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Stig Harthug

Professor
  • E-mailStig.Harthug@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 53 80+47 957 52 191
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2021. Prevalence of patients “at risk of malnutrition” and nutritional routines among surgical and non-surgical patients at a large university hospital during the years 2008–2018. Clinical Nutrition. 1-7.
  • Show author(s) 2021. Nationwide audit and feedback on implementation of antibiotic stewardship programmes in Norwegian hospitals. JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance (JAC-AMR). 1-6.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Patients’ and healthcare workers’ recommendations for a surgical patient safety checklist – a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research. 1-10.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Impact of the Norwegian National Patient Safety Program on implementation of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist and on perioperative safety culture. BMJ Open Quality. 1-9.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Identifying targets for antibiotic stewardship interventions through analysis of the antibiotic prescribing process in hospitals - a multicentre observational cohort study. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2020. How does the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist fit with existing perioperative risk management strategies? An ethnographic study across surgical specialties. BMC Health Services Research. 1-11.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Invasive Bacterial Infections in Children—A Population-Based Study From Norway. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 403-410.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Effects of external inspections on sepsis detection and treatment: a stepped-wedge study with cluster-level randomisation. BMJ Open. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Early diagnosis of sepsis in emergency departments, time to treatment, and association with mortality: An observational study. PLOS ONE. 1-15.
  • Show author(s) 2020. A health economic evaluation of the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist. Annals of Surgery. 1-6.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Weight loss and BMI criteria in GLIM's definition of malnutrition is associated with postoperative complications following abdominal resections – Results from a National Quality Registry. Clinical Nutrition. 1-7.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Use of microbiology tests in the era of increasing AMR rates- a multicentre hospital cohort study. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. 1-8.
  • Show author(s) 2019. The association between adherence to national antibiotic guidelines and mortality, readmission and length of stay in hospital inpatients: results from a Norwegian multicentre, observational cohort study. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Measuring discharge quality based on elderly patients’ experiences with discharge conversation: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open Quality.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Discharge care quality in hospitalised elderly patients: Extended validation of the Discharge Care Experiences Survey. PLOS ONE. 1-15.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2018. The effect of antibiotic stewardship interventions with stakeholder involvement in hospital settings: A multicentre, cluster randomized controlled intervention study. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Elderly patients’ (≥65 years) experiences associated with discharge; Development, validity and reliability of the Discharge Care Experiences Survey. PLOS ONE. 1-17.
  • Show author(s) 2018. A positive association between nutritional risk and the incidence of surgical site infections: A hospital-based register study. PLOS ONE. 1-10.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Trends in antimicrobial resistance and empiric antibiotic therapy of bloodstream infections at a general hospital in Mid-Norway: A prospective observational study. BMC Infectious Diseases. 1-11.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Effects of external inspection on sepsis detection and treatment: a study protocol for a quasiexperimental study with a stepped-wedge design. BMJ Open. 1-16.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Burden of bloodstream infection in an area of Mid-Norway 2002-2013: A prospective population-based observational study. BMC Infectious Diseases. 1-14.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Adverse events and in-hospital mortality: An analysis of all deaths in a Norwegian health trust during 2011. BMC Health Services Research. 1-7.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Need for more targeted measures - Only less severe hospital-associated infections declined after introduction of an infection control program. Journal of Infection and Public Health. 282-290.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Mortality related to hospital-associated infections in a tertiary hospital; repeated cross-sectional studies between 2004-2011. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. 1-8.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Effect of the World Health Organization Checklist on Patient Outcomes: A Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Annals of Surgery. 821-828.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Prior statin use and 90-day mortality in Gram-negative and Gram-positive bloodstream infection: a prospective observational study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 609-617.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Investigating the use of patient involvement and patient experience in quality improvement in Norway: rhetoric or reality? BMC Health Services Research.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Factors influencing the development of evidence-based practice among nurses: a self-report survey. BMC Health Services Research.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Severe consequences of healthcare-associated infections among residents of nursing homes: A cohort study. Journal of Hospital Infection. 269-274.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Association between use of hand hygiene products and rates of health care-associated infections in a large university hospital in Norway. American Journal of Infection Control. 311-317.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Healthcare-associated infection among residents of long-term care facilities: a cohort and nested case-control study. Journal of Hospital Infection. 334-340.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Antimicrobial resistance predicts death in Tanzanian children with bloodstream infections: a prospective cohort study. BMC Infectious Diseases.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Extended spectrum beta-lactamases among Gram-negative bacteria of nosocomial origin from an Intensive Care Unit of a tertiary health facility in Tanzania. BMC Infectious Diseases. 86.
  • Show author(s) 2005. A multi-centre prospective study of febrile neutropenia in Norway: microbiological findings and antimicrobial susceptibility. APMIS - Journal of Pathologiy, Microbiology and Immunology. 455-464.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania. BMC Public Health. 45.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Role of penicillin-binding protein 5 C-terminal amino acid substitutions in conferring ampicillin resistance in Norwegian clinical strains of Enterococcus faecium. APMIS - Journal of Pathologiy, Microbiology and Immunology. 291-298.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Duplex real-time PCR assay for rapid detection of ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 556-560.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Comparative analysis of amplified fragment length polymorphism and pulsed field gel electrophoresis in a hospital outbreak and subsequent endemicity of ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium. FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology. 33-39.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Prevalence of resistance to ampicillin, gentamicin and vancomycin in Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium isolates from clinical specimens and use of antimicrobials in five Nordic hospitals. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Outbreak of infection with high-level gentamicin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis (HLGRE) in a Norwegian hospital. Clinical Microbiology and Infection (CMI). 662-669.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Molecular characterization of ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolates from hospitalized patients in Norway. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2330-2336.
  • Show author(s) 2002. The prevalence of faecal carriage of ampicillin-resistant and high- level gentamicin-resistant enterococci among inpatients at 10 major Norwegian hospitals. Journal of Hospital Infection. 145-154.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Infeksjonsutbrudd med meticillinresistente gule stafylokokker ved Haukeland Sykehus. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 204-208.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Vancomycin resistance in a clonal outbreak caused by ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 19-28.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Utbrudd av infeksjon med multiresistent Acinetobacter baumannii. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1028-1033.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Outbreak of multiresistant Enterococcus faecium in a Norwegian university hospital - risk factors for faecal colonisation. APMIS - Journal of Pathologiy, Microbiology and Immunology. 296-302.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Outbreak of ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium--risk factors for faecal colonisation. APMIS - Journal of Pathologiy, Microbiology and Immunology. 296-302.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Nosocomial outbreak of ampicillin resistant Enterococcus faecium: Risk factors for infection and fatal outcome. Journal of Hospital Infection. 135-144.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Nosocomial outbreak of ampicillin resistant Enterococcus faecium: Risk factors for infection and fatal outcome. Journal of Hospital Infection. 135-144.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Nosocomial outbreak of ampicillin resistant Enterococcus faecium. Risk factors for infection and fatal outcome. Ethiopian Journal of Health Development. 135-144.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Emergence of vancomycinresistant E. faecium in a clonal hospital outbreak of multiresistant E. faecium. Clinical Microbiology and Infection (CMI). 19-28.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Treatment with interferon-alpha2a alone or interferon-alpha2a plus ribavirin in patients with chronic hepatitis C previously treated with interferon-alpha2a. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 194-198.
  • Show author(s) 1998. The effect of treatment with alpha-interferon on hepatitis G/GBV-C viraemia. The Construct Group. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 195-200.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Infeksjoner forårsaket av multiresistente enterokokker i Norge. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 4070-4073.
  • Show author(s) 1997. Genotype, viral load and age as independent predictors of treatment outcome of interferon-alpha 2 a treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis C. Construct group. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. 17-22.
  • Show author(s) 1997. Genotype, viral load and age as independent predictors of treatment outcome of interferon-alpha 2 a treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis C. Construct group. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. 17-22.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Bloodstream infections at a Norwegian university hospital, 1974-1979 and 1988-1989: changing etiology, clinical features, and outcome. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 246-256.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Bloodstream infections at a Norwegian University hospital 1974-1979 and 1988-1989: Changing Etiology, Clinical features and outcome. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 246-256.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Behandling av infeksjoner med koagulase-negative stafylokokker netilmicin. Netilyn - håndbok. 35-39.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Antibiotikaprofylakse og forekomst av sårinfeksjoner ved hjerte og karkirurgi. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 3071-3074.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Antibiotic prophylaxis and post-operative wound infection rates in cardiovascular surgery. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 3071-3074.
  • Show author(s) 1994. A longitudinal study of phagocyte function in HIV-infected patients. AIDS (London). 771-777.
  • Show author(s) 1994. A longitudinal study of phagocyte function in HIV infected patients. AIDS (London). 771-777.
  • Show author(s) 1993. Prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis C virus and association with intravenous drug abuse and tattooing in a national prison in Norway. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 673-676.
  • Show author(s) 1993. Prevalence of Antibodies of Hepatitis C Virus and Association with Intravenous Drug Abuse and Tattooing in a National Prison in Norway. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 673-676.
  • Show author(s) 1993. Hørselstap etter erytromycinbehandling. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2810-2811.
  • Show author(s) 1993. Hørselstap etter erytromycinbehandling. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2810-2811.
Report
  • Show author(s) 1991. Mikrobiologi, infeksjoner, hygiene. Kompendium for studenter ved Bergen vernepleierhøgskole. .
Lecture
  • Show author(s) 2014. Prior statin use and 90-day mortality in Gram-negative and Gram-positive bloodstream infection.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2019. Explanations On Improved Patient Outcomes- And Perioperative Care Processes, Following Implementation Of The World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist .
  • Show author(s) 2018. Use of WHO Surgical Safety Checklist Improved Work Processes in Operating Theatre and Patient Outcome – a Stepped Wedge Cluster RCT.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Experiences on utilization of a stepped wedge cluster randomized controlled trial designed implementation of surgical safety checklists in two Norwegian hospitals. .
  • Show author(s) 2016. EFFICACY OF A SURGICAL SAFETY CHECKLIST IN IMPROVING ANTIBIOTIC PROPHYLAXIS IN SURGERY.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Epidemiological analysis of MRSA in two counties in Western Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Tiltak mot MRSA.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Sykehusinfeksjoner, sykehushygiene.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Resistente bakterier som sykehusproblem.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Registrering av postoperative sårinfeksjoner.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus in Norway - epidemiology, surveillance and precautions.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Innledning om sykehusinfeksjoner.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Infeksjonsepidemiologiske metoder.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Clinical impact of enterococcal infections.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Case multiresistente -enterokokker.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Antibiotikaprofylakse.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Praktisk antbiotikabruk.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Outbreak of multiresistant enterococcus faecium in a Norwegian university hospital - riskfactors for infection.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Outbreak of multiresistant enterococcus faecium in a Norwegian university hospital - riskfactors for faecal colonization.
  • Show author(s) 1997. J-34. Vancomycin resistance emerging in a clonal outbreak caused by multiresistant Enterococcus faecium.
Editorial
  • Show author(s) 2002. Infeksjoner og bruk av antibiotika i sykehjem. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2349-2349.
Reader opinion piece
  • Show author(s) 2019. It’s not miraculous, it’s a no-brainer. The BMJ.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Smitteverntiltak i sykehus. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2317-2318.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Antibiotikaresistenta bakterier - ett hot även för Norden? Sjukhusfarmaci. 46-51.
Short communication
  • Show author(s) 2001. Mikrobiell resistens. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 3413.
Book review
  • Show author(s) 2002. Bra om morsmelkbanker. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1511-1511.
Non-fiction book
  • Show author(s) 2001. Kvalitetskontroll (KK) av resistensbestemmelser for aerobe, hurtigvoksende bakterier med agardiffusjon. Arbeidsgruppen for antibiotikaspørsmål.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Bruk av antibiotika i sykehus. Statens helsetilsyn.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Stafylokokkinfeksjoner. Eli Lilly Norge, Oslo.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Stafylokokkinfeksjoner. Eli Lilly Norge AS, Oslo.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Antibiotikafølsomhet for stafylokokker. Eli Lilly Norge AS.
  • Show author(s) 1995. Antibiotika-assosiert diarre. Oslo: Upjohn Information.
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) 1999. Utbrudd med multiresistente Acinetobacter baumannii ved en brannskadeavdeling. SHE-nytt. 1.
Feature article
  • Show author(s) 1998. Utbrudd med multiresistente Acinetobacter baumanii ved Brannskadeavsnittet, Haukeland sykehus. MSIS-rapport.
Letter to the editor
  • Show author(s) 2016. Reply. Annals of Surgery. e24-e25.
  • Show author(s) 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.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2016. Lessons learned from infection surveillance: Occurrence, risk factors and consequences of healthcare-associated infections in hospitals and long-term care facilities.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Antimicrobial resistance in bacterial infections in urban and rural Tanzania.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Ampicillin resistance in Enterococcus faecium.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Resistance to antimicrobial agents with special emphasis on bacteremia and nosocomial infection. ..
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) 2012. Organizing for quality and safety in health care - the Norwegian Case. 7 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Measuring quality and safety in Norwegian health care - time for a change? 5 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Evaluering av undervisning og læring i etterutdanning av leger. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Antimikrobiell behandling av stafylokokkinfeksjoner. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) 1992. Septicaemia at a Norwegian University Hospital 1974-79 (5 years) and 1988-89 (2 years). A comparative study. 2 pages.
Poster
  • Show author(s) 2013. Sustainable quality improvement as a result of interactions on micro-meso-macro levels.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Epidemiological analysis of MRSA in two counties in western Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Antibiotic resistance among enterococci in Nordic countries: analysis of isolates from five clinical microbiological laboratories.
  • Show author(s) 2001. A Multi-Center Prospective Study of 274 Episodes of Febrile Neutropenia in Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Outbreak of infections caused by high-level gentamicin-resistant (mic > 512 mg/l) Enterococcus faecalis (HLGRE) in Haukeland university hospital, Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2000. No VRE-carriers and low prevalence of ARE and HLAR among in-patients in 10 major Norwegian hospitals.
Errata
  • Show author(s) 2021. Correction: Early diagnosis of sepsis in emergency departments, time to treatment, and association with mortality: An observational study. PLOS ONE.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Erratum to: Trends in antimicrobial resistance and empiric antibiotic therapy of bloodstream infections at a general hospital in mid-Norway: A prospective observational study. BMC Infectious Diseases.

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