• Accuracy of surgical complication rate estimation using ICD-10 codes 

      Storesund, Anette; Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Hjortås, Magnus; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Flaatten, Hans; Eide, Geir Egil; Boermeester, Marja A.; Sevdalis, Nick; Søfteland, Eirik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-02)
      Background: The ICD‐10 codes are used globally for comparison of diagnoses and complications, and are an important tool for the development of patient safety, healthcare policies and the health economy. The aim of this ...
    • Clinical Efficacy of Combined Surgical Patient Safety System and the World Health Organization’s Checklists in Surgery. A Nonrandomized Clinical Trial 

      Storesund, Anette; Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Flaatten, Hans; Nortvedt, Monica W.; Eide, Geir Egil; Boermeester, Marja A.; Sevdalis, Nick; Tveiten, Øystein; Mahesparan, Ruby; Hjallen, Bjørg Merete; Fevang, Jonas Meling; Størksen, Catrine Hjelle; Thornhill, Heidi Frances; Sjøen, Gunnar Helge; Kolseth, Solveig Moss; Haaverstad, Rune; Sandli, Oda Kristine; Søfteland, Eirik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Importance: Checklists have been shown to improve patient outcomes in surgery. The intraoperatively used World Health Organization surgical safety checklist (WHO SSC) is now mandatory in many countries. The only evidenced ...
    • Development and validation of patients' surgical safety checklist 

      Harris, Kristin; Søfteland, Eirik; Moi, Asgjerd Litleré; Harthug, Stig; Ravnøy, Mette; Storesund, Anette; Jurmy, Elaheh; Thakkar, Bhaumik; Haaverstad, Rune; Skeie, Eli; Valen, Hilde Wæhle; Sevdalis, Nick; Haugen, Arvid Steinar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background Poor uptake and understanding of critical perioperative information represent a major safety risk for surgical patients. Implementing a patient-driven surgical safety checklist might enhance the way critical ...
    • Females report higher postoperative pain scores than males after ankle surgery 

      Storesund, Anette; Krukhaug, Yngvar; Olsen, Marit Vassbotten; Rygh, Lars Jørgen; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Norekvål, Tone M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-07)
      Objectives: The majority of patients experience moderate-to-intense pain following ankle surgery. Early, adequate treatment of postoperative pain is desirable for optimal pain relief, which in turn may facilitate optimal ...
    • Patients’ and healthcare workers’ recommendations for a surgical patient safety checklist – a qualitative study 

      Harris, Kristin; Softeland, Eirik; Moi, Asgjerd Litleré; Harthug, Stig; Storesund, Anette; Jesuthasan, Sebastius; Sevdalis, Nick; Haugen, Arvid Steinar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Patients’ involvement in patient safety has increased in healthcare. Use of checklists may improve patient outcome in surgery, though few have attempted to engage patients’ use of surgical checklist. To identify ...
    • A study on effects of safety checklists emphasizing quality of complication data 

      Storesund, Anette (Doctoral thesis, 2020-01-16)
      Introduction: Despite increased focus on patient safety, complication rates in hospitals have remained unchanged with reports ranging between one out of twenty patients and one out of four patients, often related to surgery. ...
    • Validation of a Norwegian version of SURgical PAtient Safety System (SURPASS) in combination with the World Health Organizations' Surgical Safety Checklist (WHO SSC) 

      Storesund, Anette; Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Wæhle, Hilde Valen; Mahesparan, Ruby; Boermeester, Marja A.; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Softeland, Eirik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01-07)
      Introduction: Surgical safety checklists may contribute to reduction of complications and mortality. The WHO’s Surgical Safety Checklist (WHO SSC) could prevent incidents in operating theatres, but errors also occur before ...