Signe Flottorp

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Welfare
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Cluster randomised controlled trial of tailored interventions to improve the management of urinary tract infections in women and sore throat
    Signe Flottorp
    Department of Health Services Research, Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Welfare, PO Box 8054 Dep, N 0031 Oslo, Norway
    BMJ 325:367. 2002
  2. pmc Identifying barriers and tailoring interventions to improve the management of urinary tract infections and sore throat: a pragmatic study using qualitative methods
    Signe Flottorp
    Department of Health Services Research, Directorate for Health and Social Affairs, PO Box 8054 Dep, 0031 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 3:3. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation of a cluster randomized trial of tailored interventions to implement guidelines in primary care--why is it so hard to change practice?
    Signe Flottorp
    Department of Health Services Research, Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Affairs, PO Box 8054 Dep, N 0031 Oslo, Norway
    Fam Pract 20:333-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint [Do the fee-for-service and reimbursement influence medical practice?]
    Atle Fretheim
    Avdeling for helsetjenesteforskning Sosial og helsedirektoratet Postboks 8054 Dep 0031 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:795-6. 2003
  5. pmc Improving prescribing of antihypertensive and cholesterol-lowering drugs: a method for identifying and addressing barriers to change
    Atle Fretheim
    Informed Choice Research Department, Norwegian Health Services Research Centre, P, O, Box 7004, St, Olavs plass, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:23. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines in general practice--are they read and are they used?]
    Shaun Treweek
    Avdeling for informerte helsebeslutninger, Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:300-3. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint [What do general practitioners do to keep themselves up to date?]
    Shaun Treweek
    Avdeling for informerte helsebeslutninger, Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:304-6. 2005
  8. pmc Going from evidence to recommendations
    Gordon H Guyatt
    CLARITY Research Group, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 336:1049-51. 2008
  9. pmc Grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations for diagnostic tests and strategies
    Holger J Schunemann
    Department of Epidemiology, Italian National Cancer Institute Regina Elena, 00144 Rome, Italy
    BMJ 336:1106-10. 2008
  10. pmc Incorporating considerations of resources use into grading recommendations
    Gordon H Guyatt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 336:1170-3. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Cluster randomised controlled trial of tailored interventions to improve the management of urinary tract infections in women and sore throat
    Signe Flottorp
    Department of Health Services Research, Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Welfare, PO Box 8054 Dep, N 0031 Oslo, Norway
    BMJ 325:367. 2002
    ..To assess the effectiveness of tailored interventions to implement guidelines for urinary tract infections in women and sore throat...
  2. pmc Identifying barriers and tailoring interventions to improve the management of urinary tract infections and sore throat: a pragmatic study using qualitative methods
    Signe Flottorp
    Department of Health Services Research, Directorate for Health and Social Affairs, PO Box 8054 Dep, 0031 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 3:3. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to identify barriers to implementing evidence-based guidelines for urinary tract infection and sore throat in general practice in Norway, and to tailor interventions to address these barriers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation of a cluster randomized trial of tailored interventions to implement guidelines in primary care--why is it so hard to change practice?
    Signe Flottorp
    Department of Health Services Research, Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Affairs, PO Box 8054 Dep, N 0031 Oslo, Norway
    Fam Pract 20:333-9. 2003
    ..There was great variation between the practices in the change in these outcomes...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Do the fee-for-service and reimbursement influence medical practice?]
    Atle Fretheim
    Avdeling for helsetjenesteforskning Sosial og helsedirektoratet Postboks 8054 Dep 0031 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:795-6. 2003
  5. pmc Improving prescribing of antihypertensive and cholesterol-lowering drugs: a method for identifying and addressing barriers to change
    Atle Fretheim
    Informed Choice Research Department, Norwegian Health Services Research Centre, P, O, Box 7004, St, Olavs plass, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:23. 2004
    ..We also report the results of a post hoc exercise and survey we carried out to evaluate our approach for identifying barriers and tailoring interventions...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines in general practice--are they read and are they used?]
    Shaun Treweek
    Avdeling for informerte helsebeslutninger, Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:300-3. 2005
    ..Many guidelines are not developed from systematic models and are not based on high-quality evidence. The existence of a guideline does not in itself lead to changes in practice and many guidelines are not used once they have been issued...
  7. ncbi request reprint [What do general practitioners do to keep themselves up to date?]
    Shaun Treweek
    Avdeling for informerte helsebeslutninger, Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:304-6. 2005
    ..Continuing education should ensure that a doctor provides effective care based on the best available evidence. But not all continuing education is equally effective...
  8. pmc Going from evidence to recommendations
    Gordon H Guyatt
    CLARITY Research Group, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 336:1049-51. 2008
  9. pmc Grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations for diagnostic tests and strategies
    Holger J Schunemann
    Department of Epidemiology, Italian National Cancer Institute Regina Elena, 00144 Rome, Italy
    BMJ 336:1106-10. 2008
  10. pmc Incorporating considerations of resources use into grading recommendations
    Gordon H Guyatt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 336:1170-3. 2008
  11. pmc Measuring physiotherapy performance in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: a prospective study
    Gro Jamtvedt
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, PO Box 7004, St Olavs Plass, 0103 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:145. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure physiotherapy performance in patients with knee OA by comparing clinical practice to evidence from systematic reviews...
  12. pmc What is "quality of evidence" and why is it important to clinicians?
    Gordon H Guyatt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 336:995-8. 2008
  13. pmc GRADE: an emerging consensus on rating quality of evidence and strength of recommendations
    Gordon H Guyatt
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 336:924-6. 2008
  14. pmc Systems for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations II: pilot study of a new system
    David Atkins
    Center for Practice and Technology Assessment, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Rd Rokville, MD 20852, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:25. 2005
    ..The GRADE Working Group has developed an approach that addresses key shortcomings in these systems. The aim of this study was to pilot test and further develop the GRADE approach to grading evidence and recommendations...
  15. ncbi request reprint [How to improve continuing education and quality improvement in general practice?]
    Signe Flottorp
    Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:601-2. 2005
    ..Research has shown that many activities routinely used for continuing education and quality improvement in general practice, such as written information and lectures, have little or no effect on practice...
  16. ncbi request reprint [How do general practice assistants keep themselves up to date?]
    Kari Håvelsrud
    Avdeling for informerte helsebeslutninger, Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten, Postboks 7004 St Olavs plass 0130 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:307-9. 2005
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  17. pmc Systems for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations I: critical appraisal of existing approaches The GRADE Working Group
    David Atkins
    Center for Practice and Technology Assessment, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 540 Gaither Rd Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:38. 2004
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  18. pmc Grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations
    David Atkins
    BMJ 328:1490. 2004
    ..Our system for guiding these complex judgments balances the need for simplicity with the need for full and transparent consideration of all important issues...
  19. doi request reprint Supporting the delivery of cost-effective interventions in primary health-care systems in low-income and middle-income countries: an overview of systematic reviews
    Simon Lewin
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Lancet 372:928-39. 2008
    ..The evidence base needs urgently to be strengthened, synthesised, and taken into account in policy and practice, particularly for the benefit of those who have been excluded from the health care advances of recent decades...