Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Feasibility of a brief intervention for medication-overuse headache in primary care--a pilot study
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Department of General Practice, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Blindern, PO Box 1130, 0318 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 7:165. 2014
  2. pmc Self-reported efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 14:36. 2013
  3. pmc Management of secondary chronic headache in the general population: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, PO Box 95, 1478, Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 14:5. 2013
  4. pmc Management of primary chronic headache in the general population: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 13:113-20. 2012
  5. pmc Study protocol: brief intervention for medication overuse headache--a double-blinded cluster randomised parallel controlled trial in primary care
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    HØKH, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    BMC Neurol 12:70. 2012
  6. pmc Brief intervention for medication-overuse headache in primary care. The BIMOH study: a double-blind pragmatic cluster randomised parallel controlled trial
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Department of General Practice, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway HØKH, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 86:505-12. 2015
  7. pmc GPs' experiences with brief intervention for medication-overuse headache: a qualitative study in general practice
    Jan C Frich
    Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Gen Pract 64:e525-31. 2014

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Feasibility of a brief intervention for medication-overuse headache in primary care--a pilot study
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Department of General Practice, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Blindern, PO Box 1130, 0318 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 7:165. 2014
    ..Brief intervention (BI) has successfully been used for detoxification from overuse of alcohol and drugs. The aim of this pilot study was to develop and test methodology, acceptability and logistics for a BI for MOH in primary care...
  2. pmc Self-reported efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 14:36. 2013
    ..Chronic headache is associated with disability and high utilisation of health care including complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  3. pmc Management of secondary chronic headache in the general population: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, PO Box 95, 1478, Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 14:5. 2013
    ..Our aim was to evaluate utility of health service services and medication use in secondary chronic headache in the general population...
  4. pmc Management of primary chronic headache in the general population: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 13:113-20. 2012
    ..Thus, avoidance of acute headache medication overuse and increased use of prophylactic medication may improve the management of primary chronic headaches in the future...
  5. pmc Study protocol: brief intervention for medication overuse headache--a double-blinded cluster randomised parallel controlled trial in primary care
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    HØKH, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    BMC Neurol 12:70. 2012
    ..Short, unstructured, individualised simple information may also be enough to detoxify a large portion of those with MOH. We have adapted the structured (BI) scheme to be used for MOH in primary care...
  6. pmc Brief intervention for medication-overuse headache in primary care. The BIMOH study: a double-blind pragmatic cluster randomised parallel controlled trial
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Department of General Practice, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway HØKH, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 86:505-12. 2015
    ..Medication-overuse headache (MOH) is common in the general population. We investigated effectiveness of brief intervention (BI) for achieving drug withdrawal in primary care patients with MOH...
  7. pmc GPs' experiences with brief intervention for medication-overuse headache: a qualitative study in general practice
    Jan C Frich
    Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Gen Pract 64:e525-31. 2014
    ..Brief Intervention (BI) has been used as a motivational technique for patients with drug and alcohol overuse, and may a have role in the treatment of MOH...