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  • E-mailHans.Flaatten@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 24 52
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland Universitetssykehus Laboratoriebygget, 7. etg. Heis øst
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
  • Research on adverse events after spinal anaesthesia, in pareticular Postural Post-Dural Puncture Headache
  • Research of adverse events in the ICU
  • Research on quality management and improvemnet in the ICU
  • Research on Quality indicators in the ICU
  • Research on epidemiology of sepsis
  • Research on outcomes after intensive care
  • Research on the elderly ICU pateints

 

Anaesthesia and intensive care at graduate and postgraduta levels (BASIC courses)

At the moment in the Project Group of the new curriculum art the Medical Faculty, University of Bergen, Norway. In particularly engaged in e-lerning and assessment

Books
  • Flaatten, Hans; Valentin, Andreas; Guidet, Bertrand. 2016. Quality Management in Intensive Care. Cambridge University Press. 254 pages. ISBN: 978-1-107-50386-1.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Moreno, Rui; Putensen, Christian; Rhodes, Adrew. 2010. Organisation and Management of Intensive Care. 403 pages. ISBN: 978-3-941468-27-6.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2009. Prosedyre og metodebok Intensiv-avsnittet 2009. 174 pages. ISBN: 82-995190-0-4.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2009. Hva bør du som turnuslege vite om intensivmedisin? Et kompendium om akutt alvorlig svikt i vitale organer. 60 pages. ISBN: 82-90977-32-8.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Riise, G. 1995. Alkoholbruk og intensivmedisin. 89 pages.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 1994. Innføring i klinisk ernæring. 58 pages.
Journal articles
  • Christiansen, Christian Fynbo; Flaatten, Hans. 2018. Out-of-hours discharge from intensive care: certain about uncertainty. Intensive Care Medicine. 44: 1545-1547. doi: 10.1007/s00134-018-5318-2
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2018. Multisystem Organ Failure: Why doctors look at the wrong organs. Nova Acta Leopoldina. 421. 53-57.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Oeyen, Sandra; deLange, Dylan W. 2018. Predicting outcomes in very old ICU patients: time to focus on the past? Intensive Care Medicine. 44: 1344-1345. doi: 10.1007/s00134-018-5262-1
  • Flaatten, Hans; Skaar, Elisabeth; Joynt, Gavin Matthew. 2018. Understanding cardiovascular physiology of ageing. Intensive Care Medicine. 1-4. doi: 10.1007/s00134-018-5119-7
  • Guidet, Bertrand; Flaatten, Hans; Boumendil, Ariane; Morandi, Alessandro; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Artigas, Antonio; Bertolini, Guido; Cecconi, Maurizio; Christensen, Steffen; Faraldi, Loredana; Fjølner, Jesper; Jung, Christian; Marsh, Brian; Moreno, Rui; Oeyen, Sandra; Öhman, Christina Agwald; Pinto, Bernardo Bollen; Soliman, Ivo W.; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Valentin, Andreas; Watson, Ximena; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; de Lange, Dylan W. 2018. Withholding or withdrawing of life-sustaining therapy in older adults (≥ 80 years) admitted to the intensive care unit. Intensive Care Medicine. 44: 1027-1038. doi: 10.1007/s00134-018-5196-7
  • Guidet, Bertrand; Flaatten, Hans; Boumendil, Ariane; Morandi, Alessandro; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Artigas, Antonio; Bertolini, Guido; Cecconi, Maurizio; Christensen, Steffen; Faraldi, Loredana; Fjølner, Jesper; Jung, Christian; Marsh, Brian; Moreno, Rui; Oeyen, Sandra; Öhman, Christina Agwald; Pinto, Bernardo Bollen; Soliman, Ivo W.; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Valentin, Andreas; Watson, Ximena; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; de Lange, Dylan W. 2018. Correction to: Withholding or withdrawing of life-sustaining therapy in older adults (≥ 80 years) admitted to the intensive care unit (Intensive Care Medicine, (2018), 44, 7, (1027-1038), 10.1007/s00134-018-5196-7). Intensive Care Medicine. 44: 1598-1601. doi: 10.1007/s00134-018-5312-8
  • Guidet, Bertrand; de Lange, Dylan W.; Christensen, Steffen; Moreno, Rui Paulo; Fjølner, Jesper; Dumas, Guillaume; Flaatten, Hans. 2018. Attitudes of physicians towards the care of critically ill elderly patients - a European survey. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 62: 207-219. doi: 10.1111/aas.13021
  • Guidet, Bertrand; de Lange, Dylan W.; Flaatten, Hans. 2018. Should this elderly patient be admitted to the ICU? Intensive Care Medicine. 1-3. doi: 10.1007/s00134-018-5054-7
  • Mosevoll, Knut Anders; Skrede, Steinar; Markussen, Dagfinn Lunde; Fanebust, Rune; Flaatten, Hans; Assmus, Jörg; Reikvam, Håkon; Bruserud, Øystein. 2018. Inflammatory mediator profiles differ in sepsis patients with and without bacteremia. Frontiers in Immunology. 9:691: 1-12. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.00691
  • 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. 106: 236-244. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10985
  • Andersen, Finn H; Flaatten, Hans; Klepstad, Pål; Follestad, Turid; Strand, Kristian; Krüger, Andreas; Hahn, Michael; Buskop, Christian; Rime, Anne-Karin; Kvåle, Reidar. 2017. Long-Term Outcomes after ICU Admission Triage in Octogenarians. Critical Care Medicine. 45: e363-e371. Published 2016-09-09. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000002098
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2017. The difficult art of diagnostic coding. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 61: 132-134. doi: 10.1111/aas.12826
  • Flaatten, Hans; Brattebø, Guttorm; Alme, Bjørn Arild; Berge, Kjersti; Rosland, Jan Henrik; Viste, Asgaut; Bertelsen, Bjørn; Harthug, Stig; Aardal, Sidsel. 2017. Adverse events and in-hospital mortality: An analysis of all deaths in a Norwegian health trust during 2011. BMC Health Services Research. 17:465: 1-7. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2417-7
  • Flaatten, Hans; Darmon, Michael. 2017. A nephrologist should be consulted in all cases of acute kidney injury in the ICU: yes. Intensive Care Medicine. 43: 874-876. doi: 10.1007/s00134-017-4790-4
  • Flaatten, Hans; Walther, Sten M. 2017. Activity- or severity-based scoring in the ICU? Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 61: 2-4. doi: 10.1111/aas.12818
  • Flaatten, Hans; de Lange, Dylan W.; Artigas, Antonio A.; Bin, Du; Moreno, Rui Paulo; Christensen, Steffen D.; Joynt, Gavin Matthew; Bagshaw, Sean M.; Sprung, Charles L.; Benoit, Dominique D.; Soares, Márcio Medeiros; Guidet, Bertrand R. 2017. The status of intensive care medicine research and a future agenda for very old patients in the ICU. Intensive Care Medicine. Published ahead of print: 1-10. doi: 10.1007/s00134-017-4718-z
  • Flaatten, Hans; de Lange, Dylan W.; Morandi, Alessandro; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Artigas, Antonio; Bertolini, Guido; Boumendil, Ariane; Cecconi, Maurizio; Christensen, Steffen; Faraldi, Loredana; Fjølner, Jesper; Jung, Christian; Marsh, Brian; Moreno, Rui; Oeyen, Sandra; Öhman, Christina Agwald; Pinto, Bernardo Bollen; Soliman, Ivo W.; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Valentin, Andreas; Watson, Ximena; Zaferidis, Tilemachos; Guidet, Bertrand. 2017. The impact of frailty on ICU and 30-day mortality and the level of care in very elderly patients (≥ 80 years). Intensive Care Medicine. 43: 1820-1828. Published 2017-09-21. doi: 10.1007/s00134-017-4940-8
  • Hovlid, Einar; Frich, Jan C; Walshe, Kieran; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Flaatten, Hans; Braut, Geir Sverre; Helgeland, Jon; Teig, Inger Lise; Harthug, Stig. 2017. Effects of external inspection on sepsis detection and treatment: a study protocol for a quasiexperimental study with a stepped-wedge design. BMJ Open. 7:e016213: 1-16. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016213
  • Knoop, Siri Tandberg; Skrede, Steinar; Langeland, Nina; Flaatten, Hans. 2017. Epidemiology and impact on all-cause mortality of sepsis in Norwegian hospitals: A national retrospective study. PLoS ONE. 12:e0187990: 1-13. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187990
  • Lindemark, Frode; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Kvåle, Reidar; Flaatten, Hans; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Johansson, Kjell Arne. 2017. Costs and expected gain in lifetime health from intensive care versus general ward care of 30,712 individual patients: A distribution-weighted cost-effectiveness analysis. Critical Care. 21:220: 1-13. doi: 10.1186/s13054-017-1792-0
  • Nygård, Siri Tandberg; Skrede, Steinar; Langeland, Nina; Flaatten, Hans. 2017. An observational study of community-acquired severe sepsis comparing intensive care and non-intensive care patients. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 61: 194-204. doi: 10.1111/aas.12848
  • de Lange, Dylan W.; Flaatten, Hans. 2017. Preventing persistent organ support in ICU patients. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 61: 464-466. doi: 10.1111/aas.12879
  • Bjørshol, Conrad Arnfinn; Sollid, Stephen J. M.; Flaatten, Hans; Hetland, Ingve; Mathiesen, Wenche Tirunn; Søreide, Eldar. 2016. Great variation between ICU physicians in the approach to making end-of-life decisions. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 60: 476-484. doi: 10.1111/aas.12640
  • Flaatten, Hans; Rasmussen, Lene Schütt; Haney, Michael F. 2016. Publication footprints and pitfalls of bibliometry. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 60: 3-5. doi: 10.1111/aas.12655
  • Flaatten, Hans; Skrede, Steinar. 2016. Nye internasjonale sepsisdefinisjoner vil påvirke hverdagen vår. Indremedisineren. 2. 28-31.
  • Lipcsey, Miklos; Tenhunen, Jyrki; Sjölin, Jan; Frithiof, Robert; Bendel, Stepani; Flaatten, Hans; Kawati, Rafael; Kuitunen, Anne; Tønnessen, Tor Inge; Rubertsson, Sten. 2016. Abdominal Septic Shock – Endotoxin Adsorption Treatment (ASSET) – endotoxin removal in abdominal and urogenital septic shock with the Alteco® LPS Adsorber: study protocol for a double-blinded, randomized placebo-controlled trial. Trials. 17:587: 1-10. doi: 10.1186/s13063-016-1723-4
  • Andersen, Finn H; Flaatten, Hans; Klepstad, Pål; Romild, Ulla Kristina; Kvåle, Reidar. 2015. Long-term survival and quality of life after intensive care for patients 80 years of age or older. Annals of Intensive Care. 5:13. 13 pages. doi: 10.1186/s13613-015-0053-0
  • Argent, Andrew C.; Benbenishty, Julie; Flaatten, Hans. 2015. Chronotypes, night shifts and intensive care. Intensive Care Medicine. 41: 698-700. doi: 10.1007/s00134-015-3711-7
  • Birkeland, Elisabeth Sofie; Stokke, Guro; Tangvik, Randi Julie; Torkildsen, Erik Andreas; Boateng, Jane; Wollen, Anne L.; Albrechtsen, Susanne; Flaatten, Hans; Trovik, Jone. 2015. Norwegian PUQE (pregnancy-unique quantification of emesis and nausea) identifies patients with hyperemesis gravidarum and poor nutritional intake: A prospective cohort validation study. PLoS ONE. 10:e0119962. 15 pages. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119962
  • Buanes, Eirik Alnes; Gramstad, Arne; Søvig, Karoline Kjellsdotter; Hufthammer, Karl Ove; Flaatten, Hans; Husby, Thomas; Langørgen, Jørund; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth. 2015. Cognitive function and health-related quality of life four years after cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 89: 13-18. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.12.021
  • Flaatten, Hans; Garrouste-Orgeas, Maité. 2015. The very old ICU patient: a never-ending story. Intensive Care Medicine. 41: 1996-1998. doi: 10.1007/s00134-015-4052-2
  • Flaatten, Hans; Reinikainen, Matti. 2015. Benchmarking: Lessons Learnt. ICU management. 15: 138-140.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Reinikainen, Matti. 2015. Severity scoring, outcome prediction and mortality endpoints in intensive care. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 59: 819-821. doi: 10.1111/aas.12553
  • Garrouste-Orgeas, Maite; Flaatten, Hans; Moreno, Rui. 2015. Understanding medical errors and adverse events in ICU patients. Intensive Care Medicine. 42: 107-109. doi: 10.1007/s00134-015-3968-x
  • Lindemark, Frode; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Kvåle, Reidar; Flaatten, Hans; Johansson, Kjell Arne. 2015. Age, risk, and life expectancy in Norwegian intensive care: a registry-based population modelling study. PLoS ONE. 10:e0125907. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125907
  • Stokke, Guro; Gjelsvik, Bente Leirvåg; Flaatten, Katrine Trovik; Birkeland, Elisabeth Sofie; Flaatten, Hans; Trovik, Jone. 2015. Hyperemesis gravidarum, nutritional treatment by nasogastric tube feeding: A 10-year retrospective cohort study. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 94: 359-367. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12578
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2014. The impact of age in intensive care. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 58: 3-4. doi: 10.1111/aas.12221
  • Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Lindemark, Frode; Flaatten, Hans; Kvåle, Reidar; Johansson, Kjell Arne. 2014. A calibration study of SAPS II with Norwegian intensive care registry data. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 58: 701-708. doi: 10.1111/aas.12327
  • Husby, Thomas; Torgersen, Johan; Flaatten, Hans. 2014. Cognitive effects of hospital calls in anaesthesiologists. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 58: 177-184. doi: 10.1111/aas.12220
  • Mæhle, Kirsten Vikesland; Haug, Bjørn; Flaatten, Hans; Nielsen, Erik Waage. 2014. Metabolic alkalosis is the most common acid-base disorder in ICU patients. Critical Care. 18. doi: 10.1186/cc13802
  • Nygård, Siri Tandberg; Langeland, Nina; Flaatten, Hans; Fanebust, Rune; Haugen, Oddbjørn; Skrede, Steinar. 2014. Aetiology, antimicrobial therapy and outcome of patients with community acquired severe sepsis: A prospective study in a Norwegian university hospital. BMC Infectious Diseases. 14. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-121
  • Veddeng, Anne; Husby, Thomas; Engelsen, Ingeborg Bøe; Kent, Andrew; Flaatten, Hans. 2014. Impact of night shifts on laparoscopic skills and cognitive function among gynecologists. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 93: 1255-1261. doi: 10.1111/aogs.12496
  • Bruun, Trond; Kittang, Bård Reiakvam; Hoog, Bram Johan de; Aardal, Sidsel; Flaatten, Hans; Langeland, Nina; Mylvaganam, Haima; Vindenes, Hallvard; Skrede, Steinar. 2013. Necrotizing soft tissue infections caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp equisimilis of groups C and G in western Norway. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 19: E545-E550. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12276
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2013. ARDS--insights from Iceland and definitions from Berlin. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 57: 1-2.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2013. Leger med grenser. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 133. 2 pages.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2013. ARDS - insights from Iceland and definitions from Berlin. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 57: 1-2. doi: 10.1111/aas.12021
  • Flaatten, Hans; Haney, M.; Wernerman, Jan. 2013. The Scandinavian Critical Care Trials Group: producing important new findings in challenging times. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 57: 138-140. doi: 10.1111/aas.12010
  • Haug, Jon Birger; Berild, Dag; Blomberg, Bjørn; Bruun, Johan N; Flaatten, Hans; Leiva, Rafael Alexander Mo; Skrede, Steinar; Torfoss, Dag; Undseth, Øystein. 2013. Aminoglykosider ved alvorlig sepsis. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 133: 1553-1554.
  • Skrede, Steinar; Nygård, Siri; Langeland, Nina; Flaatten, Hans. 2013. Aminoglycosides can reduce the risk. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 133: 1554.
  • Sollid, Stephen J. M.; Bjørshol, Conrad; Flaatten, Hans; Søreide, Eldar. 2013. Small simulation based sessions versus plenary interactive sessions during a medical congress to highlight ethical challenges in intensive care. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 57: 6-7.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2012. Hvor mange pasienter "tar" vi livet av? Dagens medisin. 1. 28-29.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2012. The present use of quality indicators in the intensive care unit. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 56: 1078-1083. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2012.02656.x
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2012. When will we ever learn? Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 56: 1-2. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2011.02594.x
  • Rhodes, Andrew; Ferdinande, Patrick; Flaatten, Hans; Guidet, Bertrand; Metnitz, Philipp G.; Moreno, Rui P. 2012. The variability of critical care bed numbers in Europe. Intensive Care Medicine. 38: 1647-1653. doi: 10.1007/s00134-012-2627-8
  • Rhodes, Andrew; Moreno, Rui; Azoulay, Elie; Capuzzo, Maurizia; Chiche, Jean-Daniel; Eddleston, Jane; Endacott, Ruth; Ferdinande, Patrick; Flaatten, Hans; Guidet, Bertrand; Kuhlen, Ralf; Léon-Gil, Cristóbal; Martin Delgado, Mara Cruz; Metnitz, Philipp G.; Soares, Marcio; Sprung, Charles L.; Timsit, Jean-François; Valentin, Andreas. 2012. Prospectively defined indicators to improve the safety and quality of care for critically ill patients: a report from the Task Force on Safety and Quality of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM). Intensive Care Medicine. 38: 598-605. doi: 10.1007/s00134-011-2462-3
  • Torgersen, Johan; Flaatten, Hans; Engelsen, Bernt; Gramstad, Arne. 2012. Clinical validation of Cambridge neuropsychological test automated battery in a Norwegian epilepsy population. Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science. 2: 108-116. doi: 10.4236/jbbs.2012.21013
  • Veddeng, Anne; Husby, Thomas; Engelsen, Ingeborg Bøe; Rahman, Eqramur; Flaatten, Hans. 2012. Impact of over-night shifts on cognitive functions and laparoscopic skills among Norwegian gynaecologists. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 91: 140-141.
  • Vincent, Jean-Louis; Takala, Jukka; Flaatten, Hans. 2012. Impact of reimbursement schemes on quality of care: a European perspective. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 185: 119-121. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201108-1472ED
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2011. International expert statement on training standards for critical care ultrasonography. Intensive Care Medicine. 37: 1077-1083. doi: 10.1007/s00134-011-2246-9
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2011. International standards for programmes of training in intensive care medicine in Europe. Intensive Care Medicine. 37: 385-393. doi: 10.1007/s00134-010-2096-x
  • Omdal, Thomas; Dale, Jonas; Lie, Stein Atle; Iversen, Knut B; Flaatten, Hans; Øvrebø, Kjell Kåre. 2011. Time trends in incidence, etiology, and case fatality rate of the first attack of acute pancreatitis. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 46: 1389-1398. doi: 10.3109/00365521.2011.605464
  • Power, Kjersti Nesheim; Flaatten, Hans; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Engelsen, Bernt. 2011. Propofol treatment in adult refractory status epilepticus. Mortality risk and outcome. Epilepsy Research. 94: 53-60. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2011.01.006
  • Torgersen, Johan; Hole, Jon Fredrik; Kvåle, Reidar; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Flaatten, Hans. 2011. Cognitive impairments after critical illness. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 55: 1044-1051. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2011.02500.x
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2010. Mental and physical disorders after ICU discharge. Current Opinion in Critical Care. 16: 510-515. doi: 10.1097/MCC.0b013e32833cc90b
  • Jones, Christina; Bäckman, Carl G; Capuzzo, Maurizia; Egerod, Ingrid; Flaatten, Hans; Granja, Christina; Rylander, Christian; Griffiths, Richard D. 2010. Intensive care diaries reduce new onset post traumatic stress disorder following critical illness: a randomised, controlled trial. Critical Care. 14. 10 pages. doi: 10.1186/cc9260
  • Kvåle, Reidar; Flaatten, Hans. 2010. Korleis går det med intensivpasientane? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 130: 44-46. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.08.0414
  • Laake, Jon Henrik; Dybwik, Knut; Flaatten, Hans; Fonneland, Inge-Lise; Kvåle, Reidar; Strand, Kristian. 2010. Impact of the post-World War II generation on intensive care needs in Norway. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 54: 479-484. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2009.02170.x
  • Laake, Jon Henrik; Flaatten, Hans. 2010. Influenza and the anaesthesiologist. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 54: 3-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2009.02167.x
  • Strand, Kristian; Strand, Liv Inger; Flaatten, Hans. 2010. The interrater reliability of SAPS II and SAPS 3. Intensive Care Medicine. 36: 850-853. doi: 10.1007/s00134-010-1772-1
  • Strand, Kristian; Strand, Liv Inger; Flaatten, Hans. 2010. Erratum to: The interrater reliability of SAPS II and SAPS 3. Intensive Care Medicine. 36: 1449-1449. doi: 10.1007/s00134-010-1896-3
  • Strand, Kristian; Walther, Sten M; Reinikainen, Matti; Ala-Kokko, Tero; Nolin, Thomas; Martner, Jan; Mussalo, Petteri; Søreide, Eldar; Flaatten, Hans. 2010. Variations in the length of stay of intensive care unit nonsurvivors in three scandinavian countries. Critical Care. 14. 8 pages. doi: 10.1186/cc9279
  • Torgersen, Johan; Flaatten, Hans. 2010. Incidence and consequences of cognitive impairments after critical illness. Intensive Care Medicine. 36: S391-S391.
  • Torgersen, Johan; Helland, Christian Andre; Flaatten, Hans; Wester, Knut. 2010. Reversible dyscognition in patients with a unilateral, middle fossa arachnoid cyst revealed by using a laptop based neuropsychological test battery (CANTAB). Journal of Neurology. 257: 1909-1916. doi: 10.1007/s00415-010-5634-0
  • Torgersen, Johan; Strand, Kristian; Bjelland, Thor W.; Klepstad, Pål; Kvåle, Reidar; Søreide, Eldar; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Flaatten, Hans. 2010. Cognitive dysfunction and health-related quality of life after a cardiac arrest and therapeutic hypothermia. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 54: 721-728. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2010.02219.x
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2009. Delirium in the ICU. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 53: 21-22.
  • Lund, Fredrik Koller; Torgersen, Johan; Flaatten, Hans. 2009. Heart rate monitored hypothermia and drowning in a 48-year-old man, survival without sequelae: a case report. Cases Journal. 2: 6204-6205.
  • Strand, Kristian; Søreide, Eldar; Aardal, Sidsel; Flaatten, Hans. 2009. A comparison of SAPS II and SAPS 3 in a Norwegian intensive care unit population. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 53: 595-600. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2009.01948.x
  • Torgersen, Johan; Kvale, R; Flaatten, Hans. 2009. Cognitive dysfunction after Cardiac Arrest. Intensive Care Medicine. 35: 106-106.
  • Torgersen, Johan; Kvåle, Reidar; Flaatten, Hans. 2009. Cognitive dysfunction after critical illness. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 53: 52-52.
  • Wilde, J; Bion, Julian; Flaatten, Hans. 2009. The educational environment for training in intensive care medicine: structures, processes, outcomes and challenges in the European region. Intensive Care Medicine. 35: 1575-1583.
  • Rubulotta, Francesca; Flaatten, Hans; Capuzzo, Maurizia. 2008. Training for intensive care medicine in Europe: state of the art skills. Minerva Anestesiologica. 74: 503-505.
  • Strand, Kristian; Flaatten, Hans. 2008. Severity scoring in the ICU: a review. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 52: 467-478. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2008.01586.x
  • Ulvik, Atle; Kvåle, Reidar; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Flaatten, Hans. 2008. Quality of life 2-7 years after major trauma. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 52: 195-201. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2007.01533.x
  • Ulvik, Atle; Kvåle, Reidar; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Flaatten, Hans. 2008. Sexual function in ICU survivors more than 3 years after major trauma. Intensive Care Medicine. 34: 447-453. doi: 10.1007/s00134-007-0936-0
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2007. The intensive care unit, any place with four walls? Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 51: 391-392. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2007.01300.x
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2007. Intensive care in the very old: are we prepared? Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 51: 519-521. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2007.01299.x
  • Ulvik, Atle; Kvåle, Reidar; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Flaatten, Hans. 2007. Multiple organ failure after trauma affects even long-term survival and functional status. Critical Care. 11. doi: 10.1186/cc6111
  • Ulvik, Atle; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Flaatten, Hans. 2007. Trauma patients in the intensive care unit: short- and long-term survival and predictors of 30-day mortality. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 51: 171-177. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2006.01207.x
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2006. Prognostic scoring systems in the ICU. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 50: 1175-1176.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Gjerde, Stig; Heimdal, John-Helge; Aardal, Sidsel. 2006. The effect of tracheostomy on outcome in intensive care unit patients. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 50: 92-98.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Ulvik, Atle. 2006. Quality of life after intensive care in trauma patients. Minerva Anestesiologica. 72: 479-481.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2005. Follow-up after intensive care: another role for the intensivist? Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 49: 919-921.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2005. How to learn from adverse events? Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 49: 889-890.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2005. Effects of a major structural change to the intensive care unit on the quality and outcome after intensive care. Quality and Safety in Healthcare. 14: 270-272.
  • Brattebø, G.; Hofoss, D; Flaatten, Hans; Muri, A. K.; Gjerde, S.; Plsek, P. E. 2004. Effect of a scoring system and protocol for sedation on duration of patients' need for ventilator support in a surgical intensive care unit (Reprinted from BMJ, vol 324, 1386-9, 2002). Quality and Safety in Healthcare. 13: 203-205.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2004. Epidemiology of sepsis in Norway in 1999. Critical Care. 8: 180-184. doi: 10.1186/cc2867
  • Flaatten, Hans; Larsson, Anders; Wernerman, Jan. 2004. The intensivist training programme in the Scandinavian countries. Care of the Critically Ill. 20: 76-78.
  • Frøyshov, Sten; Jacobsen, Dag; Bjertnæs, Lars; Flaatten, Hans. 2004. Alvorlig sepsis behandlet med aktivert protein C. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 124: 779-781.
  • Wernerman, J.; Flaatten, Hans. 2004. The problem with reporting the cost of intensive care. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 48: 933-934.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Hevrøy, Olav. 1999. Errors in the intensive care unit (ICU). Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 43: 614-617.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 1998. Smerte, verdt å ta på alvor. Nordisk Medicin. 113: 2.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Aardal, Sidsel; Hevrøy, Olav. 1998. Improved oxygenation using the prone position in patients with ARDS. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 42: 329-334.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Berg, CM; Brekke, S; Holmaas, G; Natvik, C; Varughese, K. 1998. Effect of experimence with spinal anaesthesia on the development of post-dural puncture complications. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 43: 37-41.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Felthaus, J; Larsen, R; Bernhardsen, S; Klausen, H. 1998. Postural post-dural puncture headache after spinal and epidural anaesthesia. A randomised, double blind study. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 42: 759-764.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Finne, M; Rosland, Jan Henrik; Hansen, T; Rønhovde, K; Wisborg, T; Askeland, Bjarte. 1998. Puncture technique and postural post-dural headache. A randomised, double blind study. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 42: 1209-1214.
  • Hunskår, R; Flaatten, Hans. 1998. Alle kan gjøre feil. Sykepleien : journalen. 48-51.
  • Trovik, J.; Haram, K.; Berstad, A.; Flaatten, Hans. 1996. Nasoenteral sondeernæring ved hyperemesis gravidarum. Et alternativ til parental ernæring. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 116: 2442-2444.
  • Trovik, J.; Haram, K.; Berstad, A.; Flaatten, Hans. 1996. Nasoenteral sondeernæring ved hypermesis gravidarum. Et alternativ til parental ernæring. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 116: 2442-2444.
  • Trovik, J.; Haram, K.; Berstad, A.; Flaatten, Hans. 1996. Nasoenteral sondeernæring ved hyperemesis gravidarum. Et alternativ til parental ernæring. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 116: 2442-2444.
  • Austlid, Ivar; Flaatten, Hans. 1995. Lysmandreng- et alternativ ved vanskelig intubasjon. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 115: 1945-1946.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 1995. Avansert medisinsk behandling i hjemmet. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 115: 695-696.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 1995. Akutt respirasjonssvikt. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 115: 1340-1341.
  • Gjerde, S; Flaatten, Hans; Svanes, K. 1995. Bruk av veksthormon ved katabol tilstand hos en kirurgisk intensivpasient. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 115: 1340-1341.
  • Gjerde, S; Flaatten, Hans; Svanes, S. 1995. Bruk av veksthormon ved katabol tilstand hos en kirurgisk intensivpasient. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 115: 1340-1341.
  • Skumsnes, M; Flaatten, Hans. 1995. Nitrogenmonoksyd- et behandlingstilbud til intensivpasienter med alvorlig lungesvikt. Fagoscopet. 9: 10-13.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 1994. Lederartikkel i nr. 2,3 og 5. NAForum.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 1994. Prioriteringer av kritisk syke intensivpasienter. Omsorg. 3: 16-19.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 1994. Energiforbruk hos intensivpasienter. NAForum. 7: 23.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 1994. Glutamintillegg ved korttids parenteral ernæring etter hemikolektomi. NAForum. 7: 55.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Svarstad, E; Askeland, Bjarte. 1994. Akutt nyresvikt som ledd i flerorgansvikt. NAForum. 7: 54.
  • Gjerde, S; Flaatten, Hans. 1994. Bruk av veksthormon ved kritisk katabolisme. NAForum. 7: 27.
  • Strandenes, B; Flaatten, Hans; Askeland, Bjarte. 1994. Ekstern CPAP, et godt alternativ til konvensjonell respiratorbehandling? NAForum. 7: 4.
  • Wisborg, T; Guttormsen, Anne Berit; Sørensen, MB; Flaatten, Hans. 1994. The potential of an anaesthesiologist manned ambulance service in a rural/urban district. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 38: 657-661.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 1993. Lederkommentar. Tidsskr Nor Anest Foren. 1, 2,.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 1993. Pulsoksimetri i ambulansetjenesten/prehospitalt. Ambulanseforum. 4: 20-21.
  • Wesenberg, F.; Flaatten, Hans. 1993. Central venous catheter with subcutanous injection port (Port-A-Cath): 8 years clinical follow up with children. Pediatric Hematology & Oncology. 10: 233-239.
  • Wesenberg, F.; Flaatten, Hans; Janssen Jr, C. W. 1993. Central venous catheter with subcutaneous injection port: 8 years clinical follow up with children. Pediatric Hematology & Oncology. 10: 233-239.
  • Wisdal, A.; Flaatten, Hans. 1993. Bruk av CPAP. Ambulanseforum. 1: 24-25.
  • Rosenberg, P.; Gisvold, S. E.; Flaatten, Hans; Nuutinen, L.; Stenquist, O.; Trygvason, B.; Viby-Mogensen, J. 1992. Guidelines for anaesthesia care in the Nordic countries. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 36: 741-744.
  • Wisborg, T.; Flaatten, Hans; Koller, Mai-Elin. 1991. Percutaneous placement of permanent central venous catheters: experience with 200 catheters. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 35: 49-51.
Reports and theses
  • Flaatten, Hans. 1998. Postural post-dural puncture headache. A randomised, double blind study. Dr.med.. -. Department of Surgery, University of Bergen, Bergen. 74 pages.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 1995. Prosedyre og metodebok. Intensiv-avsnittet. Anestesi og Intensivavdeling, HS.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Digranes, A.; Solberg, CO. 1995. Infeksjoner med koagulase-negative stafylokokker hos pasienter med intravasale fremmedlegemer. Infeksjoner forårsaket av koagulase-negative stafylokokker. [Mangler utgivernavn]. 49 pages.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Aardal, Sidsel. 1993. Bruk av NO ved ARDS. NAForum. 6. [Mangler utgivernavn]. 39 pages.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Askeland, Bjarte. 1993. Hvordan ernærer vi våre intensivpasienter. NAForum. 6. [Mangler utgivernavn]. 45 pages.
Book sections
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2016. Diagnostic pathways. Chapter 7, pages 53-61. In:
    • Flaatten, Hans; Valentin, Andreas; Guidet, Bertrand. 2016. Quality Management in Intensive Care. Cambridge University Press. 254 pages. ISBN: 978-1-107-50386-1.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2010. Introduction. Introduction, pages 1-5. In:
    • Flaatten, Hans; Moreno, Rui; Putensen, Christian; Rhodes, Adrew. 2010. Organisation and Management of Intensive Care. 403 pages. ISBN: 978-3-941468-27-6.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2010. Evaluating and improving organizational outcome. C. Processes, pages 317-322. In:
    • Flaatten, Hans; Moreno, Rui; Putensen, Christian; Rhodes, Adrew. 2010. Organisation and Management of Intensive Care. 403 pages. ISBN: 978-3-941468-27-6.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2009. The importance of ICU culture. C. Cultur and behaviour, pages 87-91. In:
    • Chiche, Jean D; Moreno, Rui; Putensen, Christian; Rhodes, Andrew. 2009. Patient safety and Quality of Care in ICM. 572 pages. ISBN: 978-3-941468-11-5.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2008. The role of tracheostomy in ventilatory care. A. Acute respiratory failure, pages 47-54. In:
    • Kuhlen, Ralph; Moreno, Rui; Ranieri, Marco; Rhodes, Andrew. 2008. Controversies in Intensive Care. 521 pages. ISBN: 978-3-939069-61-4.
  • Flaatten, Hans. 2007. Long-term outcomes after intensive care. G. Health service research and outcome, pages 419-428. In:
    • Kuhlen, Ralph; Moreno, Rui; Ranieri, Marco; Rhodes, Andrew. 2007. 25 years of progress and innovation in ICM. 492 pages. ISBN: 978-3-939069-47-8.
  • Wisborg, Torben; Flaatten, Hans. 2000. Pain-management in the pre-hospital EMS environment: on-site and transport. 6, pages 109-118. In:
    • Rosenberg, Andrew; Grande, Christopher; Bernstein, Ralph. 2000. Pain management and regional anesthesia in trauma. 436 pages. ISBN: 0-7020-2285-3.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Grønlie, I; Lund, T. 1998. Væskesubstitusjon: Blødning og tap av blodplasma. 888-892. In:
    • Vennrød, AM. 1998. Norsk legemiddelhåndbok 1998-99 for helsepersonell.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Grønlie, I; Lund, T. 1998. Parenteral ernæring. 876-888. In:
    • Vennerød, AM. 1998. Norsk legemiddelhåndbok 1998-1999 for helsepersonell.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Grønlie, I; Lund, T. 1998. Væskesubstitusjon: Dehydrering, overhydrering. 892-899. In:
    • Vennerød, AM. 1998. Norsk legemiddelhåndbok 1998-99 for helsepersonell.
  • Flaatten, Hans; Grønlie, I; Lund, T. 1998. Væskesubstitusjon: Metabolske syre/base-forstyrrelser. 900-902. In:
    • Vennerød, AM. 1998. Norsk legemiddelhåndbok 1998-99 for helsepersonell.

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