• Development and course of chronic pain over 4 years in the general population: The HUNT pain study 

      Landmark, Tormod; Dale, Ola; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Woodhouse, Astrid; Kaasa, Stein; Borchgrevink, Petter Chr. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Epidemiological studies of chronic pain frequently report high prevalence estimates. However, there is little information about the development and natural course of chronic pain. Methods We followed a ...
    • Development and course of chronic widespread pain: the role of time and pain characteristics (the HUNT pain study) 

      Landmark, Tormod; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Butler, Stephen; Kaasa, Stein; Borchgrevink, Petter Chr. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Chronic widespread pain (CWP) is common and associated with loss of functioning and health. Subjects with chronic nonwidespread pain (CnWP) are at increased risk of developing CWP, but few studies have described the nature ...
    • Effect of physical exercise on muscle mass and strength in cancer patients during treatment : A systematic review 

      Stene, Guro Birgitte; Helbostad, Jorunn; Balstad, Trude Rakel; Riphagen, Ingrid Ingeborg; Kaasa, Stein; Oldervoll, Line Merete (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Cancer treatment and its side effects may cause muscle wasting. Physical exercise has the potential to increase muscle mass and strength and to improve physical function in cancer patients undergoing treatment. A systematic ...
    • ESPEN guidelines on nutrition in cancer patients 

      Arends, Jann; Bachmann, Peter; Baracos, Vickie; Barthelemy, N; Bertz, H; Bozzetti, Frederico; Fearon, KC; Hütterer, E; Isenring, E; Kaasa, Stein; Krznaric, Z; Laird, Barry J.; Larsson, M; Laviano, A; Mühlebach, S; Muscaritoli, Maurizio; Oldervoll, Line Merethe; Ravasco, Paula; Solheim, Tora Skeidsvoll; Strasser, Florian; de van der Schueren, Marian; Preiser, JC (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Cancers are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, and the number of new cases is expected to rise significantly over the next decades. At the same time, all types of cancer treatment, such as ...
    • Longitudinal Associations between Exercise and Pain in the General Population - The HUNT Pain Study 

      Landmark, Tormod; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Borchgrevink, Petter Chr.; Kaasa, Stein; Dale, Ola (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background: Population-based studies have reported conflicting findings on the relationship between physical activity and pain, and most studies reporting a relationship are cross sectional. Temporal relationships are ...
    • Physical rehabilitation in patients with head and neck cancer: Impact on health-related quality of life and suitability of a post-treatment program 

      Sandmæl, Jon Arne; Bye, Asta; Solheim, Tora S; Balstad, Trude Rakel; Thorsen, Lene; Skovlund, Eva; Kaasa, Stein; Lund, Jo-Åsmund; Oldervoll, Line Merethe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objective: Physical rehabilitation programs hold the potential to mitigate deterioration in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with head and neck cancer. The objective was to assess development in relevant ...
    • Symptoms in the general Norwegian adult population - prevalence and associated factors 

      Krogstad, Hilde; Loge, Jon Håvard; Grotmol, Kjersti S.; Kaasa, Stein; Kiserud, Cecilie E.; Salvesen, Øyvind; Hjermstad, Marianne Jensen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Patients´ own perceptions and evaluations of symptoms, functioning and other health-related factors, i.e. Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs), are important elements for providing good patient care. Symptoms are ...
    • Usability testing of EirV3-a computer-based tool for patient-reported outcome measures in cancer 

      Krogstad, Hilde; Sundt-Hansen, Stine Marie; Hjermstad, Marianne Jensen; Hågensen, Liv Ågot; Kaasa, Stein; Loge, Jon Håvard; Raj, Sunil Xavier; Steinsbekk, Aslak; Sand, Kari (Journal article, 2018)
      Purpose Eir version 3 (V3) is an electronic tool for administration of patient-reported outcome measures (Eir-Patient) that immediately presents patient scores on the physician’s computer (Eir-Doctor). Perceived usability ...
    • Validation of Doloplus-2 among nonverbal nursing home patients--an evaluation of Doloplus-2 in a clinical setting. 

      Torvik, Karin; Kaasa, Stein; Kirkevold, Øyvind; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Hølen, Jacob C; Fayers, Peter; Rustøen, Tone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      In the present study, more patients were categorized as having pain while using Doloplus-2 compared with nurses' estimation of pain without using any tools. The fact that nurses could not report if the patients were in ...