percentage occurs during the installation of the array and export cables. As the reliability of the cables ...
  • Data-driven prediction of mean wind turbulence from topographic data 

    Morais da Costa, Bernardo; Snæbjørnsson, Jonas Thor; Øiseth, Ole Andre; Wang, Jungao; Jakobsen, Jasna Bogunovic (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    This study presents a data-driven model to predict mean turbulence intensities at desired generic locations, for all wind directions. The model, a multilayer perceptron, requires only information about the local topography ...
  • DOPA Homeostasis by Dopamine: A Control-Theoretic View 

    Kleppe, Rune; Waheed, Qaiser; Ruoff, Peter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    Dopamine (DA) is an important signal mediator in the brain as well as in the periphery. The term “dopamine homeostasis” occasionally found in the literature refers to the fact that abnormal DA levels can be associated with ...
  • Using the ‘huddle’ to enhance interprofessional teamwork among nursing students through a podcast: a qualitative and exploratory pilot study, 

    Aase, Ingunn; Tjoflåt, Ingrid; Urstad, Kristin Hjorthaug (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    Background Interprofessional teamwork is crucial for fostering healthcare performance and for minimizing adverse events. The daily huddle is an important arena for interprofessional interaction and communication between ...
  • Employees’ work-related well-being during COVID-19 pandemic: An integrated perspective of technology acceptance model and JD-R theory 

    Shamsi, Marjan; Iakovleva, Tatiana; Olsen, Espen; Bagozzi, Richard P. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    Employees’ work-related well-being has become one of the most significant interests of researchers and organizations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This study examines how job characteristics such as mental load and team ...
  • Extracting Users: Regimes of Engagement in Norwegian Smart Electricity Transition 

    Rommetveit, Kjetil; Foss Ballo, Ingrid; Sareen, Siddharth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-10)
    Recent efforts to involve digital technologies and renewables in the electricity grid have placed users at center stage in the legitimation of energy transitions. This move has been paralleled by an emphasis on users and ...
  • Effects of confinement pressure on the mechanical behavior of an oil well cement paste 

    Lima, Victor Nogueira; Silva, Flavio de Andrade; Skadsem, Hans Joakim; Beltran Jimenez, Katherine; Sunde, Jonas Kristoffer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    Oil well cement paste is a key structural component in wells that should provide mechanical support to the casing and prevent uncontrolled flow of formation fluids along the wellbore and to the environment. Since the annular ...
  • Restoration of annular zonal isolation using localized casing expansion (LCE) technology: Treatment of near-horizontal test sections containing a free-water channel 

    Beltran Jimenez, Katherine; Skadsem, Hans Joakim; Sunde, Jonas Kristoffer; Gardner, Dave; Wolterbeek, Timotheus K T; Cornelissen, Erik; Keultjes, Wout J. G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11)
    Fluid migration behind casings is a well integrity problem that can result in sustained casing pressure, undetected leaks to the environment, and potentially very difficult remediation attempts. Traditional methods for ...

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