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Conrad Arnfinn Bjørshol

Associate Professor
  • E-mailConrad.Bjorshol@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Forskningens Hus, Stavanger University Hospital.
    Alternative e-mail: conrad.arnfinn.bjorshol@sus.no
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Research within cardiac arrest, patient safety and medical simulation.

Responsible for teaching medical students from the University of Bergen who are on work placement at the Department of Anesthesia at Stavanger University Hospital (SUS). This include dividing the students, teaching in Anesthesia on introduction day and SAFER Student Day.

Academic article
  • 2020. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Adults Over 80: Outcome and the Perception of Appropriateness by Clinicians. Journal of The American Geriatrics Society. 39-45.
  • 2019. Combined Interscalene Brachial Plexus and Superficial Cervical Plexus Nerve Block for Midshaft Clavicle Surgery: A Case Series. AANA journal. 374-378.
  • 2018. Semiprone position is superior to supine position for paediatric endotracheal intubation during massive regurgitation, a randomized crossover simulation trial. BMC Anesthesiology. 1-7.
  • 2018. Public knowledge and expectations about dispatcher assistance in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 1-26.
  • 2018. Perception of inappropriate cardiopulmonary resuscitation by clinicians working in emergency departments and ambulance services: The REAPPROPRIATE international, multi-centre, cross sectional survey. Resuscitation. 112-119.
  • 2018. Effects of modifiable prehospital factors on survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in rural versus urban areas. Critical Care. 1-9.
  • 2017. Improving survival after cardiac arrest. Seminars in neurology. 25-32.
  • 2016. Reactions and coping strategies in lay rescuers who have provided CPR to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims: A qualitative study. BMJ Open.
  • 2016. Interprofessional communication in a simulation-based team training session in healthcare: A student perspective. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice (JNEP). 91-100.
  • 2016. Great variation between ICU physicians in the approach to making end-of-life decisions. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 476-484.
  • 2016. Exploring how lay rescuers overcome barriers to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A qualitative study. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 27-32.
  • 2012. Effects of socio-emotional stressors on ventilation rate and subjective workload during simulated CPR by lay rescuers. Applied Ergonomics. 799-802.
  • 2012. A comparative study of defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation performance during simulated cardiac arrest in nursing student teams. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine.
  • 2011. Effect of socioemotional stress on the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation during advanced life support in a randomized manikin study. Critical Care Medicine. 300-304.
  • 2011. Decay in chest compression quality due to fatigue is rare during prolonged advanced life support in a manikin model. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. 7 pages.
  • 2009. Hospital employees improve basic life support skills and confidence with a personal resuscitation manikin and a 24-min video instruction. Resuscitation. 898-902.
  • 2008. Quality of chest compressions during 10 min of single-rescuer basic life support with different compression: ventilation ratios in a manikin model. Resuscitation. 95-100.
  • 2018. Pasientsikkerhet og tverrfaglighet for lege- og sykepleierstudenter.
Feature article
  • 2019. Sammen redder vi liv. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1142-1144.
  • 2013. Small simulation based sessions versus plenary interactive sessions during a medical congress to highlight ethical challenges in intensive care. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 6-7.
  • 2008. Socio-emotional stressors increase ventilation rate during advanced cardial life support in a manikin model. Circulation. 1468-1468.
  • 2008. Socio-Emotional Stressors Increase Ventilation Rate During Advanced Cardiac Life Support in a Manikin Model.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • 2015. Å skape fremtidens tverrprofesjonelle helseteam. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 11-11.

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