Aron Hjalti Bjornsson

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Expanding medical knowledge increases the potential risk of medical errors in clinical practice. We present, OPAD, a clinical decision support system in the field of the medical care of osteoporosis. We utilize clinical information from international guidelines and experts in the field of osteoporosis. Physicians are provided with user interface to insert(More)
Lumbar disc herniation (LDH) is common and often debilitating. Microdiscectomy of herniated lumbar discs (LDHsurg) is performed on the most severe cases to resolve the resulting sciatica. Here we perform a genome-wide association study on 4,748 LDHsurg cases and 282,590 population controls and discover 37 highly correlated markers associating with LDHsurg(More)
A retrospective study was made on mortality due to burn injuries in Iceland 1971-1992. Data was obtained from the Bureau of Statistics, the Icelandic University Hospital and Department of Forensic Medicine. Analyzed were etiology, sex and age distribution, associated risk factors and mortality rate. In addition there were analyzed wound size and depth,(More)
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