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Knut-Arne Wensaas

Knut-Arne Wensaas

Forsker II

knwe@norceresearch.no
+47 56 10 72 94
Årstadveien 17, 4. etg, 5009 Bergen, Norway

Ekspertise:

•Fordøyelsessykdommer

•Kreft i allmennpraksis

•Infeksjoner i allmennpraksis

Om personen

PhD, spesialist i allmennmedisin

Knut-Arne Wensaas tok medisinsk embetseksamen i 1993 ved Universitetet i Bergen. Etter turnustjeneste ved Stokmarknes sykehus og i Hadsel kommune jobbet han som kommunelege i Stokmarknes inntil han returnerte til Bergen i 1997. Han er spesialist i allmennmedisin siden 2001 og jobber som fastlege ved Kalfaret legesenter i Bergen sentrum.

Han har PhD-grad fra 2011 med avhandlingen: «Giardiasis in Bergen. Outbreak and clinical consequences». Siden 2013 har han bistilling som forsker II ved Allmennmedisinsk forskningsenhet.

Knut-Arne Wensaas er leder for Norsk forening for allmennmedisins referansegruppe i gastroenterologi og for referansegruppen til Nasjonal kompetansetjeneste for funksjonelle mage-tarmsykdommer. Han er styremedlem og tidligere leder for European Society for Primary Care Gastroenterology

Hans forskningsinteresser inkluderer infeksjonssykdommer, fordøyelsessykdommer, medisinsk uforklarte tilstander og allmennmedisinsk epidemiologi.

Knut-Arne Wensaas

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Allmennmedisin

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Publikasjoner
Respiratory tract infections in Norwegian primary care 2006–2015: a registry-based study – Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care 2022
Changes in primary care visits arising from the COVID-19 pandemic: an international comparative study by the International Consortium of Primary Care Big Data Researchers (INTRePID) – BMJ Open 2022
Consultations and antibiotic treatment for urinary tract infections in Norwegian primary care 2006–2015, a registry-based study – BMC Primary Care 2021
Antibiotics for gastroenteritis in general practice and out-of-hours services in Norway 2006-15 – Family Practice 2021
Clinical features of gastroenteritis during a large waterborne Campylobacter outbreak in Askøy, Norway – Infection 2021
Characteristics of hospitalized patients during a large waterborne outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni in Norway – PLOS ONE 2021
Restless legs syndrome - a study from general practice – Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2021
Long COVID and post-infective fatigue syndrome: A review – Open Forum Infectious Diseases 2021
Prevalence of fibromyalgia 10 years after infection with Giardia lamblia: A controlled prospective cohort study – Scandinavian Journal of Pain 2021
Consultations and antibiotic treatment for urinary tract infections in Norwegian primary care 2006–2015, a registry-based study – BMC Family Practice 2021
Risk of miscarriage in women with chronic diseases in Norway: A registry linkage study – PLoS Medicine 2021
Risk of miscarriage in women with psychiatric disorders – British Journal of Psychiatry 2021
Pakk sammen pakkeforløp hjem! – Dagens medisin 2020
Colorectal cancer screening with repeated fecal immunochemical test versus sigmoidoscopy: baseline results from a randomized trial – Gastroenterology 2020
Fibromyalgia 2016 criteria and assessments: comprehensive validation in a Norwegian population – Scandinavian Journal of Pain 2020
Fastlegens rolle i kreftomsorgen – Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2019
Quality of life and its association with irritable bowel syndrome and fatigue ten years after giardiasis – Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2019
Consultations for gastroenteritis in general practice and out-of-hours services in Norway 2006–15 – Family Practice 2019
The international collaborative on fatigue following infection (COFFI) – Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior 2018
Post-consultation illness trajectories in children with acute cough and respiratory tract infection: Prospective cohort study – Family Practice 2018
PraksisNett - et nettverk av fastlegepraksiser. En storsatsing på forskning i allmennpraksis. – Utposten 2018
Prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome and chronic fatigue 10 years after giardia infection – Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2018
Efficacy and Cost-Effectiveness of Alendronate for the Prevention of Fractures in Postmenopausal Women in Norway. – Knowledge Centre for the Health Services at The Norwegian Institute of Public Health 2017
Legesøkning og legemiddeluttak etter innføring av nye fraværsregler – Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2017
Use of Rome criteria for the diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome in primary care: a survey among European countries – European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepathology 2017
Russefeiring og eksamenstid – bruk av fastlege og legevakt – Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2017
Why the quest for early cancer diagnosis has gone too far. – The Digest 2016
Diverticular Disease in the Primary Care Setting – Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 2016
Phenotyping of subjects for large scale studies on patients with IBS – Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2016
Excessive daytime sleepiness, sleep need and insomnia 3 years after Giardia infection: A cohort study – Sleep Health 2016
Postinfectious and sporadic functional gastrointestinal disorders have different prevalences and rates of overlap: results from a controlled cohort study 3 years after acute giardiasis – Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2016
Perceived food intolerance and irritable bowel syndrome in a population 3 years after a giardiasis-outbreak: a historical cohort study – BMC Gastroenterology 2015
New Era for Clinical Research in Primary Care – 2015
The relationship between irritable bowel syndrome, functional dyspepsia, chronic fatigue and overactive bladder syndrome: A controlled study 6 years after acute gastrointestinal infection – BMC Gastroenterology 2015
Irritable bowel syndrome and chronic fatigue 6 years after Giardia infection: A controlled prospective cohort study – Clinical Infectious Diseases 2014
Chronic fatigue syndrome 5 years after giardiasis: differential diagnoses, characteristics and natural course – BMC Gastroenterology 2013
The impact of atopic disease on the risk of post-infectious fatigue and irritable bowel syndrome 3 years after Giardia infection. A historic cohort study – Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 2012
Irritable bowel syndrome and chronic fatigue 3 years after acute giardiasis: historic cohort study – Gut 2012
Influenza-like illness in general practice in Norway: clinical course and attitudes towards vaccination and preventive measures during the 2009 pandemic – Family Practice 2012
Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of alendronate for the prevention of fractures in postmenopausal women in Norway – Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten 2011
Influensapandemien hausten 2009 i ein vestlandskommune – Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2011
Post-infectious gastrointestinal symptoms after acute Giardiasis. A 1-year follow-up in general practice – Family Practice 2010
Prevalence of recurring symptoms after infection with Giardia lamblia in a non-endemic area – Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care 2009
High rate of fatigue and abdominal symptoms 2 years after an outbreak of giardiasis – Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2009
High rate of fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after an outbreak of giardiasis – Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2009
Prevalence of recurring symptoms after infection with Giardia lamblia in a non-endemic area – Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care 2009
Severity of Giardia infection associated with post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after – BMC Infectious Diseases 2009
Severity of Giardia infection associated with post-infectious fatigue and abdominal symptoms two years after – BMC Infectious Diseases 2009
Avdekking av giardiasisutbruddet i Bergen 2004 – Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2007
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