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From October 1, 1980 to April 20, 1981, 207 patients were admitted to the Department of Psychiatry, Odense University Hospital, after attempting suicide. Information on physical, mental and social conditions was collected. The patients were then followed for 5 years, to register subsequent suicidal behaviour and to try to identify relevant factors for(More)
Studies on the inter-rater reliability on the Children's Global Assessment Scale (CGAS) and the Global Assessment of Psychosocial Disability (GAPD) involving different subgroups of 145 outpatients from 4 to 16 years of age showed fair to substantial intraclass correlations of 0.59 to 0.90. Raters of different training levels participated. Interrater(More)
Background: Although the debate on the safety and women's right of choice to a home delivery vs. hospital delivery continues in the developed countries, an undesirable outcome of home delivery, such as high maternal and perinatal mortality, is documented in developing countries. The objective was to study whether socioeconomic factors, distance to maternity(More)
OBJECTIVES To study pregnant women's diet at food and nutrient levels and how these match recommendations; to describe how factors such as education level, economy and folk dietetics influence the women's food choice; and to give suggestions for the improvement of nutrition education in the existing antenatal care systems. DESIGN AND SUBJECTS Thirty(More)
The purpose of this study has been to describe the course over ten years and prognosis for a cohort of patients who had been admitted to a psychiatric department following a suicide attempt. The cohort consisted of 207 patients who had been admitted in the period 1.10.1980-20.4.1981 to a department of psychiatry following a suicide attempt. At the index(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) training on staff performance and the incidences of post-partum hemorrhage (PPH) at a regional hospital in Tanzania. DESIGN Prospective intervention study. SETTING A regional, referral hospital. POPULATION A total of 510 women delivered before and 505 after the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether routine administration of sublingual misoprostol 600 microg after delivery reduces postpartum haemorrhage. DESIGN Randomised double blind placebo controlled trial. SETTING Primary health centre in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, West Africa. PARTICIPANTS 661 women undergoing vaginal delivery. INTERVENTION Misoprostol 600 mug or(More)
BACKGROUND It has been questioned whether leisure time physical activity (LTPA) during pregnancy is beneficial or deleterious to pregnancy outcome, and whether a sedentary lifestyle during pregnancy has a negative impact on pregnancy. Answers to these questions are of general interest, since some young women are very physically active during leisure time,(More)
A polygonization-based method is used to estimate the fractal dimension and several new scalar lacunarity features from digitized transmission electron micrographs (TEM) of mouse liver cell nuclei. The fractal features have been estimated in different segments of 1D curves obtained by scanning the 2D cell nuclei in a spiral-like fashion called "peel-off(More)