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Impact of complementary therapies via mobile technologies on Icelandic same day surgical patients’ reports of anxiety, pain and self-efficacy in healing

Impact of complementary therapies via mobile technologies on Icelandic same day surgical patients’ reports of anxiety, pain and self-efficacy in healing. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;192:1165. Hansen M.M. School of Nursing and Health Professions, University of San Francisco. Complementary and Alternative Therapies (CAT) are increasingly being utilized in conjunction with conventional medicine. Health Information Technology […]

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Randomized clinical trial of musical distraction with and without headphones for adolescents’ immunization pain

Randomized clinical trial of musical distraction with and without headphones for adolescents’ immunization pain. Kristjánsdóttir, Ó. & Kristjánsdóttir, G. (2011). Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences,  25, 19-26. Distraction has shown to be a helpful pain intervention for children; however, few investigations have studied the effectiveness of this method with adolescents. The aim of this study […]

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Rannsóknastofnun í hjúkrunarfræði – The Institute of Nursing Science – University of Iceland

Rannsóknastofnun í hjúkrunarfræði – The Institute of Nursing Science – University of Iceland. The Institute of Nursing Science – Rannsóknastofnun í hjúkrunarfræði, RSH – is a research institute at the Faculty of Nursing, at the University of Iceland. It’s goal is to facilitate high-quality research in nursing. Under the heading Rannsóknir you can find some […]

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Embætti landlæknis – The Directorate of Health, Iceland

Embætti landlæknis – The Directorate of Health, Iceland. Meginhlutverk embættisins samkvæmt hinum nýju lögum er fjórþætt, ráðgjöf, fræðsla, eftirlit og upplýsingasöfnun. Lagaákvæði um hlutverk embættisins er einnig að finna í sóttvarnalögum og í lögum um heilbrigðisþjónustu, nr. 40/2007. Samkvæmt lögum eru helstu hlutverk embættisins þessi: Að veita ráðherra og öðrum stjórnvöldum, fagfólki og almenningi ráðgjöf […]

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MUCH – Nordic Network for Research on Music, Culture and Health

MUCH – Nordic Network for Research on Music, Culture and Health. MUCH er et forskningsnettverk initiert av Norges musikkhøgskole med økonomisk støtte fra NordForsk. Se alle nesten 100 nordiske forskere i nettverket MUCH Formålet med nettverket er å samle forskere fra alle nordiske land for å samarbeide om forskning og utveksling av kunnskap innen feltet […]

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The case for causal influences of action videogame play upon vision and attention

The case for causal influences of action videogame play upon vision and attention. No longitudinal studies on videogame training exist, but these may be required to provide conclusive answers about any benefits of videogame training and any interaction with preexisting differences. Suggestions for methodological improvement are made here, including recommendations for longitudinal studies. Such studies […]

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The effects of 6 months’ multimodal training on functional performance, strength, endurance, and body mass index of older individuals

The effects of 6 months’ multimodal training on functional performance, strength, endurance, and body mass index of older individuals. Are the benefits of multimodal training similar among women and men?. Multimodal training intervention has positive effects on physical performance in older individuals, the sexes respond similarly to the training and retain achieved improvement for at […]

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Félag eldri borgara

Félag eldri borgara. Nú eru félagsmenn um 8.500 manns og alltaf að bætast inn nýir félagar. Það liggur í augum uppi að svo fjölmennt félag þarf þróttmikið félagsstarf, enda eiga allir sem koma inn í félagið að geta fundið tómstundaiðju og menningarstarf við sitt hæfi. Hér er dagskrá félagsstarfs vetur til útprentunar.

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Norræna Upplýsingaskrifstofan Akureyri – Forsíða

Norræna Upplýsingaskrifstofan Akureyri – Forsíða. Norræna upplýsingaskrifstofan á Akureyri var formlega opnuð 13. október 1996. Norræna ráðherranefndin hefur stuðlað að opnun 8 slíkra skrifstofa á Norðurlöndunum. Auk þess eru Norrænar upplýsingaskrifstofur í Eystrasaltsríkjunum þremur og í Pétursborg í Rússlandi. Aðalhlutverk Norrænu upplýsingaskrifstofanna er að veita upplýsingar um norrænt samstarf og stuðla að samvinnu þeirra sem […]

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