Erik L Werner

Summary

Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Low back pain media campaign: no effect on sickness behaviour
    Erik L Werner
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 71:198-203. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Primary care doctors' management of low back pain patients--ten years after
    Erik L Werner
    Research Unit for General Practice in Bergen, Uni Health, Uni Research, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 132:2388-90. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Physicians' determinants for sick-listing LBP patients: a systematic review
    Erik L Werner
    Research Unit for General Practice, Uni Health, Bergen, Norway
    Clin J Pain 28:364-71. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Peer support in an occupational setting preventing LBP-related sick leave
    Erik L Werner
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:590-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint [Knowledge, practice and attitudes to back pain among doctors, physiotherapists and chiropractors]
    Erik L Werner
    Spesialsykehus for rehabilitering, Stavern 3291 Stavern
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:1794-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about low back pain in the Norwegian general population: are they related to pain experiences and health professionals?
    Erik L Werner
    Department of Research and Development, The Hospital of Rehabilitation, Stavern, Norway
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1770-6. 2005
  7. pmc Healthcare provider back pain beliefs unaffected by a media campaign
    Erik L Werner
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:50-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Low back pain and determinants of sickness absence
    Erik L Werner
    Research Unit for General Practice, Unifob Health, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Gen Pract 15:74-9. 2009
  9. pmc The COPE LBP trial: cognitive patient education for low back pain--a cluster randomized controlled trial in primary care
    Erik L Werner
    Research Unit for General Practice, Uni Health, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:33. 2010
  10. pmc Sickness absence, marginality, and medically unexplained physical symptoms: a focus-group study of patients' experiences
    Aase Aamland
    Research Unit for General Practice, Uni Health, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 31:95-100. 2013

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Low back pain media campaign: no effect on sickness behaviour
    Erik L Werner
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Patient Educ Couns 71:198-203. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of a media campaign on popular beliefs about LBP, and eventual changes in sick leave, imaging examinations, and surgery...
  2. doi request reprint Primary care doctors' management of low back pain patients--ten years after
    Erik L Werner
    Research Unit for General Practice in Bergen, Uni Health, Uni Research, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 132:2388-90. 2012
    ..In 2001, we undertook a survey among general practitioners in Aust-Agder county to describe how patients with spinal problems were examined and treated by GPs. We have now conducted a new survey among the regular GPs in the same county...
  3. doi request reprint Physicians' determinants for sick-listing LBP patients: a systematic review
    Erik L Werner
    Research Unit for General Practice, Uni Health, Bergen, Norway
    Clin J Pain 28:364-71. 2012
    ..A systematic review of the literature...
  4. ncbi request reprint Peer support in an occupational setting preventing LBP-related sick leave
    Erik L Werner
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:590-5. 2007
    ..Evidence-based interventions in occupational settings to prevent sickness absence are still lacking...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Knowledge, practice and attitudes to back pain among doctors, physiotherapists and chiropractors]
    Erik L Werner
    Spesialsykehus for rehabilitering, Stavern 3291 Stavern
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:1794-7. 2005
    ..In Norway, only doctors, physiotherapists and chiropractors are authorised to examine and treat patients suffering from low back pain. This study compares knowledge, attitudes and practice among these professional groups...
  6. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about low back pain in the Norwegian general population: are they related to pain experiences and health professionals?
    Erik L Werner
    Department of Research and Development, The Hospital of Rehabilitation, Stavern, Norway
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1770-6. 2005
    ..A baseline study of the general population and the health care providers in 3 Norwegian counties...
  7. pmc Healthcare provider back pain beliefs unaffected by a media campaign
    Erik L Werner
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:50-6. 2008
    ..There are differences in back pain beliefs between the various professionals groups treating LBP patients. This study examined whether LBP beliefs changed among the healthcare providers exposed to a media campaign...
  8. doi request reprint Low back pain and determinants of sickness absence
    Erik L Werner
    Research Unit for General Practice, Unifob Health, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Gen Pract 15:74-9. 2009
    ..Low back pain (LBP) is a frequent diagnosis for sickness absence. The process of sick-listing is complex, and the doctor must integrate information from several levels in the decision...
  9. pmc The COPE LBP trial: cognitive patient education for low back pain--a cluster randomized controlled trial in primary care
    Erik L Werner
    Research Unit for General Practice, Uni Health, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:33. 2010
    ..The secondary aims of the study are to evaluate whether this intervention also results in earlier return to work, decreased pain, increased patient satisfaction, increased quality-of-life, and cost utility...
  10. pmc Sickness absence, marginality, and medically unexplained physical symptoms: a focus-group study of patients' experiences
    Aase Aamland
    Research Unit for General Practice, Uni Health, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 31:95-100. 2013
    ..Medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) form a major cause of sickness absence. The purpose of this study was to explore factors which may influence further marginalization among patients with MUPS on long-term sickness absence...
  11. pmc Sick-leave decisions for patients with severe subjective health complaints presenting in primary care: a cross-sectional study in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark
    Silje Maeland
    Uni Health, Uni Research, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 31:227-34. 2013
    ..The secondary objective was to investigate if patient diagnoses, the reasons attributed for patient complaints, and GP demographics could explain variations in sick leave decisions...
  12. pmc Patients with persistent medically unexplained physical symptoms: a descriptive study from Norwegian general practice
    Aase Aamland
    Research Unit for General Practice, Uni Research Health Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Fam Pract 15:107. 2014
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  13. pmc Phenomena associated with sick leave among primary care patients with Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms: a systematic review
    Aase Aamland
    Research Unit for General Practice in Bergen, Uni Health, Uni Research, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:147-55. 2012
    ..To explore and synthesize the literature on phenomena associated with sick leave among patients with Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms (MUPS)...