Pekka Mäntyselkä

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kuopio
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain, impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes: a community-based study
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    Family Practice Unit, University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, Kuopio FIN 70211, Finland
    Pain 137:34-40. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Drug use by patients visiting primary care physicians due to nonacute musculoskeletal pain
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Pharm Sci 17:201-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of dementia on perceived daily pain in home-dwelling elderly people: a population-based study
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Unit of General Practice, Kupio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Age Ageing 33:496-9. 2004
  4. pmc Access to and continuity of primary medical care of different providers as perceived by the Finnish population
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Unit of Family Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:27-32. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect costs of managing patients with musculoskeletal pain-challenge for health care
    Pekka T Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Finland
    Eur J Pain 6:141-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain and poor self-rated health
    Pekka T Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio and Unit of General Practice, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    JAMA 290:2435-42. 2003
  7. pmc Patients' versus general practitioners' assessments of pain intensity in primary care patients with non-cancer pain
    P Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Gen Pract 51:995-7. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Glucose regulation and chronic pain at multiple sites
    P Mäntyselkä
    Family Practice Unit, University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, PO Box 1777, Kuopio, FIN 70211, Finland
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1235-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Persistent pain at multiple sites--connection to glucose derangement
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    Family Practice Unit, University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, Kuopio, FIN 70211, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:e30-2. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Pain as a reason to visit the doctor: a study in Finnish primary health care
    P Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Pain 89:175-80. 2001

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain, impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes: a community-based study
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    Family Practice Unit, University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, Kuopio FIN 70211, Finland
    Pain 137:34-40. 2008
    ..The odds for DCP in the subjects with an elevated plasma glucose level was 2.37 (95% CI, 1.26-4.49), and in those with DM it was 2.53 (95% CI, 1.12-5.72). Elevated plasma glucose level and DM are associated with DCP in adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Drug use by patients visiting primary care physicians due to nonacute musculoskeletal pain
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Pharm Sci 17:201-6. 2002
    ..These drug use patterns are associated as closely with sociodemographic factors or mental distress or depression as with pain severity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of dementia on perceived daily pain in home-dwelling elderly people: a population-based study
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Unit of General Practice, Kupio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Age Ageing 33:496-9. 2004
    ..Pain is a significant problem in the elderly, but the impact of dementia on perceived pain has not been studied in population-based study settings...
  4. pmc Access to and continuity of primary medical care of different providers as perceived by the Finnish population
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Unit of Family Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:27-32. 2007
    ..To study people's views on the accessibility and continuity of primary medical care provided by different providers: a public primary healthcare centre (PPHC), occupational healthcare (OHC), and a private practice (PP)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect costs of managing patients with musculoskeletal pain-challenge for health care
    Pekka T Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Finland
    Eur J Pain 6:141-8. 2002
    ..Investigations and therapy at the primary health care level play a minor role in the costs as compared with specialist care and sick leaves...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain and poor self-rated health
    Pekka T Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio and Unit of General Practice, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    JAMA 290:2435-42. 2003
    ..Chronic pain is common in Western societies. Self-rated health is an important indicator of morbidity and mortality, but little is known about the relation between chronic pain and self-rated health in the general population...
  7. pmc Patients' versus general practitioners' assessments of pain intensity in primary care patients with non-cancer pain
    P Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Gen Pract 51:995-7. 2001
    ..GPs tended to estimate their patients' pain intensity as clinically significantly lower than the patients themselves, particularly in chronic and severe pain...
  8. doi request reprint Glucose regulation and chronic pain at multiple sites
    P Mäntyselkä
    Family Practice Unit, University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, PO Box 1777, Kuopio, FIN 70211, Finland
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1235-8. 2008
    ..To analyse how glucose regulation status is associated with chronic regional pain and chronic widespread pain (CWP) in the adult population...
  9. doi request reprint Persistent pain at multiple sites--connection to glucose derangement
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    Family Practice Unit, University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, Kuopio, FIN 70211, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:e30-2. 2009
    ..In the multivariate analysis, DCWP was significantly associated with prediabetes and diabetes. Persistent chronic pain at multiple sites may be an additional symptom of prediabetes and diabetes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pain as a reason to visit the doctor: a study in Finnish primary health care
    P Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Pain 89:175-80. 2001
    ..A quarter of the pain patients of active working age received sick leave. Our results confirm that pain is a major primary health care problem, which has an enormous impact on public health...
  11. doi request reprint Serum omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and the metabolic syndrome: a longitudinal population-based cohort study
    Mauno Vanhala
    Unit of General Practice, Central Finland Central Hospital, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 176:253-60. 2012
    ..Therefore, their results suggest that the change in the relative proportion of omega-6 PUFAs in serum lipids is inversely related to the incidence of metabolic syndrome...
  12. doi request reprint Weight change and lipoprotein particle concentration and particle size: a cohort study with 6.5-year follow-up
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Primary Health Care, School of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 223:239-43. 2012
    ..Obesity and overweight are related to unfavourable lipoprotein subclass profiles. Here we studied the relation between weight change and lipoprotein particle concentrations and sizes in a general population cohort in a longitudinal setting...
  13. pmc Prevalence of neck pain in subjects with metabolic syndrome--a cross-sectional population-based study
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    School of Medicine, Primary Health Care, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:171. 2010
    ..Obesity has been suggested to associate with neck pain but prevalence of neck pain in subjects with MetS has not been studied. Aim of this study was to analyse the association between MetS and neck pain...
  14. pmc Far from easy and accurate - detection of metabolic syndrome by general practitioners
    Eeva Eerika Helminen
    Kuopio Health Centre, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Fam Pract 10:76. 2009
    ..However, it often remains undiagnosed in primary care. This study assesses how well GPs and patients recognise MetS among patients with coronary heart disease or at least one of its risk factors...
  15. pmc Concomitant use of analgesics and psychotropics in home-dwelling elderly people-Kuopio 75 + study
    Sirpa Hartikainen
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 60:306-10. 2005
    ..To investigate the extent of concomitant use of analgesic and psychotropic medicines among home-dwelling elderly people aged at least 75 years in Finland...
  16. pmc Doctor-patient interaction in Finnish primary health care as perceived by first year medical students
    Juhani Miettola
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Med Educ 5:34. 2005
    ..Focused on doctor-patient relationship, we analysed the reports of 2002 first year medical students in the University of Kuopio. The students observed GPs' work during their 2-day visit to primary health care centres...
  17. doi request reprint Psychological distress measured by the GHQ-12 and mortality: a prospective population-based study
    Pekka Johannes Puustinen
    Centre for Social and Health Services, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 39:577-81. 2011
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  18. doi request reprint Psychological distress and C-reactive protein: do health behaviours and pathophysiological factors modify the association?
    Pekka Johannes Puustinen
    Centre for Social and Health Services, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 261:277-84. 2011
    ..CRP could be an important pathophysiological mechanism through which psychological factors are associated with cardiovascular disease...
  19. doi request reprint Do people regard cheaper medicines effective? Population survey on public opinion of generic substitution in Finland
    Reeta Heikkilä
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Social Pharmacy, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:185-91. 2011
    ..We aimed to study the opinions and attitudes of Finnish people about GS five years after it was introduced, the reasons for substituting and what people think about generic medicines...
  20. pmc Association of depressive symptoms with impaired glucose regulation, screen-detected, and previously known type 2 diabetes: findings from the Finnish D2D Survey
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    School of Medicine, Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    Diabetes Care 34:71-6. 2011
    ..To study the association between impaired glucose regulation (IGR), screen-detected type 2 diabetes, and previously known diabetes and depressive symptoms...
  21. doi request reprint Serum anti-inflammatory markers in general population subjects with elevated depressive symptoms
    Soili M Lehto
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, 70210 Kuopio, Finland
    Neurosci Lett 484:201-5. 2010
    ..001). The significance of IL-6 alterations did not persist in the same model. The pronounced secretion of anti-inflammatory marker IL-1 RA may reflect the presence of compensatory mechanisms during a depression-related inflammatory state...
  22. ncbi request reprint Janus faces of the white coat effect: blood pressure not only rises, it may also fall
    E Kumpusalo
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Kuopio University, Finland, and General Practice, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    J Hum Hypertens 16:725-8. 2002
    ..It can be concluded that the WCE in general practice has two faces: an alerting reaction and a relaxing reaction. This should be taken into account in hypertension control...
  23. ncbi request reprint Drug treatment for hypertension in Finnish primary health care
    S Wallenius
    Department of Social Pharmacy, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 54:793-9. 1998
    ..To analyse the prescribing patterns of antihypertensive drugs in Finnish primary health care and to describe the profiles of monotherapy and combination therapy in relation to the duration of high blood pressure...
  24. ncbi request reprint Variability in prescribing for musculoskeletal pain in Finnish primary health care
    P Mäntyselkä
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Pharm World Sci 23:232-6. 2001
    ..To assess primary care physicians' prescribing patterns for musculoskeletal pain in different diagnostic categories...
  25. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceived problems with hypertension and attitudes towards medical treatment
    E Jokisalo
    Department of Social Pharmacy, University of Kuopio, Finland
    J Hum Hypertens 15:755-61. 2001
    ..To study perceived problems and attitudes in hypertension treatment in primary health care...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of left ventricular hypertrophy in Finnish primary health care hypertensive patients
    E Kumpusalo
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Hum Hypertens 15:255-8. 2001
    ..Therefore, electrocardiogram (ECG) still remains the most feasible method to assess LVH in these settings...
  27. pmc Price, familiarity, and availability determine the choice of drug - a population-based survey five years after generic substitution was introduced in Finland
    Reeta Heikkilä
    University of Eastern Finland, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Social Pharmacy, PO Box 1627, FI 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 11:20. 2011
    ..changed. The purpose of this study was to explore what medicine-related factors influence people's choice of prescription drugs five years after generic substitution was introduced in Finland...
  28. ncbi request reprint Customers' and physicians' opinions of and experiences with generic substitution during the first year in Finland
    Reeta Heikkilä
    Department of Social Pharmacy, School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, and Unit of General Practice, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Health Policy 82:366-74. 2007
    ..The most important reason given for refusing substitution was the customers' positive experiences with medicines they had used previously. About half of the physicians thought not all interchangeable medicines are effective and safe...
  29. doi request reprint High serum adiponectin is associated with favorable lipoprotein subclass profile in 6.4-year follow-up
    Mauno Vanhala
    Unit of General Practice, Central Finland Central Hospital, Keskussairaalantie 19, 40620 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:549-52. 2011
    ..Adiponectin is linked to a favorable lipoprotein profile, but potential longitudinal associations are not known...
  30. doi request reprint Neck-shoulder pain and depressive symptoms: a cohort study with a 7-year follow-up
    Pekka Mäntyselkä
    School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Family Medicine, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Pain 14:189-93. 2010
    ..The presence of neck-shoulder pain as a predictor of depression is not widely studied...
  31. ncbi request reprint Factors related to non-compliance with antihypertensive drug therapy
    E Jokisalo
    Department of Social Pharmacy, University of Kuopio, Finland
    J Hum Hypertens 16:577-83. 2002
    ..41; 95% CI 1.03, 1.94). In conclusion self-reported non-compliance was associated with multiple risks of both perceived health care system-related and patient-related problems...
  32. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms predispose females to metabolic syndrome: a 7-year follow-up study
    M Vanhala
    Unit of Family Practice, Central Hospital of Middle Finland, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 119:137-42. 2009
    ..To evaluate the risk for developing metabolic syndrome when having depressive symptoms...