User:Hordaland

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My blog on circadian rhythm disorders is on WordPress.
---last updated in November 2015---
See also: Circadian Sleep Disorders Network

I am Wikipedia user:

A barred owl in Ontario, Canada, in January 2005.
IMO the most beautiful photo on all of Wikipedia!
The focus is perfect, the colors delicate and the animal looks as though it were lit up from within. The facial asymmetry shows the quizzical look which many owls have. . . . . . . Photographer: User:Mdf


This user is competent in American English and Norwegian Nynorsk, and is almost as competent in the other Norwegian language, Bokmål.


This user has lived in the Flag of the United States.svg and in Flag of Norway.svg and has visited
Florida Canada Scotland England Finland Sweden Denmark Austria Germany France Turkey Republic of Ireland
and maybe more, as well as airports in Netherlands and in Flag of Qatar.svg.
(OK, so Florida isn't a country. It just felt more foreign than any of the others.)
(Should be able to add more in 2014 ~~ 'God willin', as my ancestors said.)

In 2014: Japan China Okinawa Prefecture Taiwan Hong Kong Vietnam Thailand Singapore
In 2015: Namibia Mozambique South Africa



Redskyatnight.jpg

Ordspråk

Red sky at night: sailor's delight.
Red sky in the morning: sailor take warning.
Raud himmel kveld, gjetargut har hell.
Raud himmel morgongry, gjetargut vil få bry.
Morgenrøde gir dage bløde.
Kveldsrøde gir morgen søde.
Abendrot, Schönwetterbot.
Morgenrot, schlecht Wetter droht.



" ...we're the only animal that volunteers for sleep deprivation... "[edit]

-- David Dinges at Salk Institute, 10 February 2007



Images in "my" articles (one-sided? who, me?)[edit]

Articles which I have started:[edit]

English:[edit]

Simple English:[edit]

  • Circadian rhythm
  • Circadian rhythm sleep disorder
  • Pineal gland

Nynorsk:[edit]

Bokmål:[edit]

Cheatsheet:[edit]

Finding which article a quote is in[edit]

Reference desk (utdrag): In one of our articles there is a sentence something like: "It's been quipped that the only reason we need sleep is to cure sleepiness.", tagged [citation needed]. I happened to find a source. Is there any way to find where that quote might be found?

I suggest a Google search, just using the keywords from the quote, and specifying that you only want matches from English Wikipedia: "quipped" "sleepiness" site:en.Wikipedia.org
Give it a try ! StuRat (talk) 15:31, 18 July 2015 (UTC)

Helpful essays:[edit]

Wikipedia:Tagging pages for problems and Wikipedia:NPOV dispute

Links to ProjectMed's pages & guidelines

Citations /generators[edit]

Adding references is easy with this tool (which is explained in detail here)
  • Referencing with PMID, DOI or ISBN-with-the-page-number/s:
  1. Find the PMID / DOI of the article or, in the case of a book, the ISBN and the page number(s). Click the Cite tab in the top of the edit box. In the dropdown Templates menu, select Cite journal or Cite book, as appropriate. Type in the PMID, DOI or ISBN with the page number/s, then click on the magnifying glass icon. The cite tool will automatically process the details.
  2. Another method is to enter the PMID into the Diberri Boghog template filler, which will generate a cite journal template in the format used in most medical articles.

Free plagiarism tools[edit]

ADDED MAY 2015:

Googling (& PubMed etc.)[edit]

Examples:

Misc.[edit]

  • This: in near darkness while their rectal temperatures are taken continuously. The average human adult's temperature reaches its minimum at about 05:00 (5 a.m.), about two hours before habitual wake time,[citation needed]
is done with curly brackets > Citation needed span | text= xxx and end with (|date=June 2011) & curly brackets, removing most of the spaces. Probably not nec to include date.
  • Additional info within a 'citation needed', f.ex. "may cause depression.[citation needed]" is done with text " Citation needed |reason=It seems a bit unlikely that etc etc. |date=May 2014 " within curly brackets.
  • This:
You can make requests of this sort at Commons:Commons:Graphic Lab. User V4711, a gentleman named Victor in Boston and active participant in graphics lab, has in the past expressed interest in helping people improve health graphics and said that if people provided him translated text then he could update some graphics for use in various languages. User:Bluerasberry 15:00, 6 June 2014 (UTC)

Finding sources[edit]

Sources for diseases[edit]

Rare diseases[edit]

Other diseases[edit]

Awards[edit]

Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
For your great work on the sleep articles. It's great to have you here! Kla’quot (talk | contribs) 06:01, 22 November 2007 (UTC)


MedicineBarnstar.png The Medicine Barnstar
Hordaland, a Barnstar for your dedication and work on medicine related pages.Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 17:40, 16 January 2009 (UTC)


Mensch5.png The Barnstar of Integrity
For your integrity, honor and honesty which has helped to maintain wikipedia as a pleasant place for all. Literaturegeek | T@1k? 23:25, 10 November 2009 (UTC)


Copyeditor Barnstar Hires.png The Copyeditor's Barnstar
Thank you kindly for looking over toothache. Regards, Lesion (talk) 22:16, 26 January 2014 (UTC)


Editor - bronze star.jpg This editor is a Veteran Editor II
and is entitled to display this
Bronze Editor Star.
8 This Wikipedian joined Wikipedia 8 years, 7 months, 1 week and 1 day ago as of February 7, 2016.




(more than 14000 edits, 2/3 in main space, 1/4 on various talk pages, as reported here)