Original article
07.02.2017
The Norwegian Coordination Reform widens municipal responsibility for institution-based care services ( 1 ). Nursing homes must be able to quickly accept patients who are defined as ready for...
07.02.2017
Doctors who work with elderly, ill patients need to take account of numerous concerns, and collaboration with other agencies is often required. Patients are entitled to clinically adequate and...
10.01.2017
Labial adhesion is relatively common (Fig. 1), and in the literature it is estimated to occur in 0.6 – 3.3 % of prepubertal girls ( 1 , 2 ). Doctors should therefore be aware of the condition, which...
20.12.2016
The Norwegian System of Patient Injury Compensation (NPE) is a government agency under the Ministry of Health and Care Services. It was established in 1988 as an interim provision, and became part of...
20.12.2016
The Norwegian System of Patient Injury Compensation (NPE) is a government agency subordinate to the Ministry of Health and Care Services. The agency processes claims for compensation submitted by...
06.12.2016
Myeloproliferative neoplasms are a group of disorders characterised by clonal growth in one or more haematopoietic cell lines. The group includes chronic myelogenic leukaemia, polycythaemia vera,...
22.11.2016
Burn injuries treated in Norwegian hospitals have been described in the Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association previously and the most recent description was based on data from 1998 ( 1 )...
11.10.2016
Rhabdomyolysis is a clinical syndrome in which injury to striated muscle leads to the release of intracellular components by myocytes. The classic symptoms are myalgia, muscle weakness and dark urine...
13.09.2016
The use of snus is unique to Norway and Sweden, since the sale of snus products is prohibited in the EU. Sweden has been granted an exemption from this sales ban. A number of studies undertaken in...
13.09.2016
A number of articles have described the working hours of doctors and how doctors split their time between their various tasks. A doctor’s working hours will affect the quality of treatment provided...