Background and activities
Professor at NTNU and pediatric anesthesiologist at St.Olav's University Hospital.
Head of the Resuscitation Committee at St. Olav's University Hospital.
Short CV and qualifications:
MD 1985, certified anesthesiologist 1993, PhD 2000, certified pediatrician 2005.
Clinical work as anesthesiologist and pediatrician at St Olav's University Hospital since 1991.
Researcher, teacher and supervisor for students (Master and PhD) at NTNU since 1994.
Areas of interest and work at NTNU:
- Research in the fields of anesthesiology, emergency medicine and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); part of the research group for circulation and CPR.
- Clinical teaching in anaesthesiology, emergency medicine and pediatrics
- Medical statistics in general
- Analysis and modelling the patient's clinical course during CPR
- Course supervisor for KLMED8008: Analysis of repeated measurements:
- Member of the board of the Norwegian Cardiac Arrest registry:
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
- (2017) Why babies die in unplanned out-of-institution births: An enquiry into perinatal deaths in Norway 1999-2013. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. vol. 96 (3).
- (2017) On predicting time to completion for the first stage of spontaneous labor at term in multiparous women. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. vol. 17.
- (2017) Changes in drug disposition of lithium during pregnancy: A retrospective observational study of patient data from two routine therapeutic drug monitoring services in Norway. BMJ Open. vol. 7 (3).
- (2016) ECG patterns in early pulseless electrical activity-Associations with aetiology and survival of in-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. vol. 104.
- (2016) Synchronizing thermodilution cardiac output measurements with spontaneous breathing does not improve precision. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. vol. 60 (3).
- (2016) Minimally invasive beat-by-beat monitoring of cardiac power in normal hearts and during acute ventricular dysfunction. Physiological Reports. vol. 4:e12989 (19).
- (2016) Intracranial Pressure During Pressure Control and Pressure-Regulated Volume Control Ventilation in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized Crossover trial. Neurocritical Care. vol. 24 (3).
- (2015) Recognizing the causes of in-hospital cardiac arrest - A survival benefit. Resuscitation. vol. 97.
- (2015) Causes of in-hospital cardiac arrest - Incidences and rate of recognition. Resuscitation. vol. 87.
- (2015) Effect of proton pump inhibitors on the serum concentrations of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors citalopram, escitalopram, and sertraline. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. vol. 37 (1).
- (2015) The precision of pulmonary artery catheter bolus thermodilution cardiac output measurements varies with the clinical situation. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. vol. 29 (4).
- (2015) A randomised controlled study of the long-term effects of exercise training on mortality in elderly people: Study protocol for the generation 100 study. BMJ Open. vol. 5 (2).
- (2015) Transversus abdominis plane block vs. wound infiltration in Caesarean section: A randomised controlled trial. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. vol. 59 (4).
- (2015) Temperature measurements in trauma patients: is the ear the key to the core?. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. vol. 23 (101).
- (2014) Beyond ventricular fibrillation analysis: Comprehensive waveform analysis for all cardiac rhythms occurring during resuscitation. Resuscitation. vol. 85 (11).
- (2014) Characteristics and outcome of unplanned out-of-institution births in Norway from 1999 to 2013: A cross-sectional study. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. vol. 93 (10).
- (2014) Effect of 24 sessions of high-intensity aerobic interval training carried out at either high or moderate frequency, a randomized trial. PLoS ONE. vol. 9 (2).
- (2014) Optimal loop duration during the provision of in-hospital advanced life support (ALS) to patients with an initial non-shockable rhythm. Resuscitation. vol. 85 (1).
- (2014) Blood Flow Imaging in Transesophageal Echocardiography during Atrial Septal Defect Closure: A Comparison with the Current References. Echocardiography. vol. 32 (1).
- (2013) Pre-hospital critical care by anaesthesiologist-staffed pre-hospital services in Scandinavia: a prospective population-based study. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. vol. 57 (9).