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Alcohol consumption levels in Denmark are high with the risk of increased morbidity and mortality in the population. It is suggested that people's views of "normal" use of alcohol must be the platform for formulating effective alcohol education and prevention strategies. However, little is known about the cultural norms for alcohol use. The aim of this(More)
BACKGROUND Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation reduces morbidity and mortality. Walking is a convenient activity suitable for people with cardiac disease. Pedometers count steps, measure walking activity and motivate people to increase physical activity. In this study, patients participating in cardiac telerehabilitation were provided with a pedometer to(More)
BACKGROUND Step counters have been used to observe activity and support physical activity, but there is limited evidence on their accuracy. OBJECTIVE The purpose was to investigate the step accuracy of the Fitbit Zip (Zip) in healthy adults during treadmill walking and in patients with cardiac disease while hospitalised at home. METHODS Twenty healthy(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Bone marrow aspiration (BMA) is an essential procedure in the examination of hematological disorders, but there is limited evidence as to whether the aspiration rate affects specimen quality. We aimed to assess the specimen quality and pain intensity using slow (S-technique) or rapid (R-technique) aspiration. METHODS This was a(More)
AIM To examine the perceptions and meanings of alcohol use in Denmark with specific focus on drinking contexts. METHODS A qualitative study using focus group interviews. The sample consisted of five focus groups of adults with one group for each of the following age groups: 16-20; 21-34; 35-44; 45-64; and 65-82 years. The groups consisted of both men and(More)
AIM This systematic review is aimed to identify and synthesize the best available evidence on parenting experiences of living with a child with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, including their experiences of healthcare and other services. METHODS A meta-synthesis was conducted following the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) guidelines. Qualitative(More)
BACKGROUND Walking represents a large part of daily physical activity. It reduces both overall and cardiovascular diseases and mortality and is suitable for cardiac patients. A step counter measures walking activity and might be a motivational tool to increase and maintain physical activity. There is a lack of knowledge about both cardiac patients'(More)
AIM The aim of this qualitative study was to explore parental experiences of how healthcare practices and healthcare professionals in hospital clinics in Denmark influence everyday life of parents with a child with ADHD. DESIGN AND METHODS The methodology was focused ethnography. Participant observation and interviews were used as the primary data(More)
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