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Discharge care quality in hospitalised elderly patients: Extended validation of the Discharge Care Experiences Survey.

Boge RM, Haugen AS, Nilsen RM, Bruvik F, Harthug S.

PLoS One. 2019 Sep 26;14(9):e0223150. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0223150. eCollection 2019.


Weight loss and BMI criteria in GLIM's definition of malnutrition is associated with postoperative complications following abdominal resections - Results from a National Quality Registry.

Skeie E, Tangvik RJ, Nymo LS, Harthug S, Lassen K, Viste A.

Clin Nutr. 2019 Jul 20. pii: S0261-5614(19)30285-7. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2019.07.003. [Epub ahead of print]


Investigation of perioperative work processes in provision of antibiotic prophylaxis: a prospective descriptive qualitative study across surgical specialties in Norway.

Wæhle HV, Harthug S, Søfteland E, Sevdalis N, Smith I, Wiig S, Aase K, Haugen AS.

BMJ Open. 2019 Jun 21;9(6):e029671. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029671.


The association between adherence to national antibiotic guidelines and mortality, readmission and length of stay in hospital inpatients: results from a Norwegian multicentre, observational cohort study.

Wathne JS, Harthug S, Kleppe LKS, Blix HS, Nilsen RM, Charani E, Smith I.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Apr 15;8:63. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0515-5. eCollection 2019.


Use of microbiology tests in the era of increasing AMR rates- a multicentre hospital cohort study.

Skodvin B, Wathne JS, Lindemann PC, Harthug S, Nilsen RM, Charani E, Syre H, Kittang BR, Kleppe LKS, Smith I.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2019 Feb 4;8:28. doi: 10.1186/s13756-019-0480-z. eCollection 2019.


Elderly patients' (≥65 years) experiences associated with discharge; Development, validity and reliability of the Discharge Care Experiences Survey.

Boge RM, Haugen AS, Nilsen RM, Harthug S.

PLoS One. 2018 Nov 7;13(11):e0206904. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206904. eCollection 2018.


The effect of antibiotic stewardship interventions with stakeholder involvement in hospital settings: a multicentre, cluster randomized controlled intervention study.

Wathne JS, Kleppe LKS, Harthug S, Blix HS, Nilsen RM, Charani E; Bergen Intervention Teams, Smith I.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2018 Sep 10;7:109. doi: 10.1186/s13756-018-0400-7. eCollection 2018.


A positive association between nutritional risk and the incidence of surgical site infections: A hospital-based register study.

Skeie E, Koch AM, Harthug S, Fosse U, Sygnestveit K, Nilsen RM, Tangvik RJ.

PLoS One. 2018 May 15;13(5):e0197344. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197344. eCollection 2018.


Causal Analysis of World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist Implementation Quality and Impact on Care Processes and Patient Outcomes: Secondary Analysis From a Large Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial in Norway.

Haugen AS, Wæhle HV, Almeland SK, Harthug S, Sevdalis N, Eide GE, Nortvedt MW, Smith I, Søfteland E.

Ann Surg. 2019 Feb;269(2):283-290. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002584.


Effects of external inspection on sepsis detection and treatment: a study protocol for a quasiexperimental study with a stepped-wedge design.

Hovlid E, Frich JC, Walshe K, Nilsen RM, Flaatten HK, Braut GS, Helgeland J, Teig IL, Harthug S.

BMJ Open. 2017 Sep 5;7(9):e016213. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016213.


Adverse events and in-hospital mortality: an analysis of all deaths in a Norwegian health trust during 2011.

Flaatten H, Brattebø G, Alme B, Berge K, Rosland JH, Viste A, Bertelsen B, Harthug S, Aardal S.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Jul 6;17(1):465. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2417-7.


Erratum to: Trends in antimicrobial resistance and empiric antibiotic therapy of bloodstream infections at a general hospital in mid-Norway: a prospective observational study.

Mehl A, Åsvold BO, Kümmel A, Lydersen S, Paulsen J, Haugan I, Solligård E, Damås JK, Harthug S, Edna TH.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jun 23;17(1):446. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2545-z. No abstract available.


Burden of bloodstream infection in an area of Mid-Norway 2002-2013: a prospective population-based observational study.

Mehl A, Åsvold BO, Lydersen S, Paulsen J, Solligård E, Damås JK, Harthug S, Edna TH.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Mar 11;17(1):205. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2291-2.


Trends in antimicrobial resistance and empiric antibiotic therapy of bloodstream infections at a general hospital in Mid-Norway: a prospective observational study.

Mehl A, Åsvold BO, Kümmel A, Lydersen S, Paulsen J, Haugan I, Solligård E, Damås JK, Harthug S, Edna TH.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 2;17(1):116. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2210-6. Erratum in: BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jun 23;17 (1):446.


Mortality related to hospital-associated infections in a tertiary hospital; repeated cross-sectional studies between 2004-2011.

Koch AM, Nilsen RM, Eriksen HM, Cox RJ, Harthug S.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2015 Dec 29;4:57. doi: 10.1186/s13756-015-0097-9. eCollection 2015.


Need for more targeted measures - only less severe hospital-associated infections declined after introduction of an infection control program.

Koch AM, Nilsen RM, Dalheim A, Cox RJ, Harthug S.

J Infect Public Health. 2015 May-Jun;8(3):282-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2014.11.001. Epub 2014 Dec 5.


Prior statin use and 90-day mortality in Gram-negative and Gram-positive bloodstream infection: a prospective observational study.

Mehl A, Harthug S, Lydersen S, Paulsen J, Åsvold BO, Solligård E, Damås JK, Edna TH.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Mar;34(3):609-17. doi: 10.1007/s10096-014-2269-6. Epub 2014 Nov 6.


Reply to "Letter to Editor Concerning the Article-Effect of the World Health Organization Checklist on Patient Outcomes: A Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial".

Haugen AS, Søfteland E, Almeland SK, Sevdalis N, Vonen B, Eide GE, Nortvedt MW, Harthug S.

Ann Surg. 2016 Feb;263(2):e24-5. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001024. No abstract available.


Effect of the World Health Organization checklist on patient outcomes: a stepped wedge cluster randomized controlled trial.

Haugen AS, Søfteland E, Almeland SK, Sevdalis N, Vonen B, Eide GE, Nortvedt MW, Harthug S.

Ann Surg. 2015 May;261(5):821-8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000716.


Investigating the use of patient involvement and patient experience in quality improvement in Norway: rhetoric or reality?

Wiig S, Storm M, Aase K, Gjestsen MT, Solheim M, Harthug S, Robert G, Fulop N; QUASER team.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Jun 6;13:206. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-206.


Impact of the World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist on safety culture in the operating theatre: a controlled intervention study.

Haugen AS, Søfteland E, Eide GE, Sevdalis N, Vincent CA, Nortvedt MW, Harthug S.

Br J Anaesth. 2013 May;110(5):807-15. doi: 10.1093/bja/aet005. Epub 2013 Feb 12.


Factors influencing the development of evidence-based practice among nurses: a self-report survey.

Dalheim A, Harthug S, Nilsen RM, Nortvedt MW.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Oct 24;12:367. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-367.


Patient safety in surgical environments: cross-countries comparison of psychometric properties and results of the Norwegian version of the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety.

Haugen AS, Søfteland E, Eide GE, Nortvedt MW, Aase K, Harthug S.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2010 Sep 22;10:279. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-10-279.


Severe consequences of healthcare-associated infections among residents of nursing homes: a cohort study.

Koch AM, Eriksen HM, Elstrøm P, Aavitsland P, Harthug S.

J Hosp Infect. 2009 Mar;71(3):269-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2008.10.032. Epub 2009 Jan 14.


[Fighting antibiotic resistance].

Harthug S, Akselsen PE.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2008 Oct 23;128(20):2343-6. Review. Norwegian.


[Antibiotic resistance in health care facilities].

Harthug S.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2008 Dec 4;128(23):2690. Norwegian. No abstract available.


Association between use of hand hygiene products and rates of health care-associated infections in a large university hospital in Norway.

Herud T, Nilsen RM, Svendheim K, Harthug S.

Am J Infect Control. 2009 May;37(4):311-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2008.06.006. Epub 2008 Oct 22.


Proposal for common Nordic epidemiological terms and definitions for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Skov R, Gudlaugsson O, Hardardottir H, Harthug S, Jakobsen T, Kolmos HJ, Olsson-Liljequist B, Peltonen R, Tveten Y, Vuopio-Varkila J, Ahrén C.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2008;40(6-7):495-502. doi: 10.1080/00365540701864658.


Antimicrobial resistance predicts death in Tanzanian children with bloodstream infections: a prospective cohort study.

Blomberg B, Manji KP, Urassa WK, Tamim BS, Mwakagile DS, Jureen R, Msangi V, Tellevik MG, Holberg-Petersen M, Harthug S, Maselle SY, Langeland N.

BMC Infect Dis. 2007 May 22;7:43.


[Improved hand hygiene through simple interventions].

Rykkje L, Heggelund A, Harthug S.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2007 Mar 29;127(7):861-3. Norwegian.


Healthcare-associated infection among residents of long-term care facilities: a cohort and nested case-control study.

Eriksen HM, Koch AM, Elstrøm P, Nilsen RM, Harthug S, Aavitsland P.

J Hosp Infect. 2007 Apr;65(4):334-40. Epub 2007 Feb 2.


[Infection control in long-term care facilities for the elderly].

Eriksen HM, Elstrøm P, Harthug S, Akselsen PE.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2005 Jun 30;125(13):1835-7. Norwegian.


A multi-centre prospective study of febrile neutropenia in Norway: microbiological findings and antimicrobial susceptibility.

Sigurdardottir K, Digranes A, Harthug S, Nesthus I, Tangen JM, Dybdahl B, Meyer P, Hopen G, Løkeland T, Grøttum K, Vie W, Langeland N.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2005;37(6-7):455-64.


Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania.

Blomberg B, Mwakagile DS, Urassa WK, Maselle SY, Mashurano M, Digranes A, Harthug S, Langeland N.

BMC Public Health. 2004 Oct 11;4:45.


Duplex real-time PCR assay for rapid detection of ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium.

Mohn SC, Ulvik A, Jureen R, Willems RJ, Top J, Leavis H, Harthug S, Langeland N.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004 Feb;48(2):556-60.


Outbreak of infection with high-level gentamicin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis (HLGRE) in a Norwegian hospital.

Wendelbo Ø, Jureen R, Eide GE, Digranes A, Langeland N, Harthug S.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2003 Jul;9(7):662-9.


Molecular characterization of ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolates from hospitalized patients in Norway.

Jureen R, Top J, Mohn SC, Harthug S, Langeland N, Willems RJ.

J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Jun;41(6):2330-6.


Prevalence of resistance to ampicillin, gentamicin and vancomycin in Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium isolates from clinical specimens and use of antimicrobials in five Nordic hospitals.

Simonsen GS, Småbrekke L, Monnet DL, Sørensen TL, Møller JK, Kristinsson KG, Lagerqvist-Widh A, Torell E, Digranes A, Harthug S, Sundsfjord A.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2003 Feb;51(2):323-31.


[Infection control in hospitals].

Harthug S, Lingaas E.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2002 Sep 30;122(23):2317-8. Norwegian. No abstract available.


[Infections and use of antibiotics in nursing homes].

Harthug S.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2002 Oct 10;122(24):2349. Norwegian. No abstract available.


The prevalence of faecal carriage of ampicillin-resistant and high-level gentamicin-resistant enterococci among inpatients at 10 major Norwegian hospitals.

Harthug S, Jureen R, Mohn SC, Digranes A, Simonsen GS, Sundsfjord A, Langeland N; Norwegian Enterococcal Study Group.

J Hosp Infect. 2002 Feb;50(2):145-54.


[Infection outbreaks caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at Haukeland hospital].

Bø K, Rustad L, Harthug S, Akselsen PE, Tveten Y.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2001 Jan 20;121(2):204-8. Norwegian.


Vancomycin resistance emerging in a clonal outbreak caused by ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium.

Harthug S, Digranes A, Hope O, Kristiansen BE, Allum AG, Langeland N.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2000 Jan;6(1):19-28.


Nosocomial outbreak of ampicillin resistant Enterococcus faecium: risk factors for infection and fatal outcome.

Harthug S, Eide GE, Langeland N.

J Hosp Infect. 2000 Jun;45(2):135-44.


Outbreak of ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium--risk factors for faecal colonisation.

Mohn SC, Harthug S, Langeland N.

APMIS. 2000 Apr;108(4):296-302.


[Outbreak of multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii infection].

Onarheim H, Høivik T, Harthug S, Digranes A, Mylvaganam H, Vindenes HA.

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2000 Mar 30;120(9):1028-33. Norwegian.


Treatment with interferon-alpha2a alone or interferon-alpha2a plus ribavirin in patients with chronic hepatitis C previously treated with interferon-alpha2a. CONSTRUCT Group.

Bell H, Hellum K, Harthug S, Myrvang B, Ritland S, Maeland A, von der Lippe B, Bjøro K, Skaug K, Gutigard BG, Raknerud N, Simmonds P.

Scand J Gastroenterol. 1999 Feb;34(2):194-8.


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