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Jan Sture Skouen

professor II

Institutt for global helse og samfunnsmedisin

Forskningsgruppe i fysioterapi

Stilling: professor II

Telefon: 55 58 61 59

Mobiltelefon: 930 16 344 SMS

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Besøksadresse: Kalfarveien 31

Examination and treatment of patients with long-lasting musculoskeletal pain. Evaluation and development of examination methods. Discs and sciatica: basic and clinical studies. Rehabilitation medicine.

 

  • 2008: Registered specialist in Physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • 2002 - dd: Associate Professor (20% position) at Section for Physiotherapy Science, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Medical Faculty, University of Bergen
  • 1999: Doctoral thesis, PhD, Medical Faculty, University of Bergen
  • 1997: Research fellow at Department of Orthopaedics, Gøteborg University, Sweden
  • 1993- dd: MD at Department of Neurology and Department of Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Haukeland University Hospital
  • 1991: Registered specialist in Neurology
  • 1990-93: Research fellow at University of Bergen
  • 1990: MD at Department of Neurosurgery, Haukeland University Hospital
  • 1989: MD at Department of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital
  • 1988: MD at Department of Neurosurgery, Haukeland University Hospital
  • 1985-90: MD at Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital
  • 1984-85: University Hospital, Boston University, Boston, USA. Research Fellowship at Department of Physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • 1983: Registered MD
  • 1981: Cand.med., University of Bergen, Norway
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Supervision

  • 2003 - dd: Supervision of PhD-candidates at Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen
  • 2002 - dd: Teaching and supervision of Master of Science students in Physiotherapy and Manual therapy
  • 2000 - dd: Teaching and supervision of Physical medicine and rehabilitation for Medical students at Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Prize

  • Nycomed Spinal research prize 1993
  • Norwegian Manual Therapy research prize 2002

 

Societies

  • Norwegian Medical Association
  • Norwegian Neurological Association
  • Norwegian Spine Research Association
  • International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine - ISSLS (active member)

Publikasjoner i Cristin

  

Doctoral Thesis

  • 1999: Protein markers in cerebrospinal fluid in sciatica. A clinical and experimental study. University of Bergen

Publications

  • Fersum KV, O'Sullivan PB, Kvåle A, Skouen JS. Reliability of a subclassification system for patients with non-specific low back pain. Manual Therapy 2008; sept 30 (Epub ahead of print)
  • Lærum E, Brox JI, Espeland A, Haldorsen E, Munch-Ellingsen J, Nielsen LL, Rossvoll I, Skouen JS, Stig LC, Storheim K, Werner EL. Formidlingsenheten for muskel- og  skjelettlidelser (FORMI) og Sosial- og helsedirektoratet. "Korsryggsmerter med og uten nerverotsaffeksjon. Nasjonale kliniske retningslinjer". Oslo 2007
  • Skouen JS. Isjias - kompresjon og inflammasjon av nerveroten? Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen  2007;127:316-8
  • Rognsvåg T, Strand LI, Skouen JS. Smerte- og funksjonsforløp hos pasienter med lumbal skiveprotese. Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 2007;127:1188-91
  • Magnussen L, Strand LI, Skouen JS, Eriksen HR. Motivating disability pensioners with back pain to return to work - A randomized controlled trial. J Rehabil Med 2007;39:81-7
  • Skouen JS, Kvåle A. Different outcomes in subgroups of patients with long-term musculoskeletal pain. Norsk Epidemiologi 2006;16:127-35
  • Laerum E, Indahl Aa, Skouen JS. What is "The good back-conslutation"? A combined qualitative and quantitative  study of chronic low back pain patients' Interaction with and perceptions of consultations with specialists.  J Rehabil Med 2006;38:255-62
  •  Dankaerts W, O`Sullivan PB, Straker LM, Burnett AF, Skouen JS. The inter-examiner reliability of a classification  method for non-specific chronic low back pain patients with    motor control impairmaent. Manual Therapy 2006;11:28-39
  • Skouen JS, Grasdal A, Haldorsen EMH. Return to work after comparing outpatient multidisciplinary treatment programs versus treatment in general practice for patients with chronic widespread pain. Eur J Pain. 2006;10:145-52
  • Dankaerts W, O'Sullivan PB, Straker LM, Burnett AF, Skouen JS. The inter-examiner reliability of a classification method for non-specific chronic low back pain patients with motor control impairment. Man Ther. 2006;11:28-39
  • Werner E, Ihlebaek C, Skouen JS, Laerum E. Beliefs about low back pain in the Norwegian general population: are they related to pain experiences and health professionals? Spine 2005;30:1770-6
  • Kvåle A, Skouen JS, Ljunggren AE. Sensitivity to change and responsiveness of the global physiotherapy examination (GPE-52) in patients with long-lasting musculoskeletal pain. Phys Ther. 2005;85:712-26
  • Skouen JS, Laerum E, Jensen TO. Multidisciplinary outpatient clinics for back pain patients - a new treatment program. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2003;123:2895-6
  • Kvåle A, Skouen JS, Ljunggren AE. Discriminative Validity of the Global Physiotherapy Examination-52 in patients with long-lasting musculoskeletal pain versus healthy persons. Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain 2003;11:23-35
  • Skouen JS. Anamnese og generell undersøkelsesteknikk av muskel-/skjelettsystemet I: Moen B. (ed.) Håndbok for bedriftshelsetjenesten del 3. Arbeidsmiljøfaktorer som påvirker hele mennesket. Arbeidsmiljøforlaget. Oslo, 2003: p.50 - 64
  • Skouen JS og medarbeidere. Nasjonalt ryggnettverk - Formidlingsenheten. Akutte korsryggsmerter. Tverrfaglige, kliniske retningslinjer. [Clinical guidelines] Oslo, 2002
  • Skouen JS. Return-to-work interventions: Is less more? The BackLetter 2002;17:62
  • Skouen JS, Grasdal AL, Haldorsen EMH, Ursin H. Relative cost-effectiveness of extensive and light multidisciplinary treatment programs versus treatment as usual for chronic low back pain patients on long-term sick leave. A randomized controlled study. Spine 2002;27:901-910
  • Haldorsen EMH, Grasdal AL, Skouen JS, Risa AE, Kronholm K, Ursin H. Is there a right treatment for a particular patient group? Comparison of the ordinary treatment, light multidisciplinary treatment, and extensive multidisciplinary treatment for long- term sick listed employees with musculoskeletal pain. Pain 2002;95:49-63
  • Kvåle A, Ellertsen B, Skouen JS. Relationships between physical findings (GPE-78) and psychological profiles (MMPI-2) in patients with long-lasting musculoskeletal pain. Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, 2001;55(3):177-184
  • Skouen JS, Otani K, Olmarker K, Rosengren L, Brisby H, Rydevik B. Biochemical diagnosis. The back letter 1998:13:85,94
  • Haldorsen EMH, Kronholm K, Skouen JS, Ursin H. Predictors for outcome of a multimodal cognitive behavioural treatment program for low back pain patients. A 12-months follow-up study. European Journal of Pain 1998;4:293-307
  • Haldorsen EMH, Kronholm K, Skouen JS, Ursin H. Multimodal cognitive behavioural treatment of patients sicklisted for musculoskeletal pain. A randomized controlled study. Scand J Rheumatol 1998:27:16-25
  • Skouen JS, Otani K, Olmarker K, Rosengren L, Brisby H, Rydevik B. Changes in protein markers in CSF in experimental nerve root injury. An experimental study on effects of slow-onset chronic compression or biochemical effects of nucleus pulposus on sacral nerve roots. Spine 1999:24:2195-2200
  • Skouen JS, Larsen JL, Gjerde IO, Hegrestad SE, Vollset SE. Cerebrospinal fluid protein concentrations in patients with sciatica caused by lumbar disc herniation: An investigation of biochemical, neurologic, and radiologic predictors of long-term outcome. Journal of Spinal Disorders 1997:10:505-511
  • Larsen JL, Skouen JS, Vik H. Contrast media leakage to the cerebrospinal fluid after intra-venous injection. Comparison of stroke patients and controls. Acta Radiologica 1995:36:440-447
  • Skouen JS, Larsen JL, Vollset SE, Cerebrospinal fluid proteins related to clinical findings in patients with sciatica caused by lumbar disc herniation. Journal of spinal Disorders 1994:7:12-18
  • Skouen JS, Larsen JL, Vollset SE, Grønning M. Cerebrospinal fluid proteins and sciatica caused by lumbar disc herniation. European Spine Journal 1994:3:107-111
  • Skouen JS, Larsen JL, Vollset SE. Cerebrospinal fluid proteins as indicators of nerve root compression in patients with sciatica caused by disc herniation. Spine 1993:18:72-79
  • Medforfatter i heftet "Smertebehandling i Norge". Et tverrfaglig arbeidsseminar. Lundbeck A/S 1989
  • Skouen JS, Slåttebrekk O, Wester K. Ryggpasienter på venteliste. En kostnadsberegning. [What do the waiting lists cost? A study of patients with backache] Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 1989; 109 (31):3235-3238
  • Skouen JS, Wainapel S, Willock M. "Paraplegia following epidural anestesia. A case study and literature review". Acta Neurologica Scand 1985:72:437-443

 

ANDRE VITENSKAPELIGE ARBEIDER

  • - Skouen JS, Grasdal A, Haldorsen EMH. Return to work after extensive or light multidisciplinary treatment programs versus treatment as usual for patients with chronic widespread pain on long-term sick leave. Blitt referert som abstract i følgende årbok: Nortin Hadler, M.D., 2007 Year book of rheumatology, arthritis & musculoskeletal disease, Mosby (Elsevier Health Sciences Company)
  • - Skouen JS. Return-to-work interventions: Is less more? The BackLetter 2002;17:62
  • - Skouen JS. Rehabilitering av pasienter med langvarige muskel-og skjelettplager som er sykmeldte. Bladet, Om Ergonomi, 1999
  • - Skouen JS, Otani K, Olmarker K, Rosengren L, Brisby H, Rydevik B. Biochemical diagnosis. The BackLetter 1998:13:85,94
  • - Skouen JS. Ny poliklinikk for rehabilitering. Paraplyen 1998:8:21-22
  • - Jan Sture Skouen. Belastningsrelaterte rygglidelser. Prosedyrehefte. Nycomed 1992
  • - Medforfatter i heftet "Smertebehandling i Norge". Et tverrfaglig arbeidsseminar. Lundbeck A/S 1989