• Differences in trauma team activation criteria among Norwegian hospitals 

      Larsen, Kristin T; Uleberg, Oddvar; Skogvoll, Eirik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Background: To ensure the rapid and correct triage of patients in potential need of specialized treatment, Norwegian hospitals are expected to establish trauma teams with predefined criteria for their activation. The ...
    • Epidemiology of paediatric trauma in Norway: a single-trauma centre observational study 

      Nesje, Eirik; Valøy, Nadine Nalini; Krüger, Andreas; Uleberg, Oddvar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      BACKGROUND: Trauma is a major cause of mortality and morbidity in children globally. The burden of injury shows substantial geographical differences, with a significant mortality reduction in children in Norway during the ...
    • Impact of 2015 Earthquakes on a local hospital in Nepal: A Prospective Hospital-based Study 

      Giri, Samita; Risnes, Kari Ravndal; Uleberg, Oddvar; Rogne, Tormod; Shrestha, Sanu Krishna; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Koju, Rajendra; Solligård, Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Introduction Natural disasters pose a great challenge to the health systems and individual health facilities. In low-resource settings, disaster preparedness systems are often limited and not been well described. Two ...
    • Norwegian trauma care: a national cross-sectionalsurvey of all hospitals involved in the managementof major trauma patients 

      Uleberg, Oddvar; Vinjevoll, Ole-Petter; Kristiansen, Thomas; Klepstad, Pål (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Background: Approximately 10% of the Norwegian population is injured every year, with injuries ranging from minor injuries treated by general practitioners to major and complex injuries requiring specialist in-hospital ...
    • Presenting complaints and mortality in a cohort of 22 000 adult emergency patients at a local hospital in Nepal 

      Giri, Samita; Rogne, Tormod; Uleberg, Oddvar; Skovlund, Eva; Shrestha, Sanu Krishna; Koju, Rajendra; Damås, Jan Kristian; Solligård, Erik; Risnes, Kari R (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background There is a need to develop sustainable emergency health care systems in low-resource settings, but data that analyses emergency health care needs in these settings are scarce. We aimed at assessing presenting ...
    • Real-time forecasting of emergency department arrivals using prehospital data 

      Asheim, Andreas; Bjørnsen, Lars Petter Bache-Wiig; Næss-Pleym, Lars Eide; Uleberg, Oddvar; Dale, Jostein; Nilsen, Sara Marie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: Crowding in emergency departments (EDs) is a challenge globally. To counteract crowding in day-to-day operations, better tools to improve monitoring of the patient flow in the ED is needed. The objective of ...
    • Temperature measurements in trauma patients: is the ear the key to the core? 

      Uleberg, Oddvar; Eidstuen, Signy Camilla; Vangberg, Gunnar; Skogvoll, Eirik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Introduction: It is important to monitor the core temperature in a severely injured patient. The choice of method is controversial, and different thermometers and sites for measurement are used. The aim of this study was ...
    • The effect of emergency department delays on 30-days mortality in Central Norway 

      Asheim, Andreas; Nilsen, Sara Marie; Carlsen, Fredrik; Næss-Pleym, Lars E.; Uleberg, Oddvar; Dale, Jostein; Bjørnsen, Lars Petter Bache-Wiig; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objective: To assess whether prolonged length of stay in the emergency department was associated with risk of death. Methods: We analysed data from 165,183 arrivals at St. Olav’s University Hospital’s emergency ...
    • The trauma system and the patient - a national, regional and individual perspective 

      Uleberg, Oddvar (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2019:48, Doctoral thesis, 2019)
      Sammendrag Traumesystemet og pasienten - et nasjonalt, regionalt og individuelt perspektiv Morbiditet og mortalitet som følge av traumatiske skader utgjør på verdensbasis en betydelig helseutfordring både for samfunnet ...
    • Undertriage in Trauma: An Ignored Quality Indicator? 

      Jeppesen, Elisabeth; Cuevas-Østrem, Mathias; Gram-Knutsen, Cathrine; Uleberg, Oddvar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Early identification of life-threatening injuries is essential to reduce morbidity and mortality in trauma patients. Failure to detect severe injury may cause delayed diagnosis and therapeutic interventions ...
    • What is optimal timing for trauma team alerts? A retrospective observational study of alert timing effects on the initial management of trauma patients 

      Lillebo, Børge; Seim, Andreas Amdahl; Uleberg, Oddvar; Vinjevoll, Ole-Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Background: Trauma teams improve the initial management of trauma patients. Optimal timing of trauma alerts could improve team preparedness and performance while also limiting adverse ripple effects throughout the hospital. ...