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Erik Zakariassen

Associate Professor
  • E-mailErik.Zakariassen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 85 09
  • Visitor Address
    Kalfarveien 31
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Journal articles
  • Eide, Tine Almenning; Harris, Anette; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Gundersen, Hilde; Zakariassen, Erik; Pallesen, Ståle; Waage, Siri. 2019. Sleepiness among personnel in the Norwegian Air Ambulance Service. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 1-10. doi: 10.1007/s00420-019-01449-w
  • Hov, Maren Ranhoff; Røislien, Jo; Lindner, Thomas Werner; Zakariassen, Erik; Bache, Kristi Cecilie Grønvold; Solyga, Volker; Russell, David; Lund, Christian. 2019. Stroke severity quantification by critical care physicians in a mobile stroke unit. European journal of emergency medicine. 26: 194-198. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000529
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Waage, Siri; Harris, Anette; Gatterbauer-Trischler, Pia; Lang, Bernd; Voelckel, Wolfgang Georg Cornelius; Pallesen, Ståle; Bjorvatn, Bjørn. 2019. Causes and management of sleepiness among pilots in a Norwegian and an Austrian air ambulance service—a comparative study. Air Medical Journal. 38: 25-29. doi: 10.1016/j.amj.2018.11.002
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Østerås, Øyvind; Nystøyl, Dag Ståle; Breidablik, Hans Johan; Solheim, Eivind; Brattebø, Guttorm; Ellensen, Vegard Skalstad; Hoff, Jana Midelfart; Hordnes, Knut; Aksnes, Arne; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth; Hunskaar, Steinar; Hotvedt, Ragnar. 2019. Loss of life years due to unavailable helicopter emergency medical service: a single base study from a rural area of Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 37: 233-241. doi: 10.1080/02813432.2019.1608056
  • Ellensen, Eirin Nybø; Næss, Halvor; Wisborg, Torben; Hunskaar, Steinar; Zakariassen, Erik. 2018. Stroke identification by criteria based dispatch - a register based study. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 62: 105-115. doi: 10.1111/aas.13032
  • Hjortdahl, Magnus; Zakariassen, Erik; Halvorsen, Peder Andreas. 2018. Self reported involvement in emergency medicine among GPs in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 36: 161-169. doi: 10.1080/02813432.2018.1459234
  • Nystøyl, Dag Ståle; Hunskaar, Steinar; Breidablik, Hans Johan; Østerås, Øyvind; Zakariassen, Erik. 2018. Treatment, transport, and primary care involvement when helicopter emergency medical services are inaccessible: a retrospective study. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 36. 10 pages. doi: 10.1080/02813432.2018.1523992
  • Røislien, Jo; van den Berg, Pieter L.; Lindner, Thomas Werner; Zakariassen, Erik; Uleberg, Oddvar; Aardal, Karen; van Essen, J. Theresia. 2018. Comparing population and incident data for optimal air ambulance base locations in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. 26:42: 1-11. doi: 10.1186/s13049-018-0511-4
  • Hov, Maren Ranhoff; Zakariassen, Erik; Lindner, Thomas Werner; Nome, Terje; Bache, Kristi Cecilie Grønvold; Røislien, Jo; Gleditsch, Jostein; Solyga, Volker; Russell, David; Lund, Christian. 2017. Interpretation of brain CT scans in the field by critical care physicians in a mobile stroke unit. Journal of Neuroimaging. 28: 106-111. doi: 10.1111/jon.12458
  • Røislien, Jo; van den Berg, Pieter; Lindner, Thomas Werner; Zakariassen, Erik; Aardal, Karen; van Essen, Theresia. 2017. Exploring optimal air ambulance base locations in Norway using advanced mathematical modelling. Injury Prevention. 23: 10-15. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2016-041973
  • Ellensen, Eirin Nybø; Wisborg, Torben; Hunskaar, Steinar; Zakariassen, Erik. 2016. Dispatch guideline adherence and response interval-a study of emergency medical calls in Norway. BMC Emergency Medicine. 16. 7 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12873-016-0105-2
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2016. Potential cardiac arrest – An observational study of pre-hospital medical response. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 34: 130-134. doi: 10.3109/02813432.2016.1160630
  • Brennvall, Helle Marie; Hauken, Helene; Hunskaar, Steinar; Wisborg, Torben; Zakariassen, Erik. 2015. Legevaktlegers avgjørelse om utrykning i akuttsituasjoner. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 135: 654-657. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.14.0394
  • Hov, Maren Ranhoff; Nome, Terje; Zakariassen, Erik; Russell, David; Røislien, Jo; Lossius, Hans Morten; Lund, Christian. 2015. Assessment of acute stroke cerebral CT examinations by anaesthesiologists. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 59: 1179-1186. doi: 10.1111/aas.12542
  • Uleberg, Oddvar; Zakariassen, Erik. 2015. Legehelikopter og responstider. Dagens medisin. 10. 32. Published 2015-05-21.
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Uleberg, Oddvar; Røislien, Jo. 2015. Helicopter emergency medical services response times in Norway: Do they matter? Air Medical Journal. 34: 98-103. doi: 10.1016/j.amj.2014.11.003
  • Burman, Robert Anders; Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2014. Management of chest pain: A prospective study from Norwegian out-of-hours primary care. BMC Family Practice. 15. doi: 10.1186/1471-2296-15-51
  • Burman, Robert Anders; Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2014. Chest pain out-of-hours - An interview study of primary care physicians' diagnostic approach, tolerance of risk and attitudes to hospital admission. BMC Family Practice. 15:207. doi: 10.1186/s12875-014-0207-4
  • Ellensen, Eirin Nybø; Hunskaar, Steinar; Wisborg, Torben; Zakariassen, Erik. 2014. Variations in contact patterns and dispatch guideline adherence between Norwegian emergency medical communication centres - a cross-sectional study. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. 22. 1 pages. doi: 10.1186/1757-7241-22-2
  • Hjortdahl, Magnus; Zakariassen, Erik; Wisborg, Torben. 2014. The role of general practitioners in the pre hospital setting, as experienced by emergency medicine technicians: a qualitative study. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. 22:47: |. doi: 10.1186/s13049-014-0047-1
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Uleberg, Oddvar. 2014. The true coverage and timing of the Norwegian air ambulance service. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 02: 290. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2013.11.038
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Ellensen, Eirin Nybø. 2012. Blir det sikrere med felles nødnummer? Bergens Tidende. Published 2012-11-16.
  • Burman, Robert Anders; Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2011. Acute chest pain - a prospective population based study of contacts to Norwegian emergency medical communication centres. BMC Emergency Medicine. 11. Published 2011-07-21. doi: 10.1186/1471-227X-11-9
  • Thomassen, Øyvind; Færevik, Hilde; Østerås, Øyvind; Sunde, Geir Arne; Zakariassen, Erik; Sandsund, Mariann; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth; Brattebø, Guttorm. 2011. Comparison of three different prehospital wrapping methods for preventing hypothermia - a crossover study in humans. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. 19. 7 pages. doi: 10.1186/1757-7241-19-41
  • Zakariassen, Erik. 2010. Akuttmedisinske henvendelser til AMK-sentraler i Norge - epidemiologi, hvem varsles og hvem rykker ut. Scandinavian Update Magazine. 3: 54-57.
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Burman, Robert Anders; Hunskår, Steinar. 2010. The epidemiology of medical emergency contacts outside hospitals in Norway a prospective population based study. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. 18: 9. doi: 10.1186/1757-7241-18-9
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskår, Steinar. 2010. Involvement in emergency situations by primary care doctors on-call in Norway - a prospective population-based observational study. BMC Emergency Medicine.
  • Førland, Oddvar; Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2009. Samhandling mellom ambulansearbeider og legevaktlege. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 129: 1109-1111.
  • Førland, Oddvar; Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskår, Steinar. 2009. Samhandling mellom ambulansearbeider og legevaktlege. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 129: 3.
  • Førland, Oddvar; Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskår, Steinar. 2009. O. Førland og medarbeidere svarer:. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 15. 1.
  • Hansen, Elisabeth Holm; Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2009. Sentinel monitoring of activity of out-of-hours services in Norway in 2007: an observational study. BMC Health Services Research. 9. 8 pages. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-9-123
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Hansen, Elisabeth Holm; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2009. Incidence of emergency contacts (red responses) to Norwegian emergency primary healthcare services in 2007 a prospective observational study. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. 17. 1 pages. doi: 10.1186/1757-7241-17-30
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2008. GPs' use of defibrillators and the national radio network in emergency primary healthcare in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 26: 123-128. doi: 10.1080/02813430801990302
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2008. Motivasjon og mestringsfølelse hos brukere av defibrillatorer. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 128: 2167-2169.
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Sandvik, Hogne; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2008. Norwegian regular general practitioners' experiences with out-of-hours emergency situations and procedures. Emergency Medicine Journal. 25: 528-533. doi: 10.1136/emj.2007.054338
  • Nieber, Tobias; Holm-Hansen, Elisabeth; Bondevik, Gunnar Tschudi; Blinkenberg, Jesper; Thesen, Janecke; Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2007. Organisering av legevakt. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 127: 1335-1338.
  • Sandvik, Hogne; Zakariassen, Erik; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2007. Fastlegenes deltakelse i legevakt. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 127: 2513-2516.
  • Zakariassen, Erik; Blinkenberg, Jesper; Holm-Hansen, Elisabeth; Nieber, Tobias; Thesen, Janecke; Bondevik, Gunnar Tschudi; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2007. Beliggenhet, lokaler og rutiner ved norske legevakter. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 127: 1339-1342.
Reports and theses
  • Zakariassen, Erik. 2010. Red Response. Studies on the role of primary care doctors in out-of-hospital emergency medicine. 200 pages.
  • Morken, Tone; Hunskaar, Steinar; Blinkenberg, Jesper; Hansen, Elisabeth Holm; Tønsaker, Signe Kristin; Zakariassen, Erik. 2008. Legevaktorganisering i Norge - Rapport fra Nasjonalt legevaktregister 2007. Nasjonalt kompetansesenter for legevaktmedisin, Uni helse, Bergen. 18 pages.

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