Health and welfare Health and welfare services
Medical Technology - Laboratories
We are sharing medical technology laboratory facilities in close co-operation with St. Olavs Hospital og NTNU.
SINTEF offers standardised testing of immersion suits, personal flotation devices (lifejackets etc.) and cold weather protective clothing.
European Welfare Models and Mental Wellbeing in Final Years of Life - EMMY
The EMMY Project is an interdisciplinary and mixed methods comparative study on impact of welfare systems on mental wellbeing among the oldest old in Finland, Italy, Norway and Spain.
Literature review: Sexual and reproductive health and rights of girls with disabilities
We carried out a literature review on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of girls with disabilities.
Evaluation of the pilot project: "Screening of child and adolescent mental health at the intake in child welfare institutions – and coordination of healthcare and child welfare services"
The aim of the evaluation is to gain knowledge about factors that may hinder and promote effective interaction and coordination between the Child welfare services and the Children and Adolescents’ Psychiatric Polyclinic Services (BUP) when it comes to ensuring early identification of mental health difficulties and subsequent need for health care services.
Cooled patients are treated differently
What is the best form of first aid for a cold, injured body? Mountain medicine researchers are now co-operating to find the answer. At present there is actually no “best practice” for treating this type of patients.
Illness and injuries at work are costing Norway NOK 30 billion a year
Back pain is the most common ailment affecting quality of life, while crush injuries are the most likely to result in death – and this constitutes the biggest cost to society.