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  • I V Thomsen
  • 1984
Forty patients with very severe blunt head trauma (post-traumatic amnesia greater than or equal to 1 month) were initially examined at an average of 4.5 months after the injury. The patients were visited in their homes 2.5 years and 10-15 years after the accident and questionnaires were presented to patients, relatives and/or staff. Though physical(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the effect of a specially selected music sound environment on the feeling of wellbeing of adult, lightly sedated patients in a Cardiac Catheter Laboratory undergoing invasive procedures. METHOD Patients (n=193) were randomly assigned to either a music group, who listened to music during the procedure (n=99) or to a non-music group(More)
  • I V Thomsen
  • 1992
More than 20 years after severe head injury the preliminary results of the present study indicate that the very late psychosocial outcome differed much in the individual subjects. The most decisive negative factors were severely disturbed behaviour and lack of insight. Improvement many years after injury was, however, possible. During the years the(More)
Three elderly women with marked progressive voice tremor, without other neurological symptoms, and negative family histories were investigated. All had a 4-5 Hz respiratory tremor in expiration and, to a lesser degree, in inspiration; and all had vocal tremulousness synchronous with their respiratory irregularity. Articulation of phonemes was normal. In two(More)
  • I V Thomsen
  • 1975
In this study long-term observation of 12 patients with aphasia secondary to severe closed head trauma took place. The most frequent symptoms were amnestic aphasia and verbal paraphasia. Only one patient with a constant slow wave EEG focus in the dominant hemisphere had severe receptive symptoms. In all other patients the aphasia recovered rather well,(More)
The influence of age on very late outcome was examined in 40 patients who had received very severe blunt head trauma (post-traumatic amnesia greater than or equal to 1 month), and who were aged 15-44 years when injured. The patients were first seen on average 4.5 months after injury and then at two follow-up examinations in their homes 2.5 and 10-15 years(More)
OBJECTIVES the purpose of this study was to evaluate the success of the tunnel restoration method in the Norwegian public dental service. METHODS all patients from three age cohorts (born 1975-1977) who had received one or more tunnel restorations at least 3 years earlier, at the public dental clinic in Kongsberg and a neighboring clinic in Numedal, were(More)