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Journal articles
  • Bakke, Åsne; Tran, Anh Thi; Dalen, Ingvild; Cooper, John; Løvaas, Karianne Fjeld; Jenum, Anne Karen; Berg, Tore Julsrud; Madsen, Tone Vonheim; Nøkleby, Kjersti; Gjelsvik, Bjørn E.; Claudi, Tor; Skeie, Svein; Carlsen, Siri; Sandberg, Sverre; Thue, Geir. 2018. Population, general practitioner and practice characteristics are associated with screening procedures for microvascular complications in Type 2 diabetes care in Norway. Diabetic Medicine. 1-13. doi: 10.1111/dme.13842
  • Tran, Anh Thi; Bakke, Åsne; Berg, Tore Julsrud; Gjelsvik, Bjørn E.; Mdala, Ibrahimu; Nøkleby, Kjersti; Rai, Anam Shakil; Cooper, John; Claudi, Tor; Løvaas, Karianne Fjeld; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre; Jenum, Anne Karen. 2018. Are general practitioners characteristics associated with the quality of type 2 diabetes care in general practice? Results from the Norwegian ROSA4 study from 2014. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 36: 170-179. doi: 10.1080/02813432.2018.1459238
  • Bakke, Åsne; Cooper, John; Thue, Geir; Skeie, Svein; Carlsen, Siri; Dalen, Ingvild; Løvaas, Karianne Fjeld; Madsen, Tone Vonheim; Oord, Ellen Renate; Berg, Tore Julsrud; Claudi, Tor; Tran, Anh Thi; Gjelsvik, Bjørn E.; Jenum, Anne Karen; Sandberg, Sverre. 2017. Type 2 diabetes in general practice in Norway 2005-2015: moderate improvements in risk factor control, but still major gaps in complication screening. BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care. 5. 11 pages. doi: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000459
  • Carlsen, Siri; Skrivarhaug, Torild; Thue, Geir; Cooper, John; Gøransson, Lasse; Løvaas, Karianne Fjeld; Sandberg, Sverre. 2017. Glycemic control and complications in patients with type 1 diabetes – a registry-based longitudinal study of adolescents and young adults. Pediatric Diabetes. 18: 188-195. doi: 10.1111/pedi.12372
  • Teruel, Reyes Serrano; Thue, Geir; Fylkesnes, Svein Ivar; Sandberg, Sverre; Kristoffersen, Ann-Helen. 2017. Warfarin monitoring in nursing homes assessed by case histories. Do recommendations and electronic alerts affect judgements? Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 35: 299-306. doi: 10.1080/02813432.2017.1358857
  • Carlsen, Siri; Thue, Geir; Cooper, John; Røraas, Thomas; Gøransson, Lasse G; Løvaas, Karianne Fjeld; Sandberg, Sverre. 2015. Benchmarking by HbA1c in a national diabetes quality register - does measurement bias matter? Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. 53: 1433-1439. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2014-0872
  • Løvaas, Karianne Fjeld; Cooper, John; Sandberg, Sverre; Røraas, Thomas; Thue, Geir. 2015. Feasibility of using self-reported patient data in a national diabetes register. BMC Health Services Research. 15:553: 1-7. doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-1226-0
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2015. Analytical performance specifications based on how clinicians use laboratory tests. Experiences from a post-analytical external quality assessment programme. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. 53: 857-862. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2014-1280
  • Cooper, John; Claudi, Tor; Thordarson, Hrafnkell B; Løvaas, Karianne Fjeld; Carlsen, Siri; Sandberg, Sverre; Thue, Geir. 2013. Behandlingen av type 1-diabetes i spesialisthelsetjenesten – data fra Norsk diabetesregister for voksne. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 133: 2257-2261. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.13.0153
  • Cooper, John; Thue, Geir; Claudi, Tor; Løvaas, Karianne Fjeld; Carlsen, Siri; Sandberg, Sverre. 2013. The Norwegian Diabetes Register for Adults –an overview of the first years. Norsk Epidemiologi. 23: 29-34. doi: http://www.ntnu.no/ojs/index.php/norepid/article/view/1599/1490
  • Watine, J; Mokaddem, W; Carriere, P; Couaillac, JP; Kristoffersen, Ann-Helen; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2013. Heterogeneity in the handling of vitamin-K-antagonists and of INR: the example of Quercy-Rouergue. Annales de Biologie Clinique. 71: 707-716. doi: 10.1684/abc.2013.0918
  • Kristoffersen, Ann-Helen; Thue, Geir; Ajzner, Eva; Claes, Neree; Horvath, Andrea Rita; Leonetti, Rina; Kallion, Kaja; Kitchen, Dianne; Kitchen, Steve; Kutt, Marge; Meijer, Piet; Müller, Mathias; Nilsson, Elisabeth; Perich, Carmen; Plum, Inger; Rogic, Dunja; Tirimacco, Rosy; van der Meer, Felix J.M.; Watine, Joseph; Sandberg, Sverre. 2012. Interpretation and management of INR results: A case history based survey in 13 countries. Thrombosis Research. 130: 309-315. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2012.02.014
  • Aakre, Kristin; Thue, Geir; Svarstad, Einar; Skadberg, Øyvind; Sandberg, Sverre. 2011. Laboratory investigation and follow-up of chronic kidney disease stage 3 in primary care. Clinica Chimica Acta. 412: 1138-1142. doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2011.03.004
  • Thue, Geir; Jevnaker, Marianne; Gulstad, Guro- Marte; Sandberg, Sverre. 2011. Quality assurance of laboratory work and clinical use of laboratory tests in general practice in Norway: A survey. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 29: 171-175. doi: 10.3109/02813432.2011.585837
  • Aakre, Kristin Moberg; Thue, Geir; Subramaniam-Håvik, Sumathi; Cooper, John; Bukve, Tone; Morris, Howard A.; Müller, Mathias; Lovrencic, Marijana V.; Plum, Inger; Kallion, Kaja; Aab, Alar; Kutt, Marge; Gillery, Philippe; Schneider, Nathalie; Horvath, Andrea R.; Onody, Rita; Oosterhuis, Wytze; Ricos, Carmen; Perich, Carmen; Nordin, Gunnar; Sandberg, Sverre. 2010. Diagnosing microalbuminuria and consequences for the drug treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes: A European survey in primary care. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 89: 103-109. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2010.03.023
  • Thue, Geir; Baerheim, Anders; Bjelkarøy, Wenche Iren; Digranes, Asbjørn. 2010. Urindyppekultur i allmennpraksis. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 130: 483-486. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.09.0658
  • Cooper, John; Claudi, Tor; Jenum, Anne Karen; Jenum, Anne Karen; Thue, Geir; Hausken, Marie Fjelde; Ingskog, Wibeche; Sandberg, Sverre. 2009. Quality of Care for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes in Primary Care in Norway Is Improving Results of cross-sectional surveys of 33 general practices in 1995 and 2005. Diabetes Care. 32: 81-83. doi: 10.2337/dc08-0605
  • Rebnord, Ingrid Keilegavlen; Thue, Geir; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2009. Utstyr, laboratorieanalyser og medikamenter ved kommunale legevakter. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 129: 987-990. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.08.0288
  • Rebnord, Ingrid Keilegavlen; Thue, Geir; Hunskår, Steinar. 2009. Utstyr, laboratorieanalyser og medikamenter ved kommunale legevakter. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 129: 987-990. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.08.0288
  • Schneider, Nathalie; Aakre, Kristin Moberg; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre; Durlach, Vincent; Gillery, Philippe. 2009. Evaluation of prescription and interpretation of microalbuminuria by general practitioners. Annales de Biologie Clinique. 67: 47-53. doi: 10.1684/abc.2008.0286
  • Aakre, Kristin M.; Thue, Geir; Subramaniam-Håvik, Sumathi; Bukve, Tone; Morris, Howard; Müller, Mathias; Lovrencic, Marijana V.; Plum, Inger; Kallion, Kaja; Aab, Alar; Kutt, Marge; Gillery, Philippe; Schneider, Nathalie; Horvath, Andrea R.; Onody, Rita; Oosterhuis, Wytze; Ricos, Carmen; Perich, Carmen; Nordin, Gunnar; Sandberg, Sverre. 2008. Postanalytical external quality assessment of urine albumin in primary health care: An international survey. Clinical Chemistry. 54: 1630-1636. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2007.100917
  • Fauli, Siri; Thue, Geir. 2008. Economic consequences of near-patient test results: the case of tests for the Helicobacter Pylori bacterium in dyspepsia. European Journal of Health Economics. 9: 221-228. doi: 10.1007/s10198-007-0064-3
  • Bjelkarøy, Wenche Iren; Sandberg, Sverre; Thue, Geir; Digranes, Asbjørn; Høiby, Ernst Arne; Lermark, Gro Torill; Melby, Kjetil K. 2006. Vurdering av urindyppekultur i primærhelsetjenesten. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 126: 149-152.
  • Kristensen, Gunn Berit Berge; Nerhus, Kari; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2006. Results and feasibility of an external quality assessment scheme for self-monitoring of blood glucose. Clinical Chemistry. 52: 1311-1317. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2006.068114
  • Kristoffersen, Ann-Helen; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2006. Postanalytical external quality assessment of warfarin monitoring in primary healthcare. Clinical Chemistry. 52.
  • Kristoffersen, Ann-Helen; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2006. Postanalytical external quality assessment of warfarin monitoring in primary healthcare. Clinical Chemistry. 52: 1871-1878. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2006.071027
  • Fauli, S; Thue, Geir. 2005. Decision making in general practice: The availability and use of a specific laboratory analysis. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 21: 386-392.
  • Kristensen, Gunn B.B.; Christensen, Nina Gade; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2005. Between lot variation in external quality assessment of glucose: Clinical importance and effect on the evaluation of participants' performance. Clinica Chimica Acta. 355.
  • Kristensen, Gunn B.B.; Christensen, Nina Gade; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2005. Between-lot variation in external quality assessment of glucose: Clinical importance and effect on participant performance evaluation. Clinical Chemistry. 51: 1632-1636.
  • Skeie, Svein; Perich, C; Ricos, C; Araczki, A; Horvath, AR; Oosterhuis, WP; Bubner, T; Nordin, G; Delport, R; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2005. Postanalytical external quality assessment of blood glucose and hemoglobin A(1c): An international survey. Clinical Chemistry. 51: 1145-1153.
  • Trydal, Torleif; Bolann, Bjørn Johan; Brosstad, Frank; Sandberg, Sverre; Sandset, Per Morten; Stavelin, Anne; Steensland, Heidi; Thue, Geir; Ødegaard, Ole. 2005. Analyse av protrombintid i primærhelsetjenesten. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 125: 2048-2049.
  • Trydal, Torleif; Bolann, Bjørn; Brosstad, Frank Roger; Sandberg, Sverre; Sandset, Per Morten; Stavelin, Anne; Steensland, Heidi; Thue, Geir; Ødegaard, Ole Rasmus. 2005. Analyse av protrombintid i primærhelsetjenesten. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 125: 2048-2049.
  • Bolann, Bjørn Johan; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2004. Urine analysis and decision-making on cystitis in general practice. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 64: 729-736.
  • Kristensen, Gunn Berit Berge; Nerhus, Kari; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2004. Standardized evaluation of instruments for self-monitoring of blood glucose by patiens and a technologist. Clinical Chemistry. 50: 1068-1071.
  • Skeie, Svein; Thue, Geir; Nerhus, Kari; Sandberg, Sverre. 2002. Instruments for self-monitoring of blood-glucose: comparison of testing quality achieved by patients and a technician. Clinical Chemistry. 48: 994-1003.
  • Skeie, Svein; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2001. Interpretation of hemaglobin A(1c)(HbA(1c)) values among diabetic patients: implications for quality specifications for HbA(1c). Clinical Chemistry. 47: 1212-1217.
  • Skeie, Svein; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2001. Patient-derived quality specifications for instruments used in self-monitoring of blood glucose. Clinical Chemistry. 47: 67-73.
  • Skurtveit, KJ; Bjelkarøy, Wenche Iren; Christensen, Nina Gade; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre; Hoddevik, G. 2001. Quality of rapid tests for determination of infectious mononucleosis. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 121: 1793-1797.
  • Thue, Geir; Klovning, Atle; Sandberg, Sverre. 2001. External quality assessment of general practice laboratories: organizational issues and interpretation of feedback reports. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 61: 103-110.
  • Skeie, S; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2000. Use and interpretation og HbA1c-testing in general practice. Implications for quality of care. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 60: 349-356.
  • Skeie, Svein; Thue, Geir; Sandberg, Sverre. 2000. Use and interpretation og HbA1c-testing in general practice. Implications for quality of care. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 60: 349-356.
  • Sandberg, Sverre; Thue, Geir. 1999. External quality assurance of test requesting and test interpretation. Accreditation and Quality Assurance. 4: 414-415.
  • Sandberg, Sverre; Thue, Geir. 1999. Quality specifications based upon objective analyses based upon clinical needs. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 59.
  • Gidske, Gro; Christensen, Nina Gade; Jevnaker, Marianne; Skurtveit, Kristi J; Thue, Geir; Klovning, Atle; Sandberg, Sverre. 1998. Resultater fra NOKLUS' utsendelser 1993-97. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 118: 1196-1200.
  • Sandberg, S.; Christensen, Nina Gade; Jevnaker, Marianne; Thue, Geir; Klovning, Atle. 1996. Analysekvalitet av hemoglobin og glukose i almennpraksis. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 116: 25-29.
  • Sandberg, Sverre; Christensen, Nina Gade; Jevnaker, Marianne; Thue, Geir; Klovning, Atle. 1996. Analysekvalitet av hemoglobin og glukose i allmennpraksis. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 116: 25-9.
  • Sandberg, S.; Christensen, Nina Gade; Jevnaker, Marianne; Thue, Geir; Klovning, Atle. 1994. NOKLUS - External quality assurance in Norwegian primary health care. EQAnews. 5: 3.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S. 1994. Clinical goals for measurement of haemoglobin in primary care as assessed by paper vignettes. Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences, Supplement. 98: 331-335.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S. 1994. Survey of the office laboratory tests in general practice. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 54: 77-83.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S. 1994. Survey of the office laboratory tests in general practice. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 12: 77-83.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S. 1994. Clinical goals for measurement of haemoglobin in primary care as assessed by paper vignettes. Uppsala Journal of Medical Sciences. 98: 331-335.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S.; Fugelli, P. 1994. The erythrocyte sedimentation rate in general practice: Clinical assessment based on case histories. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 54: 291-300.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S.; Fugelli, P. 1994. The erythrocyte sedimentation rate in general practice: Clinical assessment based on case histories. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 54: 291-300.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S. 1993. Performance of the Reflotron and the Seralyzer in primary health care. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 53: 253-261.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S. 1993. Dry chemistry instruments in primary health care. II. Comparisons of users with non-users. Family Practice. 10: 131-136.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S. 1993. Dry chemistry instruments in primary care. II. Comparison of users with non-users. Family Practice. 10: 131-136.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S. 1993. Performance of Reflotron and Seralyzer in primary health care. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 53: 253-261.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S.; Bratberg, Espen; Risa, Alf Erling; Olsen, T. E. 1993. Dry chemistry instruments on primary care. I. Operating conditions and financial considerations. Family Practice. 10: 124-130.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S.; Bratberg, Espen; Risa, Alf Erling; Olsen, T. E. 1993. Dry chemistry in primary care. I. Operating conditions and financial considerations. Family Practice. 10: 124-130.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S.; Bullock, D. G. 1993. Comparison of the use of a dry chemistry analyser in primary care in Norway and the United Kingdom. British Journal of General Practice. 43: 10-14.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S.; Bullock, D. K. 1993. Comparison of the use of a dry chemistry analyser in primary care in Norway and the United Kingdom. British Journal of General Practice. 43: 10-14.
  • Sandberg, S.; Thue, Geir; Christensen, Nina Gade; Lund, P. K.; Rynning, M. 1991. Performance of cell counters in primary health care. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 9: 129-133.
  • Sandberg, S.; Thue, Geir; Christensen, Nina Gade; Lund, P. K.; Rynning, M. 1991. Performance of cell counters in primary health care. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 9: 129-133.
  • Sandberg, S.; Thue, Geir; Hjortdal, P.; Landaas, S. 1991. Hvilke laboratorieprøver skal allmenpraktikeren utføre - og hvordan sikre analysekvaliteten? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 111: 2980-2984.
  • Sandberg, S.; Thue, Geir; Hjortdal, P.; Landaas, S. 1991. Hvilke laboratorieprøver skal allmennpraktikeren utføre - og hvordan sikre analysekvaliteten? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 111: 2980-2984.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S.; Fugelli, P. 1991. Clinical assessment of hemoglobin values by general practitioners related to analytical and biological variation. A stydy based on case stories. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 51: 453-459.
  • Thue, Geir; Sandberg, S.; Fugelli, P. 1991. Clinical assessment of hemoglobin values by general practioners related to analytical and biological variation. A study based on case stories. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 51: 453-459.
Reports and theses
  • Thue, Geir. 1995. The office laboratory : a study related to near patient testing in general practice and occupational health care. Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Bergen. 1 pages.
Book sections
  • Hunskaar, Steinar; Rørtveit, Guri; Straand, Jørund; Sandberg, Sverre; Thue, Geir. 2013. Allmennmedisinske rammer og arbeidsteknikker (kap 1.2). Sykebesøk, pages 45-46. In:
    • Hunskaar, Steinar. 2013. Allmennmedisin. Gyldendal Akademisk. 984 pages. ISBN: 978-82-05-40192-1.
  • Sandberg, S.; Thue, Geir; Risa, Alf Erling. 1992. Laboratoriet i allmennpraksis, teknologiutvikling, kvalitetskontroll og samfunnsøkonomi. s: 119-126. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 1992. Innsikt og oversikt, Helsetjenesteforskning 1987-92.(Red.:Piene, H.).
  • Sandberg, S.; Thue, Geir; Risa, Alf Erling. 1992. Laboratoriet i allmennpraksis, teknologiutvikling, kvalitetskontroll og samfunnsøkonomi. 119-126. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 1992. Innsikt og oversikt Helsetjenesteforskning 1987-92. (Red.: Piene, H.).

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