Olaf Gjerløw Aasland

Summary

Affiliation: Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Motives for choice of specialty during and after medical school]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt og Institutt for helseledelse og helseøkonomi Universitetet i Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1833-7. 2008
  2. pmc What professional activities do general practitioners find most meaningful? Cross sectional survey of Norwegian general practitioners
    Peder Andreas Halvorsen
    National Centre of Rural Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø N 9037, Norway
    BMC Fam Pract 14:41. 2013
  3. pmc The impact of change in a doctor's job position: a five-year cohort study of job satisfaction among Norwegian doctors
    Ingunn Bjarnadottir Solberg
    Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:41. 2012
  4. pmc Does a self-referral counselling program reach doctors in need of help? A comparison with the general Norwegian doctor workforce
    Karin E Isaksson Rø
    Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:36. 2007
  5. pmc A three-year cohort study of the relationships between coping, job stress and burnout after a counselling intervention for help-seeking physicians
    Karin E Isaksson Ro
    The Research Institute, Modum Bad, NO 3370 Vikersund, Norway
    BMC Public Health 10:213. 2010
  6. pmc Doctors' learning habits: CME activities among Norwegian physicians over the last decade
    Magne Nylenna
    Helsebiblioteket Norwegian Electronic Health Library, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Educ 7:10. 2007
  7. pmc Work hours and self rated health of hospital doctors in Norway and Germany. A comparative study on national samples
    Judith Rosta
    The Research Institute of the Norwegian Medical Association, POB 1152 Sentrum 0107 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:40. 2011
  8. pmc Unhappy doctors? A longitudinal study of life and job satisfaction among Norwegian doctors 1994-2002
    Magne Nylenna
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:44. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint [To what extent are Norwegian doctors familiar with their own support systems?]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt, Postboks 1152 Sentrum 0107 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:3256-7. 2006
  10. doi request reprint [Age limit for authorization and licensing of doctors]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt, Postboks 1152 Sentrum, 0107 Oslo, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 130:1917-20. 2010

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint [Motives for choice of specialty during and after medical school]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt og Institutt for helseledelse og helseøkonomi Universitetet i Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1833-7. 2008
    ..The basis for preference and choice of specialty is a complicated mixture of individual interests and job opportunities. We wanted to investigate the possible explanations for such preferences and choices...
  2. pmc What professional activities do general practitioners find most meaningful? Cross sectional survey of Norwegian general practitioners
    Peder Andreas Halvorsen
    National Centre of Rural Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø N 9037, Norway
    BMC Fam Pract 14:41. 2013
    ..We aimed to explore which professional activities GPs consider to be meaningful and how they would like to prioritise tasks...
  3. pmc The impact of change in a doctor's job position: a five-year cohort study of job satisfaction among Norwegian doctors
    Ingunn Bjarnadottir Solberg
    Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:41. 2012
    ..We lack prospective studies on whether a change in a doctor's job position influences their job satisfaction over a five-year period if we control for other workload factors...
  4. pmc Does a self-referral counselling program reach doctors in need of help? A comparison with the general Norwegian doctor workforce
    Karin E Isaksson Rø
    Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:36. 2007
    ..This study describes doctors who participated in a self-referrral, easily accessible, stress relieving, counselling program in Norway, and compares them with a nationwide sample of Norwegian doctors...
  5. pmc A three-year cohort study of the relationships between coping, job stress and burnout after a counselling intervention for help-seeking physicians
    Karin E Isaksson Ro
    The Research Institute, Modum Bad, NO 3370 Vikersund, Norway
    BMC Public Health 10:213. 2010
    ..The present three-year follow-up study aimed to investigate the roles of coping strategies, job stress and personality traits in burnout reduction after a counselling intervention for distressed physicians...
  6. pmc Doctors' learning habits: CME activities among Norwegian physicians over the last decade
    Magne Nylenna
    Helsebiblioteket Norwegian Electronic Health Library, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Educ 7:10. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate self reported reading and learning habits among Norwegian doctors and their subjective ability to keep professionally updated...
  7. pmc Work hours and self rated health of hospital doctors in Norway and Germany. A comparative study on national samples
    Judith Rosta
    The Research Institute of the Norwegian Medical Association, POB 1152 Sentrum 0107 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:40. 2011
    ..The study examines the relationship between work hours and self rated health in two national samples of hospital doctors...
  8. pmc Unhappy doctors? A longitudinal study of life and job satisfaction among Norwegian doctors 1994-2002
    Magne Nylenna
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:44. 2005
    ..This study has been conducted to investigate a possible decline in professional and personal satisfaction among doctors by the turn of the century...
  9. ncbi request reprint [To what extent are Norwegian doctors familiar with their own support systems?]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt, Postboks 1152 Sentrum 0107 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:3256-7. 2006
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  10. doi request reprint [Age limit for authorization and licensing of doctors]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt, Postboks 1152 Sentrum, 0107 Oslo, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 130:1917-20. 2010
    ..Such a regulation is rather unique from an international point of view. We have investigated doctors' attitude towards this regulation...
  11. ncbi request reprint [The 2002 hospital reform--physicians' views]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt, Postboks 1152, Sentrum 0107 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2218-21. 2007
    ..This paper describes to what extent hospital-based physicians consider these aims to have been achieved...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Reader survey of the Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association 2007]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt, Postboks 1152 Sentrum, 0107 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1512-4. 2008
    ..Upon request, The Research Institute of the Norwegian Medical Association conducted a reader survey for the Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association (JNMA) during the autumn of 2007...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Physicians experience a decline in their professional right of voice]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt Postboks 1152 Sentrum 0107 Oslo og
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:1838-40. 2008
    ..We wanted to study whether the reform influenced the physicians' perception of professional right of voice...
  14. doi request reprint [General practitioner views on drug-assisted rehabilitation and the Norwegian substance abuse reform]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt Postboks 1152 Sentrum 0107 Oslo og Institutt for helseledelse og helseøkonomi Universitetet i Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 129:97-100. 2009
    ..We wanted to investigate how general practitioners' perceive their involvement in substitution therapy, and to see whether this view had changed from 2000 to 2006...
  15. ncbi request reprint [The medical education in Oslo--consequences of the reform in 1996]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt, Postboks 1152 Sentrum, 0107 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2100-4. 2007
    ..The reformation of the University of Oslo's (UiO) medical education in 1996 consisted of integrating the topics more than previously. The old model had a clear division between pre-clinical and clinical subjects...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Physician's role--from pedestal to foot-stool]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Institutt for helseledelse og helseøkonomi, Universitetet i Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:61-2. 2006
  17. doi request reprint The working hours of general practitioners 2000-2008
    Olaf G Aasland
    Research Institute of the Norwegian Medical Association, Oslo, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 131:1076-80. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study is to describe the development of weekly working hours of Norwegian general practitioners in the period from 2000 to 2008, as well as the length of their patient lists and their perceived workload...
  18. pmc Mortality among Norwegian doctors 1960-2000
    Olaf G Aasland
    The Research Institute, Norwegian Medical Association, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:173. 2011
    ..The total number of deaths in the study population was 1 583 559...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Norwegian medical students abroad--career plans, personality, smoking and alcohol use]
    O G Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt Postboks 1152 Sentrum 0107 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 121:1677-82. 2001
    ..There is a need to know more about these future Norwegian doctors, what their motives and plans are, and how they differ from students at home...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mortality of anesthesiologists, pediatricians, and other specialists in Norway
    O G Aasland
    The Research Institute, The Norwegian Medical Association and Center for Health Administration, University of Oslo, Norway
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 46:1200-2. 2002
    ..Following sensational media reports, particularly from Sweden, there has been discussion in Scandinavia during the last couple of years about whether anesthesiologists have shorter life spans than other medical specialists...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Alcohol and the European Union--free flow?]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt Postboks 1152 Sentrum 0107 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:188-9. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint The Norwegian way
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Research Institute, Norwegian Medical Association, PO Box 1152 Sentrum, N 0107 Oslo, Norway
    BMJ 326:S102. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint [Physicians and drug industry: attitudes and practice]
    Olaf Gjerløw Aasland
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt, Postboks 1152 Sentrum, 0107 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:2603-6. 2004
    ..There is a need for more knowledge on how doctors assess the relationship between the pharmaceutical industry and the medical profession...
  24. pmc Impact of feeling responsible for adverse events on doctors' personal and professional lives: the importance of being open to criticism from colleagues
    O G Aasland
    The Research Institute, The Norwegian Medical Association, P O B 1152 Sentrum, N 0107 Oslo, Norway
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:13-7. 2005
    ..To investigate the impact of adverse events that had caused patient injury and for which the doctor felt responsible, and the experience of acceptance of criticism among colleagues...
  25. doi request reprint Healthcare reforms and job satisfaction among doctors in Norway
    Olaf G Aasland
    The Research Institute of the Norwegian Medical Association, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 38:253-8. 2010
    ..To examine the trend in job satisfaction from 2000 to 2006 among Norwegian doctors, and the possible impact of two comprehensive healthcare reforms on doctors' job satisfaction...
  26. ncbi request reprint Suicide rates according to education with a particular focus on physicians in Norway 1960-2000
    Erlend Hem
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Med 35:873-80. 2005
    ..This study compares the rate of suicide among trained physicians, dentists, nurses, police officers and theologians with the rate among other university graduates and the general population according to sex, age and time period...
  27. doi request reprint Physicians' attitudes towards disclosure of prognostic information: a survey among a representative cross-section of 1605 Norwegian physicians
    Lotte Rogg
    Ulleval University Hospital, Department of Oncology, Oslo, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 77:242-7. 2009
    ..To investigate if attitudes towards disclosure of prognostic information vary by speciality, previous experience and demographic factors in a general physician population...
  28. doi request reprint [Physicians' attitude towards treating refugee patients]
    Sverre Varvin
    Nasjonalt kompetansesenter om vold og traumatisk stress, Kirkeveien 166 0407, Oslo, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 129:1488-90. 2009
    ..Language problems and cultural differences may cause difficulties in understanding symptoms and ailments. We have assessed how physicians relate to and perceive their competence for treating this patient group...
  29. ncbi request reprint [The new physician's role--quality, openness and confidence]
    Donald W Light
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt, Senter for helseadministrasjon, Universitetet i Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:1870-3. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint [The use of Internet among Norwegian physicians]
    M Nylenna
    Institutt for allmennmedisin og samfunnsmedisinske fag Universitetet i Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 119:4342-4. 1999
    ..This is not yet the case; for the time being, it appears that the net widens the gap between doctors who actively seek new professional knowledge and those who do not...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Palliative sedation to dying patients in Norway]
    R Førde
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt Postboks 1152 Sentrum 0107 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 121:1085-8. 2001
    ..The intention is exclusively to relieve intractable pain, not to shorten the patient's life...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Nine out of ten Norwegian physicians have access to the Internet]
    M Nylenna
    Tidsskrift for Den norske laegeforening, Postboks 1152 Sentrum 0107 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 120:3280-2. 2000
    ..Access to the Internet increases rapidly among physicians as well as in the general populations. We have monitored Norwegian physicians' use of the Internet over several years...
  33. ncbi request reprint Physicians' Internet activities and their perceived coping with the medical information
    M Nylenna
    The Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association P O Box 1152 Sentrumon N 0107 Oslo, Norway
    MedGenMed 2:E7. 2000
    ..To describe and analyze physicians' Internet activities and how this relates to their coping with medical information...
  34. doi request reprint Moral distress and professional freedom of speech among doctors
    Reidun Førde
    Centre for Medical Ethics, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 133:1310-4. 2013
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Moral distress among Norwegian doctors
    R Førde
    Section for Medical Ethics, University of Oslo, PO Box 1130 Blindern, NO0318 Oslo, Norway
    J Med Ethics 34:521-5. 2008
    ..Medicine is full of value conflicts. Limited resources and legal regulations may place doctors in difficult ethical dilemmas and cause moral distress. Research on moral distress has so far been mainly studied in nurses...
  36. ncbi request reprint General practitioners' views on drug-assisted rehabilitation
    Helge Waal
    Norwegian Centre for Addiction Research, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, and Centre for Addiction Treatment, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 132:1861-6. 2012
    ..To some degree it restricts the doctor's professional autonomy. The investigation aims to examine GPs' attitudes to the model and in particular the experiences of those who have actively participated...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Palliative sedation to the dying]
    Reidun Førde
    Legeforeningens forskningsinstitutt, Postboks 1152 Sentrum, 0107 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:471-4. 2006
    ..Guidelines for palliative sedation to dying patients were issued by the Council for Medical Ethics of the Norwegian Medical Association in 2001. This study is a follow up of these guidelines...
  38. ncbi request reprint Suicide rates from 1960 to 1989 in Norwegian physicians compared with other educational groups
    O G Aasland
    The Research Institute, The Norwegian Medical Association, and Centre for Health Administration, University of Oslo, Sentrum Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 52:259-65. 2001
    ..For 52% of the male and 85% of the female physicians the suicide method was poisoning. This is about twice the rates in the general population...