Fredrik Alexander Gregersen

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BACKGROUND International research indicates that a considerable proportion of health expenditure is concentrated in the final phase of life, but to date, reliable Norwegian figures have not been available in this area. The purpose of this study is to investigate the proportion of Norwegian hospital expenditure for outpatient and hospital treatment which is(More)
OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND The objective was to examine trends in abdominal aortic and iliac aneurysm repairs in Norway from 2001 to 2013, and study regional variations and organizational developments in this type of vascular surgery. METHODS This was a retrospective study on aortic and iliac aneurysm repairs using data from the Norwegian Patient Register. The(More)
Some researchers claim that health care expenditures for older people are growing faster than for the rest of the population. This process is referred to as steepening. The aim of this paper is to test steepening, applying new data and revised methods. Furthermore, we explain the connection between the terms red herring hypothesis, i.e., that time to death(More)
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