• Age-related differences in self-report and objective measures of cognitive function in older patients prior to chemotherapy 

      Utne, Inger; Løyland, Borghild; Grov, Ellen Karine; Rasmussen, Hege Lund; Torstveit, Ann Helen; Paul, Steven M.; Lindemann, Kristina Yvonne Kathe; Vistad, Ingvild; Rodriguez-Aranda, Claudia; Miaskowski, Christine (Nursing Open;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-12-08)
      Aim: Evaluate for differences in demographic and clinical characteristics and subjective and objective measures of cognitive function (CF) between younger older adults (YOA, 60–69 years) and older adults (OA, ≥70 years). ...
    • Associations between Pain and Quality of Life in Severe Dementia: A Norwegian Cross-Sectional Study 

      Rostad, Hanne Marie; Puts, Martine; Småstuen, Milada C; Grov, Ellen Karine; Utne, Inger; Halvorsrud, Liv (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background/Aims: Many variables influence the quality of life in older adults with dementia. We aim to quantify how the relationship between pain and quality of life in nursing home residents with severe dementia can be ...
    • Depression among older gynecologic and colorectal oncology patients prior to chemotherapy 

      Andersen, Elin (Master thesis, 2020)
      Purpose: This study aims to describe the prevalence of depression and to evaluate the associations between demographic and clinical characteristics and depression among oncology patients aged 60 years and older with ...
    • Distinctions between self-report and performance-based measures of physical function in older patients prior to chemotherapy 

      Torstveit, Ann Helen; Løyland, Borghild; Grov, Ellen Karine; Guren, Marianne; Paul, Steven M.; Ritchie, Christine; Vistad, Ingvild; Miaskowski, Christine; Utne, Inger (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background The maintenance of physical function (PF) is an extremely important outcome for elderly people. Objective The aims of this study were to identify differences in the subjective and objective measures of ...
    • Kartlegging av kunnskaper om og holdninger til smerte og smertelindring blant sykepleiere i kreftomsorgen i Norge 

      Nyblin, Ulla Britt Østerdahl (Master thesis, 2017)
      Bakgrunn: Smerter er et av de mest fryktede og plagsomme symptomene for kreftpasienter. Mangelfull smertelindring vil kunne føre til unødvendig lidelse og redusert livskvalitet. Sykepleiere har en nøkkelrolle i behandlingen ...
    • Kjennetegn ved sykehjemsbeboere med langtkommen demens og smerter 

      Rostad, Hanne Marie; Grov, Ellen Karine; Utne, Inger; Halvorsrud, Liv Torill (Sykepleien Forskning; 2019 14 (79184) (e-79184), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Bakgrunn: Det antas at smerte rammer over halvparten av sykehjemsbeboere med langtkommen demens, men det er lite forskning på hva som kjennetegner disse beboerne med smerte. Tidligere forskning på kliniske og demografiske ...
    • Measurement properties, feasibility and clinical utility of the Doloplus-2 pain scale in older adults with cognitive impairment: a systematic review 

      Rostad, Hanne Marie; Utne, Inger; Grov, Ellen Karine; Puts, Martine; Halvorsrud, Liv (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: The Doloplus-2 is a pain assessment scale for assessing pain in older adults with cognitive impairment. It is used in clinical practice and research. However, evidence for its measurement properties, feasibility ...
    • Oversettelse og kulturell tilpasning av Attentional Function Index (AFI) 

      Utne, Inger; Grov, Ellen Karine; Kjerland, Linn Elise; Rønning, Mette; Rodrigues-Aranda, Claudia; Rasmussen, Hege Lund; Løyland, Borghild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Bakgrunn: Antall krefttilfeller blant eldre øker sterkt, og i forbindelse med behandlingen kan kreftpasienter være utsatt for kognitive endringer. Mange av dem som overlever kreft, får nedsatt oppmerksomhet og konsentrasjon ...
    • Pain, fatigue, anxiety and depression in older home-dwelling people with cancer 

      Solvik, Elena; Ytrehus, Siri; Utne, Inger; Grov, Ellen Karine (Nursing Open;Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2020, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-10-07)
      Aim: Globally, cancer incidence counts for more than 14 million cases and the number increases with age. The aim of this study was to investigate the occurrence of pain, fatigue, anxiety and depression in association with ...
    • Quality of life and fear of COVID-19 in 2600 baccalaureate nursing students at five universities: a cross-sectional study 

      Beisland, Elisabeth Grov; Gjeilo, Kari Hanne; Andersen, John Roger; Bratås, Ola; Bø, Bodil; Haraldstad, Kristin; Hjelmeland, Inger Helen Hardeland; Iversen, Marjolein M.; Løyland, Borghild; Norekvål, Tone Merete; Riiser, Kirsti; Rohde, Gudrun E.; Urstad, Kristin Hjorthaug; Utne, Inger; Flølo, Tone Nygaard (Health and Quality of Life Outcomes;19, Article number: 198 (2021), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08-19)
      Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused signifcant disruptions in the implementation of programs across educational institutions. Nursing students, being both young adults and by practical training, part of the health ...
    • Quality of life and sexuality of Norwegian women with locally advanced cervical cancer 

      Mikkelsen, Marianne; Grønlund, Camilla (Master thesis, 2020)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study is to evaluate self-reported quality of life (QOL) and sexuality of women with locally advanced cervical cancer, prior to treatment with chemoradiotherapy. Methods and sample: Baseline ...
    • The Relationships between Mood Disturbances and Pain, Hope, and Quality of Life in Hospitalized Cancer Patients with Pain on Regularly Scheduled Opioid Analgesic 

      Utne, Inger; Miaskowski, Christine; Bjordal, Kristin; Paul, Steven M.; Rustøen, Tone (Journal of Palliative Medicine;13 (3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010-03)
      Objective: The study purposes were to describe the percentage of patients in one of four mood groups (i.e., neither anxiety nor depression [NEITHER], only anxiety [ANX], only depression [DEP], both anxiety and depression [BOTH]) ...
    • «Sosial støtte hos brystkreftpasienter med fatigue» 

      Sørensen, Hege Lilleskare (Master thesis, 2018)
      Bakgrunn: Et stort antall kvinner med brystkreft plages med fatigue. Sosial støtte i form av gode mellommenneskelige relasjoner er beskrevet å ha en positiv innvirkning på helse i stressende livssituasjoner. Hensikt: ...
    • Students’ observations of hand hygiene adherence in 20 nursing home wards, during the COVID-19 pandemic 

      Sandbekken, Ida Hellum; Hermansen, Åsmund; Utne, Inger; Grov, Ellen Karine; Løyland, Borghild (BMC Infectious Diseases;22, Article number: 156 (2022), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-02-14)
      Background: Healthcare-associated infections are a major threat to patient safety, particularly vulnerable elderly living in nursing homes, who have an increased risk of infections and mortality. Although good hand hygiene ...
    • Students’ top 10 priorities of research uncertainties on students’ sleep: a pragmatic James Lind Alliance approach 

      Holmen, Heidi; Riiser, Kirsti; Løyland, Borghild; Sandbekken, Ida Hellum; Almendingen, Kari; Andenæs, Randi; Bjørnnes, Ann Kristin; Holmberg Fagerlund, Bettina; Albertini Früh, Elena; Helseth, Sølvi; Kvarme, Lisbeth Gravdal; Leegaard, Marit; Misvær, Nina; Pallesen, Ståle; Rasalingam, Anurajee; Ravn, Ingrid Helen; Ribu, Lis; Rostad, Hanne Marie; Nilsen, Bente; Sæterstrand, Torill Margaret; Torbjørnsen, Astrid; Utne, Inger; Valeberg, Berit Taraldsen; Valla, Lisbeth; Winger, Anette; Grov, Ellen Karine (BMJ Open;Volume 11, Issue 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-01-26)
      Objectives: Inspired by the James Lind Alliance (JLA) user involvement approach, the aim of the present study was to identify the top 10 uncertainties for sleep research raised by students in higher education, and to discuss ...
    • Survey of pain curricula for healthcare professionals in Norway 

      Leegaard, Marit; Valeberg, Berit T.; Haugestad, Gro Killi; Utne, Inger (Vård i Norden;34(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Aim: The objective of the present study is to describe the content of pain curricula and the time designated to pain education for different healthcare professionals in Norway. Background: Clinicians encounter the challenge ...
    • Sykepleielærere sine holdninger og kunnskapsbehov i kunnskapsbasert praksis 

      Utne, Inger; Leegaard, Marit; Røkholt, Gro (Nordisk tidsskrift for helseforskning;11(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Nursing educators’ attitudes and needs for knowledge in evidence-based practice It is required that faculty in nursing education prepares students to work evidence-based (EBP). The purposes of this study are to identify ...
    • Symptom experience of older oncology patients with low versus high levels of multimorbidity prior to chemotherapy 

      Gaudernack, Henrik; Hareide, Martine Mathia; Miaskowski, Christine; Ritchie, Christine; Løyland, Borghild; Grov, Ellen Karine; Paul, Steven M; Torstveit, Ann Helen; Utne, Inger (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Abstract Purpose Evaluate for differences in demographic and clinical characteristics between older oncology patients with low multimorbidity (<2 multimorbidities) and high multimorbidity (≥2 multimorbidities) and evaluate ...
    • Symptom experience of older oncology patients with low versus high levels of multimorbidity prior to chemotherapy 

      Gaudernack, Henrik Egeland; Hareide, Martine Mathia; Miaskowski, Christine; Ritchie, Christine; Løyland, Borghild; Grov, Ellen Karine; Paul, Steven M; Torstveit, Ann Helen; Utne, Inger (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Purpose Evaluate for differences in demographic and clinical characteristics between older oncology patients with low multimorbidity (<2 multimorbidities) and high multimorbidity (≥2 multimorbidities) and evaluate for ...
    • What is Known About Students and Sleep: Systematic Review and Evidence Map 

      Bjørnnes, Ann Kristin; Torbjørnsen, Astrid; Valeberg, Berit Taraldsen; Sparboe-Nilsen, Bente; Sandbekken, Ida Hellum; Almendingen, Kari; Leegaard, Marit; Ravn, Ingrid Helen; Sæterstrand, Torill Margaret; Løyland, Borghild; Kvarme, Lisbeth Gravdal; Holmberg Fagerlund, Bettina; Valla, Lisbeth; Misvær, Nina; Riiser, Kirsti; Utne, Inger; Rostad, Hanne Marie; Winger, Anette; Albertini Früh, Elena; Holmen, Heidi; Ribu, Lis; Helseth, Sølvi; Grov, Ellen Karine (Sage Open;Volume: 11, issue: 3, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-01)
      Higher education students are considered to belong to a population susceptible to poor sleep health; however, there is a lack of broader evidence reviews. This systematic review aims to map out and categorize the existing ...