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Risk of colorectal cancer in inflammatory bowel disease
– a multinational cohort study.
This research group is grounded on a belief that health is more than a medical matter and that illness are human experiences shaped by cultural beliefs and values as well as social, political and economic conditions. Thus, our ambition is to address health and illness by a critical and interdisciplinary perspective.
The EPoS-project is addressing one of the most important challenges in the prevention of colorectal cancer; the surveillance of patients that have had colorectal polyps removed (polypectomy). The study is conducted by leading researchers within gastroenterology, epidemiology and biostatistics from Europe and the United States.
The Research Group is conducting large randomized trials and observation studies to test and compare diagnostic and therapeutic clinical interventions in different areas of clinical medicine. The overarching goal is to find out what works and what does not. More than 300,000 patients are currently enrolled in studies run by the group.
NordICC is a multicentre, randomised trial in Nordic countries, the Netherlands and Poland. NordICC is the first randomised trial investigating the effect of colonoscopy on Colorectal cancer incidence and mortality.
The aim of RiNS is to develop a comprehensive understanding of practical skills in nursing and how these skills are learned.
Our major research area reflects the single most frquent health care intervention and the most common clinical decicion made in general practice, namely prescribing of medications. Our aim is to identify medical needs in this field and to addresses GP's prescription practice in various ways in order to improve the quality of care.
Economic evaluation involves methods to assess the cost-effectiveness of treatments, procedures, diagnostics, screening practices, healthcare delivery routes and technologies in a broad sense.
Research in health economics and policy generally has close links to current issues in politics.
The primary research focus in HOME is on organization and management. Another important research area is the study of health politics and policy.
We focus on care and support issues related to the elderly. The research group strives for excellence in research and research education and training at the local, national, Nordic, and international levels.