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Primary care is at the very frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. The global outbreak on the Norwegian primary care system have previously been demonstrated for the influenza pandemic. Knowledge about primary care management of COVID-19 outbreak, health care utilization and risk factors for severe outcome, can be used to prepare for future outbreaks and improve the patient management.
The primary study objective is to investigate the effect of organization strategies and handling of risk factors for the outcome of patients in primary care during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Secondary objectives are to:
Objective 1 and 2 will be answered by questionnaire data from all OOH services in Norway and OOH services in collaborating European countries.
Objective 3 will be answered by data from the Watchtower Registry with information from seven representative OOH services in Norway.
Objective 4 and 5 will be answered by use of linked data from the Norwegian Registry for Primary Health Care (KPR), the Norwegian Patient Registry (NPR), the Norwegian surveillance system for communicable diseases (MSIS), the Norwegian Prescription Database (NorPD), the Norwegian Cause of Death Registry (NCoDR), the Norwegian Intensive Care and Pandemic Registry, and Statistics Norway (SSB). The national registers will be linked and analyzed at the individual level. For objective 4, questionnaire data from all OHH services in Norway will added.
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Covid-19 utbrudd i Norge- Epidemiologi, bruk av helsetjenester og håndtering i primærhelsetjenesten – CONOPRI
01.05.20 - 31.12.25
Trond Mohn Foundation