Anne Helene Kveim Lie

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Dust exposure and health complaints were recorded by means of personal samplers and a questionnaire for potroom workers in a primary aluminum plant situated at the west coast of Norway. The study revealed a higher dust exposure and a higher prevalence of acute health complaints during a period when fluoride recovery alumina from a dry-cleaning process was(More)
The urine of 103 inhabitants from Hadeland and 240 persons from Odda, Norway, was examined with respect to the content of mercury and creatinine. Odda is a small community in a narrow fiord on the western coast of Norway. The sea water is polluted with mercury and other heavy metals emitted from a zinc smelter. Hadeland is a less industrialized county in(More)
We analysed a set of medical certificates to investigate how GPs portray patients who seek disability benefits in Norway, focusing on patient centredness, agency and involvement. We performed a qualitative linguistic analysis of 33 medical certificates collected throughout Norway that were strategically selected based on the patients' sex, age and(More)
Radesyge first appeared in south-western Norway in the middle of the 18th century; the endemic that followed was to haunt the region for close to one hundred years. The disease was characterized by severe wounds, often with bone decomposition. The face was frequently involved, causing striking malformations. Radesyge was at the time considered a serious(More)