Background and activities
Professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine. Senior consultant in palliative medicine at Akershus University Hospital.
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2016) Opioids for cancer patients in the last year of life – a nationwide pharmacoepidemiological study. Journal of Opioid Management. vol. 12.
- (2016) Prescriptions of analgesics during complete disease trajectories in patients who are diagnosed with and die from cancer within the five-year period 2005-2009. European Journal of Pain.
- (2016) Bør man kunne tilby keisersnitt ved trisomi 13 og 18?. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. vol. 136 (7).
- (2016) Hva vet vi om bruken av opioider ved ikke-malign smerte? : resultater fra studier basert på Reseptregisteret 2004-2014. Norsk Farmaceutisk Tidsskrift. vol. 124 (3).
- (2016) The duration and course of opioid therapy in patients with chronic non-malignant pain. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. vol. 60 (1).
- (2016) Postoperative fatigue translation and validation of a revised 10-item short form of the Identity-Consequence Fatigue Scale (ICFS). Journal of Psychosomatic Research. vol. 84.
- (2015) Prevalence of use of non-prescription analgesics in the Norwegian HUNT3 population: Impact of gender, age, exercise and prescription of opioids. BMC Public Health. vol. 15.
- (2015) Use of nasal fentanyl for cancer pain: A pharmacoepidemiological study. Palliative Medicine : A Multiprofessional Journal. vol. 29 (7).
- (2015) Consumption of and satisfaction with health care among opioid users with chronic non-malignant pain. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. vol. 59 (10).
- (2015) Opioids for chronic noncancer pain: Still no evidence for superiority of sustained-release opioids. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. vol. 97 (2).
- (2014) Chronic pain and use of opioids: A population-based pharmacoepidemiological study from the Norwegian Prescription Database and the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study. Pain. vol. 155 (7).
- (2014) Use of prescribed opioids by children and adolescents: Differences between Denmark, Norway and Sweden. European Journal of Pain. vol. 19 (8).
- (2014) Co-morbidity in persistent opioid users with chronic non-malignant pain in Norway. European Journal of Pain. vol. 18 (8).
- (2014) A randomized, double-blind, double-dummy comparison of short- and long-acting dihydrocodeine in chronic non-malignant pain. Pain. vol. 155 (5).
- (2014) Long- or short-acting opioids for chronic non-malignant pain? A qualitative systematic review. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. vol. 58 (4).
- (2014) Persistent opioid use and socio-economic factors: A population-based study in Norway. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. vol. 58 (4).
- (2013) A pharmacoepidemiological cohort study of subjects starting strong opioids for nonmalignant pain: A study from the Norwegian Prescription Database. Pain. vol. 154 (11).
- (2013) Laxative prescriptions to cancer outpatients receiving opioids: a study from the Norwegian prescription database. Supportive Care in Cancer. vol. 21 (1).
- (2012) Opioid switching to methadone: A pharmacoepidemiological study from a national prescription database. Palliative Medicine : A Multiprofessional Journal. vol. 26 (6).
- (2012) Behandlingsbegrensning på operasjonsstuen?. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.