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  • E-postBettina.Husebo@uib.no
  • Telefon+47 55 58 67 35
  • Besøksadresse
    Kalfarveien 31, 5020 Bergen
    Bergen
  • Postadresse
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
  • Nursing Home Medicine
  • Palliative Medicine and Palliative Care
  • Assessment of Pain in Patients with Dementia
  • Impact of Pain on Behavioural Disturbances in Patients with Dementia
  • Psychometrics and Algesimetry

CURRENT POSITIONS

  • 2017 - Professor IGS, UoB/Leader of Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine
  • 2012 - 2017 Assoc. prof., IGS, UoB, Leader of SEFAS
  • 2016 - Researcher (20%) at Dep. Nursing Home Medicine, Municipality of Bergen

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

  • 2011-2015 Researcher, National Centre Age-related Med (20%), Stavanger UniHosp
  • 2012 Researcher at NOKLUS, Haraldsplass Diaconian Hospital (50%)
  • 2001-2005 Consultant (20%) at Centre for Excellence Palliative Care, Western Norway
  • 1997-2011 Medical Director Bergen Red Cross Nursing Home (BRKS)     
  • 1996-1997 Consultant Malteser University Hospital, University of Bonn
  • 1993-1997 Leader for Home Care Service for Palliative Care (20%), University of Bonn

FELLOWSHIPS

  • 2014 Specialist in Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine, UoB (kompetansepåbygging)
  • 2012 Specialist in Palliative Medicine, UoB (kompetansepåbygging)
  • 2008-2011 Postdoctor fellow “Impact Pain in Dementia”; Research Council Norway (RCN) Grant
  • 1995 Specialist in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University of Bonn, Germany

EDUCATION

  • 2008 PhD thesis, IGS, Faculty of Medicine Dentistry, UoB, Health Rehabilitation Grant
  • 1993 Dissertation/Doctoral thesis, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 1988 Medical doctor (MD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Bonn, Germany

INVITED PRESENTATIONS TO PEER-REVIEWED, INTERNATIONALLY ESTBLISHED CONGRESSES:

2016 Nov             Int. Congress of Nursing Home Medicine, Barcelona

2016 Sept            German Palliative Care Congress, Leipzig

2016 Sept            Regional Palliative Care Congress Rhein-Ruhr, Bochum

2016 April            WUN conference, Chinese University of Hong Kong

2015 Oct              Horizons Comparative Integrative Res. Ageing Health. Karolinska, Stockholm

2015 Sept            Int. Congress Advance Care Planning, Munich

2015 April            European Congress of Pain in Dementia, Bergen

2015 April            Int. Pain Congress, Auckland, New Zealand

2014 Mar             COST-Action TD2005; Summer School, Amsterdam

2012 Mar             COST-Action TD2005; Summer School, Bamberg

2012 Aug             World Congress of Pain, Milano

2012 July             European Congress of General Practitioners (WONCA), Vienna

2012 May            International Congress of Palliative Care, Sylt, Germany

2012 Mar             German Congress of Pain and Palliative Care, Frankfurt

2012 Jan              European Conference on Pain and Impaired Cognition, Leiden (NL)

 

PRIZES AND AWARDS

2016                      1. Poster Award by UoB, Thorsen CK, et al., “Epidemiology of Death at Home”.

2012                      Annual Award “Best Research Lecturer” by UoB, Faculty of Medicine

2012                      Annual Award “Teacher of the year” by IGS, UoB.         

2010                      Egget Research 2. Prize for best PhD-project: Pain assessment in dementia

2010                      Award Organization Protection Human Dignity: End-of –life care in dementia

2009                      Research Award Norwegian Pain Society. “Who suffers most?”

2009                      1. Poster Award. Pain Behaviour in Dementia. 11th Congress EAPC, Vienna

2008                      Norwegian Red Cross Award, Torstein Dale: Palliative care for elderly people

1994                      Award by the Malteser Knight Foundation, Köln, Germany, for humanitarian and medical support in East Europe (1989-1994)

 

SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

2008- Collaboration with 4 Post doctor and Assoc. Prof. Researchers, and supervision for 10 PhD Candidates, 4 Master Students

 

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONIBILITIES

Since 2012 Head of Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS), leader of SEFAS Research Group, IGS, UoB, including Seminar for PhD/ postdoc candidates and “Emnekurs” for Medical Students, related to Elderly Medicine and Palliative Care.

  • Flo, Elisabeth; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Corbett, Anne; Pallesen, Ståle; Husebø, Bettina. 2019. Pain and sleep in patients with dementia. Current Alzheimer Research.
  • Fæø, Stein Erik; Husebø, Bettina; Bruvik, Frøydis Kristine; Tranvåg, Oscar. 2019. “We live as good a life as we can, in the situation we’re in” – the significance of the home as perceived by persons with dementia. BMC Geriatrics. doi: 10.1186/s12877-019-1171-6
  • Husebø, Bettina; Ballard, Clive; Aarsland, Dag; Selbæk, Geir; Slettebø, Dagrun Daltveit; Gulla, Christine; Aasmul, Irene; Habiger, Torstein Frugård; Elvegaard, Tony Matias; Testad, Ingelin; Flo, Elisabeth. 2019. The effect of a multicomponent intervention on quality of Life in residents of nursing homes: A randomized controlled trial (COSMOS). Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 20: 330-339. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.11.006
  • Aasmul, Irene; Husebø, Bettina; Flo, Elisabeth. 2018. Description of an advance care planning intervention in nursing homes: Outcomes of the process evaluation. BMC Geriatrics. 18: 1-11. doi: 10.1186/s12877-018-0713-7
  • Aasmul, Irene; Husebø, Bettina; Sampson, Elizabeth L.; Flo, Elisabeth. 2018. Advance Care Planning in Nursing Homes–Improving the Communication Among Patient, Family, and Staff: Results From a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial (COSMOS). Frontiers in Psychology. 9: 1-10. Publisert 2018-12-04. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02284
  • Blytt, Kjersti Marie; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Husebø, Bettina; Flo, Elisabeth. 2018. Effects of pain treatment on sleep in nursing home patients with dementia and depression: A multicenter placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 33: 663-670. doi: 10.1002/gps.4839
  • Blytt, Kjersti Marie; Husebø, Bettina; Flo, Elisabeth; Bjorvatn, Bjørn. 2018. Long-term pain treatment did not improve sleep in nursing home patients with comorbid dementia and depression: A 13-week randomized placebo-controlled trial. Frontiers in Psychology. 9:134: 1-10. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00134
  • Erdal, Ane; Flo, Elisabeth; Aarsland, Dag; Ballard, Clive; Slettebø, Dagrun Daltveit; Husebø, Bettina. 2018. Efficacy and Safety of Analgesic Treatment for Depression in People with Advanced Dementia: Randomised, Multicentre, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial (DEP.PAIN.DEM). Drugs & Aging. 35: 545-558. doi: 10.1007/s40266-018-0546-2
  • Erdal, Ane; Flo, Elisabeth; Aarsland, Dag; Selbæk, Geir; Ballard, Clive; Slettebø, Dagrun Daltveit; Husebø, Bettina. 2018. Tolerability of buprenorphine transdermal system in nursing home patients with advanced dementia: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial (DEP.PAIN.DEM). Clinical Interventions in Aging. 13: 935-946. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S161052
  • Erdal, Ane; Slettebø, Dagrun Daltveit; Husebø, Bettina. 2018. Authors’ Reply to Stefani: “Efficacy and Safety of Analgesic Treatment for Depression in People with Advanced Dementia: Randomised, Multicentre, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial (DEP.PAIN.DEM)”. Drugs & Aging. 35: 1121-1122. doi: 10.1007/s40266-018-0606-7
  • Gulla, Christine; Flo, Elisabeth; Kjome, Reidun Lisbet Skeide; Husebø, Bettina. 2018. Deprescribing antihypertensive treatment in nursing home patients and the effect on blood pressure. Journal of Geriatric Cardiology. 15: 275-283. doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2018.04.011
  • Kjellstadli, Camilla; Husebø, Bettina; Sandvik, Hogne; Flo, Elisabeth; Hunskaar, Steinar. 2018. Comparing unplanned and potentially planned home deaths: a population-based cross-sectional study. BMC Palliative Care. 17: 1-11. doi: 10.1186/s12904-018-0323-3
  • Strand, Liv Inger; Gundrosen, Kim Frederik; Lein, Regina Küfner; Laekeman, Marja; Lobbezzoo, Frank; Defrin, Ruth; Husebø, Bettina. 2018. Body movements as pain indicators in older people with cognitive impairment: A systematic review. European Journal of Pain. 00. 17 sider. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1344
  • van Dam, Paulien H.; Achterberg, Wilco; Gussekloo, Jacobijn; Husebø, Bettina; Caljouw, MAA. 2018. Quality of life and paracetamolin advanced dementia (Q-TIP): A randomized double blind controlled cross-over trial. BMC Geriatrics. 18:279. 8 sider. doi: 10.1186/s12877-018-0974-1
  • Blytt, Kjersti Marie; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Husebø, Bettina; Flo, Elisabeth. 2017. Clinically significant discrepancies between sleep problems assessed by standard clinical tools and actigraphy. BMC Geriatrics. 17:253: 1-8. doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0653-7
  • Blytt, Kjersti Marie; Selbæk, Geir; Drageset, Jorunn; Natvig, Gerd Karin; Husebø, Bettina. 2017. Comorbid dementia and cancer in residents of nursing homes: secondary analyses of a cross-sectional study. Cancer Nursing. 41: E13-E20. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000478
  • Bondevik, Gunnar Tschudi; Hofoss, Dag; Husebø, Bettina; Deilkås, Ellen C Tveter. 2017. Patient safety culture in Norwegian nursing homes. BMC Health Services Research. 17: 1-10. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2387-9
  • Erdal, Ane; Flo, Elisabeth; Selbæk, Geir; Aarsland, Dag; Bergh, Sverre; Slettebø, Dagrun Daltveit; Husebø, Bettina. 2017. Associations between pain and depression in nursing home patients at different stages of dementia. Journal of Affective Disorders. 218: 8-14. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.04.038
  • Griffioen, Charlotte; Husebø, Bettina; Flo, Elisabeth; Caljouw, Monique A. A.; Achterberg, Wilco. 2017. Opioid Prescription Use in Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia. Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 8 sider. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnx268
  • Husebø, Bettina. 2017. Palliativmedizin in der Geriatrie. Springer. 26 sider. ISBN: 978-3-642-01549-6.
  • Husebø, Bettina. 2017. Assessment and treatment of persistent pain in nursing home residents should be implemented systematically to prevent suffering. Evidence-Based Nursing. doi: 10.1136/eb-2017-102617
  • Husebø, Bettina; Erdal, Ane; Kjellstadli, Camilla; Bøe, Janne Bjorheim. 2017. Kunnskapsoppsummering - Helsehjelp til eldre. Helse- og omsorgsdepartementet. 135 sider.
  • Husebø, Bettina; Flo, Elisabeth; Engedal, Knut. 2017. The Liverpool Care Pathway: a systematic review discarded in cancer patients but good enough for dying nursing home patients. BMC Medical Ethics. 18:48: 1-13. doi: 10.1186/s12910-017-0205-x
  • Aasmul, Irene; Husebø, Bettina; Flo, Elisabeth. 2016. Staff distress improves by treating pain in nursing home patients with dementia: results from a cluster-randomized controlled trial. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 52: 795-805. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.07.004
  • Flo, Elisabeth; Bjorvatn, Bjørn; Corbett, Anne; Pallesen, Ståle; Husebø, Bettina. 2016. Joint occurrence of pain and sleep disturbances in people with dementia. A systematic review. Current Alzheimer Research. 13: 539-545. doi: 10.2174/1567205013666160602234932
  • Flo, Elisabeth; Husebø, Bettina; Bruusgaard, Pernille; Gjerberg, Elisabeth; Thoresen, Lisbeth; Lillemoen, Lillian; Pedersen, Reidar. 2016. A review of the implementation and research strategies of advance care planning in nursing homes. BMC Geriatrics. 16. doi: 10.1186/s12877-016-0179-4
  • Griffioen, Charlotte; Willems, E; Husebø, Bettina; Achterberg, Wilco. 2016. Prevalence of the use of opioids for the treatment of pain in persons with a cognitive impairment compared with cognitivley intact persons : a systematic review. Current Alzheimer Research. 14: 512-522. doi: 10.2174/1567205013666160629080735
  • Gulla, Christine; Flo, Elisabeth; Kjome, Reidun Lisbet Skeide; Husebø, Bettina. 2016. Medication review based on clinical evaluation in nursing homes. Journal of Nursing Home Research Sciences. 2.
  • Gulla, Christine; Selbæk, Geir; Flo, Elisabeth; Kjome, Reidun Lisbet Skeide; Kirkevold, Øyvind; Husebø, Bettina. 2016. Multi-psychotropic drug prescription and the association to neuropsychiatric symptoms in three Norwegian nursing home cohorts between 2004 and 2011. BMC Geriatrics. 16:115. 9 sider. doi: 10.1186/s12877-016-0287-1
  • Habiger, Torstein Frugård; Flo, Elisabeth; Achterberg, Wilco P.; Husebø, Bettina. 2016. The interactive relationship between pain, psychosis, and agitation in people with dementia: results from a cluster-randomised clinical trial. Behavioural Neurology. 2016:7036415: 1-8. Publisert 2016-05-10. doi: 10.1155/2016/7036415
  • Husebø, Bettina. 2016. Lindrende demensomsorg. Kapittel 26, sider 481-505. I:
    • Tretteteig, Signe. 2016. Demensboka. Lærebok for helse- og omsorgspersonell. ISBN: 978-82-8061-260-1.
  • Husebø, Bettina; Achterberg, Wilco; Flo, Elisabeth. 2016. Identifying and managing pain in people with Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia: a aystematic review. CNS Drugs. 30: 481-497. doi: 10.1007/s40263-016-0342-7
  • Kvalheim, Siri Flagestad; Strand, Gunhild V; Husebø, Bettina; Cuida Marthinussen, Ileana Mihaela. 2016. End-of-life palliative oral care in Norwegian health institutions. An exploratory study. Gerodontology. 33: 522-529. doi: 10.1111/ger.12198
  • Sandvik, Reidun Karin Norheim Myhre; Selbæk, Geir; Bergh, Sverre; Aarsland, Dag; Husebø, Bettina. 2016. Signs of imminent dying and change in symptom intensity during pharmacological treatment in dying nursing home patients: a prospective trajectory study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 17: 821-827. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2016.05.006
  • Sandvik, Reidun Karin; Selbæk, Geir; Kirkevold, Øyvind; Aarsland, Dag; Husebø, Bettina. 2016. Corrigendum to 'Analgesic prescribing patterns in Norwegian nursing homes from 2000 to 2011: Trend analyses of four data samples'. Age and Ageing. 45: 323-323. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afw017
  • Sandvik, Reidun Karin; Selbæk, Geir; Kirkevold, Øyvind; Husebø, Bettina; Aarsland, Dag. 2016. Analgesic prescribing patterns in Norwegian nursing homes from 2000 to 2011: trend analyses of four data samples. Age and Ageing. 45: 54-60. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afv184
  • Van Kooten, Janine; Binnekade, Tarik T.; Van Der Wouden, Johannes C.; Stek, Max L.; Scherder, Erik J.A.; Husebø, Bettina; Smalbrugge, Martin; Hertogh, Cees M.P.M. 2016. A review of pain prevalence in Alzheimer's, vascular, frontotemporal and lewy body dementias. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. 41: 220-232. doi: 10.1159/000444791
  • Aasmul, Irene; Husebø, Bettina; Flo, Elisabeth. 2015. Advance care planning in norwegian nursing homes – study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2015-000978.166
  • Achterberg, Wilco P.; Caljouw, Monique; Husebø, Bettina. 2015. Towards academic nursing home medicine: a Dutch example for Norway? Omsorg: Nordisk tidsskrift for Palliativ Medisin. 1. 70-75.
  • Elvegaard, Tony Matias; Husebø, Bettina; Flo, Elisabeth. 2015. Aktiviteter på sykehjem - hva fungerer? Omsorg: Nordisk tidsskrift for Palliativ Medisin. 32: 55-60.
  • Flo, Elisabeth; Husebø, Bettina. 2015. Treating pain in dementia - are we good enough? Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy. 29: 303-304. doi: 10.3109/15360288.2015.1065941
  • Flo, Elisabeth; Husebø, Bettina. 2015. Kvalitet og kompetanse på sykehjem – behov for en standard for behandling og omsorg. Omsorg: Nordisk tidsskrift for Palliativ Medisin.
  • Gulla, Christine; Kjome, Reidun Lisbet Skeide; Husebø, Bettina. 2015. Legemidler i sykehjem - en balansekunst. Omsorg: Nordisk tidsskrift for Palliativ Medisin. 32: 39-43.
  • Husebø, Bettina. 2015. Vurdering og behandling av smerte hos pasienter med demens. Kapittel 5, sider 71-81. I:
    • Sætrang Holm, Marianne; Husebø, Stein. 2015. En Verdig alderdom : omsorg ved livets slutt. Fagbokforlaget. 334 sider. ISBN: 978-82-450-1649-9.
  • Husebø, Bettina; Aasmul, Irene; Flo, Elisabeth. 2015. Lindrende behandling og omsorg ved livets slutt hos personer med demens. Omsorg: Nordisk tidsskrift for Palliativ Medisin. 32: 84-89.
  • Husebø, Bettina; Flo, Elisabeth; Aarsland, Dag; Selbæk, Geir; Testad, Ingelin; Gulla, Christine; Aasmul, Irene; Ballard, Clive. 2015. COSMOS-improving the quality of life in nursing home patients: Protocol for an effectiveness-implementation cluster randomized clinical hybrid trial. Implementation Science. 10. doi: 10.1186/s13012-015-0310-5
  • Husebø, Bettina; Habiger, Torstein Frugård. 2015. Vurdering og behandling av smerte hos pasienter med demens. Omsorg: Nordisk tidsskrift for Palliativ Medisin. 1. 26-33.
  • Husebø, Stein Borge; Husebø, Bettina. 2015. Omsorg ved livets slutt - forberedende samtaler. Kapittel 1, sider 22-35. I:
    • Sætrang Holm, Marianne; Husebø, Stein. 2015. En Verdig alderdom : omsorg ved livets slutt. Fagbokforlaget. 334 sider. ISBN: 978-82-450-1649-9.
  • Thoresen, Camilla Kjellstadli; Flo, Elisabeth; Husebø, Bettina. 2015. Kan jeg få dø hjemme? BT. Publisert 2015-04-11.
  • Thoresen, Camilla Kjellstadli; Husebø, Bettina. 2015. "Eg vil døy heime!" Kvifor er dette så vanskeleg i Noreg? Omsorg: Nordisk tidsskrift for Palliativ Medisin. 32: 80-83.
  • van Dalen-Kok, Annelore H.; Pieper, Marjoleine J.C.; de Waal, Margot W.M.; Lukas, Albert; Husebø, Bettina; Achterberg, Wilco P. 2015. Association between pain, neuropsychiatric symptoms, and physical function in dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Geriatrics. 15:49. doi: 10.1186/s12877-015-0048-6
  • Corbett, Anne; Achterberg, Wilco; Husebø, Bettina; Lobbezoo, Frank; Vet, Henrica de; Kunz, Miriam; Strand, Liv Inger; Constantinou, Marios; Tudose, Catalina; Kappesser, Judith; Waal, Margot de; Lautenbacher, Stefan. 2014. An international road map to improve pain assessment in people with impaired cognition: the development of the Pain Assessment in Impaired Cognition (PAIC) meta-tool. BMC Neurology. 14. 26 sider. doi: 10.1186/s12883-014-0229-5
  • Corbett, Anne; Husebø, Bettina; Achterberg, Wilco P.; Aarsland, Dag; Erdal, Ane; Flo, Elisabeth. 2014. The importance of pain management in older people with dementia. British Medical Bulletin. 111: 139-148. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldu023
  • Drageset, Jorunn; Corbett, Anne; Selbæk, Geir; Husebø, Bettina. 2014. Cancer-related pain and symptoms among nursing home residents: a systematic review. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 48: 699-710.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.12.238
  • Flo, Elisabeth; Gulla, Christine; Husebø, Bettina. 2014. Effective pain management in patients with dementia: benefits beyond pain? Drugs & Aging. 31: 863-871. doi: 10.1007/s40266-014-0222-0
  • Husebø, Bettina; Ballard, Clive; Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska; Seifert, Reinhard; Aarsland, Dag. 2014. The response of agitated behavior to pain management in persons with dementia. The American journal of geriatric psychiatry. 22: 708-717. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2012.12.006
  • Husebø, Bettina; Ballard, Clive; Fritze, Friederike; Sandvik, Reidun Karin; Aarsland, Dag. 2014. Efficacy of pain treatment on mood syndrome in patients with dementia: A randomized clinical trial. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 29: 828-836. doi: 10.1002/gps.4063
  • Husebø, Bettina; Corbett, Anne. 2014. Pain management in dementia--the value of proxy measures. Nature Reviews Neurology. 10: 313-314. doi: 10.1038/nrneurol.2014.66
  • Husebø, Bettina; Ostelo, Raymond; Strand, Liv Inger. 2014. The MOBID-2 pain scale: Reliability and responsiveness to pain in patients with dementia. European Journal of Pain. 18: 1419-1430. doi: 10.1002/ejp.507
  • Sandvik, Reidun Karin; Husebø, Bettina. 2014. . Individuell smertebehandling reduserer smerte hos pasienter med demens. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.
  • Sandvik, Reidun Karin; Husebø, Bettina. 2014. Smertevurdering hos pasienter med demens. Kreftsykepleien.
  • Sandvik, Reidun Karin; Selbæk, Geir; Seifert, Reinhard; Aarsland, Dag; Ballard, Clive; Corbett, Anne; Husebø, Bettina. 2014. Impact of a stepwise protocol for treating pain on pain intensity in nursing home patients with dementia: A cluster randomized trial. European Journal of Pain. 18: 1490-1500. doi: 10.1002/ejp.523
  • Thoresen, Camilla Kjellstadli; Flo, Elisabeth; Husebø, Bettina. 2014. Døden flyttet inn på institusjon. Vårt land.
  • Toxopeus, Anne; Husebø, Bettina; Strand, Liv Inger; Delwel, Suzanne; van Wijk, Arjen J.; Scherder, Erik J.A.; Lobbezoo, Frank. 2014. The mouth care item of the MOBID pain scale: secondary analyses of unique video uptakes by dental professionals. Gerodontology. 33: 61-68. doi: 10.1111/ger.12115
  • Achterberg, Wilco P.; Pieper, Marjoleine J.C.; van Dalen-Kok, Annelore H.; de Waal, Margot W.M.; Husebø, Bettina; Lautenbacher, Stefan; Kunz, Miriam; Scherder, Erik J.A.; Corbett, Anne. 2013. Pain management in patients with dementia. Clinical Interventions in Aging. 8: 1471-1482. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S36739
  • Graverholt, Birgitte; Riise, Trond; Jamtvedt, Gro; Husebø, Bettina; Monica, W. Nortvedt. 2013. Acute hospital admissions from nursing homes: predictors of unwarranted variation? Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 41: 359-365. doi: 10.1177/1403494813482200
  • Pieper, MJC; van Dalen-Kok, AH; Francke, AL; van der Steen, JT; Scherder, EJA; Husebø, Bettina; Achterberg, WP. 2013. Interventions targeting pain or behaviour in dementia: A systematic review. Ageing Research Reviews. 12: 1042-1055. doi: 10.1016/j.arr.2013.05.002
  • Corbett, Anne; Husebø, Bettina; Malcangio, Marzia; Staniland, Amelia; Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska; Aarsland, Dag; Ballard, Clive. 2012. Assessment and treatment of pain in people with dementia. Nature Reviews Neurology. 8: 264-274. doi: 10.1038/nrneurol.2012.53
  • Husebø, Bettina. 2012. The anticipatoric corps. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 12: 140.
  • Husebø, Bettina. 2012. Behandling av smerte hos pasienter med demens. Best Practice Smerte. 4: 24-27.
  • Husebø, Bettina; Achterberg, WP; Lobbezoo, Frank; Kunz, Miriam; Lautenbacher, Stefan; Kappesser, Judith; Tudose, Catalina; Strand, Liv Inger. 2012. Pain in patients with dementia: A review of pain assessment and treatment challenges. Norsk Epidemiologi. 22: 243-253.
  • Husebø, Bettina; Husebø, Stein Borge. 2012. Behandling i livets slutt – legens ansvar. Omsorg: Nordisk tidsskrift for Palliativ Medisin. 3: 57-59.
  • Husebø, Bettina; Husebø, Stein Borge. 2012. Behandling i livets slutt – legen har nøkkelposisjonen. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 12: 1426-1427.
  • Husebø, Bettina; Husebø, Stein Borge. 2012. Tverrfaglig Geriatri. Fagbokforlaget. 452 sider. ISBN: 978-82-450-1121-0.
  • Husebø, Bettina; Kunz, Miriam; Achterberg, WP; Lobbezoo, Frank; Kappesser, Judith; Tudose, Catalina; Strand, Liv Inger; Lautenbacher, Stefan. 2012. Pain assessment and treatment challenges in patients with dementia. Zeitschrift fur Neuropsychologie. 23: 237-244. doi: 10.1024/1016-264X/a000078
  • Husebø, Stein Borge; Husebø, Bettina. 2012. Gamle - og pasienter med demens - omsorg ved livets slutt :. Norsk Epidemiologi. 22: 271-274.
  • Husebø, Stein Borge; Husebø, Bettina. 2012. “I never died before…” End-of-life communication with elderly cancer patients. 528 sider. ISBN: 978-1-4614-3368-2.
  • Ruths, Sabine; Sørensen, Pernille Hegre; Kirkevold, Øyvind; Husebø, Bettina; Krüger, Kjell; Halvorsen, Kjell H.; Selbæk, Geir. 2012. Trends in psychotropic drug prescribing in Norwegian nursing homes from 1997 to 2009: a comparison of six cohorts. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 28: 868-876. doi: 10.1002/gps.3902
  • Ballard, Clive; Smith, Jess; Husebø, Bettina; Årsland, Dag; Corbett, Anne. 2011. The role of pain treatment in managing the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD). International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 17: 420-424.
  • Husebø, Bettina; Ballard, C.; Årsland, Dag. 2011. Pain treatment of agitation in patients with dementia: a systematic review. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 26: 1012-1018. doi: 10.1002/gps.2649
  • Husebø, Bettina; Ballard, Clive; Sandvik, Reidun Karin; Nilsen, Odd Bjarte; Aarsland, Dag. 2011. Efficacy of treating pain to reduce behavioural disturbances in residents of nursing homes with dementia: cluster randomised clinical trial. BMJ (British Medical Journal). 343. 10 sider. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d4065
  • Sandvik, Reidun Karin; Husebø, Bettina. 2011. Måler smerte hos personer med demens. Tidsskriftet sykepleien. 11: 62-64.
  • Årsland, Dag; Husebø, Bettina; Ballard, Clive. 2011. PAIN AND AGITATION IN DEMENTIA Authors' reply to McShane and Regnard. BMJ (British Medical Journal). 343. 1 sider. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d5356
  • Husebø, Bettina; Strand, Liv Inger; Moe-Nilssen, Rolf; Husebø, Stein Borge; Ljunggren, Anne Elisabeth. 2010. Pain in older persons with severe dementia. Psychometric properties of the Mobilization-Observation-Behaviour-Intensity-Dementia (MOBID-2) Pain Scale in a clinical setting. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. 24: 380-391. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-6712.2009.00710.x
  • Husebø, Bettina. 2009. Smerteevaluering ved demens. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 129: 1996-1998.
  • Husebø, Bettina; Strand, Liv Inger; Moe-Nilssen, Rolf; Husebø, Stein Borge; Ljunggren, Anne Elisabeth. 2009. Pain behaviour and pain intensity in older persons with severe dementia: reliability of the MOBID Pain Scale by video uptake. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. 23: 180-189. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-6712.2008.00606.x
  • Husebø, Bettina. 2008. Assessment of pain in patients with dementia.
  • Husebø, Bettina; Strand, Liv Inger; Moe-Nilssen, Rolf; Husebø, Stein Borge; Aarsland, Dag; Ljunggren, Anne Elisabeth. 2008. Who suffers most? Dementia and pain in nursing home patients: A cross-sectional study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 9: 427-433. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2008.03.001
  • Husebø, Bettina; Strand, Liv Inger; Moe-Nilssen, Rolf; Husebø, Stein Borge; Snow, Andrea Lynn; Ljunggren, Anne Elisabeth. 2007. Mobilization-observation-behavior-intensity-dementia pain scale (MOBID): Development and validation of a nurse administered pain assessment tool for use in dementia. Journal of Pain Symptom and Management. 34: 67-80. doi: 10.1016/j.jpaisymman.2006.10.016
  • Husebø, Bettina Sandgathe; Husebø, Stein. 2005. Sykehjemmene som arena for terminal omsorg hvordan gjør vi det i praksis? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 125: 1352-1354.
  • Husebø, Bettina Sandgathe; Husebø, Stein. 2004. Etiske avgjørelser ved livets slutt i sykehjem. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 124: 2926-2927.

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PhD - thesis Husebo BS. Assessment of Pain in Patients with Dementia. Dissertation for the degree of doctor philosophiae. University of Bergen, 2008. ISBN 978-82-308-0601-2. http://hdl.handle.net/1956/3159 

Dissertation, Dr. med. Sandgathe, B. Die Beziehung zwischen den bekannten Anomalien des Chromosoms 4 und Auftreten neurologischer Symptome unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Epilepsie. Grad eines Doktors der Medizin durch Dissertation. Rheinische Friederich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, 1993.

Publications by year:

COMMISIONS OF TRUST

  • 2017 - Member of Regional Committee of Ethics (REK Vest)
  • 2016 - Member of Board of Patient-centered outcomes of Advance Care Planning (ACP) focusing on nursing homes, University of Munich
  • 2016 - Member of Director of Health (Hdir) Guideline Group: End-of-life care for people with dementia
  • 2015 - Board member of Department of Health (HOD) Group: Excellence of care in NHs “Trygghetssykehjem”
  • 2014 - 2016 Member of Hdir Group Guidelines diagnostic and treatment in dementia
  • 2014 - Member of e-DÅR project (Death Register Registration), Folkehelseinstituttet
  • 2012 - Member of Sci Board of Norwegian Centre Excellence Women`s Health, Oslo
  • 2008 - Centre for Care (FoU Centre) at the University College, Bergen
  • 2008 - Member of Board German Hospice Assoc. www.deutschehospizstiftung.de/

 

  • Participant of a grant (4 200 000 NOK) from GC Rieber foundation for 2 years to establish a National Center for Elderly- and Nursing Home Medicine, UiB, March 2012.  
  • Recipient of a grant from NFR (21 000 NOK) to organize a workshop related to COST-Action EU 7th Frame Program, Workgroup I, Solstrand Hotel, 29./30.03.2011.
  • Recipient of a grant from UiB, ISF (43 000 NOK) to organize a workshop related to COST-Action EU 7th Frame Program, Workgroup I, Solstrand Hotel, 29./30.03.2011.
  • Participant of a grant (200 000 NOK) from GC Rieber foundation for a pre-project to establishing a National Center for Elderly- and Nursing Home Medicine,UiB (18.12.12)
  • Participant of grant from COST-Action EU 7th Frame Program (about 4 mill. Euro)                                       http://w3.cost.eu/index.php?id=233&action_number=TD1005
  • UiB (NOK 250 000) support for postdoctoral study – data collection (2009)
  • Recipient of grant from Kavli Research Centre (180 000 NOK) to organize data collection (2009)
  • Recipient of grant by NFR (NOK 2.34 mill) for postdoctoral study (2008-2011)
  • Participant of grant by Health-rehabilitation foundation (NOK 1.35 mill) for the prosject: En verdig alderdom - en livsgaranti (2006-2009) BRKS
  • Recipient of grant from Health-rehabilitation (NOK 1.8 mill) for PhD-project 2004-07 of grant from Kavli Research Centre (NOK 650 000) for PhD-project 4. år 2008

National and international collaboration

  • Kings College, London, Prof. Clive Ballard, Anne Corbett, PhD related: Pain, Depression, Behavioural Disturbances in Patients with Dementia
  • Karolinska University, Stockholm; Prof. Dag Aarsland related Pain, Depression, Behavioural Disturbances in Patients with Dementia
  • Sykehus Innlandet; Postdoc Geir Selbæk, PhD, related «The course of dementia, neuropsychiatric symptoms and drug use, and its impact on resource use» and «Assessing pain and symptoms in dying nursing home patients»
  • SESAM, Stavanger Universitetssykehus. Postdoc Ingelin Testad, PhD
  • Siden 2009 medlem i den internasjonale forskergruppen PAIC (Pain in patients with mental impairment), som samler 14 europeiske land, samt Israel og Australia. I 2011 fikk gruppen tildelt EU midler for COST-Action TD1005, 7. EU-ramme program (2011-2014) for prosjektet: «Pain assessment in patients with impaired cognition, especially dementia» http://www.cost-td1005.net/index.php?id=2.
  • I 2012 ble det gjennomført en internasjonal kongress i Leiden (Nederlandene) (1/2012), vinterskole for PhD-kandidater, Bamberg, Tyskland, (3/2012), og en workshop for arbeidsgruppe 1 (WP 1) i Bergen (3/2012). 
  • Verdighetsenteret, Bergen, http://www.verdighetsenteret.no/; http://www.dignityold.com/
  • Kavli forskningsenter for aldring og demens http://kavlisenter.no/default.aspx?pageId=2

Projects 

·     PhD- prosjekt: Assessment of Pain in Patients with Dementia (2004-2008)

·     Post doktorgrad prosjekt: Impact of Pain on Behavioural Disturbances in Patients with Dementia. A Cluster Randomized Study (2008-2011)

·     COST-Action TD1005 EU-prosjektet i samarbeid med Fysioterapivitenskap, Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag: prof. Liv Inger Strand; videreutvikling av MOBID-2 smerteskala

·     Livskvalitet og mestring, Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag og Høyskolen i Bergen: Jorunn Drageset, PhD, COST-Action TD1005 (WP 5) gjennom «Smerte hos kreftpasienter på sykehjem»

·     Registerforskning, Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag: prof. Grete Tell og medarbeidere «Dødsårsaksrapport 2012 E31 (Fokus på demens)»

·     Samfunnsfarmasi, Institutt for samfunnsmedisinske fag: Reidun Kjome, PhD, COST-Action TD1005 (WP 3) gjennom «Smerte, diabetes og demens hos sykehjemspasienter»

·     Ontologisk institutt: prof. Gunhild Strand og medarbeidere, gjennom «Munnstell hos døende sykehjemspasienter»

·      Høyskolen i Bergen: Birgitte Graverholdt, PhD-kandidat, gjennom «Pasient transfer fra sykehjem til sykehus»

 

 

SUPERVISION FOR RESEARCH PROJECTS

2012 

  • Sandvik R. Smerter og symptomer hos pasienter med demens i livets slutt. PhD project 2012-2015. UiB, HiB with financial support by Norwegian Government. Main supervisor: Husebø BS.
  • Stutzer J. Hipfracture in Patients with Dementia. Master-project. Main supervisor: Husebø BS.
  • Toxopeus AH. Assessing orofacial pain in patients with a dementia. International collaboration project with Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, ACTA, University of Amsterdam and VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands 5807611@student.acta.nl COST STSM Reference Number: COST-STSM-TD1005-9375. Assoc. supervisor: Husebø BS.

2010

  • Fritze F. Depression in patients with dementia. Ongoing PhD-project, 2009-2013, SuS, Financing: Helse Vest. Assoc supervisor: BS Husebø.
  • Alvsåker L., Theodorsen I, Thormodsæter HC. all related to postdoc. project. 3 x Bachelor in medicine, UiB, 2010-2012. Main supervisor: Husebø BS.

2008 

  • Amundsen S. Comparison to a Gold Standard: Concurrent Validity of the MOBID-2 Pain Scale. Bachelor in medicine, UiB. Main supervisor: Husebø BS.
  • Sandvik, R. Review of pain assessment instruments for patients with dementia; Master thesis. UiB and Univ Cardiff, 2008-2011. Assoc. supervisor: Husebø BS.
  • Svendsen S. Pain and skin diseases in nursing home patients. Master thesis. UiB and University of Stavanger 2008-2011. Assoc. supervisor: Husebø BS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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