Steinar Bjornsson

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OBJECTIVE Referrals to specialists have not been compulsory in Iceland since 1984. In 2006, referrals were again required for patients to receive reimbursement for part of the cost of appointments with cardiologists. The aim of this study was to explore GPs' attitudes to the referral system and possible professional gain by interactive communications. (More)
The effects of C. parvum on RFM/UN myeloid leukaemia were studied. Mice inoculated with 7.0 mg but not 0.7 mg C. parvum i.p. survived significantly longer than untreated leukaemic mice (P less than 0.001). Administration of silica abrogated the effects of C. parvum, whilst polyvinyl pyridine-N-oxide prevented the inhibitory effects of silica. These studies(More)
Studies were conducted of the in vivo therapeutic potential of compounds which induce the differentiation of Friend leukaemia cells (FLC) in vitro. DBA2/J mice were inoculated with Friend leukaemia cells grown in tissue culture and at various times thereafter were treated with either N-methylacetamide, dimethylacetamide, or tetramethylurea. While survival(More)
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