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Eirik Søfteland

Professor
  • E-mailE.Softeland@uib.no
  • Phone+47 913 42 824
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland Universitetssykehus Laboratoriebygget, 7. etg. Heis øst
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Storesund, Anette; Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Wæhle, Hilde Valen; Mahesparan, Ruby; Boermeester, Marja A.; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Softeland, Eirik. 2019. Validation of a Norwegian version of SURgical PAtient Safety System (SURPASS) in combination with the World Health Organizations' Surgical Safety Checklist (WHO SSC). BMJ Open Quality.
  • Wæhle, Hilde Valen; Harthug, Stig; Søfteland, Eirik; Sevdalis, Nick; Smith, Ingrid; Wiig, Siri; Aase, Karina; Haugen, Arvid Steinar. 2019. Investigation of perioperative work processes in provision of antibiotic prophylaxis: a prospective descriptive qualitative study across surgical specialties in Norway . BMJ Open. 1-11.
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Sevdalis, Nick; Softeland, Eirik. 2019. Impact of the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist on Patient Safety. Anesthesiology. 420-425.
  • Gulati, Ankush; Schwarzlmüller, Thomas; du Plessis, Elsa; Softeland, Eirik; Gray Jr, Robert; Biermann, Martin. 2019. Evaluation of a new e-learning framework for teaching nuclear medicine and radiology to undergraduate medical students. Acta radiologica open. 1-6.
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Wæhle, Hilde Valen; Almeland, Stian Kreken; Harthug, Stig; Sevdalis, Nick; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Smith, Ingrid; Softeland, Eirik. 2019. Causal analysis of World Health Organization's surgical safety checklist implementation quality and impact on care processes and patient outcomes: Secondary analysis from a large stepped wedge cluster randomized controlled trial in Norway. Annals of Surgery. 283-290.
  • Hjellestad, Iren Drange; Søfteland, Eirik Wigtil; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Jonung, Torbjörn. 2018. HbA1c predicts long-term postoperative mortality in patients with unknown glycemic status at admission for vascular surgery: An exploratory study. Journal of Diabetes. 1-11.
  • Storesund, Anette; Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Hjortås, Magnus; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Flaatten, Hans; Eide, Geir Egil; Boermeester, Marja A.; Sevdalis, Nick; Softeland, Eirik. 2018. Accuracy of surgical complication rate estimation using ICD-10 codes. British Journal of Surgery. 236-244.
  • Landsdalen, Håvard Erik; Berge, Marius; Kristensen, Frode; Guttormsen, Anne Berit; Softeland, Eirik. 2017. Continuous ventilation during intubation through a supraglottic airway device guided by fiberoptic bronchoscopy: a observational assessment. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 23-30.
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Wæhle, Hilde Valen; Almeland, Stian Kreken; Harthug, Stig; Sevdalis, Nick; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Smith, Ingrid; Softeland, Eirik. 2017. Causal Analysis of World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist Implementation Quality and Impact on Care Processes and Patient Outcomes: Secondary Analysis From a Large Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial in Norway. Annals of Surgery.
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Bakke, August; Løvøy, Terje; Softeland, Eirik. 2016. Preventing Complications - The Preflight Checklist. European Urology Focus. 60-62.
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Søfteland, Eirik; Almeland, Stian Kreken; Sevdalis, Nick; Vonen, Barthold; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Harthug, Stig. 2015. Effect of the World Health Organization Checklist on Patient Outcomes: A Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Annals of Surgery. 821-828.
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Søfteland, Eirik; Eide, Geir Egil; Sevdalis, Nick; Vincent, Charles A.; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Harthug, Stig. 2013. Impact of the World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist on safety culture in the operating theatre: a controlled intervention study. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 807-815.
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Murugesh, Shamini; Haaverstad, Rune; Eide, Geir Egil; Søfteland, Eirik. 2013. A survey of surgical team members’ perceptions of near misses and attitudes towards Time Out protocols. BMC Surgery.
  • Wæhle, Hilde Valen; Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Softeland, Eirik; Hjälmhult, Esther. 2012. Adjusting team involvement: a grounded theory study of challenges in utilizing a surgical safety checklist as experienced by nurses in the operating room. BMC Nursing.
  • Thomassen, Øyvind; Espeland, Ansgar; Softeland, Eirik; Lossius, Hans Morten; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth; Brattebø, Guttorm. 2011. Implementation of checklists in health care; learning from high-reliability organisations. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. 7.
  • Thomassen, Øyvind; Brattebø, Guttorm; Søfteland, Eirik; Lossius, Hans Morten; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth. 2010. The effect of a simple checklist on frequent pre-induction deficiencies. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 1179-1184.
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Softeland, Eirik; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica; Aase, Karina; Harthug, Stig. 2010. Patient safety in surgical environments: Cross-countries comparison of psychometric properties and results of the Norwegian version of the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety. BMC Health Services Research. 10 pages.
  • Thomassen, Øyvind; Brattebø, Guttorm; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth; Espeland, Ansgar; Softeland, Eirik. 2010. Checklists in the operating room: Help or hurdle? A qualitative study on health workers' experiences. BMC Health Services Research. 1 pages.
  • Softeland, Eirik. 2006. Veiledning i klinisk forskning under spesialistutdanning: Dilemma og muligheter. Oppgave KUrs i Universitetspedagogikk UiB, Modul Forskingsveiledning BORA 27/11-06. UPED-skrift.
  • Softeland, Eirik; Framstad, Tore; Nordvik, Astrid; Bakken, Anne M.; Punwani, Chandru; Morild, Inge; Hervig, Tor; Thorsen, Terje; Holmsen, Holm A. 2006. Evaluation of a porcine model to study in vivo platelet activation. Thrombosis Research. 341-352.
  • Harboe, Torkel; Benson, Michael D.; Oi, Hanaku; Søfteland, Eirik; Bjorge, L; Bjørge, Line; Guttormsen, Anne Berit. 2006. Cardiopulmonary distress during obstetrical anaesthesia: attempts to diagnose amniotic fluid embolism in a case series of suspected allergic anaphylaxis. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 324-330.
  • Søfteland, Eirik; Bergjord, Kjersti. 2004. Pneumomediastinum in labour -- probably not caused by a lumbar epidural anaesthesia. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 123-125.
  • Haram, K; Softeland, Eirik; Hertvig, T. 2003. Thrombocytopenia in Pregnancy. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2250-2252.
  • Farbu, Elisabeth; Softeland, Eirik; Bindoff, Laurence Albert. 2003. Anaesthetic complications associated with myotonia congenita: case study and comparison with other myotonic disorders. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 630-634.
  • Søfteland, Eirik; Hervig, T; Framstad, T; Holmsen, Holm A. 1995. Simple method for labeling of porcine platelets with %1%1%1indium-oxine. Laboratory animal science (Chicago). 48-51.
  • Risberg, J; Aanderud, L; Kvitting, Peder M; Hatlem, E; Søfteland, Eirik; Framstad, T. 1995. Evaluation of medical equipment and emergency procedures for hyperbaric use. Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine, Suppl.. 63.
  • Søfteland, Eirik; Framstad, T; Holmsen, Holm A. 1995. Evaluation of Thiopentone-Midazolam-Fentanyl aneaesthesia in pigs. Laboratory Animals. Journal of the Laboratory Animal Science Association. 269-275.
  • Søfteland, Eirik. 1995. Animals in hyperbaric research. Scandinavian Journal of Laboratory Animal Science. 36.
  • Søfteland, Eirik; Hillestad, T; Framstad, T; Holmsen, Holm A. 1995. A Transport and monitoring unit for piglets under general anaesthesia. Laboratory Animals. Journal of the Laboratory Animal Science Association. 282-285.
  • Søfteland, Eirik; Framstad, T; Nordvik, Astrid; Strand, Ingrid; Holmsen, Holm A. 1994. Nitrogen microbubbles induce a disappearance of single platelets (aggregation) with porcine platelets: A comparative study of the effects of anticoagulants and blood collection methods. Thrombosis Research. 61-70.
  • Søfteland, Eirik; Lund, T. 1992. Ventrikkel- og duodenalsonde. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1601-1601.
  • Søfteland, Eirik; Framstad, T.; Holmsen, Holm A. 1992. Porcine platelets in vitro and in vivo studies. Relevance to human thrombosis research. European Journal of Haematology. 161-173.
Academic lecture
  • Wæhle, Hilde Valen; Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Almeland, Stian Kreken; Harthug, Stig; Sevdalis, Nick; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Smith, Ingrid; Softeland, Eirik. 2019. Explanations On Improved Patient Outcomes- And Perioperative Care Processes, Following Implementation Of The World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist .
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Wæhle, Hilde Valen; Almeland, Stian Kreken; Harthug, Stig; Sevdalis, Nick; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Smith, Ingrid; Softeland, Eirik. 2018. Use of WHO Surgical Safety Checklist Improved Work Processes in Operating Theatre and Patient Outcome – a Stepped Wedge Cluster RCT.
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Wæhle, Hilde Valen; Almeland, Stian Kreken; Harthug, Stig; Sevdalis, Nick; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Smith, Ingrid; Softeland, Eirik. 2018. Experiences on utilization of a stepped wedge cluster randomized controlled trial designed implementation of surgical safety checklists in two Norwegian hospitals. .
  • Wæhle, Hilde Valen; Softeland, Eirik; Sevdalis, Nick; Eide, Geir Egil; Smith, Ingrid; Harthug, Stig; Haugen, Arvid Steinar. 2016. EFFICACY OF A SURGICAL SAFETY CHECKLIST IN IMPROVING ANTIBIOTIC PROPHYLAXIS IN SURGERY.
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Softeland, Eirik; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Aase, Karina; Harthug, Stig. 2011. Sikkerhetskultur i operasjonsavdelingen.
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Softeland, Eirik; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Aase, Karina; Harthug, Stig. 2011. Perceptions of safety climate in anaesthesia and surgery.
Reader opinion piece
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Harthug, Stig; Sevdalis, Nick; Softeland, Eirik. 2019. It’s not miraculous, it’s a no-brainer. BMJ. British Medical Journal.
Letter to the editor
  • Landsdalen, Håvard Erik; Berge, Marius; Kristensen, Frode; Guttormsen, Anne Berit; Softeland, Eirik. 2017. Reply to Letters to the Editor Concerning the Article Continuous Ventilation During Intubation Through A Supraglottic Airway Device Guided By Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy: A feasibility study: A strategy for securing a definitive airway after successful rescue by supraglottic airway device: TABASCO. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 698-700.
  • Landsdalen, Håvard Erik; Berge, Marius; Kristensen, Frode; Guttormsen, Anne Berit; Softeland, Eirik. 2017. A strategy for securing a definitive airway after successful rescue by supraglottic airway device: TABASCO. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 698-700.
  • Harthug, Stig; Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Softeland, Eirik; Almeland, Stian Kreken; Sevdalis, Nick; Vonen, Barthold; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen. 2016. Reply. Annals of Surgery. e24-e25.
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Softeland, Eirik; Almeland, Stian Kreken; Sevdalis, Nick; Vonen, Barthold; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Harthug, Stig. 2014. Reply to "Letter to Editor Concerning the Article-Effect of the World Health Organization Checklist on Patient Outcomes: A Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial". Annals of Surgery. 1-1.
Poster
  • Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Softeland, Eirik; Eide, Geir Egil; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Aase, Karina; Harthug, Stig. 2011. Patient safety in surgical environments: Cross-countries comparison of psychometric properties and results of the Norwegian version of the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety.
Academic literature review
  • Thomassen, Øyvind; Storesund, Anette; Softeland, Eirik; Brattebø, Guttorm. 2014. The effects of safety checklists in medicine: a systematic review. 5-18.
  • Haram, Kjell; Softeland, Eirik; Bukowski, Radek. 2006. Intrauterine growth restriction. 5-12.

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