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The proportion of elderly in the population is increasing.
Public Health Report
Between 80,000 and 100,000 people are living with dementia in Norway today. This number will rise with the increasing number of elderly people.
About the health of the elderly in Norway. The diseases and health problems we experience in our later years, lifestyle choices and social inequalities.
COPD prevalence in Norway will probably remain high in the coming years. Smokers and ex-smokers are at increased risk of COPD.
Each year, approximately 9,000 adult Norwegians fracture a hip and 15,000 fracture a wrist. Many people also experience vertebral fractures.
We conducted a review of systematic reviews to evaluate effects of ambient sensor technology on resource use in municipal health and care services, with a special focus on health economic evaluations.
We were asked to find and summarize key findings from systematic reviews about relevant treatment options to ease the symptoms in patients with arthritis in the knee.
The commission was to identify research literature about physical and physiological effects of bed rest in older adults.
We were commissioned to conduct a systematic review of empirical research about the implications of elevators in multi-story buildings.
The world’s population is steadily growing older and the number of people with dementia is increasing. It is therefore of importance to identify effective strategies to prevent or delay its onset.
Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) has been promoted as a holistic approach for the care of dying patients and their families at the end of life.
The report summarises the available research on interventions to support caregivers of people with dementia living in the community.
COPD constitutes a major future challenge for health services, and it is important to promote effective prevention and treatment of the disease.
Educational outreach or educational interventions given alone or as part of a complex package aimed at health professionals may in some contexts reduce inappropriate drug use.