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Jörg Assmus

Senior Researcher

+47 56 10 72 06
Nina Griegs gt. 4, 5015 Bergen, Norway

Jörg Assmus


Health & Social Sciences

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GAMUT – Music Therapy

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The outcome of primary per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for treatment of achalasia: Norwegian single-center experience with long-term follow-up – Scandinavian Journal of Surgery 2022
Amoxicillin did not Reduce Modic Change Oedema in Patients with Chronic Low Back pain - subgroup Analyses of a Randomised Trial (the AIM study) – Spine 2022
Can systematic implementation support improve programme fidelity by improving care providers’ perceptions of implementation factors? A cluster randomized trial – BMC Health Services Research 2022
The impact of referral letter quality on timely access to specialised mental health care: a quantitative study of the reliability of patient triage – BMC Health Services Research 2022
Apparent diffusion coefficient values in Modic changes – interobserver reproducibility and relation to Modic type – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2022
Diabetic retinopathy and visual impairment in a Norwegian diabetic coast population with a high dietary intake of fish oils. An observational study – Acta Ophthalmologica 2022
Physiological effects of providing supplemental air for avalanche victims. A randomised trial – Resuscitation 2022
Seven-year trajectories of body weight, quality of life and comorbidities following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy – International Journal of Obesity 2022
Clinical effectiveness of music interventions for dementia and depression in elderly care (MIDDEL): Australian cohort of an international pragmatic cluster-randomised controlled trial – The Lancet Healthy Longevity 2022
Short-term Music Therapy for Families With Preterm Infants: A Randomized Trial – Pediatrics 2022
Neopterin and kynurenic acid as predictors of stroke recurrence and mortality: a multicentre prospective cohort study on biomarkers of inflammation measured three months after ischemic stroke – BMC Neurology 2021
Translation, cultural adaptation, and validation of a screening test for cognitive and behavioural changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – Disability and Rehabilitation 2021
Basic Body Awareness Therapy versus standard care in hip osteoarthritis. A randomized controlled trial – Physiotherapy Research International 2021
Examining predictive factors of nursing students’ self-confidence in multiple simulation sessions: A randomized controlled study – Nurse Education in Practice 2021
Investigating novel biomarkers of immune activation and modulation in the context of sedentary behaviour: a multicentre prospective ischemic stroke cohort study – BMC Neurology 2021
Does Current Diabetes Technology Improve Metabolic Control? A Cross-Sectional Study on the Use of Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices in a Nationwide Pediatric Population – Diabetes Therapy 2021
Gastric function in diabetic gastroparesis assessed by ultrasound and scintigraphy – Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2021
Effect of leukoreduction and temperature on risk of bacterial growth in CPDA-1 whole blood: A study of Escherichia coli – Transfusion 2021
Development and clinical implementation of a structured, simulation-based training programme in laparoscopic appendectomy: Description, validation and evaluation – BMJ Simulation & Tecnnology Enhanced Learning (BMJ STEL) 2021
Simulation-based education and the effect of multiple simulation sessions - a randomised controlled study – Nurse Education Today 2021
Comparison of performance score for female and male residents in general surgery doing supervised real-life laparoscopic appendectomy: Is there a Norse shield-maiden effect? – World Journal of Surgery 2021
Fathers’ mental health and children’s aggressive behaviour: A study based on data from the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa) – Child Psychiatry and Human Development 2021
Longitudinal Study of music Therapy's Effectiveness for Premature infants and their caregivers (LongSTEP): Feasibility study with a Norwegian cohort – The Journal of music therapy 2021
A clinical study of musculoskeletal dysfunction in targets of workplace bullying – European Journal of Physiotherapy 2021
Low birthweight is associated with lower glomerular filtration rate in middle-aged mainly healthy women – Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation 2021
Psychometric Properties of Cognitive Assessment in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Systematic Review – Patient Related Outcome Measures 2020
Short tau inversion recovery MRI of Modic changes: a reliability study – Acta Radiologica Open 2020
Oedema on STIR modified the effect of amoxicillin as treatment for chronic low back pain with Modic changes-subgroup analysis of a randomized trial – European Radiology 2020
Long-Term Effects of Short-Term Music Therapy for Prison Inmates: Six-Year Follow-Up of a Randomized Controlled Trial – International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 2020
Cold-stored whole blood in a Norwegian emergency helicopter service: an observational study on storage conditions and product quality – Transfusion 2020
Movement quality evaluation and its correlation with recommended functional measures in hip osteoarthritis – Physiotherapy Research International 2020
Risk of cancer in 767 patients with giant cell arteritis in Western Norway: a retrospective cohort with matched controls – Journal of Rheumatology 2020
Factors associated with self-rated health in a Norwegian population of older people participating in a preventive home visit program: a cross-sectional study – BMC Geriatrics 2020
Blue-blocking glasses as additive treatment for mania: Effects on actigraphy-derived sleep parameters – Journal of Sleep Research 2020
Magnetic resonance radiomics for prediction of extraprostatic extension in non-favorable intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer patients – Acta Radiologica 2020
Effect of information and exercise programmes after lumbar disc surgery: A randomized controlled trial – Physiotherapy Research International 2020
Attunement in Music Therapy for Young Children with Autism: Revisiting Qualities of Relationship as Mechanisms of Change – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 2020
Moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity is associated with modified fatigue during and after cancer treatment – Supportive Care in Cancer 2019
Hand therapy or not following collagenase treatment for Dupuytren's contracture? Protocol for a randomised controlled trial – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019
Patient-reported fatigue in patients with rheumatoid arthritis who commence biologic therapy: A longitudinal study – PeerJ 2019
Self‑management and health related quality of life in persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – Quality of Life Research 2019
Efficacy of antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the AIM study): double blind, randomised, placebo controlled, multicentre trial – The BMJ 2019
Measuring implementation: development of the implementation process assessment tool (IPAT) – BMC Health Services Research 2019
Assessment of major salivary gland ultrasonography in Sjögren’s syndrome. A comparison between bedside and post-examination evaluations – Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology 2019
Analysis of consensus among drug interaction databases with regard to combinations of psychotropics – Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology 2019
Predictors for psychological distress 2 months after mild traumatic brain injury – Frontiers in Neurology 2019
Longitudinal study of music therapy's effectiveness for premature infants and their caregivers (LongSTEP): Protocol for an international randomised trial – BMJ Open 2019
In vitro quality and platelet function of cold and delayed cold storage of apheresis platelet concentrates in platelet additive solution for 21 days – Transfusion 2019
Evaluation of treatment response in extrapulmonary tuberculosis in a low-resource setting – BMC Infectious Diseases 2019
The effect of team collaboration and continuity of care on health and disability among rehabilitation patients: a longitudinal survey-based study from western Norway – Quality of Life Research 2019
Edinburgh Cognitive and Behavioral Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Screen (ECAS) in Norway: Protocol for validation and a prospective cohort study – Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications 2019
Survival and death causes of patients with giant cell arteritis in Western Norway 1972-2012: a retrospective cohort study – Arthritis Research & Therapy 2019
Traumatic vs non-traumatic spinal cord injury: A comparison of primary rehabilitation outcomes and complications during hospitalization – Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine (JSCM) 2019
B-lymphocyte depletion in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial – Annals of Internal Medicine 2019
Prevalence of drug use among adults with intellectual disabilities compared with drug use in the general population – Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2019
Tumour architecture, grade and location remain predictors of non-organ-confined upper tract urothelial carcinoma at time of radical nephroureterectomy: results from a multicenter Norwegian external validation study – World Journal of Urology 2019
A retrospective comparison of inappropriate prescribing of psychotropics in three Norwegian nursing homes in 2000 and 2016 with prescribing quality indicators – BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2019
Music Interventions for Dementia and Depression in ELderly care (MIDDEL): Protocol and statistical analysis plan for a multinational cluster-randomised trial – BMJ Open 2019
The fetal circadian rhythm in pregnancies complicated by pregestational diabetes is altered by maternal glycemic control and the morning cortisol concentration – Chronobiology International 2019
No effects of anodal tDCS on local GABA and GLx levels in the left posterior superior temporal gyrus – Frontiers in Neurology 2019
Effects of a COPD self-management support intervention: a randomized controlled trial – The International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018
Early rehabilitation of cancer patients – an individual stepped-care stress-management intervention – Psycho-Oncology 2018
A 4-Day Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Intervention Program for CFS/ME. An Open Study, With 1-Year Follow-Up – Frontiers in Psychiatry 2018
DC/TMD Examiner Protocol: Longitudinal Evaluation on Interexaminer Reliability – Pain Research & Management 2018
Hyposmia in a simple smell test is associated with accelerated cognitive decline in early Parkinson's disease – Acta Neurologica Scandinavica 2018
Maternal exercise, season and sex modify the daily fetal heart rate rhythm – Acta Physiologica 2018
Relational coordination in interprofessional teams and its effect on patient-reported benefit and continuity of care: A prospective cohort study from rehabilitation centres in Western Norway – BMC Health Services Research 2018
Diagnostic delay in extrapulmonary tuberculosis and impact on patient morbidity: A study from Zanzibar – PLOS ONE 2018
Adherence to the Healthy Nordic Food Index and the incidence of acute myocardial infarction and mortality among patients with stable angina pectoris – Journal of human nutrition and dietetics 2018
Communication and relational ties in inter-professional teams in Norwegian specialized health care: A multicentre study of relational coordination – International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC) 2018
Inflammatory mediator profiles differ in sepsis patients with and without bacteremia – Frontiers in Immunology 2018
Effectiveness of an oral health intervention program for children with congenital Health defects – BMC Oral Health 2018
Correlation between observation task performance and visual acuity, contrast sensitivity and environmental light in a simulated maritime study – Acta Ophthalmologica 2018
Patterns of carer distress over time in mild dementia – International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2018
Symptom burden and self-management in persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – The International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018
Incidence of giant cell arteritis in Western Norway 1972-2012: A retrospective cohort study – Arthritis Research & Therapy 2017
Virtual Reality Training for Upper Extremity in Subacute Stroke (VIRTUES): A multicenter RCT – Neurology 2017
Antibiotic treatment In patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the AIM study): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. – Trials 2017
Glitazone use associated with reduced risk of Parkinson's disease – Movement Disorders 2017
Patient perspectives on continuity of care: Adaption and preliminary psychometric assessment of a Norwegian version of the Nijmegen Continuity Questionnaire (NCQ-N) – BMC Health Services Research 2017
International multicentre randomised controlled trial of improvisational music therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder: TIME-A study – Health Technology Assessment 2017
Survival and cause of death in multiple sclerosis: A 60-year longitudinal population study – Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 2017
Organiseringa av 22 pasientforløp i Helse Vest : norsk helsepersonell opplever den systematiske oppfølginga av pasientforløpa og samarbeidet med primærhelsetjenesta som dårlegare enn andre organiseringsområde [The organization of 22 care pathways in the Western Norway Regional Health Authority : Norwegian health care personnel find the systematic follow-up of care pathways and the collaboration with the primary health service to be poorer than other organizational areas] – Sykepleien Forskning 2017
Factors influencing on-scene time in a rural Norwegian helicopter emergency medical service: A retrospective observational study – Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017
Mountain rescue cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A comparison between manual and mechanical chest compressions during manikin cardio resuscitation – Emergency Medicine Journal 2017
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