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Norways' Elderly-BOTT can learn from network infrastructures in the Netherlands and UK.
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Forskere ved Det medisinske fakultet og Det psykologiske fakultet  har vært i Japan for å utvide og intensivere UiBs satsing på asiatisk forskningssamarbeid.
- And, in fact, as a population we are increasingly becoming older!
COSMOS provides new opportunities to improve nursing home patients' quality of life.
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Almost 50 % of nursing home patients in Norway die with moderate to severe pain. Reidun Sandviks PhD-study takes a closer look at end of life care in nursing homes.
For people with dementia it is common to experience neuropsychiatric symptoms, such as delusions, hallucinations and agitation. This study aims to investigate the relationship between pain and psychosis and agitation.
From reducing the incidence of hip fracture, to better understanding mental health and treating pain, IGS researchers have recently been involved in a number of studies presenting results that aim to improve life quality for the elderly as well as providing more support for health care professionals.
The 7th International Congress of Pain in Dementia gathered leading researchers on dementia in Bergen, Norway. The goal was to share knowledge, raise awareness and find solutions to challenges related to pain in people with dementia.
The 7th International Congress of Pain in Dementia gathered leading researchers on dementia in Bergen, Norway. The goal was to share knowledge, raise awareness and find solutions to challenges related to pain in people with dementia.
According to PhD student, Reidun Karin Sandvik, and her fellow authors on a recently published paper, pain is frequently experienced and distressing to people with dementia.

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