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  • E-mailOlav.Thorsen@uib.no
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    Kalfarveien 31
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Journal articles
  • Thorsen, Olav. 2018. Hvem tar initiativ til henvisninger? Utposten. 6. 22-23.
  • Thorsen, Olav; Hartveit, Miriam; Kristoffersen, Jan Emil; Ringberg, Unni. 2018. Kunsten å henvise. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 138. 3 pages. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.18.0413
  • Hartveit, Miriam; Vanhaecht, Kris; Thorsen, Olav; Biringer, Eva Aaker; Haug, Kjell; Aslaksen, Aslak. 2017. Quality indicators for the referral process from primary to specialised mental health care: an explorative study in accordance with the RAND appropriateness method. BMC Health Services Research. 17: 1-13. Published 2017-01-03. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1941-1
  • Thorsen, Olav; Hartveit, Miriam; Johannessen, Jan Olav; Fosse, Lars; Eide, Geir Egil; Schulz, Jörn; Baerheim, Anders. 2017. Erratum to: Typologies in GPs' referral practice. BMC Family Practice. 18.
  • Thorsen, Olav; Hartveit, Miriam; Kristoffersen, Jan Emil; Holman, Per Arne. 2017. Vi trenger en ny type henvisninger. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 137: 607-607. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.17.0201
  • Thorsen, Olav; Hartveit, Miriam; Johannessen, Jan Olav; Fosse, Lars; Eide, Geir Egil; Schulz, Jörn; Baerheim, Anders. 2016. Typologies in GPs' referral practice. BMC Family Practice. 17:76. 8 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12875-016-0495-y
  • Hartveit, Miriam; Aslaksen, Aslak; Vanhaecht, Kris; Thorsen, Olav; Hove, Oddbjørn; Haug, Kjell; Hovlid, Einar; Assmus, Jörg; Biringer, Eva Aaker. 2015. Development and testing of an instrument in Western Norway to measure the quality of referral information from primary care to specialised mental health care. International Journal of Care Coordination. 18: 35-47. Published 2015-06-11. doi: 10.1177/2053434515589012
  • Hartveit, Miriam; Thorsen, Olav; Biringer, Eva Aaker; Vanhaecht, Kris; Carlsen, Benedicte; Aslaksen, Aslak. 2013. Recommended content of referral letters from general practitioners to specialised mental health care: a qualitative multi-perspective study. BMC Health Services Research. 13. 7 pages. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-329
  • Thorsen, Olav; Hartveit, Miriam; Baerheim, Anders. 2013. The consultants' role in the referring process with general practitioners: partners or adjudicators? a qualitative study. BMC Family Practice. 14. 9 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2296-14-153
  • Thorsen, Olav; Hartveit, Miriam; Baerheim, Anders. 2012. General practitioners’ reflections on referring: An asymmetric or non-dialogical process? Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 30: 241-246. doi: 10.3109/02813432.2012.711190
Reports and theses
  • Thorsen, Olav. 2017. General practitioners’ referrals to specialist health services. Exploring elements and factors in the referral process having an impact om patients’ access to specialty care. University of Bergen.

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