Signe Berit Bentsen

Summary

Affiliation: Stord/Haugesund University College
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of pain in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease compared to the Norwegian general population
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Health Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Norway
    J Pain 12:539-45. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Demographic and clinical characteristics associated with quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Research, Haugesund Hospital, Haugesund, Norway
    Qual Life Res 23:991-8. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression following pulmonary rehabilitation
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Health Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 27:541-50. 2013
  4. pmc Differences in subjective and objective respiratory parameters in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with and without pain
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Stord Haugesund University College, Department of Health Education, Haugesund, Norway
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 7:137-43. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of self-management interventions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Health Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway
    J Nurs Manag 20:802-13. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes for patients with chronic low back pain treated using instrumented fusion
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Nursing Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 21:71-8. 2007
  7. doi request reprint The Norwegian version of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease self-efficacy scale (CSES): a validation and reliability study
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Nursing Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 24:600-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Self-efficacy as a predictor of improvement in health status and overall quality of life in pulmonary rehabilitation--an exploratory study
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Stord Haugesund University College, Department of Nursing Education, Haugesund, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 81:5-13. 2010
  9. pmc What determines subjective health status in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: importance of symptoms in subjective health status of COPD patients
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Stord Haugesund University College, Department of Nursing Education, Haugesund, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:115. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Quality of life in chronic low back pain patients treated with instrumented fusion
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Nursing Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Bergen, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 17:2061-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of pain in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease compared to the Norwegian general population
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Health Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Norway
    J Pain 12:539-45. 2011
    ..Additional research is warranted to replicate these findings and to provide a more detailed characterization of how pain changes over time and influences COPD patients' ability to function and their quality of life...
  2. doi request reprint Demographic and clinical characteristics associated with quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Research, Haugesund Hospital, Haugesund, Norway
    Qual Life Res 23:991-8. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression following pulmonary rehabilitation
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Health Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 27:541-50. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate changes and predictive factors of anxiety and depression in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) before and up to 3 months after pulmonary rehabilitation (PR)...
  4. pmc Differences in subjective and objective respiratory parameters in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with and without pain
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Stord Haugesund University College, Department of Health Education, Haugesund, Norway
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 7:137-43. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the differences in respiratory parameters between COPD patients who did and did not have pain...
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of self-management interventions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Health Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway
    J Nurs Manag 20:802-13. 2012
    ..To evaluate the benefits of self-management interventions on the quality of life of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes for patients with chronic low back pain treated using instrumented fusion
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Nursing Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 21:71-8. 2007
    ..Further, amount of pain-killing and comorbidity conditions seemed to be highly related to pain in patients treated with instrumented fusion...
  7. doi request reprint The Norwegian version of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease self-efficacy scale (CSES): a validation and reliability study
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Nursing Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 24:600-9. 2010
    ..00 to 0.23). This study shows acceptable feasibility, internal consistency and face and construct validity for the CSES-N in a sample of Norwegian COPD patients...
  8. doi request reprint Self-efficacy as a predictor of improvement in health status and overall quality of life in pulmonary rehabilitation--an exploratory study
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Stord Haugesund University College, Department of Nursing Education, Haugesund, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 81:5-13. 2010
    ..To evaluate developments in health status (HS) and overall quality of life (QOL), and the impact of self-efficacy on HS and QOL in relation to COPD pulmonary rehabilitation (PR)...
  9. pmc What determines subjective health status in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: importance of symptoms in subjective health status of COPD patients
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Stord Haugesund University College, Department of Nursing Education, Haugesund, Norway
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:115. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Quality of life in chronic low back pain patients treated with instrumented fusion
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Nursing Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Bergen, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 17:2061-9. 2008
    ....
  11. doi request reprint The pain experience and future expectations of chronic low back pain patients following spinal fusion
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Nursing Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 17:153-9. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationships between demographic, clinical and pain variables and health-related quality of life in patients with chronic low back pain treated with instrumented fusion
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Nursing Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 21:134-43. 2007
    ..Pain, particularly affective and evaluative pain, contributed more to the explained variance of HRQOL than demographic and clinical variables...
  13. doi request reprint Multiple symptoms in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Norway
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Department of Health Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway Department of Research, Haugesund Hospital, Helse Fonna, Norway
    Nurs Health Sci 15:292-9. 2013
    ..Those with multiple symptoms and a negative outlook toward the future may benefit from interventions to help them achieve a more positive outlook for the future, which may relieve symptom burden...
  14. doi request reprint Patient safety and falls: a qualitative study of home care nurses in Norway
    Astrid Berland
    Department of Health Education, Haugesund Hospital, Haugesund, Norway
    Nurs Health Sci 14:452-7. 2012
    ..The patient's autonomy was placed before patient safety. This study illustrates that home care nurses might be more aware of fall prevention in clinical practice. Additional research is recommended to shed more light on this topic...
  15. doi request reprint Evidence-based practice in primary care: an explorative study of nurse practitioners in Norway
    Astrid Berland
    Stord Haugesund University College, Department of Health Education, Haugesund, Norway
    Nurse Educ Pract 12:361-5. 2012
    ..Referring to and analysing specialist and scientific data about specific topics may lead nurses to critically evaluate their clinical practice, and may enhance their theoretical and scientific knowledge related to clinical practice...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of health-related quality of life between patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the general population
    Signe Berit Bentsen
    Stord Haugesund University College, Department of Health Education, Haugesund, Norway Department of Research, Haugesund Hospital, Haugesund, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 27:905-12. 2013
    ..Previous research has focused primarily on HRQOL in these patients, whereas few studies have compared HRQOL between patients with COPD and the general population...
  17. doi request reprint Sources of knowledge used by intensive care nurses in Norway: An exploratory study
    Heidi B Bringsvor
    Department of Research, Haugesund Hospital, Helse Fonna, Norway Department of Health Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway Electronic address
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 30:159-66. 2014
    ..Despite some variation in nurses' familiarity with research literature, nursing interventions found by research to be useful were given priority, and research affected daily practice through changes in guidelines and procedures. ..
  18. doi request reprint Patient safety culture in home care: experiences of home-care nurses
    Astrid Berland
    Department of Health Education, Stord Haugesund University College, Haugesund, Norway
    J Nurs Manag 20:794-801. 2012
    ..To explore home-care nurses' experiences of patient safety in their delivery of home care to older clients...