Browsing Faculty of Medicine by Author "Kapstad, Heidi"
Cutpoints for mild, moderate and severe pain in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee ready for joint replacement surgery Kapstad, Heidi; Hanestad, Berit R.; Langeland, Norvald; Rustøen, Tone; Stavem, Knut (BioMed Central, 2008-04-21)Background Cutpoints (CPs) for mild, moderate and severe pain are established and used primarily in cancer pain. In this study, we wanted to determine the optimal CPs for mild, moderate, and severe pain in joint replacement ...Journal articlePeer reviewed
Psychometric properties of the Brief Pain Inventory among patients with osteoarthritis undergoing total hip replacement surgery Kapstad, Heidi; Rokne, Berit; Stavem, Knut (BioMed Central, 2010-12-09)Background: Pain is a cardinal symptom of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and important for deciding when to operate. This study assessed the internal consistency reliability, validity and responsiveness of the Brief Pain ...Journal article