• Comparison of rapid molecular testing methods for detecting respiratory viruses in emergency care: a prospective study 

      Markussen, Dagfinn Lunde; Grewal, Harleen; Knoop, Siri Tandberg; Serigstad, Sondre; Kommedal, Øyvind; Ebbesen, Marit Helen; Ulvestad, Elling; Bjørneklett, Rune Oskar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) caused by contagious viruses are common among patients presenting to the emergency department (ED). Early detection of these viruses can help prevent nosocomial transmissio ...
    • Diagnostic Performance of Novel Troponin Algorithms for the Rule-Out of Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome 

      Tjora, Hilde Lunde; Steiro, Ole-Thomas; Langørgen, Jørund; Bjørneklett, Rune Oskar; Skadberg, Øyvind; Bonarjee, Vernon V S; Mjelva, Øistein; Collinson, Paul; Omland, Torbjørn; Vikenes, Kjell; Aakre, Kristin Moberg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) rule-out algorithms use cutoffs optimized for exclusion of non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). We investigated these and several novel algorithms for the ...
    • Impact of rapid molecular testing on diagnosis, treatment and management of community-acquired pneumonia in Norway: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial (CAPNOR) 

      Serigstad, Sondre; Ritz, Christian; Faurholt-Jepsen, Daniel; Markussen, Dagfinn Lunde; Ebbesen, Marit Helen; Kommedal, Øyvind; Bjørneklett, Rune Oskar; Heggelund, Lars; Clark, Tristan W.; van Werkhoven, Cornelis H.; Knoop, Siri Tandberg; Ulvestad, Elling; Grewal, Harleen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) causes a large burden of disease. Due to difficulties in obtaining representative respiratory samples and insensitive standard microbiological methods, the microbiological ...
    • Implementing a new emergency medical triage tool in one health region in Norway: some lessons learned 

      Brevik, Heidi Synnøve; Hufthammer, Karl Ove; Hernes, Merete Eide; Bjørneklett, Rune Oskar; Brattebø, Guttorm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: Acutely sick or injured patients depend on ambulance and emergency department personnel performing an accurate initial assessment and prioritisation (triage) to effectively identify patients in need of immediate ...
    • Long-term prognosis in chronic primary glomerulonephritides 

      Bjørneklett, Rune Oskar (Doctoral thesis, 2012-03-15)
      Chronic primary glomerulonephritides (CPGN) is a group of diseases characterised by leakage of proteins and/or erythrocytes into the urine with or without decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR), hypertension, oedema, ...
    • Predictors of long-term symptom burden and quality of life in patients hospitalised with chest pain: a prospective observational study 

      Saeed, Nasir; Norekvål, Tone Merete; Steiro, Ole-Thomas; Tjora, Hilde Lunde; Langørgen, Jørund; Bjørneklett, Rune Oskar; Skadberg, Øyvind; Bonarjee, Vernon V S; Mjelva, Øistein; Omland, Torbjørn; Vikenes, Kjell; Aakre, Kristin Moberg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Objective: To describe the magnitude and predictors of symptom burden (SB) and quality of life (QoL) 3 months after hospital admission for acute chest pain. Design: Prospective observational study. Setting: Single ...
    • Rapid syndromic PCR testing in patients with respiratory tract infections reduces time to results and improves microbial yield 

      Serigstad, S.; Grewal, Harleen; Ebbesen, Marit Helen; Kommedal, Øyvind; Heggelund, Lars; van Werkhoven, Werkhoven; Faurholt-Jepsen, D.; Clark, T.W.; Ritz, Christian; Ulvestad, Elling; Bjørneklett, Rune Oskar; Knoop, S.T.; Ravn, P.; Markussen, Dagfinn Lunde (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Lack of rapid and comprehensive microbiological diagnosis in patients with community acquired pneumonia (CAP) hampers appropriate antimicrobial therapy. This study evaluates the real-world performance of the BioFire FilmArray ...
    • Utilizing the MEST score for prognostic staging in IgA nephropathy 

      Haaskjold, Yngvar Lunde; Bjørneklett, Rune Oskar; Bostad, Leif; Bostad, Lars Sigurd; Lura, Njål Gjærde; Knoop, Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background The Oxford classification/MEST score is an established histopathologic scoring system for patients with IgA nephropathy (IgAN). The objective of this study was to derive a prognostic model for IgAN based on the ...
    • Validation of two IgA nephropathy risk-prediction tools using a cohort with a long follow-up 

      Haaskjold, Yngvar Lunde; Lura, Njål Gjærde; Bjørneklett, Rune Oskar; Bostad, Leif; Bostad, Lars Sigurd; Knoop, Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: Recently, two immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy-prediction tools were developed that combine clinical and histopathologic parameters. The International IgAN Prediction Tool predicts the risk for 50% declines ...