Harald Breivik
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Publications 2017

Breivik H (2017)
Patients' subjective acute pain rating scales (VAS, NRS) are fine; more elaborate evaluations needed for chronic pain, especially in the elderly and demented patients
Scand J Pain, 15, 73-74
PubMed 28850350

Breivik H (2017)
Why can multimodal, multidisciplinary pain clinics not help all chronic pain patients?
Scand J Pain, 17, 191-192 (in press)
PubMed 29055253

Breivik H (2017)
Education of nurses and medical doctors is a sine qua non for improving pain management of hospitalized patients, but not enough
Scand J Pain, 15, 93-95
PubMed 28850358

Breivik H (2017)
Invasive intervention for "intractable" Complex Regional Pain Syndromes (CRPS)?
Scand J Pain, 14, 109
PubMed 28850423

Breivik H (2017)
A case-history illustrates importance of knowledge of drug-interactions when pain-patients are prescribed non-pain drugs for co-morbidities
Scand J Pain, 17, 189-190 (in press)
PubMed 29065371

Breivik H (2017)
Analyzing transition from acute back pain to chronic pain with linear mixed models reveals a continuous chronification of acute back pain
Scand J Pain, 16, 146-147
PubMed 28850392

Breivik H (2017)
New knowledge reduces risk of damage to spinal cord from spinal haematoma after epidural- or spinal-analgesia and from spinal cord stimulator leads
Scand J Pain, 15, 115-117
PubMed 28850334

Breivik H (2017)
NSAIDs relieve osteoarthritis (OA) pain, but cardiovascular safety in question even for diclofenac, ibuprofen, naproxen, and celecoxib: what are the alternatives?
Scand J Pain, 16, 148-149
PubMed 28850393

Breivik H (2017)
The burden of central anticholinergic drugs increases pain and cognitive dysfunction. More knowledge about drug-interactions needed
Scand J Pain, 17, 186-188 (in press)
PubMed 29055252

Breivik H, Butler S (2017)
Qualitative pain research emphasizes that patients need true information and physicians and nurses need more knowledge of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
Scand J Pain, 15, 104-105
PubMed 28850331

Breivik H, Stubhaug A (2017)
Cancer-pain intractable to high-doses systemic opioids can be relieved by intraspinal local anaesthetic plus an opioid and an alfa2-adrenoceptor agonist
Scand J Pain, 16, 158-159
PubMed 28850396

Breivik H, Stubhaug A (2017)
A new treatable chronic pain diagnosis? Flank pain caused by entrapment of posterior cutaneous branch of intercostal nerves, lateral ACNES coined LACNES
Scand J Pain, 17, 201-202 (in press)
PubMed 29080490

Breivik H, Stubhaug A (2017)
Endocrinopathies in women during opioid therapy cause loss of androgens, fatigue, listlessness, loss of libido and quality of life: stop prescribing opioids or follow the 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines?
Pain, 158 (1), 1-3
PubMed 27780180

Breivik H, Stubhaug A, Butler S (2017)
CNS-mechanisms contribute to chronification of pain
Scand J Pain, 15, 137-139
PubMed 28850337

Jensen TS, Breivik H, Cervero F, Hansson P (2017)
In memoriam: Ulf Lindblom 1927 to 2017
Pain, 158 (8), 1401-1402

Moen V, Stoknes I, Breivik H (2017)
Antioxidant Efficacy of a New Synergistic, Multicomponent Formulation for Fish Oil Omega-3 Concentrates
J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., 94 (7), 947-957

Müller-Lissner S, Bassotti G, Coffin B, Drewes AM, Breivik H, Eisenberg E, Emmanuel A, Laroche F, Meissner W, Morlion B (2017)
Opioid-Induced Constipation and Bowel Dysfunction: A Clinical Guideline
Pain Med, 18 (10), 1837-1863
PubMed 28034973

Publications 2016

Breivik H (2016)
Gain in functions before pain reduction during intensive multidisciplinary paediatric pain rehabilitation programme
Scand J Pain, 14, 75
PubMed 28850436

Breivik H (2016)
Local infiltration analgesia (LIA), risk of local anaesthetic systemic toxicity (LAST) and kidney failure from NSAID in elderly patients
Scand J Pain, 13, 132-133
PubMed 28850513

Breivik H (2016)
Re-enforcing therapeutic effect by positive expectations of pain-relief from our interventions
Scand J Pain, 14, 76-77
PubMed 28850437

Breivik H (2016)
Chronic pain and psychological distress among long-term social assistance recipients - An intolerable burden on those on the lowest steps of the socioeconomic ladder
Scand J Pain, 11, 146-147
PubMed 28850456

Breivik H (2016)
Transmucosal fentanyl for severe cancer pain: Nasal mucosa superior to oral mucosa?
Scand J Pain, 11, 96-97
PubMed 28850477

Breivik H (2016)
Pain relief during childbirth: Efficacy and safety of prolonging labour-analgesia with morphine directly into the lumbar cerebro-spinal-fluid (CSF)
Scand J Pain, 13, 138-139
PubMed 28850516

Breivik H (2016)
Terminal cancer pain intractable by conventional pain management can be effectively relieved by intrathecal administration of a local anaesthetic plus an opioid and an alfa2-agonist into the cerebro-spinal-fluid
Scand J Pain, 14, 71-73
PubMed 28850434

Breivik H (2016)
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS): High risk of CRPS after trauma in another limb in patients who already have CRPS in one hand or foot: Lasting changes in neural pain modulating systems?
Scand J Pain, 14, 82-83
PubMed 28850440

Breivik H (2016)
Fifty years on the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) for pain-intensity is still good for acute pain. But multidimensional assessment is needed for chronic pain
Scand J Pain, 11, 150-152
PubMed 28850458

Breivik H (2016)
Patients with chronic neck-pain after trauma do not differ in type of symptoms and signs, but suffer more than patients with chronic neck pain without a traumatic onset
Scand J Pain, 14, 74
PubMed 28850435

Breivik H (2016)
Depressive symptoms associated with poor outcome after lumbar spine surgery: Pain and depression impact on each other and aggravate the burden of the sufferer
Scand J Pain, 12, 57
PubMed 28850493

Breivik H, Skovlund E (2016)
More postoperative pain reported by women than by men - Again
Scand J Pain, 12, 96-97
PubMed 28850503

Christensen HN, Olsson U, From J, Breivik H (2016)
Opioid-induced constipation, use of laxatives, and health-related quality of life
Scand J Pain, 11, 104-110
PubMed 28850447

Drewes AM, Munkholm P, Simrén M, Breivik H, Kongsgaard UE, Hatlebakk JG, Agreus L, Friedrichsen M, Christrup LL (2016)
Definition, diagnosis and treatment strategies for opioid-induced bowel dysfunction-Recommendations of the Nordic Working Group
Scand J Pain, 11, 111-122
PubMed 28850449

Jensen TS, Stubhaug A, Breivik H (2016)
Important development: Extended Acute Pain Service for patients at high risk of chronic pain after surgery
Scand J Pain, 12, 58-59
PubMed 28850494

Karstensen H, Finnerup NB, Breivik H (2016)
Improving pain treatment in children
Scand J Pain, 13, 154-155
PubMed 28850522

Reme SE, Breivik H (2016)
Social anxiety and pain-related fear impact each other and aggravate the burden of chronic pain patients: More individually tailored rehabilitation need
Scand J Pain, 12, 98-99
PubMed 28850504

Skovlund E, Breivik H (2016)
Analysis of pain-intensity measurements
Scand J Pain, 13, 123-124
PubMed 28850508

Stubhaug A, Breivik H (2016)
Chronic compartment syndrome is an under-recognized cause of leg-pain
Scand J Pain, 12, 53-54
PubMed 28850491

Publications 2015

Breivik H (2015)
Associative learning mechanisms may trigger increased burden of chronic pain; unlearning and extinguishing learned maladaptive responses should help chronic pain patients
Scand J Pain, 11, 34-35
PubMed 28850466

Breivik H, Stubhaug A (2015)
Importance of early diagnosis of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS-1 and C RPS-2): Delayed diagnosis of CRPS is a major problem
Scand J Pain, 11, 49-51
PubMed 28850469

Breivik H, Stubhaug A (2015)
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) after viper-bite in a pregnant young woman: Pathophysiology and treatment options
Scand J Pain, 10, 108-110
PubMed 28361759

Hansson E, Breivik H (2015)
Plasma pro-inflammatory markers in chronic neuropathic pain: Why elevated levels may be relevant for diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering chronic pain
Scand J Pain, 10, 52-53
PubMed 28361771

Kolstad F, Breivik H (2015)
The obesity epidemic makes life difficult for patients with herniated lumbar discs - and for back-surgeons: Increased risk of complications
Scand J Pain, 10, 103
PubMed 28361756

Pertovaara A, Breivik H (2015)
Pain treatment with intrathecal corticosteroids: Much ado about nothing? But epidural corticosteroids for radicular pain is still an option
Scand J Pain, 10, 82-84
PubMed 28361777

Publications 2014

Breivik H (2014)
A high-quality RCT documents that elderly with dementia, the most neglected pain patients, have effective and safe pain relief from paracetamol alone or with buprenorphine patch
Eur. J. Pain, 18 (10), 1363-1364

Breivik H, Stubhaug A (2014)
Burden of disease is often aggravated by opioid treatment of chronic pain patients: Etiology and prevention
Pain, 155 (12), 2441-2443

Publications 2013

Breivik H, Eisenberg E, O'Brien T, OPENMinds (2013)
The individual and societal burden of chronic pain in Europe: the case for strategic prioritisation and action to improve knowledge and availability of appropriate care
BMC Public Health, 13, 1229

Breivik H, Norum H (2013)
Risks of serious complications after neuraxial blocks: apparent decrease due to guidelines for safe practice?
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 57 (5), 541-4
PubMed 23574646

Brustugun J, Troland S, Breivik H (2013)
The stability of a sulphite-free epidural analgesic solution containing fentanyl, bupivacaine, and adrenaline
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 57 (10), 1321-1327

Niemi G, Breivik H (2013)
Thoracic epidural fentanyl has spinal cord analgesic effects
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 57 (9), 1089-1091

Norum HM, Breivik H (2013)
Published evidence from randomised trials indicates that pain after thoracotomy is more effectively relieved by thoracic epidural analgesia than by paravertebral blocks
Eur J Anaesthesiol, 30 (5), 261
PubMed 23455641

Publications 2012

Breivik H (2012)
A major challenge for a generous welfare system: A heavy socio-economic burden of chronic pain conditions in Sweden - and how to meet this challenge
Eur. J. Pain, 16 (2), 167-169

Kjelstrup T, Courivaud F, Klaastad Ø, Breivik H, Hol PK (2012)
High-resolution MRI demonstrates detailed anatomy of the axillary brachial plexus. A pilot study
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 56 (7), 914-9
PubMed 22571443

Romundstad L, Breivik H (2012)
Accelerated recovery programmes should complement, not replace, the acute pain services
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 56 (6), 672-674

Publications 2011

Norum HM, Breivik H (2011)
Thoracic paravertebral blockade and thoracic epidural analgesia: two extremes of a continuum
Anesth Analg, 112 (4), 990; author reply 990-1
PubMed 21430037

Norum HM, Breivik H (2011)
Learning from the past for the present: paravertebral blocks for thoracic surgery are not without risk
Eur J Anaesthesiol, 28 (7), 544-5
PubMed 21666545

Publications 2010

Breivik H (2010)
Merits of publishing a negative and prematurely ended study on intrathecal methylprednisolone for severe and longstanding complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS-I)
Eur. J. Pain, 14 (5), 453-455

Breivik H, Bang U, Jalonen J, Vigfusson G, Alahuhta S, Lagerkranser M (2010)
Nordic guidelines for neuraxial blocks in disturbed haemostasis from the Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 54 (1), 16-41

Breivik H, Norum HM (2010)
[Regional analgesia--risks and benefits]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 130 (4), 392-7
PubMed 20220867

Fredheim OMS, Skurtveit S, Breivik H, Borchgrevink PC (2010)
Increasing use of opioids from 2004 to 2007-Pharmacoepidemiological data from a complete national prescription database in Norway
Eur. J. Pain, 14 (3), 289-294

Publications 2009

Breivik H, Cherny N, Collett B, de Conno F, Filbet M, Foubert AJ, Cohen R, Dow L (2009)
Cancer-related pain: a pan-European survey of prevalence, treatment, and patient attitudes
Ann. Oncol., 20 (8), 1420-1433

Fredheim OMS, Skurtveit S, Moroz A, Breivik H, Borchgrevink PC (2009)
Prescription pattern of codeine for non-malignant pain: a pharmacoepidemiological study from the Norwegian Prescription Database
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 53 (5), 627-633

Publications 2008

Breivik H, Borchgrevink PC, Allen SM, Rosseland LA, Romundstad L, Hals EK, Kvarstein G, Stubhaug A (2008)
Assessment of pain
Br J Anaesth, 101 (1), 17-24
PubMed 18487245

Breivik H, Stubhaug A (2008)
Management of acute postoperative pain: Still a long way to go!
Pain, 137 (2), 233-234

Hestenes S, Høymork SC, Løland BF, Nylander G, Breivik H, Rosseland LA (2008)
[Do women with Caesarean section have to choose between pain relief and breastfeeding?]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 128 (19), 2190-2
PubMed 18846143

Kongsgaard UE, Wyller TB, Breivik H (2008)
[The elderly need better pain treatment]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 128 (5), 590-1
PubMed 18311205

Publications 2007

Hamunen K, Laitinen-Parkkonen P, Paakkari P, Breivik H, Gordh T, Jensen NH, Kalso E (2007)
What do different databases tell about the use of opioids in seven European countries in 2002?
Eur J Pain, 12 (6), 705-15
PubMed 18162422

Stubhaug A, Romundstad L, Kaasa T, Breivik H (2007)
Methylprednisolone and ketorolac rapidly reduce hyperalgesia around a skin burn injury and increase pressure pain thresholds
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 51 (9), 1138-46
PubMed 17714578

Publications 2006

Bentsen G, Breivik H, Lundar T, Stubhaug A (2006)
Hypertonic saline (7.2%) in 6% hydroxyethyl starch reduces intracranial pressure and improves hemodynamics in a placebo-controlled study involving stable patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage
Crit Care Med, 34 (12), 2912-7
PubMed 17075367

Breivik H (2006)
Stable long-term opioid medication per se does not always cause loss of driving ability: the doctor and patient must consider additional risk factors for unsafe driving
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 50 (6), 651-2
PubMed 16987356

Romundstad L, Breivik H, Roald H, Skolleborg K, Haugen T, Narum J, Stubhaug A (2006)
Methylprednisolone reduces pain, emesis, and fatigue after breast augmentation surgery: a single-dose, randomized, parallel-group study with methylprednisolone 125 mg, parecoxib 40 mg, and placebo
Anesth Analg, 102 (2), 418-25
PubMed 16428536

Romundstad L, Breivik H, Roald H, Skolleborg K, Romundstad PR, Stubhaug A (2006)
Chronic pain and sensory changes after augmentation mammoplasty: long term effects of preincisional administration of methylprednisolone
Pain, 124 (1-2), 92-9
PubMed 16650580

Romundstad L, Stubhaug A, Niemi G, Rosseland LA, Breivik H (2006)
Adding propacetamol to ketorolac increases the tolerance to painful pressure
Eur J Pain, 10 (3), 177-83
PubMed 16490726

Publications 2005

Breivik H (2005)
The future role of the anaesthesiologist in pain management
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 49 (7), 922-6
PubMed 16045651

Breivik H (2005)
Opioids in chronic non-cancer pain, indications and controversies
Eur. J. Pain, 9 (2), 127-130

Breivik H, Collett B, Ventafridda V, Cohen R, Gallacher D (2005)
Survey of chronic pain in Europe: prevalence, impact on daily life, and treatment
Eur J Pain, 10 (4), 287-333
PubMed 16095934

Kongsgaard UE, Bell RF, Breivik H (2005)
[Pain treatment in patients on chronic opioid therapy and in drug abusers]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 125 (20), 2808-10
PubMed 16244688

Romundstad L, Breivik H, Stubhaug A (2005)
[Glucocorticoids reduce acute postoperative pain]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 125 (18), 2507-8
PubMed 16186874

Rosseland LA, Bentsen G, Hopp E, Refsum S, Breivik H (2005)
Monitoring urinary bladder volume and detecting post-operative urinary retention in children with an ultrasound scanner
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 49 (10), 1456-9
PubMed 16223389

Svendsen KB, Andersen S, Arnason S, Arnér S, Breivik H, Heiskanen T, Kalso E, Kongsgaard UE, Sjogren P, Strang P, Bach FW, Jensen TS (2005)
Breakthrough pain in malignant and non-malignant diseases: a review of prevalence, characteristics and mechanisms
Eur J Pain, 9 (2), 195-206
PubMed 15737812

Publications 2004

Bentsen G, Breivik H, Lundar T, Stubhaug A (2004)
Predictable reduction of intracranial hypertension with hypertonic saline hydroxyethyl starch: a prospective clinical trial in critically ill patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 48 (9), 1089-95
PubMed 15352953

Klaastad O, Smith HJ, Smedby O, Winther-Larssen EH, Brodal P, Breivik H, Fosse ET (2004)
A novel approach to infraclavicular brachial plexus block: The ultrasound experience - In response
Anesth. Analg., 99 (3), 950-951

Klaastad Ø, Smith HJ, Smedby O, Winther-Larssen EH, Brodal P, Breivik H, Fosse ET (2004)
A novel infraclavicular brachial plexus block: the lateral and sagittal technique, developed by magnetic resonance imaging studies
Anesth Analg, 98 (1), 252-6, table of contents
PubMed 14693630

Romundstad L, Breivik H, Niemi G, Helle A, Stubhaug A (2004)
Methylprednisolone intravenously 1 day after surgery has sustained analgesic and opioid-sparing effects
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 48 (10), 1223-31
PubMed 15504180

Rosseland LA, Helgesen KG, Breivik H, Stubhaug A (2004)
Moderate-to-severe pain after knee arthroscopy is relieved by intraarticular saline: a randomized controlled trial
Anesth Analg, 98 (6), 1546-51, table of contents
PubMed 15155303

Publications 2003

Breivik H (2003)
Appropriate and responsible use of opioids in chronic non-cancer pain
Eur J Pain, 7 (5), 379-80
PubMed 12935788

Breivik H (2003)
Thank you, Professor Ulf Lindblom
Eur. J. Pain, 7 (4), 307

Niemi G, Breivik H (2003)
The minimally effective concentration of adrenaline in a low-concentration thoracic epidural analgesic infusion of bupivacaine, fentanyl and adrenaline after major surgery. A randomized, double-blind, dose-finding study
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 47 (4), 439-50
PubMed 12694144

Rosseland LA, Stubhaug A, Grevbo F, Reikerås O, Breivik H (2003)
Effective pain relief from intra-articular saline with or without morphine 2 mg in patients with moderate-to-severe pain after knee arthroscopy: a randomized, double-blind controlled clinical study
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 47 (6), 732-8
PubMed 12803592

Rosseland LA, Stubhaug A, Sandberg L, Breivik H (2003)
Intra-articular (IA) catheter administration of postoperative analgesics. A new trial design allows evaluation of baseline pain, demonstrates large variation in need of analgesics, and finds no analgesic effect of IA ketamine compared with IA saline
Pain, 104 (1-2), 25-34
PubMed 12855311

Sponheim S, Skraastad Ø, Helseth E, Due-Tønnesen B, Aamodt G, Breivik H (2003)
Effects of 0.5 and 1.0 MAC isoflurane, sevoflurane and desflurane on intracranial and cerebral perfusion pressures in children
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 47 (8), 932-8
PubMed 12904183

Publications 2002

Klaastad O, Smedby O, Thompson GE, Tillung T, Hol PK, Rotnes JS, Brodal P, Breivik H, Hetland KR, Fosse ET (2002)
Disttibution of local anesthetic in axillary brachial plexus block - A clinical and magnetic resonance imaging study
Anesthesiology, 96 (6), 1315-1324

Klaastad Ø, Smedby O, Thompson GE, Tillung T, Hol PK, Røtnes JS, Brodal P, Breivik H, Hetland KR, Fosse ET (2002)
Distribution of local anesthetic in axillary brachial plexus block: a clinical and magnetic resonance imaging study
Anesthesiology, 96 (6), 1315-24
PubMed 12170042

Kaasa S, Breivik H, Jordhoy M (2002)
Norway: Development of palliative care
J. Pain Symptom Manage., 24 (2), PII S0885-3924(02)00471-2-214

Kaasa S, Breivik H, Jordhøy M (2002)
Norway: development of palliative care
J Pain Symptom Manage, 24 (2), 211-4
PubMed 12231148

Niemi G, Breivik H (2002)
Epinephrine markedly improves thoracic epidural analgesia produced by a small-dose infusion of ropivacaine, fentanyl, and epinephrine after major thoracic or abdominal surgery: a randomized, double-blinded crossover study with and without epinephrine
Anesth Analg, 94 (6), 1598-605, table of contents
PubMed 12032036

Rosseland LA, Stubhaug A, Breivik H (2002)
Detecting postoperative urinary retention with an ultrasound scanner
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 46 (3), 279-82
PubMed 11939918

Rosseland LA, Stubhaug A, Breivik H, Medby PC, Larsen HH (2002)
[Postoperative urinary retention]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 122 (9), 902-4
PubMed 12082832

Publications 2001

Breivik H (2001)
Opioids in cancer and chronic non-cancer pain therapy-indications and controversies
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 45 (9), 1059-66
PubMed 11683653

Breivik H, Lindahl SGE (2001)
Training programme in advanced pain medicine for Nordic anaesthesiologists
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 45 (10), 1191-1192

Breivik H, Niemi G (2001)
Does adrenaline improve epidural bupivacaine and fentanyl analgesia after abdominal surgery?
Anaesth. Intensive Care, 29 (4), 436-437

Førde R, Aasland OG, Falkum E, Breivik H, Kaasa S (2001)
[Palliative sedation to dying patients in Norway]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 121 (9), 1085-8
PubMed 11354887

Niemi G, Breivik H (2001)
Epidural fentanyl markedly improves thoracic epidural analgesia in a low-dose infusion of bupivacaine, adrenaline and fentanyl. A randomized, double-blind crossover study with and without fentanyl
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 45 (2), 221-32
PubMed 11167169

Publications 2000

Breivik H (2000)
High-tech versus low-tech approaches to postoperative pain management
PROG PAIN RES MANAG, 16, 787-807

Chung F, Mulier JP, Scholz J, Breivik H, Araujo M, Hjelle K, Upadhyaya B, Haigh C (2000)
A comparison of anaesthesia using remifentanil combined with either isoflurane, enflurane or propofol in patients undergoing gynaecological laparoscopy, varicose vein or arthroscopic surgery
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 44 (7), 790-798

Kjonniksen I, Brustugun J, Niemi G, Breivik H, Anderssen E, Klem W (2000)
Stability of an epidural analgesic solution containing adrenaline, bupivacaine and fentanyl
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 44 (7), 864-867

Klaastad O, Lilleås FG, Røtnes JS, Breivik H, Fosse E (2000)
A magnetic resonance imaging study of modifications to the infraclavicular brachial plexus block
Anesth Analg, 91 (4), 929-33
PubMed 11004051

Publications 1999

Armstrong RF, Addy V, Breivik H (1999)
Epidural and spinal anaesthesia and the use of anticoagulants
Hosp. Med, 60 (7), 491-+

Breivik H (1999)
Reply - Combination of Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH) thromboprophylaxis and spinal/epidural anaesthesia: safe practice recommended!
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 43 (1), 117-118

Klaastad O, Lilleås FG, Røtnes JS, Breivik H, Fosse E (1999)
Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrates lack of precision in needle placement by the infraclavicular brachial plexus block described by Raj et al
Anesth Analg, 88 (3), 593-8
PubMed 10072013

Lauwers M, Camu F, Breivik H, Hagelberg A, Rosen M, Sneyd R, Horn A, Noronha D, Shaikh S (1999)
The safety and effectiveness of remifentanil as an adjunct sedative for regional anesthesia
Anesth. Analg., 88 (1), 134-140

Rosseland LA, Stubhaug A, Skoglund A, Breivik H (1999)
Intra-articular morphine for pain relief after knee arthroscopy
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 43 (3), 252-7
PubMed 10081529

Publications 1998

Breivik H (1998)
Neurological complications in association with spinal and epidural analgesia - again
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 42 (6), 609-613

Breivik H (1998)
Postoperative pain management: why is it difficult to show that it improves outcome?
Eur. J. Anaesth., 15 (6), 748-751

Breivik H, Brosstad F (1998)
[Bleeding complications of spinal and epidural analgesia]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 118 (2), 210-1
PubMed 9485611

Niemi G, Breivik H (1998)
Adrenaline markedly improves thoracic epidural analgesia produced by a low-dose infusion of bupivacaine, fentanyl and adrenaline after major surgery - A randomised, double-blind, cross-over study with and without adrenaline
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 42 (8), 897-909

Publications 1997

Eide PK, Stubhaug A, Breivik H, Oye I (1997)
Reply to S.T. Meller: Ketamine: relief from chronic pain through actions at the NMDA receptor
Pain, 72 (1-2), 289-91
PubMed 9272819

Eide PK, Stubhaug A, Breivik H, Oye I (1997)
Ketamine: relief from chronic pain through actions at the NMDA receptor - Reply
Pain, 72 (1-2), 289-291

Schuttler J, Albrecht S, Breivik H, Osnes S, PrysRoberts CP, Holder K, Chauvin M, VibyMogensen J, Mogensen T, Gustafson I, Lof L, Noronha D, Kirkham AJT (1997)
A comparison of remifentanil and alfentanil in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery
Anaesthesia, 52 (4), 307-317

Stubhaug A, Breivik H (1997)
Longterm treatment of chronic neuropathic pain with the NMDA (N-methyl-D-aspartate) receptor antagonist ketamine
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 41 (3), 329-331

Stubhaug A, Breivik H, Eide PK, Kreunen M, Foss A (1997)
Mapping of punctuate hyperalgesia around a surgical incision demonstrates that ketamine is a powerful suppressor of central sensitization to pain following surgery
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 41 (9), 1124-32
PubMed 9366932

Stubhaug A, Breivik H, Eide PK, Kreunen M, Foss A (1997)
Ketamine reduces postoperative hyperalgesia
PROG PAIN RES MANAG, 8, 333-342

Publications 1996

Bjune K, Stubhaug BA, Dodgson MS, Breivik H (1996)
Additive analgesic effect of codeine and paracetamol can be detected in strong, but not moderate, pain after Caesarean section - Baseline pain-intensity is a determinant of assay-sensitivity in a postoperative analgesic trial
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 40 (4), 399-407

Breivik H (1996)
Perianaesthetic management of patients with endocrine disease
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 40 (8), 1004-1015

Stubhaug A, Grimstad J, Breivik H (1996)
Reply to P.E. Vielvoye-kerkmeer
Pain, 64 (2), 402

Publications 1995

BREIVIK H (1995)
SAFE PERIOPERATIVE SPINAL AND EPIDURAL ANALGESIA - IMPORTANCE OF DRUG-COMBINATIONS, SEGMENTAL SITE OF INJECTION, TRAINING AND MONITORING
Acta Anaesthesiol. Scand., 39 (7), 869-871

BREIVIK H (1995)
POSTOPERATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT
Baillieres Clin. Anaesthesiol., 9 (3), R9-R10

BREIVIK H (1995)
BENEFITS, RISKS AND ECONOMICS OF POSTOPERATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
Baillieres Clin. Anaesthesiol., 9 (3), 403-422

BREIVIK H, HOGSTROM H, NIEMI G, STALDER B, HOFER S, FJELLSTAD B, HAUGTOMT H, THOMSON D (1995)
SAFE AND EFFECTIVE POSTOPERATIVE PAIN RELIEF - INTRODUCTION AND CONTINUOUS QUALITY-IMPROVEMENT OF COMPREHENSIVE POSTOPERATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
Baillieres Clin. Anaesthesiol., 9 (3), 423-460

EIDE PK, STUBHAUG A, OYE I, BREIVIK H (1995)
CONTINUOUS SUBCUTANEOUS ADMINISTRATION OF THE N-METHYL-D-ASPARTIC ACID (NMDA) RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST KETAMINE IN THE TREATMENT OF POSTHERPETIC NEURALGIA
Pain, 61 (2), 221-228

STUBHAUG A, BREIVIK H (1995)
POSTOPERATIVE ANALGESIC TRIALS - SOME IMPORTANT ISSUES
Baillieres Clin. Anaesthesiol., 9 (3), 555-584

STUBHAUG A, GRIMSTAD J, BREIVIK H (1995)
LACK OF ANALGESIC EFFECT OF 50 AND 100 MG ORAL TRAMADOL AFTER ORTHOPEDIC-SURGERY - A RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO AND STANDARD ACTIVE-DRUG COMPARISON
Pain, 62 (1), 111-118

Tølløfsrud S, Svennevig JL, Breivik H, Kongsgaard U, Ozer M, Hysing E, Mohr B, Seem E, Geiran O, Abdelnour M (1995)
Fluid balance and pulmonary functions during and after coronary artery bypass surgery: Ringer's acetate compared with dextran, polygeline, or albumin
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 39 (5), 671-7
PubMed 7572019

Publications 1994

BREIVIK H (1994)
PAIN MANAGEMENT
Baillieres Clin. Anaesthesiol., 8 (4), 775-795

Eide PK, Jørum E, Stubhaug A, Bremnes J, Breivik H (1994)
Relief of post-herpetic neuralgia with the N-methyl-D-aspartic acid receptor antagonist ketamine: a double-blind, cross-over comparison with morphine and placebo
Pain, 58 (3), 347-54
PubMed 7838584

PETERSENFELIX S, ARENDTNIELSEN L, BAK P, BJERRING P, BREIVIK H, SVENSSON P, ZBINDEN AM (1994)
ONDANSETRON DOES NOT INHIBIT THE ANALGESIC EFFECT OF ALFENTANIL
Br. J. Anaesth., 73 (3), 326-330

Warncke T, Breivik H, Vainio A (1994)
Treatment of cancer pain in Norway. A questionnaire study
Pain, 57 (1), 109-16
PubMed 8065787

Publications 1992

QUIDING H, GRIMSTAD J, RUSTEN K, STUBHAUG A, BREMNES J, BREIVIK H (1992)
IBUPROFEN PLUS CODEINE, IBUPROFEN, AND PLACEBO IN A SINGLE-DOSE AND MULTIDOSE CROSS-OVER COMPARISON FOR COXARTHROSIS PAIN
Pain, 50 (3), 303-307

Publications 1987

Raeder JC, Breivik H (1987)
Premedication with midazolam in out-patient general anaesthesia. A comparison with morphine-scopolamine and placebo
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 31 (6), 509-14
PubMed 2888253

Publications 1986

Raeder JC, van der Linden J, Breivik H (1986)
Premedication for day-case surgery: double-blind comparison of ketobemidone + dimethylaminodiphenylbuten (A-29) and morphine + scopolamine
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 30 (7), 502-6
PubMed 3811793

Publications 1980

BREIVIK H, ULVIK NM, BLIKRA G, LIND B (1980)
LIFE-SUPPORTING 1ST AID SELF-TRAINING
Crit. Care Med., 8 (11), 654-658

Publications 1978

BREIVIK H, KLAASTAD O (1978)
ACUTE EPIGLOTTITIS IN CHILDREN - REVIEW OF 27 PATIENTS
Br. J. Anaesth., 50 (5), 505-510

BREIVIK H, SAFAR P, SANDS P, FABRITIUS R, LIND B, LUST P, MULLIE A, ORR M, RENCK H, SNYDER JV (1978)
CLINICAL FEASIBILITY TRIALS OF BARBITURATE THERAPY AFTER CARDIAC-ARREST
Crit. Care Med., 6 (4), 228-244

Publications 1976

BREIVIK H (1976)
SAFE MULTIPURPOSE PEDIATRIC VENTILATION BAG
Crit. Care Med., 4 (1), 32-39

Publications 1975

SIEBKE H, BREIVIK H, ROD T, LIND B (1975)
SURVIVAL AFTER 40 MINUTES SUBMERSION WITHOUT CEREBRAL SEQUELAE
Lancet, 1 (7919), 1275-1277