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  • Gudrun Rohde is a professor at the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences at the University of Agder. She is a nurse and holds a Ph.D. from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Oslo (2010). She also holds a master's degree in health sciences from the same faculty and a degree in health and social management from Agder University College, Norway.
  • Dr Rohde's clinical experiences are in orthopaedics, surgery, cancer care and management. She has 20 years of experience with teaching and supervision of bachelor, master and Ph.D. students, focusing on hospital care, palliative care and health promotion. In 2017 she spent five months as an affiliate academic researcher at the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department at the Division of Psychiatry at University College London (UCL).
  • Gudrun Rohde is heading the research-group Q-safe: Patients safety and quality in hospitals at the University of Agder. She is a board member of LIVSFORS and PROMiNET, and a member of several international research networks like EANS (fellow), ISOQOL and EORTC-QOL-group

Research interests

Main research areas: Quality of life in different patient groups, like patients with cancer, patients with rheumatological and orthopaedic patients; spiritual well-being and communication with  palliative patients, and health promotion and pain among adolescents and their families

Courses and teaching

Philosophy of sciences, research methods, health promotion, patients reported outcome measures and quality of life

Projects

  • Start Young - Quality of life and pain in generations (UiA)
  • Spiritual well-being in palliative care (UiA)
  • Sexual Quality of Life and Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Axial Spondyloarthritis in ordinary outpatient clinic followed for 5 years (UiA)
  • Nursing care for ethnic minority patients - the patient and nurses` perspective (UiA)
  • Ethnic minority nursing students (UiA)
  • An investigation into the use of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) core instrument and the possible need of a module for the assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life in Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) with cancer (EORTC QOL-group, Brussels)
  • The EORTC Quality of Life Group: An international field study for the reliability and validity of the EORTC PATSAT-C33 core questionnaire and the EORTC OUT-PATSAT7 module (EORTC QOL-group, Brussels)

Scientific publications

  • Rohde, Gudrun E.; Berg, Kari Ellen; Pripp, Are Hugo; Prøven, Anne; Haugeberg, Glenn (2019). No deterioration in health-related quality of life in patients with axial spondyloarthritis followed for 5 years in ordinary outpatient clinics in the biological treatment era.. Quality of Life Research. ISSN: 0962-9343. 29 (1). s 99 - 107. doi:10.1007/s11136-019-02308-4.
  • Johannessen, Berit; Høie, Magnhild; Haraldstad, Kristin; Helseth, Sølvi; Fegran, Liv; Westergren, Thomas; Slettebø, Åshild; Rohde, Gudrun E. (2020). School nurses’ and teachers’ perceptions of pain in young immigrants living in Norway. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care. ISSN: 1747-9894. doi:DOI: 10.1108/IJMHSC-01-2019-0005.
  • Rohde, Gudrun E.; Young, Teresa; Winstanley, Julie; Arraras, Juan Ignacio; Black, Kath; Boyle, Fran; Bredart, Anne; Costantini, Anna; Guo, Jingbo; Irarrazaval, Maria Elisa; Kobayashi, Kunihiko; Kruizinga, Renske; Navarro, Mariana; Omidvari, Sepideh; Serpentini, Samantha; Spry, Nigel; van Laarhoven, Hanneke; Yang, Grace; Vivat, Bella (2019). Associations between sex, age and spiritual well‐being scores on the EORTC QLQ‐SWB32 for patients receiving palliative care for cancer: A further analysis of data from an international validation study. European Journal of Cancer Care. ISSN: 0961-5423. 28:e13145 (6). s 1 - 11. doi:10.1111/ecc.13145.
  • Rohde, Gudrun E.; Söderhamn, Ulrika; Vistad, Ingvild (2019). Reflections on communication of disease prognosis and life expectancy by patients with colorectal cancer undergoing palliative care: a qualitative study. BMJ Open. ISSN: 2044-6055. 9 (3). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023463.
  • Berg, Kari Hansen; Rohde, Gudrun E.; Prøven, Anne; Benestad, Esben Esther Pirelli; Østensen, Monika Elisabeth; Haugeberg, Glenn (2019). Sexual Quality of Life in Patients with Axial Spondyloarthritis in the Biologic Treatment Era. Journal of Rheumatology. ISSN: 0315-162X. 46 (9). s 1075 - 1083. doi:10.3899/jrheum.180413.
  • Sodergren, Samantha C; Husson, Olga; Rohde, Gudrun E.; Tomasewska, Iwona M; Vivat, Bella; Yarom, Noam; Griffiths, Helen; Darlington, Anne-Sophie (2018). A Life Put on Pause: An Exploration of the Health-Related Quality of Life Issues Relevant to Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. ISSN: 2156-5333. 7 (4). s 453 - 464. doi:10.1089/jayao.2017.0110.
  • Sodergren, Samantha C; Husson, Olga; Rohde, Gudrun E.; Tomaszewska, Iwona M; Griffiths, Helen; Pessing, Aya; Yarom, Noam; Hooker, L; Darlington, Anne-Sophie; Din, Amy (2018). Does age matter? A comparison of health-related quality of life issues of adolescents and young adults with cancer.. European Journal of Cancer Care. ISSN: 0961-5423. 6 (27). doi:10.1111/ecc.12980.
  • Haraldstad, Kristin; Rohde, Gudrun E.; Stea, Tonje Holte; Lohne-Seiler, Hilde; Hetlelid, Ken Joar; Paulsen, Gøran; Berntsen, Sveinung (2017). Changes in health-related quality of life in elderly men after 12 weeks of strength training. European Review of Aging and Physical Activity. ISSN: 1813-7253. 14 (1). doi:10.1186/s11556-017-0177-3.
  • Berg, Kari Ellen; Rohde, Gudrun E.; Prøven, Anne; Almås, Elsa Mari; Benestad, Esben Esther Pirelli; Østensen, Monika Elisabeth; Haugeberg, Glenn (2017). Exploring the relationship between demographic and disease-related variables and perceived effect of health status on sexual activity in patients with axial spondyloarthritis: associations found only with non-disease variables. Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology. ISSN: 0300-9742. 46 (6). s 461 - 467. doi:10.1080/03009742.2017.1279684.
  • Abildsnes, Eirik; Rohde, Gudrun E.; Berntsen, Sveinung; Stea, Tonje Holte (2017). Fun, influence and competence-a mixed methods study of prerequisites for high school students' participation in physical education. BMC Public Health. ISSN: 1471-2458. 17:241s 1 - 12. doi:10.1186/s12889-017-4154-6.
  • Høie, Magnhild; Haraldstad, Kristin; Rohde, Gudrun E.; Fegran, Liv; Westergren, Thomas; Helseth, Sølvi; Slettebø, Åshild; Johannessen, Berit (2017). How school nurses experience and understand everyday pain among adolescents. BMC Nursing. ISSN: 1472-6955. 16 (1). doi:10.1186/s12912-017-0247-x.
  • Sodergren, Samantha C; Husson, Olga; Robinson, Jessica; Rohde, Gudrun E.; Tomaszewska, Iwona M; Vivat, Bella; Dyar, Rebecca; Darlington, Anne-Sophie (2017). Systematic review of the health-related quality of life issues facing adolescents and young adults with cancer. Quality of Life Research. ISSN: 0962-9343. 26 (7). s 1659 - 1672. doi:10.1007/s11136-017-1520-x.
  • Vivat, Bella; Young, Teresa; Winstanley, Julie; Arraras, Juan I; Black, Kenny; Boyle, Frances M.; Bredart, A; Costantini, A; Guo, J; Irarrazaval, Maria Elisa; Kobayashi, K; Kruizinga, R; Navarro, M; Omidvari, S; Rohde, Gudrun E.; Serpentini, S; Spry, Nigel; van Laarhoven, HWM; Yang, G (2017). The international phase 4 validation study of the EORTC QLQ-SWB32: A stand-alone measure of spiritual well-being for people receiving palliative care for cancer.. European Journal of Cancer Care. ISSN: 0961-5423. 26 (6). doi:10.1111/ecc.12697.
  • Rohde, Gudrun E.; Berg, Kari Ellen; Prøven, Anne; Haugeberg, Glenn (2017). The relationship between demographic- and disease-related variables and health-related quality of life in patients with axial spondyloarthritis. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. ISSN: 1471-2474. 18 (1). doi:10.1186/s12891-017-1693-z.
  • Sigvartsen, Julie Ann; Gabrielsen, Leiv Einar; Abildsnes, Eirik; Stea, Tonje Holte; Omfjord, Christina Sandvand; Rohde, Gudrun-Elin (2016). Exploring the relationship between physical activity, life goals and health-related quality of life among high school students: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. ISSN: 1471-2458. 16:709doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3407-0.
  • Damgård, Randi; Sørensen, Kristian; Vestrheim, Ida Eline; Lerdal, Bjørn; Skranes, Jon Sverre; Rohde, Gudrun-Elin (2015). Optimism and sense of coherence in mothers and fathers of children with cerebral palsy participating in an intensified habilitation programme. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. ISSN: 1501-7419. 18 (3). s 245 - 255. doi:10.1080/15017419.2015.1064025.
  • Rohde, Gudrun-Elin; Kersten, Christian; Vistad, Ingvild; Mesel, Terje (2016). Spiritual well-being in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer receiving noncurative chemoterapy.. Cancer Nursing. ISSN: 0162-220X. 00doi:10.1097/NCC.0000000000000385.
  • Nilsen, Vegard; Bakke, Per S.; Rohde, Gudrun-Elin; Gallefoss, Frode (2015). Is sense of coherence a predictor of lifestyle changes in subjects at risk for type 2 diabetes?. Public Health. ISSN: 0033-3506. 129 (2). s 155 - 161. doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2014.12.014.
  • Abildsnes, Eirik; Stea, Tonje Holte; Berntsen, Sveinung; Omfjord, Christina Sandvand; Rohde, Gudrun-Elin (2015). Physical education teachers' and public health nurses' perception of Norwegian high school students' participation in physical education - a focus group study. BMC Public Health. ISSN: 1471-2458. 15:1295doi:10.1186/s12889-015-2660-y.
  • Rohde, Gudrun-Elin; Westergren, Thomas; Haraldstad, Kristin; Johannessen, Berit A. T.; Høie, Magnhild; Helseth, Sølvi; Fegran, Liv; Slettebø, Åshild (2015). Teachers’ experiences of adolescents’ pain in everyday life: a qualitative study. BMJ Open. ISSN: 2044-6055. 5 (9). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007989.
  • Bjørnsen, Thomas; Salvesen, Svein; Berntsen, Sveinung; Hetlelid, Ken Joar; Stea, Tonje Holte; Seiler, Hilde Lohne; Rohde, Gudrun-Elin; Haraldstad, Kristin; Raastad, Truls; Køpp, Unni Mette; Haugeberg, Glenn; Mansoor, Mohammad Azam; Bastani, Nasser Ezzatkhah; Blomhoff, Rune; Stølevik, Solvor Berntsen; Seynnes, Olivier R.; Paulsen, Gøran (2015). Vitamin C and E supplementation blunts increases in total lean body mass in elderly men after strength training. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. ISSN: 0905-7188. 26 (7). s - 755. doi:10.1111/sms.12506.
  • Rohde, Gudrun-Elin; Berg, Kari Ellen; Haugeberg, Glenn (2014). Perceived effects of health status on sexual activity in women and men older than 50 years. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. ISSN: 1477-7525. 12 (1). doi:10.1186/1477-7525-12-43.
  • Nilsen, Vegard; Bakke, Per S.; Rohde, Gudrun-Elin; Gallefoss, Frode (2014). Predictors of health-related quality of life changes after lifestyle intervention in persons at risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Quality of Life Research. ISSN: 0962-9343. 23 (9). s 2585 - 2593. doi:10.1007/s11136-014-0702-z.
  • Rohde, Gudrun-Elin; Moum, Torbjørn Åge; Haugeberg, Glenn (2012). Comparing 15D and SF-6D Performance in Fragility Wrist and Hip Fracture Patients in a Two-Year Follow-Up Case-Control Study. Value in Health. ISSN: 1098-3015. 15 (8). s 1100 - 1107. doi:10.1016/j.jval.2012.08.2200.
  • Diamantopoulos, Andreas P; Rohde, Gudrun Elin; Johnsrud, Irene; Skoie, Inger Marie; Johnsen, Villy; Hochberg, Marc C.; Haugeberg, Glenn (2012). Incidence rates of fragility hip fracture in middle-aged and elderly men and women in southern Norway. Age and Ageing. ISSN: 0002-0729. 41 (1). s 86 - 92. doi:10.1093/ageing/afr114.
  • Diamantopoulos, Andreas P; Rohde, Gudrun-Elin; Johnsrud, Irene; Skoie, Inger Marie; Hochberg, Marc C.; Haugeberg, Glenn (2012). The Epidemiology of Low- and High-Energy Distal Radius Fracture in Middle-Aged and Elderly Men and Women in Southern Norway. PLOS ONE. ISSN: 1932-6203. 7 (8). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043367.
  • Øyen, Jannike; Rohde, Gudrun Elin; Hochberg, Marc C.; Johnsen, Villy; Haugeberg, Glenn (2011). Low bone mineral density is a significant risk factor for low-energy distal radius fractures in middle-aged and elderly men: A case-control study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. ISSN: 1471-2474. 12doi:10.1186/1471-2474-12-67.
  • Cameron, Marte G; Kersten, Christian; van Helvoirt, Rene; Rohde, Gudrun Elin; Fosså, Sophie D; Vistad, Ingvild (2011). Patient reported outcomes of symptoms and quality of life among cancer patients treated with palliative pelvic radiation: a pilot study. BMC Research Notes. ISSN: 1756-0500. 4 (252). s 1 - 6. doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-252.
  • Dhainaut, Alvilde; Rohde, Gudrun Elin; Hoff, Mari; Syversen, Unni; Haugeberg, Glenn (2011). Phalangeal Densitometry Compared With Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry for Assessment of Bone Mineral Density in Elderly Women. Journal of Women's Health. ISSN: 1540-9996. 20 (12). s 1789 - 1795. doi:10.1089/jwh.2010.2682.
  • Øyen, Jannike; Hochberg, Marc C.; Rohde, Gudrun Elin; Johnsen, Villy; Haugeberg, Glenn (2010). Low-energy distal radius fractures in middle-aged and elderly women-seasonal variations, prevalence of osteoporosis, and associates with fractures. Osteoporosis International. ISSN: 0937-941X. 21 (7). s 1247 - 1255. doi:10.1007/s00198-009-1065-0.
  • Dhainant, Alvilde; Rohde, Gudrun Elin; Syversen, Unni; Johnsen, Villy; Haugeberg, Glenn (2010). The ability of Hand Digital X-Ray Radiogrammetry to Identify Middle-Aged and Elderly Women with Reduced Bone Density, as Assessed by Femoral Neck Dual-energy X-Ray Absorptiometry. Journal of clinical densitometry. ISSN: 1094-6950. 13 (4). s 418 - 425. doi:10.1016/j.jocd.2010.07.005.
  • Rohde, Gudrun-Elin; Haugeberg, Glenn; Mengshoel, Anne Marit; Moum, Torbjørn; Wahl, Astrid Klopstad (2010). Two-year changes in quality of life in elderly patients with low-energy hip fractures. A case-control study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. ISSN: 1471-2474. 11doi:10.1186/1471-2474-11-226.
  • Rohde, Gudrun-Elin; Mengshoel, Anne Marit; Wahl, Astrid Klopstad; Moum, Torbjørn; Haugeberg, Glenn (2009). Is Health-related quality of life associated with the risk of low-energy wrist fracture: a case-control study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. ISSN: 1471-2474. 10s 80. doi:10.1186/1471-2474-10-80.
  • Rohde, Gudrun-Elin; Haugeberg, Glenn; Mengshoel, Anne Marit; Moum, Torbjørn; Wahl, Astrid Klopstad (2009). No long-term impact of low-energy distal radius fracture on health-related quality of life and global quality of life: a case control. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. ISSN: 1471-2474. 10s 106. doi:10.1186/1471-2474-10-106.
  • Rohde, Gudrun Elin; Haugeberg, Glenn; Mengshoel, Anne Marit; Moum, Torbjørn Åge; Wahl, Astrid Klopstad (2008). Is global quality of life reduced before fracture in patients with low-energy wrist or hip fracture? A comparison with matched controls. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. ISSN: 1477-7525. 6doi:10.1186/1477-7525-6-90.
  • Rohde, Gudrun E. (2019). Helse, omsorg og livskvalitet.
  • Rohde, Gudrun E. (2019). Helse, omsorg og livskvalitet.
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