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Silje Mæland

Førsteamanuensis
  • E-postSilje.Maeland@uib.no
  • Telefon+47 55 58 85 94
  • Besøksadresse
    Alrek helseklynge, blokk D, Årstadveien 17
    5009 Bergen
  • Postadresse
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Arbeid og helse, herunder; sykefravær, arbeidsevne og retur til arbeid

Legers og andre aktørers vurdering av pasienter med tanke på sykefravær og diagnosesetting

Ny medisinsk vurdering

Helseplager og funksjonsutfordringer i pasientpopulasjoner (Ehler Danlos syndrom, Vestibulære sykdommer, Cerebral Parese)

Kvalitativ og kvantitativ metode

Tilknyttet master i Helse og samfunn

Silje Mæland er utdannet fysioterapeut ved University of Bradford, Storbritannia og MSc (2007) og PhD (2013) ved Universitetet i Bergen/ Uni Research Helse. 

Avhandlingen hennes har tittelen: «Sick leave for patients with severe subjective health complaints. Challenges in general practice.»

Forskningsinteresser i dag dreier seg rundt: Arbeid og helse, herunder sykefravær, arbeidsevne og retur til arbeid, Legers og andre aktørers vurdering av pasienter med tanke på sykefravær og diagnosesetting, Ny medisinsk vurdering, Subjektive helseplager i pasientpopulasjoner (Ehler Danlos syndrom, Vestibulære sykdommer, Cerebral Parese). Hun er også involvert i prosjekt knyttet til fosterbarns oppfølging i primærhelsetjenesten.  

Hun har tiligere jobbet som førsteamanuensis ved Høgskulen på Vestlandet (HVL) hvor hun underviste i nevrologisk fysioterapi. I 2014 ble Mæland tildelt «Pris for fremragende undervisning» ved HVL.

Vitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). What is the effect of independent medical evaluation on days on sickness benefits for long-term sick listed employees in Norway? A pragmatic randomised controlled trial, the NIME-trial. BMC Public Health. 1-11.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Increased gaming during COVID-19 predicts physical inactivity among youth in Norway a two-wave longitudinal cohort study. Frontiers In Public Health. 1-8.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). ‘We are unlikely to return to the same world, and I do not want it to destroy my future.’ Young people's worries through the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Child & Family Social Work. 8 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Psychometric Properties of the Norwegian Version of the Fear of COVID-19 Scale. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. 1-19.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Perceived consequences and worries among youth in Norway during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 755-765.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). How the Norwegian population was affected by non-pharmaceutical interventions during the first six weeks of the COVID-19 lockdown. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 1-8.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Can adults with cerebral palsy perform and benefit from ballistic strength training to improve walking outcomes? A mixed methods feasibility study. BMC sports science, medicine and rehabilitation. 11 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Alcohol Consumption during a Pandemic Lockdown Period and Change in Alcohol Consumption Related to Worries and Pandemic Measures. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). 11 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Walking through life with cerebral palsy: reflections on daily walking by adults with cerebral palsy. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being. 1-10.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). The impact of motor task and environmental constraints on gait patterns during treadmill walking in a fully immersive virtual environment. Gait & Posture. 243-249.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Providers’ experiences with delivering school-based targeted prevention for adolescents with anxiety symptoms: A qualitative study. School Mental Health. 1-14.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Independent medical evaluation of general practitioners’ follow-up of sick-listed patients: a cross-sectional study in Norway. BMJ Open.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Emotional Eating in Relation to Worries and Psychological Distress Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Population-Based Survey on Adults in Norway. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). 10 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Sick leave assessments of workers with subjective health complaints: a cross-sectional study on differences among physicians working in occupational health care. Disability and Rehabilitation. 1-8.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Feasibility of integrating vestibular rehabilitation and cognitive behaviour therapy for people with persistent dizziness. BMC Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 1-10.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Efficacy of intergrating vestibular rehabilitation and cognitive behaviour therapy in persons with persistent dizziness in primary care- a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). The capacity to work puzzle: A qualitative study of physicians' assessments for patients with common mental disorders. BMC Family Practice. 14 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Sick-listed workers? expectations about and experiences with independent medical evaluation: a qualitative interview study from Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 134-141.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Independent medical evaluation for sick-listed patients: A focus group study of GPs expectations and experiences. BMC Health Services Research. 1-7.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). The relative effect of team-based learning on motivation and learning: a self-determination theory perspective. CBE - Life Sciences Education. 1-12.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Subjective health complaints and Illness perceptions among adults with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome/Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome HypermobilityType - a cross-sectional study. Disability and Rehabilitation. 333-340.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Protocol for the effect evaluation of independent medical evaluation after six months sick leave: a randomized controlled trial of independent medical evaluation versus treatment as usual in Norway. BMC Public Health. 1-6.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Independent medical evaluation for sick-listed workers in Norway: A focus group study of the experience of IME doctors. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 70-77.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). How do occupational rehabilitation clinicians approach participants on long-term sick leave in order to facilitate return to work? - A focus group study. BMC Health Services Research. 13 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Higher drop in speed during a repeated sprint test in soccer players reporting former hamstring strain injury. Frontiers in Physiology. 1-8.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Beoordeling van arbeidsongeschiktheid bij SOLK. (Physicians’ assessments of work capacity in patients with SHC: comparison between five European countries). Nederlandsch tijdschrift voor geneeskunde.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Are there patient-related factors that influence sickness certification in patients with severe subjective health complaints? A cross-sectional exploratory study from different European countries. BMJ Open. 8 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Shoulder function, pain and health related quality of life in adults with joint hypermobility syndrome/Ehlers-Danlos syndrome-hypermobility type. Disability and Rehabilitation. 1382-1390.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Physicians' assessments of work capacity in patients with severe subjective health complaints: a cross-sectional study on differences between five European countries. BMJ Open.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Correspondence in Stakeholder Assessment of Health, Work Capacity and Sick Leave in Workers with Comorbid Subjective Health Complaints? A Video Vignette Study. Journal of occupational rehabilitation. 340-349.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2015). GPs' negotiation strategies regarding sick leave for subjective health complaints. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 40-46.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2014). Functioning, coping and work status three years after participating in an interdisciplinary, occupational rehabilitation program. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 425-433.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2013). Sick-leave decisions for patients with severe subjective health complaints presenting in primary care: A cross-sectional study in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 227-234.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2012). Diagnoses of Patients with Severe Subjective Health Complaints in Scandinavia: A Cross Sectional Study. ISRN Public Health. 9 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2011). Why are general practitioners reluctant to enrol patients into a RCT on sick leave? A qualitative study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 888-893.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2011). What Facilitates Return to Work? Patients Experiences 3 Years After Occupational Rehabilitation. Journal of occupational rehabilitation. 573-581.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2011). Subjective health complaints in individuals with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: A questionnaire study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 720-724.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2011). Considerations made by the general practitioner when dealing with sick-listing of patients suffering from subjective and composite health complaints. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 7-12.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2009). No effect on gait function of progressive resistance exercise in adults with cerebral palsy a single blind randomized controlled trial. Advances in Physiotherapy. 227-233.
Rapport
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Forsøk med ny medisinsk vurdering (NMV) etter seks måneders sykmelding : sluttrapport. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Effektevaluering av ny medisinsk vurdering (NMV) etter seks måneders sykmelding : underveisrapport. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2010). Hvor trykker skoen? Sykefraværsoppfølging i Norge 2009 - Raskere tilbake. .
Faglig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Rett og galt i pandemien.
Vitenskapelig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Gaming, søvn og skoleprestasjoner.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Independent medical evaluations - an effective way to promote return to work in Norway.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Immediate gait adaptation from walking on a treadmill to walking on a treadmill in a fully immersive virtual environment.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Dual task during treadmill walking in a fully immersive virtual environment.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Cross country sit skiing - A kinematic case study.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). A Self-Determination Theory approach to understanding the motivational dynamics of Team-Based Learning.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Workshop: Team-based learning: en aktuell metode for bibliotekenes undervisning?
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Sick leave for patients with many health complaints?
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Protocol for Effect Evaluation of Independent Medical Evaluation in Norway.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Independent medical examinations, Sick leave and Return to work: International perspectives?
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). An international comparison of physicians’ assessments of work capacity in patients with severe subjective health complaints.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2014). Utarbeidelse av norsk versjon av «Forgotten Joint Score».
Leserinnlegg
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2014). Hva med kunnskapsbasert praksis? Fysioterapeuten. 2 sider.
Populærvitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Kan man forbedre gange ved å gå i en virtuell verden? . Norsk idrettsmedisin.
Kronikk
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Har virkelig ikke arbeid noe med helse å gjøre? Forskning.no.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Når livet blir en karusell du ikke kommer deg av. http://innsikt.bt.no.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Burde fastlegen være mer som Snåsamannen? http://innsikt.bt.no.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2013). Kamp om fastlegers oppmerksomhet. Dagens medisin.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2013). En følelse av utmattelse. Fysioterapeuten. 30-31.
Doktorgradsavhandling
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2013). Sick leave for patients with severe subjective health complaints. Challenges in general practice.
Programdeltagelse
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Handballstjerna håpar ny mensenforsking kan gi svar på kva som gjekk gale.
Sammendrag/abstract
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2012). The diagnosis of patients with severe subjective health complaints depends on whom the patient sees. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 494-494.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2010). CONSIDERATIONS MADE BY GENERAL PRACTITIONERS WHEN DEALING WITH SICK-LISTING OF PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM MEDICALLY UNEXPLAINED CONDITIONS. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 279-279.
Poster
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2015). Relationships between different physical factors in male soccer players .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2012). Work status, health and functioning three years after participation in an interdisciplinary occupational rehabilitation program.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2011). Why are general practitioners reluctant to enrol patients into a randomized controlled trial on sick leave?
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2011). Considerations made by the general practitioner when dealing with sick-listing of patients suffering from subjective and composite health complaints.
Vitenskapelig oversiktsartikkel/review
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Left vocal cord paralysis after patent ductus arteriosus ligation: A systematic review. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 74-85.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Leger i primærhelsetjenesten sine holdninger til og erfaringer med sykmelding og sykefraværsoppfølging : en scoping-oversikt. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning. 148-178.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). A systematic review and meta-analysis: Prevalence and consequences of left recurrent laryngeal nerve paresis following surgical ligation of patent ductus arteriosus in extremely premature infants. PROSPERO 2016:CRD42016029921 Available from http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO_REBRANDING/display_record.asp?ID=CRD42016029921. Prospero: a journal of new thinking in philosophy for education.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2014). Hjerneslag og speilterapi. Fysioterapeuten. 16-20.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2013). Systematic review of active workplace interventions to reduce sickness absence. Occupational Medicine. 7-16.
Fagartikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). En internasjonal sammenligning av legers vurdering av arbeidsevne hos pasienter med alvorlige subjektive helseplager. Ramazzini: norsk tidsskrift for arbeids- og miljømedisin. 6-10.

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