• Acute hospital admissions among nursing home residents: a population-based observational study 

      Graverholt, Birgitte; Riise, Trond; Jamtvedt, Gro; Ranhoff, Anette Hylen; Krüger, Kjell; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-05-26)
      Background: Nursing home residents are prone to acute illness due to their high age, underlying illnesses and immobility. We examined the incidence of acute hospital admissions among nursing home residents versus the ...
    • Atrial fibrillation and heart failure in seven nursing homes 

      Krüger, Kjell; Sandli, Marie; Geitung, Jonn Terje; Eide, Geir Egil; Grimsmo, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-11-01)
      Objectives: Previous research suggests that blood-thinning treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation as well as treatment for patients with heart failure is not adequate among the elderly. We tested this among long-term ...
    • Can a structured electronic medical record with decision-making support improve nursing home quality? Healthcare administration through structured records 

      Krüger, Kjell (Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2013-05-31)
      Background: Nursing homes face challenges in the coming years due to the increased number of elderly. A new law in force from Jan 2012 (“Samhandlingsreformen”) places more responsibilities on the counties running the nursing ...
    • Can Electronic Tools Help Improve Nursing Home Quality? 

      Krüger, Kjell; Strand, Line; Geitung, Jonn Terje; Eide, Geir Egil; Grimsmo, Anders (Journal article, 2011)
      Background: Nursing homes face challenges in the coming years due to the increased number of elderly. Quality will be under pressure, expectations of the services will rise, and clinical complexity will grow. New strategies ...
    • Hospital Admissions from Nursing Homes: Rates and Reasons 

      Krüger, Kjell; Jansen, Kristian; Grimsmo, Anders; Eide, Geir Egil; Geitung, Jonn Terje (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011)
      Hospital admissions from nursing homes have not previously been investigated in Norway. During 12 months all hospital admissions (acute and elective) from 32 nursing homes in Bergen were recorded via the Norwegian ambulance ...
    • Psychoactive drugs in seven nursing homes 

      Krüger, Kjell; Folkestad, Malin; Geitung, Jonn Terje; Eide, Geir Egil; Grimsmo, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-07)
      Aims: We wanted to pinpoint any differences in treatment between participating nursing homes, investigate which drugs are currently prescribed most frequently for long-term patients in nursing homes, estimate prevalence ...